Bring Me The Horizon Balcony Jumper Breaks Silence

letlive.

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

Newsted

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

Wes

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

Stone Temple Park

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

Iron Maiden

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 […]

Former Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Sentenced To 35 Years

Ian Watkins

That’s it? Man. If I’m going to ever try and rape a baby, I’m going to Wales to do it. Just 35 years for keeping zoophilia, attempted baby rape, and child abuse? That’s nothing. He’ll be a creepy old man by the time he gets out. I figured the courts — which just sentenced Ian […]

Slayer Manager Releases Statement On Band’s Standing

Slayer

Longtime Slayer manager Rick Sales has issued a statement on the band’s current label situation in light of comments made recently by Kerry King. Those comments seemed to suggest the band were free agents, with no label to speak of. “With Jeff’s tragic passing and Slayer’s eventual hectic touring schedule over the past several months, […]

Catalepsy Break Up

Catalepsy

Oh no! Oh yes. Catalepsy are done, fuckers. The Floridian death metal dudes have announced they’ve thrown in that towel after ten years. While active, the band released material through Eulogy Recordings and Stillborn Records. Here’s a statement from the guys: “We never made an announcement due to being uncertain but due to successes of […]

Ian Watkins’ Former Bandmates Release Statement

Lostprophets

And of course, they had no inclination the dude was a sick, twisted pedophile who got off on zoophilia porn and forcing himself on kids. The statement from the former members of the Lostprophets on frontman Ian Watkins’ recent admission he’s a full-on baby-raping pervert says the band “hoped it was all a mistake,” but […]