Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan Speaks Out on Charges Filed Against Doctor in Paul Gray’s Death
As previously reported, criminal charges were filed this week against a Des Moines, Iowa, doctor who is accused of contributing to the deaths of eight patients, including Slipknot bassist Paul Gray. Now, Slipknot percussionist Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan, who was one of the people int…
Green Day Unveil Details of Billie Joe Armstrong’s Recent Hospitalization
It’s been a whirlwind few days for the members of Green Day, who have gone from Italy — where they saw frontman Billie Joe Armstrong admitted to the hospital — to Los Angeles, where they’re prepping for their appearance on the MTV Video Music Awards tonigh…
Evanescence Singer Amy Lee Faces Serious Allegations From Hacker Group Anonymous
They’re frequently portrayed in the press as a sort of electronic hive mind for mischief-makers, but the Internet hacking group known as Anonymous actually operates behind a social agenda — one component of which is the online pursuit of child pornographers. It’s the type of mission you’d think most…
Kid Rock Helps Present Wounded Soldier’s Family with Free House
Kid Rock spent Saturday (August 18) helping to give an Army sergeant and his wife the surprise of a lifetime: A free new home in a northern Detroit suburb.
Anthrax Song ‘Got the Time’ Played on Mars
It’s been said that in space, no one can hear you scream. But NASA’s Curiosity Rover has proven an exception to the rule with its eclectic playlist of wakeup music, which includes Anthrax‘s cover of Joe Jackson’s ‘Got the Time.&CloseCurlyQu…
Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello Bashes Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan
One of the things that can be frustrating about being an artist is your inability to control the way your work is interpreted or enjoyed — as Rage Against the Machine‘s Tom Morello is rediscovering this week, upon learning that Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan is a big fan …
Soundgarden Set November 13 Release Date for New Album
It’s been a long time coming, but Soundgarden fans finally have a date they can point to for a new record: The group’s as-yet-untitled reunion album is due for release on November 13.
Axl Rose Suffers Partial Defeat in ‘Guitar Hero’ Lawsuit
Axl Rose‘s ongoing quest to wrest a $20 million judgment from video game makers Activision was dealt a setback yesterday (August 14), when a judge indicated Rose’s allegations of fraud would be dismissed — but he allowed another claim in the suit to stand, leaving the leg…
Slash Wonders How He Can Get to ‘Sesame Street’
Katy Perry and the Goo Goo Dolls have done it, so why can’t Slash? That’s the question the top-hatted guitar legend is asking the producers of ‘Sesame Street.’
Billy Corgan Says Soundgarden Reunion Is for the Money
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been talking trash about just everyone in music this year, and now beloved grunge goliaths Soundgarden are no exception.