Slipknot’s Clown To Lecture at Drake University
Hiring a clown for a university functions is a little absurd — unless the clown is Slipknot percussionist M Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan. The musician, who didn’t graduate from college but has stated in interviews that he got his bachelor’s, masters and doctorate degrees in the University of Rock ‘n’ Roll, …
Metallica to Play Entire ‘Black Album’ at 2012 Download Festival
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the England’s Download festival, Metallica will play their mega-selling 1991 self-titled disc (aka ‘The Black Album’) in its entirety.
Vince Neil Pleads Guilty to Disorderly Conduct
As expected, Motley Crue vocalist Vince Neil has pleaded guilty in Las Vegas Justice Court to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. The charge stemmed from an incident last March in which Neil allegedly harassed his ex-girlfriend Alicia Jacobs and her friends after a show at the Las Vegas Hilt…
Slipknot: Next Album Is All About Paul Gray
The masked marauders of Slipknot have elaborated on plans for their next album, but they reiterate that they’re in no hurry to enter the studio.
Rob Halford’s Ex-Manager Files $50 Million Lawsuit Against Singer and Judas Priest
Rob Halford‘s former manager John Baxter to Judas Priest and their management: You’ve got another thing comin’.
Black Label Society Release Christmas EP, Plot Tour With Guns N’ Roses
Deck the halls and hang up your stockings (not that kind!), ‘cuz Zakk Wylde and Black Label Society have just delivered some heartwarming Christmas jeer. In preparation of the holidays, the band recorded an EP of acoustic instrumental holiday classics called ‘Glorious Christmas Songs Tha…
Guns N’ Roses To Be Supported by Duff McKagan’s Loaded at Upcoming Shows
We’re still a long ways away from a full-scale Guns N’ Roses reunion, since Slash would still rather stomp on the olive branch than hand it to frontman Axl Rose, but some factions of the Guns camp are making nice. Rose will be sharing stages in the near future with former Guns N’ R…
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Protests Occupy Wall Street, Calls Obama ‘Divisive’
While some rockers including Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello support the Occupy Wall Street movement, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine considers the protest a sham and accuses President Barack Obama of contributing to the turmoil by being “the most divisive president we’ve…
Black Sabbath Inch Closer to Reunion
A Black Sabbath reunion is far from a sure thing, but the four original band members (vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward) have made it clear that they’re taking baby steps to make it happen.