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DAVE LOMBARDO Doesn't Wish He Could Have Been Part Of SLAYER's Final Tour

In a new interview with Revolver magazine, former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo was asked if he wishes he could have played on the band's final tour in 2018 and 2019. He responded: "No, not really. I was already doing so much… I'd known for years that Tom [Araya, SLAYER bassist/vocalist] wanted to re...
May 26, 2023

Watch: FANTÔMAS Reunites During Final Show Of MR. BUNGLE/MELVINS Tour

Star-studded noise-mongers FANTÔMAS — who feature in their ranks FAITH NO MORE/MR. BUNGLE frontman Mike Patton, MELVINS guitarist Buzz Osborne, MR. BUNGLE bassist Trevor Dunn, and MR. BUNGLE/ex-SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo — reunited Wednesday night (May 24) in Oakland, California at the final show...
May 25, 2023

Rites Of Percussion

The metal world is full to the brim with incredible drummers, but there can't be too many that fans would actually want to make a solo album. After all, nobody sensible likes a drum solo (unless it's by Neil Peart). In this as in so much else, Dave Lombardo stands apart. Few would dispute the legend...
May 6, 2023

DAVE LOMBARDO Reflects On His Final Stint With SLAYER: 'We Had A Good Run'

During an appearance on a recent episode of the "Conan Neutron's Protonic Reversal" podcast, Dave Lombardo reflected on his final stint with SLAYER, which lasted from 2001 until his dismissal in 2013. Asked how it felt to be coming back to the band after being gone for so long, the now-58-year-old d...
May 1, 2023

Gift of Sacrifice

Roger 'Buzz' Osborne, aka King Buzzo, is the ringleader of the groundbreaking musical anomaly known as the MELVINS. He has established a fruitful musical relationship with bass maestro Trevor Dunn, best known for his work with the genre-hopping oddball band MR. BUNGLE. The two have shared time toget...
August 11, 2020

Dead Cross

The future is canceled, and the season of the witch is nigh. Mike Patton emerges once more from the dark side of his own blood moon, bringing with him enough personae to give James McAvoy's 23 personalities from the movie "Split" reason for permanent exile. This moment has been a long time coming, i...
August 20, 2017

DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

The self-titled debut album from DEAD CROSS, the Southern California outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and singer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE),can be streamed in its entirety below (courtesy of Noisey). Due on August 4 via Ipecac Recordings, the effort...
July 31, 2017


During a recent appearance on "The Joe Rogan Experience", the podcast hosted by UFC personality and stand-up comedian Joe Rogan, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan explained for the first time why it is taking so long for the group to get the material written and recorded for its long-awaited follow...
July 13, 2017

FANTÔMAS Feat, MIKE PATTON, BUZZ OSBORNE: Video Of San Bernardino Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of FANTÔMAS's June 24 performance at Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California as the support act for TOOL can be seen below. The brainchild of FAITH NO MORE singer Mike Patton (pictured),FANTÔMAS is an anti-hero from a series of pre-WWI French crime novels, som...
July 3, 2017

TOOL Bassist Says New Music Is '90 Percent There'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, TOOL bassist Justin Chancellor said in an interview on the MetalSucks podcast that the band is about "90 percent there" in terms of writing its long-awaited fifth studio album. Chancellor revealed: "We're about 90 percent there, it's been like a crazy science project...
June 27, 2017

MIKE PATTON's FANTÔMAS And CLUTCH Added To TOOL's Only Southern California Show

CLUTCH and FANTÔMAS — in a very rare live performance — will join iconic band TOOL along with PRIMUS, MELVINS, and DJ sets by THE CRYSTAL METHOD at Glen Helen Amphitheater in Southern California on Saturday, June 24. CLUTCH — known for pushing the boundaries that define heavy rock music — is one of...
May 15, 2017

Basses Loaded

Oh, what King Buzzo must dream about in his sleep. It seems the prolific Buzz Osbourne and his revolving MELVINS troupe are wrapping on new product every few months, before tearing up the road as only they can. The band hit every state in the union plus Washington, D.C. in 51 days—unprecedented luna...
July 9, 2016

NIRVANA's KRIST NOVOSELIC Guests On MELVINS' 'Basses Loaded' Album

MELVINS, who have a history of imaginative lineup changes, feature not one, but six different bass players on their appropriately titled new album "Basses Loaded", due on June 3 via Ipecac Recordings. The collection features Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover joined by NIRVANA's Krist Novoselic, REDD KROS...
March 7, 2016


SpazioRock recently conducted an interview with former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo. You can now watch the chat below. PHILM released its sophomore album, "Fire From The Evening Sun", on September 16, 2014 (one day earlier internationally) via UDR. The band's lineup is completed by...
October 22, 2015

DAVE LOMBARDO Talks PHILM, FANTÔMAS, GRIP INC. And PAISTE Rude Power Ride 'Reign' Cymbal (Video)

Mammoth Metal TV conducted an interview with former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo on March 15 in Berlin, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. Lombardo was effectively fired from SLAYER after sitting out the band's Australian tour in February/March 2013 due to a contract disput...
May 12, 2015