Quicks: Podcast for Cutie, Tripp Joye RIP, Duff Reloaded, Rev Theory Hire Operator, Cinderella Dates with Warrant and Lynch Mob, Hardcore Bach?
Metal Underground has this sad news: Although right now details are vague, it has been reported that Anything On Fire drummer Tripp Joye (who was also a former member of Glass Casket) was killed Friday night (May 2nd) in an automobile accident. He was just 25 years old. more
Loaded, the band formed by current Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan (on guitar and vocals) after he left Guns N' Roses, will enter a Seattle studio on June 4 to begin recording its new album, to be released before the end of the year. "We hope to sort of blaze right through it and make a big, live rock-sounding record!" says McKagan.more
Rev Theory have added a 5th member to their line up with guitar player Rikki Lixx, not Nikki Sixx's little brother, he was with the band Operator. The band also released the cover art to their forthcoming album, Light It Up, which hit stores on June 10th.
Cinderella announced most of the dates for the first leg of their tour with Warrant, Lynch Mob and Lynam. The outing will hit amphitheatres, casinos and fairs across the US this summer. dates are here
Sebastian Bach reveals in a new interview that he has an unexpected songwriting partner. Has Bach gone hardcore? Here is the Q&A" And although "Angel Down" is less than a year old, have you worked on any new songs or demos?
Bach: Yes, I'm actually working right now, I have four songs, that I am writing lyrics to, that I am collaborating with, with Jamey Jasta from HATEBREED. They are one of my favourite new metal bands, they write incredible metal anthems, and I'm working with Jamey, which is very exciting for me. - Read more