Singer Stabbed?- Blink-182 Half Done- Kylesa Health Issues- Jack Black, Will Ferrell Get Beastie- Slayer Cannibal Video- Five Finger Death Punch Lose Member- more

04/08/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 04/08/11: Lambgoat starts us off with this: Such Gold has cancelled their upcoming tour dates as the result of an undisclosed incident involving a member of the band. Word on the street is that frontman Ben Kotin was stabbed at party following a Such Gold show in Boston this past weekend, though nothing official has been confirmed. more

Travis Barker tells Billboard that Blink-182, which reunited in 2009 after a four-year split, is "a little more than halfway through" its next album, which bandmates Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge are working on in Los Angeles while Barker is on the road. more

Kylesa had this bad news: "We are very sorry to say that because of separate health issues pertaining to band member(s) and their immediate family, Kylesa will not be able to make Bergen fest later this month. Nonetheless, we must face these issues now so as to keep the rest of our plans for the year intact." more

Beastie Boys have released the trailer for their new '(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)' sequel video. NME reports that Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen and John C Reilly star in the video. Check out the trailer here

Bad Religion have announced a handful of dates in support of their new record, The Dissent of Man. They will be joined by Rise Against and Four Year Strong more

Bootleg video footage has made its way online featuring the first live performance from Slayer including temporary guitarist Pat O'Brien from Cannibal Corpse. See it here

Torche has announced a batch of dates for its forthcoming tour of the United States. You can view the full list of dates here

Five Finger Death Punch are rumored to have parted ways with bassist Matt Snell, according to VDoB. This has yet to be confirmed by any band members or management. more

The Monolith Deathcult have parted ways with their guitarist of the last nine years, Martijn Moes, and have replaced him with session/touring axeman Ivo Hilgenkamp. more

Clash guitarist Mick Jones is touring again with post-Clash urban rock-beat outfit Big Audio Dynamite. This is their first time on stage together since 1997. Best of all: they're back with the original line-up. BAD are set to play a number of UK dates this month and Coachella on April 16. more

Edguy have entered the studio to begin recording a new album. more
On this day in 1994, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobian was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Lake Washington, Washington. He was 27.

On this day in 1994, the Recording Industry Association of America announced that Pink Floyd's 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon, had become the fourth biggest-selling album in its history, passing the 13 million mark in U.S. sales. To date, the album has sold more than 45 million copies worldwide.

On this day in 1998, Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood was among 12 passengers rescued from a boat off the coast of Brazil. The boat was exploring the islands near Angra Dos Reis, south of Rio de Janeiro, when one of its engines caught fire. Passengers were rescued by nearby journalists and the boat exploded moments after they evacuated. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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