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Songwriter/producer Will Putney details how being immerse in heavy culture has allowed the band to evolve in such a dynamic creative crew.

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

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The landmark horror franchise gets a modern update that delivers some of its most intense thrills and clever humor yet

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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.

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A fresh crop of essential new heavy music has arrived. From death metal to doom, black metal to deathcore – here is this week’s new heat.

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John Cena leads this week’s streaming guide as his Suicide Squad character kicks off his own series on HBO Max, Netflix releases some new and original thrillers and more

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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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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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The five intimate shows will feature a impressive roster of genre mainstays including TSOL, H20, Adolescents, Pulley, Good Riddance, Authority Zero, Strung Out, Voodoo Glow Skulls and more.

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A creepypasta comes to hauntingly terrifying life in this upcoming indie horror

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

After an extensive online tease via a series of Easter eggs, the band’s second serving from Requiem has arrived.

Get the details on the band’s biggest tour to date and the exclusive Knotfest pre-sale for this must-see event.

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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 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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Erebos drops on February 4th via Century Media Records.

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The third full-length album from the former Immortal frontman arrives on March 25th via Season of Mist.

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

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The annual pilgrimage in the California desert is back and headed by Harry Styles, Billie Eilish and Kanye West.

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

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The clip comes from the band’s recent Deadmen & Dragons streaming event that capped the band’s colossal 2021.

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Real-life haunts inspire the Foos latest project set to premiere in theaters everywhere February 25th.

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The 30-date run will also see Suffocation make an appearance at the 2022 edition of Maryland Deathfest.

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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!

Jelly Roll joins the Talk Toomey Podcast this week to discuss everything going on in his world. Jelly Roll and Toomey talk about his recent Grand Ole Opry debut, his weight loss goals and getting up with Shinedown for Simple Man.

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The band’s recent single “Zombified” leads the charge amassing millions of streams in just days since it’s release.

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The new visual arrives as the band confirm a North American run with Australian metal titans, Parkway Drive.

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The standalone single serves as a precursor to a busy 2022 which will see the band tour with Code Orange and debut the follow up to ‘I Let It In and It Took Everything’

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This World Is Going to Ruin You arrives Amrch 4th via Cklosed Casket Activities and Nuclear Blast outside the United States.

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Periphery’s Mark Holcomb and Misha Mansoor meld their affinity for death and black metal on the upcoming debut album, VOID.

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The sketches from the series creator show the underachieving duo might not have aged too well.

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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 company’s G2verse music initiative is launched with founder Carlos “ocelote” Rodriguez with members of Chelsea Grin, Born Of Osiris, All Shall Perish, Falling In Reverse and Battle Beast for an anthemic new track.

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The line-up will rotate each night to ensure that fans arrive early to see every band on the bill.

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Lena Scissorhands from Infected Rain and Heidi Shepherd from Butcher Babies discuss finally releasing a song together, their crazy late night Walmart trips, having an amazing friendship, screaming advice, and more

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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.

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‘Let The World Burn’ arrives March 4th via Metal Blade Records. The EP is the band’s first collection of original songs since 1993’s ‘Nothing to Gain’.

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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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Papa Roach’s Tobin Esperance joins Alicia Atout to discuss details of their upcoming album, writing anthems, bands they love, superpowers, and more.

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Grant Truesdell of Unleash the Archers discusses how his Twitch channel has grown since his first appearance on Defender of the Riff, streaming shows on the bands’ recent tour and gives a rundown of the tech used to do just that.

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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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Knotfest brings you the Top Current Tracks in Rock & Metal

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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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