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Metallica's bassist Robert Trujillo is busy with Metallica most of the year but he's found time to squeeze in two performances with his side project, Mass Mental. Trujillo founded Mass Mental in 1998 with Skindred's Clive "Benji" Webbe. The group will perform at Whisky A Go-Go...
Jack White's Third Man Records is now launching its own publishing arm called Third Man Books. Its first offering is called Language Lessons: Volume 1 and is described as a 321-page hardback collection of prose and poetry from more than 20 acclaimed authors, including Pulitzer...
Slipknot has finished recording its fifth studio album and first since 2008's All Hope Is Gone. The disc is also the band's first without late bassist Paul Gray, who died in 2010, and drummer Joey Jordison, who was dismissed in late 2013. Singer Corey Taylor told HardDrive with...
Rob Zombie's guitarist, John Five, has revealed in an interview with a Canadian rock journalist that he has recorded a brand new album with Van Halen singer David Lee Roth, which he says is "incredible" and which he hopes to release at some point in the near future. Five told...
Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has come out in support of Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder after the latter made an anti-war speech at a show in England that was rebuked by some as accusing Israel of war-mongering. Novoselic wrote at his blog on Sunday (July 20th), "Thank you,...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has revealed in an interview with the U.K.'s Mirror how he quit using cocaine 10 years ago -- with the help of ex-Oasis guitarist and good pal Noel Gallagher. Ulrich explained, "In the early days, I'd always get drunk way faster than the other guys...
Avenged Sevenfold is back in control of its Twitter account after it was hacked and taken over by a group of racists. According to Team Rock, the band's followers were subjected to vile slogans, images and video clips by an organization calling itself Clan Vv3 Ape Squad. The...
Godsmack has released a second new song from the band's upcoming album, 1000 Horsepower, called "Generation Day." Erna told Grammy.com that the tune is one of his favorites from the new disc, saying, "‘Generation Day’ is really unique for me because not only is it this six-and-a...
Three Days Grace bassist Brad Walst told Billboard on Friday (July 18th) that the band's fifth studio album is well on its way to completion, saying, "We've been writing non-stop and recording a lot. We have a good 10 songs, probably, recorded. We're almost done with this record...