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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 8:45 PM ET  |  Updated 5 hours, 3 minutes ago.

Metal News Headlines

2017 Grammy Nominees Revealed (6)

Baroness, Gojira, Korn, Megadeth, and Periphery have all been nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category for the 59th annual Grammy Awards.

Panzer Announces New Members, Releases New Song (1)

Replacing Herman Frank on guitar will be Poltergeist guitarist V.O. Pulver and HammerFall's Pontus Norgren.

Antifa Protests Turn Violent At Messe Des Morts (5)

Protesters shut down the festival and forced hotels to be evacuated as they reportedly lobbed homemade tear gas, attacked fans physically, and stole merch.

"Hardwired... To Self Destruct" #1 Album In World (8)

Metallica's 10th studio album is topping the charts worldwide, with over 800,000 copies sold so far.

Galactic Empire Releasing Album (0)

Those viral videos of Vader and his storm troopers shredding away to metal versions of Star Wars tunes have finally led to a complete album landing in early February.

Black Friday 2016 Heavy Metal Deals Revealed (7)

Check back in often as we update this list with all the Cyber Monday / Black Friday / Thanksgiving / Holiday sales from metal bands and labels!