Unearth Confirm New Drummer
Unearth are like Spinal Tap when it comes to the drummer position in their band. The band announced that up and comer Nick Pierce will permanently fill the vacancy behind the kit.
Phil Anselmo Working on Solo Material
A metalhead’s work is never done. The always-prolific Phil Anselmo, who always seems to have several irons in the metal fire, is working hard on some brand new solo material. The former Pantera singer, who has also recently been laying down tracks on a Down EP, is working with a band…
Biohazard Bassist Hospitalized Before and After Gig
It’s been a rough couple of days for Biohazard, with bassist/vocalist Scott Roberts being rushed to the hospital last night (Jan. 20) at the start of the band’s ‘Persistence Tour 2012′ in Deinze, Belgium.
Slash-Produced Horror Film ‘Nothing to Fear’ Picked Up by Anchor Bay
‘Nothing to Fear,’ the first horror movie to be produced by guitar god Slash via his newly launched Slasher Films banner, has seen its rights acquired by production and home entertainment company Anchor Bay.
Flyleaf Singer Lacey Sturm Visits the ‘Underworld’ in ‘Heavy Prey’ Video
Flyleaf singer Lacey Sturm is a pint-sized powerhouse and she flails about in the dark, foreboding and apocalyptic video for ‘Heavy Prey.’ Sturm lent her room-filling voice to Geno Lenardo’s song, which appears on the soundtrack to ‘Underworld Awakening,&C…
Ailing Tony Iommi Still Writing New Black Sabbath Songs, Says Geezer Butler
Normally, a cancer diagnosis can sideline a person from work, play or otherwise. In the case of Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, the riff master is as productive as ever in the wake of the devastating news that he is battling lymphoma.
Ronnie Radke Announces New Falling in Reverse Bassist, Trashes Former Band Escape the Fate
Falling in Reverse singer Ronnie Radke has had a busy couple of days, replacing a band member and taking a shot at his former group Escape the Fate.
Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe Releases First Presidential Campaign Ad
Is there anything as infinitely cool as a presidential “candidate” who skateboards? Sure, it was hip when Bill Clinton was running for the highest elected office in the country and played the sax on late night TV shows, letting the country see his lighter, more human side. But Generation Y has its o…
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi ‘Overwhelmed’ by Support After Lymphoma Diagnosis
The metal community was rocked earlier this week by the revelation that Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi was suffering from lymphoma. His diagnosis came right in the middle of Black Sabbath’s comeback trail, which includes a new album and touring. A flood of support from fans and fellow musicians …
Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Offers Latest on Band’s Upcoming Album
Call it a comeback of a comeback! After Alice in Chains‘ 2009 effort ‘Black Gives Way to Blue’ landed Grammy nominations and enjoyed healthy sales amid the debut of new singer William Duvall, who replaced the late, great Layne Staley, the band is currently writing new mat…
Godmack Singer Sully Erna Tweets Photos of Surgically Repaired Knee
Godsmack singer Sully Erna has found a way to pass the time while rehabbing his knee, on which he recently had surgery. He has been busy Tweeting photos of his recovering joint and of his physical therapists. Erna had been quiet on Twitter for the past few months, but he’s back in ac…
Van Halen Unveil ‘Tattoo’ Video
If there ever was a time you will feel like you stumbled onto an intimate and private Van Halen soundcheck, it’s during the band’s video for their new song ‘Tattoo,’ the first single off their upcoming album, ‘A Different Kind of Truth,&Clo…