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METAL CHURCH/Ex-W.A.S.P. Drummer STET HOWLAND Begins Chemotherapy Treatments

Former W.A.S.P. and current METAL CHURCH drummer Stet Howland has begun chemotherapy treatments after he was recently diagnosed with Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that develops from the B-cells in the lymphatic system. According to a post on the METAL CHURCH Facebook page, "The first chemotherapy treatment wiped [Stet] ...

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SEPTICFLESH: 'Codex Omega' Making-Of Video Released

The second webisode featuring video footage from the making of "Codex Omega", the tenth full-length album from Greek masters of symphonic death metal SEPTICFLESH, can be seen below. Released on September 1 via Prosthetic Records, the disc was produced by Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with OPETH, DIMMU BORGIR, KREATOR and SEPULTURA, among others. ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN Is Willing To 'Bet' CHESTER BENNINGTON Was 'On Psychiatric Medication' At Time Of Suicide

Billy Sheehan says that he is willing to "bet ten thousand dollars" that Chester Bennington was taking psychiatric medication just prior to committing suicide in July. The legendary bassist is an avowed member of the Church Of Scientology, which decries the practice of psychiatric medicine and whose members believe that all anti-depressants and ...

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RIOT V Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

RIOT V, the band featuring members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. Hardly any other metal act has such a long and absorbing history behind it. Since the quintet formed in 1975, they have been hit by several severe strokes of fate during their long career. Three deceased members ...

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DAVID VINCENT Won't Allow 'Disagreements' With Former Bandmates Stop Him From Performing MORBID ANGEL Songs He Co-Wrote

Former MORBID ANGEL and current I AM MORBID/HEADCAT frontman David Vincent says "disagreements" with his now-ex-MORBID ANGEL bandmates won't prevent him from performing the songs he co-wrote. Vincent, who left MORBID ANGEL in 2015, launched I AM MORBID last year as a way to play material solely from his former band's "Altars Of Madness" (1989), ...

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Video Premiere: SEPTICFLESH's 'Portrait Of A Headless Man'

"Portrait Of A Headless Man", the new video from Greek masters of symphonic death metal SEPTICFLESH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's tenth full-length album, "Codex Omega", which is being released today (Friday, September 1) via Prosthetic Records. The disc was produced by Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with ...

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