We’re all used to seeing singer Jamey Jasta tear it up onstage with Hatebreed but the rocker we see in concert is also a prideful Connecticut native and a father of a young daughter. We spoke with Jasta earlier today (Dec. 17) about Hatebreed's upcoming album, but we also took the opportunity to discuss the tragic elementary school shooting that took place on Friday in Newtown, Conn.
Behemoth frontman Adam 'Nergal' Darski is one of metal's most inspirational figures. After the black metal mastermind was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, Nergal beat down an early mortality in heroic fashion. Now, with ever-improving health, Nergal was finally given the opportunity to meet the bone marrow donor who saved his life.
No matter where your personal musical taste falls, you've got to give some serious respect to Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn. On Friday (Dec. 14), only a very short time after recovering from emergency hernia surgery, Flynn was hit in the family jewels by a New York City cab. After a four-hour hospital stay, Flynn rushed to the Roseland Ballroom to perform that night's set with his band, leading to an onstage diss in the direction of All That Remains for apparently refusing to switch set times despite Flynn's debacle.
The Metal Alliance tour is coming back in 2013 with its third-ever installment. Having delivered some powerful lineups in the past, Metal Alliance has come out with its biggest bill yet, featuring Anthrax, Exodus, Municipal Waste and Holy Grail -- and they haven't even announced the entire lineup yet!
Cannibal Corpse have been delivering death metal to the masses since 1988, which means that 2013 will mark the band's 25th anniversary.
The group just wrapped up their 2012 activity by completing the 'Torture Tour' last week and now will focus on celebrating a quarter century as a band next year.
Former Holy Terror vocalist Keith Deen has passed away at the age of 56. The metal musician was recently diagnosed with cancer and, unfortunately, Deen lost his battle with the disease.
After a triumphant performance of their new song 'Cut Me Some Slack' at the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden, one-time Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear again joined forces with Beatles legend Paul McCartney to perform the song during last night's episode of 'Saturday Night Live.'