JEFF HANNEMAN (SLAYER) DIES AT 49.
Jeff Hanneman, one of the founding guitarists of the pioneering thrash metal band Slayer, died today in Southern California of liver failure. He was 49. Hanneman had been on hiatus from […]
SAD NEWS: ORIGINAL IRON MAIDEN DRUMMER PASSES AWAY
SAD NEWS: ORIGINAL IRON MAIDEN DRUMMER PASSES AWAY Clive Burr had just turned 56. Now he’s gone. Time to pull out the first three Maiden discs and crank ’em ALL […]
HISTORIC DAY IN HARD ROCK/HEAVY METAL: VAN HALEN/JUDAS PRIEST
HISTORIC DAY IN HARD ROCK/HEAVY METAL: VAN HALEN/JUDAS PRIEST VAN HALEN I and JUDAS PRIEST’S STAINED CLASS were both released 35 years ago today. WOW! I was only 12 years old at the […]
ANTHRAX GUITARIST LEAVES BAND
ANTHRAX GUITARIST LEAVES BAND Guitarist Rob Caggiano has officially announced his departure from thrash legends Anthrax after 12 years and two studio albums. The news may come as a bit […]
ALICE IN CHAINS “DIRT,” TURNS 20 TODAY.
It was Sept. 29, 1992 when Alice in Chains released their sophomore set, ‘Dirt,’ a brooding masterpiece that would stand as one of the ’90s best works. Having made inroads with […]