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Blood Offerings - NECROT

Sure, it may distinguish some artists from contemporary, popular tech death metal bands, but acts described as "old-school death metal" often seem to be purveyors of timeless death metal. Oakland's NECROT most certainly forward a timeless death metal construction delivered with the coarse punk edge clearly reminiscent of genre pioneers and Bay Area death metal ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's 'Heavy' Duet Partner KIIARA Writes Touching Note To LINKIN PARK Singer: 'I'm Devastated And Confused'

Kiiara, the singer featured on LINKIN PARK's song "Heavy", has written an emotional note to band's frontman Chester Bennington, saying that she "cannot stop crying" every time she is reminded that he is "no longer here." "Heavy" was the first single from LINKIN PARK's latest album, "One More Light", which came out in May. The ...

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Pays Tribute To CHESTER BENNINGTON With Cover Of LINKIN PARK's 'One Step Closer' (Video)

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE paid tribute to Chester Bennington by performing a cover version of LINKIN PARK's "One Step Closer" during their concert last night (Friday, July 21) at Concrete Street Amphitheater Corpus Christi, Texas. MOTIONLESS IN WHITE frontman Chris "Motionless" Cerulli introduced the track by telling the audience (see video below): "So this is usually ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN Blames Pharmaceutical Industry For CHRIS CORNELL's Death: 'It's A Terrible, Unnecessary Loss'

Legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG) says that the death of Chris Cornell was "a terrible, unnecessary loss" and he blames the U.S. pharmaceutical industry for the prescription drug abuse epidemic that is sweeping the nation. Cornell's family said they believe that the side effects of the prescription drug Ativan — which ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Toxicology Report Reveals Several Prescription Drugs In Singer's System

A completed toxicology report has confirmed that Chris Cornell was using prescription drugs at the time of his death. The report reveals that the SOUNDGARDEN frontman had Naloxone (Narcan), Butalbital (a sedative), Lorazepam (Ativan), Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) and barbiturates in his system when he was found dead after the band's performance in Detroit. He was ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Family 'Mystified' As They Await Autopsy Results To Resolve 'Unanswered Questions' About His Death

Two weeks after Chris Cornell's hocking suicide in Detroit, his widow has released a new statement saying that she is "mystified that the medical examiner announced a cause of death when the full autopsy report has not been completed." In the statement, released earlier today (Thursday, June 1) through attorney Kirk Pasich, the family claims ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Younger Brother Posts Tribute Online

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Peter Cornell, younger brother of Chris Cornell, paid tribute to the SOUNDGARDEN singer on Facebook a few days ago, following the death of his sibling earlier this month. Peter wrote: "It's been difficult to put words together. My heart is broken. Chris was always just my brother. We just ...

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Creator PAUL O'NEILL's Death Ruled Accidental Prescription Drug Overdose

According to TMZ, Paul O'Neill, creator of the multi-platinum rock theater experience TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, died of intoxication from a mix of prescription drugs: methadone, codeine, diazepam (generic Valium) and doxylamine (an antihistamine). TMZ obtained a copy of O'Neill's autopsy report, and it also mentions other ailments he was battling, such as mild heart ...

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MASTODON's BILL KELLIHER Was 'Totally Shocked And Overwhelmed With Grief' Over CHRIS CORNELL's Death

MASTODON guitarist Bill Kelliher says that he was "totally shocked and overwhelmed with grief" over Chris Cornell's death. The SOUNDGARDEN frontman was pronounced dead last Thursday morning after being found unresponsive in his Detroit hotel room on Wednesday night. The band had played a concert at the Fox Theatre earlier that evening. A full autopsy ...

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