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Black Stone Cherry Reveal Video for Gritty Tracy Chapman Cover ‘Give Me One Reason’

Sometimes covers are so good you can't sit on them. Thankfully, Black Stone Cherry not only put their take on the Tracy Chapman classic "Give Me One Reason" on the digital only expanded edition of The Human Condition album, but they've also given us a new video from the studio to accompany it.Singer Chris Robertson's gritty, soulful voice and the band's funkier arrangement do justice to the Chapman original while […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 1

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51 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Paranoid’

When fans and critics look back at the early career of Black Sabbath they recognize that the band released six groundbreaking albums in a row before being consumed by their appetites for drugs and alcohol. But what they often fail to absorb is that all six albums were released within a five year timeframe. Yes, vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward were reinventing […]

todaySeptember 18, 2021 1

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Record Store Day Reveals 2021 Black Friday Promotions

Record Store Day will return at least one more time this year, with plans to serve up plenty of specialty items specifically for the busiest shopping time of the year. The list of Record Store Day items available for the annual Black Friday promotion have now been revealed.Over the years, Record Store Day has expanded its scope beyond just the initial one spring day meant to drive traffic back to […]

todaySeptember 14, 2021 3

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Metallica Read Bad Reviews of ‘The Black Album’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’

In honor of the release of their Blacklist album and the 30th anniversary of The Black Album, Metallica appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night (Sept. 10), where they performed a couple of songs, did an interview and read bad reviews of their iconic self-titled record.More specifically, they read reviews of the album on Amazon that were only given a single star. As you can imagine, not many of the reviewers wrote the actual reasons […]

todaySeptember 11, 2021 1

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Poll – What’s the Best Black Sabbath Song?

What's the best Black Sabbath song? That's what we want to find out from you in this Loudwire Nights Artist of the Week poll!Each week, we ask listeners to choose their favorite track from a list of 10 of the biggest songs by our selected Artist of the Week, to be highlighted live on the air on Loudwire Nights the next week.Listeners have until Friday at noon ET to cast their votes. We'll then play […]

todaySeptember 8, 2021 1

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Kirk Hammett Didn’t Use Wah Pedal When Writing Black Album Solos

Metallica's Kirk Hammett recently explained that he doesn't use the wah pedal when writing his guitar solos, something he said is true of his solos from the songs on the band's 1991 "Black Album," the landmark heavy metal LP that celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.The guitarist's effects pedal revelation might come as somewhat of a shock since gear-minded listeners know that Hammett is no stranger to the wah — indeed, the […]

todaySeptember 7, 2021 1

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Matt Heafy’s Black Metal Album Feat. Ihsahn, Nergal Due Next Year

Trivium frontman Matt Heafy is keeping impressively busy these days. As the metal veterans ready the release of their 10th studio album, In the Court of the Dragon, Heafy revealed he will finally release his long-gestating black metal record, featuring Emperor's Ihsahn and Behemoth's Nergal, next year.Heafy dished about the album on a recent episode of The Jasta Show, hosted by Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta. You can watch the full interview […]

todayAugust 29, 2021 5

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Black Stone Cherry Book Fall 2021 Tour Dates

Black Stone Cherry will return to the road this fall, continuing support of their 2020 album The Human Condition which today (Aug. 27) was just reissued as a deluxe digital edition release.Jared James Nichols and The Georgia Thunderbolts will provide support on the newly announced dates that kick off Oct. 5 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania and continue through Oct. 24 in Sturtevant, Wisconsin. Tickets for the run are now on sale […]

todayAugust 27, 2021 1

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Black Label Society Issue ‘Set You Free,’ Announce New Album

Black is back! Zakk Wylde is set to re-emerge with his Black Label Society band, returning with the new song "Set You Free" today, coinciding with the announcement of the band's latest studio album, Doom Crew Inc., which is due on Nov. 26 via eOne.In a pandemic year off the road, Wylde found inspiration in the band's "first to bleed, last to leave" road crew and legion of support the […]

todayAugust 24, 2021 3