Ex-Otep Guitarist Lee Rios Dead

RIP

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 […]

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 […]

The Faceless Left Van-less After Moose Encounter

Yikes!

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, […]

Man Killed By Semi Carting Mötley Crüe’s Gear

The 18-wheeler

Blabbermouth reports a 47-year-old man was killed Friday morning (August 15) in a collision with a semi-trailer truck hauling equipment for the Crüe. That’s Mötley Crüe, bitch. Michael Wayne Marsh’s vehicle apparently crashed with an 18-wheeler around 4:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-65 at exit 280 in Jefferson County, Alabama. The 18-wheeler jackknifed, […]

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 […]

Former Fear Factory Guitarist Raising Money For Medical Bills

Christian Olde Wolbers

Earlier this year, ex-Fear Factory guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers (Arkaea, Beowülf) was involved in a serious motorcycle accident. Since then, he’s been unable to work and his medical bills have been stacking up. Hence, he’s launched a GoFundMe.com campaign to raise cash to help pay those expenses. He offers: “It’s been 6 months since my […]

Former God Forbid Drummer In Bad Truck Accident

Corey Pierce

I know what Corey Pierce has been through. First hand. I was in a car accident this one time years ago where the vehicle literally hurtled through the humid air, flipping three times over the oncoming lane of traffic. It must have looked insane from the side of the road. From the inside of the […]

No One Guitarist Found Dead

Bob and his wife

The lifeless body of Bob Bielarz was discovered this morning. Bob was the guitarist for nu metal outfit No One. His body has been missing since last Friday night, when he was involved in a fatal boating accident. Bielarz’ wife, Viengsavnh, and Jeremy Muzika also perished in the accident. That’s fucking sad shit. May they […]

No One Guitarist, Wife Missing After Boat Accident

Bob and his wife

I don’t have a boat. Not that I don’t want one, because I’d love a boat to ride around the Hudson River on. I just don’t have enough money for a boat’s upkeep and such. Hell, I barely have enough money for the car I’m driving. Such is the life of a metal blogger. Unless […]

Adrenaline Mob Involved In Accident

Adrenaline Mob

According to the usually-reliable Facebook, the members of Adrenaline Mob — featuring players from Disturbed, Symphony X, and Twisted Sister — have been in an accident. “We are sad to announce that the band has been in a serious accident yesterday traveling to Canada on the current Avenged Sevenfold/HellYeah tour. The band and crew are […]