The Big Four of Metal: Horsemen of the Apocalypse

The Big Four Of Metal: Horsemen Of The Apocalypse

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Fans say that when you do not know who the Big Four of Metal is, then you are not a metal fan at all. Almost everyone can name the Big Four like the back of their hand. Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, and Slayer made a significant impact on the world of heavy metal.READ MORE


Fan Gets Kicked Out Of Slayer Concert, Swims Across Lake Ontario To Get Back

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An unnamed fan was desperate to get back to the Slayer concert that he swam across Lake Ontario to enter the venue. Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian captured photos of the man paddling his way back to Budweiser Stage.READ MORE

Matthew Healy of The 1975 perform onstage during 106.7 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2015 at The Forum

The 1975 'I Like It When You Sleep...' Bests Adele, Macklemore for No. 1 U.S. Album

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There's no sleeping on The 1975. The British alt-rock band's new album I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It has debuted as the No. 1 album in the United States, besting new releases from the likes of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Anthrax.READ MORE


Spotify Claims Metal Fans "Most Loyal" Among Genres; Is That A Bad Thing?

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A study from Spotify has indicated that of all the genres in music, metal fans are the "most loyal" to their genre of choice. That may not be a good thing for metalheads.READ MORE


Rating First Thrash Albums Without Founding Members: Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and More

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Slayer announced today that its new album 'Repentless' would be released later this year, marking the thrash group's first time without guitarist Jeff Hanneman (who died during 2013). Some would argue that it's sacrilege (rim shot) for Slayer to continue without Hanneman. Before we weigh in on the matter, we're going to look at the rest of the big names in the thrash metal scene to check out how they did after they lost one of their founding members. Check out the bands (Metallica, Megadeth and more), the albums they released, and how those albums stack up against the rest of the band's catalogue.READ MORE

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

Rock on The Range 2015 Day 3 Review & Recap: Linkin Park Goes Big, Rise Against Connects, Tech N9ne Diversifies

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The third and final day of Rock on The Range, perhaps the largest pure rock festival in the United States, was beyond warm, but that didn't stop Linkin Park, Rise Against and Tech N9ne from dominating their sets. This is the third in a series of recaps from correspondent Ryan Book.READ MORE

HBO Game OF Thrones Catch The Throne Vol 2

HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Releases 'Catch the Throne, Vol. 2' Featuring Snoop Dogg, Anthrax, Ty Dolla $ign and Others

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HBO has released the second edition of its mixtape series for the hit show Game Of Thrones. The second Catch The Throne tape builds on the debut compilation, adding five more songs and picking up some big names across music. Like Catch The Throne, the mixtape calls upon a diverse array of artists across numerous genres, but primarily in metal and hip-hop. Names like Snoop Dogg, Ty Dolla $ign, Anthrax, Mastodon and Method Man hold the crown in this mixtape. Each track is thematic for the show with titles like "White Walker" and "Among the Crows."READ MORE

Method Man

Snoop Dogg, Method Man, Killswitch Engage Contribute Songs to New 'Game of Thrones' Mixtape

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Snoop Dogg and Method Man are among two rap artists who will contribute tracks to the "Game of Thrones" compilation, 'Catch the Throne: The Mixtape, Vol. 2.' On the other end of the musical spectrum, metal acts like Anthrax and Killswitch Engage will also be featured on the 15-track effort. The popular HBO series returns April 2 and each song from the mixtape, out in March, will be used during the show's fifth season.READ MORE

Scott Ian

Scott Ian of Anthrax Wishes the Internet Didn't Exist

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Scott Ian is not a fan of the Internet age. The Anthrax guitarist was a star in the early 1990s, when CDs reigned supreme and Al Gore was still a Tennessee U.S. senator. Like most old-school rockers, Ian is dismayed by the post-millennium Web culture that has shuttered several labels, studios and radio stations. Overall, he wishes the Internet didn't exist.READ MORE

Grammys 2015 Best Metal Performance Nominees, Who Should & Will Win: Mastodon and Slipknot Wait for Old Guard to Lose Sway

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The Best Metal Performance Grammy nominees add up a whole bunch of what you would expect: old bands (Motörhead and Anthrax) playing the role of favorites while more modern acts (Mastodon and Slipknot) wait for the tides to shift. Tenacious D wonders how it even got a nomination, being a comedy act and all, while Ronnie James Dio is the real winner.READ MORE

Godsmack's Tony Rombola

Rocklahoma 2015 Lineup: Godsmack, Tesla and Linkin Park to Headline...No Indication Leg Injury to Prevent Chester Bennington from Appearing

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Rocklahoma, one of the largest purely rock festivals in the United States, has announced its lineup for 2015, according to Loudwire. Headliners will include Linkin Park, Tesla and Godsmack.READ MORE

Anthrax's Scott Ian Recording In Studio For Game of Thrones Mixtape

Anthrax To Appear on Next 'Game of Thrones' Mixtape, Possibly Recording Next Album On HBO Throne Room Set

Buzz 17:01PM EDT

Winter is coming, Okay, maybe it's already here, but while you wait for Game of Thrones to return to HBO you can also look forward to the Catch The Throne mixtape inspired by the series. The latest addition to the project is metal band Anthrax.READ MORE


Run-DMC Producer Larry Smith Dead at 63, Russell Simmons and Darryl McDaniels Respond on Twitter

Buzz 20:45PM EDT

Prior to the Rick Rubin-produced "Walk This Way" remix featuring Run-DMC and Aerosmith, there was Larry Smith. The legendary producer was the mastermind behind the rap trio's first two groundbreaking albums, 'Run-DMC' and 'King of Rock.' Russell Simmons and Darryl McDaniels both took to Twitter to honor Smith, who died recently at the age of 63.READ MORE

Dimebag Darrell in 2004

Slash Remembers Pantera's Dimebag Darrell, Brother Vinnie Paul Says He's Found Peace with Untimely Death [WATCH]

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December marks the unfortunate anniversary of the death of Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell. The legendary axeman, aka Darrell Abbott, was shot onstage in 2004 while performing with Damageplan. It was a huge loss for the metal community and fans of his work, which lives on even though he is gone. Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash shared a few memories with Loudwire recently about the slain guitarist, who died Dec. 8.READ MORE

Scott Ian

Scott Ian Talks Anthrax Glory Days, In Living Colour, Public Enemy And New Memoir

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The Anthrax founder has successfully guided the group through decades of lineup switches and crazy tours.READ MORE

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