AC/DC Retiring?


It’s hard to know, kids. But maybe. Reports coming out of Australia seem to conflict one another, but it seems that AC/DC has booked a recording studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, for six weeks from May 1. That would suggest the band is still active. Yet Australian radio station 3AW is claiming AC/DC could […]

Is This A Song From The Deftones’ Long-Shelved Eros LP?


Thanks to Jason for the heads up on this one, but yeah…it seems Chino Moreno, lead singer of the Deftones, posted a song clip online this afternoon. Apparently, the song (called “Smile”) is from Eros, the Deftones album the band finished just before Chi Cheng’s accident. Moreno has said he’d like to release Eros some […]

Rumor: Madball’s Ex-Drummer Now In Slipknot

Jay Weinberg

If rumors are to be believed, Slipknot have found a replacement for Joey Jordison. WolverineKills claims they “have received a word” that Jay Weinberg is the new drummer of Slipknot. Weinberg is the son of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg, and has worked with Madball and Against Me! He left […]

Winds Of Plague Drop Off Unearth Tour

"I'm Gotham's reckoning"

Someone in Winds of Plague has the shits. Or worse. The Unearth tour that will begin soon will now not feature Winds of Plague. They blame illness for their sudden withdrawal. “Due to unforeseen circumstances involving the health of one of our members we are unable to make this upcoming tour. We will make it […]

Summer Slaughter Getting Thy Art Is Murder?

Thy Art Is Murder

Thus far, the bands hinted at for this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour have been awesome. But Thy Art Is Murder? I guess I don’t know them even well enough to voice an opinion on their music. But their intelligence is definitely up for debate. They started a near riot in Australia recently. Like dopes. If […]

Eyehategod, Ringworm Tour Possible


It looks like Eyehategod, Ringworm, and Enabler will be touring together this summer. Though dates have yet to be revealed for the trek, Eyehategod says that the jaunt “will be coming to a town near you.” Sites are reporting the tour will go on for three weeks. The date for just one show’s slipped out […]

Austrian Death Machine: Charity Ripoff?

Tim Lambesis

A new piece over at Noisey claims Austrian Death Machine’s crowdfunded album Triple Brutal is not as charitable a release as touted. The World Vision Charity, the beneficiary of a portion of the album’s sales, has not yet received word from the band or leader Tim Lambesis. It was announced not that long ago that […]

As I Lay Dying Working On New Music

She probably doesn't like As I Lay Dying

Yup, it’s true. Last night, every member of As I Lay Dying — sans for the one who tried to hire someone to murder his wife — posted brief videos to their Instagrams. Like Tim’s pages, the official social media pages of As I Lay Dying were also devoid of the videos. Each clips seems […]

There Are Two Versions Of Downset. Now

She's totally confused

There has been some confusion as of late regarding the status of Downset. and its lineup. Are the original members of the band back together, or is there a newer version of the band active? The answer is yes. Like Queensrÿche and Entombed before them, it now appears there are two versions of Downset. The […]

Duff McKagan To Play South America With Guns N’ Roses

Duff McKagan

That’s the rumor going around and now it’s official. Former Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan will be filling in for the band’s current bassist, Tommy Stinson, during the group’s upcoming South American tour. Stinson is scheduled to reunite with his original band, The Replacements, for two high-profile dates at Coachella in mid-April and is […]