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This is Why the News Media Totally Sucks at Their Job [Rant]

The Fort Hood shooting spree Wednesday was a terrible thing. It's always bad that these things happen. Our thoughts go out to all the families of those affected by this tragedy.

As if the incident wasn't bad enough, why does the news media add stupid crap in the following days. Like the latest news story from ABC News.

Their focus in the first half of the new story: That the shooter was a fan of Slipknot.

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Chevelle’s Sam Loeffler Talks ‘La Gargola’ Album and Touring

Chevelle continue to crank out great hard rock music and the band's seventh studio album, 'La Gargola,' just arrived in stores and online. The group has been receiving positive reviews so far for the heavier sounding effort and they're getting ready to take their show on the road.

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KISS Seeking Fan Input on How to Celebrate ‘Epic’ 40th Anniversary

It's a huge year for KISS, who are about to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But that's just the beginning, as the band is currently contemplating how to celebrate their 40th anniversary in music.

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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Mourns as Speaker At GWAR Frontman Dave Brockie’s Memorial Service

Rest in peace, Dave Brockie! The beloved GWAR frontman, also known as Oderus Urungus, touched many in the music industry with not only his outspoken and entertaining ways, but also the way in which he treated others. One of those who had a long-running friendship with Brockie was Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe, who had a chance to speak at the musician's memorial service.

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Mastodon’s Sixth Studio Album Nears Completion

We broke the news not too long ago that Mastodon had finished recording their sixth studio album. The hugely anticipated record is expected for a summer release, but the entire process isn't done yet. In a message posted on Mastodon's Facebook page, the band reveals the record is now in the mastering process.

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Saliva
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Saliva, ‘Rise Up’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

Saliva are back with the title track from their new album, 'Rise Up,' and the band is teaming with Loudwire to exclusively bring you the premiere of the 'Rise Up' video.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Fox News Shocked by Spring Break Antics [Video]

Most people know what to expect with spring break: a ton of drunk, half-clothed college students staggering around and dancing.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Notre Dame Student Breaks Into Spa, Steals Hot Pockets [Video]

Sometimes, you get a hankerin' for a Hot Pocket and some ice cream.

When that happens, you'll do whatever you need to do to fulfill that craving.

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Twelve Foot Ninja’s Spring North American Tour includes Rock on the Range

Aussie fusion metallists Twelve Foot Ninja are about to hit the road on a North American trek that includes a mix of both festival and headline dates. The bubbling under band is touring in support of their new album 'Silent Machine,' which dropped last fall.

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Category: Concerts, Metal, News
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Sevendust’s Lajon Witherspoon Praises Living Colour’s Corey Glover for Breaking Barriers

For many years, the hard rock and metal genre was predominantly populated with white male musicians, but from the late '80s on there were more rockers breaking that color barrier. Sevendust frontman Lajon Witherspoon was one such artist who did so, and he spoke about finally meeting one of the musicians who helped break the barrier during an appearance on the 'Talk Is Jericho' podcast with Chris Jericho.

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Whitechapel Slates Tour Dates with DevilDriver, New Studio Video [Video]

Whitechapel's latest album 'Our Endless War' will be unleashed April 29, and the band is giving fans a behind the scenes look at the recording process. They shot a series of in-studio videos, and you can watch the first one above.

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Razor & Tie
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Chiodos’ Craig Owens Talks ‘Devil’ Album

Chiodos are back with the new album 'Devil' and they're ready to prove something again. There's been quite a bit of change since their last studio album, as frontman Craig Owens has re-joined the band along with drummer Derrick Frost, and the group has added some vocal assistance with Thomas Erak. After touring to see how things would work out, the band forged ahead with the idea of pursuing new music.

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Category: Interviews, News, Rock

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