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Dimebag used to write his riffs in toilet2016-11-30 Former Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul has revealed that his late brother Dimebag Darrell Abbott used to write all his guitar riffs while using the bathroom.
He only found out when he visited his bandmate's home and found recording gear in the smallest room.
Paul tells Loudwire: "He's got so much stuff, man. One of the things people don't know about Dime, he had a guitar in his bathroom.
"I went in his bathroom one time and I was like, 'He's got a guitar, he's got his little tape recorder ? what's that doing in here?'
"I said, 'Dime, what's the deal with guitar in the bathroom?' He goe
Mastodon motorbike accident2016-11-27 Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds has been forced to bow out of supergroup Giraffe Tonge Orchestra's upcoming shows after breaking his leg in a motorbike accident.
He's posted a picture of his strapped-up limb on Instagram, explaining: "Broke my fucking leg starting my motorcycle, goddamnit.
"Sorry to all the shows I was about to play with GTO and West End Moteal and Fiend Without A F
Corey Taylor on Slipknot album2016-11-25 The next Slipknot album won't go into production for at least two years, says frontman Corey Taylor.
He's responded to speculation after bandmate Shawn "Clown" Crahan revealed that he and Jim Root we
Guns N' Roses reunion tour without end2016-07-27 Guns N' Roses production manager says reunion shows are booked 'far' into 2017 - and there's no negativity in members having separate dressing rooms. There's no end in sight for the Guns N' Roses reun
Menza's benefit concert2016-05-24 The members of Megadeth were as shocked as fans with the untimely death of former drummer Nick Menza on Saturday night. Frontman Dave Mustaine issued a public statement and revealed that the group will be putting together a benefit concert for Menza's family.
Menza, who part of the band's iconic 'Rust In Peace', 'Countdown To Extinction' and 'Youthanasia' era lineu
RHCP difficult album2016-05-11 Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis has described the making of 11th album The Getaway as "unusually difficult" - and revealed that they scrapped 30 songs written for the project and started again.
The follow-up to 2011's I'm With You, produced by Danger Mouse, will be released on June 17. It's been headed up with last week's launch of lead track Dark Nec
Mastodon, At The Drive-in and QOTSA supergroup2016-04-15 Members of Mastodon, At The Drive-In and Queens Of The Stone Age have teamed up to form the band Gone Is Gone.
The supergroup consists of Mastodon singer and bassist Troy Sanders, At The Drive-In drummer Tony Hajjar, Queens Of The Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen, and guitarist and keyboardist Mike Zarin.
The band will release an EP this summer on their own
Metallica album almost done2016-04-11 Metallica's long awaited tenth studio album is "almost done" says drummer Lars Ulrich.
The band have been juggling the recording of their follow-up to 2008's -Death Magentic- with a host of other bookings and appearances in between tours.
But now the wait could be over as he tells Rolling Stone: "The record is well on its way. It may come out any century now, ac
Gn'R reunion with Adler sidelined2016-04-05 Rock journalist and author Mick Wall says Guns N' Roses have a number of further surprises up their collective sleeves - but he won't reveal them as he has "never been into spoilers."
The veteran rock scribe, immortalised forever by Guns' mainman Axl Rose with a name check in the lyrics to 'Get In The Ring,' writes on his blog page that despite "feeling like a douc
RHCP mixing their new album2016-03-23 Drummer Chad Smith has confirmed in an online posting this week that the Red Hot Chili Peppers are in the studio mixing the full-length follow-up to 2011's "I'm With You."
The group have brought in Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, Beck) to handle mixing duties for their 11th album after teaming up with producer Danger Mouse on the recording. "Started mixing the new record
New Deftones song2016-03-16 "Doomed User", a brand new song from the California-based rock band DEFTONES, can be streamed at SiriusXM.com. The track is taken from the group's eighth studio album, titled "Gore", which will be released on April 8 via Warner Bros. Records. The CD was produced by Matt Hyde and DEFTONES.
DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno told U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine about the new albu
New Blink-182 album done2016-03-08 Blink-182 has finished recording their next album, and now it's just a matter of whittling down the many, many songs they've written and forming the final album.
Barker confirmed the upcoming album when speaking with Punkvideosrock.com. When asked about a release date for the album's first single, Barker explained, "I can't really give it away, but, I mean, it's al