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Author Archives: Mark Zapata

Destruction’s Schmier discusses guitarist Mike Sifringer’s absence

Posted by on August 5, 2021

  Destruction frontman Schmier has made it known that original guitarist Mike Sifringer has left the band. He took to social media and had this to say, “Yes, Corona goes weird ways. I have received several messages (asking) why we have played with a different guitarist in Austria at Area 53 Festival and I understand […]

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Psycho Las Vegas Festival loses Emperor, Satyricon, Mayhem, and more to travel restrictions

Posted by on August 5, 2021

  This years Psycho Las Vegas Festival is suffering from the current state of the world. This celebration of all things heavy in sin city will take place August 2o-22 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. Psycho has grown steadily, in scope, over the last few years but as with everything else, its […]

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Guns N’ Roses perform reworked song live, now called “Absurd”

Posted by on August 4, 2021

  During a performance at Boston’s Fenway Park, Guns N’ Roses played a song once called “Silkworms” during its concert Tuesday night, August 3, at Boston’s Fenway Park. Axl Rose introduced the song this way: “Some of you might have heard this under another name, but this is really kind of absurd to try this. […]

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Stu Block officially returns to Into Eternity

Posted by on August 3, 2021

  Stu Block has officially rejoined Into Eternity. The popular vocalist returned to the band after leaving in 2013. Block began working with Iced Earth in 2011 but left the band this past February after it had come to light that Iced Earth guitarist and founding member Jon Schaffer‘s was involved in the U.S. Capitol […]

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Metallica has released “Through the Never” live recording

Posted by on August 3, 2021

  Metallica has released a live recording of “Through the Never” from a performance at the Acro arena in Sacramento, California. The show was recorded in 1992, and today, on the day of the birth of Metallica frontman James Hetfield, this live recording has been made available to see. Check it out below.     […]

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Rudy Sarzo “I’m going home,” to Quiet Riot

Posted by on August 3, 2021

    Legendary bassist, Rudy Sarzo, has announced that he will be returning to Quiet Riot in 2022. In the 18 years since his time with QR Sarzo has played with Ozzy Osbourne, Dio, Whitesnake, Blue Oyster Cult, Queensryche, and the Guess Who. He has also appeared in numerous videos, becoming a staple on MTV. […]

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Babymetal will disappear according to cryptic message

Posted by on August 3, 2021

  In a cryptic Facebook post on their page, Babymetal have announced they will disappear. In the post was a photo of the band logo covered by the Japanese word Fūin meaning sealed. The caption reads Sunday, October 10th, 2021… Together with all 10 episodes of METAL RESISTANCE coming to a close, the 10-year legend […]

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Fred Durst takes the stage at Lollapalooza with brand new look

Posted by on August 2, 2021

  Limp Bizkit took to the stage on July 31st at Lollapalooza at Grant Park in Chicago. A man who appeared to be the drummers’ uncle walked on to the stage, mic in hand. The man was frontman and quinquagenarian Fred Durst, looking like a straight up dork. No offense to dorks the world over […]

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Ottto featuring Tye Trujillo, son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, release “Ride Low” video

Posted by on August 2, 2021

  Ottto, is the new group featuring the son of Metallica’s bassist Robert Trujillo. Tye Trujillo plays bass in the trio along with Bryan Noah Ferretti on vocals, and Ryan Duswalt on drums. The band, who hails from Venice Beach California, has just released a video for the new song “Ride Low.” The band’s full […]

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Hear new Megadeth riff on Dave Mustaine Cameo video

Posted by on August 2, 2021

  Dave Mustaine, the nucleus of Megadeth, has posted a new video on Cameo teasing a nasty, new riff from the band’s new record. In the video, Mustaine speaks to viewers about his Cameo profile before turning to a computer in the studio, hitting play, and revealing what may be a new riff from the […]

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