Tag: Mentor

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 …

PILGRIM Signs with Poison Tongue Records / Debut Album Release in January 2012

Pilgrim have signed a record deal with Poison Tongue Records, the label of PRIMORDIAL vocalist A.A. Nemtheanga. Comments the band: “Working with Alan was an honor and a pleasure. He invested a lot of his personal time and energy into making this record happen, despite us being separated by an ocean. He’s a wealth of …

KAWIR Announces New Drummer

Greek Pagan black metal band KAWIR have announced the addition of drummer Ormenos (aka Bornyhake – Enoid, Borgne) to their ranks. The band is currently preparing to release a 7″ split EP with death metallers SCYTHIAN on Nuclear Winter Records and is working on material for a new full-length album. For more information on KAWIR, …

BAPTIZED IN BLOOD Frontman: DAVE MUSTAINE’s ‘Always Got Our Back’

Vocalist Johl Fendley of the London, Ontario, Canada-based metal outfit BAPTIZED IN BLOOD recently spoke to the Vancouver Sun about how MEGADETH frontman Dave Mustaine took them under his wing. When BAPTIZED IN BLOOD found out that Mustaine wanted to co-manage the band alongside MEGADETH manager Mark Adelman, “it was a complete shock,” Fendley said. …

KISS North American and European Tour

If  you’re a die-hard KISS fan then you’ll dig this.  KISS has already launched their North American/Europe tour “Sonic Boom Over Europe: From The Beginning To The Boom”, and it’s not over yet!  The tour began on June 22 in Madrid and will end on Sept. 25 in Fontana, CA. so there’s still time to …

Ozzfest UK, More Details

Metal Hammer magazine has revealed more details about the U.K. edition of Ozzy Osbourne‘s travelling festival, Ozzfest, which will be held on September 18 at London’s O2 Arena. In addition to Ozzy, the main-stage lineup for the event will include KORN, MURDERDOLLS and SKINDRED. A yet-to-be-announced act will open the main-stage festivities. There will also be …

Slash Talks About Upcoming ‘American Idol’ Guest Spot

On his MySpace page yesterday, SLASH commented on his role as a mentor on next week’s American Idol: “As you may or may not know, the producers for American Idol have asked me to be the mentor for ‘Rock Week’ next week. I was reluctant at first, but they offered me the freedom to do …

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