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PUDDLE OF MUDD Frontman Fires Back At Critics After NIRVANA Cover Goes Viral: 'Toxic People Are A Waste Of Time'

PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin has fired back at critics after his band's cover version of a NIRVANA classic went viral. Over the weekend, Scantlin posted a message on social media in an apparent response to negative Internet chatter over who PUDDLE OF MUDD's rendition of "About A Girl", the 1989 track originally performed ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: 'No Matter What, Never Lose Faith Or Stop Believing That God Has A Plan'

Openly Christian hard rockers STRYPER have finished recording their new album, due later in the year via Frontiers Music Srl. At least some of the sessions took place at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts. Earlier today (Friday, April 17), STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet took to his Instagram to write: "I'm so thankful to say ...

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DEFTONES Are Still Mixing New Album

DEFTONES drummer Abe Cunningham has offered an update on the band's follow-up to 2016's "Gore" album, which was recently recorded for a tentative late 2020 release. "We're currently mixing it," he said in an Instagram video earlier today (see below). "Given the current situation, it's been a bit difficult to get everyone in the same ...

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RATT Has Not Yet Found Replacement For Guitarist CHRIS SANDERS

Juan Croucier says that RATT has not yet found a replacement for guitarist Chris Sanders, who left the band earlier this year. Sanders joined RATT in 2018 after the departure of original axeman Warren DeMartini. He spent most of the last two years playing sporadic shows with the band, which also features Croucier, singer Stephen ...

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See RATT In New GEICO Commercial

'80s hard rockers RATT are featured in a brand new TV commercial for the Geico insurance company. The 40-second spot is part of Geico's "Bundling Made Easy" campaign, which reminds people that bundling your home and car insurance is easy with Geico and helps you save money. According to All TV ...

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JIZZY PEARL'S LOVE/HATE Signs With GOLDEN ROBOT RECORDS

JIZZY PEARL'S LOVE/HATE has inked a deal with Golden Robot Records. The band's new record is due our later this year. Pearl has been a fixture on the world-famous Hollywood Sunset Strip since his edgy street rock band LOVE/HATE released its debut album, "Blackout In The Red Room", in 1990. "Blackout In The Red Room" ...

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2020 Edition Of ROCKLAHOMA Festival Has Been Officially Canceled

This year's edition of the Rocklahoma festival has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. The event, which was scheduled to take place May 22-24, is expected to return next year. Billed as "America's Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party," Rocklahoma was held annually at the Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds ...

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ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA Is Following New CDC Face Mask Guidelines

ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna and his wife are following current Centers For Disease And Prevention guidelines by wearing cloth face coverings in public to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Earlier today, Krista Belladonna shared an Instagram photo of her and her husband donning bandanas, protective goggles and beanies as they went to their ...

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