Daily Rock and Metal News July 16, 2020

Today’s news and reviews for fans of Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, and Hair Bands from PariahRocks.com and the Hard, Heavy & Hair Show.

  • COREY TAYLOR Teases First Music Video For Upcoming Solo Album
    Corey Taylor has posted the first behind-the-scenes teaser from the making of his new solo video. It will be the lead single and video from the SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman’s upcoming debut solo album, tentatively due in September. Taylor recorded the effort with his solo band consisting of Jason Christopher on bass, Dustin Schoenhofer […]
  • JOSH HOMME Is Open To Playing With KYUSS Again
    Josh Homme spoke to Kyuss World Radio about the 25th anniversary of KYUSS’s final album, “…And The Circus Leaves Town”. The Californian four-piece split three months following the LP’s release, resulting in it being less critically and commercially successful when compared to the two KYUSS albums which helped birth the stoner rock movement — 1992’s […]
  • Slayer Icon Gary Holt Still Feels Fortunate Despite All Coronavirus-Related Disasters
    Gary Holt, the frontman of Exodus and the former member of Slayer, revealed the fact that he still feels fortunate although he cannot get on the stage now for the coronavirus. Before all the coronavirus-related disasters messed up the show business, Gary Holt was on ‘The Bay Strikes Back‘ tour as he mentioned in his […]
  • Edsel Dope to Tripp Eisen: “Keep My Name Out of Your Talentless Mouth!”
    Edsel Dope has escalated the war of words with his former bandmate, guitarist Tripp Eisen. Eisen played guitar on Dope’s first album, Felons and Revolutionaries (1999), and has two songwriting credits on their sophomore effort, Life (2001). The guitarist went on to join Joey Jordison’s Murderdolls and then, eventually, Static-X. He was fired from the […]
  • Tommy Lee Gets Crazy In Self-Quarantine After The Shenanigans Of His Wife
    The long-term drummer of Mötley Crüe, Tommy Lee revealed that he has teamed up with his wife Brittany Furlan on her shenanigans during the self-quarantine on the recent interview he gave to ‘The Morning Show.’ Tommy Lee and his wife Brittany Furlan unveiled the daily lives of themselves as a couple who stuck with each […]
  • Heavy Resistance: A Playlist of 50 Years of Heavy Protest Songs
    Despite cave-dwellers who argue otherwise, heavy metal has always been political. Metal and hardcore have a long history of taking inspiration from political strife, going back to the genre’s very inventors, Black Sabbath, and their seminal track, “War Pigs.” While many musicians prefer to stay on the sidelines, it’s those who have boldly proclaimed their […]
  • STATIC-X Releases Official Music Video For ‘Bring You Down’
    STATIC-X has released the official music video for the song “Bring You Down”. The track is taken from the band’s latest album “Project Regeneration Vol. 1”, which came out on July 10. The first of two volumes, “Project Regeneration Vol. 1” features 12 brand new tracks, containing many of the final vocal performances and musical […]
  • Completely Unreadable Band Logo of the Week: Win a Grab Bag of Metal Goodies!
    Congrats to reader Sam Douglas! Sam correctly identified last week’s logo as belonging to the band Sink Shower, and thus wins a grab bag full of goodies from the MetalSucks Mansion Archives. Mazel tov, Sam! But don’t be too sad if you lost, ’cause this week I have another killer grab bag of metal goodies to give […]
  • Devin Townsend Has Released Yet Another Album of Ambient Guitar Noodling
    At the very end of May, metal’s king of poop and fart humor, Devin Townsend, released an entire hour-plus album of improvised guitar noodling titled Guitar Improvisation #1. If you’ve ever seen Devin’s demos and clinics (both online and IRL), or listened to some of the quieter tracks on Ghost, Ki and Casualties of Cool, you kind of know […]
  • Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Exposes Dimebag Darrell’s Huge Admiration To Van Halen
    Jerry Cantrell, the founder of the band Alice In Chains, talked about the times when he first met with Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell, who died in 2004, and exposed Darrell’s admiration to Van Halen on his recent interview with Gibson TV. Cantrell recalled the good old times when he quit college to start a band and […]
  • Trapt’s New Album Sells Just 600 Copies Its First Week
    At least Chris Taylor Brown's Twitter followers are up. Continue reading…
  • SKID ROW To Embark On ‘Slave To The Grind’ 30th-Anniversary World Tour In 2021
    During an appearance earlier today (Wednesday, July 15) on SiriusXM’s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk”, SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan discussed the band’s touring plans for the coming months. He said: “Next year, we have a world tour that’s scheduled. Hopefully it happens. We’re just seeing if this pandemic [subsides]. We’re not gonna put any […]
  • Watch AC/DC Perform ‘What Do You Do For Money Honey’ Live In Japan In 1981
    A video of legendary rockers AC/DC performing the song “What Do You Do For Money Honey” live in Tokyo in 1981 can be seen below. The clip was uploaded to the band’s official YouTube channel as part of the 40th-anniversary celebrations of AC/DC’s classic 1980 album “Back In Black”. Last December, “Back in Black” was […]
  • Ted Nugent Targets Anti-Fascist Political Movement In The United States
    Ted Nugent, rock music singer and conservative political activist, cursed nearly all kinds of anti-fascist political and social movements on his latest post on Facebook. Known with his complete support to Donald Trump and his policy decisions, Ted Nugent took another step that proves which side he aligns with. He shared a video, in which […]
  • Slipknot’s Corey Taylor’s Son Griffin Earns Fans’ Heart By Saving A Desperate Cat
    Slipknot and Stone Sour legend Corey Taylor’s son, Griffin Taylor, took to his official Instagram account to share a heart-melting photo of his cat named as ‘Nado’ and explained how he saved him. In the caption, Griffin stated that they found out a little cat in the middle of the tornado disaster after their studio […]
  • Great, Now Deadsy Are Coming Back, Too
    As if all the other shit we’ve already had to put up with in 2020 wasn’t enough, now Deadsy, the nu-metal band fronted by the son of Cher and Greg Allman, have announced that they’re gonna release their first new album in fourteen years. The band says the album will be called Subterfugue, but they […]
  • JIMMY PAGE Is Offering Fine Art Prints From ‘The Anthology’ Photo Book
    For “Jimmy Page: The Anthology”, Jimmy Page is sharing hundreds of items from his private collection including costumes, stage equipment and instruments that have had a profound impact on the history of rock. The collection has been specially photographed under Page’s art direction, from the curation of the items, to the lighting and the composition. […]
  • Joe Bonamassa Shares The Strategy That Leads Him To The Top Of The Industry
    43-year-old legendary American blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa spoke in the recent interview with Eddie Trunk and revealed his strategy to make him ‘legend’ in a long period. In the conversation, Joe stated that servicing the fans is the main factor behind his success by mentioning the times he was selling the songs from the back […]
  • Mike Portnoy Prepares To Honor His Late Musician Friend With An Online Concert
    Former drummer of Dream Theather, Mike Portnoy, mourned the death of his long-time friend and musician who died three years ago today, David Z, by making a new announcement on his official Instagram account. Mike stated that he will be attending the David Z Foundation’s ‘3rd Annual Fundraiser’ to pay tribute to his late friend […]
  • Ex-PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN Slams TRUMP Over Handling Of Coronavirus Outbreak
    Former PANTERA bassist Rex Brown has slammed President Donald Trump over his handling of the coronavirus outbreak. The rocker made the comments while sharing a link to a BBC article about New Zealand, which announced in June that almost all domestic coronavirus restrictions would be lifted after the country said it had “eliminated” the virus. […]
  • Ozzy Osbourne’s Daughter Kelly Notices An Ignominious Detail On Her Shirt
    Legendary Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne’s daughter and beautiful model/fashion designer, Kelly Osbourne, took to her official Instagram account to share one of the most bizarre moments of her life with her followers. As you can see in the picture below, Kelly was having a walk to clear her mind and looking so gorgeous with […]
  • Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Tells What He Really Thinks About The Black Crowes
    Jimmy Page, the legend of Led Zeppelin, recalled the times when ‘Live At The Greek’ was re-released, and he paid his precious respect to The Black Crowes. Page shared a picture in which he posed together with the members of the band The Black Crowes from the times when he collaborated with them for a […]
  • Johnny Depp Stuns Fans With His Recent Appearance After ‘Amber Heard And Elon Musk’ Incident
    The famous rock and roll photographer Ross Halfin posted the photos of Hollywood Vampires member Johnny Depp on Instagram while he was smoking without minding the ongoing lawsuit with his ex-wife Amber Heard. As you might know, the famous actor and member of Hollywood Vampires, Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard divorced in 2016 after […]
  • DEADSY To Release First Album In More Than 14 Years
    DEADSY, the art-industrial-rock band fronted by Elijah Blue (a.k.a. P. Exeter Blue I), son of actress/singer Cher and Gregg Allman, will release its long-awaited third album in early 2021. The disc’s first single and video will precede the full-length effort this fall. DEADSY is also planning to reissue its second album, “Phantasmagore”, on all digital […]
  • Motley Crue Singer Vince Neil’s Girlfriend Looks Sharp As Rock In A Black Bikini
    Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil’s girlfriend, Rain Hannah, showed off her awesome body by sharing a new photo of herself on the official Instagram account and turned up the heat with her beauty. In the picture, you can see that Rain was enjoying her free time inside the pool with her friend, Riley Kolich, and […]
  • Howard Jones and Jared Dines Are Officially Making an Album Together
    After announcing last month that he and Howard Jones (Light the Torch, ex-Killswitch Engage) are making an album together, Internet sensation Jared Dines has announced… that he and Howard Jones are making an album together. Says Dines via Twitter: “I’d like to officially announce that my friend (and musical inspiration) Howard Jones and myself are […]
  • Watch: Metallica Unveil Two Songs from S&M2 Performance
    In September of last year, back before the world ended — seems like a lifetime ago already — Metallica reprised their groundbreaking 1999 S&M performance with a symphony orchestra for a new entry in the series, S&M². The concert also served as a grand opening of sorts for San Francisco’s Chase Center, a brand new […]
  • SEVENDUST’s New Album Will Definitely Arrive This Year, Says LAJON WITHERSPOON
    Lajon Witherspoon says that SEVENDUST’s new album will definitely arrive this year. The follow-up to 2018’s “All I See Is War” was once again tracked at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette, who has previously worked with ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH, among others. Witherspoon spoke about the new SEVENDUST LP during […]
  • TRIXTER’s STEVE BROWN Says He Was Supposed To Be Part Of DEF LEPPARD’s ‘Stadium Tour’ This Summer
    TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown spoke to “The Rock N Ragni Show” about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. He said (see video below): “Big concerts, nothing is coming back at least a year, if that. And I’m just being honest, because there’s a lot […]
  • Asking Alexandria: We Were Once Asked to Sign a Fan’s Penis
    The devotee apparently provided a miniature marker to use. Continue reading…
  • Project Regeneration Vol. 1 – STATIC-X
    Always a heavier and more inventive band than their nominal affiliation to nu-metal made them appear, STATIC-X are a straightforward example of a band that many people didn’t really appreciate until it was too late. The untimely passing of Wayne Static in 2014 certainly seemed to spell an end to the band’s story, but thanks […]
  • Nickelback’s Ryan Peake Still Doesn’t Get The Reason Of The Listeners’ Hate
    Nickelback guitarist Ryan Peake was the latest interview guest of Chris Jericho’s ‘Talk Is Jericho’ podcast and talked about lots of topics from the Nickelback haters to their relationship with the late legend Darrell Dimebag. Despite selling 50 million-plus albums worldwide, the best-selling foreign band of the 2000s after The Beatles and nominated for 6 […]
  • JOAN JETT Covers T. REX’s ‘Jeepster’ For ‘Angelheaded Hipster’ Collection (Video)
    Joan Jett has released her interpretation of the T. REX hit “Jeepster”, from the Hal Willner-produced collection “Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan And T. Rex”, due out September 4 on BMG. Jett delivers a stunning tribute to her teenage idol, harkening back to her formative years on the Sunset Strip absorbing everything Bolan […]
  • DRAGONFORCE’s HERMAN LI And SAM TOTMAN Show You How To Write A SABATON Song In 10 Minutes (Video)
    During a recent Twitch livestream, DRAGONFORCE guitarists Herman Li and Sam Totman had some fun by attempting to write a SABATON-style song in 10 minutes. “We’ve known SABATON for so long,” Li said. Totman added: “I read this interview with them, and apparently, we were like their first-ever tour. I didn’t even realize it at […]
  • Trapt’s New Album Shatters Sales Records, Makes America Great Again
    Freedom-of-speech hating liberal terrorists have launched a smear campaign against Shadow Work, Trapt’s latest release, which some are already saying is one of the top 5 albums that will ever exist for all of time. The new TRAPT album “Shadow Work” is the best piece of music trapt has put out and probably one of […]
  • Keith Richards’ Daughter Theodora Celebrates Bastille Day With Bizarre-Looking Dance Figures
    The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards’ daughter and talented model, Theodora Richards, celebrated the national day of France, Bastille Day, by making a really weird moves on her official Instagram account. In the video, you can see that Theodora was wearing a red scarf and tight dress that suits her body and dancing in front […]
  • PETER FRAMPTON Blasts ‘King TRUMP’ Over Coronavirus Response
    Legendary guitarist Peter Frampton has blasted Donald Trump after the U.S. president retweeted a post claiming that doctors and public health officials are telling “outrageous lies” about COVID-19. Earlier this week, the president promoted to his 83 million followers a tweet from 1980s game-show host and fervent Trump supporter Chuck Woolery. “The most outrageous lies […]
  • DESTRUCTION Releases Mini Documentary On ‘Socially Distanced’ Concerts In Switzerland
    German thrashers DESTRUCTION played their first two concerts after the coronavirus pandemic closures on July 3 and July 4 in Pratteln, Switzerland. In response to COVID-19 restrictions, only 300 tickets were made available for each show at the 1,600-capacity Z7 club. According to DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier, 250 people attended the July 4 gig, and 300 […]
  • Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN Performs Japan Heritage Official Theme Song (Video)
    EMGtv has uploaded a video of former former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman playing the Japan heritage official theme song. The track was written by Friedman and originally performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, with strings arranged by Akira Sasaki, bass played by Kiyoshi, piano by Yukiko Takada, tsuzumi by Shonosuke Okura, and drums by Mitsuru […]
  • STILL GIVING IT TO US GOOD … Trixter guitarist Steve Brown talks Kiss, Van Halen, Def Leppard and Tokyo Motor Fist
    Steve Brown – Tokyo Motor Fist / Trixter Metal Sludge — When a teenage Steve Brown got his first taste of rock and roll stardom back in the late 1980s with Trixter, sure enough the MCA band fizzled by the second record. Grunge wiped Brown and hundreds of others off the glam planet in the […]
  • Premiere of Streetlight Circus’ ‘quarantine video’ for “Sad Café” + mini-interview with David Shaw
    Premiere . The post Premiere of Streetlight Circus’ ‘quarantine video’ for “Sad Café” + mini-interview with David Shaw appeared first on Sleaze Roxx.
  • Photos: Billie Joe Armstrong’s House on Sale for $7.25 Million
    The Green Day frontman was living large in this fancy California home. Continue reading…
  • Dire Straits’ Mark Knopfler Pays Tribute To ‘Live Aid’ With A Special Playlist
    Former Dire Straits‘ vocalist and also guitarist Mark Knopfler posted a video of Dire Straits’ performance with Sting on Instagram and shared a playlist that made particularly for the 35th anniversary of Live Aid. On July 13, 1985, one of the most important rock concerts, named ‘Live Aid‘ organized to aid the famine victims in […]
  • Michael Jackson Son Prince Is Proud Of The Successul Collaboration With His Sister Paris
    The legendary pop star Michael Jackson‘s son Prince posted a video of his sister Paris Jackson‘s new music clip which he was the producer of, and he mentioned how thrilled he is about their successful work. Michael Jackson’s only daughter, Paris Jackson followed her father’s path and became a musician and an activist. Paris and […]
  • Former Pantera Bassist Rex Brown Displeased With “Oompahloompa” Donald Trump’s Handling of the Pandemic
    Is Rex Brown a liberal? I have no idea! If I’m being honest, before today, I probably would have guessed “no,” being that he was in multiple bands fronted by a bigot, at least one of which was also not shy about their love of the Confederate flag. And maybe Brown isn’t a liberal. I’ve […]
  • Metallica Premieres Two New Music Videos From Upcoming Album
    The legendary band Metallica announced the release of their brand new live album ‘S&M2‘, constructed by the band’s 2019 shows, together with two new songs which will be available on August 28. The new album, which is the product of a collaboration between Metallica and San Francisco Symphony, includes 20 songs from the performances that […]
  • DEF LEPPARD’s PHIL COLLEN: Week Two Of ’30-Day Fitness Challenge’
    DEF LEPPARD has launched a new video series called “30 Day Fitness Challenge With Phil Collen”. Join the guitarist for the month of July as he takes on a 30-day fitness challenge. Use the hashtag #PhilCollen30Days to follow along as Phil works on his exercises, his diet and overall health. Week two of the “30 […]
  • Jordan Rudess Performs Beautiful Tribute to Ennio Morricone
    'He left us with some of the most beautiful music this planet has ever heard,' said Rudess. Continue reading…
  • Sixgun Renegades’ upcoming album is fully ready, mixed and mastered
    Sixgun . The post Sixgun Renegades’ upcoming album is fully ready, mixed and mastered appeared first on Sleaze Roxx.
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