We reported earlier today that 88 year old Jim Marshall, originator of Marshall amps has died. Every heavy metal musician and fan are familiar with the famous Marshall amps, whether you’re plugging into it or watching it tremble at a concert, it’s no secret that Jim Marshall has made heavy metal that much louder over many decades.
In our exclusive interview with Slash, which happened earlier today (March 27), the guitar idol addressed the recent speculation that the ‘Appetite for Destruction’-era Guns N’ Roses lineup would perform at this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Despite the performance not happening, Slash told us that he would ‘love to play’ during the ceremony.
Legendary Black Sabbath guitarist and hero to many, Tony Iommi, has just released an update on his current condition. As many of you already know, Iommi was diagnosed with lymphoma shortly after the announcement that the original Black Sabbath members were to write a new album and embark on a world tour.
Want a brand new iPad without paying any of that pesky money? Well, we’ve got a contest for you. We’ve teamed up with Shinedown to give away one iPad a week for four weeks, courtesy of all four members of the band.
Death were one of the most legendary bands in the history of extreme metal. Fronted by the late Chuck Schuldiner, Death are widely known as the first death metal band and the most influential act within the genre. Just over 10 years after the passing of Schuldiner from brain cancer, seven former members of Death will embark on a charity tour under the moniker ‘Death to All.’
To accompany the release of their highly anticipated fourth album ‘Amaryllis,’ Shinedown are planning to come out with a unique e-book. Being the first of its kind, the “completely interactive” e-book will contain commentary, video footage and other exclusive content from the band.
A new musical project has recently surfaced, which features tracks written by Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton and DevilDriver vocalist Dez Fafara. The duo, along with monster drummer Kevin Talley, have adopted the name Born of the Storm and have put the songs ‘Nowhere Fast’ and ‘Dust’ online for free download.
The metal as hell trio of Symphony X, Iced Earth and Warbringer recently powered their way into New York City on March 10 for one of the final dates of their extensive North American tour – and believe us when we say they did not disappoint.
Sad news to report from the Motley Crue camp. Tommy Lee‘s mother, Vassiliki “Voula” Papadimitriou, has passed away. Details of how or when the drummer’s mother died have not been made public, but Lee informed his fans of his loss via a series of tweets from his personal Twitter account.
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