The family of Velvet Revolver / Walking Papers / ex-Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan has reportedly been victim to a stalker. According to various news sources, while the musician was out traveling with his wife, Susan Holmes-McKagan, a 21-year-old stalker arrived at and refused to leave the home of the McKagans, leading to an arrest by Los Angeles police.
If any journalist deserves their own metal anthem, it’s Anderson Cooper. And Canadian metal band Cryptic Murmurs have given him just that.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has been vilified for his beliefs and actions for quite a while now. His take on controversial subjects has created a "what will he say next?" stigma which has followed the musician throughout many albums and tours. In Mustaine's latest WTF moment, the frontman kicked a fan out of Megadeth's June 5 show in Manchester, England, calling the fan a "c--t" and a "f--got" during a pause between songs.
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age recently made quite a memorable entrance to a party in the Hollywood Hills, in a manner of speaking. The frontman was allegedly run off the road by an out of control Range Rover only to end up smashing into a fence, literally crashing an outdoor party.
These have not been the best of times for Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain. Earlier this month, the musician's wife was arrested for allegedly assaulting a man (who may or may not have been Nicko) at the couple's West Boca, Fla., home, and now McBrain's son has been arrested for second-degree petit theft.
According to an expert gardener from England, plants love Black Sabbath just as much as metalheads do! Garden guru Chris Beardshaw recently began an experimental program to analyze the reaction of plants when exposed to music, and according to the gardener's studies, the tasty jams of Black Sabbath "worked wonders on a greenhouse full of plants."