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20 women vocalists in metal who are a driving force for the genre

Metal is no longer a man’s world. All across the genre’s many subcategories, from folk to black metal, powerful female figures are putting their stamp on a genre that’s finally coming to terms with the inclusivity of the present day. Where symphonic icons Nightwish and Within Temptation blazed the trail for female leaders to step […]

Top 50 metal songs from the past 20 years

Metal has come a long way across the past two decades. From breaking away from the ’90s nü-metal boom into the new wave of American heavy metal and the shift to metalcore, deathcore and hardcore taking over once that scene started to fizzle out, there have been a ton of developments from bands both old […]

BABYMETAL free us from guilty pleasures on ‘METAL GALAXY’—review

So, you’re an unapologetic pop (K-, J-, dark-, other) fan. Maybe your fingertips are horribly punctured from all the sewing of patches on your heavy-metal battle jackets over the years. Perhaps you’re fascinated by the things people come up with to get other folks to part with their hard-earned cash. Choose the hill you wish […]

Carnifex team up with Arch Enemy vocalist for melodic new track

Deathcore veterans Carnifex are preparing to release their upcoming album, World War X, but before then they’re releasing a killer new track with a special guest. Their new song “No Light Shall Save Us” arrives with a feature from Arch Enemy vocalist Alissa White-Gluz and an accompanying video. Read More: Hollywood Vampires cover David Bowie’s […]

The Dangerous Summer drop new song and other news you might have missed today

Amon Amarth announced U.S. tour dates—plus, don’t miss the Aquabats celebrating their 25-year anniversary. Check out the news you might have missed today below! 1. The Dangerous Summer announce album release date, drop new single The Dangerous Summer announced the release date for their upcoming full-length, Mother Nature, with another new single and music video. […]

There’s a genuine bromance between While She Sleeps and Trivium

[Trivium photo by: Jon Paul Douglass] When Trivium and Arch Enemy announced an extensive North American co-headlining tour earlier this month, it wasn’t just fans of both bands who were stoked. Turns out, there’s a bromance among all the bands on this tour. Support for the tour, which kicks off Oct. 27 in Orlando, Florida, comes […]

Trivium and Arch Enemy announce co-headlining tour and other news you might have missed today

Trivium and Arch Enemy reveal fall dates for a co-headlining tour, Diet Cig perform a Tiny Desk Concert, and Gone Is Gone drop a bizarre new music video! Check out some of the news you might have missed today below. Read more: Citizen premiere music video for “Jet” and other news you might have missed […]

Arch Enemy reveal cover art for new album 'Will To Power'

[Photo credit: Tim Tronckoe] Swedish death metal bastions Arch Enemy have unleashed the cover artwork and further details for their upcoming tenth album, Will To Power, due out September 8 from Century Media Records. Check it out below! Read more: Arch Enemy vocalist breaks her ribs, continues performing Will To Power's cover art is designed […]

7 un-metal projects from well-known metal musicians

Despite the stereotype of a metalhead being this untamable wild beast of a human, a good portion of us like some seriously un-metal music. Hell, some of us even make some seriously un-metal music. So let’s dive into the electronica, retro-rock, and post-rock projects from current and past members of bands like the Dillinger Escape Plan, […]

10 Things You Didn't Know about APTV's Caity Babcock

Our APTV correspondent Caity Babcock (AKA Ci Babs) has been busy this year, hosting Gibson Backstage Lounge interviews at the APMAs, showing you how to survive Warped Tour in style and, most recently, interviewing MGK among tons of other things!  Here are some quick facts about our favorite Canadian (sorry, Silverstein) to help you get […]

Madball premiere new song, music video featuring Walls Of Jericho frontwoman Candace Puopolo

Madball have premiered a brand new song titled “Born Strong,” with an accompanying music video, both of which feature Walls Of Jericho frontwoman Candace Puopolo. The track is taken from the band's highly anticipated eighth studio album, Hardcore Lives, which is due out on June 27 via the band's personal label Black N Blue. If you haven't yet, you can pre-order the […]

Arch Enemy vocalist breaks her ribs, continues performing

During a show on the band’s European tour, Arch Enemy vocalist Alissa White-Gluz (who's still a new addition to the band) broke her ribs after crashing through a stage riser. According to an update post by the singer, her doctor “forbade” her from playing any more shows, but that’s not stopping her. Read an update: […]

Arch Enemy plot fall headlining tour

Swedish metal act Arch Enemy will be headlining the North American Khaos tour this fall. Supporting the band will be DevilDriver, Skeletonwitch and Chthonic. The band will be touring in support of their latest release from Century Media Records, Khaos Legions. The tour kicks off September 8 in Baltimore, Maryland. See the full list of […]