Dark Sermon’s Van Stolen

Dark Sermon

This morning, when I woke up, I looked out my fourth-floor window, and gazed upon my shitty neighborhood below. Down the street, I noticed a man’s legs dangling from a car window. I was half-asleep, so it took a few seconds for it to register: If that was his car, why would he be going […]

Devoted Megadeth Fan Killed In Crash

Patrick Dubas

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has acknowledged the death of a longtime fan of the band, a 22-year U.S. Army reservist named Patrick Dubas. Patrick, who was 44, was killed March 3 in a devastating car accident in Bennington, Nebraska. A post from Mustaine reads: “Pat was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserves as a […]

Report: Mere Seconds At A Rock Show Will Hurt Your Hearing

It's true

The quick version of this story is, You’re fucked. Your hearing, in particular. That’s because you love metal, and, well, metal shows are fucking loud and you don’t always remember to bring earplugs with you, so…you’re fucked. The World Health Organization’s latest figures claim 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of permanently […]

In This Moment, Upon A Burning Body To Tour


I’m fucking sorry, everybody. I’m sorry for the overabundance of In This Moment news on the site today, but there really wasn’t much going on, and ideally, I try to get at least ten posts up on the site every day. So fucking back off haters. Yes, people — In This Moment will be headlining […]

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Battling Cancer


Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has cancer. But not to fret — the tumor was caught early and Bruce is expected to make a full recovery. The man we all respect and wish we were has complete a course of chemotherapy and radiology after the discovery of a cancerous tumor on the back of his […]

Evergreen Terrace Drummer Severely Injured

Brad Moxey

This is fucking awful news. Brad Moxey, the drummer for Evergreen Terrace, fell off a ladder on February 6, plunging 25 feet towards a brick sidewalk. Brad was doing contracting work at the time. Brad was knocked unconcious for over 20 minutes after the fall. He shattered his elbow into so many pieces that it […]

Five Finger Death Punch Have Title For Next Opus

Fine Fecal Bagel Brunch

Admittedly, yesterday was a tough day for me. It wasn’t easy revealing to you all that I was basically giving up — that I was killing something I started years ago, something most of you enjoyed. Over the last 24 hours, I have heard from many of you — either through Facebook, via email, or […]

An Important Announcement Regarding GunShyAssassin

Sadly, it is...

It has been four-plus years since I first launched GunShyAssassin.com, and today, I have some unfortunate news I must report. I have made a tough decision that has ultimately been a long time coming, and will no doubt bring a smile to many smug fucking faces out there, much to my chagrin. This spring, when […]

Former Cold Guitarist Dies


We don’t know what caused his death, but Eddie Rendini has died. Eddie is the former guitarist for the band Cold. He was also known for his work with the bands Collapsing Lungs and Darwin’s Waiting Room. Try as I might, I can not figure out how old this dude was, but he was young. […]

Unholy Grave Drummer Dead

Unholy God

Here’s some shitty news to end your day with. The drummer for Japanese grindcore band Unholy Grave has died. His name was Hironori Suzuki, but fans and the band knew him as Hee-Chung. Suzuki was only 33 years old. Says the band: “We are deeply sorry to hear about the death of our brother. We […]