Watch: Tony Iommi And Brian May Play BLACK SABBATH’s ‘Paranoid’

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The Sky Arts series “Greatest Guitar Riffs” features legendary guitarists discussing and playing famous riffs. The series aired over three nights in November and includes three episodes. Tony Iommi of BLACK SABBATH opens the series, showcasing SABBATH’s classic riffs and collaborating with QUEEN’s Brian May. The second episode features Andy Summers of THE POLICE, reflecting … Read more

Watch: Zakk Wylde Performs BLACK SABBATH Classics In 2023

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Zakk Sabbath, a Black Sabbath cover band featuring Zakk Wylde, John “JD” DeServio, and Joey Castillo, recently performed at Rams Head Live in Baltimore. The band is known for its renditions of Black Sabbath’s music, delivering powerful performances that capture the essence of the original songs. They have announced the release of a new double … Read more

Cradle of Filth Guitarist Gets Engaged To Band’s Keyboardist

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In a captivating blend of love and metal, CRADLE OF FILTH guitarist Marek “Ashok” Šmerda and the band’s vocalist-keyboardist, Zoë M. Federoff, have announced their engagement. Zoë, a 31-year-old American vocalist and songwriter, originally from Tucson, Arizona, joined CRADLE OF FILTH in 2022. A versatile artist, she has a rich background in classical vocals, having … Read more

Joey Jordison’s Estate Is Suing Slipknot for Allegedly Profiting Off His Death

The legal battle involving the late Joey Jordison’s estate and his former band, Slipknot, is a complex and multifaceted issue. According to the lawsuit, which has been extensively covered by sources like Page Six, Consequence, and Blabbermouth, the estate alleges that Slipknot members Corey Taylor and Shawn “Clown” Crahan exploited Jordison’s death in 2021 for … Read more

DOWN Is Working On Their First New Music Since 2014


Exciting news for rock music enthusiasts! Down, renowned for their influential work in the rock scene, appears to be gearing up for some fresh tunes. Since their last release in 2014 with “Down IV – Part 2,” there’s been anticipation brewing. Guitarist Kirk Windstein recently hinted at new developments. In a Facebook update, he revealed … Read more

The real story behind Sober by Tool


The early 90s marked a seismic shift in Western alternative music, primarily due to Metallica’s “Black Album” and Nirvana’s “Nevermind.” This era ushered in a new musical ethos, where bravado and raw aggression made way for groove and emotional depth. It was in this transformative landscape that Tool, a band destined to become a titan … Read more

Arch Enemy split with guitarist Jeff Loomis

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Arch Enemy, a prominent Swedish melodic death metal band, recently announced a significant lineup change. Jeff Loomis, their guitarist for nearly a decade, has departed from the band. His tenure was marked by worldwide tours and a strong camaraderie within the group, as noted by founding guitarist Michael Amott. Amott expressed both respect and well-wishes … Read more

Synyster Gates on A7X album, “For many people, this is the death of Avenged Sevenfold”

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Avenged Sevenfold’s recent album, “Life Is But a Dream…,” has become a topic of intense discussion among metal enthusiasts. Highly praised for its bold artistic direction by critics, it has also faced mixed reactions from fans, who feel it strays too far from the band’s traditional style. Synyster Gates, the band’s guitarist, reflected on this … Read more