Statement from Brian Johnson

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Brian Johnson has released an official statement regarding his health, his future, and AC/DC: As many AC/DC fans know, the remaining shows for the 2016 AC/DC Rock or Bust World Tour, including 10 postponed U.S. shows, are being rescheduled with a guest singer.  I want personally to explain the reason because I don’t believe the… More…

Slipknot Part Ways With Drummer Joey Jordison

Drummer Joey Jordison and Slipknot have parted ways. The shocking news was released via a statement from Slipknot on the band’s official website this evening (Dec. 12). During Slipknot’s break from heavy touring and writing new material, Joey Jordison has dedicated himself to the new band Scar the Martyr. Along with releasing a self-titled debut… More…

Static-X Frontman Confirms Band’s Breakup

Static-X have officially disbanded. The band went on hiatus in 2009, originally so frontman Wayne Static could focus on his ‘Pighammer’ solo album. While Wayne Static toured under the Static-X name last year, he says in a new interview that Static-X are no more. In the interview with the Gauntlet, Wayne Static confirmed that Static-X… More…

As I Lay Dying Frontman Arrested

Tim Lambesis, frontman for As I Lay Dying, Pyrithion, and Austrian Death Machine, is under arrest for allegedly trying to hire a hit man to murder his estranged wife in Oceanside, California. Lambesis is currently being held at the Vista Detention Center in Vista, CA and he is currently listed as being ineligible for bail…. More…

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies

Legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman died at 11AM PT today. Hanneman had contracted the skin tissue disease necrotizing fasciitis, most likely from a spider bite, in early 2011, and had not been touring with the band since that time. He has remained an official member of Slayer as Exodus guitarist Gary Holt took his place… More…

Former Iron Maiden Drummer Clive Burr Dies at 56

Former Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr has died at the age of 56. The legendary musician had been suffering from multiple sclerosis for many years, and although an official cause of death has not yet been revealed, the band reports that Burr passed away in his sleep last night at his home. Clive Burr joined… More…