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Contest: Win A Pinball Rocks Prize Pack

So, this is a prize pack-and-a-half, to be fair. Me? I happen to be a proud pinball dork. If there’s a pinball machine next to one of those mega-huge, gun-wielding Marines-inspired titles, I’m playing pinball. I have pinball games on my…

Krokus Get New Drummer

And his name is Flavio Mezzodi. It’s a good name. The musician from Solothurn, where Swiss hard rock legends Krokus are from, has been officially named the band's new drummer. “At age 10 I wanted nothing more than to play in a rock band and…

Former Krokus Drummer Dies

Respect goes out this morning to Dani Crivelli, Krokus’ former drummer, who passed away this weekend. Offers the band in a statement: “Our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.” There’s been a lot of metal deaths lately, which…

Helloween Drummer Touring With Krokus

Dang. That is a fucking crazy headline, no? I mean, it makes sense. Krokus haven’t had a drummer since 2011, and so...they need to tour. Why not called on Helloween’s Dani Löble to man the kit for a few gigs? The band’s upcoming "Dirty…

Krokus Working On 17th Album

Holy shit, that’s a productive band. Fucking 17 albums? That’s madness. That’s quite a catalogue. Yes -- Swiss hard rock vets Krokus have entered Abbey Road Studios to begin recording Dirty Dynamite. That’s the title of their 17th studio…

Iconic Mastering Engineer George Marino Dies

This blows a dozen dills. Legendary mastering engineer George Marino has died. Why should you care? Chances are, this man had a hand in some of your favorite fucking records. He worked on such albums as Metallica’s Black Album, and AC/DC’s…

Krokus Drummer Freddy Steady Goes

That’s right folks -- Freddy Steady has left Swiss hard rock vets Krokus and guitarist Fernando Von Arb said the decision “was not of personal nature but solely a professional decision.” Apparently, Steady doesn’t want to play massive…

Saliva Staying Alive With Soundtrack Work

So, this may surprise you, but that band Saliva’s still together. Yeah, I thought they broke up years ago myself. But we’re wrong. Saliva is still making music. Someone is still interested in hearing new shit from a band notorious for…