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METAL CHURCH Drummer STET HOWLAND's Cancer Is In Remission

Former W.A.S.P. and current METAL CHURCH drummer Stet Howland is in remission from Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that develops from the B-cells in the lymphatic system. Howland revealed the good news on his Facebook page, saying that results from last Friday's a positron emission tomography (PET) scan showed ...

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Members Of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE And Other Bands Take Part In '70000 Tons Of Metal' All-Star Jam (Video)

Fifty heavy metal musicians — including members of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE and METAL CHURCH — took part in this year's edition of "Jamming With Waters In International Waters", the official 70000 Tons Of Metal all-star jam hosted by ANNIHILATOR's Jeff Waters. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire event can be seen below ...

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METAL CHURCH Drummer STET HOWLAND Undergoes Spinal Tap

Former W.A.S.P. and current METAL CHURCH drummer Stet Howland underwent a spinal tap last week 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 procedure "was a ...

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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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GEOFF TATE Says He Had A 'Nice Little Reunion' With QUEENSRŸCHE In Spain, Calls TODD LA TORRE A 'Fantastic' Singer

Geoff Tate says that he recently had "a really nice little reunion" with his former bandmates in QUEENSRŸCHE, almost exactly five years after his acrimonious split with the group. In April 2014, Tate and QUEENSRŸCHE announced that a settlement had been reached after a nearly two-year legal battle where the singer sued over the rights ...

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METAL CHURCH: 'Reset' Video Premiere

METAL CHURCH's video for the song "Reset" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "XI", which debuted at No. 57 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 11,000 equivalent album units in the week ending March 31, 2016. "XI" was released on March 25, 2016 via Rat Pak Records. Produced ...

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W.A.S.P.: Watch Trailer For "Re-Idolized: The 25th Anniversary Of The Crimson Idol'

The first official trailer for W.A.S.P.'s upcoming 25th-anniversary release, "Re-Idolized", can be seen below. In 1992 W.A.S.P. released "The Crimson Idol". It's the story of Jonathan Aaron Steele, an abused child looking for love. Discovering music years later, he rises to international superstardom. Later followed by a catastrophic fall. 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of ...

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METAL CHURCH Recruits Former W.A.S.P. Drummer STET HOWLAND

METAL CHURCH has recruited Stet Howland (ex-W.A.S.P.) to play drums for the band on all its summer shows. He joins the group as the replacement for Jeff Plate, who announced his departure from METAL CHURCH last month. Howland commented: "I was contacted by my good friend METAL CHURCH bass player Steve Unger recently after their ...

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Relentless - FOUR BY FATE

In their short time together, FREHLEY'S COMET really had something good going on. Though dropping only two LPs and a live EP, the ensemble Ace Frehley staked his comeback with was one of the more notable units of the 1980s. "Second Sighting", a softer album compared to its highly-entertaining, self-titled predecessor, was an inadvertent dagger ...

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W.A.S.P. Recruits YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Drummer PATRICK JOHANSSON

W.A.S.P. has tapped YNGWIE MALMSTEEN drummer Patrick Johansson to sit behind the kit for the band's currently scheduled shows following the recent departure of Mike Dupke. Johansson previously toured with W.A.S.P. in 2006, shortly after the band parted ways with Stet Howland. Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P.'s July 16 performance at the Bang Your Head!!! ...

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Former SKID ROW Drummer ROB AFFUSO Joins FOUR BY FATE

FOUR BY FATE, the band featuring vocalist/guitarist Tod Howarth (FREHLEY'S COMET, CHEAP TRICK) and bassist John Regan (FREHLEY'S COMET, PETER FRAMPTON), has announced the addition of former SKID ROW drummer Rob Affuso to the group's ranks. Says FOUR BY FATE in a statement: "Rob will finish out the rest of the FOUR BY FATE recordings ...

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FOUR BY FATE Recruits TWISTED SISTER/ADRENALINE MOB Drummer A.J. PERO

FOUR BY FATE, the band featuring vocalist/guitarist Tod Howarth (FREHLEY'S COMET, CHEAP TRICK) and bassist John Regan (FREHLEY'S COMET, PETER FRAMPTON), has parted ways with drummer Stet Howland (W.A.S.P., LITA FORD) and guitarist Sean Kelly (CRASH KELLY, HELIX) and has replaced them with A.J. Pero (TWISTED SISTER, ADRENALINE MOB) and Patrick James (POUND, FLYWHEEL), respectively. ...

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WHERE ANGELS SUFFER Parts Ways With RANDY PIPER, Recruits Ex-LIZZY BORDEN Axeman

WHERE ANGELS SUFFER (W.A.S.) has parted ways with guitarist Randy Piper (ANIMAL, W.A.S.P.) and has replaced him with Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN, HEATHEN). WHERE ANGELS SUFFER's current is rounded out by Chris Holmes (guitar; ex-W.A.S.P.), Steve Unger (bass; ex-METAL CHURCH), Rich Lewis (vocals; ANIMAL) and Stet Howland (drums; ex-W.A.S.P.). Video footage of the ...

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