Mustaine’s Health Issues Force Megadeth’s Motörboat Cruise Withdrawal

Dave Mustaine

Anyone attending Motörhead’s upcoming Motörboat cruise this month will be missing Megadeth. The band’s backed out for medical reasons. In their place, heavy metal all-star band Metal Allegiance — boasting Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick — has been added to the September 22 through September 26 boat trip. Metal Alleguance will features Down’s Philip […]

Zombie, Holt, Ian Appearing On “Top Chef Duels”

Scott Ian

On what is being billed as a very metal episode, Rob Zombie, Anthrax’s Scott Ian and Gary Holt of Exodus and Slayer will all appear as guest judges on this week’s episode of “Top Chef Duels” on Bravo. The episode airs tonight (Wednesday, September 10) at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT. “Top Chef Duels” features […]

Anthrax’s Scott Ian Wouldn’t Mind Being Covered By Gaga

Scott Ian

Lady Gaga walks around, claiming to be this huge metalhead. Sorry, folks. I don’t buy it. I wrote the first article MTV News ran on that broad, based off an interview I helped craft questions for, and she didn’t strike me at that time as having a metal fiber in her body. All I got […]

Anthrax Release New Trailer For Live DVD

Anthrax

A live DVD is coming from Anthrax. The fucker was shot in Chile, a place I’d love to visit one day. Any readers from there? I’d love to come crash. Seriously. I hear that part of the word is absolutely gorgeous and Satan knows I could use a break from the day job. Anyways, I […]

Hatebreed Frontman Hatches Podcast

Aarrghhh!

Today, the new podcast of Jamey Jasta — Hatebreed’s frontman and my former co-worker at MTV — launched, and you can check out the first episode below. The Jasta Show will be a weekly podcast will feature Jasta interviewing musicians, athletes and influential figures. During the first three episodes, Jamey Jasta interviews Eddie Hermida (vocalist […]

Metal Dudes React To Robin Williams’ Suicide

Robin Williams

Yesterday morning, while we were all living, comedian and movie legend Robin Williams was busy dying. The dude suffered from serious depression and killed himself. Sad, for sure. But look, I suffer from serious depression, too. And am seriously broke. And I’m not hanging myself. So, to be honest, I can’t feel too, too bad […]

Fear Factory, Napalm Death Added To U.S. Knotfest Lineup

Napalm Death

A bunch of additional bands have been named to the bill for this upcoming second U.S. Knotfest, brought to you by the dudes of Slipknot. The second Knotfest will take over the San Manual Ampitheatre and Campgrounds from October 24 to October 26. A new stage has been added, along with the following bands. Find […]

Tankard, Abigail Roll Through Australia

Tankard

I know, I know, this is VERY late. Combined with my sister visiting from China, going to visit my relatives out in the country, and getting back to university, I haven’t had much time to sit down and write this review up. Forgive me. I’ll say this right now, I hadn’t even listened to Tankard […]

Megadeth’s Mustaine Talks New LP, More Big Four Shows

Megadeth

Kaaos TV has spoken with the man behind Megadeth, Mr. Dave Mustaine. Blabbermouth has a transcript of that discussion, which centered around Megadeth’s new material. Mustaine, who reveals he’s got 130 song ideas on his plate, says: “[Those ideas are] little parts [at this point]. Not entire songs. Just pieces. I found over the years […]

Zakk Wylde, Cronos Sign Up For Metal All Stars

Reunited and it feels so gooood

A bunch of metal legends will be assembling this December in London for a special evening I’m kinda bummed I’m going to miss. The Metal All Stars will come together for a special one-off concert at O2 Academy Brixton on December 16. The evening will boast the likes of Zakk Wylde, Dream Theater’s James LaBrie, […]