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Clint Lowery of Sevendust talks new solo album, success and fans Special

Clint Lowery of the acclaimed heavy metal band Sevendust chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming breakthrough solo album, "God Bless the Renegades."

Judas Priest earns 2020 nod for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

On October 15, it was announced that heavy metal group Judas Priest earned a nomination for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2020.

'American Idol' alum James Durbin and Quiet Riot part ways

"American Idol" alum and rock singer-songwriter James Durbin parted ways with the heavy metal band Quiet Riot as their lead singer.

Op-Ed: Judas Priest belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Judas Priest is an iconic British heavy metal band that deserves to be inducted into the coveted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Review: All That Remains rocks hard at Revolution Bar and Music Hall Special

Amityville - On May 30, acclaimed heavy metal band All That Remains rocked Revolution Bar and Music Hall in Amityville on Long Island.

Op-Ed: Iron Maiden should be inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Iron Maiden is an iconic British heavy metal group that belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They are one of the Rock Hall's most glaring omissions.

Review: Judas Priest puts on electrifying show at The Paramount Special

Huntington - On May 14, acclaimed heavy metal group Judas Priest headlined The Paramount in Huntington on Long Island, and their set was electrifying.

Judas Priest to kick off 2019 'Firepower' North American Tour

Judas Priest has announced their 2019 North American Tour, which will kick off this spring. It will be in support of their latest studio album, "Firepower."

Review: Ex-Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing soars on new autobiography Special

On September 18, former Judas Priest guitarist and co-founder K.K. Downing released his autobiography "Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest" through Da Capo Press.

Metallica rock at London's O2 Special

London - Metallica gave a spellbounding concert at London's O2 Arena, thumping through classic numbers together with tracks taken from their new album. The concert backdrop consisted of some impressive digital projection.

Review: All That Remains rocks on Garth Brooks' 'Thunder Rolls' cover Special

Heavy metal band All That Remains has covered the Garth Brooks classic "Thunder Rolls," and they have done an awesome job with it.

All That Remains talks new album, Mulcahy's show, future and fans Special

Wantagh - Mike Martin from the heavy metal band All That Remains sat down and chatted with Digital Journal prior to their May 25 concert at Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall on Long Island.

Review: Japanese superstars Babymetal to release 'Metal Resistance'

A young, all-girl heavy metal/teen-pop trio from Japan, Babymetal recently released their new single "Karate," a song off their upcoming second album 'Metal Resistance.' Digital Journal listened to both.

Members of Iron Maiden visit slain bishop's tomb

In a city frequently called the homicide capital of the world, a legendary heavy metal band famous for singing about demons, murder, prostitutes and the violence of history visited the tomb of a martyred bishop who championed peace through Catholicism.

Review: Deep Purple release a seven-album boxset on vinyl

One of rock's most influential acts, formed in Hertford, England in 1968, has re-released seven albums from a particularly fruitful period in their history as part of an attractive vinyl boxset.

Musician Marcus Nand agrees that 'time and tide wait for no man' Special

A familiar face on the L.A. music scene, UK-born guitarist Marcus Nand has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including Rod Stewart, Rami Jaffee and Mike Inez. Now he's going solo and tells Digital Journal all about it.

Review: Dumb but sometimes amusing ‘Rock & Roll Christmas’ opens in T.O. Special

Toronto - “Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale” sounds like an absurd parody TV special from “The Simpsons” or “SCTV”. In fact, it kept reminding me of the old “KISS Saves Santa” bit from “Family Guy.” In 2015, life imitates silly art.

Heavy metal pollution leads to less attractive tits

The male tit's color and appearance are of great importance in attracting females. New evidence suggests that in some areas where pollution levels are high with an abundance of certain metals, the birds are changing color.

Review: ‘Deathgasm’ hooks audiences right up until the big finish Special

‘Deathgasm’ is a heavy metal horror story that regales audiences with its loud and gory tale of a group of kids who mistakenly summon a world-ending demon.

Op-Ed: The ridiculous attack on Deborah Drever

Calgary - There’s legitimate political controversy, and there are non-issues that cause political careers to be unnecessarily put in peril. The latter is on full display as newly elected MLA Deborah Drever continues to be jumped on before she's been sworn in.

Op-Ed: Monday marks ten years since the death of Dimebag Darrell

For heavy metal fans it is an anniversary they wish was never on a calender. Monday marks ten years since the death of Pantera's hard partying riff master Dimebag Darrell.

Interview with That Metal Show's Eddie Trunk Special

The TV presenter, author, radio DJ and all-round expert on everything related to hard rock and heavy metal speaks to Digital Journal

Wayne Static, founder of Static-X, dead at 48

On November 1, it was released via a press statement that Wayne Static, the founder of Static-X, passed away at the age of 48.

Interview with former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing Special

Widely believed to have retired when he left the legendary pioneers of heavy metal in 2011, the archetypal rock guitarist is actually busier than ever. Digital Journal found out more.

Metallica stars in hilarious 'This Is SportsCenter' commerical

Heavy metal band Metallica is featured in a funny 30-second television commercial for "This Is SportsCenter" that will air on ESPN.

Christopher Lee celebrates turning 92, releases heavy-metal album

The Hammer Horror movie legend is celebrating his 92nd birthday by releasing his first heavy-metal album of cover versions.

2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival announces line-up Special

The 2014 Mayhem Festival's line-up was announced today and includes some of heavy metal's heaviest hitters. The biggest tour of this genre begins July 5th in San Bernadina, CA.

Interview with Dave Mustaine: Lead singer of Megadeth Special

Iconic heavy metal group Megadeth will soon embark on a world tour in more than 25 countries across four continents starting in April. This Digital Journalist spoke to lead singer Dave Mustaine about the band's future.

Man dies after stage diving at Suicidal Tendencies concert

Solothurn - A 28-year-old man has died after leaping from the stage at a Suicidal Tendencies concert in Solothurn in Switzerland. Apparently the crowd below failed to catch him properly.

‘The Golden Age of American Rock’ Special

This three part BBC Four documentary traces American rock from the 1960s to the 1980s. Some of the major players are interviewed along the way.
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K.K. on stage.
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Heavy metal group Megadeth bring their  Gigantour  to New York City.
Heavy metal group Megadeth bring their 'Gigantour' to New York City.
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Lollapalooza in Grant Park, Chicago.
K.K. (left) on stage with Judas Priest.
K.K. (left) on stage with Judas Priest.
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Heavy metal band Iron Maiden
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UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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Judas Priest appearing on The Simpsons
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Heavy metal band Black Sabbath
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Heavy metal band Judas Priest
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Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed during the Decimation of the Nation tour
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