RAY BURTON, FATHER OF LATE METALLICA BASSIST CLIFF, DIES


RAY BURTON, FATHER OF LATE METALLICA BASSIST CLIFF, DIES Ray Burton, father of late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton, has died. The Burton family patriarch passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, at age 94. The sad news was confirmed by Connie Burton, Ray’s daughter and Cliff’s big sister. -ADVERTISEMENT- “To let you all know that my Dad died last Wednesday,” …

Gary Holt — Mic Drop Time — Again!


You all remember when Exodus/Slayer guitarist Gary Holt wore the 'Kill The Kardashians' shit in response to the Jenner pollutant wearing a Slayer shirt right? Well, Mr. Holt has verbally bitch-slapped yet another of the toxic sludge that populates today's music scene. "So this little rainbow brite asshole, this piece of shit, this SNITCH, wants …

KISS's PAUL STANLEY Collaborates With PUMA On New Collection


January 10, 2020  Puma has once again teamed up with Paul Stanley for a collection. After previously collaborating in 2018 on a range of sneakers, the KISS frontman and Puma have now released today a new capsule of footwear, apparel and accessories retailing from $50 to $130 in stores and online at Puma.com. The company say in a statement: "Puma is teaming up …

He's Back — Or Will Be In 2020!!!!


By S. M. Walsh A few years back, there was this serial killer that roamed the streets of Denver, Colorado mutilating, maiming and ultimately murdering unsuspecting bands that went through Denver on their tours. However it was the manners in which he killed them and how he would then leave them.... But, then he re-died, …

U.S. Bans Watain Guitarist From Entering Country


Here is the skinny straight from the horse's mouth: WATAIN November 21 at 2:57 PM ·  We regret to inform you that US authorities has decided to ban Watain's guitarist Pelle Forsberg from entering their country. Erik, Alvaro, Hampus and Emil have after a week of uncertainty just arrived in the States, unfortunately not in time to …

ALL THAT REMAINS Singer PHIL LABONTE: ‘The Real Impact Of The Internet Is Only Now Just Starting To Be Felt’


November 4, 2019  In a brand new interview with Heavy Metal And Booze, ALL THAT REMAINS frontman Phil Labonte spoke how the explosion of wireless communication in the early twenty-first century, with humankind now almost entirely connected, has affected society. "There have been people that have argued with me about the impact of the Internet," he said (see video below). …

KISS To Play Final Concert Of ‘End Of The Road’ Tour In July 2021 In New York City


November 3, 2019 28 CommentsFacebookTwitterPinterestRedditMore2.1K According to Ultimate Classic Rock, KISS has revealed that the last concert of its "End Of The Road" farewell tour will take place on July 17, 2021 in New York City. The band announced the details of its final performance prior to playing the second indoor show of this year's "Kiss Kruise". "We've been on the 'End Of The …

KURT COBAIN’s ‘MTV Unplugged In New York’ Cardigan Sold For Record $334,000


October 26, 2019  Kurt Cobain of Nirvana during the taping of MTV Unplugged at Sony Studios in New York City, 11/18/93. Photo by Frank Micelotta. Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, held its marquee two-day music auction event "Icons & Idols: Rock 'N' Roll" on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 live in Hard Rock …

Guess Who Is One Dumb Son Of a Bish? Don Is!


We have an update on the Metal Sanaz/Don Bish issue today folks. It looks like Don Bish just doesn't get that Metal Sanaz isn't fucking around. He now has a hacker minion stalking her Facebook page posts.... What is there to hide Don? Is she telling the truth and is it going to hurt business …

QUEEN’s Iconic ‘Live Aid’ Performance To Be Recreated On ‘The Simpsons’


October 4, 2019  This Sunday, October 6 on Fox TV in the U.S., you can see Homer and his family recreate QUEEN's legendary Live Aid appearance for the latest episode of "The Simpsons". See local listings for timings or visit www.fox.com/the-simpsons. QUEEN's 17-minute appearance at the Live Aid benefit concert at Wembley Stadium has been referred to as the "greatest live performance of all time." The …

Metal Sanaz Has Had Enough Of Your Fucking Shit Don Bish!!!!


For quite a while now, those that follow Metal Sanaz, know that she has been trying to get some items back from someone.... Apparently Don Bish isn't an adult, and doesn't know how to return items he borrows..... Metal Sanaz gave Don Bish more than enough time to return her items before, well, read on. …

#JusticeForChristopher#STOPBULLYING #NOCHILDLEFTBEHIND #AUTISMMATTERS #DIFFERENTNOTLESS


Amie Harris is organizing this fundraiser. My name is Amie Harris and my autistic son Christopher has been been being bullied since last year at Fuguitt elementary, in Pinellas county. There were several times last year I brought it to the attention of Dr. Kathleen Bentley, the principal. She over and over assured me that …

The Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek, 75, Found Dead In Home


GRAMERCY PARK, Manhattan — Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, died Sunday in his Manhattan home, an NYPD spokesperson said. Ric Ocasek (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Netflix) Ocasek was found unconscious and unresponsive in bed at his East 19th Street home around 4 p.m., police said. Emergency medical services pronounced him deceased …

GEORGE LYNCH: DONALD TRUMP Is An ‘Idiotic Monster’ And ‘Complete Piece Of S**t’ Who ‘Doesn’t Know Anything’


September 3, 2019  DOKKEN guitar legend George Lynch has slammed President Donald Trump, calling the billionaire real estate mogul an "idiotic monster" and an "egotistical, self-aggrandizing, complete piece of shit" who "doesn't know anything." The iconic musician, who has previously called himself a "very progressive person" and "liberal in [his] politics," made his latest comments during an interview with …

FRED DURST’s New Movie ‘The Fanatic’ Is A Spectacular Box Office Bomb


September 2, 2019  According to The Hollywood Reporter, the new Fred Durst-directed movie "The Fanatic"flopped spectacularly in theaters this weekend. On Friday, the film grossed a mere $3,153 from 52 theaters scattered across the U.S. for a location average of roughly $60. In a handful of theaters, it grossed $10 or less; the highest gross was $736 at …

OZZY OSBOURNE Is A Genetic Mutant, DNA Researcher Claims


August 13, 2019 In 2010, a Massachusetts-based research company called Knome used a blood sample taken from Ozzy Osbourne to map out his genetic code and attempt to figure out how he has survived after years of abusing drugs and alcohol. Researchers at Knome hoped that analyzing Ozzy's blood and DNA would give them insight into how drugs are absorbed in the …

Judas Priest collaborate with The Great Frog for new line of jewellery


Judas Priest are the latest metal band to collaborate with London based jewellers The Great Frog (Image credit: The Great Frog) Great news for Judas Priest fans, you can now show your love for the band in the shape of fine silver jewellery, thanks to The Great Frog's latest collaboration. The Great Frog, London, are a rock …

JUDAS PRIEST Announces First Show Of 50th-Anniversary Tour


August 3, 2019  JUDAS PRIEST will perform at next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 30, 2020 - August 1, 2020 in Wacken, Germany. The show will be part of the British heavy metal legends' 50th-anniversary tour, which is expected to launch next spring/summer. Bassist Ian Hill recently told Austin Chronicle about JUDAS PRIEST's plans to …

IRON MAIDEN’s STEVE HARRIS On Possible Retirement: ‘If We Feel We’re Not Cutting It Anymore, Then We’ll Discuss It’


July 23, 2019  During an appearance on today's (Tuesday, July 23) edition of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation", IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris reflected on the fact that it's been 19 years since the band released "Brave New World". MAIDEN's first studio LP since the return of longtime lead singer Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian Smith was also the band's first studio recording as a six-piece, as Janick Gers, who …

VINCE NEIL Ordered To Pay Former Lawyers $170,000


July 8, 2019  According to The Blast, MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil has been ordered to pay his former lawyers $170,000 after he accused them of overbilling him because he is famous. A judge has ordered the rocker has to cough up $148,962.50 for fees and $21,207.06 in court costs for a grand total of $170,169.56. Last December, the lawyers …

GENE SIMMONS Defends High Ticket Prices For KISS’s ‘End Of The Road’ Tour: ‘Being In A Touring Band Is Big Business’


July 3, 2019  Gene Simmons has defended KISS over the high prices of tickets to the band's "End Of The Road" tour. On the recently completed first North American leg of KISS's farewell trek, ticket prices reportedly ranged from $25 to $1,000. "Unless you're willing to live in your mother's basement and have a job and do music as a hobby, …

MEGADETH’s DAVE MUSTAINE Diagnosed With Throat Cancer


June 17, 2019  Dave Mustaine has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The MEGADETH leader broke the news of his diagnosis earlier today via his social media. He wrote: "I've been diagnosed with throat cancer. It's clearly something to be respected and faced head on — but I've faced obstacles before. I'm working closely with my doctors, and we've …

KISS: ‘The Hottest Brand In The Land’ Merchandise Book Due This Summer


June 5, 2019  The complete and authorized story of the '70s and '80s KISS merchandising craze that swept America is the focus of a massive new coffee-table photo book tited "The Hottest Brand In The Land". This thick 10x10 inch stylish coffee table book goes deep into the wild and crazy Aucoin era to give you a big, warm hug …

SLAYER/EXODUS Guitarist GARY HOLT: ‘Why Rap Is The Number One Music Form In America’


May 31, 2019 Thrash metal legend Gary Holt of SLAYER and EXODUS returned to Rock City Music Company in Livonia, Michigan on May 18. The capacity crowd was entertained as Gary told stories from his incredible career, performed some of his most classic riffs and shredded everyone from Kanye West to Kylie Jenner. Speaking about the current state of hip-hop, Holt said: "I like old-school rap. Maybe I'm just showing …

MOTÖRHEAD’s ‘Ace Of Spades’ Named Greatest Gambling Song Of All Time


May 28, 2019 In May, poker powerhouse PokerStars asked a thousand of its European customers which song they liked the best from a list of songs. It came down to two choices — Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" and MOTÖRHEAD's "Ace Of Spades", and it is no gamble to say that "Spades" not only won but crushed Lady Gaga's 2009 smash-hit. With "Spades" having enjoyed huge success in …

Daughter Of SLIPKNOT’s M. SHAWN CRAHAN Fought Hard Against Drug Addiction


May 26, 2019  Gabrielle Crahan, the 22-year-old daughter of SLIPKNOT percussionist and co-founder M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan, was remembered in her obituary as a "social butterfly" with an "outgoing personality, cheerful attitude, compassion and loving heart." Gabrielle died on May 18 in Los Angeles, with Shawn announcing the death the following day. Gabrielle was one of four children Shawn had with his wife, Chantel, whom he married in …

SLAYER Gets Limited-Edition Bottle From JÄGERMEISTER


May 23, 2019  According to Metal Hammer, Jägermeister has launched a limited-edition bottle as a tribute to the legendary thrash metal band SLAYER. The 1.75-liter bottle features custom-made SLAYER artwork and is presented in an engraved box and is limited to just 500 bottles, which are available through Jägermeister's online store. SLAYER guitarist Kerry King says: "We've had some good times with Jägermeister through the years. we …

Daughter of Obituary’s Terry Butler Killed In Car Crash; GoFundMe Page Established


727Breaking NewsGoFundMe, Jona Wright, Obituary. Jona Wright, the daughter of Obituary bassist Terry Butler, has died from injuries she sustained in an automobile crash on Tuesday, May 7 in Florida. Her two sons, ages 6 and 10, escaped the accident with minor injuries, according to police. A friend of Jona’s has established a GoFundMe page to collect donations for …