BORKNAGAR, NOCTURNAL RITES Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR

BORKNAGAR and NOCTURNAL RITES are the latest acts to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN BORKNAGAR BRUCE ...

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SCAR CULTURE Involved In Van Accident, Touring Plans Uncertain

SCAR CULTURE were involved in a van accident early Sunday morning following their Saturday night performance with PISSING RAZORS and DECEMBER at Jaxx in West Springfield, Virginia. The band were about an hour and a half outside New York City (their hometown) when the front tire of their van blew out, throwing them into the ...

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KORN: Initial Summer Tour Dates Announced

According to MTV, these are the initial dates for KORN's upcoming summer headlining tour: Jun. 20 - Wilkes-Barre, PA @ TBA Jun. 21 - Hartford, CT @ TBA Jun. 23 - New York, NY @ TBA Jun. 26 - Toronto, ON @ TBA Jun. 27 - Montreal, QC @ TBA Jun. 29 - Pittsburgh, PA ...

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JASON NEWSTED: “MEGADETH Was A Watered-Down METALLICA”

Despite MEGADETH guitarist Dave Mustaine's close links to the METALLICA camp and undeniable contributions to the latter act's early sound, former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has never been particularly impressed with Mustaine's post-METALLICA offerings. In a recent interview with the Dallas-based Harder Beat, Newsted refers to MEGADETH as a “watered-down METALLICA” and implies, in no ...

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Former ANTHRAX Bassist Comments On “Behind The Music” Special

Former ANTHRAX and current S.O.D. bassist Danny Lilker has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET and asked us to publish the following statement regarding the way his contributions to ANTHRAX's early years were portrayed in the VH1 Behind The Music special on the group, which premiered last weekend: “I would just like it to be known that I was ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: I Am Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has issued a brief statement in response to the news reports of him having been charged with making terroristic threats and drug possession after a dispute with a bartender at a Midletown, New York restaurant last Wednesday night (March 13th). Here is Bach's statement in its entirety: “There is ...

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