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Tonight, METAL INJECTION LIVECAST Welcomes Matt Pinfield

We’re very excited to have legendary music connoisseur Matt Pinfield on the show to talk about his career, and his


BLACK SABBATH Touring Drummer TOMMY CLUFETOS: OZZY OSBOURNE Is ‚The Greatest Frontman I’ve Ever Worked For‘

In a new interview with Jeff Gaudiosi of, Tommy Clufetos talked about what it was like to step in


10 Heavy Pop Songs Metalheads Will Love, by Sumo Cyco’s Skye Sweetnam

Sumo Cyco are currently causing quite a stir in the metal world. While the band are not without some detractors,


SLIPKNOT’s CLOWN Makes Cannabis Now

Mover over Steve Urkel, there’s a new cannabis connoisseur in town and it’s Slipknot percussionist Clown. Today, M. Shaun Crahan,


W.A.S.P. Guitarist DOUGLAS BLAIR Releases New SIGNAL2NOISE Single ‚Generica‘

In the spirit of legendary power trios such as RUSH, KING’S X, NIRVANA and PRIMUS emerges an unprecedented power duo


Ex-KISS Guitarist VINNIE VINCENT Is Selling Set Of Handwritten Lyrics For $125,000

Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent has made a collection of handwritten lyrics available for purchase via his official web site.


CRYPTA Will Leave You Hungry For More With „Starvation“

Brazilian / Dutch death metal phenoms Crypta have unveiled a shredder of a new single, „Starvation“ along with a new


MICHAEL SWEET Weighs In On DAVID ELLEFSON Sexually Explicit Video Scandal: ‚We All Sin‘

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has apparently weighed in on the controversy surrounding MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson’s intimate involvement in communications



Abigail Williams and Vale of Pnath will tour mostly the middle of the United States this October. I’d wager the


Four SEPTICLFESH Songs Added To Berklee College Of Music’s Music Library

Septicflesh guitarist and orchestral composer Christos Antoniou has been formally recognized by the Berklee College Of Music! The college has



Psychosexual, the band fronted by ex-Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer as his Devil Daddy character, will release their


Corey Taylor Thinks STONE SOUR Will Always Be In The Shadow Of SLIPKNOT

Despite Stone Sour being Corey Taylor’s first band, and despite the fact that they’ve been pretty successful over the years,


Abigail Williams and Vale Of Pnath Announce U.S. Tour

At this point, it’s safe to say that everyone is assuming we’ll be able to move full-speed-ahead with shows again


IRON MAIDEN Announces New Beer With BrewDog Hellcat

Iron Maiden, metal legends and endless purveyors of beer, is teaming up with BrewDog for a new 6% ABV India


MOTÖRHEAD’s Phil Campbell Details His Severe Hearing Loss

Motörhead was known for being insanely loud, and unfortunately that’s taken its toll on guitarist Phil Campbell. In an interview


Gojira Land #1 Spot on ‘Top Album Sales’ Chart, #12 on Billboard 200

Gojira’s new album, Fortitude, sees the band achieving their best chart rankings to date, with a #1 spot on Billboard’s


Tech-Death Tuesday: ALUSTRIUM Leave The World Behind And „Join the Dead“

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


Till Lindemann Releases Music Video For Solo Single

Till Lindemann (Rammstein, Lindemann) recently released a new Russian-language solo song „Любимый город“, which translates to „Favorite City“, with lyrics


Watch EVANESCENCE Play „Better Without You“ On The Kelly Clarkson Show

Evanescence performed their single „Better Without You“ on the The Kelly Clarkson Show on May 10. If you happened to


Clown Grows Weed Now

The explanation as to why Clown from Slipknot never makes any goddamn sense is finally readily apparent: motherfucker is baked


Poll: Are You Excited for KK’s Priest?

Three years after saying he was “shocked and stunned” that Judas Priest didn’t invite him back to the band to


GOJIRA Has The #1 Selling Album In America This Week

Congratulations are in order for Gojira, who have seen their best showing on the Billboard charts for their new album,


WARRIOR Bassist ROB FARR Dies At 58

Southern California veteran musician Rob Farr, best known as the bass player for WARRIOR, has passed away at the age


TED NUGENT: ‚We’re Slipping Dangerously Over The Edge Of Marxism‘

Ted Nugent has defended MyPillow’s pro-Donald Trump CEO Mike Lindell who falsely alleged that the 2020 presidential election was marred


Anthrax Release Fourth 40th Anniversary Retrospective Video

Anthrax have released the fourth episode of their Anthrax 40 for 40 video series, which will celebrate the band’s 40th anniversary by taking


SCAR OF THE SUN Gives Us A Walking Tour Of Athens, Greece

Despite a travel ban around the world, we’re stoked to have Terry Nikas of Scar Of The Sun give us


Amon Amarth Make It Into Marvel Comics

Ten years ago, when Marvel was getting ready to release the first Thor movie, someone who was working very closely


Marvel’s God Of Thunder Wears An AMON AMARTH Shirt In New Comic

If you picked up the first issue of Marvel’s Heroes Reborn comic, you might’ve noticed that the God of Thunder



Blackened deathcore is a niche that many have explored over the last decade. THE EMBER, THE ASH began with more


Marilyn Manson and His Wife Allegedly Tried to Silence His Accusers

Marilyn Manson and his wife, photographer Lindsay Usich, attempted to silence at least one Instagram account dedicated to exposing the


DENNIS DEYOUNG Releases Lyric Video For ‚The Last Guitar Hero‘ Featuring TOM MORELLO

Former STYX singer Dennis DeYoung will release his final studio album, „26 East, Vol 2“, on June 11 via Frontiers


Listening to Metal Makes You Fat, Study Says

British tabloid The Daily Star ran an article earlier this week with the headline “Metal Makes Us All Heavy” and


DANKO JONES Is ‚Not Surprised‘ JAMES HETFIELD Is A COVID Vaccine Skeptic

Canadian rocker Danko Jones says that he is not surprised to learn that James Hetfield is skeptical of getting the


Exclusive Track Premiere: Drawn and Quartered’s “Rotting Abomination (The Cleansing)”

Are you in the mood to hear something gentle, melodic, and beautiful?Well, then, you can fuck right the fuck off.


Megadeth Address David Ellefson Controversy, Say They’re “Watching Developments Closely”

Megadeth have issued a statement addressing the current controversy surrounding bass player David Ellefson. Ellefson, you’re likely aware, was recently


DAVID REECE On ACCEPT’s Current Lineup: ‚I Respect That They Continue‘ But ‚I’m Not Really A Fan‘

Former ACCEPT singer David Reece says that it’s „very strange“ to see the band carrying on with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann


CRYPTA Feat. Former NERVOSA, BURNING WITCHES Members: ‚Starvation‘ Lyric Video

Brazilian/Dutch death metal band CRYPTA will release its debut album, „Echoes Of The Soul“, on June 11 via Napalm Records.


HELLOWEEN’s KAI HANSEN Discusses ‚Skyfall‘ Songwriting Process (Video)

Last month, the reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN released a new single, „Skyfall“. The track is


MEGADETH Release Statement on David Ellefson Situation

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson was accused over the weekend of grooming an underage fan, with text exchanges and explicit video


EDDIE VAN HALEN’s Stage-Played And Signed Charvel EVH Art Series Guitar Goes Up For Auction

A Charvel EVH Art Series electric guitar which was played on stage and signed by iconic VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie


ALICE COOPER, QUEENSRŸCHE, TOM KEIFER, SKID ROW, L.A. GUNS Set For 2022 Edition Of ‚Monsters Of Rock‘ Cruise

The annual Monsters Of Rock cruise is returning in 2022 to celebrate its tenth anniversary. Departing out of Miami, Florida,


RANDY RHOADS Photo Book To Feature Introduction By OZZY OSBOURNE And Epilogue By TOM MORELLO

Legendary rock photographer Ross Halfin has teamed up with Rufus Publications for the publication of „Randy Rhoads By Ross Halfin“,


EVANESCENCE Performs ‚Better Without You‘ On ‚The Kelly Clarkson Show‘ (Video)

EVANESCENCE performed the song „Better Without You“ on Monday’s (May 10) episode of the daytime talk program „The Kelly Clarkson


BLAZE BAYLEY Doesn’t Care About Being Hated By Some IRON MAIDEN Fans: ‚I Hope They Still Hate Me‘

In a new interview with Aftershocks TV, former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley was asked if it bothers him that


Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER To Release New PSYCHOSEXUAL Album ‚Unholy Hymns For The Children‘ In July

PSYCHOSEXUAL, featuring former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer on vocals as the Devil Daddy character, will release its


JOE SATRIANI’s ‚Crystal Planet‘ Comic Book Set To Release Issue #2

After the extremely successful launch of Joe Satriani’s debut comic book series, „Crystal Planet“, in January, issue #2 is now


Metal Makes You Fat According to Study Published in British Tabloid

„Metal Makes Us All Heavy,“ reads the headline of a new article in British tabloid The Daily Star. The column


MEGADETH Comments On Leak Of ‚Embarrassing‘ DAVID ELLEFSON Videos: ‚We Are Watching Developments Closely‘

MEGADETH has commented on speculation surrounding bassist David Ellefson’s intimate involvement in communications with a woman other than his wife.


ZAKK WYLDE: There’s No Such Thing As ‚The Best‘ Musician

In a new interview with Music Is Win’s „Guitar Villains“ podcast, Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) pushed back


WARRANT’s JOEY ALLEN On JANI LANE: ‚I Miss The Guy Like A Brother‘

Joey Allen says that he and his WARRANT bandmates tried to do as much as they could for Jani Lane


Royal Blood’s Ben Thatcher on The MetalSucks Podcast #386

Ben Thatcher of power duo Royal Blood is our guest this week! We discuss the band’s new album, Typhoons, the


LAPD Shot Less-Lethal Rounds Into Mosh Pit To Break Up Punk Show Under A Freeway

A punk show under a freeway in the Cypress Park section of Los Angeles got really wild last Saturday when


KK’s PRIEST (ex-Judas Priest) Announce Debut Album Sermons of the Sinner

KK’s Priest, started by former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing, have announced that they’ll release their debut album later this


FOO FIGHTERS Perform “Back in Black” with AC/DC’s Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson, frontman for AC/DC, joined Foo Fighters during Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World for a special



Roy Mayorga has confirmed that HELLYEAH is „on hiatus.“ The 51-year-old drummer, who toured with HELLYEAH as the replacement for


SATYRICON’s FROST On Veganism: ‚Plant-Based Foods Seem To Make The Body Happier‘

Drummer Kjetil-Vidar „Frost“ Haraldstad of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON spoke to the „Heavy Demons“ radio show about his relatively recent


EVANESCENCE & HALESTORM Announce Massive Fall 2021 U.S. Tour

Two of the biggest bands in rock right now, Evanescence and Halestorm are ready to get back on the road,


TYR Members Slam Jon Schaffer: „Sounds Like He Doesn’t Really Believe in What He Was Trying to Do“

On a recent episode of their podcast, Týrcast, Tyr members Heri Joensen (vocals), Tadeusz Rieckmann (drums), and Gunnar H. Thomsen


Metallica Have “Over 10 Songs” Partially Written for Next Album

Metallica have been deep in “some pretty serious writing” for their next album since last November. After first floating the idea of


MEGADETH’s David Ellefson Denies Underage Grooming Accusations

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson responded to allegations this morning that surfaced over the weekend that he groomed an underage fan.


MORGAN LANDER Says There Could ‚Absolutely‘ Be New Music From KITTIE In The Future

Morgan Lander says that there could „absolutely“ be new music from KITTIE at some point in the future. After the


Best Mash-up Ever of the Day: Mötley Crüe Meet Martha and the Vandellas in “Ten Seconds to Run”

YouTube masher-upper extraordinaire Bill McClintock has returned! For his latest amalgamation masterwork, McClintock has take Mötley Crüe’s “Ten Seconds to Love” and


Týr Members Discuss Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer: “Sounds Like He Doesn’t Really Believe in What He Was Trying to Do”

Týr members Heri Joensen (vocals), Tadeusz Rieckmann (drums), and Gunnar H. Thomsen (bass) have weighed in on Jon Schaffer, the Iced


Evanescence and Halestorm Announce Fall 2021 U.S. Arena Tour

Evanescence and Halestorm have joined the growing ranks of bands confident that touring at scale will return later this year,


TODD LA TORRE: Why QUEENSRŸCHE Hasn’t Staged Livestream Concert During Pandemic

In a recent interview with Aftershocks TV, QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre was asked if he and his bandmates have


KK’s Priest Announce Debut Album Sermons of the Sinner

KK’s Priest, the kinda-sad attempt from former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing to re-start the band that won’t let him


Corey Taylor Says Stone Sour “Will Always Be in the Shadow of Slipknot”

Many Slipknot and/or Stone Sour fans likely think of Stone Sour as a “side project” for Corey Taylor, and indeed,


Watch Foo Fighters Perform “Back in Black” with AC/DC’s Brian Johnson at ‘Vax Live’ Concert

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson joined Foo Fighters for a special performance of “Back in Black” at Vax Live: The Concert



JOURNEY vocalist Arnel Pineda has collaborated with guitarist Joel Hoekstra (WHITESNAKE) and bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG) on a quarantine


Megadeth’s David Ellefson Responds to Allegations That He Groomed an Underage Girl

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has responded to allegations that he groomed an underage female fan after “private, adult interactions” with


Scott Rockenfield Launches Cryptic ‘Queensryche 2021’ Website On His Own

Less than a month ago, Queensryche singer Todd La Torre said in an interview that he has no clue what


NORTHLANE Announces Acoustic EP ‚2D‘

Fresh from the release of its remix EP „5G“, NORTHLANE is backing it up with a new EP release called


RISE AGAINST Announces ‚Nowhere Generation‘ Summer U.S. Tour

Fans of RISE AGAINST, you are about to be liberated from lockdown. Today, the band — Tim McIlrath (vocals, guitar),


TED NUGENT: How I ‚Knocked The S**t Out‘ Of COVID-19

Ted Nugent has opened up about his battle with COVID-19, saying that he „took intelligent, professionally guided care“ in order


Zeitgeister – CALIBAN

While there was a definite period when metalcore seemed creatively redundant and ready for the scrapheap (and just for fun,


TIMO TOLKKI’S AVALON Releases ‚The Fire And The Sinner‘ Video Feat. JAKE E, BRITTNEY SLAYES

Frontiers Music Srl will release the fourth album from TIMO TOLKKI’S AVALON, „The Enigma Birth“, on June 18. Again featuring



BrewDog, leading global craft brewer and the world’s only carbon negative beer brand, is teaming up with IRON MAIDEN, one


SABATON Releases Music Video For New Single ‚Defence Of Moscow‘

Paying respects to the Soviet Union forces in WWII and in time for the Russian Victory Day on May 9,


EVANESCENCE And HALESTORM Announce Fall 2021 U.S. Tour

EVANESCENCE and HALESTORM are returning to the concert stage in the U.S. this fall. Produced by Live Nation, the tour


KK’S PRIEST Feat. DOWNING, OWENS, BINKS: Debut Album, ‚Sermons Of The Sinner‘, Announced

KK’S PRIEST has set „Sermons Of The Sinner“ as the title of its debut album, due later in the year


MEGADETH’s DAVID ELLEFSON Pushes Back Against ‚Misinformation‘ Over ‚Private, Adult Interactions‘ With Female

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has pushed back against allegations of impropriety involving „private“ and „adult interactions“ he had with a



Roy Mayorga has announced that he will rejoin MINISTRY on the band’s fall 2021 tour. Earlier today, the STONE SOUR


JACOBY SHADDIX On Upcoming PAPA ROACH LP: ‚It’s The Best Album We’ve Ever Written And Recorded In Our Entire Career‘

PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix spoke to Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 about the



During an appearance on the latest episode of the „Last Words“ podcast, former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo was asked how


GILBY CLARKE On His First Shows With GUNS N‘ ROSES: ‚All I Was Thinking About Was Remembering 50 Songs‘

Former GUNS N‘ ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke was recently interviewed by Markus Brandstetter of You can now watch the


KREATOR Frontman MILLE PETROZZA’s Advice To Young Guitarists: ‚Develop Your Own Style‘

KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza took part in Andertons Music Co’s „ESP Social Takeover Weekend“ on Saturday, May 8. Asked what


TÝR Frontman Questions JON SCHAFFER’s Guilty Plea: ‚Sounds Like He Doesn’t Really Believe In What He Was Trying To Do‘

Three members of the Faroese folk metal band TÝR recorded a new episode of their video podcast „Týrcast“ during which


TÝR Frontman Questions JON SCHAFFER’s Guilty Plea: It ‚Sounds Like He Doesn’t Really Believe In What He Was Trying To Do‘

Three members of the Faroese folk metal band TÝR recorded a new episode of their video podcast „Týrcast“ during which


KING CRIMSON’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover PRODIGY’s „Firestarter“

„What will they do next?“ is something I find myself asking every Sunday morning for Toyah & Robert’s Sunday Lunch


Alex Van Halen Celebrates First Birthday Without His Brother, Eddie, „The View From My Drum Set Will Never Be The Same“

Legendary drummer Alex Van Halen celebrated his 68th birthday on Saturday, May 8th, and it was the first birthday since


This Synthwave Cover Of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE’s „End Of Heartache“ Rules

Anthony Vincent, formerly 10 Second Songs, is back with yet another phenomenally good cover. This time Vincent tackled Killswitch Engage’s


Nine Inch Nails Announce a Pair of 2021 Headline Shows

Nine Inch Nails are among the bands preparing to venture back into the world of live concerts this coming fall


How CHTHONIC Played A 90,000 Person Festival During A Pandemic

Taiwanese symphonic metallers Chthonic played Megaport Festival in front of twenty thousand people last month. Megaport, which had 90 000


Here’s A Vocal-Only Rendition Of MERZBOW’s Pulse Demon

Merzbow isn’t exactly for everyone, and neither is (not the Japanese black metal band) Sigh’s entirely vocal-only rendition of Merzbow’s


411 Metal & Hard Rock Bands Ranked By Their Spotify Listeners for April

April was another great month for rock and metal overall. As always, some bands saw some huge gains, while others


Dino Cazares Calls Burton Seabell “Vindictive ex-Girlfriend”

Fear Factory guitarist and primary songwriter Dino Cazares has again spoken up about the split between he and former vocalist


LINDEMANN Streams Live Version Of „Home Sweet Home“

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


DEFTONES‘ Stephen Carpenter Posts Playthrough Of „Swerve City“

Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter is getting away from the band’s newer material in his latest playthrough video, instead choosing „Swerve


CAGE FIGHT Hit Hard on Debut Single „Hope Castrated“

Brand new hardcore/thrash crossover band Cage Fight, featuring TesseracT guitarist James Monteith and former Eths vocalist Rachel Aspe, have unveiled


Iron Maiden and Foo Fighters Win Top 5 Fan Vote Honors for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ballot

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame pays lip service to fans by offering a so-called “fan vote” that ends


Cage Fight (TesseracT, ex-Eths) Debut New Song, “Hope Castrated”

Cage Fight, featuring TesseracT guitarist James Monteith and former Eths vocalist Rachel Aspe, have unveiled their debut single. The outfit released a song called “One Minute” in


SATYRICON ‚Will Continue To Be Unpredictable And Creative And Innovative‘ On Upcoming Album

SATYRICON drummer Kjetil-Vidar „Frost“ Haraldstad has confirmed to the „Heavy Demons“ radio show in a new interview that the band’s


King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover The Prodigy’s “Firestarter”

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


ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN: ‚It’s Unprecedented What We’ve All Lived Through For The Past Year‘

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian was asked in a new interview with The Sessions what keeps him motivated to play music


SCOTT ROCKENFIELD Launches ‚QUEENSRŸCHE 2021‘ Web Site, Says He is ‚Ready To Rock‘

Scott Rockenfield has launched a cryptic new QUEENSRŸCHE-centric web site that implies he is plotting his return to the music


Watch DAWN RAY’D Perform New Two-Song EP Wild Fire

Dawn Ray’d is now streaming a live performance of their new EP Wild Fire. The EP features the song „Wild



Hardcore/thrash crossover band CAGE FIGHT, featuring TESSERACT guitarist James Monteith and former ETHS vocalist Rachel Aspe, has unveiled its debut


Radio Promo Powerhouse SKATEBOARD MARKETING LTD. Celebrates 30th Anniversary

New York-based radio promotion powerhouse Skateboard Marketing Ltd., headed by music industry veteran Munsey Ricci, is celebrating its 30th anniversary


STYX Drummer TODD SUCHERMAN Plays The Band’s New Song ‚Crash Of The Crown‘ (Video)

STYX drummer Todd Sucherman’s playthrough video of the title track of the band’s upcoming album, „Crash Of The Crown“, can


RAMMSTEIN’s TILL LINDEMANN Releases Music Video For Orchestral Version Of New Solo Single

RAMMSTEIN frontman Till Lindemann has released a music video for the orchestral version of his new solo single, „Lubimiy Gorod“,


Watch Pro-Shot Video Of AC/DC’s BRIAN JOHNSON Performing ‚Back In Black‘ With FOO FIGHTERS At ‚Vax Live‘ Concert

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson joined FOO FIGHTERS on stage during the May 2 filming of Global Citizen’s „Vax Live: The


DEE SNIDER’s Limited-Capacity Concert In Patchogue To Be Filmed For Future Release

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider will perform at Stereo Garden in Patchogue, New York to a limited-capacity crowd on June


ALEX VAN HALEN Celebrates First Birthday Without His Brother: ‚The View From My Drum Set Will Never Be The Same‘

VAN HALEN drummer Alex Van Halen turned 68 on Saturday, May 8. It was his first birthday since the death


First Look At the New „Pam And Tommy“ Limited Series Based on TOMMY LEE, PAMELA ANDERSON

Hulu is working on a limited series about the tumultuous relationship between Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee and actress Pamela


Ex-SKID ROW Singer JOHNNY SOLINGER Diagnosed With Liver Failure

Former SKID ROW singer Johnny Solinger has announced that he is suffering from liver failure. Solinger, who was a member


This Homemade Guitar Is Extremely Dangerous

The good news here is that Rob Scallon finally learned how to build a guitar. The bad news is that


Someone Made A Cliff Burton-Era METALLICA Transformers Set

Modeler Simon Smith did one hell of a job creating the below Master of Puppets-styled Transformer set. The set is


MISFITS To Replace MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE At Aftershock 2021

The Original Misfits with Glenn Danzig on vocals will replace the recently-reunited My Chemical Romance at Aftershock 2021. August Burns


The RAMMSTEIN Lego Set Has Been Disqualified

Lego Ideas user Airbricks recently submitted a Rammstein stage setup as a potential new Lego set. Rammstein themselves backed the


ANTHRAX Releases Third Fistful Of Metal Retrospective Video

Join Anthrax in the third episode as they look back on their debut album Fistful of Metal, and so much


Tawny Kitaen, 80’s Video Vixen, Dies at 59

If you were a metalhead who came of age in the 80s, you were absolutely aware of who actress Tawny


GEORGE LYNCH Says ROBERT MASON Is ‚Not Aligned‘ With Him And JEFF PILSON Politically: ‚We Can Agree To Disagree‘

In a new interview with „Pariah Burke’s Hard, Heavy & Hair“ show, George Lynch was asked about the overall lyrical


Chthonic Announce New Live Album, Stream First Single

Official press release: Fans who missed symphonic extreme metal masters Chthonic triumphant return to the stage to headline Taiwan’s massive Megaport


Tawny Kitaen, Ex-Wife of David Coverdale and Star of Whitesnake’s Iconic “Here I Go Again” Video, Dead at 59

Tawny Kitaen, the actress and model best known for starring in Whitesnake’s iconic music video for “Here I Go Again,”


DORO PESCH Says She Also Received Bullet Containing LEMMY’s Ashes

German metal queen Doro Pesch has confirmed to Brazil’s „Inside With Paulo Baron“ that she was one of several people


Sebastian Stan as Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee: First Photos Revealed

Hulu has released the first photos of Sebastian Stan (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, The Devil All the Time)


DINO CAZARES Doesn’t Understand Why BURTON C. BELL Tried To ‚Sabotage‘ FEAR FACTORY After His Exit

In a new interview with Aftershocks TV, FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares was asked why the band’s former lead singer


Watch Late MEGADETH Drummer NICK MENZA Host His Final Drum Clinics Two Years Before His Death

Previously unreleased video footage of late MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza hosting his final masterclass drum clinics — on April 28,


ZZ TOP’s BILLY GIBBONS To Host ‚America Salutes You: Guitar Legends 4‘ On AXS TV

AXS TV celebrates America’s brave servicemen and women with a star-studded night of music in the 2020 concert event „America


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

Former ACCEPT guitarist Herman Frank has released an official music video for the song „Teutonic Order“. The clip, which was


BLACK SABBATH Touring Drummer TOMMY CLUFETOS On Replacing BILL WARD: ‚Somebody’s Gotta Do It; I Wanted It to Be Me‘

In a new feature by music journalist Joel Gausten, drummer Tommy Clufetos (BLACK SABBATH, OZZY OSBOURNE, ALICE COOPER, ROB ZOMBIE)


LIGHT THE TORCH Feat. Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES: ‚More Than Dreaming‘ Visualizer Available

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



According to TMZ, actress Tawny Kitaen, who is best known in the rock world for her appearance in WHITESNAKE’s video


THE ROLLING STONES To Release Full Copacabana Beach Concert For The First Time

One of the biggest free concerts in history, THE ROLLING STONES‚ legendary performance at the famed Copacabana Beach in Rio


IRON MAIDEN And FOO FIGHTERS Barely Make Top 5 In 2021 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction Fan Vote

IRON MAIDEN finished in the fourth place in the fan vote for this year’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame


PANTERA And HELLYEAH Drummer VINNIE PAUL Honored With Commemorative Signature Snare

ddrum recently announced the release of the Vinnie Paul Limited Edition Commemorative Snare Drum. This snare is limited to 250


Here’s The First Look At HULU’s ‚Pam And Tommy‘ Based On TOMMY LEE And PAMELA ANDERSON’s Sex Tape Scandal

Hulu has released a first look at Sebastian Stan and Lily James as MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and „Baywatch“


Here’s The First Look At HULU’s ‚Pam And Tommy‘ Based On TOMMY LEE And PAMELA ANDERSON’s Scandal

Hulu has released a first look at Sebastian Stan and Lily James as MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and „Baywatch“



JANE’S ADDICTION and PORNO FOR PYROS frontman Perry Farrell has announced his KIND HEAVEN ORCHESTRA’s brand new single, „Mend“. Working


Watch SERJ TANKIAN Sing With Three Armenian Girls At ‚Hope For Armenia‘ Virtual Event

On May 6, SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian was joined by students from Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) to perform „Bari


Metallica’s James Hetfield Is “Skeptical” About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Metallica frontman James Hetfield has expressed skepticism regarding the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine. Furthermore, he says he


DAVE GROHL: ‚People Are Craving Live Music More Than They Ever Have‘

In a new interview with New York’s Q104.3 radio station, FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl said that he believes there


GWAR Streams Acoustic Version Of „I’ll Be Your Monster“

Gwar is gearing up to release their acoustic EP The Disc With No Name, and is streaming the new version


The Osbournes Being Shopped Around For A Possible Return

Now that Sharon Osbourne has a bit more time on her hands, it looks like there are rumblings that a


YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Shreds Through New Song „Wolves At The Door“

Swedish shred overlord Yngwie Malmsteen will release his new album Parabellum on July 23, and is now streaming his new


CEREBRAL ROT’s New Single „Bowels Of Decrepitude“ Is Pretty Gross

Seattle death metal quartet Cerebral Rot is back with a new song called „Bowels Of Decrepitude“ and, pretty unsurprisingly, it’s



Legendary punk rock band MISFITS has replaced MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE on the billing of this year’s Aftershock festival, set to


Did MARILYN MANSON & His Wife Try To Plant Fake Abuse Stories To Discredit His Victims?

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NINE INCH NAILS Announces Two Ohio Stadium Shows

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SABATON Goes To War With RADIO TAPOK Cover „Defence Of Moscow“

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The Night Flight Orchestra’s “White Jeans” is Your Feel-Good Hit of Spring 2021!

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Cornell Family Settles With Doctor Who Prescribed Chris Cornell „Mind-Altering Controlled Substances“

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LIGHT THE TORCH Speeds Things Up With New Song „More Than Dreaming“

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KURT COBAIN’s FBI File Made Public For First Time

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Report: The Osbournes Reality TV Show May Return

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One-of-a-Kind Metallica Optimus Prime Can Be Yours for Just a Few Hundred Bucks

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PEARL JAM Makes History With Digital Release Of Nearly 200 Live Shows

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DEEP PURPLE’s U.K. Tour Pushed Back To October 2022, Two Months After IAN GILLAN’s 77th Birthday

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THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From GHOST IRIS, KATAAN, and More Out Today – 5/7

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RAMMSTEIN Auctioning Off Gold & Platinum Records For Charity

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AEROSMITH’s JOE PERRY To Take Part In Vatican Conference On COVID-19 And Other Global Health Threats

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Jason Bieler, best known as the guitarist for Saigon Kick but more active as a record label owner, producer and


SABATON Releases New Single ‚Defence Of Moscow‘

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MEGADETH Bassist Launches Video Podcast ‚Backstage With David Ellefson‘

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ANTHRAX’s CHARLIE BENANTE: I Never Said I Invented ‚Blast Beat‘

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You Can Now Bid On A Strand of Hair from Late NIRVANA Frontman KURT COBAIN

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CHRIS CORNELL’s Family Reaches Settlement With Doctor Who Prescribed Singer Drugs

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Members of Dragonforce, Linkin Park, Chthonic, and More Detail Racism Against Asians in the Metal Scene

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DREAM THEATER To Reissue All Ytsejam Records Releases

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A Decade of Seitanic Spells: In Conversation with the Vegan Black Metal Chef

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ILL NIÑO Recruits P.O.D. Vocalist For New Song „All Of Nothing“

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Announces ‚Deadstream #2‘

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AUGUST BURNS RED Features PERIPHERY’s Misha Mansoor In New Version Of „Pangaea“

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Ted Nugent Solved Racism

People of color were actually pretty tolerant of the United States’ intolerance until the United States elected a white supremacist


Watch THE DEAD DAISIES‘ Animated Music Video For ‚Like No Other‘

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STYX To Release First New Studio Album In Four Years, ‚Crash Of The Crown‘, In June

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Report: SHARON OSBOURNE May Revive ‚The Osbournes‘ After Exit From ‚The Talk‘

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ANDREW W.K. Continues Down A Much, Much Heavier Path With „I’m In Heaven“

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Andrew W.K. Announces New Album, Releases New Single, Sets New Tour Dates

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Sammy Hagar Details His Final Chats with Eddie Van Halen

Van Halen fans were relieved to hear that Eddie Van Halen and Sammy Hagar made up in the months prior


Belphegor to Batushka Fans: “KISS MY ASS F*GGOT”

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CHRIS CORNELL: ‚Life, Death & Money‘ To Premiere On REELZ This Weekend

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Health and Nine Inch Nails Release Collaborative Track “Isn’t Everyone”

Health and Nine Inch Nails have shared “Isn’t Everyone,” a collaboration that sees the electronic/noise rock band team up with


NINE INCH NAILS & HEALTH Stream Heavy Collab Song „Isn’t Everyone“

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Nonpoint Debut “Ruthless” New Track

I’m a morning person like Brandon Saller is a singer. Unfortunately, they have yet to create software to allow me


BEHEMOTH Collaborates With Artist ROWAN E. CASSIDY On ‚Seven Seals‘ NFT Collection

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Video: Willow Smith Fronts Reunited Wicked Wisdom as Mother’s Day Gift for Jada Pinkett Smith

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KURT COBAIN’s Hair Is Up For Auction

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ANTHRAX Discusses The Genesis Of Fistful Of Metal

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ANDREW W.K. To Release ‚God Is Partying‘ Album In September

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STÖNER (Ex-KYUSS) Streams Crunchy New Single „Nothin'“

Stöner is the new band featuring guitarist and vocalist Brant Bjork (Brant Bjork, ex-Fu Manchu, ex-Kyuss), bassist Nick Oliveri (Mondo


NANCY WILSON Says ‚It Was Really Obvious‘ LAYNE STALEY Wasn’t Going To Overcome His Drug Addiction

„You And Me“, the debut solo album from HEART’s Nancy Wilson, includes the song „The Dragon“, which was originally written


MIKKEY DEE Reflects On His Time With MOTÖRHEAD: ‚I Really Cherish The Memory And The History That We Created‘

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PAPA ROACH Kicks Off Mental Health Awareness Month With New Lyric Video For ‚Help (Aelonia Remix)‘

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


Hear New NONPOINT Song ‚Ruthless‘

NONPOINT has released the title track, „Ruthless“, off its upcoming EP. The single was made available through the band’s own


HOWLING GIANT, DOMKRAFT, HEAVY TEMPLE & More Set For Day Of Doom Livestream Show

Magnetic Eye Records and Blues Funeral Recordings have teamed up for the second edition of the Day of Doom concert


RISE AGAINST Drops Music Video For New Song ‚The Numbers‘

Punk rock band RISE AGAINST has released another track from its upcoming album „Nowhere Generation“. For „The Numbers“, the group


KIX Guitarist RONNIE YOUNKINS Is ‚Unable To Perform‘ With Band For Foreseeable Future

KIX has announced that guitarist Ronnie Younkins is unable to perform with the band for the foreseeable future. He will


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Releases Music Video For ‚Darkness Settles In‘

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released the official music video for its new single, „Darkness Settles In“. The track, a


TED NUGENT Says Systemic Racism Doesn’t Exist In The United States: ‚We Fixed That‘

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Should BILL WARD Have Played With BLACK SABBATH At Final Concert? TOMMY CLUFETOS Responds

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Oh Shit! Man Arrested At KID ROCK’s Bar For Swinging His Colostomy Bag, Hitting 2 Cops

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La Morsure du Christ – SETH

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ASK THE ARTIST: Your Favorite Scent?

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MARTY FRIEDMAN Says He Had No Involvement In MEGADETH’s 30th-Anniversary Celebrations For ‚Rust In Peace‘ Album

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Anthrax Release Second 40th Anniversary Retrospective Video

Anthrax have released the second episode of their Anthrax 40 for 40 video series, which will celebrate the band’s 40th anniversary by taking


NITA STRAUSS’s Advice To Young Guitarists: ‚Unapologetically Be Yourself‘

In a new interview with Sweetwater, Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, was asked


Watch: WILLOW SMITH Fronts WICKED WISDOM As A Mother’s Day Gift For Jada Pinkett-Smith

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George Lynch paid musical tribute to Eddie Van Halen during the former DOKKEN guitarist’s May 1 performance at the Dallas


EVILE Frontman Ol Drake Talks New Album Hell Unleashed

In the 90’s, metal broke out of the underground. That decade laid the groundwork for metal in the popular consciousness.


Rob Halford Has Enough Material For His Debut Blues Album

When he’s not working on the „very potent“ new Judas Priest album, vocalist Rob Halford is penning his debut blues


DREAM THEATER Announces ‚Lost Not Forgotten Archives‘; YTSEJAM RECORDS Catalog To Be Reissued

DREAM THEATER, the two-time Grammy-nominated legends of progressive music, have announced the „Lost Not Forgotten Archives“. This fresh collaboration between


SAMMY HAGAR ‚Knew‘ EDDIE VAN HALEN’s Health Was Declining In Weeks Prior To His Death: ‚It Was Heartbreaking‘

Sammy Hagar stopped by the KLOS virtual series „New & Approved“ to speak with Matt Pinfield about his extensive career


Corpsegrinder Says He’s the Best Headbanger There Is

Cannibal Corpse’s new album, Violence Unimagined, has been greeted warmly by fans, delivering precisely the dose of unfiltered, gruesome death


BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Has About 30 Songs Recorded For New Album

The new None More Black vinyl box set isn’t the only thing Black Label Society has been working on lately!


AT THE GATES‘ Tomas Lindberg Discusses Being A Social Studies Teacher

When Tomas Lindberg isn’t fronting At The Gates, he’s teaching social studies at a school in Sweden. In a recent


SUMO CYCO Drops Another Insane Music Video & Single, „Bad News“

I’m not sure which is more entertaining at this point – the new Sumo Cyco singles or the accompanying videos.


AMENRA Streams New Song „De Evenmens“

Amenra will release their Relapse Records debut album De Doorn on June 25, and are now streaming the debut single


HELLISH FORM Unleash Dreamy Funeral Doom On „Ache“

In the next few years we are going to see a lot of COVID music and the isolation, pain, paranoia,


Another One of Marilyn Manson’s Exes Has Come Forward With Claims of Sexual Violence, Physical, and Psychological Abuse

Yet another victim has come forward and accused Marilyn Manson of sexual violence and other forms of physical and psychological


WILLOW SMITH Reunites JADA PINKETT SMITH’s Metal Band WICKED WISDOM For ‚Red Table Talk‘ Performance

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Ill Niño Release New Song and Video Featuring P.O.D.’s Sonny Sandoval

The message behind Ill Niño’s new music video, “All or Nothing,” is basically “Be nice to refugees and don’t keep



Thrash heads know the score. You never could fuck with ARTILLERY as members of the serrated-edge riff elite, from the


MÖTLEY CRÜE’s TOMMY LEE Buys ‚Japanese-Inspired Modern Sanctuary‘ In Brentwood For $4.15 Million

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Premiere: Silver Talon’s “Kill All Kings” Summons the Ghost of Nevermore

I absolutely loved the video for Silver Talon’s recent single “As the World Burns,” a no-frills performance clip featuring a


Totally True Memoirs of a Metal Producer: Nelson’s After the Rain

It was the winter of 1989, and the IRS announced they were going to audit me. My oldest friend and


TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Thought There Was ‚No Coming Back‘ For NIGHTWISH After MARCO HIETALA’s Departure

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DEAD CROSS Just About Done With A New Album

Dead Cross, the band that consists of ex-Slayer & Suicidal Tendencies drummer Dave Lombardo on drums, Faith No More vocalist Mike Patton, Retox guitarist Mike Crain, and The Locust



The Ghost Inside has just announced one hell of a show for this August. The band will play the outdoors


MARILYN MANSON Accused of Raping Actress Ashley Morgan Smithline While She Slept, He’s The „Most Terrifying Monster in the World“

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Dave Lombardo Says New Dead Cross Album is Nearly Finished

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Watch GOJIRA’s Mario Duplantier Drum On Late Night With Seth Meyers

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES Moves New Album The Phantom Tomorrow Back To October

Black Veil Brides has moved the release of their new album The Phantom Tomorrow back from June 4 to October


Withered: The Gojira Antidote

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Video: Gojira’s Mario Duplantier Play Drums on Late Night with Seth Meyers

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K.K. DOWNING: ‚I Feel Very Confident That The True PRIEST Is Within Me‘

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Amenra Post New Single, “De Evenmens,” Album Coming in June

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ANTHRAX Members Discuss Genesis Of ‚Fistful Of Metal‘ Album In Second 40th-Anniversary-Celebration Video

One of the „Big Four“ turns the Big 4-0 this year and is celebrating with a number of special activities


Watch DINO CAZARES Play FEAR FACTORY’s New Song ‚Disruptor‘

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ILL NIÑO Teams Up With P.O.D.’s SONNY SANDOVAL For New Single ‚All Or Nothing‘

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HALESTORM’s LZZY HALE Collaborates With Germany’s THE PICTUREBOOKS On New Song ‚Rebel‘

THE PICTUREBOOKS, the German biker-blues duo consisting of Fynn Grabke and Philipp Mirtschink, has already caused a sensation this year


RUSH’s ‚The Spirit Of Radio‘ Covered By THE POLYPHONIC SPREE: Music Video Now Available

THE POLYPHONIC SPREE has just released a music video for its performance of „The Spirit Of Radio“ by RUSH, the


ABSENTEES Are „Only Human“

If you like noisy hardcore with chunky thick bass lines, you will love the new single from Absentees, „Only Human“.


PINK FLOYD Exhibition ‚Their Mortal Remains‘ Opens In Los Angeles On August 3

The United States has been confirmed as the fifth country to host „The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains“, the critically


„Hindsight“ is 20/20 With THE LAST MARTYR

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RESURRECTION KINGS, the project featuring Craig Goldy (guitar), Chas West (vocals) and Vinny Appice (drums), will release its sophomore album,


ROB HALFORD Has Enough Material For His Debut Blues Solo Album

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SEETHER’s SHAUN MORGAN Marries Longtime Girlfriend

SEETHER frontman Shaun Morgan (real name: Shaun Welgemoed) married his longtime girlfriend Jordan Kirby over the weekend. On Monday (May


PETER FRAMPTON’s ‚Phenix‘ Les Paul Custom Guitar Recreated By GIBSON

For the past 127 years, Gibson has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound. Gibson is celebrating the iconic models


Tonight, The METAL INJECTION LIVECAST Refuses To Burn Anybody

We’re talking about the woman suing Tim Lambesis, a recent Danzig interview and tons of other silly metal news. Advertisement.


THE PRETTY RECKLESS’s TAYLOR MOMSEN Has Just Discovered YouTube Reaction Videos

During an appearance earlier today (Tuesday, May 4) on „The Kelly Clarkson Show“, THE PRETTY RECKLESS singer Taylor Momsen revealed


BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Has Recorded 30 Songs For Next Album; November Release Expected

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY leader Zakk Wylde spoke to Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio station about the progress of the songwriting


KISS’s PAUL STANLEY Discusses Different Surgical Procedures He’s Undergone Over The Years

KISS frontman Paul Stanley recently spoke to SiriusXM’s „Jim & Sam Video Interviews“ about how his stage performances have damaged


DAVE MUSTAINE Used To Sell Weed To Dino From FEAR FACTORY’s Sister

Fear Factory guitarist Dino Cazares offered a pretty fun anecdote in a recent interview from before Fear Factory were even


SULLY ERNA Says GODSMACK Has Written 12 Songs For Next Studio Album

During a new appearance on The VR Sessions‚ „Riff On It“, GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna spoke about the progress of


Shadows Fall Have at Least One Reunion Show Booked This Year

Just about a year ago, Shadows Fall frontman Brian Fair revealed that the band had been trying to put together


Metal Injection Merch Is 30% Off Today

The weather is warming, shows are starting back up again, and you need some new gear. Why not hit up


Metal Bands Compared by Spotify Monthly Listeners, May 2021 Rankings

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


Get Drunk With ALESTORM’s Live Performance Of „Drink“

Everyone’s favorite pirate metal band Alestorm will release their new live album Live in Tilburg on May 28, and are


Watch BORIS Play Their New Album No In Full

Boris can’t tour just yet, but that doesn’t mean they can’t bring the show to you! Watch as Boris performs


OZZY OSBOURNE Reveals Who His „Rock God“ Is

Motörhead mastermind Lemmy was called God in the 1994 movie Airheads and it’s pretty much stuck ever since. Dude was


SHADOWS FALL Plotting A Reunion Show At The End Of This Year

Shadows Fall tried to get back together for a show last year, but like everyone else got screwed by the


Rob Halford Says New JUDAS PRIEST Is „Very Potent“

Judas Priest is working on a new album that they’ve compared to their 1990 classic Painkiller, and which vocalist Rob


BLOODBATH Announces 2022 North American Dates

Given Maryland Deathfest has been moved to May 2022, so has Bloodbath’s North American tour leading up to it. The


The Bamboozle Festival Will Return In 2023

The Bamboozle is returning for the first time in over 10 years come 2023! All we know right now is


BOSSK Teams With CULT OF LUNA Vocalist For New Song „Menhir“

Bossk is back for the first time in five years with a new song called „Menhir“. The song features Cult


LOSS BECOMES‘ Chef Brian Tsao Talks Personal Metal Health Struggles

With May being Mental Health Awareness month, Loss Becomes‚ Chef Brian Tsao has put together an introspective video giving some insight


ANTHRAX Looks Back On Fistful Of Metal In First Episode Of New Docuseries

Join Anthrax as they look back on their debut album Fistful of Metal, and so much more across their 40th


SCOTT WEILAND’s Death Examined In REELZ’s ‚Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Scott Weiland‘

The Reelz cable network has set a My 9 premiere date for „Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Scott Weiland“. Known



HEART’s Nancy Wilson will perform with the Seattle Symphony on July 9 at the Benaroya Hall in Seattle, the city


Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium, and In Flames: New Tour Dates Announced

Roughly a billion years ago, before the pandemic, Megadeth and Lamb of God were set to co-headline what surely would


MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD, TRIVIUM, IN FLAMES Announce Summer 2021 Tour Dates

Things may in fact be getting back to normal this summer, as it looks like a few tours that are


GOJIRA’s JOSEPH DUPLANTIER On ‚Incredible‘ Musical Chemistry With His Brother: ‚We Don’t Need To Talk. We Just Play.‘

In a new interview with the „Behind The Vinyl“ podcast, GOJIRA frontman Joseph Duplantier was asked if he ever has


May the Fourth Be With You: Celebrate Star Wars Day With a Metal Warz Shirt!

It’s May 4th. If you’re reading this, we assume you know that means today is Star Wars Day! MAY THE


HAMMER OF DAWN Storm “The Palace of the Kantus”

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


SACRED REICH Bassist’s Wife Needs Financial Help Recovering A Brain Injury

Sacred Reich bassist and vocalist Phil Rind’s wife Sandy unfortunately suffered a serious medical event and needs your help. Phil


BLACK VEIL BRIDES: ‚The Phantom Tomorrow‘ Album Release Pushed Back To October

BLACK VEIL BRIDES have pushed back the projected release date of their new album, „The Phantom Tomorrow“, to October 29


Dave Mustaine to Dino Cazares: “Make Me a Sandwich”

Y’all, I friggin’ love sandwiches. Aren’t they just the best? Infinite combinations of items between two pieces of bread, and


Benefit Show Announced For EXODUS Drummer

Exodus drummer Tom Hunting was recently diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma. Exodus guitarist Gary Holt set up a GoFundMe fundraiser for


Former PUDDLE OF MUDD Guitarist PAUL PHILLIPS Sues Hospital Over Brain Injury

According to TMZ, former PUDDLE OF MUDD guitarist Paul Phillips has filed a lawsuit against Florida’s Baptist Medical Center Of


Scott Ian, Dave Lombardo and Fil Eisler (‘Thunder Force’ Soundtrack) on The MetalSucks Podcast #385

This week we bring Hollywood and thrash metal icons together on one episode to celebrate the soundtrack of the new


Limp Bizkit’s “Break Stuff”: The Broadway Version

One of the best things about mash-ups and Internet remaginings is the way they can tell a truly horrendous song


Sacred Reich Frontman Phil Rind’s Wife Needs Help with Brain Injury Recovery

Sacred Reich’s frontman Phil Rind has launched a GoFundMe to help cover medical expenses for his wife, Sandy, who suffered


SHADOWS FALL Reunion Show Tentatively Scheduled For End Of The Year

Jason Bittner spoke to the „Who’s Your Band?“ music podcast about the possibility of a reunion of SHADOWS FALL, the


Bloodbath Announce 2022 Tour Surrounding Maryland Deathfest

Bloodbath were booked to play 2020’s edition of Maryland Deathfest and had announced a string of accompanying tour dates in major


SAXON’s BIFF BYFORD And Son SEB Announce Collaborative HEAVY WATER Project: Debut Album ‚Red Brick City‘ Due In July

Silver Lining Music has set a July 23 release date for „Red Brick City“, the debut album from HEAVY WATER,


MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD, TRIVIUM + IN FLAMES: Rescheduled Dates For ‚The Metal Tour Of The Year‘ Announced

MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD have announced the rescheduled dates for „The Metal Tour Of The Year“. Joining them, as


RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Sell Catalog For $140 Million

According to Rolling Stone, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are are selling their publishing rights to Hipgnosis Songs Fund for around


EVANESCENCE’s AMY LEE Wrote ‚Bring Me To Life‘ About Her Current Husband

EVANESCENCE’s Amy Lee spoke to Germany’s Sonic Seducer about the lyrical inspiration for the group’s breakthrough 2003 hit „Bring Me


HELLYEAH/MUDVAYNE Singer CHAD GRAY Is ‚Spiritual‘ But ‚Not Religious At All‘

HELLYEAH and MUDVAYNE frontman Chad Gray discussed his views on religion and spirituality during a recent appearance on the „Making


GRETA VAN FLEET Drops ‚Tears Of Rain‘ Performance Video As Part Of ‚Candlelight Sessions‘

GRETA VAN FLEET has released a performance video for the song „Tears Of Rain“ as part of the Grammy-winning band’s


SODOM To Release ‚Bombenhagel‘ EP In August

German thrash metal veterans SODOM will release a new EP, „Bombenhagel“, on August 20 via Steamhammer/SPV. The effort will be


BLIND GUARDIAN Teams Up With 19Grams To Create ‚Majesty Roast‘ Coffee

German power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN have teamed up with Berlin coffee roasters 19Grams to develop a coffee that really makes


Squared Circle Pit #73 – Pro Wrestler Brody King Talks His Hardcore Band GOD’s HATE, Working on RuPaul’s Drag Race

A perfect guest for this podcast, and somebody I’ve been trying to get on for a long time – ROH


BLACK SABBATH’s Touring Drummer TOMMY CLUFETOS Says Element Of ‚Danger‘ Is Missing From New Rock Bands

In a new interview with Heavy New York, drummer Tommy Clufetos (BLACK SABBATH, OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE, TED NUGENT, ALICE


AS I LAY DYING’s Tim Lambesis Being Sued By Woman For Burns Suffered During Bonfire

Turns out when As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis had his bonfire accident last year, he wasn’t the only


Mellow Out with This Heavy Acoustic Cover of METALLICA’s Entire „Master Of Puppets“

We’ve heard tons of „Master of Puppets“ covers over the years, but this one by Mixed Up Everything is pretty


KELLY OSBOURNE Says Her Relapse Was ‚A Quick Bender‘: ‚Everything Just Got Too Much, And I Crumbled‘

Less than two weeks after admitting that she recently experienced a setback in her sobriety, Kelly Osbourne discussed the relapse


Ted Nugent is Now Actively Trying to Kill His Fans

Dumbshit MVP Ted Nugent performed a maskless, indoor concert three days after he started experiencing “flu-like symptoms.” Those symptoms, of


NINE INCH NAILS To Release A New Track, A Collaboration with HEALTH, Later This Week

One of the most buzzed-about up-and-coming industrial bands on the scene, Health, made a pretty earth-shattering announcement on their social


Benefit Concert For EXODUS Drummer TOM HUNTING To Be Held In July In Sacramento

A benefit concert for EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting will be held on Saturday, July 17 at One The Y in


Scorching Footage of the SCORPIONS Live at Madison Square Garden in 1984

Though the date is listed as 1985, this footage of the Scorpions filmed at Madison Square Garden was actually shot


Anthrax Release First 40th Anniversary Retrospective Video, Fistful of Metal

Anthrax have premiered the debut episode of their Anthrax 40 for 40 video series, which will celebrate the band’s 40th


Suffer Through LIMP BIZKIT’s „Break Stuff“ As A Broadway Musical Number

YouTuber There I Ruined It is really living up to their name with this horrible, yet somehow fantastic, rendition of


Watch ANN WILSON Perform LED ZEPPELIN Classics With GOV’T MULE In New Haven

HEART’s Ann Wilson made a special guest appearance during the closing concert of GOV’T MULE’s three-night stand Sunday night (May


AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Joins FOO FIGHTERS For „Back In Black“ Cover

AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson joined Foo Fighters live on stage during the filming of Global Citizen’s Vax Live: The Concert


STRYPER’s MICHAEL SWEET: ‚I Owe Everything To God‘

Michael Sweet of openly Christian hard rockers STRYPER was recently interviewed by Brazil’s Rock Mania. You can now listen to


TED NUGENT Performed At Maskless Event While Having „Flu-Like Symptoms“ Days Before COVID-19 Diagnosis

Remember how Ted Nugent tested positive for COVID-19 last month? Nugent, one of the leading skeptics of the pandemic and the recovery


Lock Up Release First New Song Since Being Rejoined by Tomas Lindberg

Big week for fans of Tomas Lindberg Redant, f.k.a. Tomas Lindberg: a whopping four days after At the Gates released


ROB HALFORD Says JUDAS PRIEST Is Working On ‚Very Potent‘ New Album: ‚We’ve Got A Bunch Of Great Ideas‘

In a new interview with Brazil’s Kazagastão, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked what he has lined up for


Decibel Streams 200th Issue Show Feat. KHEMMIS, MIDNIGHT, FULL OF HELL & More

Decibel Magazine recently aired their 200th episode show featuring Horrendous, Wake, Full of Hell, Khemmis, and Midnight. If you missed


CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Discussing Recording An EP

Cavalera Conspiracy, the band featuring brothers Max and Igor Cavalera alongside guitarist Marc Rizzo, are discussing their first new effort


ATTILA’s Chris Fronzak Denies „Metalcore Manson“ References MARILYN MANSON

Attila released their new song „Metalcore Manson“ last week, which everyone assumed was in reference to Marilyn Manson. Vocalist Chris


MOUTHBREATHER Unleash A Heavy Amalgamation Of Hardcore, Mathcore, And Grindcore With I’m Sorry Mr. Salesman

It’s Monday and Mondays suck, so let’s grind it out with the full album premiere of MouthBreather’s I’m Sorry Mr.


PLINI Streams Impulse Voices Remix EP

If you’ve ever heard Plini and thought „man, I wish this was chiller“, then this one is for you! Plini


Freddy Lim Says CHTHONIC Will Not Be Touring For The Foreseeable Future

Freddy Lim announced that Chthonic will not be touring while he is an elected official in Taiwan. Advertisement. Scroll to


Zakk Wylde is Again Not Part of Ozzy Osbourne’s Next Album

Ozzy Osbourne has been making productive use of his pandemic downtime, returning to the recording studio with Ordinary Man producer/writer/guitarist


Poll: What Do You Think of Gojira’s New Album, Fortitude?

This past Friday, April 30 saw the release of Fortitude, the highly-anticipated seventh album from France’s Gojira! Now that we’ve


THEORY OF A DEADMAN Announces Summer/Fall 2021 U.S. Tour Dates

Returning to the road this fall, THEORY OF A DEADMAN has announced new headline tour dates for September 2021, which


Doom-Pop Outfit Som Release a Delightful Video Game

We’ve been singing the praises of so-called doom-pop outfit Som in this space for months, so hopefully by now you’re


Gojira Announce U.S. Tour With Knocked Loose and Alien Weaponry

It would appear that the United States is not going to achieve herd immunity. So I guess we’re just kind


GOJIRA Announce Fall 2021 North American Headlining Tour

I just cannot wait to re-break my concert seal. It’s been way too long since I’ve seen a show and


SACRED REICH Frontman PHIL RIND’s Wife Needs Help With Her Brain Injury Recovery

SACRED REICH frontman Phil Rind has launched a GoFundMe campaign for his wife Sandy who is facing a long recovery


Classy Dude Arrested at Kid Rock’s Bar for Swinging Around Sh*t-Filled Colostomy Bag

And you thought Kid Rock was shitty before… reports that a police were called Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky


Dead Drummer Propped Up Behind Kit for His Funeral

There’s an old urban legend about a man in need of surgery that would render his right arm immobile asking


BLACK STONE CHERRY’s BEN WELLS Offers Advice To New Artists: ‚Take Full Advantage‘ Of Technology

In a new interview with Two Doods Reviews, guitarist Ben Wells of Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY was asked what


ZAKK WYLDE Says He Has No Involvement In OZZY OSBOURNE’s New Album

Zakk Wylde wasn’t involved with Ozzy Osbourne’s 2020 album Ordinary Man, and he’s not involved with the new one either.


K.K. Downing Says He Wanted to Remain in Judas Priest: “I Don’t Really Feel as Though I Left the Band”

After several years of making it fairly clear that he has seller’s remorse re: retiring from Judas Priest, guitarist K.K.


Catholic Protestors Seek to Shut Down “Satanic” Metal Radio Station WSOU

Haven’t we heard this story before? For the umpteenth time, Catholic protestors are attempting to shut down WSOU, the radio



EVERCLEAR has announced the return of its „Summerland“ tour in 2021, featuring fellow noted rock acts LIVING COLOUR, HOOBASTANK and


SALIVA Unveils Documentary Detailing Quarter-Century Career

In conjunction with the release of „Every Twenty Years“, a EP celebrating the 20th anniversary of SALIVA’s major label debut,


ANTHRAX Members Discuss ‚Fistful Of Metal‘ Album In First 40th-Anniversary-Celebration Video

One of the „Big Four“ turns the Big 4-0 this year and is celebrating with a number of special activities


AC/DC’s BRIAN JOHNSON Joins FOO FIGHTERS For ‚Back In Black‘ Performance At ‚Vax Live‘ Concert (Video)

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson joined FOO FIGHTERS on stage during Sunday night’s (May 2) filming of Global Citizen’s „Vax Live:


BEARTOOTH Announces Summer 2021 U.S Tour

Columbus, Ohio-based rock band BEARTOOTH has just announced the U.S. headline „Below“ tour taking place this summer. The trek kicks


How CBD and Caffeine Makes the Best CBD Cream for Joint Pain

A report indicates that about 1 in 4 adults in the U.S experience severe joint pain. With prescribed medications not


TALAS Singer PHIL NARO Dies After Battle With Cancer

TALAS singer Phil Naro has passed away after a battle with tongue cancer. He was 63 years old. The news


GOJIRA Announces Fall 2021 Headlining Tour With KNOCKED LOOSE And ALIEN WEAPONRY

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have announced details of a fall U.S. headline tour. The new dates, which will feature special


SABATON Announces ‚Defence Of Moscow‘ Single

Paying respects to the Soviet Union forces in WWII and in time for the Russian Victory Day on May 9,


KROKUS’s MARC STORACE Says Long-Running Feud With DEE SNIDER Was ‚Created‘ By TWISTED SISTER Singer

KROKUS vocalist Marc Storace says that he is „ready“ to put his band’s long-running feud with TWISTED SISTER’s Dee Snider


CHAD SMITH On Upcoming RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Album: ‚It’s Very Exciting‘

In a new interview with New York’s Q104.3 radio station, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith was asked what


OCEANIS Releases Dynamic Prog-Core Track “Innate”

Pulling from a range of influences, Oceanis, seamlessly meld brutal riffs and unpredictable song structures to form a dynamic new


AS I LAY DYING’s TIM LAMBESIS Sued By Woman For Burns Suffered From Bonfire

According to City News Service, AS I LAY DYING frontman Tim Lambesis has been sued by a woman who claims


KISS’s PAUL STANLEY Is Still ‚Open‘ To ACE FREHLEY And PETER CRISS Making Guest Appearances During ‚End Of The Road‘ Tour

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has once again said that it’s still possible that original members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss


TESTAMENT’s ALEX SKOLNICK Is Not Interested In ‚Super-Perfect Technical‘ Guitar Playing ‚That Sounds Like Videogame Music‘

During an appearance on the latest episode of the „2020’d“ podcast, TESTAMENT’s Alex Skonick was asked for his opinion of


TWISTED SISTER’s JAY JAY FRENCH Explains Inspiration For ‚Twisted Business‘ Book

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French spoke to Canada’s The Metal Voice about his upcoming book, „Twisted Business: Lessons From


KING CRIMSON’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover HEART’s Classic „Baracuda“

I really feel like Heart doesn’t get the credit they deserve for writing some incredible hard rock tunes, and it


Drummer’s Corpse Propped Up Behind His Kit At His Funeral – What A Way To Go!

The wake for drummer Brentnol McPherson, also known as Bonny Brent, sure was a unique one. Mostly because McPherson’s body,


Hannes Grossmann Crushes All On New Song „The Great Designer“

Drummer Hannes Grossmann (Alkaloid, Blotted Science, Triptykon) will release his fourth solo album To Where The Light Retreats on June


Catholic Groups Attempting To Shut Down „Satanic“ College Metal Radio Station, WSOU

Legendary rock and metal radio station WSOU (89.5 WSOU FM – Seton Hall’s Pirate Radio), broadcast from Seton Hall, has


CLUTCH To Record New, „Different“ Album This Fall

Clutch is well-known for, among other things, trying out tons of new material live before hitting the studio. Obviously they


Watch DEFTONES‘ Stephen Carpenter Play Through „Genesis“

Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter is following up his recent playthrough video of „Ceremony“ with one of another new song, „Genesis“.


LOCK UP (NAPALM DEATH, AT THE GATES) Streams New Song „Inside Cthulhu’s Eye“

While we wait for Lock Up to release their new album The Dregs of Hades this winter, we’ve got a


Watch COREY TAYLOR Play The Accordion At Orlando’s ‚Spooky Empire‘ Convention

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor took time out from signing autographs at the Spooky Empire convention at the


KEITH NELSON Names ‚Top Three Takeaways‘ From His Two-Decade Run With BUCKCHERRY

Former BUCKCHERRY guitarist Keith Nelson was asked in a new interview with Everyone Loves Guitar to name the top three


BLAZE BAYLEY Says British Press Wanted IRON MAIDEN To Fail After He Joined The Band

In a new interview with Crash TV, former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley was asked about the lyrical inspiration for


JORDAN RUDESS Is ‚Very, Very Proud‘ Of Keyboard Tracks On Upcoming DREAM THEATER Album

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess spoke to „Breaking Absolutes“ host Peter Orullian about the band’s recently recorded follow-up to 2019’s


King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover Heart’s “Barracuda”

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


New SOULFLY Album ‚Probably‘ Won’t Be Released Before 2022

Max Cavalera says that SOULFLY fans will likely have to wait until next year to hear the band’s twelfth album.


Perturbator Drops New Album Track, “Excess”

Perturbator has released “Excess,” the latest single from his forthcoming album, Lustful Sacraments. The track first surfaced as a standalone


Pop-Tech-Death Masters Fractal Universe Get Saxy on “A Clockwork Expectation”

Rhizomes of Insanity, the 2019 album by French technical death metal wizards Fractal Universe, accomplished what so many hundreds of


Steve Vai, Billy Corgan and More Appear in The Pedal Movie

Press release: Reverb, the largest online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments, on Friday


Watch TIM ‚RIPPER‘ OWENS Perform JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK SABBATH Classics At Reduced-Capacity Michigan Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim „Ripper“ Owens performing the PRIEST songs „Electric Eye“, „One On One“


DEATH ANGEL Announces ‚The Bastard Tracks‘ Livestream Event

DEATH ANGEL has announced another concert livestream. Dubbed „The Bastard Tracks“, the event will take place at The Great American


Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Shoots Down Claim He Wasn’t Drinking Real Vodka In ‚The Decline Of Western Civilization‘ Movie

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes is perhaps best known for the infamous scene in the 1988 movie „The Decline Of


MARILYN MANSON Calls Abuse Allegations From Esmé Bianco „Provably False“

Yesterday, Game of Thrones actress Esmé Bianco filed a suit against shock rocker Marilyn Manson real name Brian Warner) and his now-former manager, Tony


TED NUGENT Slams JOE BIDEN, Says People From All Over The World Are Saying, ‚What The Hell Are You Guys Letting Happen To America?‘

During an appearance Friday (April 30) on Newsmax, outspoken conservative rocker and pro-gun activist Ted Nugent discussed President Joe Biden’s


FOREIGNER/Ex-DOKKEN Bassist JEFF PILSON: ‚One Of The Biggest Problems In The World Right Now Is Misinformation‘

Jeff Pilson has confirmed to Steve Mascord of the „White Life Fever“ podcast that the sophomore album from his THE


Watch All Eight Episodes Of BANGER FILMS‘ New Original Comedy Series ‚Heavy Metal Hitchhiker‘

Banger Films has released all eight episodes from „Heavy Metal Hitchhiker“, the original comedy web series produced by its digital



In a new interview with Christina Rowatt of The Void With Christina, former SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera spoke about the


Former Cannibal Corpse Guitarist Pat O’Brien Sentenced for 2018 Assault and Burglary

Pat O’Brien, former guitarist for Cannibal Corpse, has been sentenced for his 2018 burglary and aggravated assault charges. Blabbermouth reports


CANNIBAL CORPSE’s Pat O’Brien Sentenced Revealed For 2018 Assault & Burglary

Former Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O’Brien has been sentenced in connection with his arrest in December 2018 for burglary and


Christian Country Singer Carrie Underwood Is An I PREVAIL Fan, Like Legit!

Carrie Underwood got her start on American Idol in 2005, and has since gone on to become a massive Christian,


CHEVELLE Releases Music Video For ‚Mars Simula‘

The official Josh Stone-directed music video for CHEVELLE’s song „Mars Simula“ can be seen below. The track is taken from


DECAPITATED Announces The First Damned Early Demo Compilation

Decapitated is finally giving their early demos compilation The First Damned a proper release. The compilation collects the band’s first


Serj Tankian Hopes SYSTEM OF A DOWN Can Make More New Music

System of a Down vocalist Serj Tankian, who had historically said no to a new record, seems to be coming


BLACK SABBATH Streams Remastered Version Of „Symptom Of The Universe“

Black Sabbath will reissue 1975 album Sabotage on June 11, and are now streaming „Symptom of the Universe“. The reissue


CROBOT Recruits Howard Jones For New Single „Kiss It Goodbye“

Crobot alone is fantastic, but throw in vocalist Howard Jones (Light The Torch, Sion, etc.), and you’ve got something even


RAMMSTEIN Guitarist Thinks Russian Man Being Charged For Sharing Music Video Is „Shocking“

Andrei Borovikov is currently being charged with „production and distribution of pornography“ after sharing the pornographic version of Rammstein’s „Pussy“


GWAR Drops Video For Acoustic Rendition Of „Fuck This Place“

Gwar has gone completely acoustic for their upcoming EP The Disc With No Name, and are now streaming the music


Clever Metal Band Uses Cameo To Make Video Featuring Members of Lamb of God, Mudvayne, Sepultura, and More

Nobody’s ever heard of Dig the Grave before. Still, the band wanted to make sure that people would watch their


Australian Politician To Pay Over $1 Million In Damages Over Unauthorized Use Of TWISTED SISTER Song

Australian politician Clive Palmer reworked Twisted Sister’s 1984 classic „We’re Not Gonna Take It“ into a campaign theme for himself


K.K. DOWNING Believes His Exit From JUDAS PRIEST Was ‚Orchestrated‘: ‚I Don’t Really Feel As Though I Left The Band‘

Founding JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing says that he had „a change of mind“ about leaving the band before his


Hannes Grossmann (Alkaloid, Ex-Obscura) Releases New Single “The Great Designer”

Official press release: One of the most prolific and acclaimed drummers in modern tech-metal, Hannes Grossman is excited to share another track


Flotsam and Jetsam Releases Title Track From New Album Blood in the Water

Official press release: Thrash and Speed Metal icons Flotsam and Jetsam have seen many of their peers that started at the same


Crobot Debut New Song “Kiss It Goodbye” Featuring Howard Jones (Light the Torch, Ex-Killswitch Engage)

Crobot have released “Kiss It Goodbye,” a new single from their forthcoming EP, Rat Child. The track features a guest


NIRVANA Sued For Using Illustration From Translation Of Dante’s ‚Inferno‘ On Band Merchandise

NIRVANA has been sued by the heir of a British artist who drew a map of hell for a translation


DEE SNIDER Says He Has ‚No Financial Interest‘ In TWISTED SISTER Copyright Case: ‚I Sold My Catalog Years Ago‘

Dee Snider says that he has „no financial interest“ in the copyright case involving Australian politician Clive Palmer and TWISTED


Ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist PAT O’BRIEN Sentenced In Connection With 2018 Assault, Burglary

Former CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Pat O’Brien has been sentenced in connection with his 2018 arrest for burglary and assaulting a


GRAMMY AWARDS Eliminate ‚Secret Committees‘, Announce Major Voting Changes

The Recording Academy announced on Friday (April 30) that it has made significant changes to its Awards process that reflect


Members Of YES, DEEP PURPLE, DREAM THEATER, QUEENSRŸCHE And Others Perform PINK FLOYD’s ‚Wish You Were Here‘ In Its Entirety

PINK FLOYD’s 1975 album „Wish You Were Here“ surely counts as one of the greatest rock albums of the 20th


SUZI QUATRO Releases Music Video For ‚Do Ya Dance‘

Suzi Quatro, the 70-year-old pioneering female rocker who burst on to the scene in the 1970s, released a new studio


This Weekend’s Metal Livestreams: Devin Townsend, Melvins, Falling in Reverse and More

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


Watch HEART’s ANN WILSON Sing U.S. National Anthem At NFL Draft Night One Festivities In Cleveland

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and lead singer of legendary rock band HEART, Ann Wilson, sang the U.S.


MEGADETH’s DAVID ELLEFSON Says ‚It’s Hard‘ For Young People To Emotionally Digest Being Criticized On Social Media

In a new interview with the „Into The Necrosphere“ podcast, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson was asked what advice he had


ZAKK WYLDE Isn’t Involved In Making Of OZZY OSBOURNE’s Next Studio Album

Zakk Wylde says that he has no involvement with Ozzy Osbourne’s upcoming album. Ozzy recently revealed that he was working


LIVING WRECKAGE (SHADOWS FALL) Streams Groovy Debut Single „Breaking Point“

Living Wreckage is the new band featuring guitarist Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall), guitarist Matt LeBreton (Downpour), bassist Matt Bachand


Bruce Dickinson Working On A Film About His Dangerous 1994 Sarajevo Show

Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson and his solo band played the Bosnian Cultural Centre in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina during the height


SEPULTURA’s DERRICK GREEN On Making Of ‚Quadra‘ Album: ‚We Were Very Confident Within Ourselves As A Group‘

SEPULTURA frontman Derrick Green spoke to „Party Time Excellent“, the Internet video podcast hosted by Elena „Lena Scissorhands“ Cataraga of


AC/DC & FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Up Against MAROON 5 & BTS In 2021 Billboard Music Awards

If you’re looking for a series of nominations that make little to no sense, then you’re going to love this


KING 810 Drop Gritty New Video „I Am The Enemy“, Announce Tour Dates

King 810 dropped a heavy and serrated new single „I Am The Enemy.“ Mixing industrial, metal, and rap King 810


JOHN 5: How I Landed Gig As DAVID LEE ROTH’s Guitarist

John 5 has opened up about how he landed the gig as David Lee Roth’s guitarist more than two decades


Marilyn Manson and His Former Manager are Being Sued for Sexual Assault and Sex Trafficking

Esmé Bianco, the Game of Thrones star who earlier this year accused Marilyn Manson of physical and psychological abuse, is


Gojira Release “The Chant” Video, Drummer Set for Residency on Late Night With Seth Meyers

Gojira’s new album, Fortitude, arrives today (April 30) via Roadrunner, and with it come two additional pieces of news: 1)


MARILYN MANSON Sued For Sexual Assault, Sex Trafficking by Game Of Thrones Actress Esmé Bianco

Game of Thrones actress Esmé Bianco is suing shock rocker Marilyn Manson (real name Brian Warner) and his now-former manager,


Rings of Saturn Dropped by Label Over “Threats” and “Baseless Demands”

Rings of Saturn have been no strangers to controversy throughout their career, due mostly (solely?) to the actions of the


Watch NICK MENZA Play MEGADETH’s ‚The Conjuring‘ Two Years Before His Death

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ACCEPT’s WOLF HOFFMANN Says KIRK HAMMETT Citing Him As An Influence Is ‚A Huge Honor‘

In a recent interview with Australia’s Subculture, ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann was asked what it felt like to see METALLICA’s


Anthrax’s Scott Ian Talks Stephen King’s Wizard and Glass on New Episode of The Kingcast

Stephen King fans: if you’re not listening to The Kingcast, you’re doing life wrong. The Fangoria-backed weekly deep dive into


Glenn Danzig Decries “Cancel-Culture” and “Woke B*llshit”

Word on the street is that Glenn Danzig was pretty peeved about that Christmas present wrapping photo that surfaced a


RINGS OF SATURN Dropped By Nuclear Blast After Lucas Mann Threatens Label

Rings of Saturn is now an independent band thanks to guitarist Lucas Mann. In a statement from Nuclear Blast, Rings


Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist JASON HOOK Guests On CORY MARKS’s ‚Blame It On The Double‘ Single

Critically acclaimed country-rock artist Cory Marks has released a new high-energy, rock-heavy single, „Blame It On The Double“, which is


ATREYU Streams New Song „Catastrophe“

Atreyu is now streaming their new single „Catastrophe“, which if you’ve been keeping up with their previous singles isn’t much


SPIRITBOX Drops Catchy New Single „Circle With Me“

Spiritbox recently completed work on their debut full-length album, and are now streaming the new single „Circle With Me“. The


THE DEAD DAISIES Announce June/July 2021 U.S. Tour Dates

This June, THE DEAD DAISIES will be dusting off the cobwebs by playing a series of warm-up dates where they


ATTACK ATTACK! Pokes Fun At Crabcore With New Song „Brachyura Bombshell“

Attack Attack! continues their return, this time with a very self-aware new single „Brachyura Bombshell“. The joke here being everyone


AT THE GATES Unleashes Proggy New Single „Spectre Of Extinction“ Feat. KING DIAMOND Guitarist

At The Gates is here with a new single and it’s definitely their most progressive, weird effort since their reunion!


ATTILA’s New Single „Metalcore Mansion“ Is Very Nü-Metal

Attila isn’t exactly a band that seeks to surprise fans with a change in direction. If you’re looking for cocky


ATTILA’s New Single „Metalcore Manson“ Is Very Nü-Metal

Attila isn’t exactly a band that seeks to surprise fans with a change in direction. If you’re looking for cocky


Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello Guests on New Pussy Riot Track

Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello guests on “Weather Strike,” the latest track by Russian punk activists Pussy Riot.


Get the F*ck Out of Our Mansion, Attila

With 75% of Attila’s members accused of sexual misconduct in 2020, you’d think the band might wanna stay away from


Serj Tankian Releases „Rumi“ Music Video, Dedicated To His Son

Serj Tankian is now streaming his music video for the song „Rumi“, which is dedicated to both his son and


Tom Morello Teams Up With PUSSY RIOT For New Song „Weather Strike“

Tom Morello has teamed up with Pussy Riot for a raging, groovy new single „Weather Strike“. Morello commended the group


GOJIRA Laments Tibet In „The Chant“ Music Video

Gojira just released their new album Fortitude and are now streaming their politically-charged new music video for „The Chant“. The


WARISH Plays A Retro Daytime TV Show In „Destroyer“ Video

Warish, the band featuring professional skater Tony Hawk’s son Riley Hawk, just released their killer new album Next To Pay.


Serj Tankian Posts New Video for “Rumi”

System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian has shared a new video for “Rumi,” a track from his debut solo


Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Guests on Oceans’ New Track

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn lends his vocals to the latest track from Oceans, “Everything I Love Is Broken.” The song appears on Oceans’


Crabcore Band Attack Attack!’s New Song Is ACTUALLY About Crabs

Say what you will about Attack Attack! — I know I’ve said plenty in the past, and will say plenty


DAVE MUSTAINE’s Daughter ELECTRA Releases New Pop Single ‚Evergreen‘

Rising star pop singer Electra Mustaine has always been an artist that commands attention — not just from the weight



Reverb, the largest online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments, has released „The Pedal


Atreyu’s New Song Is a “Catastrophe”

Atreyu’s new song, “Catastrophe,” is promising… for all of fourteen seconds. The main riff is actually siqq. Then Admiral Auto-Tune


Vildhjarta Post Punishing New Track, Announce First Album in Ten Years

2020 came and went for Swedish progressive death metallers Vildhjarta without the new album they’d promised. It’s now been TEN


THE WEEKLY INECTION: New Releases From GOJIRA, EVILE, and More Out Today – 4/30

Weekly Injection Plus releases from Steve von Till, Stone Healer, Tetrarch, and Oryx. Published 21 mins ago This week’s new


At the Gates Premiere New Song “Spectre of Extinction”

Here’s a nice way to bring the month of April to a close: At the Gates have premiered “Spectre of


Spiritbox Unveil New Song and Video, “Circle With Me”

Spiritbox, one of the biggest buzz bands of 2020, have racked up a remarkable (and very metal) 66.6 million YouTube


K.K. DOWNING Pays Tribute To Former JUDAS PRIEST Drummer JOHN HINCH: He ‚Was Always So Dependable‘

Founding JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing has paid tribute to the band’s former drummer John Hinch, who died on Thursday,


Sh*t That Comes Out Today: April 30, 2021

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KILLER BE KILLED has released a music video for the song „Animus“, created by Bryan Bankovich and featuring band footage



Torn Between Two Worlds is the new project featuring Sarah Jezebel Deva (ex-Cradle of Filth, Hecate Enthroned, The Kovenant, Mortiis,


See MACHINE HEAD’s ROBB FLYNN In OCEANS‘ Music Video For ‚Everyone I Love Is Broken‘

Austrian/German post-metal heroes OCEANS have just released their new digital EP „We Are Nøt Okay“ via Nuclear Blast. They have


Online Pokies in New Zealand – Where and How to Play

Online pokies are a great way to enjoy your free time, and if you do some research you can win


FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Drops Lyric Video For ‚Blood In The Water‘ Title Track

Veteran Arizona thrashers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM will release their 14th album, „Blood In The Water“, on June 4 via AFM


GWAR Releases Video For Acoustic Version Of ‚F**k This Place‘

May 28 will see the release of GWAR’s „The Disc With No Name“ via Pit Records. The EP is a


TOM MORELLO Collaborates With PUSSY RIOT On ‚Weather Strike‘ Single

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello has collaborated with the Russian feminist protest punk collective PUSSY RIOT on a


Hear New ATREYU Song ‚Catastrophe‘

California metallers ATREYU have released the official visualizer for their new song „Catastrophe“. The track is taken from the band’s


GOJIRA Drops Music Video For ‚The Chant‘

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have dropped the official music video for „The Chant“, the latest single from the band’s new


DECAPITATED To Release Demo Collection ‚The First Damned‘

On June 4, Polish tech death metal virtuosos DECAPITATED will release their early demos in a carefully handpicked collection called


Documentary Film ‚Long Live Rock: Celebrate The Chaos‘ To Premiere On THE CODA COLLECTION

On May 1, preeminent global distributor and rights management partner for music films Abramorama will have its documentary „Long Live


SPIRITBOX Releases Video For New Song ‚Circle With Me‘

Canadian metal outfit SPIRITBOX has released a brand new song, „Circle With Me“, via Rise Records. The track features the


AT THE GATES Releases New Song ‚Spectre Of Extinction‘

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES have released „Spectre Of Extinction“, the first single from their upcoming studio


AT THE GATES Releases Music Video For New Song ‚Spectre Of Extinction‘

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES have released the official music video for „Spectre Of Extinction“, the first


SERJ TANKIAN Releases ‚Rumi‘ Music Video

Serj Tankian has released a video for the song „Rumi“, a tribute to both the 13th century Sufi poet and


Australian Politician Ordered To Pay $1.2 Million After Losing TWISTED SISTER Copyright Case

Australian politician Clive Palmer has been ordered to pay AUS$1.5 million (approximately $1.17 million) in damages after losing a copyright


Reared Up In Spectral Predation – UNIVERSALLY ESTRANGED

When you consider how incredibly fucking weird the world has become over the last few years, it makes sense that


VILDHJARTA Remains Devastating With New Song „När De Du Älskar Kommer Tillbaka Fran De Döda“

Vildhjarta continues to tease us with new material, this time in the form of a new song called „När De


PORTAL, NATTVERD Among Gimme Metal’s Top Tracks of the Week

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


WILLOW SMITH Makes Hard Rock Now, Releases Catchy New Song with Travis Barker

Remember Willow Smith? The girl who whipped her hair back and forth over a decade ago. The Willow Smith who


Former JUDAS PRIEST Drummer JOHN HINCH Dead At 73

Drummer John Hinch, who played on JUDAS PRIEST’s debut album, 1974’s „Rocka Rolla“, has died. He was 73 years old.


GOJIRA’s Mario Duplantier To Drum On Late Night With Seth Meyers

Gojira drummer Mario Duplantier is the latest metal drummer to sit in the with 8G Band on Late Night With


Daniel Freyberg Talks BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT, ALEXI LAIHO and the Influence of DEATH and DISSECTION

What a bittersweet metal moment, the release of Bodom After Midnight’s Paint The Sky With Blood.  Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. On


Karma to Burn Founding Guitarist Will Mecum Has Died

Will Mecum, founding guitarist of long-running stoner metal outfit Karma to Burn, has died, sources tell MetalSucks. Mecum founded Karma


CAPRA Shows Off Some Quarantine Eats With Cassava Cake

ASK THE ARTIST ASK THE ARTIST: Your First Concert Experience We ask members of Endseeker, Capra, The Crown, The Vintage


DANZIG Says MISFITS Wouldn’t Have Made It Today Because of Cancel Culture

Glenn Danzig is promoting his next cinematic masterpiece, Death Rider in the House of Vampires, scheduled to come out later


JEREMY SPENCER Says FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH’s Onstage Meltdown In Memphis ‚Sucked The Life‘ Out Of Him

Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer has revealed that the band’s onstage meltdown in Memphis nearly six years


Russian Rammstein Fan Sentenced to 2.5 Years for Sharing “P*ssy” Video

Andrei Borovikov, the Russian political activist who was charged with “production and distribution of pornography” after sharing sharing Rammstein’s “Pussy”


HEART Isn’t Working On New Music At The Moment, Says ANN WILSON

Ann Wilson has told Kyle Meredith in a new interview that there are no plans for HEART to work on


Willow Smith Released a Pop-Punk Song, Looks Metal as F*ck

Metalheads who were of age during the Ozzfest era likely recall that actor Will Smith’s wife, the actress Jada Pinkett


Shadows Fall Guitarists’ Living Wreckage Premieres First Single

Living Wreckage, the new project that reunites Shadows Fall guitarists Jon Donais (Anthrax) and Matt Bachand (Act of Defiance), have


OZZY OSBOURNE & THE BEACH BOYS Mashed Up Is The Best Version Of Surf Rock

Is Ozzy Osbourne’s 1991 hit „Mama, I’m Coming Home“ too slow for you? Is The Beach Boys‚ „Fun, Fun, Fun“


Dave Mustaine’s Daughter Electra is a Pop Singer Now; Hear Her New Song, “Evergreen”

Given the Mustaine family’s adopted hometown of Nashville, TN, it’s no surprise Megadave’s daughter Electra was drawn to country music


VINNY APPICE Looks Back On His Appearance On HEAR ‚N AID’s ‚Stars‘: ‚It Was A Great Hang‘

In a recent interview with „Rock & Roll Happy Hour With Mark And Mike“, legendary drummer Vinny Appice looked back


IMPORTANT: AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Discusses Tour Van Farting with Ringo Starr & St. Vincent

AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson, ex-The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, St. Vincent, and more star in the new clip for Dave


MOTÖRHEAD Reissuing No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith With Unreleased 1981 Live Album

You might’ve heard Motörhead’s 1981 live album No Sleep ‚Til Hammersmith, but you haven’t heard it quite like this. The


Album Review: GOJIRA Fortitude

When it comes to anticipated albums in 2021, Gojira’s Fortitude is at or near the top of the list for


PIG DESTROYER Releases New Live Album Pornographers of Sound: Live in NYC

Your day is about to go way, way faster thanks to this new Pig Destroyer live album. Pig Destroyer has


Anti-Abortion Activist TED NUGENT On Masks & COVID Protection: „Your Body, Your Choice“

This fucking guy! You may recall, last week Ted Nugent revealed he tested positive for COVID-19. This was funny because Nugent


Russian Activist Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Sharing RAMMSTEIN Clip on Social Media

A Russian man has been sentenced today to 2.5 years in prison for sharing the controversial Rammstein video for their 2011 track „Pussy“


IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON Teams Up With ‚Anvil‘ Filmmaker SACHA GERVASI To Script Story Of Sarajevo Siege Concert

According to Deadline, IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson is teaming up with filmmaker Sacha Gervasi („Anvil: The Story Of Anvil!“



In a brand new interview with Brazil’s „Inside With Paulo Baron“, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked why the


Carrie Underwood Loves I Prevail

If you’re familiar with country/pop star Carrie Underwood’s work at all, it’s likely this mega-hit (which, to be clear, is


Pig Destroyer Surprise Release Pornographers of Sound: Live in NYC Live Album

In late October of 2019, before most of us had ever heard of the coronavirus, Pig Destroyer played two sold


CLUTCH Has Written ‚A Lot Of Songs‘ For Next Studio Album

Drummer Jean-Paul Gaster of Maryland rockers CLUTCH recently spoke to Dimitris Kontogeorgakos of the Chicago-based webzine Metal Kaoz about the


Video: St. Vincent, AC/DC’s Brian Johnson and Ringo Starr Talk About Farting in Touring Vans

One uncomfortable reality of life on the road — among the many, many uncomfortable realities — is having to put


Ted Nugent Continues To Be Against Vaccinations and Masks: “Your Body, Your Choice”

Given that Ted Nugent recently contracted COVID-19 after spending a year spreading disinformation and baseless conspiracy theories about the virus,


EXODUS Pushes Back Their New Album To November

Exodus has moved their long-awaited new album Persona Non Grata back from its original June release date to this November.


KISS, IRON MAIDEN, KORN and Over 70 Bands Announced For Download Fest 2022

Download 2022 has just announced its lineup and it’s pretty insane. The festival will be headlined by Kiss, Iron Maiden,


Corey Taylor’s Says His New „Gnarly“ SLIPKNOT Mask Will Scare Children

Looks like the gears are turning in the world of Slipknot. The band is reportedly in the studio right now,


MINISTRY And PUCK HCKY Release New Hockey-Themed Collaboration

Puck Hcky, the hockey-based fashion brand, has released a bunch of new items with MINISTRY just in time for the


New York City Parks Department Revokes Permits for Seven Outdoor Hardcore Shows

One of the biggest stories of the past few days has been that of a massive hardcore show that attracted 2,000-3,000


KISS To Perform At TRIBECA FESTIVAL Following Screening Of ‚Biography: KISStory‘

Celebrating the success of one of the most iconic bands of all time, KISS will take the stage for a



DIRKSCHNEIDER & THE OLD GANG, the project featuring former ACCEPT members Udo Dirkschneider (vocals), Peter Baltes (bass) and Stefan Kaufmann


Corey Taylor Says His Next Slipknot Mask is “Gonna F*cking Scare Kids! It’s So Gnarly!”

The unveiling of new Slipknot masks has become an event as anticipated as new music itself, arriving at the beginning


LIVING WRECKAGE Feat. ANTHRAX And SHADOWS FALL Members: ‚Breaking Point‘ Debut Single Available



GENESIS Announces ‚The Last Domino?‘ Fall 2021 North American Tour

Legendary British rock band GENESIS has announced its highly anticipated return to North America for the first time in 14


EPICA Announces ‚Omega Alive‘ Global Streaming Event

Dutch symphonic metal heavyweights EPICA have announced their first-ever streaming event titled „Omega Alive“. The universal streaming event will mark


OZZY OSBOURNE Has Recorded 15 Songs For Next Studio Album: ‚We’re Getting There,“ He Says

Ozzy Osbourne has confirmed to U.K.’s Metal Hammer magazine that he has spent the last few months working on the


GLENN DANZIG Says ‚The Door Is Open‘ For More MISFITS Shows

In a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Glenn Danzig was asked if the MISFITS reunion is „done.“ He responded:


MOTÖRHEAD’s ‚No Sleep ‚Til Hammersmith‘ Gets 40th-Anniversary Expansion

Back in the summer of 1981, MOTÖRHEAD got louder, dirtier and more universal, and you’re getting an invitation to relive


ANTHRAX Announces 40th-Anniversary Celebrations

One of the „Big Four“ turns the Big 4-0 this year and is celebrating with a number of special activities


JOE BONAMASSA Reaches $500,000 Goal For Musicians In Need Following His Second Annual Stream-A-Thon Event

In just over one year, Joe Bonamassa and the Keeping The Blues Alive foundation have exceeded expectations for their fundraising


JIZZY PEARL’S LOVE/HATE To Release New Single ‚Soul Mama‘ Next Month

JIZZY PEARL’S LOVE/HATE will release a new single, „Soul Mama“, on May 14 via all digital platforms. The track is


Watch MARTY FRIEDMAN’s Track-By-Track Breakdown Of His New Album ‚Tokyo Jukebox 3‘

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman recently sat down for another interview with Cassius Morris on WatchMojo’s music podcast „Innersleeve“ to



Former FORBIDDEN guitarist Craig Locicero has joined the San Francisco Bay Area skate punk/thrash/crossover band THE BONELESS ONES. The group,


CALIGULA’S HORSE Announces Livestream & In-Person Show For June

Caligula’s Horse is pulling off a live in-person and livestream show on June 20 titled Live After Lockdown. The show


Russian Rammstein Fan Charged With “Production and Distribution of Pornography” After Sharing Rammstein’s “P*ssy” Video

A Russian fan’s appreciation for Rammstein is being used against him as a political weapon in his native country. According


NIGHTWISH Will Announce New Bassist ‚A Few Hours‘ Before First Virtual Concert

Fans wishing to know the identity of NIGHTWISH’s new bass player will have to wait another month. In an interview


KURT COBAIN’s Final NIRVANA Photoshoot To Be Released As NFTs

Images from NIRVANA’s purported final official photoshoot will be released as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) next week. Photographer Jesse Frohman took


Did You Catch The MUDVAYNE Reunion at The Oscars This Weekend?

The Acamedy Awards were this weekend, and on the heels of the huge news that Mudvayne is reuniting to play


TED NUGENT Opens Up About His COVID-19 Battle: ‚I’ve Never Been So Scared In All My Life‘

Ted Nugent has opened up about the darkest days of his battle with COVID-19, saying that he had „never been


Paul Di’Anno Thinks IRON MAIDEN Was Right To Fire Him In 1981

Despite his brief tenure with Iron Maiden, Paul Di’Anno had a pretty significant impact on metal. Di’Anno’s vocals can be


ALASTOR’s „Dead Things In Jars“ Is All The Chunky Riffs You Need Today

Alastor hails from Sweden, meaning you can be assured whatever they’re bringing to the table likely kicks ass. The band


TETRARCH Drops Acoustic Cover Of MUDVAYNE’s „Forget To Remember“

Tetrarch recently teamed up with Metal Hammer for both an acoustic cover of Mudvayne’s 2005 track „Forget To Remember“ and


CYNIC Confirms New Album Coming This Year

Back in March, Cynic guitarist and vocalist Paul Masvidal began teasing what we assumed was a new Cynic album. Based


ZOMBI Streams Synthy New Single „Mangler“

Zombi is following up both their 2020 full length 2020 and obscurities EP Evans City, as well as the 2021


BABYBEARD, The Band Headed Up By Ladybeard, Is Now Streaming Two Songs

Our favorite Japanese cross-dressing pro wrestling metal musician, Ladybeard is back, and he has a new band. Babybeard is the


BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Unveil “Heart Of Darkness” Music Video

Black Label Society released another music video to celebrate their career-spanning vinyl box set titled None More Black, featuring the following contents:


We Are Nøt Okay – OCEANS

Their solid but flawed debut album may not have set the world alight, but Austria’s OCEANS are clearly heading in


Watch the Trailer for Baphomet, The New Horror Movie Starring Cradle of Filth’s Dani Filth

Will we see Dani Filth at next year’s Academy Awards? Probably not. But he may technically be eligible! This thanks


Russian Man Charged with Pornography Distribution for Sharing RAMMSTEIN Music Video

By now, we’re assuming you’ve seen the controversial Rammstein video for their 2011 track „Pussy,“ right? The video features the


GILBY CLARKE Looks Back On His Appearance In MICHAEL JACKSON’s ‚Give In To Me‘ Music Video

In a new interview with the „Scars And Guitars“ podcast, former GUNS N‘ ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke reflected on his


L.A. Guns Announce Cocked and Loaded Live Album, Debut New “Malaria” Recording

L.A. Guns, not to be confused with Riley’s L.A. Guns, have announced that this summer they’ll release Cocked and Loaded


Black Label Society Post New Video for “Heart Of Darkness”

Black Label Society continue on with their campaign to promote their massive, career-spanning, 20 LP box set, None More Black, this


KISS To Air Biography: Kisstory This June

While Kiss fans continue to wait on more news about the upcoming Kiss film Shout It Out Loud, the band


New Exodus Album Delayed Until the Fall

Thrash metal fans aren’t known for their patience — not for nuthin’ is the genre sometimes called ‘speed metal’ —


KREATOR, CRADLE OF FILTH And PARADISE LOST Featured On THE SISTERS OF MERCY Tribute Album ‚Black Waves Of Adrenochrome‘

Metalville Records has set a June 26 as international release date for „Black Waves Of Adrenochrome – The Sisters Of


Corey Taylor Thinks Lars Ulrich Was Right About Napster „On So Many Levels“ In 2000

Metallica, and specifically drummer Lars Ulrich, sued Napster in 2000 after discovering a demo of their then-unreleased song „I Disappear“


PEARL JAM To Launch AXS TV’s ‚Long Live The 90s‘ Limited Concert Series

AXS TV turns back the clock this spring with a time capsule full of iconic bands that defined an era


ILL NIÑO Announces ‚Ill Texas Familia‘ Summer 2021 Tour

ILL NIÑO will bring a dose of Latin metal to Texas this summer with the „Ill Texas Familia“ tour, also


An Homage to Extinction: Abbey and Tommy Davis of ORYX Explain How Humanity’s Decline, Movie Scores, and More Built Lamenting A Dead World

If the last year has reaffirmed anything, it’s that human decency is pure optics. The notion of national, corporate, or


Former IRON MAIDEN Members PAUL DI’ANNO And BLAZE BAYLEY To Be Inducted Into ‚Metal Hall Of Fame‘

Former IRON MAIDEN members Paul Di’Anno and Blaze Bayley, along with the creator of the MAIDEN mascot „Eddie,“ Derek Riggs,


Primus Announce Rescheduled Rush Tribute Tour

When Primus initially announced their Rush tribute tour, scheduled for spring 2020, it was ostensibly to pay homage to late


The Problem with the “Lars Was Right About Napster” Argument

In my sleepless haze last night I came across this headline on Blabbermouth: “Corey Taylor Says Lars Ulrich Was ‘So


Watch Dave Grohl and His Daughter Cover X With Dave Lombardo and Krist Novoselic

Dave Grohl and his 15-year-old daughter, Violet, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night (April 27) to perform a cover


Frequent John Carpenter Collaborator Daniel Davies Announces New EP Spies

The name Daniel Davies may not immediately trigger recognition — I know my first thought was, “The dude from The


DEEP PURPLE’s IAN PAICE Explains His Guest Appearance On DMX’s Latest Single ‚X Moves‘

Just a day prior to his April 9 passing following a „catastrophic cardiac arrest,“ legendary hip-hop artist DMX, released a


Zombi Get Bleak and Moody on “Mangler”

I have this weird thing where if I fall asleep before 11:00pm or so I’ll wake up in the middle


Darkthrone’s New Album Has the Best Title in the History of Black Metal

Darkthrone have long had a talent for coming up with album titles that might be described as “prototypical black metal.”


L.A. GUNS Unveils Details Of New Live Album, ‚Cocked & Loaded Live‘

L.A. GUNS, featuring Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns, will release a new live album, „Cocked & Loaded Live“, on July


GOREGÄNG Drop Crunchy New Video „Farm The Mother“

Florida death-metal duo Goregäng have dropped quite the crunchy new video „Farm The Mother“. The duo, comprised of Jeramie Kling


Here’s METALLICA Playing „Enter Sandman“ Backward

Have you ever wondered what Metallica’s „Enter Sandman“ would sound like backwards? So did Metallica, and they tried it one


Watch: DAVE GROHL Recruits DAVE LOMBARDO, KRIST NOVASELIC for X Cover Sang By Daughter Violet Grohl

Foo Fighters‚ Dave Grohl and his daughter Violet Grohl have teamed up for a cover of X’s 1980 track „Nausea“ for


SEVENDUST Announces Socially Distanced June Tour

Sevendust is taking the responsible route to touring starting this June with their socially distanced summer tour. Advertisement. Scroll to


PRIMUS Announces Rescheduled RUSH Tribute Tour Dates

Primus is now planning to kick off their tour, originally scheduled for last year, this August. The tour will showcase


EXODUS Delays ‚Persona Non Grata‘ Album Release Until November

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have delayed the projected release of their recently completed new album, „Persona Non Grata“,


ATHEIST & HYPOCRISY Added To Maryland Deathfest 2022

After numerous setbacks due to the pandemic, Maryland Deathfest 2022 is slowly coming into view. The festival will include headliners


SERJ TANKIAN Has ‚Hope‘ That SYSTEM OF A DOWN Will Be Able To Record More New Music

In a new interview with Consequence Of Sound, SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian once again touched upon his


JAMES LABRIE On DREAM THEATER’s Upcoming Album: ‚The Fans Are Just Gonna Flip Out When They Hear It‘

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