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Full Metal Jackie Coming to Q103 This Sunday at 10p

What up Capital Region? My name is Full Metal Jackie and I'm HONORED to be bringing the metal to Q103 starting this Sunday night at 10!  

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Jason Newsted – Q103 Interview [Audio]

Styles sat down this morning (1/14) for a phone chat with legendary bassist Jason Newsted.

The conversation was driven by talk of Jason's new band (Newsted), their new EP (Metal EP), touring, and the revival of his love for writing/performing music.

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Mary Ouellette, Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images, Roadrunner Records
Mary Ouellette, Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images, Roadrunner Records
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In Honor of Father’s Day Metal Dads Weigh In On Balancing Family and Career

As the day to honor dads around the country descends upon us, Roadrunner  Records caught up with some of their own V.I.P. dads to ask them about the challenges of balancing family life with their day job. There’s always a delicate balance between family life and career. Add to that the touring, traveling, and time away from home that comes with being in a band, and it can be a real juggling act but these rockers have found a way to make it all work.

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Dragonforce Facebook
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New Dragonforce Song Available For Free Download

Dragoneforce is one of the best powermetal bands on planet, and with a new album on the way they are giving their fans a preview with a free download of their new song 'Fallen World'.

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Photo by Matthew Rodgers
Photo by Matthew Rodgers
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Anthrax Guitarist Fights Viral Infection and Drummer Exits Tour To Be With Ailing Mom

Earlier today, we reported that Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian missed last night’s show in Kansas City, Mo., due to an unspecified illness. Now, the band has released a statement explaining that Ian is battling a severe viral infection that caused him to be hospitalized in Los Angeles. In addition, the band also has announced that drummer Charlie Benante has left the tour to be at the bedside of his terminally ill mother in New York.

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by kevin winter - getty images
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Want To Go To Gigantour? How Do Free Tickets Sound?

The ultimate show is coming through the Albany area and in preparation here at Q103 are brushing up on the music videos of the bands of Gigantour. Megaddeath, Motorhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil.

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com
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Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich Gives Thanks to Iron Maiden

Churning out their own brand of iconic metal for 30 years now, Metallica may be one of the most influential bands in the world, but according to drummer Lars Ulrich, “I don’t think Metallica would be where Metallica is today if it wasn’t for Iron Maiden.”

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Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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New Slayer Album In The Works

According to Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, their next album is being worked on.  It will be the follow up to 2009's World Painted Blood.

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Mastodon Unveil ‘The Hunter’ Vinyl Edition [VIDEO]

Most of us just hop on iTunes these days to get our favorite music, and why not?  It's quick simple and easy.  For those of us who still like the feel of having that new album in our hand though it's no substitute.

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YouTube / TheRockandRollVevo
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‘That Metal Show’ Recap: Axl Rose Talks Lateness, Slash + Original ‘Appetite’ Cover

After a few weeks of hype, Season 9 of VH1 Classic’s ‘That Metal Show’ kicked off last night (which isn’t its regular night, mind you) with the mother of all interviews and on National Metal Day. The camera-shy, elusive W. Axl Rose agreed to a sit down with Eddie Trunk and co. in the early morning hours in Miami. He was rather candid and shared his thoughts on his lateness and lawsuits. He also revealed his original idea for the ‘Appetite for Destruction’ cover.

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Photo: Nick Lee, Q103
Photo: Nick Lee, Q103
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Top Five Metal Bands – Q-Tease Jen’s Picks [VIDEOS]

Happy Metal Day! \m/ In honor of today, I want to do a more personal blog on my favorite metal bands. Newer, more modern metal wouldn't be here if it weren't for past bands and musicians, but the metal of today also deserves to be recognized. After all, some of today's better metal bands could go down in history just like the old school ones have, and create a continuous cycle of metal that gets handed down to each generation. Here are my top five metal bands. Rock out!

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Anthrax Singer Talks About Getting Tackled During Show

Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna was attacked during an Oct. 22 show at L.A.’s Club Nokia while on tour to support the band’s new album ‘Worship Music.’ In an interview with Metal Assault, Belladonna commented on the incident.

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