According to Bleeding Cool News – Ozzy Osbourne was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame last week. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, Osbourne was an unannounced addition to the line-up at the annual event that was taped Tuesday and Wednesday of last week. Ozzy was not present to accept the honor, he did tape an acceptance video that was aired as part of the ceremony.
Stars from across Rock and Metal will join together on a livestream to raise money tonight on the David Z Foundation Livestream. David Z (David Zablidowsky) was the brilliant metal and progressive rock musician best known for his work in bands such as Adrenaline Mob, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and ZO2, died three years ago on July 17th, 2017 when a tractor-trailer collided with Adrenaline Mob’s tour bus. Check out the updated poster from Mike Portnoy’s tweet below. You can donate at the GoFundM link below and watch the live stream including artists ranging from Mike Portnoy, Dee Snider, Chris Jericho, Ray Luzier (Korn), John Moyer (Disturbed) Rikki Rockett, Don Dokken, Richie Kotzen, Billy Sheehan, Jeff Scott Soto, Carmine Appice, Eddie Trunk, Marco Mendoza, Joel Hoekstra, Tiffany, John Pooper, Alex Skolnik, Charlie Benante, Dug Pinnick, Ra Diaz and more! Continue reading
Sad news as Bob Kulick, infamous sideman and collaborator, has died at age 70. The news was confirmed by his brother Bruce via social media. No cause of death has been revealed at this time. Kulick’s discography features guitar work on KISS’ Alive II, Paul Stanley, Unmasked and Killers; Meat Loaf’s Bad Attitude and Live (at Wembley); Lou Reed’s Coney Island Baby; W.A.S.P.’s The Crimson Idol and Still Not Black Enough; Michael Bolton’s self-titled album, Doro’s Calling the Wild; and Ripper Owens’ Play My Game. Bob played guitar on WWE Superstar Triple H’s iconic entrance music, “The Game,” which also features Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister. Kulick also composed the track “Sweet Victory” for the SpongeBob SquarePants episode “Band Geeks.” The song was also featured during the Halftime Show for Super Bowl LIII. We send our condolences out to Bob’s family, friends, and fans at this time.
WWE held WrestleMania 36 last night in an empty arena on a closed set at their Performance Center in Orlando, Flordia. One of the unique matches from the event was a “Boneyard Match” between the Undertaker and the dastardly AJ Styles. In a match style never before seen before in wrestling history, it was produced more like a movie scene rather than a live wrestling event. Undertaker walked out to Metallica’s 2016 hit song “Now That We’re Dead” and seemed to be teasing was a return to his “biker” gimmick, affectionately known as the “American Badass” era of the Undertaker, because he once came out to a Kid Rock reworking of Metallica’s “Sad But True,” called “American Badass” (he later, more famously, came out to Limp Bizkit’s “Rollin.” ‘Taker returned to the character tonight, and arrived on a motorcycle as Metallica’s “Now That We’re Dead” played him in. WWE WrestleMania 36 Part Two airs tomorrow night at 7pm on the WWE Network. Watch the Undertaker’s entrance here! Continue reading
American Satan, the 2017 movie Directed by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen will see a television sequel Paradise City soon. The film starred and featured music from many Sumerian cornerstone artists with a score co-written by Jonathan Davis of Korn. The series stars Black Veil Brides leaders Andy Black and Ben Bruce, along with Sleeping With Sirens frontman Kellen Quinn and many others. Listen to this trip-hot inspired reimaging of Danzig’s classic ‘Mother’, in a video with clips from the original film right now!Continue reading
WWE & the Grammy-nominated Metal group Code Orange have released “Let me In,” the official entrance theme for WWE Superstar “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt. ‘The Fiend’ recently made his in-ring debut at SummerSlam! Check out the track here. Code Orange previously featured at WWE’s NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III performing a rendition of wrestler Aleister Black‘s entrance theme alongside Incendiary’s Brendan Garrone. “Let Me In” is available now on all streaming platforms. Let Me In” marks the first new music from Code Orange since the 2018 release of The Hurt Will Go On, a digital EP featuring “3 Knives” and “The Hunt” Feat. Corey Taylor, as well as “The Hurt Will Go On” (Shade Remix), an official remix of Code Orange’s “Hurt Goes On” helmed by the band’s guitarist and vocalist Shade.
Slipknot’s recent new single from their forthcoming new album, ‘All Out Life’ will now be the weekly theme for WWE’s NXT. The track will be heard every Wednesday at 8/7 CST on the award-winning WWE network. WWE COO Triple H tweeted the announcement!Continue reading
Ghost Cult was thrilled to catch up with one of our favorite bands in the scene right now, Stone Broken at last fall’s Rock Allegiance Festival in Camden, New Jersey. Speaking with Rich Moss and Robyn Haycock, the band discussed touring America in support of their recent album ‘Ain’t Always Easy’, out now via Spinefarm Records. They shared their feelings on opening a festival date, about getting support form headliner Fozzy, writing “stumpy riffs”, their favorite walkout music from WWE, future Stone Broken tour plans, and much more! Interview by Keefy, videography, and photos by Omar Cordy/OJC Photography. Check it out!Continue reading
Architects, enjoying a banner year with their new album Holy Hell (Epitaph), have been chosen as one of the themes of next months WWE NXT UK Event. ‘Doomsday’ will be one of the two themes with the other being The Prodigy featuring Ho99o9, ‘Fight Fire With Fire’. The news was announced in a tweet by Triple H, former star and current EVP of Events of WWE. Continue reading
In a move some thought might never happen, Brand New Sin is reuniting for a career-spanning concert in their hometown of Syracuse, NY. All original members of BNS will participate, which will be the first time they will have appeared together in over a decade. The southern rock and metal inspired band (think Black Label Society meets COC with a piano) had some minor hits, recorded WWE entrance themes and put out five records from 2002 – 2011 for labels like Now Or Never, Century Media, and Goomba Music. This band was incredible for their time, and here’s hoping they do a tour or at least several more dates eventually. Continue reading