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Friday, August 22, 2014 2:46 AM ET  |  Updated 33 minutes ago.

Metal News Headlines

Katagory V Calling It Quits (1)

The band is breaking up after 15 years after a crowd funding campaign didn't meet it's goal to release a fifth album.

Astarte's Tristessa Passes Away (4)

The Greek metal band's guitarist Maria Kolokouri (Tristessa) has died after a long battle with leukemia.

Nightwish's Jukka Nevalainen Forced To Take Break (4)

Nightwish announced that drummer Jukka Nevalainen has been forced to step down and take a break due to ongoing health issues.

Savatage Reunion Show Set For Wacken 2015 (7)

The first wave of bands were announced for the 2015 edition of Wacken Open Air, including a Savatage reunion and Running Wild's return to the stage.