Archive for August, 2012

Billy Corgan Claims Chris Cornell Started War of Words

Hold onto your hats, ladies and gentlemen, because we’ve got some shocking news to scramble all your preconceptions of life as we know it. Ready? Billy Corgan, frontman of the Smashing Pumpkins, spoke negatively about another band during an interview! Don’t believe us? We’ve got the quotes to prove it. A few weeks ago, Corgan took a shot at Soundgarden, returning fire at the grunge legends and their reunion. “There

Dethklok Hit Fans in the Face With Brand-New Track ‘I Ejaculate Fire’

Everyone’s favorite cartoon death metal band, Dethklok, are on the verge of releasing their third album, ‘Dethalbum III,’ but fans must wait in purgatory no more, as a piece of the upcoming record has been officially released. ‘Dethalbum III’ is scheduled for an Oct. 16 release, but the brilliantly titled ‘I Ejaculate Fire’ is now available for your listening pleasure. ‘I Ejaculate Fire’ is not a departure or progression for

Asking Alexandria, As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence + More Locked In for 2012 Outbreak Tour

The lineup for the 2012 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour has been announced and it’s a raging one. Fresh off their opening spot on the 2012 Mayhem Fest main stage, Asking Alexandria will be headlining.  In addition, support acts As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire and Attila round out the bill. The tour will mark Asking Alexandria’s biggest headlining gig to date and the band couldn’t be more

August Burns Red Stream New Song ‘Flurries’ From Upcoming Holiday Album

With summer’s end approaching, August Burns Red are already thinking about winter with their new song ‘Flurries’ off their upcoming disc ‘August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin’ Hill, A Holiday Album.’ In a press release, guitarist JB Brubaker talks about the instrumental track by stating, “’Flurries’ is one of two original songs I wrote for the record. It’s the first track on Sleddin’ Hill and it’s a dynamic song that begins with

Candlelight Red vs. Taproot – Cage Match

Candlelight Red continue to keep the flame in their fans lit as they pulled out a win against Black Oxygen in the last Cage Match but can they do it again versus today’s competitors. Michigan rock band Taproot enter the matchup with the new track ‘The Everlasting’ off of their latest album, ‘The Episodes,’ which is the band’s follow up to their 2010 effort, ‘Plead the Fifth.’ The band is

Eddie Van Halen’s Emergency Surgery: More Details Emerge

Van Halen recently announced the postponement of some upcoming dates in Japan after Eddie Van Halen underwent what is being described as emergency for the ailment diverticulitis, which is a condition found in the large intestine and can result in serious pain, as was the case for the Van Halen guitar legend. While no further surgery is necessary, a lengthy recovery period will keep him from returning to the road

Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg Puciato Criticizes Religion’s Role in Politics During Twitter Rant

The Dillinger Escape Plan may have the most in-your-face style of metal on the planet, and vocalist Greg Puciato constantly succeeds in backing that up with his performances both in the studio and onstage. With that personal style comes a great deal of honesty from Puciato, as he recently went on a Twitter rant about what he feels are the pitfalls of introducing religion to political discourse. As Puciato began

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