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Top 5 Metal Albums of All Time

Whether we’re rockin’ out at the office for #MusicMonday, or crankin’ the volume in the Affliction hot rod during rush hour traffic, having good heavy metal on hand is a corner stone of our day here at Affliction. We threw

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Affliction’s Top 5 Metal Front Women of All Time

Over the last few days we’ve been racking our brains to narrow down our favorite metal front women.  With so many choices, narrowing down the list to only five was really challenging, so we called in our man Jose Mangin

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Twelve Foot Ninja Wraps Up Their First U.S. Tour

Fresh from the Outback, Twelve Foot Ninja hit the metal scene over the last few months on their first U.S. tour with Periphery.  You may remember these guys from Affliction’s Metal Night at The Observatory in Orange County, CA with

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HALESTORM LIVE IN CHICAGO

Gallery from the Windy City show. Highlights = Guest appearance from Evanescence’s Amy Lee and the rain (because concert stories are always better if there was some rain involved). Click here.

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AND THE HOTTEST CHICK IN HARD ROCK IS…

Lzzy Hale. Revolver Magazine named the lead singer of Halestorm its “Hottest Chick In Rock” and put her on the cover of the September issue, on newsstands on 9/4 but available online now. Join us on our Facebook page on

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PANTERA + CUDDLING

Funniest (and maybe coolest) e-card ever.

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EARLY HALESTORM

Like way early. One thing to look for — the spinning drum machine. Kind of a must see. Click here.

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HALESTORM ON ROCKLINE

As part of the hype machine for the Carnival of Madness Tour, Halestorm (as well as the other bands featured in the lineup) will be on Rockline — a nationally syndicated radio show. For more info on stations carrying the

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DAVID ELLEFSON’S APP

David Ellefson, the iconic bassist from legendary metal band Megadeth, just released his latest solo project, which — of all things — is an app. Here’s an excerpt from a review we pulled on Rock Shop, which provides a pretty

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VID: MEGADETH LIVE ON DIRECTV

From Megadeth’s blog: “Guitar Center, the world’s largest retailer of musical instruments and equipment, and DirecTV, one of the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment services, will spotlight Megadeth in a new episode of the award-winning music series Guitar Center Sessions on Friday,

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DAVE ELLEFSON INTERVIEW

From the interview on BigMusicGeek.com: “As a life-long practitioner of the Heavy Metal and Thrash Metal genres, I’ll be the first to openly admit my unwavering admiration of prototypical Thrash Metal veterans Megadeth.  Although I’m not entirely certain what initially piqued

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VID: HEADBANGERS BALL

Headbangers Ball host (and our friend), Jose Mangin, raps out with the guys from Mastodon, Volbeat & Kyng at Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio.

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JOSE AND JAMES HETFIELD

Okay, Jose. We get it. You’re friends with James Hetfield (if you don’t know who he is, we’re sure you have a good reason… like metal’s not your thing, or you haven’t had access to a TV, radio, internet or

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DAVID ELLEFSON INTERVIEW

From Glide Magazine: “Do you ever wonder if professional musicians are really happy? They claim to love their time on the stage but most of the other hours tend to be a series of bus rides, generic dressing rooms, interviews

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BEST SONGS OF ’12

Halestorm lands on Loudwire’s “Best Rock Songs of 2012 (so far)” list.

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