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Tonight, The Metal Injection Livecast Has a Big Announcement

We have a big announcement at the top of the show and some fun stories to discuss. We hope you


Greg Kennelty’s Top 15 Albums Of 2021

I never know what to say at the top of these lists. Here are 15 records that I thoroughly enjoyed


EMINEM Appeared In This Classic KORN Video Before He Was Famous

Some eagle-eyed Korn fans spotted that Marshall Mathers, before he broke big as Eminem was an extra on the set


Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer JOHN CORABI Says He Was ‚Insulted‘ By His Portrayal In ‚The Dirt‘ Movie

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi says that he was „insulted“ by the way he was portrayed in the band’s


Boris Announce New Album, Release First Single

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: In an effort to sublimate the negative energy surrounding everyone in 2020, legendary Japanese heavy rock band Boris focused


FOO FIGHTERS Cancel Minneapolis Concert After Venue ‚Refuses‘ To Agree To Band’s COVID-19 Safety Measures

Just hours after announcing a 16-city tour for next spring and summer, FOO FIGHTERS have canceled one of the shows


10 YEARS Singer JESSE HASEK Tests Positive For COVID-19; Band To Sit Out Shows On THEORY Tour

Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 YEARS will miss the „next handful of shows“ on their tour as the support act for


RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY Tests Positive For COVID-19, Postpones East Coast Shows

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy has postponed his previously announced East Coast solo shows after testing positive for COVID-19, the disease


Axl Rosenberg’s Top Fifteen Metal Albums of 2021

MetalSucks will celebrate its fifteenth anniversary just about a month from now; this list will be my personal 21,169th post


JERRY CANTRELL: ‚Touring Is Getting On A Pirate Ship And Not Coming Back For A Year And A Half‘

During a recent appearance on „Whiplash“, the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist/vocalist Jerry


THE WORD ALIVE Tracked Down Their Gear Theives And Made Friends With Them

The Word Alive was unfortunately robbed of their gear last week, but were able to track it all down thanks


FOO FIGHTERS Announce North American Tour Dates for 2022

The ongoing pandemic has delayed the Foo Fighters 25th-anniversary tour for two years, but they’re hoping to give it a


15 of the Most Brutal New Bands from Japan: Fresh Blood Feast in the East

In the underground clubs of Japan, far removed from the super arenas hosting Loudpark and Sonisphere, you’ll find bands ripping


End Of Existence – THE BROWNING

It may have been one gimmick too far for some, but THE BROWNING’s combining of state-of-the-art deathcore with the stuttering


TRIVIUM Announces Two Livestream Shows For December

Trivium will hold two livestream shows from their band HQ (which is a kickass airplane hangar) on December 11 and


GOJIRA Frontman Wouldn’t Be Surprised If Next Album „Gets A Bit Harder“

Gojira has really been exploring their rock side lately with both Fortitude and Magma. Though according to guitarist and vocalist


The Abyss Stares Back on REDEMPTOR – Agonia

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


TOOL’s Maynard James Keenan Has A Brown Belt In Jiu-Jitsu Now

Maynard James Keenan already has an impressive résumé filled with great bands including Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer. Now


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Posts Short Teaser Of New Music From The Studio

Five Finger Death Punch is currently in the studio working on their ninth full-length album. Vocalist (and poet) Ivan Moody



Roadburn 2022 has announced its second round of artists. The new round includes Lingua Ignota, Emma Ruth Rundle, Mizmor, 40


Watch METALLICA Play „Enter Sandman“ At Welcome To Rockville

Metallica was one of the many bands to play Welcome To Rockville in Daytona Beach, FL on November 14. Metallica


MASS WORSHIP Brings MESHUGGAH-Type Grooves On „Revel In Fear“

Mass Worship is now streaming their new single „Revel In Fear“ alongside a music video directed by their own live


SO HIDEOUS Streams Crushing New Single „Motorik Visage“

So Hideous is now streaming their new single „Motorik Visage“ via a new drum playthrough featuring Michael Kadnar. The playthrough


BLUE HERON Plods Along With New Song „Black Blood Of Earth“

Blue Heron is here to bring forth the chunky riffs and fairly aggressive vocals, all thanks to their new single


DAVE GROHL Offers Hanukkah Cover of „Blitzkrieg Bop“ with GREG KURSTIN

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and producer Greg Kurstin are on to the second night of Hannukah with their cover


Foo Fighters Announce 2022 North American Tour

The Foo Fighters’ 25th anniversary tour, which was derailed by the pandemic, will now be the band’s 27th anniversary tour.


BORIS Streams „Drowning By Numbers,“ Announces New Album W

The always-prolific Boris is back once again with a new song called „Drowning By Numbers“ off their coming record W.


QUEENSRŸCHE Singer TODD LA TORRE Says He Doesn’t Care About Being Shamed For Smoking Cigarettes

QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre says that he doesn’t care if people know that he is a longtime cigarette smoker.


Listen to 17 Seconds of New Five Finger Death Punch Music

Five Finger Death Punch frontman Ivan Moody has shared a clip from the studio, where the band is currently working


Iron Maiden and Marvel Team Up for Disappointing New Merch Designs

Marvel’s recent merch collaborations with Kiss and Nine Inch Nails must have sold well — ’cause the Disney-owned superhero creators


MÖTLEY CRÜE Sells Catalog To BMG

Global music company BMG has announced that it has acquired the entire recorded catalog of MÖTLEY CRÜE. Sources tell Variety


Khemmis Guitarist Discusses Departure of Bassist Dan Beiers

Khemmis guitarist/vocalist Phil Pendergast joined us for a recent episode of The MetalSucks Podcast to discuss the band’s new record,


The Word Alive Tracked Down Their Stolen Gear and Made Friends with the Thieves

Before you read any further: folks, this is an AirTag. It’s a product made by Apple that’s about the size


GWAR Stopped a Show to Help a Fan Find His Prosthetic Leg

GWAR shows have long been known for featuring acts of dismemberment. But that dismemberment is usually. Y’know. Fake. And hey,


MARILYN MANSON’s Home Raided In Sexual Assault Investigation by LA Sheriffs

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department paid a visit to Marilyn Manson’s home last night, November 29th, as a part


TED NUGENT: ‚If You’re Against KYLE RITTENHOUSE, You’re On The Side Of Evil‘

Ted Nugent has praised jurors who cleared Kyle Rittenhouse on the five charges against him — ranging from intentional homicide


Dave Grohl Posts Hanukkah-Themed Ramones Cover: “Hey! Oy! Let’s Goy!”

Foo Fighters mainmain Dave Grohl and producer Greg Kurstin have posted the second offering of this year’s The Hanukkah Sessions,


Marilyn Manson’s Home Raided, Hard Drives Seized by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department has raided the home of shock rocker Marilyn Manson, TMZ reports. As you likely


SUM OF R Drones On With New Single „Hymn For The Formless“

Sum Of R is here to turn your speakers into smoldering craters in your floor, all thanks to their new


TRANSPORT LEAGUE Brings „Atomic“ Riffs On New Single

Hey look, another killer band from Sweden! This time it’s Transport League with their new single „Atomic“ alongside a music



Reelz has announced December 2021 premieres with four new original specials „Frontman“ exploring the real lives and success stories of


Servant Of The Mind – VOLBEAT

After 20 years, seven studio albums and countless celebratory live shows, VOLBEAT have become ubiquitous and much loved. The Danish


Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA Performing ‚Damage, Inc.‘ At WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE

METALLICA played the song „Damage, Inc.“ live for the first time in years during the band’s second headlining set at


SCORPIONS‘ New Album ‚Rock Believer‘ Contains ‚Many Uptempo Songs‘ And ‚A Very Beautiful Ballad‘

Earlier in the month, SCORPIONS released the official music video for their new single, „Peacemaker“. The track, which features music


DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN Lights Candle At Western Wall In Jerusalem: Photos

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman lit a candle at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel earlier today (Tuesday, November 30) at


DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN Lights Candle At Western Wall In Jerusalem: Photos, Video

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman lit a candle at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel earlier today (Tuesday, November 30) at


NILE Mastermind KARL SANDERS Signs With NAPALM RECORDS For ‚Saurian‘ Solo Project

Karl Sanders, the driving force behind South Carolina’s Egyptian-themed death metal titans NILE, has signed with Napalm Records for the


FOO FIGHTERS Announce Spring/Summer 2022 North American Tour

Newly inducted Rock And Roll Hall Of Famers FOO FIGHTERS will embark on a North American tour next spring and


RODRIGO Y GABRIELA Celebrate GRAMMY Nomination For Cover Of METALLICA’s ‚The Struggle Within‘

Acclaimed guitar virtuosos RODRIGO Y GABRIELA have received a Grammy Award nomination for „Best Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella“ for


URIAH HEEP Announces Massive Summer/Fall 2022 European Tour

Legendary progressive rock band URIAH HEEP has announced an extensive European tour for 2022. The trek, consisting of 61 dates


VANILLA FUDGE Releases Cover Of LED ZEPPELIN’s ‚Ramble On‘

VANILLA FUDGE has shared another reworked LED ZEPPELIN classic, „Ramble On“. The track, along with the recently issued „Immigrant Song“


Is IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON A Psychopath? Find Out In Third Episode Of ‚Psycho Schizo Espresso‘ Podcast

The third episode of „Psycho Schizo Espresso“, a brand new podcast from IRON MAIDEN’s Bruce Dickinson and Oxford University psychologist


SLASH, PAUL STANLEY And ALICE COOPER Memorabilia Part Of ‚Guitar Icons‘ Auction To Benefit MUSIC RISING

U2’s The Edge and producer Bob Ezrin, co-founders of Music Rising, have announced „Guitar Icons: A Musical Instrument Auction To


IRON MAIDEN And MARVEL Join Forces In Exciting New Collaboration

British heavy metal band IRON MAIDEN and entertainment powerhouse Marvel have collaborated to create a unique collection of merchandise. Fans


MARILYN MANSON’s West Hollywood Home Raided By L.A. County Sheriff In Sexual Assault Investigation

According to Rolling Stone, Marilyn Manson’s West Hollywood home was raided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Monday.


Vote For The Best Album Of 2021

It’s that time of year again where you have to pick your favorite child vote for the best album of


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH’s IVAN MOODY Shares Snippet Of Music From Band’s Upcoming Ninth Studio Album

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH singer Ivan Moody has shared a snippet of music from the band’s upcoming ninth studio album.


GWAR Helped A Fan Find Their Prosthetic Leg During A Show

Gwar’s shows are usually all about blood, guts, and dismemberment… but not this time! During a show at The Belasco


Win a Trip to See Tool in Las Vegas This January!

Tool are making up for lost time with an extensive North American tour that’ll kick off January 10 and run


ADRIAN SMITH + RICHIE KOTZEN: Making Of ‚Better Days‘ Music Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the „Better Days“ video from Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen’s project SMITH/KOTZEN can be



GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall has confirmed that singer Terry Ilous was fired from the band via e-mail. Ilous, formerly


HELL ON EARTH: 61 People Spent Their Weekend Trapped With an Oasis Tribute Band

This has absolutely nothing to do with metal… and yet, it is, without a doubt, the most brutal story I’ve


DEEP PURPLE’s ROGER GLOVER Has Secured An Editor For His Long-In-The-Works Autobiography

In a new interview with Germany’s Radio Bob!, DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover confirmed that he is still planning on


Original AC/DC Singer DAVE EVANS Receives Honorary Lifetime Membership From Argentina’s CLUB ATLÉTICO TEMPERLEY

Original AC/DC singer Dave Evans has received an honorary lifetime membership from Club Atlético Temperley, an Argentine soccer club from


SKID ROW’s ROB HAMMERSMITH Names His Top Five Drumming Influences

In a new interview with the „Tales From A Gemini“ podcast, SKID ROW’s Rob Hammersmith was asked to name his


Trivium Announce Livestream Events From Newly Launched HQ “The Hangar”

The mighty Trivium are celebrating their brand new HQ, “The Hangar” — which is, indeed, a former airplane hangar —


JUDAS PRIEST Announce Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Dates with QUEENSRYCHE

Judas Priest had to postpone dates on their 50th-anniversary tour after guitarist Richie Faulkner suffered an acute cardiac aortic dissection (his aorta ruptured)


Not Every Member of Exodus Is Anti-Vaxx

Earlier this month, Steve “Zetro” Souza — the fifth-best of the four men who have fronted Exodus (including that dude


Imperial Triumphant Guitarist Zachary Ilya Ezrin on The MetalSucks Podcast #415

Imperial Triumphant guitarist Zachary Ilya Ezrin is our guest this week. We discuss the band’s latest album, Alphaville, his thoughts


ZAKK WYLDE: If OZZY OSBOURNE Wasn’t A Legendary Heavy Metal Singer, He Would Be A Stand-Up Comedian

During a recent appearance on AXS TV’s „At Home And Social With…“, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY’s Zakk Wylde spoke about his


David Ellefson is a Baron Now

2021 has certainly been an interesting year for David Ellefson, hasn’t it? He recorded a new Megadeth album, published his


This IRON MAIDEN & Footloose Mashup Kinda Rules

Hey, remember when Iron Maiden starred in the 1984 classic Footloose? Y’know, when they re-wrote their track „The Trooper“ to


TONY IOMMI Wrote An Entire Song For OZZY’s New Album

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has revealed in an interview with Rolling Stone that he wrote an entire song for


DAVE GROHL & GREG KURSTIN Drop Metal-Inspired Cover of LISA LOEB For First Night Of Hannukah

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and producer Greg Kurstin are once again starting up their Hanukkah Sessions, this time kicking


VELOSITOR (SINSAENUM) Streams Two New Singles

Velositor, the band featuring vocalist Sean Zatorsky (Sinsaenum, Chimaira), multi-instrumentalist Jimmy Nana, and drummer Tim Butler (End Of Days, Behold


IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Streams Live Version Of „Chernobyl Blues“

Imperial Triumphant recently released their new live album An Evening With Imperial Triumphant, which was recorded at The Slipper Room


Video: How to Write an Amaranthe Song

Toontrack’s annual Metal Month, in which the top-tier recording software company puts the focus solely on metal for the entirety


Watch ANTHRAX’s Full Welcome To Rockville 2021 Performance

Pro-shot footage of Anthrax’s entire November 14 performance at Welcome To Rockville is available to stream in full now. The


STEVEN ADLER: How I Ended Up Recruiting Singer Of GUNS N‘ ROSES Tribute Act For My Solo Band

An interview with former GUNS N‘ ROSES drummer Steven Adler conducted in July at the M3 Rock Festival at the


THREE DAYS GRACE Announces ‚Explosions‘ Album, Shares Music Video For New Single ‚So Called Life‘

Canadian rockers THREE DAYS GRACE will release their seventh studio album, „Explosions“, on May 6 via RCA Records. The official


Ted Nugent Wants to Gift Kyle Rittenhouse a “Lifetime Supply of Ammunition”

Noted legal scholar and constitutional expert Ted Nugent has chimed in on last week’s acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager


TOTO Announces February/March 2022 U.S. Headlining Tour

TOTO will return to the road in early 2022. The band will begin the „Dogz Of Oz“ world tour in


TRIVIUM Announces Livestream Shows From Band’s New Headquarters ‚The Hangar‘

Grammy-nominated band TRIVIUM has announced two livestream shows set to unfold over two weekends in December. Both events will take


Dave Grohl Posts Brutal Metal Cover of Lisa Loeb’s “Stay” for Hanukkah

Foo Fighters mainmain and producer Greg Kurstin have revived The Hanukkah Sessions, an eight-night affair in which they pay tribute


Rockers Who Love to Play Casino Games

Music and gambling are an integral part of the entertainment industry. Famous artists have performed in casinos for decades, but


Watch Pro-Shot Video OF METALLICA Performing ‚Enter Sandman‘ At WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE

Professionally filmed video of METALLICA performing the song „Enter Sandman“ live during the band’s second headlining set at the Welcome


KING’S X Is Working On Artwork For Upcoming Studio Album

KING’S X guitarist Ty Tabor spoke to TrickyKid TV about the progress of the recording sessions for the band’s follow-up


How CBD Oil Help Improve Singer’s Performance

Everyone wants to stay calm throughout the day, most especially in times of important events. One of the greatest examples


SLASH On EDDIE VAN HALEN: ‚Nobody Ever Came Close To Playing That Style Of Guitar Playing‘

Slash recently joined Dave Cobb on the latest episode of the producer’s „Southern Accents Radio With Dave Cobb“ podcast on


JUDAS PRIEST Announces More Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years‘ North American Tour Dates With QUEENSRŸCHE

JUDAS PRIEST has announced the rescheduled „50 Heavy Metal Years“ North American tour dates for March-April 2022. Support on the


TOM SCHOLZ: ‚A Lot Of People Totally Resent Me And BOSTON Music‘

In an exclusive 10-page cover feature with Jon Hotten for issue 29 of Rock Candy magazine, BOSTON guitarist and songwriter


QUEENSRŸCHE To Begin Recording New Album In January

QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre spoke to Canada’s The Metal Voice about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the


EXODUS’s GARY HOLT Blasts Anti-Vaxxers: ‚Some People Are More Willing To Take A Deworming Agent Than The Vaccine‘

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt has blasted people who are hesitant to roll up their sleeves and receive the COVID-19 vaccine,


HAMMERFALL To Release New Single ‚Hammer Of Dawn‘ On Wednesday

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL will release the official music video for their new single, „Hammer Of Dawn“, on Wednesday, December 1


FOREIGNER Performs ‚I Want to Know What Love Is‘ During Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video)

FORIGNER performed its classic song „I Want to Know What Love Is“ during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday,


PRIEST Feat. Former Members Of GHOST: Video Of Stockholm Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of PRIEST, the synthwave act featuring former members of the Grammy Award-winning Swedish rock act GHOST, performing


GODSMACK’s Sully Erna to Musicians Making Political Statements: „Shut Up and Let People Live Their Lives“

Godsmack frontman Sully Erna does not like when musicians make political statements. In an interview with Milwaukee’s 102.9 The Hog


Watch: VINCE NEIL Performs For the First Time Since Falling Off Stage, Still Off-Key

Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil has had a string of less-than-stellar performances this year. His last performance ended abruptly when Neil fell off


Watch SEBASTIAN BACH Perform SKID ROW’s Entire ‚Slave To The Grind‘ Album In New Haven

Fan-filmed video footage of Sebastian Bach’s entire November 23 performance at Toad’s Place in New Haven, Connecticut can be seen


Watch: Rapper FAT JOE Praises METALLICA Performance At Triad Combat PPV

Metallica brought heavy metal back into the mainstream last night, staging a performance around the big Triad Combat PPV event


These Are The Top 25 Metal Albums According to Revolver Magazine

One thing we love doing is comparing top album lists from different publications. We’ve already seen Decibel’s list, and now


Ex-MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON Becomes A ‚Baron Of Sealand‘

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson says that he was recently given the title of baron by Sealand — described as


Ex-SLAYER Drummer JON DETTE Shows You The ‚Correct Way‘ To Play Band’s Songs (Video)

Drummer Jon Dette (TESTAMENT, SLAYER, ANTHRAX) has uploaded an eight-minute video in which he offers a „small but powerful drumming


SCORPIONS/Ex-MÖTÖRHEAD Drummer MIKKEY DEE Honored As ‚Gothenburger Of The Year‘: Photos, Video

Former MÖTÖRHEAD and current SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee received the honorable title „Gothenburger Of The Year“ in his hometown of


Video: Mastodon, Carcass, Bad Wolves & Spirit Adrift Members Cover Metallica’s “Blackened”

The wizardly metal devotees at Two Minutes to Late Night are back with their latest cover, a version of Metallica’s


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

Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil made his return to live music this past Wednesday (November 24) at the annual ‘DrinksGiving”


TED NUGENT Says GENE SIMMONS’s Anti-Vaxxer Comments Are ‚Not Truth, Logic And Common Sense‘

Legendary rocker Ted Nugent has once again criticized Gene Simmons for calling unvaccinated people the „enemy,“ saying the KISS bassist/vocalist’s


Judas Priest Announce Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Tour with Queensryche

Judas Priest have announced rescheduled dates for their North American 50th anniversary tour. The initial run was cut short in


SABATON Streams Live Version Of „Fields Of Verdun“

Sabaton released both The Great Show and their 20th Anniversary Show on November 19. The former was filmed during The


THIN LIZZY Appreciation: Classic Jams Covered by HIGH ON FIRE, IRON MAIDEN, MASTODON and More

In the space of twelve years starting in 1971, Thin Lizzy put out fourteen albums, including two live recordings. After


King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Sing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”

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


TESTAMENT, EXODUS And DEATH ANGEL Play Sole 2021 Date Of ‚The Bay Strikes Back Tour‘ In Oakland (Video)

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


QUEEN’s BRIAN MAY Blasts ‚Press Hacks‘ For ‚Twisting‘ His Words About Trans People

QUEEN guitarist Brian May has blasted „predatory press hacks“ for „subtly twisting“ his words with regard to his comments involving


HAMMERFALL Completes Work On New Studio Album

Guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL has confirmed that the band has completed work on a new studio album,


CHILDREN OF BODOM’s ALEXI LAIHO Honored With Posthumous ‚Lifetime Achievement Award‘ By Finnish Radio Station SUOMIROCK

CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho was honored with a posthumous lifetime achievement award by the Finnish radio station SuomiRock.


TONY IOMMI Says ‚Scent Of Dark‘ Song Seemed To Be ‚The Right Thing‘ For Accompanying Fragrance

This past Thursday (November 25), BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi released „Scent Of Dark“, his first musical composition since writing


MANOWAR Shares Video Recap Of JOEY DEMAIO’s Press Conference In Athens

A video recap of MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio’s November 15 press conference in Athens announcing the band’s return to Greece


DEF LEPPARD’s RICK ALLEN Once Again Says Fans Will Get Some New Music In ‚Not-Too-Distant Future‘

During a new appearance on „The Jeremy White Show“, DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen spoke about the progress of the


Watch METALLICA Perform At ‚Triad Combat‘ Debut In Arlington, Texas

METALLICA performed during Triller Fight Club’s highly anticipated debut of „Triad Combat“ on Saturday, November 27 at Globe Life Field,


Watch GEOFF TATE Perform QUEENSRŸCHE’s Entire ‚Empire‘ And ‚Rage For Order‘ Albums In Des Plaines, Illinois

Fan-filmed video footage of Geoff Tate’s November 24 performance at Des Plaines Theatre in Des Plaines, Illinois can be seen


EXODUS’s GARY HOLT Says Clickbait Culture Is More Of ‚An Annoyance‘ Than A Problem

In a new interview with Finland’s Chaoszine, EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt spoke about the band’s new song „Clickbait“ which decries


TRACII GUNS Recalls Hanging Out With ‚Drunk‘ JAMES HETFIELD At New York City Bar

In a recent interview with RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program „Wired In The Empire“, L.A. GUNS


Politcally-Outspoken Godsmack Singer Tells Celebrities Not to Be Politically-Outspoken

Over the course of the past two years, Godsmack singer Sully Erna has been flagged by Facebook for spreading disinformation


TOM MORELLO And ACE FREHLEY To Perform At ALICE COOPER’s 19th Annual ‚Christmas Pudding‘ Concert

Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE), Ace Frehley (KISS), Ed Roland (COLLECTIVE SOUL) and Mark McGrath (SUGAR RAY) are among


Battle Beast Release New Single “Eye of the Storm”

Battle Beast have released a new song, “Eye of the Storm.” It’s the second single from their forthcoming album, Circus


Best Mash-up Ever of the Day: Iron Maiden x Michael Sembello’s “She’s a Trooper”

YouTube masher-upper extraordinaire Bill McClintock has returned! For his latest amalgamation masterwork, McClintock has taken Iron Maiden’s “The Trooper” and put it


METAL CHURCH Members Talking For The First Time Since MIKE HOWE’s Death

Metal Church vocalist Mike Howe committed suicide earlier this year at the age of 55. The band has understandably been


QUEENSRŸCHE’s TODD LA TORRE: ‚We’re Very Honored‘ To Be Supporting JUDAS PRIEST On North American Tour

Todd La Torre has confirmed that QUEENSRŸCHE pulled out of SCORPIONS‚ rescheduled „Sin City Nights“ Las Vegas residency in order


PROTEST THE HERO Announces New Live Band Lineup

Protest The Hero has announced a quintet of Canadian dates for 2022, which will be their first live dates in


Former IRON MAIDEN Singer PAUL DI’ANNO To Undergo Long-Delayed Knee Surgery This Week

Former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di’Anno will undergo his long-delayed knee surgery later this week. The 63-year-old musician, who has


10 Best MESHUGGAH Deep Cuts

One of the most influential metal acts of the last thirty years, Umeå, Sweden’s Meshuggah have cemented their legacy across


MASTODON’s TROY SANDERS On Touring During The Pandemic: ‚You Have To Scale Back Your Extracurricular Activities‘

MASTODON singer/bassist Troy Sanders spoke to Rapture Radio about the band’s recently launched North American tour with OPETH and ZEAL


Watch METALLICA Play „Fight Fire With Fire“ At Welcome To Rockville

Metallica is an endless well of live videos and today is no different. The band is now streaming their performance


CARMINE APPICE Repeats Claim That JOHN BONHAM’s Triplet Bass-Drum Motif Was Inspired By His Work With VANILLA FUDGE

In a new interview with the „Musicians On Couches Drinking Coffee“ podcast, legendary drummer Carmine Appice once again repeated the



Fan-filmed video footage of DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice and Neil Murray, a founding member of WHITESNAKE, performing with the


KING BUFFALO Streams Spacey New Single „Shadows“

King Buffalo is gearing up to release their second album of 2021, this time in the form of Acheron due


METALLICA’s ROBERT TRUJILLO Says His ‚Doodles‘ With KIRK HAMMETT Have Been Some Of His ‚Proudest Moments‘

In a brand new interview with MMA Junkie, Robert Trujillo spoke about the so-called „doodle,“ the fun and unusual feature


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

Fan-filmed video of HALESTORM’s Lzzy Hale joining EVANESCENCE on stage during the latter band’s November 21 concert at 713 Music



Professionally filmed video of ANTHRAX’s entire November 14 performance at the Welcome To Rockville festival at the Daytona International Speedway


LORNA SHORE Recording New Material

Lorna Shore premiered new vocalist Will Ramos with their 2021 EP …And I Return To Nothingness this August. Now according


TONY IOMMI Releases New Song „Scent Of Dark“ Along With New Cologne

Legendary Black Sabbath riff overlord Tony Iommi is now streaming his new solo single „Scent Of Dark.“ The single comes



Two Minutes To Late Night is back with a crushing cover of Metallica’s „Blackened“ with all the slow parts as


Photos: MASTODON, OPETH, ZEAL & ARDOR Rock New York City

Things felt almost back to normal last Saturday, as the big metal show was in town. Mastodon, Opeth and Zeal


GODSMACK’s SULLY ERNA Rips Celebrities For Encouraging Medical Behaviors During Pandemic: ‚Shut Up And Entertain‘

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna has taken a swipe at celebrities, including fellow musicians, who have used their high-profile voices to


HOWARD JONES & JARED DINES‘ SION Streams „Drown,“ Debut Album Out Now

Sion, the band featuring vocalist Howard Jones (Light The Torch, ex-Killswitch Engage) and YouTuber Jared Dines, is now streaming its


AVATAR Streams New Holiday Single „Construction Of Souls“

Avatar is getting into the holiday spirit precisely one day after Thanksgiving with their new single „Construction Of Souls.“ Which


CKY Streams New Song With Late TURBONEGRO Vocalist HANK VON HELL

CKY is now streaming their new single „Fuck.Shit.Help. & Yeah“ featuring the late and great ex-Turbonegro vocalist Hank Von Hell.


CYNIC Drops Beautiful New Song „Diamond Light Body“

Cynic is now streaming their new song „Diamond Light Body“ off their brand new record Ascension Codes featuring the trio


SCORPIONS/Ex-MÖTÖRHEAD Drummer MIKKEY DEE To Be Honored As ‚Gothenburger Of The Year‘

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Tony Iommi Releases New Song + Fragrance, Reveals He Wrote a Song for the New Ozzy Album

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Avatar Release New Song “Construction of Souls”

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: The heavy metal ‘n’ roll dark madcap visionaries collectively known as Avatar— vocalist Johannes Eckerström (vocals), guitarists Jonas Jarlsby and Tim Öhrström, bassist Henrik


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HYPOCRISY/PAIN Leader PETER TÄGTGREN Won’t Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Until It’s Time To Go On Tour

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THREE DAYS GRACE’s New Single ‚So Called Life‘ Is ‚Full Of Emotions And Frustrations Of Everyday Life‘

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BATTLE BEAST Shares Music Video For New Single ‚Eye Of The Storm‘

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SION Feat. Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES And YouTube Guitar Sensation JARED DINES: ‚Drown‘ Music Video

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Watch OPETH’s Entire Atlanta Concert

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VAN HALEN’s ‚Lost‘ Singer MITCH MALLOY Celebrates EDDIE VAN HALEN’s Musical Legacy: ‚Jump‘ Multi-Camera Video

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AS I LAY DYING Frontman TIM LAMBESIS’s BORN THROUGH FIRE Project Drops Music Video For ‚Blood Fire Pain‘

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NITA STRAUSS Lands First Top-10 Billboard Mainstream Rock Hit By A Lead Solo Female Artist In Over 25 Years

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KORN’s JONATHAN DAVIS On Bassist FIELDY: „I Pray That He Can Figure It Out And Get Better“

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Here’s The First Taste Of Unearthed ‚Drum Riffs‘ From Late MEGADETH Drummer NICK MENZA Produced By DAVID ELLEFSON

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Former EXODUS Guitarist RICK HUNOLT: Getting Fired ‚Damn Near Took Me Out‘

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Planes Mistaken for Stars Singer Gared O’Donnell Has Died

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‚Rock ‚N‘ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith‘ In Orlando Gets Minor Refurbishment

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JUDAS PRIEST Taps QUEENSRŸCHE For Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years‘ North American Tour Dates

QUEENSRŸCHE will support JUDAS PRIEST on the rescheduled „50 Heavy Metal Years“ North American tour dates in March-April 2022. According


NITA STRAUSS On Using Sexuality To Promote Her Music: ‚The Most Important Thing Is To Be Authentic‘

In a new interview with Marci Wiser of the 95.5 KLOS radio station, Nita Strauss, the guitar shredder for the


DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN Is ‚Still Devastated‘ By ASTROWORLD Concert Tragedy

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Of Mice & Men Share Title Track From New Album

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Protest the Hero Announce New Shows + Line-up Changes

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CRADLE OF FILTH Had To ‚Jump Through Hoops‘ To Make Recent North American Tour Work

CRADLE OF FILTH frontman Dani Filth spoke to Finland’s Chaoszine about the band’s recently completed North American tour with 3TEETH


Ozzy Osbourne Postpones European/UK Tour With Judas Priest (Again)

Ozzy Osbourne has once again postponed his upcoming farewell tour dates in Europe and the UK. The trek will now


Watch YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Perform In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Kid Rock’s Stupid Snowflake Song Continues to Stir Controversy

Kid Rock, who’s a kid about as much as he’s a brain surgeon, recently released “Don’t Tell Me How to


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Audio samples of all the songs that will appear on DEEP PURPLE’s next studio effort, an album of covers titled


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The Police vocalist and bassist, and prolific solo artist, Sting recently sat down with YouTuber Rick Beato for a pretty


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Ex-KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Pays Tribute To ERIC CARR On 30th Anniversary Of Drummer’s Death

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick has honored the group’s late drummer Eric Carr on the 30th anniversary of his death.


Metallica Make Clue Now

Ten years ago, Hasbro released a Metallica-themed edition of Monopoly, which was just regular Monopoly but with different game pieces


POISON’s BRET MICHAELS To Auction His 2007 Bentley In Scottsdale Next Year

POISON frontman Bret Michaels will auction his 2007 Bentley Continental GT car at Barrett-Jackson’s 2022 event in Scottsdale, Arizona in


OZZY OSBOURNE & JUDAS PRIEST Postpone European Tour To 2023

Ozzy Osbourne and Judas Priest have once again moved their 2019 European tour, which will now begin in May 2023.


AC/DC, GUNS N‘ ROSES & KISS Albums Getting Their Own Funko! Pops

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OF MICE & MEN Drops New Single „Echo“

Of Mice & Men will release their new album Echo on December 3, which will compile the previously-released EPs Timeless


RED FANG Drops Darker, Angular Of AC/DC’s „Hells Bells“

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GRAMMY CEO Defends MARILYN MANSON Nomination: „We Won’t Look Back At People’s History“

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DEINÒS Streams Crushing New Single „The Elemental Drive Of Existence“

Deinòs is now streaming their crushing new single „The Elemental Drive Of Existence“ featuring some seriously epic clean vocals from


SUPREME UNBEING Drops Cinematic, Heavy New Single „Hide The Beast“

Supreme Unbeing, the mysterious new five-piece led by vocalist and prophet Zac Red, is now streaming their driving new single


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If you are already privy, Bordge has returned from a three-year hiatus. If you are not, the Moscow, Russian four-piece


Toontrack Releases Majestic Metal MIDI Pack by Alex Landenburg

Toontrack has released the Majestic Metal MIDI pack, an all-new collection of grooves and fills by drummer Alex Landenburg (Kamelot, Cyhra) inspired


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Professionally filmed video of METALLICA performing the song „Fight Fire With Fire“ live during the band’s first headlining set at


Embers Of War – ETERNITY’S END

Someone at PROSTHETIC RECORDS deserves a pat on the back for continuing to explore the cutting edge of traditional heavy


The Controversial Friendship Between Ye and Marilyn Manson

Kanye West now legally known as Ye, made major headlines when Marilyn Manson attended the Sunday service on Halloween. Kanye


Watch MASTODON Perform ‚Teardrinker‘ On ‚Late Night With Seth Meyers‘

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON performed the song „Teardrinker“ on last night’s (Tuesday, November 23) episode of „Late Night With Seth


DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN To Light Candle At Western Wall In Jerusalem

DISTURBED singer David Draiman says that he will light a candle at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel next week.


KORN’s JONATHAN DAVIS: ‚I Pray That FIELDY Can Figure It Out And Be A Huge Part Of This Band Again‘

KORN guitarist Brian „Head“ Welch and singer Jonathan Davis spoke to Kerrang! magazine about the current status of the band’s


QUEEN Launches Jewelry Collection In Collaboration With JOHNNY HOXTON Jewelry Designer

Legendary rock band QUEEN has partnered with Hatton Garden-based jewelry designer Johnny Hoxton to create two limited-edition, bespoke pieces. A


JOE LYNN TURNER Says He Is Using ‚A Different Voice‘ For His Collaboration With PETER TÄGTGREN

Legendary hard rock vocalist Joe Lynn Turner spoke to Greece’s about his collaboration with Swedish producer and multi-instrumentalist Peter


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE’s ‚As Daylight Dies‘ Album Certified Platinum In U.S.

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE’s fourth album, 2006’s „As Daylight Dies“, has been certified platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America)


You Can Own QUIET RIOT Drummer FRANKIE BANALI’s 1970s GRETSCH Drum Kit

An early 1970s round badge Gretsch drum kit in a burgundy sparkle finish that originally belonged to QUIET RIOT drummer


OZZY OSBOURNE’s European Tour with JUDAS PRIEST Postponed To 2023

Ozzy Osbourne’s previously announced European tour dates with guests JUDAS PRIEST, originally set for 2019, have once again been postponed.


Lordiversity – LORDI

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GRAMMY Boss Defends MARILYN MANSON Nomination: ‚We Won’t Look Back At People’s History‘

The Recording Academy CEO has defended the organization’s Grammy nomination of Marilyn Manson, the shock rocker who has been accused


DEEP PURPLE’s IAN GILLAN Believes The Pandemic Is ‚Finished Now‘: ‚I Think It Will Just Fade Away This Winter‘

In a new interview with Finland’s Chaoszine, DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan was asked if he and his bandmates will


Ghost Announce European/UK Tour

Ghost have announced plans to tour Europe and the UK in 2022. Support will come from Uncle Acid & the


Judas Priest Announce the Screaming for Vengeance Graphic Novel

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Z2 Comics proudly announces that one of the biggest acts in the history of heavy music will


Former WHITESNAKE Bassist MICHAEL DEVIN: ‚The Past Ten Years Have Been Pure Magic‘

Former WHITESNAKE bassist Michael Devin has described his decade-long tenure with the band as „pure magic.“ Devin’s departure from WHITESNAKE


LOGAN MADER Is ‚Super Grateful‘ He Got To Reunite With MACHINE HEAD For ‚Burn My Eyes‘ Anniversary Tour

In a new interview with KNAC.COM, former MACHINE HEAD guitarist Logan Mader spoke about what it was like to reunite


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The nominees for the 64th annual GRAMMY Awards have been announced, and of course there are a handful of rock


Sting: “I’m a Heavy Metal Singer”

Rick Beato recently released a new interview with Sting (the British musician, not the American professional wrestler), and it includes


MEGADETH + LAMB OF GOD’s ‚The Metal Tour Of The Year‘ Averaged More Than 7,000 Tickets Sold Per Night

According to Pollstar, this past summer’s „The Metal Tour Of The Year“ — featuring MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD, TRIVIUM and


Red Fang Release New AC/DC Cover

Red Fang have released a cover of AC/DC’s 1980 classic, “Hells Bells.” The track will appear on the forthcoming Magnetic Eye


Anti-Vaxxer John Dolmayan (System of a Down) Throws Hissy Fit Over Not Being Able to Eat at L.A. Restaurants

John Dolmayan, noted conservative and fourth most popular member of System of a Down, is the latest metal musician to


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Like many other fans of technical death metal, hearing The Harvest Wombs in 2011 was a pretty fucking incredible experience.


„WEIRD AL“ YANKOVIC Clarifies That KID ROCK’s New Song Is Not A WEIRD AL Parody

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Watch METALLICA Play „Holier Than Thou“ From Recent Atlanta Show

Watch as Metallica brings the absolutely massive riffs with their performance of „Holier Than Thou“ at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in


FAILURE Streams Chunky New Song „Submarines“

Failure,will release their new album Wild Type Droid on December 3, and is now streaming the slow-burning new single „Submarines.“


METALLICA Partners With Iconic Mystery Board Game CLUE

METALLICA has partnered up with one of the most iconic American mystery games, Clue. Picture this: The band and crew


ROBERT PLANT Says ‚Stairway To Heaven‘ Copyright Dispute Was ‚Unpleasant For Everybody‘

During an appearance on „Loose Ends“ on BBC Radio 4 earlier this week, Robert Plant commented on the copyright dispute


SLIPKNOT’s Knotfest Japan Rescheduled A Third Time To 2023

Slipknot simply cannot seem to bring Knotfest to Japan. The festival originally scheduled for March 2020 has now been re-scheduled


OBITUARY & MUNICIPAL WASTE Add Five Dates To Winter 2022 Tour

Obituary, Municipal Waste, Gatecreeper, and SpiritWorld have expanded their winter 2022 tour by five additional dates. The five new dates


BROKEN HOPE Working On A New Album

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JUDAS PRIEST Announces ‚Screaming For Vengeance‘ Graphic Novel

Z2 Comics has announced that JUDAS PRIEST will team with the rapidly growing entertainment brand for an original graphic novel



WHITESNAKE has announced the addition of bassist Tanya O’Callaghan to the group’s ranks. Tanya joins the David Coverdale-fronted outfit as


NIRVANA Nevermind Lawsuit Now Cites KURT COBAIN’s Journal, Adds New Claims

Spencer Elden, the (former) baby swimming on the cover of Nirvana’s classic 1991 Nevermind album, filed a lawsuit against Nirvana


GHOST Announces 2022 European Tour With UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEAT Plus TWIN TEMPLE

Ghost is gearing up to release their new album in 2022, and has announced quite a few tour dates in


Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA Performing ‚Holier Than Thou‘ At ATLive Concert Series In Atlanta

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song „Holier Than Thou“ on the second night of ATLive on November


RESOLVE Goes Full-On GOJIRA EDM On New Song „Forever Yours“

Resolve will release their debut record Between Me And The Machine on November 26, and we’re stoked to premiere the



DEFTONES, DREAM THEATER, GOJIRA, MASTODON and ROB ZOMBIE have been announced as the „Best Metal Performance“ nominees at the 64th


Nevermind Baby Amends Lawsuit Against Nirvana, Alleges He Was Also Photographed as Hugh Hefner

Spencer Elden, the 30-year-old man who was the four-month-old baby on the cover of Nirvana’s Nevermind, has amended his lawsuit


MONSTER TRUCK Frontman Fires Back At ‚Angry‘ DANKO JONES Over ‚Opportunistic‘ KID ROCK Comments

MONSTER TRUCK frontman Jon Harvey says that he was „super offended“ by Danko Jones’s recent criticism of his collaboration with


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Whether you attribute it to a rush of confidence or simply the turning of the tides, Zakk Wylde has been


METAL CHURCH Members Are ‚Starting To Communicate Again‘ For First Time Since Singer MIKE HOWE’s Suicide

METAL CHURCH drummer Stet Howland says that he and the members of the band are beginning to „communicate again“ for


EXODUS: ‚Persona Non Grata‘ Guitar Book Coming In December

SubLevel Records has announced the brand new EXODUS „Persona Non Grata“ guitar book, featuring guitar tab and notation for all


KISS: ‚Destroyer‘ Deluxe Pop! Album From FUNKO Coming Soon

Funko is celebrating hard rock music and the 45th anniversary of the release of KISS’s „Destroyer“ with an exclusive Deluxe


SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer Rails Against Los Angeles’s Vaccine Mandate: ‚Self-Imposed Tyranny And Mental Slavery Is Rampant‘

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has blasted Los Angeles’s vaccine mandate, saying it’s akin to „self-imposed tyranny and


SLIPKNOT’s KNOTFEST JAPAN Postponed A Third Time; 2023 Event Announced

SLIPKNOT has announced the postponement of the 2022 edition of Knotfest Japan. In March 2020, SLIPKNOT was forced to cancel


GHOST Announces Spring 2022 European Headlining Tour

GHOST will embark on a massive European headlining tour in April 2022. „Imperatour“ will kick off on April 9 in


The Dregs Of Hades – LOCK UP

LOCK UP is a union of extreme music luminaries who have converged to create a musical beast that’s both reflective


SKILLET’s JOHN COOPER: ‚Vaccine Mandates Are Much More About Tyranny Than They Are Actually Keeping People Safe‘

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, has once again railed against COVID-19 vaccine


Album Review: LOCK UP The Dregs of Hades

Lock Up is back and nastier than ever with their latest opus The Dregs Of Hades. Advertisement. Scroll to continue


HAKEN Parts Ways With Keyboardist Of 12 Years

Haken and keyboardist Diego Tejeida have parted ways. Tejeida played in the band since 2008 and has announced his departure


Megadeth’s New Album, The Sick, the Dying, and the Dead to Arrive This Spring

Megadeth’s highly-anticipated new album, The Sick, the Dying, and the Dead, will finally be released in the spring of 2022.


Spotify Hides Shuffle Button From Album Pages After ADELE Says Albums Aren’t Listened To Properly

Spotify took one small step to make sure fans hear albums the way they’re intended to be heard by removing


SLASH Shares Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of ‚The River Is Rising‘ Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS‚ new music video, „The River Is Rising“,


Staind’s Aaron Lewis Latest Medical Professional to Beat COVID-19 With Horse Medicine

Staind frontman Dr. Aaron Lewis, M.D. is the latest medical professional to allegedly have beaten COVID-19 using ivermectin, a drug


HANK VON HELL’s Manager Denies Former TURBONEGRO Singer Committed Suicide

The manager of former TURBONEGRO frontman Hank Von Hell has shot down speculation that the singer took his own life.


Axl Rose’s Cat Died

Dexter “Dexy” Maranello Rose, the cat belonging to Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose, has died. He was 14-years-old, which


Watch METALLICA Play „Fade To Black“ At Recent Atlanta Show

Watch along as Metallica rips through their classic track „Fade To Black“ at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA from


MASTODON To Play Late Night With Seth Meyers Tomorrow Night

Mastodon has been announced as the musical guest on Late Night With Seth Meyers for November 23. Mastodon drummer Brann


Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin Decides Venue Lights Are Too Bright, Walks off Stage Mid-Show

Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin has a long, long, long history of behaving, er, strangely. And a substantial chunk


Baby On NIRVANA’s ‚Nevermind‘ Cover Amends Lawsuit Against Band, Cites KURT COBAIN’s Personal Journal Entries

Spencer Elden, the man who claims he was the baby featured on the cover of NIRVANA’s „Nevermind“ album, has amended


ANTHRAX’s FRANK BELLO Is ‚Still Writing‘ Music For His Upcoming Solo Album

In a new interview with the „Highway 81 Revisited“ podcast, ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello, who is currently promoting his memoir,


JOEY JORDISON, DUSTY HILL & More Memorialized At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

The 2021 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony was held at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH


Watch TOOL’s JUSTIN CHANCELLOR Play Everyone In New Dunlop Commercial

When Tool bassist Justin Chancellor isn’t starring in Dunable Guitars commercials or making sweet music with Fever 333’s drummer, he’s


THE ARMED Is Already Back In The Studio

The Armed released their critically acclaimed new album Ultrapop in April and they’re already working on its follow-up. The band


CKY To Release A New Song Featuring HANK VON HELL This Friday

CKY will release a new single this Friday featuring the late and great ex-Turbonegro vocalist Hank Von Hell, and whose


MIRE (Ex-AS I LAY DYING) Drops Heavy New Single „A New Found Rain“

Mire, the new band featuring ex-As I Lay Dying guitarist Nick Hipa, is back once again with another crushing single


Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA Performing ‚Fade To Black‘ At ATLive Concert Series In Atlanta

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song „Fade The Black“ on the second night of ATLive on November


DEEP PURPLE Releases Music Video For Cover Of HUEY ‚PIANO‘ SMITH’s ‚Rockin‘ Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu‘

DEEP PURPLE’s next studio effort will be an album of covers titled „Turning To Crime“. Due on November 26 via


MEGADETH To Release New Album In Spring 2022

We’ve been talking about the new Megadeth record for what feels like years at this point, and it looks like


SAMMY HAGAR Performs At Halftime During RAIDERS Vs. BENGALS Game In Las Vegas: Video, Photos

On Sunday (November 21), Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Sammy Hagar performed a rockin‘ halftime show at Allegiant Stadium


Death Angel Guitarist Rob Cavestany on The MetalSucks Podcast #414

Death Angel riff master Rob Cavestany is our guest this week! We discuss the Grammy nomination of their last record,


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SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s SERJ TANKIAN Bring New Exhibition Online

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s SERJ TANKIAN Brings New Exhibition Online

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STEVE HARRIS’s BRITISH LION Kicks Off U.K. Headlining Tour (Video)

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Rage Against the Machine Post Statement on Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K. Downing Claims „We Always Knew ROB HALFORD Was Gay“

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KID ROCK’s New Video Has A Message For Snowflakes: „Don’t Tell Me How To Live“

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NERGAL talks ME AND THAT MAN’s All-Star Album, ‚Epic‘ New BEHEMOTH Record & 30th Anniversary

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EXODUS Looks At The History Of Thalidomide In New Song „Prescribing Horror“

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BENT SEA (MEGADETH) Teams With NASUM & BATTLETORN Members For New Song „Destroy The Autocrats“

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EMIGRATE (RAMMSTEIN) Streams Assuring New Song „I’m Still Alive“

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MESSA Streams Meditative, Doomed New Song „Pilgrim“

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WHITESNAKE Parts Ways With Longtime Bassist MICHAEL DEVIN

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AARON LEWIS Says He Beat COVID-19 After Taking Ivermectin, A Drug Unproven For Coronavirus Treatment

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Kid Rock Calls Out “Nation of P*ssies,” “Snowflakes” and “Offended Millennials” in New Song

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AXL ROSE Thanks Fans For Tributes After Death Of His Pet Cat DEXTER

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DANKO JONES Calls Out MONSTER TRUCK For Appearing In Video With ‚Racist Piece Of S**t‘ KID ROCK

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QUIET RIOT: Original Mask From ‚Metal Health‘ Album Sells For $50,000 At Auction

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HERMAN FRANK Doesn’t Rule Out Return To ACCEPT: ‚Never Say Never‘

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TED NUGENT: Why I Decided To Go Public With My COVID-19 Battle

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MARILYN MANSON’s Lawyer „Global Mediation“ with Alleged Victims is „In The Cards“

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Video: Kids Cover Slipknot’s “Wait and Bleed”

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Watch Kids Cover SLIPKNOT’s „Wait And Bleed,“ Destroy A House

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BEHEMOTH Drops „Prometherion“ From In Absentia Dei Live Album

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DREDG Releases Documentary On Recording 1998 Album Leitmotif

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ONCE HUMAN Drops Groovy, Low-Tuned New Single „Cold Arrival“

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Marilyn Manson’s Lawyer Says “Global Mediation” With Alleged Assault Victims Is “In the Cards”

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DAVID ELLEFSON Brings Down Price Of His ‚Personal Use‘ Video Messages On CAMEO

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Watch GEOFF TATE Perform In Wabash, Indiana

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IGNITE Releases Music Video For New Single ‚The River‘

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QUEEN, GUNS N‘ ROSES, MÖTLEY CRÜE Members Pay Tribute To Legendary Rock Photographer MICK ROCK

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SLIPKNOT’s M. SHAWN CRAHAN Updates Fans On His Recovery Following Surgery For Torn Bicep Tendon

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STRYPER’s MICHAEL SWEET To Undergo Emergency Eye Surgery For Detached Retina

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David Draiman Responds to Brent Hinds, Brass Against’s Urine Drama, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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Album Review: SWALLOW THE SUN Moonflowers

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MUDVAYNE: Official Video Recap Of WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Concert

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Cannibal Corpse Vocalist George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher Announces Self-Titled Solo Album

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Things for Slayer’s Kerry King to Do Now That He’s a New Yorker

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Former TURBONEGRO singer Hank Von Hell has died. The Norwegian musician, who for 17 years fronted TURBONEGRO, the self-styled „biggest


ROB HALFORD Says He Hasn’t Heard K.K. DOWNING’s New Band

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BRET MICHAELS Donates Use Of His Private Plane So Ole Miss Quarterback MATT CORRAL’s Parents Can Attend Game

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Ole Miss Quarterback MATT CORRAL’s Parents Catch Ride With BRET MICHAELS To Game

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At the Movies (King Diamond, Soilwork, Hammerfall, etc.) Cover WHAM!’s “Last Christmas”

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The Definitive Heavy Metal Holiday Gift Guide 2021

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Once Human Debut New Song and Video, “Cold Arrival”

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SAMMY HAGAR To Perform At Halftime During RAIDERS Vs. BENGALS Game In Las Vegas

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Legendary Photographer MICK ROCK Dead At 72

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Watch METALLICA Play „Blackened“ At Recent Florida Show

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CYNIC Streams New Single „In A Multiverse Where Atoms Sing“

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ZAKK WYLDE Only Wrote Solos For New OZZY OSBOURNE Album, Not Songs

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Being Jason Newsted during the final days of trying out for Metallica must’ve been nothing short of pants-shittingly terrifying. Newsted


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Vocalist Shares Poems From New „Dirty Poetry“ Book

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JERRY CANTRELL Announces December Livestream Event

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KORN Guitarist Compares New Album To 2002 Album Untouchables

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RAMMSTEIN’s RICHARD KRUSPE Thinks The Days Of Stadium Metal Bands Are Over

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CARCASS, THE LOCUST, AUTOPSY & More Booked For Oblivion Access 2022

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MOON TOOTH Streams Acoustic Version Of New Single „Nymphaeaceae“

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FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Announces 2022 European Tour

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MARILYN MANSON Sells Hollywood Hills Home For $1.835 Million

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Legendary Music Photographer Mick Rock Has Died

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Head Pee Release Terrible New Song “Not Today”

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KID ROCK Rants Against ‚Snowflakes‘ And ‚Offended Millennials‘ In New Single ‚Don’t Tell Me How To Live‘

Kid Rock has released a defiant new single, „Don’t Tell Me How To Live“, in which he rants against „woke“



This week’s new heavy metal releases include a frankly solid and diverse group of heavy hitters. To the metals… Advertisement.


SNAKE MOUNTAIN REVIVAL Stays Weird & Riffy On „Moon Baron“

I’m not sure what I like more – the catchy new Snake Mountain Revival single „Moon Baron“ or the trippy


Incubus Frontman Brandon Boyd Shares New Solo Track, “Pocket Knife”

On which album you believe Incubus jumped the shark is most likely correlated with when you first got into the


EXODUS Drops Lyric Video For New Song ‚Prescribing Horror‘

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS have just released their new album, „Persona Non Grata“, via Nuclear Blast


Haken’s Ross Jennings Channels Rick Springfield on New Song, “Rocket Science”

Haken vocalist Ross Jennings has today released his debut solo album, Shadow of My Future Self, and with that comes


NHC Feat. TAYLOR HAWKINS, DAVE NAVARRO And CHRIS CHANEY: ‚Devil That You Know‘ Music Video Released

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Dokken + George Lynch Announce More Shows Together

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Sh*t That Comes Out Today: November 19, 2021

Some phenomenal releases out this week for you to play for your relatives at Thanksgiving! And one turkey. ConvergeBloodmoon: I


Former ICED EARTH Members MATT BARLOW And FREDDIE VIDALES Release New ASHES OF ARES Music Video ‚By My Blade‘

ASHES OF ARES, the band featuring former ICED EARTH members Matt Barlow and Freddie Vidales, will release its third studio



On February 4, CANNIBAL CORPSE vocalist George „Corpsegrinder“ Fisher will release a solo album, titled „Corpsegrinder“. The 10-song effort, co-produced


JOSH RICHTER AND THE BAD THINGS‘ New Song „Small Town Baby“ Is Real Catchy

Josh Richter, who you might know from Bather, is taking the aggression down a notch and upping the fun factor


BIOHAZARD’s BILLY GRAZIADEI To Release New BILLYBIO Album ‚Leaders And Liars‘

BIOHAZARD’s Billy Graziadei will release a new album from his BILLYBIO project, „Leaders And Liars“, in 2022 via AFM Records.


RAMMSTEIN Guitarist’s EMIGRATE Project Releases Music Video For ‚I’m Still Alive‘

The official music video for the song „I’m Still Alive“ from EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z.


MARILLION To Release New Album ‚An Hour Before It’s Dark‘ In March

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Anders Fridén, frontman of Swedish melodic death metal band IN FLAMES, has launched his new project under the moniker IF


IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON Talks ‚Trooper The Collection 2‘ (Video)

In the 13-minute video below, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson and beer guru Pete Brown talk through Trooper The Collection


ROBERT PLANT And ALISON KRAUSS Announce First Tour In 12 Years

Today, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss invite the world to „Raise The Roof“. The long-awaited successor to their monumental 2007


CRASHDÏET Returns With New Single ‚No Man’s Land‘

Swedish glam metal/sleaze rockers CRASHDÏET recently signed to Golden Robot Records and are currently in the studio working on their


TOTO Drummer JEFF PORCARO’s Publishing Catalog, Master Royalties Acquired By PRIMARY WAVE For $30 Million

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Ex-BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE bassist Jason „Jay“ James has joined KILL THE LIGHTS, the group featuring his former BULLET bandmate,


BORN OF OSIRIS‘ LEE MCKINNEY Shreds Through New Solo Single „Stormrage“

Born Of Osiris guitarist Lee McKinney is now streaming his shreddy new single „Stormrage,“ which has everything from Abasi-esque thumps


BLACK SABBATH’s TONY IOMMI Meets His 469-Million-Year-Old Fossil (Video)

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COREY TAYLOR Announces ‚Intimate Evening‘ With Fans In Columbus, Ohio

Corey Taylor is doing a small set of shows before SLIPKNOT heads out on its international tour in 2022, and


Watch DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN And NITA STRAUSS Perform ‚Dead Inside‘ Live For First Time

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These Are The Top 40 Albums of 2021 According to Decibel Magazine

Decibel Magazine are ahead of the game again. Having tight publishing deadlines, they already have come up with their top


TED NUGENT Says KYLE RITTENHOUSE Is A ‚Great American‘ Who ‚Did Everything Right‘

Ted Nugent has defended Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who fatally shot two people in August 2020 during unrest in Kenosha,


Giveaway: Win In Flames Entire CD Discography From 1994 to 2008

Just in time for the impending holiday season, Swedish heavy metal icons In Flames will reissue their classic albums from 1994-2008 that were previously


DAVID DRAIMAN Says DISTURBED Won’t Put Out ‚Traditional Full-Length‘ Album; Two Separate Releases Planned

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Cynic Debut New Song “In a Multiverse Where Atoms Sing”

Cynic have released the new song “In a Multiverse Where Atoms Sing” via a playthrough video from their current drummer,



David Coverdale, who was among the DEEP PURPLE members who were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame


Decibel Magazine Says These Are the Top 40 Metal Albums of 2021

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SKID ROW Replaces QUEENSRŸCHE As Support Act For SCORPIONS On ‚Sin City Nights‘ Las Vegas Residency

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What Does Former IRON MAIDEN Singer BLAZE BAYLEY Think Of ‚Senjutsu‘? He Responds

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Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Announces Streaming Event

Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell has announced an upcoming streaming event, An Evening with Jerry Cantrell, to be presented by


Foo Fighters Release “Love Dies Young” Music Video Starring Jason Sudeikis

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Watch Multi-Cam Video Of PHILIP ANSELMO Performing PANTERA Classics In Dallas

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Animals as Leaders Announce New Album, Release First Single

Progressive instrumental outfit Animals as Leaders have announced that they’ll release their highly anticipated fifth full-length studio album, Parrhesia, on



DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie says that he hasn’t spoken to the band’s original drummer Mike Portnoy in more than


SWALLOW THE SUN Studio Tour & Prized Possessions

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FOO FIGHTERS Enlist Ted Lasso Star Jason Sudeikis for „Love Dies Young“ Video

Foo Fighters have released the music video for „Love Dies Young.“ The video concept was written by Dave Grohl, who


Rammstein Guitarist: Ghost is “Not a Stadium Band”

There’s really only a handful of hard rock and heavy metal bands that are popular enough to fill a stadium


First Trailer Released for PAM & TOMMY Hulu Series

We have our first look at the new Hulu series, Pam & Tommy. Sebastian Stan stars at Tommy and Lily


KORN’s JONATHAN DAVIS Was ‚Totally Wiped Out‘ By His COVID-19 Battle

KORN singer Jonathan Davis says that he was „totally wiped out“ by his recent battle with COVID-19, the disease caused


ANIMALS AS LEADERS Announces First Album In Six Years, Streams „The Problem Of Other Minds“

Animals As Leaders is back! The band is now streaming their shreddy, synthy new single „The Problem Of Other Minds“


BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL Gets COVID Booster, Asks People Not To Be „COVIDIOTS“

Behemoth vocalist and guitarist Adam „Nergal“ Darski has received the booster COVID vaccine. In an Instagram post, Darski asks people


METALLICA Announces 40th Anniversary San Francisco Takeover For December

Metallica will host their San Francisco Takeover shows between December 16 and 18 at various venues throughout the city. The


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DAVID SILVERIA Isn’t Too Hopeful About Reuniting With KORN For 30th Anniversary

Founding Korn drummer David Silveria left the band in 2006 and their relationship has been an interesting one ever since.


TROOPS OF DOOM, RAT KING Among Gimme Metal’s Tracks of the Week

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THE OCEAN Streams „Eocene“ From Roadburn Redux Performance

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IGORRR Drops Live Video For „Opus Brain“

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SHAPE OF DESPAIR Announces First Album In Seven Years Return To The Void

Funeral doom legend Shape Of Despair is back for the first time since 2015 with a new song called „Reflection


Pam & Tommy: First Trailer Released

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ROBERT PLANT And ALISON KRAUSS Share Cover Of BRENDA BURNS’s ‚Somebody Was Watching Over Me‘

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Joseph Izayea will release his new collaborative album Harder Truths on November 26, featuring Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves, ex-God Forbid),


GHOUL Streams Disgusting Live Version Of „Gutbucket Blues“

Have you checked out Ghoul’s new live album Live In The Flesh? Do you want Ghoul to come to your


Metallica Announce “San Francisco Takeover” Event for 40th Anniversary

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Three-time-Grammy-nominated and RIAA gold-certified UNDEROATH frontman Spencer Chamberlain has unveiled „Neck High“, the debut track from his alternative/indie-leaning project SLO/TIDE.


Metal Music Bingo: What Is It and How Can Metalheads Enjoy It?

If you are looking forward to playing some exciting games to add more fun to your life, then music bingo


Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Has a Bullet with Lemmy’s Ashes Inside

Earlier this year, news started trickling out that late Motörhead mastermind Lemmy Kilmister, who died in December of 2015, had


Legendary Rock Photographer ROSS HALFIN Featured In GIBSON TV’s ‚Through The Lens‘

In Episode 2 of Gibson TV’s „Through The Lens“, we sit down with iconic rock photographer Ross Halfin. Having studied


Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello Just Dropped Three New Songs

Despite just releasing a solo album, The Atlas Underground Fire, in October, Rage Against the Machine guitarist, liberal activist and friend


Born of Osiris’s Lee McKinney Drops New Solo Track, “Stormrage”

Born of Osiris guitarist Lee McKinney is back with a new solo single, “Stormrage,” the first to be released from


ARCH ENEMY: Making Of Music Video For New Single ‚Deceiver, Deceiver‘

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the music video for „Deceiver, Deceiver“, the first new song from Swedish/Canadian/American melodic death


A Valediction – OBSCURA

When you consider who the men behind OBSCURA are at this point, it almost seems unfair to everybody else. Steffen


CYNIC Premieres New Song ‚In A Multiverse Where Atoms Sing‘

Progressive rockers CYNIC will release their new full-length album, „Ascension Codes“, on November 26 via Season Of Mist. The band


QUIET RIOT’s Longtime Bassist CHUCK WRIGHT Releases Video For His Cover Of BJÖRK’s ‚Army Of Me‘

Chuck Wright, longtime bassist for multi-platinum rockers QUIET RIOT, has released the first single from his upcoming solo album, „Chuck


ANIMALS AS LEADERS Announce New Album ‚Parrhesia‘, Drop Music Video For ‚The Problem Of Other Minds‘ Single

Groundbreaking, genre-defying instrumental trio ANIMALS AS LEADERS has announced its highly anticipated new album, „Parrhesia“. The band’s first new full-length


SILVERSTEIN Releases New Single ‚It’s Over‘

On SILVERSTEIN’s visceral new single „It’s Over“, the legendary post-hardcore outfit deftly balances its core sound — an intensely dynamic


ALICE IN CHAINS ‚ JERRY CANTRELL Announces Global Livestream Event

Iconic singer, songwriter, guitarist, and ALICE IN CHAINS co-founder Jerry Cantrell has announces „An Evening With Jerry Cantrell“ presented by


FOO FIGHTERS Share Video For ‚Love Dies Young‘ Starring ‚Ted Lasso“s JASON SUDEIKIS

FOO FIGHTERS have released a new video for the song „Love Dies Young“. The clip was written and directed by


PEARL JAM’s EDDIE VEDDER Unveils New Solo Single ‚The Haves‘, Announces Release Date For ‚Earthling‘ Album

PEARL JAM singer Eddie Vedder will release his new solo album, „Earthling“, on February 11, 2022 via his own Seattle



THE THREE TREMORS, the project featuring acclaimed heavy metal singers Tim „Ripper“ Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Harry


Here’s The First Trailer For ‚Pam & Tommy‘ Series Based On TOMMY LEE And PAMELA ANDERSON’s Scandal

The first teaser trailer has been released for „Pam & Tommy“, Hulu’s upcoming limited series about MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy


GEORGE LYNCH Announces More Appearances With DOKKEN In December

George Lynch will rejoin DOKKEN on stage at the following shows in December: Dec. 07 – Warrendale, PA @ Jergel’s


JOAN JETT: FUNKO Pop! Figure Coming In 2022

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has announced its latest artist


LED ZEPPELIN: ‚Every Album, Every Song‘ Book Out Now

Sonicbond Publishing has released „Led Zeppelin: Every Album, Every Song“ from Steve Pilkington. Think about LED ZEPPELIN and the image


SAINT ASONIA Feat. STAIND Guitarist, Ex-THREE DAYS GRACE Singer: Cover Of THE WEEKND’s ‚Blinding Lights‘ Available

Hard rock band SAINT ASONIA, featuring former THREE DAYS GRACE frontman Adam Gontier and STAIND guitarist/founding member Mike Mushok, has


Moonflowers – SWALLOW THE SUN

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OBSCURA, ABYSMAL DAWN, VALE OF PNATH and INTERLOPER Announce 2022 North American Tour!

Your winter just got a healthy infusion of live death metal: Obscura, Abysmal Dawn, Vale of Pnath and Interloper have


Report: ICED EARTH’s Jon Schaffer Continues To Cooperate with Authorities In January 6th Riot Investigation

A new report notes that Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer is currently cooperating with authorities as a result of his role in


ROB HALFORD Says He Also Received Bullet Containing LEMMY’s Ashes

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford has confirmed to the „SpeedFreaks“ radio show that he was one of several people who


ANTHRAX’s CHARLIE BENANTE Cried At GENESIS Concert: ‚Seeing PHIL COLLINS Sitting Was Hard For Me To Watch‘

Charlie Benante says that he cried while watching GENESIS perform on the band’s current tour, „The Last Domino?“ The ANTHRAX


BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL Gets Booster Shot, Blasts ‚Covidiots‘

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam „Nergal“ Darski has received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot and has urged others to do the same.


SKID ROW Partners With DEAD SLED COFFEE For ‚Slave To The Grind‘ Blend

SKID ROW has partnered with the team at Dead Sled Coffee to bring their fans the officially licensed „Slave To


Obscura, Abysmal Dawn, Veil of Pnath and Interloper Announce 2022 North American Tour!

Your winter just got a healthy infusion of live death metal: Obscura, Abysmal Dawn, Veil of Pnath and Interloper have


ROBERT PLANT And ALISON KRAUSS Celebrate New Album ‚Raise The Roof‘ With Series Of Live Performances

This Friday, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss celebrate the historic release of „Raise The Roof“ (Rounder Records), their first new


Report: Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer Continuing to Cooperate in Capitol Riot Investigation

A new report by local Indiana publication The Republic indicates that Iced Earth frontman Jon Schaffer, who in April became


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Frank sits down with Nikita Kamprad of DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT to discuss the bands new creation, Noktvrn, how it


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Nightwish paid tribute to late Children of Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho during their performance in Oslo, Norway this past Sunday,


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Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner suffered an acute cardiac aortic dissection (his aorta ruptured) during the band’s performance at the


Album Review: OBSCURA A Valediction

When it comes to taking an extra large-sized bucket of notes, chords, musical theory, skill, and technique and playing it


Solitary Nightmare: 12 of the Best One-Man Black Metal Bands in Japan

“The crowd is the gathering place of the weakest; true creation is a solitary act” – Charles Bukowski  An artist’s views are


DEF LEPPARD’s RICK ALLEN Says He Came Close To Losing His Right Arm In 1984 Car Accident

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen, who has been expressing himself in recent years through his art, recently spoke to Joe


Sight of Emptiness Unveil Hard-Hitting New Track, “Broken Mirror”

Costa Rican melodeath masters Sight of Emptiness have long been favorites of the MetalSucks staff, and their latest entry, the


Arjen Lucassen’s Star One Debuts New Song Featuring Members of Symphony X and Unleash the Archers

Arjen Lucassen’s Star One Featuring Arjen Lucassen have released a new single, “Fate of Man.” Like all songs by Star One,


Whitechapel Frontman Discusses Revisiting Traumatic Childhood on New Album, Kin

Whitechapel vocalist Phil Bozeman was our guest on a recent episode of The MetalSucks Podcast to discuss the band’s new


DISTURBED’s David Draiman Responds To Slams from MASTODON’s Brent Hinds

Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds made some headlines a few weeks ago when he blasted touring with Disturbed (using some outdated


Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner is “Feeling Very Strong and Positive” Following Open-Heart Surgery

Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner is recovering well from the emergency open-heart surgery he underwent after suffering an aortic aneurysm


Video: Opeth Play First Show With Therion Drummer Sami Karppinen

Opeth kicked off their co-headlining tour with Mastodon last night (November 16) in Asheville, NC. The performance marked the band’s


Watch OPETH Play Their First Show With Drummer SAMI KARPPINEN

Opeth announced on November 16 that they had parted ways with drummer Martin Axenrot, and recruited drummer Sami Karppinen (Therion)


ME AND THAT MAN (BEHEMOTH) Streams „Under The Spell“ Featuring The Mysterious MARY GOORE

Me And That Man, the project headed up by Behemoth mastermind Adam „Nergal“ Darski, is now streaming their new single


BRASS AGAINST Vocalist Issues An Apology For On-Stage Pee Incident

Brass Against made headlines for their Welcome To Rockville performance when vocalist Sophie Urista peed on a fan’s face on


METALLICA Announces Mysterious Black Box

Metallica has announced what appears to be some kind of museum in the form of The Black Box. According to


TRIVIUM Streams Performance Of „Feast Of Fire“ Live From Their Airplane Hangar

Trivium is back with a second airplane hangar performance, this time tackling the track „Feast Of Fire.“ Which all by


DREAM THEATER Announces Rescheduled 2022 North American Tour

Dream Theater has announced their rescheduled 2022 North American tour, with Arch Echo opening the United States dates and Falset


LEPROUS & THE OCEAN Announce 2022 North American Tour

Leprous and The Ocean will team up for one hell of a heavy, proggy North American tour come March 2022.


DROWSE Streams Downtempo Cover Of SLIPKNOT’s „Wait And Bleed“

Drowse, the project headed up by Kyle Bates, is here to make Slipknot’s classically aggressive 1999 track „Wait And Bleed“


Disturbed’s David Draiman Reacts to Being Dissed by Mastodon’s Brent Hinds

Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds recently got in hot lukewarm room temperature some water when he referred to former tourmates Disturbed


Brass Against Banned From NASCAR Venues for Pee Incident, Frontwoman Issues Her Own Apology

Brass Against, the brass collective best known until recently for their amusing brass band covers of popular rock and metal


Emma Ruth Rundle Drops New Video for “The Company”

Dark singer/songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle (also of Red Sparowes and Marriages) dropped her fourth solo record, Engine Of Hell, on November


Ex-KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA On Possibility Of Reunion For Band’s 30th Anniversary: ‚You Just Never Know‘

In a new interview with Rocking With Jam Man, former KORN drummer David Silveria, who left the band a decade


Limp Bizkit NFTs: Coming Soon

Are you still reveling in the self-described suckitude of Limp Bizkit’s new album, Still Sucks, which the band surprise-released all


METALLICA Announces 40th-Anniversary ‚San Francisco Takeover‘

METALLICA has announced a „San Francisco Takeover“ to coincide with the band’s 40th-anniversary celebrations next month. Among the events being


Leprous and The Ocean Announce 2022 North American Tour

When Leprous and The Ocean embark on what is shaping up to be one of early 2022’s proggiest metal tours


SOLAR CROSS (OMNIUM GATHERUM) Streams New Album Echoes Of The Eternal Word

Solar Cross, the band formed by brothers Harri Pikka, Lauri Pikka, and Jarmo Pikka, is here to show you how


SWAMP COFFIN Drags You All The Way Down With New Song „Your Problem“

The band is called Swamp Coffin and the song is called „Your Problem.“ If you expected anything other than being


ROT TV’s New Song „Ready To Die“ Is Gloriously Anarchic Rock

South-Eastern Australia punk-meets-rock unit Rot TV is here to put a beer in your hand with their new single „Ready


ICED EARTH’s JON SCHAFFER Is Continuing To Cooperate With U.S. Capitol Riot Investigators

ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer, who pleaded guilty seven months ago to his role in the Capitol riot, is continuing


AEROSMITH: Previously Unreleased Rehearsal Recording From 1971 To See Light Of Day For ‚Record Store Day‘

On November 26, the four-time Grammy-winning and diamond-certified rock legends AEROSMITH will release „Aerosmith – 1971: The Road Starts Hear“



L.A. GUNS frontman Phil Lewis says that Axl Rose did a „fantastic“ job filling in for Brian Johnson at the


NERGAL’s ME AND THAT MAN Recruits GHOST’s TOBIAS FORGE For New Single ‚Under The Spell‘

BEHEMOTH mastermind Adam „Nergal“ Darski and his dark folk/blues/Americana influenced solo project ME AND THAT MAN continues its celebrity team-up


METALLICA Shares Pro-Shot Video Of ‚Blackened‘ Performance From ‚Intimate‘ Florida Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song „Blackened“ during the band’s „intimate“ concert on November 4 at Hard


WEDNESDAY 13 Announces ’20 Years Of Fear‘ U.S. Tour

Heavy horror punk icon Wednesday 13 slithered from the cobwebbed depths of Charlotte, North Carolina in the early 1990s —


Hear Audio Samples Of All Songs From DEEP PURPLE’s ‚Turning To Crime‘ Album

Dutch retailer Plato has shared audio samples of all the songs that will appear on DEEP PURPLE’s next studio effort,


Watch TWISTED SISTER’s DEE SNIDER Officiate Wedding Of Los Angeles Heavy Metal Musician

Mr. Rust, the founding member, bassist and co-vocalist of the Los Angeles-based heavy metal trio RUSTY EYE, was recently able


ZAKK WYLDE Is ‚Really Happy‘ With His Contributions To Upcoming OZZY OSBOURNE Album

Zakk Wylde says that he is „really happy“ with his contributions to the upcoming Ozzy Osbourne album. The guitarist, who


OPETH Plays First Show With Drummer SAMI KARPPINEN (Video)

OPETH played its first show with drummer Sami Karppinen (THERION) Tuesday night (November 16) at Arena in Asheville, North


The Return Of The California Takeover – EARTH CRISIS, SNAPCASE, and STRIFE

In 1996, Victory Records released what’s considered one of the most important live records in hardcore’s history: „The California Takeover…


Tonight, the LIVECAST Will Not Urinate On Anybody

We promise! But we will be talking about that Brass Against clip. And Ace Frehely. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.


Album Review: DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT Noktvrn

Der Weg Einer Freiheit is more than just black metal. It’s black metal with pulsing, hypnotizing rhythms in a bed of


Album Review: KHEMMIS Deceiver

Denver doomsters Khemmis have always been critical favorites. Their first three studio albums have made numerous year-end lists as their


JUDAS PRIEST’s RICHIE FAULKNER Is ‚Feeling Very Strong And Positive,‘ Less Than Two Months After Life-Saving Surgery

Richie Faulkner says that he is feeling “ feeling very strong and positive“ less than two months after undergoing a


Dream Theater Announce Rescheduled Tour Dates

Dream Theater have announce rescheduled dates for the tour they postponed this year. The new dates are below (via The


EXODUS’s STEVE ‚ZETRO‘ SOUZA: ‚In The ’90s, We Were Has-Beens; Now We Are Considered Legends‘

EXODUS frontman Steve „Zetro“ Souza has weighed in on his band’s legacy and standing within the metal scene. The long-running



BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE frontman Matt Tuck talked to Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio about the band’s new, self-titled studio album, which


Opeth Split with Drummer Martin “Axe” Axenrot Over “Conflict of Interests”

After sixteen years, Opeth have parted ways with drummer Martin “Axe” Axenrot, the band announced today. The reason behind the


Ted Nugent Vows to “Fix” Pro-Vaxxer Gene Simmons

Real American Hero Ted Nugent has vowed to “fix” his “brother” and “great man” Gene Simmons, who recently called those


UNDEATH Review Beers Across America During Full U.S. Tour

We ask death metal artists UNDEATH to rate different draft beers during their recent full U.S. tour with The Black


DAVID DRAIMAN: DISTURBED Is Working On ‚Amazing New Material‘ For Next Studio Album

David Draiman of DISTURBED, which recently played its first pandemic-era shows, spoke to Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio station about


OPETH Parts Ways With Drummer Over „Conflict Of Interests“

Opeth has parted ways with drummer Martin Axenrot over a conflict of interests. According to a statement from the band,


Bullet for My Valentine’s New Album: First-Week Sales Revealed

Bullet for My Valentine’s new, self-titled album has debuted with No. 153 on the Billboard 200 in its first week


THE AMITY AFFLICTION Releases New Single ‚Give Up The Ghost‘

Australian metalcore trailblazers THE AMITY AFFLICTION have shared another new track, „Give Up The Ghost“. The emotionally charged but heavy


Report: Marilyn Manson Locked Women in Solitary Confinement “Bad Girls Room”

New allegations about Marilyn Manson’s past behavior have come to light from an in-depth report by Rolling Stone that includes


SCORPIONS‘ KLAUS MEINE Explains Meaning Of New Single ‚Peacemaker‘ (Video)

SCORPIONS have released a short video in which lead singer Klaus Meine explains the meaning of the lyrics in the


Bathe in the Gentle Melodies of Genocide Pact’s “Deprive/Degrade”

Subtly. Elegance. Grace. Finesse. These are the kinds of adjectives often used to describe the music of the post-life metal


Toontrack Releases New MIDI Pack by Jay Postones of TesseracT

Today, Toontrack released Progressive Metal 2 MIDI, the third title in the company’s currently ongoing, eleventh consecutive Metal Month campaign. This MIDI


DEATH ANGEL Has Ideas ‚Floating Around‘ For Next Album

DEATH ANGEL guitarist Ted Aguilar spoke to the „Loaded Radio“ podcast about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the


Venue and Label Owner Accused of Using Hidden Cameras to Take Nude Photos

Michael Johnston, the co-founder of Chicago-based record label Audiotree and the owner of Chicago music venues Lincoln Hall and Schubas


The Bands That Defined Japanese Black Metal

Black metal as a musical form of expression in Japan goes back second only to Europe. Bands like Sabbat and


MANOWAR Records New Song Inspired By HOMER’s ‚Odyssey‘

MANOWAR will return to Greece next June for a headlining performance at the Release Athens 2022 festival at Plateia Nerou.


JASON NEWSTED Names 1991 Show That Was „Personally Huge“ For METALLICA

Metallica has played plenty of massive shows throughout their career, but some were bigger than others for various reasons. Ex-bassist


Watch METALLICA Play „Master Of Puppets“ At Intimate Florida Show

Metallica played a fairly intimate show for fans at the Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino


KORN Vocalist Says Recording Requiem Was „One Of The Best Album Experiences I’ve Had“

Korn will release their new record Requiem on February 4. In an interview with Carlota of Audacy Check In, Korn


Watch TRIVIUM’s Entire Show Filmed In Minneapolis

When Trivium isn’t playing music in their very own airplane hangar, they’re playing on stages across the world. Check ‚em


EMMA RUTH RUNDLE Streams New Single „The Company“

Emma Ruth Rundle is now streaming her latest single „The Company“ alongside what she calls a visual poem that came


Watch THE ARMED, THOU & ALIEN WEAPONRY Play Adult Swim Festival

The Armed, Thou, and Alien Weaponry were some of the many bands to play the all-online Adult Swim Festival. You


BARONESS, HIGH ON FIRE, MONSTER MAGNET & More Booked For Desertfest NYC 2022

Desertfest NYC will take place between May 13 and 15 at the Knockdown Center in Queens, NY. The festival is


DREDG Has „Probably Two Albums Worth“ Of New Material

Dredg is has been diligently working on the follow-up to their 2011 album Chuckles And Mr. Squeezy, and they’ve got


WHERE DEPRIVATION LIES Evolve As Futuristic Killing Machines on “Riches to the Conjurer“

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


NIGHTWISH Pays Tribute To Late CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman ALEXI LAIHO At Oslo Concert (Video)

Finnish/British/Dutch symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH paid tribute to late CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho during their concert Sunday night (November


John 5 Explains How He Got David Lee Roth Gig

This may be common knowledge to Van Halen / David Lee Roth die-hards, but it’s a new story to me:


DREAM THEATER Announces Rescheduled Dates For North American Leg Of ‚Top Of The World‘ Tour

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER have announced the rescheduled dates for their recently postponed North American leg of the „Top


Primus: Rescheduled Rush Tribute Tour Dates Announced

Primus have announced rescheduled dates for a handful of shows they were forced to postpone earlier this year for reasons


OPETH Parts Ways With Longtime Drummer MARTIN ‚AXE‘ AXENROT

OPETH has parted ways with longtime drummer Martin „Axe“ Axenrot. The Swedish progressive metallers announced Axenrot’s exit from the group



In a new interview with Full Metal Jackie’s nationally syndicated radio show, SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg spoke about the recent


METALLICA Announces ‚The Metallica Black Box‘

METALLICA has announced the opening of The Metallica Black Box. Debuting with The Black Album Exhibition, the Black Box will


NORNA Stomps Through New Single „Serpent Spine“

Just let Norna completely decimate your surroundings for the next six minutes with their new single „Serpent Spine.“ Between the


DESCENT’s New Song „Tempest“ Is A Death Metal Whirlwind

Descent will kick your 2022 right into gear with their new album Order Of Chaos. Prior to that ass-kicking, you


TED NUGENT Is Puzzled By GENE SIMMONS’s Anti-Vaxxer Comments: ‚I’m Gonna Call Him And Try To Fix Him‘

Legendary rocker Ted Nugent has criticized Gene Simmons for calling unvaccinated people the „enemy.“ In an appearance on Talkshoplive’s Rock


THREE DAYS GRACE To Release New Single ‚So Called Life‘

THREE DAYS GRACE’s new single, „So Called Life“, will arrive on November 29. It will mark the band’s first release


TOTO’s ‚Africa‘ Surpasses One Billion Streams On SPOTIFY

TOTO’s „Africa“ recently crossed the threshold of one billion streams on Spotify. This accomplishment speaks to the continual discovery of


BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL On His Legal Battles In Poland: ‚It Gets Painful, It Gets More And More Annoying‘

This past February, BEHEMOTH frontman Adam „Nergal“ Darski was convicted for offending religious feelings by a court in Warsaw. The


JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD On RICHIE FAULKNER’s Life-Saving Surgery: ‚The Lord Intervened‘

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford has offered an update on Richie Faulkner’s recovery after the PRIEST guitarist suffered an acute


TESTAMENT, EXODUS And DEATH ANGEL: Five Dates Added To Rescheduled U.S. Leg Of ‚The Bay Strikes Back Tour‘

Five new dates have been added to the rescheduled North American leg of „The Bay Strikes Back Tour“ featuring TESTAMENT,


METALLICA Shares Pro-Shot Video Of ‚Master Of Puppets‘ Performance From ‚Intimate‘ Florida Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song „Master Of Puppets“ during the band’s „intimate“ concert on November 4


Watch FRANKIE BANALI’s Funeral Service

A public funeral service for QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali was held on Monday, November 15 at 2:30 p.m. at


Watch Second Episode Of IRON MAIDEN Singer BRUCE DICKINSON’s ‚Psycho Schizo Espresso‘ Video Podcast

The second episode of „Psycho Schizo Espresso“, a brand new podcast from IRON MAIDEN’s Bruce Dickinson and Oxford University psychologist


Squared Circle Pit #76 – Paul Heyman talks ECW Music Licensing, First Concert

Paul Heyman is a huge inspiration to me, so it was an honor to have him as. guest on the


How Five Former IN FLAMES Members Came Together To Form THE HALO EFFECT

Earlier this month, THE HALO EFFECT, the new project featuring five former members of the Swedish metal band IN FLAMES


ROB ZOMBIE Unveils Dr. Henry Augustus Wolfgang From Munsters Reboot

The Rob Zombie Munsters reboot is slowly but surely taking form, this time with the unveiling of Dr. Henry Augustus


Jinjer Share New Video for “Disclosure!”

Jinjer have released a new music video for “Disclosure!,” a track from their most recent album, Wallflowers. Bassist Eugene Abdukhanov


Local Police Investigating BRASS AGAINST Onstage Pee Incident

The biggest story of the week in metal, which has crossed over to mainstream attention is the headlines New York


Police Report Filed in Brass Against Pee Incident

The Brass Against on-stage pee incident that has captured the metal internet’s attention in recent days has taken another twist:


SLAYER’s KERRY KING And Wife Relocate To New York City

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King and his wife have relocated to New York City. Ayesha King broke the news of the


TWELVE FOOT NINJA’s Stevic MacKay Calls For Government Intervention For Music Royalty Distribution

Twelve Foot Ninja guitarist Stevic MacKay has just published a really interesting, incredibly informative video on why he feels government


JINJER Examines Being In The Spotlight With New „Disclosure!“ Video

Jinjer is now streaming their music video for „Disclosure!“ off their recent Wallflowers album. The video was directed by Bazil


TURNSTILE Announces 2022 North American Tour

Turnstile will hit the road for two one-off dates in February, followed by a pretty extensive tour beginning in April.


Former MACHINE HEAD Guitarist PHIL DEMMEL Fills In For DAVE LINSK At OVERKILL Concert: Video, Photos

Former MACHINE HEAD and current VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel filled in for Dave Linsk at OVERKILL’s November 13 concert at


JASON NEWSTED Recalls Concert That Was ‚Personally Huge‘ For METALLICA

During an appearance on a recent episode of Bill Burr’s „Monday Morning“ podcast, former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted was asked


KORN Guitarist BRIAN ‚HEAD‘ WELCH’s LOVE AND DEATH Project To Release ‚Perfectly Preserved Live‘

KORN guitarist Brian „Head“ Welch’s LOVE AND DEATH side project will release „Perfectly Preserved Live“, a live album and video


Turnstile Announce 2022 North American Tour

Turnstile have announced a 2022 headline tour of North America in support of their recent release Glow On. Support will


Converge Frontman Jacob Bannon on The MetalSucks Podcast #413

Converge frontman Jacob Bannon is our guest this week! We discussed the band’s forthcoming 10th studio album, Bloodmoon: I, and


Rob Zombie Unveils First Look at Richard Brake as Dr. Henry Augustus Wolfgang in The Munsters

We’ve known for a minute that Richard Brake was gonna be in Rob Zombie’s new movie version of The Munsters



In a new interview with This Day In Metal, David Ellefson was asked if he envisions a day when bands



In a new interview with This Day In Metal, David Ellefson was asked if he envisions a day when bands


MAYHEM, WATAIN, MIDNIGHT Announce Spring 2022 North American Tour

It really feels like the business is about to pick up again with touring going back into full effect. Mayhem


10 Best LAMB OF GOD Deep Cuts

Richmond, Virginia’s Lamb of God are one of the premier heavy acts of this millennium. With a instantly recognisable sound,


Watch Tribal People React To Heavy Metal For The First Time

Trybals is a YouTube channel dedicated to showing people in the Sindh province of Pakistan cultures from around the world.


KISS, KORN, FOO FIGHTERS & GUNS N‘ ROSES To Headline Welcome To Rockville 2022

Welcome To Rockville 2021 just wrapped up and the festival is already looking toward a great 2022. Welcome To Rockville



The guest list for the new Ozzy Osbourne album keeps growing! In a new interview with Metal Hammer (by way


KORN’s JONATHAN DAVIS Says ‚Requiem‘ Was ‚One Of The Best Album Experiences‘ He Has Had

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis spoke to Carlota of Audacy Check In about the band’s upcoming album, „Requiem“, which will arrive