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Scott Stapp says he was visited by ghost of Scott Weiland

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Troubled rocker Scott Weiland died of an accidental overdose in December of 2015 while on tour with his band The Wildabouts. In addition to having fronted the Stone Temple Pilots, earlier in the year he’d recorded some tracks with Los Angeles’ Art of Anarchy, a band he’d already written off as a scam by the time he […]

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What the hell is the “Cockroach Mosh?”

Posted by on February 27, 2017

Between the weirdness of Japanese bands like Boris and Babymetal and the instrumental overload of Mono, the country has it’s own very fertile metal scene. And while some of it’s bands and trends have made their way over to here, we’re willing to bet that this one won’t. While we’re not sure that Japanese band Viscera […]

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Norwegian metal festival books Emperor, Satyricon… and Blink 182

Posted by on November 22, 2016

Headed to Norway next summer for the Tons of Rock Festival? It’ll be a rager. Emperor will be performing Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk in it’s entirety, and Sabaton will be performing Carolus Rex in it’s entirety exclusively at the fest. Also, Satyricon and Taake will be playing as well as Sodom and Candlemass. They’ve also […]

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As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis: medical negligence gave me enlarged breasts

Posted by on September 23, 2016

The strange, sad saga of As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis continues to get stranger, if you can believe it. Lambesis, you’ll remember, is currently serving a six-year sentence for trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife instead of divorcing her. And while he’s not getting out until 2020, he’s keeping himself […]

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No Yahoo, Will Smith didn’t join Suicide Silence [UPDATED]

Posted by on August 16, 2016

Hey, remember when Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith had a metal band? Wicked Wisdom, was, well, not really all that good, but that didn’t stop them from winding up on Ozzfest in 2005, where her husband sometimes joined them on tour. In fact, he even wound up going onstage with Bury Your Dead once […]

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