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STEVE GRIMMETT Hadn't Been Ill Before His Death: 'To Say This Was A Shock Is An Understatement', Says His Wife

Steve Grimmett's wife says that the GRIM REAPER singer wasn't ill prior to his tragic passing this past Monday (August 15). The 62-year-old's death came five years after he had his right leg partially amputated when an infected wound on his foot spread to the bones in his leg partway through his Sou...
August 17, 2022

GRIM REAPER's Founding Guitarist NICK BOWCOTT Pays Tribute To STEVE GRIMMETT: 'Your Voice Will Always Live On'

GRIM REAPER's founding guitarist Nick Bowcott has paid tribute to the band's singer Steve Grimmett who died on Monday (August 15) at the age of 62. Last night, Bowcott took to his Instagram to write: "STEVE GRIMMETT (Aug 19th, 1959 - Aug 15th, 2022): REST IN PEACE, MATE. REST IN PEACE... "This heart...
August 16, 2022


GRIM REAPER singer Steve Grimmett has died at the age of 62. Steve's passing was confirmed by his brother Mark Grimmett, who wrote on social media: "I don't really know where to start so I guess I will just come right out with it. It is with great sadness and a very heavy heart that I have to tell y...
August 15, 2022

NIKKI SIXX Fires Back At ANDY MCCOY: 'He's Just Trying To Sell A Book, An Album Or Club Tour'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has fired back at Andy McCoy, saying HANOI ROCKS guitarist is "just trying to sell a book, a album or club tour". In recent weeks, McCoy had given several interviews in which he slammed Sixx over his account of his heroin overdose, as published in CRÜE's best-selling b...
August 14, 2022

ANDY MCCOY Says He Never Got A 'Thank You' From NIKKI SIXX For Saving His Life, Calls MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist 'A Second-Class Citizen'

HANOI ROCKS guitarist Andy McCoy has once again slammed MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx over his account of his heroin overdose, as published in CRÜE's best-selling band autobiography, "The Dirt: Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band" and "The Dirt" biopic. The 59-year-old Finnish-born...
August 3, 2022

BLACK FLAG And MADBALL Among Confirmed Artists For WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY Festival

What started as a meme created by MODERN DAY ESCAPE bassist and songwriter William Wenz about hosting a festival in a Denny's parking lot turned to reality as he created the When We Were Hungry festival alongside co-founder/director and artist manager Mal Levy. The inaugural event will take place in...
August 3, 2022

Ex-THE OFFSPRING Drummer PETE PARADA 'Expected To Be Canceled' After Going Public With His Refusal To Take COVID-19 Vaccine

A year ago, longtime THE OFFSPRING drummer Pete Parada announced that was being dropped from the band's tour after refusing the COVID-19 vaccine for medical reasons. He has now taken to his social media to reflect on his decision to not go along with "the mainstream global narrative/response to the...
August 3, 2022

ROB HALFORD Says His PSA Levels Were Elevated For Nearly A Decade Before His Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

During an appearance on a recent episode of the "Prostate Cancer Uncensored" podcast, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about his decision to go public with his battle with prostate cancer. Asked by podcast host and TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French — a fellow prostate cancer survivor — wh...
July 19, 2022


JUDAS PRIEST was rejoined by guitarist Glenn Tipton on stage during the band's concert Saturday night (July 2) at the Barcelona Rock Fest at the Parc de Can Zam in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, just twenty minutes from the center of Barcelona, Spain. As he has done a number of other times over the cours...
July 3, 2022

HALESTORM's LZZY HALE: 'I'm Unapologetically Bisexual'

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has shared a personal message in celebration of Pride Month, saying that she is "unapologetically bisexual" and admitting that she hid her "bisexuality for a long time." Lzzy, who has been in a relationship with HALESTORM guitarist Joe Hottinger for nearly two decades,...
June 16, 2022

City Of London To Unveil Blue Plaque Honoring JIMI HENDRIX

The City of London will honor Jimi Hendrix with a prestigious Blue Plaque, to be located at the Hard Rock Hotel in Marble Arch on June 10. Experience Hendrix L.L.C., together with the Hard Rock Hotel London, will unveil this permanent historical marker which commemorates Jimi's last London residence...
May 28, 2022

Flamingo Overlord

Never let it be said that heavy metal isn't worth taking extremely seriously, but there should always be room for a little levity, and for bands as patently, enduringly ludicrous as TROLLFEST. Ostensibly a folk metal band with a degree of shared DNA with FINNTROLL and their many inferiors, the Norwe...
May 24, 2022

TED NUGENT Wants To Know Why DEE SNIDER Celebrated His Sickness: 'What Caused That Nasty, Nasty Hate?'

Ted Nugent has once again blasted Dee Snider for seemingly celebrating the fact that the controversial rocker was diagnosed with coronavirus. After Nugent went public with the fact that he was battling COVID-19 in April 2021, TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick shared a couple of headlines highlightin...
May 23, 2022

TED NUGENT Denies Encouraging Violence With 'Go Berserk On The Skulls' Comment, Insists It's Just 'A Figure Of Speech'

Ted Nugent has denied encouraging violence when he called on supporters of Donald Trump to go "berserk on the skulls of Democrats" during a performance at the former U.S. president's "American Freedom Tour" stop in Texas over the weekend. While appearing in Austin on Saturday (May 14),the 73-year-o...
May 19, 2022

TED NUGENT Encourages TRUMP Supporters To Go 'Berserk On The Skulls Of Democrats'

Ted Nugent has called on supporters of former U.S. president Donald Trump to go "berserk on the skulls of Democrats" and other "enemies" of America. While performing at Trump's "American Freedom Tour" stop in Austin, Texas on Saturday (May 14),the 73-year-old rocker, who regularly promotes conspira...
May 15, 2022