The accolades keep coming for the late Ronnie James Dio, as the Syracuse Area Music Hall of Fame is the latest to pay homage to the rocker. Tonight (March 6), the singer's son Dan Padavona, will be on hand to accept the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of his late father.
Watch out! Children of Bodom are on a roll. The band emerged victorious in their second straight Death Match, moving one step closer to the Death Match Hall of Fame. The Finnish act's heavy 'Scream for Silence' track is the song that's rocking listeners' ears these days and Children of Bodom fans will have a chance to help it advance again this week.
The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for March 5, 2014:
Former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins was sentenced to 29 years in prison plus 6 years probation late last year on a number of child sex offenses, but at the time of the sentencing police were still investigating additional allegations. It turns out that the investigation has led to a surprising arrest.