Daily Rock and Metal News March 14, 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.

  • Motley Crue Star Vince Neil’s Girlfriend Shows Off Her New Stunning Hairstyle
    As you might already know, all Mötley Crüe member is working really hard to regain their shape for the upcoming reunion tour. Since Vince is not quite active on social media, his lovely girlfriend Rain Hannah is posting new photos on her official Instagram page frequently. Today, Rain Hannah has shared a really cute photo of herself […]
  • Gene Simmons Reacts To His Daughter Sophie’s New Song
    One of the co-founding members of the legendary American band KISS, Gene Simmons, has revealed a sneak peek video of his daughter’s new song’s called ‘MINE’ on his official Twitter account. On Friday, Sophie Simmons has shared a lot of posts about her new song on her many social media accounts. She announced that the […]
  • Killswitch Engage/August Burns Red, Lamb of God, Sepultura/Crowbar, Thy Art is Murder Tours Canceled Due to Coronavirus
    Several more metal and hard rock tour cancelations have rolled in this afternoon as a result of the coronavirus, following this morning’s wave of axed events and some more this afternoon. MetalSucks is keeping a running list of metal and hard rock tours worldwide canceled or postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. This post will be updated on […]
  • Ted Nugent’s Wife Shines In Leopard Print Dress And Gives An Advise For Women
    Famous singer and guitarist Ted Nugent’s lovely wife, Shemane Nugent, has shared a new photo on the official Instagram account and made a statement about the women’s problems. In the caption of the post, Shemane announced that she made a new program named ‘Empowered Woman,’ which helps the people who are having an issue with […]
  • Coronavirus Cancelations: Rage Against the Machine, Tool, Kiss, Deftones, Carnifex, Rotting Christ and More
    The metal world woke up this morning to another extensive round of show and tour cancelations due to the coronavirus. MetalSucks is keeping a running list of metal and hard rock tours worldwide canceled or postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. This post will be updated on a continual basis as updates come in. Be sure to […]
  • Dream Theater Icon Mike Portnoy Shares Funny Meme About AC/DC And Iron Maiden
    Former Dream Theater and current Sons of Apollo drummer, Mike Portnoy, has shared a new photo on his official Instagram page, mocking some of the legendary metal bands in the same meme with coronavirus outbreak reference. As we all know, coronavirus affected the whole world, and people follow strict methods of their health status. One […]
  • We Came As Romans, Bad Omens, Dragonforce, Attila, Alice Cooper and More Cancel Tours
    More metal and hard rock tour cancelations have rolled in this evening as a result of the coronavirus, on a day that has already seen several waves of cancelation/postponement announcements. Most, if not all, of the bands are vowing to reschedule for later in the year. MetalSucks is keeping a running list of metal and hard […]
  • BRET MICHAELS Explains Absence From THE 80S CRUISE: ‘I Was At The Highest Of The High-Risk Categories For Contracting The Virus’
    POISON frontman Bret Michaels has commented on the cancelation of his appearance aboard The 80s Cruise. The 80s Cruise departed from Miami, Florida on March 8 and is sailing to San Juan, St. Thomas, Punta Cana and Labadee before returning to port on March 15. Earlier today (Friday, March 13), Bret issued the following statement […]
  • ‘Record Store Day’ 2020 Moved To June
    Record Store Day 2020, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 18, has been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Record Store Day organizers announced the postponement in a social media post earlier today. They wrote: “We’ve decided that the best of all possible moves is to change the date of Record Store […]
  • Sir Elton John Encourages A New Age Female Star: “I Love Her!”
    One of the most astonishing music phenomenons, Elton John, has shared a sincere photo with Kiwi pop sensation, Benee, via his official Instagram account and made a short statement about her. On March 5, Elton John had attended forces with two successful musicians, Benee and Matiu Walters to showcase New Zealand music to the world. […]
  • Evanescence’s Amy Lee Shares Sad Coronavirus Announcement
    Evanescence’s talented vocalist Amy Lee has shared a post of the band on her official Instagram account and saddened the fans with a coronavirus announcement. Currently, most of the people and countries are suffering from coronavirus. Sports events, concerts, meetings are canceled and the outbreak is still going on all around the world. Additionally, Tom […]
  • RATM’s Tom Morello Makes A Coronavirus Outbreak Announcement – Tommy Lee Reacts!
    The iconic guitarist of Rage Against The Machine, Tom Morello, has uploaded a new photo on his official Instagram page and made a statement to share the last status of their tour called ‘Public Service Announcement’ after the Coronavirus Outbreak. As you might check out his announcement right below, Tom Morello and other members of […]
  • GOODBYE GLAM GOD … Legendary British Music Journalist Kelv Hellrazer Has Passed Away
    HOLLYWOOD, California — Legendary British journalist and music aficionado Kelv Hellrazer has died.Hellrazer, was 55, and is best known for his ties to the Glam Rock world for decades, and helped The United Kingdom and Europe learn about the scene and music from the Sunset Strip long before the internet. Hellrazer born Kelvin Hyams wrote […]
  • Rock journalist Drew Masters recalls obtaining advance copy of Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Appetite For Destruction’
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  • Freddie Mercury’s Little-Known Female Inspiration Unearthed: “I Adore Her!”
    One of the most popular fan pages of Queen legend Freddie Mercury, freddiemercuryfanclub, has shared rare photos of Freddie and talented singer, Liza Minnelli, and celebrated her 74th birthday. In the caption of the post, the admin shared Freddie’s thoughts about Liza and his admiration for her. Freddie praised her beauty, talent, and energy at […]
  • VAN HALEN Producer TED TEMPLEMAN To Release Memoir In April
    ECW Press has set an April 21 release date for “A Platinum Producer’s Life In Music”, the new memoir from legendary music producer Ted Templeman. Crafting smash hits with VAN HALEN, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS, Nicolette Larson and VAN MORRISON, Templeman changed the course of rock history This autobiography — as told to Greg Renoff — […]
  • Greg Chaisson thinks Badlands albums won’t get re-released due to band pissing off Atlantic Records
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  • EMMURE Releases New Video And Single, ‘Gypsy Disco’
    Following their late 2019 single “Pigs Ear”, metal juggernauts EMMURE continue to tease their forthcoming, eighth studio album that’s due out later this year. Today, the band has revealed a video for a crushing new song titled “Gypsy Disco”. EMMURE’s latest track touches on the subject of suicide prevention, a topic near and dear to […]
  • RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Postpones U.S. Shows Due To Coronavirus
    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has postponed the first leg of its previously announced reunion tour in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “Due to the current outbreak and ban on public gatherings, we are postponing the first part of our tour (March 26th – May 20th) with RUN THE JEWELS,” the group said in […]
  • AVERSIONS CROWN Announces New Album ‘Hell Will Come For Us All’, Releases Video For ‘The Soil’
    Australian metal destroyers AVERSIONS CROWN will release their fourth studio album, “Hell Will Come For Us All”, on June 12 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by the band while engineering was handled by Matt Shorter at Heliport Studios. The album was mixed and mastered by Will Putney at Graphic Nature Audio, with additional […]
  • Today in Rock History – March 13
    1965, Eric Clapton quit The Yardbirds due to musical differences with the other band members. Clapton wanted to continue in a blues type vein, while the rest of the band preferred the more commercial style of their first hit, ‘For Your Love’. 1965, The Beatles started a two week run at No.1 on the singles […]
  • PALAYE ROYALE To Release ‘The Bastards’ Album In May
    Canadian-American rockers PALAYE ROYALE will release their third album, “The Bastards”, on May 29 via Sumerian Records. The official music video for the disc’s first single, “Lonely”, can be seen below.. The track features some of the most honest and heartbreaking lyrics ever written by frontman Remington Leith and the accompanying clip, which he also […]
  • MACHINE HEAD’s ROBB FLYNN Slams ‘Dumbf**k Politicians’, Says TRUMP’s Action On Coronavirus Is ‘Too Late’
    MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn has blasted “dumbfuck politicians” for blaming the media for supposedly exaggerating the risk and spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). While the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in thousands of deaths globally and has hugely affected the stock market, some supporters of President Donald Trump say the growing crisis is largely the work […]
  • Underneath – CODE ORANGE
    Judging by some of the full-bore plaudits it has received already, a lot of people are pinning their hopes on the new CODE ORANGE album, seemingly viewing it as some kind of epoch-shattering, great leap forward for heavy music in general. In terms of hardcore/metal crossovers, it’s pretty undeniable that “Underneath” stands firmly at the […]
  • LACUNA COIL’s CRISTINA SCABBIA: New Coronavirus ‘Is NOT Like A Common Flu And It Spreads Fast’
    LACUNA COIL’s Cristina Scabbia is the latest musician to stress the importance of international solidarity as we address the effects of the coronavirus COVID-19. There have been more than 124,000 confirmed cases and more than 4,600 deaths so far, putting public health systems and emergency services under immense pressure. Officials have made it clear that […]
  • Corey Taylor Wife Alicia’s Recent Photo Shows She’s The Definition Of ‘Badass’
    Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor’s beloved wife, Alicia Taylor, has uploaded a new photo of herself on the official Instagram page and flaunted her stunning appearance. As you might see in the photo, Alicia showed off her one of the ‘badass’ looks by wearing a black crop top, a blue jean, with a dazzling belt. She […]
  • Code Orange to Live Stream Audience-Free Record Release Show
    Code Orange’s excellent new album, Underneath, is out today on Roadrunner (read our review), and the band was all set to celebrate tomorrow with a record release show at the Roxian Theatre in their hometown of Pittsburgh, PA… …except, it probably goes without saying at this point, that the show has been postponed because of […]
  • Queen’s Brian May Left A Sad Message After The Death Of Game Of Thrones Star
    Queen’s iconic co-founder and also famous social media phenomenon, Brian May, posted a couple of new photos on his official Instagram page and sent his condolences to his old-time friend Max Von Sydow. Actor Max Von Sydow has appeared in lots of films and TV series in his career, including Game of Thrones, Flash Gordon […]
  • Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Looks ‘High As Hell’ In Recent Rare Photo
    One of the most talented drummers of all time and also iconic Metallica star, Lars Ulrich, posted a rare photo from the good-old-days and hinted that he was high as hell while taking that frame. As you might check out the caption of the post, Lars mentioned the well-known community photographer, Ross Halfin, who took […]
    Austin-based guitar great Eric Tessmer has teamed up with Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Nancy Wilson to record a set of genre-bending covers, the first of which premieres today (Friday, March 13) on streaming platforms worldwide. Originally a synthpop smash for DEPECHE MODE, “Policy Of Truth” gets a dramatic sonic makeover from Tessmer and […]
  • Corey Taylor and Wife Alicia Dove Working on New Project
    And now for some good news amidst all our current doom n’ gloom: Corey Taylor’s wife, Alicia Dove, has revealed that the couple are “working on a completely new project together.” CT and I have been working on a completely new project together (like we need another hobby) and I CAN’T WAIT to share it […]
  • Record Store Day Postponed Over Coronavirus Concern
    Your vinyl will wait. Continue reading…
  • Black Crown Initiate Post New Eight-Minute Ripper, “Invitation”
    We didn’t cover it because we were too busy scrambling to stock up on toilet paper due to the coronavirus, clearly the most pressing need related to the pandemic, but progressive death metallers Black Crown Initiate announced earlier this week that their new album, Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape, would come out in August, and […]
  • Ex-Metallica Star Reveals Rare Truth About James Hetfield And Dave Mustaine
    The original bass guitarist of Metallica, Ron McGovney has replied to a fan page of Metallica on his official Twitter account and exposed a rare truth about James Hetfield and Dave Mustaine. A fan page of the band, Book Of Metallica, has posted a rare photo of James and Dave. Afterward, Ron saw this picture […]
  • Khemmis Cover Dio’s “Rainbow in the Dark,” Announce Mini-Album
    “Rainbow in the Dark” is one of those songs I’ll never tire of hearing, and the new cover by doom / trad metal princes Khemmis is certainly no exception! Like all primo cover songs, Khemmis’s version is true enough to the original that it’s recognizable, but takes enough artistic liberties to make it uniquely Khemmis, […]
  • INSOMNIUM And OMNIUM GATHERUM Cancel North American Tour After One Show
    Finnish melodic death metal masters INSOMNIUM and OMNIUM GATHERUM have been forced to cancel their North American tour after playing just one show: Thursday, March 12 at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The trek was scheduled to conclude on April 18 in Halethorpe, Maryland. INSOMNIUM and OMNIUM GATHERUM announced the tour cancelation in a joint […]
  • Watch Insane Clown Posse’s Shaggy 2 Dope Eat Dirty Snow to Prevent Coronavirus
    Coronavirus? Solved. F–cking magnets? Still working on figuring those out. Continue reading…
  • Otep Shamaya Blasts Idiot Who Blames Homosexuals for the Coronavirus
    We’re in the midst of a global pandemic, and you know what that means: it’s time for the religious right to scapegoat homosexuals! That train is never late. Fortunately, there will always be people who don’t suffer those fools lightly. And one of those people, naturally, is Otep Shamaya, who is an outspoken lefty and […]
  • More Tour Cancelations: Deafheaven, Decapitated, Evanescence, Within Temptation, Carcass, The Acacia Strain and More
    Several more metal and hard rock tour cancelations have rolled in this afternoon as a result of the coronavirus, following this morning’s wave of axed events. MetalSucks is keeping a running list of metal and hard rock tours worldwide canceled or postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. This post will be updated on a continual basis as […]
  • Soilwork Unveil New Track and Video, “Desperado”
    Soilwork continue their recent hot streak with “Desperado,” a brand new single that finds the band in peak form following their 2019 album, Verkligheten, their best release in years. There’s one line in the press release announcing the single that struck me the most: “The song was written and composed by David Andersson.” No help, just […]
  • DAVID LEE ROTH: Opening For KISS ‘Requires Reading The Audience And Taking A Chance’
    David Lee Roth, who launched his Las Vegas residency two months ago, spoke to Las Vegas Magazine about what it has been like opening for KISS on the winter/spring 2020 leg of their “End Of The Road” farewell tour. The VAN HALEN singer said: “I have a band that is beyond stellar and we’re capable […]
  • Taylor Momsen Shares A Controversial Suicidal Photo And Fans React!
    The beautiful frontwoman of The Pretty Reckless, Taylor Momsen, has posted yet another special photo of herself via her official Instagram account and captivated followers by her killer beauty. As you can see in the picture below, Taylor Momsen was wearing as usual black clothes and performing on the stage. She was doing a headshot […]
  • SEPULTURA Postpones North American Tour
    Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA have been forced to postpone their spring 2020 North American tour in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The trek was scheduled to kick off on March 18 in San Diego, California and conclude on April 22 in Ventura, California. Support on the tour was supposed to come from SACRED REICH, […]
  • SYMPHONY X Singer RUSSELL ALLEN: ‘We Must Support Each Other And Not Give In To Fear And Panic’
    SYMPHONY X singer Russell Allen has stressed the importance of international solidarity as we address the effects of the coronavirus COVID-19. There have been more than 124,000 confirmed cases and more than 4,600 deaths so far, putting public health systems and emergency services under immense pressure. Officials have made it clear that the elderly — […]
  • Alice Cooper’s Nita Strauss Flashes Her Gym-Honed Body In Mirror Selfie
    Alice Cooper’s lead guitarist Nita Strauss has shared a new photo of herself on Instagram Stories and mesmerized fans by her attractive look. If you look at the photo, Nita appeared in front of a large mirror to take a selfie, and she showed off her sporty body while wearing a grey crop top and […]
  • Def Leppard Posts Photo With Miley Cyrus, Fans Harshly React!
    The official Instagram page of Def Leppard has posted a #TBT photo from their live performance at iHeart Radio Music Festival in 2019 and remembered a very special moment they had with pop star Miley Cyrus.  In the photo, Def Leppard members and Miley Cyrus were posing at the backstage of iHeart Radio Music Festival […]
  • Omega Infinity (Ne Obliviscaris, Todtgelichter) Unveil Explosive New Track, “Saturn”
    Black metal duo Omega Infinity, the new project featuring Xenoyr of Ne Obliviscaris and Tentakel P. of Todtgelichter, are back with another planet-themed track, “Saturn,” following “Mars” and “Jupiter.” The track serves as yet another preview into their debut record, Solar Spectre, which comes out later this month.   The band said of the song: “Today […]
    Richie Kotzen has fired back at the BLABBERMOUTH.NET “hate bitches” who reacted negatively to his recent comments about the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the U.S. and the rest of the world. In an interview with Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio, Kotzen said that he didn’t “quite understand” the “crazy pandemonium” around the rapid spread of […]
  • The Beatles’ Ringo Starr Posts A Controversial Photo, Fans React: “Proof Paul Is Dead”
    One of the most legendary drummers of all time and also well-known The Beatles icon, Ringo Starr, shared a recent photo on his verified Instagram page and had fun with coronavirus on his own style. You will see the post right below that Ringo is wearing a mask to protect himself from coronavirus, on The […]
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