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- POISON’s RIKKI ROCKETT Talks Cameras, Haircuts And Jiu-Jitsu In Second Video Blog
POISON drummer Rikki Rockett has uploaded the second episode of his video blog in which he talks about cameras, haircuts and jiu-jitsu. You can watch it below. POISON’s reunited original lineup — Rockett, Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall and C.C. DeVille — completed a North American tour with DEF LEPPARD last summer. The band is scheduled […]
- Hollywood Undead Address the Passage of Time With ‘Your Life’ Video
Don’t let time pass you by, but do watch the new Hollywood Undead video for ‘Your Life.’ Continue reading…
- Former DIO, AC/DC, QUIET RIOT Members Join Forces In DREAM CHILD
Frontiers Music Srl has announced the formation of DREAM CHILD, a brand new band featuring former members of DIO, AC/DC and QUIET RIOT. DREAM CHILD is: * Craig Goldy (DIO, GIUFFRIA): Guitar * Wayne Findlay (MSG): Guitar, Keyboards * Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO, OPERATION: MINDCRIME): Drums * Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, DIO): […]
- New Documentary Coming Out About Sunset Strip Clubs Whisky, Rainbow, And Roxy + MAGLIERI Family
Legendary Sunset Strip club Whisky A Go Go opened January 16, 1964 and has been the launching pad for countless bands including LED ZEPPELIN, STEPPENWOLF, VAN HALEN, JOHNNY RIVERS, GUNS N’ ROSES, IGGY AND THE STOOGES, LINKIN PARK, MÖTLEY CRÜE and many, many others. In 2006, the all age venue was inducted into the Rock […]
- Between the Buried and Me Announce New Label, Album, and Tour
A story so big, we had to put it in three separate categories. The post Between the Buried and Me Announce New Label, Album, and Tour appeared first on MetalSucks.
- MINISTRY’s AL JOURGENSEN Talks About Writing Process For ‘AmeriKKKant’ Album (Video)
On November 9, 2016, MINISTRY’s Al Jourgensen woke up and said, “It’s time to make a fucking album.” When six-time Grammy-nominated Jourgensen had released the final album of his blistering Bush-era trilogy — “Houses Of The Mole”, “Rio Grande Blood” and “The Last Sucker” — where he just railled against George Dubya, he realized that […]
- DIAMOND HEAD Guitarist Doesn’t Get Tired Of Playing ‘Am I Evil’
Guitarist Brian Tatler of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD was recently interviewed by the “Tinnitus” metal radio show. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Asked if he ever gets tired of playing the classic DIAMOND HEAD song “Am I Evil”, Tatler said: “No. Because […]
- Doro to release new studio album on August 3rd
- Frontiers Music Srl reveals new group Dream Child featuring Craig Goldy, Rudy Sarzo & Simon Wright
- HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Releases ‘Your Life’ Video
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD is sending a message of purpose for 2018 by highlighting “Your Life”, the final track from its new album, “Five”. The standout song closes the record with elegiac keys, jagged riffing and an 808-boom propelled by edge-of-your-seat raps and an undeniable plea: “It’s your life. It’s do or die.” Watch the brand-new Brian […]
- Watch Henry Rollins + Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Jam With Fred Armisen on ‘Portlandia’
Fed up with the government, Fred Armisen’s character decides to relaunch his old punk band to stick it to the man. Continue reading…
- Check Out This Sweet Avenged Sevenfold Poster by Artist Dan Mumford
Very limited edition. The post Check Out This Sweet Avenged Sevenfold Poster by Artist Dan Mumford appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Could Johnny Depp Join Marilyn Manson’s Band?
Marilyn Manson reveals that he’s talked with Johnny Depp about playing guitar for his band. Continue reading…
- 17 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica. Continue reading…
- Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls Recruits All-Star Lineup for ‘Smalls Change’ Album
See who will be joining the Spinal Tap bassist on his upcoming release. Continue reading…
- Watch AVENGED SEVENFOLD Perform In Reading, Pennsylvania
Fan-filmed video footage of AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s January 16 performance at Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania can be seen below. AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s North American tour with BREAKING BENJAMIN and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE kicked off earlier in the month. AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows told ABC Radio about his band’s approach to the current tour: “I […]
- 37 Years Ago: Nikki Sixx Forms Motley Crue
On Jan. 17, 1981, Nikki Sixx formed Motley Crue after leaving London. Get the full story behind the band’s beginnings. Continue reading…
- Watch Jared Dines Make Sweet, Sweet Love to His Infamous 17-String Guitar
Cue the Marvin Gaye… The post Watch Jared Dines Make Sweet, Sweet Love to His Infamous 17-String Guitar appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Former BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Guitarist NICK CATANESE Pleads Guilty To Sending Sexually Explicit Photos To 14-Year-Old Girl
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Nicholas Catanese pleaded guilty Tuesday (January 16) to sending sexually explicit messages to a 14-year-old female. The 46-year-old musician, who was known as “The Evil Twin” because of his amazing shredding skills (a nickname that Zakk Wylde himself bestowed on the guitarist years ago), also […]
- Three Original SMASHING PUMPKINS Members Photographed In Studio
According to The Pulse Of Radio, three original SMASHING PUMPKINS members were photographed together in the studio on Tuesday (January 16). Founder and frontman Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin were joined at a Los Angeles recording studio by original guitarist James Iha, prompting Corgan to write on Instagram: “@smashingpumpkins: Not sure what cross-eyed spy […]
- MEMORIAM Feat. BOLT THROWER And BENEDICTION Members: ‘The Silent Vigil’ Album Due In March
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, will release its second album, “The Silent Vigil”, on March 23 via Nuclear Blast. The disc’s impressive artwork was once […]
- Between the Buried and Me Announce ‘Automata’ Double Album + U.S. Tour
Between the Buried and Me have just announced their most ambitious project to date. Continue reading…
- Andrew W.K. Offers to Pay for Fan’s Speeding Ticket
Andrew W.K. took the blame for his new song causing one fan to cruise past the speed limit. Continue reading…
- Is Johnny Depp Going to Be the New Guitarist for Marilyn Manson?
The shock rocker says the movie star is “considering” it. The post Is Johnny Depp Going to Be the New Guitarist for Marilyn Manson? appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Linkin Park’s Phoenix Farrell Hosts Podcast, Plus News on Royal Blood, Neal Morse Band + More
Get news on Linkin Park’s Phoenix Farrell’s side gig, a Royal Blood late night appearance and the Neal Morse Band’s next album in Wire-to-Wire. Continue reading…
- BON JOVI To Be Inducted By HOWARD STERN Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME
Howard Stern will induct BON JOVI into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this April in Ohio. Stern revealed he would deliver the induction speech for the New Jersey band when frontman Jon Bon Jovi visited “The Howard Stern Show” Wednesday morning (January 17). “I am so honored that you asked me. I am […]
- SAMAEL Releases ‘Rite Of Renewal’ Performance Video
This past fall, Swiss industrial black metal pioneers SAMAEL played a couple of select shows around the release of their new album, “Hegemony”, one of them in the picturesque town of Lausanne in their home country, surrounded by die-hard-fans, family, and friends. They captured that very special night with a live performance video of one […]
- BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME To Release Two-Part Concept Album ‘Automata’
One of progressive metal’s most groundbreaking and innovative artists is unquestionably BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, which, after 15 years as a band, continues to push itself to new dimensions with its songwriting. The group’s newest accomplishment, adding to its vast catalog, is the conceptual epic two-part album “Automata”, part one of which will be […]
- Dude Gets Ticket for Speeding to New Andrew W.K. Single; Andrew W.K. Offers to Pay the Fine
Talk about devotion to his fan base… The post Dude Gets Ticket for Speeding to New Andrew W.K. Single; Andrew W.K. Offers to Pay the Fine appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Anthony Vincent + Jared Dines Collaborate to Add Korn Style to Pop Songs, Metal Style to Michael Jackson Songs
Watch a pair of collaborations between Anthony Vincent and Jared Dines where they take on pop songs in Korn style and Michael Jackson songs in a metal style. Continue reading…
- Original CANDLEBOX Lineup To Reunite For One Night Only In Seattle
’90s rock icons CANDLEBOX are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of their self-titled debut album, which was certified four times platinum, by doing what they do best — bringing their explosive, passionate performances to cities across the country as part of their “25 Years Of Rock & Still Rolling Tour”. Kicking off January […]
- DORO Sets Release Date For New Studio Album
German metal queen Doro Pesch will release her long-awaited new studio album on August 3. Pesch says: “The writing proccess of the album is done and we’re currently finalizing the mixing. This new record is going to be a diverse album with many fast songs and countless metal anthems. To be honest, one of these […]
- Candlebox Book 25th Anniversary Tour, Plus News on P.O.D., Royal Blood + More
Candlebox book a special anniversary tour, plus news on P.O.D.’s new label home, a Royal Blood late night appearance and a new supergroup in Wire-to-Wire. Continue reading…
- MACHINE HEAD’s ROBB FLYNN: How ‘Bastards’ Became Centerpiece Of ‘Catharsis’ Album
In the video clip below, MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn talks about the inspiration for “Bastards”, the new folk-driven, political song which appears on the band’s upcoming album “Catharsis”. Flynn told U.K.’s Metal Hammer magazine about the track: “That song is a simple folk song to me. It’s four chords that have been played a […]
- TRENT REZNOR Gets Restraining Order Against Neighbor
The Pulse Of Radio reports that NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor has filed for a restraining order against his neighbor. According to TMZ, Reznor claims that the man has been behaving increasingly irrationally and threateningly towards him and his family for the past six months, yelling at a friend leaving Reznor’s house that Satan […]
- Watch a Drum Cover of Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ Using Dildos (NSFW)
Very much NSFW, very much a ridiculous sight to see. Continue reading…
- David Ellefson Says His First Meeting With Metallica Was Kind Of Weird For Surprising Reason
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson spoke in an interview with Mitch Lafon and explained his first meeting with Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield. He said that it was kind of a weird. Here’s the statement: “I remember going to the Troubadour down on Santa Monica Boulevard and I remember W.A.S.P. had just played their final show as they […]
- 26 Years Ago: Green Day Take a Step Toward Success With ‘Kerplunk’
On Jan. 17, 1992, Green Day took a major step toward future success with the release of their ‘Kerplunk’ album. Continue reading…
- Devastation on the Nation 2018: Dates Announced and Tickets On Sale!
Featuring Aborted, Psycroptic, Ingested, Disentomb, Arkaik, Venom Prison, Signs of the Swarm and Vale of Pnath. The post Devastation on the Nation 2018: Dates Announced and Tickets On Sale! appeared first on MetalSucks.
- 13 Defunct Bands We Want to Reunite in 2018
If just one of these reunions takes place, we’ll be stoked. Continue reading…
- Completely Unreadable Band Logo of the Week: Win a Grab Bag of Metal Goodies!
Pretty sure it says “WEFROI2N3420JD&%RE%$DYJHG*”. The post Completely Unreadable Band Logo of the Week: Win a Grab Bag of Metal Goodies! appeared first on MetalSucks.
- SKINDRED To Release ‘Big Tings’ Album In April
Welsh “ragga metal” and SKINDRED will release its new album, “Big Tings”, on April 27 via Napalm Records. On the same day, a single, “Machine”, will be made available, featuring vocals by REEF frontman Gary Stringer and guitar by Phil Campbell of MOTÖRHEAD. The track was previously used as both the intro and outro theme […]
- Merriam-Webster is Closely Watching the Word “Metal” as an Adjective (i.e. “That’s So Metal!”)
It could end up in the official dictionary before you know it! The post Merriam-Webster is Closely Watching the Word “Metal” as an Adjective (i.e. “That’s So Metal!”) appeared first on MetalSucks.
- SCHOOL OF ROCK teacher and former BLS guitarist admits to sending genital images to 14 year old student
SCHOOL OF ROCK teacher and former BLS guitarist admits to sending genital images to 14 year old student Blabbermouth — According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Nicholas Catanese pleaded guilty Tuesday (January 16) to sending sexually explicit messages to a 14-year-old female. The 46-year-old musician, who was known as “The Evil Twin” because of his amazing […]
- Howard Stern Chosen to Induct Bon Jovi Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The radio host will do the honors April 14 in Cleveland. Continue reading…
- SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS To Release ‘Smalls Change’ Solo Album In April
Derek Smalls, the bass force formerly of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, returns with the release of his first full-length solo venture, “Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)”, out globally April 13 via Twanky Records/BMG on digital, CD and vinyl. Additionally, Smalls launches his U.S. tour, “Lukewarm Water Live: An Adventure […]
- Trent Reznor Files Restraining Order Against Neighbor
A pattern of irrational behavior has the Nine Inch Nails frontman concerned. Continue reading…
- Former Black Label Society Guitarist Nick “Evil Twin” Catanese Pleads Guilty to Misconduct with a 14-Year-Old Girl
Well, the nickname is half-appropriate, at least. The post Former Black Label Society Guitarist Nick “Evil Twin” Catanese Pleads Guilty to Misconduct with a 14-Year-Old Girl appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Former Black Label Society Guitarist Nick Catanese Pleads Guilty to Sexual Misconduct With a Minor
Nick Catanese, who spent 17 years in Black Label Society, has been sentenced for his crimes. Continue reading…