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News Round-Up: Rob Zombie Fights the MPAA, Lamb of God Fights Litigious Fans, Blaze Bayley Fights Class and Good Taste

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Ho, ho, ho! Happy birthday, Jesus! I hope I look as good as you do when I turn 2,015.

Here’s your news round-up for the day, bud:

  • Rob Zombie’s latest cinematic masterpiece, 31, is having problems with the MPAA (which is a totally bullshit organization — see the 2006 documentary, This Film is Not Yet Rated, for details):

  • The cover art for the new Blaze Bayley album is ready to be on the side of your van now:

Blaze Bayley - Infinite Entanglement

  • Heavy Blog is Heavy has aggregated the year-end lists of a dozen major metal media outlets (including the one you’re reading now) and determined that we all like Deafheaven, Tribulation, and Baroness a lot. Read all about it here.
  • Some dude made a documentary about the Deftones fifteen years ago, and then it got shelved for whatever reason, and tomorrow it will finally be released. Yay! Watch the trailer here.
  • Bumblefoot (ex-Guns N’ Roses) is opening a music school in Oxfordshire, UK.
  • Lamb of God’s Mark Morton explains the reason he can’t listen to your band’s demo (via The PRP):

That’s it. All done. Go open your presents.

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