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Hellyeah

Hellyeah has announced the June 3 release of UNDEN!ABLE, its fifth full-length album, via Eleven Seven Music. The band gave fans the first taste of the new album six weeks ago with the lead single, “Human,” which is currently number 20 this week on the Mediabase Active Rock radio chart, the number 1 spin gainer and the number 2 most added Active Rock song. Watch the lyric video below.

UNDEN!ABLE marks the first time the current lineup of vocalist Chad Gray, guitarists Tom Maxwell and Christian Brady, drummer Vinnie Paul and bassist Kyle Sanders has recorded together as a unit. It was produced in Las Vegas at the Hideout Recording Studio by Kevin Churko. (more…)

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Hellyeah, from left, is Kyle Sanders, Chad Gray, Tom Maxwell, Vinnie Paul and Christian Brady.

Hellyeah, from left, is Kyle Sanders, Chad Gray, Tom Maxwell, Vinnie Paul and Christian Brady.

Hellyeah almost sounds like a new band on its fourth album, Blood for Blood, released last summer. The good-time, party songs are gone. The Southern rock overtones are MIA, as well. Finally, the band sounds like what many hoped for from a melding of members of Pantera, Mudvayne and Nothingface. Following the exit of two band members, vocalist Chad Gray, guitarist Tom Maxwell and drummer Vinnie Paul wrote and recorded the album in Las Vegas with producer Kevin Churko. There, they also met Christian Brady, who joined the band on guitar after the completion of recording. (Bassist Kyle Sanders also joined around this time.) When Hellyeah’s recent headlining tour came to Rams Head Live in Baltimore, Maryland, Brady sat down with Live Metal’s Greg Maki to discuss what led to him joining the band, his musical background and more. (more…)

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Vinnie Paul of Hellyeah

Vinnie Paul of Hellyeah

After a successful U.S. arena run with Volbeat and labelmates Five Finger Death Punch and Nothing More, Hellyeah will head back to those markets in early 2015for a headline run, with Devour the Day and Like a Storm in tow.  The band is celebrating its first-ever top 10 radio single “Moth,” and its companion video has nearly reached 1.5 million views. (more…)

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This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series The Top 10 Headbanger's Ball Breakthrough Bands

2. Pantera – “Cowboys from Hell”

RIP Dimebag Darrell. No one knew the previous incarnation of the glam Pantera, so when these Southern boys debuted with “Cowboys from Hell” from the album of the same name, it took the metal world by storm. Packed into a small club, with a crowd in a near stage-diving frenzy, Phil Anselmo and the boys slam it home live and in the process molded a new, harder, pissed-off brand of metal that led into the ’90s and changed the mold of American heavy metal.

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HellYeah bands together for new album
Guitarist Tom Maxwell talks ‘Band of Brothers,’ Volbeat tour and more

HellYeah’s newly released third album, Band of Brothers, is the kind of heavy, aggressive record many fans have been hoping for since the news of a band featuring members of Pantera, Damageplan, Mudvayne and Nothingface first broke. Guitarist Tom Maxwell feels that way, too. Prior to the last show of HellYeah’s tour supporting Volbeat, Live Metal’s Greg Maki sat down with Maxwell to discuss the new album, Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe’s incarceration in the Czech Republic and more. (more…)

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