Last night, the nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards were announced. Thrash metal is the theme of this year’s Hard Rock/Metal Performance nominations, with Megadeth, Anthrax and Lamb of God all garnering nods, along with Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson and Halestorm. In the rock music category, Jack White led the way with three nominations, […]
Every Tuesday–the day that new music comes out–we will be listing the hard-rock and metal releases that hit stores, and every Wednesday we will be offering you, the fans, the chance to pick the Album of the Week. Below, check out the albums, EPs, singles, and DVDs that came out this week; pick your favorite, […]
It’s Tuesday–the day that music comes out–and this one sees shit from As I Lay Dying, Green Day, Gojira, Steve Harris of Iron Maiden, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you have already or are planning to pick up. As I Lay Dying – […]
After somehow mustering the willpower to remain tight-lipped about this solo project for decades (literally!), Iron Maiden founder and bassist Steve Harris seemingly dropped this hard-rock heavy hitter from the heavens. Musically, the group has little in common with the operatic, prog-metal epics of Harris’ main band, and, in fact, British Lion might surprise longtime Ed […]
Iron Maiden and Coheed and Cambria rocked Moutain View, California, this summer. As well as the requisite horns-throwing fans, the bands were greeted by protesters at the entrance screaming “Jesus will penetrate you!” Our own Stephanie Cabral was there, too, capturing all the action. Check out her pics below.
Napalm Death found a perfect medium, their shredded, scrawled skeleton of a logo standing as a symbol of all things insane, repulsive, and enraged.
Metallica, Iron Maiden, Black Label Society and More to Appear on Deep Purple Tribute Album, ‘Re-Machined’
Metallica, Iron Maiden, Chickenfoot (featuring Joe Satriani), Steve Vai and other artists will appear on Re-Machined: A Tribute to Machine Head, a Deep Purple tribute album scheduled to be released September 4. The album, which features cover versions of every track on Deep Purple’s classic 1972 album, also will feature appearances by Carlos Santana, Joe […]
Whether it’s over-zealous fans holding up their camera phones for entire songs or that one guy who’s got his head down texting the whole show, cell phones have become the bane of both performers and concert-goers alike. And while most bands do their best to just ignore rude fans, Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson had enough […]
Iron Maiden are a band who doesn’t usually enjoy looking backward…especially at their concerts. In fact, on many recent tours, they’ve made it a point to stay as current as possible. When they released their 14th album, A Matter of Life and Death, they played it from start to finish at every date of that […]
Music retailer HMV recently ran a poll to determine the best British album of the past 60 years. The poll coincided with the Queen’s diamond jubilee, which celebrates 60 years on the throne. While the competition was undoubtedly stiff — with The Dark Side of the Moon, Abbey Road and Led Zeppelin IV in the […]