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- Def Leppard announce December 2018 ‘Hysteria’ UK tour
Def Leppard will perform their seminal album ‘Hysteria’ in its entirety on tour this coming December.
- TILES Announces 25th-Anniversary Show And Retirement Of Vocalist PAUL RARICK
Detroit-based progressive rock quartet TILES has announced that longtime vocalist Paul Rarick will be retiring and departing from the group, ironically coinciding with the band’s 25th anniversary this year. Two years after releasing their crowning achievement, the star-studded and internationally acclaimed double album “Pretending 2 Run”, the members of TILES now find themselves in the […]
- ACE FREHLEY To Perform On This Year’s ‘Kiss Kruise’
Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has been added to the list of performers who will appear on The KISS Kruise VIII. The cruise is set to sail on Halloween (October 31) on Norwegian Jade leaving out of Miami, Florida. Also scheduled to play on the ship this year are KISS, former KISS and current GRAND […]
- SILVERSTEIN Unveils Music Video For ‘Whiplash’
SILVERSTEIN has released a music video for the song “Whiplash”. Taken from the band’s eighth studio album, “Dead Reflection”, the track is darker and angrier than ever before. The clip contrasts a cinematic driving scene with a soul-bearing performance from the group, adding up to a more experimental vibe than it has ever released to […]
- Exclusive Track Premiere: Extinction A.D.’s “Age of Revenge”
Hold out your hand, ’cause these dudes are gonna give you your ass. The post Exclusive Track Premiere: Extinction A.D.’s “Age of Revenge” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- KAMELOT Bassist’s SAULT: Playthrough Video For New Song ‘Guilt’
Rhythm-driven heavy rock band SAULT — featuring members of internationally acclaimed power metal group KAMELOT and groove metal outfit ARCANIUM, and guest appearances by members of KING DIAMOND, ONE EYED DOLL and more — will release its debut full-length album, “Seeds Of Power”, on March 2. Pre-orders are now available via www.saultband.com/shop. The official playthrough […]
- FIREWIND Keyboardist BOB KATSIONIS Announces ‘Prognosis & Synopsis’ Album, Introduces New Release Format
Greek multi-instrumentalist, producer, video director and composer Bob Katsionis (FIREWIND) returns with his fifth solo album called “Prognosis & Synopsis”. Both a “synopsis” (summary) of his solo career so far and a “prognosis” (prediction) of where he is going to move musically in the future, the new album consists of 10 songs that were composed/recorded […]
- Track/Video Premiere: The Absence, “A Gift for the Obsessed”
The band’s first new album in seven years is coming out later this spring. The post Track/Video Premiere: The Absence, “A Gift for the Obsessed” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- CRAIG GOLDY Says Performing With RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Is ‘Very Surreal’ And ‘Heart-Wrenching’
Craig Goldy says that performing with a hologram of Ronnie James Dio is a “very surreal” and “heart-wrenching” experience. Goldy joined DIO during the “Sacred Heart” tour in 1986 after original guitarist Vivian Campbell was fired from the band following a contentious business disagreement with the singer and Ronnie’s management. For the past several years, […]
- METALLICA: KIRK HAMMETT Bone Breaker Set Released By EMG Pickups
Kirk Hammett has been ripping up solos for METALLICA for over 30 years. Riffs on “Ride The Lighting”, “Master Of Puppets”, and the “Black Album” are a must-learn for all rock guitarists. For Kirk, his tone starts with EMG pickups. “METALLICA’s crunch sound is often cleaner than people expect,” says Kirk. “My taste in tone […]
- MÖTLEY CRÜE’s Biopic ‘The Dirt’ Finally Starts Pre-Production
MÖTLEY CRÜE’s film adaptation of the group’s biography, “The Dirt – Confessions Of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band”, has finally started pre-production. The latest update on the long-awaited project came via drummer Tommy Lee, who tweeted earlier today: “Hey kids! Good news!!! The Motley Crüe movie ‘The Dirt’ has begun pre production! Starts shooting […]
- SKYHARBOR Signs With ENTERTAINMENT ONE / GOOD FIGHT MUSIC
Indian/American progressive metal band SKYHARBOR has signed a worldwide deal with Entertainment One/Good Fight Music. The group is in the studio with producer Forrester Savell (KARNIVOOL, TWELVE FOOT NINJA, DEAD LETTER CIRCUS) working on its new full-length album, “Sunshine Dust”. The follow-up to 2014’s “Guiding Lights” will be released later in the year. “It goes […]
- PRIMORDIAL To Release ‘Exile Amongst The Ruins’ In March
Irish pagan metallers PRIMORDIAL will release their new album, “Exile Amongst The Ruins”, on March 30 through Metal Blade Records. The band teamed with producer Ola Ersfjord, who worked on PRIMORDIAL’s 2016 live album, “Gods To The Godless”. The record was tracked at Dublin’s Camelot Studios, located adjacent to PRIMORDIAL’s rehearsal room. Check out the […]
- JUDAS PRIEST Members Discuss ‘Firepower’ Lyrics, Cover Artwork (Video)
Three short video clips in which members of JUDAS PRIEST discuss the lyrics for their new album, “Firepower”, and the disc’s cover artwork can be seen below. “Firepower” will be released 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 […]
- At the Gates Announce New Album Title + Release Date
Arriving with the nice weather… The post At the Gates Announce New Album Title + Release Date appeared first on MetalSucks.
- TOOL Is ‘Looking To Go Into The Studio’ Very Soon
TOOL drummer Danny Carey spoke to Ireland’s Overdrive about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band’s long-awaited follow-up to 2006’s “10,000 Days” album. “It’s all coming together really well,” he said. “We’ll be hitting the studio again very soon and have a couple of gigs in May, so hopefully we’ll have the album […]
- Coroner’s Report Reveals Dolores O’riordan’s Cause of Death, But Mysteries Remain
Three days ago, The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly at the age of 46. The police report on her death was published yesterdey, click here. Today, an article shared by The Mirror revealed the report of the coroner. According to report, Dolores O’Riordan’s cause of death could remain a mystery for months. Here’s the report: “The coroner is currently […]
- GUNS N’ ROSES: Video Recap Of Fall 2017 North American Leg Of ‘Not In This Lifetime’ Tour
A video recap of the fall 2017 North American leg of GUNS N’ ROSES’ “Not In This Lifetime” tour can be seen below. According to Billboard, “Not In This Lifetime” now ranks as the fourth-highest grossing tour of all time, based on Billboard’s Boxscore archives. The trek, which launched in April 2016, topped the $475 […]
- Listen To New THE ATLAS MOTH Song ‘Galactic Brain’
“Galactic Brain”, 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. THE ATLAS MOTH guitarist/vocalis, David stated about “Galactic Brain”: “This song is very much a call to action […]
- Trench Dogs working on album that is “different than every other band on the scene”
- W.E.T release “behind the scenes look” video at making of upcoming album ‘Earthrage’
- Exclusive: Stereo Satellite’s Mike Orlando on Life After Adrenaline Mob Crash: I Think Music Saved Me
The Stereo Satellite guitarist speaks for the first time about last year’s fatal crash that claimed two members of his Adrenaline Mob family. Continue reading…
- Listen to Twelve Seconds of a New Judas Priest Song, “Spectre”
Halford… Rob Halford. The post Listen to Twelve Seconds of a New Judas Priest Song, “Spectre” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Track Premiere: GosT, “Garruth”
Texas-based dark synthwave star GosT is already amongst the heaviest […] The post Track Premiere: GosT, “Garruth” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Breaking Benjamin Welcome ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Derek Hough for New Song ‘The Dark of You’
Breaking Benjamin are looking beyond the musical realm for guests on their new album. Continue reading…
- Johnny Depp: A Career in Music
Marilyn Manson’s invite should not come as a surprise. We recount some of Johnny Depp’s many musical ventures over the years. Continue reading…
- SKINDRED Teases ‘Machine’ Video
Welsh “ragga metal” and SKINDRED will release its new album, “Big Tings”, on April 27 via Napalm Records. A single, “Machine”, will precede the full-length effort, 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 to AC/DC frontman […]
- 10 Beastie Boys Songs That Rock the Hardest
We’ve all rocked out to ‘Sabotage’ and ‘Fight for Your Right (to Party)’ but New York City’s finest have even harder rocking songs to offer. Continue reading…
- Primordial Detail Ninth Album, Share Aching New Song ‘Stolen Years’
Ireland’s pagan metal masters are set to leave their mark on 2018. Continue reading…
- That Time Anthrax’s Scott Ian Got Arrested With Metallica’s Cliff Burton
Thankfully, the London cops missed Cliff Burton’s giant bag of weed. Continue reading…
- AT THE GATES To Release ‘To Drink From The Night Itself’ Album In May
Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES have set “To Drink From The Night Itself” as the title of their just-completed new studio album, due on May 18 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2014’s acclaimed comeback effort “At War With Reality” was recorded with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, THE HAUNTED, DIMMU […]
- MICHAEL SCHENKER: How KIRK HAMMETT Ended Up Guesting On ‘Resurrection’ Album
“Resurrection”, the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker’s MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released 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 Findlay and Michael Voss-Schön along […]
- 10 Best Hard Rock Albums of 1988
Rock’s platform reached new heights in 1988 and we reflect on the music that continued the upswing for hard rock. Continue reading…
- Hatebreed Celebrating Two Album Anniversaries on 2018 U.S. Tour
Hatebreed have tapped Crowbar, The Acacia Strain and Twitching Tongues for their next U.S. run. Continue reading…
- Tribulation’s Down Below: Here Be Sweet Licks
Tribulation deliver the album to beat in 2018. The post Tribulation’s Down Below: Here Be Sweet Licks appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Breaking Benjamin Tease ‘Red Cold River’ Video, Plus News on Motley Crue, Muse + More
Plus, get news on The Dirt film, an impromptu Muse collaboration, Smashing Pumpkins studio time, Body Count’s Grammy plans and more in Wire-to-Wire. Continue reading…
- The Distillers Announce Reunion Tour Dates
The Distillers are back and hitting the road in the U.S. Continue reading…
- Holy Fuck, This New Atlas Moth Song
“Galactic Brain” will convince you that all this new age LSD shit is real. The post Holy Fuck, This New Atlas Moth Song appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Wake Announce Tour with Withered
Kicks off in March! Get in here for dates!!! The post Wake Announce Tour with Withered appeared first on MetalSucks.
- MACHINE HEAD’s ROBB FLYNN Doesn’t Miss Any Of His Former Bandmates
MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was recently interviewed by Barbara Caserta of Italy’s LineaRock. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if there is one former MACHINE HEAD bandmate that he misses the most as a partner and collaborator, Flynn responded: “I don’t miss anybody, just like you don’t wanna be with your ex-husband […]
- HATEBREED To Continue Celebrating Two Album Anniversaries During Spring Tour
Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED released their first full-length, the modern hardcore classic “Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire”, back in November of 1997. The album set the tone for the type of moshable metal that would eventually go on to define the ’00s. 2002’s “Perseverance” was a perfectly executed, packed-with-anthems follow-up that has become emblematic […]
- Hatebreed Announce Tour with Crowbar, The Acacia Strain, and Twitching Tongues
They’ve healed, now it’s time to suffer again. The post Hatebreed Announce Tour with Crowbar, The Acacia Strain, and Twitching Tongues appeared first on MetalSucks.
- JOE PERRY Joined By SLASH, JOHNNY DEPP, CHRIS ROBINSON At Record-Release Concert In L.A. (Video)
Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — assembled an all-star band to perform alongside him at the sold-out record-release show last night (Tuesday, January 16) at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California. The show came three days before the release of his “Sweetzerland Manifesto” album. “Sweetzerland Manifesto” […]
- MouthBreather’s Pig Is the Soundtrack to Your Seizure
Seven minutes in exchange for a lifetime of high-fives. The post MouthBreather’s Pig Is the Soundtrack to Your Seizure appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Watch GEOFF TATE Sing QUEENSRŸCHE’s ‘Suite Sister Mary’ With His Daughter EMILY In London
Fan-filmed video footage of ex-QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate performing his former band’s classic song “Suite Sister Mary” on January 15 at the Garage in London, England can be seen below. Tate, who is celebrating the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE’s “Operation: Mindcrime” album on his current European tour, was joined for the […]
- Watch Dyscarnate’s Gorgeous New Animated Video for “Nothing Seems Right”
From one of the best death metal albums of 2017. The post Watch Dyscarnate’s Gorgeous New Animated Video for “Nothing Seems Right” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- MADBALL To Begin Recording ‘For The Cause’ Album Next Month
New York hardcore veterans MADBALL will enter the studio next month to begin recording their new album, titled “For The Cause”. Helming the sessions for the follow-up to 2014’s “Hardcore Lives” will be RANCID’s Tim Armstrong, a longtime friend of MADBALL singer Freddy Cricien. The new disc will be mixed and mastered by Danish producer […]
- JUDAS PRIEST Teases New Song ‘Spectre’
A 12-second snippet of the new JUDAS PRIEST song “Spectre” is available in the YouTube clip below. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “Firepower”, which will be released 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 […]
- W.E.T. Feat. JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Behind-The-Scenes Look At Making Of ‘Earthrage’ Album
A five-minute behind-the-scenes look at the making of “Earthrage”, the third album from the Swedish/American melodic hard rock supergroup W.E.T., which features vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN), guitarist/vocalist Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, NORDIC UNION, AMMUNITION) and guitarist Robert Säll (WORK OF ART), is available below. The disc will be released on […]