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Ten Years Later, We Still Give A Fuck: A Decade of Lamb of God’s ‘Ashes of the Wake’

In the early 2000s, the heavy metal community was in shambles. Pantera had imploded, and we’d later tragically lose Dimebag Darrell all together. Slayer was on cruise control. Metallica released St. Anger, and Machine Head’s Robb Flynn put on a shiny track suit and tried to rap. Our world needed a hero — and sorry, […]

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Shadows Fall Announce Hiatus, Plan North American Farewell Tour

After nearly two decades together, Massachusetts metal band Shadows Fall have announced their plans to take a hiatus from extensive touring. Alongside the likes of Killswitch Engage and Lamb of God, Shadows Fall was at the forefront of the “New Wave of American Heavy Metal” movement that dominated the scene in the early 2000s. Shads […]