Iowa Doctor Charged With Unintentionally Causing Death of Slipknot’s Paul Gray
Two years after the tragic passing of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, a major development related to his death has surfaced in the case of a Des Moines, Iowa, doctor charged today (Sept. 5) for involuntary manslaughter. Physician Daniel Baldi was busted for over-prescribing narcotic painkillers to his patients, with one of the eight victims being revealed as Paul Gray.
Mark Tremonti Dishes on New Solo Project, Metal Influences + More
As a member of both Creed and Alter Bridge, guitarist Mark Tremonti has established himself as a well-respected member of the rock community. Now, the axeman is stepping up to the mic as frontman of his own project, simply called Tremonti, releasing the album ‘All I Was’ in July.
Steel Panther Bring the Metal to Montreal – Exclusive Photos
Steel Panther brought their debauchery, X-rated humor and hair-metal mastery to Montreal, Canada, on Friday night (Aug. 10), which was the eve of the city’s Heavy MTL festival. From singer Michael Starr and guitarist Satchel trading stories of bizarre backstage sexual exploits to bassist Lexxi Foxx taking time out throughout the set to make sure his hair was just perfect, the show provided nonstop entertainment to the sold-out crowd.
Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson Team Up for 2012 Twins of Evil Tour
In what will surely be one of the most anticipated rock tours of the year, Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson are teaming up for a co-headlining trek dubbed the Twins of Evil Tour.
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Passes Out Onstage at Dallas Mayhem Gig
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor had a scare last night (July 10) when he passed out near the end of the band’s performance at the Dallas, Texas, stop of the Mayhem Festival tour. Thankfully, the vocalist is OK, and will be back in action for the next Mayhem gig near Houston tonight (July 11).
Hellyeah, ‘Drink Drank Drunk’ – Exclusive Song Premiere
Hellyeah are set to unleash their new disc, ‘Band of Brothers,’ on July 17, and Loudwire has the exclusive premiere of the album’s track ‘Drink Drank Drunk.’
Disturbed’s David Draiman on Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe: ‘He’s No Murderer’
Disturbed singer David Draiman has come out in support of Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe, who is facing manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic. Draiman has delivered a lengthy Twitter dialogue that invokes the tragic 2004 slaying of Dimebag Darrell Abbott as reason why rock artists have the right to defend themselves when concertgoers rush the stage.
Jack Osbourne Battling Multiple Sclerosis
Jack Osbourne, son of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The devastating news comes only weeks after Jack and his fiancee, Lisa Stelly, welcomed a baby girl named Pearl into the world.
Serj Tankian Offers Free Download and Unveils Lyric Video for New Song ‘Cornucopia’
Serj Tankian is in a giving mood in advance of his upcoming solo album ‘Harakiri,’ due July 10. The System of a Down singer is offering a free download of the disc’s leadoff track ‘Cornucopia,’ in addition to unveiling a lyric video for the tune.
Dave Mustaine Apologizes to James Hetfield for Megadeth / Metallica Supergroup Comments
After Metallica frontman James Hetfield recently called Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine a ‘big mouth’ for publicly stating that he’d like to form a Metallica / Megadeth supergroup, Mustaine has now apologized to Hetfield, promising that he’ll never speak of the subject again.
New Marilyn Manson Album ‘Born Villain’ Streaming in Its Entirety
Marilyn Manson‘s new album ‘Born Villain’ has been one of the most anticipated hard rock releases of 2012, and now fans can finally get a chance to give it a full listen. While the album doesn’t hit stores until tomorrow (May 1), AOL Music is offering a full stream of the album right now. Click below to listen.
Watch Five Finger Death Punch + More at Trespass America Tour Announcement
FIve Finger Death Punch are known for putting their full passion into everything they do, and that was evident at the Los Angeles press event announcing this summer’s Trespass America tour. Along with the trek’s supporting acts, 5FDP & Co. turned the Key Club into a military detention camp.