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 […]

Campaign Seeking Knighthood For Ozzy Gets 21,000 Signatures

Ozzy Osbourne

An online campaign calling for Ozzy Osbourne to be knighted has already notched more than 21,000 signatures, if you can believe that. A 46-year-old Australian fan named Helen Maidiotis launched the petition, saying the Black Sabbath singer deserves the honor for “his significant contribution to the music industry.” She added that he deserves to be […]

Kirk Hammett’s Comic-Con Party Boasts Exodus Set


Scion Audio Visual celebrated San Diego’s enormous comic and entertainment convention over the weekend with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and his namesake toy company Kirk Von Hammet Toys with an exclusive, RSVP-only celebration dubbed the “Fear FestEvil After Party.” About 400 people attended. The event showcased a performance by legendary Bay Area thrashers Exodus this […]

Ozzy Osbourne CD/DVD Set Coming

Memoirs of a Madman

Not sure this is necessary at all, but a career-spanning CD and DVD set is coming soon from Ozzy Osbourne. Sharon Osbourne must be spending money like crazy, and Ozzy needs to replenish the coffers. Memoirs of a Madman drops this October through Epic Records/Legacy Recordings. The collection — out October 10 — features 17 […]

Ozzy Osbourne Lends Voice To Nickelodeon Series

Ozzy Osbourne

He’s a grandfather after all, so why wouldn’t Ozzy Osbourne want to lend his voice to a cartoon Jack’s offspring can enjoy? I mean, let’s just forget about all the voice actors that could have used the work. Ozzy needs another job. Soon, Ozzy will be heard on Nickelodeon as Sid Fishy on the preschool […]

Updated List Shows What Certain Bands Command For Live Appearances

Queens of the Stone Age

Remember a few weeks ago, we posted a link to a story detailing what certain bands make for live gigs? If not, it’s here. To remind you. Now, there’s another list out, that claims to be more up-to-date and accurate. Here’s a tally of the booking fees for a number of rock and metal artists. […]

Ozzy Talks Black Sabbath’s Future

Ozzy Osbourne

Black Sabbath could be over, if Tony Iommi’s got anything to say about it. And if that’s the case, Ozzy Osbourne’s cool with it. He tells the swine at Guitar World: “I never say never. I never thought after 35 years I’d [be back with Black Sabbath], have a No. 1 record and a sold-out […]

Bats Come Back To Bite Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne

In an ironic twist, Ozzy Osbourne has been denied permission to convert a barn on his British family home in Buckinghamshire into housing because of the impact it could have on the bats which live there. Osbourne, who claims to have famously bitten the head off a live bat, applied to the Chiltern District Council […]

Guest Column: Three Movies You Need To See By Midnite Hellion’s Drew Rizzo

Midnite Helion

After Dustin Boltjes of Skeletonwitch contributed a column on must-see horror flicks, we decided to open the topic up to the members of other bands. Why? Well, in addition to music and literature, we’re huge movie buffs and feel maybe your life could benefit from a big screen broadening. So here for you now is […]

Woman Launches Facebook Campaign For Ozzy Knighthood

Ozzy Osbourne

A woman has launched a Facebook campaign calling for the knighthood of Ozzy Osbourne. The page has already gotten more than 4,000 signatures, supporting the notion that Ozzy be knighted. I think it’s high time. But more than Ozzy, Tony Iommi should be knighted. The dude’s written every riff in metal. The lady is a […]