Reunited Black Sabbath Announce 2012 European Festival Tour Dates
After announcing their reunion on 11/11/11 and letting fans know that a new album is in the works, heavy metal legends Black Sabbath have revealed their first run of what will hopefully be many tour dates in 2012.
Avenged Sevenfold To Play Free California Show
Back in October, Avenged Sevenfold had to drop off of the Rockstar Uproar Festival show in Mountain View, Calif., due to an illness in the band. The show went on with the rest of the bands on the lineup, but Avenged Sevenfold vowed to make it up to the fans, and now they have done just that!
Nickelback Stream Entire ‘Here and Now’ Album, Confirmed for NFL Halftime Show
Nickelback is set to release their new album ‘Here and Now’ on Nov. 21, but fans hoping to hear it a little bit sooner can now head over to iTunes at the link below, where the full album is streaming for free all week!
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Settles Lawsuit With Former Assistant
Last February, Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, was sued by former employee Steven Wiig, who claimed that he was underpaid for his job as a personal assistant during 2001 to 2009.
Gene Simmons: Axl Rose Needed a ‘Good Beating’
Gene Simmons is never at a loss for words, so in a recent interview when asked what he thought about Guns N’ Roses and what they could have been, the Kiss bassist-singer was very open.
Kid Rock To Perform at NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Awards Ceremony
The Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony have tapped Kid Rock, the self-anointed ‘American Badass,’ to perform and open the show at their event on Dec. 2 at the Wynn in Las Vegas.
Creed Plan Retrospective Gigs, Plot New Album
For anyone longing for vintage Creed, then we’ve got some good news. The band recently announced a six-date run of special shows where they’ll play back to back shows of their debut release ‘My Own Prison’ and their second album ‘Human Clay,’ respectively, in thei…
Staind Guitarist Chats About Latest Album, Playing Live and Name Changes
Staind released their latest album, a self-titled masterpiece, back in September of this year. The making of the album was an arduous and well documented process, but now that it’s out the band can sit back and enjoy the fruits of their labor.
Eddie Trunk Previews Upcoming Axl Rose Interview
‘That Metal Show’’s Eddie Trunk and Jim Florentine recently interviewed Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses for an upcoming episode of the show, set to air on VH1 Classic on Nov. 11. On Trunk’s radio show last night (Nov. 4), he talked about the epic interview and teased a few cl…
GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot, aka Flattus Maximus, Found Dead
Sad news to report: GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus) was found dead this morning by his bandmates as the group prepared to cross the Canadian border on their current tour. MetalSucks.net shared the following statement from GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus):
Guitarist Troy McLawhorn Explains His Return to Evanescence
So, here’s a short musical history lesson: Before guitarist Troy McLawhorn was in Evanescence, he was in Seether; and before he was in Seether, he was in Evanescence.
Chris Cornell: New Soundgarden Album Is ‘Mostly Done’
Soundgarden fans, rejoice! Chris Cornell recently told Billboard.com that the new Soundgarden album is “mostly done.” He went on to say that, “We just need to finish a couple of songs and mix it, so that will be happening probably over the holidays.”