Two years after the tragic passing of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, a major development related to his death has surfaced in the case of a Des Moines, Iowa, doctor charged today (Sept. 5) for involuntary manslaughter. Physician Daniel Baldi was busted for over-prescribing narcotic painkillers to his patients, with one of the eight victims being revealed as Paul Gray.
After more than a month of incarceration, Randy Blythe was released from a Czech prison on Thursday (Aug. 2), according to the Czech news site Blesk.cz. The Lamb of God frontman is reported to have boarded a flight at 1PM Czech time today (Aug. 3), and is expected to arrive in New York this afternoon.
System of a Down kicked off a brief North American summer tour with Deftones last night (Aug. 2) in Camden, N.J. We recently caught up with System singer Serj Tankian to discuss his new solo album ‘Harakiri,’ but we were also able to squeeze in a few questions about System of a Down. Check out our quick Q&A with Tankian concerning the latest on System of a Down below:
Harley Flanagan, a founder and former bassist of the influential hardcore punk/metal act Cro-Mags, was arrested last night (July 6) for allegedly stabbing and biting two current members of the band. The chaotic scene took place at New York City’s Webster Hall, where Cro-Mags were slated to play a gig along with Sick of It All as part of the CBGB Festival.
Disturbed singer David Draiman has come out in support of Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe, who is facing manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic. Draiman has delivered a lengthy Twitter dialogue that invokes the tragic 2004 slaying of Dimebag Darrell Abbott as reason why rock artists have the right to defend themselves when concertgoers rush the stage.
Slipknot announced yesterday, June 30, that guitarist Jim Root had to miss last night's kickoff show of the band’s headlining stint on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour because of a burst appendix that “could have been life threatening.”
Jack Osbourne, son of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The devastating news comes only weeks after Jack and his fiancee, Lisa Stelly, welcomed a baby girl named Pearl into the world.
After Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler penned an open letter to fans yesterday (May 19) in response to drummer Bill Ward‘s own letter a few days earlier, Ward responded to Butler’s letter earlier today (May 20). It’s the latest in the ongoing saga surrounding Ward’s departure from the legendary metal band.
Jane’s Addiction fans, we have a treat for you. Loudwire is premiering the new lyric video for the band’s latest single ‘Underground.’ The song is the second official single off the band’s newest album, ‘The Great Escape Artist.’
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