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Randy Blythe
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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Returns to U.S. After Visiting Czech Prison Where He Was Detained

Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has returned to the United States after the remainder of his Czech manslaughter trial was delayed last week to accommodate sick witness, among other reasons. Although the controversial trial must be harrowing for the metal frontman, Blythe remains positive and levelheaded about the situation, posting beautiful pictures of Prague along with detailed descriptions of the dichotomy Blythe has experienced during his time in the city.

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Iron Maiden to Release ‘Maiden England ’88′ Concert DVD With Never-Before-Seen Footage

Arguably the greatest live metal act on the planet, Iron Maiden have just announced the release of a new concert DVD! The band used their 1988 'Maiden England' tour setlist as a basis for their most recent North American tour, but now, those who were unable (or weren't born early enough) to see the tour can relive the heavy metal mastery beginning March 25, when Iron Maiden release their 'Maiden England '88' double-disc DVD.

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Corey Taylor / Maynard James Keenan / Dave Navarro
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Corey Taylor, Maynard James Keenan, Dave Navarro + More Criticize 2013 Grammy Awards

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards were held last night (Feb. 10), and it was business as usual for the famed awards show. Music's biggest names walked the carpet, while shiny golden gramophones were given out to rock artists such as the Black Keys, Halestorm and Trent Reznor + Atticus Ross. However, a sense of disarray resonated with various musicians, who took to Twitter in order to vent their disapproval of the Grammy Awards.

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Joey Ramone Passport
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Joey Ramone Auction to Offer Singer’s Personal Record Collection, Passport + Other Rarities

A massive auction is happening for any Ramones fan with some extra cash to burn. Possessions from late, legendary vocalist Joey Ramone that include part of his record collection, some of his clothes, handwritten lyrics, his rolodex and even his long-expired passport are being auctioned off.

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Danny Carey
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Tool Drummer Danny Carey Suggests New Album Will Drop in 2013, Talks About Vespa Crash

Tool fans were disappointed to say the least when singer Maynard James Keenan announced that there would be no release from the band in 2013. The modern experimental legends have been working on a new album for some time, and drummer Danny Carey says, along with a bunch of other news, that a 2013 release is still planned.

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Randy Blythe - Lamb of God
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Remainder of Lamb of God Vocalist Randy Blythe’s Manslaughter Trial Delayed Until March

The current Czech manslaughter trial of Randy Blythe has been delayed until March 4 at the request of the Lamb of God singer and his defense team, according to WTVR. During Day 3 of the trial today (Feb. 6), Blythe asked for the delay to accommodate a sick witness who couldn't make it to court this week. Following one more day in court tomorrow to allow another witness to testify, Blythe is expected to return to the United States until the trial resumes.

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Maynard James Keenan
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Report: Maynard James Keenan Says Tool Will Not Release New Album in 2013

Fans who have been patiently waiting for Tool's next album will unfortunately have to hang in there a bit longer according to vocalist Maynard James Keenan. In a recent interview with Chile's Radio Futuro, Keenan apparently stated that Tool will not be releasing a new album in 2013.

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Volbeat Welcome Former Anthrax Guitarist Rob Caggiano Into Band, Reveal Details For New Album

Danish rockers Volbeat have a ton of captivating news to offer fans. Along with unveiling the title, release date an cover artwork of their upcoming fifth studio album, 'Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies,' Volbeat have also announced that former Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano has joined the group as a full-time member.

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Stone Sour Reveal ‘House of Gold & Bones Part 2′ Release Date + Details on New Single

Stone Sour have just unveiled a bunch of new details about their upcoming album 'House of Gold & Bones Part 2.' Along with announcing an official release date for the album, Stone Sour have revealed the record's track listing and the latest word on the album's first single, 'Do Me a Favor.'

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Black Sabbath Finish Recording Album, Plot Tour + Offer Tony Iommi Health Update

It's official! Black Sabbath have completed recording their upcoming album, '13.' Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler announced the exciting news to Eddie Trunk in a video interview (seen below) at the NAMM convention, in addition to offering an update on guitarist Tony Iommi's current battle with cancer.

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Corey Taylor of Stone Sour
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Corey Taylor Talks New Stone Sour Albums, Favorite Childhood Swear Words + More

Corey Taylor was nearly expelled in Kindergarten for yelling his favorite string of swear words. The Stone Sour / Slipknot vocalist chose to share this gem during Part 1 of our exclusive interview with the modern icon, along with discussing many other topics.

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