Ex-At All Cost Frontman Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

Andrew Collins

Former At All Cost frontman Andrew Collins was in a serious motorcycle accident on Tuesday, and is currently in a coma, a representative disclosed late Friday. Andrew is currently the vocalist and bassist for the Austin, Texas-based band Vegatron. His family has put up a page for donations to help him with the expenses involved […]

Astarte Vocalist Dies


Maria Kolokouri, who is perhaps better known as Astarte vocalist Tristessa, has died from complications of leukemia. The Greek black metal frontwoman’s husband Nick Maiis has released the following statement regarding her passing: “Maria, she’s left from this world. “You are leaving a lot behind and my soul is in pain. “You are a special […]

Scale The Summit Guitarist Slices Finger

Chris Letchford

Dude, I have sliced a bunch of my fingers in a myriad of ways over the years. Some have been severe, and others, very minor. Scale The Summit guitarist Chris Letchford suffered a severe slice last night. He cut off part of his fingertip and had to go to the hospital to get stitches. 
As […]

Former Alice Cooper Guitarist Dies

Dick Wagner

Not Orianthi. Calm down. Reports claim former Alice Cooper guitarist Dick Wagner died Wednesday of respiratory failure. He was 71-years-old. Wagner spent the past two weeks at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he was in the intensive care unit following a cardiac procedure. The following message was posted on Wagner’s official […]

Corrosion Of Conformity Drummer Sitting Out Upcoming Gigs

Corrosion of Conformity

A torn rotator cuff will keep Corrosion of Conformity drummer Reed Mullin from touring with the band. He’ll have to sit out the upcoming gigs. Says the band: “We are sorry to announce that Reed Mullin will not be onboard for this tour. He’s been playing through pain, awaiting a strategic time to repair a […]

Killswitch Engage Guitarist To Sit Out Some Shows


I’m bummed to learn that a right, good dude — Killswitch Engage guitarist Joel Stroetzel — has to sit out some of the band’s upcoming shows. The reason I am bummed is he has some sort of a family emergency. I just hope he’s doing OK, and it’s nothing too serious. Says the group states: […]

Primus, A Perfect Circle Drummer Has Heart Attack

Tim Alexander

It’s cool…he’s going to be OK. But fuck, man. Our idols are fading. They’re getting on in age. Heart attacks? And so it begins. Drummer Tim Alexander, who has played with the likes of Primus, Puscifer and A Perfect Circle, has suffered a heart attack. Dude’s 49. He will undergo open heart-surgery in a couple […]

All Of The Original Ramones Are Now Dead

Tommy Ramone

That is a shitty fucking fact, folks. But look — we’e all gonna die at some point, so I guess we shouldn’t feel so bad for Tommy Ramone. The last surviving original member of legendary New York punk quartet The Ramones died Friday at his home in Ridgewood, Queens, following treatment for bile duct cancer. […]

Cattle Decapitation Nixes European Tour

Cattle Decapitation

I’ve got news and I’ve got bad news for you, Europe. Scratch that. I just have bad news for you. Cattle Decapitation have cancelled their tour of your part of the world, which blows moose cock. Says the group: “We regret to inform our fans that due to unforeseen circumstances that are beyond our control, […]

Acaro Throw In The Towel


No!!! What the fuck, man? I hate when good bands dissolve. Shit sucks. Acaro, the New England-based band filled with a bunch of awesome dudes, is no more. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the end of Acaro as an active band,” says the group. “Life has taken us to different paths […]