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  • Former MANOWAR Guitarist KARL LOGAN Is Facing Time In Federal Prison On Child Pornography Charges May 24, 2019
    According to WSOC-TV, former MANOWAR guitarist Karl Logan will make a first court appearance on child pornography charges as early as Tuesday. Logan, 54, was arrested last August in Charlotte, North Carolina and charged with six counts of third-degree exploitation of a minor. According to arrest warrants, the offenses took place between June 18, 2018 […]
  • VINNY APPICE Says It Would Be 'Freaky' To Play With A Hologram Of RONNIE JAMES DIO May 24, 2019
    Veteran drummer Vinny Appice (LAST IN LINE, BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL) was recently interviewed by Jay Conroy of "Rock Hard With Jay Conroy". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On playing with John Lennon as a 16-year-old: Vinny: "The band I had at the […]
  • ALL THAT REMAINS Guitarist's Death Remains Unsolved May 24, 2019
    According to the Hartford Courant, the death of ALL THAT REMAINS guitarist Oliver "Oli" Herbert remains unsolved, more than six months after he was found dead at the edge of the pond on his Stafford Springs, Connecticut property. He was reported missing by his wife about 3 p.m. on October 16, and his body was […]
  • ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Critiques Five Classic MOT?RHEAD Albums (Video) May 24, 2019
    A lifelong MOT?RHEAD fan, ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian recently critiqued five classic albums from the Lemmy-fronted band's catalog for the official MOT?RHEAD YouTube channel. Check out the clip below. Last fall, Ian spoke to Landry.Audio about his friendship with Lemmy, who died in December 2015 at the age of 70 shortly after learning he had […]
  • CHEVELLE Frontman Looks Back On Split With Bassist Brother: 'I Never Saw That Coming' May 24, 2019
    CHEVELLE vocalist/guitarist Pete Loeffler appeared on the May 19 edition of "Whiplash", a weekly program hosted by Full Metal Jackie that airs on the Los Angeles radio station 95.5 KLOS. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the origins of the musical partnership with his brother, […]
  • First Look At VINNIE PAUL's Grave Marker Next To That Of His Brother, DIMEBAG May 24, 2019
    Earlier today (Friday, May 24), Vinnie Paul Abbott's grave marker was officially installed next to that of his brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Two pictures of the gravesite were released via PANTERA's social media, along with the message: "We ask that you please be respectful when visiting the brothers' graves." A message engraved on […]
  • BRENT SMITH Says 'Attention Attention' Was First SHINEDOWN Album He Recorded While 'Completely Sober' May 24, 2019
    SHINEDOWN vocalist Brent Smith appeared on the May 12 edition of "Whiplash", a weekly program hosted by Full Metal Jackie that airs on the Los Angeles radio station 95.5 KLOS. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's longevity: Brent: "Being in the industry the […]
  • HELLYEAH Vocalist On New Drummer ROY MAYORGA: 'It's Just A Match Made In Heaven' May 24, 2019
    HELLYEAH vocalist Chad Gray recently spoke with Meltdown of the Detroit radio station WRIF. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview starts at the 6:13 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On new single "Welcome Home": Chad: "It was the first song we wrote [for the new record]. Vinnie [Paul] actually […]
  • METALLICA Announces Collaboration With DOGTOWN SKATEBOARDS May 24, 2019
    METALLICA has announced a collaboration with Dogtown Skateboards. The Metallica X Dogtown limited-edition skateboard deck and t-shirt are available now at Metallica.com. Inspired by '80s Dogtown and METALLICA styles, the board shape and airbrush paint were designed by Jim "Red Dog" Muir and produced by Professor Schmitt at PS STIX. The graphic art was perfectly […]
  • SABATON Bassist Says Timing Was Perfect For Band To Release World War I-Inspired Album May 24, 2019
    SABATON bassist P?r Sundstr?m recently spoke with Australia's Heavy magazine. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's forthcoming World War I-inspired album, "The Great War": P?r: "We just passed the century anniversary of Armistice Day, so the past four years, there has been a […]