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- Tool Finish Tracking Drums for New Album
They’re one step closer to completing their first album in over a decade. Continue reading…
- WSOU Picks of the Week: The Sword, Godsmack, Chelsea Grin
Plus: Light the Torch, Amorphis and Parkway Drive top this week’s radio charts. The post WSOU Picks of the Week: The Sword, Godsmack, Chelsea Grin appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Support Charities that Rock: Here’s Some Musician-Led Organizations
On this episode of ‘Toni Gonzalez’s Weekly Riff,’ she looks at some artists who give back. As Toni says, ‘Let’s make the internet a less negative place today!’ Continue reading…
- Guns N’ Roses detail massive £850 ‘Appetite For Destruction: Locked N’ Loaded’ box set
Guns N’ Roses have announced they’re reissuing their seminal album ‘Appetite For Destruction’ in remastered and expanded formats.
- Video Premiere: KATAKLYSM’s ‘Narcissist’
“Narcissist”, the new video from Montréal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “Meditations”, which will be released on June 1 via Nuclear Blast. The 10-song disc was produced by the band’s guitarist Jean-François Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, and was mixed by […]
- MIDNATTSOL: ‘The Aftermath’ Lyric Video
The official lyric video for “The Aftermath”, the title track of the new album from MIDNATTSOL, can be seen below. The disc will be released on May 25 via Napalm Records. The band’s current lineup includes former LEAVES’ EYES and THEATRE OF TRAGEDY frontwoman Liv Kristine Espenæs alongside Liv’s younger sister, Carmen Elise Espenaes. “The […]
- GHOST’s TOBIAS FORGE: ‘I See Every Record A Little Bit Like A Film’
During his first public “unmasked” interview, which took place at Los Angeles’s Grammy Museum on May 1, GHOST frontman Tobias Forge described how he assembles material for the group’s albums. “I’ve always tried to write songs that we don’t have,” Forge explained. “This is the thing that at points inspires me to write, but it’s […]
- James Hetfield Smashing Guitars [HD] – Time Warp
Metallica frontman James Hetfield smashing his guitars for a television show in Discovery Channel.
- FATES WARNING: ‘Firefly’ Performance Clip From ‘Live Over Europe’
Progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release a new live album, “Live Over Europe”, on June 29 via InsideOut Music. Captured during the most recent European headlining run for FATES WARNING’s acclaimed latest studio album, “Theories Of Flight”, in January 2018, “Live Over Europe” includes recordings from eight different cities (Aschaffenburg, Germany; Belgrade, Serbia; Thessaloniki […]
- MEGADETH’s DAVID ELLEFSON To Release ‘More Life With Deth’ Book In The Fall
MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson will release “More Life With Deth”, the follow-up to his memoir “My Life With Deth”, in November via Ellefson Music Press. The book was co-written by his business partner, radio personality and music journalist Thom Hazaert, and features contributions from Alice Cooper, Brian “Head” Welch (KORN), Dirk Verbeuren (MEGADETH) and many […]
- Editorial: Of Course Black Metal Is Racist—It’s Evil
Sucks that your favorite guitarist is a Nazi, but if you’re surprised that a genre about moral inversion is full of bigots, you’re an idiot. The post Editorial: Of Course Black Metal Is Racist—It’s Evil appeared first on MetalSucks.
- RE-DESTRUCTION … Guns N’ Roses to release “Locked N’ Loaded” 4 CD, 7 LP set feat: 73 songs, 49 unreleased
RE-DESTRUCTION Guns N’ Roses to release “Locked N’ Loaded” 4 CD, 7 LP set featuring 73 songs, 49 previously unreleased Blabbermouth — GUNS N’ ROSES will release a new version of its classic 1987 debut album, “Appetite For Destruction”, on June 29 via Universal Music Group. An unboxing video of the remastered and expanded “Locked N’ Loaded” reissue has […]
- David Ellefson Readies ‘More Life With Deth’ Memoir Follow-Up
Ellefson’s latest book picks up after his mid-2000s Megadeth exit and continues through his 2010 return. Continue reading…
- Guns N’ Roses release details of various editions of ‘Appetite For Destruction’ including $999.00 one
- Kataklysm Unveil New Song “Narcissist”
Cool riff, but is the song ultimately unsatisfying? The post Kataklysm Unveil New Song “Narcissist” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- 10 Artists Wrongly Labeled as Satanic
Due to metal’s imagery, brutality and subject matter, many groups have jumped the gun to label an artist ‘Satanic.’ Continue reading…
- PEARL JAM Bassist Says Having DONALD TRUMP As U.S. President ‘Seems Like A Bad Dream’
PEARL JAM bassist Jeff Ament says that having Donald Trump as president of the United States seems “like a bad dream.” Back in March, PEARL JAM released a new single called “Can’t Deny Me”. While the bandmembers have not discussed the meaning of the song, based on the single cover art and their liberal political […]
- UNLEASHED Signs With NAPALM RECORDS
Swedish death metal veterans UNLEASHED have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2015’s “Dawn Of The Nine” album. Says UNLEASHED founder Johnny Hedlund: “Warriors! UNLEASHED are proud to announce that we have signed a new recording deal with Napalm Records! Our […]
- 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Metallica’s James Hetfield
This video shows that 10 things you didn’t know about Metallica frontman James Hetfield.
- Five Finger Death Punch Debut “When The Seasons Change”
Blah blah blah. The post Five Finger Death Punch Debut “When The Seasons Change” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Ihsahn Heightens His Sense of Progressive on “Amr’ – Album Review
Emperor legend Ihsahn is back with his seventh solo album, once against exploring new sonic pastures. Continue reading…
- Shit That Comes Out Today: May 4, 2018
Your one-stop shop for all the week’s heaviest releases including Dimmu Borgir, Galactic Empire, Parkway Drive, Wolvhammer, Lik and many more. The post Shit That Comes Out Today: May 4, 2018 appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Brothers Osborne, SKAM and Stage 2 bands confirmed for Planet Rockstock 2018
The Planet Rockstock line-up has expanded this morning with the addition of 15 new bands.
- Listen To Title Track Of HOOBASTANK’s ‘Push Pull’ Album
HOOBASTANK has premiered “Push Pull”, the title track of the multi-platinum, three-time-Grammy-nominated band’s upcoming album, due out May 25 on Napalm Records. “Push Pull” finds HOOBASTANK — Doug Robb (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Dan Estrin (lead guitar, keyboards), Chris Hesse (drums, percussion, backing vocals), Jesse Charland (bass, keyboards, backing vocals) — exploring both rock and […]
- ROY KHAN: Leaving KAMELOT Was ‘The Best Decision I Have Ever Made’
Roy Khan says that leaving KAMELOT was “the best decision” he ever made. The singer announced his exit from KAMELOT in April 2011 after taking several months off to recover from a “burnout.” After his departure from KAMELOT, Khan, who is a devout Christian, joined a church in the coastal town of Moss, Norway. In […]
- 2018’s Best Metal Songs… So Far
Can’t keep up with all the awesome metal songs coming out this year? Let us be your guide. Continue reading…
- TOBIAS FORGE Says GHOST Was Originally Intended To Be ‘Closer To A Musical Or Theater’ Than A Band
During his first public “unmasked” interview, which took place at Los Angeles’ Grammy Museum on May 1, GHOST frontman Tobias Forge discussed his original vision for the group and how it evolved over time. “Originally, the idea was to have, technically, a band, but playing a show that would be closer to a musical or […]
- AC/DC drummer Chris Slade refuses to answer question about AC/DC album with Axl Rose singing
- ALICE IN CHAINS Teases ‘The One You Know’ Single, Video
ALICE IN CHAINS will release a new single and video, “The One You Know”, on Friday, May 4 at 6:00 a.m. PDT / 9:00 a.m. EDT. A teaser clip can be seen below. “The One You Know” is the first single from ALICE IN CHAINS’ much-anticipated follow-up to 2013’s critically acclaimed album “The Devil Put […]
- Guess The Metallica Lyrics With James Hetfield
With a career spanning over three decades, Metallica frontman James Hetfield should have no trouble recalling some of his biggest hits… right?
- Zero Theorem: Our Cornerstone Will Continue to be Alternative Metal, But We’re Capable of Much More
We speak with Zero Theorem’s vocalist Caesar about their ‘Ataraxis’ EP and the direction they’ll take moving forward. Continue reading…
- Will AC/DC Record New Music With AXL ROSE? ‘My Lips Are Sealed,’ Says CHRIS SLADE
AC/DC drummer Chris Slade says that his “lips are sealed” when it comes to answering questions about the possibility of the band making a new studio album with Axl Rose on vocals. Ever since AC/DC completed the tour cycle for its 2014 album “Rock Or Bust” nearly two years ago — a turbulent trek that […]
- New Song Premiere: FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH’s ‘When The Seasons Change’
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released another new track, “When The Seasons Change”, taken from the band’s upcoming album, “And Justice For None”. The official lyric video for the tune can be seen below. “This song is about loyalty, the kind of loyalty that doesn’t crumble in the face of adversity, which we have faced […]
- Alice in Chains Tease ‘The One You Know’ Video, Plus News on Slash, Napalm Death + More
Plus news on Slash’s next album, a Napalm Death bitcoin alert, another new track from The Word Alive and more in Wire-to-Wire. Continue reading…
- Hardline singer and ex-Ozzy drummer combine as Gioeli – Castronovo to release video
- Alice in Chains Release Preview of New Single; Complete Song to Be Released Tomorrow
Sounds kinda mathcoreish… The post Alice in Chains Release Preview of New Single; Complete Song to Be Released Tomorrow appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Guns N’ Roses Release “Shadow of Your Love,” Formally Announce Appetite for Destruction Reissue
Including a box set that will cost you a smooth one-thousand dollars. The post Guns N’ Roses Release “Shadow of Your Love,” Formally Announce <em>Appetite for Destruction</em> Reissue appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Episode II – GALACTIC EMPIRE
What if BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and John Williams met up at a “Star Wars” premiere after party and, after an unlikely brodown, agreed to collaborate for shits and giggles? GALACTIC EMPIRE was formed by CENTURY’s Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland—you probably tripped over GALACTIC EMPIRE in 2016 while laughing yourselves silly at MAC […]
- Exmortus Premiere New Song “Feast of Flesh”
It sounds like the love child of Gary Holt and Chuck Schuldiner. The post Exmortus Premiere New Song “Feast of Flesh” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan: ‘I Still Haven’t Been in a Room With D’Arcy Wretzky for 19 Years’
Corgan discusses his attempt to repair the relationship with the band’s estranged bass player. Continue reading…
- JOHNNY GIOELI And DEEN CASTRONOVO Join Forces For ‘Set The World On Fire’ Album
GIOELI – CASTRONOVO will release its debut album, “Set The World On Fire”, on July 13 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official video for the disc’s first single, “Through”, can be seen below. Johnny Gioeli and Deen Castronovo first played together on the debut HARDLINE album, “Double Eclipse”, which was released in 1992. 25 years […]
- LIES, DECEIT & SILVERWARE … Mick Sweda on Marq Torien’s guitar playing: “It’s like someone dropping silverware”
LIES, DECEIT & SILVERWARE Mick Sweda on Marq Torien’s guitar playing: “It’s like someone dropping silverware.” LOS ANGELES, California — In a recent inteview with Mick Sweda of Lies, Deceit & Treachery, the guitarist talks in depth about his history in music. Sweda talks about his early years, and that he first moved to […]
- WATCH: Alice In Chains premiere their first new song in five years
Alice In Chains have premiered the video for their first new song in half a decade.
- Five Finger Death Punch Go Soft on New Ballad ‘When the Seasons Change’
“This song is about loyalty, the kind of loyalty that doesn’t crumble in the face of adversity.” – Zoltan Bathory Continue reading…
- Rob Halford Recalls His First Sober Show: ‘I Was So Euphoric!’
After they were honored at the Loudwire Awards, Sammy Hagar interviewed the Metal God. Watch it on ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’ this weekend on AXS. Continue reading…
- Meat Loaf unable to sing due to chronic back problem
Meat Loaf says that an ongoing agonising back problem is the reason he hasn’t performed live in a year.
- EXMORTUS Releases ‘Feast Of Flesh’ Video
“Feast Of Flesh”, the new video from EXMORTUS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “The Sound Of Steel”, which will be released on June 8 via Prosthetic. EXMORTUS founder, vocalist and guitarist Jadren “Conan” Gonzalez said: “As some may have noticed on my personal page, I don’t just […]
- LUCIFER Feat. ENTOMBED, Ex-THE OATH Members: ‘California Son’ Video
“California Son”, the new video from heavy rockers LUCIFER, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Johanna Sadonis and Emil Klinta. “California Son” is taken from LUCIFER’s second studio album, “Lucifer II”, which will be released on July 6 via Century Media Records. Apart from a new label home, the follow-up to 2015’s […]
- STRYPER: ‘Lost’ Lyric Video
The official lyric video for STRYPER’s new song “Lost” can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s latest album, “God Damn Evil”, which was released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, it is STRYPER’s most powerful album to date, doubling down on the hard rock/heavy metal […]