Almost 15 Years Ago Dimebag Darrell Would Be Killed Onstage
This coming Sunday will mark the 15th year anniversary since Pantera and Damage Plan guitarist Dimebag Darrell was killed onstage in Ohio by a crazy fan. Check out our look back at this tragic event below!
Wolfgang Van Halen Defends Pop Star Billy Eilish Over Her Jimmy Kimmel Appearance
Pop Star Billy Eilish recently appeared on Jimmy Kimmel’s awful late night show. During the interview Kimmel asked Eilish if she could name a Van Halen to which she responded “who?” The video clip has since gone viral, and one of the band’s very own, Wolfgang Van Halen, has defended her.
“I’m gonna start crying,” Kimmel responded. Watch the video below.
Billie Eilish didn't know who Van Halen was, I'm sobbing. pic.twitter.com/tX6xrs7cIE
— Mack (@_Kenziepuff) November 29, 2019
“If you haven’t heard of Billie Eilish, go check her out. She’s cool. If you haven’t heard of Van Halen, go check them out. They’re cool too,” Van Halen wrote. “Music is supposed to bring us together, not divide us. Listen to what you want and don’t shame others for not knowing what you like.”
Eilish was just for some stupid reason named 2019’s Favorite Alternative Rock Artist at the American Music Awards. She also recently worn a shirtt with Type O Negative, Rob Zombie and Cradle of Filth’s logos on it. I doubt she listens to those bands or even knows who they are.
Music is supposed to bring us together, not divide us. Listen to what you want and don’t shame others for not knowing what you like.
— Wolf Van Halen (@WolfVanHalen) December 2, 2019
Matt Sorum Reveals New Autobiography Detailing Never Before Heard Stories About the Band
Just noticed this morning that former Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum’s book “Double Talkin Jive” has a release date, cover and synopsis on Amazon. The book has a release date of April 7, 2020. The cover of the book can be seen below!
Drug smuggling, shoot-outs, and never-ending decadent parties: Matt Sorum’s Double Talkin’ Jive could almost be described as the autobiographical equivalent of the film Blow. But rather than becoming a premier drug smugglers, Matt Sorum becomes a world-famous drummer in Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, and the Cult. Sorum drops out of high school to become a drummer. When Sorum is given the chance to play in the Cult, he is finally able to make a living as a drummer. The very next year Slash and Duff Mckagan recruit Matt to join Guns N’ Roses, and with that, Matt’s life is transformed. When Axl Rose starts turning up at the recording studio more and more sporadically, sometimes not at all, Matt recounts in keen detail how he and the band stagger toward their downfall. Matt and his Guns N’ Roses bandmates Slash and Duff form Velvet Revolver with Dave Kushner and Scott Weiland. When Weiland suddenly leaves the band, Matt steps in as drummer for Motörhead during their US tour, and then starts his own all-star band, Kings of Chaos. During his time as a professional drummer, Matt battles alcohol and addictions, but meeting his girlfriend, Ace Harper, helps him manage to go clean. Matt Sorum’s autobiography, written with writer duo Leif Eriksson and Martin Svensson, avoids all the usual rock biography cliches