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Germany’s METAL HAMMER Magazine Crowns METALLICA’s ‘Master of Puppets’ The Greatest Metal Album Ever

ReederJun 20, 20242 min read

The German music magazine Metal Hammer marks its 50th anniversary with its 500th issue, available on newsstands starting Friday, June 21, 2024. This special edition…

DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN Signs Israeli Bombs

ReederJun 20, 20243 min read

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman recently made headlines for his controversial actions during a visit to Israel. Known for his outspoken views and Jewish heritage, Draiman…

QUEEN Sells Music Catalogue To Sony Music For Over $1 Billion

ReederJun 20, 20242 min read

QUEEN has reportedly finalized a deal with Sony Music to acquire their music catalogue and additional assets, a process that has been underway for some…

SCOTT WEILAND’s Widow Clarifies Details Surrounding His Death: ‘He Didn’t Overdose’

ReederJun 19, 20242 min read

On the latest episode of the Appetite For Distortion podcast, Scott Weiland’s widow, Jamie Wachtel Weiland, discussed his legacy, over eight years after the late…

SERJ TANKIAN Slams IMAGINE DRAGONS For Playing In Azerbaijan: ‘I Don’t Respect Them As Human Beings’

ReederJun 19, 20243 min read

Serj Tankian has criticized IMAGINE DRAGONS for proceeding with their controversial concert in Azerbaijan, expressing that he has “zero respect for those guys.” The US…

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DOWN Announces Two ‘Pop-Up’ Shows In Louisiana After New Mexico Concert Cancellation

ReederJun 19, 20244 min read

DOWN has announced two “pop-up” shows in Louisiana for this week after their previously scheduled concert in Mescalero, New Mexico was postponed due to two…

GLENN HUGHES Slams DEEP PURPLE’s IAN GILLAN And ROGER GLOVER: ‘I Will Never Speak To Any Of Them Again’

ReederJun 19, 20244 min read

In a recent interview with Guitar Interactive Magazine, vocalist and bassist Glenn Hughes reflected on his 2016 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

DOWN Postpones New Mexico Concert Amid Severe Wildfires

ReederJun 19, 20243 min read

DOWN has postponed its scheduled concert in Mescalero, New Mexico, due to two rapidly growing wildfires that are converging on a village within a tribal…

ENSIFERUM To Release ‘Winter Storm’ Full-Length In October; First Single Released

ReederJun 18, 20245 min read

Photo credit: Svetlana Goncharova ENSIFERUM will release their long-awaited new studio album, Winter Storm, on October 18th through Metal Blade Records. The Finnish folk-metal melodeath sensation has maintained a…

FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Announces New Album ‘Opera’, Shares First Single

ReederJun 18, 20243 min read

Italian symphonic death metal maestros FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE are back with their brand new sixth album titled Opera, a heartbreaking musical journey inspired by the tragic mountaineering accident of…

ACE FREHLEY Announces Breakup With Fiancée After Nearly Six Years: ‘It Was Just Time’

ReederJun 18, 20242 min read

Ace Frehley and his fiancée, Lara Cove, have ended their nearly six-year relationship. The original KISS guitarist, who had been living with Lara in Sparta,…

LACUNA COIL And Guitarist DIEGO CAVALLOTTI Part Ways

ReederJun 17, 20242 min read

Italian goth metal veterans LACUNA COIL have split with guitarist Diego Cavallotti. Cavallotti, who joined LACUNA COIL in 2016 as a temporary replacement for Marco…

KERRY KING Performs At Czech Republic’s ROCK FOR PEOPLE Festival (Video)

ReederJun 17, 20243 min read

Below is a fan-filmed video of Kerry King’s June 15 concert at the Rock For People festival in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. Similar to the…

GEEZER BUTLER: OZZY OSBOURNE ‘Desperately Wants’ To Play One Final Concert

ReederJun 17, 20244 min read

In a recent interview with Jonathan Clarke, host of “Out Of The Box” on New York’s Q104.3 classic rock station, BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler…

GENE SIMMONS: ‘I’m Sad That I Wasn’t More Hard On ACE FREHLEY And PETER CRISS’

ReederJun 16, 20243 min read

In a recent interview with Backstage Pass, KISS bassist and vocalist Gene Simmons was asked whether there are any events from the past 50 years…