Category Archives: Updates

Rob Zombie apologizes for Rock Fest cancellation

Posted by on July 22, 2014

The last we heard from Rob Zombie, he was  croaking out an apology after playing only two songs in Cadott, WI to wrap up the four-day Rock Fest on Sunday. Fans weren’t happy, and Rob didn’t apologize right away, which annoyed them even more. Fortunately, he responded to the fans today with not only a […]

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Indonesian metalhead is now the Indonesian president

Posted by on July 22, 2014

Last year, we wrote about Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who was considering a run for president of the country. Plenty of politicians run for president all the time, but what differentiated Widodo from all the others was that he was a proud metalhead, citing Metallica and Napalm Death as bands he likes, and had been […]

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Despite major label $, Unlocking the Truth crowd-funding EP

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Last week, the talk of the music industry was a band with a combined age of 38. Preteen Brooklyn trio Unlocking the Truth were signed to a subsidiary of Sony for a deal that was reported to be worth $1.7 million. We detailed the ways in which they probably wouldn’t wind up making all that […]

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Tim Alexander’s family asks for global drum circle during his surgery

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Normally, when you hear the words “drum circle,” it probably brings to mind a bunch of hippies reeking of patchouli in the parking lot of a Phish concert. However, if you hear one today, it’s for a good cause, and you might even want to consider joining in on it. See, as you might have heard, […]

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As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis’ Custody Credit Request Denied

Posted by on July 18, 2014

As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis went back to court today, July 18th, in front of the Honorable Judge Carlos Armour to request that the year he spent on house arrest be subtracted from his six year prison sentence as time-served. Judge Armour denied his request, ultimately deciding he was not entitled to the […]

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