Happy Labor Day – Rockers Celebrate on Twitter
It’s the first Monday in September and that can mean only one thing – Happy Labor Day! A tribute to working Americans who help keep the country afloat, this day is for you – so sit back, relax and enjoy. Some equally hard-working rockers have taken to Twitter to share their well wishes today. Everyone from...
Green Day Cancel Italy Gig After Billie Joe Armstrong is Hospitalized
Green Day were scheduled to play a show in Bologna, Italy tonight (September 2) but were forced to cancel after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was hospitalized.
Eddie Van Halen Checks In After Emergency Surgery
Van Halen guitar great Eddie Van Halen recently had a bit of a health scare when he underwent emergency surgery due to a serious flare-up of diverticulitis, a condition impacting the intestine causing it to become infected or inflamed, causing immense pain.
Asking Alexandria, As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence + More Locked In for 2012 Outbreak Tour
The lineup for the 2012 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour has been announced and it’s a raging one. Fresh off their opening spot on the 2012 Mayhem Fest main stage, Asking Alexandria will be headlining. In addition, support acts As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire and Attila round out the bill.
New Book ‘Slash: An Intimate Portrait’ Due Out in October
Between his latest solo disc ‘Apocalyptic Love’ and being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Guns N’ Roses, it’s been an eventful year for guitarist Slash, and a new photo book due out in October will continue to celebrate his career chronicling the last 20 years of the rockers life in photos.
Killswitch Engage Frontman Jesse Leach Invites Fans to Rally Against Hatred
While metal sometimes gets a reputation for being being angry and unforgiving, Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach recently took to his personal Facebook page to write a lengthy entry titled ‘My Fight Against Hatred,’ encouraging fans to share his words with others.
Former Judas Priest Guitarist K.K. Downing Thriving With New Golf Venture
Fans holding out hope that retired Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing might find himself missing the stage and return to the band should probably put that notion to bed. Downing, who gave up his career with Judas Priest to focus on his love for golf and developing a multi-million dollar sporting complex complete with luxury hotel and world class golf course, seems to be pretty happy with his curr
Bush Frontman Gavin Rossdale Feels Solo Career Was ‘Almost a Douche-Bag Route’
When Bush disbanded in 2002, frontman Gavin Rossdale formed a new band called Institute. Institute released one album before Rossdale moved on to his solo career, releasing ‘Wanderlust’ in 2008. Now in 2012 Rossdale is back in Bush, where he feels he truly belongs.
Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Calls Out Dave Mustaine on Latest Rant
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has received some serious backlash from the recent remarks he recently made onstage in Singapore suggesting that the Obama administration “staged” recent tragedies like the one in Aurora, Colo. and the massacre at the Sikh temple in Milwaukee, Wis., in order to promote stricter gun laws.
Nickelback Debut ‘Trying Not To Love You’ Video Starring Jason Alexander + Brooke Burns
Nickelback have just premiered their new video for ‘Trying Not To Love You’ that might surprise fans of the big ballad. Taking a very different approach to the yearning love song, the tune get’s a light-hearted make-over in the clip with a very special guest star.
Dave Mustaine Attempts to Clarify Onstage Rant About President Obama + Recent Shootings
The outspoken Dave Mustaine is taking a lot of heat for his latest onstage comments claiming President Barack Obama staged the recent shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin. The Megadeth frontman now admits his choice of words may not have been the best, yet he’s not backing off from his theory.
Aurora Shooting Victim Responds to Latest Rant by Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine
Megadeth‘s Dave Mustaine has made his share of provocative comments throughout his career when it comes to politics and other hot button issues. However, his latest claim that President Barack Obama “staged” recent shooting massacres on U.S. soil to aid his agenda for an overhaul to current gun control laws has one victim speaking out against the rocker.