Chris Broderick Quits Megadeth

Chris Broderick

Megadeth’s just like an older version of the Faceless at this point. Guitarist Chris Broderick has become the second member to leave Megadeth within 24 hours. He released the following statement: “Due to artistic and musical differences, it is with great reluctance that I announce my departure from Megadeth to pursue my own musical direction. […]

Shawn Drover Quits Megadeth

Shawn Drover

Megadeth drummer Shawn Drover has quit the band. He has issued the following statement on the move: “After 10 years, I have decided to quit Megadeth to pursue my own musical interests. “I want to thank Dave Mustaine and the entire Megadeth family, as well as thanking all the amazing Megadeth fans around the world!!! […]

Lock Up Get New Singer


Tomas Lindberg is out, and Kevin Sharp is in. The At the Gates leader is no longer in Lock Up, the grindcore supergroup featuring members of Napalm Death, Pentagram, Cradle of Filth and Brujeria. Sharp, who is in Brutal Truth, steps in as the new frontman. Finland’s Kaaos TV got word from Lindberg about the […]

Eluveitie Lose Piper


Swiss folk metal outfit Eluveitie has parted ways with bagpiper Patrick “Päde” Kistler. Surely, this is the worst thing that’s ever happened in metal. The group has issued the following statement: “With a heavy heart we have to share with you the news that Päde is no longer a part of Eluveitie. After six years […]

Gene Hoglan Taking Over On Drums For Death To All Tour

Gene Hoglan

Here is some breaking news for your ass. So, it seems that Sean Reinert has had to drop off the ongoing North American Death To All tour, which features openers Obituary, Massacre and Rivers of Nihil. Sean’s leaving the tour due to an unspecified illness, according to sources. Gene Hoglan, one of our favorite drummers, […]

Jeff Loomis Joins Arch Enemy

Jeff Loomis

Wait, what? That’s right, kids. Jeff Loomis, who was once in Nevermore, is now in Arch Enemy. Jeff replaces guitarist Nick Cordle. Loomis will make his live debut with Arch Enemy on the band’s upcoming European tour, which kicks off November 26. This addition to the band could end up being really, really interesting. We […]

Bassist Leaves Cold


I don’t know if any of you are fans of the band Cold, but back in the late 1990s, when they released their eponymous debut, I was a fan. On occasion, I still throw that fucker on from time to time, because it’s an album that can be listened to from first note to last. […]

Refused Fire Guitarist


How a guitarist gets fired from an inactive band, I’ll never know. But that seemingly has happened to Jon Brännström, who reveals he was shitcanned from the Refused. He writes: “I was fired from Refused a while ago. I wasn’t given a reasonable explanation and wasn’t even invited to sit down and talk about it, […]

DevilDriver Down Drummer, Guitarist

Dez Fartfarta

Why, that isn’t very nice of DevilDriver, now is it? Seems everyone is replaceable in that useless, non-redeeming butthole of a band DevilDriver, ‘cept good ol’ Dez Fartfarta. I mean, Farfara. Hate when that happens. I’m sorry. I’m not going to lie. Dez looks like the kind of guy who’s constantly crop-dusting. He walks down […]

Attila Guitarist Quits


Sure, that band Attila is unlistenable tripe. But whenever someone makes a move to better themselves, I like to highlight that. Attila guitarist Nate Salameh has left the band, because he’s trying to dry up. He writes online: “It was apparent to the people who are close to me (including the guys in the band) […]