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Sevendust Talk ShipRocked, New Album ‘Black Out the Sun,’ 2013 Tour With Lacuna Coil + More

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire Sevendust have a busy year ahead of them in 2013, as the band is set to drop its ninth studio album,  ‘Black Out the Sun,’ on March 26 of next year, with the lead single ‘Decay’ debuting Jan. 22. The band will also embark on a headlining trek with Italian rockers Lacuna Coil. Loudwire recently had the opportunity to catch up with singer  Lajon Witherspoon and guitarist John Connolly as they were aboard the ShipRocked 2012 cruise. Sevendust, having been ShipRocked veterans, talked all about how much they enjoy the experience of rocking out on a boat, as well as Witherspoon’s snorkeling fail. They also spoke about the new album, the upcoming tour with Lacuna Coil and plans to hit the road with Coal Chamber. Sevendust Talk Shiprocked 2012, ‘Black Out The Sun’ + Upcoming Tour [button href=”http://loudwire.com/lacuna-coil-sevendust-early-2013-u-s-tour/” title=”Sevendust + Lacuna Coil 2013 Tour Dates” align=”center”]

10 Best Deftones Songs

Deftones have perfected the quiet-loud dynamic in hard rock. They expertly mesh frontman Chino Moreno's love of PJ Harvey and guitarist Stephen Carpenter's Meshuggah worship in their songs. Those two forces collide in Deftones music, which is often dubbed “alternative metal.” That's too simple of a classification, since the band vacillates between meaty, heavier-than-granite parts and pretty, lush, utterly feminine passages. Choosing the 10 Best Deftones Songs was difficult, since they have an extensive body of work. Our list is heavy on 'Around the Fur' and 'White Pony' songs, as those albums truly represent the band's artistic and commercial pinnacle. Since the Sacramento band has been active since the early '90s, choosing 10 songs was a task that was muy difficile. But here's what we came up with.

Dead Sara vs. Call Me No One – Cage Match

Dead Sara continue on the road to victory after beating out Kyng in the last Cage Match; will they be able to do it again? Call Me No One shake things up with their latest single ‘Thunderbird’ off of their debut album, ‘Last Parade.’ The band, which is made up of Sevendust drummer Morgan Rose and guitarist Clint Lowery, recently wrapped a a handful of dates but they’re bound to

Gorgoroth Announce New Vocalist After Firing Thomas ‘Pest’ Kronenes

Infamous Norwegian black metal band Gorgoroth have announced the departure of yet another vocalist. Singer Thomas ‘Pest’ Kronenes was recently kicked out of the band by founding member and guitarist Roger ‘Infernus’ Tiegs as declared in an official statement released by Gorgoroth on Aug. 21. Gorgoroth have gone through a ton of musicians during their 20-year career, with seven drummers, seven bassists and four lead vocalists having been with the

Steel Panther Bring the Metal to Montreal – Exclusive Photos

Steel Panther brought their debauchery, X-rated humor and hair-metal mastery to Montreal, Canada, on Friday night (Aug. 10), which was the eve of the city’s Heavy MTL festival. From singer Michael Starr and guitarist Satchel trading stories of bizarre backstage sexual exploits to bassist Lexxi Foxx taking time out throughout the set to make sure his hair was just perfect, the show provided nonstop entertainment to the sold-out crowd. The

Fear Factory Guitarist Dino Cazares Talks New Album, Tour Plans + More

Fear Factory have always been a force to be reckoned with in the world of industrial rock. Like most long-lasting bands, they have faced several obstacles throughout their tenure in the rock world. One obstacle that threatened to be the demise of the band was when it was announced that they would be returning from their break-up in 2002 without founding member and guitarist Dino Cazares. Overcoming that obstacle, though,

Favorite Song Featuring Slash – Readers Poll

We wish a very Happy Birthday to everyone’s favorite top-hatted guitarist, Slash. (Sorry, Mick Mars, we love you too!) Slash has been actively playing in rock bands since 1981, and today, the six-stringer hits 47 years of age. After jamming with local bands Tidus Sloan, Road Crew and Black Sheep as well as auditioning for Poison at one point, Slash joined Hollywood Rose, which featured singer Axl Rose and guitarist

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