Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with lymphoma, according to an official statement from Black Sabbath. The band maintain that this will not push back the recording/release of their new album, which is scheduled for a fall release.
According to a new interview with Rolling Stone, Metallica are currently seven to eight songs into the writing for their new album, and are aiming for shorter, more concise songs than the ones featured on 2008's Death Magnetic.
The Yardbirds, the band that spearheaded the British Blues Boom of the 1960s and brought the world Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, will tour the Northeast starting February 1 in Buffalo, New York.
We've already shared photos, video and a live blog from Thursday night's Van Halen show at Cafe Wha? in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, but we couldn't resist sharing one more piece of footage from that night.
Micko Srbinovska of Darwin, Australia, used a guitar to fend off a crocodile that wandered into his family's lounge room early Saturday morning. It turns out the croc was an escapee from the nearby Darwin Crocodile Farm.
Bob Weston, a former Fleetwood Mac guitarist, was found dead on January 3 by police at his home in London. He was 64. The news was announced Friday via a note by Steve Fairhead on Weston's official website.
Adrenaline Mob -- a group that includes former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, Symphony X vocalist Russell Allen, guitarist Mike Orlando and Fozzy members Rich Ward Paul DiLeo -- has set a March 13 release date for their debut album, which is titled Omertá.