HURRICANE IRMA NOW A CATEGORY 5, STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED IN FLORIDA: Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a Category 5 storm and is headed toward the northeastern Caribbean. Hurricane warnings have been posted for islands including Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Maarten and St. Barts. A precautionary state of emergency has been declared in Florida. 

SEVENDUST FRONTMAN RELEASES SOLO SINGLE: Lajon Witherspoon, frontman for Sevendust, has released a debut solo single titled, "Love Song." It's a song he says "Resonates with what's going on in the world today."

As for Sevendust, they're still very much together and will go into the studio this fall for an album set for release in early 2018.