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Author Archives: Elise Yablon

Bam Margera back in rehab after recent arrest, still has Dr. Phil tattoo

Posted by on August 15, 2019

Skateboarder and former Jackass star Bam Margera was arrested early Wednesday morning at a hotel in Los Angeles. TMZ reports that the arrest was made following a non-physical altercation at the Luxe Hotel’s bar. He was released later in the day. According to the report, a hotel staffer put Margera under citizen’s arrest when he […]

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Ex-Lostprophets frontman refuses to name prisoners who gave him contraband cell phone

Posted by on August 8, 2019

Earlier this week, ex-Lost Prophets frontman Ian Watkins went on trial for having a cell phone in prison, telling the court that the phone found in his ass didn’t belong to him. Now, he is refusing to tell the court who the phone actually belonged to. Watkins, who is currently serving a 35-year prison sentence […]

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Album Review: ‘Alien’ by Northlane

Posted by on August 5, 2019

Australian metal band Northlane gets personal on their latest release, Alien, out now on UNFD. Written about vocalist Marcus Bridge’s troubled, broken home upbringing, the album plays out like the chaotic story it is, enhanced in intensity by dark, foreboding instrumentation and moments of ethereal reflection. The best way to describe the overall feel much […]

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Woodstock 50 moves to Maryland, artists drop out, event could be free (if it happens)

Posted by on July 29, 2019

Woodstock 50 may have found a new venue, and it’s not in New York. The event is now in talks to be held at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, one hour outside of Washington, D.C. On Thursday (25th), Variety reported that Woodstock organizer Michael Lang was in talks with Seth Hurwitz, owner of Washington, […]

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Universal Music Group Updates staff on status of investigation into damages from 2008 fire, motions for dismissal of lawsuit

Posted by on July 22, 2019

Universal Music Group has been meticulously combing their archives recently, attempting to investigate what may have been lost in the 2008 fire that destroyed a storage facility on the backlot of NBCUniversal’s Hollywood studio. On Wednesday (17th), chief archivist Pat Kraus shared an internal memo to the company’s staff updating them on the status of […]

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Woodstock 50 “Considering all options” following multiple rejections from Vernon Downs, submits third Permit application

Posted by on July 22, 2019

Following the rejection last Tuesday (16th) of a third appeal to hold the event at Vernon Downs, Woodstock 50 has provided a new statement regarding its status. According to Pitchfork, an event spokesperson said that organizers are “considering all options” for putting on Woodstock 50. “Woodstock 50 is disappointed that the Town of Vernon has […]

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Chris Fehn attempts to move Slipknot lawsuit forward among talks of dismissal

Posted by on July 15, 2019

Former Slipknot percussionist Chris Fehn is still pursuing his lawsuit against the band and business manager, and now he’s fighting to keep it from being dismissed. Robert Shore, who manages business affairs for the band, recently filed to have Fehn’s lawsuit dismissed, claiming that he and his company, Rob Shore & Associates, did nothing wrong. […]

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Eyehategod drummer makes statement following stabbing

Posted by on July 15, 2019

Eyehategod drummer Aaron Hill has made a statement regarding the stabbing incident that ultimately led to the cancellation of their show in Guadalajara, Mexico earlier last week. Hill expressed: “I wanna thank everyone who’s reached out to send their love and support these last few days, it really means a lot to me and I […]

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Howard Jones joins Killswitch Engage on stage during Canadian festival

Posted by on July 11, 2019

During Killswitch Engage’s July 8 appearance at the Festival d’été de Québec in Québec City, former frontman Howard Jones surprised fans by joining the band on stage. Footage of the performance filmed by a fan in attendance has surfaced online. Current frontman Jesse Leach welcomed Jones to the stage just as the band was about […]

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Woodstock 50 denied permit for new venue

Posted by on July 11, 2019

Woodstock 50 was dealt yet another blow on Tuesday (9th) when their event permit for Vernon Downs was rejected by Oneida County. Oneida County ExecutiveAnthony Picente Jr. told Variety that the event’s application for the venue came too late and that “what they have submitted to date has not met many of the requirements” to […]

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