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Metallica Unleash Epic Ronnie James Dio Medley ‘Ronnie Rising’

Metallica have their share of naysayers, but after hearing the band's new Ronnie James Dio tribute medley, 'Ronnie Rising,' we have a feeling the lips of those naysayers will be sewn shut. The nine-minute song is masterfully put together, combining the iconic tracks 'A Light in the Black,' 'Tarot Woman,' 'Stargazer' and 'Kill the King.'

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The planned search area for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, as of March 24, 2014. (Australian Maritime Safety Authority via Getty Images)

Missing Flight 370 Crashed Into Indian Ocean, Says Malaysian Prime Minister

Authorities have concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 fell into the Indian Ocean, killing all 239 people onboard.

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slipknot Taking Knotfest to Japan in 2014

Slipknot are bringing back their Knotfest music event in 2014, but taking a page out of Ozzfest's book, Slipknot will be staging the fest in Japan. Slipknot were actually part of last year's one-off Ozzfest performance in Japan and will now deliver their very own festival to the country on Nov. 15 and 16.

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Dave Brockie
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GWAR Frontman Dave ‘Oderus Urungus’ Brockie Dead at 50

It's with great sadness that we report the death of GWAR frontman Dave 'Oderus Urungus' Brockie. According to various sources, Brockie's body was found on the evening of March 23.

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Aerosmith's Steven Tyler / Slash
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Aerosmith + Slash Set to Announce 2014 U.S. Tour

Two of hard rock's legendary acts are teaming up for a 2014 U.S. summer tour, as Aerosmith will hit the road with Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. The news was revealed Friday (March 21) via tweets from members of Aerosmith, as well as Slash himself.

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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Wendy Dio Discusses Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album, Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund + More

The Ronnie James Dio Awards are in their third year, continuing to not only celebrate the music of the late great Ronnie James Dio, but also spreading the word about cancer awareness and raising funds to try to eradicate cancer in our lifetime.

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Bring Me The Horizon ‘Sleepwalking’ Free MP3 From ‘Loudwire Nights With Full Metal Jackie’

It's been just about a year since Bring Me the Horizon unleashed their epic disc 'Sempiternal,' and they've taken the music world by storm with the album. Following the success of the single 'Go To Hell, For Heaven's Sake,' frontman Oli Sykes and the boys are currently blowing up radio with 'Sleepwalking.' To celebrate the band's success, BMTH and Epitaph Records are teaming up with our radio show 'Loudwire Nights With Full Metal Jackie' to offer a free MP3 download of 'Sleepwalking' (in the player below)!

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Metallica Slayer
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

See the First Tweets From Metallica, Slayer, Slash, Black Sabbath, David Draiman + More!

Today (March 21) marks Twitter's eighth birthday. Although the iconic social media platform was launched in July 2006, it was March 21, 2006 that Twitter was officially founded. We've all seen how Twitter has changed the world, but do you remember the site's humble beginnings? It's a bit of a blur, but thanks to Twitter's 'Discover' feature, we can see the very first tweets sent out by your favorite rock and metal musicians.

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Fieldy
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Instagram: Brian Head Welch

Korn’s Fieldy Apparently Gets Crucifix Face Tattoo

Korn guitarist's Brian 'Head' Welch famously left the band to embrace his Christian beliefs, but now bassist Fieldy is showing his faith by apparently getting a tattoo of a crucifix the left side of his face.

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Kurt Cobain
Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

Kurt Cobain’s Death Reviewed by Seattle Police, Never-Before-Shown Photo Revealed

The death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is being reviewed by Seattle police 20 years after the musician's death, and KIRO 7 Eyewitness News has unveiled a photo from the death scene that's never before been made public (see below).

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