CROWBAR Announces March/April 2024 U.S. Tour


CROWBAR has unfurled the details of its upcoming U.S. headlining tour, set to resonate from March 30 to April 14, accompanied by the formidable MORBID VISIONZ as support. This two-week spring expedition promises a sonic odyssey, culminating in a special performance at the Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest in Philadelphia on April 12, where … Read more

Dave Mustaine’s “Big Surprise” for Argentina Show Won’t Involve Marty Friedman: “That’s Not Going to Happen”


If you’ve been harboring fervent expectations of a Megadeth reunion with former guitarist Marty Friedman in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this April, it’s time to gracefully manage your disappointment. In a recent interview with Argentina’s prominent newspaper Clarin, frontman Dave Mustaine swiftly debunked speculations about Friedman’s return, dashing hopes of a surprise collaboration during the upcoming … Read more

CLOWN Clarifies Who Actually Started SLIPKNOT


Amidst the tumult of personnel changes within the Slipknot ranks—most notably the departures of longtime members Chris Fehn in 2019 and Craig “133” Jones in 2023—rumblings have emerged regarding the dwindling presence of original late ’90s members. Yet, according to percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan, this narrative has been misconstrued for quite some time. In a … Read more

KANYE WEST Responds On OZZY OSBOURNE’s Criticism Over Sampling BLACK SABBATH Track


Kanye West found himself entangled in a whirlwind of controversy after the legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne accused him of anti-Semitic behavior. The dispute ignited when Ozzy, renowned as the frontman of BLACK SABBATH, took to the digital arena to air his grievances against the rapper for sampling one of his iconic songs without proper authorization. … Read more

KITTIE Begins Teasing First New Album Since 2011


After igniting the stage with a blistering new track at the electrifying Sick New World festival in 2023, Kittie wasted no time and plunged into the studio trenches alongside renowned producer Nick Raskulinecz, whose illustrious portfolio boasts collaborations with titans like Mastodon, Ghost, and Trivium. Nestled within the hallowed confines of Sienna Studios in Nashville, … Read more

BILLY CORGAN Calls For A Rock Hall Rebrand


Amidst the turbulence within the esteemed halls of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a clarion call for transformation resonates from an unexpected quarter—Billy Corgan, the iconic voice of Smashing Pumpkins. With the Class Of 2024 nominations stirring controversy, Corgan steps forward with a radical proposition: a rebranding as the “Music Hall Of Fame.” … Read more

PHIL DEMMEL On Joining KERRY KING’s Band: “That Was Four And A Half Years Of Holding On To The Secret”


Former Machine Head and Vio-lence guitar virtuoso, Phil Demmel, unveiled a treasure trove of insights concerning his collaboration with Kerry King‘s eponymous solo endeavor during a recent Instagram Live session. In his narrative, Demmel recounted the genesis of their partnership, dating back to 2018, when he foresaw the conclusion of his tenure with Machine Head … Read more

‘Jon Bon Jovi Has Nothing To Prove’ Amid Vocal Trouble, Stryper’s Michael Sweet Explains


In a heartfelt display of camaraderie and support, Michael Sweet of Stryper shared his joy at the news of Jon Bon Jovi’s recovery following vocal cord surgery. Taking to his social media platform, Sweet posted a photo of Jon alongside a touching message, emphasizing the challenges both artists faced with vocal issues and expressing solidarity … Read more

Ozzy Osbourne On Being Nominee Of 2024 Hall Of Fame: ‘I Could Never Have Imagined’

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In a recent social media update on his official platform, Ozzy Osbourne expressed a mix of surprise and gratitude upon learning of his nomination for the prestigious 2024 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. The renowned institution unveiled its list of nominees for the upcoming induction, featuring a diverse array of musical luminaries including … Read more