Author Archives: Elise Yablon

My Chemical Romance release new single “The Foundations Of Decay”

Posted by on May 13, 2022

  My Chemical Romance are back with their first new single in eight years! “The Foundations Of Decay” finds the melodic rockers mixing their original dark, dramatic sound with heavier guitars and a more progressive, grunge-y, industrial vibe. The guitars go from an early Foo Fighters sound during the verses to heavy, slushy riffs during […]

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Surviving members of Children Of Bodom reveal real reason for band break-up

Posted by on May 11, 2022

  Apparently we didn’t know everything about the 2019 break-up of Finnish metal band Children Of Bodom.  In a new interview with Finnish web publication Helsingin Sanomat, the band’s surviving members detailed what really led to their demise, saying that “the fans have a right to know what happened.”  After drummer Jaska Raatikainen, bassist Henri […]

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Shooting at California metal show kills one, wounds four

Posted by on April 27, 2022

  Five people were shot at a venue in San Bernardino, CA on Saturday, April 23, killing one and wounding four.  The scene took place around 9:30 p.m. at the Marquis Lounge. According to NBC Los Angeles, when police arrived at the venue one person was already dead and another three were found with gunshot […]

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Members of Primus, Gogol Bordello & more collaborate on song about Ukraine President Zelensky’s “Iron Balls”

Posted by on April 21, 2022

  A new song has been released in support of Ukraine, more specifically praising the country’s president Volodymyr Zelensky.  Primus frontman Les Claypool has teamed up with Ukrainian-born Gogol Bordello frontman Eugene Hütz to pen “Zelensky: The Man With The Iron Balls.” The irreverent track, sung half in English and half in Ukrainian, boasts about […]

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KoRn’s Brian “Head” Welch confirms tour bus was shot

Posted by on March 29, 2022

  KoRn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch has confirmed that one of the band’s tour buses was shot at  on Thursday, March 24.  Taking to Instagram Monday morning, Welch shared a photo of the bullet hole with the caption: “A couple days ago in Iowa we received a bullet to one of our buses in the […]

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Preliminary details emerge in death of Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins; musicians pay tribute

Posted by on March 28, 2022

  News of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins’ sudden death shocked the music world Friday evening. The musician was found unresponsive in his hotel room at the Four Seasons Casa Medina in Bogota, Colombia prior to their set at the Picnic Stereo festival. He was 50 years old.  “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by […]

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Lars Ulrich-shaped toilet to be displayed at Danish Museum

Posted by on March 11, 2022

    A toilet sculpted to look like Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has been acquired by Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! for display in it’s Denmark museum.  According to the Tampa Bay Times, the toilet was donated by its creator, Tampa, FL musician and artist Prince Midnight, to Ripley Entertainment’s headquarters in Orlando. At some […]

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Decapitated/Machine Head’s Waclaw “Vogg” Kieltyka delivers supplies to Ukrainian Border

Posted by on March 1, 2022

    Decapitated/Machine Head guitarist Waclaw “Vogg” Kieltyka is aiding in the effort to get necessary supplies to the people of Ukraine following the Russian invasion of Ukraine late last week.  Working in conjunction with several Ukrainian relief organizations, the Polish rocker decided to fill up his van with water, medical supplies and the like […]

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Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer continues to cooperate in Capitol Riot investigation

Posted by on February 22, 2022

  Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer is continuing to cooperate with investigators regarding his involvement in the Capitol Riot that took place on January 6, 2021.  According to a joint status update filed in federal court on 2/18, United States attorney Matthew M. Graves said Schaffer, who is currently on pre-sentencing release after turning himself […]

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Dave Grohl releasing metal-inspired album to coincide with upcoming horror-comedy film

Posted by on February 18, 2022

    Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has written an album to go with his upcoming horror-comedy film, Studio 666 and it could be coming out as soon as next week. Grohl told Rolling Stone this week that he will be releasing an album as the film’s fictional metal band Dream Widow. “It will be […]

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