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Corey Taylor Says Solo Album Will Have a Song From His High School Days

Fans recently found out that the Slipknot and Stone Sour singer has his first solo album all finished up and that the some of the material will go all the way back to Taylor’s high school days. Well, at least one song will. That’s what the musician said during an interview on Wednesday. While the solo album will contain  recent compositions, the…MORE


Clown Explains why Slipknot will Never Perform Without the Masks

Slipknot figurehead and percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan has gone deep about the band’s — and his own — personal connection to the masks that all nine members wear. Indeed, the musician said he “couldn’t fathom” a circumstance in which the band would perform without its signature disguises. “There’s not a day that doesn’t go by that every member wishes we…MORE


Watch Teenage Chester Bennington Sing Nirvana’s “Polly”

Nirvana were one of those bands that had such a large impact that just about everyone has covered at least one song from their catalog. While not an actual cover, Grey Daze have posted a video of a teenage Chester Bennington singing Nirvana’s “Polly.” Read More: See Teenage Chester Bennington Sing Nirvana’s ‘Polly’ |  MORE


Fender is Offering Three Months of Free Guitar Lessons

Fender is stepping up to help guitarists and all of us get through isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. The company is offering three months of online guitar lessons to 100,000 players. Getting through self-quarantine will take its mental toll on all of us. Flattening the curve while keeping older and people individuals safe from infection is the…MORE


Korn’s New Video for “Can You Hear Me Now”

Korn have released a video for their new single Can You Hear Me. It’s the latest material taken from the band’s latest album The Nothing, which launched in September last year through Roadrunner/ElektraMORE


Quarantined Man in Italy Plays Slayer for the Neighborhood

Enrico Monti, guitarist for an Italian death metal band, Got out on his balcony to rip a bit of Slayer’s “Raining Blood” that echoed off into the distance to be heard by other nearby Italians! Andrà tutto male. Ma il chiosco dell'Ines ha mantenuto il servizio a domicilio e allora le ho voluto fare un serenata d'amore per ringraziarla.#bertinoro #romagna…MORE


9-Year-Old Crushes Pantera Walk (Video)

The kids at the O’Keefe Music Foundation tackled a track from the legendary Texas four-piece Pantera. Fronting the group is the unassuming 9-year-old Colt Sheddin, who, in the video below, transformed from innocent kid to an unchained frontman as he eventually made his way to the bar top after guitarist Aidan Fisher (age 16) finished…MORE


Ozzy Already Trying to Put Together Another New Album

Ozzy Osbourne‘s first album in a decade, Ordinary Man, was released last week and it appears that  we will not have to wait long for another new record. Pending his health The Prince of Darkness  confirmed his intentions to get back in the studio next month to get to work on a follow-up. “I’m hoping that…MORE


Dave Mustaine Says He is Cancer Free!

Dave revealed he was diagnosed with throat cancer in June of last year, he said he had already begun treatment. He’s back on the road now and, at a recent gig in London, addressed the crowd and outlined his treatment regimen, also confirming he is “100 percent free of cancer,” per his doctor. It wasn’t clear, however, exactly…MORE


Video of James Hetfield’s First Public Appearance Since Rehab

Earlier this year, it was announced that the legendary frontman would be on-site at the Petersen Automotive Museum, a classic car exhibit which Hetfield had previously donated 10 of his custom cars to, on Jan. 30. Now, photos and videos from the event have surfaced with at least one report from a fan indicating that the frontman…MORE


Megadeth Joined by Dave Mustaine’s Daughter at Paris Show

Electra Mustaine, the 21-year-old daughter of MEGADETH frontman Dave Mustaine, joined the band on stage earlier tonight (Tuesday, January 28) Le Zénith in Paris, France to sing a duet with her father on the classic MEGADETH song “À Tout Le Monde”.MORE


Stone Temple Pilots Cancel Their Upcoming Acoustic Tour Dates

Stone Temple Pilots have just announced that they’ve had to cancel their upcoming tour dates due to an injury in the band. According to their statement, singer Jeff Gutt has been dealing with a severely herniated disc and doctors have advised him to undergo immediate surgery. As you might expect, there will also be a need for recovery time,…MORE


Metallica Pay Tribute to Ray Burton

Metallica have posted on their official website to offer both joint and individual tributes to Ray Burton, the father of late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton. Ray died last week (Jan. 15) at the age of 94. Cliff died in a tour bus crash in 1986. Read More: Metallica Pay Tribute to Ray Burton, Father of Late Bassist Cliff | “Mr. Ray Burton is a…MORE


Video of the young red jumpsuit and makeup wearing tot furiously drumming away during a Slipknot show!

Parenting done right 🤘🏽 — Loudwire (@Loudwire) January 18, 2020   The video of the young red jumpsuit and makeup wearing tot furiously drumming away during a Slipknot show with the caption was posted by to Twitter by Ronnie Young, and it garnered the attention of Slipknot’s own Jay Weinberg. “My man,” stated Weinberg responding to the posting…MORE


James Hetfield to Make Public Return

You may recall last summer that Metallica’s James Hetfield had agreed to donate ten of his classic custom cars to the Petersen Automotive Museum for an exhibit this year. Now comes word that Hetfield will be appearing at the opening night festivities at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, taking part in a chat and helping to auction two…MORE


2020 Rock Hall of Fame Snubs

Judas Priest have been snubbed again for inclusion into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Motorhead, Thin Lizzy, the MC5 and Soundgarden were also denied entry into the Hall, though Nine Inch Nails have secured a position as Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. The full list of 2020 inductees includes Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, the…MORE


Dave Matthews Wins Fan Vote for the Rock and Roll HOF

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced the results of the fan vote for this year’s induction and have crowning Dave Matthews Band as the winner with over a million votes! Fans had the ability to vote for up to five nominees a day at the Rock Hall Museum in Cleveland and on the…MORE


Tool Drummer Danny Carey Pays Tribute to Neil Peart (Video)

Tool kicked off the 2020 touring season in San Diego, California last Friday. They continue to support their latest album, Fear Inoculum. The show took place just after we all learned of the passing of Rush drummer Neil Peart and the band played a partial cover of “Passage to Bangkok” in honor of the late legend.  MORE

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