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Download Festival Announcement

The official Download Festival home page has been replaced with a ”coming soon” splash, meaning the new website, or micro site supporting the festivals first announcement for 2013 is on the horizon. Rogue Tomato thinks it will be roughly the end of next week, and we think it’s either going to be Iron Maiden, OR … ..MORE

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LOG’s R.Blythe in jail until July 19th

Randy Blythe, who is currently in a jail in the Czech Republic on possibly charges of manslaughter because of a incident that happened a couple of years ago whereby a fan climbed up on stage 3 times, and after the 3rd time was supposedly pushed off stage and hit his head, and as a result, … ..MORE

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Footage of Download Festival already on YouTube

So, if you’re unlucky enough not to have Sky, you can still watch the official Download Festival footage on YouTube, as someone has very kindly uploaded a load of videos. Below is one of the best songs we saw this year, which is ”Tribute” By the awesome Tenacious D. For an awesome video of Metallica…..

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Download Festival 2013 // Sky Arts HD

Just in case you forgot, the DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2013 Sky Arts footage is on tonight, well soon, actually. So shame on you if you’re going to miss it. It starts at 9PM, featuring Metallica, Tenacious D, Nightwish, Chase & Status, Lamb of God, Anthrax and Slash to name but a few. Make sure you tune … ..MORE

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: ‘Sex’ Single Cover Artwork

Some months ago now MÖTLEY CRÜE entered fellow band member, Tommy Lee’s studio, to record a brand new song, ‘Sex’…We know, it’s very CRÜE isn’t it. The song will be released to coincide with their co-headlining tour with Kiss. The song is their first studio release since June 2008 with ”Saints Of Los Angeles” of … ..MORE

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Corey Taylor passes out on stage…

SLIPKNOT frontman, and all time rock legend passes out on stage in Dallas, part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour, on Tuesday night (10th) when he just about finished the flash song. The incident was filmed by a member of the crowd (around the 1:40 mark..), which is up on youtube, which you … ..MORE

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Her dark Embrace now with full line up!

Our friends, Her Dark Embrace started out as a couple of members, producing their original songs with electronic beats, guitars and so on with the vocals provided by frontman, Will. The songs they produced were very good, however it wasn’t really practical for live performances, but all that has now changed. True to their word, … ..MORE

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This Wicked Tongue are a female fronted 4-piece from my home town, Worcester. We like to keep track of these guys from time to time, because, well, they’re awesome. So, how about you do the band a favour, and vote for them here. It’ll be totally worth your while. ROGUE TOMATO did a little feature … ..MORE

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Slipknot’s JIM ROOT deals with burst appendix.

Turns out, the 9 (8) are only human after all. Slipknot’s guitarist, Jim Root has unfortunately had to cope with a burst appendix. It’s been known for a while that something was up, and that he’s been ill. Slipknot are due to play the Rockstar Mayhem Festival very soon along with Slayer, Anthrax, As I … ..MORE

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Download 2012 on Sky Arts HD Friday July 13th

So, as it was this time last year, Sky Arts HD are showing the highlights from this years almighty Download Festival, so be sure to set your Sky box to record, or remind. The performances shown include Metallica, Tenacious D, lamb Of God, Anthrax and many more. This glorious event starts at 9pm. We’ll certainly … ..MORE

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Sonisphere Woe….

So, this would have been the last night of Sonisphere Knebworth, 2012. We would be heading back to our tents right now, looking forward to getting absolutely battered and one hell of a party, but alas, it was not mean’t to be. Still, though, there is a lot of buzz on the Sonisphere official forums … ..MORE

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Photo’s from Rob Z’s new movie, “The Lords of Salem”

Rob Zombie is working on a new movie called THE LORDS OF SALEM. This is quite exciting, given his passed track record of movie making, generally being rather good, if a little fucked up. You can see all the photos in question on RZ’s official Facebook page, as well as a video interview of the … ..MORE

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LOG’s official Statement about Randy Blythe

Lamb Of God’s lead, Randy Blythe was arrested not so long ago in connection with an incident, that happened in Prague a couple of years ago whereby he allegedly pushed a fan off stage, after the fan had jumped the barrier and ”stormed” the st age for the 3rd time that evening. As as result … ..MORE

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Leu Doc, Dreafer Media

A little plug, for all you lovely viewers. Check out this Facebook page from Dreafer Media, which is the production company behind a brand new feature film in the works called ‘Leu Doc’. The mastermind behind the scenes is Producer / Director James farina who has done some awesome film work already, which can be … ..MORE

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Zakk Wylde christens son Sabbath

And you thought you were metal? Zakk Wylde has named his brand new son, Sabbath. Sabbath Page Wielandt Wylde was born yesterday, July 4th at 11:40 p.m and clocks in at eight pounds, 1.3 ounces. He can rock out now with his three other siblings, Hendrix, Jesse and Hayley Rae. Congratulations to them all. Zakk … ..MORE

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Download Festival 2013

Okay okay, I know Download ’12 has just finished, however some exciting news came about a few weeks ago, so just in case you didn’t know.. Andy Copping, Download Festival band booker has stated that one of the headliners for Download 2013 is 100% confirmed. He also gave a few clues and hints as to … ..MORE

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