Puddle of Mudd Frontman Wes Scantlin’s Ex-Wife Claims He Stole Her Car

Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin may have a little more legal trouble on the horizon. The musician’s ex-wife claims that Scantlin stole her car this past week. According to TMZ, Jessica Scantlin claims she woke up Monday morning (Feb. 18) to discover that her Honda Pilot had been taken from her home. Jessica stated… More ▶

Tool Unleashing Limited-Edition ‘Opiate’ EP Reissue

It’s still up in the air whether Tool will release a new album in 2013, but we do know they will be reissuing their debut EP ‘Opiate.’ The band will mark the 21st anniversary of the six-song release with a handcrafted, limited-edition package.The special edition will be released March 26, limited to just 5,000 copies. It… More ▶

Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Dismissed From Australian Tour After Financial Dispute

Legendary Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has just detonated a pipe bomb regarding the thrash band’s business dealings and internal turmoil. One week ago, on Valentine’s Day, Lombardo was notified by the band’s lawyers that his services behind the kit would not be needed for Slayer’s upcoming Australian tour dates. The entire story feels beyond odd and incredibly… More ▶

Pantera’s Phil Anselmo: ‘It’s a Shame’ Vinnie Paul Never Reached Out to Me

The rift between longtime Pantera bandmates Phil Anselmo and Vinnie Paul has been well documented, but that hasn’t kept Anselmo from offering olive branches to open communication in the media over the years. The former Pantera frontman once again opened up about his onetime band and their disintegrated relationships in Revolver magazine’s latest issue, which… More ▶

Kyng Forced to Pull Out of Tour With Clutch Due to Injured Band Member

California rock trio Kyng are known as road warriors but they have been forced to drop off their most recent trek with Clutch due to an injury sustained by their bassist Tony Castaneda. Castaneda was involved in an unfortunate auto accident and this unexpected situation will also delay Kyng’s plans to record their sophomore follow… More ▶

Marilyn Manson Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Woman Who Claimed They Were Engaged

Earlier this month, Marilyn Manson reached out via his lawyer demanding a public apology from Seraphim Ward (real name Yolanda Tharpe) for spreading false stories about him in the press. Now that that hasn’t happened, he’s following through on a defamation lawsuit against Ward. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the complaint was filed Tuesday (Jan…. More ▶

Tool Member Badly Injured in Vespa Crash, Songwriting for New Album Delayed

An unidentified member of Tool recently suffered serious injuries after crashing his Vespa scooter along icy roads. The accident left the musician with several broken ribs and a dislocated shoulder, thus pushing back jamming and writing sessions meant for Tool’s massively anticipated fifth full-length album. Posted on the band’s website on Jan. 26 as a… More ▶

Pearl Jam to Perform at Chicago’s Wrigley Field

Pearl Jam‘s Eddie Vedder has been a lifelong Cubs fan, and he’ll get to experience Wrigley Field as a performer yet again when his band headlines a show at the historic ballpark July 19. Even though this is Pearl Jam’s first time playing at Wrigley, it’s not Vedder’s first dealings with the “friendly confines.” He’s… More ▶

DEFTONES To Release Vinyl Edition Of ‘Koi No Yokan’

Grammy-winning alternative band DEFTONES will release several different vinyl editions of its current album, the critically acclaimed “Koi No Yokan”, on January 22. The four configurations are as follows: a standard retail version pressed on 140-gram black vinyl (3,000 units); a direct-to-consumer version on 180-gram black vinyl with foil-stamped numbered jackets (1,000 units); an international… More ▶