Category Archives: Bummer Alert

Bob Fouts of The Gates of Slumber has died

Posted by on April 29, 2020

  Drummer Bob Fouts of Burn It Down, The Gates of Slumber, and Chrome Waves has passed away at age 45. As of now, the cause of death is unknown. However, according to the recently launched GoFundMe campaign to help pay for his Funeral expenses, his passing was unexpected. The Gates of Slumber have been broken […]

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Bummer Alert! Hatebreed will have to postpone new album release; might release it digitally

Posted by on March 25, 2020

COVID-19 strikes again! Hatebreed is postponing their 9th studio album due to closure of retail and pressing plants. Frontman, Jamey Jasta posted this updated via Twitter after responding to a fan. Thanx you too, album is postponed indefinitely. I’m told retail + pressing plants in EU & N. America will be closing or are closed […]

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RIP: Rush drummer Neil Peart dies at 67

Posted by on January 10, 2020

In some really sad news, Rush drummer Neil Peart has passed away at age 67 due to brain cancer. According to Elliott Mintz, a spokesperson for the Peart family, Peart was battling the cancer for three years. An official statement from the band appears below. The drummer apparently died on January 7th.  As one of […]

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Betraying the Martyrs cancel remaining tour dates due to gear destroyed in “auto incident”

Posted by on July 12, 2019

Betraying the Martyrs have been forced to cancel the remaining dates of their first-ever headlining North American tour due to being in a serious “auto incident” after their Los Angeles performance on Wednesday (10th). The incident occurred around 4AM on Thursday (11th) when a portion of the group’s Mercedes Sprinter Van caught fire. All band […]

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Iran’s Confess sentenced to 14+ years in prison & 74 lashes for playing metal

Posted by on July 10, 2019

Two members of Iranian metal band Confess, Nikan “Siyanor” Khosravi and Arash “Chemical” Ilkhani have been sentenced to a combined 14.5 years in prison by the Revolutionary Tribunal of Tehran. Frontman Khosravi was sentenced to 12 ½ years in prison and 74 lashes as Ilkhani’s initial sentence of six years has been reduced to two […]

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