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 ▶

Scott Weiland Responds to Termination From Stone Temple Pilots

No one wants to work with Scott Weiland! Scott Weiland is now weighing in with his own official response to today’s news that he has been fired from Stone Temple Pilots. The vocalist stated as recently as yesterday that all was still good with his longtime band, telling Rolling Stone, “STP has not broken up…. More ▶