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Former Social Destortion Drummer Arrested For Overdosing In Front Of Son

March 15th, 2011 8:40am EDT
Social Distortion
Punk icon Casey Royer has been charged with child endangerment after allegedly overdosing on heroin in front of his son.

The former Social Distortion drummer was admitted to hospital in Orange County, California, last week after allegedly collapsing while watching TV with his 12-year-old boy.

The pre-teen appealed to neighbors for help and the police were called to the scene, which was littered with drug paraphernalia, reports

Royer, 52, was hospitalized, revived by doctors and subsequently arrested.

On Monday he was charged with child endangerment and being under the influence...

A Conversation With Michael Poulson Of Volbeat

December 7th, 2009 11:35am EST
Michael Poulson of Volbeat
It is probably no secret that landing a spot on a North American tour opening for Metallica could help your career. Honestly, opening for one of the most revered metal bands in the world has to do something for you, right? Just ask Volbeat. This one time little known band from Copenhagen, Denmark procured that very slot, and, to say the very least, it is doing wonders for their career. Their latest offering, 'Guitar Gangsters and Cadillac Blood' is steadily picking up steam worldwide, and is garnering the band their fair share of airtime here in the states.

Volbeat has already gone plat...

'Rock Band 2' Setlist Revealed, See The Entire List

July 14th, 2008 3:35pm EDT
Rock Band 2
Harmonix, the world’s premier music video game company, and MTV Games, a division of Viacom’s MTV Networks, along with marketing and distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc., today revealed at the 2008 E3 Media & Business Summit the song set list for Rock Band 2, the next evolution of the groundbreaking Rock Band music platform. The Rock Band 2 soundtrack will feature over 100 songs with over 80 songs on disc plus an additional 20 bonus tracks which will be made available for free download this fall. This builds upon the unparalleled depth and diversity of Rock Band’s original set list and...

Guitarists that Time Will Never Forget Vol. 2

December 5th, 2007 3:20pm EST
Brian May
Brian May of Queen

"I have spent all my years in believing you, But I just can't get no relief, Lord!"

A Composer, a songwriter, an amazing guitarist and he's got the best hair on earth! What do the songs "Tie Your Mother Down," and "I Want It All" have in common? Brian May wrote them both. He made many artistic contributions to Queen and explored different styles of guitar playing. If you had to ask me 'what's my favorite band?" I would have to say Queen. The main reason being is that they span over a number of styles. There are songs you can totally rock out to, fun, care free song...

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