The organizers of Orlando, Florida's Rebel Rock Fest have had to make the unfortunate decision of canceling this weekend's festivities, due to damage from bad weather over the past week. The promoters made this statement: "We are deeply and utterly devastated to announce the cancellation of this weekend's Rebel Rock Festival. "After this week's severe […]
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Vintage Vinyl, the best vinyl shop in New Jersey, and arguably one of the best on the East Coast, has announced its closure on July 31st. Founder Rob Roth told NJ.com that “It’s time to retire. lived the dream. It’s more than I could’ve dreamed. This will be my legacy.” He said the pandemic was […]
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As much as fans want to see it, Jason Newsted will not be the new bassist of Megadeth. As soon as Megadeth made the announcement last week that they parted ways with longtime bassist David Ellefson, fans immediately jumped at the idea that Newsted should fill the spot. While Newsted doesn't have social media, his […]
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Lego Ideas user Airbricks recently submitted a Rammstein stage setup as a potential new Lego set. Rammstein themselves backed the idea, and the idea even got the requisite amount of votes to be considered by Lego! Unfortunately, because Rammstein is an intellectual property, the set has been removed from consideration. “When submitting creations based on […]
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Freddy Lim announced that Chthonic will not be touring while he is an elected official in Taiwan. "It seems not," said Lim when asked if there is a chance Chthonic will tour after the pandemic is over. "I can't really divide myself as metal singer and politician." Freddy was elected to Taiwan's legislature in 2015 […]
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A lost Black Sabbath jam titled “Slapback” recently surfaced online thanks to Gary Rees, the executor of longtime Black Sabbath collaborator Geoff Nicholls’ estate. Bassist Geezer Butler confirmed it was a lost Black Sabbath song, adding it was “one of the songs that we did before I left.” Except guitaristContinue Reading

Guitarist Daniel Freyberg had to be pretty close to legendary guitarist Alexi Laiho’s closest friends. After Laiho departed from Children of Bodom, Freyberg joined him in his new project, Bodom After Midnight. In his first interview since Laiho’s tragic passing, Freyberg opened up about the next release and his thoughtsContinue Reading