Archive for August, 2012

Nastiest Rock Feuds

We all love a good round of fisticuffs. Whether it’s a war of words or a physical altercation, there are few happenings that get heads turning like a fight. When some of the world’s most prominent musicians and some serious egos cross paths, the results aren’t always friendly. We’ve got battles at awards shows, years of trash talk and decades of hostility in this list of the Nastiest Rock Feuds.

Phil Anselmo Issues Video Update During Hurricane Isaac

Down frontman and metal icon Philip Anselmo issued a video update while smack dab in the middle of Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana. Anselmo initially issued the clip a few days ago, but the audio quality was poor and indiscernible. It has since been republished with better audio quality. Of course, Anselmo’s description of the storm was peppered with eff bombs, but he provided a first-person perspective, and one that is uniquely

Top 20 Songs: Week of August 26-September 1, 2012

In this week’s edition of Loudwire’s Top 20 Countdown, Adelitas Way take the top spot with their single ‘Criticize’ from their sophomore record ‘Home School Valedictorian.’ Last week’s No. 1 band Five Finger Death Punch drop to second place with their single ‘Coming Down,’ while P.O.D. move up a spot to No. 3 with their tune ‘Lost in Forever.’ Halestorm also climb up the chart as they creep their way

Deuce Announces Candidacy for President While Unleashing Video for ‘I Came to Party’

Deuce, ‘I Came to Party’

Daily Reload: Deftones, Iron Maiden, Godsmack + More

Here’s a look at the top stories of the day on Loudwire and around the Web: Deftones have announced that their seventh studio album will be titled ‘Koi No Yokan,’ and that they will embark on a tour with Scars on Broadway, which is fronted by System of a Down guitarist Daron Malakian. [Loudwire] Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson recently competed in the Grasmere Sport’s Guides Race footrace in England.

Black Stone Cherry Bow Out of ShipRocked Cruise as Frontman Awaits Birth of Son

Southern rockers Black Stone Cherry were gearing up to set sail on the 2012 ShipRocked cruise in late November but the band just announced that they will have to stay on solid ground instead due to some pretty exciting news for lead singer Chris Robertson. Robertson is expecting a new son, with his wife due on Nov. 25. The ShipRocked cruise is scheduled for Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 cutting

Soilwork to Release ‘The Living Infinite’ as a Double Album

Soilwork are nothing if not ambitious Swedish melodic metallers with lofty goals. The band has revealed that its upcoming album ‘The Living Infinite’ will be released as a double album. So it’ll be twice as nice, and twice as metallic, which is never a bad thing. The band is currently holed up in the studio with Jens Bogren, working diligently on the double release, which will serve as the follow

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