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40 min ago | WHTQ-FM Orlando

#5: Hail to the King

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Avenged Sevenfold, Orange County, CA, Huntington Beach, CA, Metal

Mon Jul 21, 2014


The Song Remains Insane: For Some Advertisers, Heavy Metal Is a Punchline

They rock hard on a pyrotechnics-filled stage, smash their guitars, run through a frenzied mob of groupies and catch a ride to the next big city.


Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Marketing, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Metal, Slipknot

The Indian Express

Thaikuddam Bridge: Where the Wild Things Are

Thaikkudam Bridge is a little overpass in Kochi. It is also the moniker for a band which has the virtual world in a tizzy with its wild musical mishmash A standard E-minor chord opening, which surfaced somewhere in the middle of 1991, had nothing standard about what it did to a host of headbangers across the world, the ones who paused and paid ... (more)


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Metal

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Metallica Share Bloopers From ESPN Commercial

By now, you've probably seen Metallica's amazing ESPN commercial where the heavy metal gods loaf around the network's offices, offering up free guitar lessons and providing promo music for ESPN's coverage of the PGA Senior Tour.


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Metal, Music, Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Health briefs: Imprecise medical measurements can cause dangerous mistakes

Frank Bello of American heavy metal band Anthrax performs during the "Big Four" concert at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sept.


Related Topix: Metal, Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, Circulation, Medicine, Health, New York University

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Scion Spreads Fear With Kirk Hammett At Comic Con

Exit light, enter night, take my handoff to never-never land. Yes, Scion is partnering with the Sandman, Metallica's guitarist, frontman Kirk Hammett - a huge horror buff - for a one-time event at the giant comic, fantasy and sci-fi convention.


Related Topix: Kirk Hammett, Metal

Guitar Player

ESP Unveils the LTD "Ride the Lightning" Limited Edition Guitar

ESP Guitars unveiled the new LTD "Ride the Lightning" limited edition guitar at Summer NAMM.


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Metal

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Get 'Soused' with ScottO))) - firing back at Lou Reed & Metallica?

Pitchfork : "A few weeks ago, 4AD confirmed that musician Scott Walker and drone metal outfit Sunn O))) would release a collaborative album.


Related Topix: Metal

The Georgia Straight

20 years ago today: Metallica plays Thunderbird Stadium, Alice in Chains calls in sick

I once lived in a junky basement suite. Such is life and money at times. The people I rented from were doing reno's.


Related Topix: Metal, Dallas, TX


Music Review: Mastodon

It's such an outlier for a band to expand their size and scope with every album that a band like Mastodon either gets marginalized or taken for granted.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mastodon, Metal


10 Crazy Cameos By Heavy Metal Bands That Still Make Us Laugh 10 Funniest Heavy Metal Cameos

Everyone loves a good cameo, those unexpected "OH SNAP!" appearances of a famous name in a bit part, whether they be actors in a TV show or movie or in a buzz-generating ad.


Related Topix: Metal, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Music

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KDZA-FM Pueblo

Guns N' Roses and Metallica Stadium Tour Starts: Today in Rock

It all kicked off on July 17 at RFK Stadium. The co-headlining tour was a run of 26 shows ending on October 6 in Seattle.


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, Metal


Defenders of the Faith: Judas Priest's 'True Metal Experience'

"Heavy metal has consistently been called a low art form, a base, nihilistic art.


Related Topix: Heavy-Metal, Judas Priest, Metal, Rob Halford, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jul 15, 2014

100.3 The Buzzard

Metallica Featured In New ESPN Ad

Metallica is at a loss for things to do since the retirement of Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera.


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Metal

The New Zealand Herald

Best WWI songs by Metallica, Radiohead, PJ Harvey and more

Soldiers , the new song by Christchurch singer-songwriter Julia Turner certainly isn't the first musical lament for those who served in World War I. Many have been there before, ranging from folk singers' gentle odes to hard rock acts reminding of the adage that heavy metal is a music for young men with no war to fight.


Related Topix: Metal, Pop/Rock, Radiohead


Former Megadeth Duo Outline Plans For Metal Project [News]

Ex- Megadeth men Nick Menza and James LoMenzo are outlining plans to work together on a project which will see them writing, recording and touring with a full band in the future.


Related Topix: Metal, Megadeth, Metal Hammer

WMRR-FM Muskegon

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Promoting Zombie Toys At Comic-Con

Metallica 's Kirk Hammett is returning to San Diego's Comic-Con. Last year he was there with the rest of his bandmates to promote the film Metallica: Through the Never .


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Metal, Lars Ulrich

Alabama Live

Rearview Ghost, Huntsville hard-rock band, records strong new EP with studio legend who worked on Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne classics

If you commit nothing else to memory about German-born recording engineer and producer Michael Wagener, commit that.


Related Topix: Metal, Huntsville, AL, Pop/Rock, Ozzy Osbourne, Janet Jackson, Black Entertainment, Motley Crue, Entertainment


Listeners to pick 'best guitar riff'

A panel of Radio 2 and 6 Music DJs, critics and record producers have drawn up a list of riffs ranging from Money by Pink Floyd to Metallica's Enter Sandman.


Related Topix: Metal

Transitions Online

Drawing the Net Around the RuNet

Fourteen years ago, as the new millennium dawned, the Internet was already becoming less free: America was witnessing the battle between the band Metallica and the founders of the Napster peer-to-peer file sharing service; the French parliament passed a law obliging owners of sites to register; and China was embarking on building its Great ... (more)


Related Topix: Metal, P2P, Science / Technology, World News, Russia, Asia, Activism, Internet