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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”]

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Reveals Parallel Universe Storyline for 3D Film, Gives Update on New Album

Facebook: Metallica Metallica fans have been drooling for the band’s upcoming 3D concert film ever since the band filmed footage for the movie over the summer of 2012. Small details have been revealed by band members, but this latest revelation put forth by drummer Lars Ulrich may be the most captivating piece of the puzzle yet. In a recent interview with Classic Rock Magazine , Lars Ulrich revealed that the 1976 Led Zeppelin concert film ‘The Song Remains the Same’ has been a major influence for Metallica’s 3D movie, especially when it comes to its more avant-garde qualities. “There are four members in Led Zeppelin, four members in Metallica, it’s a full-length movie, and there’s a lot in this film that does not take place onstage,” begins Ulrich. “The major difference is that the stuff that takes place offstage in the Metallica movie does not feature any members of Metallica. It’s two separate worlds – a Metallica show and a story that unfolds in a parallel universe – and at some point they intertwine.” Ulrich also commented on the possibility of prolific producer Rick Rubin working on Metallica’s next album, which appears to be set for a 2014 release. “I love Rick. We all love Rick,” Ulrich assures. “We’re in touch with Rick constantly. We’ll see where it goes. It would stun me if the record came out in 2013. We’ve got to finish this 3D movie, which is what we’re doing right now.” The live footage featured in Metallica’s upcoming 3D flick was recorded in Vancouver, Canada during the band’s August 2012 performance. The film is expected for a Summer 2013 release. [button href=”” title=”Metallica Fans Name Newborn Baby ‘Orion'” align=”center”]

Pearl Jam Members Offer Update on New Album, Address Possibility of Tour With Soundgarden

Photo by Danny Clinch It’s been a long three years for Pearl Jam fans since the band’s last album of original material, ‘Backspacer,’ was released — but it looks like some new music is finally on the way. Grunge Report points out an excerpt from the latest issue of Rolling Stone in which bassist Jeff Ament reveals the band’s plans to finish its next record in early 2013. Asked to compare the new material’s sound to ‘Backspacer,’ Ament responded, “Hopefully the next thing is something more out there. I think we’re about due for some songs that are way outside of where our comfort level is.” Speaking of going outside one’s comfort level, drummer Matt Cameron — who’s been with the band since 1998 and is currently pulling double duty with the reunited Soundgarden — was asked during a recent interview about the possibility of having the two bands tour together. “After I play like, I don’t know, two hours with Soundgarden, my day is done,” chuckled Cameron. “When we did the PJ20 show, Chris [Cornell] came out to that and we played some Temple of the Dog stuff, and it was awesome. Maybe there might be a one-off where that could happen, but I’m not 25 anymore.” [button href=”” title=”Readers Poll: Most Anticipated Upcoming Grunge Album” 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.

10 Best Judas Priest Songs

The process of choosing the 10 Best Judas Priest songs comes with many sacrifices. After 43 years, 30 singles, 16 studio albums and a mass of studio and live material to take into consideration, all of which has constantly evolved since the band's inception, you'll find your brain in a panic in attempting to judge dozens of monumental tracks, which shaped the entire genre of metal. You may even find yourself cowering in the fetal position after many coffee-induced, sleepless nights of arranging and rearranging tracks in a seemingly endless rotation. However, we're happy to report that we've returned from the psychogenic abyss with our final list of the 10 Best Judas Priest Songs!

System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Exits Scars on Broadway

System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan has worked with various artists since the band’s hiatus in 2006. Along with contributing to the solo career of System frontman Serj Tankian, Dolmayan has been the drummer for the Daron Malakian side project Scars on Broadway. However, in a recent interview, Dolmayan revealed that he is no longer a member of Scars on Broadway, despite the band currently working on a new

SLIPKNOT Putting Together Demos For Their New Album; To Release Greatest Hits in July

Corey Taylor, a man who two years ago said it's too soon to talk about Slipknot recording, is now finally at the point where he can discuss the progress Slipknot is making. The healing has begun! It makes sense, since the band recently got together to celebrate the two year anniversary of the tragic passing …

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