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- Metallica Plays “Stairway To Heaven” (Led Zeppelin Cover)
Well sort of …its just James having a little fun … Don’t hate
- DEREK SMALLS On New Solo Album: ‘I Didn’t Want To Wait Any Longer’ For SPINAL TAP Reunion
SPINAL TAP bassist Derek Smalls — the metallic alter-ego of comedic actor Harry Shearer (“Saturday Night Live”, “The Simpsons”) — recently discussed his debut solo album, “Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)”, with United Rock Nations. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why it took so […]
- Gruesome’s Twisted Prayers is a Resurrection of That Which Death Left Undone
And it’s available now! The post Gruesome’s <em>Twisted Prayers</em> is a Resurrection of That Which Death Left Undone appeared first on MetalSucks.
- PRESALE: Jeff Beck to headline Live At Chelsea
Bona fide music legend Jeff Beck will headline Live At Chelsea this summer.
- BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Releases Music Video For ‘Letting You Go’
Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have released the official music video for their new single, “Letting You Go”. The song is taken from the band’s sixth studio album, “Gravity”, which will be made available on June 29. BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE frontman Matt Tuck says: “‘Letting You Go’ was a very challenging song to […]
- NEW YEARS DAY Vocalist On Touring With HALESTORM and IN THIS MOMENT: ‘It Feels Like There’s A Movement’
During last month’s Rock On The Range festival in Columbus, Ohio, Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio spoke with Ash Costello of NEW YEARS DAY. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group’s recent tour with HALESTORM and IN THIS MOMENT: Ash: “I’ve toured with HALESTORM […]
- Fish announces ‘Clutching At Straws’ / ‘Weltschmerz’ 2018 tour
Former Marillion singer Fish will embark on a new headline tour later this year.
- WATCH: Foo Fighters perform mash-up of Van Halen and John Lennon
Foo Fighters have performed a mash-up of two seminal songs.
- GUNS N’ ROSES Performs VELVET REVOLVER’s ‘Slither’ Live For First Time (Video)
GUNS N’ ROSES played a cover version of VELVET REVOLVER’s “Slither” live for the first time at the opening show of the summer 2018 European leg of the “Not In This Lifetime” tour Sunday night (June 3) in Berlin, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. A 15-second video clip of […]
- Shinedown + Godsmack Carry 2018 Co-Headline Tour Into Fall
If Godsmack and Shinedown didn’t initially announce a date close to you, you might want to re-check their tour schedule for the newly announced shows. Continue reading…
- Daron Malakian Says No New System of a Down Music Coming Soon
Sorry, folks! The post Daron Malakian Says No New System of a Down Music Coming Soon appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Metallica – Nothing Else Matters but it’s a complete shit show (those notes)
Metallica is starting to show their age in this dreadful performance.
- Mushroomhead to Headline Inaugural ‘Summer of Screams’ Tour
They’ll be joined by Powerman 5000 and Psychostick on select dates, with The Browning, Kissing Candice and more playing the full run. Continue reading…
- Derek Smalls: ‘I Kept Thinking That Spinal Tap Was Going to Un-Dissolve’
‘We don’t break up, but we dissolve a lot, much like a fast-acting pain tablet,’ says Smalls of Spinal Tap. Continue reading…
- Zeal & Ardor and Astronoid Announce Fall 2018 North American Tour
Put a circle around this tour. The post Zeal & Ardor and Astronoid Announce Fall 2018 North American Tour appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Tremonti Cover Metallica’s ‘Welcome Home (Sanitarium)’ on Hello Kitty Guitars
Mark Tremonti wields the Hello Kitty mini-guitar while Eric Friedman rocks a Hello Kitty ukulele for this cover of “Welcome Home (Sanitarium).” Continue reading…
- Guns N’ Roses ‘Slither’ Through First Live Velvet Revolver Cover
‘We’re gonna try something — hope you like it, said Axl Rose. Continue reading…
- Theory: The Classic As I Lay Dying Line-Up is Reuniting
The evidence is pretty persuasive. The post Theory: The Classic As I Lay Dying Line-Up is Reuniting appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Kataklysm: New Video “Outsider,” New Album Meditations Now Streaming
The melodeath masters have returned. The post Kataklysm: New Video “Outsider,” New Album <em>Meditations</em> Now Streaming appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Update: Ralph Santolla’s Mother Says the “Outlook Is Very Poor”
The guitarist fell into a coma following a heart attack last week. The post Update: Ralph Santolla’s Mother Says the “Outlook Is Very Poor” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- KING’S X Frontman: ‘A Lot Of My Peers, They Just Put Crap Out Now’
KING’S X bassist/vocalist Doug “dUg” Pinnick was recently interviewed by Izzy Presley of “Another FN Podcast”. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his current musical tastes: Doug: “I go back to LED ZEPPELIN and [Jimi] Hendrix and THE BEATLES sometimes, but I keep moving forward. […]
- Killswitch Engage Sign to Metal Blade Records
With an assist from Sony. The post Killswitch Engage Sign to Metal Blade Records appeared first on MetalSucks.
- KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS And COLUMBIA/SONY MUSIC
Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have signed with Metal Blade Records. The band’s upcoming album will be made available through Sony Music Entertainment outside of North America. Metal Blade’s CEO/founder Brian Slagel commented: “I have been a huge fan and friend of KILLSWITCH for a long time, so it is truly an honor to be able […]
- Watch Bullet for My Valentine’s Dark and Moody Video for ‘Letting You Go’
Bullet for My Valentine have released a video for their latest single, ‘Letting You Go,’ from their forthcoming LP ‘Gravity,’ slated to hit shelves June 29. Continue reading…
- Reaction Video: Coheed & Cambria, “The Dark Sentencer”
How does it stand up conceptually and musically to the band’s past material? The post Reaction Video: Coheed & Cambria, “The Dark Sentencer” appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Watch DEATH ANGEL Perform At Netherlands’ FORTAROCK Festival
Fan-filmed video footage of DEATH ANGEL’s June 1 performance at the FortaRock festival at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, the Netherlands can be seen below. DEATH ANGEL’s latest album, 2016’s “The Evil Divide”. was once again recorded at AudioHammer studios in Sanford, Florida with producer Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM, DEICIDE), who previously worked on 2010’s “Relentless Retribution” and […]
- NINE INCH NAILS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK, DEFTONES Set For LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival
A massive music lineup led by NINE INCH NAILS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK and DEFTONES has been announced for the fifth annual Louder Than Life as the festival expands to three days — Friday, September 28, Saturday, September 29, and Sunday, September 30 — at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky. Louder Than Life features a selection […]
- The Dark Corner: Traitrs, Butcher’s Coin
While sure to please post-punk purists, the songs on Butcher’s Coin have the innate touch of emotional turmoil missing in many modern attempts to recreate the magic of genre pioneers. The post The Dark Corner: Traitrs, <em>Butcher’s Coin</em> appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley on The MetalSucks Podcast #241
We discuss his new novel “Watch” and his first one “Scale,” the authors that influenced him, the importance of writing what you know, the risks he took on the new book, the difference between turning in finished records to labels and books to an editor, the magic behind the song “Map Change,” the importance of […]
- Wintersun Announce 2018 North American Tour, Their First in Five Years
Ne Obliviscaris and Sarah Longfield will open. The post Wintersun Announce 2018 North American Tour, Their First in Five Years appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Study Finds Music Makes Surgery Less Miserable
As it does with literally everything else. The post Study Finds Music Makes Surgery Less Miserable appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Album Review: Yob’s Our Raw Heart
Open yours. The post Album Review: Yob’s <em>Our Raw Heart</em> appeared first on MetalSucks.
- MUSHROOMHEAD Announces ‘Summer Of Screams Tour’ With POWERMAN 5000, THE BROWNING, Others
MUSHROOMHEAD, one of metal’s most unique and adventurous bands, will headline the inaugural edition of the “Summer Of Screams Tour” presented by Scream Factory and Dread Central. Joining MUSHROOMHEAD on the tour will be POWERMAN 5000 (on select dates), THE BROWNING, PSYCHOSTICK (on select dates), KISSING CANDICE, UNSAID FATE, VOODOO TERROR TRIBE (on select dates), […]
- Ghost: Identity and Cause of Death Revealed of Man Who Died at Show
He had a history of cardiac issues and heart failure. The post Ghost: Identity and Cause of Death Revealed of Man Who Died at Show appeared first on MetalSucks.
- JACK RUSSELL’S GREAT WHITE To Headline ‘Hair Nation’ Tour With BULLETBOYS And ENUFF Z’NUFF
SiriusXM and Live Nation will present the “Hair Nation” tour featuring JACK RUSSELL’S GREAT WHITE, BULLETBOYS and ENUFF Z’NUFF. The 21 city U.S. trek will kick off September 12 at House Of Blues in San Diego. The tour offers listeners and music fans across the country the chance to see the bands who have been […]
- DENNIS DEYOUNG Comments On STYX Bringing Back ‘Mr. Roboto’
Former STYX vocalist Dennis DeYoung has commented on the band’s decision to perform the song “Mr. Roboto” live in its entirety for the first time in 35 years. “Mr. Roboto” — which originally appeared on STYX’s 1983 concept album “Kilroy Was Here” — was written by DeYoung, who left the group in 1999. The song […]
- Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack + Nine Inch Nails Lead 2018 Louder Than Life Festival
Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack and Nine Inch Nails will headline the three-day music event in Louisville this September. Continue reading…
- Avenged Sevenfold Bassist: “We’re Not The Biggest Band In The World Yet, But…”
In a recent interview with Hardrive Radio, Avenged Sevenfold bassist Johnny Christ spoke about their ambitions in the future. He said: “It’s a trip, man. Last summer, we just got off doing an entire stadium run with Metallica. That’s like a dream come true right there. Things like that, things like the Activision stuff, where […]
- 10 Rare Metallica Songs Played LIVE
A collection of songs Metallica rarely ever performs live, in some cases just once in their whole career.
- This Metal-Themed Japanese Ramen Commercial Is #$@&%*! Bonkers
Oh, Japan… never change! The post This Metal-Themed Japanese Ramen Commercial Is #$@&%*! Bonkers appeared first on MetalSucks.
- Watch Guns N’ Roses perform Velvet Revolver’s ‘Slither’ for the first time
Guns N’ Roses performed Velvet Revolver’s ‘Slither’ for the very first time in Berlin last night (3rd June).
- Metallica’s James Hetfield At Guitar Center
James Hetfield, the man himself, sat down with us at Guitar Center in San Francisco. In the small room, he shared stories about becoming a musician, rising to fame, and even played a bit. All the while, customers continued to shop in the store, having no idea it was James playing. Hetfield’s new ESP Iron […]
- THE MAGPIE SALUTE Feat. Ex-THE BLACK CROWES Members: ‘High Water I’ Album Due In August
THE MAGPIE SALUTE, which brings together the reunited guitar team of Rich Robinson and Marc Ford from THE BLACK CROWES, bassist Sven Pipien (also from the CROWES) along with lead singer John Hogg (HOOKAH BROWN, MOKE), drummer Joe Magistro and guitarist Nico Bereciartua, will release its debut album, “High Water I”, on August 10. It […]
- CANDLEMASS Guitarist Explains Absence From Germany’s FREAK VALLEY FESTIVAL
CANDLEMASS guitarist Mats “Mappe” Björkman was unable to join his bandmates this past Friday, June 1 at the Freak Valley Festival in Netphen, Germany after recently being diagnosed with with “severe infection” of “the balance center of the brain.” He was replaced at the gig by Marcus Jidell (AVATARIUM, EVERGREY, ROYAL HUNT). On May 30, […]
- Corey Taylor: New Slipknot Lyrics Are ‘Most I’ve Shared’ in Years
Corey Taylor talks with Full Metal Jackie about his relationship with Ozzy, his son playing music with Clown’s son, the next Slipknot album, Rammstein & more. Continue reading…
- Darth Vader Jams Rage Against the Machine to Raise Money for New Death Star
Be sure to throw Lord Vader a few bucks. Continue reading…
- Video: Guns N’ Roses Play Velvet Revolver’s “Slither”
Axl Rose swallows his pride and performs lyrics by a guy who once called him a “fat, botox-faced, wig-wearin’ fuck.” The post Video: Guns N’ Roses Play Velvet Revolver’s “Slither” appeared first on MetalSucks.