Belphegor Cancel North American Trek


Well this just sucks a gigantic pimple-covered peen. Due to a critical and immediate family emergency, Belphegor have been forced to cancel their planned headlining North American tour with Rotting Christ, Beheaded, and Svart Crown. The “Voices From The Dark” tour was scheduled to launch September 24 in New York City. I was planning on […]

Ex-Otep Guitarist Lee Rios Dead


Former Speak No Evil and Otep guitarist Lee Rios is dead. The man passed away in Miami, Florida, just this Wednesday. Dude apparently died as a result of something he enjoyed: He was involved in a mountain biking accident. Friends and family of Rios are attempting to crowdfund $10,000 for his funeral expenses. Help out […]

Exodus Fan Arrested For Posting Band’s Lyrics


At this point, you really need to be careful with what you post on Facebook. Freedom isn’t free. There’s a hefty fucking fee. You can’t even post lyrics to Exodus songs on Facebook now, as a Greenville, Kentucky, man has jus learned. Dude was charged with making “terroristic threats” after posting the lyrics to “Class […]

Bloodiest Guitarist Arrested After Fatal Crash

Sean Riley

It sucks this week to be Sean Riley, the 33-year-old guitarist for Chicago metal band Bloodiest. Dude was collared earlier this week for allegedly striking and killing a pedestrian while driving intoxicated, according to Lambgoat. Bloodiest signed with Relapse Records in 2010 and released their debut with the label a year later. Riley was arrested […]

Suicidal Tendencies Bassist Dies

Tim Williams

This is fucking brutal, sad news to awake to but, Tim “Rawbiz” Williams is dead. He was the bassist for Suicidal Tendencies. Says the band in a statement: “It’s with complete sadness that we have to announce the passing of bassist Tim ‘Rawbiz’ Williams. “Tim played bass for Suicidal Tendencies for almost four years until […]

Shadows Fall Announce Hiatus

Shadows Fall

Shadows Fall will be going on hiatus. As such, they will embark on their final European tour in less than a week. The “Hell On Earth” trek, with the Acacia Strain, Unearth, and War of Ages, will begin in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 29 and run until September 14. Shadows Fall has been touring non-stop […]

Tusk Singer Dead


This is awfully sad news indeed. The frontman for grind outfit Tusk has died. Not sure how old Jody Minnoch was, but he’s gone. From what also remains a mystery. Hydra Head Records posted the news online earlier today. Tusk features members of Pelican. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this trying […]

The Faceless Left Van-less After Moose Encounter


I can’t imagine what must go through your mind the second before the van you’re driving collides head-on with a moose, but I’ve gotta imagine it goes something like “Oh, fuck my life.” Guitarist Michael Keene says the van’s totaled. Sounds like they’re having a shitty tour. Says Keene: “Shortly after switching to a van, […]

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 […]