THE SWORD CANCELS TUSKA 2015 APPEARANCE

THE SWORD CANCELS TUSKA 2015 APPEARANCE

Photo credit: Sandy Carson. Tuska Open Air organizers have announced that The Sword will no longer be appearing at the Finnish metal music festival this year. The band, which completed a mini-tour of the southern US last month, has been recording their fifth studio...
IN SOLITUDE ANNOUNCES SPLIT

IN SOLITUDE ANNOUNCES SPLIT

Just one day after myGRAIN announced that they would not continue together as a band, Swedish heavy metallers In Solitude released a statement that they too were ending their run. In Solitude, which formed in 2002 and was signed by Metal Blade Records in 2010,...
MYGRAIN CALLS IT QUITS

MYGRAIN CALLS IT QUITS

Photo credit: Timo Honkanen. Unfortunately this is not an April Fool’s joke. The Finnish melodic death metal band released a lengthy statement regarding their decision not to continue, citing the stress of releasing their latest album Planetary Breathing as...
TROLLHORN TROLLS THE WORLD

TROLLHORN TROLLS THE WORLD

Yesterday it was announced that H&M has started putting fake metal bands on their clothing to pander to alt folks who don’t know anything about the scene they’re half-assedly trying to emulate. Strong Scene Productions, sensing an opportunity to...
TWISTED SISTER DRUMMER AJ PERO PASSES AWAY

TWISTED SISTER DRUMMER AJ PERO PASSES AWAY

Very sad news today, Twisted Sister announced on their official website that drummer AJ Pero has passed away. The official statement reads as follows: “The members of Twisted Sister are profoundly saddened to announce the untimely passing of our brother, AJ Pero...