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Introducing a Great Band Called Crobot Live at Rock on the Range 2014 [Video]

One of the bands I go the chance to learn about at Rock on the Range 2014 is Crobot.  Don't ask about where the name comes from...it's a story about Crowbars and Robots, and I think a robot girlfriend in the garage...weird story.  Probably best left unanswered.

These guys hit the Jagermeister stage on the second day of Rock on the Range and not only surprised all the people in the crowd with how good they are, but got some serious metalheads wearing Slayer shirts moving and enjoying the show!  That's saying something.

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Iron Maiden live
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Iron Maiden and Anthrax Rocking Europe – Let’s Enjoy It Too [Video]

One of my favorite bands of all time is the mighty Iron Maiden!  I've seen them so many times, I've sort of lost count.  I've even taken vacations for the sole purpose of following Maiden on tour around the southwest and seeing as many shows in a week as I could!

I know, weirdo, right?

The photo at the top is one I took in Vegas last year when I followed them to Vegas and then San Bernardino.

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Days of the New
Outpost Records
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Days of the New Classic Lineup Reunites for Summer 2014 Tour

The founding Days of the New foursome that appeared on their platinum-selling self-titled debut disc are reuniting for tour dates this summer.

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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
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Amon Amarth Plots Fall 2014 North American Tour With Sabaton and Skeletonwitch [Video]

The Swedish Viking horde Amon Amarth will make a triumphant return to North America in September. Opening the shows will be fellow Swedes Sabaton and the American band Skeletonwitch.

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(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Metallica “The Frayed Ends of Sanity” Live for the First Time Ever [Video]

When Metallica's ...And Justice for All album came out, I was blown away by the music.  The long, crazy songs, the time signature changes, the pure epicness of the entire album was (and still is) freaking amazing!

There are a couple songs on the album that I don't feel have gotten the love they deserve, and "The Frayed Ends of Sanity" is one of them.  This is one (if not the only) song in Metallica's catalog that they've NEVER played live.

Until last night!

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Lacuna Coil “Our Truth” Live at Rock on the Range 2014 [Video]

Lacuna Coil is a great Italian band I've been listening to since their Unleashed Memories album, and was totally blown away by songs like "Senzafine", "Heir of a Dying Day", and "When a Dead Man Walks", back in 2001.  I've gotten the chance to see them a few times, and they've always delivered a great set, with tons of energy.

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Black Label Society “Godspeed Hellbound” Live at Rock on the Range 2014 [Video]

So many bands, so many videos, from the three days of awesome that was Rock on the Range 2014!  One band I always love to see live is Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society!  Not just for the awesome shred of Zakk, but also to check out who his co-shredder is on second guitar (Dario Lorina)!

Zakk also writes a lot of really amazing songs, with a lot of artificial harmonics, or "pings" in them.  Check out this live version of a heavy beast, "Godspeed Hellbound" from the Order of the Black album!

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Mike Barrett, Loudwire
Mike Barrett, Loudwire
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Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ Sets New Sales Record, Band Plays ‘Frayed Ends of Sanity’ for First Time

The 'Black Album' has become the first album in SoundScan history to surpass 16 million copies sold + Metallica played 'Frayed Ends of Sanity' live in Finland.

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Slayer “World Painted Blood” and “War Ensemble” Live at Rock on the Range 2014 [Video]

Slayer is one of those bands that inspires ridiculous extreme loyalty in it's fans.  Slayer fans don't say, "Slayer".  They scream it!  They've always been one of my favorite bands to see live, and they just bring a simple performance experience to their fans.  It's just a brutal assault on you, without any frills or silliness.

Tom Araya has a really laid-back, happy demeanor when he's talking with the crowd, making sure everyone is having a good time, and helping each other out, so everyone can have a good time.

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Guns N Roses “It’s So Easy” Live at Rock on the Range 2014 [Video]

One of the big-name bands around that I've never seen before...Guns N Roses.  Weird, huh?  But I had my chance at Rock on the Range!  Guns headlined Day 1 this year, and took the stage on time.  Hell, I didn't check the exact time, but they might have even gone on a couple minutes early!

No hassle, no delay, just hit the stage hard, and cranked it out for a few hours!

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Theory of a Deadman “So Happy” Live at Rock on the Range 2014 [Video]

Rock on the Range has rapidly become the biggest sort of European-style festival in the U.S., and there are more that are building quickly as well, which is great!  The chance to go to one place and be able to experience so many bands in a short amount of time, covering all different kinds of rock and metal is something the U.S. has been way behind Europe.

Theory of a Deadman hit the main stage at ROTR on Saturday, May 17th, just after 5 in the afternoon, and played a great set, kicking things off with their song, "So Happy".

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Staind ‘It’s Been Awhile’ Live at Rock on the Range 2014 [Video]

Rock on the Range has rapidly become the biggest sort of European-style festival in the U.S., and there are more that are building quickly as well, which is great!  The chance to go to one place and be able to experience so many bands in a short amount of time, covering all different kinds of rock and metal is something the U.S. has been way behind Europe.

One of the bands on the main stage during Rock on the Range 2014 was Staind, who have been away again while Aaron Lewis does his solo country music.  They can still rock pretty hard when together, though!

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