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 […]

Scott Ian Releasing Autobiography In October

Coming this October

An October 14 release date has been set by Da Capo Press, the publisher behind “I’m The Man: The Official Story Of Anthrax,” Scott Ian’s autobiography. An official book-release party will be held October 10 at Largo in Los Angeles. The memoir from the leader of a band that proved to the masses that brutality […]

Trailer Released For Slipknot Frontman’s Roast

Elton John called. He wants his suit back.

I will not be listening to the roast of Corey Taylor tomorrow when it airs on Sirius, although I have a subscription. I honestly just don’t give enough of a fuck to tune in. Corey Taylor’s one of these dudes I could take or leave. I’m just not all that interested in him. But if […]

Anthrax Playing Among The Living For U.K. Crowds


That’s right, mate. I’d consider flying over to the U.K. this summer for some of these festivals if I had some coin to part with. Anthrax will be performing not once, but twice at Sonisphere Knebworth this year. On July 4, the band will perform its classic Among The Living in full. Says Scott Ian: […]

Guns N’ Roses Playing With Duff At Golden Gods

Duff McKagan

That’s right, children. Duff McKagan will join Guns N’ Roses when the band performs during the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards. A new press release further claims Korn will no longer be performing at the event. Now, instead, they’ve tapped Suicide Silence, who will be joined onstage by Soulfly’s Max Cavalera during their special set. […]

Roast To Target Slipknot’s Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor

This is kind of cool. So a bunch of guys not known for their humor, but more for their impassioned voices and instrumental abilities, will attempt to roast Corey Taylor of Slipknot soon. Some actual comedians will also take part, good thing. What’s billed as “The Monster Energy Roast On The Range With Corey Taylor” […]

Scott Ian Says Anthrax To Record In May

Scott Ian

Anthrax hope to start tracking their next album this May, according to Scott Ian. He tells Rolling Stone the band’s been working a while on the new stuff. “Frank [Bello, bass] and Charlie [Benante, drums] came out here to my house and we jumped right in in November. Not to jinx anything, but things have […]

Anthrax Guitarist Says Dozen Songs Written For New LP

Scott Ian

The lads over at Metal Insider got a hold of Scott Ian of Anthrax, and spoke at length with the guitarist about the band’s new album, which they’re currently working on. “It’s really coming along,” Scott said. “It’s crazy to think that we’re already in January of this year; it seems like we just finished […]