Marilyn Manson Joined by Doors Members at Sunset Strip Music Festival
The Doors were the big honorees at the Sunset Strip Music Festival this year, which opened a few doors for them when it came to performing over the weekend. One advantage they took was the opportunity to join Marilyn Manson onstage during Saturday’s (Aug 18) outdoor bash.
Slayer’s Kerry King Says Jeff Hanneman’s Recovery Isn’t Delaying New Album
Slayer are moving full steam ahead with a new album, and guitarist Kerry King says the fact that fellow guitarist Jeff Hanneman is still recovering from necrotizing fasciitis will not delay the new album moving forward.
Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Joins Prong for Misfits Cover at Knotfest
Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe is thrilled to be back onstage – so thrilled that he actually got in more stage time than what his band was allotted over the weekend. The vocalist took the opportunity to join Prong onstage during their set at Saturday’s Knotfest show in Somerse…
Seether Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of ‘Disclaimer’ With ‘Sympathetic’ Video Release
This time a decade ago, South Africa wasn’t exactly known for turning out hard rock bands. Now, a decade later, Seether have become one of the most successful and steadily consistent hard rock bands going. It all started on Aug. 20, 2002, when the group issued their ‘Disclaimer…
Lamb of God Triumph During Knotfest Night Two in Somerset, Wisconsin
There’s nothing like seeing a major band on the so-called second stage, so you can bet that fans at Knotfest over the last two nights enjoyed the return of Lamb of God at a fevered pitch.
Anthrax’s Scott Ian Comments on Mayhem Cruise Cancellation
There were a lot of people not exactly happy when it was revealed that the inaugural Mayhem Cruise, which was scheduled for later this year, was canceled, and that goes beyond just those who had made arrangements to attend. Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian says the news was a bit of a surprise to him as …
Les Claypool’s Pachyderm Bass Raises $50K for Ailing Nephew
How much is a prize item like one of Les Claypool’s basses worth to you? Now add in the fact that he’s auctioning it off for his ailing two-year-old nephew who is suffering from a rare form of infant leukemia. After putting the bass on the block, the Primus leader fou…
Evanescence’s Amy Lee + Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Team Up on ‘Break In’ in El Paso
The moment that many have been waiting for on the Carnival of Madness tour finally came to fruition Saturday night (Aug. 18) in El Paso, as Evanescence‘s Amy Lee and Halestorm‘s Lzzy Hale united their powerful voices together on one song.
Seether Seeking Fan Input for Rise Above Fest Suicide Prevention Video
Seether‘s first-ever Rise Above Fest is just a few weeks away and the band could use your help. The group is looking for a few enterprising fans to shoot a promo spot talking about teen suicide prevention.
Black Veil Brides Push Back New Album to January 2013
Black Veil Brides fans will have to wait a little longer to hear new music from the band. The group has revealed that their follow-up to ‘Set the World on Fire’ needs a little more seasoning, so therefore they’ve decided to push back the release from Oct. 30 to …
Eddie Vedder + Natalie Maines Mark Anniversary of West Memphis 3 Release With ‘Golden Stat…
Today marks the anniversary of something that many thought might never come. On Aug. 19, 2011, the three men known as “The West Memphis 3″ were finally freed from jail after serving 17 years behind bars for the murder of three young boys.
Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington ‘OK’ With Nu Metal Label
There was a time when nu metal was the big thing, and Linkin Park definitely thrived. But there was a quick saturation point with the genre, and the band, who may not have been a true definition of a nu metal act, were smart enough to evolve their sound and survive.