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April Fools 2016! Did We Get You?

The most glorious day of the year has sadly passed, so we're back to real news today (although based on some of the comments still going here and at Facebook, it would seem the date-challenged haven't realized that yet).

We had a ton of fun putting our gags together for 2016, and we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did in our fourteenth (!!) year running of writing all joke articles on April 1st.

We can't get most of you anymore, but there's always a few new folks we manage to pull in with tales of Trump and Clinton duking it out on Twitter over Phil Anselmo or a classic Helloween lineup reunion. Likewise, some of our Facebook readers weren't too happy about the news of a sold-out Wacken being Iron Maiden's last performance.

Keep an eye out for the real news in the coming months, because we're developing a track record for some of our April Fools pranks getting perilously close to coming true... The full list of 2016 articles can be found here if you missed any.

What was your favorite this year? Maybe the Axl / Vince Neil swap, Danzing doing even more awful covers, or the silly ones like Bernie Sanders appearing in a NYHC doc or poor Phil Anselmo getting picked as Trump's running mate?

If you'd like to check out our past years' April Fools stories, you can do so at the links below:

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1. I'm not Jesus Christ writes:

I'm glad the idea of David Vincent fronting Death isn't happening. He's not Death, he's Morbid Angel.

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