Author Archives: Bram Teitelman

Cannibal Corpse guitarist arrested for burglary, assault as his house burns

Posted by on December 11, 2018

Well, this has been a pretty strange and shocking year, and here’s a story to make it even stranger and more shocking. Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O’Brien is being held without bond after being charged with burglary and charging at officers with a knife. This happened while firefighters were battling a blaze at his home […]

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Nickelback get a Deadpool defense

Posted by on December 10, 2018

    One of the most popular punching bags in music for the last decade or so has been Nickelback. Be it their formulaic music, their heritage (Canadian), Chad Kroeger’s goatee or just the fact that they’re a inexplicably popular as they are insultingly comparing them to something else deemed not good is a bottom […]

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Clutch cancels show after Neil Fallon passes out

Posted by on October 27, 2018

Clutch are in the middle of their tour with Sevendust and Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, and tonight, they should have been playing the second of two sold-out shows at New York’s Irving Plaza. However, they’ve been forced to cancel after Neil Fallon passed out while walking earlier today. While in Secaucus, NJ, the band’s […]

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Guitarist Todd Youth has passed away

Posted by on October 27, 2018

According to multiple reports, Todd Youth, who’s played in Warzone, Agnostic Front, Danzig, D-Generation and Fireburn, has died. He was 47. No cause of death has been named, but Youth’s Fireburn bandmate Ras Israel Joseph (formerly of Bad Brains)I broke the news on his Facebook page: On the passing of my friend, and my Brother […]

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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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