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Motley Crue’s Vince Neil Apparently Flips Out At Las Vegas Parking Attendants Over Rolls-Royce [NSFW-Video]
Motley Crue vocalist Vince Neil recently took a break from singing with the band and managing his Las Vegas strip club in order to apparently yell at some parking attendants last week. Video of the incident shows Neil flipping out at the garage employees of Planet Hollywood in Vegas after they refused to bring the singer’s Rolls-Royce around, even though Neil didn’t have a ticket to prove the car
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Denounces Politician Paul Ryan’s Use Of ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’
It seems like whenever a Presidential race begins, some politician rubs a musician the wrong way by using their music as a campaign theme. In 1984, Bruce Springsteen went after Presidential candidate Ronald Reagan for using ‘Born in the USA,’ Foo Fighters barred John McCain from playing ‘My Hero’ during his campaign, and now, Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider had denounced the use of ‘We’re Not G
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Claims President Obama Staged Recent Shooting Massacres [Video]
Surprise, surprise! Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has said something ridiculous yet again!
Heavy MTL Festival: System Of A Down, Slipknot + More Deliver Metal To The Masses In Montreal
We at Loudwire are still working off all of the crepes and poutine we enjoyed while covering the Heavy MTL Festival in beautiful Montreal, Canada. With an incredible lineup of acts hitting Canada in both Montreal and Toronto (Heavy T.O.), the European-style mega-metal fest was adopted perfectly for the North American crowd.
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi + Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan To Release ‘WhoCares’ 2-CD Collection
For those of you who are fans of Black Sabbath‘s Ian Gillan years, we’ve got some great news to report. Sabbath guitar master Tony Iommi and Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan have teamed up once again for the release of a 2-CD collection under the moniker of WhoCares. The compilation will contain the two 2011 singles the duo released for charity, ‘Out of My Mind’ and ‘Holy Water,’ under the WhoCares
Drummer John Dolmayan Offers Timetable For New System Of A Down Album
More than a year-and-a-half after the celebrated return of System of a Down, it’s possible that we may now have a timetable for when the Armenian-American quartet will be releasing a new album.
Queensryche Vocalist Todd La Torre Denies Using Geoff Tate Vocal Tracks At Live Shows
Since the not-so-amicable split between singer Geoff Tate and the rest of Queensryche, the band recently recruited Crimson Glory vocalist Todd La Torre to front the band. Since his debut, La Torre has been accused of using Geoff Tate’s recorded vocals during live performances — an allegation which La Torre has now officially denied.
Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Being Held In Historic Pankrac Prison
Due to Randy Blythe‘s month-long incarceration in the Czech Republic, an incredible amount of attention has been placed on not only the Czech Republic itself, but also its legal system. Awaiting a ruling on whether Blythe’s bail will be approved after it was contested a second time by a Czech prosecutor, the Lamb of God vocalist remains in Pankrac Prison. Although this news has become well-known,
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Expects New Album to See an Early 2014 Release
Although the news broke yesterday that Metallica were set to begin work in earnest on a new album in September, drummer Lars Ulrich doesn’t want fans to get too anxious about the upcoming release. The Metallica percussionist is “realistically” expecting the band’s 10th album to hit stores in early 2014.
Metallica To Focus On 10th Album Beginning In September
Four years since Metallica released ‘Death Magnetic,’ the band have announced that they will begin to ‘concentrate on new music’ for their next album beginning in September. Metallica will once again team with legendary producer Rick Rubin to craft the band’s 10th album.
New Music Releases – August 2012
Keep your eyes and ears open throughout August 2012, because there are some new albums coming out that you won’t want to miss.
Kerry King + Mike Portnoy Added to All-Star Lineup for Marshall Amps 50th Anniversary Gig
The mammoth rock ‘n’ roll celebration to pay tribute to Marshall Amps’ 50th anniversary and the life of late mastermind Jim Marshall, has just gotten a little bigger. Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has been added to the mix, along with Free founding member Andy Fraser and Slayer guitar god Kerry King.
Sex Pistols To Release ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’ 35th Anniversary Box Set
Revolutionary punk rock band the Sex Pistols will soon be celebrating the 35 anniversary of their landmark album ‘Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols.’ For the 35th anniversary, the band will be releasing a “super deluxe” box set including remastered songs, studio rarities and B-sides, a live DVD, stickers and much more.
AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ Reportedly Used In Cyber Attack Against Iranian Nuclear Program
Iran’s nuclear program has been a constant source of news for the American media, as various governments and international organizations have attempted to ban Iran from developing their nuclear program. AC/DC, however, have apparently prevailed in causing a ruckus in Iran, as their classic track ‘Thunderstruck’ has been used as the calling card for a cyber attack against the Atomic Energy Organiza
Down Reveal Title And Release Date Of New EP
The long-awaited beginning of Down‘s upcoming four-part series of EPs has finally been given a name and a release date. The six-track EP, which will be called ‘EP One,’ is set for a Sept. 18 release.
Foxy Shazam Conceive Divine Music Video For ‘Holy Touch’ [Video]
Although the sighting of a music video on MTV has drifted into the realm of Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster or a Courtney Love news story that has to do with her music, that doesn’t mean the art form of songs put to film has been entirely lost. Thanks to the eccentric musicians from Foxy Shazam, the rock world has a video for ‘Holy Touch,’ which consists of bizarre characters, hard liquor and parac
Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng Struggling With Pneumonia Again, But Slowly Improving
Our hearts go out to Deftones bassist Chi Cheng and his family, as yet another bout of pneumonia is keeping the musician in the hospital. Back in June, Cheng, who has been in a three-plus-year coma, was supposed to be sent home after battling pneumonia but now remains hospitalized with another bout with the illness.
25 Most Destructive Guns N’ Roses Moments
July 21, 2012, marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the classic Guns N’ Roses debut album ‘Appetite for Destruction.’ Containing monster tracks ‘Welcome to the Jungle,’ ‘Paradise City’ and ‘Sweet Child o’ Mine,’ the landmark disc is one of the most critically praised and influential works in rock history.
3 Doors Down’s Todd Harrell Arrested On Suspicion Of Driving Under Narcotics Influence
3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell was arrested for ‘DUI-other’ on the morning of Thursday, July 19, for reportedly driving under the influence of a narcotic. He was taken in by D’Iberville, Mississippi police after his involvement in a car accident where he allegedly failed to stop at an intersection and crashed into a pickup truck.
Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan Plans For His Son To Take Over ‘Clown’ Spot After Retirement
Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan is one of the most renowned members of Slipknot. The percussionist and backing vocalist has dawned many different clown masks during his tenure with the band, all of them being some of the most memorable metal disguises in Slipknot’s long history. You may consider Crahan to be irreplaceable, but Clown has plans for a worthy successor to to take over his role when he retires —