Jack Russell Tears Achilles Tendon

Looking good, Jack!

That had to have hurt. Great White’s Jack Russell suffered a minor injury recently, tearing his Achilles tendon. No worries, though; Russell is already recovering and vows to miss not a single fucking show. “I was working out hard trying to be the in the best shape I could be and I tore my Achilles […]

Carl The Mosher Dead

Carl the Mosher

This is sad news to have to report. A dude who was simply known to many in the New York hardcore scene as Carl the Mosher has died. He was the frontman for the bands The Icemen and Dynamo, and a fixture at so many gigs. I have no idea how old he was at […]

Lamb Of God, Machine Head Frontmen Tapped For Mitch Lucker Memorial

Randy Blythe

Yes, it’s true! Suicide Silence’s forthcoming memorial show for their late frontman Mitch Lucker will boast an appearance by Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe. Blythe — who was formally indicted on manslaughter charges in Prague yesterday — will be one of several big names joining the tribute gig. Mudvayne’s Chad Gray is also confirmed to […]

Suicide Silence Playing Benefit For Late Frontman’s Kid

Suicide Silence

This is just so sweet. The members of Suicide Silence were surprise guests this weekend at the California Metalfest VI, and said they will soon play a gig paying tribute to their late singer, Mitch Lucker. Lucker died on Halloween in an accident; he crashed his motorcycle and was hammered at the time of the […]

Suicide Silence’s Mitch Lucker Laid To Rest

The funeral program

Yup. Suicide Silence’s Mitch Lucker is in the ground. His funeral was today, and attended by family, friends, and band dudes galore. “Had to bury my brother today,” wrote Suicide Silence’s Dan Kenny online. “He looked peaceful when I saw him. It was very hard but it was needed! To the fans just know Mitch loved […]

Suicide Silence Selling Official Mitch Lucker Memorial Tee

The Mitch memorial tee

We told you yesterday to stop buying all of those unofficial, unsanctioned Mitch Lucker shirts off eBay. We hope you did. But really, if you’re a Suicide Silence fan, how could you pass up the chance to own a whole closet full of Mitch Lucker memorial tees. I say buy whatever clothing you want. If […]

Suicide Silence To Release Mitch Lucker RIP Tee

Mitch Lucker

You know, I took a lot of heat last week for being honest, and lots of people made a ton of assumptions about me based on my opinion. I understand I was very insensitive in the wake of Mitch Lucker’s death. I realize people thought it was too soon. But look — life goes on. […]

Very Distro Founder John Dudeck Passes Away


This is fucking awful news, people. John Dudeck, the founder and owner of Very Distro who was ill for more than two years, has died. In the 1990s, I ordered dozens of items from Very, spending thousands. In those early days, John would often send a hand-written note with the orders. He had been in […]

Dillinger Escape Plan Guitarist Accosted On Stage By Complete And Utter Douche Nozzle

Ben Weinman

That’s right, folks. Ben Weinman — who happens to be a guitarist for the very awesome Dillinger Escape Plan, in addition to being a super cool dude — was accosted on stage in Dallas last week by a complete and utter douche nozzle. While playing piano during the band’s performance of “The Widower,” aforementioned douche […]