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Musicians Honor Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray

"Paul Gray was always super-fun to be around," Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian told Noisecreep the day after the Slipknot bassist's body was found in a hotel in Urbandale, Iowa. "He was always smiling and he was always all about the music."
Ian spent time rehearsing with Gray in 2005 …
Ripper Owens Stays Busy With Solo Projects, Yngwie and Hail
Tim 'Ripper' Owens definitely knows how to shake his money maker. The vocalist of Charred Walls of the Damned, formerly of Judas Priest and Iced Earth, stays busy by working on his solo effort, Beyond Fear, and spending time with Yngwie Malmsteen and Hail, the covers outfit he fronts...
Age of Evil Relish Puking With Stars
For many new bands, opening for established acts can be nerve-wracking, but for Arizona teen metal bashers Age of Evil, being in the presence of greatness is inspiring. That's why the quartet should have no problem opening for the new all-star band Hail...
Ripper Owens Talks Solo Shop
Tim "Ripper" Owens is most remembered as the uber-fan who lived the dream by stepping into the leather boots of Rob Halford in Judas Priest and having a Hollywood movie based loosely on his life in the form of 'Rock Star,' which starred Mark "Marky Mark"…