Category Archives: Sad News

Black Tusk bassist seriously injured in accident [UPDATE]

Posted by on November 8, 2014

UPDATE: Since this story first ran online, Black Tusk bassist Jonathan Athon’s has passed away. The original story can be found below.   Black Tusk bassist Athon is in a medically-induced coma and his girlfriend is in the hospital following a motorcycle accident yesterday. Here’s what the Savannah band’s Facebook page says about the incident: Last night Athon […]

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Statement: Wayne Static’s death not drug-related

Posted by on November 3, 2014

Following the passing of Static-X frontman Wayne Static on Saturday, tributes began pouring in. And while there’s been no official cause of death, some, including Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix, suggested that his death might be drug-related. A press release recently was released by his publicity company stating that Static died in his sleep and […]

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Malcolm Young’s family confirms he’s suffering from dementia

Posted by on September 30, 2014

Last week, the Sydney Morning Herald tempered the excitement about AC/DC’s first album in six years, Rock or Bust, with the announcement that founding guitarist Malcolm Young was suffering from dementia. And while their report came from “a source,” the fact that the Herald was a legitimate news source lent it some credibility, even if there was nothing official. […]

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Man suspected of abducting woman linked to Morgan Harrington disappearance

Posted by on September 29, 2014

In 2009, 20 year-old Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington went missing after attending a Metallica concert in Charlottesville, VA. Her remains were found three months later about 10 miles away from the concert. There was a $150,000 reward for information to find her killer, $50,000 donated by Metallica themselves, but the killer remained on the […]

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Malcolm Young reportedly suffering from dementia

Posted by on September 26, 2014

The excitement that AC/DC’s Rock or Bust is finally coming out in December was tempered by the unfortunate news that founding rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young wouldn’t be on the album. Now, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald, the news is even worse. According to sources close to the Young family, the guitarist is suffering from dementia […]

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