Two ALICE COOPER Statues On The Way

KnuckleBonz is in production on two statues of Alice Cooper. * Alice Cooper I (Straightjacket) Rock Iconz statue features Alice as he appears during the "Ballad Of Dwight Fry" performance, complete with his iconic straightjacket and microphone. The base design on this statue has some pretty interesting elements as well. * Alice Cooper II (Snake) ...

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SOILWORK Recruits BASTIAN THUSGAARD As Permanent Drummer

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have announced the addition of 25-year-old drummer Bastian Thusgaard to the group's ranks. Thusgaard has been blazing the kit for the band for the past ten months, but will make his official debut as a permanent member of the band at their upcoming summer festival performances. Thusgaard first started playing with SOILWORK ...

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METALLICA Bassist Says Son Is Taking KORN Gig Very Seriously

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo's 12-year-old son Tye made his live debut on bass with KORN on Monday night (April 17) at Gran Carpa de las Américas in Bogota, Colombia. Tye is filling in for KORN's regular bassist, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, who was unable to make the band's South American tour due to what the group ...

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NINE INCH NAILS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, JAWBREAKER, Others Confirmed For Chicago's RIOT FEST

This morning, organizers behind Chicago's Riot Fest — set to take place September 15-17 at Douglas Park — unveiled over 70 artists in their first-wave-lineup announcement with headlining performances by genre-breaking artist NINE INCH NAILS, desert rock ruffians QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and the exclusive reunion of seminal punk rock band JAWBREAKER. Other special ...

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MASTODON Drummer's ARCADEA To Release Debut Album In June

Hailing from the fringes of the cosmos, ARCADEA will make its arrival known with the release of its self-titled debut album on June 16 via Relapse Records. ARCADEA was born when drummer-vocalist Brann Dailor of MASTODON teamed up with guitarist and keyboardist Core Atoms (ZRUDA) to create a synth-laden progressive, heavy psych band. Adding guitarist ...

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Former NOTHINGFACE Singer MATT HOLT Dies

Matt Holt, former singer of NOTHINGFACE, passed away at home in Maryland on April 15. He had been battling a degenerative illness for several years. He is survived by his parents and his younger brother. While he had not been active musically in recent years, Holt, who toured the world several times over with his ...

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