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SpiritWorld Unveil “U L C E R” Video, Drop New Album

Last week, SpiritWorld dropped their long-awaited DEATHWESTERN album via Century Media. To get listeners pumped, they also released a video


Classic Concert of the Day: Type O Negative at the Bizarre Festival in Cologne, Germany on August 22, 1999

It seems like we’ve had Type O Negative on the brain a lot lately, and honestly that’s not a bad


Babymetal will Have a ‘Silent Mosh Pit’ at Future Shows

Babymetal made an announcement last week that when their headlining shows start back up in January, there will be what


Album Review: GAUPA Myriad

What do you get if you combine the cosmic djent hookiness of TesseracT, mid-70s King Crimson, Vola, and Karnivool with



Corrosion Of Conformity has been there, done that and has gone through the proverbial buzzsaw, remaining one of heavy music’s



Power couple King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp and vocalist Toyah Willcox are staying thrashy. Last week they tackled Metallica’s „Seek And Destroy,“ and this week


HERMAN LI Explains Why DRAGONFORCE’s „Through The Fire And Flames“ Became A Meme

Dragonforce released their debut album Valley Of The Damned in 2003, but didn’t strike it huge until 2006 with Inhuman



Nickelback bassist Mike Kroeger pitched the idea of the band doing a Slayer covers album a few years back and


Listen Up, Bruther. Ozzy Was Featured in the Opening Clip for WWE’s Latest Pay-Per-View

Last night, the WWE hosted its 36th annual Survivor Series pay-per-view and livestreaming event, dubbed WarGames and in order to


Tchornobog and Abyssal Release Two-Track Split EP

Stretching the definition of slow and heavy, as well as the crushingly despairing, Tchornobog and Abyssal dropped a split record


Japanese Hardcore Band GAUZE Breaks Up

After 41 years of existence, legendary Japanese hardcore band Gauze has called it quits. The news comes from the band’s


Finish Doomers Saasta Drop Full-Length

This Friday, Finish doom metal band Saasta rolled out their debut full-length, Crucial to None. For fans of heavy European


REX BROWN On Coming PANTERA Shows: „This Is Gonna Be One Hell Of A Ride“

We’ve been talking about it for months, but the first Pantera show kicks off on December 2 at the Hell


Induction Drop Alexi Laiho Tribute Video “Embers”

To celebrate the release of Born From Fire, out last Friday via Atomic Fire Records, Induction just dropped their video for “Embers,” a


Misfits Forced to Cancel Their New Years Eve Gig, Creed Once Lip-synced a Halftime Show, and More Top Stories of the Week

So, how are we all feelin’ after a couple days of ritualistic engorgement and the capitalistic slaughter of our bank


DEVIN TOWNSEND Gives A Pretty Logical Explanation On Why He’s Always Changing Styles

If you’ve ever heard two or three records by Devin Townsend or any of his associated projects, you might be


DAVID MAXIM MICIC Streams First New Album In Five Years

Serbian guitarist and composer David Maxim Micic is now streaming his first new record in five years, Bilo IV. If


THE HU Is The First-Ever Metal Band To Be Named UNESCO’s Artist For Peace

Mongolian metal act The Hu is now the first-ever metal band to be named the United Nations Educational, Scientific and


IN FLAMES Guitarist Discusses The Importance Of Loving Your Own Music & The Dangers Of Nobody Having An Opinion

It seems like every record In Flames does draws some pretty strong opinions. Of course the major criticism of the


TCHORNOBOG’s New Single Features An Actual Vomiting Choir

Tchornobog just released their new split with Abyssal and you’re going to need a pretty strong stomach for it. Tchornobog’s


Spend The Holidays High With SLEEP’s New Christmas Sweater

If there’s two things Sleep practically forces you to do while listening to their music, it’s nod your head and


BAD WOLVES Gets In The Christmas Spirit With „Carol Of The Bells“ Cover

Bad Wolves is throwing their hat in the garland-lined ring for the Christmas season with a cover of the classic


SEPULTURA Bassist Joins CULTURA TRES, Band Announces New Album Camino De Brujos

Cultura Tres is back with their first new record in six years and a bassist you just might recognize. Cultura


BLEED FROM WITHIN Streams Documentary Of Their New Record Shrine

Bleed From Within is now streaming the documentary looking at the recording process behind their latest record Shrine. The documentary


WE ARE MAGONIA Names The Metal-Tinged Electronica Projects You Need To Check Out

We caught up with French darksynth band We Are Magonia to discuss their influences and favorite metal-tinged electronica acts, and


Furnace Fest Announces First Four Bands

Hardcore fans, prepare to lose it and start crowd killing in your living rooms. Why? Because Furnace Fest 2023 has


Furnace Fest 2023 Announces First Four Bands

Furnace Fest 2023 has announced their first four artists and to the surprise of nobody, The Dillinger Escape Plan will


RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE’s TIM COMMERFORD Starts New Band 7D7D, Drops Debut Single „Capitalism“

Rage Against The Machine bassist (and now vocalist) Tim Commerford, alongside Mathias Wakrat and Jonny Polonsky, has a new trio


Host Release Their Second Dark Wave Single “Hiding From Tomorrow”

Even though it’s more electronic in nature, some synthwave and dark wave can still be pretty metal. Case and point,


Former Exodus Guitarist Rick Hunolt Says Dave Mustaine is the “Godfather of Thrash Metal”

In the grand scheme of thrash metal, there are few individuals who are as simultaneously influential and controversial as Megadeth‘s


The Hu Recognized as an Artist for Peace by UNESCO

Earlier today, Mongolian folk metal act The Hu were formally recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization


BABYMETAL Sets Up Separate Area At Their Shows For Children & „People Not Confident In Their Physical Strength“

Babymetal is set to play their two-day show called Babymetal Returns – The Other One on January 28 and January



Motionless In White, Ice Nine Kills, Black Veil Brides, and Atreyu brought their Trinity Of Terror tour to Place Bell


CURRENTS Streams Mosh-Inducing New Track „Vengeance“

Currents is back with a brand new song „Vengeance“ that’s sure to open up the it wherever you are. Even


Hoaxed on the Origins of Their Debut Album Two Shadows

At the end of October, Hoaxed released their first full-length album Two Shadows via Relapse Records. While getting something written,


WWE’s RHEA RIPLEY Talks Moshing & Metal Ahead Of Survivor Series: WarGames

On a bitterly cold November day, Monday Night Raw, the flagship program of pro-wrestling juggernaut World Wrestling Entertainment, rolled through


PLINI & RABEA MASSAAD Stream New Single „Giving 6“

Plini and Rabea Massaad are now streaming their collaborative new single „Giving 6.“ The single features both aforementioned virtuosos alongside


Lawmakers to Hold Hearings on Ticketmaster’s Bullsh*t

Things have gotten a little dicey for the ghouls behind Ticketmaster’s shitty practices in recent weeks, after a collective outcry


TOM G. WARRIOR Is Sure Someone Will Reissue CELTIC FROST’s Cold Lake After He’s Dead

Celtic Frost went glam metal in 1988 with Cold Lake and frontman Tom G. Warrior has been talking shit about


HOST (PARADISE LOST) Streams Gloomy New Single „Hiding From Tomorrow“

Host is the new project of Paradise Lost vocalist Nick Holmes and guitarist Greg Mackintosh. The band is now streaming


CALIBAN Brings Their Brand Of Catchy Metalcore On New Single „The Shadow“

Caliban is back with a new single named „The Shadow“ alongside a video directed by Tom Brückner. „‚The Shadow‘ is


Currents Unleashed a Crushing New Single with “Vengeance”

While you were busy stuffing your face with bird carcasses and butter, the Connecticut-based metalcore outfit Currents dropped a new


AXL ROSE Not Thrilled People Were Filming GUNS N‘ ROSES With Intrusive Drones

Some folks feel the need to get on stage while a band is performing, while others clearly just wanna fly


STOORT NEER (VILDHJARTA) Announces Året Utan Sommar, Streams New Single „Halshuggarnatten“

Stoort Neer, the project featuring Vildhjarta guitarist Calle Thomér and drummer Buster Odeholm alongside vocalist Max Francois, has announced their


Nita Strauss Will Need Surgery for Her F*cked Up Knee

Accidents happen, but when it comes to a life of being constantly on the road and tearing ass as one


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – November 25, 2022

A few late-year album of the year contenders this week. Listen to these while you try not to get trampled


Ex-EXODUS Guitarist RICK HUNOLT Says DAVE MUSTAINE Is The Reason People Used To See METALLICA In The Early ’80s

Dave Mustaine had a pretty major role in development of thrash, apparently including drawing the crowds in to see Metallica.



This week’s new heavy metal releases include a lot of great EPs, nasty metal to fuel your Black Friday, and


Photos: Hatebreed at the Roseland Theater in Seattle on November 14

Hatebreed are one of those bands that definitely feels like they’re always on the road. Constantly taking their music to


RAMMSTEIN’s „Adieu“ Music Video Is A Cinematic Masterpiece

Rammstein is now streaming their music video for „Adieu“ directed by Specter Berlin and holy shit, it’s incredible. I mean


Rammstein Release the Official Music Video for “Adieu”

Earlier this week, we were hit with a sort of cryptic teaser from Rammstein. What we knew was we were


Ghost’s Tobias Forge Wants to Create a “New Vibe” for Impera Follow-Up

Listen to Ghost‘s discography and you’ll find that the sound and feel of each release is at least slightly different


Rob Halford Says Playing with K.K. Downing at Rock Hall “Felt Like He Was Always There”

When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place last month, we in the metal community were


US Senate To Begin Holding Hearings On Ticketmaster

Last week, the US Department Of Justice announced they’d be investigating Ticketmaster over its alleged abuse of power within the



Musical prodigy Nandi Bushell and slayer of all instruments Shane Hawkins teamed up for a backstage jam prior to the


Photos: LORNA SHORE, ABORTED, INGESTED & More Annihilated Quebec

Lorna Shore, Aborted, Ingested, AngelMaker, and Ov Sulfur tore it all the way up at the Corona Theater in Quebec


MÖTLEY CRÜE Unveils New Box Set For Their First Five Albums

After dropping news of their European stadium tour with Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe have announced the limited-edition box set, Crucial


MACHINE GUN KELLY Denies Being A Rock „Tourist“ & Doubts The Moon Landing In The Same Sentence

Machine Gun Kelly made some pretty… pretty… pretty weird comments at the AMA’s this week, blasting critics who call him


Meet ALICE „SCOOPER,“ The Snowplow Of Your Fantasies

For a place that is generally a desert and hot year round, the Arizona Department of Transportation has 200 snow


NILE’s KARL SANDERS Names The SLAYER & KREATOR Albums That Shaped Modern Death Metal

Death metal was either invented by Possessed in 1985 with their Seven Churches album or by Death in 1987 with


Album Review: HIGH COMMAND Eclipse Of The Dual Moons

Never let it be said that thrash metal is dead. In a genre dominated by four large bands and many


DUG PINNICK Explains Why It Took 14 Years Between KING’S X Albums

It took 14 years, but we finally got the follow-up to the 2008 King’s X album XV this year and


CIRCLE OF CONTEMPT Ends Six Year Hiatus With New Single „Assent“

Circle Of Contempt is a tragically unsung djenty metalcore band, for those unaware. The band was signed to Sumerian Records


ENSLAVED, EGOR, DISTANT & More For Gimme Metal’s Top Tracks of the Week

It’s time for the week’s top 5 office buzz-worthy tracks over at Gimme Metal! Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Egor


CHAOS DOCTRINE Swaps Industrial For Doom On „Martyr“

South African titan of metal Chaos Doctrine is now „Martyr“ and it’s not quite the industrial banger you’d expect from


We’ve Got An Exclusive Vinyl Variant Of MACHINE HEAD’s Burn My Eyes Available Right Now

We’ve got an exclusive gold vinyl variant of Machine Head’s classic Burn My Eyes album available right here! The varian


Veteran Bassist Rob De Luca Talks Spread Eagle, Sebastian Bach, UFO & More

In the early ’90s, Spread Eagle was, in many ways, the east coast’s answer to Guns N’ Roses. Sure, you


Make Sure You Don’t Miss Out on This Limited Edition Vinyl Variant of Machine Head’s Burn My Eyes

With the holidays right around the corner, you’re probably wondering what to get your friends and loved ones that shows


Exodus Tore Up Colombia and There’s Video to Prove It

Classic thrash metal giants Exodus have been on a tear lately, touring the world and kicking ass along the way.


STAIND To Release A New Album In 2023

Comebacks and reunions continue to surface as the nostalgia for the ’90s continues to grow. One such comeback is a


DEATH’s CHUCK SCHULDINER & Scream Bloody Gore Cover Have Their Own Statues Now

The Death estate and Knucklebonz have teamed up for statues of both the late and great Death frontman Chuck Schuldiner,


Group of Death Smash England with Their Thrash Song Based on the World Cup

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, then you probably know that the 2022 FIFA World Cup is currently under


This Vocalist Covered LORNA SHORE’s „To The Hellfire“ Breakdown… At His Grandma’s 70th Birthday

Lorna Shore debuted their new vocalist Will Ramos in 2021 with the EP …And I Return To Nothingness. The EP


MOTIONLESS IN WHITE’s Vocalist Names The One ’80s METALLICA Song He’d Love To Cover

Motionless In White covered Metallica’s „My Friend Of Misery“ way back in 2012 for the Kerrang! compilation Kerrang! Presents Metallica


Black Sabbath’s Tony Martin-Era to Get a Commemorative Box Set Next Year

A mostly forgotten era of Black Sabbath‘s history is finally getting its due next year, as the Tony Martin-era of


Firstborne Release Latest Single “Intercontinental Champions”

I don’t know about you, but a title of “Intercontinental Champions” has a totally different meaning to me as an



The legend of the Black Sabbath box set with all the Tony Martin-era records lives on! The box set was


TOMMY LEE’s New Single Features Boob Drums, A Dildo Helmet, A Cannibal Fireplace & A Literal Trouser Snake

Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee is now streaming his single „Bouncy Castle“ featuring a music video by smearballs and it’s



Vocalist Alexander Jones from Undeath takes over as host of Metal Injection to interview his fellow tour mates in 200


Nightwish’s Floor Jansen and Former Singer Tarja Turunen Are “Sisters in Metal”

We had some good news last week when Nightwish singer Floor Jansen announced that she’s officially cancer free and the


Scott Ian on Pantera Tour: “This Is a Tribute, and that’s What It Is Meant to Be”

Pantera kick off their reunion/tribute/whatever tour in the next two weeks, which means the focus is now even more on


Cosmic Reaper Drop a Groovy Stoner Doom Track with “Sundowner”

If you’re looking for something heavy, groovy, and a little trippy with the fuzz turned up to 11, then boy


This Security Guard’s Reaction To CANNIBAL CORPSE’s CORPSEGRINDER Introducing „I Cum Blood“ Is Pretty Funny

Cannibal Corpse has never shied away from incredibly graphic lyrics and song titles, all of which might be a little


BLINDEAD 23 (Ex-BEHEMOTH, KATATONIA) Marches Toward Oblivion On New Single „Towards The Dark“

Blindead 23 is the new project headed up by Mateusz „Havoc“ Śmierzchalski, whose name you might recognize from the Thelema.6


Misfits Forced to Cancel Their New Year’s Show

If you were planning on ringing in the New Year with some classic Misfits tunes out in Las Vegas, prepare


AVENGED SEVENFOLD Sets Up Donation Drive For Club Q Shooting Victims

A 22-year old gunman took the lives of five people – Daniel Aston, Kelly Loving, Ashley Paugh, Derrick Rump, and


FIRSTBORNE (Ex-LAMB OF GOD, MEGADETH) Drops Powerful New Single „Intercontinental Champions“

Firstborne, the band featuring ex-Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler, bassist James LoMenzo (Megadeth, ex-Black Label Society), guitarist Myrone, and


MISFITS Cancel New Year’s Eve Show Due To „Unexpected Personal Matter“

Misfits has unfortunately had to cancel their December 31 show in Las Vegas due to an „unexpected personal matter.“ We


Convicted Sex Offender Tripp Eisen “Shocked I Survived” Prison

What is it with creepy dudes in metal and trying to make their case or complaining about the way people


THE LAST TEN SECONDS OF LIFE Announces New EP, Streams „Dreams Of Extermination“

The Last Ten Seconds Of Life parted ways with vocalist John Robert Centorrino, drummer Steven Sanchez, and bassist Mike Menocker earlier this year,


FAILURE Announces Live Stream Concert Film For December

90s alt-rockers Failure have announced a brand new concert film, We Are Hallucinations, which will be available to stream on


Musical Prodigy NANDI BUSHELL Recruits Little Bro For Cover Of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE’s „Killing In The Name“

Up-and-coming young musician Nandi Bushell is keeping it in the family on her latest cover, this one being the Rage


LIMP BIZKIT, E-TOWN CONCRETE, TALLAH & More Booked For First Bamboozle Fest In 11 Years

Bamboozle has announced its first festival since 2012 for May 5 through 7 at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ.


HAMMERFALL Announces Solo Off-Dates On 2023 HELLOWEEN North American Tour

Helloween and Hammerfall will hit the road for a North American tour in 2023, and now Hammerfall has a handful of solo headlining


On This Day 21 Years Ago, Creed Lip-synced Their Way Through A Halftime Show

The early 2000s were a pretty fucked up time, when you think about it. Metal was in a crazy weird


Metallica to Livestream the “Helping Hands” Charity Concert on Paramount+

Along with being the biggest metal act on the planet and the proverbial head of the table when it comes


NIGHTWISH’s Music Was In A Recent Episode Of The Simpsons

Any Nightwish fan watching The Simpsons recently must’ve been shocked when the band’s 2015 track „Yours Is An Empty Hope“


BLACKWÜLF Streams Doomed New Single „Shadow“

Blackwülf is here to bring the doomed heavy metal to your home with their new single „Shadow.“ The single is


Guilty Pleasures: 10 Metal Artists with Surprising Taste in Music

There haven’t been many performers with Pelle Ohlin’s singularity of vision: The late Mayhem vocalist has been described as black


CKY Working On A New Album For 2023

CKY is working on the follow-up to their 2017 record The Phoenix. The new record will be the band’s first


METALLICA To Livestream Their Helping Hands Concert This December

Metallica will play their Helping Hands show benefitting the All Within My Hands foundation at the Microsoft Theater in Los


Polyphia Guitarist Says Today’s Listeners See the Instrument as a “Means to an End”

Prog rock band Polyphia have been making waves in recent months, as their brand of instrumental music turns heads and


TOBIAS FORGE Is Working On „The Vibe“ For A New GHOST Record

Writing a follow up to any record can be difficult. Do you stick with what made the last record so


AD INFINITUM Streams Anthemic New Single „Somewhere Better“

If you’re looking for a symphonic metal earworm today, look no further than Ad Infinitum’s latest single „Somewhere Better.“ There’s


Lordi Sign With Atomic Fire Records, Announce New Album for Spring 2023

The metal monsters of Lordi announced a major change yesterday, as they officially joined Atomic Fire Records. The band, currently


M. Shadows Says Artists Are Partially to Blame in Ticketmaster Debacle

Ticketing giant Ticketmaster has been under scrutiny—and a legal investigation—stemming from issues relating to the on-sale of the latest Taylor


CHAD KROEGER On BRUCE DICKINSON’s Anger Over Weed Smoke At Shows: „Blow It This Way“

Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson recently made headlines for giving a fan in the front row a talking-to as they


LORDI Signs To Atomic Fire, Readying New Album For 2023

Fresh off release seven new albums in 2021 under the name Lordiversity, Lordi has left AFM records and joined Atomic


Pantera Add 9 More European Dates to 2023 Shows

With every passing week, this Pantera tribute/reunion tour looks more like a full tour. Earlier today, the band added nine


Chad Kroeger Officially Cooler Than Bruce Dickinson: “[Weed’s] Only Gonna Make the Show Better!”

I don’t know about you, but there are two things that come to mind when I think of Canadians: they’re


PANTERA Announces Nine New European Tour Dates

Pantera’s live appearances for 2023 just took a massive leap forward with nine new European dates. The dates are a


Watch THE BLACK CROWES‘ Guitarist Bash Some Stage-Invading Moron With His Guitar

Sigh, here we go again – another moron decided they’d make a show all about themselves by running on stage


Album Review: DJEVEL Naa Skrider Natten Sort

My vote is in: Djevel’s Naa skrider natten sort is the best album of 2022. If you don’t believe the


Watch 8-Year Old CALEB Drum With EVANESCENCE At Soundcheck

Eight-year old Caleb had the time of his life drumming for Evanescence tonight and there’s video to prove it! Caleb


Cynic Announces Special Performances of Focus at ProgPower USA and 70,000 Tons of Metal

Two extremely exciting performances by the prog masters Cynic were announced earlier today that should be an absolute must-see for


JOHN 5 Posts Warmup Of Himself Playing MÖTLEY CRÜE’s „Girls, Girls, Girls“

Looks like John 5 is starting to get warmed up to tour with Mötley Crüe in 2023! John 5 has


CYNIC Announces New Live Lineup, To Play Focus In Full At Two Upcoming Fests

Cynic will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1993 debut album Focus by playing it in full at both the


Dave Mustaine Elaborates on the Hetfield Collab Hangups and Absolutely Nukes Lars in the Process

Last week, we ran a story in which Dave Mustaine said he was close to collaborating with James Hetfield again,


ELECTRIC CALLBOY Streams New Video For „Mindreader“

Electric Callboy is now streaming their music video for „Mindreader.“ The video leans much harder into the darker side of


Album Review: ELDER Innate Passage

Elder was never meant to stick with stoner metal, though their early material nailed that style. The quartet’s 16-year career


Nuclear Assault Seemingly Break Up Yet Again

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but classic thrash/crossover act Nuclear Assault have broken up. Earlier today, the band


DAVE MUSTAINE Denies His Reputation As A Control Freak, Insinuates Some Ex-Members Didn’t Contribute Good Riffs

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine might have a reputation as being a control freak, but he certainly doesn’t see it that


Watch Actor VERA FARMIGA Crush BLACK SABBATH’s „War Pigs“ Live In Support Of Ukraine

Actor Vera Farmiga has one hell of a résumé, as she’s played everyone from Eleanor Bishop in Hawkeye to Lorraine


Rammstein Tease Music Video for “Adieu” and Make a Reference to Mutter

German industrial metal icons Rammstein switched up their social media presence earlier today to tease a new music video for


Looking Back at Mayhem’s Historic Leipzig Gig

On December 15, Mayhem will return to Leipzig to celebrate their most iconic gig. Although it won’t be their first


YOB, AUTOPSY, WORMROT & More Booked For Northwest Terror Fest 2023

Northwest Terror Fest 2023 will take place between May 25 and 27 at both the Neumos and Barboza venues in


RAMMSTEIN Teasing Something To Do With A Vault, Mutter & Their Song „Adieu“

Rammstein is up to something but it’s not entirely clear what. As of right now, we know four things –


Ghost’s Impera Takes Rock Album Category at American Music Awards

By this point, it shouldn’t really shock anyone that Ghost, one of the biggest bands on the planet right now,


SODOM Frontman Explains Why A Big Four Of German Thrash Tour Won’t Happen

Much like America having its Big Four of thrash, so does Germany. The Teutonic Big Four includes Sodom, Destruction, Kreator,


SERJ TANKIAN Discusses His Varied Solo Career, Not Being Tied To One Genre Anymore

The career of Serj Tankian has been as varied as it has been prolific. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. From political


CAVE IN Streams New Documentary Days Of Nothing

Cave In is now streaming their new documentary Days Of Nothing. The documentary looks at Cave In’s October 19 show


Brand New Pantera Rehearsal Photos Hit Social Media

With the first Pantera reunion/tribute/whatever you want to call it show scheduled for next Friday, time is running out for


Disturbed Guitarist Dan Donegan on Inflation and Touring: “The Nature of the Environment Right Now Is Just a Little Challenging”

You’ve probably noticed that a number of tours over the last couple of months have been canceled due to unexpected


Photos & Show Review: MERCYFUL FATE & KREATOR Brought The Season Of Evil’s Finale To Atlanta’s Tabernacle

The metal art has always shared a unique kinship with Halloween. Something about the aggressive nature of the genre just


Looks Like NUCLEAR ASSAULT Just Broke Up

Well, looks like that’s the end of Nuclear Assault. While the band hasn’t made any official statement just yet, they


Northwest Terror Fest 2023 Lineup Announced Including Yob, Autopsy and More

Northwest Terror Fest will return with a stacked lineup in 2023. Organizers announced the full roster of artists performing earlier


Death Metal Monday: New Jersey’s TROG Is Vomiting Riffs Everywhere

Mondays suck. Death metal doesn’t. So let’s start the week off by checking out a recently-released death metal album. And


CHARLIE BENANTE Posts First Photos Of PANTERA Rehearsals

Pantera will kick off their reunion (or celebration) appearances on December 2 at the Hell & Heaven Metal Fest in


L.S. Dunes/Coheed and Cambria’s Travis Stever on The MetalSucks Podcast #465

Travis Stever of Coheed and Cambria joins us this week to talk about his latest project L.S. Dunes. Thoughout the


TRENT REZNOR Is Leaving Twitter: „It Has Become Such A Toxic Environment“

The Elon Musk takeover of Twitter has certainly been interesting so far. Recent highlights include a mass exodus of employees,


GHOST Wins 2022 American Music Award In Favorite Rock Album Category

Ghost has taken home the first-ever American Music Award in the Favorite Rock Album category. Ghost’s competitors in the category


Vote For The Best Guitarist Of 2022

Aaron Dudgeon & Josh Poer (Phobophilic) Aaron Turner (Sumac) Adam De Micco & Andrew O’Connor (Lorna Shore) Anders Nyström &


Nightwish Release New Video for “Last Ride Of The Day”

In addition to dropping a record last week, HUMAN. :II: NATURE. (Tour edition), Nightwish also dropped a video for “Last


Former GUNS N‘ ROSES Manager Says Band Has Been „Creatively Impotent“ For Decades

Alan Niven managed Guns N‘ Roses from 1986 through 1991, before he was fired in acrimonious fashion by Axl Rose.


Jackass‘ RAAB HIMSELF Names His Five Favorite Metal Albums

Original member of the Jackass, Viva La Bam and CKY crew, the one and only Chris „Raab Himself“ Raab drops


Here’s Why You Hate NICKELBACK

Dunking on Nickelback is a time-honored tradition of being a music fan, even though the band really isn’t bad and


NINE INCH NAILS Streams Bones And All Soundtrack

Nine Inch Nails is now streaming their soundtrack for the new Luca Guadagnino-directed movie Bones And All. The soundtrack sways


TRIBUNAL Brings The Gloom On New Single „Apathy’s Keep“

Tribunal is the new duo featuring classically trained cellist, bassist, and vocalist Soren Mourne alongside guitarist and vocalist Etienne Flinn.


VENOMOUS CONCEPT (NAPALM DEATH, Etc.) Marches Forward With New Single „Voices“

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



Power couple King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp and vocalist Toyah Willcox are ready to get generally thrashy this Sunday with their cover of the Metallica


METALLICA’s „One“ But It’s „Down Under“ By MEN AT WORK

What would it sound like if you took James Hetfield’s vocals from Metallica’s 1988 track „One“ and put ‚em overtop


OZZY OSBOURNE Posts Storyboard Version of „Patient Number 9“ Video

Ozzy Osbourne is now streaming the storyboard version of his „Patient Number 9“ music video. The storyboard version features art


Catalyst Drop Video for “A Different Painting For A New World”

French technical, progressive death powerhouse Catalyst just dropped a video for the title track to their new record, A Different


Classic Thrashers Sadus Sign to Nuclear Blast

Classic thrashers, get stoked. Last week, it was officially announced that Sadus of thrash metal fame and 80’s veteran notoriety


CYNIC Teasing First Tour Since 2014 With ATHEIST

Looks like Cynic is about to hit the road for the first time since 2014. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.


Defeated Sanity and Malignancy Announce 2023 Tour

This January, get the body bags ready: Defeated Sanity and Malignancy are slated to go out on tour in the


Human Instrumentality Project Releases Evangelion-Inspired New Video for “Come, Sweet Death”

When it comes to anime-themed metal, China is pushing the envelope with what it means to be labeled “anime-grind” with


Maynard and Joe Rogan Don’t Like TikTok, Online Ozzfest Was a Mistake, and More Top Stories of the Week

When I first took up this gig, my overlords told me two things: don’t microwave fish in the break room


US Department Of Justice Investigating Ticketmaster Over Abuse Of Market Power

Ticketmaster is now under investigation by the US Department Of Justice over its alleged abuse of power within the entertainment


ROSS THE BOSS Says That His Firing From MANOWAR Was The Worst Mistake The Band Ever Made

Ross „The Boss“ Friedman recently relfected on his time in Manowar during an interview on The Mike Nelson Show. Friedman,


Check Out The Original 1992 Demo Of OPETH’s „Black Rose Immortal“

Opeth, 1992. The band was still solidifying its lineup with now-frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt taking the mic from David Isberg, and


DAN DONEGAN Names The Best DISTURBED Track to Introduce People To The Band

Even the most casual of rock fans know Disturbed, thanks to their 2000 hit „Down With The Sickness“ from their


TRAITORS & INFANT ANNIHILATOR Vocalists Team Up For New Single „Tag Team Champions“

Traitors vocalist Tyler Shelton and Dickie Allen of Infant Annihilator and Scumfuck are here to beat your ass into another


JARED JAMES NICHOLS Announces Self-Titled Album, Streams New Single „Down the Drain“

Singer, guitarist, and songwriter Jared James Nichols has announced his third full length LP will be available on January 13


Anthrax’s Frank Bello: Pantera Reunion is “Great for Metal”

As the fateful day draws nearer and the world gets a glimpse of what Pantera sounds like with Zakk Wylde


Enslaved Announce a New LP Titled Heimdal, Release Its First Single “Congelia”

Progressive black/viking metal band Enslaved have summoned the bifröst and are returning with their 16th studio album, Heimdal. Set for


Tobias Forge Was Unaware “Mary On A Cross” Was Huge on TikTok Until His Daughter Told Him

Remember earlier this year when Ghost‘s “Mary On A Cross” was everywhere on social media — especially on TikTok? It


††† (Crosses) Drop a New, Moody Track With “Sensation”

Earlier today, ††† (Crosses) released the fourth track and accompanying music video for “Sensation” in anticipation of the December 9


dUg Pinnick Dishes on Life, Love, and King’s X

Dialing in with dUg Pinnick is always an adventure. With his heart on his sleeve and a propensity to say



What better way to kick off your 2023 than by getting pummeled into the ground at a show? Specifically by


SADUS Signs To Nuclear Blast, Streams First Song In 15 Years

Legendary thrash unit Sadus is back with their first single in 15 years „It’s The Sickness“ and a brand new


Review: Candlemass Take Us Back to Basics With Sweet Evil Sun

The problem with reviewing veteran metal artists is that undeniable urge to create a comparison to the past. Mostly to


Floor Jansen Announces She’s “Cancer Free”

Less than a month after announcing she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Nightwish singer Floor Jansen took to social media


DOC COYLE On GOD FORBID Reunion: „We’re Not Gonna Do A Ton Of Stuff“

When New Jersey metalcore legends God Forbid hit the stage at Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Virginia this September, it


STÖNER (Ex-KYUSS, Etc.) Streams „City Kids“ From Upcoming EP Boogie To Baja

Stöner, the group featuring desert rock alumni from Kyuss and Queens of the Stone Age, have released a new single—a


HYEENA Drop Their First Single “Bring On The Storm,” Announce Debut Album

You’ve likely not heard of the Boston-based post-hardcore outfit HYEENA just yet, but after hearing their first single “Bring On



Nightwish vocalist Floor Jansen announced back in October that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Jansen underwent tumor removal surgery a


Album Review: THRESHOLD Dividing Lines

It’s genuinely hard not to get excited when Threshold announces new material. That might give the game away when it


HEIDEVOLK Brings The Folk Metal With „Klauwen Vooruit“

Dutch folk metal unit Heidevolk is back with a brand new single „Klauwen Vooruit“ and a new record Wederkeer due


Type O Negative’s Dead Again Album Cover is a Dick Joke

When it comes to Type O Negative and their album covers from back in the day, they all typically follow


Washed Up Shock Rocker Upset His Career “in the Gutter” Following Sexual Abuse Allegations

Things have been pretty rough for Brian Warner, a.k.a. Marilyn Manson, ever since multiple sexual abuse and rape allegations began


DISTURBED Shows Will Be Getting „More And More Infrequent“

Disturbed’s first new album in four years Divisive is out now, but don’t expect that to correlate with an ongoing


CROSSES Streams Slow-Motion Banger „Sensation“

Crosses is back with another slow-motion banger. The band is now streaming „Sensation“ from their upcoming EP PERMANENT.RADIANT due out



Type O Negative recently announced their reissue of Dead Again, which may have gotten some of you wondering – why


ENSLAVED Streams „Congelia,“ Announces New Album Heimdal

Enslaved is back once again with their particular brand of psychedelic Norwegian black metal, this time in the form of


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – November 18, 2022

Check out this list of new releases while I rehearse my Pantera riffs. If you like vinyl, you can score



This week’s new heavy metal releases include OG doom, some divisive inclusions to my column, and more! You can also


Venomous Concept Announce New Album, Share Video for “Voices”

Hardcore punk outfit Venomous Concept have announced that their fifth album, The Good Ship Lollipop, will be released on February


DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT Streams Live Version Of „Eiswanderer“

Der Weg Einer Freiheit recently began playing their 2015 song „Eiswanderer“ live, and now they’re streaming a recent performance of


SCOTT DACHROEDEN, Longtime Guitar Tech & Photographer For ALICE IN CHAINS, Has Died

Scott Dachroeden, longtime guitar technician and photographer for Alice In Chains, as well as technician for Rob Zombie and Tool,


Watch Scott Ian Explain the War Dance Breakdown in “Indians”

Ever since its release in 1987, Anthrax‘s “Indians” off the seminal record Among the Living remains one of the best


Armored Saint Taps Jason McMaster to Fill In for Ailing John Bush

Just yesterday, fans of Armored Saint learned vocalist John Bush would not be on stage at a couple of the


DEATH GRIPS, CODE ORANGE, CONVERGE, LOATHE & More Booked For Outbreak Fest 2023

Outbreak Fest 2023 will take place between June 23 and 25, 2023 at the Depot Mayfield in Manchester, UK. Tickets


Korn “Here to Slay” Your Taste Buds with Their Hot Sauce

Not content to only get into the pet supplies business, nu-metal legends Korn are looking to spice things up in


Stöner Announce New EP, Release a Cover of Pink Fairies’ “City Kids”

When it comes to desert rock, there are few names that really stand out among the cacti and oppressive heat


CANDLEMASS Guitarist MAPPE BJÖRKMAN Talks ANVIL, MESSIAH MARCOLIN & Three Decades of Epicus Doomicus Metallicus & Nightfall

Doom legends Candlemass are primed and ready to release their latest tome of moody-riff-filled metal Sweet Evil Sun, on November


DAN SWANÖ Returns To The Microphone With MACERATION’s New SIngle „Arcane Secrets“

Maceration is releasing their first new record in 30 years on November 25 titled It Never Ends, and it’s a


Album Review: TALLAH The Generation Of Danger

Every time we think we’ve seen it all, something like Tallah comes along and throws our entire high school record


Don’t Adjust Your Screens, Babymetal’s Latest Single and Lyric Video is “Monochrome”

It’s been a little over a month since Japanese pop metal duo Babymetal announced their return and since then we’ve


DAVE MUSTAINE & JAMES HETFIELD Were Plotting A Project Together In The 2010s Until A METALLICA Reissue Ruined It

Metallica frontman James Hetfield and former Metallica guitarist Dave Mustaine were planning on getting back together for the first time


PANTERA, TWISTED SISTER, IRON MAIDEN & DIO Funko! Figures Arrive Just In Time For The Holidays

From Pantera to Twisted Sister, from Iron Maiden to Dio, figurine manufacturer Funko! is bringing the ruckus this holiday season,


Publishing Disputes Stood in the Way of a Mustaine/Hetfield Collaboration

There could have been a world in which we would have seen Dave Mustaine and James Hetfield come together for


TOBIAS FORGE Didn’t Know GHOST’s „Mary On A Cross“ Went Viral On TikTok Until His Daughter Told Him

Ghost released their Seven Inches Of Satanic Panic 7″ in September 2019, which featured „Mary On A Cross“ and „Kiss


TRIVIUM Streams Cinematic Video For „The Shadow Of The Abattoir“

Trivium is now streaming their sprawling, cinematic music video for „The Shadow Of The Abattoir.“ The video was directed by


“Huge Financial Crisis” Force Moonspell to Cancel Their European and U.K. Tour

Back in August, we reported that Portuguese gothic metal band Moonspell were forced to cancel their North American tour due


Exclusive: Stream Doomsday’s Debut Crossover Thrash EP Depictions of Chaos

You ever find a new thrash band that takes no prisoners and demands your attention from the moment you hit


Bethesda Responds To MICK GORDON’s Allegations Over Doom Eternal

DOOM Eternal composer Mick Gordon and id Software Studio Director Marty Stratton have been having a fairly public feud over the aforementioned game’s


BABYMETAL Streams New Single „Monochrome“

Babymetal is back with their second single of 2022, „Monochrome“ from their forthcoming LP The Other One due out March


STORMO Rages Through New Single „Sorte“

Stormo is now streaming their new single „Sorte“ and it’s pretty nuts. The single rages through its runtime with punk-infused


Dave Mustaine on Latest Grammy Nomination: “This is Just Surreal”

Thrash metal pioneers Megadeth earned their 13th Grammy nod this year for the single “We’ll Be Back” from their latest


Up To 1 Billion Younger People May Be At Risk Of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss of any kind is horrendous and pretty avoidable, as long as you’re listening to music reasonably. Though according


Beyond The Gates Announces DIMMU BORGIR’s Only 2023 Show, MARDUK, GORGOROTH & More

Beyond the Gates: Chapter XI will take place in Bergen, Norway between August 2 and 5, 2023 with the following


SLEEPSCULPTOR Brings The Chaotic, Nü-Tinged Metalcore On „Venerate“

Sleepsculptor will release their new record Divine Recalibration on April 28 and is now streaming the all-out chaos of „Venerate.“


Dimmu Borgir, Gorgoroth, and Six Other Bands Confirmed for Beyond the Gates

Next August may feel like a long time from now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t begin planning a trip


Here Comes the Bride: Chris Jericho Revealed on The Masked Singer

Is it cheating for a professional rockstar to be on The Masked Singer? Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho was revealed on


VINNIE APPICE Blames Grunge For Screwing Up BLACK SABBATH’s Dehumanizer: „We Came Off Looking Like Dinosaurs“

Black Sabbath reunited with Ronnie James Dio in 1990 and, after a string of mishaps and internal struggles, managed to


KORN Makes A Hot Sauce Called Here To Slay

Korn is here to burn a hole right through your stomach with their new hot sauce called Here To Slay.


Living Wreckage Release “The End Of The Line” Video

Living Wreckage, a project that includes members from Shadows Fall and Anthrax, released a new single and accompanying music video


DREAM THEATER Announces European & UK Tour Dates

Dream Theater is kicking off their 2023 with a handful of European and UK tour dates, which is very much


BONECARVER Incites Claymation Violence In „The Reckoning“ Video

Death metal quartet Bonecarver have dropped a sick-ass claymation video for the single „The Reckoning,“ while also releasing their latest


We’re Teaming Up With Gimme Metal to Offer an Exclusive Vinyl Variant Of YOB’s Clearing The Path To Ascend

If you’re looking for a unique addition to your doom/stoner metal vinyl collection, you’re in luck. Through our ongoing collaboration


Batushka Sign International Record Deal with Napalm Records, Announce European Tour

Black metal band Batushka (not the one with Bartłomiej Krysiuk) announced a major milestone earlier today, as the band now


IRON MAIDEN & Marvel Team Up For New Merch Line

Iron Maiden and Marvel seem to have a thing about November and teaming up for new merch. Last November the


We’ve Got An Exclusive Vinyl Variant Of YOB’s Clearing The Path To Ascend

As we approach the 10 year mark of Yob’s 2014 classic Clearing the Path to Ascend, we’ve got an exclusively


Candlemass Unveil “When Death Sighs” as the Third Single and Video from Sweet Evil Sun

Just days before the release of their latest studio effort Sweet Evil Sun, Swedish doom metal outfit Candlemass released the


Ex-MICHAEL JACKSON Guitarist JENNIFER BATTEN Thinks She Didn’t Get An OZZY OSBOURNE Audition Because She’s A Woman

Jennifer Batten isn’t exactly a household name, but she found her way into millions of households, especially via TV, as


HERMANO (Ex-KYUSS) Signs To Ripple Music, Plotting First New Music In Over 15 Years

Hermano, the band fronted by former Kyuss vocalist John Garcia and featuring Dandy Brown, David Angstrom, Chris Leathers (Supafuzz) and


Album Review: SOEN Atlantis

When the Swedish progressive metal band Soen formed more than a decade ago, the marquee names in their lineup were


Hallowed Be Thy Game: SIGNALIS is a Dark Love Story Caught Up in a Retrofuture Survival Horror Masterwork

(Editor’s note: Let’s face it — most metalheads are a buncha nerds. To that end, Hallowed Be Thy Game is


The Saw VI Soundtrack is a Reminder of Everything Good and Bad About Metal in 2009

2009 just called in the form of an email informing MetalSucks staff that the Saw VI soundtrack is now officially


RIPPED TO SHREDS Streams Entire California Show

Ripped To Shreds has been touring in support of their brand new record 劇變 (Jubian). If you haven’t made it


ARCHITECTS Vocalist Addresses Fans Who Use The Band’s Dead Guitarist Against Them: „It’s A Whole Level Of Insanity“

UK metalcore group Architects sadly lost their guitarist Tom Searle in 2016 to cancer. The group carried on and naturally


Original Biohazard Lineup Announce Tour Dates and New Album

Ten years is a long time for anything, but for the original lineup of hardcore pioneers Biohazard, that’s how long


BATUSHKA Signs With Napalm Records, Announces European Tour With HATE

Polish black metal unit Batushka has signed with Napalm Records and will have a new record out sometime in 2023,


PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS Streams Super Fuzzy New Single „Mr. Medicine“

UK purveyors of riffs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs is back with a new single „Mr. Medicine“ and


Photos: Napalm Death, Millions of Dead Cops, Frozen Soul, and Brujeria at the Mohawk in Austin, TX on Nov. 13

As their tour begins to wind down, Napalm Death showed now sign of relenting as they tore shit up at


Metal Blade’s CEO Says Mercyful Fate Will Release Two New Songs in the Near Future

Today marks the end of Mercyful Fate‘s first trek through the U.S. in 20 years, so naturally people are left


DEICIDE Begins The Christ-Killing As They Record Their Thirteenth Studio LP

Death metal heroes Deicide have officially began work on what will be their lucky-number thirteenth studio LP. Both founder Glen


BIOHAZARD’s Original Lineup Reunites For A New Album & Tour Dates

Biohazard’s original lineup of guitarist and vocalist Billy Gradziadei, guitarist Bobby Hambel, drummer Danny Schuler, and bassist and vocalist Evan


Ex-Every Time I Die Members Recording Debut Release

The demise of Every Time I Die sucked. The once-great metalcore outfit exploded in a fiery ball of drama, but


JONATHAN DAVIS On Nü-Metal In The Early 2000s: „It Had Become A Parody Of Itself“

Nü-metal has finally come full circle after nearly 30 years. The genre got its start around 1993 with the birth



Te ever-prolific King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard is coming back to the United States next June for a residency


DEAFHEAVEN, SHEER MAG, SUNAMI & More Booked For Homesick Festival 2023

The 2023 edition of the Homesick Festival will take place at the UC Theatre in Berkeley, CA between January 20


Former EVERY TIME I DIE Members Tracking Debut Material

Every Time I Die broke up in January after the band parted ways with vocalist Keith Buckley. At the time,


Meshuggah Recruit the Help of Some Artificial Intelligence to Create their Latest Video for “They Move Below”

I’m a firm believer that if we don’t reign in our advancement in artificial technology, then we’ll be choking on


Album Review: LAMENTATIONS Passion Of Depression

It’s been nearly seven years since progressive death metallers Lamentations unleashed their brutal yet beautiful debut LP, 2016’s Echoes in


Sanguisugabogg Get “Pissed” with Their Latest Single and Album Announcement For Homicidal Ecstasy

Extreme death metal outfit Sanguisugabogg are returning to the forefront of in-your-face insanity, as they announced earlier today that they’ve


MESHUGGAH Streams AI Video For „They Move Below“

Meshuggah and visual artist Wizardhead have teamed up with an AI-generated music video for the massive, nearly-10 minute track „They


Vote For Your Favorite Record Label Of 2022

What label put out the best releases this year? Voting is open now until December 5, so vote away! Advertisement.


It’s Time to Pretend Like the GRAMMYs Care about Metal as Nominees Are Announced

Another year, another instance of feigning interest in the GRAMMY Awards now that the nominees have been announced. This year’s


Cattle Decapitation Play the New Track “We Eat Our Young” Live for the First Time, Reveal a New Record Could be Coming May 2023

While tearing it up in Las Vegas this past Friday, Cattle Decapitation vocalist Travis Ryan let it slip that the



The GRAMMY Awards will be held on February 5, 2023 at the Arena in Los Angeles, CA and as


Watch CATTLE DECAPITATION Play New Song „We Eat Our Young“

Cattle Decapitation is out on the road with Amon Amarth, Carcass, Obituary and they’re playing a brand new song from their


20 Doom and Sludge Bands from Canada

As a spiritual continuation to the 25 Stoner Bands of Canada list released last month, we now step out of


RUSH’s NEIL PEART To Be Honored With Two Statues In Ontario’s Lakeside Park

The fabled Neil Peart of Rush will be honored with two statues at Lakeside Park, in the city of St.


BJÖRN GELOTTE Of IN FLAMES Nerds Out On Comic Book Shopping

Björn Gelotte of In Flames is a huge comic and graphic novel fan. Watch as he explores Forbidden Planet in


METALLICA Streams „Call Of Ktulu“ From Recent Florida Show

Metallica is now streaming „Call Of Ktulu“ from the Zazula tribute show on November 6 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &


Someone Should Have Pulled the Plug on the Metaverse Ozzfest

In 2022, there’s no reason why an online concert in a digital space should look like it’s a slideshow running


SLIPKNOT Still Interested In Doing A Conceptual Double Album

The future of Slipknot seems to be going in a lot of different directions in terms of releasing new material.


SPITE Streams Devastating In-Studio Performance Of  „Lord Of The Upside Down“ & „Crumble“

Deathcore unit Spite is now streaming their performance of both „Lord Of The Upside Down“ and „Crumble“ live at Rapture


Ted Nugent Thinks Pantera and Motörhead Covers of His Songs Are Too White

I’m not sure if Ted Nugent has taken a look at the members of Pantera, Motörhead and the Ramones but


Spiritbox Announce Their First Headlining U.S. Tour Next April

It’s been a little over a year since they released their debut studio effort, but Spiritbox has been one of


MERCYFUL FATE To Release Two Songs Before A New KING DIAMOND Record

We already knew Metal Blade’s plan for 2023 was to get the new King Diamond record out into the world,


SPIRITBOX, AFTER THE BURIAL & INTERVALS Announce 2023 North American Tour

After a successful run with Ghost this year, Spiritbox is turning their attention toward 2023 with a North American tour


SANGUISUGABOGG Streams „Pissed,“ Announces New Album Homicidal Ecstasy

Not even two years out from their debut album, Sanguisugabogg has announced their sophomore effort Homicidal Ecstasy for February 3


Jonathan Davis Hated When Korn Were Called Nü Metal

There are things in this world that we all simply know to be true. The sky is blue, grass is


See You Next Tuesday Stream First New Song in 14 Years, “Hey Look, No Crying”

In the late aughts, Midwest mathcore weirdos See You Next Tuesday released a pair of off-the-wall albums—Parasite and Intervals—via the


TOOL Is Teasing Something Related To 10,000 Days

The Tool hype train is slowly revving up, though toward what is currently unclear. All we’ve got so far is


Here’s What Ozzfest 2022 Online Looked Like

Ozzfest 2022 took place for free in the Decentraland Metaverse Music Festival online between November 10 and 13. The show


CHAT PILE Streams Two Songs From The Upcoming Tenkiller Soundtrack

Chat Pile made some massive waves in the music world with their latest record God’s Country, but they’re not done


LIVING WRECKAGE (ANTHRAX, SHADOWS FALL) Drops Lyric Video For „The End Of The Line“

Living Wreckage, the new band featuring vocalist Jeff Gard (Death Ray Vision), guitarists Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall) and Matt


SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY Returns With First Grinding New Single In 14 Years

Michigan grindcore band See You Next Tuesday is back for the first time in 14 years and they’re going to


August Burns Red to Celebrate 20th Anniversary by Touring Next Year

Not very bands make it to the two decade mark, so when one does meet that milestone, it’s cause for


Apparent Joke Band Nickelback to be Immortalized in Canada’s Music Hall of Fame

Dust off your Canadian tuxedos and put some Molson on ice — one of the biggest Canadian exports is getting


Vinny Appice Riffs on Screamtaker, Last in Line, and 30 Years of Black Sabbath’s Dehumanizer

Vinny Appice’s drum carousel rarely stops spinning. Be it with Drums Wars, Last in Line, Screamtaker, or the myriad of


These Are The 10 Best RAMMSTEIN Deep Cuts

As one the last big guitar groups to pack out stadiums and dominate worldwide charts, Rammstein have become a fire-obsessed enigma.


Dino Cazares: Our New Singer is “More of a Musician Than I Am”

Lineup changes are hard, but it seems like Fear Factory‘s hunt for Burton C. Bell‘s replacement has been especially time-consuming.



August Burns Red will hit the road for their 20th anniversary tour starting next February with The Devil Wears Prada


CANDLEMASS‘ MAPPE BJÖRKMAN On Sweet Evil Sun: „It’s An Updated Album, But It’s Still Back To Its Roots“

How do you follow up a Grammy-nominated scorcher of a doom record that tips a hat to your iconic past


Blacktracking: 10 Black Metal Bands We Miss

There are far too many amazing black metal bands whose careers ended too soon. Yet the number of groups that


Vote For Your Favorite Album Of 2022

-(16)- – Into Dust 96 Bitter Beings – Synergy Restored A Wake In Providence – Eternity A-Z – A-Z Abbath


MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN On Trying To Be Constantly Relevant: „It Turns To Desperation Very Quickly“

Trying to keep up with social media trends and how to stay relevant on any platform is damn near impossible,



Cannibal Corpse will hit the road in Europe next March and April with Dark Funeral, Ingested, and Stormruler. No word


Maynard James Keenan Talks TikTok with Joe Rogan: “It Turns to Desperation Very Quickly. It Reeks”

In a recent interview with Joe Rogan, Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan discussed TikTok and its growing popularity and necessity


FEAR FACTORY Planning To Play „Stuff We Haven’t Been Able To Do In A While“ On 2023 Tour With New Singer

Fear Factory is gonna have a pretty big 2023. The band is planning to reveal their highly-anticipated new singer before


Playing Without Hearing Protection is “Not an Option” for Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg

It’s no secret that metal, no matter which genre you favor, is loud as fuck. If you’ve ever been to


Photos: Mercyful Fate at Laval, Quebec’s Place Bell on Nov. 11

Twenty years is a long fucking time to be denied Mercyful Fate and the legendary King Diamond himself. Yet prior


CLOWN Explains Why There Should Be A SLIPKNOT Movie & How It Needs To Be Done

Slipknot founding member, percussionist, and dude in charge of the band’s visual aspect M. Shawn „Clown“ Crahan is pretty interested


BRING ME THE HORIZON Teases More Heavy New Material

Bring Me The Horizon keyboardist Jordan Fish has made it clear the band is working on more „emo and screamo“-type


Zakk Wylde is Using YouTube to Learn Pantera Songs

With less than a month to go until the inaugural Pantera shows with the band’s new lineup featuring original members


ZZ TOP’s Bassist Comments On His 17-String Being A Knockoff Of JARED DINES‘ Concept

ZZ Top bassist Elwood Francis took the stage on November 5 with a 17-string bass and the Internet took notice


Death Metal Monday: Indiana’s FLESHER Has One Demo And It’s Grotesquely Heavy

Mondays suck. Death metal doesn’t. So let’s start the week off by checking out a recently-released death metal album. And


Album Review: DETHEROUS Unrelenting Malevolence

There is so much death metal out there nowadays. The sheer amount of new old-school death metal that’s proliferated over


Corrosion of Conformity’s Mike Dean on The MetalSucks Podcast #464

This week, we have Corrosion of Conformity bassist Mike Dean on the show! During our chat, we discuss their North


Classic Concert of the Day: Corrosion of Conformity at The Abyss in Houston, Texas on Nov. 17, 1994

This past Thursday, Corrosion of Conformity headed out on the road for a 14-date string of shows in a bid


Fires in the Distance Release Live Album and Video

Fires in the Distance just dropped a new album (well, technically a live version of an old album), Live at


Nik Turner of Hawkwind Fame Dies at 82

This week, the news was confirmed that Nik Turner of Hawkwind fame passed away at the age of 82. No


NICKELBACK Was Just Kidding This Whole Time

I’m sure if you’ve ever heard Nickelback songs like the eternally-memeable „Photograph“ or „Figured You Out,“ you’ve probably wondered „these


Check Out SLIPKNOT’s 1997 Battle Of The Bands Demo Featuring Two Early Iowa Tracks

Slipknot, 1997. Anders Colsefni wouldn’t make it to the end of the year as the band’s vocalist and would be


POLYPHIA’s TIM HENSON Regrets The Band’s Formerly Edgy Persona

Polyphia has come a long way as a band – from their start as a more shred-oriented band to making


BLAZE BAYLEY On His Post-IRON MAIDEN Career: „I’m A Tiny Underground Artist In The World“

Blaze Bayley fronted Iron Maiden between 1994 and 1999 in the absence of Bruce Dickinson. Bayley recorded The X Factor


Former EXODUS Guitarist Says Firing Singer PAUL BALOFF Might Have Been A Tragic Mistake

Former Exodus guitarist Rick Hunolt recently sat down for a chat with For The Passion Not The Fashion, and spoke


BODYFARM Returns After Four Years With Crushing New Single „Torment“

Dutch death metal unit Bodyfarm is back with a new single „Torment“ and a new record Ultimate Abomination out February


ORIGIN & MONSTROSITY Announce 2023 European Tour

Origin, Monstrosity, Reject The Sickness, and Intrepid will hit the road in Europe starting early next January to offer only


STATIC ABYSS (AUTOPSY) Already Recording Their Sophomore Album

Autopsy members Greg Wilkinson and Chris Reifert are busy dudes. The duo formed Static Abyss earlier this year and released their debut album Labyrinth


Cannibal Corpse Offer Limited Edition Severed Face Masks on Tour

If you’ve ever wanted to score a severed face from revered dealers of death themselves, Cannibal Corpse, you’re in luck.


Thy Art Is Murder Bring Aussie Death (and a Killer Lineup) to the Masses

Thy Art is Murder are heading out from down under to celebrate their 10-year anniversary with a seriously heavy lineup


GOSUDAR & MALIGNANT ALTAR Announce Crushing Split

If you’re looking for some high-quality death doom, then you’re going to love the upcoming split between Gosudar and Malignant


SODOM Working On Their Heaviest Album Yet

Legendary German thrash band Sodom is still going strong after over 40 years as a band and clearly has no


Nazareth’s Dan McCafferty Passed Away, Sharon Osbourne Still Doesn’t Feel Safe, and More Top Stories of the Week

From the absolutely wild “Prism of Doubt” music video that Jerry Cantrell put out to the fuckable Cuttlefish of Cthulhu,


Yes, You Can Have Sex With GWAR’s Cuttlefish

Gwar making sex toys is probably one of the most logical things to happen in the realm of metal merch.


Watch Rare Footage Of MESHUGGAH Recording Their First Few Releases

If you’ve ever wanted some insight into Meshuggah’s recording process for a handful of their earlier releases, here’s your chance!



Little known fact! While Cannibal Corpse’s 1992 album Tomb Of The Mutilated is widely credited to be produced, mixed, and


DINO CAZARES Believes FEAR FACTORY Helped Pioneer Metal In The Gaming Industry During The ’90s

Metal in video games was certainly cropping up in the ’90s. A few examples include Bobby Prince writing Alice In


MIKE DEAN Opens Up On CORROSION OF CONFORMITY’s New Live & In-Studio Drummer Situation

Southern rock lords Corrosion Of Conformity are hitting the road for a U.S. headline tour this month, trekking across the



Ghost Bath will hit the road with Harakiri For The Sky and Unreqvited next April, just in time to depress


DEVIN TOWNSEND Drops New Video For The Ethereal „Heartbreaker“

Devin Townsend has released the new video for the track „Heartbreaker“ from his just-released LP, Lightwork. The video is a


IN MOURNING Streams „Blood In The Furrows“ With A String Section

In Mourning is now streaming a new version of their track „Blood In The Furrows“ from their album The Bleeding


Drummer Tries to Further Ruin Elon Musk’s Week with a $56 Billion Lawsuit

World’s richest man and life-long poster boy for “failing upwards” Elon Musk is headed back into the legal hot seat


METALLICA Streams Recent Performance Of „Blitzkrieg“

Metallica is now streaming their performance of „Blitzkrieg“ from the Zazula tribute show on November 6 at the Seminole Hard


The 16 Metal Bands That Influence Gunship’s Brand of Dark Synthwave

It’s no secret that artists regularly find inspiration from one another. Game respect game and all that. And while it’s


200 Stab Wounds Join Metal Blade Records, Drop New Single “Masters of Morbidity”

One of death metal’s fastest rising bands has joined one of the most influential metal record labels of all time,


CANNIBAL CORPSE Selling Horrifying Masks On Tour

Cannibal Corpse is out on the road with Immolation, Dark Funeral, and Black Anvil, and they’ve got a fucking terrifying piece of


200 STAB WOUNDS Signs To Metal Blade, Streams „Masters Of Morbidity“

Rising titans of death metal 200 Stab Wounds have signed with Metal Blade Records and is now streaming their devastating


Jennifer Batten Says Her Gender Meant She “Didn’t Even Get a Chance” to Audition for Ozzy Osbourne

Whether it was through regular lineup changes or the tragic death of Randy Rhodes, Ozzy went through a number of


Thrash Drummer Suing ELON MUSK To Strip Him Of $56 Billion

Things are going really well for new Twitter owner Elon Musk. From trying to roll out a paid service that


Original HAWKWIND Saxophonist & Vocalist NIK TURNER Dead At 82

Nik Turner, original vocalist, saxophonist, flautist for Hawkwind, has died at 82 years old. Turner was part of Hawkwind’s original


DAVID VINCENT Explains Why Florida Produced So Many Classic Death Metal Bands

What the hell was in Florida’s water during the ’90s that gave the world such fantastic bands as Death, Morbid


Album Review: KAMPFAR Til Klovers Takt

A lot of the time, when evaluating a record and contrasting it from others, it comes down to mood. Each


ANCIIENTS Working On First New Album Since 2016

Finally! After six years of waiting since their fantastic 2016 album Voice Of The Void, Anciients has begun pre-production on


GWAR Unveils a F*ckable Cuttlefish of Cthulhu

Our lords and masters GWAR are no strangers to fucking the humans and creatures of this planet, from their experience


SAMMY HAGAR Says Long-Lost VAN HALEN Song „Between Us Two“ Will See The Light Of Day Soon

In a new episode of Kyle Meredith with…, vocalist Sammy Hagar revealed that an infamous lost Van Halen cut—“Between Us


HAMMERHEDD Streams Proggy New Track „Fruition“

Hammerhedd is back with their second single of 2022 „Fruition“ and it’s a real slow burner. The single kicks off with


There’s No Type O Negative Reunion Coming, but Peter Steele “Deserves Some Kind of Celebration”

Reunions seem to be all the rage in metal these days, ever since Pantera announced they were getting a second


JOHNNY KELLY On TYPE O NEGATIVE: „I Think That PETER’s Work Deserves Some Kind Of Celebration“

Type O Negative sadly died with vocalist and bassist Peter Steele, making the 2007 album Dead Again their final effort.


AHAB Announces First Album In Eight Years, Streams Doomed New Single

Ahab is back for the first time in eight years and they’re as slow as they’ve ever been. Ahab is


AT THE GATES Streams Live Versions Of „The Burning Darkness“ & „The Scar“

At The Gates is now streaming both „The Burning Darkness“ and „The Scar“ recorded live at Roadburn Festival in Tilburg,


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – November 11, 2022

Friday is here again and the only thing I feel is an uncomfortable sense of dread about global warming. Oh


Anyway, Here’s ZZ TOP’s Bassist Playing A 17-String Bass Live

ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons has sported some extremely interesting guitars over the years, but now bassist Elwood Francis is



Johan Hegg of Amon Amarth is one hell of a vocalist… but whose vocalist does he listen to in awe?


ROYAL THUNDER Returns With Hard Rockin‘ New Single „The Knife“

Royal Thunder is back for the first time in five years and they sound fantastic! Royal Thunder is now streaming



This week’s new heavy metal releases include livestream physical releases, epic collaborations, Southern-fried experimentation, and more! To the metals… Advertisement.


Watch OPETH Play „Black Rose Immortal“ For The First Time Ever

For years Opeth has been asked to play their 20+ minute epic „Black Rose Immortal“ live, but never have. Then



Dance Gavin Dance parted ways with vocalist Tilian Pearson earlier this year after allegations of sexual misconduct. According to a new statement published


Behemoth’s Nergal Thinks Kids Should Get “A Proper Job” Instead of Starting a Band

When it comes to becoming a super rich and famous musician, the odds of making it are so astronomically small


Rick Hunolt Says Firing Paul Baloff Could Have Been “The Biggest Mistake” Exodus Ever Made

Looking back at the thrash metal scene of the 80s, it’s easy to imagine a time when bands rose to


Listen To HEAVY TEMPLE’s Unrelenting Cover Of JUDAS PRIEST’s „Raw Deal“

In 2017 Metal Injection called Philadelphia’s Heavy Temple „the best doom band in Philly“ a description that still very much


AHAB Announce New Album and Drop a Crushingly Heavy Single

After nearly a decade away, funeral doom outfit AHAB announced their return to the scene with a new album titled


BLACK SABBATH Makes An Iron Man Beer Now

The chances of getting a Black Sabbath reunion is essentially zero at this point, but hey – they’ll still give


BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL Counsels Young Musicians: „Don’t Start A Band“

It’s true that the individual chances of making it in the music industry as a performer are slim to none.


Members of AMON AMARTH, LORNA SHORE, REVOCATION & More Shout Out Underrated Vocalists 

We ask members of Amon Amarth, Lorna Shore, Revocation, Lacuna Coil, Heilung, Nita Stauss, and At The Gates about underrated


Hammerhedd’s Latest Single “Fruition” Proves They’re More Talented Than Most People Were Their Age

Since 2012, Hammerhedd has taken the internet by storm as that one band from Kansas City whose members have been


KIKO LOUREIRO Explains Why It’s So Damn Hard To Nail MARTY FRIEDMAN’s Solos

It can’t be easy being a late addition to a classic band, especially when you have to follow in the


CASKET ROBBERY Stays Horrific With New Album Rituals Of Death

Death metal is inherently horrifying, but Casket Robbery is really leaning into the creepy aspect hard with their brand new


“Sweating Bullets”: 12 Great Metal Workout Songs  

There are some obvious choices for your exercise playlist like Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man,” Judas Priest’s “Running Wild,” and Pantera’s


LORNA SHORE’s WILL RAMOS Mistaken For Bigfoot After Practicing Vocals Outside

Lorna Shore vocalist Will Ramos‚ voice is such an anomaly that doctors put a camera down his throat to see


JADE’s „Dragged Fears & Drowned Bones“ Is Equal Parts Spacious And Devastating

Mysterious atmospheric death metal unit Jade is now streaming their new single „Dragged Fears & Drowned Bones.“ Equal parts pulverizing


Ex-Guns n’ Roses Drummer Matt Sorum Dishes on Making New Music and His Legacy

For some brave rock soldiers, a lifetime of making music can be likened to a spiritual journey. And as I


Sharon Osbourne Still Hates Bruce Dickinson: “He’s a F***ing Asshole”

Team Ozzy and Team Iron Maiden have a few issues stemming back to Ozzfest 2005, namely Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson.


SHARON OSBOURNE Makes Her Feelings About BRUCE DICKINSON Super Clear

It all started at the final day of Ozzfest 2005 in Devore, CA when Iron Maiden’s power was cut intermittently


OBITUARY Streams „The Wrong Time,“ Announces New Album Dying Of Everything

After five years of waiting, legendary Floridian death metal unit Obituary has announced their new record Dying Of Everything for


Obituary Announce Album Dying of Everything and We Have an Exclusive Vinyl Variant, Hear “The Wrong Time” Now

It’s not very often that death metal titans like Obituary put out a new record, but Dying of Everything is


Spellemannprisen-Winner DJEVEL Drops Their Latest Single, „I Daudens Dimme Natt“

We are beyond stoked to present Djevel’s latest single, „I daudens dimme natt.“ This epic 9+-minute masterpiece hails from Djevel’s


TOM G. WARRIOR Reflects On CELTIC FROST’s Final Show & The Passing Of MARTIN ERIC AIN

Ahead of the release of an era-spanning box set for extreme metal ground-breakers Celtic Frost, famed frontman Tom G. Warrior


UNDEATH Surprise Releases New Live Album Live… From The Grave

Undeath is now streaming their surprise live album Live… From The Grave. The album was recorded at Pop’s in Sauget,


Former Queensrÿche Singer Geoff Tate Announces Operation: Mindcrime 35th Anniversary Tour

Next year, Queensrÿche‘s third studio album, the progressive metal masterpiece Operation: Mindcrime, turns 35 years old. To commemorate the milestone,


MICK GORDON Publishes Massive Statement Over Allegations Surrounding Doom Eternal Soundtrack

On May 5, 2020, id Software Studio Director Marty Stratton published an open letter on Reddit accusing DOOM Eternal composer


Album Review: CANDLEMASS Sweet Evil Sun

The epic doom pioneers Candlemass have returned with their 13th record, Sweet Evil Sun. This spellbinding effort marks Candlemass‚ first


NAILED TO OBSCURITY Streams Doomed New Single „Clouded Frame“

Nailed To Obscurity is now streaming their new single „Clouded Frame,“ which is sure to please anyone looking for that


HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE, STRYCHNOS, DRYAD & More 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. Hammers Of


Metallica Attempts to Turn Back the Clock in Pro-Shot Footage of “Phantom Lord” from the Zazula Tribute Show

Before they became the international juggernauts, a multi-million dollar business machine, and the largest band on the planet, Metallica were


Hallowed Be Thy Game: Brütal Legend is a Love Letter to Heavy Metal

(Editor’s note: Let’s face it — most metalheads are a buncha nerds. To that end, Hallowed Be Thy Game is


PAPA ROACH Approves Of This Moody „Last Resort“ Cover From I’m Totally Fine

Typically, one you think of the Papa Roach smash hit last resort, your mind likely travels back the glossy and


METALLICA Streams „Phantom Lord“ From ZAZULA Tribute Show

Metallica is now streaming their performance of „Phantom Lord“ from the Zazula tribute show on November 6 at the Seminole


POLYPHIA Remixed LINKIN PARK’s „With You“ For Hybrid Theory Reissue, Which Went Unused

Linkin Park reissued their smash hit 2000 album Hybrid Theory for its 20th anniversary in 2020. The reissue featured the


The Upcoming Pantera Reunion “Never Sat Wrong” with Kirk Windstein

Listen, I know. This is probably the billionth time we’ve shared someone’s opinion about the upcoming Pantera reunion/tribute/whatever you want


Gen Z Isn’t So Sure About SLIPKNOT

What does Gen Z think about Slipknot? Long story short, they’re not exactly into it. Watch as a handful of


ALL OUT WAR’s New Single „Wrath/Plague“ Burns It All Down

All Out War is now streaming their latest single „Wrath/Plague“ from the upcoming record Celestial Rot due out February 3.


Science Can’t Explain How Lamb of God’s Cruise Will Float Now that These Bands Are Confirmed

It’s already a feat of science magic or whatever that a huge boat that weights hundreds of thousands of tons


SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL’s Vocalist Covered A Doom Soundtrack Song And It’s Way Heavy

If you’ve ever wondered what Mick Gordon’s track „The Only Thing They Fear Is You“ from Doom would sound like


Jerry Cantrell to Bring His Solo Work Back on the Road Next Year

It’s been a little more than a year since Brighten was released, but that isn’t stopping Jerry Cantrell from getting


Stranger Things Fans Are Speculating That EDDIE MUNSON & METALLICA Will Be Back For Season 5

No one truly knows when Stranger Things Season 5 will be released, although a recent photo of the first episode’s


JERRY CANTRELL Announces 2023 US Tour

Jerry Cantrell is taking his latest solo album Brighten out on the road once again starting in late February. All


Review: He Is Legend furthers their resurgence with Endless Hallway

He Is Legend is the perfect example of a cult band. Whenever they make a move, a small but dedicated


Behold! A VR Headset That Kills You If You Die In A Game

If you don’t know much about Palmer Luckey, you would be forgiven. These days, Luckey, a 30-year-old filthy rich entrepreneur,


VOLBEAT’s MICHAEL POULSEN Is Really Stoked About This One Danish Death Metal Band

Danish death metal band Strychnos just released their debut full-length album A Mother’s Curse and they’re being back by a


Watch This Kid Crowdsurf Using His Dad As A Surfboard

Ded’s set at the Louder Than Life festival was solid all by itself, though things got even more interesting when


Watch: The Otolith Get Existential with “Andromeda’s Wing” Video

The heavy music world was worse off when SubRosa went into a state of hiatus, citing the desire to put



Thy Art Is Murder will hit the road in North America next February for their Decade Of Hate tour and


Rob Caggiano on Leaving Anthrax: “I Wasn’t Feeling Inspired”

When he left Anthrax in January 2013 to join Volbeat, Rob Caggiano was jumping from one successful band to another.


OZZY OSBOURNE Would Make Music With His Former Bandmates, Just Not As BLACK SABBATH

Tony Iommi and Ozzy Osbourne seem to be in agreement that their two collaborations on Osbourne’s Patient Number 9 record


Ozzy Says Black Sabbath Reunion Won’t Happen: “We Couldn’t Really Beat What We’ve Already Done”

Some bands may want to keep the dream alive and reunite after they play their final show or release their


BRAND OF SACRIFICE Lays Waste To Everything With New Single „Exodus“

Brand Of Sacrifice is back with a brand new single named „Exodus“ and it’ll completely destroy you. The single pairs



Australian hardcore punk band Deez Nuts will hit Europe next January with The Acacia Strain, UnityTX, and Brothers Till We


NIDARE Looks At Those That Abuse Power In Blackened New Single „Unwesen“

Nidare is now streaming their furious new single „Unwesen.“ Sure, the single sounds furious in all its blackened rage, but


STRYPER Playing A Show With Battery-Powered Amps After The Power Goes Out Is Pretty Heartwarming

Stryper played their set at the Whisky A Go Go club in West Hollywood, CA on November 5 without any


You Better Believe That’s TOUCHÉ AMORÉ Vocalist JEREMY BOLM In The New WEIRD AL Biopic

If you haven’t seen the new „Weird“ Al Yankovic biopic Weird: The Al Yankovic Story yet, then you need to


Songs to Listen to as American Democracy Dies

After months of insane rhetoric from both sides of the aisle, it’s finally election day. With scores of Americans heading


GRIDLINK To Play Longhena In Full At Upcoming Show

Gridlink is about to have themselves one hell of a 2023. The band will release their first album in nine


Don’t Worry: Scar Symmetry Isn’t Gonna Necrophagist You

It’s been a minute since we last heard a new studio release from Scar Symmetry, given the first part of



Lamb Of God recently announced their inaugural Headbangers Boat cruise to take place between October 31 and November 4, 2023.


Founding Nazareth Vocalist Dan McCafferty Passed Away

The world lost yet another amazing talent earlier today, as Narareth bassist Pete Agnew took to social media to announce


TOM G. WARRIOR Reveals TRIPTYKON Will Record New Music In 2023

Celtic Frost fans have been salivating over the brand new box set spanning the key years for the extreme metal


Anthrax Bassist Frank Bello Drops the Video For the Title Track Of His Solo Record Then I’m Gone

Heavy metal good guy and Anthrax bassist Frank Bello released his solo album Then I’m Gone on November 4 and


Here’s Why The New SCAR SYMMETRY Album Is Taking So Long

Scar Symmetry released The Singularity (Phase I: Neohumanity) in 2014, which was meant to be the first album of a



Longtime Nazareth vocalist Dan McCafferty has died at 76 years old. McCafferty was one of the band’s co-founders in 1968


Get Good, Scrub. This VR Headset Will Kill You If You Suck

You’ve all heard the tired cyberpunk trope – “if you die in the game/The Matrix/the simulation, you die in real


AVENGED SEVENFOLD Vocalist Discusses When Selling Multiple Versions Of The Same Album Is „Fan Abuse“

Fortune recently published an interesting article about how expensive it is to be a collector, and to be a fan


AT THE GATES‘ MARTIN LARSSON Names The Five Gothenburg Bands Everyone Should Check Out

At The Gates guitarist Martin Larsson is here to count down five great bands from Gothenburg, Sweden that you should


COAL CHAMBER’s Members Issue Statements On Upcoming Reunion Show

Coal Chamber is one of the many bands announced for the upcoming nü-metal festival Sick New Days, making it their


Fear Factory Are Recording an Album But We Still Don’t Know Who the New Vocalist Is

Industrial titans Fear Factory will begin recording their new album in 2023, guitarist Dino Cazares told Sonic Perspectives in a


CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Recruits In The Arms Of God Drummer For New Album

Corrosion Of Conformity is currently working on the follow-up to 2018’s No Cross No Crown, which of course kicked up


Clutch’s Neil Fallon: Stop Asking Bands to Sound Like They Used To, “Musicians Aren’t Wizards”

Nostalgia’s a hell of a drug and in certain corners of the rock and metal world, there are full-blown addicts


Tom G. Warrior on Pantera Reunion: “If They Say It’s a Tribute Tour, I Don’t Have a Problem with It”

Former Hellhammer/Celtic Frost and current Triptykon frontman Tom Gabriel Warrior discussed the upcoming Pantera shows in a new interview with


SKINDRED’s New Single „Gimme That Boom“ Is A Blast

UK metal rastas Skindred have dropped their latest single and accompanying video „Gimme That Boom,“ and it’s loaded to the



Ozzy Osbourne seems to have a pretty complication relationship with America these days. Ozzy and Sharon announced earlier this year


WORMWITCH Pays Homage To A TOLKIEN Tale With „Exhumed From Flaming Stars“

If you’re unfamiliar with the tales of Túrin Turambar, or you’re just in the mood for some crunchy black metal,


Corrosion of Conformity’s Mike Dean Dishes on Touring, ‘80s Hardcore, and Reed Mullin’s Legacy

Fans of hardcore, metal, sludge, and everything in between rejoice; Corrosion of Conformity is hitting the road this week. This


Ben Weinman Comments on Yesterday’s Dillinger Escape Plan Confusion

For a brief few moments yesterday, the metal world nearly collectively shit itself when it looked like mathcore titans Dillinger


BEN WEINMAN Confirms There Are No Upcoming DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Reunion Shows

Yesterday,  The Dillinger Escape Plan drummer Billy Rymer posted what appeared to be a potential setlist for a Dillinger reunion at


KARMA VULTURE Drives Hard On New Single „Do The Twitch“

Desert rock trio Karma Vulture is now streaming their new single „Do The Twitch“ from their forthcoming record Something Better


COVET’s Van Stolen Four Days Before Tour, Band Seeks Help

Covet will kick off their coming tour on November 11, or at least they were until some asshole stole their


Metallica, Ghost, Lorna Shore, and More Announced for Next Year’s Download Festival

It’s beginning to look like next year’s European festival circuit is going to be absolutely monstrous, as the folks behind


METALLICA, BRING ME THE HORIZON & SLIPKNOT To Headline Four-Night Download Festival 2023

Download Festival 2023 will take place between June 8 and 11 at Donington Park, Leicestershire. The festival will be headlined


I Must Be Trippin’ Balls Because This Jerry Cantrell Video is So Effin’ Weird

Okay, you assholes. Who dosed my afternoon whiskey with high grade psychedelics?! I’m still on the clock and I was


JERRY CANTRELL Breaks Out The Action Figures In „Prism Of Doubt“ Video

Jerry Cantrell has teamed up with Zoe Katz for an apocalyptic music video for his single „Prism Of Doubt.“ The


Drown Under Guts Club’s Wall of Noisy Experimental Doom with “The Gun Collector”

The last few years have been a potent breeding ground for unrest and angst in music and art. Political turmoil


TRIBULATION’s ADAM ZAARS Gives An Update On The Band’s Coming New Material

Gothic black metallers Tribulation are fresh off the road, terrorizing Europe on the mighty Chariots of Fire Tour alongside Watain,



Coheed & Cambria will embark on their S.S. Neverender cruise on October 23, 2023 from Miami, FL. The festival will


Album Review: DRUDKH Всі Належать Ночі (All Belong To The Night)

Ukraine has always been a world leader in the arts. The country is known for its classical musicians, composers, painters,


No, The Dillinger Escape Plan Aren’t Reuniting for Furnace Fest

Earlier today, former Dillinger Escape Plan and current Thoughtcrimes drummer Billy Rymer stirred up a ton of speculation on the


Photos: Cannibal Corpse, Dark Funeral, Immolation, and Black Anvil at Montreal’s MTELUS on Nov. 5

A cavalcade of black metal and death metal descended upon the city of Quebec over the weekend, bringing with it


Motörhead, Megadeth, Black Label Society and Skid Row Are Joining Ozzfest in the Metaverse

Last month, we learned that Ozzfest would be going to the Metaverse as part of the Metaverse Music Festival, which


MOTÖRHEAD, MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & More Set For Metaverse Ozzfest 2022

Ozzfest is going all digital this week with the first-ever metaverse version of the classic festival. This year’s lineup includes


13 Black Metal Songs That Are Perfect for Fall

The French band Nocturnal Depression believes that there are “Four Seasons of Depression.” Yet, for many, autumn in particular triggers


MICK MARS Reportedly Working On A Solo Album

Mick Mars recently announced his retirement from touring with Mötley Crüe due to his worsening Ankylosing Spondylitis, and has been


FVNERALS Moves At A Glacial Pace On New Single „For Horror Eats the Light“

Fvnerals is now streaming their glacially slow new single „For Horror Eats The Light“ off their coming new album Let


Prepare Your JNCOs for a New Nü-Metal Festival with Korn, System of a Down, and More

All you grown up mallrats and nü-metal kiddies may want dust the mothballs off your old JNCO pipes and start


Kreator and Lamb of God Postpone European Tour to 2023

The State of Unrest tour featuring Kreator and Lamb of God was postponed yet again, this time until 2023. Originally


LAMB OF GOD & KREATOR Postpone European Tour To 2023

Lamb Of God and Kreator have postponed their State Of Unrest tour to February and March 2023. Lamb Of God


Why Is BILLY RYMER Teasing THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Songs For Furnace Fest 2023?

Furnace Fest 2023 will take place at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL between September 23 and 24. No artists


Sharon Osbourne Explains Why She and Ozzy Are Leaving the US: “I Don’t Feel Safe Here”

In a new interview with Consequence, Sharon Osbourne—the wife and manager of Ozzy Osbourne—said that she and her husband are


IN FLAMES Revisits Their ’90s Swedish Folk Vibes With „Foregone Pt. 2“

In Flames is now four singles deep into their upcoming record Foregone and I think it’s safe to say this



Looks like 2023 will see the return of Queens Of The Stone Age. Eagles Of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes recently let


MINISTRY Auctions Off Signed Cymbal To Benefit Animal Sanctuary

Ministry, Black Veil Brides, Lamb Of God, and several other bands have all teamed up to donate some gear for


Watch Metallica Play Songs from the First Two Albums at Jonny and Marsha Z Memorial Show

The metal world lost a key figure in February with the passing of Jon “Jonny Z” Zazula, the co-founder of


Buy Some Cool Sh*t and Save Some Animals at the Same Time

Animal Tracks, a non-profit animal shelter in Agua Dulce, California, is in dire need of assistance. It’s looking grim but


SYSTEM OF A DOWN, KORN, DEFTONES & More Expected To Play Sick New World Nü-Metal Fest In 2023

Looks like the nü-metal revival is rolling on in 2023 with a new (nü) festival called Sick New World. All


Death Metal Monday: Arizona’s UNEMBALMED Will Rip Your Head Off With New Beheaded EP

Mondays suck. Death metal doesn’t. So let’s start the week off by checking out a recently-released death metal album. And


Watch Judas Priest FINALLY Make It Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Over the weekend, a wrong was finally righted and Judas Priest ascended to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Devin Townsend on The MetalSucks Podcast #463

This week on The MetalSucks Podcast, we’ve got the one and only Devin Townsend back on the show! This time


Brutal Australians To The Grave Drop Single and Album Details

Hella heavy Australian punishers To The Grave announced last week that they are unleashing a new album, Director’s Cuts, out


Black Metal Rainbows Releases Compilation Benefitting Queer Youth

Black Metal Rainbows, the group that brought us the book by the same name, have now released a compilation benefitting


LOW Drummer & Vocalist MIMI PARKER Has Passed Away

Low drummer and vocalist Mimi Parker has passed away after a battle with ovarian cancer. Parker was one half of



Former Candlemass vocalist Messiah Marcolin and current Candlemass guitarist Mats „Mappe“ Björkman joined Anvil on stage at Slaktkyrkan in Stockholm,


Classic Concert of the Day: Anthrax at Resurrection Hall in Miami, Florida on June 19, 1996

This past week, there was news that John Bush wanted to possibly take his Anthrax era material out on the


Watch: JAMEY JASTA Throws Alleged Nazi Out Of A HATEBREED Show

Hatebreed played Oklahoma City on November 5, which saw the band kicking ass as usual and Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta


Watch: K.K. DOWNING & LES BINKS Join JUDAS PRIEST On Stage For Rock Hall Induction

Judas Priest was joined by guitarist K.K. Downing and drummer Les Binks for their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame


Live Nation Addresses Hidden Fees and Soaring Prices in Third-Quarter Reporting

Let’s just say that it was good to be a concert promoter in the summer of 2022, as the ticket


Bidding Is Now Open On Ebay To Participate In BOWL FOR RONNIE Charity Gathering

The bid is on right now at eBay for slots on one of two celebrity bowling teams, captained respectively by


KING’S X Frontman DOUG PINNICK Has The Correct Opinion On PANTERA’s Upcoming Shows

The upcoming Pantera shows will be performed by vocalist Phil Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown alongside Black Label Society guitarist Zakk Wylde and Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante. The shows, slated



Diehumane is the latest avant-garde alt-metal act to set sail, featuring former members of Exodus, Type O Negative and Life


We’re Probably Gonna Get That New LACUNA COIL Album in 2023

In a new interview with MetalSucks, Lacuna Coil’s Andrea Ferro was asked about the band’s plans for a new studio LP, and what



A lot of people will tell you that you have to master the rules before you start to break them.


What If SUNN O))) Wrote TOTO’s „Africa“?

The insanely talented Moonic Productions is back with the slowest possible version of Toto’s classic „Africa.“ I mean really, if