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Metallica and Dave Grohl to Perform at Special Veterans Day Concert for Valor’

Metallica and Dave Grohl will salute U.S. Veterans and their families at ‘The Concert for Valor,‘ which will take place in Washington, D.C., on Veterans Day.

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Darrell Abbott
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Pantera’s ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott Rips a Monster Guitar Solo at 18-Years-Old – Best of YouTube

Before he was 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott, 'Diamond' Darrell Abbott was shredding on his beloved Dean ML in his teens.

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Slipknot's Shawn Clown Crahan
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Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan Explains Motive Behind Camel Dung Scent at Knotfest

In a new interview with Shawn 'Clown' Crahan, the percussionist explains the importance of burning camel dung throughout the three-day event.

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Fozzy
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Fozzy Announces New Bassist Jeff Rouse, Winter 2014 Headlining Tour

Fozzy will keep touring into late 2014 and they've announced that bassist Jeff Rouse is now a full member of the group.

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MTVu Fandom Awards - Comic-Con International 2014
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97.9 WGRD’s October 2014 Top Songs Playlist [Video]

Nonpoint - Breaking Skin Video
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Nonpoint Unveils ‘Breaking Skin’ Video

Nonpoint have unveiled the video for the single 'Breaking Skin.' The powerful clip was directed by Justin Reich.

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Mastodon, 'The Motherload'
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Mastodon Unleashes an Army of Twerkers in Video for ‘The Motherload’

Just as we thought the whole world was sick of twerking, the metal titans of Mastodon single-handedly brought it back.

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Slipknot
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Knotfest 2014 to Include Flaming Carnival Games, Junk Car Drum Circle, Camel Dung Scent

Slipknot have just announced the gritty details that will make Knotfest truly unique.

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Congratulations to Ray Silva: Knotfest Trip Winner

Congratulations to Ray Silva, the lucky guy who won the trip to San Bernardino, Calif., to check out Knotfest!  

He's a huge Corey Taylor fan, and missed seeing Stone Sour, but is really excited to check out Slipknot!

He's also stoked for Black Label Society and Volbeat...man, this guy's missed a lot of shows this year!

Be prepared, Ray, you're going to smell like sh** when you come back.

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The Big 4 - Metallica. Slayer. Megadeth. Anthrax.
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Watch Pantera’s ‘Mouth For War’ Live from Motorhead’s Motorboat Cruise Last Weekend [Video]

When Megadeth was unable to perform on Motorhead's Motorboat cruise this past week, some of the other bands, and some Megadeth guys decided to create the "Metal Alliance", and perform a bunch of covers on the cruise.

Mike Portnoy, Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Rex Brown, Phil Anselmo, Chris Broderick, Scott Ian and more got together and rocked the ship with covers from Journey through Pantera!

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Lars Ulrich
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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich on Fan Consideration While Writing: ‘It’s a Lost Cause’

The drummer says that asking 20 different Metallica fans what they want might yield 20 different answers.

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Killswitch Engage
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Killswitch Engage Eyes Follow-Up to ‘Disarm the Descent’ Album

Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach reveals the band has set aside some time to work on their next album, with hopes for a quick turnaround.

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