Posts Tagged “Accusations”

1D fandom attack rockers after “Baba O’Riley” ripoff accusations; guitarist Pete Townsend defends young stars.

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Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel (pictured below) of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have defended themselves against accusations that they use fake amps as a part of their stage show, insisting that it’s something that’s been a part of rock shows for decades.

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San Francisco Bay Area-based guitarist Craig Locicero (FORBIDDEN, MANMADE GOD, SPIRALARMS) has defended himself against accusations that he “jumps around [his] musical endeavors as a follower of trends,” insisting that he “[does] what [he does] for the love of music and the people [he] play[s] it with.”

It was announced on Monday that SPIRALARMS has inked a worldwide deal with Steamhammer/SPV.

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TEACHING IS METAL

The creator of the heavy metal degree being offered by New College Nottingham has appeared on BBC Breakfast News to talk about the merits of the qualification, which were brought into question by education campaigners last week.

Music lecturer Liam Maloy has previously responded to accusations that the degree is a “waste of time” and an “easy option” for students by pledging that the course will be “will be academically rigorous”, adding that, “In the past, heavy metal has not been taken seriously and is seen as lacking academic credibility when compared with other genres such as jazz and classical music. But that’s just a cultural construction.”

Find out what else he had to say on the course – which has so far signed up more than 20 students at a cost of £5,750 each per year – below:

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During a recent interview with The Phoenix, SOUNDGARDEN guitarist Kim Thayil spoke about accusations from some in the media — as well as SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan — that the band’s reunion is nothing more than a “cash grab.” “How is it a cash grab?” Thayil asked.

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Details of the shocking accusations against Ian Watkins emerged in court
yesterday, where he was also charged with making indecent images
and possessing “extreme” animal pornography.

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“Shower Of Accusations”, the new video from Finnish metallers RUINSIDE, can be seen below.

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Finland’s Ruinside has posted a new video clip online for the track “Shower of Accusations,” which can be viewed below. The track comes off the band’s new album “The Hunt.” The full track listing is:

1. The End (intro)
2. Shower of Accusations
3. Beware!
4. Hunters of Divine Society
5. Witch Hammer (Malleus Maleficarum)
6. Hide-And-Seek
7. Labyrinth of Silence
8. Wounded and Defeated
9. Within Hammer And Tongs
10. Beleagured
11. T.O.R.T.U.R.E.
12. Forced Confession
13. Burst into Flames

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The surviving members of the legendary American hard rock band RIOT have released a statement defending themselves against accusations of “cashing in” on the group’s name following the passing of RIOT’s founding guitarist, Mark Reale.

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Newly-freed Randy Blythe says he faced no problems in prison, and will fight to clear his name of manslaughter accusations.

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