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Saturday, February 28, 2015 11:50 PM ET  |  Updated 9 hours, 23 minutes ago.

Metal News Headlines

Shawn Drover Announces New Band Act Of Defiance (3)

This new group features ex-Megadeth members Drover and Chris Broderick, in addition to Henry Derek (ex-Scar The Martyr) on vocals and Matt Bachand (Shadows Fall) on bass.

The Era Of Endast Is Ending (0)

The Canadian metal band's final live shows will take place in April before officially disbanding.

Former Yngwie Malmsteen Keyboardist Found Dead (2)

The Chiangrai Times is reporting that former Yngwie Malmsteen keyboardist was found dead by authorities in Thailand. Alcohol is suspected, but the cause has not been determined.

Bruce Dickinson Undergoes Cancer Treatment (5)

Iron Maiden announced that just before Christmas a biopsy of a growth on the back of vocalist Bruce Dickinson's tongue revealed cancer.

Lay Down Rotten Laid To Rot (0)

After 16 years the German death metal squadron is finally succumbing to rot and laying down for good.

Tenacious D Wins "Metal" Grammy (9)

Further proving the pointlessness of existence and the lack of justice in the universe, the comedy troupe takes home a metal award by covering a Dio song.

Faith No More Reveals New Album (2)

It's official, "Sol Invictus" - the band's first studio album in nearly twenty years - will drop in May!