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10 Greatest AC/DC Riffs
The Young brothers are the undisputed kings of the rock ’n’ roll riff, weaving simplicity into magic for decades with AC/DC.
10 Powerful Songs That Smash Fascism
In this time of extreme turmoil, take a listen to these 10 Powerful Songs That Smash Fascism.
Avenged Sevenfold Unveil Cover of the Beach Boys’ ‘God Only Knows’
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Tobias Forge Officially Reveals Himself as Ghost’s Papa Emeritus
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10 Greatest Megadeth Riffs
Next in our Greatest Riffs series of Loud Lists, we move on to thrash legends Megadeth and the magic hands of Dave Mustaine.
Ronnie James Dio Hologram Creator Jeff Pezzuti Reacts to Fan Backlash – Loudwire Podcast P…
With over 30 years of Dio fandom in his pocket, Jeff Pezzuti spoke about how he believes Ronnie James Dio fanatics should embrace the hologram.
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Condemns Charlottesville White Nationalists: ‘I F–king Ha…
The Virginia protests turned tragic after a car driven by an alleged white supremacist plowed into a group, killing one and injuring 19 others.
Father of Late Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Has Been Donating Son’s Royalties to Music S…
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10 Greatest Slayer Riffs [Watch]
Throughout Slayer's career, they composed a collection of metal’s most sinister and uncomfortable riffs worthy of the most terrifying of hellscapes.
Corey Taylor: Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell Were Not Cowards
Corey Taylor spoke out against those who’ve been calling Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell and Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington 'cowards' for committing suicide.
Aaron Lewis: The Staind Touring Machine Will Never Exist Again
With Staind's onstage reunion, fans are wondering if the band may start touring, but according to Aaron Lewis, a full-fledged Staind tour will never happen.