Black Veil Brides Collaborate with Zakk Wylde on New EP ‘Rebels’
Black will meet Black on Dec. 13 when the Black Veil Brides release the new EP ‘Rebels,’ which includes a searing guitar solo by Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde on a cover of the Kiss song ‘Unholy.’
Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce Initial Dates for 2012 North American Tour
Fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers have waited patiently for news about a new North American tour since before the summer release of their 10th album, ‘I’m With You.’ Finally, the first half-dozen dates have been announced.
Drowning Pool Part Ways With Singer, Look for New Frontman
Hard rockers Drowning Pool are once again seeking a new vocalist, having parted ways with singer Ryan McCombs.
Marilyn Manson Loses Drummer Chris Vrenna
Marilyn Manson drummer and keyboardist, Chris Vrenna, has left the band to spend more time working on his band Tweaker, scoring music for films and video games, DJing and producing other artists.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Aims to Save Astraeus Airlines
Not only does Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson refuse to go down as a disgruntled former employee of Astraeus Airlines, the Boeing 757 Captain is hatching a three-tier plan to salvage the financially strapped Icelandic business-owned company, which ordered all pilots and staff to cease operation…
Members of Slipknot, Anthrax and Slayer to Play Concert to Benefit Africa
Ex-Black Flag and Rollins Band frontman Henry Rollins has recruited Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro and members of Rob Zombie‘s band, including guitarist John 5,…
Rage Against the Machine’s Zack de la Rocha Pens Poem for Occupy Movement
Time will tell whether Rage Against the Machine vocalist Zack de la Rocha’s involvement with the Occupy Movement will find its way into any of his future song lyrics. But for now, the rapper and rocker has written a poem for those who have been motivated into action by corporate gree…
Ex-Anthrax Vocalist Dan Nelson Sues Band
Short-lived Anthrax vocalist Dan Nelson (ex-Devilsize) has filed a defamation of character laswuit for $2.65 million against his former bandmates.
Metallica to Play Entire ‘Black Album’ at 2012 Download Festival
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the England’s Download festival, Metallica will play their mega-selling 1991 self-titled disc (aka ‘The Black Album’) in its entirety.
Slipknot: Next Album Is All About Paul Gray
The masked marauders of Slipknot have elaborated on plans for their next album, but they reiterate that they’re in no hurry to enter the studio.
Guns N’ Roses To Be Supported by Duff McKagan’s Loaded at Upcoming Shows
We’re still a long ways away from a full-scale Guns N’ Roses reunion, since Slash would still rather stomp on the olive branch than hand it to frontman Axl Rose, but some factions of the Guns camp are making nice. Rose will be sharing stages in the near future with fo…
Black Sabbath Inch Closer to Reunion
A Black Sabbath reunion is far from a sure thing, but the four original band members (vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward) have made it clear that they’re taking baby steps to make it happen.