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JASON BECKER Set To Go Home After Undergoing Treatment For Bacterial Infection

Legendary guitarist and composer Jason Becker, who has been living with ALS for over 30 years, will soon go home


NITA STRAUSS’s Second Solo Album Will Feature Guest Appearance By One Of Her Favorite Female Singers

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, spoke to Wrestling Inc. managing editor Nick Hausman


DEE SNIDER Believes That ‚Cancel Culture‘ Is A Form Of Censorship

In a new interview with NewsNation’s „Banfield“, TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider, who was famously called to testify before the


UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Admits He Was ‚Maybe Too Quick To Say‘ He Wouldn’t Play ACCEPT Songs With U.D.O. Anymore

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


Jason Becker Suffering From Bacterial Infection

Earlier this week, Pat Becker, mother of legendary guitarist Jason Becker, revealed that her son has recently been “in constant contact


GEORGE LYNCH Says He Was Up For Guitarist Position In OZZY OSBOURNE’s Band ‚On Three Different Occasions‘

In a new interview with Canada’s The Metal Voice, former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch was asked if he had any


Slipknot’s Shawn “Clown” Crahan Explains Why the Band’s Mythical Album Look Outside Your Window Remains Unreleased

In a new interview, Slipknot percussionist M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan has explained why Slipknot have yet to release Look Outside


Mel From Indonesia Plays METALLICA’s „Master Of Puppets“ Way Better Than Most Of Us Can

Meliani Siti Sumartini, better known on YouTube as MelSickScreamoAnnie, is here to show you that you too can play Metallica’s


Jason Becker Being Treated For A Bacterial Infection, Doing Well

Legendary guitarist Jason Becker, who has been living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for over 30 years years, recently began


Clown Explains The Delay With SLIPKNOT’s Lost Album Look Outside Your Window

When Slipknot hit the studio in 2008 to record All Hope Is Gone, percussionist Shawn Crahan, vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarist Jim Root, and


GUNS N‘ ROSES Post Pro-Shot Set from Brazil

Guns N‘ Roses clearly miss playing shows as much as we miss watching them. To whet our appetites, the band


DEF LEPPARD’s RICK ALLEN To Host Three Exhibitions Of His Art In South Florida Next Month

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen will host three exhibitions of the art from his „Legends“ series at Wentworth Galleries in


LACUNA COIL’s CRISTINA SCABBIA: If Not Used Properly, Social Media Can Be ‚Extremely Dangerous‘

LACUNA COIL’s Cristina Scabbia has decried all the negative things about social media, saying that far too many people find


36 CRAZYFISTS Reportedly Planning A New Album Without Founding Vocalist

Nothing is official yet, but it looks like 36 Crazyfists has parted ways with founding vocalist Brock Lindow. This all


FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Rips Through New Song „Burn The Sky“

Flotsam And Jetsam is one of those bands that deserves infinitely more credit than they get, especially for their recent


MEGADETH & THIN LIZZY Coloring Books Are Coming

If you’ve ever wanted to color in the artwork for either Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying? by Megadeth or Chinatown


LIKE A VILLAIN Rage Against The Machine On „$kynet“

Tucson, Arizona based street metal outfit Like A Villain have just released their latest track: a Terminator influenced commentary on


NIGHTWISH’s FLOOR JANSEN Says Texas Is Her Favorite U.S. State

In the latest episode of her „Fan Friday“ YouTube series, NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen was asked if she enjoys touring


ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN Was ‚So Nervous‘ Before Interviewing KISS’s PAUL STANLEY

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian spoke to Terry „Beez“ Bezer of’s „Mosh Talks With Beez“ about Ian’s show „Never Meet


MERCURY CIRCLE Feat. SWALLOW THE SUN, Ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM Members: ‚You Open Up The Earth‘ Music Video

MERCURY CIRCLE, the new band featuring former CHILDREN OF BODOM drummer Jaska Raatikainen and SWALLOW THE SUN’s Jaani Peuhu, has


Watch LINDEMANN Perform ‚Praise Abort‘ From ‚Live In Moscow‘ Blu-Ray

LINDEMANN, the project featuring vocalist Till Lindemann of German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN and Swedish producer and multi-instrumentalist Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY,


GENE SIMMONS And His Wife Take ‚Entertainment Tonight‘ Inside Their $25 Million Los Angeles Mansion (Video)

Gene Simmons and his wife Shannon Lee Tweed Simmons recently gave Entertainment Tonight a tour of their Los Angeles mansion,


SHADOWS FALL Guitarists Guest On New CARNIVORA Track

It’s not a Shadows Fall reunion, but it’s close! Carnivora has recruited Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall) to shred some


This New Metal Injection Design Is Available

Kick off the weekend by freshening up your wardrobe with our brand new Metal Injection skull design. The design is


Watch Pro-Shot Video Of GUNS N‘ ROSES Performing In Brasília, Brazil

GUNS N‘ ROSES has released video footage of the band’s November 20, 2016 performance at Estádio Mané Garrincha in Brasília,


ALEXI LAIHO’s BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Has No Leftover Material: ‚There Was No More Songs Written‘

BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT, the band launched by ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho, will release an EP, „Paint The Sky


SLIPKNOT’s SHAWN ‚CLOWN‘ CRAHAN: Why Unreleased ‚Look Outside Your Window‘ 2008 Album Has Yet To See Light Of Day

SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn „Clown“ Crahan says that plans are still afoot to put out a set of 11 previously unreleased


Nike Lawsuit Forces Recall of LIL NAS X’s Satan Shoes, After Legal Settlement

After Lil Nas X caused more controversy using Satanic imagery than any black metal band in decades, Nike got some bad publicity for


POPPY Performs Unreleased Song „Say Cheese“ at WWE NXT Takeover

Poppy performed at night two of WWE NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver. She performed an unreleased song, of which you


ten56. (Ex-Betraying the Martyrs) Launch Debut Single

ten56., the new project fronted by Aaron Matts, have debuted their first-ever single, “diazepam.” You can check it out via


Rock World Pays Tribute To Hip-Hop Icon DMX

DMX, born Earl Simmons, passed away on Friday, April 10th after experiencing a heart attack as a result of a


JASON BECKER Is Undergoing Treatment For Bacterial Infection

Legendary guitarist and composer Jason Becker, who has been living with ALS for over 30 years, is at a hospital


Nike and Lil Nas X Settle “Satan Shoes” Legal Dispute, Issue Recall

Rapper Lil Nas X, best known for his massive hit “Old Town Road” a couple of years back, caused quite


MISFITS & House of 1,000 Corpses Busts Now Available

Just in time for *checks notes* April, Trick or Treat Studios is here to give you some spooky busts! Namely


LINDEMANN (RAMMSTEIN) Streams Live Version Of „Praise Abort“

Lindemann, the band only featuring Rammstein vocalist Till Lindemann now that Peter Tägtgren quit, will release a new live album



Robert Mason has once again said that Jani Lane was „in a very dark place“ before his final exit from


FEAR FACTORY Announces New Album Aggression Continuum

After six years, Fear Factory has begun to lay out a timeline for a new album. The album is called


Listen: CARNIFEX Covers KORN’s „Dead Bodies Everywhere“

Hey, remember when we assumed Carnifex was teasing a Korn cover? Turns out we were right (though it wasn’t exactly


Lamb of God Debuts Bad Brains Live Cover Featuring Fever 333

Lamb of God have premiered a live quarantine cover of the Bad Brains classic “I Against I” featuring Fever 333 vocalist Jason Aalon Butler. You can


ST. VINCENT Announces METALLICA & NINE INCH NAILS Covers 7″ With Dave Grohl

Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, has been no stranger to the metal scene over the years and even


ALLEGAEON To Hit The Studio This Month, Shares 30 Seconds Of New Material

Allegaeon has announced they’ll be hitting Flatline Audio this month to record the follow-up to their 2019 album Apoptosis. The


Album Review: STEEL BEARING HAND Slay In Hell

The saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas. This adage rings especially true in the riff department, exemplified most recently


“There Goes the Sun”: Listen to the Latest Single From Dress the Dead (Forbidden, Vio-lence)

I don’t know whether or not Dress the Dead intended for the title of their latest single, “There Goes the


Lars Follows James’ Rhythms for Metallica Live Performances

James Hetfield’s precise right hand is the stuff of legends. So is Lars Ulrich’s struggles with consistency, to put it


SABATON Releases English Version Of Latest Single „The Royal Guard“

Sabaton is back with an English language version of their most recent single „Livgardet“, this time titled „The Royal Guard“.


LAMB OF GOD Teams Up With FEVER 333 Vocalist For BAD BRAINS Cover

Lamb Of God is now streaming their live-in-quarantine cover of „I Against I“ by Bad Brains featuring Fever 333 vocalist


Funeral Doom Friday: Stream New Music From SOOTHSAYER, FUOCO FATUO, and ENGRAVED

And lo! The weekend approaches. Today is Friday! At Metal Injection, that means it’s time for the doomed denizens of


Flotsam and Jetsam Debut New Song “Burn the Sky”

Veteran thrashers Flotsam and Jetsam have released a real ripper of a new song, “Burn the Sky.” You want old


Sabaton Release Video for “The Royal Guard,” No Pedo

There’s no way Sabaton planned the release of their new video to follow the public outing of founding guitarist /


BLACK VEIL BRIDES Announces New Album The Phantom Tomorrow, Drops New Single

Black Veil Brides has announced their new album The Phantom Tomorrow to be out on June 4. The band is


LIGHT THE TORCH Ups The Energy With New Single „Wilting In The Light“

Light The Torch is back with a brand new album called You Will Be The Death Of Me due out


Carnifex Cover Korn’s “Dead Bodies Everywhere”

Carnifex have released a cover of Korn’s “Dead Bodies Everywhere,” and… I think I like it better than the original?


TOMMY LEE Credits 1984 Tour With OZZY OSBOURNE With Catapulting MÖTLEY CRÜE’s Career

In a new interview with Spotify’s „Rock This With Allison Hagendorf“, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee credited the band’s 1984


36 Crazyfists Continuing Without Vocalist Brock Lindow?

A few weeks back, 36 Crazyfists guitarist and co-founder Steven Holt gave the impression via social media that he had


“Karma Kastles” by Orgy: Not the Worst Song You’ll Hear Today

Orgy’s new single, “Karma Kastles,” isn’t the worst song you’ll hear today. But it ain’t good. It’s just pretty much


Fear Factory: New Album Title Revealed, First Single Coming Next Week

It’s not often we share the endless teasers — and teasers for teasers — that bands put out these days


CHEAP TRICK Bassist TOM PETERSSON Recovering From Open-Heart Surgery

CHEAP TRICK bassist Tom Petersson has revealed that he is recovering from open-heart surgery. The 70-year-old rocker addressed his health


REVISIONIST Drops Ferocious Hardcore Hit “Half Moon”

Kansas-based hardcore outfit Revisionist has dropped a furious video for “Half Moon,” the latest single from the quartet’s upcoming EP,


ORGY Releases New Single ‚Karma Kastles‘

Los Angeles-based industrial metal band ORGY has released a new single „Karma Kastles“. The track marks the band’s first release


Light the Torch Announce New Torch Lighting, Premiere “Wilting In the Light”

Light the Torch, the band formerly known as Devil You Know and permanently known as Howard Jones’ first real post-Killswitch


Former Fear Factory Vocalist Burton Seabell Call Linkin Park’s Hybrid Theory“Demanufacture for Kids“

Burton Seabell has quit Fear Factory, and he says he ain’t never goin’ back. Except that sooner or later, he


Reunited Original Lineup Of PUYA Is Working On New Music

The original lineup of Puerto Rico’s Latin metal pioneers PUYA has begun tracking some new material. The band has reunited


Black Veil Brides Announce New Album, Unveil “Fields of Bone” Single

My non-fandom of Black Veil Brides goes back nearly 12 years, but I know tons and tons of folks adore


Sh*t That Comes Out Today: April 9, 2021

A lot of accurate album titles in this week’s new releases. ÅrabrotNorwegian Gothic (Pelagic) Årabrot don’t really make it easy


MESSIER 16 Offer Norwegian Extreme Metal with „Iota“

Extreme metal outfit Messier 16 (meaning ‘The Eagle Nebula’, band name inspired by the ‘Pillars of Creation’) comes shrieking out


Girish and the Chronicles Release “The Rebel” as a Single

Girish and the Chronicles released one of my favorite albums of 2020. You likely still haven’t heard of them despite


LAMB OF GOD Debuts Blistering BAD BRAINS Cover Featuring FEVER 333’s JASON AALON BUTLER

LAMB OF GOD has premiered a scorching cover of the BAD BRAINS classic „I Against I“ featuring FEVER 333 vocalist


Sumo Cyco Release Another Catchy Bop, “Vertigo”

Sumo Cyco: wat u think??? I say yes. Axl says no. What do YOU say? Unsurprisingly given the above I’m


SAMMY HAGAR Wishes He Had Been ‚A Little More Conservative‘ About VAN HALEN Years In His Autobiography

In a new interview with Spotify’s „Rock This With Allison Hagendorf“, Sammy Hagar was asked if there is anything that


Video: Poppy Performs New Song “Say Cheese” at WWE NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver

WWE’s NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver event had a pair of special metal guests over its two-night broadcast last night


THE WEEKLY INECTION: New Releases From KAUAN, ZAO, and More Out Today – 4/9

Weekly Injection Plus releases from Årabrot, The Lion’s Daughter, Wheel, and Kiberspassk. Published 6 mins ago This week’s new heavy


Burton C. Bell Calls LINKIN PARK’s Hybrid Theory A „Demanufacture For Kids“

Vocalist Burton C. Bell (Ascension Of The Watchers, ex-Fear Factory) recently sat down with Metal Hammer to talk about his


OZZY OSBOURNE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH & AC/DC Nominated For iHeartRadio Music Awards

The iHeartRadio Music Awards have been announced for May 27 at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Bands like


SUMO CYCO Streams Groovy New Single „Vertigo“

Canadian alt-metal act Sumo Cyco will release their new album Initiation on May 7. The band is now streaming their


LIGHT THE TORCH Feat. Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES: ‚You Will Be The Death Of Me‘ Album Due In June

LIGHT THE TORCH — Howard Jones (vocals), Francesco Artusato (guitar), and Ryan Wombacher (bass) — will release its second full-length


PRIMAL FEAR Teams Up With TARJA TURUNEN For ‚I Will Be Gone‘ Music Video

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have released a new five-track single „I Will Be Gone“. Also available is the official


SABATON Releases English-Language Version Of Latest Single, ‚The Royal Guard‘

Swedish metallers SABATON have released the English-language version of their latest single, „Livgardet“. „The Royal Guard“ comes with an impressive


CHEAP TRICK Performs ‚Boys & Girls & Rock N Roll‘ On ‚The Late Show With Stephen Colbert‘ (Video)

CHEAP TRICK’s 20th studio album is out today, featuring the raucous „Light Up The Fire“ and the blistering „Boys &


FEAR FACTORY Announces ‚Aggression Continuum‘ Album; ‚Disruptor‘ Single Due Next Week

FEAR FACTORY will release its first new song in over five years, „Disruptor“, on Friday, April 16. The track will


MOTÖRHEAD Drops ‚Rock It‘ Single/Video From ‚Louder Than Noise… Live In Berlin‘

Strap in and enjoy a super-slice of what MOTÖRHEAD’s forthcoming „Louder Than Noise… Live In Berlin“ will be offering, with


FOREIGNER, WHITESNAKE, STRYPER, L.A. GUNS Members Featured In Documentary On COVID-19’s Decimation Of Music Industry

DailyBOOM Media has released „Let The Music Play“, a documentary on COVID-19’s brutal impact on the music industry, via YouTube


Listen To New FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Song ‚Burn The Sky‘

Veteran Arizona thrashers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have released a new song, „Burn The Sky“. The track is taken from the


FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Releases Music Video For New Single ‚Burn The Sky‘

Veteran Arizona thrashers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have released a new song, „Burn The Sky“. The track is taken from the


AFI Drops Two More New Songs, ‚Dulceria‘ And ‚Far Too Near‘

AFI has released the official Adam Mason-directed video for the song „Dulceria“. Also available is a visualizer for the track


BLACK VEIL BRIDES Release Music Video For New Single ‚Fields Of Bone‘; ‚The Phantom Tomorrow‘ Album Details Revealed

BLACK VEIL BRIDES have released the official music video for their new song „Fields Of Bone“. The track is taken


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE’s JESSE LEACH: ‚We Have A Lot Of Liars And Deceivers At The Top Of Our Country‘

During last month’s Headbangers Con, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach was asked by Rocking With Jam Man if he still


JEREMY SPENCER Says Return To FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Was Never A Possibility: ‚It Had Kind Of Run Its Course For Me‘

Jeremy Spencer, former drummer and co-founding member of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, spoke to Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio station


Watch Music Video For Title Track Of NANCY WILSON’s Debut Solo Album, ‚You And Me‘

The official music video for „You And Me“, the title track of the debut solo album from HEART’s Nancy Wilson,


Rage Against the Machine Reunion Tour Pushed to 2022

It looks like Tom Morello is gonna have another year of putzin’ around the Internet, schooling conservatives who somehow don’t


Watch ‚Outtakes‘ From COREY TAYLOR’s ‚Samantha’s Gone‘ Music Video

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has released „outtakes“ from the making of the official music video for his


HRANICE ABYSS Proves Brazil Still Delivers Killer Death Metal in „Flawless Oblivion“ Music Video

Based out of São Paulo in Brazil, Hranice Abyss is a death metal/deathcore act holding a lineup of Vic Ferreira


BEWITCHER’s M.von Bewitcher on New Album, Heavy Influences & Signature Satanic Speed Sound

Who said walking the left-hand path couldn’t be so wickedly epic and brutal? Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Portland’s satanic


STEVE’N’SEAGULLS Launch New Music Series „Seagulls‘ Nest“

Impromptu music collabs in a treehouse? YES! The Finnish band Steve’n’Seagulls, known for their YouTube videos and folk rendition of


Lars Follows James Hetfield’s Rhythm During METALLICA Shows, According to GOJIRA’s Joe Duplantier

Gojira guitarist and vocalist Joe Duplantier, much like the rest of us, is completely blown away by Metallica frontman James


RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Reschedule Reunion Tour to 2022

In what should come as no surprise, Rage Against the Machine have decided to play it safe and reschedule their


Ted Nugent Unclear On Why U.S. Didn’t Shut Down For COVID-1 Through COVID-18

Ted Nugent has said enough dumb stuff over the past few years that I could probably have an entire segment


ANTHRAX To Release Japanese Singles On 3″ Vinyl with Sick Custom Mini Turntable

Anthrax is going Record Store Day 2021 a little differently this year. The band will release a limited-edition, custom Anthrax


EXODUS’s STEVE ‚ZETRO‘ SOUZA Has Lost 62 Pounds In Less Than A Year

Fans who saw EXODUS frontman Steve „Zetro“ Souza perform a livestream concert with his AC/DC tribute band AC/DZ on April



Record Store Day 2021 has announced its releases and there is quite a lot of metal! The event will take


CRYPTA Brings Only Death In New Song „From The Ashes“

Crypta, the band featuring ex-Nervosa bassist Fernanda Lira and drummer Luana Dametto alongside guitarists Sonia Anubis (Cobra Spell, exx-Burning Witches)


MOGWAI Streams Video For Riffy New Song „Ceiling Granny“

If you haven’t checked out the new Mogwai record As The Love Continues, „Ceiling Granny“ is a great place to


Former SABATON Guitarist Rikard Sundén Convicted of Molesting 8-Year-Old Girl, Child Pornography Possession

Rikard Sundén, former member of Sabaton and currently of Civil War, has been charged and convicted in a Swedish court


ALEX WEBSTER Reflects On CANNIBAL CORPSE’s ‚Vile‘ Album Cracking BILLBOARD Chart: ‚It Was A Big Deal For A Death Metal Band‘

In a recent interview with Kyle McGinn of Dead Rhetoric, bassist Alex Webster of Florida death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE


GHASTLY, RED FANG Among Gimme Metal’s Top Tracks of the Week

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


ROKY ERICKSON Tribute Album ‚May The Circle Remain Unbroken‘ Due In July

Celebrated archival label Light In The Attic Records has announced the first-ever posthumous tribute to the psychedelic rock luminary and


Watch: Nita Strauss Shreds Through the National Anthem at WWE NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver

As promised, WrestleMania week kicked off with a bang with Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss doing a fun rendition of


Former ACCEPT Guitarist HERMAN FRANK Releases Lyric Video For ‚Venom‘ From New Solo Album ‚Two For A Lie‘

Former ACCEPT guitarist Herman Frank has released an official lyric video for the song „Venom“. The clip, which was created


TESTAMENT’s ALEX SKOLNICK Talks With Guitar Legend PETER FRAMPTON On ‚Moods & Modes‘ Podcast

Osiris Media has released the latest episode of Alex Skolnick’s „Moods & Modes“ featuring legendary guitarist Peter Frampton. Frampton is


Trick or Treat Studios to Release Mini-Busts of the Misfits + House Of 1,000 Corpses

Trick or Treat Studios has announced a quartet of new 5″ resin busts — including the Misfits’ Jerry Only and


Former Sabaton Guitarist Rikard Sundén Convicted of Molesting 8-Year-Old Girl and Child Pornography Possession

Rikard Sundén, a founding member of Sabaton who played guitar in the band from 1999 until 2012 and currently performs


BEARTOOTH Drops Music Video For ‚Devastation‘

BEARTOOTH has released the official music video for the song „Devastation“. The track is taken from the band’s fourth studio


Anthrax To Sell 3″ Turntables and Vinyls for Record Store Day

Anthrax have announced what I think might be the coolest Record Store Day offering in history — a 3″ turntable,


MEGADETH’s DAVID ELLEFSON Announces ‚Bass Chronicles‘ Storyteller Concert Series

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has announced his new „Bass Chronicles“ storyteller concert series with four shows across the eastern Midwest



Megadeth joins Slipknot percussionist Shawn „Clown“ Crahan in the non-fungible token (NFT) game with one of their own. Megadeth is


JANE N‘ THE JUNGLE Brings The Straightforward Rock With „Trouble“

You really don’t need any other excuse to turn your speakers up today besides Jane N‘ The Jungle and their


SAILLE Return With Crushing 5th Album

Melody-driven blackened death metal outfit, Saille, is back with their 5th album, V, and it is another hallmark in the


DEEP PURPLE’s IAN PAICE And YES’s STEVE HOWE Join Hip-Hop Legend DMX On New Single

Anyone who has followed the career of DMX, one of the most distinctive and instantly recognizable voices in all of


ZAO Drops TOOL-Esque Music Video For „Transitions“

Zao continues to pretty much rip the doors down at every single turn, this time with their new song „Transitions“.


RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Reschedules Reunion Tour For 2022

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has rescheduled its reunion tour for 2022. The reunited quartet — Zack De La Rocha, Tom


Stream of KAUAN’s Epic Mix of Post-Rock and Doom Metal, Ice Fleet

Ice Fleet, Kauan’s epic ninth album (and first since 2017) comes out Friday, April 9th, but you can stream it,


Video: Nita Strauss Performs the National Anthem On WWE NXT Takeover: Stand & Deliver

As previously reported, guitarist Nita Strauss last night (April 7) appeared at the first of WWE NXT’s two-night pay-per-view extravaganza,


P.O.D. Announces ‚Satellite Over Southtown‘ Streaming Series

Three-time Grammy Award-nominated rock quartet P.O.D. has announced „Satellite Over Southtown“, a premiere streaming series celebrating the 20th anniversary of


Mensa President Ted Nugent Wonders Why “COVID-1 Through -18 Didn’t Shut Anything Down”

More than a year into the pandemic, renowned virologist Dr. Theodore A. Nugent has questioned the validity of claims that


Jason Becker Hospitalized After Experiencing Shortness Of Breath, Rapid Heart Rate

Legendary guitarist Jason Becker recently began experiencing shortness of breath and a rapid heart rate. Becker, who has been living


PEARL JAM’s MIKE MCCREADY Launches Collector’s Edition Stratocaster With FENDER’s Custom Shop

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and the Fender Custom Shop have announced the limited-edition Mike McCready 1960 Stratocaster in the


Jason Becker Hospitalized

Jason Becker, the iconic guitarist who has been afflicted with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) since the early ’90s, has been hospitalized. Earlier


Zao Gear Up for Album Release with New Single/Video, “Transitions”

Zao have released “Transitions,” the fourth single from their forthcoming album, The Crimson Corridor, and it hasn’t done a thing


EDDIE VAN HALEN-Owned Guitar, Previously Gifted To LESLIE WEST, Goes Up For Auction

A Frankenstrat guitar originally owned by Eddie Van Halen has gone up for sale at Heritage Auctions. The instrument was


Good Morning; Here’s a New Withered Track, “By Tooth in Tongue”

It’s been too long since we’ve heard from blackened death-sludge unit Withered, whose last album, Grief Relic, arrived in May


ST. VINCENT To Release Her Cover Version Of METALLICA’s ‚Sad But True‘

Singer-songwriter Annie Clark, who is more widely known as St. Vincent, will release a cover of METALLICA’s „Sad But True“


KELLY OSBOURNE To Launch ‚The Kelly Osbourne And Jeff Beacher Show‘ Podcast

PodcastOne, a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveXLive Media, announced today that it will launch „The Kelly Osbourne


PAPA ROACH Shares Lyric Video For ‚Born For Greatness (Cymek Remix)‘

PAPA ROACH continues to celebrate the release of its second greatest-hits compilation, „Greatest Hits Vol. 2: The Better Noise Years“


ANTHRAX To Release Custom Mini-Turntable And Bundle Featuring Four 3-Inch Vinyl Discs

ANTHRAX has joined up with Record Store Day to release a limited-edition, custom mini-turntable, as well as a vinyl disc


WOLFGANG VAN HALEN’s MAMMOTH WVH Releases Lyric Video For ‚Think It Over‘

Wolfgang Van Halen has released the official lyric video for the song „Think It Over“ from his solo band, MAMMOTH


Photo Book Covering RONNIE JAMES DIO Era Of BLACK SABBATH Coming Soon

Rufus Publications has announced the publication of „Sabbath: The Dio Years“. In 1980 legendary singer Ronnie James Dio joined Tony


ROB ZOMBIE Discusses ‚Lunar Injection Kool Aid‘ Album Tracks In Second Part Of Animated Interview

Rock icon Rob Zombie released his seventh studio album, „The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy“, on March 12 via


Watch NITA STRAUSS Perform U.S. National Anthem On ‚NXT TakeOver: Stand And Deliver‘

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, performed the national anthem on last night’s (Wednesday,


ALICE IN CHAINS‘ WILLIAM DUVALL To Reissue 1984 Recordings From His Hardcore Band NEON CHRIST

NEON CHRIST, the cult hardcore luminaries featuring William DuVall (BL’AST!, COMES WITH THE FALL, ALICE IN CHAINS), Jimmy Demer (GARDENS



According to The Detroit News, Paul Stanley’s SOUL STATION will perform via video at this year’s Detroit Music Awards, which


KANSAS Parts Ways With Guitarist ZAK RIZVI

KANSAS, America’s legendary progressive rock band, has announced the departure of guitarist Zak Rizvi. Rizvi joined KANSAS in 2016, but


JASON BECKER Hospitalized After Experiencing Persistent Shortness Of Breath And Rapid Heart Rate

Legendary guitarist and composer Jason Becker, who has been living with ALS for over 30 years, has been hospitalized after


LAMENTARI Premiere Ominous New Track „Nihilitatis“

Lamentari is Latin for “a passionate expression of grief or sorrow”, and there is no better way to describe the


JANET GARDNER Has No Regrets About Leaving VIXEN But Doesn’t Rule Out Rejoining Band Again

Janet Gardner has opened up to „Waste Some Time With Jason Green“ about her departure from VIXEN. The singer, who


AC/DC Picture Disc To Be Released As Part Of ‚Record Store Day‘ Drops

An AC/DC picture disc is among this year’s Record Store Day Drops, set for June 12 and July 17 at


Megadeth Have a NFT Now, Too

A few weeks ago, most of us didn’t know what the heck NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) are. Now it feels like


Watch: Teenage Metal Band Hammerhedd KILL it in New Video, “Foundation”

You may remember Hammerhedd from when we wrote about them in 2016 and 2018, always with glowing words, some of


The 10 Most Metal WWE WrestleMania Moments Ever

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Tonight, Ol Drake from EVILE Joins the Metal Injection Livecast

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WWE Hall of Fame To Induct Ozzy Osbourne

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Leaked Court Document Shows Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer May Get a Plea Deal

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Jason Becker Is “in Constant Contact With His Doctors” After “Experiencing Shortness of Breath and a Rapid Heart Rate”

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EVANESCENCE’s ‚The Bitter Truth‘ Hits No. 1 On iTunes In 22 Countries

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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Announces ‚Undead Unhinged‘ Global Streaming Event

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STEEL PANTHER Is Recording New Album During Pandemic

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DAVE GROHL’s ‚The Storyteller‘ Book Due In October

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Be Inducted Into ‚WWE Hall Of Fame‘

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GUNS N‘ ROSES Pushes European Tour Back To 2022

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Indian/US Groove Metal Act THE SECOND FOVEA Condemns Hate-Crimes in „Headshot“ Lyric Video

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GEOFF TATE Says It Was ‚Very Odd‘ Seeing QUEENSRŸCHE Perform With TODD LA TORRE

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Says Second MAMMOTH WVH Album Won’t Take As Long To Complete

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Ronnie James Dio „Hated“ Singing Ozzy-Era BLACK SABBATH Songs

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Watch: CAVE IN & EVERY TIME I DIE Cover Each Other’s Songs

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Guitarist JASON BECKER, Who Suffers From ALS, Is ‚Experiencing Shortness Of Breath And A Rapid Heart Rate‘

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SEBASTIAN BACH Is ‚Ready To Rock‘ After Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

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Artificial Intelligence Wrote a “New” Nirvana Song That Sounds Just Like Nirvana

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Video: Every Time I Die and Cave in Swap Songs for Livestream Event

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CHEVELLE Drummer Elaborates on How The Band Made No Money off 6 Million Album Sales

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10 Times a Famous Metal Band Replaced a Member With a Complete Unknown

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Alice Cooper Says It Was Jimi Hendrix Who Gave Him His First Joint

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These Metal Remixes of „Montero“ Convince LIL NAS X To Make His Own

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Listen: A.I. Wrote „New“ NIRVANA Song „Drowned In The Sun,“ Are You Convinced?

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Album Review: KAUAN Ice Fleet

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410 Metal & Hard Rock Bands Ranked By Their Spotify Listeners For March

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Contestant On Peruvian Singing Show Yo Soy Impersonates JUDAS PRIEST’s Rob Halford

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BONGZILLA Streams Performance Of New Song „Earth Bong/Smoked/Mags Bags“

If you’re in the mood for thirteen minutes of bone-crushing stoner doom riffs, then you need to listen to the


PAPA ROACH’s New Album Will Be ‚All Over The Place‘, Says JERRY HORTON

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Celebrate ‚International Guitar Month‘ With Limited-Run SiriusXM ‚Guitar Greats‘ Channel

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RED FANG Streams Massively Crunchy New Single „Arrows“

Red Fang is coming out of the gate insanely strong with their new single „Arrows“ off the album of the


CACTUS Releases Music Video For ‚Tightrope‘ Title Track

’70s classic rock legends CACTUS have released their new album, „Tightrope“, on all formats today. The band filmed a slick


Lamb of God Guitarist Discusses Big 4 of Early 2000s Metal Bands

The New Wave of American Heavy Metal. Metalcore. Early 2000s metal bands. Metal. Music? Whatever you want to call that



SLAVES ON DOPE’s Jason Rockman and Kevin Jardine, along with Bill Kelliher of MASTODON, are back with their project THE


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FEAR FACTORY Teasing New Vocalist, Rejoined By Bassist Tony Campos

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As Exhibit 1,679 that metalheads are just a bunch of cuddly bears on the inside, Satanic Planet, the new band


Trivium’s Matt Heafy Releases Acoustic EP of Songs from The Sin and the Sentence

Trivium frontman Matt Heafy has released the latest installment in his series of acoustic EPs, each of which reimagines a


Fear Factory Tease New Singer, Debut Siqq Riff

Fear Factory are getting to release the first single from their new album on April 16, and presumably to build


Chevelle Drummer Explains How Band Made No Money From 6 Million Album Sales

Like most bands, hard rock radio stalwarts Chevelle have not made any money from album sales. That popular bands primarily


Tony Iommi Says it Was “Wrong” to Release Rare Black Sabbath Track “Slapback”

Black Sabbath fans got an unexpected treat last month when a demo of a previously unreleased song called “Slapback” made


PHILIP ANSELMO Says It Was ‚A Tough Decision‘ To Start Playing PANTERA-Centric Set With His Solo Band

PHILIP H. ANSELMO AND THE ILLEGALS will return to the stage this week for a very special livestream event. Dubbed


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71TONMAN Brings The Sludge With New Single „Peace Is Slavery“

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Former ILL NIÑO Guitarist AHRUE LUSTER Is Excited About Debut Album From New Project

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FOZZY singer and wrestling superstar Chris Jericho was recently interviewed by YouTuber and music industry expert Rick Beato. You can


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KING CRIMSON’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover IRON MAIDEN’s „The Number of the Beast“ To Celebrate Easter

Toyal Willcox made sure to put on her best goth Easter bunny outfit for her latest cover with her husband, King


Legendary Drummer Nick Barker Thinks Modern Death Metal Has Become Soulless

Drummer Nick Barker has played for quite a few legendary names over the years, namely Brujeria, Cradle of Filth, Dimmu


Watch ROB HALFORD Impersonator On Peruvian TV Show ‚Yo Soy‘

Alex Jekyl, vocalist and guitarist of the Venezuelan hard rock band JEKYL HYDES, was a guest on the March 24


GOREGÄNG (THE ABSENCE) Drops New Song „Long Live The Grime“

Goregäng, the band featuring drummer Taylor Nordberg and guitarist and vocalist Jeramie Kling (both of The Absence), has announced its


Watch SEPULTURA’s Eloy Casagrande Cover BLACK SABBATH’s „Black Sabbath“

Eloy Casagrande, drummer for Sepultura and potentially an actual machine in human skin, is back with a killer drum cover


SATANIC PLANET (DEAD CROSS) Recruits Steve-O For New Benefit Track For Animals

Satanic Planet, the new band featuring Justin Pearson (The Locust, Dead Cross), Dave Lombardo (Suicidal Tendencies, Dead Cross, ex-Slayer), Luke



German black metal unit Der Weg Einer Freiheit is completely done with the follow-up to their 2017 album Finisterre. According


Nita Strauss Reveals She Used To Pretend To Be Her Own Manager In The Early Days

Sometimes you gotta fake it until you make it, which Alice Cooper guitarist and solo artist Nita Strauss knows all


EXHUMED In The Studio For A New Album

Exhumed has been on a roll the past two years, with their full-length Horror in 2019 and their splits with


JUDAS PRIEST’s Rob Halford Wishes Everyone A Happy Easter

He has risen… he being the Metal God, Rob Halford! The Judas Priest frontman posted short, playful video wishing fans


CHRIS JERICHO Wishes His ‚Old Friend‘ SEBASTIAN BACH Happy 53rd Birthday

Chris Jericho has wished Sebastian Bach a happy 53rd birthday, less than a year after the former SKID ROW singer


DEE SNIDER’s New Solo Album ‚Leave A Scar‘ Gets Official Release Date

Napalm Records has set a July 30 release date for Dee Snider’s upcoming solo album, „Leave A Scar“. The follow-up


KORN’s BRIAN ‚HEAD‘ WELCH Once Again Addresses Backlash For His Comments About Christianity

KORN guitarist Brian „Head“ Welch has once again clarified his recent comments about Christianity, insisting that he was only referring


CANNIBAL CORPSE’s ALEX WEBSTER: ‚Death Metal Never Completely Went Away‘

CANNIBAL CORPSE bassist Alex Webster, whose band has been around for more than three decades, spoke to The Metal Meltdown


SKILLET’s JOHN COOPER Says His ‚Jesus Freak‘ Mother Felt That Rock Music Was ‚The Biggest Tool Of The Devil‘

In a new interview with „The Dr. Jeff Show“, John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock


GEORGE LYNCH Says He Was ‚Dispirited‘ And ‚Depressed‘ During DOKKEN’s 1988 Tour With VAN HALEN And METALLICA

In a new interview with MetalTalk, George Lynch reflected on DOKKEN’s participation in the 1988 „Monsters Of Rock“ U.S. stadium


JUDAS PRIEST Touring Guitarist ANDY SNEAP Discusses His Love Of ‚Flying V‘ Guitars In Documentary Outtake

An outtake from the „Flying V“ documentary in which JUDAS PRIEST touring guitarist Andy Sneap talks about his early interest


GEOFF TATE Has No Interest In QUEENSRŸCHE Reunion: ‚I Don’t Feel The Need To Go Back In Time And Resurrect That‘

Geoff Tate says that he doesn’t really have an interest in a reunion of QUEENSRŸCHE’s classic lineup. In April 2014,


BRUCE DICKINSON Picks IAN GILLAN As His ‚Rock God‘: DEEP PURPLE’s ‚Speed King‘ ‚Got Me Started‘

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson was the featured guest on BBC’s „The Rock Show With Johnnie Walker“ during the „Rock


Exhumed Enter the Studio

California death metallers Exhumed have entered the studio to record their tenth full-length album. The band have been documenting their


How SCOTT WEILAND Ended Up Being Sued Over His Involvement With Debut ART OF ANARCHY Album

In July 2015, Vice Inc., whose chief executive officer and principal executive officer are ART OF ANARCHY guitarist Jonathan Votta


Dave Mustaine Has One Song Left To Sing On MEGADETH’s New Album

It feels like we’ve been covering Megadeth writing a new album for pretty much eternity at this point, but it


TRIVIUM’s Matt Heafy Covers TYPE O NEGATIVE’s „I Don’t Wanna Be Me“ Acoustically

Another week, another EP of Trivium guitarist and vocalist Matt Heafy performing a handful of his own band’s songs acoustically.


These Teens In Hazmat Suits Covering KORN’s „Freak On A Leash“ Rule

The O’Keefe Music Foundation is back with one hell of a Korn cover, specifically the band’s classic „Freak On A


TALLAH Did A Nü-Metal Cover Of „Friend Like Me“ From Disney’s Aladdin

It seemed pretty safe to assume that when Tallah announced they were doing an Aladdin covers EP on March 31,


CANNIBAL CORPSE’s Alex Webster Happy For Chris Barnes & Jack Owen Reuniting In SIX FEET UNDER

Ex-Cannibal Corpse guitarist Jack Owen, who left the band in 2004, reunited with ex-Cannibal Corpse vocalist Chris Barnes in Six


HELLOWEEN Streams New Song „Skyfall“ Featuring Original Vocalist

The coming Helloween self-titled album is the band’s first since 2015, but more importantly is the first to feature all


Blacken Your Horror Metal With VEILE’s Debut Single „The Unwelcome“

New blackened horror metal band Veile have unveiled their chilling new single „The Unwelcome“. Veile is the latest project of


TED NUGENT Once Again Denies Benefit Of Wearing Masks, Questions Efficacy Of COVID-19 Vaccines

Ted Nugent has once again denied the benefit of wearing masks and questioned the efficacy of vaccines while also repeating


Director Recalls Metallica’s Unhappy Reaction To First Some Kind of Monster Viewing: “Every Scene Was Either Gonna Be Changed or Put on the Chopping Block”

Filmmaker Joe Berlinger recently appeared on the Greatest Music of All Time podcast to discuss Some Kind of Monster, the


CHEVELLE’s SAM LOEFFLER Clarifies Brother’s ‚No Money From Record Sales‘ Comment

CHEVELLE drummer Sam Loeffler has clarified his brother’s recent comment that the band hasn’t made any money from record sales


Can CBD’s Calming Effects Help Enhance an Artist’s Creativity?

Following a myriad of celebrity endorsements, the popularity of CBD has dramatically surged in the past year. Everyone from Dr.


What Does NIGHTWISH’s FLOOR JANSEN Think Of All The ‚Ghost Love Score‘ Reaction Videos?

In the latest episode of her „1 Minute Fan Friday“ YouTube series, NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen was asked what she


ALICE COOPER Says He Had His First Drug Experience With JIMI HENDRIX

In a new interview with „The SDR Show“, legendary rocker Alice Cooper was asked to describe the first drug experience


FEAR FACTORY: Riff Teaser From Upcoming Album

FEAR FACTORY will release its first new song in over five years on Friday, April 16. The track is expected


JORDAN RUDESS On Upcoming DREAM THEATER Album: Fans ‚Are Really In For A Treat‘

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess spoke to Canada’s The Metal Voice about the writing and recording process for the band’s


KISS Guitarist TOMMY THAYER: How I Found Out I Have 31-Year-Old Daughter

KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer was a guest on a recent episode of the „Hangin‘ & Bangin‘: Artists On Lockdown“ online


CANNIBAL CORPSE’s PAUL MAZURKIEWICZ: ‚The Fact That We’re Still Around And Relevant 30 Years Later Is Pretty Incredible‘

CANNIBAL CORPSE drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz spoke to „The Dan Chan Show“ about the fact that his band is considered to


EVANESCENCE’s AMY LEE: ‚I’ve Gotten To Where I Really Can Lose Myself In The Music‘

In a new interview with Springfield, Missouri’s Q102 radio station, EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee spoke about the transformation she goes


RIOT V Singer TODD MICHAEL HALL Releases ‚Overdrive‘ Music Video Feat. METAL CHURCH Guitarist KURDT VANDERHOOF

RIOT V vocalist Todd Michael Hall will release his first-ever solo album, „Sonic Healing“, on May 7 via Rat Pak


RATT’s STEPHEN PEARCY Joined By BOBBY BLOTZER At Livestream Concert (Photos)

Stephen Pearcy was joined by his former bandmate Bobby Blotzer during the RATT singer’s livestream concert on Friday, April 2


This Weekend’s Metal Livestreams: Obituary, Ihsahn, Big Business and More

The weekend is here! Which means it’s time for more of… fondly reminiscing about a time when we could all


DAVE MUSTAINE Says He Only Has One More Song Left To Sing On Upcoming MEGADETH Album

During a recent episode of his Gimme Radio program „The Dave Mustaine Show“, the MEGADETH leader offered an update on


Metal Bands Compared by Spotify Monthly Listeners, April 2021 Rankings

Every month we take a look at Spotify’s ‘monthly listeners’ counts for several hundred metal bands and compare them side


SERJ TANKIAN Refuses To Shut Up About Politics

Serj Tankian has defended his right to speak out on political issues. The SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman, who is


METALLICA Wanted To Cut Rob Trujillo’s Million-Dollar Deal Out Of Their Documentary

Metallica’s documentary Some Kind of Monster is a pivtol moment in the band’s career, and surely the rawest they’ve ever


EDDIE OJEDA Believes He Should Have Gotten Some Songwriting Credit In TWISTED SISTER

During a recent appearance on „Waste Some Time With Jason Green“, TWISTED SISTER guitarist Eddie Ojeda was asked how it


BETRAYING THE MARTYRS Frontman Quits Band, Announces New Project

Aaron Matts has announced he is leaving Betraying the Martyrs after being in the band for a decade. Matts appeared


Immortal Guardian Explore the Neuroses of Quarantine in New Video for “Psychosomatic”

Immortal Guardian have released a new song, “Psychosomatic,” that explores the number quarantine has done on our collective brains over


Betraying the Martyrs Frontman Quits Band, Launches New Project

Betraying the Martyrs frontman Aaron Matts has announced his departure from the band after a decade. Matts has appeared on


Metalocalypse Babies Coming to Adult Swim Junior

While the reigning champions of this year’s April Fools is easily Metal Archives turning all band photos into cat photos,


Chris Cornell’s Widow, Vicky, Responds to SOUNDGARDEN Demanding Social Media Passwords

Earlier in the week, Soundgarden offered its latest lawsuit to Vicky Cornell, the widow of Chris Cornell, this time wanting


Byzantine Announces 21st Anniversary U.S. Tour

Last month, President Biden stated his goal to get the U.S. “closer to normal” by July 4. And… that might


DAVID ELLEFSON Says It’s ‚Really Nice‘ To Have Been Able To Spend ‚Several Years‘ Making New MEGADETH Album

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson spoke to Sonic Perspectives about the progress of the recording sessions for the band’s follow-up to


Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Shows Off His Ducks in New Short Film, An Easter Story

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has released a short film, which he shot and narrated himself, called An Easter Story.


HYRO THE HERO & ATREYU’s Brandon Saller Team Up For New Single „Legendary“

Modern rap metal artist Hyro The Hero has teamed up with Atreyu vocalist Brandon Saller for a new single called


Helloween Release New Single + Video, “Skyfall”

Helloween have released a new song and accompanying music video, “Skyfall.” It’s the first single since their forthcoming eponymous album


ERIC MARTIN Says He ‚Would Love To Do Something Again With MR. BIG‘

Eric Martin says that he „would love to get back together“ with his MR. BIG bandmates again. The singer made


Red Rocks Amphitheatre Opens With Limited Capacity Rules

The legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO is opening with limited capacity just in time for its 80th birthday.


METALLICA’s James Hetfield To Perform At Little Kids Rock Virtual Benefit

Metallica’s James Hetfield is set to be one of the many guests at the Little Kids Rock virtual benefit event


This Father-Daughter Grindcore Band, ANIMAL SCHOOLBUS, Totally Rips

Look, there’s a grindcore band called Animal Schoolbus fronted by a nine-year old child named Princess Beast and backed by


Ex-DIMMU BORGIR/CRADLE OF FILTH Drummer NICK BARKER On Current Death Metal Scene: ‚It’s Almost Become Soulless‘

Legendary extreme metal drummer Nick Barker (LOCK UP, BRUJERIA, DIMMU BORGIR, CRADLE OF FILTH) was asked in a new interview


Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer Agrees to Delay ‘Speedy Trial Act’ Rights Citing Covid-19 Restrictions

After filing a motion in early March to dismiss all charges leveled against him for his role in the U.S.


SYSTEM OF A DOWN Will „Always Have Drama“ According To Serj Tankian

The internal drama of System of a Down has been well-reported on over the years, though it’s all played up


Maynard James Keenan Releases An Easter Story Short Film

Maynard James Keenan (Tool, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer) is now streaming his short film An Easter Story. The film is


BLAZE BAYLEY Is Focusing On The ‚Good Side‘ Of Being At Home While In Quarantine

In a new interview with George Dionne of Metal Express Radio, former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley spoke about how


Gus G. (FIREWIND) Streams Chunky Seven String New Song „Exosphere“

Virtuoso Gus G. (Firewind, ex-Ozzy Osbourne) is back with a brand new solo song called „Exosphere“. It’s got everything from


ALLUVIAL (Ex-THE FACELESS, AEGAEON) Destroys All With New Single „Thy Underling“

Alluvial, the band featuring guitarist Wes Hauch (ex-Black Crown Initiate, ex-The Faceless), vocalist Kevin Muller (ex-Pyrexia), drummer Matthew Paulazzo (Aegaeon),


AKIAVEL Explores The Mind Of A Killer In New Single „Frozen Beauties“

French death metal group, and likely a band you’re going to see much more of in the future, Akiavel are


CBD Oil Can Help Artists Produce Better Music?

CBD helps people all around the world deal with depression, stress, and anxiety. From an illegal drug to a well-known


Rob Zombie’s Lords of Salem Soundtrack Getting Its First Vinyl Release

Rob Zombie’s 2012 movie, The Lords of Salem, was very much not good, and critics and audiences alike collectively deemed


SLIPKNOT’s SHAWN ‚CLOWN‘ CRAHAN Reflects On His Daughter’s Death

In the second of a six-part interview with Terry „Beez“ Bezer of’s „Mosh Talks With Beez“, SLIPKNOT percussionist and


THE WEEKLY INECTION: New Releases From HAUNT, MYTHIC SUNSHIP, and More Out Today – 4/2

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Atreyu Vocalist and Rapper Hyro the Hero Team Up on New Track, “Legendary”

Rock/hip-hop fusion artist Hyro the Hero has teamed up with Atreyu vocalist Brandon Saller on a new track called “Legendary.”


Butcher Babies Post Radio-Friendly New Track, “Last Dance”

It’s been a minute since I’ve checked in with the Butcher Babies. I remember giving them a shot many years


Alluvial Release Searing New Cut, “Thy Underling”

Alluvial, the progressive metal band formed by Wes Hauch (ex-The Faceless, ex-Black Crown Initiate), have released “Thy Underling,” the second


Ozzy Voices Support for Sharon Osbourne After She’s Fired From The Talk

Ozzy Osbourne has released a brief message showing support for his wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne, following CBS’ recent decision


Sh*t That Comes Out Today: April 2, 2021

Slow release week, at least as far as previously-announced stuff is confirmed — but who knows what might pop up


WOWOD Unveils Vicious New Video For „Tanec Yarosti“

St. Petersburg-based blackened hardcode outfit, Wowod, is a prime example of sheer, punishing heaviness. Tanec Yarosti is an all-out vicious


NOCTIFERIA’s „No History“ Is A Crushing Mix of Extreme Metal with An Avant-Garde Approach

Slovenian symphonic/industrial death metal band Noctiferia have revealed their 2nd single and video from their upcoming album, Reforma (tribute to


CHRIS CORNELL’s Widow Responds To SOUNDGARDEN’s Demand For Social Media Passwords

Chris Cornell’s widow has accused the surviving members of SOUNDGARDEN of wanting access to the band’s social media accounts in


TONY IOMMI Says It Was ‚Wrong‘ For GEOFF NICHOLLS’s Estate To Release DIO-Era BLACK SABBATH Song ‚Slapback‘

Tony Iommi says that it was „wrong“ for the Ronnie James Dio-era BLACK SABBATH song titled „Slapback“ to be released


HELLOWEEN Releases Music Video For New Single ‚Skyfall‘

The reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN will release its much-anticipated album on June 18 via Nuclear


Hear ROBIN MCAULEY’s ‚Say Goodbye‘ Track From ‚Standing On The Edge‘ Solo Album

„Say Goodbye“, the latest solo single from Robin McAuley, can be streamed below. The song is taken from Robin’s upcoming


ALEXI LAIHO’s Bandmate DANIEL FREYBERG On Late CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman’s Legacy: ‚He Created His Own Sound, His Own Style‘

Alexi Laiho’s CHILDREN OF BODOM and BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmate Daniel Freyberg has paid tribute to the late guitarist/vocalist, saying



San Diego can add a new player to the ranks of modern progressive metal with the release of APATHIAN’s first


ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN Interviews KISS’s PAUL STANLEY For SiriusXM’s ‚Never Meet Your Heroes‘

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian interviewed KISS frontman Paul Stanley for an all-new episode of Ian’s show „Never Meet Your Heroes“,


CHARLIE BENANTE Confirms ANTHRAX Won’t Release New Music Until Live Shows Return

ANTHRAX drummer Scott Ian has confirmed to Canada’s The Metal Voice that he and his bandmates likely won’t release any


GEORGE LYNCH Reveals Possible New Name For His Touring Entity Formerly Known As LYNCH MOB

George Lynch says that he has come up with a possible new name for his „touring entity“ after deciding to


SEETHER Shares Acoustic Version Of ‚Bruised And Bloodied‘

SEETHER has shared a video for an acoustic version of its „Bruised And Bloodied“ single, a standout track from the


BUTCHER BABIES Release Another New Song, ‚Last Dance‘

BUTCHER BABIES have released their latest single, „Last Dance“. The song was produced and co-written by Matt Good (FROM FIRST



U.K. grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have signed a new deal with Century Media Records, extending the long-running co-operation between the


DISTINGUISHER Asks Questions “We All Suffer” With

Las Vegas metalcore veterans Distinguisher release their new single “We All Suffer”. Combining heavy, nu-metal influenced groove, powerful vocals, and


Metalcore Vets DISTINGUISHER Asks Questions with “We All Suffer”

Las Vegas metalcore veterans Distinguisher release their new single “We All Suffer”. Combining heavy, nu-metal influenced groove, powerful vocals, and


ATREYU’s BRANDON SALLER Explains How Collaboration With TRAVIS BARKER On ‚Warrior‘ Came About

ATREYU’s Brandon Saller spoke to Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio station about the band’s new song „Warrior“, which features a


TODD LA TORRE Doesn’t Think Original QUEENSRŸCHE Lineup Will Ever Reunite

In a new interview with Darren Paltrowitz, host of the „Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz“, QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre spoke


VRIED, S.H.I. Among Gimme Metal’s Top Tracks of the Week

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


TED NUGENT: How DONALD TRUMP Ended Up Naming My Next Studio Album

Ted Nugent has explained how Donald Trump ended up naming his next studio album. The outspoken conservative rocker addressed the


Tetrarch Ponder the Ceiling in New Video for “Negative Noise”

Tetrarch, the young band that puts the “meh” in “nu-metal,” have released a new single and video, “New Noise.” As


311 and 7-Eleven Swapping Social Media Is The Best April Fools Corporate Prank We’ve Seen

The overall winner of this year’s April Fools Day so far is the Metal Archive conversion of all band photos


Meet Animal Schoolbus, a New Father-Daughter Grindcore Band

The multi-instrumentalist known as Charlie Sad-Eyes (Crawl Below) is doing dadding right: he started a grindcore band, Animal Schoolbus, with


Help GOJIRA Make A Difference In The Amazon Rainforest

Last month, French progressive metallers GOJIRA shared „Amazonia“, a brand-new single featured on their widely anticipated new album, „Fortitude“, which


Corey Taylor, Lzzy Hale, Scott Ian & Dave Lombardo Team Up For New Song „Thunder Force“

Drummer Dave Lombardo (Mr. Bungle, Dead Cross, ex-Slayer) and guitarist Scott Ian (Mr. Bungle, Anthrax) recently announced they were teaming


SLIPKNOT Vinyl Box Set Is ‚Definitely‘ In Band’s Future, Says CLOWN

SLIPKNOT percussionist M. Shawn „Clown“ Crahan and Murphy Quint, the head distiller at Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery, recently answered


“Thunder Force”: New Song Features Members of Slipknot, Anthrax, Halestorm, and More

Last month, we learned that Scott Ian (Anthrax) and his recent Mr. Bungle bandmate, Dave Lombardo (also ex-Slayer and a


Federal Judge Orders LIL NAS X Satan Shoes Off The Market

Lil Nas X caused more controversy using Satanic imagery than any black metal band in decades earlier in the week,


Here’s Why QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Once Turned Down “Life-Changing” Money For a Private Gig

The topic of „selling out“ always seems to come up in hard rock and heavy metal circles, and it’s usually


Federal Judge Rules Lil Nas X “Satan Shoes” Discontinued

We didn’t cover this earlier in the week because we were too busy writing about whatever Corey Taylor was doing,


IT’S HAPPENING! Necrophagist Set August Release for New Album The Path To Naught!!!

HOLY CRAP! We thought the day would never come, but it’s finally happening: Necrophagist will release their third album, The


THE OFFSPRING Teaches You How To Surf In First Episode Of ‚How To: With The Offspring‘ Video Series

THE OFFSPRING has launched the „How To: With The Offspring“ video series in which singer Bryan „Dexter“ Holland and guitarist


OXBOW To Return In 2022 With New Album Love’s Holiday

Experimental group Oxbow is returning to us all in 2022 with a new album called Love’s Holiday. Advertisement. Scroll to


Corey Taylor Wrote A Gonzo Horror Comedy, Zombie Versus Ninja, That He Hopes To Shoot This Year

Corey Taylor is looking to add „filmmaker“ to his extensive resume this year. According to Taylor in an interview with


ROLLIN‘ COFFIN (Ex-VISION OF DISORDER) Streams Debut Single „Runaway“

Rollin‘ Coffin, the new project featuring ex-Vision of Disorder vocalist Tim Williams, is now streaming its debut single „Runaway“. Much


AEROSMITH Partners With HARLEY-DAVIDSON To Release Limited-Edition Apparel

Harley-Davidson and Bravado, Universal Music Group’s merchandise and brand management company, have announced the launch of a special collection in


Perturbator Goes Post-Punk on New Single, “Dethroned Under a Funeral Haze”

Did you hear the first single from Perturbator’s new album, Lustful Sacraments, and think to yourself, “Cool, but where’s the synthwave?”


CAT-TERA: The Kittie-Fronted Metal Band Is Real, Listen to “Hunger of the Beast”

Cats are having a moment in the metal space this April Fool’s Day. Earlier today, we posted about how Metal


Watch This 160-Piece Worldwide Orchestra Perform IRON MAIDEN’s „Fear Of The Dark“

Ulf Wadenbrant, Conductor of the Sweden Symphony Orchestra (Sweden) and Principal Guest Conductor for the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra (Russia), usually


ASK THE ARTIST: What Would You Like To See Post-Pandemic?

We ask members of Marianas Rest, Baest, Greenleaf, Conan, Moonspell, Whitesnake, Epica, and Une Misere about the moment they knew


Iron Maiden’s “Fear of the Dark” as Performed by an 160-Piece Orchestra Is %@$&*! Amazing

Sweden has once more staked its claim to being the most metal country in the world: Ulf Wadenbrandt, conductor for


ALICE COOPER ‚Got The Chills For About Two Hours‘ After Receiving Second COVID-19 Vaccine

Alice Cooper received his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine a month ago in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. Speaking


Feline-Fronted Metal Band Cattera Releases Track for Charity

Three things about which we know MetalSucks readers are passionate: metal, metal bands with animal singers, and cats. This being


TONY IOMMI Says RONNIE JAMES DIO Was ‚A Really Nice, Caring Character‘ Who ‚Gave Everybody Time‘

In a new interview with Rockin‘ Metal Revival, Tony Iommi reflected on his time recording and touring with Ronnie James


Queens of the Stone Age Turned Down a Private Gig for “Life-Changing” Money

Would you completely sell out on your ideals if you were offered an insane amount of money? Or, more to


Gus G. Debuts New Song and Video, “Exosphere”

Gus G., former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and ongoing guitarist for Firewind, has released a new solo song, “Exosphere.” The


AT THE GATES Announces New Album The Nightmare Of Being For July

After much teasing, At The Gates has unveiled their new album The Nightmare of Being. The album’s drums were recorded


STAIND Aiming To Release First New Album In Over A Decade In 2022

The somewhat-recently reunited Staind are planning to record their first new album since 2011 this year and release it in


At the Gates Announces New Album The Nightmare of Being

July 4 is an American holiday, but Sweden’s At the Gates are nonetheless doing their part to make sure it’s


OPETH Pushes Back Evolution XXX European Tour To 2022

Opeth has unfortunately been forced to push their Evolution XXX: By Request 30th anniversary tour back from this October to


ROB ZOMBIE & DANZIG Added To Rock Fest 2021, DISTURBED Drops Off

Assuming things clear up by July, the lineup for Rock Fest 2021 has changed a bit. Disturbed has cancelled their


Danny Elfman Recruits DEATH GRIPS‘ Zach Hill For New Version Of „Kick Me“

Danny Elfman is perfectly capable of making insane music all by himself. Though with the assistance of Death Grips drummer


This New TETRARCH Song „Negative Noise“ Kicks Every Single Ass

To put it simply, this new Tetrarch song „Negative Noise“ makes me want to mosh my entire neighborhood into dust.


VREID Release Vicious New Video „Spikes of God“

Today Vreid has given us what is probably their most virulent single from their upcoming concept album Wild North West.


LAMB OF GOD Drops Live Version Of „Resurrection Man“

Lamb of God recently released a deluxe version of their 2020 self-titled album, featuring two B-sides originally included on the


JEFF PILSON Says There Were ‚Nasty Arguments‘ Leading Up To DOKKEN’s 2016 Reunion

In a new interview with Dr. Music, Jeff Pilson reflected on the last time DOKKEN’s classic lineup — Pilson, singer


THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Seems To Be Teasing Another Zombie EP

Twelve years after their Zombie EP, it looks like The Devil Wears Prada is bringing back the undead a second


Act of Denial (Testament, Soilwork, Septicflesh) Unveil New Song, “Slave”

Here’s a fun one for all the OG Soilwork fans out there: “Slave,” the latest single by supergroup Act of


Metal Archives Has Replaced Every Band Photo With A Cat Photo

It’s April Fools, which means tons of websites are going to be running tons of fake stories and bands are


Exclusive Album Premiere: Blue Ox’s Holy Vore

Nearly ten years ago, MetalSucks praised Blue Ox‘s album Stray Dogs on Pity Party Island for its “punishing, raw, stoner-inflected post-hardcore


Classic Dokken Lineup Reunion: Tour Dates are Booked!

Well, that was quick: after stating last week that “I’ve actually been talking to Don a little bit and we’re both in


BIG SCENIC NOWHERE (FU MANCHU, Etc.) Brings The Fuzz With New Single „Murder Klipp“

Big Scenic Nowhere formed in 2019 and immediately made it their business to release tons of great stoner rock. The


THE PENITENT MAN Takes You To The Desert With On „Rest My Weary Head“

Desert Records is back with the second installment of their Legends of The Desert series, and of course it’s going


SALIVA To Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of ‚Every Six Seconds‘ With Livestream Concert

Twenty years ago, SALIVA released its breakout sophomore studio album, „Every Six Seconds“, which went on to reach platinum success


Serj Tankian: “There Will Always Be Drama” in System of a Down

Musicians generally decry drama within their ranks, often perpetuated by the press. I get it: that shit is draining. But


METALLICA’s JAMES HETFIELD To Appear At ‚Little Kids Rock‘ Virtual Benefit Event

METALLICA’s James Hetfield will be the special guest at the Little Kids Rock virtual benefit event on April 14. Also


FEAR FACTORY To Release First New Song In Over Five Years Later This Month

FEAR FACTORY will release its first new song in over five years on Friday, April 16. The track is expected


CHEAP TRICK’s ROBIN ZANDER: We’ll Continue Making Music ‚As Long As There’s Still Musical Breath In Our Bodies‘

In a new interview with Brazil’s Wikimetal, CHEAP TRICK singer Robin Zander was asked where he thinks his band stands


JOURNEY Settles With STEVE SMITH And ROSS VALORY Over Alleged ‚Corporate Coup D’État‘

JOURNEY’s Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain have resolved their legal dispute with the band’s former members, drummer Steve Smith and


THE WHO’s ‚Classic Albums‘ Episode ‚The Who Sell Out‘ To Be Livestreamed On, the leading music platform for live concert streams and recordings, has partnered with THE WHO, UMe and Mercury Studios,



Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), Lzzy Hale (HALESTORM), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) and Tina Guo have


BLAZE BAYLEY Says One-Off IRON MAIDEN Concert Featuring All Three Singers Would Be ‚Really Fun‘

In a recent interview with Uncle Steve’s Iron Maiden Zone, former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley was asked if he


GUS G. Releases Music Video For New Solo Single ‚Exosphere‘

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist and


Ischemic – ISCHEMIC

An entirely DIY effort from these Canadian miscreants, „Ischemic“ is the kind of stripped down and seething sludge record that


Cat-Fronted Metal Band CATTERA Releases Debut Single ‚Hunger Of The Beast‘ For Charity

Hailing from the literal streets of New York City, CATTERA is a feline four-piece fronted by reformed street cat Roope-Shakir,


FLOTSAM AND JETSAM To Release ‚Blood In The Water‘ Album In June

Veteran Arizona thrashers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM will release their new album, „Blood In The Water“, on June 4 via AFM


ECHO To Release ADAM STOTHARD’s ‚AC/DC The Razors Edge World Tour 1990/1991‘ Poster

Echo has released the second print in the AC/DC poster series by artist Adam Stothard, titled „AC/DC The Razors Edge


Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer: Court Date Set for April 6

Iced Earth founder Jon Schaffer (or the attorneys representing him) is once again set to appear in court on April


See IRON MAIDEN’s ‚Fear Of The Dark‘ Performed By 160 Orchestral Musicians From Around The Globe

Over a hundred musicians from all over the world have united to perform the classic IRON MAIDEN song „Fear Of


How METALLICA’s ‚Some Kind Of Monster‘ Became Honest Examination Of One Of World’s Most Successful Heavy Metal Bands

Joe Berlinger, who co-produced the METALLICA documentary „Some Kind Of Monster“, has opened up about how the film ended up


Chris Adler Says Getting The Call From Dave Mustaine for MEGADETH Changed His Life

Former Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler played on Megadeth’s last studio album, Dystopia, as well as playing a few


SLIPKNOT’s Clown Makes An NFT Now Too

The craze with NFTs or „non-fungible tokens“ has blown my mind. Essentially, it’s a digital trading card (or piece of


The Triumphant Return of Genghis Tron

There’s an elite group of bands from the early aughts that were way ahead of the curve — arguably too


Corey Taylor-Scripted “Gonzo Horror Comedy” Ninjas vs. Zombies To Film This Year

I know 2019 might as well have been a billion years ago, but if you can stretch your memory back


SCORPIONS Drummer MIKKEY DEE: ‚I Don’t Think You Can Keep The World Shut Down Anymore‘

SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee spoke to the „RRBG Podcast“about the progress of the recording sessions of the band’s upcoming studio



Act of Denial is the new band featuring the following all-star lineup of vocalist Bjorn „Speed“ Strid (Soilwork, The Night


BIG BUSINESS (Ex-MELVINS) Announces Live At The Crocodile: 2.19.05 Film

Big Business, the power duo of Jared Warren and Coady Willis, have just released their new/old concert film Live at


JOHNNY BOOTH Release New Blistering Video For „Crowd Control“

Johnny Booth, the non-stop face-smashing good-time hardcore band from New York is back at it with a new release for


Watch Members of Kvelertak, Royal Thunder, Against Me!, and Red Fang Cover the Rolling Stones

For the latest entry in their ongoing series of “bedroom covers,” Two Minutes to Late Night rounded up a buncha


ICED EARTH Guitarist JON SCHAFFER’s Next Court Hearing Set For April 6

A hearing on a motion to review a pre-trial detention order for ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer in connection with


ALEX WEBSTER Says ‚It’s Killer‘ To See Former CANNIBAL CORPSE Members CHRIS BARNES And JACK OWEN Playing Together Again

In a new interview with Scott Penfold of Loaded Radio, CANNIBAL CORPSE bassist Alex Webster was asked what he thinks


FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, PRIMUS & More Booked For Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Assuming things are under control and there are some serious safety protocols happening (like vaccine passports), the Bonnaroo Music &


Bonnaroo 2021 Will Feature Deftones, Foo Fighters, Primus, Incubus, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats and More

Count the organizers of Bonnaroo as among the bullish that live music will return at full scale this coming fall:


PAPA ROACH’s JACOBY SHADDIX On Upcoming Album: ‚Fans Can Expect To Be Taken On A Wild Ride On This One‘

PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix spoke to Pablo of the Minneapolis, Minnesota radio station 93X about the band’s upcoming follow-up


SOUNDGARDEN Demands Social Media Passwords From Vicky Cornell

Soundgarden and Chris Cornell’s widow Vicky Cornell are at it again, this time over the band’s social media accounts and


THE ARMED Continues Their Weirdness With New Song „An Iteration“

The Armed, the band featuring who the hell knows anymore, is now streaming their new single „An Iteration“. The single


THE ABSENCE Brings Back Melodeath With „Choirs Of Sickness“

The Absence has once again returned with some of the best melodic death metal in the game, this time with


FROZEN SOUL Premiere Sub-Zero, Stab-Happy Video For „Arctic Stranglehold“

‚Like a cold blast from an Arctic ice cave, each and every song echoes like northern thunder over frost-covered tundra


These are the Top 25 Most-Streamed Hard Rock and Metal Artists Right Now

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


Lamb of God Releases New Live Video for “Resurrection Man”

Resurrection Man sounds like the name of a Steven Seagal movie from the ’90s. But it’s actually one the heaviest


PAUL STANLEY On KISS’s New Year’s Eve Concert: ‚We Were Determined To Make It As Good As We Could‘

In a new interview with 519 Magazine, Paul Stanley reflected on KISS’s New Year’s Eve performance in Dubai, United Arab


Obvurt Guitarist Taught Himself to Play Left-Handed After Car Accident

Québecois technical death metal band Obvurt will release their debut EP, The Beginning, on March 31 via Brutal Mind. Band


At Her Majesty’s Pleasure – BORSTAL

In the overpopulated world of top-notch extreme metal drummers, Nick Barker is an undisputed legend. With CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU


Ex-MISFITS Vocalist Michale Graves May Be Witness in Proud Boys US Capitol Court Case

Ex-Misfits vocalist Michale Graves is set to potentially defend four leaders of the right wing domestic terror group Proud Boys


ALL THAT REMAINS‘ PHIL LABONTE Says He Is ‚Pro-Mask‘ But Against Mask Mandates

ALL THAT REMAINS singer Phil Labonte says that he is in favor of U.S. states phasing out mask mandates as


The Armed Continue To Be Gloriously Strange on New Single “An Iteration”

The Armed have released one last single from their new album, Ultrapop, before that album arrives in two weeks. It’s


Chinese Government Removes Thrash Band’s Entire Music Catalog from Streaming Sites

The Chinese thrash band Punisher — recently featured on MetalSucks as one of the Big Four thrash bands of China


Former Misfits Singer Michale Graves Could Be Witness in Proud Boys Capitol Riot Trial

Former Misfits singer Michale Graves (né Michael Emanuel) may be called as a witness in the trial against four Proud


The Absence Announce New Album, Debut First Single

OH SHIT! Perennial MetalSucks faves The Absence have announced a new album! It’s called Coffinized. That’s not a real word,


Nita Strauss Discusses Pretending to Be Her Own Fake Manager in Early Days

No matter how seasoned or successful of a musician, nearly everyone’s got a story where they pretended to be their


Slipknot’s Clown is Selling an NFT Now

No matter how many times it’s explained to me or how many articles I read about them, I still cannot


ALTER BRIDGE Hasn’t Started Writing New Album Yet: ‚I Need To Refill The Creative Well,‘ Says MYLES KENNEDY

During an appearance on the latest episode of the „Lipps Service With Scott Lipps“ podcast, Myles Kennedy was asked if


ZAO Drops New Single „The Final Ghost“

The newest string of Zao releases have been totally unstoppable and the new single „The Final Ghost“ is no different.


MISS MAY I Completes First New Album Since 2017

Ohio metalcore band Miss May I has wrapped up work on their first new album since Shadows Inside in 2017.


BLACK SABBATH’s Tony Iommi Refuses To Believe Rock Will Die

Kiss bassist and vocalist Gene Simmons might think rock is dead, but Black Sabbath riff master Tony Iommi doesn’t and


ATREYU Streams New Video For „Underrated“ Single

Atreyu is now streaming a new music video for their previously-released single „Underrated“, featuring footage from their latest livestream. Advertisement.


Burn In Many Mirrors – WODE

Over the course of a decade and two imperious studio records, WODE have steadily become one of the most revered


STAIND Hopes To Complete New Studio Album This Year

Aaron Lewis has confirmed that STAIND is working on its first studio album since 2011’s self-titled effort. Speaking to SiriusXM’s


FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES And PRIMUS Set For This Year’s ‚Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival‘

FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, PRIMUS and INCUBUS are among the artists who are scheduled to perform at the the 2021 edition


LAMB OF GOD Releases Live Video for ‚Resurrection Man‘ from ‚Lamb Of God (Deluxe Version)‘

LAMB OF GOD has released the official video for “ Resurrection Man (Live)“ from the „Live In Richmond, VA“ DVD,


POWERWOLF Announces New Studio Album ‚Call Of The Wild‘

German metallers POWERWOLF will release their new album, „Call Of The Wild“, on July 9, 2021 via Napalm Records. A


OPETH’s ‚Evolution XXX: By Request‘ Fall 2021 European Tour Moved To November 2022

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have been forced to push back their „Evolution XXX: By


SONATA ARCTICA Announces First Acoustic Album, ‚Acoustic Adventures – Volume One‘

Finnish melodic metal titans SONATA ARCTICA are a band with a unique sound, driven by different emotions and a touch


The Unknown British Singer Who Almost Replaced BON SCOTT In AC/DC Speaks Out

In the latest issue of Rock Candy magazine, editor Howard Johnson interviews the man who almost replaced legendary AC/DC frontman


CLUTCH Announces Reissue Of ‚Blast Tyrant‘ As Part Of The New Limited-Edition Collector’s Series

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have announced the „Clutch Collector’s Series“, limited-edition vinyl reissues of initially four catalog albums on their own


DETHKLOK’s BRENDON SMALL Unveils His Third EPIPHONE Electric Guitar

Epiphone, the leading accessible guitar brand, has released the new Brendon Small GhostHorse Explorer in Galaktikon Burst. The GhostHorse Explorer


BUSHIDO CODE Slows Down With New Song „Aftermath“

Pennsylvania-based metal squadron Bushido Code is here to today to slow things down and really bring forth the riffs. The


Former MISFITS Singer MICHALE GRAVES Could Be Witness In ‚Proud Boys‘ U.S. Capitol Riot Case

According to Reuters, former MISFITS singer Michale Graves could end up as a defense witness in the trial of four


EDDIE VAN HALEN ‚Bookazine‘ Now Available From Official Store

An Eddie Van Halen magazine published by Bauer Media Group Specials is now available from the official VAN HALEN online


Tonight, The LIVECAST Welcomes Lambgoat’s Webby

On this edition of the show, the Livecast crew will be joined by the webmaster of Noa’s favorite website,


Clown Says He Was „Forced Into“ Doing This Project By SLIPKNOT Management That He Hates

When you’re in a band as big as Slipknot, sometimes management will make you do things you might not exactly


COREY TAYLOR On His Upcoming Movie ‚Zombie Versus Ninja‘: ‚I Don’t Wanna Make Oscar Winners. I Wanna Make Fun, Crazy Cult Classics‘

Corey Taylor recently revealed that he has written five film scripts, including a script for a movie called „Zombie Versus


SALIVA’s Reunion with Josie Scott Over Before It Started – „It Ain’t Gonna Happen“

Saliva was set to reunite with Josie Scott, tour the world, reign in the nostalgia but now all plans are


ICE T & STONE COLD STEVE AUSTIN Combine Cool Superpowers In New Commercial

Body Count’s Ice T is a busy man, working on music, acting on television, judging a new game show, and



TESLA bassist Brian Wheat, who is promoting his recently released autobiography, „Son Of A Milkman: My Crazy Life With Tesla“,


Cannibal Corpse’s George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher on The MetalSucks Podcast #381

Corpsegrinder is back on the show! We talk about Cannibal Corpse’s upcoming new album, Violence Unimagined, the experience of recording


ATREYU Drops Music Video For ‚Underrated‘

California metallers ATREYU have released the official music video for their new song „Underrated“. The track is taken from the


These Are The The 100 Greatest Songs Of The Century (So Far) According to Metal Hammer

Metal Hammer will soon publish their April 2021 issue, which will contain their new list The 100 Greatest Songs Of


GEOFF TATE Looks Back On His Guest Appearance On HEAR ‚N AID’s ‚Stars‘: ‚I Was Scared S**tless‘

In a recent interview with Dr. Music, former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate looked back on his involvement with „Stars“, the


ZOMBI Streams Driving, PINK FLOYD-Ish New Single „Black Forest“

Zombi has been nothing but prolific over the past year. From their 2020 full length 2020 and obscurities EP Evans


SOILWORK, KING DIAMOND & HAMMERFALL Members Team Up For „Heaven Is A Place On Earth“ Cover

At the Movies, the band of rotating members dedicated to covering all the movie anthems you know and love from


REBREATHER Feeds Their Hometown, Saves Local Venue With Pizza-Buying Drive

Times have been tough for a lot of people during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Rebreather has been here to help


Dress the Dead (Forbidden, Vio-lence) Release Provocative Music Video for “Knives Out”

Dress the Dead, the new band featuring  guitarist Craig Locicero (Forbidden), drummer Mark Hernandez (Forbidden, Vio-lence), bassist James Walker (Manmade


SLAVEONE Slip Further Into Darkness On “The stanzas of Dzyan”

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


Dee Snider To Appear In Upcoming Family Feud Episode

When Dee Snider isn’t working on his new solo album, he’s obviously been filming a new episode of Family Feud!


Listen To the Title Track From Bodom After Midnight’s Debut EP

Alexi Laiho’s post-Children of Bodom project, Bodom After Midnight, have debuted their first single — the title track from their


Slipknot’s Clown Admits He Hates Doing His Own Podcast in Clowniest Way Possible

Slipknot percussionist, scourge of empty kegs across the planet, and warrior-poet, Shawn “Clown” Crahan, has given an interview to Mosh


BLACK SABBATH’s TONY IOMMI: ‚I Don’t Think Rock Is Going To Die‘

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi has dismissed the notion that rock is dead, saying that there will always be a


Brutal Tourism: 9 Sick Metal Bands from Southeast Asia

Once this Covid-19 nightmare is a distant memory, as hard as it might be to imagine now, you’re going to


THE PRETTY RECKLESS’s TAYLOR MOMSEN Talks To CHRIS CORNELL’s Daughter About Mental Health Struggles (Video)

Taylor Momsen, lead singer/songwriter of the band THE PRETTY RECKLESS, was a guest on the latest episode of „Mind Wide


Zombi Unveil Haunting New Track, “Black Forest”

Proto-synthwave dark electronic rock warriors Zombi are back with a new EP, Liquid Crystal, and the band has just unveiled its first


DINO CAZARES’s DIVINE HERESY: Vinyl Reissues To Include Bonus Tracks

After more than a decade in hibernation, the time has come to shine a fresh light on DIVINE HERESY via


BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT (Ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM) Streams Debut Single „Paint The Sky With Blood“

Bodom After Midnight is now streaming their debut single „Paint The Sky With Blood“ off their coming EP of the


Exclusive Track Premiere: Zao’s “The Final Ghost”

If you handed Joe Duplantier a guitar at the end of the worst day of his life and told him


5,000 People Attended a Covid-19 Live Show Experiment

Can live concerts safely return at full capacity through the use of Covid-19 rapid tests before entry and mandatory mask


CHRIS ADLER: Getting The Call From DAVE MUSTAINE To Play With MEGADETH Changed My Life

Former LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler says that getting the call to play with one of his favorite bands,


Lacuna Coil’s Cristina Scabbia: “Will We Ever Go Back To Normality?”

Lacuna Coil were among the first bands to realize the severity of the Covid-19 pandemic — before it was labeled


Tony Iommi Plotting Box Set of Tony Martin-Era Black Sabbath

Fans of Black Sabbath’s third-most popular singer, rejoice: Tony Iommi has revealed that he plans to release a box set


MALCOLM YOUNG Bashes Original AC/DC Singer DAVE EVANS In Never-Before-Published Interview: ‚He Was So Bad‘

The Coda Collection features seven hours of video documenting AC/DC’s various eras in addition to an in-depth collection of essays,


KING BUFFALO Get Dark And Hazy On „Hebetation“

With live music on hiatus and not much else to do, bands had a lot of unexpected down time in


Video: Members of Obituary and Power Trip Perform “Executioner’s Tax (Swing of the Axe)” in Honor of Riley Gale

Obituary paid homage to late Power Trip frontman Riley Gale during their livestream show this past Saturday, March 27… and


GARBAGE Announces ‚No Gods No Masters‘ Album, Releases ‚The Men Who Rule The World‘ Music Video

GARBAGE will release its seventh studio album, „No Gods No Masters“, on June 11 via Stunvolume/Infectious Music. The record’s debut


STAIND To Release ‚Live: It’s Been Awhile‘ Album In May; ‚The Return Of Staind‘ Streaming Series Announced

Multi-platinum rock band STAIND will release its first album in nine years, „Live: It’s Been Awhile“, on May 7 via


Chthonic Headlined a 90,000+ Person Festival in Taiwan Last Weekend

As the pandemic rages on in most of the world, music festivals have returned in some parts that have done


DREAM THEATER’s JORDAN RUDESS Drops Music Video For ‚I Surrender‘ Solo Track

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess has released the official music video for „I Surrender“, a track from his latest solo


Watch OBITUARY Cover „Executioner’s Tax“ With POWER TRIP Members

Obituary has been performing a series of livestream shows, with their March 27 one being particularly special. The band was


Corey Taylor Adds New Dates To Socially Distanced Spring Tour

It’s been well over a year since any of us have been able to go to a show (provided you’re


New Zealand Safely Held A 120,000+ Person Festival Last Weekend

While we’re over here fearing a potential fourth wave despite the vaccine rollout, New Zealand is partying. The country held


Devin Townsend’s New Album, Puzzle, Is Nearly Finished

Devin Townsend has been working on a new album called Puzzle since at least October of last year. The album


JEREMY SPENCER: Why FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Splits Its Songwriting Credits Equally

In a new interview with RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program „Wired In The Empire“, former FIVE


SALIVA Reunion With Original Singer JOSEY SCOTT ‚Ain’t Gonna Happen‘

SALIVA has abandoned its previously announced plan to reunite with original frontman Josey Scott. Scott left SALIVA at the end


ALEXI LAIHO’s BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Releases Music Video For ‚Paint The Sky With Blood‘

The official music video for „Paint The Sky With Blood“, the title track of the debut EP from BODOM AFTER


GOJIRA Wanted To Express ‚Something More Joyful And Energetic‘ With ‚Fortitude‘ Album

GOJIRA frontman Joseph Duplantier was a guest on a recent episode of Full Metal Jackie’s nationally syndicated radio show. Asked


THE TROOPS OF DOOM Feat. Ex-SEPULTURA Guitarist JAIRO ‚TORMENTOR‘ GUEDZ: Music Video For ‚Whispering Dead Words‘

The official music video for the song „Whispering Dead Words“ from THE TROOPS OF DOOM, the new Brazilian band featuring


OBITUARY Covers POWER TRIP’s ‚Executioner’s Tax‘ During Livestream (Video)

Earlier in the month, OBITUARY announced a new two-part spring livestream series. The band performed its favorite songs on March


DRESS THE DEAD Feat. Ex-FORBIDDEN Members: Music Video For ‚Knives Out‘ Available

San Francisco Bay Area-based metal/heavy rock outfit DRESS THE DEAD has released the official music video for the song „Knives



If it’s diehard and dedicated you want, RONNIE ATKINS has been fitting the bill for four decades. His ongoing battle


JEFF PILSON Says FOREIGNER’s ‚Songs And Music Are More Famous Than The Band‘

In a new interview with Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio, FOREIGNER bassist Jeff Pilson was asked what keeps the


LIL‘ NAS X Satanic Panic Publicity Makes Me Long For When Conservative Christians Got Mad At Metal

Lil‘ Nas X is the most trending artist of the day and he has Satan to thank for it. The


TESTAMENT’s ALEX SKOLNICK Refuses To Shut Up And Play His Guitar

Alex Skolnick has defended his right to speak out on political issues, saying that part of his motivation in pursuing


AMY LEE Says EVANESCENCE’s Original Record Label Wanted To Turn Band Into ‚Female LINKIN PARK‘

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee spoke to Alternative Press about how the band’s original record label Wind Up threatened not to


Concert Venues Begin Using Vaccine Passports, As Shows Start Opening Up

As more Americans get vaccinated, and the country slowly begins to open up, concert venues in New York are experimenting


A 120,000+ Person Festival Took Place in New Zealand This Weekend

Over 120,000 people packed out the CubaDupa festival in New Zealand this past weekend. No masks, no social distancing, no


Current and Ex Members of Iron Maiden and Poison Release Album Making-of Video

Smith/Kotzen, the aptly-monikered new project from Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden) and Richie Kotzen (The Winery Dogs, ex-Poison), continues to be


Robb Flynn & Jared MacEachern Perform MACHINE HEAD’s The Blackening In Full

To keep their sanity, Machine Head’s Robb Flynn and Jared MacEachern have been doing weekly Friday night streams called „Acoustic


This ‘Vaccine Passport’ App Will Be Used for Entry to Concert Venues

New York state has rolled out a smartphone app that confirms whether someone has received a Covid-19 vaccine or a


GENE SIMMONS On His Decision To Leave California: ‚It’s Time For A Change‘

Earlier today (Monday, March 29), KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons was a guest on KTLA 5 Morning News where he discussed


Corey Taylor’s Covid-19-Safe Spring Tour Has Almost Entirely Sold Out

By the time Corey Taylor’s “Covid-19-safe” spring solo tour rolls around in May, it will have been well over a


Obsidian Katabasis – FUOCO FATUO

Canada’s Profound Lore Records has a knack for pulling magical, musical gems from the earth. While the label is geared


CANNIBAL CORPSE „Hopeful“ To Be Back Touring In The First Half of 2022

The release date for Cannibal Corpse’s next studio album, Violence Uniminaged, is less than a month away and it’s already


IRON MAIDEN Is Working On „Very, Very Exciting Things“

Iron Maiden seems to be have been hinting at a new album for over a year now, and guitarist Adrian



Two Minutes to Late Night is back with yet another bedroom cover. This time the show recruited members of Royal


Album Review: ERRA Erra

The term „progressive metalcore“ is quite peculiar and borderline oxymoronic. Metalcore alludes to one of the most accessible metal subgenres.


Video: Machine Head’s Robb Flynn and Jared MacEachern Perform The Blackening in Its Entirety

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn has been streaming a free “Acoustic Happy Hour” every Friday. But this past Friday, March 26,


THE LION’S DAUGHTER’s Rick Giordano on Skin Show, Provocative Imagery & Love of Horror

Man, The Lion’s Daughter are a trip. The St. Louis trio of Rick Giordano, Erik Ramsier and Scott Fogelbach continue to churn


DAVID LEE ROTH Weighs In On CARDI B’s ‚WAP‘ Controversy In Latest Artwork

David Lee Roth has shared a new piece of original artwork which was apparently inspired by the controversy surrounding Cardi


Somnuri Unveil Proggy New Sludge Ripper, “Beyond Your Last Breath”

There comes a moment in every metal blogger’s life when they must decide what to do with that browser tab


MOONSPELL Singer: ‚We All Want Shows To Happen, But We Want To Make Sure That It Happens Safely‘

Singer Fernando Ribeiro of Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL has told Consequence Of Sound in a new interview that he is feeling


Cannibal Corpse Are “Hopeful” That They Can Tour in the First Half of 2022

In less than three weeks, couples across the globe will finally have the chance to make sweet, tender love to


This IRON MAIDEN & THE DOORS Mashup Is Certainly Something

YouTube mashup overlord Bill McClintock is back, this time mashup up the vocals from The Doors‚ „L.A. Woman“ with the


Dee Snider Was on Family Feud This Weekend

When it comes to the storied history of the television game show Family Feud, there can be no debate: Richard


DEE SNIDER To Guest On ‚Celebrity Family Feud‘

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider and his family have just taped an appearance on ABC’s „Celebrity Family Feud“ TV show.


At the Movies Cover Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place on Earth”

At the Movies, the Scandavian supergroup dedicated to covering songs from ’80s and ’90s film soundtracks, have released a cover


LACUNA COIL’s CRISTINA SCABBIA: ‚This Damn Pandemic Changed Us For Real‘

During an appearance on the The Pit’s „Last Words“ podcast, vocalist Cristina Scabbia of Italian metallers LACUNA COIL was asked


Iron Maiden Walk Through the Doors

Bill McClintock, who at the point might as well legally change his name to Bill McMash-up, has returned. His latest


HIGH ON FIRE’s Matt Pike Recording A Solo Album

High On Fire has made it well known they’ve been working on a new album, but High On Fire guitarist