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Members of Guns N’ Roses, Motorhead, Testament + More Play on Michael Jackson Tribute Albu…
Is it wrong to be this excited over a tribute to one of pop music's biggest all-time artists? We don't think so, as some of metal and rock's most celebrated musicians have come together for one common purpose: paying tribute to the late Michael Jackson.
Audio Visionary Ray Dolby Dies at 80 [VIDEO]
Audio recording visionary Ray Dolby has passed away from leukemia at the age of 80. Dolby, who co-invented video tape recording and founded Dolby Laboratories, leaves behind one of the most important legacies in audio history.
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Receives Cancer Treatment After North American Tour
Black Sabbath just finished up their massively anticipated North American tour on Sept. 3 with a performance at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in California. The string of dates kept Sabbath on the road for about a month-and-a-half, which guitarist Tony Iommi recently described as longer than he would…
12-Year Anniversary of 9/11: Rockers Remember
Today marks the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Just like individuals from any profession, many members of the rock + metal community are paying their respects to all who were affected by the tragedies that struck New York City, the Pentagon and United Airlines Flight 93.
Nirvana’s Original Sub Pop Contract Reveals Band Was Signed With $600 Advance
It seems like ever since the rock world lost Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in 1994, little bits and pieces of Nirvana's famed history have been popping up. This latest discovery posted online is a simple piece of paper. However, printed on that very page is Nirvana's first-ever co…
Geezer Butler Says Black Sabbath’s Current Trek ‘Will Probably Be the Last Tour’
Black Sabbath have been on a massive high this year, releasing the comeback album '13,' which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album charts, while embarking on an insanely anticipated North American tour. Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has performed phenomenally throughout the entire tour,…
Korn Reveal Tripped-Out Lyric Video for New Track ‘Never Never’
Korn have unveiled an official lyric video for the new song 'Never Never.' The clip has been identified to potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy, so with that warning in mind, check out the tripped-out 'Never Never' lyric video from Korn above.
Ex-Korn Drummer David Silveria: ‘I’ve Made it Clear That I Would Come Back and Restore the…
We haven't heard much from former Korn drummer David Silveria lately besides his DUI arrest, but the musician recently answered fan questions about Korn via his personal Facebook page. Silveria gave the current Korn lineup a bit of a at slam first, before going into more detail on how important he w…
Guns N’ Roses Guitarist DJ Ashba’s Engagement to Girlfriend Sparks Police Investigation
Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba got engaged to girlfriend Nathalia Henao last week, but according to a Las Vegas publication, the way Ashba proposed has sparked a police investigation.
Children of Bodom Frontman Alexi Laiho Reportedly Hospitalized After Show Cancellation
Children of Bodom were forced to cancel their Nashville, Tenn. set last night (Aug. 8). News sources are reporting that Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho has been taken to the hospital, which may have caused the Finnish metal band's sudden concert drop-off.