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Graham "Gruhamed" Hartmann
Watch Ozzy Osbourne’s Performance of ‘Crazy Train’ From New ‘Speak of the Devil’ DVD
On March 19, 1982, legendary Ozzy Osbourne / Quiet Riot guitarist Randy Rhoads died in a tragic plane crash. Thirty years later, Rhoads’ death still remains one of the saddest losses in rock music history. With today’s (July 17) release of Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Speak of the Devil’ DVD, it not only docume…
Listen to White Zombie’s ‘Thunder Kiss ’65′ Remixed by Korn’s Jonathan Davis
Rob Zombie is set to release his ‘Mondo Sex Head’ remix album on Aug. 7, which will feature “shocking” remixes of Zombie classics by several electronic musicians. First up is Korn frontman Jonathan ‘J-Devil’ Davis‘ remix of the White Zombie classic…
Queensryche Guitarist Claims Former Singer Geoff Tate Punched and Spat on Band Members
Queensryche have been subject to one of the most venomous splits in recent history. We’ve all heard rumors about former vocalist Geoff Tate feuding with the other Queensryche members, but a new statement from guitarist Michael Wilton details a violent and chaotic scenario, which seems to have…
Metallica’s James Hetfield: ‘I Only Have 846 Riffs’ Written for New Album
As Metallica prepare for their Orion Music + More Festival and upcoming 3D concert film, the band is also busy working on a new album. One could say that Metallica have a ton of songs on the table, as frontman James Hetfield revealed that the band has collected 846 different riffs.
Foo Fighters Beat Mastodon, Megadeth + Others for 2012 Best Hard Rock / Metal Grammy Award
And the winner is… Foo Fighters for ‘White Limo!’ Foo Fighters have just beaten out Mastodon, Megadeth, Dream Theater and Sum 41 for the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock / Metal Performance.
Slipknot Headlining 2012 Mayhem Festival?
A longtime representative for Ibanez guitars may have accidentally confirmed that Slipknot will be headlining the 2012 Rockstar Mayhem Festival this year. The official lineup is supposed to be revealed tomorrow (Jan. 25), but it looks like we may have gotten a sneak peak a little early.
Iron Maiden Unleash Trailer for Live DVD Release ‘En Vivo!’
Heavy Metal legends and one of the greatest live bands on the planet, Iron Maiden, have just released a trailer for their upcoming live DVD / documentary ‘En Vivo!’ The official trailer for ‘En Vivo!’ perfectly previews the insanity that is the Iron Maiden live experience.
Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ Is Top-Selling Disc of Last 20 Years
Billboard and Nielsen SoundScan have just released a list of the top-selling albums of the SoundScan era (1991-2011). Coming in at No. 1 with more than 15 million units sold to date is Metallica‘s self-titled 1991 disc, aka The Black Album.
Metallica Unleash Footage From Day One of 30th Anniversary Celebration
Metallica‘s 30th year is about to come to a close with a swarm of attention having followed them the entire way. Metallica celebrated the milestone with a week-long celebration in San Francisco, Calif., the first day of which is now available for your viewing pleasure. It’s 27-minutes, b…
Ministry to Release Pro-Occupy Protest Song ’99 Percenters’, ‘Relapse’ Cover Art Revealed
Al Jourgensen and the rest of Ministry are the next in a long line of musicians to share their support for the nationwide “Occupy” movement. Ministry’s upcoming 2012 album, ‘Relapse,’ will be spearheaded by the modern-day protest song, ’99 Percenters.’
Drowning Pool, Ex-Nonpoint Members Form New Group
A new force in metal combines the talents of Drowning Pool and Nonpoint. The new supergroup, Voodoo Corps, consists of Drowning Pool guitarist C.J. Pierce and drummer Mike Luce along with former Nonpoint members Zach Broderick on guitar and Ken MacMillan on bass.