The genres of rock and metal are filled with barrel-chested he-men who exude their collective masculinity through loud music and leather pants. Now, take that mentality, put it in a dress, and you've got an hilarious yin and yang.
The authorized biography of Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen was released on July 9 and the book features perhaps the most insane rockstar stories ever compiled. Jourgensen is in the same league as Ozzy Osbourne when it comes to wild experiences, and during our recent chat with Tool / Volto! drummer Danny Carey, we asked the percussionist to verify one of our personal favorite tales from the book.
Planning to visit Osaka, Japan in the near future? You're in luck! Because the city is home to the world's most brutal curry restaurant, Calayer!
In the metal realm, few bands harness the ability to party like Finnish masters Children of Bodom. Although the group has admittedly taken it down a notch, we asked Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho to describe exactly how much alcohol the band could consume during their peak of partying and to compare it with Children of Bodom's current intoxicating regimen.
Words cannot describe the bizarre, jaw-dropping nature of a long-lost promo for Nirvana's third studio album, 'In Utero' just surfaced. The would-be commercial for 'In Utero' features "pregnant" Nirvana members Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl taking a birthing class taught by comedian Bobcat Goldthwait in drag. Yes, you read that correctly.
In the history of metal, which musician has the best stories to tell? Ozzy Osbourne comes to mind instantly, but Ministry's Al Jourgensen may have him beat. There are a million, "Did I just read that?!" moments in Jourgensen's new authorized biography, 'Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen,' but in a new interview, the industrial pioneer shares a great tale about making Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst get naked during a recording session.
Think you've heard every crazy Ozzy Osbourne story? Actually, that's a trick question -- no human being could live long enough to hear every insane Ozzy tale. This newest piece of Ozzy history was told to us by one Zakk Wylde, who stopped by the Loudwire studio recently for an exclusive video interview.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has teamed up with the good people at Funny or Die to create a great spoof of Mustaine's recent Men's Wearhouse debacle. Taking the role of George Zimmer, the bearded, deep-voiced guy from the Men's Wearhouse commercials, Mustaine got himself into a suit to promote Megadeth's newest album, 'Super Collider.' Oh yeah, and Mustaine's buddy Kenny G also makes a cameo in the vid!
If you have ever wanted to learn Italian from Lacuna Coil, here’s your chance. The band's co-singers Cristina Scabbia and Andrea Ferro dropped by and chatted it up with Loudwire during their visit to New York City while on tour. We wanted a little Italian lesson ourselves so we picked their brains to find out their favorite Italian swear words.