(Most Of) Black Sabbath Rides Again on ’13’ Due in June

The first Black Sabbath album in 33 years is on the way. Three-quarters of the original Sabbath lineup — Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler — perform on the band’s long awaited new album, 13, in June. Two important… Continue Reading

How was 2012 for you, Wes Borland?

Wes Borland did all the right things last year, touring and recording with Black Light Burns, working hard and playing even harder (see below!). Always one to push his creativity to new places and challenge himself as an artist, we… Continue Reading

How was 2012 for you, Danko Jones?

Canadian rocker Danko Jones had a year filled with extreme highs and one crazy incident that nearly did him in. We checked in with Jones and got the lowdown on 2012. How was 2012 for you? 2012 was a big… Continue Reading

How was 2012 for you, Wall?

2012 saw the release of WALL’s limited edition 7-inch single “Magagazine,” a dreamy little masterpiece if we’ve ever heard one. We checked in with the rising British singer-songwriter about the year that was. How was 2012 for you? 2012 was… Continue Reading

Rob Caggiano Leaves Anthrax

Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano has left the band after a 12-year run. The news came today via separate announcements from Caggiano and the remaining members of Anthrax. The split seems to be amicable. Here’s Caggiano’s statement: I’m extremely proud of… Continue Reading

UK Sonisphere Festival 2013 Not Happening

Sonisphere UK has confirmed that it will not be holding a festival in 2013, but hopes to come back bigger and better in 2014. Sonisphere’s other festivals in Amneville, France and Milan, Italy will go on as planned. Full statement… Continue Reading

Stop the Presses: SPIN Ceases Print Publication

After months of speculation it came as no surprise that yesterday SPIN magazine announced it had ceased publishing its print edition. In a statement published on Spin.com (see below), the magazine’s new publishers, Buzzmedia, stated that the publication will continue… Continue Reading

Deftones Hitting the Road in March

Nu metal titans Deftones are hitting the road in support of their recently released new album, Koi No Yokan. The tour begins in Rochester, NY on March 4 and ends March 30 in Houston, TX. Tour schedule is below. Deftones… Continue Reading

Metallica Launch Blackened Recordings

Iconic Bay Area metal band Metallica announced on Friday that they’ve launched their own label, Blackened Recordings. In a rare case of having a contract with Warner Music Group that apparently benefitted the band (eat your heart out, Prince), the quartet… Continue Reading