Author Archives: Bram Teitelman

Ryan Adams: Melvins led to Mandy Moore divorce

Posted by on October 12, 2018

Many in the indie rock world are familiar with Ryan Adams. The New York singer-songwriter who apparently got The Strokes into heroin was married to actress and former pop star Mandy Moore from 2009 to 2015. And while the most popular album Adams has had in years was a song for song cover of Taylor Swift’s 1989 […]

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Remembering Nick John

Posted by on September 14, 2018

I was in Austria when I got the news that Nick John had succumbed to pancreatic cancer. Standing by a farmhouse on a mountain in Eisenerz surrounded by co-workers for a celebratory event, I was instantly taken out of the moment and back to the multiple memories I had of Mastodon and Gojira’s manager. While […]

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Weedeater drummer Carlos Denogean dies

Posted by on August 25, 2018

As if the untimely death of We Came as Romans singer Kyle Pavone isn’t enough tragedy today, Weedeater has announced that their drummer, Kyle Denogean, has passed away. Details are scarce, but Denogean had played with the band in 2017 and this year, and the band just wrapped up a tour last month. The band […]

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Korn members, management comment on Deven Davis’ death

Posted by on August 20, 2018

In the wake of Deven Davis’ passing, members of Korn, as well as their management, have commented on her death. A cause of death hasn’t been revealed yet, but she’d suffered from drug and alcohol abuse throughout her marriage with Jonathan Davis.  So far, Davis’ fellow Korn bandmates Brian “Head” Welch and James “Munky” Shaffer […]

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Korn frontman Jonathan Davis’ wife Deven dead at 39

Posted by on August 17, 2018

This week ends with another tragedy in a week that’s already had it’s fair share of death. TMZ reports that Korn frontman Jonathan Davis’ wife of 14 years Deven has died at 39. The couple had been together for 20 years and have two children together. While the cause of death hasn’t been revealed yet, […]

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Former Malevolent Creation vocalist Bret Hoffman dead at 51

Posted by on July 7, 2018

It’s always sad to report another death in the metal community, especially when it’s one that happens earlier than it should. That’s the case with original Malevolent Creation vocalist Bret Hoffman, who has died from colorectal cancer at 51. Blabbermouth reports that Hoffman’s wife, Kimberly Karan Hoffman announced his death on Facebook, saying”Today is the […]

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Vinnie Paul reportedly had a massive heart attack

Posted by on June 24, 2018

While Vinnie Paul died this past Friday, the metal community lost one of it’s best drummers, but also one of it’s best party hosts. And while a cause of death has yet to be determined, several reports have been circulating around about the circumstances surrounding it. TMZ yesterday reported that he died in his sleep. […]

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Report: Vinnie Paul died in his sleep

Posted by on June 23, 2018

While there’s still been no further statement regarding the death of legendary drummer Vinnie Paul last night, TMZ quotes family members as saying that the drummer, who was 54, died in his sleep.  Vinnie’s family tells TMZ … he died in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. His body’s been turned over to […]

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Slayer meets Wham! in amazing mashup

Posted by on June 13, 2018

Bill McClintock is the same dude that mashed up Bill Withers’ “Use Me” and Pantera’s “Mouth for War,” as well as the best Ratt/Marvin Gaye mashup ever (and probably the only one ever). How could he top himself? How about with one of the most iconic sax refrains of the ’80s mashed up with the […]

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St. Vincent shreds Pantera, Tool acoustically

Posted by on June 11, 2018

Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, is a very unique, almost indescribable, artist. While fitting under the umbrella of indie rock, she’s a great guitarist, has collaborated with David Byrne, some of her songs are electronic, and she’s even copped to stealing a Pantera riff on “Bring me Your Loves” from her last album. […]

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