Acaro Sign With Goomba Music


Holy shit, this is fucking rad! Super stoked for these dudes. Acaro — a band who have been longtime fans of the Gun Shy, and who we featured in our “Readers’ Bands” series — has signed a record deal. The band — featuring former members of Overcast and Burn In Silence — inked a deal […]

Asking Alexandria Singer Wrote A Book


I don’t want to live on this planet anymore. Anyone with even a modicum of renown can put a book out. Even the snot-nosed 21-year-old singer of a band you can’t stand. Asking Alexandria frontman Danny Worsnop posted the first introductory pages of his upcoming autobiography, “Am I Insane?,” online yesterday, and all I can […]

Neurosis Release Teaser For New Album


Holy fuck! I totally forgot that Neurosis were working on a new record. It has been two years since we’ve heard anything about the studio sessions for the band’s impending LP. But the teaser trailer at the end of this post reminded me that, yes — Neurosis have new shit on the way. Called “Electrical […]

Bleeding Through Back Out Of Tour

Marta from Bleeding Through

The other day, I jokingly alluded to the fact that Brandan Schieppati of Bleeding Through was probably too high to perform with the band after having his wisdom teeth yanked. I said this because usually, after undergoing such a procedure, they dope you up, and numb the constant pain of such trauma. Of course, Brandan’s […]

Poison’s Bret Michaels Breaks Off Engagement

Looks like Bret's already moving on

That’s right, ladies — Bret Michaels of Poison is single, ready to mingle, and willing to share his HPV with you. claim Bret and his longtime lady fair, Kristi Gibson, are splitsville. No word on who pulled the trigger, but the couple were planning a wedding. “Although the couple have separated, they remain great […]

East Coast Tsunami Fest 2012: Full Lineup Revealed


The complete and final lineup for the East Coast Tsunami Fest 2012 has been announced. If you thought it was good before when we only knew half of the bands playing, just wait. Motherfucker got ten times better since then. Before, we knew bands like Sick of it All and Agnostic Front would be playing. […]

Winds Of Plague Part With Drummer


Oh no! What I meant was, Who cares? Winds of Plague have confirmed lingering rumors, announcing that they’ve parted with drummer Art Cruz due to “creative differences.” They “wish him all the very best in his future endeavors,” according to a press release. “After many years of having Art Cruz with us we have decided […]

Quicksand Reunion Watch 2012: Band Books August NYC Show


I am fucking beyond thrilled. 
Ecstatic might be a more fitting word. Not only will the reunited Quicksand be playing a gig in New York, they’re playing a day before my fucking birthday. AND they are playing at the Bowery Ballroom. They don’t get more intimate than that. August 24. Mark it on your calendars. […]

A Life Once Lost Finally Finished With New Album

A Life Once Lost

It’s been a long time coming, but finally, at long last, Philadelphia’s own A Life Once Lost have finished work on their sixth LP. They’ve christened it Ecstatic Trance, and will release it through Season of Mist on October 23. Fuck yes. I’ve always been a fan of these dudes. I did ask their frontman […]

Killing Joke Frontman Goes Missing

Jaz Coleman

No one can seem to track down Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman. The band claims Jaz is missing. This comes after a mysterious announcement was posted online that the group was canceling its U.K. tour. Last week, a statement appeared on Killing Joke’s Facebook page explaining that the band was pulling out of its trek […]