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- Carolina Rebellion 2018 Set Times Revealed
Start mapping out your weekend viewing here. Continue reading…
- Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss named first ever female Ibanez Signature artist
Nita Strauss has been become the first ever female Ibanez signature guitarist.
- METALLICA’s LARS ULRICH On Tossing Out First Pitch On ‘Metallica Night’: ‘There’s Been No Embarrassments’
METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich threw out the first pitch when the San Francisco Giants baseball team hosted the sixth annual “Metallica Night” Monday (April 23) in honor of the Bay Area metal legends. In addition, guitarist Kirk Hammett took to the diamond for a fiery solo rendition of the national anthem. Asked by NBC Sports […]
- CHRIS REIFERT’s VIOLATION WOUND: ‘Fearmonger’ And ‘State Of Alarm’ Songs Streaming
VIOLATION WOUND, the punk rock/metal band formed by Chris Reifert (DEATH, ABSCESS, AUTOPSY) on guitar and vocals, will release its new album, “With Man In Charge”, on April 27 via Peaceville Records. Two songs from the disc, “Fearmonger” and “State Of Alarm”, can be streamed below. VIOLATION WOUND was born in a beer- and whiskey-soaked […]
- Metallica fans petition for ‘Cliff Burton Day’ in late bassist’s birthplace
A petition to proclaim 10th February as ‘Cliff Burton Day’ in the late Metallica legend’s birthplace has gained official support.
- FOREIGNER: Audio Samples Of Entire ‘Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus’ Album
Audio snippets of all the tracks that are set to appear on FOREIGNER’s “Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus” can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. “I Want To Know What Love Is”, “Cold As Ice”, “Waiting For A Girl Like You”, “Hot Blooded”, “Juke Box Hero”. FOREIGNER’s timeless anthems continue […]
- MIKE PORTNOY On METALLICA: Never Has Such A Huge Band Also Had So Many ‘Incredible Misses’
Former DREAM THEATER and current SONS OF APOLLO drummer Mike Portnoy was recently interviewed on “Speak N’ Destroy”, a podcast about all things METALLICA, hosted by longtime journalist and METALLICA fan Ryan J. Downey. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about METALLICA’s inconsistent catalogue of music, which has […]
- TONY HARNELL Says His Exit From SKID ROW ‘Was A Bit Abrupt And Not A Very Cool Way To Do It’
Tony Harnell says that singing for SKID ROW was a “great experience” for him, despite the fact that he lasted less than a year as the frontman of the formerly New Jersey-based outfit. Harnell joined SKID ROW in April 2015 as the replacement for Johnny Solinger, who was the band’s frontman for fifteen years. Tony […]
- The Darkness Announce ‘Live At Hammersmith’ Concert Album
Check out the Darkness in their element when their ‘Live at Hammersmith’ album drops. Continue reading…
- Former JUDAS PRIEST Drummer Launches LES BINKS’ PRIESTHOOD
Former JUDAS PRIEST drummer Les Binks has launched a new band called LES BINKS’ PRIESTHOOD. The group, which was put together specifically to play the material from Les’s era with JUDAS PRIEST, also features guitarists Simon J. Pinto and Gus Mark, bassist Paul Smith and vocalist Adam Shepherd. Binks played drums on PRIEST’s “Stained Class”, […]
- Metallica to re-release ‘The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited’
Out of print for three decades, Metallica are re-releasing ‘The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited’ this coming spring.
- Warbeast’s Bruce Corbitt Shares ‘Miracle’ in Ongoing Cancer Battle
‘All my white blood cells, platelets, everything has all shot up back to normal. We can’t believe it, we’re in shock,’ says Corbitt. Continue reading…
- THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER: ‘Kings Of The Night World’ Video Released
“Kings Of The Night World”, the new video from THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s eighth full-length album, “Nightbringers”, which was released last October via Metal Blade Records. Rather than meticulously plan things out or stick rigidly to any kind of template, when it comes to […]
- ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN On Finally Embracing SPOTIFY: ‘If You Don’t Adapt, Then You Don’t Survive’
Scott Ian says that Spotify has “worked out really well” for ANTHRAX even though he was initially against the streaming-music service. While Spotify has gotten a lot of criticism for how little it pays artists for their music, many musicians have since have embraced the platform. Once one of the most recognizable and vocal artists […]
- GUS G. On Being Replaced By ZAKK WYLDE In OZZY OSBOURNE’s Band: ‘Honestly, It Was A Little Bit Of A Relief’
Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., who joined Ozzy Osbourne’s band just under a decade ago, says that “it was a little bit of a relief” to find out that the BLACK SABBATH singer was getting back together with his longtime axeman Zakk Wylde. It was announced last April that Wylde would be rejoining Ozzy’s backing […]
- Watch ROB HALFORD Playing A Priest In Teaser For IN THIS MOMENT’s ‘Black Wedding’ Video
IN THIS MOMENT has released a teaser for the official music video for the song “Black Wedding”. The track, which features a guest appearance by JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford, is taken from IN THIS MOMENT’s latest album, “Ritual”, which came out last July. IN THIS MOMENT singer Maria Brink said that having Halford guest […]
- KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Cancels Shows So JESSE LEACH Can Undergo Vocal Cord Surgery
Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have been forced to cancel their previously announced shows in late April and early May. The band states: “Earlier today we found out Jesse [Leach, vocals] needs to have surgery to repair an issue with his vocal cords. He is expected to make a full recovery and be fine for any […]
- Completely Unreadable Band Logo of the Week: Win a Copy of Wrong’s Feel Great!
No one got the logo right last week. The post Completely Unreadable Band Logo of the Week: Win a Copy of Wrong’s <em>Feel Great</em>! appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Watch Y&T Perform In Agoura Hills, California
Fan-filmed video footage of Y&T’s April 22 performance at The Canyon in Agoura Hills, California can be seen below. Y&T is still working on its long-awaited documentary, “On With The Show”, to be released before the end of the year. “It’s been taking an extremely long time to get that thing sorted out,” frontman Dave […]
- Monument of a Memory Pull From Real Life Trauma for ‘Cold Eyes’ – Exclusive Video Premiere
Brace for the snow in Monument of a Memory’s ‘Cold Eyes’ video. Continue reading…
- Megatallica – The Bell Tolls In My Darkest Hour
Here’s a brand new Megadeth vs Metallica mashup! In case you didn’t know, there’s over 50 more of these on my channel.
- Andrew W.K. Brings ‘Music Is Worth Living For’ to ‘Conan’ Stage
Watch footage of Andrew and his rather large band performing the high energy track. Continue reading…
- Watch: Andrew W.K. Performed Live on Conan!
With his mammoth eight-piece band! The post Watch: Andrew W.K. Performed Live on Conan! appeared first on MetalSucks.
- 10 Pioneering Speed Metal Songs Released Before the Birth of Thrash
From Venom to Queen to Krokus, here are some classics that predate Metallica’s ‘Kill ‘Em All.’ Continue reading…
- Def Leppard add extra show to December 2018 ‘Hysteria’ tour
Due to phenomenal demand, Def Leppard have added an extra London date to their upcoming ‘Hysteria’ tour.
- Mike Shinoda Ready to Face Playing Chester Bennington-Inspired Songs Head On
Shinoda: ‘I had terrible days, and now I have less bad days and eventually, I will find a new normal.’ Continue reading…
- DIO DISCIPLES To Release Debut Album Via BMG
DIO DISCIPLES, which pays tribute to Ronnie James Dio and is fully supported by Dio’s widow/manager Wendy, is about to sign a deal with BMG for the release of the band’s debut album. DIO DISCIPLES is made up of former members of DIO, along with a rotating lineup of vocalists, including ex-JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim […]
- Midnight Malice to reunite for concert on June 15th more than two years after disbanding
- Lars Ulrich On Metallica Night: “There’s Been No Embarrassments”
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich spoke in an interview with NBC Sports and explained his thoughts about “Metallica Night” Monday (April 23) in honor of the Bay Area metal legends. Asked by interviewer, if tossing out the first pitch has gotten easier over the last six years, Lars said: “You know what? When you walk out […]
- Jesse Leach Needs Vocal Cord Surgery; Killswitch Engage Postpone Seven Shows
Screaming bloody murder all the time: maybe not great for your throat. The post Jesse Leach Needs Vocal Cord Surgery; Killswitch Engage Postpone Seven Shows appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Exclusive Track + Video Premiere: “Wreck Election Day” by FAUS
RIYL The Dillinger Escape Plan, Norma Jean, The Chariot, etc. The post Exclusive Track + Video Premiere: “Wreck Election Day” by FAUS appeared first on MetalSucks.
- 18 Years Ago: Papa Roach Break Out With ‘Infest’
On April 25, 2000, Papa Roach made their breakthrough with the ‘Infest’ disc. Continue reading…
- John Travolta Talks Working with Fred Durst
Tarantino. De Palma. Nichols. They can all go fuck themselves. The post John Travolta Talks Working with Fred Durst appeared first on MetalSucks.
- RAINBOWS N’ WHISKY … Rainbow Bar & Grill celebrates annual spring party, Zakk Wylde rocks the Whisky
RAINBOWS N’ WHISKY Rainbow Bar & Grill celebrates spring parking lot party, as Zakk Wylde rocks the Whisky-A-Go-Go LOS ANGELES, Calif, USA — What a rock and roll Sunday night on the Sunset Strip, as the Rainbow Bar & Grill celebrated its 46th anniversary with a massive parking-lot party, followed by legendary Zakk Wylde performing a few […]
- Need Some New Music To Zone Out To? Check Out Thought Eater
For fans of Mastodon, Sleep, Intronaut. The post Need Some New Music To Zone Out To? Check Out Thought Eater appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Maynard James Keenan: Humanity Is Like a Toddler, Sometimes You Have to Let Them Hit Their Head
To delve deeper into A Perfect Circle’s first album of original songs in 15 years, ‘Eat the Elephant,’ we jumped on the phone with Maynard James Keenan. Continue reading…
- New STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Singer JEFF GUTT: ‘I Just Wanted To Continue Their Journey’
Kyle Meredith of Louisville’s 91.9 WFPK radio station recently conducted an interview with new STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Jeff Gutt. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what it has been like filling the shoes of iconic singers like Scott Weiland and Chester Bennington: Jeff: […]
- Mike Portnoy on Metallica: Never Has Such a Great Band Made So Many Bad Albums
Though Portnoy praised Metallica’s earlier works, the drummer sliced up records like ‘Lulu’ and ‘St. Anger.’ Continue reading…
- Album Review: Dimmu Borgir’s Eonian Offers Eternal Disappointment
With a whopping zero memorable tracks, Eonian does nothing except for make you pine for how great Dimmu Borgir used to be. The post Album Review: Dimmu Borgir’s <em>Eonian</em> Offers Eternal Disappointment appeared first on MetalSucks.
- GWARCAMOLE! Eaten Back to Life, Episode 1
Learn how to make a tasty guacamole recipe sure to be suitable for intergalactic warriors such as Gwar. The post GWARCAMOLE! Eaten Back to Life, Episode 1 appeared first on MetalSucks.
- THE DARKNESS To Release ‘Live At Hammersmith’ Album In June
British rockers THE DARKNESS will release a live album, “Live At Hammersmith”, on June 15 through Cooking Vinyl. The album captures the bandin sterling form at its London “Tour De Prance” show at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo on December 10, 2017. The U.S. leg of “Tour De Prance” runs through May 2 in Dallas, Texas, […]
- MetalSucks and Tone Deaf Touring Present: Weedeater’s 2018 North American Tour with Zeke and Sierra (and Unsane on Select Dates)!
Weedeater announce a 30-date tour! The post MetalSucks and Tone Deaf Touring Present: Weedeater’s 2018 North American Tour with Zeke and Sierra (and Unsane on Select Dates)! appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Tony Banks says he wouldn’t rule out a Genesis reunion
Echoing comments Mike Rutherford made last year, Tony Banks says wouldn’t rule out reuniting with Genesis.
- KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Frontman To Host 2nd ‘Small Bites Of Hope’ Fundraiser For Mental Health Education + Suicide Prevention
Chef Brian Tsao, known for his appearances on Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay” and “Chopped” shows, as well as his high-energy, heavy metal chef persona on Metal Injection’s “Taste Of Metal” web series, has announced “Small Bites Of Hope”, a fundraiser event on May 9 at Vandal, the restaurant from executive chef and Food Network […]
- Killswitch Engage Bow Out of Seven Shows Due to Jesse Leach Vocal Surgery
The band revealed seven dates will be affected by Leach’s immediate surgery plans. Continue reading…
- Kirk Hammett – National Anthem (Live At Sixth Annual “Metallica Night”)
METALLICA and the San Francisco Giants held the sixth annual “Metallica Night” earlier tonight (Monday, April 23) at AT&T Park in San Francisco as the Giants took the field against the Washington Nationals.
- Best Mash-Up Ever of the Day: Metallica’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and Megadeth’s “In My Darkest Hour”
Megatallica! The post Best Mash-Up Ever of the Day: Metallica’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and Megadeth’s “In My Darkest Hour” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- VINNIE VINCENT’s Upcoming Autobiography Will Contain ‘In-Depth Answers To Everything’
Vinnie Vincent has confirmed plans to write and publish his autobiography. Speaking to the “Talking Metal” podcast, the former KISS guitarist said the book will contain “all the real answers — the in-depth answers to everything… everything, everything, everything. Because when I give interviews, I give part of the answer, but there’s no way you’re […]
- Stryper announce dates for ‘God Damn Evil 2018 World Tour’