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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.
In the Media by Markos Papadatos - 5 comments

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.
In the Media by Mathew Wace Peck - 6 comments

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.
Digital Journal Report by Kathleen Creighton - 1 comment

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.
Digital Journal Report by Markos Papadatos

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.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 5 comments

‘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.
Digital Journal Report by Alexander Baron - 1 comment

Judas Priest labelled 'death metal' on Simpsons, Bart apologises

A recent episode of The Simpsons, which featured heavy metal rock giants Judas Priest guesting, had mislabelled the band as "death metal," causing uproar with fans of one of the finest and most original heavy metal bands of all time.
In the Media by Kev Hedges

Who are Black Sabbath?

Black Sabbath have been back in news this year. You've probably heard of Ozzy, but what do you know about the rest of the band?
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 1 comment

Metallica brings heavy metal concert to sub-zero Antarctica

Metallica, one of the most recognizable metal bands in the world, offered an unusual concert in Antarctica. About a hundred fans heard the group through headphones to avoid environmental impact disrupting the peaceful life of Antarctic fauna.
In the Media by Igor I. Solar - 7 comments

Robot band Compressorhead to perform live in New York City

New York - In New York City on November 12, as an extension of its corporate messaging on innovation, General Electric will present a live concert by Compressorhead - a rock and roll band composed entirely of robots.
In the Media by Michael Krebs

Metallica books gig in Antarctica

The heavy metal legends of Metallica have announced what could arguably be their most badass concert to date — a live gig in Antarctica.
In the Media by John Simon Ritchie - 1 comment

Six-year-old screams about zombies on America's Got Talent

New York - When six-year-old contestant Aaralyn O'Neil took the stage for her America's Got Talent audition, everyone assumed that she would be singing a sweet little song about butterflies or rainbows. What she delivered instead was a heavy song about zombies.
In the Media by Kevin Fitzgerald - 4 comments

Op-Ed: Unlocking the Truth proves age doesn't matter in metal

New York - They hit Times Square with heavy licks and riffs and amazed ordinary bystanders with their musical skills. Although people in this neighborhood are used to hearing heavy metal music, it's unusual to hear this type of music from sixth-graders.
In the Media by Ron Jayson Timbang - 1 comment

College in UK to offer degree in Heavy Metal

A college in Britain has announced that it will be offering a degree in Heavy Metal. The qualification will be called a "Heavy Metal Music Performance degree."
In the Media by Stephen Morgan - 3 comments

Chinese dissident to use heavy metal to 'express his opinion'

The Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei has stated he plans to release a heavy metal album in order to "express his opinion" about a variety of issues relating to politics in China.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

Yet another book about Thin Lizzy published

Toronto - Does the world need yet another book about Thin Lizzy? Somebody seems to think so, and he is not alone. This latest is published in Canada.
In the Media by Alexander Baron

Glasgow rockers Gun are back

Glasgow - In 1989, Gun hit the UK music scene with 'Taking On The World', but although they enjoyed some follow up success, they faded into obscurity.
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 1 comment

Review: Thin Lizzy — 'Bad Reputation' Special

Dublin - Does the world need another documentary about Thin Lizzy? If you need to ask that question, you don't know what rock music is all about.
Digital Journal Report by Alexander Baron

Jon Lord (1941-2012) rock star supreme

London - Jon Lord, long time keyboard player with Deep Purple and one of the biggest names in progressive rock and heavy metal, has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 71.
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 1 comment

Black Sabbath announce comeback gig

Black Sabbath are set to take the stage in Birmingham, UK for their first show since 2005 in an event heralded as a ‘comeback gig’.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Phil Lynott plays the O2

London - Twenty-six years after his premature death, the Boy is back in Town for a two and a half month stint at the O2 in London's Docklands.
In the Media by Alexander Baron

Review: British rock legends UFO still not resting on their laurels Special

Cambridge - UK legendary rockers UFO, performed in the university town of Cambridge on Thursday, beginning a 16-date tour of the UK. The concert produced the obvious mix of experience, raw talent and hard rock charisma one expects from such a long-established act.
Digital Journal Report by Kev Hedges - 1 comment

Review: UFO — Rocking into their fifth decade

Old rockers never die, they only fade away, and some don't even do that. UFO have been going since the 1960s, and are now slap bang in the middle of yet another tour.
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 3 comments

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi undergoes cancer treatment

Los Angeles - Tony Iommi, guitarist with the rock group Black Sabbath, is to undergo treatment for cancer after being diagnosed with lymphoma.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Op-Ed: Phil Lynott — 26 years gone, not forgotten

Dublin - Phillip Parris Lynott died 26 years ago today, but he still casts a giant shadow over contemporary rock, and his spirit lives on.
In the Media by Alexander Baron

Op-Ed: Black Sabbath to reunite after 33 years!

Los Angeles - At a press conference held at the famous Hollywood Whisky A Go Go club, the original line up of Black Sabbath announced a reunion for next year, and their first studio album for 33 years!
In the Media by Alexander Baron

Op-Ed: Michael Schenker rises from a Temple Of Rock with Gibson Flying V

Michael Schenker's new album is called Temple Of Rock. Former Scorpions and UFO guitarist Michael Schenker is back with an album of no-nonsense rock in his true inimitable, Flying V-led style.
In the Media by Kev Hedges

Leave this band or you’ll be fired, teacher is told

A Stuttgart-based trainee high-school teacher has been threatened with dismissal unless he leaves his gory death-metal band, which includes naked, blood-smeared women in its live act.
In the Media by Andrew John

AC/DC's Latest Album Is Going Strong a Week Early on BitTorrent Sites

For eight long years fans of AC/DC have waited for a new album. Black Ice is due to be released this coming weekend but many have already downloaded the album.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Heavy Metal: A New Disability, But This One Is For The Books!

Straight out of Ripley’s Believe It or Not, a Swedish man has fought for and now receives disability payments for his addiction to …heavy metal music! If you think this isn't possible, read on; that is, if you can concentrate above the roar!
In the Media by M Dee Dubroff - 7 comments
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UFO at The Junction  Cambridge - March 15 2012
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Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed during the Decimation of the Nation tour
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Heavy metal group Megadeth bring their 'Gigantour' to New York City.
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Lollapalooza in Grant Park, Chicago.
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