Author Archives: Elise Yablon

‘Nevermind’ baby amends lawsuit against Nirvana 

Posted by on November 23, 2021

  Spencer Elden, the man made famous for appearing on the cover of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ as a baby, has amended his lawsuit against the band. According to a report by Rolling Stone, the amended suit drops former Nirvana drummer Chad Channing, as well as Warner Music, Heather Parry and Guy Oseary, from the defendants list. Channing […]

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Police to Investigate Brass Against frontwoman’s public urination incident at Welcome To Rockville

Posted by on November 16, 2021

  An investigation into Brass Against frontwoman Sophia Urista is mounting in the wake of her on-stage urination incident during the band’s set at the Welcome To Rockville festival in Daytona Beach, Florida.  According to The Daytona Beach News-Journal, it was revealed that the Daytona Beach Police Department received a tip via Facebook about the […]

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Limited edition memorial booklet and t-shirt remembering late Metal Church vocalist Mike Howe to be released

Posted by on November 4, 2021

  A special, limited edition booklet and t-shirt package memorializing late Metal Church vocalist Mike Howe is on the way.  “Many of you have asked if there would be an official Mike Howe memorial booklet & shirt,” wrote guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof in a social media statement announcing the package. “It took some time, but here […]

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Slipknot tease new music with launch of mysterious website

Posted by on November 3, 2021

Slipknot are up to something.  On Tuesday (2), the band launched a new website accessible through a banner on the Knotfest website reading “Read All About It If You Want To Know…” When you click through, it brings you to thechapeltownrag.com, which currently features six of a series of nine NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) with nine-second […]

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Linkin Park not ready to regroup

Posted by on October 29, 2021

    It looks as if Linkin Park is not ready to get back together just yet.  In a new interview with the Tuna on Toast podcast, vocalist/guitarist/producer Mike Shinoda discussed where the band is at in terms of reuniting post-Chester Bennington. As it turns out, they’re not quite there emotionally yet.  Said Shinoda, “For […]

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Rammstein Premiere New Song in Space

Posted by on October 28, 2021

  Rammstein has gone orbital.  On Wednesday, drummer Christoph Schneider revealed via social media that the band had the opportunity to premiere a song from their upcoming album for European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who is currently stationed at the International Space Station (ISS).  “Space is calling!,” wrote Schneider. “I had the honor […]

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In Flames to reissue early catalog

Posted by on October 21, 2021

  Swedish metal band In Flames has announced that they will be reissuing their early catalog on CD. The new album editions are set to hit shelves via Nuclear Blast on November 26. Initially released between 1994 and 2008, the 11 CD series of reissues includes Lunar Strain (1994) / Subterranean (1995), The Jester Race […]

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Dark rocker Andréa Meyer victim of Norway terror attack

Posted by on October 19, 2021

  The victims of a horrific terror attack at a Norwegian supermarket on Wednesday have been identified. Among the deceased is musician/writer/model Andréa Meyer.  Meyer has been releasing music since the mid-1990s under the name Nebelhexë, working with Aghast and Hagalaz’ Runedance before releasing three solo dark/ambient rock albums; Laguz – Within The Lake (2004), […]

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Woman who inspired Converge’s ‘Jane Doe’ artwork comes forward

Posted by on October 7, 2021

    Nearly two decades after the album’s release, the woman who inspired the artwork on Converge’s Jane Doe has come forward.  Audrey Marnay, an Italian model, took to Instagram earlier this week with a photo from a May 2001 photoshoot she did for ‘Marie Claire’ along with photos of Converge’s album cover and several […]

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Former Steel Panther bassist forms new band Hollywood Gods N’ Monsters

Posted by on September 28, 2021

  Former Steel Panther bassist Travis Haley (also known as Lexxi Foxx) has announced a new project.  On Monday (27th), Haley revealed that he has been working with television personality/musician Diggity Dave (Shake The Faith, ‘Pimp My Ride’) on a group called Hollywood Gods N’ Monsters.  “I am very proud of what I’ve accomplished with […]

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