Iron Maiden Drummer Says New Album Is Done


Nicko McBrain may look like he built his own house, and hammered everything together with his face, but I have loads of respect for the Iron Maiden drummer. Obviously. I mean, he’s a legend. He’s played a part in the creation of some of my favorite songs. He’s the man. He’s probably also experienced some […]

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 […]

Ensign Bassist Needs Help

Nate Gluck

This sucks the inside of a condom clean. Nate Gluck, the bassist for Ensign, is ill. He was recently diagnosed with stomach and esophagus cancer. Gluck and his wife are also facing financial difficulties, so they’ve launched a crowd-funding campaign which has already raised enough money to help them keep their home. Contribute what you […]

Def Leppard Guitarist To Receive Stem-Cell Transplant

Vivian Campbell

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell will receive a stem-cell transplant in September after doctors discovered his cancer’s back. Campbell revealed his battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosis last summer, but announced in November that he was in remission. His approach to fighting the cancer will involve a new high-tech chemo treatment. He says in a new […]

Megadeth Cancel Immediate Touring Plans


The death of Dave Ellefson’s brother has forced the cancellation of Megadeth’s immediate touring plans/ A statement says Ellefson “and his family mourn the loss of his brother, who passed away on May 19, in Minneapolis, Minn. after battling cancer. A private family funeral service will be held.” The statement makes no mention of making […]

HellYeah’s Guitarist Calls Former Members “Cancer”


So HellYeah’s guitarist, Tom Maxwell, was interviewed on the Jacksonville, North Carolina, radio station Rock 105.5 at this year’s assemblage of white trash, the Carolina Rebellion festival. In it, he calls Mudvayne’s Greg Tribbett as well as the band’s former bassist, Bob “Zilla” Kakaha, cancers that needed excising. Blood For Blood, the mediocre band’s new […]

Former Judas Priest Guitarist Dead


According to Blabbermouth, Judas Priest co-founding guitarist Ernie Chataway has died at the age of 62. He was reportedly battling lung cancer for quite some time before his death. That sucks. Poor guy. Rest in peace, Ernie. The original Priest lineup featured Chataway, singer Al Atkins, bassist Bruno Stapenhill and drummer John Partridge, and came […]

Video: Cancer Reunite In England


Cancer’s back. Usually two words you don’t wanna hear, but in this instance, it’s cool. U.K. death metal legends Cancer performed May 2 at The Haygate, Telford, England. See that footage below. Let us know what you think of the video in the comments section.

As I Lay Dying: Statement Coming Soon

As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying guitarist Phil Sgrosso has posted an update on Facebook saying word from the band would be forthcoming. “I know a lot of you have been curious about what I’ve been up to lately and what the future holds for AILD,” says the post. “There will be a time (very soon) that […]

KsE Frontman Raising Funds For Ailing Aunt

Get one!

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Killswitch Engage’s frontman and Gunshy contributor Jesse Leach is an all-around decent dude. Salt of the Earth type. Leach has released a special Killswitch shirt for sale, and I think you should pick it up. Why? Well, the Mike D’Antonio-supplied design is dope, and because sales […]