Iowa Doctor Charged With Unintentionally Causing Death of Slipknot’s Paul Gray
Two years after the tragic passing of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, a major development related to his death has surfaced in the case of a Des Moines, Iowa, doctor charged today (Sept. 5) for involuntary manslaughter. Physician Daniel Baldi was busted for over-prescribing narcotic painkillers to his patients, with one of the eight victims being revealed as Paul Gray.
Update: Baroness Band Members Suffer Serious Injuries in Bus Crash
As reported yesterday (Aug. 15), the band Baroness were involved in a horrifying bus accident in England that left several people injured, including the band members themselves. Now, details of the injuries sustained by each of the band members and their crew, as well as the bus driver, have been released.
Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Issues Official Statement on Czech Imprisonment
On Thursday, Aug. 2, Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe was released from a Czech prison after being incarcerated for five weeks on charges of manslaughter stemming from a 2010 incident. Blythe was accused of contributing to the death of a 19-year-old fan who was allegedly tossed from the stage at a Lamb of God concert.
Lamb of God Vocalist Randy Blythe Released From Czech Jail, Returns Home to United States
After more than a month of incarceration, Randy Blythe was released from a Czech prison on Thursday (Aug. 2), according to the Czech news site Blesk.cz. The Lamb of God frontman is reported to have boarded a flight at 1PM Czech time today (Aug. 3), and is expected to arrive in New York this afternoon.
Jack Osbourne Battling Multiple Sclerosis
Jack Osbourne, son of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The devastating news comes only weeks after Jack and his fiancee, Lisa Stelly, welcomed a baby girl named Pearl into the world.
Dave Mustaine Apologizes to James Hetfield for Megadeth / Metallica Supergroup Comments
After Metallica frontman James Hetfield recently called Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine a ‘big mouth’ for publicly stating that he’d like to form a Metallica / Megadeth supergroup, Mustaine has now apologized to Hetfield, promising that he’ll never speak of the subject again.
New Marilyn Manson Album ‘Born Villain’ Streaming in Its Entirety
Marilyn Manson‘s new album ‘Born Villain’ has been one of the most anticipated hard rock releases of 2012, and now fans can finally get a chance to give it a full listen. While the album doesn’t hit stores until tomorrow (May 1), AOL Music is offering a full stream of the album right now. Click below to listen.
Watch Five Finger Death Punch + More at Trespass America Tour Announcement
FIve Finger Death Punch are known for putting their full passion into everything they do, and that was evident at the Los Angeles press event announcing this summer’s Trespass America tour. Along with the trek’s supporting acts, 5FDP & Co. turned the Key Club into a military detention camp.
Five Finger Death Punch + Killswitch Engage Top Bill for Trespass America Tour
Five Finger Death Punch and Killswitch Engage top the bill for the Trespass America summer U.S. tour. The hard-rocking lineup for the jaunt also includes Trivium, Pop Evil, Emmure, God Forbid and Battlecross, while the tour itself promises to be a “theme-park-thrill-ride for metalheads.”
System of Down and Deftones Join Forces for 2012 North American Tour
System of a Down and Deftones have announced dates for a joint North American summer tour that is sure to be one of the hottest tickets in 2012. The trek will hit East Coast and Midwest cities in August, with SOAD headlining and Deftones providing direct support.
Axl Rose Thanks Fans for Support in New Letter
Axl Rose has apparently posted a new letter to fans thanking them for their support in the wake of his decision not to attend Guns N’ Roses induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this past Saturday (April 14). The letter, posted earlier today (April 17) on the singer’s official Twitter page, seems to mix sarcasm with genuine feelings of gratitude.
Classic Guns N’ Roses Members Perform With Myles Kennedy at Rock Hall Induction Ceremony
It wasn’t the Guns N’ Roses reunion that everyone wanted, but with Axl Rose flipping the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the bird earlier this week, the next best thing happened at the induction ceremony on Saturday (April 14). Slash, Duff McKagan, Steven Adler, Matt Sorum and Gilby Clarke rocked three ‘Appetite for Destruction’ songs with singer Myles Kennedy.