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- Former JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K. DOWNING: Some Of The Details In My Autobiography Will Surprise You
Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing says that “some of the details” in his forthcoming book will surprise his longtime fans. It was announced late last month that Da Capo Press has set a September 18 publication date for Downing’s memoir, “Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest”. The book was co-written by the […]
- CHESTER BENNINGTON’s Widow Says Her Husband’s Suicide Was ‘A Complete Surprise’
Chester Bennington’s widow says that she was “completely surprised” by her husband’s passing, explaining that she believed Chris Cornell’s death only two months earlier would serve as a wake-up call to the LINKIN PARK singer about the profound psychological impact his suicide would have on his children. Chester was found dead on July 20, 2017 […]
- Former Machine Head Bassist Has Opinions, Nergal Has Heard the New Tool Album, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week
Also includes Code Orange, Mastodon, Slayer, and more. The post Former Machine Head Bassist Has Opinions, Nergal Has Heard the New Tool Album, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week appeared first on MetalSucks.
- The Atlas Moth Release Heavy as Fuck New Track “Actual Human Blood”
Kick-ass level: expert. The post The Atlas Moth Release Heavy as Fuck New Track “Actual Human Blood” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- BLAZE BAYLEY Releases ‘Prayers Of Light’ Video Featuring CHRIS JERICHO
British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) will release the third album in his “Infinite Entanglement” trilogy on March 2. The new album, called “The Redemption Of William Black”, is the highly anticipated third part of the trilogy, bringing the sci-fi concept to a conclusion. This will be the tenth album of Blaze’s […]
- Judas Priest release title track to new upcoming album ‘Firepower’ for streaming
- BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Releases ‘Love Remains’ Studio Video
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION’s studio video for “Love Remains” can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s fourth album, “BCCIV”, which was released last September via Mascot Records. This is BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION’s first studio album since 2013’s “Afterglow”. BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION is the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, […]
- Ryder to release new live EP ‘For What It’s Worth’ on February 13th
- DUKES OF THE ORIENT Feat. JOHN PAYNE And ERIK NORLANDER: Making Of ‘Strange Days’ Video
What do you get when you match a Brit from London who loves American AOR with an American from California who grew up on British prog? DUKES OF THE ORIENT is the masterful pairing of vocalist John Payne (ex-ASIA, GPS) with keyboardist Erik Norlander (LAST IN LINE, LANA LANE) who now present their eponymous debut […]
- Listen To New THE ATLAS MOTH Song ‘Actual Human Blood’
“Actual Human Blood”, a new song from Chicago experimental metallers THE ATLAS MOTH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band’s fourth album, “Coma Noir”, which will be released on February 9 via Prosthetic Records. “Coma Noir” marks a few firsts for THE ATLAS MOTH; it’s the first release for L.A. metal […]
- ACCEPT’s WOLF HOFFMANN Says ‘Little’ Has Changed About Touring Life Since 1980s
ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann was interviewed by Metal Eye Witness before the band’s November 17 concert in Buenos Aires, Argentina. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if ACCEPT intentionally revisited some of its earlier classics while writing the music for its latest album, 2017’s “The Rise Of Chaos”, Hoffmann said: “It’s almost impossible […]
- Papa Roach Are ‘Born For Greatness’ In New Video, + The Reaktion and More
Also, learn about a new illustrated Led Zeppelin book, see a new Emmure video and more news. 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.
- DEMONICAL To Release ‘Chaos Manifesto’ Album In March
Swedish old-school death metal tyrants DEMONICAL will release their fifth studio album titled “Chaos Manifesto” on March 23 in Europe and April 27 in North America via Agonia Records. DEMONICAL arose from the ashes of formerly disbanded CENTINEX in 2006, and in comparison to its older sibling, executes death metal in a far more impetuous […]
- Man Tries to Take Selfie With Converge, Does Not End Well
Of all the bands to take a stage selfie with… Continue reading…
- Snake Eyes Seven release title track for upcoming new album ‘Medicine Man’ for streaming
- Clockwork Revolution featuring ex-Yngwie Malmsteen drummer release lyric video for “Fade Away”
- Black Sabbath Provide Soundtrack to Shaun White’s Olympic Comeback in Super Bowl Ad
He failed to qualify for the 2014 Winter Olympics and made the U.S. team in 2018 after a brutal snowboarding accident. Shaun White actually is ‘Iron Man.’ Continue reading…
- Listen To New THERION Song ‘Bring Her Home’
On February 9, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson’s monumental brainchild “Beloved Antichrist”, a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov’s “A Short Tale Of The Antichrist”. The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed […]
- DARKEST HOUR: ‘Enter Oblivion’ Video Released
Washington, D.C.-based metal quintet DARKEST HOUR has released an official music video for the song “Enter Oblivion”. The clip was directed by DARKEST HOUR vocalist John Henry with director of photography Ben Hoffman and produced and edited by Chad Fjerstad. “Enter Oblivion” is taken from DARKEST HOUR’s 11th LP, “Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora”, […]
- DEF LEPPARD Singer: Covering THIN LIZZY During Debut Concert ‘Pushed Us Towards More Commercial Direction’
During a recent interview with iHeartRadio, DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott reminisced about the band’s first live performances. “I remember it very well,” Joe said (see video below). “I mean, I think anybody that ever forgets their first gig, there’s something wrong with them. It was June of 1978. We’d only been together… the four […]
- FREEDOM CALL Frontman CHRIS BAY Releases Video For ‘Hollywood Dancer’ Solo Single
The official video for the song “Hollywood Dancer” from FREEDOM CALL founder and frontman Chris Bay can be seen below. The track is taken from Bay’s first solo album, “Chasing The Sun”, which will be released on February 23 via Steamhammer/SPV. Says Bay: “The title ‘Hollywood Dancer’ is about a topic that has probably met […]
- Troy Sanders: Mastodon is ‘Forever Indebted’ to Slayer
Slayer took Mastodon on tour with them a staggering nine times. Continue reading…
- ACT OF DEFIANCE Feat. Ex-MEGADETH Members: March 2018 U.S. Headlining Tour Announced
ACT OF DEFIANCE, the group featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner and SHADOWS FALL’s Matt Bachand (bass), will embark on a a U.S. headlining tour this March. Support on the trek will come from SHATTERED SUN. Comments Broderick: “ACT OF DEFIANCE is […]
- JOURNEY Guitarist: ‘People Like To Create Controversy’
JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon was recently interviewed by the St. Louis, Missouri classic rock radio station KSHE 95. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he ever expected JOURNEY to once again play stadiums: Neal: “Good music is great music, and I think it’s timeless. […]
- Weekly Wire: Your New Music Playlist Featuring New Years Day, Judas Priest + More
Hear the hard rock and heavy metal songs that you need in your life this week. Continue reading…
- Behemoth’s Nergal: “After The My Country Album, I Was More Creative Than Ever”
In a recent interview made by Metal Hammer, Behemoth frontman Nergal revealed what he felt after the his country album with “Me And That Man”. He said: “When I was done with The Satanist, I was pretty much done with any music, I was like, ‘I don’t know if there’s any more extreme metal music in […]
- JOE PERRY Talks Possible New AEROSMITH Music, Las Vegas Residency
During an appearance on the “Trunk Nation” show on SiriusXM channel Volume, Joe Perry confirmed that he has had discussions with Steven Tyler about writing and recording some new music with AEROSMITH before the legendary outfit resumes touring in 2019. “I don’t know if we have time to do a whole record, but Steven and […]
- 5 Most Romantic Metal and Hard Rock Love Songs
Hard rock and metal isn’t just for those who love banging their heads back and forth. Nope, love is also a common theme within the genre. That’s right! From heartbreaks to falling in love, even metal heads have had their fair share of all things love and beyond. So, to celebrate the romance in hardcore […]
- LIGHT THE TORCH Feat. Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES: Debut Album Due In March
LIGHT THE TORCH (formerly DEVIL YOU KNOW), the band fronted by former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones, will release its debut album, “Revival”, on March 30 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The official music video for the album opener, “Die Alone”, can be seen below. “‘Die Alone’ is basically a note I had written to myself […]
- MEMORIAM Feat. BOLT THROWER And BENEDICTION Members: ‘Bleed The Same’ Lyric Video
The official lyric video for the song “Bleed The Same” from MEMORIAM, the Birmingham, United Kingdom-based death/grind metal band featuring Karl Willets (BOLT THROWER) on vocals, Frank Healy (BENEDICTION, CEREBRAL FIX) on bass, Scott Fairfax (CEREBRAL FIX) on guitar and Andy Whale (BOLT THROWER) on drums, can be seen below. The track is taken from […]
- Led Zeppelin reveal further details and release date of official illustrated book
Further nuggets of information have been unveiled about Led Zeppelin’s first ever official illustrated book.
- 15 Bands Who Should Play the Super Bowl LII Halftime Show Instead of Justin Timberlake
We don’t care where sexy has been, when it came back or where it might end up – let’s make the Super Bowl rock again. Continue reading…
- WSOU Picks of the Week: Saxon, Light the Torch, Terror Universal
Plus: Machine Head, Judas Priest, and Kreator top this week’s radio charts. The post WSOU Picks of the Week: Saxon, Light the Torch, Terror Universal appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Dave Mustaine Reveals Unhead Story: How Metallica Poached Cliff Burton From Trauma
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine spoke in an interview with Trunk Nation and said that Metallica poached Cliff Burton from Trauma. Here’s the statement: “I don’t really think there was a decision to be made. Chris -Adler- is a part of Lamb of God and that was his first love. We would have liked to have […]
- MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Second Trailer For ‘Resurrection’ Album
The second trailer for “Resurrection”, the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker’s MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA’s Kirk Hammett, Wayne […]
- Do Not “Disavow” This New Misery Index Song
Fuck yeah! The post Do Not “Disavow” This New Misery Index Song appeared first on MetalSucks.
- LISTEN: Judas Priest unleash ferocious album title track ‘Firepower’
The almighty Judas Priest have premiered another taster of their upcoming new album ‘Firepower’.
- NECROPHOBIC: ‘Tsar Bomba’ Lyric Video
Swedish extreme metallers NECROPHOBIC will release their eighth studio album, “Mark Of The Necrogram”, on February 23 via Century Media Records. The disc is NECROPHOBIC’s first for Century Media and it marks another step up on the staircase to the death metal throne, delivering sorrow-laden melodies of musical mastermind Sebastian Ramstedt, furious riffs of rhythm […]
- Neil Young to star in fantasy Western movie
Neil Young has landed a starring role in an upcoming Western film directed by Daryl Hannah.
- GENE SIMMONS On Why ‘Vault’ Songs Featuring VAN HALEN Brothers Weren’t Released Sooner: ‘EDWARD Didn’t Want It To Come Out’
KISS bassist Gene Simmons recently spoke with the “Three Sides Of The Coin” podcast. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the inspiration behind his “Vault” box set: Gene: “I’m an only child, so maybe that helps me in my being the ultimate fan of me. […]
- Damien Echols of the West Memphis Three to Release ‘High Magick’ Memoir
The survival memoir will describe how he used magick to make it through 18 years in prison. Continue reading…
- Listen To Title Track Of JUDAS PRIEST’s New Album, ‘Firepower’
“Firepower”, the title track of the new album from British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST, can be streamed below. Due on March 9 via Epic, the follow-up to 2014’s “Redeemer Of Souls” was recorded by British producer Andy Sneap, the band’s longtime collaborator Tom Allom and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). The cover artwork for […]
- We’re Giving Away Tickets to Every Stop on Slayer’s Upcoming Farewell Tour!
Say farewell to one of the best metal bands of all time… our treat! The post We’re Giving Away Tickets to Every Stop on Slayer’s Upcoming Farewell Tour! appeared first on MetalSucks.
- WATCH: Tax The Heat premiere ‘Change Your Position’ video
Tax The Heat have premiered the video for their ‘Change Your Position’ album title track.
- KOBRA AND THE LOTUS To Release ‘Prevail II’ Album In April
KOBRA AND THE LOTUS will deliver the second part of its opus magnum one year after the successful release of rock juggernaut “Prevail I”. Due on April 27 through Napalm Records, “Prevail II” is the proverbial yang to the yin and continues right where KOBRA AND THE LOTUS left off in 2017. Says vocalist Kobra […]
- GHOST’s TOBIAS FORGE On Upcoming Album: ‘It’s A Heavy Record With A Heavy Theme’
Swedish occult metal band GHOST will release its as-yet-untitled fourth album in late spring or early summer Loma Vista Recordings. The follow-up to 2015’s “Meliora” was recorded last year at Artery studios in Stockholm with producer Tom Dalgety (OPETH, ROYAL BLOOD) and was mixed in January at Westlake Studios in West Hollywood, California with Andy […]
- Shit That Comes Out Today: February 2, 2018
Your one-stop shop for all the week’s heaviest releases including Genocide Pact, Saxon, Spite, Therion, a vinyl reissue from Behemoth, and many more. The post Shit That Comes Out Today: February 2, 2018 appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Reaction Video: Night Verses’ “Copper Wasp”
MS host Jon Weigell listens to a new Night Verses track for the first time and shares his thoughts with you in real-time. The post Reaction Video: Night Verses’ “Copper Wasp” appeared first on MetalSucks.