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David Draiman Talks Disturbed Hiatus and Device’s ‘Accidental’ Inception [INTERVIEW]

David Draiman called in to chat with Tony LaBrie about everything from the reason behind Disturbed's hiatus, to the "accidental" creation of his new band Device and their upcoming show at The Machine Shop in Flint -- get the full interview here.

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Devour the Day
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Devour the Day’s Joey Chicago Talks Demise of Egypt Central, Premieres New Song ‘Good Man’ [INTERVIEW]

Joey Chicago of Devour the Day gave us the scoop on his new band that rose from the ashes of Egypt Central and premiered their first single, 'Good Man,' in an exclusive interview with Tony LaBrie earlier -- hear both the song and interview here.

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Upon Wings
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Anne Erickson of Upon Wings and Banana 101.5 Talks About ‘Afterlife’ [INTERVIEW]

Our very own Anne Erickson has been gaining national attention with her band Upon Wings and the single 'Afterlife.' We caught up with Anne to talk about her recent success, music video and more -- get the interview here.

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Brian 'Head' Welch
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Brian ‘Head’ Welch on Reuniting With Korn: ‘Hearts Change and Reconciliation Is Now’

One of modern rock music's biggest talking points of 2013 is the status of Brian 'Head' Welch within his former band Korn. After surprising the 2012 Carolina Rebellion Festival by joining the band onstage for a performance of 'Blind,' Welch is now set to play several shows with Korn in 2013, including high profile gigs at Rock on the Range in Ohio and the Rock Im Park and Rock Am Ring fests in Germany.

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Slipknot
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Corey Taylor Lays Out Timeline for Slipknot, Recalls ‘Tosh.0′ Electric Shock + More

After detailing the latest on Stone Sour in Part 1 of our video interview, vocalist Corey Taylor takes us behind the mask to discuss the future of Slipknot in Part 2 of our exclusive chat. Though Taylor is currently focusing on Stone Sour, he offered us a timeline as to when Slipknot may get back into the studio to record their much anticipated follow-up to 2008's 'All Hope Is Gone.'

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Corey Taylor of Stone Sour
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Corey Taylor Talks New Stone Sour Albums, Favorite Childhood Swear Words + More

Corey Taylor was nearly expelled in Kindergarten for yelling his favorite string of swear words. The Stone Sour / Slipknot vocalist chose to share this gem during Part 1 of our exclusive interview with the modern icon, along with discussing many other topics.

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Halestorm
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Lzzy Hale on Halestorm’s Grammy Nomination: ‘It’s a Personal Victory for the Four of Us’

It's been a massive year for Halestorm and they're ending 2012 with a bang! It was just announced that the group and their song 'Love Bites (So Do I)' off of their latest album 'The Strange Case Of...' were nominated in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category for the upcoming 55th annual Grammy Awards, taking place Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles.

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Down
Independent Label Group
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Down Talk Possible New Musical Directions, Recording While Still Alive + Being Handsome

Down recently visited Loudwire's offices when they were on tour in New York City. The entire group swarmed on our little studio room to talk about their four-part series of 'Down IV' EPs, all the while anointing themselves the most handsome band in the history of handsome while knocking back a few beers.

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3 Doors Down
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3 Doors Down Singer Brad Arnold Talks ‘Greatest Hits,’ Tour With Daughtry + More

3 Doors Down started off with a bang when their hit single ‘Kryptonite’ blew up back in 2000, creating a buzz for the band seemingly overnight. Their debut disc ‘The Better Life’ would go on to yield four hit singles and move more than 5 million copies, launching their career into an upward trajectory.

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President of Rock 2012
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Shinedown, Mastodon, Anthrax + More Cast Their Vote for The President of Rock

Over the last year, we've asked bands like Shinedown, Theory of a Deadman, and Mastodon who they would vote for if there was a President of Rock. Find out what they said and let us know what you think here.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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Kirk Hammett Dishes on Next Metallica Album, 3D Film and 2013 Orion Music Festival

Kirk Hammett, lead shredder for Metallica, is a busy man. From writing and releasing his first book that chronicles his massive collection of horror movie memorabilia to filming a 3D movie with his bandmates, Hammett doesn't seem like he's slowing down anytime soon.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Discusses New Book ‘Too Much Horror Business,’ Scary Movies + More

On Sept. 25, iconic Metallica axeman Kirk Hammett released his first book, 'Too Much Horror Business,' which chronicles his massive horror movie memorabilia collection. In it, fans get a sneak peek at all of the goodies Hammett has been collecting since he was a child, laid out by decade beginning with the 1920s.

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