1. Slayer's Jeff Hanneman Remembered at Golden Gods Awards Ceremony

    May 03, 2013 4:10 PM EDT The death of Slayer's Jeff Hanneman was announced just hours before Revolver Magazine's 2013 Golden Gods Awards, so it certainly cast a somber pall over the proceedings. But just as with the tragic deaths of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, Ronnie James Dio, Slipknot's…

  2. Weekly Chart Notes: Phillip Phillips Finds His 'Home' At No. 1

    November 16, 2012 11:05 AM EST How the singer/songwriter overcame adult alternative radio's skittishness about championing an 'American Idol' artist. "Home" wasn't originally where rock radio programmers' hearts were. TWO SHADES OF RED: With a debut at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, Ne-Yo &…

  3. Lamb of God Prepares for U.S. Tour as Singer's Trial Looms

    October 19, 2012 4:35 PM EDT "I'd be lying if I didn't say what looms ahead is still very much on everyone's minds," bassist John Campbell says. After having to cancel its planned North American tour with Dethklok after singer Randall Blythe's manslaughter arrest in Czechoslovakia, Lamb Of…

  4. Slipknot Moving Past Tragedy With Compilation, Festival Tour

    July 16, 2012 8:17 PM EDT With an upcoming compilation ("Antennas To Hell," due July 24), a return to North American stages headlining the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour and its own Knotfest events coming up in August, M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan says Slipknot is "ending a philosophy…

  5. Hot Tours: Beyoncé, George Lopez, Lady Gaga

    January 28, 2010 10:21 AM EST Beyoncé capped off her 2009 world tour schedule with shows in the U.K. and Ireland in November, grossing more than $17 million from 10 performances. Recently reported by promoter AEG Live, the November box office totals place the R&B star at No. 1 on our latest Hot Tours rankings. The U.K…

  6. Mastodon To Tour With Dethklok From Adult Swim's "Metalocalypse"

    August 04, 2009 6:27 PM EDT Atlanta hard rock band Mastodon has announced a co-headlining tour with a real-life version of Dethklok , the cartoon band in Adult Swim's animated series "Metalocalypse" on Cartoon Network. The 36-city trek will begin on Oct. 2 at the Roseland Theater in Portland, Ore. and end…

  7. Dethklok

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The virtual death metal stars of "Metalocalypse" check in from the road. This week, the band sinks the city of Detroit and drowns fans in whale blood. The virtual death metal stars of "Metalocalypse" check in from the road. This week, the band sinks the city of Detroit and…

  8. Dethklok

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST We accidentally flooded a show in Seattle with whale blood. Day 17 We got a day off here in St. Louis, so we all rented motorcycles and began drunk driving. Pickles and Murderface broke their necks when they tried to drive up the Arch. They're fine -- they just have to wear these stupid…

  9. Dethklok

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST The virtual death metal stars of "Metalocalypse" check in from the road. The virtual death metal stars of "Metalocalypse" check in from the road. News …

  10. Dethklok

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST For "The DETHALBUM," I had to transcribe all the lyrics and it took me weeks because I had no idea what on earth I was saying. Day 4, 4th Gig: Sound Issues We just played an incredibly noisy and sloppy show at a venue (I'm guessing), somewhere in the west -- in America -- I…

  11. Rascal Flatts Races To No. 1 In Debut-Heavy Week

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amid a heavy week of new releases, Rascal Flatts scores its third straight No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with the Lyric Street set "Still Feels Good." The set sold 547,000 copies in the United States, ac Amid a heavy week of new releases, Rascal Flatts scores its third straight No. 1…