Sevendust Has a New Album Coming in October

Sevendust’s eleventh studio album, “Kill The Flaw”, will be released on October 2.

“Kill The Flaw” is available for digital pre-order at iTunes. Fans who order the album will receive an instant download of the first single, “Thank You”.

Frontman Lajon Witherspoon said, “We took some time off from the heavy side of SEVENDUST, and when it came time to record some new music, Clint, John, Vinnie, Morgan and I put everything we had in to what became ‘Kill The Flaw’.”

Fans will get to hear new stuff from the band this Fall because Sevendust will be the direct support on Godsmack’s tour.

DJ Ashba Quits Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses guitarist D.J. Ashba has announced his departure from the band so he can focus on Sixx:A.M.

He says in a statement: “Six years ago, I received a call that changed my life forever. The call was from a dear friend of mine (Katie McNeil-Diamond) who was working with GUNS N’ ROSES. It was an offer to audition for Axl Rose and earn a role in arguably the biggest rock band of my time. While I thought it was a complete long shot, I decided to go ahead and give it a try. Much to my shock and surprise, I got the gig. And so began the most incredible journey I could have possibly imagined. I was blessed with the opportunity to not only work with one of the most talented bands, but also to share the stage with a living legend and a truly gifted human being, Axl Rose. The amount of confidence and trust that Axl placed in me was genuinely heartwarming and truly career-defining. So now it is with a very heavy heart and yet great pride that I announce that I’ve decided to close this chapter of my life. I feel its time to dedicate myself to my band SIXX: A.M., my adoring wife and family, and to the many new adventures that the future holds for me.”

Judas Priest Announces Fall 2015 North American Tour

Judas Priest have announced a dozen or so North American dates that are scheduled to begin October 16 in California.

Support on most of the shows will come from Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON.

Tour dates:

Oct. 16 – Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Ampitheater
Oct. 17 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl
Oct. 20 – San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Theater
Oct. 21 – San Jose, CA @ City National Civic
Nov. 03 – Peoria, IL @ Civc Center
Nov. 06 – Huntington, N.Y. @ Paramount Theater
Nov. 07 – Newark, N.J. @ Prudential Center

Slipknot Announces Some Fall Tour Dates with Suicidal Tendencies

Slipknot continues their scorched-earth campaign across North America, announcing details of a fall headline tour with Suicidal Tendencies and up-and-comers Beartooth.

The newly announced dates will kick off on October 13 in Bismarck, North Dakota and end with their very own Knotfest, which will take place October 23 through October 25 at San Bernardino.

Newly announced tour dates:

Oct. 13 – Bismarck, ND – Civic Center
Oct. 20 – Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
Oct. 21 – Boise, ID – Taco Bell Arena
Oct. 22 – Portland, OR – Memorial Coliseum
Oct. 24 – Sacramento, CA – Aftershock
Oct. 25 – San Bernardino, CA – Knotfest

Rob Zombie’s ‘Great American Nightmare’ is Coming Back To Chicago

Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare will return to Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, Illinois for its second engagement from September 25 to November 1.

Tickets go on sale for all Great American Nightmare dates on Friday, July 31.

October 2 and October 4 will also feature two special concerts with Rob Zombie.

Rob said, “I am thrilled to be bringing The Great American Nightmare back to the Chicago area for its second year. After last year’s overwhelming response we’ve decided to return with a completely new Nightmare. It’s more vile and disgusting than ever. Have fun.”

Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin Arrested for DWI

Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin has been arrested yet again and this time in Minnesota for allegedly driving while intoxicated.

According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Department, Wes Scantlin was initially spotted speeding and led the cops on a high-speed pursuit.

The arresting officer said when he finally pulled Wes Scantlin over, he was slurring his words and smelled of alcohol.

The officer says he then administered a preliminary breathalyzer test and Scantlin blew a .310, a whoppingFOUR TIMES the legal limit.

He was eventually charged with DUI and fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle.

Woman: Cousin Started Fire Because He Can’t Get With Me

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A live local news interview got weird real quick after a woman accused her cousin of setting her house on fire because he couldn’t date her.

Officials are investigating the suspicious blaze, which started in a couple’s garage, then spread to a neighbor’s garage

When the reporter (from WKBN 27 in Youngstown, Ohio) asked the woman if she knew what caused the fire, she blamed her cousin, saying,

“He is mad because he can’t get with me. I am married to my husband.”

She then added, “It’s a long story.”

She also claimed her cousin had previously put her husband in the hospital before the reporter wrapped up his report with a straight face.

Authorities say charges have not been filed yet.

Would collecting DNA evidence at the scene even do any good if it’s all in the family? We’re not sure about all that because we do radio and not crime scene forensics. We do know this, though: Thanksgiving is gonna be pretty damn awkward this year.

Dog Does a Front Flip, Lands, Keeps Running

This is really a story about a dog and his frisbee. A bond stronger than anything in chemistry. A dog will stop at NOTHING to be reunited with his dear frisbee pal. So, do you think a fence is gonna get in the way of this sacred relationship?

 

HELL NO.