Tag: Guitar Player

GWAR SET TO RESUME REIGN OF TERROR WITH 13TH STUDIO RELEASE, “BATTLE MAXIMUS”

Entire Maximus clan turns out in a musical “tour de force” to honor their immortal brethren, the legendary Flattus Maximus.  Antarctic rock gods GWAR are set to return to the realms of man and reclaim their vice-like grip on the throat of hard-rock humanity after spending the last year-and-a-half working on their follow-up to 2011’s …

HALCYON WAY VOW TO FIGHT NEW ‘HALCYON ZANE’ VERSION OF THE BAND

“I am dismayed and disappointed in the classless decision made by our ex-guitar player Zane to form his own version of HALCYON WAY.  We vow to fight this vigorously in the courts to block his ability to perform or release material under the HALCYON WAY name.  We have formally sued him in Federal courts for …

FINNTROLL Reveals Photos From “Häxbrygd” Filming

Finntroll filmed a video for the song “Häxbrygd” on March 8-9. Photos from the video shoot can be found on the Facebook page of Soundi magazine (courtesy of Timo Isoaho). “Häxbrygd” comes off Finntroll’s  sixth album, Blodsvept, which will be released via Century Media Records on the following dates: * Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway: Friday, March 22 * Spain, Italy: Tuesday, March 26 * Sweden, Hungary: …

PYRITHION Releases Lyric Video for “The Invention Of Hatred”

Pyrithion will be releasing their debut album, The Burden Of Sorrow, on April 16 via Metal Blade Records.  The band consists of 3 members who’ve achieved their own success individually. Singer Tim Lambesis, who is best known for his work as the front man of As I Lay Dying, explains: “I have wanted to do a …

SCOTT IAN Says That Rob Caggiano Is on a Mission to do His Own Thing

MTV Hive recently conducted an interview with Scott Ian of Anthrax and discussed the departure of Rob Caggiano as well as the addition of Shadows Fall’s Jon Donais.  Jon will play second guitar on all currently scheduled tour dates and will temporarily fill in for Anthrax’s upcoming shows in India, the series of Soundwave festival dates in Australia, and the …

Former Lacuna Coil Guitarist Passes Away

Lacuna Coil‘s vocalist Cristina Scabbia announced today that former bandmate and guitarist Claudio Leo, who played with the band from 1995-1998 (including a performance on the band’s demo under the moniker Ethereal and the 1998 self-titled EP) has passed away. The cause of death was not disclosed and no other information was offered so far. …

ROYAL THUNDER Release Music Video for “Blue”

Female-fronted band Royal Thunder have released a new video for the song “Blue” which is off their debut album CVI and you can check out that video below.   Here’s a bit of trivia for you… Decibelmagazine placed singer Mlny Parsonz on the cover of their inaugural “Women In Metal” issue. Royal Thunder will perform some mid-April dates with …

THE ABSENCE Parts Ways with Guitarist

It seems to be the norm this morning for band’s to announce band member departures at the start of the new year 2013.  Now, The Absence has issued the following announcement about parting ways with guitar player Peter Joseph: “As most of our friends and fans know the last year has brought The Absence some …

Bassist Casey Orr of GWAR/Ministry Pays Tribute to Mike Scaccia – ‘How do I say goodbye to my brother?”

Bassist Casey Orr has released the following statement to Blabbermouth.Net regarding the passing of Ministry and Rigor Mortis guitarist Mike Scaccia: “How do I say goodbye to Mike Scaccia? How do I say goodbye to my best friend, my bandmate, my songwriting partner, my mentor, and yes, sometimes my tormentor? How do I say goodbye to such a unique and amazing talent, taken away …

RIGOR MORTIS Guitarist Passes Away

Rigor Mortis guitarist Mike Scaccia passed away early this morning during the band’s show in Fort Worth. Apparently, Scaccia passed out on stage during the performance and was found to have no pulse. No official cause of death has yet to be announced, but it appears to have been an apparent heart attack. Scaccia was …

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