Tag: Band Mates

SLAYER Makes Followup Statement Regarding Dave Lombardo

Slayer has released the following statement to Blabbermouth.net regarding the band’s decision to replace drummer Dave Lombardo for the upcoming Australian tour: “Slayer confirms that Jon Dette will drum for the band on its Australian tour that starts this Saturday, February 23 in Brisbane. As regards Dave Lombardo’s Facebook post, Slayer does not agree with Mr. Lombardo’s substance or the timeline of the events, except to acknowledge …

Statement From Dave Lombardo Regarding Slayer Australian Tour 2013

Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has made the following update on his Facebook page regarding his departure from the band. “I want to personally apologize to all of our fans in Australia who have bought tickets for the tour expecting to see me in my usual place on the drums. So that you all know the …

MÖTLEY CRÜE to Tour with KISS in Australia

Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message on the band’s Facebook page: “We got into a rehearsal room this weekend to blew the dust off a bunch of songs before we head to Australia next week. I gotta say considering we haven’t played together since last year when we ended the KISS-Crüe co-headline tour, it sounded pretty damn …

GLEN SOBEL, RYAN ROXIE, and ORIANTHI, Rock it Out at the Woodstick Big Beat 2012

Glen Sobel, drummer for Alice Cooper drummer,  recently participated in Woodstick 2012.  Sobel, along with his Alice Cooper band mates Ryan Roxie and Orianthi, jammed with the house band and 450 drummers on “School’s Out” and “I’m 18”.  Video of last Sunday’s event can be viewed below. Woodstick is an annual event in Kirkland, Washington that draws drummers from all over who bring their own drum kits to …

CORY SMOOT CD Release/Memorial Show is Huge Success

On Saturday night, January 7th, 2012, the metal community took another step in dealing with the tragic death of long-time GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot by holding the first of two events in a three-show schedule of shows designed to support the Smoot Family Foundation and honor the life of this prolific artist, who died of …

CHIMAIRA Guitarist Matt DeVries Discusses His Leaving the Band

Chris Harris of GunShyAssassin reported on Chimaira guitarist Matt DeVries explaining the reasons behind his impending exit from the group. “I’ve been with Chimaira for over 10 years now, and in that period of time, I’ve had the chance to achieve a number of goals I set for myself early in life establishing myself as …

DIO DISCIPLES Announce Tour Dates

Dio’s music will live on forever!   Ronnie James Dio’s friends and/or former band mates are making sure of it and have reunited as Dio Disciples consisting of singers Tim “Ripper” Owens and Toby Jepson, guitarist Craig Goldy, bassist Rudy Sarzo, keyboardist Scott Warren, and drummer Simon Wright has announced a string of dates (with …

PENTAGRAM on Tour with Valient Thorr and JEFF the Brotherhood

The all star doom duo of Bobby Liebling / Victor Griffin, along with band-mates Greg Turley and new drummer Albert Born, will be hitting the road for the band’s first official US headline tour in support of their acclaimed new album, Last Rites! PENTAGRAM Presented by Stereogum.com’s Haunting the Chapel Tour w/ Valient Thorr and …

PENTAGRAM Touring w/Valient Thorr and JEFF the Brotherhood

Bobby Liebling / Victor Griffin, along with band-mates Greg Turley and new drummer Albert Born, will be hitting the road for the band’s first official US headline tour in support of their acclaimed new album, Last Rites! The recently released Last Rites marks the first album in 17 years from one of the most influential …

Metal Bands Performing Thursday Night

AMHERST – Metalheads will have a chance Thursday night to take in some live music in town. Four metal bands, including one from Amherst, will perform at the Knights of Pythias Hall beginning at 6 p.m. Kirk Jessome, one of four members of local band Sins of a Saint, said the concert had to be …

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