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No one likes seeing any of their favorite musicians on the “disabled list,” but here’s hoping these three rockers will be back at it soon!


Phil Anselmo

The prolific metal frontman is set to undergo back surgery tomorrow (January 31.)  In a recent interview, Anselmo said, “I’m having a follow-up surgery that’s gonna nip something that has been nagging me for the last fucking decade in the bud, and damn it, once this last little kink is ironed out, I’ll feel a whole lot better, man. Which means a better me, [and] that means more work, more gigs, more ability to do gigs, and shit like that. So that’s always wonderful.”


Billy Corgan

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman shared a photo to Instagram from a recent stay at the hospital along with a caption that scared the hell out of some fans.

Sometimes rock and roll has its costs. But it does occur to me sitting here that my aim is to make peace with my family first, and then spend whatever time I have left here making peace with God #loveisallyouneed

3,257 Likes, 1 Comments - WilliamPatrickCorgan (@williampcorgan) on Instagram: "Sometimes rock and roll has its costs. But it does occur to me sitting here that my aim is to make..."

Realizing the tone that post set, Corgan followed it up with this charming ditty to reassure everyone he’s going to be okay, and we think he may have a hit on his hands.

New song! *I'm f-i-n-e!* #loveisallyouneed

3,249 Likes, 8 Comments - WilliamPatrickCorgan (@williampcorgan) on Instagram: "New song! *I'm f-i-n-e!* #loveisallyouneed"


Josh Rand

Finally, Stone Sour guitarist Josh Rand won’t be able to join his band on their upcoming North American tour.  Per a statement, he’s checked into a treatment center for undisclosed reasons.  Whatever that reason may be, we wish Rand well in his treatment, and we can’t wait to see him back on the road again.

Unfortunately, Josh Rand has checked into a treatment center and will not be joining Stone Sour for the Canada/US tour....

Posted by Stone Sour on Saturday, January 27, 2018


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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