In Memoriam: Scott Asheton (1949-2014)

In Memoriam: Scott Asheton (1949-2014)

Scott Asheton, drummer for The Stooges, has passed away. He died on Saturday due to an unspecified illness at the age of 64. Asheton was absent from recent Stooges shows due to the illness and the band was using replacement drummer Terry Mullins. Asheton’s last show was the band was on June 11, 2011, after which, he suffered a stroke. Asheton last recorded with the Stooges on 2013’s Ready to Die. Asheton’s brother, Ron, also a member of the Stooges, died in 2009.

Zakk Wylde’s Guitar And Vest Stolen While On Tour In Chicago, IL

Zakk Wylde’s Guitar And Vest Stolen While On Tour In Chicago, IL

Black Label Society‘s Zakk Wylde had a custom Les Paul guitar and his leather vest stolen while on tour in Chicago, IL while on tour last night as part of the ‘Experience Hendrix Tour‘. He tweeted the above information about the theft:

New video of Call Of The Void live in San Francisco

Call of The Void perform @ Submission – San Francisco, California 02/28/14 also on the bill were Mastiff, Forlorn & The American Dream

Boulder, Colorado’s CALL OF THE VOID (Gordon Koch – Drums, Alex Pace – Bass, Steve Vanica – Vocals, Patrick Alberts – Guitar) formed in late 2011 and play the aural equivalent of getting repeatedly kicked in the teeth by a two-ton, iron forged beast. A furious mix of punk, hardcore and grind, the band’s hard-hitting debut Dragged Down a Dead End Path will see an early 2013 release via Relapse.

Black N’ Blue Bowl 2014 lineup announced

Black N' Blue Bowl 2014 lineup announced

This year’s Black N’ Blue Bowl is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 17th and Sunday, May 18th at the Well in Brooklyn, PA. Tickets are $36 in advance and $42 at the door. Here’s the lineup:

Saturday, May 17

Agnostic Front
All Out War
Minus 1
Darkside NYC
Sworn Enemy
Brick By Brick
Brain Slug
Friend Or Foe

Sunday, May 18

Agnostic Front
7 Seconds
Take Offense
Suburban Scum
Power Trip
Against The Grain
Criminal Instinct
Heavy Chains
Caught In A Trap

New Arsonists Get All The Girls interview in Oakland, California

Ivan Ibanez Tinoco chills with Garin Rosen of Arsonists Get All The Girls @ Oakland Metro – Oakland, California 02/28/14 also on the bill were Beyond The Shore, Seeker, Abolishment of Flesh, Cyborg Octopus, Sea Of Kings & Soon We Fall

Misery Index “Conjuring The Cull” song premiere

Click here for “Conjuring the Cull” is the fourth part of “Faust;” a single fifteen and a half minute song comprising the first five tracks of “The Killing Gods” album. We are proud to demolish your ear drums with this pummeling taste of our new record.

Saint Vitus Announce 35th Anniversary Spring US Tour

Saint Vitus will celebrate their thirty-fifth anniversary this year with a spring tour US tour that will feature a full-album performance of “Born Too Late“. Sons Of Huns will support, here’s the dates:
05/08 Albuquerque, NM – Launch Pad
05/09 Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
05/10 Las Vegas, NV – Cheyenne Saloon
05/11 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory (‘Psycho De 5o Fest‘)
05/13 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
05/14 San Luis Obispo, CA – SLO Brew
05/15 Fresno, CA – Strummer’s
05/16 San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside
05/17 Portland, OR – Branx
05/18 Seattle, WA – Highline
05/20 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
05/21 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
05/23 Austin, TX – Red 7
05/24 Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s Downstairs
05/25 Dallas, TX – Three Links