Latest Static-X Bassist Brent Ashley Exits Band
Static-X are once again down a bassist, as the band’s latest four-string player, Brent Ashley, has just announced his exit from the group.
Green Day Launch Nokia Music Streaming Service
Green Day are one of the top bands going, which makes them the perfect act to help launch a new streaming service. The group has teamed with Nokia and AT&T to launch Nokia Music, which will offer free and unlimited access to playlists and songs from a global catalog boasting 17 million tracks.
Motley Crue + Kiss Detroit-Area Show Postponed Following Pyrotechnics Truck Crash
If you know anything about Motley Crue and Kiss, it’s that the two bands really love their pyro. So it was definitely a little scary when a transport truck carrying some of Motley Crue’s pyrotechnic equipment was involved in an accident en route to the band’s performance tonight (Sept. 5) in Clarkston, Mich.
Seether Honored for Decade of Success
In the ever-changing world of the music industry, it’s a rarity for bands to reach a decade with the same representation, but Seether are still going strong with Wind-Up Records after hitting the 10-year mark. To help celebrate the occasion, Seether were surprised backstage by President/CEO Ed Vetri and their manager Jack Rovner with plaques that marked the accomplishments the band have reached ov
I See Stars Land in Jail for Alleged Possession of Hallucinogenic Drugs
Usually the end of a tour is a joyous occasion for a band, but the guys in I See Stars had an experience to conclude the “All-Stars” tour that they’d rather forget. The band spent time in jail on Aug. 30 in Saline County, Kan., after allegedly being caught with hallucinogenic drugs.
‘Axl Rose Was My Neighbor’ Photo Exhibit Coming This Fall
Photographer Laura London didn’t have to look far for inspiration, and her work will be shown in the self-explanatory exhibit titled ‘Once Upon a Time … Axl Rose Was My Neighbor.’
Motley Crue’s Vince Neil Offers Explanation of His Parking Lot Outburst
Motley Crue‘s Vince Neil is now talking about his Las Vegas parking lot rant against a valet that went viral last month. The singer says that he’s not upset with the establishment where it happened, but rather the security in general.
Bullet for My Valentine Guitarist Michael ‘Padge’ Paget Recovering From Back Surgery
It looks as though Bullet for My Valentine will be approaching their next record at a more lengthy pace. The group, who had already taken some time off while singer Matt Tuck worked out his guitar chops with Axewound, ran into another complication as guitarist Michael “Padge” Paget just underwent back surgery.
Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin Arrested for Alleged Drunken Airplane Altercation
It’s not been a good year for Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin. After starting the year with a cocaine possession charge, the vocalist was arrested again today (Sept. 4) after getting into an argument with a flight attendant that led to an emergency landing.
Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger Stunned Family With Avril Lavigne Engagement News
Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger has not been married before, though he did get engaged once, so maybe the engagement chain of command was not immediately apparent. The vocalist revealed to Hello! Canada (via JAM! Music) that he told his parents about his engagement shortly after Avril Lavigne said yes.