This is a bummer for fans of moshcore, Terror just announced they'll be dropping off Lamb Of God's upcoming tour, the latter's first national tour since frontman Randy Blythe was acquitted in the Czech Republic. Terror released this statement: (more…)
HIM vocalist Ville Vallo is apparently sick as all hell and has forced the band to cancel their upcoming tour. Bummer! (more…)
The metal world is still shocked about the news that broke yesterday that Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman of Slayer passed away due to liver failure at the young age of 49. Musicians everywhere have been paying tribute, and here is a roundup of their kind words for the influential guitarist: (more…)
I'm sure it's not very fun being a member of The Faceless right now. The band have spent the last few days stuck off the side of the road somewhere in Texas, being forced to miss the first week of dates of their tour with the Dillinger Escape Plan and Royal Thunder, which kicked off earlier this week. (more…)
DEAR GOD NO! Say it isn't so!!! Attack Attack! have announced they're breaking up. (more…)
This weekend, we reported on the tragic passing of Deftones bassist Chi Cheng, who died at the age of 42 after his heart stopped. Cheng was in a coma for three years stemming from a 2008 car accident, and then still in a vegetative state for the remainder of his life. It was truly a sad end to a great life. The music industry weighed in on the loss of Cheng through posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Here is a roundup of tributes to the fallen bassist: (more…)
It is with a heavy heart that we report that Deftones bassist Chi Cheng has passed away at the age of 42. Cheng was involved in a car accident in November of 2008 that had him in a coma for three years and has left him in a paralyzed state ever since. His family released the following statement: (more…)
Kataklysm drummer Max Duhamel will be leaving the band for an indeterminable amount of time to battle some personal demons. Best of luck, Max! You can do it!
Sorry to have to be the one that dashes your hopes and dreams. (more…)
If you had tickets to see Voivod live in the next month, it's time to find some new plans. The band are forced to cancel a string of dates due to frontman Denis ‘Snake’ Belanger recovering from diverticulitis. (more…)
I was really looking forward to seeing Decapitated and The Faceless next week on their tour with Cradle Of Filth. Heck, I was curious to hear what Cradle sounds like nowadays as well, but it looks like it won't come to pass. Due to immigration issues, Cradle of Filth have been forced to cancel this tour. The band just released this statement: (more…)
It's gotta suck to be Jens Kidman right now. Meshuggah flew over to kick off their tour on Monday, and Jens was battling the flu (as noted by my terribly Photoshopped photo). Jens made it through Monday's set, but his condition got so bad, that he had to sit out the band's second stop in Atlanta last night. Meshuggah posted the following on their official sites: (more…)
If you're hoping for new Slipknot in 2013, all hope is gone for you, pun intended. Corey Taylor has previously said the band only have a few international shows lined up and he's devoting the rest of the year to his other project, Stone Sour. Now, in a new interview with Loudwire, the Slipknot frontman gets candid and explains the potential timeline for new material from the 9-headed beast known as Slipknot: (more…)
So close, yet so far.
It seemed a new TOOL album was on the horizon. Their webmaster was even hinting that writing and recording of the music was halfway done. Last week, the webmaster followed up saying that a member of the band injured themselves while riding a Vespa, delaying the record.
Turns out, the delay is now through the rest of the year, according to a new interview with frontman Maynard James Kennan. (more…)