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Driver in Wormreich/Khaotika crash was drunk, charged with homicide

Posted by on January 14, 2016

Last year was a rough one for losses in the metal world. And while Lemmy’s death ushered things out on a particularly cruel note, let’s not forget the awful van crash in April of last year that claimed the lives of two members of Wormreich and a member of Kahotika. The Georgia crash was thought […]

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Lemmy had been given two to six months to live on Saturday

Posted by on December 29, 2015

The sudden passing of Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister yesterday was a shock to just about everyone, even those that had known it was coming. In an interview with Rolling Stone, longtime manager Todd Singerman says that test results had just come back on Saturday, showing that he had inoperable brain cancer. They’d ordered the tests several days […]

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Ex-wife of Scott Weiland writes emotional letter following his passing

Posted by on December 8, 2015

It’s been an emotional week regarding the recent passing of singer/songwriter Scott Weiland (Wildabouts, ex-Stone Temple Pilots, ex-Velvet Revolver) as heartfelt  messages of adoration and grief have blanketed the internet, pouring in from his family, friends, bandmates, and fans. Yesterday Rolling Stone published a letter written by Mary Forsberg Weiland, Scott’s ex-wife and mother of […]

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Scott Weiland’s wife says he wasn’t on drugs

Posted by on December 4, 2015

Scott Weiland may have been found dead in his tour bus, but according to his wife of two years, Jamie, he was clean when he died. She tells TMZ that while the singer had been drinking socially, he hadn’t been doing any drugs for years. While the article cites a source that said drugs were […]

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GoFundMe page launched for The Ghost Inside as more details come to light

Posted by on November 20, 2015

We’ve written about the hazards of touring before, and bands from Metallica to Baroness have been involved in awful bus accidents. Yesterday turned out to be an unfortunate day for traveling bands as both Hinder and The Ghost Inside were involved in accidents while touring. The Ghost Inside’s accident turned out much worse, sadly. Following a […]

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