Björk Undergoes Vocal Cord Surgery, Plans Paris Shows in 2013

Icelandic songstress Björk has undergone successful surgery to remove a polyp from her vocal cords. Apparently all went well with the procedure and she reports her voice is back in tiptop shape. Here is the statement she posted on her… Continue Reading

Party Hard! Andrew W.K. Appointed Cultural Ambassador To Bahrain

We had to check the calendar to make sure today wasn’t April Fool’s Day when we learned that Andrew W.K., of “Party Hard” fame and co-owner of Santos Party House in New York City, has been named cultural ambassador to… Continue Reading

Peter Frampton Comes Alive (Again)

Seventies rocker Peter Frampton appeared on CBS This Morning: Saturday yesterday, with the coveted 1954 Gibson Les Paul he thought was lost 30 years ago in a plane crash in South America. The story goes that one of the guards… Continue Reading

Ozzfest Japan Confirmed for May 2013

The first-ever Ozzfest Japan will be held in Tokyo on May 11-12. The two-day festival will take place at the Makuhari Messe arena near Tokyo and will feature headlining performances from the Black Sabbath (without drummer Bill Ward, who left… Continue Reading

Video: BABYMETAL – ヘドバンギャー!![ Headbangeeeeerrrrr!!!!! ]

Japan’s BABYMETAL is an offshoot of the idol group Sakura Gakuin. They are the second side group to form from the group Twinklestars. Got that, gaijin? Anyway, their concept is a fusion of idol pop and metal, which is unquestionably… Continue Reading

Video: Axl Rose on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

After Eddie Trunk’s shambolic interview with Axl Rose on the awful That Metal Show earlier this year, Rose turned up this week on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his 12-night residency at the Hard Rock Casino. Rose hasn’t done an… Continue Reading

Meat Loaf Endorses Mitt Romney, Butchers “America the Beautiful” [Video]

With the presidential election days away, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney turned to a phalanx of country singers including Randy Owen and Big & Rich to encourage support of his candidacy at a rally held yesterday in Defiance, Ohio. Old-school crooner/Scott… Continue Reading

Dave Grohl Puts Foo Fighters On Hold

A letter from Dave Grohl appeared in our inbox today. Here it is: Dave here. Just wanted to write and thank you all again from the bottom of my heart for another incredible year. (Our 18th, to be exact!) We… Continue Reading

Lamb of God Prep U.S. Tour with In Flames, Hellyeah, Sylosis

After playing at Knotfest upon the release of singer Randy Blythe from a Czech prison last month, Lamb of God just announced that they will be kicking off a U.S. tour on October 30 in Phoenix. The 38-city tour will… Continue Reading