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Watch ZZ TOP Play First Show Following DUSTY HILL's Death

Fan-filmed video footage of ZZ TOP's July 30 performance in Tuscaloosa, Alabama can be seen below. The concert at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater marked the band's first since the death of Dusty Hill, bass player, singer and songwriter for a trio that has stayed together for more than 50 years. Filling in for Hill at the ...

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DESTRUCTION Performs Without Founding Guitarist MIKE SIFRINGER At Austrian Festival; Frontman SCHMIER Explains

German thrashers DESTRUCTION performed without founding guitarist Michael "Mike" Sifringer on July 16 at the Area 53 Festival in Leoben, Austria. Earlier today (Friday, July 30), DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier took to his Facebook page to address questions about Mike's absence, writing: "I have received several messages, why we have played with a different guitarist in ...

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SLIPKNOT Issues Statement On JOEY JORDISON's Death: 'Without Him, There Would Be No Us'

SLIPKNOT has issued a statement regarding the passing of its former drummer Joey Jordison. The founding SLIPKNOT member's family confirmed that Jordinson passed away "peacefully in his sleep" on Monday (July 26) of an unspecified cause. He was 46 years old. Earlier today, SLIPKNOT released an eight-and-a-half-minute video tribute to Jordison featuring behind-the-scenes footage and ...

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METAL CHURCH Singer MIKE HOWE's Death Ruled Suicide

According to TMZ, METAL CHURCH singer Mike Howe's official cause of death was determined to be asphyxia due to hanging. A spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff's Dept. told the site authorities are calling it a suicide. Cops got a call Monday morning (July 26) just after 10 a.m. in Eureka, ...

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Victims Of Vile Torture - TOMBSTONER

The death metal scene is so grotesquely overpopulated these days (and not necessarily in a bad way!) that it takes a band of some distinction to stand alone, at least in musical terms. Not that TOMBSTONER are particularly radical, at least compared to some of the mind-bending things that people have done with the genre ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS' JERRY CANTRELL To Release 'Brighten' Solo Album In October; First Single 'Atone' Now Available

According to Rolling Stone, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell will release his new solo album, "Brighten", on October 29. The official music video for the LP's first single, "Atone", can be streamed below. Cantrell co-directed the black-and-white clip with photographer musician Jim Louvau, singer/guitarist Greg Puciato, visual artist ...

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Rockers Pay Tribute To ZZ TOP Bassist DUSTY HILL

Ozzy Osbourne, Paul Stanley (KISS), Slash (GUNS N' ROSES), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and Billy Corgan (SMASHING PUMPKINS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of ZZ TOP bassist Dusty Hill. Hill died in his sleep at home in Houston, Texas, according to ZZ TOP's ...

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ZZ TOP Will Carry On Following Bassist DUSTY HILL's Death

ZZ TOP will carry on following the passing of the band's bassist Dusty Hill. Hill died in his sleep at home in Houston, Texas, according to the band's official web site. He was 72. Earlier this evening, SiriusXM radio personality Eddie Trunk shared a message he received from ZZ TOP frontman Billy Gibbons about the ...

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Disco Balls to the Wall - TRAGEDY

Heavy metal is serious business to devoted metalheads the world over. It's also fair to say that heavy metal can take itself too seriously at times. But that doesn't mean that everyone in metal is afraid to crack a smile. TRAGEDY resides on the extreme end of that comical spectrum. But for the band members ...

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Rockers React To JOEY JORDISON's Death

Members of ANTHRAX, FEAR FACTORY, KREATOR, ALL THAT REMAINS and TRIVIUM are among the musicians who have reacted on social media to the passing of former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison. The news of his passing was broken in a statement from his family. The statement reads: "We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey ...

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Former SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON Dead At 46

Former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has died at the age of 46. The news of his passing was broken in a statement from his family. The statement reads: "We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 26th, 2021. He was ...

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