Triptykon Frontman Reflects On H.R. Giger’s Death


The amazing artist H.R. Giger bid adieu to realm of the living yesterday, and that blows. The following statement has been released by Tom Gabriel Warrior of Triptykon; we present it to you in full, with no edits or commentary. “For the first time in 74 years, last night was a night not illuminated by […]

Former Trivium Drummer Reacts To Firing


The former drummer for Trivium must think we’re all stupid. The statement his former band released yesterday basically said he was fired. But in his statement on Twitter, Nick Augusto, for some reason, seems to feel the need to tell us he did not want this to go down. “Thank you so much to all […]

Ex-Testament Bassist On Being Famous And Poor

Greg Christian

Former Testament bassist Greg Christian says he never received anything beyond a “day rate” during his lengthy tenure with the band. He also claims that his salary “never went up once in 8 1/2 years” while he “watched everything else get bigger and grander every step of the way.” While thanking his Facebook friends for […]

Dave Mustaine Addresses Youthanasia Rumors


A statement has been issued by Megadeth vocalist and guitarist Dave Mustaine regarding recent rumors surrounding the band’s 20th anniversary plans for their 1994 album Youthanasia. Apparently, some of y’all are confused as fuck. “For those of you that were unable to attend or to hear, see, or read any of the answers from our […]

Dave Brockie Memorial Art Show Established

Attend if you can

On May 3, MF Gallery will have a special memorial art show dedicated to Dave Brockie (better known as Gwar’s Oderus Urungus), who passed away suddenly in March. Part of the proceeds from the show will benefit the Dave Brockie Foundation. Dave was prolific in many different visual mediums and he collaborated often with MF […]

Wovenwar Debut New Tune


A song has made its way online from the new, Tim Lambesis-free version of As I Lay Dying, which is now operating as Wovenwar. The track is streamable at the end of this post. The band’s new frontman is Shane Blay, who you probably do not know from Oh, Sleeper. The band has worked on […]

Gwar Release Brockie Tribute T-Shirt

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Gwar have launched an official tribute tee to their late frontman Dave Brockie (better known by his stage name, Oderus Urungus). Brockie passed away last month and we still don’t know what caused his death. Proceeds from the shirt will go towards the Dave Brockie Foundation, founded within the last few weeks. Get the tribute […]

As I Lay Dying Members Launch Wovenwar


Worshipper is not the name of the new Tim Lambesis-less version of As I Lay Dying. Nope. The name of the band is Wovenwar, and as revealed by Lambesis last week, the new group will be fronted by the dude from Oh, Sleeper. Oh, great. His name is Shane Blay. Over approximately the last year, […]

Gwar’s Members Announce Foundation In Late Frontman’s Name


Gwar’s surviving members today released the following video statement regarding the passing of frontman Dave Brockie (better known by his stage alias Oderus Urungus). As part of the video, the guys revealed the formation of the Dave Brockie Foundation. “The Dave Brockie Foundation is a charity fund with the mission of promoting the advancement of […]

As I Lay Dying Statement Written By Lambesis


So, that statement from As I Lay Dying we reported on this morning, saying the band was sleeping and not dead…that was written by admitted hit man hiring frontman Tim Lambesis. Says a statement from the rest of the band: “This morning an update was posted over at on the current happenings and individual […]