Eddie Van Halen Recovering Following Emergency Surgery

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen has been rushed to hospital and undergone emergency surgery, following a severe bout of diverticulitis.   A statement posted to the official Van Halen page informed fans of the situation last night. “No further surgeries are needed and a full recovery is expected within 4 – 6 months,” the statement … Read more Eddie Van Halen Recovering Following Emergency Surgery

More Details Revealed On ‘Wylde On Sports’ With Zakk Wylde

Further details have been announced on SiriusXM’s new sports radio show, ‘Wylde On Sports’ with Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde.   SiriusXM has now revealed that Wylde will preview up and coming football games and review roster moves and potential trades with fantasy football players, calling in from around the country. Furthermore, Wylde will … Read more More Details Revealed On ‘Wylde On Sports’ With Zakk Wylde

Further Dates For ‘No Hostages’ Tour Announced

Upcoming dubstep artist and C.E.O. of Ultragore Recordings, Sluggo has announced further dates for his current ‘No Hostages’ tour. They can be found below.   Sluggo will now take his unique mix of dubstep and metal across North America and Puerto Rico before finishing up in Australia next year. Special guests include: Helicopter Showdown, Nerd … Read more Further Dates For ‘No Hostages’ Tour Announced

Munky Talks Next Korn Album: “More Rock Than The Last One”

GibsonGuitar.in recently sat down with Korn guitarist James ‘Munky’ Shaffer to talk about the band’s upcoming tour of India, their plans for a new record and their uneasiness with being labeled a nu-metal band. A couple of excerpts from the chat can be read below.   Munky said he was expecting big things when Korn … Read more Munky Talks Next Korn Album: “More Rock Than The Last One”

Lamb Of God Announce Randy Blythe Defense Fund Auction

Lamb Of God guitarist Mark Morton has announced that the Richmond, Virginia based metal juggernauts have launched an eBay auction to help raise funds for frontman Randy Blythe’s impending legal trial in the Czech Republic.   Morton posted the following statement to Facebook: “the Randy Blythe defense fund auction is live…lots of cool stuff…check it … Read more Lamb Of God Announce Randy Blythe Defense Fund Auction

Kasabian Guitarist Serge Pizzorno On Collaborating With Jack White

Kasabian guitarist Serge Pizzorno has told U.K. publication the Daily Star that the group would be interested in collaborating with renowned guitarist and songwriter Jack White.   Pizzorno said that White was among the only artists whom Kasabian would consider working with: “We like to do our own thing most of the time but there’s … Read more Kasabian Guitarist Serge Pizzorno On Collaborating With Jack White

Slayer Guitarist Kerry King’s Top 5 Action Movies

Slayer guitarist Kerry King has revealed his five all-time favorite action movies to Artist Direct. His list can be found below.   Kerry King’s Top 5 Action Movies (in no apparent order):   The Expendables First Blood Rambo: First Blood Part II Aliens Armageddon Click here for more details.   Slayer is currently working on … Read more Slayer Guitarist Kerry King’s Top 5 Action Movies

Mors Principium Est Gets ‘Amped’ By All Axess

This weeks ‘Amped Artist’ is Finnish melodic death metal band Mors Principium Est. The teaser track for their upcoming album ‘…and Death said live’ can be found below.   Forming in Pori, Finland in 1999, Mors Principium Est spent its early years establishing a solid lineup and working on material. In 2002, after releasing a … Read more Mors Principium Est Gets ‘Amped’ By All Axess

Rush Announce ‘Clockwork Angels: The Novel’ By Kevin J. Anderson

Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart has teamed up with international best-selling author Kevin J. Anderson to write a full-length ‘steampunk’ novel based on the concept of Rush’s new album ‘Clockwork Angels.’   According to the official press release, which can be read in its entirety below, Peart and Anderson had been toying around with … Read more Rush Announce ‘Clockwork Angels: The Novel’ By Kevin J. Anderson