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Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler Speaks Out Against Declawing Cats
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has joined the Humane Society of the United States to support a ban on the declawing of cats.
Zakk Wylde Tells a Classic Ozzy Osbourne Drinking Story [Exclusive Video]
You didn’t think we’d have Zakk Wylde visit our studio without him telling a new Ozzy Osbourne story, did you?
KISS Legend Ace Frehley Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ – Part 1
This newest edition of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' segment was so good, we had to split it into two parts! Iconic KISS legend Ace Frehley stopped by our studios to appear in our popular series, actually clearing up a great deal of untrue information.
Lou Reed’s Cause of Death Revealed, More Rockers Pay Tribute To Music Legend
The rock world was stunned over the weekend after learning Lou Reed had passed away. The musician's cause of death was not originally confirmed with the news of his passing, but the details have now been made public.
Hardcore Band Doesn’t Pay Recording Bill, Engineer Turns Song Into Electronic Dance Music
"Living well is the best revenge?" Nope! As this brilliant producer just taught us, the best revenge against someone who has wronged you is to embarrass them in front of the entire world. After a young hardcore band, Altitudes, failed to pay this studio engineer for recording sessions, the…
Marky Ramone + Andrew W.K. on Blitzkrieg Project, Paying Tribute to the Ramones + More
As Andrew W.K. so perfectly pointed out in the beginning of our conference call with both himself and Ramones drummer Marky Ramone, we had created a "party line." During this unique conversation with punk rock's new dynamic duo, we spoke about everything concerning Marky Ramon…
Protest the Hero Challenge Pit Bull Laws With Lyric Video for ‘A Life Embossed’
Fans should be very excited about Protest the Hero's fourth studio album, 'Volition.' The band has already unleashed two true bangers, 'Clarity' and 'Drumhead Trial,' and to get your mouth foaming even more, the Canadian progressive metal band has released a lyric …
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Sends Best Wishes to Bill Ward After Drummer’s Recent Surgery
Although original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward may be estranged from the pioneering heavy metal band, Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi definitely still cares about his former bandmate. Yesterday, we reported that Ward had successfully undergone surgery for diverticulitis. In response to the news, Iom…
Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder Speaks Out Against Current U.S. Gun Laws
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder is certainly outspoken with his personal ideology, and in a new video interview, the legendary frontman addressed the issue of guns. In a display of his passion for the subject, Vedder went as far as to say he almost wishes "bad things" upon gun owners…
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford to Make Animated Appearance on ‘The Simpsons’
For many musicians, being transformed into a 'Simpsons' character is an honor outweighed only by a Nobel Prize. Many of rock and metal's most iconic figures have been turned yellow by 'Simpsons' animators, and Judas Priest singer Rob Halford is the latest to receive the cart…