The Agonist Release Lyric Video With New Singer

Vicky Harris has a certain ring to it

Wanna hear what the new version of The Agonist will sound like? Well, head to the end of this post then, where you will find a lyric video for the song “Disconnect Me.” The song is our first taste from the new band since losing their singer to Arch Enemy and finding a new frontwoman […]

Angela Gossow Reflects On Decision To Leave Arch Enemy

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Former Arch Enemy frontwoman Angela Gossow has released a statement, breaking her silence following her decision to leave the band, which obviously happened months ago but was only revealed this week. They kept that secret well. The statement reads: “Thank you for all your kind words, your support, your understanding. I am sorry some of […]

Testament Piss Off Indonesians

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Testament’s recent visit to Indonesia didn’t go as well as originally planned. In fact, the band left a lot of pissed off people in their wake, after clashing at the Kukar Rockin’ Fest in Tengarrong with support act Power Metal. The following statement/apology was released today: “As Testament returns from our first trip to Indonesia, […]

Tool Release Statement On Next Album

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Time to finally clear up all this fucking confusion, folks. Tool has issued a statement to RollingStone.com saying the new album sessions continue, contrary to reports from a site I will never visit again. The statement reads: “Last night, Adam Jones, in a private conversation with fans attending the Portland Tool concert, joked that the […]

Bring Me The Horizon Balcony Jumper Breaks Silence

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Alex McCormick, who faces three charges of third degree assault because he hurt three people in a balcony pit dive in Denver, is apparently an ignorant asshole. The letlive. fan is proud of his idiotic move during a Bring Me The Horizon headlining show. “Not that being in jail is cool or anything but its […]

Kiss Will Not Perform At Rock Hall Induction

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss

No version of Kiss will be performing this April in Brooklyn when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its 2014 class. This, the decision by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, who have released a statement about the matter. That statement, issued less than 24 hours after scathing comments from Peter Criss and Ace […]

Newsted Explains Withdrawal From Soundwave Shows

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Newsted has now officially backed out of the Soundwave Festival in Australia this month, issuing a statement today on the decision. “Due to private and personal circumstances, we sincerely regret to inform you that the Newsted band is unable to perform in February and March as scheduled. “Our deepest apologies for any inconvenience to you. […]

Former Guitarist Says Split With The Faceless Amicable

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There’s no bad blood between Wes Hauch, The Faceless’ former guitarist, and his old bandmates — especially the red-headed one. In fact, shit’s copacetic, people. So stop it with your danged theories, speculation, and jibber jabber. Hauch and The Faceless’ leader Michael Keene are right, he claims. Writes Wes online: “After reading some of these […]

Stone Temple Pilots Cancel Shows…But Not Because Of New Album Sessions

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I’ve made a change, people. No more coffee. Nope. I’ve supplanted coffee with energy drinks, and the world is an entirely different place now. I never used to like energy drinks. I’d down them backstage at Ozzfest (‘cause they were free) but think, “This is what Transformer piss tastes like.” Now, I can’t get enough […]

Iron Maiden’s South American Tour Not Routed Around BitTorrent Data, Despite Reports

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I didn’t bother reporting this the other day out of laziness and partially because it sounded like bullshit, but reports that Iron Maiden’s most recent tour of South America was organized around analytics developed from BitTorrent and social media data are wrong. A representative for Musicmetric, an entertainment forecasting startup that analyzes BitTorrent and social […]