Slash, Glenn Hughes To Rock Against Human Trafficking

A worthy cause

It’s a noble cause, for sure. And soon, the likes of Slash and Glenn Hughes will be contributing to a compilation record that’ll be sold and whose sales will benefit R.A.T., or Rock Against Trafficking. Aeroemith’s Steven Tyler is also involved, along with Neal Schon of Journey, Joe Bonamassa, and Heart. The first project R.A.T. […]

Within The Ruins Cancel Remaining Tour Dates

Within The Ruins

That’s right, folks. Within The Ruins frontman Tim Goergen continues to suffer from undisclosed heart and liver ailments, and remains hospitalized under doctors’ care. But that means the band’s had to nix their remaining tour dates. Says the band: “Unfortunately, at this point we have no other option but to withdraw from the remaining dates […]

Within The Ruins Frontman Hospitalized

Within The Ruins

This weekend at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival in Worcester, I missed Within The Ruins’ performance. I went and got a bite to eat instead. Because…well, its Within The Ruins. So, I can’t say whether Within The Ruins vocalist Tim Goergen was looking peckish or not. But, yeah — dude has been hospitalized […]

3 Inches of Buzzed

3 Inches of Blood

I think I have officially come down from my high of meeting Testament and Lamb of God so I’m able to complete a thought and write a new column for you fine folks.  Two weeks after my “career pinnacle,” I was speaking with Gene’s manager, the lovely Rob Shallcross. He’s a very connected man in […]

Threat Signal Guitarist Sidelined By Heart Issue

Threat Signal

I have issues with my heart. I have an abnormal heart beat. Have had it since I was in college. So I sympathize with those dealing with heart problems. Threat Signal guitarist Travis Montgomery apparently suffered something like a heart attack this morning, ThePRP reports. “To all those who have been wondering, Travis Montgomery has […]

Foo Fighters Members To Induct Rush Into Rock Hall

Rush

That’s fitting. Who else are you going to get, really? Dave Grohl and his Foo Fighters bandmate, drummer Taylor Hawkins, will be inducting the mighty Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a few weeks. The 28th annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony will held on April 18 at […]

Rush Officially Named To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Rush

This is cool, but also not cool. Deep Purple have been flatly dismissed from the 2013 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, but Rush did secure enough votes to make into the hall. Deep Purple was also beat out by Heart, Public Enemy, that turd Randy Newman, Donna Summer and Albert King. […]

Deep Purple, Rush Nominated For 2013 Rock Hall Induction

Rush

It’s about motherfucking time. Both Rush and Deep Purple (along with Yes, The Moody Blues, and a bunch of other bands) belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It’s criminal that they’re not yet in, I do declare. Rush and Deep Purple were announced as two of the 15 finalists for induction into […]

This Is Weird: Duff’s Band To Open For Guns N’ Roses

Axl Rose

So, Guns N’ Roses will be touring the states soon, and I have been wondering who the hell would be opening for them. Now, we both know. Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose revealed during an interview with VH1 Classic’s “That Metal Show” that Duff McKagan’s Loaded will open on some of the upcoming Guns […]

Guns N’ Roses Nominated For Rock Hall

Guns N' Roses

Axl Rose may finally get his due. Guns N’ Roses is among 15 finalists being considered for induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Others hitting the ballot for the first time this year are The Cure (very deserving, if you ask me), Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (really!?!), The Spinners, Faces, […]