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Author Archives: Elise Yablon

Fan falls from upper level at Indianapolis Motley Crue concert

Posted by on August 18, 2022

  A terrifying incident occurred at Motley Crue’s Indianapolis show Tuesday night (August 16) when a fan fell from the upper level of Lucas Oil Stadium.  Video posted by TMZ shows people gathered around a man who had fallen from the upper level seats onto a lower-level landing as the band played “Looks That Kill,” […]

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Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe shares mini-doc on his effort to restore Ecuador’s Rainforest

Posted by on July 26, 2022

  Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe is ready to show the world the work he has been up to with the money he’s earned on Cameo.  On Monday, Blythe posted a short documentary to his Instagram about his effort to restore a piece of the Ecuador rainforest. Rewilding tells of his chance meeting with […]

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Surviving Pantera members to reunite for first tour in more than 20 years

Posted by on July 14, 2022

  After more than two decades, the surviving members of Pantera have announced a reunion tour for 2023.  According to Billboard, vocalist Philip Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown signed with Artist Group International for a North American tour. Dennis Arfa and Peter Pappalardo are the agents responsible for booking the dates.  Said Pappalardo about the […]

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Nita Strauss parts ways with Alice Cooper’s band, cancels solo festival dates

Posted by on July 12, 2022

  Guitarist Nita Strauss is on to the “next adventure.”  Following her latest run with Alice Cooper’s band in Europe, Strauss has announced that she will not be joining them for the next leg of the tour and will be canceling her upcoming solo festival dates as well.  Wrote Strauss in a post to her […]

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Metal bands that broke up in 2021

Posted by on June 24, 2022

  Musical partnerships come and go. Whether it’s a divergence in political beliefs, legal troubles, in-fighting or death that speed up the dissolution of a band, or a group just growing apart creatively, there are many reasons for bands to call it quits.  The year 2021 saw a handful of metal bands go their separate […]

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Metal albums with milestone anniversaries in 2022

Posted by on June 23, 2022

  You know that an album has staying power when it’s still being talked about decades down the line. Whether that’s for its success with critics, how well it sells, or the life its fans give it, These albums are the ones that defined the metal genre and continue to inspire after more than 30 […]

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Ozzy Osbourne “Doing Well” After Surgery

Posted by on June 15, 2022

  Ozzy Osbourne is on the mend after undergoing major surgery on Monday (6/13). In a tweet Tuesday, Osbourne’s wife Sharon thanked fans for their support and gave an update on her husband’s condition. “Our family would like to express so much gratitude for the overwhelming amount of love and support leading up to Ozzy’s surgery!,” […]

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Megadeth re-recruits James LoMenzo as permanent bassist

Posted by on June 1, 2022

  Megadeth has announced a permanent replacement bassist in the wake of David Ellefson’s departure.  In a post made to the band’s Facebook page, it was revealed that former member James LoMenzo would be rejoining the fold on a permanent basis.  “I am thrilled to welcome back James to the Megadeth family,” said frontman Dave […]

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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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