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15 metal artists who went solo and blew audiences away even more
15 metal artists who went solo and blew audiences away even more
Whether it’s a less than amicable split with their former band or an unfulfilled urge to pursue a different path of musical creativity, the biggest names in the metal world have tried going solo at one point. However, it takes a certain caliber of artist to hold up a career under their name alone, whether it’s a long-term departure from their status quo or a temporary break to fill a career gap. M
10 underrated ’90s lead singers who stepped in when another vocalist left
10 underrated ’90s lead singers who stepped in when another vocalist left
Replacing an original band member is never a fun experience, and there’s surely no role more difficult to fill than that of the lead singer. There have been exceptions to the rule, in the sense that the band went on to continue being successful (think Sammy Hagar in Van Halen), but there have also been more than enough singers who replaced the original and didn’t get the credit he or she deserved.
24 metal and metalcore bands who changed vocalists and then switched back
24 metal and metalcore bands who changed vocalists and then switched back
Being in a band ain’t easy. You’ve got many creative personalities in a massive tug of war. Oh yeah, then you have to live with each other and those decisions on the road for months on end. Lineup changes aren’t uncommon, though a vocalist switch-up has the possibility to be the most debilitating. Some bands h...
Here’s how Lady Gaga reacted to Rob Halford joining her fans at a show
Here’s how Lady Gaga reacted to Rob Halford joining her fans at a show
In case you didn't know, Judas Priest's Rob Halford and Lady Gaga have been friends for years. Now, Halford has revealed how the two became friends and which Judas Priest and Lady Gaga songs he would love to perform with the Artpop star. Read more: No, Spirit Halloween didn’t really take over the Amoeba Music building Halford first found out that Gaga was a Judas Priest fan when he saw a photo of
Did Slipknot accidentally confirm Tortilla Man’s identity with new merch?
Did Slipknot accidentally confirm Tortilla Man’s identity with new merch?
For well over a year, Slipknot fans have been trying to discover the true identity of the band's newest member "Tortilla Man." Now, it looks like Slipknot may have just accidentally confirmed the member's identity in their merch store. Read more: See Ashnikko’s outrageous video for female empowerment anthem “Daisy” After the band parted ways with Chris Fehn in 2019, Tortilla Man was soon
Hear Tech N9ne and Kid Bookie join Corey Taylor for his debut solo single
Hear Tech N9ne and Kid Bookie join Corey Taylor for his debut solo single
Back in 2019, Corey Taylor unveiled his plans to release a solo album and eventually tour. Although coronavirus has potentially put a halt to his tour plans, Taylor is still following through with his music plans. Now, after much anticipation, Taylor has released his debut single "CMFT Must Be Stopped," off of his forthcoming debut solo album CMFT...
Glenn Tipton joins Judas Priest onstage for first time following Parkinson’s revelation
Glenn Tipton joins Judas Priest onstage for first time following Parkinson’s revelation
Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton joined the band onstage last night in New Jersey for the first time following his retirement from touring due to Parkinson's disease. Watch some video of the emotional performance down below. Read more: Judas Priest's Rob Halford on equality Tipton stepped away from touring with Priest earlier this year after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's. "By now, m .
Glenn Tipton shares statement on Parkinson’s, future with Judas Priest
Glenn Tipton shares statement on Parkinson’s, future with Judas Priest
Glenn Tipton shared a heartfelt statement on his struggle with Parkinson's disease and his role in Judas Priest from now on. Judas Priest kicked off their spring tour March 13 in Philadelphia, with Tipton's spot being filled by Hell/Sabbat guitarist Andy Sneap, who also produced the band's most recent record, Firepower. Read more: Judas Priest’... Read More ... Read More ...
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford speaks to the ongoing battle for equality
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford speaks to the ongoing battle for equality
Judas Priest vocalist and "Metal God" Rob Halford opens up about the continuing fight for equality in a new interview with Noisey, saying he won't be happy until he "see equality across the board"—read more below. Read more: New teen film embraces onscreen diversity Promoting Priest's upcoming album Firepower, out March 9 via Epic, Halford tackles the current state of diversit