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CHRIS DAUGHTRY’s 25-Year-Old Stepdaughter Died By Suicide

Chris Daughtry’s family has confirmed that his stepdaughter, Hannah Price, died by suicide while under the influence of narcotics. The


Every Time I Die’s Steve Micciche Shares His Side of the Breakup in Detail

Every Time I Die bassist Steve Micciche has shared a lengthy statement detailing his side of the band breakup that


TED NUGENT Praises ‚Dirtbag‘ BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN For Surrounding Himself With ‚Virtuoso‘ Musicians

Outspoken rocker Ted Nugent has praised „dirtbag“ Bruce Springsteen for always hiring the best musicians to help him deliver his


EDDIE VAN HALEN’s Ex-Wife Regrets Not Spending More Time With Him Before He Died

Eddie Van Halen’s ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli, who is promoting her new book, „Enough Already: Learning To Love The Way I


The Four Non-Keith Members of Every Time I Die Want to Form a New Band

While the dust is still settling from the shocking breakup of Every Time I Die, at least one of the


ARCH ENEMY, BEHEMOTH & NAPALM DEATH Announce North American Tour

Arch Enemy, Behemoth, Napalm Death, and Unto Others will hit the road this April for their North American Siege 2022.


Arch Enemy and Behemoth Announce Co-Headline Tour with Support From Napalm Death

Arch Enemy and Behemoth will co-headline a tour of the U.S. and Canada, the bands have announced. Support will come


EXODUS Singer Says ‚The Bay Strikes Back‘ U.S. Tour Will Definitely Happen This Spring: ‚We Have To Do This‘

TESTAMENT, EXODUS and DEATH ANGEL played the sole 2021 date of „The Bay Strikes Back Tour“ last November 27 at


Producer and Fit For an Autopsy’s Will Putney on The MetalSucks Podcast #421

Will Putney joins us again this week! We discuss Fit For an Autopsy’s latest album, Oh What the Future Holds,


The First Completely Unreadable Band Logo of 2022: Win a Grab Bag of Metal Goodies!

Congrats to reader Miguel Torres! Miguel correctly identified the final logo of 2021 as belonging to the band Shinda Saibo No


EVERY TIME I DIE Members Want To Carry On As A New Band

Every Time I Die announced their breakup on January 17 after having a public falling out with vocalist Keith Buckley


Steve Vai Postpones Tour Due to Another Surgery

Guitar legend Steve Vai has been forced to postpone his planned tour of North America until the fall. The run


Metal Injection’s Most Anticipated Albums Of 2022

Another year, another batch of great metal albums. While there are sure to be many more excellent releases announced throughout


DANNY ELFMAN Streams AI-Generated Video For „In Time“

Danny Elfman is now streaming his AI-generated music video for „In Time.“ If you’ve seen anything Elfman has done in



With a genuinely astonishing and vast catalogue of releases to their legendary name, BORIS have earned the right to be


OTEP Cancels U.S. Tour: ‚It Is Impossible For Us To Enforce Proper COVID Protocols‘

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, has canceled its previously announced „Sermons Of


Hypocrisy, Carach Angren, The Agonist and Hideous Divinity Announce Spring 2022 North American Tour

Hypocrisy have announced a North American headline tour for this coming April and May, culminating in an appearance at Maryland


Here’s ANTHRAX Guitar SCOTT IAN And His Son Covering SEPULTURA’s „Roots Bloody Roots“

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian and his son (and drummer) Revel Young Ian have teamed up for a pretty seriously killer


Watch: Speed Painter Paints Ex-MEGADETH Drummer Nick Menza In Six Minutes

Check out Detroit-based speed painter Dave Santia doing a six-minute speed paint of the late and great Megadeth drummer Nick


Check Out This Fan-Made BLACK SABBATH Sabotage Documentary

The Tapes Archive is now streaming their 30-minute look at the 1975 Black Sabbath record Sabotage. The documentary was largely


GRAMMY Award Ceremony Rescheduled For April

The 2022 Grammy Awards have been rescheduled to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on


ORIGIN Recording First New Album Since 2017

2022 is about to get way more technical thanks to a brand new Origin album. The album is their first



Hypocrisy will hit the road starting this April and they’re taking Carach Angren, The Agonist, and Hideous Divinity with them!


EXTINCTION A.D. Drops More Mosh-Worthy Riffs On „Mastic“

Extinction A.D. is already back despite releasing their EP Chaos, Collusion, Carnage, And Propaganda in November. The band is now


Famous Metal Musicians React to the Breakup of Every Time I Die

Why does the breakup of Every Time I Die feel so different from the breakup of other popular bands? Part


CRADLE OF FILTH To Perform Entire ‚Dusk… And Her Embrace‘ Album During Livestream

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have announced a digital show stream, a one-off special performance titled „The Infernal Vernal


Ex-EVERY TIME I DIE Vocalist KEITH BUCKLEY Issues Statement: „We Should Have Broken Up In 2014“

Every Time I Die announced their breakup on January 17 after having a public falling out with vocalist Keith Buckley


UNDEATH Exhumes The Dead With New Song „Rise From The Grave“

Undeath is back and they’re here to crush skulls. The band is now streaming the new single „Rise From The



Slashercore outfit ICE NINE KILLS will support METALLICA on February 25 at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also


DEICIDE Parts Ways With Guitarist CHRIS CANNELLA, Announces Replacement

Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE have announced the addition of guitarist Taylor Nordberg (THE ABSENCE, INHUMAN CONDITION) to the group’s


Video: Anthrax’s Scott Ian and His His 10-Year-Old Son Play Sepultura’s “Roots Bloody Roots”

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has shared a video of himself performing Sepultura’s “Roots Bloody Roots” with his ten-year-old son, Revel


KISS Announces May 2022 U.S. Tour Dates

KISS has announced a handful of new U.S. shows as part of the band’s ongoing „End Of The Road“ tour.


A DIVINIS (ARKAIK, THE KENNEDY VEIL) Streams Blackened, Orchestrated New Single „Monolith“

A Divinis is the new band featuring guitarist Casey Childers (The Kennedy Veil), vocalist Taylor Wientjes (ex-The Kennedy Veil, ex-Inanimate


RUSH’s ALEX LIFESON: ‚Being Vaccinated Is A Really Good Thing‘

According to RUSH fan blog Rush Is A Band, RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson has shared a new video update for


Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley Shares His Side of the Breakup in Detail

Every Time I Die frontman Keith Buckley has shared a lengthy statement detailing his side of the band breakup that


Acoustic Adventures – Volume One – SONATA ARCTICA

For melodic heavy metal bands with a substantial catalogue, the lure of the acoustic album is hard to resist. SONATA


JOE SATRIANI Announces ‚The Elephants Of Mars‘ Album, Releases ‚Sahara‘ Single

Joe Satriani is kicking off the new year with a brand-new album. Due on April 8, 2022, „The Elephants Of


ARCH ENEMY And BEHEMOTH Announce Co-Headlining ‚North American Siege‘ 2022 Tour With NAPALM DEATH

ARCH ENEMY and BEHEMOTH will embark on „The North American Siege 2022“ tour in the spring. Set to kick off


TONY MARTIN Says Record Deal Has Been Secured For Reissues Of Albums He Recorded With BLACK SABBATH

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin says that a new record deal has been secured to reissue the albums he


DEFTONES Bassist SERGIO VEGA Is Selling Music Gear Used On Albums And Tours

The official Sergio Vega Reverb shop has launched, allowing fans of the DEFTONES and QUICKSAND bassist a chance to purchase


STEVE VAI And IBANEZ Reveal ‚Hydra‘ One-Of-A-Kind Instrument

Steve Vai and Ibanez have revealed the „Hydra.“ This one-of-a-kind instrument is the realized vision of a collaboration that’s been


CHRIS CORNELL’s Daughter TONI CORNELL Named Youngest Ambassador For International Rescue Committee

Chris Cornell’s 17-year-old daughter Toni Cornell has been announced as the newest and youngest luminary to become an ambassador for


STATIC-X Moves ‚Rise Of The Machine‘ North American Tour With FEAR FACTORY And DOPE To 2023

STATIC-X has postponed its „Rise Of The Machine“ North American tour featuring FEAR FACTORY, DOPE, MUSHROOMHEAD and TWIZTID. The trek,


TRAUMA Announces New Album And First-Ever European Tour

TRAUMA, best known as the band that Cliff Burton played with prior to hooking up with METALLICA, has completed work


SHINEDOWN To Release New Single Next Week

SHINEDOWN will release the first single from the band’s upcoming seventh studio album on Wednesday, January 26. Although SHINEDOWN has


KEITH BUCKLEY Calls EVERY TIME I DIE Split ‚Inevitable‘: ‚Our Problems With Each Other Go Back Decades‘

EVERY TIME I DIE singer has Keith Buckley has offered a lengthy explanation of the circumstances that led to the


Tonight, The LIVECAST Welcomes Alex Skolnick To Talk Politics

We’re pretty excited to talk to Alex Skolnick about his budding hip-hop career and his current view on politics. Advertisement.


Heavy Steps – COMEBACK KID

With their 20th anniversary due to hit the books this year, COMEBACK KID could be forgiven for mellowing out a


Welcome Home – VRSTY

New York City based VRSTY are a musical representation of the diverse city they call home. Their debut full-length „Welcome



Jeff Scott Soto appears to have reactivated his project with David Ellefson, three months after the singer said their collaboration


STAIND’s AARON LEWIS Passes Kidney Stone Less Than Week After Having His Appendix Removed

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis passed a kidney stone earlier today (Tuesday, January 18) — less than a week after having


ROBERT TRUJILLO’s Wife CHLOE TRUJILLO And New Zealand Musician MARK DALBETH Drop ‚Mana‘ Music Video

Chloe Trujillo and New Zealand-born musician Mark Dalbeth have released the official music video for their collaborative song „Mana“. You


Watch ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN Play SEPULTURA’s ‚Roots Bloody Roots‘ With His 10-Year-Old Son

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian was joined by his 10-year-old son Revel Young Ian on drums as they performed a rendition


Clutch Announce Tour Dates With Eyehategod and The Sword

Clutch have announced a spring headline tour of the U.S. and Canada. Support on the first leg of the trek


Ex-FEAR FACTORY’s BURTON BELL Compares His Vocal Style To Vocalizing „Like A Pastor Or Preacher“

Vocalist Burton C. Bell (Ascension Of The Watchers, ex-Fear Factory) is one of those vocalists who you can identify within


KORN Guitarist Says The Band Is Proud To Be Nü-Metal „Scene Elders“

Korn is still going strong nearly 30 years after their inception, and are experiencing a bit of a revival now


ANTHRAX’s FRANK BELLO On METALLICA Doing The Big Four Shows: „They Didn’t Have To Do That“

The Big Four of thrash – Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, and Anthrax – played a handful of shows together between 2010


Check Out These Guitars Made From Reclaimed Ocean Plastic, Skateboards & Coffee Beans

YouTuber and guitar luthier Burls Art is here to show you that if you’re industrious enough (and have all the


HEART’s ANN WILSON Releases Cover Of ALICE IN CHAINS‘ „Rooster“

Heart vocalist Ann Wilson performed her cover of „Rooster“ by Alice In Chains at the Museum Of Pop Culture (MoPOP)


MACHINE HEAD Shares In-Studio Documentary From New Album Sessions

Machine Head is currently in the studio with producer Zack Ohren (Aborted, Machine Head, etc.) tracking their new album. The


KRALLICE Streams „Crystalline Exhaustion,“ Announces New Album For Next Week

Surprise! There’s a new Krallice album called Crystalline Exhaustion due out digitally on January 28, with pre-orders for physical merch


AUDIOSLAVE Posts Footage Of 2003 Sessions @AOL Music Performance

Audioslave, the band featuring Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell alongside Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford, and


ABYSMAL DAWN Drops Off OBSCURA Tour Due To „Private Reasons“

Abysmal Dawn has dropped off their coming tour with Obscura, Vale of Pnath, and Interloper for „private reasons.“ Obscura said


HATH Channel Skull Crushing Heaviness And Esoteric Darkness Into A Maddening Vortex On „Lithopaedic“

Hey there tech fiends, it’s that time of the week again. Next week I’ll have a sick premiere from Godless


STEEL PANTHER Announces U.S. Tour

Steel Panther is hitting the road this March for their Res-Erections tour with Any Given Sin as the opener. No



AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s Synyster Gates and Johnny Christ recently decided to surprise one of their fans by hand delivering a signed


CLUTCH Announces North American Tour With EYEHATEGOD & THE SWORD

Clutch will hit the road this March with Eyehategod and Tigercub, or The Sword and Nate Bergman depending on which


ADRIAN SMITH + RICHIE KOTZEN Already Have Seven Song Ideas For Second Studio Album

Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen’s project SMITH/KOTZEN will kick off its U.S. West Coast tour on Thursday, January 20 at


Krallice Premiere New Song “Crystalline Exhaustion”

Krallice, consistently one of the most envelope-pushing acts in all of black metal (if not all of metal period), have


64th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS To Take Place In Las Vegas In April

The 64th annual Grammy Awards, originally scheduled for late January in Los Angeles, have been rescheduled and will now be


VINCE NEIL’s First Performance Of 2022 Wasn’t Great

The saga of Vince Neil continues with his generally lackluster performance from January 14 at the Hollywood Casino in Columbus,


ANIMALS AS LEADERS To Play New Album & Classics On North American Tour

Animals As Leaders will hit the road on March 30 for a North American tour where they’ll perform two sets


SLIPKNOT Announces Knotfest Roadshow 2022 Tour With IN THIS MOMENT, JINJER, CYPRESS HILL & HO99O9

Slipknot has announced the 2022 edition of Slipknot Roadshow. The first leg will begin in March with In This Moment


Animals as Leaders Announce The Parrhesia U.S. Tour

Animals As Leaders, have announced ‘The Parrhesia Tour’ which will be hitting 19 cities across the US to accompany their upcoming


Slipknot Announce the Knotfest Roadshow 2022

 Slipknot, the most bestest band in the history creation, have announced the 2022 edition Knotfest Roadshow, the most importantest tour ever


Watch LITA FORD Perform At Florida’s ROKISLAND FEST

Fan-filmed video of Lita Ford’s January 17 performance at RokIsland Fest in Key West, Florida can be seen below. Lita


Boris Post New Song and Video About Hiroshima, “Beyond Good And Evil”

Prolific Japanese genre-shifters Boris have released a new single and video from their forthcoming album. The new track, “Beyond Good


Machine Head Launch Video Chronicling the Making of Their New Album

Machine Head have launched a video series giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of their new album. The


SHOCK WITHDRAWAL Grinds You Into Nothing With „Despair Ratio“

Shock Withdrawal is the new band featuring members of Maruta, Mos Generator, and Nitesoil that’s going to completely kick your


Ghost Will Perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! This Week

Ghost will be celebrating their arrival in America and the pending launch of their co-headline tour with Volbeat with a


HEAVYS Creates Headphones Engineered For Heavy Metal

Heavys was created by a group of metalheads who felt metal music deserves a better set of headphones. With headquarters



Swedish death metal veterans HYPOCRISY will embark on the „Worship“ tour this spring. The 28-date trek will kick off at


Shadow of Intent Share New Video for “Of Fury”

To celebrate the release of their new album, Elegy, which came out last Friday, January 14, Shadow of Intent have


Video: Mötley Crüe Frontman Vince Neil’s Latest Horrible Performance

Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil gave his first performance of 2022 on Friday, January 14 at Hollywood Casino in Columbus,


STEVE VAI To Undergo Another Surgery; North American Tour Postponed

Steve Vai has postponed his planned tour of North America until the fall. The first U.S. leg of dates will


BABYMETAL Works With WeTransfer On ‚Together We Make‘ Campaign

WeTransfer, a leading provider of creative productivity tools, today announced its new global brand campaign, „Together We Make“. The campaign


U.S. Government Granted Permission To Share Material From JON SCHAFFER Case As Discovery To Other OATH KEEPERS Cases

The U.S. government requested and was granted permission to share sealed materials from the case involving ICED EARTH guitarist Jon


SCORPIONS Share Music Video For ‚Rock Believer‘ Title Track

SCORPIONS have shared the official music video for their new single, „Rock Believer“. The single’s cover art was designed by


CLUTCH Announces Spring 2022 North American Tour

Maryland rockers CLUTCH will embark on a North American tour in March. The trek will be split between two legs,


EDDIE VAN HALEN’s Ex-Wife VALERIE BERTINELLI Opens Up About Their Relationship: ‚I’ve Never Felt Love Like That‘

Eddie Van Halen’s ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli, who is promoting her new book, „Enough Already: Learning To Love The Way I


311 Announces ‚Spring Tour 2022‘

311 returns to the road in 2022 with a 20-date „Spring Tour“, launching March 6 and ending on April 6.


IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON Launches North American Spoken-Word Tour In Fort Lauderdale (Video)

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson kicked off his two-month North American spoken-word tour last night (Monday, January 17) at Parker


STEEL PANTHER Announces First Leg Of ‚Res-Erections‘ 2022 Tour

California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER have announced the first leg of their „Res-Erections“ 2022 tour, which will make stops


ANIMALS AS LEADERS Announce Spring 2022 ‚Parrhesia‘ U.S. Tour

Groundbreaking, genre-defying instrumental trio ANIMALS AS LEADERS has announced the „Parrhesia“ tour that will be hitting 19 cities across the


SLIPKNOT Announces Spring 2022 ‚Knotfest Roadshow‘ Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

SLIPKNOT has announced the 2022 iteration of its infamous „Knotfest Roadshow“ tour. The trek will take place over two legs,


BRING ME THE HORIZON Postpones European Tour To 2023

British rockers BRING ME THE HORIZON have pushed back their previously announced European headline tour to 2023 due to a


Watch SKID ROW Perform At Florida’s ROKISLAND FEST

Fan-filmed video of SKID ROW’s January 15 performance at RokIsland Fest in Key West, Florida can be seen below. As


MACHINE HEAD Shares First Video Documenting Making Of Next Studio Album

The first in a series of videos documenting the making of MACHINE HEAD’s as-yet-untitled tenth studio album can be seen


Every Time I Die Have Broken Up

Following disagreements between band members that spilled into the public eye in messy fashion late last year, Every Time I



After a tumultuous December, Every Time I Die has called it quits. This all started (publicly, anyway) on December 3


Watch VIXEN Perform At Florida’s ROKISLAND FEST

Fan-filmed video of VIXEN’s January 17 performance at RokIsland Fest in Key West, Florida can be seen below. Last July,



EVERY TIME I DIE has called it quits, a little over a month after the band said it was working


KIX Singer Says It’s A ‚Wait-And-See‘ Game As To When Guitarist RONNIE YOUNKINS Will Return

KIX singer Steve Whiteman has offered an update on guitarist Ronnie Younkins, who is unable to tour with the band


JETHRO TULL’s IAN ANDERSON Pokes Fun At Guitarists Who Rely On Roadies To Tune Their Instruments: ‚What Wimps‘

In a new interview with Darren Paltrowitz, host of the „Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz“, JETHRO TULL’s Ian Anderson was asked


GHOST To Play Jimmy Kimmel Live! This Thursday

Ghost will begin their North American tour with Volbeat on January 25 in Reno, NV. Though before they kick things


BORIS‘ New Song „Beyond Good And Evil“ Is Their Take On The Bombing Of Hiroshima

Boris is now streaming their new single „Beyond Good And Evil.“ The single explores Hiroshima, the hometown of guitarist and


Watch TOOL Play „Culling Voices“ Live For The First Time

Tool’s tour thus far has been full of surprises. The band originally broke out „Right In Two“ for the first


SYLOSIS Drops Performance Of „Leech“ From Recent Livestream Show

Sylosis opened for Trivium’s A Light Or A Distant Mirror livestream with a set of their own filmed at Lite


SOILWORK Has A New Bassist, Announces A New Record Is Coming This Year

Soilwork has announced Rasmus Ehrnborn has their new, permanent bassist. Ehrnborn has been filling in live with the band since


ROB ZOMBIE Announces New Casting For The Munsters

Rob Zombie is back with the latest tease for his upcoming Munsters reboot, this time unveiling Catherine Schell as Zoya


HE IS LEGEND Vocalist Suffering From Mystery Illness

He Is Legend vocalist Schuylar Croom revealed via an Instagram video that he’s currently suffering from a mystery illness. Croom


Album Review: TRENCHES Reckoner

Anyone with any interest in new Trenches material mostly likely ran out of Haste The Day puns after 14 years. Speaking


BLIND EQUATION Unleash A Frenzy Of Cybergrind On LIFE IS PAIN

It’s Monday and Mondays suck, so let’s grind it out with Blind Equation’s LIFE IS PAIN. Advertisement. Scroll to continue


TRIVIUM’s MATT HEAFY Is Looking For Ideas For ‚Front Suit Piece‘ Of His Full-Body Tattoo

TRIVIUM’s Matt Heafy has updated his fans on his quest to get his entire body tattooed. The 35-year-old Orlando, Florida-based


James Gunn Talks Hair Metal in HBO’s Peacemaker

HBO debuted the first three episodes of James Gunn’s new series, Peacemaker. Hopefully, you’ve already watched it, or already have


IRON MAIDEN Wants To Play Senjustu In Full Live

Iron Maiden would love to play their 2021 album Senjutsu live in full at some point, according to vocalist Bruce


Former MEGADETH Members DAVID ELLEFSON And JEFF YOUNG Reunite For NICK MENZA Documentary (Photos)

Former MEGADETH members David Ellefson and Jeff Young reunited last week in Los Angeles for interviews to be included in


And the New Bassist for Soilwork Is…

…Rasmus Ehrnborn! Ehrnborn’s induction into the band isn’t really a surprise — he’s been a touring member for a few


Ted Nugent Takes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Exclusion Personally, Desperately Needs to Be Inducted

Dr. Pastor Theodore Aristotle Nugent, music historian and guy who is totally familiar with the expression “the lady doth protest


SKILLET Frontman Blasts ‚Godless‘ Pop Music, Says His Band Brings Rock Music Back Under Subjection Of Jesus Christ

John Cooper, the frontman for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, spoke to „Washington Watch With Tony Perkins“ about how


VORGA Takes To Outer Space With Blackened Single „Starless Sky“

German black metal band Vorga is launching right into the bleakest version of outer space with their new single „Starless


MY HOLLOW Allows The Puppets To Take Over In New Single „Vultures“

If you’re looking for a solid orchestral, melodic death metal track to kick off your week, then look no further


THE OFFSPRING Singer Explains COVID-19 Data Science Behind Band’s Decision To Cancel Canadian Tour

THE OFFSPRING has canceled its previously announced Canadian tour with SIMPLE PLAN. The 21-date trek was scheduled to kick off


STEVE VAI Says Performing ‚Black Star‘ With YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Was ‚Challenging‘: ‚Nobody Can Play Like Him‘

In a new interview with Myglobalmind, Steve Vai spoke about what it was like for him to join Yngwie Malmsteen



Fan-filmed video of LAST IN LINE’s performance on Sunday, January 16 at RokIsland Fest in Key West, Florida can be


Watch TOOL Perform ‚Culling Voices‘ Live For First Time

TOOL performed the song „Culling Voices“ for the first time ever during the band’s concert this past Saturday, January 15


GHOST To Perform On This Thursday’s ‚Jimmy Kimmel Live!‘

GHOST will be the featured musical guest on the Thursday, January 20 episode of „Jimmy Kimmel Live!“, airing at 11:35



George Lynch rejoined DOKKEN on stage on Sunday, January 16 at RokIsland Fest in Key West, Florida to perform three


CRADLE OF FILTH’s DANI FILTH: How Pandemic Affected Making Of ‚Existence Is Futile‘ Album

Vocalist Dani „Filth“ Davey of veteran British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH recently spoke to about how the pandemic



Fan-filmed video of TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider’s solo performance on Sunday, January 16 at RokIsland Fest in Key West,



Swedish metallers SOILWORK have announced the addition of bassist Rasmus Ehrnborn to their ranks. The band states: „We are pleased


THE RASMUS Releases New Single ‚Jezebel‘

Finnish rock band THE RASMUS recently entered Finland’s annual Eurovision selection contest, „Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu“ (UMK; The New Music Competition).


HEART’s ANN WILSON Releases Music Video For Her Cover Version Of ALICE IN CHAINS‘ ‚Rooster‘

HEART’s Ann Wilson has released a music video for her cover version of the ALICE IN CHAINS classic „Rooster“. You


UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Defends His Decision To Continue Performing ACCEPT Material With U.D.O.: People ‚Still Wanna Hear These Songs‘

Nearly seven years after announcing that he would embark on a special tour during which he would perform ACCEPT songs


Watch: KING CRIMSON’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Wilcox Cover THE UNDERTONES

It’s been a few months since we’ve checked in with Toyah & Robert Sunday Lunch cover videos. With the world


Remembering MAYHEM’s „Dead,“ Per Yngve „Pelle“ Ohlin, On What Would Have Been His 53rd Birthday

Today, we celebrate Mayhem’s Per Yngve “Pelle” Ohlin, or “Dead,” on what would have been his 53rd birthday. Pelle was


TED NUGENT Says He Doesn’t Take His Exclusion From ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Personally: ‚I Don’t Need It‘

Ted Nugent says that he doesn’t take his exclusion from the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame personally. The conservative


DARK TRANQUILLITY & KATAKLYSM Cancel Canadian Tour Dates, Add More U.S. Shows

Dark Tranquillity, Kataklysm, and Nailed to Obscurity have unfortunately had to cancel their Canadian tour dates due to new COVID


WINDS OF PLAGUE Announces First Show In Four Years

Winds Of Plague released Blood Of My Enemy in 2017 followed by a tour that went into 2018. Then the


TIM ‚RIPPER‘ OWENS Saw Tensions Brewing Between K.K. DOWNING And GLENN TIPTON During Making Of ‚Demolition‘

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim „Ripper“ Owens has once again defended Kenneth „K.K.“ Downing over the comments the ex-PRIEST guitarist


Ex-War On Women Guitarist Nancy Hornburg Alleges Abuse and Criminal Behavior by Former Band Members

Ex-War on Women guitarist Nancy Hornburg has posted an extensive statement alleging that she was the victim of mental abuse


Corey Taylor Shows Off Huge New Frankenstein Tattoo

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has a new tattoo, and he’s excited to show it off to the world. The back


Judas Priest Will Tour as a Five-Piece with Andy Sneap After All

When Judas Priest announced on January 10 that their upcoming tour would see them hit the stage as a four-piece,


King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover “Teenage Kicks”

After spending the past three weeks recapping their greatest hits of 2021 (part one, part two, part three) and devoting


Watch AMY LEE And LZZY HALE Perform LINKIN PARK’s ‚Heavy‘ In Cincinnati

Fan-filmed video of HALESTORM’s Lzzy Hale joining EVANESCENCE on stage during the latter band’s January 14 concert at the Heritage


ZAKK WYLDE: ‚I Love Being On The Road Every Night‘

In a new interview with The Underground Australia, Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) spoke what it has been


DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN Discusses Importance Of Vocals In Modern Music: ‚People Remember Hooks‘

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman, who produced TRIVIUM’s „Vengeance Falls“ album nearly a decade ago, was asked in a new interview


Watch NITA STRAUSS Perform In Harrisburg During ‚Winter Wasteland‘ Tour

Fan-filmed video footage of Nita Strauss’s January 15 performance at the Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania can be


THE OFFSPRING Drops New Episode Of ‚Cockpit Karaoke‘ Featuring ‚Let The Bad Times Roll‘

THE OFFSPRING has dropped another episode of „Cockpit Karaoke“, a video series featuring frontman Bryan „Dexter“ Holland and guitarist Kevin


BULLETBOYS Introduce New Lineup At Florida’s ROKISLAND FEST: Photos, Video

The new BULLETBOYS lineup, featuring singer Marq Torien, guitarist Ira Black (OF GODS & MONSTERS, LIZZY BORDEN, METAL CHURCH), bassist


RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY To Release ‚Agent Provocateur‘ Solo Album This Year

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy has set „Agent Provocateur“ as the title of his sixth solo album, to be released later


JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD: ‚I Still Go Through Moments Of Depression‘

In a recent interview with Spain’s Mariskal Rock, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about his struggles with depression and


ANTHRAX’s FRANK BELLO Thanked METALLICA’s JAMES HETFIELD For Organizing ‚Big Four‘ Shows: They ‚Didn’t Have To Do That‘

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello returned to Rock City Music Company in Livonia, Michigan on November 20, 2021 for an intimate


FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Streams Chunky New Single „A Higher Level Of Hate“

If you’re looking for stutter-pattern vocals, chunky riffs that only seem to get lower as time goes on, and a


TRIVIUM’s MATT HEAFY Does A Metal Rendition Of „Burn Butcher Burn“ From The Witcher Season 2

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RUSH’s ALEX LIFESON Unveils New Band ENVY OF NONE With „Liar“ Single

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Phoenix Rising, a two-part documentary about Westworld star Evan Rachel Wood and her work as an advocated for survivors of


Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox Got Engaged, Drank Each Other’s Blood

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W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless says that he is „leaning in the direction of“ performing the song „Animal (Fuck Like A


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Haunted Shores (Black/Death Metal by Members of Periphery) Post New Single, “Hellfire”

Haunted Shores, the black/death metal side project of Periphery guitarists Misha Mansoor and Mark Holcomb, have unveiled “Hellfire,” the first


Cult of Luna Post New Single, “Into the Night”

the latest single off their forthcoming album, The Long Road North. Guitarist and vocalist Fredrik Kihlberg explains: “‘Into the Night’


Korn Debut New Song “Forgotten”

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TOOL To Headline Bonnaroo 2022 Alongside STEVE NICKS & J. COLE

The Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival will take place between June 16 and 19 at the Bonnaroo Farm in Manchester,


AETHEREUS Streams Crushingly Technical New Album Leiden

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ILIUM Drops Powerful New EP Quantum Evolution Event

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NIRVANA ‚Nevermind‘ Baby Refiles Lawsuit Against Band

According to Rolling Stone, the man who claims he was the baby featured on the cover of NIRVANA’s „Nevermind“ album



SLIPKNOT’s Corey Taylor has unveiled his new tattoo, inspired by the classic films from the iconic British film studio Hammer


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In a new interview with KUSI’s Paul Rudy, Sammy Hagar spoke how he mended his relationship with the late Eddie


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YES: ‚A Visual Biography II: 1982 – 2022‘ Due In May

Following on from „Yes – A Visual Biography I“, Wymer Publishing will release a follow-up book, „Yes – A Visual


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Grammy Award-winning English rock band MUSE returns with brand new song „Won’t Stand Down“, out today via Warner Records. Produced



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GOJIRA Postpones First Leg Of European Tour ‚Due To The Current COVID Restrictions‘

French metallers GOJIRA have been forced to postpone the first leg of their European tour „due to the current COVID


Hear KORN’s New Single ‚Forgotten‘

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Anyway, Here’s A Cat Singing OZZY OSBOURNE & LED ZEPPELIN Classics

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SEVENDUST Announces Animosity Anniversary Tour

Sevendust will celebrate the 21st birthday of their 2001 album Animosity this March with a full album performance tour opened


Sevendust Announce Animosity Anniversary Tour

Sevendust will celebrate the 21st anniversary of one of their most popular albums, Animosity, with a headline tour of the


SEBASTIAN BACH: ‚I Have Lost Around 35 Pounds Since August 2021‘

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SLAYER’s KERRY KING Buys New York City Apartment For $3.65 Million

According to the New York Post, SLAYER guitarist Kerry King and his wife, Ayesha, recently purchased an apartment in Tribeca,


SLAYER’s KERRY KING Buys New York City Condo For $3.65 Million

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Amorphis Announce Spring Tour Dates

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Video footage of Dave Mustaine performing the MEGADETH classic „À Tout Le Monde“ with several campers at this month’s Rock


Watch DAVE MUSTAINE Perform MEGADETH Classics At This Month’s ‚Rock ‚N‘ Roll Fantasy Camp‘

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Dr. Pastor Theodore Althea Nugent, LGBTQ activist and sometimes-guitarist, has come under fire for recent criticisms he made of Joan



The surviving members of SOUNDGARDEN have paid tribute to vocalist/bassist Burke Shelley of legendary Welsh rockers BUDGIE who died on


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The original lineup of the Canadian all-girl metal band KITTIE — Morgan Lander (guitar, vocals), Mercedes Lander (drums), Fallon Bowman


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W.A.S.P. will embark on its first U.S. tour in a decade this fall. The trek will coincide the band’s 40th


W.A.S.P. Announces First U.S. Tour In A Decade; ARMORED SAINT To Support

W.A.S.P. will embark on its first U.S. tour in a decade this fall. The trek will coincide the band’s 40th


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Abbath is back with a brand new record called Dread Reaver due out on March 25, his first in three


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Haunted Shores, the instru-metal project featuring Periphery guitarists Misha Mansoor and Mark Holcomb, is back with a brand new record


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Rolo Tomassi continue to throw fans a variety of sounds in preview of their next album, Where Myth Becomes Memory.


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Everything about this rules, let’s face it. WORM SHEPHERD have been hotly tipped by disciples of deathcore and modern death


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Mammoth WVH (led by Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolfgang) and Dirty Honey have postponed the start of their winter co-headline



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Khemmis originally scheduled their West Coast tour for this January, but Omicron saw to that not happening. So now Khemmis


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Bring Me The Horizon is now streaming their recent four-song set filmed live at the DTS Sound Space for Los


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Foo Fighters will release their new horror-comedy Studio 666 on February 25. The movie is all about recording a new


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PRIMITIVE MAN Streams Destructive Three-Song Set From Audiotree Live

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TWISTED SISTER’s JAY JAY FRENCH Says Record Companies Are ‚Criminals‘: ‚Everyone Lies‘

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Google Says Fred Durst is Robert Durst’s Son

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INHUMAN NATURE’s New Single „Under The Boot“ Has Thrash Riffs For Days

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Ex-MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON Announces First Live Shows With THE LUCID, Drops Music Video For ‚Deaths Of Despair‘

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FIREBREATHER Brings Steamroller Sludge Riffs On „Creed“

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TORN BETWEEN TWO WORLDS (Ex-CRADLE OF FILTH) Goes Full-Tilt Symphonic On „Transparent“

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Poppy Posts New Song, “3.14,” About Her Cat, Pi

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SEVENDUST To Celebrate 21st Anniversary Of ‚Animosity‘ On U.S. Tour In March 2022

SEVENDUST will celebrate the 21st anniversary of its „Animosity“ album by performing it in its entirety on a U.S. tour


Foo Fighters Horror Comedy Studio 666: Trailer Released

The Foo Fighters have released an official trailer for Studio 666, their upcoming comedic horror movie about — you guessed


Tour Alert: Parkway Drive, Hatebreed, The Black Dahlia Murder, Stick To Your Guns

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ALICE IN CHAINS‘ JERRY CANTRELL Releases Performance Video For ‚Brighten‘ Title Track

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AMORPHIS Announces Spring 2022 North American Tour

Finnish melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will embark on a North American tour this spring. The trek will kick off on


THE RASMUS Parts Ways With Founding Guitarist PAULI RANTASALMI, Announces Replacement

Finnish rock band THE RASMUS has entered Finland’s annual Eurovision selection contest, „Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu“ (UMK; The New Music Competition).


EPICA Launches Online ‚Universe‘

For their 20th band anniversary in 2022, Dutch symphonic metal titans EPICA have prepared a massive celebration from January to


ADRIAN SMITH + RICHIE KOTZEN Announce Touring Band For West Coast Shows

Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen’s project SMITH/KOTZEN will kick off its U.S. West Coast tour on Saturday, January 15 at


ALEX LIFESON’s ENVY OF NONE Project Announces Debut Album, Releases ‚Liar‘ Single

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ABBATH Announces ‚Dread Reaver‘ Album, Releases ‚Dream Cull‘ Music Video

Norwegian black metal titans ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo), has released the


MAMMOTH WVH And DIRTY HONEY Postpone Launch Of ‚Young Guns‘ Tour

MAMMOTH WVH and DIRTY HONEY have postponed the launch of their „Young Guns“ co-headlining tour to February 20 from the


JETHRO TULL Releases Video For Title Track Of First Album In Over 18 Years, ‚The Zealot Gene‘

British progressive rock luminaries JETHRO TULL recently announced details for the group’s first studio album of new material in over


Tonight, RIP a Livecast Explores Rap Crossovers and Returns to Twitter

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40 Reasons to Celebrate Axl Rosenberg

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Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond has paid tribute to vocalist/bassist Burke Shelley of legendary Welsh rockers BUDGIE who died


TED NUGENT Says He Wasn’t Hating On JOAN JETT: ‚I Even Saluted The Lesbian Thing‘

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It was obvious from their widely acclaimed debut album „Patient 0“ that ENTERPRISE EARTH were a deathcore band with unusual


Oh What The Future Holds – FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY

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Former FEAR FACTORY Singer BURTON C. BELL To Take Part In Facebook Live Chat This Friday

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DAVID LEE ROTH Addresses COVID-Related Cancelations In Latest Artwork

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Watch TOOL Play „Right In Two“ Live For The First Time Since 2011

Tool played their first show of many in 2022 on January 10 at the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR.



Suffocation will hit the road this May with Atheist, Soreption, and Contrarian. The tour will be Suffocation’s first in nearly


15 Highlights From 15 Years of MetalSucks

On December 26, 2021, 15 years to the day after Matt (you know him as Axl) and I launched MetalSucks,


ANDY SNEAP „Disappointed,“ Reveals He Didn’t Choose To Leave JUDAS PRIEST

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SLAYER & PRINCE Mashed Together Is A Very Upbeat Kind Of Evil

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AETHEREUS Drop The First Standout Technical Death Metal Release Of 2022, Leiden

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FEAR FACTORY Is Working On An Aggression Continuum Remix Album

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NITA STRAUSS Becomes First Female Solo Artist To Have A Number One Single On Rock Radio

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TRIVIUM Streams 2007 Demo Of 2021 Song „The Phalanx“

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Suicide Silence and Carnifex will team up this Spring for their Chaos & Carnage Tour. The tour will also feature


VIO-LENCE Streams First New Song In 29 Years „Flesh From Bone“

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Suffocation Announce Tour with Atheist, Soreption, and Contrarian

Suffocation have announced a month-long tour of the U.S. and Canada, which is scheduled to kick off in the spring.


STRYPER’s MICHAEL SWEET Undergoes Another Retinal Detachment Surgery

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has undergone surgery for a re-detached retina. A retinal detachment happens when the retina separates from


FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Show Us The Riffs That Taught Me

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METALLICA’s ROBERT TRUJILLO Shares New Video Of Him Jamming At Home

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Megadeth and Lamb of God Announce New Tour Dates With Trivium and In Flames

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Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium, and In Flames have announced the second leg of their Metal Tour Of The Year


This Slayer/Prince Mash-Up Will Make You Go Crazy

For his latest mash-ter-piece, YouTube’s Bill McClintock has married Slayer’s “Black Magic” (with additional snippets of “Angel of Death,” “Seasons


SYLVAINE Unleashes Melancholic, Atmospheric New Single „Mono No Aware“

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Watch New Trailer For FOO FIGHTERS‘ Horror Comedy ‚Studio 666‘

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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Plug ‘Cryptobatz’ NFT Series in Comedic New Spot

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CANNIBAL CORPSE’s GEORGE ‚CORPSEGRINDER‘ FISHER Shares New Video Teaser For Upcoming Solo Album

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BRICK BY BRICK Gets Violent With Puppets In New Song „The Hunted“

New York-based hardcore unit Brick By Brick is back with a skull-crushing new single „The Hunted.“ The band chose to


Footage and Setlist from Tool’s First Show in Nearly Two Years

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Vio-lence Premiere “Flesh From Bone,” First New Song in 29 Years

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10 YEARS Announces Spring 2022 Tour, Drops ‚Déjà Vu‘ Visualizer

Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 YEARS have released a visualizer for the song „Déjà Vu“ from the album „Violent Allies“. Guitarist


Shadow of Intent Guitarist Chris Wiseman on The MetalSucks Podcast #420

Shadow of Intent guitarist Chris Wiseman is our guest this week! We discuss their brand new album, Elegy, his lyrical



OPETH frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt has paid tribute to vocalist/bassist Burke Shelley of legendary Welsh rockers BUDGIE who died on Monday,



Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has shared the lineup for this year’s edition of the internationally acclaimed camping festival, taking


Former SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO Mourns Death Of His Mother

Former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo is mourning the death of his mother. Nicelia Irene Lombardo died on December 26, 2021


NASHVILLE PUSSY Classic Featured In ‚Peacemaker‘ Premiere Episode On HBO MAX

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PARKWAY DRIVE will set stages afire with their full pyro production show on their largest headlining tour to date in


THE ROLLING STONES Commemorated On New U.K. Stamps To Mark Band’s 60th Anniversary

THE ROLLING STONES will be honored with a set of 12 stamps to mark the band’s 60th anniversary. Later this


SUFFOCATION Announces ‚Forces Of Hostility‘ 2022 North American Tour With ATHEIST

New York death metal pioneers SUFFOCATION have announced the „Forces Of Hostility – North American Tour 2022“. The 30-date trek


RUN-DMC’s DARRYL MCDANIELS Discusses His Love Of AC/DC In New Episode Of ‚Beyond The Thunder‘ Podcast

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GHOST And VOLBEAT Commemorate Co-Headlining Tour With Single Featuring METALLICA Covers

GHOST and VOLBEAT will be co-headlining across the U.S. beginning January 25, and to commemorate the monumental tour, the bands


SAXON Pays Tribute To People Who Have Died Of COVID-19 In New Song ‚Remember The Fallen‘

British heavy metal legends SAXON have released the second single, „Remember The Fallen“, from their upcoming album, „Carpe Diem“, due


MEGADETH And LAMB OF GOD Announce Second Leg Of ‚The Metal Tour Of The Year‘ With TRIVIUM And IN FLAMES

Following the enormous success of their 2021 co-headline U.S. tour, metal titans MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD have today announced


Watch TOOL Play First Concert In Nearly Two Years

TOOL kicked off its 2022 tour in support of the „Fear Inoculum“ album Monday night (January 10) at the Matthew



METALLICA’s Lars Ulrich has paid tribute to vocalist/bassist Burke Shelley of legendary Welsh rockers BUDGIE who died on Monday, January



Vocalist/bassist Burke Shelley of legendary Welsh rockers BUDGIE has died at the age of 71. The news of his passing


Original KITTIE Lineup To Celebrate 22nd Anniversary Of ‚Spit‘ With Online Chat

The original lineup of the Canadian all-girl metal band KITTIE — Morgan Lander (guitar, vocals), Mercedes Lander (drums), Fallon Bowman


DEE SNIDER Endorses Former ‚American Idol‘ Contestant CLAY AIKEN In Second Bid For Congress

Dee Snider has endorsed singer-songwriter Clay Aiken’s latest congressional bid, saying the former „American Idol“ contestant is „smart“ and „fearless.“


Suicide Silence and Carnifex Announce Co-Headline Tour

The  Chaos & Carnage tour has announced their 2022 return to the road after two previous successful runs in 2018 and


Andy Sneap Didn’t Leave Judas Priest Voluntarily

Earlier today, we learned that when Judas Priest begin to tour again this year, it will be as a quartet.


Master Politician Ted Nugent Unfamiliar with Large Political Rallies

Ted Nugent celebrated the one-year anniversary of last January’s failed coup d’état by going online and regurgitating a bunch of disproven


Watch SHARON OSBOURNE Explain OZZY’s First NFT Collection, ‚Cryptobatz‘

Sharon Osbourne has shared a one-and-a-half-minute video in which she explains her husband Ozzy’s first foray into the crypto industry


BRET MICHAELS Gets Invited to A Party on ABC-TV’s ‚The Goldbergs‘

POISON frontman Bret Michaels gets a shoutout on this Wednesday’s (January 12) episode of the ABC-TV hit comedy „The Goldbergs“.


Watch The Final, Gross Trailer For Jackass Forever

The final Jackass movie Jackass Forever is coming on February 4. Paramount is now streaming the final trailer for the


PHILIP H. ANSELMO AND THE ILLEGALS Cancel European Festival Appearances Due To ‚Continued Travel Uncertainty‘

Former PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo and his solo band, THE ILLEGALS, have canceled their previously announced European festival appearances this


Maule – MAULE

A new year has begun and, like clockwork, a flood of bands paying homage to yesteryear’s NWOBHM sound has emerged.


Here Is A Video Tour Of GENE SIMMONS’s Las Vegas Mansion

Real estate broker Ryan Serhant has shared a 17-minute video tour of Gene Simmons’s nearly 11,000-square-foot estate in Henderson, Nevada’s


MESHUGGAH & DEEP PURPLE Drummers Have Fossils Named After Them Now

Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake and Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice are the latest rock and metal musicians to have fossils


COREY TAYLOR Confirms SLIPKNOT Will Release A New Album In 2022

Slipknot has been talking about finishing up a new album throughout a good portion of 2021. Now vocalist Corey Taylor


Watch TOOL’s Final Rehearsal Before Their Upcoming Tour

Guitarist Adam Jones recently streamed Tool’s final instrumental rehearsal before their upcoming tour, featuring clips of both „The Patient“ and


MYTH OF I Streams Insanely Catchy, Techy New Single „The Expedition“

Myth Of I has teamed up with Lattermath vocalist Eli Cutting for a new single called „The Expedition.“ The single


Metallica and Tool Employ COVID Sniffing Dogs for Tour Safety

‘Twas a time not so long ago when the last thing any touring musician wanted was a specially-trained dog hunting


SABATON Shares Lyric Video For New Single ‚Soldier Of Heaven‘

Swedish metallers SABATON have released the official lyric video for their new single, „Soldier Of Heaven“. The track is taken


NONPOINT Frontman Says Running Band’s Own Record Label Means ‚Less Anxiety And More Anxiety‘

NONPOINT launched its independent record label 361 Degrees Records LLC in January 2021. They filmed the process of starting the


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Black metal trio WIEGEDOOD were birthed from the same Belgian collective of musicians that gave rise to other recent, notable


JUDAS PRIEST Will Play Their Upcoming Tour As A Four-Piece

Judas Priest will perform their upcoming tour as a four-piece due to live guitarist Andy Sneap turning his focus back


MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER Filming First Video Since Vocalist’s 2016 ATV Accident

Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster vocalist Dallas Taylor was seriously injured in an ATV accident at his family’s home


MESHUGGAH Clarifies FREDRIK THORDENDAL Only Played Leads On The New Album

Meshuggah recently began teasing what we’re all assuming is a new record called Immutable. The record will be Meshuggah’s first



Disturbed vocalist David Draiman quit Twitter back in 2015, saying at the time that „social media has become a playground


SHADOWS FALL Drummer Posts „Fire From The Sky“ Drum Cam From Reunion Show

Shadows Fall played their (so far) one-off reunion show on December 18 at The Palladium in Worcester, MA. Drummer Jason


BORIS Drops In-Studio Performance Of 2002 Track „Heavy Friends“

Boris has been simply unstoppable lately. The band released a new single „Reincarnation Rose“ followed shortly by another new single


Video: Tool’s Final Band Practice Before Starting Their 2022 Tour

After two years of pandemic-induced delays, Tool will finally kick off a U.S. tour in support of their latest album,


Former THIN LIZZY Keyboardist DARREN WHARTON’s DARE To Release ‚Road To Eden‘ Album In April

U.K. rock band DARE will release its 10th studio album, „Road To Eden“, on April 1 via Legend Records. The


Disturbed’s David Draiman is Back on Social Media, and He’s Fired Up

Disturbed frontman David Draiman, whose ALL CAPS TWITTER TIRADES were the stuff of legends for years, has emerged from a


Judas Priest to Tour as a Quartet

Judas Priest have announced that when they return to the stage this year, it will be as four-piece. And while



An eclectic beach-focused lineup of more than 55 top music artists across the spectrum of rock, indie, jam, reggae, and


Corey Taylor Confirms New Slipknot Album Will Arrive This Year

No longer must we speculate or talk in terms of “goals” or hopes for the new year: The Inventor of


SUICIDE SILENCE And CARNIFEX Announce ‚Chaos & Carnage‘ 2022 Tour

The „Chaos & Carnage“ tour has announced its 2022 return to the road after two previous successful runs in 2018


WREATH OF TONGUES Covers CONVERGE On Crushing New EP Everything Is Falling Apart

Wreath Of Tongues, purveyors of riffs and holder of possibly one of the best band names, is back with a


ANDY SNEAP Is ‚Incredibly Disappointed‘ But Respectful Of JUDAS PRIEST’s Decision To Tour As Quartet

Former JUDAS PRIEST touring guitarist Andy Sneap says that he is „incredibly“ disappointed by the band’s decision to perform as


VIO-LENCE Releases First Original Song In 29 Years, ‚Flesh From Bone‘

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE have returned with „Flesh From Bone“, their first song in 29 years. The track


METALLICA To Headline This Year’s BOTTLEROCK Festival

METALLICA and PINK will headline the BottleRock Napa Valley music festival, set to take place May 27-29 at the Napa


SAMMY HAGAR Adds 2022 Dates To ‚Sammy Hagar & Friends‘ Residency In Las Vegas

Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Sammy Hagar has announced six new performance dates for his critically-acclaimed Las Vegas Strip


THE ROLLING STONES Partner With Audio Brand V-MODA To Release Limited-Edition Headphones

V-MODA, award-winning manufacturer of the world’s finest high-fidelity audio devices, Roland, world-renowned electronic musical instrument manufacturer, and Bravado, Universal Music


DEEP PURPLE’s IAN PAICE And MESHUGGAH’s TOMAS HAAKE Get Ancient Fossils Named After Them

DEEP PURPLE’s Ian Paice and MESHUGGAH’s Tomas Haake are the latest hard rock and heavy metal musicians to get ancient


COREY TAYLOR: SLIPKNOT’s New Album To Arrive This Year

Corey Taylor says that SLIPKNOT’s new studio album will arrive this year. The follow-up to 2019’s „We Are Not Your


Watch TOOL Rehearse For Upcoming Tour

Video footage of TOOL’s final pre-tour rehearsal before the launch of the band’s U.S. arena tour can be seen below.


JUDAS PRIEST To Tour As Quartet While Former Touring Guitarist ANDY SNEAP Focuses On His Production Work

JUDAS PRIEST will perform as a four-piece on its upcoming tour as the band’s former touring guitarist Andy Sneap, who


Dominion – SKILLET

The basic foundation of SKILLET records is always built upon catchy choruses, straightforward song structures and female vocals (Jen Ledger)


METALLICA Hired COVID-Sniffing Dogs For Recent Shows, A New Line Of Defense For Major Artists

Precautions for bands on the road during the pandemic are mostly limited to mask-wearing and social distancing. Though major artists


WILDERUN Streams „Exhaler“ Along With A One-Shot Drone Lyric Video

Wilderun just released their new album Epigone and is now streaming a one-take drone lyric video for the song „Exhaler“


COFFIN FEEDER (ABORTED) Unleashes Brutality With New Song „Plug It In“

Coffin Feeder is the new band featuring vocalist Sven de Caluwé (Aborted, Fetal Blood Eagle, ex-Leng Tch’e, etc.), guitarists and



During a recent interview with Music & Medicine, former MACHINE HEAD and current VIO-LENCE guitarist spoke about how he got


REPLICANT, THORN, WOMBBATH & GATEWAY Contribute To Brutal New Transcending Obscurity Sampler

Transcending Obscurity is now streaming their free 35-song Label Sampler 2022 featuring killer new music from bands like Replicant, Thorn,


SCORPIONS Tease Music Video For Next Single, ‚Rock Believer‘

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CHEAP TRICK Performs At Baltimore Ravens Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Game: Video, Photos

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DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN Condemns Comparisons Of COVID-19 Mandates And Holocaust

DISTURBED’s David Draiman has blasted people who compare COVID-19 vaccination requirements to the Holocaust. The 48-year-old Hawaii-based singer, who is


Maylene and the Sons of Disaster Plotting Return?

Maylene and the Sons of Disaster look to be plotting a return after more than five years away. Notably, the


Scott Rockenfield Will Not Play on Queensryche’s New Album

Estranged founding Queensryche drummer Scott Rockenfield will not perform on the album the band is currently getting ready to record.


King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Look Back at Their Hottest Videos of 2021 (Part 3!)

King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp and his wife, the actress and singer Toyah Willcox, have unveiled the latest entry in


METALLICA And TOOL Have Used COVID-Sniffing Dogs For Tour Safety At Recent Shows

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MICK SWEDA On His Latest Exit From BULLETBOYS: ‚I Feel A Huge Sense Of Relief Every Time I Leave This Band‘

Original BULLETBOYS guitarist Mick Sweda, who recently exited the band, along with drummer Jimmy D’Anda, discussed his departure from the


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Five of the Most Iconic Signature Metal Guitars

Without electric guitars and their iconic designs and trademark distorted riffage, there would be no such thing as heavy metal.


GENE SIMMONS On MARVEL COMICS Legend STAN LEE: He Will Be ‚Forever Loved And Missed‘

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has paid tribute to Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, saying he will be „forever loved and


NITA STRAUSS Says Some Of The Collaborations On Her Upcoming Album Will ‚Really Surprise‘ Fans

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, spoke to „Heather & Wickett“ of the Des


Ex-DEATH Guitarist JAMES MURPHY On Last Month’s CHUCK SCHULDINER Tribute Concerts: ‚I Didn’t Play Very Well‘

On December 11-12, 2021, former DEATH members played two shows commemorating the 20th anniversary of the passing of the band’s



During an appearance on SiriusXM’s „Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk“, Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL) spoke about the status


MICHAEL LANG, WOODSTOCK Organizer, Dies at 77

Michael Lang, a musical concert promoter, producer and artistic manager who is best known as the official producer of Woodstock


PSYCHO SYNNER’s JEREMY SPENCER On Online Hate: „At Least Be Creative So We Can All Enjoy It“

Ex-Five Finger Death Punch drummer and current Psycho Synner vocalist Jeremy Spencer has seen his fair share of online hate.


Drummer Plays Through All 175 RUSH Songs In One Impressive Mega-Medley

Drummer Brandon Toews decided that learning one Rush song wasn’t hard enough, so he learned all 175 of ‚em. Watch


This Orchestral Cover Of ÁRSTÍÐIR’s „Shades“ Is Excellent

Philadelphia musical collective Table For 26 originally introduced themselves to the world with a cover of Opeth’s „Atonement.“ Now the


TRIVIUM & TESTAMENT Vocalists Team Up For New Song „Behold Our Power“

Trivium vocalist and guitarist Matt Heafy has teamed up with Testament vocalist Chuck Billy for a new single called „Behold


Trivium’s Matt Heafy and Testament’s Chuck Billy Release New Song “Behold Our Power”

Trivium’s Matt Heafy and Testament’s Chuck Billy have teamed up for a new song, “Behold Our Power.” Listen below. The


DEVIN TOWNSEND Recalls ‚Screaming In A Wall Of Chicken‘ While Working At Restaurant

In a recent interview with the „Breaking Absolutes With Peter Orullian“ podcast, Canadian singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend was


SKILLET’s JOHN COOPER: ‚Pandemic Of Fear‘ Is ‚Much More Alarming And Deadlier‘ Than COVID-19 Pandemic

John Cooper, the frontman for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, spoke to Brutal Planet Magazine about the lyrical inspiration


Hear Snippet Of Title Track Of SCORPIONS‘ ‚Rock Believer‘ Album

SCORPIONS have shared a snippet of their next single, „Rock Believer“. The full track will be released on Thursday, January


QUEENSRŸCHE Begins Recording New Album

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SHADOWS FALL’s JASON BITTNER Shares Drum-Cam Video Of ‚Fire From The Sky‘ Performance From Reunion Concert

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ANTHRAX’s FRANK BELLO: ‚My First Time Meeting KISS Was So Influential For Me‘

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GEORGE LYNCH And JEFF PILSON Are Working On Another ‚Heavy Hitters‘ Album

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JOHN CORABI: ‚I Learned A Very Hard, Valuable Lesson When I Was In MÖTLEY CRÜE‘

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CARCASS’s BILL STEER: ‚I Didn’t Experience The World Of Real Work Until My Mid-20s‘

Bill Steer of British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS spoke to the „Everblack“ podcast about the various non-music related jobs he


TED NUGENT Repeats Baseless Conspiracy Theories On First Anniversary Of U.S. Capitol Riot

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DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN Returns To Twitter After Claiming He Would ‚Never‘ Reactivate His Account On Platform

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates „beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists,“ has just released „Lullaby



Quarto Valley Records has set an April 15 release date for „Brother Johnny“, a tribute to the legendary blues guitarist


Hey Look It’s Blink-182’s Travis Barker Wearing a Napalm Death T-Shirt

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Battle Beast Release New Song “Where Angels Fear to Fly”

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Michael Romeo (Symphony X) Posts New Solo Track, “Divide & Conquer”

Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo has released “Divide & Conquer,” the first single from his upcoming solo album, War of


NICKO MCBRAIN On ‚Belshazzar’s Feast‘ Campaign For IRON MAIDEN’s ‚Senjutsu‘ Album: ‚That Was A Great Piece Of Strategy‘

In a recent interview with Lana Morgan of the 102.9 The Hog radio station, IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain spoke


Sabaton Unveil New Single, “Soldier of Heaven”

Sabaton have released a new song, “Soldier of Heaven,” and as usual it’s a masterclass in war history. Rather than


Converge Announce Tour with Full of Hell, Uniform and Thou

Converge have announced a headline tour that will cover the eastern portion of the U.S. in lieu of their postponed


SABATON Drops New Single „Soldier Of Heaven“

Sabaton is now streaming their new single „Soldier Of Heaven,“ whose lyrics chronicle the White War battles during World War


MUSE Is Teasing A New Song With A Really, Really Chunky Breakdown

Muse has always done a great job blending their sci-fi space opera-type sound with straightforward rock and iconic, driving riffs.



Converge will hit the road this March with Full Of Hell, Uniform, and Thou for a brief (but devastating) tour.



Bruce Dickinson probably spends about half his life in hotels between touring with Iron Maiden and doing his spoken word


SLASH Confirms GUNS N‘ ROSES Is Working On A New Album Right Now

Guns N‘ Roses recently released two new songs named „Hard Skool“ and „Absurd,“ which fans were quick to point out


VOIDCEREMONY Surprise Releases New EP At The Periphery Of Human Realms

California-based progressive death metal unit Voidceremony is back with a holdover for fans as they wait for a new record.


MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Explains How He Picks Openers For TOOL

Tool’s upcoming tour dates include openers Acid Helps, Blonde Redhead, and Brass Against – none of which are even close


KORN Is Teasing A New Song By Streaming Each Individual Instrument

Korn appears to be teasing the second single from their upcoming record Requiem by streaming each individual instrument over on


TRAVIS BARKER Sports A NAPALM DEATH Shirt While Making ADELE’s „Easy On Me“ Into A Rock Song

Travis Barker, drummer for Blink-182 and pretty much anyone that wants to be punk recently, is here to make Adele’s



Møtivatiøn is the mysterious new project headed up by someone named Ø. The project will release its debut album The


SKILLET Releases Title Track Of Upcoming Album ‚Dominion‘

Christian rockers SKILLET have released the the title track of their upcoming album, „Dominion“. The LP is due on January


SLASH: ‚A Lot Of Different Issues‘ Prevented IZZY STRADLIN From Taking Part In GUNS N‘ ROSES Reunion

GUNS N‘ ROSES guitarist Slash says that „there were a lot of different issues“ that prevented Izzy Stradlin from being


THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases from WILDERUN, INFECTED RAIN, and More Out Today – 1/7

This week’s new heavy metal releases include a new year, but my same nonsense, catchy groove metal, soundtrack covers, live


DARK FUNERAL Stays Blackened With New Single „Let The Devil In“

Dark Funeral will release their new record We Are The Apocalypse on January 18 and is now streaming the slowly-churning,


SYMPHONY X’s MICHAEL ROMEO Streams New Solo Song „Divide & Conquer“

Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo will release his new solo album War Of The Worlds, Part 2 on March 25


ABYSMAL DAWN Streams Re-Recording Of Their Song „Blacken The Sky“

Abysmal Dawn will release their new EP Nightmare Frontier on February 4, and is now streaming their re-recording of the


Dark Funeral Release New Song “Let the Devil In”

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: oday Swedish black metal pioneers Dark Funeral present the first single and video “Let the Devil In,” taken off their


TRIUMPH Gets Offers To Play Every Year, Says MIKE LEVINE

In a recent interview with „The Daily Derringer Podcast“, bassist Mike Levine of Canadian rock legends TRIUMPH was asked if


BATTLE BEAST & Ex-BORN OF OSIRIS Members Guest On Debut G2 Esports Single „Our Way“

G2 Esports is expanding their reach into the world of music, and they’re kicking things off with one hell of


Mötley Crüe: Dj Ashba Says He Recorded All the Rhythm Guitars on Saints of Los Angeles

In a new interview, Dj Ashba — former guitarist for Beautiful Creatures and Neil Diamond, Slash cosplayer, and purveyor of


TRIVIUM’s MATT HEAFY And TESTAMENT’s CHUCK BILLY Collaborate On New Song ‚Behold Our Power‘

TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy has collaborated with TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy on a new song called „Behold Our Power“. The


Mudvayne Release “Dig” Drum Cam Video From Welcome to Rockville

On November 14, 2021, Mudvayne performed their third reunion concert as part of the Welcome to Rockville festival in Daytona


40 WATT SUN Streams Beautiful New Song „A Thousand Miles“

40 Watt Sun, the project headed up by Warning’s Patrick Walker, is back with a third and gorgeously somber new


Korn Release Drum Sample of New Song

Korn have released a 27-second audio clip of Ray Luzier drumming. Current fan speculation is that the sample comes from


STEVE STEVENS Opens Up About His COVID-19 Battle

During an appearance on yesterday’s (Thursday, January 6) episode of SiriusXM’s „Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk“, Billy Idol’s longtime guitarist


SCORPIONS‘ MATTHIAS JABS To Be Interviewed During NAMM’s ‚Believe In Music‘ Event

SCORPIONS guitarist Matthias Jabs will take part in an online chat during NAMM’s Believe In Music event later this month.


KISS’s 2004 Performance From Virginia Beach To Be Released In March

On March 11, rock icons KISS will release the next installment of their „Off The Soundboard“ official live bootleg series


Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson is Making Another Solo Album

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson is currently working on a new solo album. The effort will be his seventh overall


Slash: “There’s New Guns Material Coming Out as We Speak”

Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash has indicated that the band is actively working on new music. Speaking to Classic Rock,


Abraham Drop New Track, “Verminvisible”

Abraham are a stellar band we’ve highlighted here on MetalSucks before but all too infrequently. The kind of outfit who


And So I Watch You From Afar Release New Single, “III. Lung”

Spacey, atmospheric, instrumental rock outfit And So I Watch You From Afar have released “III. Lung,” the latest single from their


Drummer CASEY GRILLO Confirms He Will Play On Upcoming QUEENSRŸCHE Album

QUEENSRŸCHE’s Casey Grillo has confirmed to SW Wall Music in a new interview that he will be the featured drummer


SABATON Shares Music Video For New Single ‚Soldier Of Heaven‘

Swedish metallers SABATON have released the official music video for their new single, „Soldier Of Heaven“. The track is taken


DARK FUNERAL Releases Music Video For New Single ‚Let The Devil In‘

Swedish black metal pioneers DARK FUNERAL have released the music video for their new single „Let The Devil In“. The


SYMPHONY X Guitarist MICHAEL ROMEO Releases Music Video For New Solo Single ‚Divide & Conquer‘

SYMPHONY X guitarist Michael Romeo will release his new solo album, „War Of The Worlds Pt. 2“, on March 25


BON JOVI Announces April 2022 U.S. Tour

BON JOVI will embark on a short U.S. tour in April. The trek is scheduled to kick off on April


Ex-BULLETBOYS Guitarist MICK SWEDA Opens Up About His Latest Departure: ‚I Have To Be Able To Trust The Guys In My Band‘

Original BULLETBOYS guitarist Mick Sweda, who recently exited the band, along with drummer Jimmy D’Anda, discussed his departure from the


DJ ASHBA Says He Played ‚All‘ Rhythm Guitars On MÖTLEY CRÜE’s ‚Saints Of Los Angeles‘ Album

Former GUNS N‘ ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba says that he played all the rhythm guitars on MÖTLEY


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Celebrates IVAN MOODY’s Birthday With Music Video For ‚The Tragic Truth‘

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has dropped the official music video for the song „The Tragic Truth“ to coincide with singer


Is This 38 Seconds Of New MESHUGGAH Music?

Meshuggah has made it pretty well known that they’d release a new album in 2022. That album may very well


Ted Nugent Says Former U.S. President George W. Bush Is a “Scam Artist” Who “Manifests Woke-Ism”

Ted Nugent, partner to Caitlyn Jenner and grocery store headliner, has called former United States President George W. Bush a


Is This 39 Seconds of New Meshuggah Music?

The Meshuggah speculation machine is now in full swing as fan rumors mount that the Swedish progressive groove metal pioneers


TRIXTER Drummer Claims Some Members Have No Desire To Put Band Back Together

TRIXTER drummer Mark „Gus“ Scott says that no progress has been made in his desire to get the band back


CARCASS’s JEFF WALKER Wasn’t Surprised By Postponement Of Band’s Tour With ARCH ENEMY And BEHEMOTH

CARCASS frontman Jeff Walker has told Finland’s Chaoszine that the postponement of the band’s fall 2021 „The European Siege“ tour


TWISTED SISTER To Release ‚Greatest Hits – Tear It Loose (Studio & Live)‘

For the first time ever on vinyl, TWISTED SISTER and Friday Music have teamed up to create the ultimate heavy


These Sick Metallica Ride the Lightning Paintings Will Benefit a Children’s Cancer Hospital

Illustrator Felipe Mora has been tapped for part two of the Dealing Out The Agony series, which offers one artist’s


ANTHRAX’s FRANK BELLO Says He Got His COVID-19 Booster Shot: ‚I Wanna Make Sure Everybody’s Healthy And Safe‘

In a recent interview with Metal Master Kingdom, ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello spoke about what it has been like for


DiAmorte Release New Song Featuring Members of Black Crown Initiate, Vader, Symphony X, etc.

Theatrical metal opera production DiAmorte have released the video for their new single “Where The Light Grows Cold.” Band leader


What Does SHINEDOWN’s Cryptic Alphabet On Their Instagram Mean?

Shinedown has just deleted all the other posts on their Instagram, and then posted a video of a very cryptic


FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Streams New Song „Two Towers“

Fit For An Autopsy will release their new record Oh What The Future Holds next week, and is now streaming


TESTAMENT’s Alex Skolnick Takes On Jan. 6 Insurrectionists In New Rap Song from His Project SKOLY-D

Well, it’s January 6 and you know what that means – time for a rap song railing against the likes


A WILHELM SCREAM Returns With Shreddy New Single „Be One To No One“

A Wilhelm Scream is back for the first time since 2013 with a brand new single called „Be One To


THE OFFSPRING Guitarist Says TRUMP And Allies ‚Must Be Held Accountable‘ For Insurrection

THE OFFSPRING guitarist Kevin „Noodles“ Wasserman has blasted supporters of former President Donald Trump who participated in the deadly January


Loathe Drop New Single, “Dimorphous Display”

British experimental metal four-piece Loathe have released a new single, “Dimorphous Display.” The band comments: “‘Dimorphous Display,’ in its first


ZAKK WYLDE Says ‚It’s Definitely Pretty Surreal‘ Playing On OZZY’s New Album Alongside IOMMI, BECK And CLAPTON

Zakk Wylde says that „it’s an honor“ to be playing on the upcoming Ozzy Osbourne album alongside some of his


Fit for an Autopsy Drop “Two Towers” Video

New Jersey six-piece Fit for an Autopsy — Joseph Badolato [vocals], Patrick Sheridan [guitar], Timothy Howley [guitar], Will Putney [guitar], Peter Blue Spinazola


Watch The First Trailer For The New Pam & Tommy Series

Pam & Tommy is the new Hulu series starring Sebastian Stan, Lily James, and Seth Rogen that tells the story


MUDVAYNE Posts Drum Cam Footage Of „Dig“ From Welcome To Rockville 2021

Mudvayne played Welcome To Rockville as a part of their festival-appearance reunion tour in 2021. Should you have missed the


Watch GAAHL Sing “Freezing Moon” To Celebrate MAYHEM’s Induction Into The Rockheim Hall Of Fame

In 2021, Mayhem was inducted into Norway’s Rockheim Hall of Fame with the crossover artist Casino Steel and the pop/ska duo The Monroes. Rockheim is a national museum,


TRIVIUM’s MATT HEAFY Feels Like Rhythm Guitar Has „Been Lost A Little Bit“ In Modern Metal

Trivium guitarist and vocalist Matt Heafy recently sat down with Guitar World to discuss the insane playing found on the


MUTOID MAN Hitting The Studio For First Record With HIGH ON FIRE Bassist

Mutoid Man will hit the studio with Kurt Ballou at God City Studio this month for their first record in



Nita Strauss has been a part of Alice Cooper’s live band since 2014 and is finally getting the chance to


Fender CEO Says COVID Pandemic Has Spurred New Interest In Guitar

The demand for guitars has gone through the roof throughout the pandemic. According to Fender CEO Andy Mooney in an


ARKAIK Drops Proggy, Technical New Single „Wayward Opulence“

Arkaik is back for the first time since 2019 with a new single called „Wayward Opulence.“ It’s six-plus minutes of


VENOM PRISON, WORM SHEPHERD Among Gimme Metal’s Top Tracks of the Week

VENOM PRISON – Pain of Oizys [embedded content] Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Over the last few years Venom Prison


2021 Grammy Awards Postponed Due to Covid-19

This year’s Grammy Awards, their 64th annual, have been postponed due to the current surge of Covid-19. The event had


Testamnet’s Alex Skolnick Releases New Rap Song “B.I.G. L.I.E.”

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Hu$h Money is a rap duo featuring Skoly-D and Kimmy G. Check out their first video “B.I.G.


MUDVAYNE Shares ‚Dig‘ Drum-Cam Video From WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival

MUDVAYNE has uploaded drum-cam footage of the „Dig“ performance from the band’s third reunion show, which took place on November


Avenged Sevenfold Singer Says New Album is “Very Influenced By Kanye West”

Avenged Sevenfold are currently putting the finishing touches on their next album, their first since The Stage came out in


Police Confirm Former COAL CHAMBER Bassist RAYNA FOSS Has Been Found Safe After Being Reported Missing

According to New Orleans TV station FOX 8 WVUE-TV, New Orleans police confirmed that former COAL CHAMBER bassist Rayna Foss


Daughter of Coal Chamber’s Rayna Foss Says She is Not Missing

Earlier this week a report surface indicating that original Coal Chamber bassist Rayna Foss had been reporting missing from a


SLASH: ‚There’s New GUNS N‘ ROSES Material Coming Out As We Speak‘

Slash has confirmed to Classic Rock magazine in a new interview that a new album from GUNS N‘ ROSES is


IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON Has ‚A Huge Collection Of Soaps From Hotels From All Over The World‘

During an appearance on the latest episode of AXS TV’s „At Home And Social With“, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson


Former FOZZY Drummer FRANK FONTSERE Explains His Departure

Former FOZZY drummer Frank Fontsere has opened up about his departure from the band, saying he no longer wanted to


JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD Celebrates 36 Years Of Sobriety

JUDAS PRIESTs‘ Rob Halford is celebrating the 36th anniversary of his getting sober. The 70-year-old singer posted a photo of



Ricky Warwick has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The BLACK STAR RIDERS and THIN


STONE TEMPLE PILOTS‘ ROBERT DELEO Says His COVID-19 Symptoms Were ‚Rather Mild‘

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS bassist Robert DeLeo says that he is „feeling better,“ less than two weeks after testing positive for


TED NUGENT Calls Former U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH A Deep State ‚Scam Artist‘

Ted Nugent has blasted a former top speechwriter for George W. Bush for criticizing Donald Trump Jr. over a recent


TESTAMENT’s ALEX SKOLNICK Launches Rap Alter Ego SKOLY-D, Takes Down Right-Wing Echo Chambers In ‚B.I.G. L.I.E.‘ Video

HU$H MONEY, the rap duo featuring Skoly-D, the alter ego of TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick, and Kimmy G (Kimmy Gordon),


HENRY ROLLINS Cancels European Spoken-Word Tour ‚Due To Surge In COVID-19 And The Challenges It Presents‘

Henry Rollins has canceled his previously announced European leg of the „Good To See You“ spoken-word tour due to coronavirus-related


SAMMY HAGAR Named Tourism Ambassador To Los Cabos, Mexico

Yesterday, January 5, 2022, legendary Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame musician and longtime Los Cabos resident and business owner


Ex-COAL CHAMBER Bassist RAYNA FOSS‘ Daughter Says She’s Not Missing

On January 4, the metal media world (ourselves included) reported that founding Coal Chamber bassist Rayna Foss has been missing


BULLETBOYS Part Ways With Original Guitarist MICK SWEDA And Drummer JIMMY D’ANDA

BULLETBOYS have parted ways with original members Jimmy D’Anda (drums) and Mick Sweda (guitar). The duo’s exit — which was


Pam & Tommy: New Trailer Released

Hulu has released a new trailer for Pam & Tommy, their upcoming limited series about Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee and Baywatch star


The GRAMMY Award Ceremonies Have Been Postponed Due To COVID

The GRAMMYs have been postponed for the second year in a row. The 2022 Grammy Awards were originally scheduled to


Arkaik Debut New Single “Wayward Opulence”

Progressive death metal heavy-hitters Arkaik have premiered the music video for their new single, “Wayward Opulence.” The new track is the first offering


SCORPIONS To Release ‚Rock Believer‘ Single Next Week

SCORPIONS‚ new single, „Rock Believer“, will be released on Thursday, January 13 at 7:00 a.m. PT / 10:00 a.m. ET.


Watch CHRIS CORNELL’s Daughter TONI CORNELL Perform Solo Cover Of LEONARD COHEN’s ‚Hallelujah‘

A new video of Chris Cornell’s daughter Toni Cornell performing a solo acoustic cover of the Leonard Cohen song „Hallelujah“


RAYNA FOSS’s Daughter Denies Former COAL CHAMBER Bassist Is Missing: ‚I Spoke To My Mother As Recently As Yesterday‘

The daughter of former COAL CHAMBER bassist Rayna Foss has shot down reports that her mother has been missing since


DJ ASHBA: Why I ‚Bowed Out‘ Of GUNS N‘ ROSES

In a new interview with SiriusXM’s „Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk“, DJ Ashba once again spoke about his decision to


VEIN.FM Streams Insanely Bloody New Song „The Killing Womb“

Watch as Vein.FM (formerly Vein) gets covered in about 10,000 gallons of blood in the Max Moore-directed video for their Announce New Album, Release First Single and Video, “The Killing Womb”, formerly known as Vein, have announced that their next album, This World Is Going To Ruin You, will arrive


AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s New Album Is „Very Influenced By KANYE WEST“

Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows recently revealed the band’s plans to crack down on getting their new record done this


CODE ORANGE Vocalist Discusses Working With BILLY CORGAN On New Music

Last June, Code Orange revealed they were in the studio with The Smashing Pumpkins guitarist and vocalist Billy Corgan. Now


Samsung Makes A „Smart“ LED-Fretboard Guitar Now

Samsung is set to debut their „smart guitar“ ZamStar this week at CES 2022. According to Samsung, the guitar features


DEADGUY To Work On First New Music Since 1996

Deadguy reunited in 2020 for the first time since 1997 to play the Decibel Decibel Metal And Beer Fest. The


BELL WITCH Is Recording A New Album

2022 is about to get a whole lot slower thanks to a new Bell Witch record. The band has revealed


METALLICA’s …And Justice For All Mixer Originally Removed The Bass As A Joke

Metallica’s 1988 album …And Justice For All is notable for being the band’s most technical album, for being the first


DAVID LEE ROTH Doesn’t Seem To Be Rescheduling His Farewell Shows

David Lee Roth canceled all his Las Vegas farewell shows earlier this week seemingly due to the ongoing Omicron variant.


NAPALM DEATH Working On „Heavy As Fuck“ New Album

Napalm Death took five years between 2015’s Apex Predator – Easy Meat and 2020’s Throes Of Joy In The Jaws


VOIVOD Streams New Single „Paranormalium“

Voivod will release their new record Synchro Anarchy on February 11 and is now streaming a trippy new single „Paranormalium.“


Album Review: NOCTURNAL GRAVES An Outlaw’s Stand

If there was a soundtrack to the original Mad Max film – you know, the one shot in Australia starring


Watch TURNSTILE’s Entire NPR Tiny Desk Show

NPR Music is now streaming Turnstile’s entire Tiny Desk show filmed at drummer Daniel Fang’s house, because y’know – the


SKELETONWITCH Streams Entire Wacken 2011 Performance

WackenTV is now streaming Skeletonwitch’s entire 2011 performance from the Wacken festival. The performance is from when Chance Garnette was


DEAF CLUB (THE LOCUST, Etc.) Streams Blistering Performance Of New Album Productive Disruption

Deaf Club, the band featuring Justin Pearson (The Locust, Dead Cross, Planet B), Brian Amalfitano (ACxDC), Scott Osment (Weak Flesh),


NEKROGOBLIKON Anthemic, Catchy New Single „This Is It“

Nekrogoblikon is back with one hell of a new single called „This Is It.“ The single takes some slower heavy


Voivod Debut New Song “Paranormalium”

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators Voivod have released a new single, “Paranormalium.” “Paranormalium” will serve as the opening track on


Beavis And Butt-Head Are Coming Back And They’re All Grown Up

Beavis And Butt-Head is coming back this year with a brand new movie „and more,“ according to creator Mike Judge.


DEEP PURPLE’s ROGER GLOVER On COVID Lockdowns: ‚If Everyone Had Their Own Guidelines, It Would Be Chaos‘

In a new interview with Chile’s Radio Futuro, DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover weighed in on some governments‘ decision to



When legendary bands replace iconic vocalists with new frontmen, apprehension takes hold. Bands as varied as AC/DC, DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW,


64th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS Officially Postponed Due To COVID-19-Related Concerns

The 64th annual Grammy Awards, which was originally set to take place January 31 at Arena in Los Angeles,


ALICE COOPER’s Band Had ‚A Huge Part‘ In Writing Music For Legendary Rocker’s Next Studio Album, Says NITA STRAUSS

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has confirmed to Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio



Frequently tipped for greatness, and not just because vocalist Lena Scissorhands looks more like a rock star than just about


Nekrogoblikon Announce New Album, Release First Single

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: The self-proclaimed “Best Goblin Metal on the Planet” known as Nekrogoblikon have announced their new album The Fundamental Slimes and


Type O Negative Pay Tribute to Peter Steele for Frontman’s 60th Birthday

Type O Negative have shared a tribute to late frontman Peter Steele for what would have been the bassist/vocalist’s sixtieth


Beavis and Butt-Head Returning This Year; First Look Revealed

As expected, beloved heavy metal cartoon icons Beavis and Butt-Head will make their return in 2022 with a new movie


Metallica Mixer: Lars Ulrichs’s Drums on …And Justice for All Sounded “Like Ass”

In a new interview, Steve Thompson, one of two credited mixers on Metallica’s 1988 album …And Justice for All, says


Watch New Trailer For ‚Pam & Tommy‘ Series Based On TOMMY LEE And PAMELA ANDERSON’s Scandal

A new trailer has been released for „Pam & Tommy“, Hulu’s upcoming limited series about MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee’s


Ex-ICED EARTH Singer MATT BARLOW: ‚Everybody Needs To Be A Lot Less Judgmental‘

In a new interview with Sonic Perspectives collaborator Rodrigo Altaf, former ICED EARTH and current ASHES OF ARES singer Matt


IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON To Resume Work On New Solo Album This Spring

In a new interview with Loudwire, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson was asked whether there are any plans for him


AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s Upcoming Album Is ‚Very Influenced By KANYE WEST,‘ Says M. SHADOWS

AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows has confirmed to Metal Hammer that the band will complete the recording of its eighth


FALLING IN REVERSE Releases New Single ‚Zombified‘

Platinum-selling rock band FALLING IN REVERSE has released the official Jensen Noen-directed music video for its new single „Zombified“. The


EDDIE VAN HALEN’s First Wife Reveals His Last Words, Says The End Came In ‚Slow Motion‘

Eddie Van Halen’s ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli has opened up about the legendary guitarist’s death. In her new book, „Enough Already:


NAPALM DEATH’s SHANE EMBURY Promises ‚More Extreme Experimentation‘ On Next Album

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has promised „more extreme experimentation“ on the band’s next album. The 54-year-old British-born musician, who



Round Hill Music has acquired a significant share of the master artist royalties and entered into a long-term agreement to


EXODUS’s TOM HUNTING Doesn’t ‚Sweat The Small Stuff Anymore‘ After Cancer Battle

In a new interview with Niclas Müller-Hansen of RockSverige, EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting was asked if his battle with squamous


TARJA TURUNEN’s OUTLANDERS Project Releases First Single ‚Closer To The Sky‘

OUTLANDERS, launched by Finnish soprano legend Tarja Turunen (ex-NIGHTWISH) and EDM pioneer Torsten Stenzel, has released the official visualizer to


VOIVOD Drops Another New Song ‚Paranormalium‘

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD will release their new studio album, „Synchro Anarchy“, on February 11 via Century Media


Here’s The First Look At Heavy Metal-Loving Cartoon Characters ‚Beavis And Butt-Head‘ Return On PARAMOUNT+

MTV’s seminal, Gen X-defining „Beavis And Butt-Head“ about two cartoon teenagers famous for their nasally laughs and love of heavy


Tonight, the LIVECAST Tries To Understand OZZY NFTs

We’re kicking the episode off talking about Ozzy NFTs, seriously! And a cringe wrestling story. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.


MICHAEL SWEET Explains His ‚STRYPER Is Not A Christian Band‘ Comment

Michael Sweet has once again claimed that STRYPER was never a „Christian“ band despite the fact that the lyrics in


JOE SATRIANI To Embark On Fine Art Tour

Joe Satriani, the legendary world-renowned guitarist, is planning his first foray as a touring visual artist with showings debuting at


DAVID LEE ROTH Addresses Possibility Of Future Shows Following Las Vegas Residency Cancelation

David Lee Roth has issued a brief statement after the cancelation of the remaining farewell shows he was set to


TIM ‚RIPPER‘ OWENS Says JUDAS PRIEST Turned Down Tour With IRON MAIDEN While He Was In The Band

During a recent appearance on the „Who’s Your Band?“ podcast, former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim „Ripper“ Owens was asked how


Nirvana Nevermind Child Pornography Case Dismissed

The lawsuit brought against Nirvana and their camp by the now-grown baby from the iconic cover of the band’s 1991


The Time Chino Moreno Helped Get One Of Australia’s Best Metal Bands, Sunk Loto, Their Start

At the turn of the millennium, Gold Coast’s Sunk Loto were one of the most unique and talented bands to


Original COAL CHAMBER Bassist Rayna Was Reported Missing In September

Original Coal Chamber bassist Rayna Foss was reported missing last September. No additional detials have yet surfaced regarding Foss being


REVOCATION Completes First New Album In Four Years

Revocation has completed the follow-up to their 2018 album The Outer Ones, which is due out sometime this Fall. The


Watch TRIVIUM’s MATT HEAFY Cover „Burn Butcher Burn“ From The Witcher Season 2

Trivium guitarist and vocalist Matt Heafy is celebrating the new season of The Witcher with a cover of „Burn Butcher


DAVID LEE ROTH Cancels Farewell Shows In Las Vegas

David Lee Roth originally rescheduled his New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day farewell shows to February 11 and 12,


Video Surfaces From ALEXI LAIHO’s Final Recording Sessions

Video has surfaced of Alexi Laiho’s final recording sessions with his new band Bodom After Midnight just weeks before his


SHADOWS FALL Has Discussed Writing New Material

Shadows Fall played their first (and possibly only) show since 2015 on December 18 at The Palladium in Worcester, MA