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...
FREDRIK ANDERSSON LEAVES AMON AMARTH

FREDRIK ANDERSSON LEAVES AMON AMARTH

According to a statement made by Swedish Viking metal band Amon Amarth earlier today, long-time drummer Fredrik Andersson has decided to leave the band. The brief statement reads as follows: Amon Amarth and drummer Fredrik Andersson have decided to part ways after 17...
RANDY RHOADS  – A LEGEND GONE TOO SOON – FROM THE VAULT

RANDY RHOADS – A LEGEND GONE TOO SOON – FROM THE VAULT

This Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of Randy Rhoads death. Randy, who died in 1982, was on his way to Orlando, Florida for the next stop on the Ozzy Osbourne, Diary of a Madman tour. After driving most of the night, the band stopped to visit friends and ended up...