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PAIN OF SALVATION Drops New Song „Accelerator“

[embedded content] Pain of Salvation will release their new album Panther on August 28. The band is streaming their catchy,


BORIS Thrashes Hard on New Song „Anti-Gone“

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on Bandcamp is waiving all their fees today and Boris is taking advantage by


YOB Streams Live Album Pickathon 2019 – Live From the Galaxy Barn For Charity

Yob is taking advantage of Bandcamp waiving all their fees today with a brand new live album. Pickathon 2019 –


Slash is Writing New GUNS N‘ ROSES Material in Quarantine

Last we heard about a new Guns N‘ Roses record was from Susan Holmes McKagan, wife of bassist Duff McKagan,


Film Composer JOHN CARPENTER Streams New Solo EP Skeleton

Famed film composer John Carpenter released his first two non-soundtrack albums Lost Themes and Lost Themes II in 2015 and


SUMAC Unleashes Live Album Benefiting Several Charities

Sumac has unleashed their new live album St Vitus 09/07/2018 with all proceeds being donated to a handful of organizations.


Goody Goody Gumdrops: Papa Roach Have Re-Recorded “Last Resort” With “Sick” Guests

Papa Roach’s “Last Resort” strikes me as the very epitome of the phrase “of its time.” If you had told


TORCHE Drops New Live Album Live at Chicago Music Exchange

Torche is back with a brand new live album, and on the day Bandcamp is waiving all their fees. Torche


SEPULTURA, SACRED REICH & CROWBAR Will Attempt a North American Tour in March 2021

Will we see the return of live shows by March 2021? Sepultura are betting we will. The band has announced


Linkin Park’s “In the End” Video Has Surpassed One Billion Views on YouTube

Linkin Park are reportedly the ninth-most viewed band on YouTube. So, shock of shocks, the music video for Linkin Park’s


Slash Says Guns N’ Roses Have Been Working on New Material During the Quarantine

After Axl Rose’s Chinese Democracy finally came out in 2008, people started being all, “What’s the new Chinese Democracy gonna


A New Socially Distanced Music Venue Will Open This Summer

Concert promoters and venues have been experimenting with all sorts of ideas for how live music can return during the


Two Minutes to Late Night Releases Covers Album Feat. CONVERGE, HIGH ON FIRE, DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Members

Two Minutes to Late Night has been releasing some pretty great covers over the past few months while we’re all


John Carpenter Releases Two New Songs, “Skeleton” and “Unclean Spirit”

Legendary composer/director John Carpenter has returned with his first non-soundtrack music since 2016’s Lost Themes II. Collaborating again with son


Suicide Silence’s Virtual World Tour Livestream: Our Official Review!

Suicide Silence’s “virtual world tour” kicked off last night, in which the deathcore pioneers are livestreaming a series of full-production


EXHALANTS Gets Absolutely Raucous in New Song „Bang“

If you’re looking for massive, distorted noise rock that sounds like Melvins and Bummer got into one room together and


Shit That Comes Out Today: July 3, 2020

Tomorrow’s July 4. Remember to social distance and try not to blow off your fingers with fireworks. Here are some


DON DOKKEN Says MIKKEY DEE Contracted COVID-19 In Australia: ‚He Lost 35 Pounds‘ And ‚Was Sick As A Dog‘

DOKKEN will play a pair of socially distanced concerts this month that will feature special guest guitarist Reb Beach (WINGER,


Joey Jordison’s VIMIC Still Hopes to Release Debut Album

Vimic, the band featuring ex-Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison and ex-Strapping Young Lad guitarist Jed Simon, announced in October 2017 that


SLAYER Has Their Own Hockey-Themed Merch Now

Slayer joins the ranks of bands like Meshuggah, Opeth, Rivers of Nihil, Cannibal Corpse, and way more in having their


Check Out ZAKK SABBATH (ZAKK WYLDE) Covering BLACK SABBATH’s „Black Sabbath“

Black Label Society vocalist and guitarist Zakk Wylde is celebrating Black Sabbath’s 1970 debut album turning 50 this year by


THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From BORIS, BURY TOMORROW, and More Out Today – 7/3

This week’s new heavy metal releases include some releases that you can only get today, blackened trap metal(?), sludgy goodness


DAVE GROHL Reflects On 25th Anniversary Of Debut FOO FIGHTERS Album

Dave Grohl joined Matt Wilkinson on Apple Music to reflect on the 25th anniversary of the debut self-titled FOO FIGHTERS


DEE SNIDER Blasts Political Correctness: ‚A Movie Like ‚Blazing Saddles‘ Could Not Be Made Today‘

In a new interview with Canada’s The Metal Voice, TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider, who was famously called to testify


MEGADETH Guitarist KIKO LOUREIRO Releases ‚Overflow‘ Single

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro has released a new solo single, „Overflow“. It is the third single from Loureiro’s fifth solo


LINKIN PARK’s ‚In The End‘ Video Surpasses One Billion Views On YouTube

LINKIN PARK’s music video for the song „In The End“ has surpassed one billion views on YouTube. It is the


VICIOUS RUMORS To Release ‚Celebration Decay‘ Album In August

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS will release their new album, „Celebration Decay“, on August 21 via SPV/Steamhammer.


SEBASTIAN BACH To STEPHEN PEARCY: ‚Stop Embarrassing Yourself And All Of Rock And Roll‘

Sebastian Bach has told Stephen Pearcy to „stop embarrassing“ himself after the RATT singer came under fire for implying Americans


PAIN OF SALVATION Launches Music Video For New Single ‚Accelerator‘

Firmly at the forefront of the progressive rock and metal scenes for nearly three decades now and one of modern


KID ROCK’s Bar Suing Nashville Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Kid Rock thought this was America!! His namesake bar, Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse, was



It’s pretty safe to say The Beatles are top contenders for the title of „most covered artist“ in the history of


JOEY JORDISON’s VIMIC: Why ‚Open Your Omen‘ Album Has Yet To See Light Of Day

In a new interview with Gabriel Gignac, vocalist Kalen Chase spoke about the current status of VIMIC, his collaboration with


EMMA RUTH RUNDLE Chronicles a Musician’s Life on New Song „Staying Power“

Emma Ruth Rundle just released her On Dark Horses outtake „Staying Power.“ Rundle said the song is about „being a


Spotify Launches Spotify Premium Duo Plan, Targeting Couples

Spotify has a new tier for their Premium service. Spotify now offers the usual Individual accounts for $9.99/month and Family


KILLING JOKE Vocalist Jaz Coleman Launches New Project BLACK & RED

[embedded content] Killing Joke vocalist Jaz Coleman and didgeridoo player Ondrej Smeykal have teamed up for a new project called


THE OCEAN Recruits KATATONIA’s Vocalist for Epic New Song „Jurassic | Cretaceous“

[ERROR: Unable to parse URL, check for correct YouTube format] The Ocean has returned with the second installment of their


New IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Track Features Guest Drums From MESHUGGAH’s Tomas Haake

One of my most anticipated releases of the summer is the upcoming Imperial Triumphant album, Alphaville, scheduled for release on July


TOM MORELLO Unleashes New Protest Song „Stand Up“ with IMAGINE DRAGONS Frontman

Tom Morello’s new protest song, „Stand Up“ was just released and it features Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds. Even if


SLASH Is ‚Focusing On Writing New Music‘ And ‚Recording Guitar Stuff‘ For GUNS N‘ ROSES

In a brand new interview with Sweetwater’s Nick Bowcott, GUNS N‘ ROSES guitarist Slash was asked if he has been


Voivod Guitarist Gives New Album Update and Talks Jazz Fest Appearance

Voivod guitarist Daniel “Chewy” Mongrain joined the latest episode of The MetalSucks Podcast and spoke with us extensively on the


JUDAS PRIEST’s RICHIE FAULKNER: ‚We’ve Got A Bunch Of Songs‘ For Next Studio Album

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner spoke to Sweetwater’s Nick Bowcott about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band’s


Someone Recovered 50% Some of the Lost MySpace Songs From The 2019 Purge

About 50 million songs uploaded to MySpace between 2003 and 2015 were lost in 2019 during a server migration. While


Zakk Sabbath Have Re-Recorded Black Sabbath’s Entire Debut Album

Have you ever listened to Black Sabbath’s self-title debut album and thought, “This is great, but I wish it was


Video: Suicide Silence’s Dan Kenny Watches Fan YouTube Covers

No in-person video shoots? No problem! The cool thing about video cameras is that everyone’s got one in their pocket


VANILLA ICE To Perform In Texas July 4th Weekend, As Cases Hit New High In The State

Yesterday, Texas announced it’s highest single-day amount of coronavirus cases at 8,076. And, while Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered


VOLBEAT’s ‚Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies‘ Album Certified Gold In U.S.

„Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies“, the fifth studio album from Danish/American metal rock ’n‘ rollers VOLBEAT, was officially certified gold



Proving the old adage about cats having nine lives, rockabilly guitarist and icon Danny B. Harvey has returned with a


This Is Corey Taylor’s Favorite SLIPKNOT Song

We finally know what Corey Taylor’s favorite Slipknot song is! Thank the roving reporters at for this one. Corey


Boris Debut New Song + Video

Boris have a new album coming out tomorrow. It’s called NO. As in, “No, I won’t be listening to this.”


Tom Morello Has a New Protest Song With the Dude From Imagine Dragons

The world could SO use a new Rage Against the Machine song right about now. The band is even charting


SKID ROW’s SCOTTI HILL Shows You How To Play Band’s Classic Songs

In the latest episode of Gibson TV’s „Riff Lords“, SKID ROW guitarist Scotti Hill breaks down the riffs of several


Someone Tried to Copyright JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist Richie Faulkner’s Riffs

Earlier this year, Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner posted a bunch of original riffs for other musicians to build songs


MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Won’t Try To Reinvent Its Songwriting Process On Upcoming Album

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE frontman Chris „Motionless“ Cerulli spoke to Download TV host Kylie Olsson about the progress of the songwriting


DREAM THEATER’s John Petrucci & Mike Portnoy Reunite for Petrucci’s Solo Album

Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci recently announced his first new solo album in 15 years titled Terminal Velocity. Now Petrucci


And Corey Taylor’s Favorite Slipknot Song is…

With the kind of question tailor-made for clickbaity headlines like this one, hard-hitting journalistic outpost reporter Ramon Gonzales asked


Imperial Triumphant Release New Song Featuring Meshuggah’s Tomas Haake

In the mood for some proggy, jazzy, black metal that feels like the aural equivalent of a decaying corpse? Well,


Vanilla Ice to Perform July 4 Weekend Concert in Texas Despite Surging Coronavirus Caseload

Despite record-setting increases in Covid-19 cases in Texas, its capital city, Austin, will play host to a concert by ’90s



In a charged response to both the outrage and solidarity rising from the national reckoning over police brutality and systemic


SEPULTURA Announces 2021 North American Tour With SACRED REICH, CROWBAR And ART OF SHOCK

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA have announced the rescheduled dates for their North American tour. The trek, which was originally slated to


666 – 666

The official consensus on black metal’s evolution tends to focus on the contributions of VENOM, BATHORY and then, perhaps most


DEE SNIDER Says DONALD TRUMP Is ‚A Commie-Loving Traitor‘ Who Is Prostituting Our Democracy

Dee Snider has blasted President Donald Trump as „a commie-loving traitor“ who is prostituting our democracy. The TWISTED SISTER frontman,


Dream Theater: Portnoy and Petrucci Reunite

Terminal Velocity, the second solo album from Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci, was already a big, fat blip on everyone’s


PAPA ROACH Has Recorded New Version Of ‚Last Resort‘ With Guests From ‚Hip-Hop Scene‘

PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix spoke to Rock Sound TV about the 20th anniversary of the band’s breakthrough album „Infest“.



ELLEFSON, the solo band of Grammy-winning MEGADETH bassist/co-founder David Ellefson, will release „No Cover“, an LP featuring more than 13


MÖTLEY CRÜE’s NIKKI SIXX Celebrates 19 Years Of Sobriety

Nikki Sixx is celebrating the 19th anniversary of his getting sober. The 61-year-old MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist credited the 12-Step program


STEELHEART Releases Timely And Powerful Video For ‚My Freedom‘

The video for hard rockers STEELHEART’s timely, powerful, anthemic ballad „My Freedom“ can be seen below. The song will be


PSYCROPTIC Releases Dark Music Video for „Beyond the Black“

[embedded content] Psycroptic released their new album As the Kingdom Drowns in 2018 and are here to remind you that


LAMB OF GOD Goes Behind the Scenes of „Gears“ Music Video

[embedded content] Lamb of God is taking you behind the scenes of their new music video „Gears.“ Maybe when you’re


ANTHRAX’s CHARLIE BENANTE On 30th-Anniversary ‚Persistence Of Time‘ Deluxe Edition: ‚It Just Sounds Awesome‘

On August 21, 2020, 30 years to the day after its initial launch, thrash/metal-masters ANTHRAX will celebrate with the release


TRIVIUM’s Matt Heafy Signs Solo Deal, Drops Witcher Cover

Trivium vocalist, Twitch star, and Ihsahn collaborator Matt Heafy is about to add „solo artist“ to his growing résumé. Heafy


THE RITE, ALEKHINE’S GUN 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. THE RITE – Sinister Minister [embedded content]Blistering black


Mongolia’s THE HU Raises $19,000 for COVID-19 Relief

Mongolia’s biggest rock act THE HU has just dropped a beautiful new acoustic video for „Shireg Shireg“. The clip shows


IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST And More Than 1,500 Other Artists Call On U.K. Government To Act Now To Save Live Music Scene

IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE are among the artists who have thrown their support behind UK


Hear ZAKK WYLDE’s ZAKK SABBATH Cover BLACK SABBATH’s Classic Namesake Song

Vertigo Records issued the debut album by BLACK SABBATH on Friday, February 13,1970, and the world was never the same.


DEF LEPPARD: 30-Day Fitness Challenge With PHIL COLLEN

DEF LEPPARD has launched a new video series called „30 Day Fitness Challenge With Phil Collen“. Join the guitarist for


MEGADETH’s KIKO LOUREIRO To Release ‚Overflow‘ Single On Friday

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro will release a new solo single, „Overflow“, on Friday, July 3. The cover artwork for the


LYNCH MOB Pulls Out Of Dr. Pepper Park Concert Due To Illness In Family

LYNCH MOB, which is led by former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch, has pulled out of its previously announced July 17


RATT’s STEPHEN PEARCY Under Fire For Sharing ‚UnMaskAmerica‘ Hashtag

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy has come under fire for implying Americans should refrain from wearing a cloth face mask or


NEAL MORSE Announces ‚Sola Gratia‘ Solo Progressive Rock Concept Album

Neal Morse will release „Sola Gratia“, his new solo progressive rock concept album, on September 11. Originating from a seed



While most of us enjoy a good chuckle at the expense of scowling black metal purists from time to time,


See TESLA Perform ‚Breakin‘ Free‘ While In Quarantine

While practicing social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sacramento rockers TESLA got together — virtually — to jam out


Spotify Mega List: 378 Bands Ranked By Their Spotify Listeners

Welcome back to the Spotify Mega List, where we track nearly 400 bands and their followers on Spotify. June, like


DISTURBED’s David Draiman on Past Relationship with Metal Press: „What The Hell Was I Saying?“

Things haven’t been the same since Disturbed frontman David Draiman quit Twitter in 2015 (wow, where did five years go?).


ROBERT TRUJILLO Says Putting Together New INFECTIOUS GROOVES EP Was ‚A Really Interesting, Fun Challenge‘

Funk metal supergroup INFECTIOUS GROOVES — featuring vocalist Mike Muir (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), bassist Robert Trujillo (METALLICA), drummer Brooks Wackerman (AVENGED


SUICIDE SILENCE’s Chris Garza Thinks Mitch Lucker „Would Be Proud“ Of The Band’s Output Since His Passing

It’s been eight years since the sudden passing of Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker, who died in November 2012 in


LEMMY Praises AC/DC In Never-Before-Heard Interview: ‚We’re Like Birds Of A Feather‘

„AC/DC Beyond The Thunder“, a podcast where extraordinary fans salute this extraordinary band, kicks off episode Season 2 this week


Disturbed Frontman on Past Relationship with Press: “What the Hell Was I Saying?!”

Disturbed frontman David Draiman has been a frequent target of the metal press throughout his career, for… well, for pretty


Matt Heafy Signs Solo Deal, Releases Witcher Cover

The prolific Matt Heafy is about to become, uh, prolificer (that’s a word, right?). The Trivium frontman and Twitch superstar


TRIVIUM’s Matt Heafy Finishes Vocal Tracking For Black Metal Project with EMPEROR’s IHSAHN

Trivium’s Matt Heafy has been keeping busy during quarantine. Trivium is set to do a live gig later this month,


MIKE PORTNOY And JOHN PETRUCCI Reunite On DREAM THEATER Guitarist’s New Solo Album, ‚Terminal Velocity‘

Former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy played drums on „Terminal Velocity“, the upcoming solo album from DREAM THEATER guitarist John


Rescheduled Tour Dates Announced for Megadeth, Lamb of God, Etc.

Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium, and In Flames have announced the re-scheduled dates for the summer 2020 leg of their


LACUNA COIL Launches ‚On Tour‘ Internet Video Series

Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL have launched a new Internet video series called „On Tour With Lacuna Coil“. Each clip


MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD Announce 2021 Dates with TRIVIUM, IN FLAMES For „The Metal Tour of the Year“

Who knows where the world will be in a year? Hopefully, here in the States we won’t still be at



Drummer Jimmy DeGrasso spoke to SiriusXM’s „Trunk Report“ about his decision to exit RATT after playing a number of shows


KING DIAMOND’s Secret Weapon Matt Thompson Has Been Releasing Cool Drum Cam Videos

Despite all the downsides of the Coronavirus pandemic, including the cancelation of shows and touring around the world, there have


REFUSED Drops New Cyberpunk 2077 Song „The Ballad of Buck Ravers“

Refused will be providing the soundtrack for the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 game under the name Samurai. You can check out


SACRED REICH’s PHIL RIND Teams Up With SEPULTURA For Two-Bass Playthrough Of ‚Inner Self‘

SACRED REICH bassist/vocalist Phil Rind recently joined the four members of SEPULTURA for a live playthrough of the Brazilian band’s


ZOMBI Incurs „No Damage“ on New Song

[embedded content] Zombi will release their new record 2020 on July 17. Should you be in the mood for something


NECROT Streams Re-Recorded 2012 Track „Into the Labyrinth“

While Necrot is releasing a new album titled Mortal on August 28, you’re not hearing anything from it today. Necrot


DAVID ELLEFSON On MEGADETH’s Upcoming Album: ‚It’s Slamming Stuff‘

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson spoke to Loudwire about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for the band’s follow-up


BEAVIS & BUTT-HEAD „Reimagined For Gen Z“ – New Series Coming to Comedy Central

Beavis and Butt-head aren’t done yet. The lovable 90s anti-heroes are coming back for two new seasons on Comedy Central and


The Ocean Unveil Sprawling Progressive Epic, “Jurassic | Cretaceous” (feat. Katatonia’s Jonas Renkse)

In 2018, prog metal masters The Ocean released Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic, the first half of a paleontology concept album, and they’ll


Extreme of the Extreme: DESOLATOR Are Death Metal „Creatures Of Habit“

Well done Sweden, known for pumping out some of the best extreme metal in the world. Home to some of


Beavis and Butt-Head Are Returning… Again!

FINALLY, 2020 gets some good news! From Deadline: “‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ are back, moving from Gen X to Gen Z and


DEE SNIDER Thinks the Live Music Industry is Pretty Screwed Thanks to COVID-19

Live music is essentially a thing of the past right now. While drive-in concerts are our new reality at the


SCORPIONS To Embark On ‚Full-Blown‘ U.S. Tour In 2021

Rod MacSween, renowned music agent and founder/CEO of ITB (International Talent Booking), spoke to Pollstar about his nearly three-decade-long working


DEVILDRIVER’s New Song „Iona“ Is A Return To Form

[embedded content] When Devildriver released the first song from their upcoming double album, „Keep Away From Me,“ some compared their


COLD Bassist LINDSAY MANFREDI Releases Her Debut Book, ‚Unf**kwithable: A Guide To Inspired Badassery‘

When two-time gold-album selling alternative rock band COLD’s 2020 tour was postponed due to the pandemic, bassist Lindsay Manfredi found



In De Goot Entertainment, the New York City-based music management firm founded and run by Bill McGathy, today announced the


TRIVIUM’s MATT HEAFY Releases Solo Cover Of ‚Toss A Coin To Your Witcher‘

TRIVIUM frontman/guitarist Matt Heafy has released a solo cover version of „Toss A Coin To Your Witcher“, the breakout musical


Stream The Bitching New 7″ by NYC Old-Schoolers Shadowland

It’s easy to rewrite speed metal as all pizza parties and mushroom clouds, but New York’s Shadowland are an awesome


IRON MAIDEN’s ADRIAN SMITH Discusses His Refreshed JACKSON USA Signature Guitar Models (Video)

Jackson refreshed IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith’s signature lineup with a key upgrade to both the USA Signature Adrian Smith


DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN: ‚When You Set Yourself Up To Be A Target, People Are More Than Willing To Take Pot Shots At You‘

In a recent interview with U.K.’s Kerrang! magazine, DISTURBED singer David Draiman spoke about his decision to quit Twitter a


July 2020 Metal Band Rankings by Spotify Monthly Listeners

Welcome back to our monthly column in which we take a look at Spotify’s “monthly listeners” counts and compare several


MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD, TRIVIUM And IN FLAMES Announce 2021 Dates For ‚The Metal Tour Of The Year‘

MEGADETH’s previously announced North American tour with LAMB OF GOD, TRIVIUM and IN FLAMES has officially been rescheduled for 2021


DevilDriver Debut New Song “Iona”

That last DevilDriver single, “Keep Away From Me,” was just, like, up to its chin tattoo in Gojira worship. Not


One Hundred Thousand Unveil Expansive New Track, “Cancer,” from Zodiac Concept Album

We’ve been praising the virtues of One Hundred Thousand here on MetalSucks for years, describing them as “Like the lovechild


SLAYER And PUCK HCKY Release Hockey-Themed Collection

Puck Hcky, the quirky hockey-themed brand, has teamed up with metal legends SLAYER on a totally unique collection of items.


Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Will Release an Instrumental Album, Listen to Three Tracks Now

Linkin Park rapper/keyboardist/guitarist/songwriter Mike Shinoda has announced that he will be releasing Dropped Flames Vol 1, an instrumental album inspired


Heavy Metal-Loving Cartoon Characters ‚Beavis And Butt-Head‘ Revived At COMEDY CENTRAL

Comedy Central today announced an expansive deal with Emmy Award-winning Mike Judge to reimagine MTV’s seminal, Gen X-defining „Beavis And


Half a Million of MySpace’s 50 Million Deleted Songs Have Been Recovered

A number of notable metal bands got their start in MySpace in the mid to late ’00s, so when the


Evanescence Release New Single “The Game Is Over”

A lot of really fucked-up shit has happened in 2020, not the least of which is that I think I


SUICIDE SILENCE’s CHRIS GARZA Says MITCH LUCKER ‚Would Be Proud‘ Of What Band Has Done Since His Passing

In a new interview with Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio, SUICIDE SILENCE guitarist Chris Garza was asked whether he


FEAR FACTORY’s Dino Cazares Approves of This Black Lives Matter-Themed „Big God“ Cover

[embedded content] Drummer Mayowa Ifah, bassist Alejandro Barrios, guitarist Alan Strange, vocalist Sean McManus, and keyboardist Brent Wilkinson recently came


LAMB OF GOD’s Randy Blythe Hates Original Mix of As the Palaces Burn

Lamb of God vocalist and not-a-future-president Randall Blythe recently took part in a Reddit AMA. One fan asked Blythe about


CODE ORANGE To Reimagine Older Material in New Livestream Event Under the Skin

Code Orange has already had one successful livestream event and now they’re going for two. Code Orange will stream Under


JUDAS PRIEST’s RICHIE FAULKNER Says Someone Tried To Copyright One Of His Original Riffs From Online ‚Riff Challenge‘

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner says that someone tried to copyright a riff he wrote as part of an online


ROB ZOMBIE: FIREFLY Family Trilogy Steelbook Blu-Ray To Be Released Exclusively Through Target

Details have been released by Lionsgate about the Rob Zombie Firefly family trilogy steelbook Blu-ray which the rocker-turned-filmmaker teased a


JEFF SCOTT SOTO On YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: ‚I Wish We Could Just Bury The Hatchet And Be Friends‘

Jeff Scott Soto says that he wishes he and Yngwie Malmsteen „could just bury the hatchet and be friends.“ Three


MIKE TRAMP Looks Back On WHITE LION’s Split: ‚That Decision Was Made At At Time When I Felt Almost Immortal‘

Ex-WHITE LION frontman Mike Tramp has reflected on the breakup of his former group. The Danish-born singer hasn’t played with


MIKE TRAMP Looks Back On WHITE LION’s Split: ‚That Decision Was Made At A Time When I Felt Almost Immortal‘

Ex-WHITE LION frontman Mike Tramp has reflected on the breakup of his former group. The Danish-born singer hasn’t played with


TWISTED SISTER’s JAY JAY FRENCH: ‚DONALD TRUMP Is A Functionally Illiterate Racist‘

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French has reminded his fans of the significance of voting against Donald Trump in November’s


DEVILDRIVER Unveils Music Video For New Single ‚Iona‘

Californian dark groove metallers DEVILDRIVER recently announced their upcoming double album, „Dealing With Demons“. The first volume — titled „Dealing


KIM MITCHELL To Release First Album In 13 Years, ‚The Big Fantasize‘

Multi-platinum Juno Award-winning rock icon, Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductee and ex-MAX WEBSTER leader Kim Mitchell has surprise released


SCORPIONS Collectible Figures From KnuckleBonz Coming Soon

KnuckleBonz, creator of the Rock Iconz music collectible series, has announced the production of a new bundle of SCORPIONS figures


COREY TAYLOR, GAVIN ROSSDALE, MYLES KENNEDY, LZZY HALE Others Set For ‚Rock For Relief‘ Virtual Benefit Concert

United Stations Media Networks and Storic Media Podcast Network present the „Rock For Relief“ benefit concert supporting Feeding America’s COVID-19


LENNY KRAVITZ’s Memoir, ‚Let Love Rule‘, Due In October

Lenny Kravitz will chronicle the first 25 years of his life in the upcoming memoir, „Let Love Rule“, which will


ALIEN ANT FARM To Play Audience-Free, Livestreamed Show At Whisky A Go Go

Fresh off the release of their cover of WHAM!’s „Everything She Wants“ and their signing to Megaforce Records, alt rock


EVANESCENCE Unleashes Monsters Within With Anti-Facade Rocker ‚The Game Is Over‘

EVANESCENCE has released „The Game Is Over“, the second song from its upcoming album, „The Bitter Truth“ (BMG). The band’s


Tonight, Witch Taint Returns to the Metal Injection Livecast

We’re very excited to have Lance “The King of Black Metal” and Matthias Backwards back on the show on this


LAMB OF GOD’s MARK MORTON: Losing CHRIS ADLER ‚Wasn’t Easy For Anybody Involved‘

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton spoke to the „Dabghanistan“ podcast about the overwhelmingly positive response to the band’s latest,


Tech-Death Tuesday: THE LAST OF LUCY Unleash Futuristic Hell On “Agni”

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


TRIUMPH’s RIK EMMETT: ‚I Have Retired From The Road, But I Haven’t Retired From Creativity‘

Rik Emmett, who gained international recognition as the lead singer/songwriter/guitarist with the Canadian hard rock trio TRIUMPH, has told Jim


Dino Cazares Praises Black Lives Matter-Themed Fear Factory Cover

Dino Cazares has given an enthusiastic stamp of approval to a Black Lives Matter-themed cover of the Fear Factory song


A.I. Maiden Uses Artifical Intelligence to Write An IRON MAIDEN Song

[embedded content] Funk Turkey is carving a place for themselves on Youtube with unique videos. They feed lyrics into A.I.


Bassist Joey Peron Fired From Great American Ghost Following Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Great American Ghost have fired bassist Joey Perron following a series of allegations of sexual misconduct, in at least one


Metallica Bassist Details Band’s Current Writing Sessions

Metallica have officially begun the early stages of writing for their next album, the follow-up to Hardwired… To Self-Destruct. Drummer



TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French spoke to Daniel Sarkissian of the „Rock Is Dead?“ documentary about how the rise


METALLICA Bassist Explains Early Stages of Writing New Material

Metallica members have teased that the band are in the early stages of making a new album in quarantine. Earlier


GODSMACK’s Music Publishing Catalog And Master Royalty Stream Acquired By PRIMARY WAVE MUSIC PUBLISHING

Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired the music publishing catalog and master royalty stream of the multi-platinum rock band GODSMACK.


SOUNDGARDEN’s Surviving Members Are Teasing… Something

The surviving members of Soundgarden – Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron and Ben Shepherd – are working on something, and they want


MAX CAVALERA Discusses ‚Eye For An Eye‘ And ‚Wasting Away‘ In First Two ‚Max Trax‘ Episodes

Former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera has launched „Max Trax“, a twice-weekly Internet video series in which he


These are the Top 10 Lamb of God Songs of All Time on YouTube

Ever wondered how various artists from throughout the metal and hard rock communities stack up against one another when it


LAMB OF GOD’s New Album Debuts In Top 15 on Billboard 200

Lamb of God’s new self-titled record sees the band once again appearing on the Billboard Top 200. The band’s new, self-titled


CHRIS JERICHO: ‚I’m Not As Terrified Of The Virus As Some People Are‘

In a new interview with KNAC.COM, FOZZY singer and former WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho was asked how he feels



Taylor Momsen, lead singer for the rock band THE PRETTY RECKLESS, spoke to News Center Maine about her decision to


UMBRA VITAE (CONVERGE, THE RED CHORD) Drops „Ethereal Emptiness“ Music Video

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Watch HO99O9 & BLINK-182 Drummer Cover BAD BRAINS Live

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Lamb of God’s New Album: First Week Sales Revealed

The first-week sales figures for Lamb of God’s new album are in, and you know what that means: it’s time


False Break Up Following Sexual Assault Allegations

Black metallers False recently found a band accused of sexual assault, but rather than kick him out and issue an


Joey Jordison Pens Touching Reflection on SLIPKNOT Self-Titled Album Anniversary

Yesterday, June 29th, marked 21 years since the release of Slipknot’s seminal debut album, which is making me feel really old


Exclusive Video Premiere: “The Badge” by Destroyed in Seconds

You won’t find a more relevant song, in any genre, than “The Badge,” the new single from the Los Angeles


The Surviving Members of Soundgarden are Up to Something…

If recent social media activity is to be believed, the surviving members of Soundgarden — Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron and


Watch New Trailer For SUZI QUATRO Documentary ‚Suzi Q‘

The official Suzi Quatro documentary feature „Suzi Q“, which charts the 54-year career of the pioneering female rocker who burst


TOOL’s Adam Jones Getting His Own Signature Guitar

Tool guitarist Adam Jones appears to finally be getting his own Gibson Custom Shop guitar. The Tool Instagram posted a


Members of COHEED & CAMBRIA, CAVE IN & More Team Up for TOM PETTY Cover

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SEBASTIAN BACH: ‚Only A Moron Would Vote For DONALD TRUMP This November‘

Sebastian Bach says that „only a moron would vote for Donald Trump this November.“ The former SKID ROW singer made


VACANT EYES Makes Their Somber Return With „A Colorless Eternity“

I’ve been hoping for years Vacant Eyes would return and grace the world with their crushing, progressive version of funeral


MAGGOT HEART (Ex-THE OATH) Unleashes Filthy New Song „Gutter Feeling“

Maggot Heart, the band masterminded by ex-The Oath guitarist Linnéa Olsson, will release their new record Mercy Machine on July


GOLIATHAN Succumbs to Nature in New Video for „Albion“

[embedded content] Goliathan’s music is plenty devastating on its own. Though when coupled with bleak and macabre imagery, Goliathan only


Artificial Intelligence Wrote This Fake Iron Maiden Song

Funk Turkey has become Metal YouTube’s latest sensation, thanks to his clever use of the website, which takes any given


Let’s Write a Slipknot Song!

Have you ever put serious thought into what makes a particular band sound uniquely like that band? That kind of


VOLBEAT To Stream TINDERBOX Festival 2016 TV Special

On Wednesday (July 1) at 10:00 a.m. ET, VOLBEAT will stream a one-hour TV special of its performance at Denmark’s


Op-Ed: Testament are TOO GOOD for The Big Four!

Despite a nearly 40-year career, why aren’t thrash titans Testament in The Big Four? To me, the answer is obvious:


RAMMSTEIN Drummer Recalls Being in a Band With Two German Secret Service Spies

Rammstein drummer Christoph „Doom“ Schneider was born in 1966 in Pankow, Berlin. Schneider recalls his experience growing up in a



Mailboat Records and Cherry Bomb Records have set a July 10 release date for „Big Love“, the EP by singer/songwriter


OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH, PANTERA, MEGADETH To Be Part Of ‚The Spirit Of Ozzfest Weekend‘ Virtual Concert

Most hard rock and heavy metal concerts have been canceled this year, but have no fear (and shed „No More


Joey Jordison Reflects on the Release of Slipknot’s Self-Titled Debut

Congratulations are in order for Slipknot’s eponymous debut: as of yesterday (June 29), the album is now 21-years-old! Hopefully Clown


CODE ORANGE Announces ‚Under The Skin‘ Livestream Event

Grammy-nominated band CODE ORANGE has announced „Under The Skin“, a brand-new livestream event, which follows the empty-venue record-release show livestream


THE CULT’s BILLY DUFFY: ‚We’re In The Process Of Making An Album‘

THE ALARM’s Mike Peters was joined by THE CULT’s Billy Duffy on this week’s installment of his streaming series „The


Transit Method Meld Metal, Grunge and Prog on “Drag the Ghouls”

The nexus of metal and grunge is one seldom explored these days, but as a child who came of musical


LINKIN PARK’s MIKE SHINODA To Release Album Of Instrumentals Inspired By His TWITCH Live Streams

LINKIN PARK’s Mike Shinoda will release a new solo record, „Dropped Frames, Vol. 1“, on July 10 via his Kenji


ICED EARTH’s JON SCHAFFER Releases Lyric Video For ‚Wolf (A Narrative Soundscape)‘

On the heels of the announcement of his first-ever book „Wicked Words And Epic Tales“, ICED EARTH founder, songwriter, guitarist


MACHINE HEAD’s Robb Flynn Cover SLIPKNOT & DEFTONES Acoustically

[embedded content] Check out Machine Head guitarist and vocalist Robb Flynn’s Acoustic Happy Hour. The happy hour originally aired on


MACHINE HEAD’s Robb Flynn Covers SLIPKNOT & DEFTONES Acoustically

[embedded content] Check out Machine Head guitarist and vocalist Robb Flynn’s Acoustic Happy Hour. The happy hour originally aired on


METALLICA Streams 1999 Show Filmed in Bogotá, Colombia

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STRIKER Wins JUNO Award In ‚Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year‘ Category

STRIKER was honored in the „Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year“ category at this year’s Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent


UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Has No Plans To Retire Anytime Soon

In a new interview with Metal Express Radio, former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. frontman Udo Dirkschneider, who turned 68 in


METALLICA Is ‚Excited About Cultivating New Ideas‘ While In Quarantine, Says ROBERT TRUJILLO

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo spoke to „The Vinyl Guide“ about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the follow-up to


ROGER TAYLOR Believes QUEEN Would Still Be Making Music If FREDDIE MERCURY Was Alive

Roger Taylor thinks QUEEN would still be making music if Freddie Mercury was alive. The drummer told BBC Radio 6


THE OFFSPRING’s New Album Is ‚On Hold‘

THE OFFSPRING vocalist/guitarist Bryan „Dexter“ Holland spoke to Kylie Olsson of Download TV about the status of the band’s long-awaited


THEORY OF A DEADMAN Announces ‚Live From MTELUS‘ Concert Stream

THEORY OF A DEADMAN (a.k.a. THEORY) has announced „Live From MTELUS“, a 30-minute concert stream set to air tonight at



KILLING JOKE’s Jaz Coleman has announced his new project BLACK & RED, a collaboration with Ondrej Smeykal. BLACK & RED’s


JOEY JORDISON Reflects On SLIPKNOT’s Debut Album For Its 21st Anniversary

Former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has reflected on the 21st anniversary of the band’s classic debut album. „Slipknot“ arrived in


Official NIRVANA Jigsaw Puzzles To Be Released In September

NIRVANA will get the jigsaw puzzle treatment this summer. „Nevermind“ and „In Utero“ will be made available on September 4,


Teen Rockers UNLOCKING THE TRUTH Have Broken Up

It’s been six years since young metal band Unlocking the Truth made headlines when they landed a record deal with


Voivod Guitarist Daniel “Chewy” Mongrain on The MetalSucks Podcast #344

Voivod guitarist Daniel “Chewy” Mongrain is our guest this week. We discuss the Canadian perspective on the recent protests inspired


MTV Given The Go-Ahead By NYC To Hold Video Music Awards in Brooklyn in August

New York City has given the green light to MTV to hold its annual Video Music Awards as originally scheduled


Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA’s Entire 1999 Concert In Bogotá

METALLICA has posted another video as part of its new concert series, „#MetallicaMondays“, where the band is streaming a complete


Between the Buried and Me vs. Sevendust: Whose Soundgarden Cover Is Superior?

Last week, Sevendust released a powerful new cover of Soundgarden’s “The Day I Tried to Live.” [embedded content] Of course,


TYPE O NEGATIVE’s JOHNNY KELLY Remembers PETER STEELE: ‚For The Most Part, He Was A Clown‘

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio station, former TYPE O NEGATIVE and current DANZIG drummer Johnny



TOURNIQUET drummer Ted Kirkpatrick has joined forces with singer Tim „Ripper“ Owens (ex-JUDAS PRIEST) and keyboardist Bruno Sa (GEOFF TATE)


Listen to A Full SLAYER Show From 1986

The Sacramento Music Archive has just uploaded a (mostly) full Slayer show recorded at the El Dorado Saloon on November


POWERMAN 5000 Frontman Says ‚Selfish, Entitled And Stupid‘ People Are To Blame For Rise In New Coronavirus Cases

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One says „selfish, entitled and stupid“ people are to blame for the rise in new coronavirus


Tennessee Concert Sees Thousands of Fans Pack Venue with No Masks or Social Distancing

As COVID cases in the United States spiked to an all time high (there were over 44,000 new cases on


Bill & Ted 3 Release Date Pushed Back

We are so excited for the long-aniticpated three-quel in the Bill & Ted series, which is called Bill & Ted: Face the Music.


Former UNLOCKING THE TRUTH Frontman MALCOLM BRICKHOUSE Is Back With ‚Phantom‘ Solo Single

You might recognize Malcolm Brickhouse (a.k.a. Malxolm Brixkhouse) as the frontman (and lead shredder) of teenage metal sensations UNLOCKING THE


The Monday Grind: ANTICHRIST DEMONCORE Satan Is King

It’s Monday and Mondays suck, so let’s grind it out with ACxDC’s Satan Is King. I was hoping to release


BRIAN HOWE’s Posthumous Song ‚Going Home‘ Released By Former BAD COMPANY Singer’s Family

A previously unreleased song from late BAD COMPANY singer Brian Howe, „Going Home“, can be streamed below. According to the


Artist for Bands Like Whitechapel and Carnifex Compares Black Lives Matter to Nazism

An artist who has done work for a plethora of prominent bands, including Whitechapel, Carnifex, Impending Doom, Fit for an


Corey Taylor Responds To SLIPKNOT Tribute Act Listing Looking For A Vocalist

A new Craigslist ad in North Jersey from „an established Slipknot tribute band“ is „seeking accurate, dedicated Corey Taylor.“ What


NINE INCH NAILS‘ „Closer“ as „Funkytown“ is Unsettling Yet Catchy

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on YouTube mashup artist William Maranci is back with yet another strange combination of


TED NUGENT Says JOE BIDEN Is ‚Painfully Deranged In A Mental Capacity‘ And ‚The Poster Child For Hypocrisy‘

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent was interviewed by President Donald Trump campaign’s „Real News Insights“ series with host Lara Trump,


WSOU First Impressions: Lamb of God’s New Self-Titled Album

Seton Hall University’s WSOU radio is the only all-metal, all-the-time station currently broadcasting in the U.S., and has been a force in metal


Corey Taylor Volunteers to Join Slipknot Tribute Act

I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again: there’s got to be some kind of psychological study worth conducting


Between the Buried and Me Frontman Releases New Solo EP, Feel Better

Between the Buried and Me frontman Tommy Rogers is nothing if not prolific, releasing four albums and a film score


HALESTORM’s Next Record Could Be A Double Album, Says LZZY HALE

In a new interview with Consequence Of Sound, HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions


Bill & Ted Face the Music Release Date Delayed

Concerts aren’t the only form of entertainment that got totally f’ed up because of the coronavirus pandemic: the movies have


THE ROLLING STONES‘ RONNIE WOOD To Collaborate With Ashridge House On Unique Art Exhibition

Critically acclaimed artist, musician, songwriter and esteemed THE ROLLING STONES guitarist Ronnie Wood will collaborate with Ashridge House on a


Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Posts Acoustic Covers of Slipknot, Deftones and More

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn has been hosting a livestreamed Acoustic Happy Hour series every Friday at 6pm EDT /


Tommy Lee Got Some Face Tattoos

Tommy Lee got face tattoos. Gross. View this post on Instagram @mariobarthtattoo 🙏🏻 A post shared by T🥁ɱɱ¥ ᒪEE (@tommylee)


STYX’s TODD SUCHERMAN Releases Music Video For ‚Ad Lib Everything‘ From Debut Solo Album

Last month, STYX drummer Todd Sucherman released his debut solo album, „Last Flight Home“, via Aqua Pulse Records. The official


Rammstein’s Drummer Was in a Band with Two Spies in ’80s East Germany

Connections between legendary German metal bands and Cold War-era East Germany’s covert authorities abound of late, first with an entire


DEE SNIDER: ‚The Live Music Industry Is Screwed For The Time Being‘

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider spoke to Metal Hammer magazine about what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. „The


DEATH ANGEL Drummer: ‚When You Get The Lead Singer Of STRYPER Backing You Up, You Know That There’s Something Wrong‘

DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll says that it’s „unfortunate“ that some mainstream news outlets „mangled“ his story of how he


MOTLEY CRUE’s Tommy Lee Joins The Face Tattoo Club with Multiple New Face Tattoos

Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee is joining such industry heavyweights as Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody, Korn’s Head and Fieldy,


METALLICA’s James Hetfield Shows Off His Classic Car Collection

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on Metallica guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield donated his substantial classic car collection to


GORGUTS to Begin Writing New Album

We haven’t heard much from Gorguts since the release of their 2016 one-song EP Pleiades‘ Dust, but that might change


VORACIOUS SCOURGE Feat. Former SUFFOCATION, ATHEIST Members: ‚In Death‘ Album Due In August

Old-school brutal melodic death metal band VORACIOUS SCOURGE, featuring Adrie Klooosterwaard (SINISTER), Mike Smith (ex-SUFFOCATION), Tony Choy (ex-PESTILENCE, ATHEIST), Jason


DOKKEN’s Next Album Will Include Song About ‚Unhinged‘ DONALD TRUMP

Don Dokken spoke to Myglobalmind about the lyrical themes covered on DOKKEN’s upcoming follow-up to 2012’s „Broken Bones“ album. He


DIRTY HONEY Performs Acoustic Version Of „Down The Road“ As Part Of ‚Suitcase Sessions‘

On a late afternoon earlier this month, with Dodger Stadium and the downtown Los Angeles skyline in the background, DIRTY


BLUE ÖYSTER CULT To Release ’45th Anniversary – Live In London‘ In August

BLUE ÖYSTER CULT has announced another special live release from its archives. „45th Anniversary – Live In London“ is due



WARRANT guitarist Joey Allen has hinted to „Metalhead Bash“ that the band is working on the follow-up to 2017’s „Louder



MÖTLEY CRÜE’s Tommy Lee spoke to Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Facebook page about his involvement in the new


JOE BONAMASSA Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of ‚A New Day Yesterday‘ With New Edition, ‚A New Day Now‘

Twenty years ago, Joe Bonamassa took the music world by storm when he released his debut solo album, „A New


TOOL Confirms Signature GIBSON Les Paul Custom Guitar For ADAM JONES

TOOL has confirmed that Gibson Custom Shop is working with Adam Jones on recreating his original 1979 Les Paul Custom


SLIPKNOT’s JAY WEINBERG: ‚Nero Forte‘ Drum Playthrough On ROLAND VAD506 Kit (Video)

Jay Weinberg, drummer with band SLIPKNOT, has to keep his drumming and physical fitness in top shape. Touring with SLIPKNOT


STEVE RILEY’s Version Of L.A. GUNS Releases ‚Well Oiled Machine‘ Single

Steve Riley’s version of L.A. GUNS has released its second single, „Well Oiled Machine“. The track is taken from the


Ex-GUNS N‘ ROSES Guitarist GILBY CLARKE Releases ‚The Gospel Truth‘ Single

Former GUNS N‘ ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke has released „The Gospel Truth“, the second single from his forthcoming album of



In a new interview with Sam Coulson, JUDAS PRIEST’s Richie Faulkner was asked which three guitar players, living or dead,


PAPA ROACH’s JACOBY SHADDIX: ‚Right Now, It’s A Dire Situation For African-Americans In America‘

PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix spoke to SkillBox’s „Artists For A Cause“ initiative about the racial unrest in the United


MIKE PORTNOY Blasts People Who Throw Fits After Being Told They Have To Wear Masks

Former DREAM THEATER and current SONS OF APOLLO drummer Mike Portnoy has blasted people who refuse to wear a mask


LAMB OF GOD’s MARK MORTON Celebrates 18 Months Of Sobriety

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton is celebrating 18 months of sobriety. On Saturday (June 27), the 47-year-old took to


JOB FOR A COWBOY Planning Studio Time for New Album

Job for a Cowboy began teasing what we all assumed was a comeback in late 2019. Then earlier this year,



Between the Buried and Me vocalist Tommy Rogers just released his first new solo material since 2014 (unless you’re counting


Dean Delray on Discovering EXODUS’ “Bonded By Blood” and Interviewing His Idols – Humor of the Beast

Welcome to “Humor of the Beast,” a recurring series where we interview the funniest people about their favorite band, as


ENTERPRISE EARTH Covers LAMB OF GOD’s „Now You’ve Got Something to Die For“ in Quarantine

[embedded content] Enterprise Earth recently released their Foundation of Bones EP, featuring covers of Lamb of God’s „Now You’ve Got


THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX (MONSTER MAGNET) Brings the Riffs on New Song „Scorpio“

[embedded content] The Atomic Bitchwax will release their new album Scorpio on August 28 and are streaming the title track


DEVILDRIVER’s DEZ FAFARA: ‚There Is No Fiction Whatsoever‘ On ‚Dealing With Demons‘ Album

In a recent interview with Higgo of Australia’s Triple M radio station, DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara spoke about „Dealing With


Confirmed: Job For a Cowboy are Making a New Album!

Rumors that Job For a Cowboy are getting ready to reactivate after years of silence began picking up steam last


Umbra Vitae (Converge, the Red Chord, Etc.) Debut New Video, “Ethereal Emptiness”

Umbra Vitae, the new death metal supergroup featuring Jacob Bannon (Converge), Sean Martin (Twitching Tongues, ex-Hatebreed), Mike McKenzie (The Red



SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavarsh „Shavo“ Odadjian spoke to Good Company new side project called NORTH KINGSLEY. Joining him


JANE’S ADDICTION’s STEPHEN PERKINS Teams Up Steelpan Players From Eight Countries To Cover THE WHO’s ‚Baba O’Riley‘

JANE’S ADDICTION drummer Stephen Perkins recently teamed up with steelpan players from eight different countries to record a quarantine cover


GREAT WHITE’s MARK KENDALL Defends Voicing His Conservative Views On Social Media: ‚I’ve Always Considered Myself Hopefully Sensible‘

GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall spoke to the „Music Mania“ podcast about what it’s like to be a conservative voice


Video Tour Of JAMES HETFIELD’s Car Collection From Petersen Automotive Museum

In 2019, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield donated his car collection to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. James has


MÖTLEY CRÜE’s TOMMY LEE Unveils New Face Tattoos

Tommy Lee has unveiled a couple of new face tattoos. The MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer took to Instagram this weekend to


See OZZY OSBOURNE Get ‚Knighted‘ With Help Of ‚KING ARTHUR‘

AXS TV recently announced that the network has acquired all three seasons of the popular reality series „Ozzy & Jack’s



Video of MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn’s latest „Acoustic Happy Hour“, which was originally livestreamed on Facebook Live this past


BRING ME THE HORIZON’s OLI SYKES: ‚There’s Too Many People Out There That Hate Themselves‘

Last week, BRING ME THE HORIZON released „Parasite Eve“, the first song from a series of EPs the band will



Millions of words have been written about the bands that mastered, pioneered and defined a genre. The bands that are


TESTAMENT Guitarist ALEX SKOLNICK’s Public Service Announcement: ‚Wear A F**king Mask!‘

TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick has blasted people who politicize mask wearing, calling it „the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard.“ Earlier


THE ROLLING STONES Threaten TRUMP With Lawsuit Over Use Of Their Music At Campaign Rally

THE ROLLING STONES are threatening legal action against Donald Trump if he continues to use the band’s music at his


QUEENSRŸCHE’s TODD LA TORRE: ‚If You Are Someone Not Wearing A Mask, You Are Part Of The Problem‘

QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre says that it is the height of selfishness to not wear a mask. La Torre


It’s ‚Official‘: BUTCHER BABIES‘ HEIDI SHEPHERD Has A Ghost In Her House

BUTCHER BABIES frontwoman Heidi Shepherd believes that she has a „ghost“ in her house. Earlier today, the singer took to


Slipknot Stream 1999 VHS Welcome to Our Neighborhood

As previously scheduled, Slipknot is now streaming 1999’s Welcome to Our Neighborhood, their seminal VHS home-movie collection. It includes footage from


BRET MICHAELS Says ‚People Are Gonna Be Blown Away‘ By Audiovisual Version Of His Book

POISON singer Bret Michaels spoke to „Ira On Sports“ about his recently released his first book, titled „Bret Michaels: Auto-Scrap-Ography“.


Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe: “I Would Love to Play in the Czech Republic Again”

More than seven years after he was acquitted of manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic, Lamb of God frontman Randy


15 Things You May Not Know About BILL & TED’s EXCELLENT ADVENTURE

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on On this edition of Countdown, we look into Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure


THE ACACIA STRAIN’s Devin Shidaker Explains Logic Behind Surprise EP & Five 7″ Records

The Acacia Strain has kept themselves in headlines since December 2019 with the release of their surprise EP It Comes


SLIPKNOT Streams 1999 VHS Welcome to Our Neighborhood

[embedded content] Slipknot is now streaming their 1999 VHS Welcome to Our Neighborhood. The VHS features live performances of both


LAMB OF GOD’s Mark Morton & CLUTCH’s Jean-Paul Gaster Team Up for New Band

Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton, Stinking Lizaveta guitarist Yanni Papadopoulos, and Clutch drummer Jean-Paul Gaster have all teamed up


AMARANTHE’s New Song „Viral“ is One of The Band’s Heaviest Tracks to Date

[embedded content] Amaranthe will release their new album Manifest on October 2 and are streaming their new song „Viral.“Amaranthe said


VENOM PRISON Streams „Defy the Tyrant,“ Announces Re-Recordings of Old Material

Venom Prison has announced a new compilation Primeval due out October 9. The compilation features re-recordings of songs from the


MANTAR Drops Cover of L7’s „Can I Run“

[embedded content] Mantar will release their grunge covers album Grungetown Hooligans II on June 26, and are streaming their version


TAYLOR MOMSEN Says Covering QUEEN With MARIA BRINK And LZZY HALE ‚Felt Like A Very Natural Collaboration‘

IN THIS MOMENT’s latest album, „Mother“, includes a cover version of the QUEEN classic „We Will Rock You“ that sees


BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL Blasts Polish President: ‚Five Years Of Continuous Incompetence Is Enough‘

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam „Nergal „Darski has urged his fellow Poles to vote in the country’s presidential election on Sunday. Conservative


SCORPIONS Invite Fans To Help Create Official Music Video For ‚Sign Of Hope‘

Legendary German hard rockers SCORPIONS have invited fans to help create the official music video for their latest single, „Sign


MASTODON’s BILL KELLIHER Is Not Feeling Inspired To Write Music During Coronavirus Pandemic

MASTODON guitarist Bill Kelliher spoke to Tone-Talk about the progress of the songwriting sessions for 2017’s „Emperor Of Sand“ album.


AVATAR Singer: How COREY TAYLOR Ended Up Whistling On ‚Hunter Gatherer‘ Album

AVATAR frontman Johannes Eckerström spoke to the „Talk Toomey“ podcast about how Corey Taylor ended up having a guest appearance


TRIVIUM’s PAOLO GREGOLETTO Urges People To Weak Masks: ‚Masks + Keeping Things Open Is Better Than Another Full Shutdown‘

TRIVIUM bassist Paolo Gregoletto says that wearing a mask is key to slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus —


TRIVIUM’s PAOLO GREGOLETTO Urges People To Wear Masks: ‚Masks + Keeping Things Open Is Better Than Another Full Shutdown‘

TRIVIUM bassist Paolo Gregoletto says that wearing a mask is key to slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus —


SHINEDOWN’s BRENT SMITH On Racial Unrest In U.S.: ‚It Truly Comes Down To The Lack Of Leadership‘

SHINEDOWN frontman Brent Smith spoke to Singapore’s LAMC Productions about the racial unrest in the United States following the deaths


Watch Former GREAT WHITE Singers JACK RUSSELL And TERRY ILOUS Team Up For Livestreamed Acoustic Concert

Ex-GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell teamed up with his successor, Terry Ilous, along with guitarists Robby Lochner and Phil Woodward,


TRIXTER’s STEVE BROWN Says Drummer MARK ‚GUS‘ SCOTT ‚Is On The S**t List Right Now‘: I Don’t Know If That’s Ever Gonna Get Repaired‘

In a brand new interview with That Metal Interview, TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown was asked about the current status of


LAMB OF GOD’s RANDY BLYTHE ‚Would Love To Play In The Czech Republic Again‘, Seven Years After Being Acquitted Of Manslaughter

LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe says that he „would love“ to play in the Czech Republic again. In 2012,


Nigerian Wedding Moshes to System of a Down, Comparing the Big Four’s Album Sales, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week

The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of June 20 – June 26, 2020 Did you miss some of this week’s top


Livestreams This Weekend: Slipknot, Ice Nine Kills, Battle Beast and More

The weekend is here, the weekend is finally here! Which means it’s time for more of… fondly reminiscing about a


BLUE ÖYSTER CULT To Release First Album In Two Decades, ‚The Symbol Remains‘, In October

BLUE ÖYSTER CULT will return with a mammoth new studio album, „The Symbol Remains“, this October. Coming nearly two decades


Now Attila’s BASSIST Has Been Accused of Sexual Misconduct

For the third time in a week, a member of Attila has been accused of sexual misconduct. First, a woman


LAMB OF GOD’s JOHN CAMPBELL Says ‚There Needs To Be A Vaccine‘ Before He Will ‚Feel Comfortable‘ Performing Live Again

LAMB OF GOD bassist John Campbell spoke to the „Iron City Rocks“ podcast about how he is dealing with the


Will Amaranthe’s New Song Go “Viral”?

Amaranthe’s new song, “Viral,” is about how obsessed we all are with screens. All well and good, except you’re reading


SABATON Releases Official Music Video For ‚Devil Dogs‘

Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON have released the official lyric video for the song „Devil Dogs“. The track is taken


Volumes’ Michel Barr Explains Why He Quit, Then Rejoined Band, Offers New Album Update

Volumes vocalist Michael Barr joined The MetalSucks Podcast this week to discuss why he quit and subsequently rejoined the band,


JANE’S ADDICTION’s PERRY FARRELL: DONALD TRUMP ‚Has Done More Damage To Evangelical Religion Than Any Other President‘

Perry Farrell says that Donald Trump has done more damage to evangelical religion than any other president. Earlier today, the


Former FFDP Drummer Jeremy Spencer Gets Sacreligious In PSYCHOSEXUAL’s „Baby On Fire“ Music Video

[embedded content] Psychosexual, the new group fronted by former Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer is back with a


Listen To Audio Snippets Of Three New STATIC-X Songs

Audio samples of three new songs from STATIC-X, „Regeneration“, „Worth Dyin‘ For“ and „Terminator Oscillator“, can be streamed below. All


Members of Lamb of God, Clutch, and Stinking Lizaveta Release Bluesy New Jam

Morton Gaster Papadopoulos sounds like the name of a Wes Anderson character. In fact, it’s a new band consisting of


ANTHRAX Announces New Bourbon The Healer

While you’re waiting for a new Anthrax album, why not enjoy the band’s new bourbon? Anthrax’s The Healer is a


Trevor from THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Presents 100+ Extreme Metal Goodies To Keep Your Brain From Imploding During Covid’s Summer of Bummer

Hello metal maniacs! It’s finally that time again. I’ve got an ultra-sick playlist to take your mind off the world


INCANTATION Streams New Song „Propitiation“

Incantation is making your summer a little more death metal thanks to their coming album Sect of Vile Divinities. The


GUNS N‘ ROSES Drummer FRANK FERRER’s PSSR Unleashes ‚Busted‘ And ‚Push‘ Singles

PSSR, the New York-based rock outfit featuring GUNS N‘ ROSES drummer Frank Ferrer, has released two singles, „Busted“ and „Push“,


The Heaviest Version of Prince’s “Purple Rain” You Will Ever Hear

Inter Arma’s cover of Prince’s classic “Purple Rain” starts out innocently enough: the song’s iconic opening chords, the familiar crooning


LAMB OF GOD Hid Easter Eggs in a Bunch of New Videos

Have you seen all the lyric videos for Lamb of God’s new songs? Maybe you should watch them again. The


EVANESCENCE To Release ‚The Game Is Over‘ Single Next Week

EVANESCENCE will release a new single, „The Game Is Over“, on Wednesday, July 1. Anyone who pre-saves the song will


MEGADETH Guitarists Past & Present, Marty Friedman & Kiko Loureiro Team Up For New Track „Imminent Threat“

Here’s something fun to kick off the weekend. Current Megadeth guitarist Kiko Loureiro teamed up with legendary former Megadeth guitarist


Sammy Hagar Clarifies Comments That He’d Rather “Get Sick and Die” Than See Economy Shut Down Again

Sammy Hagar caught some flack earlier this week for comments he recently gave to Rolling Stone, in which he said


PEARL JAM’s JEFF AMENT Surprise-Releases ‚American Death Squad‘ Solo EP

While in quarantine, PEARL JAM bassist Jeff Ament has written and recorded a solo EP, which was announced today (June


Rock Band SLAVES Announce They Are Changing Their Name

Post-hardcore band Slaves have announced they will be changing their name, due to the word’s racial connotations. In a statement,


Brujeria Debut New Song “COVID-666”

The only things you really need to know about the song “COVID-666” is that it’s by Brujeria, and it contains


Thank God: Stryper Release New Music

If devout Christians wanted to make an earnest effort to convince us heathens that the we were truly experiencing the


SICK OF IT ALL Premieres „Bull’s Anthem“ Music Video

[embedded content] Sick of it All is keeping their fans close with a brand new music video for „Bull’s Anthem.“


SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s Serj Tankian Truth to Power Explores Activism in Music

[embedded content] System of a Down vocalist Serj Tankian’s own Serjical Strike Entertainment has teamed up with Live Nation Productions


SYSTEM OF A DOWN Vocalist Serj Tankian’s New Documentary Truth to Power Explores Activism in Music

[embedded content] System of a Down vocalist Serj Tankian’s own Serjical Strike Entertainment has teamed up with Live Nation Productions


EXODUS‘ Zetro, Dave Lombardo & Phil Demmel Team Up for DEAD KENNEDYS Cover

[embedded content] Guitarist Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head), vocalist Steve „Zetro“ Souza (Exodus), drummer Dave Lombardo (Suicidal Tendencies, Misfits, Dead



[embedded content] Guitarist Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head), vocalist Steve „Zetro“ Souza (Exodus), drummer Dave Lombardo (Suicidal Tendencies, Misfits, Dead


THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX To Release ‚Scorpio‘ Album In August

New Jersey-based rock and roll trio THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX will release a new studio album, „Scorpio“, on August 28 via


TRIVIUM Announces Livestreamed Show From Full Sail University Arena

Trivium will play their first show since the release of their new album What the Dead Men Say on July


“Brickwall”: Doro Tells Spaces Between Words to Go F*ck Themselves

Doro will not be a slave to convention. She already proved herself a radical by playing the first-ever heavy metal


NONPOINT Releases ‚Remember Me (A Frontlines Tribute)‘ Video In Support Of Essential Workers

NONPOINT has released an impassioned music video for the new version of its song „Frontlines“, re-titled „Remember Me (A Frontlines


SEVENDUST Unleashes Cover of SOUNDGARDEN’s „The Day I Tried to Live“

Sevendust is back for the first time since their 2018 record All I See is War, though not with an


Ingested Unleash Full Death Metal Assault in “No Half Measures”

“Hello everyone, I’m coming to you for ask a quick favor.” Is anyone else out there seeing the same verbally


CHRONUS Releases Catchy New Rock Anthem „Heavy Is The Crown“

[embedded content] Sweden’s Chronus have been churning out powerful rock anthems that have us singing along and stomping our feet


A.A. WILLIAMS Shows The Way To „Love And Pain“

Every day we’re getting closer to A.A. Williams‘ upcoming beast of an album, Forever Blue, and the beautifully romantic tunes


TRANSIT METHOD Release Catchy New Track For „Drag the Ghouls“

[embedded content] Austin TX’s Transit Method is about to drop an infectious new album on July 3rd via Brutal Panda


Video Premiere: AMARANTHE’s ‚Viral‘

„Viral“, the new Marcus Overbeck-directed video from the Swedish modern metal force AMARANTHE, can be seen below. The song is


Megadeth Guitarists Unite! Kiko Loureiro and Marty Friedman Team up for New Track “Imminent Threat”

Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman has joined future former Megadeth guitarist Kiko Loureiro for the latter’s new solo track, “Imminent


SAMMY HAGAR Walks Back His Comments About Dying for the Economy

Comments made by ex-Van Halen vocalist Sammy Hagar in a Rolling Stone interview conducted in May recently began making the


Sh*t That Comes Out Today: June 26, 2020

Holy crap, it’s almost July. Here are some new metal releases. Bell Witch and Aerial RuinStygian Bough Volume 1 (Profound


BLACK VEIL BRIDES Unveil ‚Re-Stitch These Wounds‘ Details, Announce Album-Release Show

BLACK VEIL BRIDES will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut, „We Stitch These Wounds“, with a brand new, reimagined,


Venom Prison “Defy the Tyrant” with Newly Re-Recorded Track

Upstart death metallers Venom Prison have returned with a new track, “Defy the Tyrant,” which is actually a new version



This week’s new heavy metal releases include some doom, an epic swan song, some grandpas guitars, and more! To the


THE DOORS‘ ROBBY KRIEGER Releases ‚The Hitch‘ Video

The legendary guitarist and songwriter of THE DOORS and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Robby Krieger will release


SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s SERJ TANKIAN: Our Only Problem Is Not Seeing Eye To Eye Artistically

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian spoke to famous Armenian-American TV host and producer Sona Oganesyan about the band’s



MORTON GASTER PAPADOPOULOS, the band featuring Yanni Papadopoulos of STINKING LIZAVETA, Jean-Paul Gaster of CLUTCH and Mark Morton of LAMB


BRUJERIA Is Back With ‚COVID-666‘ Digital Single, Video

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA have released their new „COVID-666“ digital single via Nuclear Blast Records. In celebration, the band offers fans


CHRIS JERICHO Teams Up With BRUCE KULICK For Cover Of KISS’s ‚Heart Of Chrome‘

The new rock „supergroup“ KUARANTINE, featuring FOZZY frontman and multi-hyphenate superstar Chris Jericho, has released its latest KISS cover, „Heart


VIMIC Frontman KALEN CHASE Releases ‚Good Things‘ Solo Single

VIMIC frontman Kalen Chase has released a new solo single, „Good Things“, featuring Brian Viglione of THE DRESDEN DOLLS on


QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT Salute Their Crew In ‚Roadies In Lockdown‘ Video Series

QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT have launched a new video series called „Roadies In Lockdown“. You can now watch the first


Watch PAPA ROACH Perform ‚Snakes‘ As Part Of ‚Infest In-Studio‘ Event

Video of California rockers PAPA ROACH performing the song „Snakes“ as part of their second live streaming experience iteration called


BON JOVI Guitarist PHIL X And THE DRILLS Release ‚Right On The Money‘ Video

Phil X, prolific studio guitarist, songwriter and renowned guitarist for Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees BON JOVI, has


HEATHEN Unveils ‚Empire Of The Blind‘ Album Details; ‚The Blight‘ Single Now Available

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans HEATHEN will release their fourth studio album, „Empire Of the Blind“, on September


STRYPER To Release ‚Even The Devil Believes‘ Album In September; ‚Blood From Above‘ Single Now Available

„Blood From Above“, the new single from ppenly Christian hard rockers STRYPER, can be streamed below. The song is taken


Hear MEGADETH’s KIKO LOUREIRO Team Up With MARTY FRIEDMAN On ‚Imminent Threat‘ Single

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro has released „Imminent Threat“, the second single from his fifth solo album, „Open Source“. The track


AMARANTHE To Release ‚Manifest‘ Album In October

Swedish modern metal force AMARANTHE will release its new album „Manifest“, on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. „Manifest“ will be


Video Premiere: DORO’s ‚Brickwall‘

„Brickwall“, the new video from German metal queen Doro Pesch, can be seen below. The track is being released digitally


Sevendust Unveil Crushing Cover of Soundgarden’s “The Day I Tried to Live”

Just last week Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery told The MetalSucks Quarantinecast that Sevendust had long ago finished their next album



„Baby On Fire“, the latest video from PSYCHOSEXUAL, the new rock band fronted by former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer


SLAVES To Change Name Due To ‚Racial Connotations‘

As the „Black Lives Matter“ movement prompts reckonings about race and skin color around the world, SLAVES have announced plans


ICE NINE KILLS Releases ‚Undead & Unplugged At The Overlook Hotel‘ Acoustic EP

Horror-themed metalcore icons ICE NINE KILLS have released „Undead & Unplugged Live From The Overlook Hotel“, a five-track acoustic EP


SEVENDUST Releases Cover Of SOUNDGARDEN’s ‚The Day I Tried To Live‘

SEVENDUST has unveiled a new lyric video for its cover of the SOUNDGARDEN classic „The Day I Tried To Live“.


Maelstrom – EXOCRINE

If you heard EXOCRINE’s last album, „Molten Giant“, then you will be well aware that the Frenchmen are definitely not


POWERMAN 5000’s SPIDER ONE Reacts To Report That U.S. Has Set Another Single-Day Record For Coronavirus Cases

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One has weighed in on reports that the state of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.


SPIRIT ADRIFT, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT 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. SPIRIT ADRIFT – Angel & Abyss [embedded content]SA’s


“Parasite Eve”: Bring Me the Horizon Bring You a New Song

Given the tepid response to last year’s amo, you might assume that for their next outing, Bring Me the Horizon


ATTILA Fire Drummer After Accusations of Sexual Assault & Abuse

Attila have quickly distanced themselves from drummer Bryan McClure following allegations of sexual assault and abuse from his former girlfriend,


LACUNA COIL’s CRISTINA SCABBIA Has Been Relaxing A Lot While In Quarantine

LACUNA COIL frontwoman Cristina Scabbia spoke to „The Boo Crew“ podcast about how she has been dealing with the coronavirus


BRING ME THE HORIZON Reinvent Themselves Again For New Track „Parasite Eve“

[embedded content] Bring Me The Horizon are constantly expanding their sound, and that’s on full display with their catchy new


AC/DC Have Launched A Line Of Merch Celebrating Back In Black’s 40th Anniversary

In one month, on July 25th, we will mark the 40th anniversary of AC/DC’s landmark album, Back in Black, and as part of


EXODUS Is ‚Starting To Talk About Pre-Production‘ For Next Album

EXODUS bassist Jack Gibson spoke to the „Dabghanistan“ podcast about the band’s plans to enter the studio to record its


WITHIN TEMPTATION’s SHARON DEN ADEL On Future Of Touring: ‚There’s No Going Forward‘ If There’s No COVID-19 Vaccine Or Medicine

WITHIN TEMPTATION singer Sharon Den Adel spoke to Sonic Perspectives collaborator Rodrigo Altaf about how she is dealing with the


Attila Drummer Accused of Rape

Attila drummer Bryan McClure has been accused of anally raping an ex-girlfriend, Eileen Anderson. Anderson, who shared her story on


METALLICA Fans Voted This Song To Be The Band’s Best Song

About a month ago, Metallica launched a fun voting series on their social media that they dubbed „Some Kind of


System of a Down Frontman’s Film, Truth to Power, Premieres This Week

Truth to Power, the documentary made by System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian’s about how his work as an


WITHIN TEMPATION’s SHARON DEN ADEL On Future Of Touring: ‚There’s No Going Forward‘ If There’s No COVID-19 Vaccine Or Medicine

WITHIN TEMPTATION singer Sharon Den Adel spoke to Sonic Perspectives collaborator Rodrigo Altaf about how she is dealing with the


WHITECHAPEL Post „Doom Woods“ Music Video

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on Whitechapel have released a new music visualizer for the final track on their


Stream the Meditative Debut LP From Post/Prog One-Man Project MOLITOTH, The Tribunal

Known for his work in post-metal acts A Light Within and Sisters Of…, Kyle Brandt is taking his turn at


Franckensteina Strataemontanus – CARACH ANGREN

One of metal’s greatest strengths is the its ability to transport the listener to alien worlds, fantastical dimensions or maybe


ATTILA Drummer Accused of Anally Raping Ex-Girlfriend While On Speed On Their Tour Bus & She Has Reciepts

Another member of Attila is being accused of rape. After frontman Chris Fronzak was accused of grooming an underaged girl


Metallica Fans Say This Is the Band’s Best Song

Metallica’s Some Kind of Bracket bracket, which allowed fans to vote for the band’s best song, has concluded. And although


THE DOORS‘ JIM MORRISON Didn’t Have An Autopsy. What Happened?

Next week’s episode of the acclaimed celebrity docuseries „Final 24“ will focus on THE DOORS frontman Jim Morrison. Whether you


LAMB OF GOD’s Randy Blythe Is No Longer Interested In Running for President

If you were ever hoping to see Lamb of God vocalist Randall Blythe behind the desk in the Oval Office,


FULL OF HELL Decimates Your Speakers With New Song „Language of Molting Cherubs“

Full of Hell teamed up with Adult Swim Singles for the release of their new song „Language of Molting Cherubs.“


SUICIDE SILENCE Streams 2015 Mental Health America Benefit Show

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on Suicide Silence is streaming their 2015 Mental Health America benefit show filmed at


The Best Metal Albums of 2020 So Far, According to the Staff of Metalsucks

Last week, the current regime at MetalSucks released our “Best of 2020… So Far” lists (read ’em here: Axl, Vince,


BORIS Streams New Song „Loveless,“ New EP Next Week

Boris has never been a band that sticks to one genre. Their new single „Loveless“ continues that trend. Within the


ASKING ALEXANDRIA’s Danny Worsnop Voice Acting in Of Bird and Cage Game

Asking Alexandria vocalist Danny Worsnop has joined the voice acting cast for the upcoming Capricia Productions video game Of Bird


SAMMY HAGAR Clarifies Comment That He Is Willing To ‚Get Sick And Even Die‘ To Help The Economy

Sammy Hagar has clarified his comments in a recent interview in which he said that he’s willing to sacrifice himself


STRIKE ANYWHERE Stands Among the Protestors in New Song „Frontier Glitch“

[embedded content] Viriginia-based punk band Strike Anywhere has been around for 21 years and they’re still going strong. Strike Anywhere


MYRKUR & ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF Covering BJÖRK’s „All is Full of Love“ is Beautiful

Myrkur and renowned multi-instrumentalist Anna von Hausswolff have teamed up for a beautiful, forlorn cover of Björk’s 1997 track „All


TIMES OF GRACE (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) is Done With Their New Record and an EP

Times of Grace, the band featuring Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach and guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz, is done with their first



Venomous Concept, the band featuring bassist Shane Embury (Napalm Death, Lock Up, Tronos), guitarist John Cooke (Corrupt Moral Altar), vocalist


SLIPKNOT’s ‚Welcome To Our Neighborhood‘ To Be Streamed On Tomorrow will celebrate the 21st anniversary of SLIPKNOT’s eponymous debut album with a live broadcast of the band’s seminal home-movie


Metallica Have Six of the Top Ten Metal Songs on Apple Music Right Now

Ever wondered how various artists from throughout the metal and hard rock communities stack up against one another when it


Incantation Also Have a New Song + Forthcoming Album

Incantation have announced that they’ll release a new album, Sect of Vile Divinities, on August 21 via Relapse Records. The


Watch BRING ME THE HORIZON’s Music Video For New Single ‚Parasite Eve‘

The official music video for „Parasite Eve“, the latest single from British rockers BRING ME THE HORIZON, can be seen


Venomous Concept Release New Song; New Album Coming in August

Napalm Death’s Shane Embury hasn’t announced anything new in two weeks, which, we can safely assume, was a mere oversight


THE PRETTY RECKLESS’s TAYLOR MOMSEN On Drive-In Concerts: ‚It’s Certainly Interesting‘

THE PRETTY RECKLESS singer Taylor Momsen spoke to Saginaw, Michigan’s Z93 radio station about how she is dealing with the


Of Angels And Snakes – GOBLINS BLADE

It might not seem like the most radical thing in the world, but GOBLINS BLADE are a proper heavy metal


The Most Expensive Cassette Tapes Sold in 2019 Include Metallica, Marilyn Manson, Tool, Rammstein and More

Online music marketplace and social network Discogs has been releasing charts in recent months listing some of the most expensive


WHITECHAPEL Releases Animated Video For ‚Doom Woods‘

Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL have released a new animated video for the song „Doom Woods“, which appears on the


SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s Serj Tankian Responds To Nigerian Wedding Moshing to His Music

A few days ago, we posted a video of a Nigerian wedding going absolutely nuts for System of a Down’s


A Local Security Guard Attacked a Member of Slipknot’s Touring Crew and Broke His Ribs

The issue of police brutality has experienced a badly-needed boost into the spotlight of late as a result of the


Boris Announce New Album; Listen to the First Single Now

Boris have announced that on July 11, they will release a new album, NO. As in, “Axl, are you excited


TRIVIUM To Return To Concert Stage For ‚A Light Or A Distant Mirror‘ Livestreamed Performance

On Friday, July 10 at 4:00 p.m. ET, TRIVIUM, the kings of streaming who have been embracing the art of


JOURNEY’s NEAL SCHON On STEVE PERRY: ‚I Am A True Friend Of His, Whether He Knows It Or Not‘

During a recent appearance on „The Eddie Trunk Podcast“, JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon was asked why he thinks the band’s


Ex-Black Veil Brides Bassist on Sexual Misconduct Allegations: “I Have No Choice but to Proceed With Legal Action”

Former Black Veil Brides bassist Ashley Purdy has issued a two new statement regarding recent accusations, leveled by multiple women,


The New Times of Grace Record is Finished; Band May Release Album and EP

Times of Grace, the long-running side project between Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach and guitarist Adam D. (dating back to


HALESTORM Is Working On ‚Exciting‘ New Music: ‚It’s A Different Flavor Of Us‘

During an appearance on the latest episode of the „In The Trenches With Ryan Roxie“ podcast, HALESTORM guitarist Joe Hottinger


SICK OF IT ALL Releases Music Video For ‚Bull’s Anthem‘

What to do when you can’t really be in front of your fans, but still miss them? Invite them to


INCANTATION To Release ‚Sect Of Vile Divinities‘ Album In August

Death metal veterans INCANTATION return with their new full-length album, „Sect Of Vile Divinities“, due on August 21 via Relapse


OVERKILL’s BOBBY ‚BLITZ‘ ELLSWORTH Doesn’t Think Drive-In Concerts Are Right For His Band

In a new interview with MetalgodZradiO, OVERKILL frontman Bobby „Blitz“ Ellsworth was asked if he has given any thought to


ANTHRAX Tips Its Hat To DIMEBAG With ‚The Healer‘

The members of ANTHRAX do love their bourbon, as evidenced by today’s announcement of „The Healer“, the band’s brand new,


SEVENDUST’s CLINT LOWERY Says SOUNDGARDEN Is His Favorite Early 1990s Alternative Rock Band: They ‚Could Do No Wrong‘

SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery was asked by RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program „Wired In The Empire“,


DESTRUCTION’s SCHMIER: Heavy Metal Metal ‚Should Stay Underground‘

In a brand new interview with Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio, DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier was asked for his opinion


BUCKCHERRY Is Using Coronavirus Downtime To Work On New Music

BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd has told Robert Cavuoto of Myglobalmind that the band has been using its coronavirus downtime to


METALLICA Fans Name ‚Master Of Puppets‘ Band’s Greatest Song Ever

„Master Of Puppets“, the title track of METALLICA’s 1986 album, has been named the band’s greatest song ever. Beginning in


Former GREAT WHITE Singers JACK RUSSELL And TERRY ILOUS To Team Up For Livestreamed Acoustic Concert

Ex-GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell will team up with his successor, Terry Ilous, along with guitarists Robby Lochner and Phil


Watch PEARL JAM Perform ‚Dance Of The Clairvoyants‘ For First Time

PEARL JAM has contributed the inaugural live performance of „Dance Of The Clairvoyants“ to „All In WA: A Concert For


UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Says ‚It Was A Lot Of Fun‘ Reconnecting With PETER BALTES After 15 Years

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has collaborated with Das Musikkorps der Bundeswehr, the


SCORPIONS Have ‚So Much Great Material‘ For Next Studio Album, Says KLAUS MEINE

SCORPIONS frontman Klaus Meine spoke to Marci Wiser of the 95.5 KLOS radio station about the band’s upcoming studio album.


JESU (GODFLESH) Drops New Song „Because of You,“ New EP Out Next Week

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on Jesu, the project headed up by Godflesh guitarist and vocalist Justin K. Broadrick,


Sevendust Guitarist Says New Album is Complete, Band is Considering Livestream Shows

Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery joined The MetalSucks Quarantinecast last week to discuss what he’s been doing while on lockdown (besides recording and releasing a solo


Former BLACK VEIL BRIDES Bassist Ashley Purdy Accused of Sexual Abuse, Band Responds

Former Black Veil Brides bassist Ashley Purdy has been accused of abuse, both sexually and psychologically by former girlfriends. Allegations


ROY MAYORGA Says VINNIE PAUL’s Death Came As A ‚Huge Shock‘

STONE SOUR and HELLYEAH drummer Roy Mayorga has reflected on the passing of PANTERA drum legend Vinnie Paul Abbott, who


Extreme Of The Extreme: DRAEMORA Are Awakening Their Melo-Death Debut

In 17 minutes, a band has nowhere to hide their short comings. One small section that feels like filler, or


METALLICA’s Kirk Hammett Reviews The New LAMB OF GOD Album

Have you heard Lamb of God’s new self-titled album? Our own Max Heilman reviewed the album writing „there’s respect to be


Former BLACK VEIL BRIDES Bassist ASHLEY PURDY Responds To Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

Former BLACK VEIL BRIDES bassist Ashley Purdy has shot down the „many false allegations“ that have been made on social


Former SEPULTURA Guitarist JAIRO ‚TORMENTOR‘ GUEDZ Launches Old-School Death Metal Band THE TROOPS OF DOOM

Former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo „Tormentor“ Guedz has launched a new project called THE TROOPS OF DOOM. The band, which also


The New Lamb of God Album: But What Does Kirk Hammett Think?

Do you like the new Lamb of God album, Lamb of God? Well, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett sure does! The guitarist


Watch SOUNDGARDEN Play a Show From 1992

[embedded content] Damn, this 1992 Soundgarden show filmed at The Warfield in San Francisco, CA rules. The show is split


Howard Jones and Jared Dines Working on New Music That Sounds Like Jones-Era Killswitch Engage

If any metal band were ever going to somehow make it work with both a former and current singer, I


NONPOINT Drop Off Wisconsin’s Herd Immunity Fest After Criticism From POWERMAN 5000 Frontman

Remember the insane story we posted yesterday about a festival planning to run in Wisconsin next month, that’s billing itself


Listen to Full of Hell’s New Song, “Language of Molten Cherubs”

Full of Hell have released a new song, “Language of Molten Cherubs,” as part of the Adult Swim Singles program.


MEGADETH’s KIKO LOUREIRO Taps MARTY FRIEDMAN For ‚Imminent Threat‘ Solo Single

On Friday, June 26, MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro will release „Imminent Threat“, the second single from his fifth solo album,


Justin Broadrick’s Jesu Releases New Song, “Because of You”

In terms of deeply-insignificant things that seriously bum me out (e.g., not institutional racism, a mass pandemic, keeping children in


Wisconsin’s “Herd Immunity Fest” Loses Nonpoint and Its Name Following Criticism by Powerman 5000

Sorry to disappoint masochistic Wisconsinites who are fans of both torturous music and torturous disease, but I’m gonna call it


Howard Jones Teams Up With Jared Dines For A New Project That Sounds Like Howard-Era KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

YoTube sensation Jared Dines and vocalist Howard Jones (ex-Killswitch Engage, Light the Torch) have a brand new project. No word



In a new interview with Terry „Beez“ Bezer of’s „Mosh Talks With Beez“, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach spoke


RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE’s „Bulls on Parade“ But It’s „Mambo No. 5“ by LOU BEGA

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on Oh boy, YouTuber William Maranci has created a nightmare. Maranci has mashed up


ICED EARTH’s Jon Schaffer Streams „Dracula“ From Coming Book Wicked Words and Epic Tales

Iced Earth founder, songwriter, guitarist, and producer Jon Schaffer has announced his first-ever book Wicked Words and Epic Tales through


Album Review: HAKEN Virus

Haken’s last album, 2018’s Vector, was widely praised; yet, some listeners—myself included—felt that it occasionally veered too far into generic


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Launches Comprehensive Band Timeline Celebrating 21st Anniversary

Killswitch Engage formed in 1999 and has since released eight full-length albums, two of which are certified Gold by the


Multiple Women Accuse Former Black Veil Brides Bassist of Sexual Misconduct and Abuse; Band Responds

Former Black Veil Brides bassist Ashley Purdy has been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct. These include allegations of


Sammy Hagar Would Rather “Get Sick and Even Die” Than See Economy Shut Down Again

With the U.S. economy beginning to reopen in most places — and the coronavirus once again on the rise as


RON ‚BUMBLEFOOT‘ THAL Clarifies Comments About Future Live Shows: ‚Health Absolutely Comes First‘

Former GUNS N‘ ROSES and current SONS OF APOLLO guitarist Ron „Bumblefoot“ Thal has clarified his comments about his willingness


Serj Tankian Says He Respects John Dolmayan Despite “Extremely Polarised Political Commentary”

System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian has extended an olive branch to drummer John Dolmayan, who did the same


SKILLET Releases ‚Reimagined‘ Version Of ‚Save Me‘ Song

The new „reimagined“ version of SKILLET’s song „Save Me“ can be streamed below. The original track is taken from the


MÖTLEY CRÜE’s TOMMY LEE Defends His Right To Speak Out On Political Issues

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has defended his right to speak out on political issues, saying that „we’re in the


Everyone Just Quit Homewrecker Except Drummer Matt Izzi

Following dozens of revelations of sexual misconductn by underage girls against Homewrecker frontman Matt Barnum, who was subsequently ejected from


ASK THE ARIST: Favorite Thing To Do During Quarantine?

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on We ask members of Silvertomb, Type O Negative, Destrage, Imperial Triumphant, Aborted, The


ASK THE ARTIST: Favorite Thing To Do During Quarantine?

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on We ask members of Silvertomb, Type O Negative, Destrage, Imperial Triumphant, Aborted, The


Serj Tankian Addresses „Extremely Polarized“ Political Differences Between Himself & Drummer John Dolmayan

The differences in political opinion between System of A Down frontman Serj Tankian and drummer John Dolmayan could not be


Disciples of Verity (Living Colour, Ex-God Forbid) Release “The Flow” Featuring Sevendust Drummer

Disciples of Verity have released a new track called “The Flow.” The group consists of members of a number of


EXODUS, Ex-SLAYER, Ex-MACHINE HEAD Members Team Up For Cover Of DEAD KENNEDYS‘ ‚Police Truck‘ (Video)

Former MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel has teamed up with EXODUS singer Steve „Zetro“ Souza, former SLAYER and current SUICIDAL


INTER ARMA’s Cover of PRINCE’s „Purple Rain“ Totally Rules

Inter Arma recently announced their covers album Garbers Days Revisited with covers of both Neil Young and Nine Inch Nails


Sexual Misconduct Allegations Pile Up Against Another Homewrecker Member, Drummer Matt Izzi

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DAVID ELLEFSON On MEGADETH’s Upcoming Album: ‚It’s An Intense Record‘

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson spoke to Full Metal Jackie’s nationally syndicated radio show about the progress of the songwriting and


CHRIS SLADE Is ‚Ready To Go‘ If He Gets A Call From AC/DC Again

Chris Slade says that he is „always ready to go“ if he gets a call from AC/DC to join the


LAMB OF GOD’s RANDY BLYTHE: ‚I Would Never, Ever, Ever Want To Be The President Of The United States‘

In a recent interview with Spotify’s „Metal Talks“, LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe spoke about his 2012 blog post


ASKING ALEXANDRIA’s DANNY WORSNOP Joins ‚Of Bird And Cage‘ As Key Character In Upcoming Video Game

Capricia Productions games studio has announced that ASKING ALEXANDRIA’s Danny Worsnop has joined the game „Of Bird And Cage“, which


From A Dying Ember – FALCONER

Beloved by fans of folk and power metal, FALCONER have been an intermittent force for good over the last two


MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Frontman: ‚I’ve Been In Therapy Most Of This Year‘

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE frontman Chris „Motionless“ Cerulli says that he has spent most of this year in therapy in order


VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH And BRUTAL TRUTH Members: ‚Politics Versus The Erection‘ Album Due In August

Grindcore/hardcore punk veterans VENOMOUS CONCEPT — featuring members of BRUTAL TRUTH and NAPALM DEATH — will release their fourth full-length


See Official Trailer For SHANNON HOON Documentary ‚All I Can Say‘

Oscilloscope Laboratories will theatrically release the feature documentary „All I Can Say“ in virtual cinemas, record stores, and music venues


POWERMAN 5000 Frontman Calls Out ‚Peers‘ And ‚Friends‘ For Playing Next Month’s HERD IMMUNITY FEST

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One has called out the artists who are participating in next month’s Herd Immunity Fest. The


More Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of TOMMY LEE’s ‚Knock Me Down‘ And ‚Tops‘ Videos

More behind-the-scenes footage from the making of „Knock Me Down“ and „Tops“, the two new solo videos from MÖTLEY CRÜE



METALLICA’s Kirk Hammett has praised the new LAMB OF GOD album, saying it is ’seriously great.“ Just days after „Lamb


DORO Teases ‚Brickwall‘ Video

„Brickwall“, the new single and video from German metal queen Doro Pesch, will be made available on Friday, June 26.


PAIN OF SALVATION Announces New Studio Album ‚Panther‘

Firmly at the forefront of the progressive rock and metal scenes for nearly three decades now and one of modern


Tonight, Dan Ozzi Joins Us On The Metal Injection Livecast

We are very excited to have our good friend, writer Dan Ozzi on the show this week to catch up


RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE’s Tom Morello Gifts Viral 10-Year-Old Girl One Of His Guitars

[embedded content] 10-year-old musician Nandi Bushell has been melting our hearts for weeks now, with covers of Queens of the Stone


Tech-Death Tuesday: An Early Stream of SEROCS – Vore

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


HOMEWRECKER Fire Frontman Matt Barnum After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Homewrecker frontman Matt Barnum was accused over the weekend of numerous acts of sexual misconduct, some with underage girls. Their


SEETHER To Release ‚Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum‘ Album In August; ‚Dangerous‘ Single Available

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MAX CAVALERA To Discuss Inspiration Behind Classic SEPULTURA And SOULFLY Songs In New Internet Series ‚Max Trax‘

Former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera has announced the launch of „Max Trax“, a twice-weekly Internet video series


Fans May Have To Walk Through „Disinfectant Mist“ Stations At Future Concerts

As various concert promoters try to figure out the „new normal“ and how fans can safely return to concerts, different


Wisconsin County With Rising COVID-19 Rate to Host ‘Herd Immunity Fest’ W/ Static-X, Nonpoint

This is too soon. And I mean that literally and in terms of good taste. I mean. Can you imagine


PAPA ROACH Wants To Make ‚Adventurous‘ New Album With ‚No Rules‘

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Serj Tankian Comments on Viral Nigerian Wedding Clip: “Simply Awesome”

The viral video clip of a Nigerian wedding party losing its collective mind to System of a Down’s “Toxicity” has


TOMMY LEE Says Success Of ‚The Dirt‘ Movie ‚Brought In A Newer Audience‘ For MÖTLEY CRÜE

Tommy Lee says that 2019’s Netflix biopic „The Dirt“, about MÖTLEY CRÜE’s formative years, sparked a renewed interest from younger


Wisconsin Venue To Hold „Herd Immunity Fest“ Next Month with STATIC-X, NONPOINT, DOPE, etc.

A small Wisconsin venue is actively advertising a live concert next month, with ads posted as recently as today, June


FILTER Releases Official Lyric Video For ‚Thoughts And Prayers‘

The official lyric video for a new FILTER song called „Thoughts And Prayers“ can be seen below. The track was


Jamey Jasta Slams Anti-Joe Biden Hatebreed Fan Who Doesn’t Know How YouTube Works

Maybe I take it for granted that people know this, but: y’know the content creators have little to no say


ROBB FLYNN: ‚The Politics Have Always Been A Big Part Of MACHINE HEAD‘

Robb Flynn has pushed back against people criticizing him for expressing his political opinions on social media and through his


SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s SERJ TANKIAN Says He And JOHN DOLMAYAN Are Subjected To An ‚Unjustifiable‘ Amount Of Online Hate

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian says that „the amount of online hate and stupidity“ he and his bandmate


VINCE NEIL Claims Neighbors Are Trying To Cover Up „Brutal Murder“ of His Dog

Motley Crue vocalist Vince Neil is in mourning, understandably, after the sudden death of his six year old dog California


Homewrecker Give Frontman Matt Barnum the Boot

Following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against frontman Matt Barnum that saw the band lose their record label deal, the


Listen To New SEETHER Single ‚Dangerous‘

SEETHER has released a new single called „Dangerous“. The track, which can be streamed below, will be included on SEETHER’s


JACK RUSSELL Is Waiting For Somebody To Come Up With A COVID-19 Vaccine Before He Performs Live Again

In a recent interview with Chris Annunziata of 90.3 WMSC’s „The Metal Teddy Bear Experience“ radio show, former GREAT WHITE


SAMMY HAGAR Would Rather „Get Sick, And Even Die“ Than Keep The Economy Shut Down

With the ongoing pandemic putting a halt on all entertainment for the time being, with health experts predicting large gatherings



[embedded content] Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante, Suicidal Tendencies bassist Ra Diaz, and Butcher Babies vocalist Carla Harvey have teamed up


Psycho Las Vegas Announces 2021 Lineup Feat. DANZIG, MERCYFUL FATE & EMPEROR

Psycho Las Vegas recently pushed their 2020 festival to 2021 and promised basically the same exact lineup. Now the lineup


This 1999 RAMMSTEIN Show Has Plenty of Fire

[embedded content] Rammstein in 1999 was still very much about lighting things on fire and generally putting on a killer


MESHUGGAH’s Tomas Haake & Orange is the New Black’s Jessica Pimentel Have a New Band

Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake and Orange is the New Black actress (and Alekhine’s Gun vocalist) Jessica Pimentel are working on


Hum Just Surprise-Released Their First New Album Since 1998, Inlet

Design by Ohio Girl, and HUM Alternative rock / dream-pop-metal outfit Hum are one of those bands whose legend only


Seth Meyers Made an Ozzfest Joke

Apropos of nothing in particular, I thought I’d share this joke about Ozzy Osbourne and Ozzfest from last night’s Late


LAMB OF GOD’s Randy Blythe on Black Lives Matter Protests: „This is 400 Years of Oppression“

George Floyd was murdered on May 25, 2020 by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after allegedly buying cigarettes with a


Vince Neil Says His Neighbors Are Trying to “Cover up” the “Brutal Murder” of His Dog

Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil has taken to social media to report that his dog, California Wolf Neil — a.k.a.


METALLICA Streams 2008 Show From Spain

[embedded content] Metallica is now streaming their full set filmed at the Auditorio John Lennon in Getafe, Spain on May


METALLICA Streams 2008 Show Filmed in Getafe, Spain

[embedded content] Metallica is now streaming their full set filmed at the Auditorio John Lennon in Getafe, Spain on May


KATAKLYSM Begins Teasing New Album Unconquered

Kataklysm is slated to release a new album titled Unconquered this fall. Not much else is known about the record


Code Orange Comment on Allegations Against Homewrecker’s Matt Barnum, Who Served as Their Touring Crew

Allegations of sexual misconduct by Homewrecker frontman Matt Barnum began piling up over the weekend after one brave woman shared


LESSER GLOW Will Haunt You With Their Eternal Grooves In „Versterven“

[embedded content] Boston MA’s Lesser Glow released their mammoth jammer, Nullity, via Pelagic Records a few weeks ago and it’s


RON ‚BUMBLEFOOT‘ THAL Won’t Say ‚Yes‘ To Any Live Shows If He Thinks His Health Could Be Jeopardized

During a June 22 appearance on SirusXM’s „Trunk Nation“, former GUNS N‘ ROSES and current SONS OF APOLLO guitarist Ron


David Lee Roth Jokes About Changing His Name, May Be Getting Crazier

Folks, I think it’s safe to say that the heat has finally gotten to David Lee Roth in the worst


ICED EARTH’s JON SCHAFFER Releases Lyric Video For ‚Dracula (A Narrative Soundscape)‘

On the heels of the announcement of his first-ever book „Wicked Words And Epic Tales“, ICED EARTH founder, songwriter, guitarist


Slipknot, High on Fire, Royal Thunder Members Cover Bruce Springsteen

Two Minutes to Late Night host Gwarsenio Hall (aka Jordan Olds) continues his crusade to assemble every metal musician in the


Fans May Need to Walk Through “Disinfectant Mist” Before Entering Concerts

Asking concert venues to operate at significantly reduced capacity to enforce social distancing rules simply isn’t viable for most rooms


HATEBREED’s JAMEY JASTA Accused By Fan Of Taking Advertising Dollars From JOE BIDEN’s Campaign

Jamey Jasta says that „social media is mostly dumb and just making people dumber.“ The HATEBREED frontman made the comment


KURT COBAIN’s Boss DS-1 Distortion Pedal Sells For $9,000

Kurt Cobain’s Boss DS-1 distortion pedal sold for nearly $9,000 at Julien’s Auctions‚ „Music Icons“ event, which took place on


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Celebrates 20 Years As A Band With Comprehensive Timeline

On Wednesday, June 3, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE began posting an array of pictures from its history to the band’s official Instagram


Stygian Bough Volume I – BELL WITCH and AERIAL RUIN

Bassist and vocalist Dylan Desmond has been the enduring force behind Seattle’s exceptional funeral doom outfit BELL WITCH. The act


New RATT Guitarist JORDAN ZIFF Is Working On First Solo Album

New RATT lead guitarist Jordan Ziff — who is also a member of Marty Friedman’s backing band — has told


HOUSE OF LORDS: ‚The Both Of Us‘ Music Video

The official music video for „The Both Of Us“, a new song from HOUSE OF LORDS, can be seen below.


RUSH Art Director HUGH SYME Discusses ‚Permanent Waves‘ Artwork

RUSH art director Hugh Syme has narrated a new video in which he shares details behind the artwork for the


Watch MARTY FRIEDMAN Shred On FENDER’s ‚Made In Japan Modern Series‘ Guitar

Fender’s Japanese division has uploaded a video of former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman playing one of the instruments in the


BRING ME THE HORIZON To Release ‚Parasite Eve‘ Single This Week

British rockers BRING ME THE HORIZON will release their new single, „Parasite Eve“, on June 25. On Monday (June 22),


MARILYN MANSON’s ‚The Beautiful People‘ Single Certified Silver In U.K.

MARILYN MANSON’s classic single „The Beautiful People“ has been certified silver in the U.K. To earn a single certification for


FLYING COLORS Feat. MIKE PORTNOY, STEVE MORSE, NEAL MORSE: ‚Third Stage: Live In London‘ Due In September

Supergroup FLYING COLORS will release a brand new live set, „Third Stage: Live In London“, on September 18 via Music


Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA’s Entire 2008 Concert In Madrid

METALLICA has posted another video as part of its new concert series, „#MetallicaMondays“, where the band is streaming a complete


Former ALICE COOPER Guitarist MICHAEL BRUCE Releases Lyric Video For ‚Born Screamer‘ Song

Original ALICE COOPER guitarist Michael Bruce has released a lyric video for the new MICHAEL BRUCE GROUP song „Born Screamer“.


QUEEN To Be Honored With Royal Mail Stamps

Britain’s Royal Mail has announced it is issuing a set of 13 special stamps to celebrate one of the U.K.’s


GWAR Frontman: Oderus Urungus Wouldn’t Want His Statue Placed in a “Row of Losers”

There’s lately been an ever-growing fan campaign to tear down a statue of Confederate cockfart Robert E. Lee in Richmond,


LAMB OF GOD’s WILLIE ADLER Doesn’t Feel Pressure To Fill Void Left By SLAYER’s Retirement

In a Facebook Live question-and-answer session with Zia Records earlier today (Monday, June 22), LAMB OF GOD guitarist Willie Adler


Motionless in White Singer on Mental Health: “I Can’t Believe How Worthless I Feel” in Pandemic Era

The adverse affects of Covid-19 on mental health haven’t been discussed a whole lot, with the disease’s physical toll grabbing


MÖTLEY CRÜE’s VINCE NEIL Says His Five-Year-Old Yorkshire Terrier Was ‚Brutally Murdered‘

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil says that his five-year-old Yorkshire terrier was „brutally murdered“ on his front door by „two


15 Metal Songs About Bigotry + the Police That Aren’t by Rage Against the Machine

With America’s institutional racism at the forefront of everyone’s mind right now, it’s not surprising that Rage Against the Machine


GWAR’s Blothar Says Oderus Wouldn’t Want To Have His Statue Next To a „Row of Losers“

In the last few weeks, a simple petition that started as a joke, to have a statue of Oderus Urungus


RUSH’s GEDDY LEE Unearths 50-Year-Old Photo Of Him Playing One Of His Very First Instruments

RUSH bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee has shared a photo of him performing one of his „very first gigs ever.“ The now-66-year-old


Sevendust Guitarist: “We Love That We are a Biracial Band”

Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery joined The MetalSucks Quarantinecast last week to discuss what he’s been doing while on lockdown (besides


GWAR’s BLOTHAR: ODERUS URUNGUS Wouldn’t Have Wanted His Statue In A ‚Row Of Losers‘

GWAR singer Blothar The Berserker says that late GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus wouldn’t want his likeness to replace the controversial


Ozzy Osbourne’s Most Profitable Gambling Deals

Since the very first fruit slot machine, the soundtrack of gambling has always been a major component. And just as


Volumes Vocalist Michael Barr on The MetalSucks Podcast #343

Volumes vocalist Michael Barr is our guest this week. We talk about his journey from exiting Volumes to eventually returning


KNOCKED LOOSE Endorse Charles Booker For Kentucy Senator To Unseat Mitch McConnell

Keep music out of politics? Not for Knocked Loose. The Kentucky metalcore band got some indirect press at a Bernie


ASKING ALEXANDRIA’s BEN BRUCE Almost Met GARY MOORE The Night Legendary Guitarist Died

ASKING ALEXANDRIA’s Ben Bruce says that he almost met Gary Moore the night that the legendary guitarist died more than


MARILYN MANSON’s Music Featured On DC Comics‘ Dark Night: Death Metal Soundtrack

Composter Tyler Bates has teamed up with DC Comics to work on the soundtrack from DC Comics‘ next big comic


LAMB OF GOD Streaming 3-Song Quarantined Live Set Featuring New Tracks

[embedded content] Lamb of God released their long-anticipated self-titled album this weekend and to celebrate the occasion, the group recorded


Corey Taylor is Working On A Coffee Table Book of Quotes from His SLIPKNOT Bandmate, Clown

If you’ve ever listened to an interview with Slipknot percussionist M. Shaun Crahan aka Clown, you might find yourself asking „what


Right Now: Stream Lamb of God’s “Live Quarantine” Performance

Today through Thursday, Lamb of God will be hosting one streaming event per day to celebrate to the release of


PAPA ROACH’s JACOBY SHADDIX: ‚I Stand With My Brothers And Sisters Of Color‘

PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix spoke to Singapore’s LAMC Productions about the racial unrest in the United States following the


Watch GUNS N‘ ROSES Play Hits, VELVET REVOLVER & MISFITS Covers at Download Fest 2018

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on Guns N‘ Roses is now streaming some of their Download Fest 2018 performance,


This MASTODON & JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE Mashup is Pretty Catchy

[embedded content] Subscribe to Metal Injection on YouTuber William Maranci mashed up the instrumentals from Mastodon’s „Curl of the Burl“


SEPTICFLESH to Stream Infernus Sinfonica MMXIX Live Show This Saturday

Septicflesh will release their new live DVD Infernus Sinfonica MMXIX on July 31, though you don’t have to wait that


SKELETON Brings the Punky Thrash on New Song „The Sword“

Austin-based thrash punk act Skeleton will release their self-titled debut album on the seemingly infallible 20 Buck Spin come July


EXPANDER’s New Song „Hyper-Flesh Aedificium“ Explores Terrifying Cities of the Future

Cybernetic thrash punk unit Expander will release their new album Neuropunk Boostergang on August 21. The band is streaming their


Stream Sight of Emptiness’s Latest Death Metal Masterpiece, Redemption

Time flies when you’re headbanging: we’ve been huge fans of death metallers Sight of Emptiness since all the way back


MEGADETH’s KIKO LOUREIRO Announces Release Date For ‚Open Source‘ Solo Album

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro will release his fifth solo album, „Open Source“, on July 10. A new video in which


RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Streaming Numbers Surge 62% Amid Worldwide Protests

Rage Against the Machine is protest music! Two weeks ago, their music reentered the Billboard charts, and now Billboard has done a study of


MACHINE HEAD’s Robb Flynn Says Drive-In Shows Are “The Stupidest Fucking Shit I’ve Ever Seen”

You may have seen the footage of Doro rocking a drive-in concert recently, and wonder which other metal bands will


MESHUGGAH’s TOMAS HAAKE Collaborates With ‚Orange Is The New Black‘ Actress JESSICA PIMENTEL On New Musical Project

Jessica Pimentel, the American actress best known for her role as Maria Ruiz on the Netflix original series „Orange Is


Corey Taylor is Working on a Coffee Table Book Featuring Nonsensical Clown Quotes

Hard-hitting journalistic outpost recently conducted an interview with one of its owners, Corey Taylor, giving the rest of the


QUEEN Unveil One Hour of Killer Concert Clips; Viewable Today Only

[embedded content] Since Queen had to cancel their world tour this year, the band decided to put together an hour-long


Which Four Bands Dominate 32% of the Top 100 Metal Albums on Apple Music?

Ever wondered how various artists from throughout the metal and hard rock communities stack up against one another when it


Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Calls Drive-In Shows “The Stupidest F*cking Sh*t I’ve Ever Seen”

Doro Pesch recently played what we’re 99% sure was the first-ever heavy metal drive-in concert, and the results appear to


HOMEWRECKER Dropped By Record Label After Multiple Sexual Misconduct Allegations with Minors

This weekend, multiple women have come forward accusing Homewrecker frontman Matt Barnum of courting them when they were minors. As


Rage Against the Machine Streams Increase 77% During Ongoing Protests

2020 continues to be a big year for Rage Against the Machine, despite the fact that the coronavirus pandemic forced


DAVID LEE ROTH ‚Changes‘ His Name To DAVID L. ROTH Or Simply EL ROTH

David Lee Roth has shared another piece of original artwork which was inspired by the COVID-19 crisis and protests over


DAVID LEE ROTH ‚Changes‘ His Name

David Lee Roth has shared another piece of original artwork which was inspired by the COVID-19 crisis and protests over


Homewrecker Dropped by Label for Multiple Sexual Misconduct Allegations Involving Minors

Multiple women have accused Homewrecker frontman Matt Barnum of sexual misconduct when they were minors, resulting in the band being



Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) and his longtime girlfriend, Carla Harvey (BUTCHER BABIES), have uploaded their cover version of MASSIVE ATTACK’s „Teardrop“



FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH recently launched a new video series, „Guitar Zero: Legends Of The Fail“, in which singer Ivan



[embedded content] Two Minutes to Late Night is back with another killer cover, this time for Father’s Day! Slipknot drummer


Watch BRET MICHAELS Perform Acoustic Version Of ‚Fallen Angel‘

Video of Bret Michaels and his solo band performing an acoustic version of the POISON song „Fallen Angel“ can be


AC/DC Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of ‚Back In Black‘ With New Merchandise

AC/DC has launched a range of new merchandise to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its classic 1980 album „Back In


Watch LAMB OF GOD Perform Three Songs While In Quarantine

Following last week’s release of their new self-titled album, Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD are connecting with fans through


Watch DAVE GROHL And PAUL MCCARTNEY Play ‚When The Saints Go Marching In‘

Dave Grohl teamed up with Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello and a number of other famous musicians to perform „When the


KATAKLYSM To Release ‚Unconquered‘ Album In The Fall

Montreal, Quebec, Canada death metallers KATAKLYSM will release a new album titled „Unconquered“ in the fall via Nuclear Blast Records.



DEATH DEALER will release its third full-length album, „Conquered Lands“, in the fall of 2020 via Steel Cartel. The band


MACHINE HEAD’s ROBB FLYNN Calls Drive-In Concerts ‚The Stupidest F**king S**t I’ve Ever Seen‘

In a new interview with Kerrang!, Robb Flynn has ruled out the potential of MACHINE HEAD playing drive-in concerts in


EVANESCENCE And WITHIN TEMPTATION: European Tour Postponed To September 2021

Due to the ongoing restrictions preventing large gatherings and to health concerns surrounding COVID-19 as well as certain travel restrictions


LAMB OF GOD’s RANDY BLYTHE Says Anti-Racism Protests Are ‚Completely Understandable‘: ‚This Is 400 Years Of Oppression‘

In a new interview with News Lagoon, LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe was asked for his take on the


MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Frontman: ‚My Mental Health Is On A Serious Decline This Year‘

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE frontman Chris „Motionless“ Cerulli says that his „mental health is on a serious decline this year“ as


Watch RICK ASTLEY Perform Acoustic Cover Of FOO FIGHTERS‘ ‚Everlong‘

British pop singer Rick Astley, best known for his 1987 song „Never Gonna Give You Up“, has recorded a cover


MARILYN MANSON’s ‚Warship My Wreck‘ To Be Featured On ‚Dark Nights: Death Metal‘ Soundtrack

Composer Tyler Bates will produce and write music for the DC Comics‚ „Dark Nights: Death Metal“ soundtrack, an inventive new


JOYOUS WOLF Premieres ‚Odyssey‘ Animated Video

Southern California rock quartet JOYOUS WOLF, described by the Los Angeles Times as a „mix of rugged grunge and blues,“


Official AC/DC Jigsaw Puzzles To Be Released In September

AC/DC will get the Rock Saws jigsaw puzzle treatment this summer. Zee Productions will release four classic album covers —


RUDY SARZO On FRANKIE BANALI’s Cancer Battle: ‚He’s A Fighter. He Ain’t Going Down.‘

Rudy Sarzo says that Frankie Banali is a „fighter“ who is always „looking out after everybody“ else. Sarzo and Banali


Album Review: PROTEST THE HERO Palimpsest

If the 2016 EP Pacific Myth proved anything, it’s that a less nitpicky Protest The Hero is still a larger-than-life



„Baby On Fire“, the latest video from PSYCHOSEXUAL, the new rock band fronted by former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer


Watch Hour-Long Compilation Of Highlights From Previous QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT Tours

An hour-long compilation of highlights from previous QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT tours can be seen below. Forced by the coronavirus


Dave Grohl Pens Heartwarming Letter To His Dad on Father’s Day

Father’s Day for most is a day to celebrate with their father and have a fun time with the family.


ANTHRAX’s Charlie Benante Says He’s „Tired“ of Not Being Credited As Creator of The Blast Beat

In a recently posted interview with Drumtalk (the interview was actually conducted last year, but just being posted on Youtube), Anthrax drummer


CONCEPTION Feat. Ex-KAMELOT Singer ROY KHAN: ‚Anybody Out There‘ Music Video

The official music video for the song „Anybody Out There“ from reactivated Norwegian progressive metallers CONCEPTION, who feature in their


The German Government Has Granted Live Music Venues €150 Million

Small music venues in America have been left to fight for scraps after being some of the businesses hardest hit


BLACK SABBATH’s Geezer Butler Recalls The First Time He Ever Took Acid and Thinking He was a Skeleton

This might be news to some of you, but Black Sabbath liked to do drugs. Some of their songs are


Primitive Man Unveil Devastating New Track, “The Lifer”

Primitive Man, aka the heaviest band in existence, have released a new song, “The Lifer,” from their forthcoming album, Immersion.


This SLAYER Show From 1996 Absolutely Rules

[embedded content] YouTuber fromthenosebleeds is about to make your whole day with this 1996 footage of Slayer from the Undisputed


Suicide Silence Announce More Virtual Tour Dates

Suicide Silence have added a handful of dates to their previously announced “Virtual World Tour.” The virtual workaround for these


EXODUS to Hit the Studio This September

Exodus will hit the studio this September to record their first new album since 2014’s Blood In, Blood Out. Guitarist


HO99O9 Unleashes New 7″ Christopher Dorner / Pray or Prey

Ho99o9 has unleashed a brand 7″ Christopher Dorner / Pray or Prey that you can stream below. The 7″ is


Unleash the Archers Unleash Overarching New Tune, “Abyss”

Three cheers for whichever person at Napalm Records is responsible for social network marketing, because for months I’ve seen nothing


Seven Videos of Fathers Jamming Metal with Their Kids!

Metal has been around long enough to become multi-generational, and no pastime is more emblematic of bridging the age gap


DRAGONFORCE Is ‚Almost Finished‘ Writing New Album

DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li was a guest on the latest episode of Nuclear Blast’s „Saturday Night Lockdown“ with host Francesco


Nigerian Wedding Moshing to System of a Down Goes Viral

It’s no secret that there are way too few black voices in rock and metal. For a genre that prides


SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s SERJ TANKIAN: ‚We Can No Longer Withstand Stupid Leadership‘

During a June 14 interview with „Vahe Berberian Live“, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian spoke about the importance


LAMB OF GOD’s MARK MORTON Says Response To His Collaboration With CHESTER BENNINGTON Was ‚Mind-Blowing‘

LAMB OF GOD’s Mark Morton spoke to Midwest Beatdown about his debut solo album, „Anesthetic“. Produced by Josh Wilbur and


TOMMY LEE Defends Twitter For Fact-Checking DONALD TRUMP: ‚Everything That Guy Says Is Never Correct‘

Tommy Lee says he doesn’t understand why Donald Trump was so upset with Twitter when the social media platform called


METALLICA’s ROBERT TRUJILLO Explains Inspiration For His ‚Doodles‘ With KIRK HAMMETT

During a recent appearance on „Drinks With Johnny“, the Internet TV show hosted by AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ, METALLICA


PAPA ROACH Releases 2020 Version Of ‚Tightrope‘ Song From ‚Infest‘ Album

California rockers PAPA ROACH have released a 2020 version of the song „Tightrope“, which originally appeared on the band’s multi-platinum,


SLIPKNOT’s JAY WEINBERG Records BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Cover As ‚Father’s Day‘ Gift For His Dad

SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg recorded a cover version of the Bruce Springsteen classic „Candy’s Room“ as a Father’s Day gift


TOM PETTY’s Family Blasts TRUMP Over Unauthorized Use Of ‚I Won’t Back Down‘ At Tulsa Rally

Tom Petty’s family has sent a cease-and-desist notice to the Donald Trump campaign over the president’s use of „I Won’t


DEEP PURPLE’s STEVE MORSE Teaches You How To Play New Single ‚Man Alive‘ (Video)

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