Tag Archives: Mushroomhead

Watch Mushroomhead perform with new singer and guitarist for the first time

Posted by on March 28, 2018

This past St. Patrick’s day marked Mushroomhead’s first live performance with their new frontman and guitarist. On March 17th, the group performed at Music Lynxx in Mentor-on-the-Lake, Ohio and there’s fan-filmed footage revealing the group’s new vocalist Steve Rauckhorst (bassist of Pitch Black Forecast) and guitarist Tommy ‘Tankx’ Shaffner (Ventana). Earlier this month, both Jeffrey […]

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Guitarist Tommy Church quits Mushroomhead

Posted by on March 9, 2018

We can only speculate about the future of Mushroomhead and they’ve been making it easier for us to assume they are moving towards an uncertain path. We are already shocked about Jeffrey “Nothing” Hatrix leaving the group after being with them for over twenty-five years, and now, it looks like they are down another member. […]

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Singer Jeffrey Nothing exits Mushroomhead

Posted by on March 8, 2018

If you’re planning on seeing Mushroomhead on Saint Patrick’s Day (17) at Music Lynxx in Mentor-on-the-lake, OH, one of two things is going to happen. You’ll either notice that the singer behind the mask isn’t Jeffrey “Nothing” Hatrix or the show is going to be cancelled because Hatrix has left the band. That’s right – […]

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Review/Photos: Ozzy Osbourne, Korn, KISS headline Second Annual Chicago Open Air Festival

Posted by on July 27, 2017

The second annual Chicago Open Air Festival took place this past July 14th-16th at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. Metal Insider was on site to take in all the music, food, and experiences. Friday Arriving Friday afternoon, the sounds of Failure/Anthem rang out as they opened the second stage to a crowd who was still […]

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Mushroomhead get in bus crash

Posted by on May 15, 2017

Mushroomhead are currently on the road, and yesterday, they got involved in a bus crash outside of Houston. None of them were seriously injured, which is good to hear. The band’s bus hit two cars that had already been in an accident. Programmer/turntablist Rick ‘Stitch’ Thomas reported on the accident, which looks a lot more […]

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Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Korn to headline Chicago Open Air

Posted by on January 17, 2017

  Some big names are taking over Chicago this July, as the 2nd annual Chicago Open Air Festival was announced today. After a monstrous first year that saw Rammstein’s only US appearance, the group behind Chicago Open Air “cranked it up to 11” this year by announcing KISS, Korn and the godfather of metal Ozzy Osbourne, […]

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Former Mushroomhead singer admits Slipknot is better

Posted by on July 28, 2016

If you remember the early 2000’s, bands like Slipknot and Mushroomhead became popular for their stage outfits, specifically the masks they’ve been known for wearing the past few years. But on top of that, they were compared musically as both came out during the time nu metal was a thing and gained popularity. And while Mushroomhead […]

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Waylon Reavis and Mushroomhead part ways

Posted by on October 6, 2015

Mushroomhead are on tour right now with Mortiis, so announcing a line-up change from the road is pretty serious. Waylon Reavis was one of three vocalists in Mushroomhead, and now he’s out after a decade with the band. Reavis posted a statement explaining his departure: “Due to irreconcilable differences with band ownership, effective today vocalist Waylon Reavis has severed […]

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Ohio’s Mushroomhead double down on rebel flag merch

Posted by on August 5, 2015

Right in the thick of the Confederate Flag debate, Mushroomhead went ahead and released some new merch designs which use the “stars and bars” motif. Response was varied, of course, and now the band has posted a photo of a new mask (at left) and wrote about… being rebels. Says the band via Facebook: “A rebel is a […]

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Mushroomhead don’t mind the confederate flag

Posted by on July 29, 2015

The confederate flag has been a significant topic of discussion since a racist gunman stormed a church in Charleston, SC, killing nine African American churchgoers. Since then, it’s been removed from the South Carolina statehouse, taken out of Walmarts and even gotten The Dukes of Hazzard reruns pulled from TV Land. Metal Injection noted that Pantera’s merch featuring […]

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