Sons of Apollo Book 2018 Orchestra Show, Plus News on the In Bloom Festival, Clutch + More

In addition to the big stories we covered today, Wire-to-Wire provides you with some of the other key rock and metal news items from Dec. 13, 2017:- Sons of Apollo are planning to play a show alongside an orchestra during their concert appearance...

How the Grammys Finally Got Heavy Metal Right for 2018

For years, it has been hard not to feel as though heavy metal wasn’t getting its due from the Grammys. The years of disconnect between fans and The Recording Academy hit a boiling point during the 57th annual awards....

16 Years Ago: Death Founder + Death Metal Pioneer Chuck Schuldiner Dies

One of the greatest tragedies in the history of death metal took place on Dec. 13, 2001, when Death frontman Chuck Schuldiner (pictured front center) died following a prolonged battle with a brain tumor. He was 34.Even though fans continue...

Pallbearer Bring Doom to Upcoming 2018 Winter Tour

Pallbearer are on their way to becoming one of the 21st century's best doom-infused, progressive metal bands. Part of that is their commitment to pushing their sound forward, and creating an all-encompassing experience of forward-thinking heaviness for listeners. On...

CHESTER BENNINGTON, TOM PETTY, CHRIS CORNELL Among GOOGLE’s Top Searches Of 2017

Chester Bennington and Tom Petty were among the top 10 global searches of 2017, as reported by Google in its annual "Year in Search" feature.Google's latest list of the most popular searches, which was released today (Wednesday, December 13),...

DELAIN: Video Recap Of South American Tour

A video recap of the November 2017 South American tour by Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN can be seen below.DELAIN will spend most of 2018 away from the road as it works on the follow-up to 2016's "Moonbathers" LP. "We...

A Perfect Circle, Godsmack + Poison Lead 2018 Rocklahoma Lineup

The Rocklahoma festival, presented by Bud Light, is back for year 12 at the "Catch the Fever" festival grounds in Pryor, Okla. This year, organizers will stage the event May 25-27, with A Perfect Circle, Godsmack and Poison leading...

Dave Mustaine: Megadeth Could Record a New Album Tomorrow

We caught up with Megadeth legends Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson during the 2017 Loudwire Music Awards. In the PRS Backstage Artist Lounge, the duo spoke about the high points of their career since releasing Dystopia in 2016, with...

BBC Halts Airing of Josh Homme’s ‘CBeebies’ Episodes After Photographer Incident

In the aftermath of Josh Homme's weekend incident where he kicked a photographer in the face shooting Queens of the Stone Age during a radio festival in Los Angeles, the BBC has announced plans to halt airings of Homme's...

Hear Dave Mustaine Guest on a Country Song With Brett Kissel

Dave Mustaine spreads his talents out to many bands that aren't Megadeth. If you were witness to our inaugural Loudwire Music Awards this year, you might have caught Mustaine joining Body Count for their collaboration "Civil War," which made...