Daily Rock and Metal News April 25, 2020

Today’s news and reviews for fans of Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, and Hair Bands from PariahRocks.com and the Hard, Heavy & Hair Show.

  • John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Secret ‘Double Fantasy’ Photos Revealed
    The Beatles’ legendary late star John Lennon’s official Instagram page posted a couple of super-rare photos of John and Yoko Ono and showed off their unseen frames from the album cover shootout of ‘Double Fantasy.’ As you might read the caption of the photos below, the official page indicated that these rare frames were taken […]
  • Passion release cover of Van Halen’s ‘Poundcake’ from new digital EP ‘Under The Covers’
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  • Rob Zombie Flips Off The Cameras With Sharon Osbourne In A Huge Event
    The multi-tasker metal frontman and film director, Rob Zombie, has continued to post interesting photos of himself on his verified Instagram page, but this time, he is not alone. Today, Rob Zombie unearthed a super-rare photo of himself with his beloved wife, Sheri Moon Zombie, and Ozzy Osbourne’s wife, Sharon Osbourne, and he took to Instagram […]
  • Tom Morello Reveals Rare As Rocking Horse Crap Frames With Slash And Eddie Vedder
    Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello has shared the rare photo series on his official Instagram page and exposed the throwback frames of his best ‘rock chums.’ As you might see in the photos, Tom Morello showed great moments of himself with celebrities from the rock and metal world. Here are the stars that […]
  • Today in Rock History – April 22
    1965, The Beatles were at number one on the UK singles chart with “Ticket To Ride.” Taken from the film Help! it was the group’s seventh UK chart topper. 1966, “Wild Thing” by The Troggs (who were originally called The Troglodytes) was released in the US on both the Atco and Fontana labels. The song […]
  • Ministry Inadvertently Address Accusations Against Sin Quirin in New Song “Alert Level”
    Ministry’s countdown clock has completed its down count, and the big surprise is a new song called “Alert Level.” Musically, it is, like most Ministry songs, incredibly simple and redundant and overly long, industrial’s answer to a boilerplate dance club track (How do people who aren’t tripping balls stand this band?). Lyrically, it’s supposed to […]
  • Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Thrills Fans With His Latest Video: “Here We Go!”
    Legendary Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour updated his Twitter feed and announced that his wife Polly Samson would be streaming live via her Facebook account. If you are one of the unlucky people who could not watch the live broadcast, David made his fans happy by sharing the video of the live show on his verified […]
  • Slipknot Legend Corey Taylor’s Super-Rare Photo From His Youth Exposed
    The official Instagram page of Stone Sour has shared a rare photo of the band and released the demo version of the band’s 2006 song, 1st Person, from ‘Come What(ever) May’ album. In the caption, ıt’s described what they did in the song at demo sessions by sharing the words of the band’s rhythm guitarist […]
  • Video Premiere: EVANESCENCE’s ‘Wasted On You’
    The official music video for “Wasted On You”, the new single from EVANESCENCE, can be seen below. The song will appear on will the band’s first album of new original music in nine years, “The Bitter Truth”, which will be made available over the course of this year via BMG. The video for “Wasted On […]
  • Green Day Makes A Sad Covid Announcement For The Fans: “We’re Just Disappointed”
    The official and verified Instagram page of Green Day shared an important statement about the last status of their upcoming performances in the organization called ‘Hella Mega Tour.’ The Hella Mega Tour is the upcoming co-headlining tour by American rock bands Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer. Unfortunately, it’s officially postponed. Today, Green Day […]
  • Ex-Van Halen Singer Sammy Hagar Is Better Than David Lee Roth, A Metal Veteran Claims
    Legendary record producer Ted Templeman, who worked for the bands like Van Halen and Van Morrison, spoke in the recent interview with Ultimate Classic Rock and revealed his real thoughts about Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth. As you might already know, David Lee Roth is one of the co-founders of the Van Halen, and […]
  • Tygers of Pan Tang part ways with guitarist Micky Crystal
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  • This Year’s LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival Is Officially Canceled
    This year’s Louder Than Life festival, which was scheduled to take place in September in Louisville, Kentucky, has been officially canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Even though the festivals are not until September, the advanced planning realities of producing three back-to-back-to-back events have necessitated that a decision be made sooner than later. Our decision […]
  • Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Shares His Untold History With A Legendary Late Star
    Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has revealed an untold story of the legendary vocalist Joe Cocker on Instagram and impressed his fans with this unique information. Joe Cocker is a British vocalist known for his unique moves on the stage and formed The Grease Band in 1966. Also, he passed away at the age of […]
  • Avril Lavigne Makes A Crucial ‘Putting Life At Risk’ Announcement
    Gorgeous vocalist Avril Lavigne has shared a new video on her official Instagram account and made an important announcement about the people who are putting their lives at risk during the coronavirus outbreak. Maybe most of us are safe in our houses during the coronavirus outbreak, but there are some people still working for our […]
  • SATANIC PLANET Feat. DAVE LOMBARDO: New Album Will Sound ‘Really Disjointed’ And ‘Uneasy’
    Former SLAYER and current SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Dave Lombardo has been using the coronavirus downtime to work on “some unexpected projects,” including SATANIC PLANET, which also features his DEAD CROSS bandmate Justin Pearson, producer Luke Henshaw, Justin’s PLANET B bandmate Luke Henshaw, and Lucien Greaves, founder of The Satanic Temple. Other musicians contributing to the […]
  • Here’s Mötley Crüe Star Vince Neil’s Latest Photo After Hard Workouts
    Mötley Crüe vocalist Vince Neil’s girlfriend showed the latest body shape of Vince with the recent Instagram post, and also, revealed how kind-hearted he is. As you might already know, Mötley Crüe set the date of their upcoming ‘The Stadium Tour’ for the summer, and the band members are trying to get in shape for […]
  • Ozzy Osbourne’s Daughter Kelly Suffers Painful Burn And Shares New Photos
    Legendary frontman Ozzy Osbourne’s daughter, Kelly Osbourne, burned herself by mistake and shared this moment with her followers on her official Instagram account. As you can see in the picture, Kelly tried to dye her hair again, but this time, she failed to do it perfectly. She burned around of her neck during the hair […]
  • TED NUGENT Gives DONALD TRUMP A+ As President
    During an April 21 appearance on “The Buck Sexton Show”, outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent was asked how he would rate Donald Trump’s performance as President of the United States. He responded (see video below): “Donald Trump is as close to Ted Nugent as you’ll ever get in politics. He knows he’s on the right […]
  • CLUTCH Plays Another Three-Song Set From Rehearsal Space
    As most of the globe adjusts to the new reality of life under self-quarantine in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of artists have taken the show online to share some musical joy during these trying times. One of the latest acts to look for a new, temporary way to bond with fans […]
  • Eddie Van Halen Allegedly Pulled a Gun on Fred Durst
    At some point, surely, everyone in the entire world has wanted to shoot Fred Durst. And, hey, I’m a Cannibal Corpse fan — I don’t think there’s anything wrong with violent fantasies, so long as they remain fantasies. Still, it’s hard not to wish I had been there that time Eddie Van Halen allegedly pulled […]
  • The Whole Rolling Stones Members Break Their Social Media Silence At The Same Time
    The Rolling Stones members Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and Mick Jagger, broke their social media silence at the same time on Twitter and amazed the fans with a great and exciting announcement. About fifteen years ago, The Rolling Stones released their latest studio album that features new songs, A Bigger Bang. Since then, they didn’t […]
  • Michael Jackson’s Son Disappoints Fans With His Irresponsible Attitude, Paris Reacts!
    Late pop star Michael Jackson’s son, Prince Michael Jackson I, has shared the new photo series on his official Instagram page and showed his controversial activity in public amid the coronavirus outbreak. As you might see in the photo, Prince was having a great time with his friends while riding a motorcycle in outdoor. So, he broke […]
  • Today in Rock History – April 24
    1966, The Who performed at Birmingham Hippodrome in Birmingham, West Midlands, England. 1967, Pink Floyd appeared at Blue Opera Club, held at at The Feathers public house in London, England. A patron threw a penny a Roger Waters resulting in gash to his forehead. 1968,  Keith Moon, drummer with The Who, drove his Lincoln car […]
  • Today in Rock History – April 23
    1965, The Rolling Stones kicked off their third North American tour at the Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal, Canada. 1966, The Who played at the Odeon Theatre in Rochester, Kent, England. 1967, Jimi Hendrix appeared at the Gaumont Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. 1969, The Beatles were at number one on the UK singles chart […]
  • Warbringer’s History Graduate John Kevill + Metal’s War Obsession
    Why is metal so fascinated with war themes? Continue reading…
  • RIVAL SONS Share Acoustic Performance Of ‘Shooting Stars’
    Two-time-Grammy-nominated group RIVAL SONS has shared an acoustic performance of its soulful single “Shooting Stars”. The stripped-down take features vocalist Jay Buchanan providing a powerful solo version (with the help of producer Dave Cobb) of the song due to the conditions of the coronavirus outbreak. Buchanan told American Songwriter: “[I] went down the road to […]
  • FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Announces Spring 2021 ‘Demolition Of North America’ Tour
    Veteran Arizona thrashers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have announced the new dates for their “Demolition Of North America” tour which had to be cancelled due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic. The new set of dates will begin at Club Red in Tempe, Arizona on April 30, 2021 and will conclude on June 6, […]
  • OVERKILL Has Nine Songs Musically Written For Next Album
    OVERKILL drummer Jason Bittner spoke to Metal Pilgrim about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. “Before this whole [coronavirus] thing started, I would have been in the midst of making two albums anyways,” he said (see video below). “Which I’m still gonna be doing, […]
  • Video Premiere: PARADISE LOST’s ‘Ghosts’
    The official lyric video for “Ghosts”, the new single from British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “Obsidian”, which will be released on May 15 via Nuclear Blast. The group’s sixteenth studio LP, which was recorded with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano, eschews its […]
  • Bon Jovi Icon Richie Sambora Gets Emotional On A Virus-Fighting Photo: “Don’t Make Me Cry”
    The former Bon Jovi guitarist and co-songwriter, Richie Sambora, has shared a recent tweet on his official Twitter account and made an emotional statement about the brave doctors who are fighting with COVID-19 for a long time. Today, Richie Sambora retweeted the message of another user named ‘Dailo‘ on his own account and penned down […]
  • NIGHTWISH’s ‘Human. :II: Nature.’ Debuts In Top 10 In More Than Dozen Countries
    NIGHTWISH’s new album, “Human. :II: Nature.”, has debuted in the Top 10 in more than a dozen countries, including Finland, Germany, Canada, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland. The LP has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland #1 Germany #1 Canada #2 Austria #2 Switzerland #2 Hungary #2 Poland #3 Portugal #3 Australia #4 Norway #4 […]
  • Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce Details Band Evolution on New Album
    Expect similarities and differences. Continue reading…
  • BUTCHER BABIES: ‘We Have A New Album Ready’
    BUTCHER BABIES singer Heidi Shepherd was a guest on the latest episode of ELUVEITIE’s “Corona Talk”, hosted by Fabienne Erni. Speaking about BUTCHER BABIES’ plans for the follow-up to “Lilith”, which was released in October 2017 via Century Media, Heidi said (see video below): “We have a new album ready, and we were actually supposed […]
  • 11 Bands Considered Pioneers of Death Metal
    Where the brutality began. Continue reading…
  • Awesome Metalheads Teach Young Girl How to Throw Down in the Pit
    Applaud these men… and the girl! Continue reading…
  • SYSTEM OF A DOWN, KORN + FAITH NO MORE: Los Angeles Concerts To Be Rescheduled
    The May 22 and May 22 concerts at Banc Of California stadium in Los Angeles, California featuring SYSTEM OF A DOWN, KORN and FAITH NO MORE have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. The new dates have not yet been announced. HELMET and RUSSIAN CIRCLES were also slated to […]
  • Yar! Alestorm Drop New Single and Video, “Tortuga”
    Alestorm’s latest jam, “Tortuga,” is insanely catchy. Is it the subtle electronic beat weaved into the song? The verse by an lively guest rapper? The fact that the bassist is wearing friggin’ flip flops at the video shoot? I really can’t say, but it’s working all the way through. Round of applause for Alestorm, everyone, […]
  • Queen Icon’s Daughter Shaved Her Eyebrows For A Weird Reason
    Queen legend Roger Taylor’s daughter and famous model, Tiger Lilly Taylor, has taken a really bizarre selfie pose and showed how she shaved her eyebrows to match her hair. As you can easily notice that below, she was still looking very funny even without her eyebrows. Later on, she posted a couple of new frames […]
  • Sven Gali unleash new single “Now” for streaming
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  • Cranberries’ ‘Zombie’ Video Surpasses One Billion YouTube Views
    It's in your head, in your head….. Continue reading…
  • Dave Mustaine’s Son Wows Megadeth Fans With His Look-A-Like Photo To His Dad
    Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine’s son, Justis Mustaine, has posted an interesting photo on her Instagram page and showed how much he looked like his father. As you might see in the photo, Justis merged half of his and his father’s face in a single photo. In this way, he compared his current appearance with his father’s […]
  • CONTRACULT Collective Debut New Song + Video, “WDYT”
    I was totally blown away by the new industrial duo, CONTRACULT Collective, when they released their first two songs back in January. I’m no less impressed by their just-released third track, “WDYT.” On the surface, it seems like a relatively simple song, but plenty of subtle variances — moments when the main riff is being […]
  • MÖTLEY CRÜE’s NIKKI SIXX Blasts ‘Self-Centered’ And ‘Egotistical’ People Who Disregard Stay-At-Home Orders
    MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has blasted people who disregard social distancing guidelines as they crowd together in opposition to stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the United States, hundreds of citizens have been staging protests against stay-at-home orders, asking their state governments to end the restrictions. Many have […]
  • Aborted Frontman Sven de Caluwé Talks Pandemic on The MetalSucks Quarantinecast #8
    You’re quarantined, we’re quarantined, everyone’s quarantined, including all the metal musicians you love. In our new series, Quarantinecast, we’re connecting with metal heroes in their homes to find out how they’re coping with isolation, how they’re staying busy during these trying times, and how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted their band’s plans. On the latest episode […]
  • Watch MINISTRY’s Lyric Video For Explosive New Song ‘Alert Level’
    With a new election on the horizon and America still on the brink, MINISTRY’s Al Jourgensen has re-entered the studio to create his missives that will become material for a to-be-announced new album on Nuclear Blast Records. The first taste comes today with the bold new track “Alert Level” accompanied by a provocative lyric video, […]
  • Evanescence’s Amy Lee Shares A Bold Message: “It’s Killing Me!”
    As the whole world stuck in the home after the coronavirus outbreak, Amy Lee of Evanescence made a really meaningful event for her followers and had a video chat with some of them. As the Evanescence frontwoman shares a couple of screenshots from the video chats, she also showed how did she pen a banner […]
  • Graf Orlock Are Back and as Destructive as Ever
    I owe longtime MetalSucks faves Graf Orlock a massive apology: I somehow slept on their new song, “A Bad Cop in a Bad Mood,” when it dropped last month. I was likely distracted by the impending end of society as we know it, but that’s not excuse. The action-movie-obsessed grindcore outfit’s material always hits harder […]
  • Moon Destroys (Ex-Torche, Ex-Royal Thunder) Destroy Moons With New Demos EP and Quarantine Music Video
    I learned some interesting things from watching “Wondrous Beast,” the new music video from Moon Destroys, which the band members filmed from their respective homes while under quarantine (an increasingly common occurrence). For example, I now know that guitarist Juan Montoya (ex-Torche, Killer Be Killed) really, really likes cheetahs. I also now know the style […]
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