Tributes to Malcolm Young flood social media

Along with the reporting by hundreds of media and news outlets, musicians and bands along with organisations have paid tribute to former AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young, who passed away today. UPDATED: AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dead Guitarist Eddie Van Halen wrote; “It is a sad day in rock and roll. Malcolm Young was my friend … Continue reading “Tributes to Malcolm Young flood social media”

Virgin Trains ad rebrands Carnifex “thrash metal”

British-based metal heads will be treated to some “thrash metal” in the new Virgin Trains TV adverts. Called “It’s decision time Valerie, Virgin Train or plane?” has had a slight revision. Original version gave the fictional Valerie a choice between train or car. The train accompanied by the soft tones of True by Spandau Ballet. … Continue reading “Virgin Trains ad rebrands Carnifex “thrash metal””

Rick and Morty theme gets a heavy metal makeover

After the credits rolled on Rick and Morty episode – titled Morty’s Mind – last night, a special ‘heavy metal’ version of the show’s theme tune was aired. Co-creator and voice actor for both Rick and Morty, Justin Roiland, credited the cover to producer Jason Suecof on Twitter. The awesome metal version of the theme … Continue reading “Rick and Morty theme gets a heavy metal makeover”

“Dude. I’m Still Alive”, Sheryl Crow trolls Twitter user in song

Singer Sheryl Crow yesterday took exception to a tweet she was tagged on by retorting, “Dude. I’m still alive.” Now her fastidious comeback has become a quick impromptu tune recorded in the studio and the video to reaffirm the fact that Sheryl Crow is very much, contrary to popular belief, alive. You can watch the video … Continue reading ““Dude. I’m Still Alive”, Sheryl Crow trolls Twitter user in song”

Watch Ed Miliband attempt some death metal with Napalm Death’s Barney

Ed Miliband, a politician better known for as leader of the Labour party in the 2015 general election before resigning, today on BBC Radio 2 attempt some death metal. He was being schooled on his cookie monster skills by Napalm Death‘s Mark “Barney” Greenway. The new death metal duo were appearing on The Jeremy Vine Show, which … Continue reading “Watch Ed Miliband attempt some death metal with Napalm Death’s Barney”

The Offspring’s Dexter Holland earns Ph.D

Front man for veteran punk rock band The Offspring, Dexter Holland, has taken his activities when not on tour to a whole new level. According to Rolling Stone magazine, Holland finally completed his Ph.D in molecular biology and graduated at University of Southern California 11th May 2017. The completion and publication of his dissertation titled, “Discovery of … Continue reading “The Offspring’s Dexter Holland earns Ph.D”

MP3’s patent’s expire; internet cries, MP3 is dead

Engadget went for the dramatic with a title of MP3 is dead, long live AAC. The opening sentence reading, “its creators have abandoned licenses to the format, signing its death sentence.” Many others covered the story in a similar way; CNBC – The MP3 is dead, say creators after terminating licensing Fact Mag – The MP3 is … Continue reading “MP3’s patent’s expire; internet cries, MP3 is dead”

Unsurprisingly, “illegal substances” are banned at Guns N Roses gig

On the 27th May 2017 next Saturday, Guns N’ Roses will perform at Slane Castle in Dublin, Ireland. Poking a bit of fun at standard procedures, Joe.co.uk – a website aimed at young men – has published a list of things concert goers are prohibited to bring to the concert. It contains the usual suspects such … Continue reading “Unsurprisingly, “illegal substances” are banned at Guns N Roses gig”

Tobias Forge / Papa Emeritus performs guitars on most Ghost songs

Further unraveling and living the face off the band Ghost, a Reddit user has translated some of the court documents (**SPOILERS) which detail which band members performed on which songs. Tobias Forge, more commonly referred to as Papa Emeritus, appears to perform guitars on an extensive number songs covering the band’s three studio albums Opus Eponymous, Infestissumam, and Meliora. He is also … Continue reading “Tobias Forge / Papa Emeritus performs guitars on most Ghost songs”

Check out Star Trek The Next Generation done in metal!

News is spreading about a Youtube channel called, Captain Meatshield. The user has posted an excellent lengthy cover of Star Trek’s legendary theme song. The track features some very well played metal guitar and multiple very well known Star Trek motifs that fans of the sci-fi series will recognise. You can find the theme from the … Continue reading “Check out Star Trek The Next Generation done in metal!”