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Iron Maiden Lead Kerrang! Awards Nominations

The veteran heavy metal band released The Book of Souls last year (15), marking their first offering in five years. The hiatus proved to be worth the wait after the record was nominated...

The Zombie Apocalypse Hits London During 2015 Relentless Kerrang! Awards

As the zombie apocalypse took over the Relentless Kerrang! Awards last Thursday, many acts stumbled away with an award or two in tow. In true rock fashion, the black carpet was laid awaiting the arrival...

Green Day Slam Bon Jovi

Billie Joe Armstrong has branded Bon Jovi the ''worst'' ever band to play with.The Green Day frontman is unimpressed with the rock icons' talent and says the 'Livin' On A Prayer' hitmakers are the worst...

Slash Works Hard To Be Good

Slash insists calling him a guitar master is ''bulls**t''.The former Guns N' Roses star is renowned for his musicianship but he insists it is down to hard work, rather than natural expertise and he can...

Evanescence Singer Adjusting To Being A Rock Star

Evanescence's Amy Lee is still adjusting to being a rock star on stage. The singer with the 'What You Want' group admitted during their five year hiatus between second album, 'The Open Door', in 2006...

The Prodigy To Debut New Songs At Download

The Prodigy will debut "f***ing ferocious" new material at Download 2012 festival.The 'Omen' group are making their only festival appearance of the year at the rock festival - held in Donington, England's midlands next June...

My Chemical Romance Ready For Side Projects

My Chemical Romance are preparing to "branch off" to side projects.The 'Sing' hitmakers are currently touring their fourth album 'Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys' but guitarist Frank Iero - who also...

Metallica Unveil 30th Anniversary Shows

Metallica will play four shows to celebrate their 30th anniversary.The 'Enter Sandman ' rockers are set to play a quartet of shows for fan club members only on December 5, 7, 9, and 10 at...

Alice Cooper Thinks Kids ''Afraid'' To Rock

Alice Cooper thinks the kids of today are "afraid" to rock.The 'Elected' singer pioneered the shock rock genre with his theatrical shows which famously featured him having his head 'guillotined' off, but he feels the...

Rob Zombie's Eclectic Warm Up Music

Rob Zombie listens to black metal and disco records before his live shows. The 'Dragula' heavy metal musician styles himself as a zombie onstage, but doesn't necessarily have to listen to dark music to get...

Alice Cooper Hates Golf

Alice Cooper hates golf. The legendary 'School's Out' rocker - real name Vincent Furnier - is famed for his skills with a driver and a nine iron in his leisure time, but his onstage alter...

Biffy Clyro Readying 'Awesome' Album

Biffy Clyro have 20 "absolutely awesome" songs ready for their next album.'The Captain' rockers' fifth album is well underway, with them already having written enough tracks and mapped out how it will sound.Lead singer and...

The Darkness Play Better Sober

The Darkness find it much easier to play shows now they're sober.The 'I Believe in a Thing Called Love' rockers - who originally split in 2006 over drug problems within the band - are making...

30 Seconds To Mars Win Double Kerrang! Awards

30 Seconds to Mars and Alice Cooper received top honours at the Kerrang! Awards 2011 last night (09.06.11).Jared Leto's rockers took home two awards - Best International Band and Best Single for their track 'Hurricane'...

Metallica Named Most Influential Band

Metallica have been voted the best rock group of the last 30 years. The 'All Nightmare Long' group topped the poll compiled by British magazine Kerrang! of the most influential groups of the last 30...

My Chemical Romance Lead Kerrang! Award Nominations

My Chemical Romance has received five nominations for the 2011 Kerrang! Awards fuelled by Relentless Energy Drink.The 'Bulletproof Heart' hitmakers lead the way for this year's honours, finding themselves in the running for Best Album...

Ozzy Osbourne To Receive Kerrang! Award

Ozzy Osbourne is to be honoured at this year's Kerrang! Awards.The former Black Sabbath frontman - dubbed the 'Prince of Darkness' - will receive the rock magazine's Legend Award at a ceremony in London on...

Josh Farro & Kerrang! Battle Over 'Misquote'

Former Paramore star Josh Farro and the editors of British rock magazine Kerrang! have entered into a war of words after the guitarist accused them of misquoting him in a new article.The rocker has denied...

Good Charlotte Party Hard In Europe

Good Charlotte find it hard to keep pace with the partying when they tour Europe.The 'Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous' rockers like the relaxed attitude to consuming alcohol they find in Europe, but admit...

Taylor Momsen Apologises To Parents

Taylor Momsen has apologised to her parents for claiming they ruined her childhood. The 17-year-old Pretty Reckless singer has previously said she appeared "miserable" because her parents forced her to work constantly since she was...

Biffy Clyro Planning 'Ultimate' Shows

Biffy Clyro are planning the "ultimate rock show".The Scottish rockers are set to embark on an arena tour of the UK in November and have promised fans an "over the top" rock 'n' roll extravaganza...

Slipknot's Awards Tribute To Paul

Paul Gray was the "heart and soul" of Slipknot.The heavy metal group's vocalist Corey Taylor paid tribute to his late bandmate - who was found dead in a hotel room in Iowa in May -...

Lostprophets 'Honoured' With Kerrang! Award

Lostprophets and Biffy Clyro were among the winners at the Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards last night (29.07.10).The Welsh metal band's guitarist Mike Lewis admitted the group were "humbled" after winning the Classic Songwriter accolade...

Kerrang! Awards Nominations Revealed

Rock bands Paramore and 30 Seconds To Mars are nominated for four prizes each at this year's Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards.The two nominees - who are voted for by the public - are to...

Slipknot's Double Win

Slipknot won double at the Kerrang! awards last night (03.02.09).Lead singer Corey Taylor - who was also co-host of the event - picked up the awards for Best Live Band and Best International Band, on...

Corey Taylor Scared By Success

Corey Taylor contemplated suicide at the height of Slipknot's fame.The singer began drinking heavily and fell into a state of depression when the 'Wait and Bleed' group became successful in 2004 and admits he considered...

Kerrang! Confirm Tracklisting For 2008 Compilation

Kerrang! magazine has revealed the roster of bands earmarked for its 2008 compilation CD.Kerrang! The Album 2008 hits the shelves on September 29th and features chart successes such as Kid Rock, Nickelback and Weezer alongside...

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