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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty

AC/DC kitman Phil Rudd has pled guilty to one charge of threatening to kill as well as another count of possession of cannabis and methamphetamine. Rudd's plea was entered today in a Tauranga District Court. Reports claims that an…

Drugs Played Part In Wayne Static's Death

Not surprisingly, drugs -- legal ones, not the kind you get from nefarious strangers on the street -- contributed to the death of Static-X frontman Wayne Static. Autopsy and blood analysis results show Wayne died from a cocktail of Xanax…

Prescription Drugs Can Cause Hair Loss

Losing one's hair can be devastating, that's no news. Whether you're a woman or a man makes little difference, although some men and women can handle hair loss quite graciously. For women, it can shatter self esteem and even bring on…

Napalm Death Leader Petitions Indonesian President

Here is some news that actually matters for a change. Napalm Death frontman Mark "Barney" Greenway has written a pair of appeal letters to Joko Widodo, who is the heavy metal-lovin' president of Indonesia. His missives are being written on…

Wino Seeks Treatment For Being Wino

So, you mean to tell me a dude named Wino is going to rehab for substance abuse? That’s shocking! The fact is, Scott “Wino” Weinrich from Saint Vitus -- whose love affair with hard drugs is well fucking documented -- has a problem. And he’s…

Reports: Saint Vitus’ Wino Deported For Meth Possession

That’s right, kids. Saint Vitus frontman Scott “Wino” Weinreich is not a drug addict. I’m kidding. He loves drugs. That’s why his arrest and deportation from Norway was no shocker to anyone yesterday. But reports now claim the arrest…

Wayne Static’s Wife Insists He Was Off Drugs

At this point, who knows what killed Wayne Static? According to Tera Wray, the widow of late former Static-X frontman Wayne Static, it was not drugs, though. The former porn star has issued a statement on that situation, which follows:…

Wayne Static Is Dead

Well, that was unexpected. Wayne Static (born: Wayne Richard Wells) is no longer with us. That dude had the craziest hair. But if I am going to be honest -- I wasn't a fan. He was only 48. Nothing further is available on his death. Friends…

Attila Guitarist Quits

Sure, that band Attila is unlistenable tripe. But whenever someone makes a move to better themselves, I like to highlight that. Attila guitarist Nate Salameh has left the band, because he’s trying to dry up. He writes online: “It was…

Slipknot Probably Fired Joey Jordison Over Drugs

That’s what any logical human being would surmise from the comments being made by Slipknot singer Corey Taylor in the latest issue of Metal Hammer. Taylor says firing Joey Jordison, the band's drummer of 18 years, was "one of the hardest…

Krieg Frontman Pens Column On Douchebag Blake Judd

Neill Jameson of Krieg and Twilight, a recent guest on our Disastercast, has written a fairly scathing blog for Noisey about Nachtmystium frontman Blake Judd and his drugging and scamming ways. Judd was just dropped by Century Media after…

Suicide Silence Talk Boozing, Drugging Days Of Yore

Apparently, it took one of them drinking and driving into a stationary object on a motorcycle for the boys of Suicide Silence to realize they were imbibing and abusing drugs too hard. When Mitch Lucker died nearly two years ago, Suicide…

Lamb Of God’s Blythe Talks Drugs, Alcohol

In light of yesterday’s news that Gwar’s Dave Brockie succumbed to an accidental heroin overdose, Lamb of God’s frontman Randy Blythe has gone online to reflect on his friend’s passing, and defend him a bit. “Dave is gone -- accidental…

Gwar’s Brockie Died From Accidental Overdose

Virginia’s medical examiner has spoken. Dave Brockie, also known as Gwar frontman Oderus Urungus, died from an accidental overdose of heroin. I figured. Those initial reports claimed he was found dead, sitting up in a chair. He probably…