The metal world's collective heart sank when it was announced in the beginning of 2012 that the godfather of metal himself, Tony Iommi, was battling lymphoma. However, the Black Sabbath guitarist has managed to persevere despite the diagnosis, and has started the new year with his latest health update.
In September 2012, Tommy Lee and Motley Crue were sued by Howard Scott King, who claimed that he gave the Crue drummer the idea for the roller-coaster drum set which he has used on tour in recent years. Now, TMZ reports that a judge has dismissed the lawsuit, clearing Lee of any wrongdoing.
Detroit multi-instrumentalist Blue Stahli is unleashing his new album, 'The Devil,' via a series of chapters, the first of which drops Dec. 17 and contains two songs, 'Down in Flames' and 'The Fall.' To give fans a taste of the new material, Blue Stahli and his label, FiXT, have teamed up with Loudwire for an exclusive premiere of 'The Fall.'