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Best Metal Songs of 2013 (So Far)

Ethan Miller, Getty Images / Loma Vista Recordings / Nuclear Blast While there is a bounty of metal music yet to come in 2013, it’s never too early to celebrate the brilliant works released so far this year. Metal powerhouses from around the world representing multiple sub genres have began to shape 2013, and we’re giving you a guide on where to aim your attention. From death metal legends to international heavy metal rookies to experimental enigmas, the Best 2013 Metal Songs (So Far) are ready to be absorbed by your years. Keep checking back as we’ll constantly be updating this list when a new must-hear track hits. Check out the Best 2013 Metal Songs (So Far) by clicking the button below: [button href=”” title=”See + Hear the Best 2013 Metal Songs (So Far)” align=”center”]

Best Rock Songs of 2013 (So Far)

Mary Ouellette, / Kevin Winter, Getty Images/ Liz Ramanand, Loudwire There’s still plenty of time left in 2013, but the year is already off to a rocking start and we wanted to highlight the songs that we feel will remain staples in our playlists for the immediate future, as well as years to come. On this list, you’ll find a broad representation of the artists who’ve made the hard rock scene so special over the years, as well as some of the newer acts who offer such promise for the future of the genre. To qualify for this list, the song itself had to make its impact in the year 2013, whether it comes from an album that was released this year or in 2012. We’ll continue to update this list through the rest of 2013 as more great rock songs are released, but for now, you can start to check out the Best Rock Songs of 2013 (So Far) by clicking on the red button below: [button href=”” title=”See + Hear the Best Rock Songs of 2013 (So Far)” align=”center”]

Bullet for My Valentine Discuss New Album ‘Temper Temper’ – Exclusive Video Interview

RCA Bullet for My Valentine are set to release their highly anticipated fourth album, ‘Temper Temper,’ their first full-length since the band’s 2010 album, ‘Fever.’ The band stopped by Loudwire’s offices for an exclusive interview about ‘Temper Temper.’ Among the topics they discussed were how the new record sounds compared to previous efforts, how the album’s title track reflects on the rest of the album and why Bullet chose Thailand as the ideal destination for the recording of ‘Temper Temper.’ ‘Temper Temper,’ featuring the title track and the first single ‘Riot,’ drops on Tuesday, Feb. 12. It is available at iTunes  and Amazon . In addition, BFMV are set to headline the HardDrive Live tour with Halestorm, Young Guns and Stars in Stereo. Check out the full list of dates here . Look out for more from our interview with Bullet for My Valentine coming soon, but in the meantime, enjoy the exclusive clip below: Bullet for My Valentine Talk to Loudwire about ‘Temper Temper’ [button href=”” title=”Next: Check Out Exclusive Previews of ‘Temper Temper'” align=”center”]

Hottest Rockstar Girlfriends

Mike Coppola (Style), Getty Images / Facebook: Ella Cole / David Livingston, Getty Images If there’s one thing we can all appreciate, it’s beautiful women! We’ve also noticed a trend that said hot chicks tend to date rockstars, so we’re proud to bring you a list of the Hottest Rockstar Girlfriends! We’ve received a great response from our Hottest Rockstar Wives feature, so it only makes sense that we celebrate the women behind the musicians who haven’t tied the knot quite yet. Get ready for a lovely dose of babes who have nabbed themselves some of the world’s biggest musicians, along with a bit of info on these stunning ladies. Check out the Hottest Rockstar Girlfriends by clicking below: [button href=”” title=”See the Hottest Rockstar Girlfriends” align=”center”]

3 Inches of Blood Record Heavy Metal Jingle for ‘Long Live Cats and Dogs’ Pet Shop

Long Live Cats and Dogs Canadian heavy metal heroes 3 Inches of Blood don’t just love metal… they love animals too! 3 Inches of Blood guitarists Shane Clark and Justin Hagberg have just released a rockin’ jingle for their Vancouver pet ship, Long Live Cats and Dogs. The Long Live Cats and Dogs pet shop has used Clark and Hagberg’s musical talents to create a commercial. The shredding duo also appear in the ad, which contains the two metal musicians along with a bunch of their animal friends. 3 Inches of Blood posted about the ad on their official Facebook page: Check out the new commercial for Long Live Cats and Dogs. This commercial features the most rockin’ jingle written and performed by Shane and Justin of 3IOB, and has them also guest appearing in the ad. Long Live Cats and Dogs truly is the best damn pet shop in town. Long Live Cats and Dogs pride themselves on offering locally made, eco-friendly products and are committed to keep away all products which could be detrimental to an animal’s health, no matter how popular the product may be. 3 Inches of Blood are currently booked to embark on a North American tour with Goatwhore , Revocation and Ramming Speed beginning April 11. Check out the Long Live Cats and Dogs commercial by clicking the button below. [button href=”” title=”Click to Watch the Long Live Cats and Dogs Commercial” align=”center”]

Win a Turisas ‘Stand Up and Fight’ Prize Pack!

Century Media We’ve got an awesome contest for the fans of Finnish folk / viking / power metal band Turisas . Not only are we giving away a copy of the band’s most recent album, ‘Stand Up and Fight,’ but the lucky winner will also receive a tour poster and t-shirt, all courtesy of Turisas and Century Media Records. Founded in 1997, Turisas have brought the Scandinavian folk and viking styles to the metal underground for over 15 years. Having released three full-length albums through various lineup changes, Turisas recently announced that their fourth studio album, ‘Guards of Glory,’ will see a May 2013 release. The band is currently on tour in the United States through early March, before hitting Latin America and Europe. See the full list of dates here . For both fans of the group and those looking for a different sound to soak in, this Turisas prize package is certainly a treat. To enter the Turisas prize pack contest, follow @Loudwire and @TurisasOfficial on Twitter and ReTweet this announcement of the giveway. This contest will end on Thursday, Feb. 28. Good luck! Check out the music of Turisas in their music video for ‘Stand Up and Fight.’ Turisas, ‘Stand Up and Fight’

Top 20 Songs: Week of January 20-26, 2013

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire We’ve got some changes atop the Loudwire Top 20 Countdown this week as Avenged Sevenfold ‘s stay in the top spot was brief. The band’s ‘Carry On’ slips back to No. 2 this week, making way for Volbeat ‘s ‘Heaven Nor Hell’ to take over the No. 1 position. Both All That Remains ‘ ‘Stand Up’ and Chevelle ‘s ‘Same Old Trip’ hold steady in the No. 3 and No. 4 positions, respectively, while Deftones inch a notch closer to the top with ‘Tempest’ rounding out the Top 5 on this week’s countdown. Two former Top 5 songs take the biggest tumble this week. Soundgarden ‘s ‘Been Away Too Long’ drops from No. 10 down to No. 15, while Slash ‘s ‘Standing in the Sun’ hangs on the countdown at No. 20 after spending last week at No. 15. Meanwhile, Halestorm had the most meteoric rise, as the band climbed five big notches from No. 19 to No. 14 this week. The countdown also provided one new entry as Three Days Grace spent one week away before returning to the chart with the new track, ‘The High Road,’ which arrived at No. 17. Check out the top 20 songs of the week below and be sure to tune in and crank it up to rock out to Loudwire Radio this weekend. Loudwire Radio Top 20 Songs of the Week: 20. Slash, ‘Standing in the Sun’ 19. Otherwise, ‘I Don’t Apologize’ 18. Stone Sour, ‘Absolute Zero’ 17. Three Days Grace, ‘The High Road’ 16. Hinder, ‘Save Me’ 15. Soundgarden, ‘Been Away Too Long’ 14. Halestorm, ‘Freak Like Me’ 13. P.O.D., ‘Higher’ 12. Papa Roach, ‘Where Did the Angels Go’ 11. Five Finger Death Punch, ‘The Pride’ 10. Alice in Chains, ‘Hollow’ 9. Shinedown, ‘Enemies’ 8. Young Guns, ‘Bones’ 7. 3 Doors Down, ‘One Light’ 6. Adelitas Way, ‘Alive’ 5. Deftones, ‘Tempest’ 4. Chevelle, ‘Same Old Trip’ 3. All That Remains, ‘Stand Up’ 2. Avenged Sevenfold, ‘Carry On’ 1. Volbeat, ‘Heaven Nor Hell’ [button href=”” title=”See Which Stations Air Loudwire Radio” align=”center”]