Tag: Health

ROBB FLYNN To Undergo Emergency Surgery; Machine Head Ends Tour

According to Roadrunner Records, Machine Head will be ending their North American tour with Dethklok, All That Remains and Black Dahlia Murder. Frontman Robb Flynn must have emergency surgery for a double inguinal hernia. Flynn had planned to go under the knife in January after completing the tour as he has been playing through the pain  since the tour started in October. …

GOD FORBID Cancels Show at HeavyMTL This Weekend

God Forbid has announced the band will be canceling its previously scheduled performance at HeavyMTL this weekend due to Doc Coyle being robbed in San Antonio. The band comments, “God Forbid is sorry to have to cancel their performance at this years Heavy MTL! Due to reasons beyond our control! (Remember when Doc’s bag was …

RIOT Guitarist Mark Reale Health Update

According to a press release, eue to complications arising from treatment for Mark’s illness, he remains hospitalized in San Antonio and will not be healthy enough to appear as scheduled. Mike, Tony, Bobby and Don have, at the strong urging  of Mark’s family, decided to perform the shows without Mark on guitar. We are receiving updates …

Bassist Jonathan Miller Quits DevilDriver

“I just wanted to thank all of the DevilDriver fans around the world for their die-hard love and support for the past 9 years. Yesterday, I decided to leave DevilDriver. It was the most difficult decision of my life but it is something that I needed to do for myself. I had the best times …

King Diamond Completes Cardiac Rehab Program

Well, you guys…  it looks as though the King is gonna be okay from the triple bypass heart surgery he had back in December. He’s completed a cardiac rehabilitation program, given up smoking, working out and on a healthy diet.  Here’s the update from his wife: “Some of you have been asking for an update …

EXODUS: Gary Holt Comments on Guest Slot w/Slayer

As announced by SLAYER yesterday, Gary Holt of EXODUS will be temporarily filling in for guitarist Jeff Hanneman during SLAYER’s upcoming tour dates. He will immediately join Slayer members Kerry King, Tom Araya and Dave Lombardo on their five-date Australian Soundwave Festival that begins February 26. Gary Holt offers the following comments about his upcoming …

DevilDriver Bassist Escapes Death, Checks Himself Into Rehab

For anybody following DevilDriver, it was no secret that bassist Jonathan Miller was notably absent from the bands past two overseas treks.  Today he released a statement explaining what exactly is going on. “To all DevilDriver fans and friends, I wanted to give you an update on my status as far as my health is …

Dave Lombardo Talks About His Favorite Drummers and New Bands

In a new video featured on Noisecreep.com, SLAYER drum god Dave Lombardo talks about his favorite drummers and new bands. He also gives us an update on Tom Araya’s health. As SMNnews reported earlier, Slayer had to cancel a slew of live dates after their singer had to be treated for chronic back pain.

Black Label Society Drops Off ‘Pedal to the Metal’ Tour

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY has performed their last show on The Pedal To The Metal Tour due to the health of frontman Zakk Wylde. Wylde has been diagnosed with blood clots in his lungs, and has been admitted into the hospital in Eugene, OR. All remaining BLS appearances on the tour have been axed The Pedal …

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