Here Are the Highest Paid Hard Rock + Metal Bands of 2017
See who made the list.
14 Album Covers That Look Metal But Aren't
Demons, gravestones, blood and motorcycles on an album cover often mean you're about to hear some metal. But not always.
One Year Ago: Linkin Park's Chester Bennington Dies
Loudwire reflects on the tragic passing of the Linkin Park singer on the anniversary of his death.
Ted Nugent Denies Draft Dodging + Adopting 17-Year-Old Girlfriend
On 'The Joe Rogan Experience,' Nugent denied soiling his pants to avoid the Vietnam draft and becoming the legal guardian of his then 17-year-old girlfriend.
Bret Michaels Forecasts New Poison Song + Tour in 2020
Bret Michaels addresses the chatter about new music from Poison in an exclusive interview.
Metal Sign Language Interpreter Translates Lamb of God, Slays
Every metalhead needs to see this.
Pantera Legend Vinnie Paul Dead at 54
R.I.P. Vinnie Paul.
Why Judas Priest Should Be Inducted Into the Rock Hall
Loudwire Nights host Toni Gonzalez argues that Judas Priest should have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this weekend.
Godsmack Unleash Blistering ‘When Legends Rise’ Title Track
'When Legends Rise' is a prime example of Godsmack's melodic reinvention combined with all the hallmarks of their signature heavy metal sound
Noodles: The Offspring Eyeing Fall 2018 for New Album
Though a summer tour is on tap, guitarist Noodles reveals that The Offspring's next album may come a little later.
Randy Rhoads Should Be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Op-Ed
He also brought metal guitar soloing kicking and screaming into the '80s, helped to revive the career of one of heavy metal’s greatest frontmen, and played on two classic albums.
24 Years Ago: Soundgarden Release 'Superunknown'
On March 8, 1994, Soundgarden stepped up to the bar set by their peers and went shoulder to shoulder with the release of 'Superunknown.'
18 Years Ago: AC/DC Bring Back the Grit on 'Stiff Upper Lip'
On Feb. 28, 2000, AC/DC reunited with producer George Young and delivered their 'Stiff Upper Lip' album.
32 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Unleashes 'The Ultimate Sin'
'The Ultimate Sin' was rife with inner turmoil and was the last to feature guitarist Jake E. Lee. Get the full story behind the Ozzy Osbourne album inside.
Metal Grammys Year by Year: Who Really Should Have Won
The Grammys don't have a sterling reputation for their awards given to metal bands, so we've righted the wrongs with who really should have won!
21 Years Ago: The Offspring Release 'Ixnay on the Hombre'
On Feb. 4, 1997, The Offspring followed their ultra successful 'Smash' with the more rock-centric 'Ixnay on the Hombre.'
24 Years Ago: Alice in Chains Release 'Jar of Flies' EP
On Jan. 25, 1994, Alice in Chains turned an unfortunate situation into a chart-topping EP with the release of 'Jar of Flies.'
Avenged Sevenfold Albums Ranked
See how we rank Avenged Sevenfold's studio albums from weakest to strongest.
Vinnie Paul Looks Back on His Career in This 2016 Interview
Paul spoke to us for an edition of our 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' series.
Evanescence's Amy Lee Performs on a Hello Kitty Keyboard
Loudwire’s Hello Kitty Sessions continue with a special performance from Evanescence’s Amy Lee.