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

Original Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Has Been In The Studio ‘Making Records’

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Bill Ward, the founding drummer of Black Sabbath, recently announced that he is actively working in the studio, creating new records. In a video message shared on social media, the 75-year-old expressed his New Year wishes and introduced his studio team, including Bill, Mikey, and TJ. He acknowledged the current challenging times and expressed a … Read more

ANTHRAX’s Scott Ian Celebrates 60th Birthday By Throwing ‘Epic’ Party Featuring Jam With Musician Friends


Scott Ian, the iconic guitarist of ANTHRAX, marked his 60th birthday with a grand celebration at Galpin Speed Shop in Van Nuys, California. The event was a star-studded affair, featuring jam sessions with several renowned musicians. Ian’s ANTHRAX colleagues Charlie Benante and Frank Bello were present, along with Jerry Cantrell of ALICE IN CHAINS, Doug … Read more

Evanescence Releases Music Video For ‘Yeah Right’


Evanescence, the renowned rock band, recently released a music video for “Yeah Right”, a track from their album “The Bitter Truth”. This video, directed and edited by Eric Richter, captures moments from their October 2023 Latin American tour. “The Bitter Truth”, their first album with new material in ten years, debuted in March 2021 under … Read more