KING'S X Drummer JERRY GASKILL To Undergo Heart Bypass Surgery On Friday

KING'S X drummer Jerry Gaskill last week suffered a heart attack during the post-operation recovery while undergoing a minor medical procedure. As a result, all of the band's previously announced shows were canceled. KING'S X has now released the following update on Gaskill's condition: "The surgeon saw [Jerry on Wednesday, September 17], and has scheduled ...

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ACCEPT: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of New York City Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's September 15 performance at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City can be seen below (courtesy of John Erigo; except for the last clip). ACCEPT's new album, "Blind Rage", sold around 6,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The band's previous CD, 2012's "Stalingrad", opened ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Slams U2 Over 'Free' Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager Sharon is the latest entertainment figure to slam U2 for teaming with Apple to put the band's new album, "Songs Of Innocence", on every single iTunes account in the world for free regardless of whether it was wanted or not. Sharon wrote on Twitter, ...

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SIXX: A.M.: 'Stars' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Stars", a brand new song from SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, can be seen below. The track is taken from SIXX: A.M.'s third album, "Modern Vintage", which will be released on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. ...

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MACHINE HEAD Postpones North American Tour

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have released the following statement: "It is with great disappointment that MACHINE HEAD must announce the postponement of our North American tour this fall. "Our new album, 'Bloodstone & Diamonds', has taken longer to complete than expected and we had to make the difficult choice to either delay ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Siren Charms' Cracks U.S. Top 30

"Siren Charms" the eleventh album from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, sold around 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 26 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, 2011's "Sounds Of A Playground Fading", opened with around 14,000 units to land at No. 27. ...

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