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Mechanix – New World Underground (2013)

New World Underground is already the Nuremberg trash metal band Mechanix’s third album, and we’ve come to expect certain things: Namely, groovy and melodic metal songs.

Something Else! sneak peek: Adrenaline Mob, “Come On Get Up,” from Men of Honor (2014)

So, what will the Mike Portnoy-less Adrenaline Mob sound like? Well, pretty much like the version of the band with Portnoy, but perhaps even less interesting.

Evergreen Terrace – Dead Horses (2013)

We haven’t heard from Evergreen Terrace in a long time — four years, to be exact. It’s almost as if the band from Jacksonville, Florida had disappeared

‘It was hysterical': Ace Frehley will be there if Kiss gets Rock Hall nod, despite Gene Simmons’ protests

‘It was hysterical': Ace Frehley will be there if Kiss gets Rock Hall nod, despite Gene Simmons’ protests

Should Kiss earn a belated induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Gene Simmons has made it clear he’s not participating in a reunion with his fellow original members. That won’t keep Ace Frehley away.

‘We were sort of used to it': Bill Ward’s latest absence from Black Sabbath wasn’t a surprise

‘We were sort of used to it': Bill Ward’s latest absence from Black Sabbath wasn’t a surprise

Tony Iommi takes a long view on the controversy involving Bill Ward’s absence from the recent Black Sabbath reunion. After all, in a stint with the band that goes back to the 1960s, he’s seen it all before.

Death Angel – The Dream Calls for Blood (2013)

Death Angel stands as one of the most underrated acts from the second tier of the 1980s San Francisco Bay-area thrash movement.

‘We started to look like chorus girls': Paul Stanley on that time when the Kiss costumes went wrong

‘We started to look like chorus girls': Paul Stanley on that time when the Kiss costumes went wrong

There have been, of course, subtle changes to the Kiss costumes over the years — most of which have been well received. Still, the period surrounding 1979’s Dynasty stands out as a garish misstep.

‘I’m a huge fan': Jason Bonham on his pick for most underrated Led Zeppelin album

‘I’m a huge fan': Jason Bonham on his pick for most underrated Led Zeppelin album

Jason Bonham has spent a lifetime around Led Zeppelin’s music, both as the young son of the group’s legendary founding drummer and then sitting in with his late dad’s former bandmates. Over that time, he’s developed an opinion on which ranks as Zep’s most underrated album

‘Some college kid writes that stuff': Kiss’ Gene Simmons goes off on Wikipedia

‘Some college kid writes that stuff': Kiss’ Gene Simmons goes off on Wikipedia

Don’t get Kiss’ Gene Simmons started on Wikipedia, the crowd-sourced online reference site. Wait, on second thought: Do. Do get him started. The results are hilarious.

Something Else! sneak peek: Bloodgood, “Lamb of God” from Dangerously Close (2013)

I spent a lot of quality time with Bloodgood in the late 1980s. It was around the time that Stryper rose to fame and Christian metal exploded as a subgenre on labels like Frontline Records.