As previously reported, Pearl Jam ran into some controversy when it was originally announced that only Krusen and current drummer Matt Cameron would be inducted into the Rock Hall. The band eventually said they’d also invite the other three men who’ve kept time for PJ: Matt Chamberlain, Dave Abbruzzese and Jack Irons. Krusen posted a photo on his Twitter account of his drum kit set up in the corner of a room, just waiting for someone to sit down and start bashing away. Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesThe Pearl Jam drummer saga has a new twist. Dave Krusen, the man behind the drum kit for Pearl Jam’s legendary debut album, Ten, is hinting via a social media post that he may be performing with his former bandmates at PJ’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, set for an April 7 ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The photo has fueled speculation that Krusen could be part of a Rock Hall jam session, despite his less-than-chummy relationship with the rest of the group.
Danzig will headline the Blackest of the Black festival taking place May26 & 27 in Silverado, California. Glenn Danzig reunited with his previous band, horror-punk icons the Misfits, for performances at the 2016 Riot Fest events in Denver and Chicago. Legendary metal rocker Glenn Danzig has announced his namesake’s band’s upcoming disc will be called Black Laden Crown. The album, due in mid-May, will be the band’s first disc of new material since 2010’s Deth Red Sabaoth. Michael Tran/FilmMagicThe new Danzig album has a title. As previously reported, the band is also planning a handful of summer shows to coincide with the 25th anniversary of their 1992 album, Danzig III: How the Gods Kill.