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Triptykon Frontman Tom Gabriel Warrior Talks ‘Melana Chasmata’ Album

Triptykon frontman Tom Gabriel Warrior was the guest on Full Metal Jackie's radio show this past weekend. The vocalist spoke about the band's 'Melana Chasmata' album, their special edition box set version, the band's artwork and the live concert experience. If you missed Jackie's show, here's her full interview with Triptykon's Tom Gabriel.

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Black Stone Cherry’s Chris Robertson Discusses ‘Magic Mountain’ Album and Kentucky Roots

Black Stone Cherry are on their way back with the new album 'Magic Mountain' due out May 6. Frontman Chris Robertson recently spoke with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about the disc and also talked about getting their start in Kentucky and what fans can expect from their upcoming live shows. Check out Full Metal Jackie's chat with Black Stone Cherry's Chris Robertson below.

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Cherie Currie and Lita Ford Talk The Runaways, Joan Jett and Influencing Women in Rock

While there are plenty of women in hard rock today, they definitely owe a bit of gratitude to The Runaways. The band arrived on the scene with their 1976 self-titled debut and despite their young age and gender, both of which presented barriers at the time, they went toe-to-toe with many of the male-driven acts of the day.

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Avenged Sevenfold Guitarist Synyster Gates Dazzles Fans at Master Class

Avenged Sevenfold's Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance just took home the award for Best Guitarists at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards, but a few weeks ago Gates took the stage for a much different kind of gathering. In an event co-sponsored by Schecter Guitar Research and Guitar Center, Gates hand-selected 10 guitarists from an online contest to take part in an hour-and-a-half master class.

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Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher Talks About Upcoming Album ‘Once More ‘Round the Sun’

We know you're all pumped for Mastodon's 2014 album, 'Once More 'Round the Sun,' so we scored an exclusive interview with everyone's favorite handlebar-mustached guitar titan, Bill Kelliher.

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Jacoby Shaddix: Papa Roach Working on Their ‘Sickest, Most Illest’ Album Yet

Papa Roach are one of rock's hardest working bands and at present the group is in the early stages of recording their next album. However, Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix got a respite from the studio for a night to come out and hang with many of his hard rock brothers and sisters at the Revolver Golden Gods ceremony Wednesday (April 24) in Los Angeles.

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King Of The Wing 2014 Preview — Pit Stop Catering [Video]

King Of The Wing is April 26 -- this Saturday -- and we've been visiting with some of the contestants!

Today, Pit Stop Catering came in with the wings they will have at this year's contest.

They called these wings Sucker Punch Wings. They start sweet. Then, they have a punch!

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Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde on ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’ and Meeting Ozzy Osbourne

Things are starting to pick up for Black Label Society. The group just released their 'The Catacombs of the Black Vatican' album and are just about to launch their massive 'Golden Gods' trek with Down, The Butcher Babies and Devil You Know.

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Pop Evil’s Leigh Kakaty Discusses ‘Onyx’ Album and ‘Being a Minority Frontman’ [Video]

Pop Evil kicked off this year with a massive trek with Stone Sour, and now the Grand Rapids-based band is hitting the road with Escape the Fate. For a full list of dates go here.

Loudwire had the opportunity to sit down with Pop Evil frontman Leigh Kakaty, who spoke all about the band’s latest disc ‘Onyx.’ He gives an honest account of their need for creative freedom and expression on the album, as well as challenging recording moments.

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Ace Frehley on What Really Happened at KISS’ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction [Exclusive]

On April 10, KISS were inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and a lot has been written about the event. But we had the privilege of having founding KISS guitarist Ace Frehley drop by our studio the very next day to set the record straight as to what really went down at the ceremony. Check out the interview in the video above.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: The Most Complicated Name Spelling Ever [Video]

Typically, when people are interviewed for the news, they're asked to say their name and spell it out. That way, when the news airs, they can flash your name up on the screen to identify you.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Candidates Interview for World’s Toughest Job [Video]

Some jobs are more demanding than others. And there's one job even more demanding than all of those combined.

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