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Puddle of Mudd Frontman’s Wife Attempts to Throw Out Prenup During Divorce Proceedings
Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin has recently been going through divorce proceedings with his wife Jessica Nicole Scantlin, but the soon-to-be ex-wife has taken the divorce to the next level. Despite having signed a prenuptial agreement, Jessica Scantlin is attempting to get the prenup thrown ou…
Black Sabbath Continuing New Album and Tour Plans Without Drummer Bill Ward
We reported yesterday (Feb. 2) that original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward posted a statement threatening to withdraw from the band’s reunion plans due to a what he deemed a series of “unsignable” contracts. Now, the rest of the band has announced that t…
Trent Reznor Talks Music Industry Pitfalls and Upcoming Nine Inch Nails Album
Nine Inch Nails orchestrator Trent Reznor has not only broken boundaries with his music, but with his tactics regarding the music industry, as well. Reznor was one of the first mainstream musicians to actively take on and attack what he saw as unfair practices within the music industry. In a newinte…
Dates Unveiled for 2012 Decibel Magazine Tour Featuring Behemoth and Watain
Boasting one of the most crushing lineups in recent history, dates for the 2012 Decibel Magazine Tour have just been revealed. The publication has put together a package containing Polish metal giants Behemoth and the Swedish trifecta of Watain, the Devil’s Blood and In Solitude.
AC/DC Hope to Record New Album Once Band Member Recovers From Health Issue
Australian rock ‘n’ roll legends AC/DC are hoping to hit the studio again sometime this year to record the follow-up to their 2008 release ‘Black Ice.’ AC/DC singer Brian Johnson recently appeared on the ‘Cowhead’ radio show to speak …
Megadeth Bassist Dave Ellefson Studying to Become a Pastor
Killing may be his business, but Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson is venturing into the world of saving, as he is studying to become a Lutheran pastor. The veteran rocker has been taking a two-year program at the Concordia Seminary in Clayton, Mo., to achieve his goal of spreading God’…
Slash, Duff McKagan, Nikki Sixx React to Death of Etta James
Iconic soul, gospel and R&B singer Etta James passed away today (Jan. 20) at the age of 72. James had been battling serious illness having first being diagnosed with dementia in 2008. She was hospitalized in 2010 after contracting MRSA and again in 2011 for leukemia. Sh
Corrosion of Conformity Hit Fans With Two New Tracks
Corrosion of Conformity fans rejoice! The legendary American metal band have released new music from their upcoming self-titled album — their first full-length since 2005. Furthermore, the band has not just released a single track, but TWO fresh offerings for C.O.C. fans to absorb.
Rise to Remain Drop Off Machine Head Tour After Losing Bassist and Drummer
British metalcore act Rise to Remain have been forced to cancel their stint on Machine Head‘s upcoming tour due to the departure of bassist Joe Copcutt and drummer Pat Lundy. The band gained international recognition in 2011 by opening for Iron Maiden during a handful of European dates.
Singer Howard Jones Explains His Exit From Killswitch Engage
Two days ago (Jan, 4), Killswitch Engage announced that they had parted ways with vocalist Howard Jones. The announcement came as a shock to many due to the spotlight Jones’ voice was able to put on the band, but now Jones has released the reasoning for the departure via the official…
Metallica Confirm Release of 3D Movie in 2013
Thrash legends Metallica have revealed on their official website that the band is indeed planning to release a 3D film. Although details on the movie are scarce, the band is planning to secure a 2013 release date for the upcoming feature.
Metallica Unleash Video Recap of Their Final 30th Anniversary Show
In December, Metallica celebrated their 30th year as a band with four very special shows in San Francisco. The fourth and final show led to some truly incredible events, including former Metallica members Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted joining the band onstage.