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Kerrang! Posts 13 Best Metal Shirts of All Time

by David Gagnon
If you know me personally, you’ll know my entire wardrobe is comprised of almost nothing but black metal shirts. I’ve gotten them from all over: shows I’ve been to, finds from thrift shop, and even at a Target one time. The design has to be awesome though. I’ll rep your band for years to come […]

Former Pantera Drummer, Vinnie Paul Passes Away

by David Gagnon
The metal community has been sent into mourning this weekend with the sudden passing of former Pantera drummer, Vinnie Paul Abbott. A statement was released by the official Pantera Facebook page on Friday stating: Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the […]

Linkin Park Addresses Loss of Chester Bennington

by David Gagnon
Linkin Park have released an official statement regarding the death of vocalist Chester Bennington: “Dear Chester, “Our hearts are broken. The shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened. “You touched so many lives, maybe even more than you realized. In the past […]

On the Dark Side of Festivals

by Ashley Eyes
The Monday morning after a major festival or electronic music event, I find myself holding my breath with a twinge of dread. Too often, there are reports of deaths or serious injuries linked to the use of illegal narcotics. It’s really unfortunate that this subculture, in the view of the masses, is synonymous with binging on drugs, alcohol, and […]

Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Dies at 51

by David Gagnon
This year has been difficult with amount of incredibly talented musicians that have passed away. Former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza passed away Saturday night (May 21) while performing with the band OHM: at The Baked Potato in Studio City, California. He was 51 years old. Nick collapsed during the third song of OHM:’s set. The earliest reports […]