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PAPA ROACH's JACOBY SHADDIX: 'We're Seeing This Resurgence Happen In Rock Music, And It's Exciting'

In a new interview with LA Lloyd, PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix spoke about how his band and other groups like DISTURBED are still waving the rock flag as bright as ever. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We've done our best through the years, and, and it's just dope 'cause at this...
April 9, 2024

LEEWAY Singer EDDIE SUTTON Enters Hospice Care, Four Years After Cancer Diagnosis

Singer Eddie Sutton of the legendary New York hardcore/metal act LEEWAY has entered hospice care, four years after he was diagnosed with cancer. Earlier this week, Eddie shared the following update via his social media: "I've now been in hospice care for about 6 days and I'm still trying to prove th...
April 6, 2024

STATIC-X Shares First Trailer For Official Documentary, 'Evil Disco: The Rise, Fall, And Regeneration Of Static-X'

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the STATIC-X's debut album, "Wisconsin Death Trip", the band has released a trailer for the upcoming documentary film "Evil Disco: The Rise, Fall, And Regeneration Of Static-X". In a message accompanying the YouTube release of the trailer, STATIC-X members Tony C...
March 23, 2024

WEDNESDAY 13 Has Been Writing 'MURDERDOLLS-Ish' New Music For His Upcoming Tenth Album

In a new interview with Metalshop, Wednesday 13, who has been on the road celebrating his former band, the revered glam punk icons MURDERDOLLS, has confirmed that his tenth solo album will arrive in 2025. Regarding what fans can expect from it, he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "That's a...
March 5, 2024

BLACK SABBATH's 'Paranoid' Surpasses One Billion Streams On SPOTIFY

BLACK SABBATH has joined Spotify's "Billions Club" with the band's classic song "Paranoid". Billions Club is a playlist first launched in 2020 which includes all of the songs on Spotify that have surpassed one billion streams on the platform. After the achievement, Spotify gifts artists the Billions...
March 4, 2024

BRUCE DICKINSON Admits He Lost His Temper When He Cursed Out Fan For Lighting Flare At IRON MAIDEN Show

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson says that he "lost [his] temper when he blasted a fan as a "Greek cunt" and a "fucking cocksucker" for lighting a flare during the band's concert in Athens, Greece less than two years ago. The incident occurred on July 16, 2022 as MAIDEN launched into the tenth son...
February 12, 2024

Watch STATIC-X Perform In Orlando During February 2024 North American Tour

The IFM RAW YouTube channel has uploaded video of STATIC-X's February 2 concert at the Orlando Amphitheater in Orlando, Florida. Check out the clips below. Although the identity of STATIC-X's touring singer has not been officially revealed, strong rumors suggest that DOPE's Edsel Dope is the an...
February 3, 2024

Rockers Pay Tribute To MC5's WAYNE KRAMER Following His Death

Slash (GUNS N' ROSES), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES), Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE), William DuVall (ALICE IN CHAINS), Ted Nugent and Alice Cooper are among the musicians who have reacted on social media to the passing of Wayne Kramer, co-founder, guitarist, and singe...
February 3, 2024

STATIC-X Collaborator EDSEL DOPE Is 'Skeptical' About KISS Avatars: 'I'm Not Sure That The Music Can Speak To A Younger Generation'

DOPE leader Edsel Dope, who is widely believed to be Xer0, the masked frontman of STATIC-X, has weighed in on KISS's announcement that the legendary rockers will continue as digital avatars. The technology, originally developed for ABBA's "Voyage" show in London, will allow KISS to stay "on the road...
January 21, 2024

STATIC-X Collaborator EDSEL DOPE Defends Use Of Backing Tracks During Live Shows: 'It's 2024, Man'

DOPE leader Edsel Dope, who is widely believed to be Xer0, the masked frontman of STATIC-X, has weighed in on bands who rely heavily on pre-recorded tracks during their live performances. In recent years, more and more artists have been given a pass for relying on pre-recorded tracks, drum triggers...
January 18, 2024

STATIC-X And SEVENDUST Announce Third Leg Of 'Machine Killer' Tour For April/May 2024

As 2024 gets underway and with the excitement around the upcoming February run of the "Machine Killer" tour, metal veterans STATIC-X and SEVENDUST have announced another leg of the popular touring package that will also feature rockers DOPE and LINES OF LOYALTY to take place in April and May. For th...
January 10, 2024

WEDNESDAY 13: Why 'Banned' MURDERDOLLS Song Will Never See Light Of Day

In a new interview with Jaimunji of Australia's Metal Roos, Wednesday 13 was asked if there are any unreleased demos or songs from his former band, the revered glam punk icons MURDERDOLLS, that could potentially see the light of day at some point in the future. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBE...
November 26, 2023

TONY IOMMI: How I Wrote Guitar Riff For BLACK SABBATH's 'Paranoid'

During a new appearance on BBC Radio 4's "Loose Ends" program, BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi was asked if he remembered writing the guitar riff to the band's classic song "Paranoid". He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I can remember that one for sure. We were in the studio doin...
November 22, 2023

TONY CAMPOS Says STATIC-X Fans Have 'Embraced' The Idea Of A Character Representing WAYNE STATIC's Vibe And Spirit

Tony Campos has once again explained STATIC-X's decision to enlist a vocalist who wears a mask in the likeness of late frontman Wayne Static during the band's recent tours. While the identity of STATIC-X's touring singer has not been officially revealed, strong rumors suggest that DOPE's Edsel Dope...
October 22, 2023

STATIC-X Is Not Opposed To Making More New Music With XER0's Vocals

STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos has once again said that he is not opposed to making new music with the group's current lineup once he and his bandmates have finished touring in support of the "Project Regeneration" albums. STATIC-X's latest LP "Project Regeneration Vol. 1", came out in July 2020. The...
October 19, 2023