Mary J. Blige Deals With Growing Pains; Plus Kanye West, Amy Winehouse, Travis Barker, Paul Wall & More, In For The Record

West's mom likens him to Jesus; Winehouse gets in 'Trouble'; Barker promises Wall's LP will be 'feel-good.'

Mariah Carey Wins In Court; Plus Marc Ecko, Notorious B.I.G., Michael Vick, Lil Wayne, Smashing Pumpkins & More, In For The Record

Ecko sends Bonds ball to Cooperstown — with an asterisk; Biggie case takes another twist; Vick fails drug test.

Glenn Danzig Calls New LP 'A Pain In The Butt'; Plus Dillinger Escape Plan And More News That Rules, In Metal File

Plus: Red Death gear up for summer trek; DevilDriver can't please 'Guinness Book of World Records.'

DevilDriver Declare War, Plus Iced Earth, Katatonia & More News That Rules, In Metal File

Band bonded with 'wing nut' producer while recording The Last Kind Words.

Metal File: Otep, Dimmu Borgir, Unearth & More News That Rules

L.A. metallers Otep discovered a new energy while recording in New Orleans.

Metal File: DevilDriver, Drudkh, Lordi & More News That Rules

'We're onto something here,' frontman Dez Fafara says of band's new aural laxative.

Metal File: Poisonblack, Meshuggah, Shai Hulud, Watain & More News That Rules

Finnish frontman says sauce won't keep him from touring.

Metal File: DragonForce, Cradle Of Filth, Anthrax, Horna & More News That Rules

Break out the trampolines: British power-metallers finally arrive in U.S.

Metal File: DevilDriver, Between The Buried And Me, Entombed & More News That Rules

Singer Dez Fafara climbing back up the metal ladder with DevilDriver's first headlining tours.

Metal File: In Flames, Morbid Angel, Witchery & More In This Week's Hard News

Swedish metallers have been waiting to unleash Come Clarity for months.

Strong Language, Sick Cat Kill Metal Hopes In Florida Town

Pinellas Park, Florida, hosted Hellraiser's Ball on Saturday.

New Releases: The Strokes, R.E.M., Hatebreed, Luther Vandross, Devildriver, Gerald Levert & More

Soulful heavyweights, up-and-coming metal acts round out week's offerings.