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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Ozzy Is Bigger Than He’s Been In Years

Posted by on August 31, 2009

Ozzy Osbourne is set to be honored at the Sunset Strip Music Fetival as its “Sunset Strip Icon 2009.” To honor the honoring (what?) a large billboard was unveiled on August 20 featuring his image. The billboard hangs above Sunset Strip on the 12-story 9000 Building across from Strip icons the Roxy and Rainbow Bar […]

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All-Star Metal Lineup Records “A Song For Chi”

Posted by on August 31, 2009

Since November of last year, Deftones bassist Chi Cheng has been in a semi-conscious state following a car accident. While we previously covered the site and charity set up for him, One Love For Chi, an all-star lineup of musicians and friends have recorded “A Song For Chi.” Led by Korn bassist  Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu, the instrumental also features members […]

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Metal Maniacs Relaunches Online Today

Posted by on August 31, 2009

While we reported that Metal Maniacs was relaunching as an online-only entity in September, they’ve gone online a day early. The site, taken over by the owner of digital metal distributor metalhit.com, doesn’t feature any of the original Maniacs writers, but it is a good read. There are interviews with James Malone from Arsis, Frank Watkins from […]

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Anvil Records A Cover

Posted by on August 31, 2009

Anvil and guitarist Franky Perez (Scars On Broadway) have recorded a cover of the Who’s “Slip Kid” together for the FX series Sons Of Anarchy‘s soundtrack EP.

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Best Video Of The Week Ever (?): Five Finger Death Punch

Posted by on August 31, 2009

Believe me, I want to make fun of this video, I really do. But you know what? The song is actually really catchy. And full disclosure: I saw The Final Destination this weekend and had an amazing time. So maybe I have some brain damage? Bury the singer alive! Then watch him dig out! Then […]

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Shadows Fall On Let It Rock

Posted by on August 31, 2009

Shadows Fall will make a guest appearance on FUSE TV’s Let It Rock on August 31 at 7 PM. More details here.

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Anvil Appear On ‘That Metal Show’

Posted by on August 31, 2009

Anvil will perform a five song set at a taping of That Metal Show in New York City on September 28.

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Dimmu Borgir Splits With Bassist, Keyboardist

Posted by on August 31, 2009

Dimmu Borgir has confirmed that they have parted ways with bassist ICS Vortex and keyboardist Mustis.

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More Rock Band Network Details Emerge

Posted by on August 28, 2009

More details have leaked on the upcoming Rock Band Network, which will allow independent bands to submit their own music to the game a la iTunes, which should expand the amount of downloadable content by, like, a bajillion. The menu seems to be very helpful in cutting through the mess if there is a massive […]

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