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AC/DC – Bid To Erect Statue Of Bon Scott In His Birthplace Announced

According to The Courier, AC/DC fans from across the globe poured into Kirriemuir at the weekend to pay homage to the town’s rock star son Bon Scott. Continue reading AC/DC – Bid To Erect Statue Of Bon Scott In His Birthplace Announced

OVERKILL Frontman Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth On Metal Fans – “If You Can Grab A Piece Of Their Heart And Take It Home With You, They Become Part Of You And Don’t Leave You”

Metal-Rules.com recently spoke with OVERKILL frontman Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth, who covered a number of subjects including the Dark Roots Of Earth tour cancellation, the state of thrash and best metal albums released, his personal life, the band line-up and their history. An excerpt is available below: Continue reading OVERKILL Frontman Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth On Metal Fans – “If You Can Grab A Piece Of Their Heart And Take It Home With You, They Become Part Of You And Don’t Leave You”

MÖTLEY CRÜE Guitarist Is ‘Alright’ Following Canadian Stage Incident

MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist Mick Mars was knocked over by a fan on stage during the band’s headlining concert last night (Saturday, May 4) at Spectra Place in Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada.

As the group was performing the song “Primal Scream”, an audience member rushed the stage, bumping into Mars and grabbing MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil before being tackled and hauled off.

“What the fuck is wrong with you, you fucking idiot?” drummer Tommy Lee shouted as the man was being dragged off the stage. Continue reading MÖTLEY CRÜE Guitarist Is ‘Alright’ Following Canadian Stage Incident

SLAYER Video Report: Experts Shoot Down Speculation That Spider Bite Led To Jeff Hanneman’s Death

ABC News is reporting:

SLAYER co-founder Jeff Hanneman’s death from liver failure on Thursday is still something of a mystery, but that hasn’t stopped fans from speculating as to why his liver failed when he was only 49. One of the more dramatic theories making the rounds on Twitter and in the media is that it was a spider bite two years ago that led to an infection and ultimately to his death.

Not so, say experts. Continue reading SLAYER Video Report: Experts Shoot Down Speculation That Spider Bite Led To Jeff Hanneman’s Death

CRUSADER Reveal Onward To Battle Album Art

Chicago metallers CRUSADER have released the album art work for the forthcoming album, Onward To Battle. The artwork was painted by local Chicago area artist Eugene Jaworski, who has done covers for bands like RISE AGAINST and 88 FINGERS LOUIE. Check out the artwork below: Continue reading CRUSADER Reveal Onward To Battle Album Art