Avenged Sevenfold Cancel Summer Tour
'There is no good way to start out a note containing bad news but here it is,' M. Shadows wrote to fans.
Shinedown: Their Big Barroom Brawl
On this week's 'Do-Over," Shinedown reminisce on a rowdy night at a hotel bar. Tip: don't call any member of the band 'Princess.'
Godsmack Recall the Time Sully Knocked Out a Security Guard
It's the first episode of "Do-Over," our series where bands talk about crazy stories from their past.
Code Orange: Reba Meyers On Her Hardcore Influences
She learned her first song by playing in a Minor Threat cover band.
‘The Life and Death of the Warped Tour': Kevin Lyman Looks Back
From his reasons for starting the tour to his reasons for ending it, Lyman talks about two decades of 'Punk Rock Summer Camp.'
Zakk Wylde on His Surprising First Musical Inspiration
On this week's 'Rock & Roll Roadtrip,' Zakk Wylde tells Sammy Hagar that he was 'floored' when he saw this artist on the 'Sonny & Cher' show, back in the day.
Dee Snider Looks Back on Metal’s ’90s Decline
Snider says that metal groups 'Went from being down and dirty to being polished and clean and mainstream and acceptable,' and a new wave of bands took over.
Van Halen Set The Rock World ‘On Fire’ With Their Debut Album
Nita Strauss, John 5 and Henry Rollins look back at the impact of "Van Halen."
When the PMRC’s ‘Filthy Fifteen’ Targeted Metal: Dee Snider Looks Back
Dee Snider looks back on the battle over rating records. 'I thought I was gonna lead the rock and roll army into battle, and I was abandoned.'
Lzzy Hale on Rob Halford’s Coming Out: ‘He Changed the Game’
'I don’t think he realizes how inspiring that must have been for so many young metalheads that were gay.'
How Black Sabbath’s Dio Era Inspired Halestorm
The hard rock band talks to 'Gear Factor' host Squiggy about the riffs that inspired them to become musicians.
If I Were A Carpenter: Gear Factor Takes On the Deftones
We can't promise you'll be as awesome of a guitarist as Stephen Carpenter, but this gear is a good starting point.