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- Grimmest Hits – BLACK LABEL SOCIETY
Zakk Wylde has entered a unique phase in his venerated career. Of late, he has been running about with his tribute band, ZAKK SABBATH. After dropping 2016’s compelling “Book of Shadows” sequel album, Wylde is set to rejoin his patron papa bear on the road. Ozzy Osbourne, who recently completed a book-closing run with BLACK […]
- WARREL DANE Memorial Event To Be Streamed Live
A memorial for acclaimed heavy metal singer Warrel Dane, who achieved fame with the bands SANCTUARY and NEVERMORE, will be held this Sunday, January 7 at Studio Seven in Seattle, Washington. The event will be filmed and live videostreamed worldwide by TopLeft TV at www.toplefttv.live beginning at 4 p.m. PST. The TopLeft TV crew will […]
- JACKYL Guitarist And Bassist Co-Author Rock Cookbook ‘Dawg Eat Dawg’
Guitarist Jeff Worley and bassist Roman Glick of long-running southern hard rockers JACKYL have co-authored a cookbook, “Dawg Eat Dawg: A Rockstar’s Guide To A Healthy Life While Being The Life Of The Party”. Described as a “fun and factual guide to exercise, fitness and eating healthy on the road,” with additional chapters on “kicking […]
- Decapitated: All Rape and Kidnapping Charges Dropped
The band’s trial had been scheduled to commence on January 16. The post Decapitated: All Rape and Kidnapping Charges Dropped appeared first on MetalSucks.
- KILLER DWARFS Sign With MEGADETH Bassist’s EMP LABEL GROUP
Canadian metal favorites KILLER DWARFS have signed to EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. The band’s long-awaited live set, “Live, No Guff”, will be released on April 13. 2018 will also see EMP reissues of the band’s recent catalog, including the independently released “Start@One”, the band’s previously unreleased studio album […]
- Watch BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Perform At London’s Hammersmith Apollo
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION played the second of two exclusive concerts in Europe to support its latest album, “BCCIV”, on Thursday, January 4 at London, England’s Hammersmith Apollo. The band’s setlist was as follows: 01. Sway 02. One Last Soul 03. Save Me 04. Wanderlust 05. Song Of Yesterday 06. The Outsider 07. This Is Your […]
- Hear BREAKING BENJAMIN’s New Single ‘Red Cold River’
“Red Cold River”, the new single from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band’s sixth album, “Ember”, which will be released later this spring. BREAKING BENJAMIN frontman Ben Burnley revealed the name of the follow-up to 2015’s “Dark Before Dawn” during an interview with Rock 102.1 KFMA at this […]
- PERFECT BEINGS Feat. Former CYNIC/DEATH Drummer SEAN REINERT: ‘Vibrational – Mysteries, Not Answers’ Video Released
“Vibrational – Mysteries, Not Answers”, the new video from the Los Angeles progressive rock group PERFECT BEINGS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s new album, “Vier”, which will be released on January 19 via InsideOut Music. The band’s current lineup includes Ryan Hurtgen (vocals, piano), Johannes Luley (guitar, bass, production) […]
- Drum-Cam Footage Of JON RICE Performing With 1349 At OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST
Drum-cam footage of drummer Jon Rice performing “Massive Cauldron Of Chaos” with Norwegian black metallers 1349 at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, which was held November 4-5 in Devore, California, can be viewed below. Rice often serves as a stand-in for regular drummer Frost (real name: Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad) when his obligations with his main band SATYRICON prevent […]
- ICP to Tour with Clowns
Specifically: Attila. The post ICP to Tour with Clowns appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Warrel Dane Memorial Service to Be Streamed, Plus News on Sodom + More
Plus, news on Tengger Cavalry, Jungle Rot, Portal and more. Continue reading…
- All Rape And Kidnapping Charges Against DECAPITATED Dropped
According to The Spokesman-Review, Spokane County prosecutors have dropped all rape and kidnapping charges against the four members of the Polish death metal band DECAPITATED, citing the well-being of the alleged victim. Less than two weeks before the musicians were scheduled to go on trial for allegedly kidnapping and raping a woman on their tour […]
- Unauthorized Book ‘Iron Maiden At Reading’ Due In March
Due on March 9, the unauthorized “Iron Maiden At Reading” deluxe coffee table book documents the band’s three performances at the annual three-day U.K. festival. IRON MAIDEN first appeared in 1980 when Paul Di’Anno was fronting the band and Dennis Stratton was on guitar. They appeared second on the bill to UFO on the second […]
- Here’s the New Judas Priest Song, “Lightning Strike”
Get struck. The post Here’s the New Judas Priest Song, “Lightning Strike” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Lars Ulrich Reveals Unheard Story About How Metallica Got Their Name
Metallica drummer and founder Lars Ulrich spoke in an interiew with NPR and revealed unheard story about how Metallica got their name. He said (transcriped by Blabbermouth): “Well, I came up here [to San Francisco], actually, in the spring of 1981 and ended up at a kegger over on Strawberry Hill. And I met a […]
- GUNS N’ ROSES: ‘Greatest Hits’ Collection Sales Surpass 6 Million In U.S.
According to Billboard, GUNS N’ ROSES’ “Greatest Hits” collection, which was originally released in March of 2004, has surpassed 6 million in total U.S. sales. The LP sold another 4,000 copies in the week ending December 28, with its sales now at 6.002 million. GUNS N’ ROSES frontman Axl Rose, guitarist Slash and bassist Duff […]
- For My Addiction release video for new song “Midnight Run”
- MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist’s PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS: ‘Welcome To Hell’ Video
PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS (formerly PHIL CAMPBELL’S ALL STARR BAND), the band featuring MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell alongside his sons Todd, Dane and Tyla, plus vocalist Neil Starr, has released a video for its new single, “Welcome To Hell”. The song is taken from PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS’ debut album, “The […]
- ORPHANED LAND: Lyric Video For New Song ‘We Do Not Resist’
The official lyric video for the song “We Do Not Resist” from Israeli progressive folk metal masters ORPHANED LAND can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s new studio album, “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”, which will be released on January 26 via Century Media. Jens Bogren once again took over mixing […]
- DESTRÖYER 666 To Release ‘Call Of The Wild’ EP
DESTRÖYER 666 will release a crushing new EP on February 23. “Call Of The Wild” contains three brand new songs and a fresh take on the band’s classic and live favorite, “Trialed by Fire”. “Call Of The Wild” track listing: 01. Violence Is Golden (4:30) 02. Stone By Stone (3:37) 03. Call Of The Wild […]
- Rock Photographer ROBERT KNIGHT Announces ‘Rock Gods: Fifty Years Of Rock’ Exhibition
Robert Knight will unveil hundreds of iconic images taken during his prolific career as both a rock and travel photographer, including 30-plus years of intimate, behind-the-scenes images taken at Hollywood RockWalk, a sidewalk gallery honoring musical innovators. His deep catalog includes LED ZEPPELIN, Jimi Hendrix, SANTANA, Jeff Beck, Tom Petty, Slash, VAN HALEN, Buddy Guy, […]
- Killer Dwarfs to release live album ‘Live No Guff!’ on April 13th + new studio album to come
- Watch Steve Vai, John 5, Gary Holt + Alex Skolnick Praise Zakk Wylde + Tony Iommi
After presenting Zakk Wylde with his Best Guitarist ‘Hand of Doom,’ the four equally talented shredders spoke about Zakk’s prowess as a true guitar hero. Continue reading…
- CONFIRMED: Robin Finck Has a Speaking Voice
Watch this video interview and learn more about the enigmatic Nine Inch Nails/ex-Guns N’ Roses guitarist in twelve minutes than you’ve learned about him in twenty years. The post CONFIRMED: Robin Finck Has a Speaking Voice appeared first on MetalSucks.
- The Guns N’ Roses Reunion Tour Has Become the Fourth-Highest Grossing Tour EVER
It’s grossed $475 million to date. The post The Guns N’ Roses Reunion Tour Has Become the Fourth-Highest Grossing Tour EVER appeared first on MetalSucks.
- SUPER SLUDGE CLASSIC … Our ‘Famous Last Words’ column: 100 Amazing Quotes from Rock Stars Talking Smack (1999)
SUPER SLUDGE CLASSIC Our ‘Famous Last Words’ column: 100 Amazing Quotes from Rock Stars Talking Smack (1999) Celebrating Twenty Years of Metal Sludge (1998-2018) we are bringing you some choice posts from yesteryear. This “Famous Last Words” post below is the exact article we published on November 10th 1999. It features Rock Stars talking […]
- Danzig’s Anti-Cell Phone Policy Fails, Euronymous Letters Up for Sale, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week
Also includes Morbid Angel, Pantera, Dream Theater, and more. The post Danzig’s Anti-Cell Phone Policy Fails, Euronymous Letters Up for Sale, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week appeared first on MetalSucks.
- JOE PERRY ‘Really Would Like To’ Record Some New AEROSMITH Music
AEROSMITH’s Joe Perry has told Best Classic Bands that hopes he and his bandmates will be able to enter the studio soon to begin work on new music for the follow-up album to 2012’s “Music From Another Dimension!” “Steven [Tyler, vocals] and I have talked about it and the other guys have talked about it,” […]
- Sodom Parts Ways with Everyone Who Isn’t Angelripper
Probably no big whoop. The post Sodom Parts Ways with Everyone Who Isn’t Angelripper appeared first on MetalSucks.
- ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN On Seeing AC/DC With AXL ROSE: It ‘Was Two And A Half Hours Of Perfection’
ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian says that the Axl Rose-fronted AC/DC concert he caught in New York City was “one of the best rock shows” he has ever seen. AC/DC postponed the last ten dates of its North American tour two years ago after doctors told singer Brian Johnson he faced a total loss of hearing […]
- REVERTIGO Feat. CANDLEMASS, TREAT Members: Debut Album Details Revealed
Frontiers Music Srl will release the debut album from REVERTIGO, a Stockholm, Sweden-based duo formed by Mats Levén (vocals) and Anders Wikström (guitar), on February 23. As close personal and musical friends for nearly 30 years, REVERTIGO is the next chapter in an ongoing collaboration. The official lyric video for the song “The Cause” can […]
- Judas Priest release video for new track “Lightning Strike”
- X JAPAN To Return To U.S. For COACHELLA Debut
Legendary Japanese rock group X JAPAN will return to the U.S. this spring (Saturday, April 14, Saturday, April 21) for its debut performances at the Coachella Music And Arts Festival in Indio, California. Returning to the states after major concerts at Lollapalooza (2010) and headlining Madison Square Garden (2014), Coachella 2018 will mark the dramatic […]
- Axl Rose: The White House Is the ‘Gold Standard of What Can Be Considered Disgraceful’
See what has the Guns N’ Roses singer all fired up. Continue reading…
- STICK IT … Great White’s Mark Kendall jabs at Jack Russell: “He plays a lot of clubs. We really don’t play clubs.”
STICK IT Great White’s Mark Kendall jabs at Jack Russell: “He plays a lot of clubs. We really don’t play clubs.” Sleazeroxx — Great White guitarist Mark Kendall recently spoke to the White Line Fever podcast about the differences between Great White and Jack Russell’s Great White. Kendall stated (as transcribed by White Line Fever): “We police the (trade) mark because we own the Great Whitename […]
- Watch Video For New JUDAS PRIEST Song ‘Lightning Strike’
The official video for “Lightning Strike”, a brand new song from JUDAS PRIEST can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s new album, “Firepower”, which will be released on March 9 via Epic. Singer Rob Halford stated about “Lightning Strike”: “To me, the overall concept of this song is to use the […]
- All Kidnapping and Rape Charges Against Decapitated Dropped
The charges have been dropped ‘without prejudice.’ Continue reading…
- Prophets of Rage Urge Listeners to ‘Legalize Me’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
See the Prophets ring in the new year with a killer performance. Continue reading…
- Watch: Prophets of Rage Perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Legalize marijuana! The post Watch: Prophets of Rage Perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Allegaeon Cover Rush’s “Animate”
Modern day prog heroes cover yesterday’s prog heroes. The post Allegaeon Cover Rush’s “Animate” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- JOE SATRIANI Recalls Giving Guitar Lessons To STEVE VAI, METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT
Joe Satriani, who was a guitar teacher before he found fame with his 1987 album “Surfing With The Alien”, spoke to Albany, New York’s Q103 radio station about what it was like giving lessons to two of his more famous students, Steve Vai and METALLICA’s Kirk Hammett. “Those two guys were great,” Joe said (hear […]
- Listen to Breaking Benjamin’s Crushing Yet Atmospheric New Song ‘Red Cold River’
Breaking Benajmin fans won’t have to wait six years for a new album again. Continue reading…
- SODOM Parts Ways With Guitarist, Drummer
SODOM bassist/vocalist and sole remaining original member Thomas “Angelripper” Such has parted ways with guitarist Bernd “Bernemann” Kost and drummer Markus “Makka” Freiwald. Says Such: “After much thought and reflection, I have decided on this difficult step to pave the way for new challenges. “SODOM have always lived off the commitment and passion of everybody […]
- Listen to Judas Priest’s Scorching New ‘Firepower’ Track ‘Lightning Strike’
Over 40 years into it, Judas Priest prove why they’re still the Metal Gods. Continue reading…
- Singer For IRON MAIDEN Cover Band POWERCLOWN Charged With Smuggling $5.5 Million Worth Of Drugs Into Japan
According to Global News, the singer of POWERCLOWN, a Canadian IRON MAIDEN tribute band that wears clown makeup, was arrested in Japan last month after more than $5.5 million worth of stimulant drugs were found in his guitar case. Daniel Burton Whitmore, who goes by the stage name Dicksie Di’Anno, had just gotten off a […]
- Memorial Service for Warrel Dane (Nevermore, Sanctuary) to Be Live Streamed
It will take place this Sunday, January 7 at 4 pm PST/ 7 pm EST. The post Memorial Service for Warrel Dane (Nevermore, Sanctuary) to Be Live Streamed appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Mark Kendall states Jack Russell’s Great White play lots of clubs while Great White really don’t
- Announcing the 2018 Unsigned Band Promopalooza!
Unsigned bands can now purchase advertising on available on Metal Injection, MetalSucks and several other metal sites for a special, reduced rate. The post Announcing the 2018 Unsigned Band Promopalooza! appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Biffy Clyro Double Down on 2018 Albums, Plan Disc Tied to Movie
Look for Biffy Clyro to be spending a lot of studio time this year. Continue reading…