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TIM ‚RIPPER‘ OWENS Says It Would Be ‚Awesome‘ If KK’S PRIEST Toured With JUDAS PRIEST

Tim „Ripper“ Owens says that there is no competition between his former band JUDAS PRIEST and his new group KK’S


GARY HOLT Looks Back On EXODUS’s ‚Self-Destructive Behavior‘ During 1990s: ‚It F**king Sucked‘

In a new interview with the „Talk Toomey“ podcast, EXODUS guitarist Gary Holtwas asked if he thinks the band’s lineup


Watch UFC Legend Nick Diaz Use DEFTONES As His Entrance Music Last Night Into The Octagon

UFC fighting legend Nick Diaz made his return to the octagon for the first time in six years last night,


DEE SNIDER Says DIO ‚Wouldn’t Move Any Of Their Equipment‘ When TWISTED SISTER Opened For Them In 1984

In a new interview with Zoran Theodorovic of MetalgodZradiO, Dee Snider looked back on TWISTED SISTER’s 1984 tour with IRON


Watch: MGK Relentlessly Booed During Performance At Metal Fest Last Night by SLIPKNOT Fans

A week after  Machine Gun Kelly talked shit about Slipknot on stage at Riot Fest, the rapper-turned-punk-rocker might be regretting his actions. MGK


NONPOINT’s Cover Of PRINCE’s „When Doves Cry“ Is Pretty Cool

Nonpoint is back with a cover of Prince’s 1984 classic „When Doves Cry“, and it’s pretty good! The cover takes


PSYCHOSEXUAL Changes Name To PSYCHO SYNNER, Is Working On Nine Albums

Ex-Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer’s band Psychosexual has relaunched under the name Psycho Synner. This is the second


JYNX Push Nü-Metal Revival Forward with „Heatwave ’98“

Any hardcore wrestling fan will tell you the best ECW PPV of all time was ECW Heat Wave ’98, just


FUMING MOUTH Streams New Two-Track Single They Take What They Please/Devolve

Fuming Mouth is here to make your weekend about ten times heavier with their new two-track single They Take What


PATHOLOGY Remains Gory On New Song „As The Entrails Wither“

Pathology is continuing down their path of gore with a new song named „As The Entrails Wither“. According to drummer


TRIP THE WITCH Feat. STONE TEMPLE PILOTS‘ DEAN DELEO: Watch Music Video For ‚Saturn We Miss You‘

Dean DeLeo, guitarist and songwriter from STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, and renowned Nashville session player Tom Bukovac have joined forces for


Watch JANE’S ADDICTION Perform At ‚MMR*B*Q‘ Concert In Camden

JANE’S ADDICTION performed at the MMR*B*Q concert sponsored by Philadelphia radio station WMMR (93.3 FM) on Saturday, September 25 at



STATUS QUO’s Francis Rossi has paid tribute to the band’s original bassist Alan Lancaster who died earlier today (Sunday, September


Generation Kill (Ex-Exodus) Releases Newest Track “Into the Black”

Generation Kill, the band fronted by former Exodus vocalist Rob Dukes, have unleashed their music video for “Into The Black.” The


Guns N’ Roses Announce Four-Song Hard Skool EP

Guns N’ Roses will release a new four-song EP, Hard Skool, on February 25, 2022. The effort will feature the


DISTURBED Returns To Live Stage For First Time In Nearly Two Years (Video)

DISTURBED performed live for the first time in nearly two years last night (Saturday, September 25) as one of the


Video: Toyah Willcox Covers “Goldfinger” for King Crimson’s Robert Fripp

King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp is back home from tour, and his wife, actress and singer Toyah Willcox, is celebrating


Here Is Video Of MEGADETH Jamming Backstage During ‚The Metal Tour Of The Year‘

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro has uploaded a video of him jamming backstage at a recent stop on „The Metal Tour


Watch THE BLACK CROWES‘ Entire Camden Concert From ‚Shake Your Money Maker‘ 30th-Anniversary Tour

Fan-filmed video footage of THE BLACK CROWES‚ entire September 23 performance at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey can be


Former IRON MAIDEN Singer PAUL DI’ANNO Is Still Waiting For His Knee Surgery: The Situation Is ‚Only Getting Worse‘

Kastro Pergjoni, operations director of the Cart & Horses pub in Stratford, London, England where IRON MAIDEN made its live


Founding STATUS QUO Bassist ALAN LANCASTER Dead At 72

Former STATUS QUO bassist Alan Lancaster has died after a battle with multiple sclerosis. He was 72 years old. The


LIVING COLOUR Drops Off ‚Summerland Tour 2021‘ Due To ‚Transportation Issues‘

LIVING COLOUR has pulled out of the last six shows of the „Summerland Tour 2021“ with EVERCLEAR, HOOBASTANK and WHEATUS


SHINEDOWN Bassist ERIC BASS Tests Positive For COVID-19; Band To Play Next Two Shows As A Three-Piece

SHINEDOWN bassist Eric Bass has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the band’s next two concerts — tonight (Saturday,


Former EXODUS Frontman ROB DUKES Drops New GENERATION KILL Song ‚Into The Black‘

GENERATION KILL, the band featuring former EXODUS frontman Rob Dukes, has released the official music video for a new song


Watch BRET MICHAELS Perform POISON Classics At Orlando Hotel Lobby

On Friday, September 24, POISON frontman Bret Michaels played an intimate concert the lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel at


Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS POLAND Says He Doesn’t Miss Playing With The Band

In a new interview with DEATH ANGEL’s Ted Aguilar as part of the „Alive & Streaming“ YouTube series, former MEGADETH


Watch SOULFLY’s Entire Performance In Long Beach

Fan-filmed video footage of SOULFLY’s entire September 23 concert at Alex’s Bar in Long Beach, California can be seen below.


BRUCE KULICK Says There Is A Chance He Will Play With KISS At Final Concert Of ‚End Of The Road‘ Tour

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick has told Rolling Stone that there is a chance he will come out and play


Nirvana Cover Baby Wants His Dong Redacted From 30th Anniversary Reissue

Nirvana are currently being sued by Spencer Elden, who appeared nude on the cover of their album Nevermind when he was four


THE WINERY DOGS‘ Third Album Is ‚Sounding Great,‘ Says MIKE PORTNOY: ‚Everything Is Super Strong From Top To Bottom‘

During an appearance this past Wednesday (September 22) on SiriusXM’s „Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk“, drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER,


Nü Kids on the Block: 5 ‚Core Bands Doing Nü-Metal Right

Given enough time and support, any whipping boy can become rise to become a king. The kids who grew up


Rob Halford „Just Not Interested“ In Listening To Tim Owens-Era JUDAS PRIEST

Vocalist Rob Halford left Judas Priest in 1992 and returned in 2003. The band ultimately recruited Tim „Ripper“ Owens in


ALICE COOPER Has A Very Creepy Street Named After Him In Detroit

Detroit-native Alice Cooper now has a street named after him in his home city. Cooper attended an unveiling ceremony on


NIRVANA Nevermind Model Demands Genitals Be Removed From Coming Reissue Covers

Spencer Elden, the (now 30-year-old) baby swimming to catch a dollar on the cover of Nirvana’s classic 1991 Nevermind album,


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Drops Live Video For „Us Against The World“

Killswitch Engage is now streaming their live music video for the song „Us Against The World“ off their most recent


EVERY TIME I DIE Announces U.S. Dates With ’68 & CANDY

Every Time I Die will release their new record Radical on October 22, and plan to tour the everloving hell


P.O.D. Drummer To Sit Out Remainder Of ‚Satellite‘ 20th-Anniversary Tour

P.O.D. drummer Noah „Wuv“ Bernardo will sit out the remainder of the band’s „Satellite“ 20th-anniversary tour. The trek kicked off


GUNS N‘ ROSES To Release ‚Hard Skool‘ Four-Song EP In February

GUNS N‘ ROSES will release a new four-song EP, „Hard Skool“, on February 25, 2022. The effort, which is exclusive


ALICE COOPER Gets Street Named After Him In Westland, Michigan: Video, Photos

WCSX-FM morning personality Big Jim O’Brien from „Big Jim’s House“ joined Motor City rock legend Alice Cooper on Thursday, September


Rage Against the Machine: “Repression of Migrants and Refugees is a Bipartisan Cause”

Rage Against the Machine have posted a statement about current U.S. immigration policy, referencing the ongoing crisis at the border


Megadeth, Lamb of God, etc. Canadian Tour Dates Called Off Over Vaccine Requirements

The Metal Tour of the Year, featuring Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium and Hatebreed, has spent the past month working


ALICE IN CHAINS‘ JERRY CANTRELL: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of ‚Brighten‘ Music Video

ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell has released behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the official music video


EXODUS’s TOM HUNTING Opens Up About His Cancer Battle: ‚I Wouldn’t Recommend It For Anybody‘

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting joined HELLHUNTER on stage last Saturday night (September 18) at Thee Parkside in San Francisco, California


JOHN CORABI Doesn’t Care What His Former Bandmates In MÖTLEY CRÜE Will Think About His Upcoming Autobiography

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi recently completed work on his autobiography. Titled „Horseshoes And Hand Grenades“, it was written


LORDI Shares Two Thrash Metal-Inspired Songs From ‚Lordiversity‘ Box Set

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will release no less than seven new studio albums in the fall. The LPs will


Norm Macdonald Plays Tommy Lee, Rob Halford Picks His Favorite Metal Songs, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week

The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of September 18 – September 24, 2021 Did you miss some of this week’s top


Album Review: DROTT Orcus

Hailing from Bergen, Norway, Drott is composed of Arve Isdal (Enslaved), Ivar Thormodsæter (Ulver), and musician Matias Monsen who has played


IN THIS MOMENT & BLACK VEIL BRIDES Postponed This Weekend’s Shows Due To COVID

In This Moment, Black Veil Brides, and Ded have postponed their shows for tonight, September 24 in Lubbock, TX at


Pathology Release New Song “As the Entrails Wither”

Pathology have announced that they’ll release a new album, The Everlasting Plague, on November 19. The album was produced, engineered, and


GENE SIMMONS Sells Beverly Hills Mansion For $16 Million

According to TMZ, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has sold Los Angeles mansion for $16 million. Last fall, Simmons put the


Every Time I Die Announce U.S. Tour

Every Time I Die have announced a plethora of new U.S. tour dates. The band’s latest trek will kick off


MEGADETH And LAMB OF GOD: Canadian ‚The Metal Tour Of The Year‘ Shows Postponed To Spring 2022

The last three shows of „The Metal Tour Of The Year“, featuring MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD, have been postponed


In This Moment/Black Veil Brides Shows Canceled After Band Members Test Positive for COVID-19

In This Moment, Black Veil Brides, and DED have been forced to call off the next two shows on their


Rebel Rock Festival 2021 Canceled Mere Hours Before Its Start

There are a lot of very disappointed people in Orlando right now. I mean, there are always a lot of


Jeremy Spencer’s New Band Will Take ANOTHER Mulligan

This is gonna sound like a joke I’m making up, but I swear for it’s for really real: former Five


Killswitch Engage Post New Video for “Us Against the World”

Killswitch Engage have released the official video for “Us Against the World,” a track from the band’s latest album, Atonement. The


This Weekend’s REBEL ROCK FEST Has Been Canceled

The organizers of Orlando, Florida’s Rebel Rock Fest have had to make the unfortunate decision of canceling this weekend’s festivities,


30 Facts About NIRVANA’s Nevermind You May Not Know For Its 30th Anniversary

With Nevermind, Nirvana vocalist and guitarist Kurt Cobain started a global movement and showed the music industry the true power


Nonpoint Cover Prince’s “When Doves Cry”

Nonpoint are known for their 2004 version of Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight,” up there with the band’s own


Dani Filth Names His Five Favorite CRADLE OF FILTH Songs

Cradle Of Filth vocalist Dani Filth has chosen his five favorite songs from the band’s extensive career, and they’re pretty


Corey Taylor Opens Up About Joey Jordison’s Death: „It’s A Damn Tragedy“

Drummer Joey Jordison passed away at 46 years old this past July, which of course sent ripples throughout the rock


ROB ZOMBIE Shares More Progress Pictures Of The Munsters Neighborhood

Earlier this month, Rob Zombie shared a handful of progress pictures as he built The Munsters‚ classic home at 1313


TikTok Parent Company Reportedly Working On Their Own Music Streaming Service

TikTok parent company ByteDance is reportedly working on a new music streaming service called Feilo to launch later this year.


MARILYN MANSON Accuser Re-Files Lawsuit Dismissed Last Week

A California judge recently dismissed a lawsuit against Marilyn Manson filed by an anonymous woman, who claimed Manson raped her


FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Drops New Single „Far From Heaven“

Fit For An Autopsy is back with a new single called „Far From Heaven“ off their coming record Oh What


NAPALM DEATH Vocalist Guests On Heavy New MASS WORSHIP Single

Mass Worship is here to completely and totally fuck your day up with their new single „Portal Tombs“. Better yet,


EMIGRATE (RAMMSTEIN) Streams New Song „You Can’t Run Away,“ Announces New Album

Emigrate, the project headed up by Rammstein guitarist Richard Kruspe, has announced a new album titled The Persistence Of Memory


STICK TO YOUR GUNS Streams New Song Partially Written By Late ARCHITECTS Guitarist Tom Searle

Stick To Your Guns is now streaming their new single „More Of Us Than Them“, featuring a breakdown written by


GAAHLS WYRD Drops Atmospheric New Single „The Humming Mountain“

Gaahls WYRD, the band featuring ex-Gorgoroth vocalist Gaahl, is now streaming their atmospheric new single „The Humming Mountain“. The song


CREEPING DEATH Spews Churning Riffs On New Song „Humanity Transcends“

Texan death metal unit Creeping Death is now streaming their churning new single „Humanity Transcends“, which vocalist Reese Alavi notes


FIRST FRAGMENT’s New Single „Solus“ Is All Blistering Shred

First Fragment will release their new record Gloire Éternelle on October 29 and is now streaming the absolutely blistering new


SWALLOW THE SUN Streams Slow, Melancholy New Song „Woven Into Sorrow“

Swallow The Sun is now streaming their new, emotionally crushing song „Woven Into Sorrow“ off the coming album Moonflowers. „Woven


K.K. DOWNING Says ROB HALFORD Wanted To Form New Three-Guitar Metal Band With Him A Decade Ago

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing, who officially left the group in 2011, said that there was talk, around a


Video: Guns N’ Roses Give New Song “Hard Skool” Its Live Debut

Guns N’ Roses have given their new single, “Hard Skool,”* its live debut. You can watch the video below. At


Dani Filth Says These Are the Five Best Cradle of Filth Songs

Revolver got Dani Filth to name his top five Cradle of Filth songs, as well as his favorite Cradle of


COREY TAYLOR On His COVID-19 Battle: It Was ‚The Sickest I’ve Ever Been In My Life‘

Corey Taylor said that his breakthrough case of COVID-19 produced symptoms that made him „the sickest“ he had ever been


Two People Crashed Their Car Into A Venue After Being Ejected From A P.O.D. Show

From Ashes To New vocalist Matt Brandyberry took to Twitter to tell the insane tale of two individuals that were


Ex-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Dimitri Minakakis Breaks His Silence With The First Interview In 20 Years

Frank sits down with Dimitri Minikakis (Ex- The Dillinger Escape Plan) who breaks his silence for the first time in


Swallow the Sun Release Gloomy New Single “Woven Into Sorrow”

The normally upbeat Swallow the Sun have released an uncharacteristically downtrodden new single, “Woven Into Sorrow.” Frontman Mikko Kotamäki calls


GUNS N‘ ROSES Streams Straightforward New Single „Hard Skool“

Guns N‘ Roses was rumored to release another Chinese Democracy single called „Hard Skool“ this Friday, and it turns out



Weekly Injection Plus releases from Poppy, Sleep Token, Veilburner, Exxiles, Insect Ark, The Body & Big|Brave, and Cognizance, Published 8


DEEP PURPLE To Release Covers Album ‚Turning To Crime‘ In November; Track Listing, Artwork Revealed

According to a since-deleted product page on the web site of the French retail chain FNAC (see cached version at


First Fragment Debut Neoclassical Tech-Death Ripper, “Solus”

Quebecois tech-death masters First Fragment have unveiled a new single, “Solus,” from their upcoming new album, Gloire Éternelle. The track’s a ripper, no


The Darkness Unleash New Single “Jussy’s Girl”

The Darkness have released “Jussy’s Girl,” the latest single from their forthcoming album, Motorheart. Says frontman Justin Hawkins of the


Fit For an Autopsy Drop New Single, “Far From Heaven,” Announce Next Album

Fit for An Autopsy have announced their new album, Oh What The Future Holds, and unveiled its first single, “Far From Heaven.” The


ROB HALFORD Is ‚Just Not Interested‘ In Hearing TIM ‚RIPPER‘ OWENS-Era JUDAS PRIEST Albums

In a new interview with Classic Rock magazine, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked if he has listened to


Jane Doe Files Amended Rape & Death Threat Lawsuit Against Marilyn Manson

The woman whose lawsuit against Marilyn Manson was dismissed by a judge last week has refiled an amended version of


Video: Nita Strauss Rocks Jason Becker’s ‘Numbers’ Guitar at Alice Cooper Show

Nita Strauss, lead guitarist for Alice Cooper, acclaimed solo artist and general badass, was recently granted the incredibly high honor


Sh*t That Comes out Today: September 24, 2021

Get your fresh hot metal, right here! BummerDead Horse (Thrill Jockey) Bummer’s tongue-in-cheek song titles belie the seriousness of their


A Disgruntled Fan Drove His Car Into a Bar During a P.O.D. Show

I got kicked out of a bar once. I was being an asshole, got called out on it by security,


IN THIS MOMENT And BLACK VEIL BRIDES Shows Postponed After ‚Several Members‘ Test Positive For COVID-19

The IN THIS MOMENT, BLACK VEIL BRIDES and DED shows scheduled for today, September 24 in Lubbock, Texas at The


Ex-SKID ROW Singer SEBASTIAN BACH Reveals Most Challenging Part Of Performing Entire ‚Slave To The Grind‘ Album

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach will return to the stage this fall for a tour celebrating the 30th anniversary


RAMMSTEIN Guitarist’s EMIGRATE Project Announces ‚The Persistence Of Memory‘ Album

EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, will release its fourth album, „The Persistence Of Memory“, on


Florida’s REBEL ROCK Festival Canceled

The organizers of this weekend’s Rebel Rock festival in Orlando, Florida have announced the cancelation of the four-day event. Earlier


MINISTRY’s U.S. Tour Moved To March/April 2022 Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of the band, fans and venue staff, MINISTRY’s upcoming


RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS To Embark On 2022 Global Stadium Tour

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have announced that they will embark on a global stadium tour in 2022. The news of


NONPOINT Releases Cover Of PRINCE’s ‚When Doves Cry‘

NONPOINT has released its cover version of „When Doves Cry“ to all major platforms today. The single was originally released


THE DARKNESS Releases Music Video For New Single ‚Jussy’s Girl‘

British rockers THE DARKNESS have released new single „Jussy’s Girl“ along with the official video for the track. The song


Guns N’ Roses Officially Releases New Song “Hard Skool”

As expected, Guns N’ Roses have officially released their new single “Hard Skool” (Jesus Fuck that spelling). It’s the band’s


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Releases ‚Us Against The World‘ Video

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE has released the official video for „Us Against The World“, a track from the band’s latest album, „Atonement“.


AS I LAY DYING Releases New Song ‚Roots Below‘

San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING have released a new song called „Roots Below“. You can now listen to


Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Calls the Death of Joey Jordison “A Damn Tragedy”

Slipknot singer Corey Taylor has spoken in detail about the death of Joey Jordison for the first time since the


GUNS N‘ ROSES Officially Drops New Song ‚Hard Skool‘

GUNS N‘ ROSES has just dropped a brand new song called „Hard Skool“. The track, which had the working title


SLIPKNOT’s COREY TAYLOR Opens Up About JOEY JORDISON’s Death: ‚It’s A Damn Tragedy‘

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor has called the recent passing of Joey Jordison „a damn tragedy.“ The founding SLIPKNOT drummer’s family


Disgruntled Fan Crashes Car Into Club Where P.O.D. And FROM ASHES TO NEW Are Performing: Photos, Video

Two people were arrested earlier this week after they crashed a car into a Birmingham, Alabama club where P.O.D., FROM


Disgruntled Fan Crashes Car Into Club During P.O.D. Concert: Photos, Video

Two people were arrested earlier this week after they crashed a car into a Birmingham, Alabama club where P.O.D., FROM


11-Year-Old Nandi Bushell Shares Backstage Footage from Joining FOO FIGHTERS on Stage

We were so happy to finally see Nandi and Dave Grohl rock out together, in the flesh, a few weeks


David Ellefson’s THE LUCID Drops New Song „Damned“

The Lucid is the new band featuring bassist David Ellefson (ex-Megadeth), vocalist Vinnie Dombroski (Sponge), guitarist Drew Fortier (Zen From


Trailer For The INSANE CLOWN POSSE Vs. The FBI Documentary Now Streaming

The FBI classified Insane Clown Posse as a „loosely organized hybrid gang“ in 2011. Three years later in 2014, Insane


TOM MORELLO Teams Up With BRING ME THE HORIZON For „Let’s Get The Party Started“

Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello will release his new solo album The Atlas Underground Fire on October 15,


EXHORDER Will Play Slaughter in the Vatican In Full On Upcoming Tour

Exhorder will hit the road this November, and they’ll be playing their 1990 groove metal classic Slaughter In The Vatican


SCARECROW, WITCHCRYER Among Gimme Metal’s Top Tracks of the Week

Gimme Metal Program Director Brian Turner delivers the week’s top 5 office buzz-worthy tracks. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. SCARECROW –


NECROFIER Blazes Through New Single „Betrayal Of The Queen“

Texan black metal band Necrofier will release their debut album Prophecies Of Eternal Darkness on October 22, and is here



Nita Strauss got to take Jason Becker’s legendary „Numbers“ prototype guitar out for a spin during an Alice Cooper show


Ex-DARK TRANQUILLITY Bassist Explains Why He Quit The Band

Dark Tranquillity announced back in August that drummer Anders Jivarp and bassist Anders Iwers had quit the band. Now in



Wolves In The Throne Room, Full Of Hell, and Uada will all hit the road together starting next January. Wolves


Watch ACE FREHLEY Perform In Boston

Fan-filmed video footage of Ace Frehley’s September 21 performance at Leader Bank Pavilion in Boston, Massachusetts as the support act


ROB HALFORD Explains JUDAS PRIEST’s ‚Gigantic, Huge, Inflatable Bull‘

JUDAS PRIEST’s first pandemic-era tour, the rescheduled „50 Heavy Metal Years“ North American trek, kicked off on September 8 in


WHITECHAPEL Drops Crushing New Song „A Bloodsoaked Symphony“

Whitechapel is now streaming their new single „A Bloodsoaked Symphony“, which might be their most haunting song to date. From



SeeYouSpaceCowboy has announced their new record The Romance Of Affliction for November 5. The band is now streaming their very


METALLICA Streams „Creeping Death“ From Surprise San Francisco Show

Metallica recently played two surprise shows – on September 16 at The Independent in San Francisco, CA and on September


Nergal’s ME AND THAT MAN Recruits MYRKUR For New Song „Angel Of Light“

Me And That Man, the project headed up by Behemoth vocalist and guitarist Adam „Nergal“ Darski, is now streaming a


Here’s the Trailer for the Documentary About Insane Clown Posse vs. The FBI

The first trailer for the new documentary The United States of Insanity has been released. Directed by Tom Putnam &


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Gives Fan With Stage 4 Cancer Their #DREAMDAY

Killswitch Engage recently teamed up with the Living The Dream Foundation to give a fan named Alex their dream day.


Aborted’s Sven de Caluwé on The MetalSucks Podcast #405.5

Sven de Caluwé of Aborted is back for a special half-episode of the podcast! We discuss how he needed the


Whitchapel Release New Song + Video, “A Bloodsoaked Symphony”

Whitechapel have released a new single, “A Bloodsoaked Symphony.” The track will appear on the deathcore outfit’s new album, Kin,


Metal Musicians Reflect On NIRVANA’s Nevermind 30 Years Later

For the 30th Anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, members of Periphery, Tesseract, Igorrr, Bullet For My Valentine, Paradise Lost, Between The


WHITECHAPEL Shares Music Video For New Song ‚A Bloodsoaked Symphony‘

Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL will release their new album, „Kin“, on October 29 via Metal Blade Records. For a


JOHN 5: Returning To Live Stage After A Year And A Half ‚Was An Amazing Feeling‘

ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 spoke to Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio station about what it was like performing live


Officially Official: New Guns N’ Roses Single “Hard Skool” Coming Tomorrow

This is not at all surprising, given all the recent hubbub, but for some of us, at least, it’s still


Poll: What Do You Think of the New Carcass Album, Torn Arteries?

Last week, following a year of pandemic delays, English extreme metal legends Carcass finally released one of 2021’s most anticipated albums, Torn Arteries.


Vaccinated Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer TIM ‚RIPPER‘ OWENS Feels ‚Pretty Safe‘ Going Back On Tour: ‚I’m Ready To Rock‘

In a new interview with Canada’s The Metal Voice, former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim „Ripper“ Owens spoke about the prospect


Exclusive Album Stream: Cattle Decapitation’s Homovore Remaster/Reissue

Y’know what’s even better than a great band? A great band that isn’t creatively stagnant. And y’know what’s even better


GUNS N‘ ROSES Rumored To Release Another New Song & Four Covers This Friday

Guns N‘ Roses recently began playing a Chinese Democracy-era track called „Absurd“ live, which was then followed by a studio


NIRVANA Announces Massive Nevermind Reissue With Four Unreleased Live Shows

Nirvana’s 1991 classic album Nevermind turns 30 on September 24, and the band is celebrating with a massive reissue of



Nile is having one hell of a day. The band has just announced they’ve signed with Napalm Records and will


Nile Announce 2022 U.S. Tour

Nile have announced a U.S. headline tour, scheduled to kick off in February. Support will come from Incantation, Sanguisugabogg and I AM. That


QUEEN’s ROGER TAYLOR Releases Lyric Video For ‚The Clapping Song‘ Solo Single

Roger Taylor has had plenty of free time recently to reflect on his long, rich, extraordinary journey through life and


Björn “Speed” Strid Explains How The Night Flight Orchestra is No Longer a Side Project, Comments on “Scary” Covid-19 Rates in Florida and Texas

Soilwork and The Night Flight Orchestra frontman Björn “Speed” Strid was our guest on a recent episode of The MetalSucks


Volbeat Announce New Album, Release First Single

I got really excited when I read that the new Volbeat single is called “Shotgun Blues,” because I thought it


BRING ME THE HORIZON: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of ‚DiE4u‘ Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the music video for „DiE4u“, the new single from BRING ME THE HORIZON, can


Members of Tomb Mold and Innumerable Forms Launch Dream Unending

Good news for fans of cavernous death metal and cataclysmic doom: straight from members of Tomb Mold and Innumerable Forms


Nirvana Announce Nevermind 30th Anniversary Reissue, Flaunt Baby Dick

Nirvana are currently being sued by Spencer Elden, who appeared nude on the cover of their album Nevermind when he


HALESTORM: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of ‚Back From The Dead‘ Video

HALESTORM has shared behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the official video for the band’s new single, „Back From The


VOLBEAT Announces New Album Servant Of The Mind, Streams New Song

Volbeat has announced their new album Servant Of The Mind for December 3, and is now streaming their new single


Exhorder to Perform Entire Slaughter in the Vatican Album on Tour

Exhorder, the New Orleans groove metal band to whom Pantera arguably owed their entire career (don’t @ me), will hit


METALLICA Shares Pro-Shot Video Of ‚Creeping Death‘ Performance From San Francisco Club Concert

METALLICA played a special intimate concert on September 16 at the 500-capacity The Independent in downtown San Francisco. Professionally filmed


David Ellefson’s The Lucid Release Megadeth-Like Second Single

The Lucid — the new band featuring bassist David Ellefson (ex-Megadeth), vocalist Vinnie Dombroski (Sponge), guitarist Drew Fortier (Zen From


Dream Theater Post New Song and Video, “Invisible Monster”

Dream Theater have released “Invisible Monster,” the second single from their forthcoming album, A View From the Top of the


ETERNITY’S END (OBSCURA) Shreds Through New Single „Deathrider“

Eternity’s End is here to drown out the rest of your day with powerful riffs, huge drums, and massive vocals



80’s Metal Recycle Bin has uploaded an interview with Eddie Jackson in which the QUEENSRŸCHE bassist reflects on the departure


KISS Manager Says Band’s Last-Ever Concert Will Now Take Place At The End Of 2022

KISS’s longtime manager Doc McGhee says that he doesn’t know exactly when the final concert of the band’s „End Of


NILE Signs With NAPALM RECORDS, Announces 2022 U.S. Tour

Originally hailing from Greenville, South Carolina, international death metal legends NILE have become one of the most revered names in


GUNS N‘ ROSES To Release New Single ‚Hard Skool‘ This Friday

According to Spotify, a new GUNS N‘ ROSES song called „Hard Skool“ will be released on Friday, September 24. The


BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL Releases ME AND THAT MAN’s Music Video For ‚Angel Of Light‘ Feat. MYRKUR

ME AND THAT MAN, the dark folk/blues/Americana-influenced solo project of BEHEMOTH mastermind Adam „Nergal“ Darski, will release its third full-length


NIRVANA: ‚Nevermind‘ 30th-Anniversary Editions To Include 70 Previously Unreleased Audio And Video Tracks

The September 24, 1991 release of NIRVANA’s „Nevermind“ touched off a seismic shift in global youth culture. Rising to No.


VOLBEAT Announces Eighth Album, ‚Servant Of The Mind‘, Shares New Song ‚Shotgun Blues‘

Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT will release their eighth studio album, „Servant Of The Mind“, on December 3 via Republic


Watch SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE Play Rooftop Concert Above The Strip In Las Vegas

Sammy Hagar played a rooftop concert on Wednesday (September 22) above the Strip at Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas


ALICE COOPER Display Added To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s ‚Legends of Rock‘ Exhibit

Rock and roll is as much about the spectacle and the visual as it is the sonic and Rock And


JOURNEY’s DEEN CASTRONOVO To Undergo Herniated Disc Surgery This Week

JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo will undergo spinal surgery for herniated discs later this week. On Tuesday, Deen took to his


JOHN CORABI: ‚There’s Multiple Reasons Why I Wouldn’t Go‘ To See MÖTLEY CRÜE Perform On ‚The Stadium Tour‘

In a new interview with KNAC.COM, former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi was asked which song he would be most


JERRY CANTRELL Says ‚There Really Isn’t A Difference‘ Between His Songwriting Approach For ALICE IN CHAINS And His Solo Albums

ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell, who is promoting his upcoming solo album, „Brighten“, was asked in a


TED NUGENT Shares Snippet Of New Song ‚Feedback Grindfire‘

During the latest installment of his YouTube livestream, Ted Nugent played a snippet of his new song „Feedback Grindfire“ over


IRON MAIDEN’s EDDIE Mascot To Get His Own FUNKO Pop! Digital NFTs

According to Billboard, Funko and the Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) have partnered to release a collection of Digital Pop! NFTs


Filth is Eternal Release New Video for “The Ritual”

If you’re not listening to Filth is Eternal’s Love is a Lie, Filth is Eternal, you’re doing it wrong. I


Watch RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY’s Official Documentary, ‚Nothing To Lose‘

„Nothing To Lose – A Stephen Pearcy Rockumentary“ is available now on ASY TV on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Firestick


Island of Grind: 16 of Singapore’s Most Brutal Bands

The small island nation of Singapore is a modern day utopia with a cornucopia of nationalities, religions and culture living


“Devour” Obscura’s New Song

Indomitable tech-death titans Obscura have released the third single from their forthcoming album, A Valediction. It’s called “Devoured Usurper,” which,


METALLICA Posts Pro-Shot Footage Of „Whiplash“ From California Club Show

Metallica recently played two surprise shows – on September 16 at The Independent in San Francisco, CA and on September



Death metal can seem a crowded marketplace at times, but bands as distinctive as COGNIZANCE generally tend to rise to


IAN HILL Doesn’t Think Next JUDAS PRIEST Album Will Arrive Before 2023

JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill spoke to Mankato, Minnesota’s „The Five Count“ radio show about the progress of the songwriting



Miserable times demand a miserable response, and A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH have firmly established themselves as the correct men


Wolves in the Throne Room Announce Tour Dates With Full of Hell

Wolves in the Throne Room have announced a winter 2022 tour of the U.S. Support will come from Full of


Ex-DARK TRANQUILLITY Bassist ANDERS IWERS Denies He Was Fired, Says He ‚Was Done‘ With The Band

Former DARK TRANQUILLITY bassist Anders Iwers says that the decision to leave the band was both „easy“ and „very hard.“


Tom Morello Releases New Collaboration With Bring Me the Horizon

Tom Morello has released a song called “Let’s Get This Party Started,” which features Bring Me the Horizon. It’s the


DAVE LOMBARDO Teases Upcoming Mystery Projects: „The Most Progressive Metal I’ve Ever Done“

Metal fans know that Dave Lombardo has worn a hat or two in his day. The former Slayer stickman has


NITA STRAUSS Plays JASON BECKER’s Prototype ‚Numbers‘ Guitar During ALICE COOPER Concert In Boston (Video)

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, got to play Jason Becker’s prototype Peavey „Numbers“


Album Review: RIVERS OF NIHIL The Work

Like many modern extreme metal bands, Pennsylvanian ensemble Rivers of Nihil have been steadily integrating more progressive elements and clean


KREATOR Is In The Studio

Kreator is currently in the studio working on a new album with producer Arthur Rizk (Primitive Man, Creeping Death, etc.).


JUDAS PRIEST’s Rob Halford Picks His Favorite METALLICA & SLAYER Songs

Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford recently spoke to Rolling Stone about some of his favorite metal classics. On the topic


A Whopping 32 Couples Got Married At Riot Fest This Year

Riot Fest 2021 had plenty to offer, including a literal Wedding Chapel where couples could get legally married. Exactly 32


THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Begins Teasing New Song „Sacrifice“

The Devil Wears Prada released their new EP ZII earlier this year and they’re not done yet, dammit! The band



Guitarist Derrick Vella (Tomb Mold) and multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Justin DeTore (Innumerable Forms) have teamed up to form a new


Munky Rejoins KORN On Stage After COVID Battle

Korn guitarist James „Munky“ Shaffer rejoined his bandmates on stage at a September 18 show in Texas. Shaffer was recently


Underoath Release the Best Song of Their Career, “Pneumonia”

I’m no Underoath expert by any means, but I can say with confidence that their latest single, “Pneumonia,” is one


RUSH’s Geddy Lee Is Finishing Up His Memoir

According to a lengthy Instagram post, Rush bassist and vocalist Geddy Lee has spent a good chunk of his pandemic


FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE’s Francesco Paoli Released From The Hospital

Fleshgod Apocalypse vocalist and guitarist Francesco Paoli was severely injured in a rock climbing incident on August 21, and has


SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s „Chop Suey!“ Is In The Trailer For Sing 2

If you watched the trailer for Sing 2, then you might’ve caught a solid few seconds featuring System Of A


OBSCURA Slows Down With New Song „Devoured Usurper“

Obscura will release their new album A Valediction on November 19 and is now streaming their slower, much chunkier new


OMNIUM GATHERUM Drops Huge New Single „Reckoning“

Omnium Gatherum is back with a new single called „Reckoning“, which firmly solidifies my belief that the band is still


CHELSEA WOLFE Streams Tour Documentary & JONI MITCHELL Cover

Chelsea Wolfe is now streaming her Birth of Violence 2019 Tour Documentary, as well as a cover of Joni Mitchell’s


VOMIT THE SOUL Streams First New Song In 12 Years „Cold“

Italian death metal band Vomit The Soul is back for the first time since 2009 with a new single „Cold“,


SHY, LOW Only Devastates With New Single „Umbra“

Shy, Low will release their new album Snake Behind The Sun on October 8, and we’re premiering the crushing new


Adult-Oriented Death Metal: Omnium Gatherum’s New Death Leppard Banger, “Reckoning”

Finnish melodic death metal legends Omnium Gatherum continue to kill it on their latest single, “Reckoning,” which arrives today with


Unvaccinated Skillet Singer: “I Got Zero Poops for ‘The Science’”

Look, I don’t think anyone expects the brain that thought to name its band after a cooking utensil to be


UNDEROATH Streams Gigantic New Song „Pneumonia“

Underoath is now streaming their fairly lengthy, very huge new single „Pneumonia“ off their coming record Voyeurist. The song is


K.K. DOWNING Says ‚It Was The Right Decision‘ For JUDAS PRIEST To Shelf Collaboration With STOCK, AITKEN And WATERMAN

In a new interview with Darren Paltrowitz, host of the „Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz“, former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing


Korn’s Munky Returns to Stage After Covid-19 Bout

Korn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer has returned to the stage with the band after a bout with Covid-19 that sidelined


DAVID ELLEFSON’s Post-MEGADETH Project THE LUCID Releases Second Single, ‚Damned‘

THE LUCID, the four-piece hard rock band featuring bassist David Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH), vocalist Vinnie Dombroski (SPONGE), guitarist Drew Fortier and


SCOTT GORHAM Says That ‚The Time Was Right‘ For Him To Leave BLACK STAR RIDERS

Scott Gorham says that „the time was right“ for him to leave BLACK STAR RIDERS. Gorham was in BLACK STAR


DREAM THEATER Fights Off The „Invisible Monster“ In New Song

Dream Theater is back with more very-identifiably Dream Theater metal, this time with the new song „Invisible Monster“. The song


LAURA JANE GRACE Surprise Releases New Seven-Song EP ‚At War With The Silverfish‘

Polyvinyl Record Co. and Emmy-nominated artist, author, activist and musician Laura Jane Grace (AGAINST ME!, THE DEVOURING MOTHERS) have announced


Rob Halford Chooses the Best Songs by Metallica, Slayer, Sabbath, and More

Rolling Stone made a list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and now they’re getting some of the


METALLICA Shares Pro-Shot Video Of ‚Whiplash‘ Performance From San Francisco Club Concert

METALLICA played a special intimate concert last Thursday night (September 16) at the 500-capacity The Independent in downtown San Francisco.


Fleshgod Apocalypse Frontman Heads Home After a Month in the Hospital

Fleshgod Apocalypse frontman Francesco Paoli is heading home after spending a month in the hospital. In August, a rock climbing accident


Guitarist Nico Santora (Fallujah, ex-The Faceless) Joins Darkest Hour

With a handful of shows scheduled for the coming months and a heart-sized vacancy left by longtime lead shredder Michael


UNDEROATH Shares New Single ‚Pneumonia‘

UNDEROATH has shared „Pneumonia“, the third single off its upcoming seventh full-length album, „Voyeurist“, set for release on January 14,


TOM MORELLO Collaborates With BRING ME THE HORIZON On ‚Let’s Get The Party Started‘

Rock and roll icon and two-time Grammy winner Tom Morello has released the third single off his highly anticipated album,


SMASHING PUMPKINS‘ BILLY CORGAN To Sell Music Gear Used On ‚Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness‘

Reverb, the largest online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments, announced today that it


ARMORED SAINT Launches Live Video For ‚The Truth Always Hurts‘ From ‚Symbol Of Salvation Live‘

On October 22, ARMORED SAINT will release a new CD/DVD, „Symbol Of Salvation Live“, via Metal Blade Records, to celebrate


KISS Biopic Will Focus On Band’s First Four Years, Says Longtime Manager

KISS’s longtime manager Doc McGhee spoke to Talking Metal about the band’s upcoming biopic „Shout It Out Loud“. The film,



THE ROLLING STONES played their first show without longtime drummer Charlie Watts Monday night (September 20) at a private party


DREAM THEATER Releases Music Video For ‚Invisible Monster‘

Progressive music titans DREAM THEATER have released the official music video for their new single, „Invisible Monster“. The track is


SHINEDOWN Defends St. Louis Radio Personality From Body-Shaming ‚Trolls‘

SHINEDOWN has defended a Missouri radio personality after commenters body shamed her and told her to lose weight. Ashley „Lux“


JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS Postpone Shows Due To COVID-19 Concerns

JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS have announced that all of their 2021 shows after September 28 will be postponed due


HENRY ROLLINS Joins Cast Of Sci-Fi Animation Series ‚New-Gen‘

Henry Rollins has joined the cast of the sci-fi animation series „New-Gen“ currently in pre-production. Rollins will play Deadalus, the


Heresy II: End Of A Legend – PARADOX

Perennially overlooked and criminally underrated, PARADOX are a thrash metal band of rare distinction, with one of the most consistent


Mudvayne’s Chad Gray Has Covid-19, Band Cancels Reunion Show at Louder Than Life Festival

Mudvayne fans hoping to see the band at one of four highly anticipated reunion shows this fall will have to


Watch SLIPKNOT Perform At Chicago’s RIOT FEST

SLIPKNOT closed out Riot Fest, one of Chicago’s best independent homegrown events, at Douglass Park on Sunday (September 19). Fan-filmed


EXODUS Singer STEVE ‚ZETRO‘ SOUZA On ‚Persona Non Grata‘: ‚This Is Not A Nice Album‘

EXODUS frontman Steve „Zetro“ Souza spoke to Australia’s Heavy about the band’s upcoming album, „Persona Non Grata“, which is scheduled


MUDVAYNE Drops Off Louder Than Life After Vocalist Chad Gray Contracts COVID

Unfortunately the Mudvayne reunion train has slowed down a bit now that vocalist Chad Gray has COVID. The band has


Tonight, the LIVECAST Addresses The MGK v. Corey Taylor Feud

We want to thank the drama Gods for gifting us with this silly MGK vs. Corey Taylor feud. We’ll be


MUNKY Rejoins KORN On Stage In Austin After Recovering From COVID-19 (Video)

Guitarist James „Munky“ Shaffer, who sat out some of KORN’s shows after being diagnosed with COVID-19, rejoined his bandmates on


VENDED, Feat. Sons Of SLIPKNOT’s Corey Taylor & Clown, Drop New Single „Asylum“

Vended, the band featuring Corey Taylor’s son Griffin Taylor and Shawn Crahan’s son Simon Crahan, is now streaming their new


Watch JUDAS PRIEST’s Rob Halford Featured In Insurance Ads

You might be seeing a lot of Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford on your television screens as he is featured


MUNKY To Rejoin KORN On Stage In Dallas After Recovering From COVID-19

Guitarist James „Munky“ Shaffer, who sat out some of KORN’s shows after being diagnosed with COVID-19, will rejoin his bandmates


Crazy Lixx “Reach Out” With New Bopper

Fuck Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, and Poison — my dream glam tour right now would feature Crazy Lixx and Girish


FULL OF HELL Aims To Disorient With New Single „Eroding Shell“

Full Of Hell is now streaming their 50-second new single ‚Eroding Shell“, whose brief runtime will absolutely destroy your ears,


10 Heaviest KING CRIMSON Songs

For over a half-century, London, England rock pioneers King Crimson have been innovating within the medium with their unique brand


Vended, Featuring Corey Taylor and Clown’s Kids, Release New Single

Maggots feeling impatient for new Slipknot would do well to check out Vended. The band doesn’t feature any members of


Super Shred Goes Sci-Fi on VIRIAL – Transhumanism

Hey there, tech fiends. It’s that time of the week again. Before we dive into today’s focus, here’s the usual


Album Review: SLEEP TOKEN This Place Will Become Your Tomb

Sleep Token has certainly put a lot of work into its image. The social media campaign for This Place Will


Whoopi Goldberg Was At THE HU’s New York Show

If you attended The Hu’s show at Irving Plaza in New York City last night, you got to see both


ROB HALFORD Picks ‚Ride The Lightning‘ As His Favorite METALLICA Song Of All Time

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was one of more than 250 artists, journalists, and industry figures who submitted their ballots


Unvaccinated SKILLET Frontman Rails Against ‚Tyrannical‘ And ‚Totalitarian‘ Vaccine Mandates

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, has railed against President Joe Biden’s latest


Full of Hell Drop New Single “Eroding Shell”

Full of Hell have released “Eroding Shell,” the latest single from their forthcoming album, Garden of Burning Apparitions. Says frontman


Knotfest is Coming to Finland

Knotfest continues to expand its global footprint, announcing a festival set for next August in Turku, Finland (rescheduled from 2021).


Black Man Bravely Confronts Ted Nugent, Gets Shut Down by White Audience

Ted Nugent, self-proclaimed hero to the Black community, recently got into it with a Black man attempting to defend the


Jake Dieffenbach of RIVERS OF NIHIL Opens Up About Living With His Hearing Disability & More

Frank sits down with Jake Dieffenbach of Rivers Of Nihil who discusses the new album The Work, and opens up


NONPOINT Members Discuss Trailer Accident That Damaged Their Equipment And Merchandise (Video)

During the first week of September, NONPOINT was on tour for the first time in two years. While traveling from


MUDVAYNE Pulls Out Of LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival After CHAD GRAY Tests Positive For COVID-19

MUDVAYNE has canceled its appearance at this weekend’s Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, Kentucky after the band’s singer Chad


Watch METALLICA Play A Surprise Show At A Chicago Club

For the second time in a week, Metallica played a surprise show at a small venue. Metallica stopped at the


Ex-GUNS N‘ ROSES Drummer Matt Sorum Explains Why He Thinks He Was Left Out Of The Reunion

Guns N‘ Roses reunited with guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan in 2016, bringing them the closest they’ve been to


HALSEY Drops Dark, Bloody Video For Trent Reznor-Produced „I Am Not Woman, I’m A God“

Halsey is now streaming her live video for „I Am Not Woman, I’m A God“, whose runtime only seems to


GWAR Makes NFTs Now

Gwar has teamed up with Fanaply for their first-ever collection of NFTs. The collection is available now via Fanaply, which



Set The Sun will release their new debut EP this fall, and you can check out their new single „Invisible“


Rob Halford is in an Insurance Ad

Judas Priest singer Rob Halford is the star of a new ad campaign for the insurance company Plymouth Rock Assurance.


FOO FIGHTERS‘ Dave Grohl Announces Short Spoken Word Tour

Foo Fighters vocalist and guitarist Dave Grohl will release his new book The Storyteller: Tales Of Life And Music on


SCARECROW (EXHUMED, DEATH ANGEL) Releases First New Music In 13 Years

Scarecrow released one split with Landmine Marathon in 2008 before calling it quits. The band has now reactivated and is


Deathcore Band OV SULFUR Makes Bath Bombs Now

Ov Sulfur, the new band featuring Suffokate vocalist Ricky Hoover, recently released their new single „Bathe In The Flame“. Now



Slipknot has announced their first-ever Knotfest Finland, expanding the band’s seemingly ever-present line of festivals. Knotfest Finland will take place


Tom Hanks: Actor, Filmmaker… Carcass Fan?

Metal Hammer has published their new interview with Carcass frontman Jeff Walker — y’know, the one where he took partial


ROLLIN‘ COFFIN (Ex-VISION OF DISORDER) Drops Very 90s Music Video For „Runaway“

Rollin‘ Coffin, the band headed up by Visions Of Disorder vocalist Tim Williams, is now streaming a brand new music


WHOOPI GOLDBERG Attends THE HU Concert In New York City

As part of its buzzed-about North American headlining tour, „The Hun Tour“, globally acclaimed Mongolian rock sensation THE HU roared


VENDED Feat. COREY TAYLOR’s And SHAWN CRAHAN’s Sons: Debut Single, ‚Asylum‘, Out Now

VENDED, the band fronted by Griffin Taylor, the son of SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor, has just released


Video: Metallica Play Surprise Small Club Show in Chicago

Metallica played a surprise “pop-up” show at The Metro in Chicago last night, September 20, the second such intimate club


Whoopi Goldberg Hung Out With The Hu

I dunno what the what Whoopi friggin’ Goldberg was doing at The Hu’s show at Irving Plaza in Manhattan this


RUSH’s GEDDY LEE Prepping Memoir For Fall 2022 Release

RUSH bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee will release a memoir in the fall of 2022. The book will be edited Noah Eaker


Flashback: Norm Macdonald as Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee on SNL

As you’re no doubt aware, last week, Norm Macdonald — one of the most gloriously strange comedians of all time


Chelsea Wolfe Posts Joni Mitchell Cover + Acoustic Tour Documentary

As somehow who now lives in Woodstock, NY, I love cataloguing the reactions of people when I tell them my



Two Minutes To Late Night is back with a metal cover of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds‚ 1996 track


Machine Gun Kelly Says He Rejected “F*cking Terrible” Guest Verse by Corey Taylor

The Slipknot/Machine Gun Kelly feud has heated up faster than a frozen Lean Cuisine meal. To review: earlier this year,


DORO PESCH Looks Back On Rise Of Grunge In Early 1990s: ‚The Normal Heavy Metal Wasn’t Supported So Much Anymore‘

In a new interview with Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio, German metal queen Doro Pesch was asked for her


Metal Music Inspires Gaming

Ever since humans started creating music, we haven’t been able to live without it. Music is used for many purposes;


ALICE COOPER To Get Street Named After Him In Westland, Michigan

Beasley Media Group has announced that WCSX-FM morning personality Big Jim O’Brien from „Big Jim’s House“ will join Motor City


DREAM THEATER Teases ‚Invisible Monster‘ Music Video

Progressive music titans DREAM THEATER have released a teaser for their „Invisible Monster“ video. The full clip will make its


TREMONTI Releases Official Lyric Video For ‚Now And Forever‘

World-renowned guitarist/songwriter Mark Tremonti will release the fifth album from his solo band TREMONTI, titled „Marching In Time“, on September



Sammy Hagar has spoken out again about his renewed friendship with Eddie Van Halen in the months leading up to


Exploring the Link Between Gaming and Music

Video games and music have one of the strongest links of all modern forms of media and entertainment. While the


JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD Featured In New Ad Campaign From PLYMOUTH ROCK Insurance

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford is featured in a new advertising campaign from Plymouth Rock. Lots of insurance ads use


KREATOR Begins Recording New Album With Producer ARTHUR RIZK

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR have entered Hansa Tonstudio in Berlin, Germany to begin recording their new album for a



SLIPKNOT will headline the inaugural Knotfest Finland, set to take place August 12-13, 2022 in Turku. Also scheduled to appear


METALLICA Plays Surprise Club Concert In Chicago (Video)

METALLICA played a „pop-up concert“ at Metro in Chicago Monday night (September 20). The venue made the announcement at 1:30


Corey Taylor Strikes Back with Receipts After MGK Called Taylor Bitter For A Rejected Guest Spot

You walk away from the internet for a few hours, and the hottest (nee silliest) drama of the week just



U.S.-based hard rock group BLACK STAR RIDERS has signed a multi-album worldwide recording deal with the long running British independent


TED NUGENT Spars With Michigan Man Over ‚Black Lives Matter‘ Comment During Rally (Video)

Ted Nugent exchanged words with a Michigan man after the outspoken conservative rocker called the Black Lives Matter movement a


MACHINE GUN KELLY Sings About SLIPKNOT Thanks To Mashup Artist Andy Rehfeldt

It’s been a while since we’ve seen anything from Andy Rehfeldt, and he lept into action today on the news


FRANK BELLO Says Songs On ANTHRAX’s ‚State Of Euphoria‘ Album Didn’t Have Enough Of A ‚Baking Period‘ Before Being Recorded

In a new interview with DeWook Tour, ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello, who is currently promoting his upcoming memoir, „Fathers, Brothers,


Ex-JOURNEY Singer STEVE PERRY Was ‚Literally‘ Teleported Back In Time While Recording Holiday Album ‚The Season‘

Former JOURNEY singer Steve Perry will release a holiday record, „The Season“, on November 5. The LP features eight holiday


GWAR Get Into the NFT Game

GWAR and Fanaply have announced digital collectibles partnership for the iconic heavy metal band’s very first NFTs.  Fanaply, one of the industry leading NFT


RUDY SARZO ‚Had To Meditate On‘ His Decision To Rejoin QUIET RIOT

Bassist Rudy Sarzo spoke to Adika Live! about his recent decision to rejoin the band after an 18-year absence. He


Spiritbox Guitarist Mike Stringer on The MetalSucks Podcast #405

Mike Stringer of Spiritbox is our guest this week! We discuss their new album, Eternal Blue, the strategy of releasing


Machine Gun Kelly Slams Slipknot as “Old Weird Dudes With Masks”

Here’s everything I know about Machine Gun Kelly: He played Tommy Lee in The Dirt. He’s dating Megan Fox. Security


Ex-STYX Singer DENNIS DEYOUNG Says He Would Be ‚Perplexed‘ If Somebody Confused Him Vocally With LAWRENCE GOWAN

In a recent interview with Rock History Music, original STYX singer Dennis DeYoung was asked for his opinion on the


Contracult Collective Unveil New Single/Video, “Plunge”

Industrial outfit Contracult Collective have released a new single, “Plunge,” along with music video that sees frontman Travis Bacon playing


Our Best Sample of Guns N’ Roses’ “Hard School” Yet

A new supercut of various rehearsals and what sounds like genuine studio audio has provided us with our best sampling


Clutch Debut Two More New Songs Live

Clutch have taken full advantage of their recent slate of touring by debuting a whole bunch of new material live,


ALL THAT REMAINS Bassist Leaves The Band

All That Remains bassist Aaron Patrick has left the band after playing with them for eight years. Patrick states the


METALLICA To Play ‚Pop-Up‘ Concert In Chicago Monday Night

METALLICA will play a „pop-up concert“ at Metro in Chicago tonight (Monday, September 20). According to Fox 32 Chicago, wristbands


MACHINE GUN KELLY Slams SLIPKNOT From the Stage At Riot Fest

Hot new feud alert: Rapper-turned-pop-star-turned-Megan-Fox-shoulder-dressing Machine Gun Kelly had to get something off his chest at the final night of


METALLICA’s The Black Album Landed At No. 9 On The Billboard 200

Metallica released their reissue of their classic 1991 self-titled album, better known as The Black Album, on September 10 and


Marc Rizzo Thinks He Should’ve Quit SOULFLY „Five Or Six Years Ago“

Guitarist Marc Rizzo quit Soulfly earlier this year. Rizzo said Soulfly didn’t support him throughout the pandemic, while Soulfly’s Max


Watch CLUTCH Play Another Two New Songs Live

Clutch has been out on the road testing out material for their new album, and recently played two more new


Northwest Terror Fest Announces Final Lineup Feat. SUFFOCATION, WINDHAND, PANOPTICON & More

Northwest Terror Fest will take place between June 30 and July 2, 2022 at both the Neumos and Barboza in


SLEEP TOKEN’s New Song „Fall For Me“ Is Mostly Vocals

Sleep Token is drawing nearer to the release of their new album This Place Will Become Your Tomb, and is


Watch DEVIN TOWNSEND Rip Through „Kingdom“ At Bloodstock 2021

Weekly Injection THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From DARKTHRONE, DEVIN TOWNSEND, and More Out Today – 6/25 Plus releases from


CARCASS Drops Morbid New Single „The Scythe’s Remorseless Swing“

Carcass just released their new album Torn Arteries (which we love), and is now streaming the single „The Scythe’s Remorseless


INSOMNIUM Streams New Single „The Wanderer“

Insomnium just released their new EP Argent Moon and is now streaming the music video for „The Wanderer“. The video


JAY JAY FRENCH On TWISTED SISTER Reunion: ‚I’m Not Gonna Say It’s Never Gonna Happen Again‘

In a brand new interview with The Rock Experience With Mike Brunn, Jay Jay French was once again asked if



Here stands a glowing example of how the best metal bands are built for the long haul. With a burgeoning


Ghost and Volbeat Announce U.S. Co-Headlining Tour

Ghost and Volbeat will tour the U.S. together early next year. Support will come from Twin Temple. Volbeat comment: “We



In a brand new interview with Drew Stone of The New York Hardcore Chronicles, former FEAR FACTORY bassist-turned-guitarist Christian Olde


GHOST & VOLBEAT Announce 2022 Arena Tour

Ghost began teasing what everyone assumed was an upcoming tour with their latest video. Turns out that assumption was right,


Metallica’s Black Album Returns to the Billboard 200 Top 10

As it turns out, Metallica reminding everyone about the Black Album’s thirtieth anniversary five times a day every day for


All That Remains Part Ways With Bassist Aaron “Bubble” Patrick

Bassist Aaron “Bubble” Patrick has announced his departure from All That Remains “after 8 years of touring the world together.”


DINO CAZARES And MAX CAVALERA On How They Mey And Their Musical Connection (Video)

FEAR FACTORY’s Dino Cazares is playing guitar for SOULFLY on the Max Cavalera-fronted band’s current U.S. tour which kicked off


DINO CAZARES And MAX CAVALERA On How They Met And Their Musical Connection (Video)

FEAR FACTORY’s Dino Cazares is playing guitar for SOULFLY on the Max Cavalera-fronted band’s current U.S. tour which kicked off


GWAR Announces First NFT Collection

GWAR and Fanaply have announced digital collectibles partnership for the iconic heavy metal band’s very first NFTs. Fanaply, one of


Video: Exodus Drummer Tom Hunting Performs Live for First Time Since Cancer Diagnosis

Exodus drummer Tom Hunting has begun his long road back to playing shape since cancer sidelined him, sitting in with


Video: Possessed’s Jeff Becerra Walks for the First Time in 30 Years

Possessed frontman Jeff Becerra has been paralyzed from the waist down since 1989, when he was shot twice during a


Ghost are Teasing a New Album and Tour

Are you ready for new Ghost? The Swedish rock outfit have awakened from their long slumber, and we’re betting a


RUSH: ‚Cinema Strangiato – Director’s Cut‘ Available At Home Worldwide For A Limited Time Via Video On Demand

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS’s TAYLOR MOMSEN And BEN PHILLIPS Kick Off Rock Installment Of ‚How I Wrote That Song‘

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DAVE GROHL Announces ‚The Storyteller Live And In Person‘ Book Tour

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE’s New Album Pushed Back To November

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GHOST And VOLBEAT Announce 2022 U.S. Co-Headlining Arena Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

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NIGHT RANGER To Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of ‚Somewhere In California‘ With First-Ever Vinyl Release

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of „Somewhere In California“, the acclaimed 2011 release by iconic classic rockers NIGHT RANGER, Postseason



ALL THAT REMAINS has parted ways with bassist Aaron „Bubble“ Patrick. Patrick announced his exit from the Massachusetts-based metal band


BREAKING BENJAMIN Rejoined By Bassist MARK KLEPASKI At Scranton Concert (Video)

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METALLICA’s ‚Black Album‘ Returns To Top 10 On Billboard Chart For First Time In 29 Years

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GHOST Teases Tour Announcement

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POSSESSED Vocalist Walked For The First Time In Over 30 Years

Possessed vocalist Jeff Becerra walked for the first time in over 30 years thanks to the use of robotic legs.


BUCKCHERRY’s JOSH TODD Remembers Hearing METALLICA For First Time: ‚I Was, Like, ‚This Is Badass, Man‘

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JOURNEY’s NEAL SCHON On Legal Dispute With STEVE SMITH And ROSS VALORY: ‚Everybody Wanted To Own The Brand‘

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ALICE IN CHAINS‘ JERRY CANTRELL: ‚Rock And Roll Is Healthy And Thriving‘

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JOHN 5 On DAVE MUSTAINE’s Guest Appearance In ‚Qué Pasa‘ Song: ‚It Was A Complete Honor‘

ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 will release his new solo album, „Sinner“, on Friday, October 29 (just in time for


EXODUS Drummer TOM HUNTING Performs Live For First Time Since Undergoing Total Gastrectomy (Video)

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Marc Rizzo (ex-Soulfly) Debuts Solo Song, “Rotation”

Guitarist Marc Rizzo, who was let go from Soulfly earlier this summer under dramatic circumstances after an 18-year stint in


Vildhjarta Post New Track, “Penny Royal Poison”

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Sleep Token Release New Track, “Fall For Me”

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Insomnium Debut “The Wanderer” Music Video

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MATT SORUM: Why I Wasn’t Invited To Take Part In GUNS N‘ ROSES Reunion Tour

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ACE FREHLEY Kicks Off U.S. Tour With ALICE COOPER In Gilford, New Hampshire (Video)

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PEARL JAM Plays First Concert In Over Three Years At New Jersey’s SEA.HEAR.NOW Festival (Video)

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Watch Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer TIM ‚RIPPER‘ OWENS Perform In Haltom City, Texas

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DAVE EVANS Says BON SCOTT Was ‚Washed Up‘ When He Joined AC/DC But ‚Did A Great Job‘ Fronting Band

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THE LURKING FEAR Feat. AT THE GATES Members: ‚Death, Madness, Horror, Decay‘ Album Due In November

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LION’S SHARE Releases New Single And Lyric Video ‚Baptized In Blood‘

Swedish heavy metal band LION’S SHARE has made a new song, „Baptized In Blood“, available on streaming services and digital


ZZ TOP Warns Fans About Counterfeit DUSTY HILL Merchandise

ZZ TOP has warned fans about counterfeit merchandise being sold online purporting to celebrate the memory of the band’s late


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In a new interview with V13, ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello, who is currently promoting his upcoming memoir, „Fathers, Brothers, And


10 Amazing German Bands You Might Not Know 

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Watch JUDAS PRIEST Perform In Grand Rapids, Michigan

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DREAM THEATER’s JOHN PETRUCCI Explains ‚A View From The Top Of The World‘ Album Title

In the first installment of a new three-part interview, progressive music titans DREAM THEATER discuss the making of their new


IRON MAIDEN’s NICKO MCBRAIN: ‚We Do Not Plan To Make Long Songs‘

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HALESTORM Resumes Recording New Album: ‚We’re Getting Close To A Wrap On This Bad Boy‘

HALESTORM has returned to the studio in Nashville, Tennessee to resume recording its upcoming follow-up to 2018’s „Vicious“ album, tentatively


QUIET RIOT Bassist CHUCK WRIGHT Pays Tribute To Liberal Icon RUTH BADER GINSBURG With ‚Army Of Me‘ Video

Longtime QUIET RIOT bassist Chuck Wright will release his debut solo album, „Chuck Wright’s Sheltering Sky“, in early 2022. A


Watch CM Punk Introduce LIVING COLOUR at Riot Fest

CM Punk made his return to pro wrestling after seven years earlier this month with All Elite Wrestling and the


POSSESSED’s JEFF BECERRA Walks Again For First Time In Over 30 Years

POSSESSED frontman Jeff Becerra, who was shot in a robbery in 1989, leaving him partially paralyzed and wheelchair-bound, says that


ATTACK ATTACK! Streams Chunky New Single „Press F“

The Attack Attack! reunion continues, this time with what they’re claiming to be their heaviest song yet. Attack Attack! is


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Bassist Missed Inkcarceration Because He Has COVID

If you caught Killswitch Engage at Inkcarceration on September 10, you might’ve noticed that bassist Mike D’Antonio was missing. According



NHC is the new band featuring Jane’s Addiciton guitarist Dave Navarro and bassist Chris Chaney, as well as Foo Fighters


Ex-SOULFLY Guitarist MARC RIZZO Shreds Through New Single „Rotation“

Marc Rizzo, who recently parted ways with Soulfly, is now streaming his shreddy new single „Rotation“. The entirely instru-metal affair


CONTRACULT COLLECTIVE Drops Industrial Banger „Plunge“

Turn your weekend way the hell up with Contracult Collective’s new single „Plunge“. Visually disturbing and musically catchy as hell,



Former ACCEPT members Herman Frank and David Reece have joined forces in a new band called IRON ALLIES. Also involved


EDDIE VAN HALEN Memorial Plaque In Pasadena Gets Formal Approval

A memorial honoring legendary VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen in his former hometown of Pasadena, California has received a


U.D.O. Release New Song + Music Video, “Prophecy”

U.D.O., the band fronted by former Accept vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, will release its new album Game Over, on October 22


Kiss Announce Super-Duper-Extra-Special 45th Anniversary Reissue of Destroyer

Official press release: Celebrating its 45 anniversary, Destroyer was originally released in 1976 and is considered to be one of the quintessential


Ignite Release Digital EP with New Vocalist

Official press release: The masters of melodic-hardcore are finally back! Today US-hardcore band Ignite from Orange County, CA released their


Carcass Debut Music Video for “The Scythe’s Remorseless Swing”

After a year of pandemic delays, English extreme metal legends Carcass have finally released their grotesque masterpiece and one of 2021’s most


STRYPER And SKILLET Featured In ‚The Jesus Music‘ Documentary

STRYPER and SKILLET are among the artists featured in „The Jesus Music“, a Lionsgate documentary that explores the ascent in


ALICE COOPER’s Band Returns To Live Stage For First Time In A Year And A Half (Video)

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Here Is The First Photo Of New QUIET RIOT Lineup Featuring Returning Bassist RUDY SARZO

The first official promotional photo of the new lineup of QUIET RIOT, including bassist Rudy Sarzo who recently rejoined the



Since April 2020, VAN HALEN singer David Lee Roth has spent much of his time creating COVID-themed drawings — he



The official LED ZEPPELIN documentary „Becoming Led Zeppelin“ debuted on September 4 at the Venice International Film Festival in Italy.


METALLICA Looks Back On World Tour In Support Of ‚Black Album‘ In Latest Episode Of Official Podcast

The fifth episode of „The Metallica Podcast: Volume 1 – The Black Album“ has just been released in conjunction with


Rare Alex Van Halen Sighting, Mudvayne’s First Reunion Show, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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Kim Kardashian + Kanye West’s Daughter is “Full Goth Girl” Who Loves Black Sabbath

Perhaps all those metal shirts the Kardashian clan has been wearing lately have rubbed off on North, the eight-year-old daughter


MARC RIZZO Says He ‚Probably Should Have Quit SOULFLY Five Or Six Years Ago‘: ‚I Stayed Too Long‘

Former SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo says that he „probably should have quit“ the band five or six years ago. Although


AXL ROSE Says Probable Case Of ‚Food Poisoning‘ Affected His Vocal Performance At GUNS N‘ ROSES‘ Chicago Concert

Axl Rose says that he is feeling „a lot better“ after a probable case of „food poisoning“ affected his vocal


RODRIGO Y GABRIELA’s Cover Of METALLICA’s ‚The Struggle Within‘: Making-Of Video

Acclaimed guitar virtuosos RODRIGO Y GABRIELA have shared behind-the-scenes video footage from the making of their cover of METALLICA’s „The


Kim Kardashian Says Daughter North Is „Full Goth Girl“ Who Loves BLACK SABBATH

The daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is a „full goth girl“ who loves Black Sabbath according to a


Pig Destroyer Release Cover of Perturbator’s “Excess”

Pig Destroyer have released a cover of Perturbator’s recent single, “Excess.” As you can probably guess, it doesn’t sound much


Watch: METALLICA Played A Surprise Show in San Francisco Last Night

Yesterday, Thursday, September 16th, 2021 – Metallica announced late in the day that they would be playing a surprise show


ACE FREHLEY Says He’s Been Vaccinated Against COVID-19: ‚I Do Not Wanna Get‘ This Disease

During an appearance on yesterday’s (Thursday, September 16) episode of SiriusXM’s „Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk“, original KISS guitarist Ace


Periphery’s Jake Bowen Enlists Good Tiger’s Elliot Coleman for New Song “I Am Error”

Following “The Daily Sun” and “Say Nothing” featuring Abbi Press, Periphery guitarist and electronic producer Jake Bowen is back with


This SLIPKNOT & MAROON 5 Mashup Is Terrible, But Catchy

William Maranci Mashups is back with a mashup of the vocals from Slipknot’s „Before I Forget“ and the instrumental backing


SEPULTURA’s ANDREAS KISSER Reveals His Wife’s Cancer Battle

During an appearance on TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy’s „GLHF“ podcast, SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser spoke about how the pandemic has


Alien Weaponry’s Latest, “Hatupatu,” is Sung Entirely in Their Native Te Reo Māori Language

Alien Weaponry have unveiled a video for “Hatupatu,” the third single from their forthcoming album, Tangaroa. Alien Weaponry have always


ZAKK WYLDE Discusses „Great Memories“ Of Recording No More Tears With OZZY OSBOURNE

Ozzy Osbourne is celebrating the 30th birthday of his No More Tears album on September 17. In celebration of the


DAVE LOMBARDO on Scoring the Metal Doc. Los Últimos Frikis, Returning to Cuba & His Friendship with Mike Patton

He’s a living legend in heavy metal. The drummer’s drummer and the cornerstone to perhaps the greatest thrash metal band


Exodus Release New Single “Clickbait”

Exodus have released a new single, “Clickbait,” all about how the media is evil and not be trusted. And what


Jason Newsted Discusses Egos & Posturing That Went Down In METALLICA

Ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has been in the news plenty lately, mostly with snippets of interviews surrounding the recent Black


EXODUS Rages Against „Clickbait“ In New Single

Exodus is now streaming their new single „Clickbait“, which as you might’ve guessed takes clickbait articles to task. Advertisement. Scroll


GUNS N ROSES 30 Facts About Use Your Illusion I & II You May Not Know

We’re counting down 30 facts about GUNS N ROSES‘ double album ‚Use Your Illusion I & II‘ for its 30th


BEHEMOTH Streams „Evoe“ From Recent Performance In A Polish Church

Behemoth played their In Absentia Dei livestream earlier this year from the inside of a Polish church, and now they’re


BTBAM Guitarist Explains Why Band Decided to Make a Colors Sequel

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New Park In EDDIE VAN HALEN’s Former Hometown Could Be Named After Legendary Guitarist

Eddie Van Halen Park and Edward Van Halen Memorial Park are among the names being considered for a new park


JOHN 5 Recruits MEGADETH’s Dave Mustaine For New Single „Que Pasa“

John 5 has finally announced his new album Sinner, and just in time for Halloween! The album is out on


John 5 Announces New Album, Release Single Featuring Dave Mustaine

John 5 has announced that he’ll release a new album, Sinner, on Friday, October 29 via Big Machine Records. With the


Dino Cazares On Why FEAR FACTORY Released An Instrumental Album Today

Dino Cazares of Fear Factory checks in from the road to discuss today’s release, an instrumental version of Aggression Continuum


Malcolm Brickhouse (ex-Unlocking the Truth) Resurfaces with New Song, “Rapture”

The flame that was the teenage metal band Unlocking the Truth burned out just as quickly as it caught fire


IGNITE Announces New Singer, Drops ‚Anti-Complicity Anthem‘ Digital EP

U.S. hardcore band IGNITE has released a brand-new digital EP, „Anti-Complicity Anthem“. The EP includes the title track as well


HAKEN Vocalist Hits The Arcade For New Single „Feelings“

Haken vocalist Ross Jennings is now streaming his new single „Feelings“ featuring a Crystal Spotlight-directed music video all about retro


THE LURKING FEAR (AT THE GATES) Brings The Death Metal With „Cosmic Macabre“

The Lurking Fear just announced their first new album in four years titled Death, Madness, Horror, Decay due out November


QUICKSAND Releases Live In-Studio Performance Of „Brushed“

Quicksand is now streaming their performance of „Brushed“ filmed at Vinegar Hill Sound in Brooklyn, NY. The song also showcases


NOTHING Drops Cover Of THE DELFONICS‘ „La La Means I Love You“

Nothing will release their new EP The Great Dismal B-Sides on October 8, and is now streaming a cover of


U.D.O. Releases Music Video For New Single ‚Prophecy‘

U.D.O., the band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will release its new album „Game Over“, on October 22


PIG DESTROYER Covered PERTURBATOR’s „Excess“ And It Rules

Pig Destroyer is back with an unexpected cover of Perturbator’s „Excess“ and it’s really, really good. The cover expertly mixed


VILDHJARTA’s New Song „Penny Royal Poison“ Is A Steamroller

Vildhjarta will release their first new album in a decade Måsstaden Under Vatten on October 15, and so far the



Weekly Injection Plus releases from Alien Weaponry, Charlotte Wessels, and Employed To Serve. Published 2 mins ago This week’s new


ALIEN WEAPONRY Drops Māori Language Single „Hatupatu“

Alien Weaponry is now streaming their new single „Hatupatu“, whose lyrics are entirely in the band’s native Māori language. The


CARCASS Releases Music Video For ‚The Scythe’s Remorseless Swing‘

British extreme metal veterans CARCASS have released a music video for their new single, „The Scythe’s Remorseless Swing“. The track


KING’S X Frontman DOUG ‚DUG‘ PINNICK Releases Music Video For ‚Key Changer‘ From Solo Album ‚Joy Bomb‘

KING’S X frontman Doug „dUg“ Pinnick will release his fifth solo album, „Joy Bomb“, on October 15 via Rat Pak


SKILLET Frontman Agrees With NICKI MINAJ’s COVID-19 Comments, Claims DR. FAUCI Has Been ‚Wrong‘ About ‚Nearly Everything‘

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, says that he agrees with rapper Nicki


Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), Dave Navarro and Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction) Team Up in New Band, NHC

Anyone here remember The Panic Channel? No? Here, let me jog your memory: [embedded content] Still no? Alright, well… I


Sh*t That Comes out Today: September 17, 2021

My most anticipated release of 2021 comes out today – the new Daughtry! Also Carcass, I guess. [Album Art: Barny


Multiple Members of Nonpoint Test Positive for Covid-19, Postpone Shows

Nonpoint are the latest touring band to fall victim to Covid-19, with several members having become infected on their current


Video: Metallica Play Surprise Intimate Club Show

On Thursday, September 16, Metallica played a surprise show at The Independent — a club with a 500-person-capacity — in


L.A. Guns Drop a “Cannonball” of a New Song

Something about 2021, perhaps as a direct reaction to the insanity of 2020 (not that things have abated much since),



On September 10, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE peformed without longtime bassist Mike D’Antonio at the Inkcarceration festival in Mansfield, Ohio. Filling in


Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil to Appear on Mastodon’s New Album

Mastodon’s new album, Hushed and Grim, announced last week, will be an ambitious double-disc affair featuring a “doom” record and


OZZY OSBOURNE To Release Special 10″ Black Vinyl Single Of ‚Hellraiser‘

Earlier this week, it was announced that a never-before-released interpretation of „Hellraiser“ — with a mash-up of vocals by Ozzy


David Ellefson Will Co-Produce a Documentary About Fellow ex-Megadeth Member Nick Menza

David Ellefson, who was ousted from Megadeth earlier this year, has joined his former bandmate, the late Nick Menza, in


EXODUS Releases Lyric Video For New Song ‚Clickbait‘

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS will release their new album, „Persona Non Grata“, on November 19 via



JANE’s ADDICTION members Dave Navarro and Chris Chaney have joined forces with FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins in a new


JOHN 5 Announces ‚Sinner‘ Album, Releases Video For Song ‚Qué Pasa‘ Featuring DAVE MUSTAINE

Former ROB ZOMBIE and current MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 will release his new solo album, „Sinner“, on Friday, October


KISS To Release Super Deluxe 45th-Anniversary Edition Of ‚Destroyer‘

Celebrating its 45 anniversary, „Destroyer“ was originally released in 1976 and is considered to be one of the quintessential KISS


BEHEMOTH To Release ‚In Absentia Dei‘ In December

BEHEMOTH set the world on fire when the Polish masters of black metal took an abandoned church in rural Poland


METALLICA Plays Surprise Concert At Small San Francisco Club: Video, Photos

METALLICA played a special intimate concert last night (Thursday, September 16) at the 500-capacity The Independent in downtown San Francisco.


NONPOINT Postpones Shows After ‚Multiple Members Of The Band‘ Test Positive For COVID-19

NONPOINT has rescheduled just under a dozen shows on its current tour after „multiple members of the band“ tested positive


CRIMINAL, MISANTHUR Among Gimme Metal’s Top Tracks of the Week

Gimme Metal Program Director Brian Turner delivers the week’s top 5 office buzz-worthy tracks. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. CRIMINAL –


ACE FREHLEY Says He’s On Good Terms With PAUL STANLEY And GENE SIMMONS, Doesn’t Rule Out KISS Reunion

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has once again said that he is up for a reunion of the original band,


METALLICA To Play Intimate Show In San Francisco Tonight; Proof Of Vaccination Required To Attend

METALLICA will play a special intimate concert tonight (Thursday, September 16) at the 500-capacity The Independent in downtown San Francisco.


Ronnie Radke: “My Daddies Biker Gang Will Beat You Up”

Falling in Reverse frontman Ronnie Radke recently lost his shit during a show after spotting some dude in a “Fuck


GARY HOLT Says Members Of EXODUS Have Different Political Views But Are Still ‚Best Friends‘

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt spoke to Canada’s The Metal Voice about the lyrical inspiration for the song „The Fires Of


Bring Me the Horizon Releases New Single and Video “DiE4u”

Bring Me the Horizon have released a new single, “DiE4u.” It is, alas, not a secret cover of Garbage’s “#1


5 Albums That Inspire ALIEN WEAPONRY’s Sound

Alien Weaponry will release their new album Tangaroa on September 17. We sat down with the band’s very own Lewis



Noted metal fan Post Malone just announced his third annual Posty Fest, and it includes both Turnstile and Gatecreeper. The


BRING ME THE HORIZON Streams New Single „DiE4u“

Bring Me The Horizon is now streaming their new single „DiE4u“. The single was recorded entirely during the pandemic across


COREY TAYLOR To Host Virtual Signing Event For NIKKI SIXX’s New Book, ‚The First 21‘

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor will host a Barnes & Noble virtual signing event with Nikki Sixx for


Hate Unveils “Resurgence” Video

Hate have released “Resurgence,” the second single from their forthcoming album, Rugia. You can check it out via the below


IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON Says ‚Nobody Had A Copy‘ Of ‚Senjutsu‘ For Two Years After It Was Recorded

In a new interview with Full Metal Jackie’s nationally syndicated radio show, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson spoke about how


James Hetfield „Got Goosebumps“ Watcuing Virginia Tech Crowd Go Nuts To METALLICA’s „Enter Sandman“

The crowd at the Virginia Tech Hokies game on September 3 got so hyped up by Metallica’s 1991 hit „Enter


TRIVIUM’s Matt Heafy Explains Why The Band Bought An Airplane Hangar

Trivium bought an airplane hangar in 2020 to use as a band headquarters and recently finished up the renovations. So


WHORES Recruits MASTODON’s Bill Kelliher For AC/DC Cover

Whores is now streaming their cover of AC/DC’s „Have A Drink On Me“ featuring Mastodon vocalist and guitarist Bill Kelliher.


HEART’s ANN WILSON Shares Pro-Shot Video Of ‚Never Forget Concert‘

HEART singer Ann Wilson has shared professionally filmed video footage of her August 21 performance at Northwell Health at Jones


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Was An Answer On Jeopardy!

The tradition of metal on Jeopardy! continues, this time with Five Finger Death Punch being part of a question. The


JUDAS PRIEST’s RICHIE FAULKNER On Setlist For ’50 Heavy Metal Years‘ Tour: ‚The Reaction We’re Getting Has Been Really Positive‘

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner spoke to Lana Morgan of the 102.9 The Hog radio station about the setlist for



The decades-old relationship between hardcore and heavy metal hasn’t always run smoothly. But while there are countless examples of bands


David Ellefson Co-Producing Documentary About Late MEGADETH Drummer Nick Menza

Ex-Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has signed on with Screaming Butterfly Entertainment to co-produce and narrate a documentary about late Megadeth


Dave Mustaine is Anti-Vaxx and Anti-Mask, Because of Course He Is

Dave Mustaine has taken a stance against vaccinations, surprising no one. The Megadeth mastermind is a self-professed Bill O’Reilly devotee


Dave Lombardo & Scott Ian Publicly Show Support For Mike Patton Over Mental Health Struggle

Vocalist Mike Patton rightfully put his mental health first and recently cancelled all upcoming Faith No More and Mr. Bungle


Dave Grohl Hints That FOO FIGHTERS Might Do An „Insane Prog-Rock Record“

Foo Fighters released their newest album Medicine At Midnight in February, and then a half live album/half Bee Gees cover



The new Mastodon album Hushed And Grim is full of surprises so far. The first surprise came upon announcement, when


MEGADETH’s Dave Mustaine Speaks Out Against „Tyranny“ The Gov’t, Medical Industry and Schools At New Jersey Show

Megadeth guitarist and vocalist Dave Mustaine spoke out against „tyranny“ in the medical business and schools during a show in


Kirk Hammett Says Improvising METALLICA’s „The Unforgiven“ Guitar Solo Changed The Way He Plays

We’re learning a lot about Kirk Hammett’s guitar solos lately. First we found out that Hammett actually never writes solos


Album Review: CARCASS Torn Arteries

No one writes a lick like Carcass. This simple truth rings out time and time again on Torn Arteries. Another


Album Review: SPIRITBOX Eternal Blue

The hype around Spiritbox’s debut album has been one of the highlights of 2021. Ever since “Holy Roller” dropped last


QUEEN: Four New NFT Artworks Celebrating FREDDIE MERCURY’s 75th Birthday To Be Made Available

SuperRare, the leading digital art marketplace, and The Mercury Phoenix Trust have announced the release of four new 1 of


CRADLE OF FILTH Streams Huge New Single „Necromantic Fantasies“

Cradle of Filth is now streaming massive-sounding their new single „Necromantic Fantasies“ off their upcoming album Existence Is Futile. The


HATE Drives Forward With New Song „Resurgence“

Hate will release their new record Rugia on October 15, and is now streaming their devastating new single „Resurgence“. The


THULCANDRA (OBSCURA) Conjures Blackened Death Metal On „Funeral Pyre“

Thulcandra, the band headed up by Obscura guitarist and vocalist Steffen Kummerer, is back for the first time in six


WILLZYX Unleash Mathcore Unpredictability With i don’t feel anything

Personally, the thing I love about the mathcore genre is that janky time signatures are key, and what the band


Alice in Chains Singer and Sunn O))) Guitarist Team Up on New Song

Sunn O)))’s Greg Anderson has launched a new project called The Lord, whose music he describes as “explorative compositions and


Five Finger Death Punch Were a Question on Jeopardy! Last Night

Five Finger Death Punch got a massive stamp of career validation as a question on the long-running TV game show


Jason Newsted Speaks on “Egos” and “Posturing” in Metallica

Jason Newsted has been in the press a whole lot lately thanks to the super-duper-deluxe reissue treatment the Black Album


Hate Mongering Right-Wing Social Media Platform Welcomes Trapt with Open Arms

Shit-sipping no-talent nu-metal outfit Trapt, having been banned from all reputable social networks after frontman Chris Taylor Brown spent months


BRING ME THE HORIZON Drops New Single ‚DiE4u‘

BRING ME THE HORIZON continues the carefully executed next phase of its highly successful EP series with the launch of


Metal Musicians Reflect On GUNS N ROSES Use Your Illusion I & II For Its 30th Anniversary

As Guns N Roses‘ Use Your Illusion I & II turns 30 this week, we ask members of Bullet For


SMILE EMPTY SOUL Frontman Says He Stands ‚For Medical Freedom And Against Medical Tyranny‘

SMILE EMPTY SOUL guitarist and lead singer Sean Danielsen has once again defended his band’s decision to cancel a few


OZZY OSBOURNE To Undergo „Major Surgery“ For Neck & Spine Issues

Ozzy Osbourne unfortunately exacerbated a handful of old and serious injuries in 2019 after falling in the middle of the


Judge Denies Rape & Death Threat Lawsuit Against MARILYN MANSON

Marilyn Manson recently pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor counts of simple assault in New Hampshire after spitting on a


Akiavel Drop New Video for “Lady of Death”

Akiavel continue their hot streak of riveting videos from their recently-released album, Vae Victis, unveiling a clip for the album


The Slipknot/Maroon 5 Mash-up of Your Nightmares Gets a Sequel

All good horror movies get a sequel. Mash-up maestro William Maranci clearly understands this: following up on last year’s truly


Whores. and Mastodon Guitarist Post Super-Sludgy Cover of AC/DC’s “Have a Drink on Me”

Whores. and Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher have teamed up for an explosively sludgy, noisy cover of AC/DC’s “Have a Drink


L.A. GUNS Release Music Video For New Single ‚Cannonball‘

Long-running hard rockers L.A. GUNS will release their new studio album, „Checkered Past“, on November 12 via Frontiers Music Srl.


Cradle Of Filth Premiere New Track “Necromantic Fantasies”

Dani Filth and the Filthy Cradles have premiered a new single, “Necromantic Fantasies.” It sounds like the accompanying music you’d


AngelMaker Drop New Track, “Creator’s Conscience,” and Two-Song EP

Deathcore fans, rejoice: AngelMaker have dropped a brand new single and music video, “Creator’s Conscience,” as part of a two-song


Marilyn Manson: One Ex’s Rape Lawsuit Dismissed

One of the multiple lawsuits brought against Marilyn Manson by various ex-girlfriends this year has been dismissed, TMZ reports. California


Ozzy Osbourne to Undergo Surgery on Neck and Back

Ozzy Osbourne will once again undergo surgery to help correct injuries to his neck and back that he suffered during


ARMORED SAINT’s JOEY VERA On His Friend MIKE HOWE’s Suicide: ‚I Had No Idea That He Was Suffering‘

ARMORED SAINT’s Joey Vera has reflected on the recent passing of Mike Howe, saying the METAL CHURCH singer was „a


THE TROOPS OF DOOM (Ex-SEPULTURA) Drops New EP The Absence Of Light

The Troops Of Doom, the band featuring guitarists Jairo „Tormentor“ Guedz (ex-Sepultura) and Marcelo Vasco (Patria, Mysteriis), bassist and vocalist


BOGWIFE Churns Out Swampy Stoner Metal With A Passage Divine

Bogwife, the band named after a mythical and swamp dwelling creature from Scandinavian folklore, is here to dredge up some


COREY TAYLOR Says He Was ‚Shocked‘ The First Time He Heard METALLICA’s ‚Black Album‘

Celebrating his contribution to „The Metallica Blacklist“, Corey Taylor sat down for a four-part conversation with’s Ryan J. Downey.


CRADLE OF FILTH Releases Music Video For New Song ‚Necromantic Fantasies‘

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will release their 13th studio album, „Existence Is Futile“, on October 22. The official


MEGADETH’s DAVE MUSTAINE Speaks Out Against ‚Tyranny In The Schools‘ And ‚In The Medical Business‘ (Video)

MEGADETH’s Dave Mustaine has spoken out against „tyranny in the schools“ and „in the medical business.“ The 60-year-old musician, who


Watch ANTHRAX’s FRANK BELLO Play IRON MAIDEN’s ‚The Number Of The Beast‘ Using Signature STEVE HARRIS Bass

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello has uploaded a video of him playing along to the classic IRON MAIDEN song „The Number


METALLICA’s LARS ULRICH Announces ‚New Wave Of British Heavy Metal‘ Special On SiriusXM’s ‚Mandatory Metallica‘

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has put together a special on the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal for Mandatory Metallica,


IN FLAMES/Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK Teams Up With JACKSON For Pro Series Signature Soloist Models

Jackson has announced the launch of The Jackson Pro Series Signature Chris Broderick Soloist, a collaboration between the brand and


RUSH’s GEDDY LEE Thanks ‚Artists For Peace And Justice‘ For ‚Lifetime Achievement Award‘

RUSH bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee was honored with a solo Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, September 11 at the Artists For


BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Bassist To Miss Three Shows After COVID Breakthrough Case

Between The Buried And Me bassist Dan Briggs will miss the next three shows due to a COVID breakthrough case.


Korn to Replace Faith No More at October System of a Down Shows

Following the announcement that Faith No More (and Mr. Bungle) have canceled all of their upcoming performances due to mental


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Was A Question On ‚Jeopardy!‘ Tonight

A question about FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH was included in tonight’s (Wednesday, September 15) episode of the long-running game show


SLASH, OZZY OSBOURNE, NIKKI SIXX, ICE-T And Others Pay Tribute To DAVE MUSTAINE On His 60th Birthday (Video)

MEGADETH frontman Dave Mustaine celebrated his 60th birthday onstage on Monday, September 13 during the band’s concert at the Leader


The Best Japanese Stoner Sludge Doom Bands

We all know the lore of how Judas Priest, Deep Purple and KISS made big waves in Japan and inspired



Yesterday, Mike Patton announced that he is canceling all upcoming Faith No More and Mr. Bungle dates due to mental


BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Guitarist: How ‚The Pandemic Benefited Us‘

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE will release their seventh, self-titled studio album on October 22 via Spinefarm/Search & Destroy.


METALLICA, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH & SABATON Announced For First-Ever Download Germany

Download Festival is expanding beyond the United Kingdom and into Germany in 2022. The debut Download Germany will take place


THE ARMED Announces Feature Film Ultrapop: Live At The Masonic

The Armed is celebrating their new album Ultrapop with a brand new feature length film named Live at the Masonic.


MUDVAYNE Posts Brief Recap Of First Reunion Show

Mudvayne reunited for the first time in 12 years on September 11 at the Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival in


ALICE IN CHAINS‘ William Duvall & SUNN O)))’s Greg Anderson Team Up For New Song

The Lord, the project headed up by Greg Anderson (Sunn O))), Goatsnake), is now streaming a new single called ‚We


Four Stroke Baron Continue Their Winning Streak with “Khera”

Four Stroke Baron continue to be on the roll. They’ve released three singles from their forthcoming album, Classics, and all


Watch Pro-Shot Video Of UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Performing ACCEPT Classics At Belgium’s ALCATRAZ Festival

Professionally filmed video footage of DIRKSCHNEIDER’s August 14 performance at the Alcatraz festival in Kortrijk, Belgium can be seen below


Watch DAVE GROHL Discuss His Upcoming ‚The Storyteller‘ Book

Dey Street Books, an imprint of the William Morrow Group at HarperCollins, will publish „The Storyteller“ by Grammy-winning musician, documentary


Spirit Adrift Mainman Talks About Shamelessly Aping His Influences

Spirit Adrift frontman and chief songwriter Nate Garrett recently joined us for an episode of The MetalSucks Podcast to discuss


Watch Pro-Shot Video Of GUNS N‘ ROSES And DAVE GROHL Performing ‚Paradise City‘ At BOTTLEROCK

Professionally filmed video footage of GUNS N‘ ROSES performing the song „Paradise City“ on September 4 at the BottleRock Napa


Between the Buried and Me’s Dan Briggs Suffers Breakthrough COVID-19 Infection, Will Miss Upcoming Shows

Between the Buried and Me have issued the following statement: “Well, we ALMOST defied the odds and made it through


SKILLET Releases ‚Surviving The Game‘ Single, Announces ‚Dominion‘ Album

Multi-platinum Grammy Award-nominated rock band SKILLET has released its first single in over a year, „Surviving The Game“ (Atlantic). Produced


Marilyn Manson Lawyer Alleges Videographer “Consented” to Bodily Fluid Exposure

The videographer who claims Marilyn Manson assaulted her when he spat on her during a 2019 concert “consented” to be



KORN has replaced FAITH NO MORE as the support act for SYSTEM OF A DOWN on a short run of


OZZY OSBOURNE’s ‚Ordinary Man‘ Certified Gold In U.S.

Ozzy Osbourne’s latest album, last year’s „Ordinary Man“, was officially certified gold on September 9 by the RIAA (Recording Industry


Cynic Announce New Album, Ascension Codes, Share First Single, “Mythical Serpents”

Finally: new Cynic is here! After years of teasing — during which time he suffered through immeasurable loss with the



Composer and curator Greg Anderson (Southern Lord Recordings, SUNN O))), ENGINE KID, GOATSNAKE and more) has unveiled another new song


Ferrari Previously Owned By VAN HALEN Brothers To Be Auctioned As Hybrid NFT

Cosmic Wire — an industry leader in protecting and monetizing intellectual property (IP) — has announced the auction of a


AirBnB Host Refuses To House Metal Fan Because Of Their „Aggressive“ Musical Tastes

A Death Blooms fan attempted to book an AirBnB in the city of Bristol to catch the band’s show at


Joey Jordison Was „Shitting Bricks“ Playing With METALLICA

When Lars Ulrich couldn’t perform with Metallica at Download in 2004, drummers Joey Jordison of Slipknot and Dave Lombardo of


QUEEN Store To Open On London’s Carnaby Street To Celebrate Five Decades Of Music

In celebration of five decades in music, one of the world’s most iconic bands, QUEEN, will feature in a dedicated


CARCASS Frontman Jeff Walker on New Album & Potential Fan Backlash: „No Album Ever Reached Its Full Potential“

UK melodic death metal pioneers Carcass made fans wait eight years for the followup to the critically acclaimed return Surgical


Tommy Lee Says New Pam And Tommy Series Is „A Really Beautiful Story“

Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee has given his endorsement to the coming Pam And Tommy series for Hulu. The series,


Jeff Walker Feels CARCASS Is „Kind Of Responsible“ For Nü-Metal

Carcass has been responsible for plenty of inspiration throughout the rock and metal world over the years, though associating them


Lars Ulrich Thinks It’s „Way Too Early“ To Talk About A New METALLICA Record

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich seems to be the bearer of bad news about a new record lately. Ulrich revealed the


IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST & DIO Announced For Record Store Day Black Friday

Record Store Day Black Friday will take place on November 26 this year, and will feature some releases that will


ARTIFICIAL BRAIN Parts Ways With Vocalist For „Personal Reasons“

Artificial Brain has announced they’ve parted ways with vocalist Will Smith due to „personal reasons“. The band further states that


BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Streams Sludgy New Single „Delusional“

Blackwater Holylight will release their new record Silence/Motion on October 22. The band is now streaming the sludgy new single


WAGE WAR Drops Some Serious Bounce Riffs With New Song „Teeth“

Wage War is back with some serious bounce riffs on their new single „Teeth“. The single is off the new


UNLEASHED Goes To War On New Song „The King Lost His Crown“

Unleashed is back after three years of silence with a new record titled No Sign of Life due out November


A Metal Fan Was Denied an AirBNB Over Musical Taste

While metal has gained some wider acceptance in recent years on a critical level, unfortunately some of the stigmas of


ALICE COOPER Partners With ROCK & BREWS To Launch ‚Poison Burger‘

Rock & Brews restaurants have teamed up with Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame legend Alice Cooper in creating an


DAVID ELLEFSON To Co-Produce Documentary About Late MEGADETH Drummer NICK MENZA

Screaming Butterfly Entertainment has announced a partnership with former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and his Ellefson Films on the upcoming


CYNIC Streams Beautiful New Song „Mythical Serpents“, Announces New Album

Cynic has returned to us all with a new album called Ascension Codes due out November 26. The band is


RICHIE FAULKNER Is Thrilled To Have GEORGE LYNCH As Part Of His Family

DOKKEN’s legendary axeman George Lynch became a grandfather for the fifth time when his daughter, Mariah Lynch, and JUDAS PRIEST


Deaf Club Debut Insane Video for “Someday All Men Will Die”

How to best described Deaf Club’s new music video for their recent single, “Someday All Men Will Die”? It’s like



Among the greatest frustrations for metal fans, during this whole pandemic shitshow, has been the abrupt thwarting of many a


Twelve Foot Ninja Debut Absolutely Bonkers Video for “Over and Out” Featuring Jinjer’s Tatiana Shmayluk

Twelve Foot Ninja videos are ALWAYS humorous and supremely entertaining. But they may have outdone themselves with “Over and Out,”


The Armed Announce Debut Feature Film Ultrapop: Live at the Masonic Temple

The Armed, one of the most inventive bands out there right now, have made a movie. Entitled Ultrapop: Live at


190-Million-Year-Old Fossils Named After Gojira

Something about metal band names and ancient fossils go perfectly well together: Nightwish, The Ocean, Between the Buried and Me


OZZY OSBOURNE To Undergo ‚Major Surgery‘ To Correct Neck And Spine Issues

Sharon Osbourne has told DailyMailTV in a new interview that Ozzy is scheduled for a major surgery soon to help


Mudvayne Release Official Reunion Footage; Mudvayne Withhold Official Audio

Mudvayne have released official pro-shot footage from their first show in twelve years, which took place on September 11 at


Monolord Unveil “The Weary” from New Album, Your Time to Shine

Monolord are nothing if not consistent. The doom trio have reliably pumped out a full-length every two years (at the


TESLA Drummer TROY LUCCKETTA To Take Time Off From Touring; Temporary Replacement Announced

TESLA drummer Troy Luccketta has announced that he will „take a little time from the road“ to spend with family


MYLES KENNEDY On New SLASH Album: ‚It’s Just A Matter Of Finding A Window To Release The Stuff‘

In a new interview with Jonathan Clarke of New York’s Q104.3 radio station, Myles Kennedy spoke about the upcoming album


Fully Vaccinated Former METALLICA Bassist RON MCGOVNEY On His COVID-19 Battle: ‚It Felt Like The Flu To Me‘

Former METALLICA bassist Ron McGovney, who is fully vaccinated, has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel


METALLICA To Headline First-Ever DOWNLOAD GERMANY Festival

METALLICA will headline the first-ever Download Germany festival, set to take place June 24, 2022 at Hockenheimring racing circuit near


CYNIC Announces ‚Ascension Codes‘ Album, Drops ‚Mythical Serpents‘ Single

Progressive rock band CYNIC will release its new full-length album, „Ascension Codes“, on November 26 via Season Of Mist. „Ascension


MARILYN MANSON’s Lawyer Claims Videographer Consented To Bodily Fluid Exposure

According to the Associated Press, an attorney for Marilyn Manson claims that a videographer who has accused the singer of


STEEL PANTHER Joined By Country Star TRAVIS TRITT At Virginia Concert (Video)

California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER were joined by country star Travis Tritt on stage last night (Tuesday, September 14)


RAVEN Announces ‚Metal City‘ U.S. Tour

British/American metal trio RAVEN has announced the „Metal City“ U.S. tour for later this fall. The trek will begin on


Texas Lawyer Runs Into SLAYER’s TOM ARAYA While Dressed In MICHAEL MYERS Costume (Photos)

A Galveston, Texas-based lawyer who decided to go for a walk on a beach while dressed as the classic „Halloween“


ENUFF Z’NUFF To Release ‚Hardrock Nite‘ Covers Album

ENUFF Z’NUFF’s fondness for the legendary rock ’n roll band THE BEATLES has been more than well documented over the


MUDVAYNE: Official Video Recap Of ‚Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival‘ Performance

MUDVAYNE has released an official video recap of its first show in 12 years, which took place last Saturday night


Tales From Six Feet Under – CHARLOTTE WESSELS

The news that DELAIN had reverted back to their original incarnation as keyboard maestro Martijn Westerholt’s one-man project was met


Tonight, the LIVECAST Recovers from the MetGala

If you have no idea what the hell the Met Gala is, congratulations, you are definitely metal. The Livecast is


IAN GILLAN Says DEEP PURPLE Reunion With RITCHIE BLACKMORE ‚Would Be No Fun At All‘, Blasts DAVID COVERDALE’s ‚Opportunistic Remarks‘

Ian Gillan says that a DEEP PURPLE reunion with Ritchie Blackmore would be a „circus“ and „it would be no


K.K. DOWNING Hopes Things Work Out Well For ‚Gentleman‘ DAVID ELLEFSON

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing has offered more words of support for David Ellefson who was fired from MEGADETH


Enterprise Earth to Tour with Fill-in Vocalist

Enterprise Earth have announced that their vocalist, Dan Watson, will not be joining them for their myriad of upcoming tour


Watch Clutch Debut New Song “Boss Metal Zone”

Did Clutch write a song about a much-maligned guitar pedal? I can’t make out what Neil Fallon is singing in



In a new interview with RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program „Wired In The Empire“, former SEPULTURA


Faith No More and Mr. Bungle Cancel Upcoming Performances “Due to Mental Health Reasons”

Faith No More and Mr. Bungle have canceled their upcoming performances. In a statement, Mike Patton, singer for both bands,


Mike Patton Cancels All FAITH NO MORE & MR. BUNGLE Tour Dates

Faith No More and Mr. Bungle have cancelled their September and October tour dates, including their appearances at Riot Fest,


DAVE LOMBARDO To His MR. BUNGLE Bandmate MIKE PATTON: ‚You Have My Complete Support‘

Dave Lombardo has publicly voiced his support for Mike Patton after the singer announced that he was canceling all previously


Opeth and Mastodon Announce Co-Headline Tour

Opeth and Mastodon have announced a co-headline tour of the U.S., set to commence in November. Those two bands on



Opeth, Mastodon, and Zeal & Ardor will the road together this November. The tour is in support of both Mastodon’s


SKILLET’s JOHN COOPER: Jesus Christ ‚Has Never Let Me Down‘

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, says that he gave his life to


JUDAS PRIEST’s SCOTT TRAVIS On Upcoming Box Set: ‚If You Can Do Anything For 50 Years, It Should Be Celebrated‘

On October 15, JUDAS PRIEST will release „50 Heavy Metal Years Of Music“, a mammoth limited-edition box set which will


Sacrificio – CRIMINAL

Born in the early nineties in Chile, CRIMINAL has marched forward through trends and adversity with the act’s sole original


Metal in Nepal: 10 Brutal Bands From the Roof of the World

Welcome to Nepal, famous as the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, Hinduism, and being home to eight of the world’s tallest mountains,


Jeff Walker Says Carcass “Kind of Are Responsible” for Nu-Metal

There are plenty of great bands that inadvertently helped create nu-metal, ranging from Faith No More to Anthrax to Rage


Unleashed Announce New Album, Drop “The King Lost His Crown” Single

Swedish death metal vets Unleashed have announced their next album, No Sign of Life, and have unveiled its first single,


AREJAY HALE Says New HALESTORM Album Has ‚An Energy And Excitement That Has Been Lacking In Last Couple Of Records‘

HALESTORM drummer Arejay Hale spoke to Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio about the band’s musical approach on the upcoming follow-up


GosT’s Baalberith Talks Negative Fan Reaction on Shift Away from Synthwave

GosT ringleader Baalberith (né James Lollar) appeared on a recent episode of The MetalSucks Podcast to discuss his new album,


EMPLOYED TO SERVE Plays How Well Do You Know Your Bandmate

Frank sits down with Sammy and Justine of Employed To Serve to play ‚How Well Do You Know Your Bandmate‚


Watch Tye Trujillo Fill In With SUICIDAL TENDENCIES On Bass

Suicidal Tendencies is turning into a family affair. First came bassist Robert Trujillo, who played in the band between 1989


GUNS N‘ ROSES Rumored To Release Second Chinese Democracy-Era Track Soon

Guns N‘ Roses recently released a song called „Absurd“, which was originally called „Silkworms“ and was reportedly written during the


GOJIRA Has Three Fossils Named After Them Now

Gojira joins the small-but-impressive club of metal bands whose name has made it into scientific terminology. Paleontologists Lea Numberger and


MICHEL ANOIA Streams Unorthodox Death Metal Opus, Nervures

Hey there, tech fiends. It’s that time of the week again. Before we dive into today’s focus, here’s the usual


Album Review: EMPLOYED TO SERVE Conquered

In terms of modern British Metal, it’s hard to find a more inspired export than Employed To Serve. As their


Corey Taylor Says METALLICA’s „Enter Sandman“ Is Our Generation’s „Stairway To Heaven“

Guitar Center riffs are real and have been the butt of many jokes over the years. While they’re certainly annoying


HELLOWEEN Announces Their Own Sci-Fi Comic Book

Helloween and Incendium have teamed up for Seekers of the Seven Keys, a supernatural horror-fantasy comic book that explores the


CLUTCH Debuts Second New Song „Boss Metal Zone“ Live

Clutch plans on hitting the studio this fall, meaning they’re starting to test out the new material live. We recently


Watch RED FANG Play „Throw Up“ From A Show This Summer

Red Fang is now streaming footage of their „Throw Up“ performance filmed live at Mississippi Studios from earlier this summer.


RESIST & BITE Feat. Former TESLA Guitarist TOMMY SKEOCH: Video For ‚I‘ Song

RESIST & BITE, the new band featuring former TESLA guitarist Tommy Skeoch, has released a music video for the song


MELVINS Streams Acoustic Version Of „Revolve“

Melvins will release their acoustic covers album Five Legged Dog on October 15, and is now streaming their new version


RUSSIAN CIRCLES Recording A New Album

Russian Circles is recording the follow-up to their 2019 album Blood Year. The band is recording at Electrical Audio in


Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee “Stoked” That They’re Making a Series About His Sex Tape with Pamela Anderson

One might naturally assume that Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee was unhappy about Pam & Tommy, Hulu’s upcoming  upcoming eight-episode


Video: 17-Year-Old Son of Metallica Bassist Plays Live with Suicidal Tendencies

Suicidal Tendencies bassist Ra Diaz has spent the past few weeks playing live with Korn, whose usual bassist, Reginald “Fieldy”


Rumor: Another New Guns N’ Roses Song Coming Soon

Take this with a grain of salt for the time being, but a new rumor says that Guns N’ Roses


MIKE PATTON Cancels All FAITH NO MORE And MR. BUNGLE Fall 2021 Concerts ‚Due To Mental Health Reasons‘

FAITH NO MORE and MR. BUNGLE have canceled their previously announced fall 2021 performances. Mike Patton, who sings for both


GENE SIMMONS On KISS’s Upcoming Las Vegas Residency: ‚We Wanna Have The Best Party On Earth‘

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons spoke to Matt Pinfield of 95.5 KLOS’s „New & Approved“ show about the band’s upcoming second


METALLICA + BEATLES Mashup Act BEATALLICA To Release ‚The Devolver Album‘ In November

BEATALLICA, a satirical mashup act whose hilarious schtick marries the songwriting prowess of THE BEATLES to the deep-throated rock growl


OPETH To Team Up With MASTODON For Fall 2021 Co-Headlining U.S. Tour

Sweden’s iconic rock/metal titans OPETH will return to North America this fall for a tour with fellow masters of prog-metal


OPETH To Team Up With MASTODON For Fall 2021 Co-Headlining U.S. Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Sweden’s iconic rock/metal titans OPETH will return to North America this fall for a tour with fellow masters of prog-metal