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Mastodon Joins Judas Priest for American Tour, Grabs Clutch for Solo Dates

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Mastodon has announced a new set of tour dates for the Fall, including opening slots for heavy metal icons Judas Priest, as well as a series of dates with Clutch and/or Corrosion of Conformity opening.READ MORE

Slipknot Live!

Knotfest 2015 to Feature Judas Priest, Ghostface Killah and, Duh, Slipknot

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Slipknot will once again bring a host of heavy metal and hip-hop headliners to San Bernardino, CA for the annual Knotfest. This year's event will feature big names such as Judas Priest, Korn and Bring Me The Horizon.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

David Williams (left) and Jeremy DePoyster of The Devil Wears Prada.

The Devil Wears Prada Talks 'Zombie' Tour, Chris Rubey Departure, Cheating on Your Hometown

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The Devil Wears Prada just finished a tour revisiting its acclaimed 'Zombie' EP (which we figured out too late) and now the Dayton metalcore band is finally getting around to playing Rock on The Range, the country's largest rock festival that takes place right up the road from the band's hometown. Members Jeremy DePoyster and Daniel Williams discuss the band's new 'Space' EP, moving forward without guitarist Chris Rubey, and the adjective-driven warzone that is metal music.READ MORE

Maria Brink of In This Moment

Rock on The Range 2015 Day 2 Review & Recap: In This Moment Shocks, Babymetal Awes, Judas Priest Forever

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The second day of Rock on The Range, perhaps the largest pure rock festival in the United States, finally saw the rain that meteorologists had been promising for the weekend, but that didn't stop Judas Priest, Godsmack and In This Moment from dominating their sets. This is the second in a series of recaps from correspondent Ryan Book.READ MORE

Madonna...the downfall of '80s America.

Ranking PMRC's 'Filthy 15': Madonna, Prince and More Get Dirty

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Tipper Gore and a group of other (socially) conservative and influential women gathered 30 years ago to organize the PMRC (or Parents Music Research Center) after listening to the travesty that was Prince's "Darling Nikki." That organization has become the face of the censorship movement in the United States, ruining good album artwork and antagonizing Eminem, Marilyn Manson, Frank Zappa and others for three decades now. When it formed, the group issued a list titled the "Filthy 15," listing tracks that it considered especially repulsive. Music Times is ranking those first 15 songs in terms of potential for wrecking lives.READ MORE

Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest and Motörhead to Tour After Monsters of Rock Festival in April

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Some of heavy metal's biggest names are reportedly joining forces for a tour this spring. Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest and Motörhead have confirmed one date in Brazil directly following the Monsters of Rock Festival in April. According to the production company Hits Entretenimento, the three acts will hit the road on the Monsters Tour, Pollstar reports. Osbourne will headline the festival April 25 in addition to Motörhead, Black Veil Brides, Rival Sons, Coal Chamber and Primal Fear. Kiss is slated for the headline spot the following day with Manowar, Accept, Unisonic, Yngwie Malmsteen and Steel Panther. Judas Priest will join in on both days. The first date of the Monsters Tour is April 30 at Porto Alegre's Zequinha Stadium. No further dates have been announced. Previously, the Prince of Darkness has linked up with both acts. He shared the bill with Judas Priest at a concert in Canada in 2008. Lemmy and the boys joined Osbourne on the Blizzard of Ozz tour in the early 1980s, Ultimate Classic Rock notes.READ MORE

Judas Priest is still breakin' the law.

Slipknot, Linkin Park and Judas Priest Named as Headliners for Rock on The Range 2015; Godsmack and Marilyn Manson also Appearing

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We in the Greater Columbus area have come to expect the lineups of Rock on The Range, one of the nation's biggest rock festivals, to come out during February, but "Christmas came early" and now we know what to expect when the ninth version of the show rolls in next May: Slipknot, Judas Priest and Linkin Park will serve as the respective headliners.READ MORE

Green Day stars in 'The Simpsons Movie'

9 Great Cameos from Musicians on 'The Simpsons': Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Weird Al and More

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The cultural impact of The Simpsons is immeasurable, as you can tell from checking out Joey "Sideshow Joe" DeGroot's list on the number of bands that named songs (or themselves) after references to the animated classic. Celebrities of all stripes realize the kind of power that such a program packs so they'll readily appear as guest stars. The number of musical guests in the history of The Simpsons is huge, but we've whittled it down to nine of the best in honor of the current marathon of every episode currently happening on FXX.READ MORE

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8 Albums That End With Cover Songs: R.E.M., CCR, And More

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A cover song within an album's tracklist is usually a fun little detour, but some artists have chosen to end an entire album on these little detours, which makes them feel more significant than they would otherwise. Here are eight albums that close out with cover songs.READ MORE


Sia Tops Slow Week on Billboard 200, 'Frozen' and Sam Smith Wait in The Wings

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This week was a relatively slow one on the Billboard 200, which allowed Sia to take the top spot for the first time in her career. We don't mean to suggest she didn't earn it: 1000 Forms of Fear sold 52,000 copies, the songwriter's largest sales week to date. However that was also the smallest sales week for a no. 1 in more than two years.READ MORE

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6 Great Songs Blamed For Awful Things: The Beatles, Fela Kuti, and more

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Even though music exists to bring joy into people's lives, there are still some incredible songs that have influenced (or have been blamed for) great tragedies. Here are six songs that have been blamed for awful things.READ MORE

Anthony Kiedis and John Frusciante of Red Hot Chili Peppers

7 Musicians Who Have Rejoined Their Bands: Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more

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Line-up changes are common within huge rock bands, but after someone leaves a band, it's very rare for them to ever rejoin. Here are seven musicians who rejoined their bands after leaving.READ MORE

'The Simpsons' acknowledges mistakenly labeling Judas Priest death metal in recent episode

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So it turns out that the Grammy-nominating committee isn't the only one who struggles to identify metal bands. The Simpsons recently acknowledged its mistaken identification of heavy metal band Judas Priest on a recent episode. READ MORE

US Festival 1983

U2, The Clash and more to be featured on Steve Wozniak's US Festival 1983 DVD

Genres 10:23AM EDT

Steve Wozniak hosted a short-lived music event called US Festival. The 1983 festival, its second and final edition, is coming to DVD. That year's event hosted acts including U2, David Bowie, Stevie Nicks, Van Halen, Judas Priest, INXS, Stray Cats and The English Beat, Men at Work, Berlin and Triumph as well as The Clash for one of the band's final performances. READ MORE

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