Rob Halford Responds To KK Downing’s Recent Statement

Yesterday K.K. Downing released a statement saying that he was “shocked and stunned” that Judas Priest didn’t approach him to replace Glenn Tipton on their upcoming tour. He also insinuated that producer Andy Sneap was covering Tipton’s parts on the band’s new album, and Rob Halford has responded to that notion saying that it is “a thousand percent false.” Continue reading

Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe Speaks Out On Gun Control

Last week the seventeenth school shooting of 2018 took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen people were senselessly killed by a teenager who, despite having a history of mental illness, was able to purchase ten firearms with ease. Since the tragedy, students from the high school have been speaking out on gun control, and Randy Blythe has voiced his opinion as well. Continue reading

As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis Apologizes In A Lengthy New Statement

As I Lay Dying front man Tim Lambesis was released from prison last December after spending roughly two years behind bars for his 2013 plot to have his then wife, Meggan Lambesis, murdered. Last night he broke his silence for the first time since his release with a lengthy apology on Facebook. Continue reading

Katatonia To Go On Hiatus And “Re-evaluate What The Future Holds”

Earlier this month Katatonia canceled their upcoming dates in Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania due to a “sudden personal medical situation” affecting guitarist Roger Öjersson. Those dates were rescheduled for next year, and now they’ve revealed that they will be the final dates of The Fall Of Hearts tour. The band has also announced that after those dates, they will be going on a short hiatus. Continue reading

Sleep Cancel Tour Dates In New Zealand And Australia Due To Allegations Made Against Promoter

Due to allegations of sexual harassment and verbal and physical abuse made against the tour’s promoter, Sleep have decided to cancel their upcoming dates in New Zealand and Australia. Continue reading

Suicide Silence’s Eddie Hermida Issues Statement On Recent Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

Earlier this week a woman (name redacted) accused Suicide Silence vocalist Eddie Hermida of “emotionally and sexually manipulating” her while she was 17 and he was 32 (read her full statement here). In the wake of the recent allegations, Eddie has now issued a public statement online. Continue reading