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The first leg will include performances from In This Moment and Jinjer, with the second leg enlisting Cypress Hill and Ho99o9.

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The Trivium frontman’s long-awaited black metal project features creative cohort Ihsahn of Emperor.

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Stream the album’s first single “Bye Bye” featuring Dizzy Wright.

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Author Dan Franklin pens a poignant piece exploring how the limitless potential of ETID was both their triumph and tragedy.

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This week’s releases include some furious death thrash, some furious hardcore, some fun power metal and a little something ethereal to relax with this Sunday night…

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The fourth installment in the series of archived footage revisits Slipknot’s .5 The Gray Chapter era and their conquest of the UK on the Prepare For Hell Tour.

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Ozark returns for the first part of its final season on Netflix, Shudder reveals a new original horror and more in this week’s guide

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The track is accompanied by a headtrip of a visual that showcases the duo’s dynamic brand of shock and awe.

Hell Bent for Metal

In their latest special, the LGBT+ heavy metal podcast takes a long, in-depth look about why “On Hold” by Leprous has huge relevance to the queer experience.

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Discussing their early influences, the accessibility of the genre, inspiration from the weirdest places, live show between-song patter, their upcoming releases and tours and much, much more.

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Watch the band’s thunderous live video marking the 20th anniversary of the seminal 2001 classic.

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The epic clip directed by F. Gary Gray features the legendary hip hop figures assembling to join Dre to conquer Los Angeles.

Tyler Connolly of Theory of a Deadman joins the Talk Toomey Podcast this week. Joshua and Tyler discuss their latest record, Say Nothing. Tyler also talks about the shortening of the name to Theory and if they should have listened to their record label early in their career.

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The U.S. run will feature support from grindcore legends Napalm Death and an opening performance from metallic goths, Unto Others.

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Greg Daniels and Mike Judge are officially returning with more than just a comeback for their landmark show

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Some two years after closing the chapter on Prequelle, the clergy have set March 11th as the beginning of the band’s new era.

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“Church Burns” serves as the final preview ahead of the February 11th arrival of the self-titled full length.

The massive collection of scenecore, emo, and Y2K-era angst takes over Las Vegas with a comprehensive line-up loaded with nostalgia.

Thirty-five years into their career, the Swedish arch innovators are set to deliver another peerless masterpiece.

Lamb of God’s live classic ‘KILLADELPHIA’ on-demand for Knotfest Premium Members.

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Following the release of the band’s retrospective Zeitgeister, “Ascent of the Blessed” serves as the first single of the Caliban’s next chapter.

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Heat 2 will be a novel that explores the lives of the characters before and after the film

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The Myspace-era genre benders found the domain name for the festival was available and they bought it. They are holding it hostage for a spot on the bill.

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A new age begins this September in the most ambitious television saga in history

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Guitarist Tim McTague breaks down the band’s boldest recorded effort to date with a track-by-track recap that details the method to the madness.

The latest single showcases the diversity of the band’s forthcoming ‘Oh What the Future Holds’

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The ‘Deadstream’ will showcase a performance of ‘Dusk…and Her Embrace’ in full.

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Merging fluid bars with core aggression the collaboration reiterates the band’s fresh take on the sound.

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The track from Loathe’s 2020 I Let It In and It Took Everything offers stylized shoegaze and heavy alt for one hell of a refreshed track.

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All of the Scream movies are good, but which are the best?

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The trio of Southwest dates feature a whose who of the genre’s best, regional favorites and as always – plenty of craft beer to crush.

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Oscar Isaac stars as the latest Marvel hero in a new Disney+ series

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The run in the spring will feature two special sets including one that will showcase the band’s forthcoming new album Parrhesia played in full.

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Set to return to the road on the Death…At Last Tour, Cattle Decapitation are eager unleash their brand of brutal truth in what amounts to one of their best live sets in their career.

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With new albums from Korn, Dark Funeral, Animals As Leaders, Rolo Tomassi, Corpsegrinder, Animals As Leaders and more, the first quarter of the new year is presents a healthy diversity in new heavy music.

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A ton of blockbuster franchises return this year along with a handful of anticipated horror releases

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The move positions the Microsoft behind only Tencent and Sony in the world of gaming and shows Facebook they are gunning for a major footprint in the metaverse.

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The Swedish melo-death veterans will trek in support of their first album in eight years, Worship.

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The crushing track anchors the band’s late 2021 EP, Hellbent.

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Welcome to Tierifying – the show where professors of occult content, Gwarsenio Hall (of Two Minutes to Late Night) and wrestler Danhausen, rank pieces of heavy metal/pop culture in order of ‘spookiness’! Today it’s Cannibal Corpse album art!

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Wata taps into the history of her hometown of Hiroshima on a single that is massive in scope.

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Trivium’s Matt Heafy was recently joined on an Instagram Live by Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe and Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine to discuss the Metal Tour of the Year, which ran in 2021 and picks up for leg 2 this April.

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Kid Cudi stars alongside Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Martin Henderson, and Brittany Snow in the terrifying tale of a porn-flick gone horribly awry.

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An international look at the heavy music destinations that are among the most anticipated of the year.

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The March run will see the band perform select track from their 2020 LP, Sleepless and will feature a supporting set from Blanket.

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The multi-generational deathcore caravan includes supporting sets from including Lorna Shore, Upon a Burning Body, AngelMaker, and Distance.

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The acclaimed musician will be producing a new original feature with the South Park creators

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The vocalist and multi-instrumentalist details how the saturation of trap metal prompted him to reconnect with his nouveau nu-metal roots.

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The multi-talent explains how the group effort has become an extension of Converge, the diverse community of metal of how the music and visuals come together to create a complete experience.

Hell Bent for Metal

Hell Bent for Metal recall a high-profile incident of homophobia that had a happy ending. Plus how a Nightwish anthem relates to trawling through Grindr, and Riverwood and Pridelands go in the jukebox.

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FEVER 333 frontman Jason Aalon Butler sits down backstage at Knotfest LA for an in-depth discussion about his artistic, political, and spiritual motivation.

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Backstage at Knotfest LA Morgan discusses the bands’ approach to their shows, Max Portnoy coming into the band and having to ‘earn his spot’, and Jami’s own respect for Slipknot’s Corey Taylor.

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Cherry Bombs’ leader Alicia Taylor chats backstage at Knotfest LA about what it means being able to tour after so long out, the thinking behind how to set up their stage show for their biggest ever gig, and creating a story to tell on their upcoming tour.

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Knotfest’s Ryan J. Downey talks to VENDED for their first ever in-person video interview at Knotfest LA, where they discuss their recent EP release, the wild ride of playing a stadium being one of their first shows, and carving out their own identity.

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Heavy culture’s time-tested trailblazers detail the intersection of serial killers, social media, and self-discovery on a new track that begins their next era of domination.

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Diving into the fresh crops of today’s new breed of rock & metal.

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Latest releases in Rock & Metal to keep you up to speed.

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Power tracks to intensify your workout.

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Heavy hits to get you through the lockdown.

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