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MIKE PATTON Is 'Getting Stitched Up' After Suffering 'Bad Wipeout' On Skateboard; DEAD CROSS To Play L.A. Tonight

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and singer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE), will play at El Rey theater in Los Angeles tonight (Tuesday, August 22). The show is a make-up date for last night's DEAD CROSS concert, which was canceled at the last minute after Patton ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON On Failed Reunion Of MEGADETH's 'Rust In Peace' Lineup: It's Hard For Fans To Just Let That Go

At this year's Chicago Open Air festival, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson spoke to the 103.9 The Bear radio station about last year's passing of Nick Menza, who was the band's drummer during its most commercially successful period. "Nick was… That guy was a constant comedy act," Ellefson recalled (see vieo below). "He was so fun. ...

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Vengeful Ascension - GOATWHORE

While most intense bands seem to unload their best work and ideas on their initial three releases or so, N'Awlins' GOATWHORE has been aging like a fine wine. The band has been churning out its blackened emanations for two decades now, and with album number seven, "Vengeful Ascension", its released its best work to date. ...

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SUPERJOINT And DEVILDRIVER Announce U.S. Tour

Former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo's SUPERJOINT project — previously known as SUPERJOINT RITUAL — and DEVILDRIVER will join forces for a U.S. tour in the fall. Support on the tour will come from KING PARROT, CANE HILL and CHILD BITE. The tour begins September 23 in Austin, Texas and runs through October ...

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Black Laden Crown - DANZIG

Glenn Danzig is a bona fide metal and punk god. His irreverence for genre conventions has been accepted with open arms within musically conservative music scenes, expanding the boundaries of metal and heavy music from the horror punk of the MISFITS through transitioning band SAMHAIN and finally through to the heavier metal-inclined band bearing his ...

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SLIPKNOT And STONE SOUR's COREY TAYLOR: My 10 Favorite Metal Albums

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor was among the first people Rolling Stone consulted when the magazine began work on its recently published list of the "100 Greatest Metal Albums Of All Time." Prior to unveiling Taylor's picks, Rolling Stone had posted "favorite metal albums" by METALLICA's Lars Ulrich, JUDAS PRIEST's Rob Halford and ...

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Slime and Punishment - MUNICIPAL WASTE

Wait, is that Judge Death trying to bust out of iso? God help Dredd and Mega-City One, if that's the case. If it seems like I'm taking this review as seriously as a dirty fantasy knock with Judge Anderson, well, come on, you know why. MUNICIPAL WASTE has hardly taken itself seriously, even if the ...

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Watch CHRIS CORNELL's Final Performance With SOUNDGARDEN

Fan-filmed video footage of Chris Cornell's final concert with SOUNDGARDEN, which took place last night (Wednesday, May 17) at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan, can be seen below (courtesy of Uncle Sam - Alive in Detroit). The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Ugly Truth 02. Hunted Down 03. Non-State Actor 04. Spoonman 05. ...

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Video: PHILIP ANSELMO's SUPERJOINT Performs At Whisky A Go Go

Video footage of former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo's SUPERJOINT project — previously known as SUPERJOINT RITUAL — performing on April 27 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below (filmed by Jake Perry). SUPERJOINT kicked off the second leg of its "Caught Up In The Gears" ...

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Listen To New MELVINS Song 'Christ Hammer'

MELVINS will release a double album, "A Walk With Love And Death", on July 7 via Ipecac Recordings. The dual albums find the trio of Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Steve McDonald showcasing two distinct sides to the band's music: "Death", a proper MELVINS release, and "Love", the score to the Jesse Nieminen directed, self-produced ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Announces 50th-Birthday Bash

Robb Flynn, frontman of San Francisco Bay Area metal titans MACHINE HEAD, has just announced a special birthday show in his honor. The event is set to take place at the Oakland Metro on July 22, and will feature a plethora of special guests, including the man himself. MACHINE HEAD has released the following statement ...

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VALLENFYRE Feat. PARADISE LOST, Ex-MY DYING BRIDE Members: 'Fear Those Who Fear Him' Artwork Unveiled

VALLENFYRE, the U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside Hamish Glencross, formerly of MY DYING BRIDE, will release its third album, "Fear Those Who Fear Him", on June 2 via Century Media Records. Recorded by the band's new core lineup consisting of Mackintosh (vocals and guitar), Glencross (guitar ...

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Watch AVENGED SEVENFOLD Perform At Helsinki Restaurant/Bar

Several apparently inebriated members of AVENGED SEVENFOLD played a somewhat sloppy rendition of their song "Nightmare" during an unannounced appearance at a small restaurant and bar in Helsinki, Finland on March 5. Using equipment that was supplied by the Hard Rock Cafe, vocalist M. Shadows, guitarist Synyster Gates, bassist Johnny Christ and drummer Brooks Wackerman ...

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STEVEN ADLER Says He Only Got To Talk To AXL ROSE For Ten Seconds During 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour

Earlier this week, former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was interviewed on "Trunk Nation", Eddie Trunk's show on SiriusXM channel Volume (106). A few excerpts from the chat follow below (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On reuniting with classic GUNS N' ROSES members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan for guest appearances at several shows during ...

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