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 […]
SLAYER FIRES ORIGINAL MEMBER!
SLAYER FIRES ORIGINAL MEMBER! Legendary Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has just detonated a pipe bomb regarding the thrash band’s business dealings and internal turmoil. One week ago, on Valentine’s Day, Lombardo was notified by the band’s […]
UPDATE: LED ZEPPELIN COMING TO THEATERS AND MORE. ANTHRAX VS. SLAYER IN DRUM OFF.
Led Zeppelin have confirmed that their 2007 reunion concert at London’s O2 arena will be released in “multiple configurations” as ‘Celebration Day’ on Nov. 19, 2012. Prior to this, the […]
BILLY SHEEHAN PLAYS SLAYER, ANTHRAX, PANTERA AND EXODUS!
Three of the leading gear/technology companies for both musicians and consumers alike returned last Friday (September 7) with their successful “Metal Masters” clinic series. “Metal Masters 4” brought back some […]
BIGGEST TOUR OF THE SUMMER KICKS OFF WITH RECORD ATTENDANCE.
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the world’s largest touring heavy music festival, kicked off its fifth year yesterday (Saturday, June 30) at San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California with […]
MOTORHEAD OFFICIALLY ADDED TO ROCKSTAR MAYHEM TOUR. BONUS – MOTORHEAD KILLED BY DEATH VIDEO
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the world’s largest touring heavy music festival experience, has announced the addition of MOTÖRHEAD to the 2012 lineup. This marks the first summer tour that […]
TOP 10 METAL BANDS OF ALL TIME
Last week ROLLING STONE magazine asked their readers to vote for their favorite metal bands. As predicted, they got tons of feedback. No poll they’ve ever conducted has racked up […]
LEMMYS SAYS, “MOTORHEAD WILL PLAY ROCKSTAR MAYHEM FESTIVAL.”
MOTÖRHEAD founder, bassist and principal songwriter Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister has confirmed to Kevin and Ian from the “Metal Shop” show, which airs on the 99.9 KISW radio station in Seattle, […]
UPDATED TOP 12 RELEASES FOR 2012
Feb. 28th: UFO – SEVEN DEADLY British rock legends UFO will release their new album, “Seven Deadly”, on February 28, 2012 (one day earlier internationally) via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort, which […]