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 […]

Within The Ruins Wreck Their Van


The members of Within The Ruins, a band I do not like one bit, are OK after flipping their van three times in Pennsylvania yesterday. The band was headed for the West Coast and the start of a tour with Suicide Silence and Fit For An Autopsy. “While no one was hurt, their van, trailer […]

Former Scar The Martyr Frontman Uninjured In Crash

Bonner's whip

I’m not sure how he walked away from it unscathed, but Henry Derek Bonner did survive a horric car crash Sunday night that seemingly totaled the car he was in. The attached picture shows the flipped ride. The news was broken on the Facebook page of Thrown Into Exile, one of Bonner’s bands; he’s also […]

Today Is The Day Tour Cancelled After Van Totalled

Today Is The Day

Today Is The Day’s Steve Austin walked away from a pretty horrific accident that happened last night. So, too, did the band’s merch guy. From the following description from Steve, it sounds like they are both lucky to be alive. Unfortunately, the band’s new van did not survive the crash, and now, Today Is The […]

Drunk Driver Puts Acacia Strain Tour In Peril

Vin shows us the boozer

The Acacia Strain’s van may not be able to go the distance, folks. For the dense, that means the remainder of the dates on the band’s current trek could be in doubt. Last night in Connecticut, an alleged drunk driver crashed his car into the band’s van outside the Webster Theatre in Hartford. From the […]

Black Tusk Plan Memorials For Late Bassist

Black Tusk

The band Black Tusk will be hosting both a public and a private memorial service this Saturday for late bassist Jonathan Athon, who died last weekend from injuries he’d sustained in a motorcycle accident. Says the band: “We will be gathering from 4-8pm this Saturday, Nov. 15th in Franklin Square (across from Vinnies and Ghosttown […]

Black Tusk Bassist In Critical Condition

Black Tusk

Jonathan Athon, the bass player for Georgian metallers Black Tusk, was involved in a Friday night motorcycle accident in downtown Savannah, and is in an area hospital listed in critical condition. Athon was riding a 1981 Harley Sportster, which crashed into the driver’s side of an Acura SUV driven by an 85-year-old Savannah man. Athon […]

Decapitated Involved In Van Accident


This happens far too often to Decapitated. The band was involved in a serious van crash on Friday while on tour with Gwar and American Sharks. Decapitated’s van is fucked. The members? Fine. Said the band: “Decapitated was involved in a serious van accident on Friday afternoon on their way to a show in House […]

Staind Frontman OK After Airplane Mishap

Aaron's plane is fucked

Are Staind a metal band? Fuck no. But that first Staind album was tough as nails. And really, there are a lot of people who probably consider Staind a metal band. I am here to tell you they’re hard rock, at best. Regardless, Staind’s frontman Aaron Lewis was forced to cancel an appearance Saturday night […]

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 […]