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BILLY CORGAN Lashes Out At Pop Stars 'Doing Porn'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan has declared that the public have "had it" with super-sexy videos. Corgan told the London Evening Standard, "I have a strange sense that people have had it with pop. I can't compete with somebody who's doing porn. The person who does porn for their ...

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…The Stories We Could Tell - MR. BIG

MR. BIG fans have been rejoicing by the group's steady output of albums since the 2008 one-off reunion featuring Paul Gilbert and his band mates including one-time guitarist Richie Kotzen. MR. BIG is only blowing up the charts in Japan and other ports overseas, but that doesn't stop them from releasing quality albums as if ...

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FOO FIGHTERS' 'Sonic Highways' Enters BILLBOARD Chart At No. 2

FOO FIGHTERS' new studio album, "Sonic Highways", sold around 190,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 2 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD arrived in stores on November 10 via Roswell/RCA. "Sonic Highways" was recorded in eight different iconic studios in eight different cities ...

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Documentary About TWISTED SISTER's Early Days To Receive World Premiere This Month

"We Are Twisted F*cking Sister!", the long-awaited movie about TWISTED SISTER's club days by German filmmaker Andrew Horn, will receive a world premiere at Amsterdam's IDFA ( International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam), known as the biggest documentary festival in the world. Featured as part of IDFA's Music Documentary series, the TWISTED movie's first showing, on ...

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DANKO JONES To Release 'Fire Music' In February

Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based rockers DANKO JONES will release their new album, "Fire Music", on February 10, 2015 as a digipack CD and vinyl LP. The effort was helmed by Juno Award-winning producer Eric Ratz (BILLY TALENT, MONSTER TRUCK, CANCER BATS). A snippet of the new DANKO JONES track "Gonna Be A Fight Tonight" can be ...

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SURVIVOR Singer JIMI JAMISON's Death Due, In Part, To Methamphetamine Use

SURVIVOR frontman Jimi Jamison died of methamphetamine intoxication and a stroke, according to autopsy results released on Tuesday, November 11. The coroner ruled the death accidental. "Acute methamphetamine intoxication" contributed to a "hemorrhagic stroke of the brain," states the report by the Shelby County medical examiner. "Postmortem femoral blood toxicology showed a toxic to lethal ...

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FOO FIGHTERS' 'Sonic Highways' Projected To Sell 200K First Week

FOO FIGHTERS' new studio album, "Sonic Highways", is likely to sell around 200,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on November 10 via Roswell/RCA. The chart will ...

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GUS G.: 'Long Way Down' Video Released

"Long Way Down", the new video from Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, can be seen below. The clip was shot by acclaimed director and Gus' longtime creative partner Patric Ullaeus (IN FLAMES, WITHIN ...

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Ex-STATIC-X Guitarist KOICHI FUKUDA Is 'Sad And Angry' He Will Never Be Able To Reconcile With WAYNE STATIC

Former STATIC-X guitarist Koichi Fukuda (pictured) has released the following statement regarding the passing of ex-STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static: "I am still trying to process the sad fact that I’ve lost my dear old friend, Wayne Richard Wells. He was an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, very special person and also a very gifted artist with a clear ...

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STATIC-X Frontman WAYNE STATIC Dead At 48

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne's publicists at FiXT Publicity. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of death, but some of Static's music industry colleagues suggested in their reactions that drugs ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: Praying 'Absolutely Works'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford, who has been clean and sober since January of 1986, credits his belief in a higher power for helping him in his recovery. "I'm a different guy to when I was 20," Halford said during an appearance on HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show" (hear audio below). ...

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