Andols Herrick Bows Out Of Chimaira Reunion Show, Gives Update On His Health

Andols Herrick, one of the preeminent drummers of the New Wave of American Metal for his time with Chimaira in the early 2000s, has had to step down from his original plan to play Chimaira Christmas 15. The band used to play hometown shows at the end of every year for the majority of their career, but after a few years of hiatus, the full classic lineup of the band was to reunite this week for the show. Herrick has been battling declining health for several years and will be replaced for the sold-out show on December 30th, at the Agora Ballroom by Austin D’Amond, the most recent drummer for the band. Continue reading

Marilyn Manson’s Tour On Hold Until Further Notice Following Injury On Stage

News last night of Maryiln Manson’s awful injury on stage in New York rocked fans and the larger music world last night. You just don’t see accidents like this that often, and we hope Mr. Manson is recovering well. Now a message from Manson collaborator and bandmate, composer Tyler Bates, confirms that the band is flying home while Manson recovers and that the tour will resume at a later date. Continue reading

Marilyn Manson Injured In A Stage Mishap In New York

While performing at Hammerstein Ballroom at The Manhattan Center In New York City last night when a stage prop fell on and seriously injured Marilyn Manson. Manson was performing his hit ‘Sweet Dreams’and was ¾ through his set when the accident happened. A giant prop of two guns fell on him when he appeared to lean on it. The show ground to a halt while Manson received medical care and was taken out on a stretcher, after possibly breaking his leg. The rest of the show was then canceled. Ghost Cult has obtained fan-filmed footage from right in front of the stage, which you can see below. Continue reading

Gary Meskil Of Pro-Pain Updates Fans On His Condition Following Life-Threatening Attack In Brussels

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Veteran hardcore metal musician Gary Meskil, frontman of Pro-Pain was attacked with an ice pick by assailants this past weekend in Brussels, and nearly killed. He is currently recovering in the hospital and has offered an update on his condition and possible recovery options. Continue reading

Ivan Moody Shares Statement On Rehab Stint And Future In Five Finger Death Punch

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Five Finger Death Punch frontman Ivan Moody, on hiatus from the band after leaving their European tour last month, has shared a statement from his stint in rehab where he is receiving treatment for his recurring issues with addiction. Continue reading

Tony Iommi Discovered Lump In His Throat Wasn’t Cancerous

Back in December, Tony Iommi broke the news that doctors discovered new activity in his throat, and they were unsure whether the lump was cancerous or not. In a new interview with PlanetRock.com, the legendary guitarist gave fans this uplifting update from his recent doctor’s visit: Continue reading

Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe Will Front EYEHATEGOD On Upcoming Tour Dates

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Due to Mike IX Williams being sidelined because of an undisclosed illness, we recently saw Phil Anselmo front EYEHATEGOD at their recent shows over the Summer. EYEHATEGOD will soon be heading out with Discharge and Toxic Holocaust, and since Williams is still unable to perform, they’ve enlisted Lamb Of God‘s Randy Blythe to front the band on the upcoming dates! Continue reading