‘Rock Icons’ Sam Dunn Talks About Getting Lost In Las Vegas With Rob Halford

by (@BHSmithNYC)

All season long Rock Icons director Sam Dunn will be giving us his personal epilogues for each episode. This week find out how a moment of inspired film making went wrong on the Vegas strip and how it reinforced just how cool metal god Rob Halford of Judas Priest truly is. Read more…

10 Best Iron Maiden Songs Inspired By Movies

by (@McBeardo)


From the moment in the late 1960s when a British blues band called Earth renamed themselves after a Boris Karloff fright film—Black Sabbath, to be exact—heavy metal music has been profoundly intertwined with the medium of motion pictures.

Since then, no top-tier headbanger ensemble has tapped into that movie-metal connection more regularly, powerfully, or to more awesome effect than Iron Maiden.

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SONG PREMIERE: Hear Kelly Clarkson’s New Song “Dance With Me + Her Commentary

by (@JordanRuntagh)

Check out this EXCLUSIVE #MTVFirst & @ReesesPBCups album premiere!

We’re counting down the days until Piece By PieceKelly Clarkson‘s first album of all new material in over three years— hits stores on Tuesday, March 3rd. To hold you over, we’re premiering one never-before-heard album track each day leading up to release. Yesterday we gave you the fierce “War Paint,” and today were back with “Dance With Me.” Give a listen, and read on for commentary from Kelly! Read more…

TMS Guests Anthrax And Alex Skolnick From Testament Talk Music On ‘That After Show’

by (@BHSmithNYC)

This year on That Metal Show we’re doing things a little differently and thinking up exciting new ways to bring you the best coverage of all things heavy metal and hard rock. One of those things is That After Show, where we keep the cameras rolling after the regular broadcast is over and let the TMS boys and their guests talk about, well, whatever the f**k they want to talk about. This week hear Anthrax members Scott Ian, Charlie Benante and Frank Bello, and Testament shredder Alex Skolnick discuss their love of the band Kiss and more of their favorite music in the video above. Read more…

15 Musicians With Unexpected Phobias


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-By Frank Donovan

Most of us have fears that range from reasonable to inexplicable. And our favorite musicians are no exception. Even artists with tough exteriors like Eminem, Nicki Minaj, and Rihanna have their hang-ups. Blame past traumas (or spooky Ouija board predictions) for the panic induced by fish, owls, coat hangers, and the number 621(?!)

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Satan’s Arcade: Top 15 Hard Rock + Heavy Metal Pinball Machines + Video Games

by (@McBeardo)


“Heavy” and “metal.” In a physical sense, those words apply quite literally to pinball machines and video games, but there’s also no denying the spiritual, maybe even cosmic connection between headbanging music, quarter-pumping classic arcade fun, and crashing on the couch in front of the latest home-gaming system with hard rock blasting and maybe some certain other kind of substance blazing.

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