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The Top Stories of 2011

The Top Stories of 2011

Black Sabbath, the West Memphis Three, Dave Mustaine and Metallica, and more! Look back on the crazy year that was…

Members of Alice in Chains, Black Sabbath, Disturbed, and More Pay Tribute to Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio at DimeBash

Members of Alice in Chains, Black Sabbath, Disturbed, and More Pay Tribute to Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio at DimeBash

The metal world turned out in force last night to pay tribute to former Pantera and Damageplan guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott at the annual DimeBash concert. You can check out fan-filmed videos, below, of the show that included performances by Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), Sebastian Bach, David […]

DimeBash 2011 to Feature Members of System of a Down, Slipknot, Disturbed, Anthrax, and More!

DimeBash 2011 to Feature Members of System of a Down, Slipknot, Disturbed, Anthrax, and More!

Celebrating the lives fallen Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio, members of Slipknot, System of a Down, Anthrax, and more are uniting to pay their respects at DimeBash 2011 at Hollywood’s Key Club on December 14. The event is a communion of songs and stories, where everyone present can tip their […]

Exclusive: Serj Tankian Premieres New Song “Total Paranoia” Off ‘Batman: Arkham City—The Album’

Exclusive: Serj Tankian Premieres New Song “Total Paranoia” Off ‘Batman: Arkham City—The Album’

System of a Down frontman and solo artist Serj Tankian has contributed a track to Batman: Arkham City – The Album, the upcoming soundtrack to the highly anticipated video game, Batman: Arkham City. Featuring 12 new original tracks by Coheed and Cambria, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, the Damned Things, and more (full track list below), Batman: […]

Review: Fair to Midland – Arrows & Anchors

Review: Fair to Midland – Arrows & Anchors

This restless Texas prog-metal outfit, best known as the former protégés of Serj Tankian (and the best Tool-aping act since Chevelle), have yet to make an epic game-changer of an album, but Arrows & Anchors, their fourth, comes close. Sprawling and ornery and darker than anything else they’ve done, it’s a fulminating mass of Brooklyn […]

Choose System of a Down’s Set List This Summer

Choose System of a Down’s Set List This Summer

Alt-metallers System of a Down are asking their fans to pick the set list for their upcoming tour. The band is asking fans to go to systemofadown.com to enter their top six songs, and, in exchange, one winner from each city will receive a pair of tickets to their local show along with a set […]

Amon Amarth Cover System Of A Down’s “Aerials”

Amon Amarth Cover System Of A Down’s “Aerials”

Amon Amarth—who are featured in the current issue of Revolver—have included a cover of alt-metal band System of a Down’s “Aerials” as a downloadable track with the purchase of their new album, Sulfur Rising. Check out the audio below, and let us know what you think in the comments. Be on the look out for […]

System of a Down Announce North American Tour Dates

System of a Down Announce North American Tour Dates

System of a Down have scheduled their first North American tour dates since announcing their return back in November.  The shows, which will be the band’s first in more than four years, will hit the following cities: May 10 – Edmonton, AL – Rexall Place May 12 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena May 13 […]

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System of a Down are Back!

Schizo-metal troupe System of a Down have reunited and announced a slew of tour dates in Europe next June. In a statement, they collectively said, “We have no master plan of sorts—we are playing these shows simply because we want to play together again as a band and for you, our amazing fans.” If you live in Europe or plan to travel this summer, get excited about the dates below.