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Former Korn Touring Guitarist Shane Gibson Dies

Sad news to report from the Korn family. Shane Gibson, who performed as a live member for Korn from 2007-2010, has passed away at the age of 35 from complications due to a blood clotting disorder.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Lacuna Coil’s Cristina Scabbia Talks New Album ‘Broken Crown Halo,’ Songwriting and Touring

Lacuna Coil co-vocalist Cristina Scabbia was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Fresh off the "Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock" tour, Scabbia talked about the trek, the band's transition after having two members retire and channeling her own personal struggles into the band's songwriting. If you missed Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Lacuna Coil's Cristina Scabbia.

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Dave Mustaine
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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Rocks Classics With the San Diego Symphony

After months of wondering how it would go over, it can now be said that Dave Mustaine's appearance with the San Diego Symphony was a success. The metal legend joined the Symphony for an evening that featured a mix of classical music staples along with a symphonic rendition of Megadeth's own 'Symphony of Destruction' (seen in the video above).

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As I Lay Dying Members Announce New Project Wovenwar, Plot First Single + Debut Album

As I Lay Dying members Jordan Mancino, Nick Hipa, Phil Sgrosso and Josh Gilbert have been teasing new music for some time now. Since vocalist Tim Lambesis pleaded guilty to murder-for-hire charges, the future of As I Lay Dying and its instrumental section was unsure, but the four musicians have just revealed the new project Wovenwar.

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Kyng
Razor & Tie
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Kyng Frontman Eddie Veliz Discusses New Album ‘Burn the Serum’

Following their powerful debut album, ‘Trampled Sun,’ Kyng are back with their sophomore disc ‘Burn the Serum.’ We had the chance to chat with frontman Eddie Veliz about the brand new disc, due out April 15 via Razor and Tie Records. Veliz talked about the creative process of ‘Burn the Serum,’ as well as some of his favorite tracks from the album. Check out our interview with Eddie Veliz of Kyng below, then stream the entire 'Burn the Serum' album in the player at the bottom of this post:

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Frank Bello + David Ellefson
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Anthrax’s Frank Bello and Megadeth’s David Ellefson Talk Altitudes & Attitude

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson are legendary musicians in their own right, but the 'Big 4' thrashers have taken their music in a new direction with Altitudes & Attitude.

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Deftones Chino Moreno Chi Cheng
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Deftones Pay Tribute To Late Bassist Chi Cheng With Never-Before-Released Track ‘Smile’

One year ago today (April 13), Deftones said goodbye to bassist Chi Cheng, who passed away after a 2008 car accident left him mostly in a coma for four and a half years. On the one year anniversary of his passing, frontman Chino Moreno has posted the unreleased song 'Smile' from Deftones' shelved album 'Eros.'

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The Word Alive
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The Word Alive Reveals New Album Details; Releases ‘Play the Victim’ Lyric Vid [Video]

It's time to get "Real," and by that we mean that The Word Alive have revealed that their new album title is 'Real.' The disc, the band's third full-length overall, is set for release on June 10 via Fearless Records.

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Anders Friden of In Flames
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In Flames Teases New Album

Did In Flames get hacked? It certainly appeared so earlier this week when their website was taken over by a mysterious figure going by the moniker lOLzcH4Rm1nG. But it turns out that was just a smokescreen for what was to come.

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Steel Panther
Universal
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Steel Panther Pumps Out Vid For ‘Gloryhole’ [Video]

Steel Panther have just released a very NSFW video for 'Gloryhole.' The track is an absolute gem from the band's third full-length, 'All You Can Eat,' and the video is a disturbing home run.

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Scar The Martyr
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Joey Jordison’s Scar the Martyr Part Ways With Vocalist Henry Derek Bonner

Times are tough at the moment for drummer Joey Jordison, who not only has been ousted from Slipknot but is now facing some turmoil with his new band. Jordison's Scar the Martyr group is now without a frontman after parting ways with vocalist Henry Derek Bonner.

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GWAR
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Surviving GWAR Members Pay Tribute to Dave Brockie and Introduce New Foundation

The loss of GWAR frontman and mastermind Dave Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus) sent the metal world into mourning on March 24. Countless tributes have been paid by some of rock and metal's finest musicians along with fans from around the world. In memory of the late frontman, the surviving members of GWAR memorialized their friend and announced the launch of the Dave Brockie Foundation.

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