Forbidden Singer Russ Anderson Details Battle with Alcoholism

Forbidden singer Russ Anderson shared a post on social media detailing his battle with drinking and a recent stint in rehab. He posted to the Forbidden Facebook page that he entered a rehabilitation facility six months ago, saying he had hit “rock bottom” after “drinking heavily” most of his life. He also shared that his bandmates Craig Locicero and Mark Hernandez helped him get off the ground from rock bottom and go to rehab. He also mentioned late guitarist Tim Calvert who died in 2019, and Sacred Reich guitarist Jason Rainey, who passed away earlier in 2020. Forbidden’s second album Twisted Into Form (Combat) just turned 30 years old this past week. Russ is one of the greatest singers in Thrash Metal history and the bands’ last album was, 2010’s Omega Wave, released by Nuclear Blast. We wish him the best! Continue reading

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Shares Charity Show Behind The Scenes Movie

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn participated in the annual Stars To The Rescue XXVIII on January 26 at Lesher Center For The Arts in Walnut Creek, California. Headlining Tony LaRussa’s Animal Rescue Foundation, and appearing as “Robb Flyyn and Friends” he was joined by metal luminaries Craig Locicero (Dress The Dead, Forbidden) on Guitar, Andy Galeon (Death Angel) on Drums, Harald O. (D.R.I.) on Bass, and Kayla Dixon (Dress The Dead, Witch Mountain) on vocals, and others. Continue reading

Robb Flynn And Friends Animal Charity Show This Weekend/Lineup Revealed

As we reported recently, Robb Flynn of Machine Head is supporting Tony LaRussa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (A.R.F.) Stars To The Rescue XXVIII, charity benefit show this Saturday, January 26, 2019, at the Lesher Center for the Arts, in Walnut Creek, California. LaRussa is the legendary Major League Baseball coach of the Oakland A’s and the St. Louis Cardinals. Robb has been a long-time supporter of the Animal Rescue Foundation (he got his dog Shady from there), proceeds from Stars to the Rescue allow ARF to save dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters and bring people and animals together to enrich each other’s lives. A limited amount of seats are available to Machine Head fans, with details below. Robb will perform a 30 minute set of favorites from his annual birthday bash, as Robb Flynn & Friends (aka: Robb Flynn & The Fabulous Disasters. Continue reading