RATM Fans Crushed- Dillinger Heart Attack Plan- Metallica In No Rush- Randy Rhoads Museum- KISSwalk- Slash N' Michael Jackson- Lost Toadies- Keane Killers- more

Rage Against the Machine halted their set at Britain's Download Festival on Saturday when a crowd surge left several fans injured. Jam! reports that the festival audience became restless when the band's set started 20 minutes late, and, by their third song, it was clear that some members of the crowd were getting crushed in the chaos. more

Dillinger Escape Plan are looking after their own affairs after tour manager Talmadge Cook suffered a heart attack. Rock Radio reports, Cook was removed from a flight from Copenhagen to the UK Saturday night with blood pressure in the danger zone, meaning guitarist and sole surviving founding member Ben Weinman has had to fill the role. more

Ozzy Osbourne led a baseball crowd to a world record on Friday, June 11 at a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels at Dodgers Stadium, when a successful attempt was made to come up with the longest and loudest scream ever by an audience.. more

The company that bought the right to market the name of the legendary New York City rock club CBGB has filed for bankruptcy. The company has listed debts of $1 million to $10 million in its court filing. more

Slash was pondering lining up Michael Jackson to feature on his solo album when the singer suffered a fatal cardiac arrest. The former Guns N' Roses star previously teamed up with the King of Pop to record guitar solos on a handful of his tracks and he regrets not asking Jackson to return the favor by singing on his first solo project. more

Artisan News Service caught up with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and asked about the follow-up album to Death Magnetic: "We don't have any immediate plans. We're concentrating on finishing this tour in November with a bunch of shows in Australia then we are going to take a short break." more

Alice In Chains will perform August 13 at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally's "Rock 'n Rev" festival.

BraveWords.com has been contacted in regards to KISSWalk, a walk from New Orleans, LA, starting July 1st and ending July 28th in Cleveland, OH. The walk will raise money for wounded soldiers, and will raise awareness for KISS' tour and fans ongoing quest to have the band inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. more

Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society has posted two songs from the band's forthcoming studio album, Order Of The Black, on the berserker nation website

Operation MD have announced plans to release a new album. The group is the side project from Sum 41 bassist Jason "Cone" McCaslin and H2O's Todd Morse. According to a Chart Attack report, the album " is more of a garage record, borrowing heavily from acts like The Hives and Violent Femmes. " more

A museum dedicated to the legacy of Randy Rhoads is set to open later this year in Corona, California. The location was picked as it's just a short distance away from Randy's tomb in southern California. Check out the video announcement here.

Hate Eternal have scheduled some East Coast dates with Cannabis Corpse and Order Of Ennead more

Danzig dedicated the new song 'On A Wicked Night' - off their upcoming ninth solo album Deth Red Sabaoth - to late Type O Negative singer Peter Steele at the Sweden Rock Festival in S´┐Żlvesborg, Sweden on June 10th, 2010. Check out fan-filmed video here

Iron Maiden have added a 4th guitarist to their North America tour. Check out a photo here

Phlamencore Records has released the first two songs from Soulfly guitarist Marc Rizzo's latest side project, Inpsychobleedia. The tracks "Blind Leads the Blind" and "Demonic Crypto History" are now available as a digital release on iTunes and Amazon. more

Mt. Desolation, the new group featuring members of the Killers, Keane, Noah and the Whale and Mumford and Sons are offered up a free download of their new single "State of Our Affairs" here. more info on the band here

American Me has cancelled their June tour with Of Salt & Swine and The Oppressor, resulting in the entire run being scrapped, according to Lambgoat An official explanation has yet to surface, though rumors suggest that at least one member of American Me recently quit the band. more

Protest The Hero are aiming to hit the studio in August to record the follow up to 2008's Fortress. more

According to the Van Halen News Desk, two Van Halen hot rods will be on display at the Children's Museum Of Indianapolis from June 12 through September 12, 2010. Other cars included are a 1999 KISS Plymouth Prowler and a 1953 Buick Skylark used by James Hetfield of Metallica.

Holland's FaceCulture spoke to Soulfly mainman Max Cavalera about his revelation that a reunion of Sepultura classic lineup "almost happened" last year but was derailed following a disagreement with Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser over who would control the band's business affairs and other money-related issues. more

The Toadies will finally release their long-lost album Feeler, which was shelved by Interscope in the late '90s. The Texas rockers will put out Feeler some time this summer more

Dominn almost missed out on Download after passports were stolen from backstage while they were gigging in Germany. The band played The Matrix in Bochum on Thursday night, but after the gig, discovered their dressing room had been ransacked. more

Whitesnake plan to launch their own wine. It's called Whitesnake Zinfandel 2010. No word if it will make redheads roll around on cars but you can try. more

Lead guitarist Rodrigo Contreras of Criminal was forced to sit out the band's recent shows in the U.K. and the Basque Country and was temporary replaced by Olmo from the Basque band Gamora. more

Thick As Blood will travel to Japan this summer for a handful of shows more

Gravehill, Cardiac Arrest, and Hod will be touring together in July. more

"Absolute Power", the thirteenth full-length album from crossover veterans Pro-Pain, will be released in North America on August 10 via Regain Records. more

Hellyeah will be back in the UK five times in the next 18 months to promote new album Stampede. The band's self-titled debut album had to take a promotional back seat because of the members' other commitments, but Stampede is getting the full treatment. more

Pat Benatar will release memoir, Between a Heart and a Rock Place: A Memoir, via Harper Collins tomorrow more

US nationally syndicated radio show Rockline, with host Bob Coburn, will feature legendary Canuck rockers Bachman & Turner on Wednesday, August 25th. more

On June 29 (one day earlier internationally), Season of Mist will release a new compilation album from Hirax, "Noise Chaos War". more -

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