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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

Next WEDNESDAY 13 Album Will Include Song Inspired By Late SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON

In a new interview with George Dionne of KNAC.COM, Wednesday 13 was asked if there had been any MURDERDOLLS music produced between the release of the band's sophomore album, 2010's "Women And Children Last", and the passing of MURDERDOLLS' guitarist, former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, in July 20...
October 16, 2023


Following a meteorically successful inaugural year, Sick New World is set to return to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds April 27, 2024 with an enormous collection of the world's biggest hard rock, alternative, and up and coming artists. With a closing performance from returning headliner SYSTEM OF A D...
October 9, 2023

STATIC-X Shares 'Z0mbie' Song From Upcoming 'Project Regeneration: Vol. 2' Album

Industrial music icons STATIC-X have released the song "Z0mbie" from their upcoming eighth studio album, "Project Regeneration: Vol. 2". Due on January 26, 2024, the LP is a collection of 14 brand-new tracks that contain the final vocal performances and musical compositions of founding vocalist Wayn...
October 5, 2023

STATIC-X's 'Project Regeneration: Vol. 2' Pushed Back To January; New Music Clips Available

Industrial music icons STATIC-X have set a January 26, 2024 "final" release date for their eighth studio album, "Project Regeneration: Vol. 2". The LP is a collection of 14 brand-new songs that contain the final vocal performances and musical compositions of founding vocalist Wayne Static, along wit...
September 26, 2023

STATIC-X And SEVENDUST Announce February 2024 Leg Of 'Machine Killer' North American Tour

Due to the overwhelming excitement by fans for the recently announced fall 2023 "Machine Killer" tour, SEVENDUST and STATIC-X have announced a second leg for February 2024. "Machine Killer" is a reunion that is over two decades in the making and goes all the way back to 1999. SEVENDUST, STATIC-X and...
September 20, 2023

Will TED NUGENT Finally Get Inducted Into ROCK HALL Following JANN WENNER's Ouster?

During the latest episode of "The Nightly Nuge", a news-style clip in which Ted Nugent offers his take on the news of our world every night, Ted was asked if he thinks he has a better chance of finally getting inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame now that Rolling Stone magazine co-founder Ja...
September 19, 2023

TED NUGENT Weighs In On JANN WENNER's Ouster From ROCK HALL Board: 'Adios, Mofo'

Ted Nugent has weighed in on recent controversial comments by Rolling Stone magazine founder Jann Wenner about black and female artists. In an interview with The New York Times interview, Wenner said he had not included any women in his upcoming book featuring interviews with legendary rock figures...
September 18, 2023

SLAVES ON DOPE Singer Successfully Prank Calls DONALD TRUMP By Pretending To Be CLINT EASTWOOD

Jason Rockman, singer of the Canadian metal band SLAVES ON DOPE and host of Montreal's √Čnergie radio station, successfully prank called former U.S. president Donald Trump on Wednesday (September 13) by pretending to be iconic actor and director Clint Eastwood. According to CTV News, American journal...
September 14, 2023

STATIC-X Taps Into WAYNE STATIC's Demons With Music Video For 'Stay Alive'

Industrial music icons STATIC-X have released a music video for the first original track from the upcoming album "Project Regeneration: Vol. 2". The song "Stay Alive" is one of the last original compositions Wayne Static was working on before his passing in 2014. The song's lyrics echo Wayne's state...
September 7, 2023