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Photos: Black Label Society and Hatebreed at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater on August 9, 2022

Anthrax may not have been able to play their set due to a “medical condition” that we still have zero


That 25-Foot Inflatable Ozzy is Going on Tour to Promote Patient Number 9

With San Diego Comic Con now behind us, you might assume that you’re safe from the 25-foot tall inflatable Ozzy


Tommy Lee Shows the World Nothing New by Posting Nude Photo on the Internet

Boy, has it been a summer to remember for Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. From having to stop playing shows


ALICE IN CHAINS Is Selling A Very Deathcore-Looking Shirt On Tour

Alice In Chains kicked off their tour with Breaking Benjamin and Bush last night in Burgettstown, PA. Redditor superfuzz30 posted


Watch Venom Play “Black Metal” At Last Week’s Wacken Open Air Festival

This year’s Wacken Open Air Festival may have come and gone, but the pro-shot (and sometimes not-so-pro-shot) footage of the


VENOM Streams „Black Metal“ Performance From Wacken 2022

Venom is now streaming their performance of the classic 1982 track „Black Metal“ filmed live at Wacken 2022. As for


BLACK SABBATH’s „Paranoid“ Is The Soundtrack To The New Rick & Morty Trailer

The sixth season of Adult Swim’s smash hit Rick And Morty kicks off on September 4 and the first trailer


BLACK SABBATH’s „Paranoid“ Is The Soundtrack To The New Rick And Morty Trailer

The sixth season of Adult Swim’s smash hit Rick And Morty kicks off on September 4 and the first trailer


SLIPKNOT Drummer Explains How Creative Tension Fuels Their Creative Process

If you’ve ever thought about how creative tension can roost inside a band’s dynamic, take a moment to think of


MORK Announces New EP Den Svevende Festning

Mork, the one-man black metal unit headed up by Thomas Eriksen, will release a new EP called Den Svevende Festning


David Ellefson on Megadeth Firing: “You Find Out Who Your Friends Are”

In a new interview, former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson further elaborated on his feelings regarding his firing from Megadeth last


A WAKE IN PROVIDENCE Destroys All With New Single „The Horror Ov The Old Gods“

A Wake In Providence is here to burn your entire town down with their new single „The Horror Ov The


EVANESCENCE’s AMY LEE Thinks New Fans Should Listen To Band’s Latest Stuff First Before Checking Out The Classics

In a recent interview with Revolver, Evanescence vocalist Amy Lee was asked if there was a song in the group’s


Rage Against the Machine Cancel Dates Across UK and Europe

In an unfortunate turn of events, Rage Against the Machine has been forced to cancel their upcoming dates in the


Max Cavalera Says There Could Be an Original Soulfly Reunion

All the reunion mania must be having an effect on Max Cavalera. In a new interview with Metal Injection, he


Bloodbath Unveil “Carved” Featuring Gorguts’ Luc Lemay

In anticipation of the release of their sixth studio album Survival of the Sickest, Bloodbath just unveiled the music video


RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Cancels UK & European Tour As Vocalist Heads To Physical Rehab

Rage Against The Machine vocalist Zack de la Rocha injured his leg right at the start of the band’s reunion


MARLENE MENDOZA Throws Down On New Single „Insanity“

Marlene Mendoza is here to throw down big time with her new single „Insanity.“ If you’re looking for mosh riffs,


BLOODBATH Recruits GORGUTS Vocalist For New Single „Carved“

Bloodbath is now streaming their gross-as-hell new single „Carved“ featuring the legendary Luc Lemay of Gorguts. When asked about the


Kids of O’Keefe Music Foundation Nail Korn’s “Somebody Someone”

There are few things that warm this cynical heart during the morning: a sausage, egg, and cheese on a bagel,


GEDDY LEE & ALEX LIFESON Joined PRIMUS On Stage To Play „Closer To The Heart“

The South Park 25th Anniversary Concerts took place on August 9 and 10 at Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The shows


JOHN 5: „There Has To Be A New Changing Of The Guard“ In Rock Music

In a new interview Ultimate Guitar, ax master John 5 talked optimistically about the potential for rock music in the


KNOCKED LOOSE Streams Entire Outbreak Fest 2022 Set

Knocked Loose is now streaming their entire Outbreak Fest 2022 set. Y’know, just in case you needed an excuse to


Guns N’ Roses Pyro Tech Explains What Happened When James Hetfield Was Injured On Stage

As far as rough nights on tour go, Guns N’ Roses had a lot of them — usually their fault.


ROB HALFORD Recorded Way More Vocals Than We’ve Heard For QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE’s „Feel Good Hit Of The Summer“

Not many people know this, but Rob Halford has a small guest appearance on Queens of the Stone Age’s breakthrough


METALLICA To Play Global Citizen Festival Next Month

Metallica will hit the stage in New York City’s Central Park on September 24 to play the Global Citizen festival.


AVERSED’s New Single „Death Lullabye“ Is More Catchy, Progressive Death Metal

Aversed is back with their second single of 2022 and, much like the first one, it’s an incredible progressive death



Motionless In White, Black Veil Brides, and Ice Nine Kills will hit the road later this month. The trio were


Arch Enemy Singer Alissa White-Gluz Criticizes Pandemic Restrictions: “I Don’t Think It Was Handled Very Well”

It’s been a long road for Arch Enemy to get to the release of their new album, Deceivers. They’ve gone


Guitarist Richard Shaw: “It Wasn’t Fun Anymore” to Play in Cradle of Filth

Behind-the-scenes drama caused ex-Cradle of Filth guitarist Richard Shaw to step away from the band this past May, ending a


Wednesday 13 Announces New Album Horrifier , Shares Exorcist-Themed Video

Horror punks rejoice: Wednesday 13 is back in time for Halloween with his new album, Horrifier. Judging from the first


RICHARD SHAW Says „A Lot Of Drama And B.S.“ Made Him Quit CRADLE OF FILTH

Cradle Of Filth parted ways with guitarist Richard Shaw earlier this year, and has since recruited Donny Burbage of Æther


Writing Music with Eight Other People Causes “Creative Tension,” Says Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg

We’ve all been there. You’re working on a group project and everyone wants to include their ideas in the final


EXMORTUS Streams Thrashing, Tolkein-Inspired New Single „Oathbreaker“

Exmortus is now streaming the very Tolkien-inspired new single „Oathbreaker,“ which also doubles as the band’s debut single on their


Choice Cuts: UNDEATH Vocalist Discusses The Rotting, Perfect Death Metal Of Japan’s COFFINS

Look, I know – the past few entries in this still-nascent column have taken a pretty hefty detour from what


WEDNESDAY 13 Stays Horrific With New Single „You’re So Hideous“

Horror punk legend Wednesday 13 is back with a brand new record called Horrifier due out October 7, and a


Dimmu Borgir Release Rehearsal Audio of “Puritania” Available for Streaming

More than two decades after its initial release, Norwegian black metal mainstays Dimmu Borgir is gearing up to release a


Watch This Metalhead Sum Up Every Type Of Fan Seen At Festivals

The unimpressed fan. The „OMG—I Love This Band“ fan. The furious headbanger. The fan who had two too many. And,


DREAM THEATER’s JAMES LABRIE & JOHN PETRUCCI Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

Recently Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie and guitarist John Petrucci was asked by Download Japan to share the best advice


Behemoth’s Nergal on Abortion Bans: “Women Deserve Their Rights, Same as Men”

In a new interview, noted anti-Christian provocateur, Metallica superfan and Behemoth frontman Adam “Nergal” Darski addressed the topic of women’s


Canadian Thrashers Razor Announce Their First Album in 25 Years

Canadian thrash metal veterans Razor are bringing an unrelenting slab of speedy riffs and pissed-off attitude next month with the


DAVID ELLEFSON Says You Learn Who Your Friends Really Are „When The Sh*t Hits The Fan“

David Ellefson recently spoke with Real Music with Gary Stuckey in a detailed interview with the former Megadeth bassist, who


DIMMU BORGIR Streams Rehearsal Version Of „Puritania“

Dimmu Borgir is now streaming a rehearsal version of their song „Puritania“ from the upcoming Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia reissue due


10 Songs Stranger Things’ Eddie Munson Should Have Played in the Upside Down

More than 36 years after its initial release, “Master of Puppets” has effectively become 2022’s feel-good hit of the summer.


King Diamond to Release a New Album Before Mercyful Fate

Danish metal legend and dude who likes to help the elderly out of their chairs King Diamond has been working


MAX CAVALERA Wants To Get SOULFLY’s Original Lineup Together For An Anniversary Tour In 2023

Soulfly’s 1998 debut album Soulfly I turns 25 years old in 2023, and Max Cavalera wants to celebrate. In an


COMMONER Just Quietly Released One Of The Best Doom Records Of The Year

Who the hell is the UK-based act Commoner and what right do they have just barging in here and releasing


Album Review: NORMA JEAN Deathrattle Sing For Me

You could ask ten different people what the word „metalcore“ means nowadays and you’d get at least nine different answers.


Satyricon’s Satyr on Black Metal’s Complicated History: “I’m Not Gonna Apologize”

The controversial and complicated history that surrounds black metal is as integral a part of the genre’s history as the


KING DIAMOND’s Album Will Be Out Before New MERCYFUL FATE, Won’t Feature 2019 Single

King Diamond has been working on his new album for a few years now, and even released a song called


Watch: IN FLAMES Plays „Stand Ablaze“ Live For The First Time Since 1999

In Flames played their Dalhalla Brinner 2022 festival on August 6 and they had a few surprises up their sleeves!


RUSSIAN CIRCLES Gets Dark With New Single „Gnosis“

Russian Circles is now streaming their smoldering new single „Gnosis“ off their upcoming record of the same name. „‚Gnosis‘ is


Russian Circles Make Their Music Video Debut With “Gnosis,” New Album Out Next Week

Looking for an atmospheric, yet heavy track to get you through the mid-week doldrums? Then look no further than the


WHEN KNIVES GO SKYWARD Finally Posts An Official Version Of Their 2007 Debut Album

When Knives Go Skyward, the band featuring Joshua Travis (Emmure, ex-The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza) and vocalist Chad Kapper (Frontierer),


How Did Ivan Moody Get Sober? By Making Alcohol His “Worst F***ing Enemy.”

You may not remember, but Ivan Moody‘s past with alcohol was a tumultuous one, complete with on-stage blowouts and resulting


ANTHRAX Drops Off Second Show Due To Medical Concerns

Anthrax has unfortunately had to drop off tonight’s show (August 9) in Austin, TX due once again to a „medical


Film Composer and Musical Icon Danny Elfman on The MetalSucks Podcast #450

Film composer and general musical icon Danny Elfman is our guest this week! We discuss the remix and reimagined album


Avantasia Release New Song Featuring Nightwish Singer Floor Jansen and It Rules

Power metal outfit Avantasia have enjoyed a life well beyond what most side projects are ever given, morphing from a


Spiritworld Release “Moonlit Torture” Featuring Integrity’s Dwid Hellion

If you didn’t get the memo when SpiritWorld dropped the absolutely killer Pagan Rhythms in 2020 or when Decibel tapped


JOHN PETRUCCI Announces Dates For Solo Tour With Drummer MIKE PORTNOY

Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci recently announced his first-ever solo shows playing material from his two solo albums, Terminal Velocity


Gary Holt Says He Was “Convinced” There Was More Than One Lemmy

There’s partying a little too hard and there’s what Exodus‘s Gary Holt must have experienced in the early days. At


TANKARD Explores The Darkness Of Social Media On „Ex-Fluencer“

The stalwart German thrash quartet Tankard are back again with their remarkable 18th album, Pavlov’s Dawgs, which is set for release everywhere on


Vinyl Manufacturer In Trouble After Selling Digital Recordings Advertised As Authentic Analog Pressings

You may not be aware of this, but the vinyl revolution is on. Statista, a market and consumer data specialist,


GARY HOLT Explains Why LEMMY Couldn’t Have Been One Person

The stories of Motörhead frontman Lemmy will live on for as long as humanity keeps going. The dude was a


SYLOSIS Returns With New Single „Heavy Is The Crown“

Sylosis will headline the first-ever U.K. Pulse Of The Maggots Festival slated for August 10 at The Mill in Birmingham.


Dave Lombardo Picks His Favorite Slayer Deep Cuts

A band’s most popular songs aren’t always the band members’ favorite, like when we learned that Meshuggah‘s Tomas Haake is


Album Review: ARCH ENEMY Deceivers

Alissa White-Gluz has pipes and Deceivers is the record that perfectly showcases them. Beginning with the opening track, „Handshake with


John 5 on the Future of Rock Music: “There Has to Be a New Changing of the Guard”

Guitar wizard John 5 has had a pretty successful career, holding it down as Rob Zombie‘s guitarist for nearly two


RAZOR Announces First Record In 25 Years, Streams „Flames Of Hatred“

Legendary Canadian thrash band Razor is back with their first new record in 25 years, Cycle Of Contempt. The record



Revocation is now streaming „Re-Crucified,“ the closer to their new record Netherheaven. The single features guest spots from the late


MAX CAVALERA Discusses How QUEEN Changed His Life, How He Wants To Be Remembered & Much More

Frank catches up with the legendary Max Cavalera to discuss the new Soulfly album, his love for Queen and how


Revocation Stream New Song “Re-Crucified” Featuring Trevor Strnad and Corpsegrinder

We’re just a month out from Revocation’s next album Netherheaven, but the boys from Boston felt it was fitting to


DAVE LOMBARDO Names His Favorite SLAYER Deep Cuts, Shares Fond Memories of JEFF HANNEMAN

Dave Lombardo is a metal titan. Whether he’s playing with Slayer, Testament, Suicidal Tendencies, the Misfits, or Dead Cross, you


Most of Every Time I Die Teases New Band

It really, really sucked the way that metalcore maniacs Every Time I Die ended. After two decades of releasing killer


Watch Hatebreed Play Exodus Classic “Bonded By Blood” at Dallas Show

A “medical concern” may have forced Anthrax to cancel their set last night at the South Side Ballroom in Dallas,


VIVIAN CAMPBELL Criticizes DIO’s Holy Diver Reissue For Including Studio Outtakes

Vivian Campbell, former Dio guitarist and current Def Leppard guitarist, isn’t exactly a fan of how the recent Holy Diver


DELAIN Announces Entirely New Lineup, Streams „The Quest And The Curse“

Delain officially became the solo project of the keyboardist Martijn Westerholt in February 2021, meaning the other four members of


This New SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL Single „1984“ Seems To Be About Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

Slaughter To Prevail is now streaming their moshy, groovy new single „1984.“ The single’s video also finds vocalist Alex Terrible


Delain Reveal New Lineup, Release “The Quest and the Curse”

You may remember back in February 2021 when four fifths of Dutch symphonic death dealers Delain left the band, leaving


Here’s What Mostly Everyone From EVERY TIME I DIE’s New Band Sounds Like

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


Watch: Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi Reunite Live at Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony

The Prince of Darkness and his greatest collaborator, former Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, were reunited in a live setting


Tech-Death Tuesday: EATEN BY SHARKS Dive Into The Jaws Of Terror On “Depth Charge”

Greetings tech fiends, it’s that time of the week again. Before we dive into today’s column, here’s the usual weekly


Dave “Snake” Sabo Says Reunion with Sebastian Bach “Doesn’t Even Enter My Brain”

It’s been more than 20 years since Skid Row parted ways with Sebastian Bach, but it seems that’s still not


“Medical Concern” Sidelines Anthrax Hours Before Dallas Show

Hours before they were set to take the stage in Dallas, Texas, thrash metal luminaries Anthrax announced they were forced


Watch: TONY IOMMI & OZZY OSBOURNE Perform BLACK SABBATH Classic At Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony

It’s not a Black Sabbath reunion, but it’s pretty damn close! Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne and guitarist Tony Iommi


ANTHRAX Drops Off Tonight’s Show Due To A „Medical Concern“

Anthrax has unfortunately dropped off tonight’s show with Black Label Society and Hatebreed due a „medical concern.“ The band notes


70000Tons Of Metal Announces 2023 Dates

70000 Tons Of Metal is returning in 2023! The metal cruise will take place from January 30 to February 3


Fugitive (Power Trip, Creeping Death) Stealthily Release Crushing Debut EP

If you’ve been in the mood for a riff-fest to get you through the coming week, then new band Fugitive


Architects Cancel North American Tour, Citing Logistical Issues

UK metalcore titans Architects have canceled their upcoming North American tour, citing logistical issues. They announced the news in a



Misfits, Alice Cooper, and The Distillers will play the Dos Equis Pavilion in Dallas, TX on October 29. As usual


ARCHITECTS Cancels North American Tour Due To „A Number Of Logistical Issues“

Architects has canceled their North American tour scheduled to kick off in September with We Came As Romans and Like


David Ellefson: Exodus Would Be Included If There Was a “Big Five”

In the vaunted halls of thrash metal, the “Big Four”—Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax—are considered by most to be the genre’s


REVOCATION’s DAVE DAVIDSON On METALLICA Being In Stranger Things: „I Think It’s Cool. That’s A Whole New Generation“

Metallica’s „Master Of Puppets“ being in Stranger Things has dominated headlines for the past month, though there’s been a fair


DETHKLOK Streams „Thunderhorse“ From First Show In Three Years

Dethklok played their first show in three years over the weekend at the Adult Swim Festival Block Party, and you


Fight ZAKK WYLDE In This New Browser Game

If you’ve ever thought „man, I wish I could fight Black Label Society guitarist Zakk Wylde right now,“ you’re in


RIVERS OF NIHIL Announces Headlining Dates Around THE CONTORTIONIST Tour

Rivers Of Nihil will hit the road with The Contortionist this September, and now you’ve got a few extra chances



Fugitive is the new band featuring guitarists Blake Ibanez (Power Trip) and Victor Gutierrez (Impalers), vocalist Seth Gilmore (Skourge), bassist


VENOM Is Working On Their First Album Since 2018

Venom, the one fronted by Conrad „Cronos“ Lant, is working on their first new record since Storm The Gates in


DAVID ELLEFSON Names Who Should Be In The Hypothetical Big Six Of Thrash

The Big Four of Thrash is Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, and Slayer… but what if there was a Big Six? Former


BAM MARGERA’s Family Issues Statement Saying „Free BAM“ Movement Isn’t Helping His Health

Bam Margera has been reported missing twice this year, but was fortunately found safely both times and returned to rehab.


Rivers of Nihil Announce Headline Dates on Contortionist Tour

Technical and progressive death metal fans will be in nerd heaven next month when The Contortionist hits the road to


Wacken First Round Of Bands For 2023, Sells Out In Six Hours

Wacken 2022 just ended, which means it’s time to start looking forward to Wacken 2023! The next iteration of the


Album Review: THE HALO EFFECT Days Of The Lost

It was inevitable that ex-In Flames members would reach a number that allowed the possibility of starting their own band:


JOHAN HEGG Talks 30 Years Of AMON AMARTH, The Great Heathen Army, ERICK REDBEARD & His Go-To Tour Beer

Celebrating 30 years of global mosh-inducing Viking infused death metal in 2022, Amon Amarth are at the heights of their


Wacken Open Air 2023 Sells 80,000 Tickets in Six Hours

In one of the most insane announcements likely to come this week, organizers for Wacken Open Air 2023 have confirmed


Watch Fan-Filmed Footage of Dethklok’s Show at Adult Swim Festival Last Night

Everyone’s favorite cartoon band made flesh, Dethklok, performed last night at the Fillmore Philadelphia to conclude Adult Swim Festival. Unfortunately,


Watch Three-Fourths Of SEPULTURA’s Morbid Visions Lineup Play „Troops Of Doom“ At A Recent Show

Most of Sepultura’s Morbid Visions lineup – frontman Max Cavalera, drummer Igor Cavalera, and guitarist Jairo Guedz – reunited on


DEFTONES Is „Coming Up With Ideas“ For A New Album

According to Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter in an interview with Cypress Hill vocalist B-Real’s The Smokebox show, the band has


INTOXICATED Brings The Heat On New Single „Watch You Burn“

Intoxicated is here to thrash your day up big time with their new single and video „Watch You Burn.“ The


GUY FIERI Really Loves RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, Spotted At Two Recent Shows

Evidently, restaurateur Guy Fieri is a massive fan of Rage Against the Machine. The charismatic television personality was spotted first


UMBILICUS (CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) Drops Psychedelic New Single „Gates“

Umbilicus, the hard rock supergroup featuring drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz (Cannibal Corpse), guitarist Taylor Nordberg (Deicide, Inhuman Condition), bassist Vernon Blake



What if Eminem’s 2000 hit song „The Real Slim Shady“ had a bit of a nü-metal tint to it like


King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox Cover Ozzy’s “Crazy Train”

It’s Sunday and you know what that means: King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp and his wife, Toyah Willcox, are back


DYING FETUS Announces Solo Headlining September Shows

Dying Fetus has a mini-tour coming up with Knocked Loose, Terror, and Omerta (with Knocked Loose being the headliners). The


That Time SCOTT IAN & MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Had A Comedic Supergroup Called TITANNICA

In the 90s, there were two guaranteed constants along the space-time continuum: endless sketch comedy, and Maynard James Keenan joining


Artist Reimagines METALLICA’s Master Of Puppets As Oil Paintings For Charity

Art meets audio perfection when Felipe Mora takes on Metallica’s Master of Puppets. Macabre marionettes, puss riddled preachers, pulverizing thrash punks,


CAUSTIC PHELGM Sounds Exactly Like You Think They Do

Just in case you need some vomit-inducing death metal this weekend, Caustic Phlegm has you covered. The band just put


70000Tons of Metal Cruise Ship and Destination Announced

As far as vacations go, it’s harder to get more metal than 70000Tons of Metal, a cruise that takes you


KING DIAMOND On MERCYFUL FATE In 2022: „This Is Not A Reunion. We Are Just Picking It Up Again“

Mercyful Fate is currently out on the road in Europe playing a handful of festival and preparing their first new


DAATH Streams Cover Of OINGO BOINGO’s „Nasty Habits“

As Daath gears up to release their first new record since their 2010 self-titled, they’ve set up a new YouTube


OZZY OSBOURNE Once Believed ERIC CLAPTON Was Stalking Him

By now, you’ve probably heard that Ozzy Osbourne’s forthcoming LP, Patient Number 9, has a slew of guest appearances, including


Watch: Phil Demmel Plays First European Tour Show with Lamb of God

Richmond’s Lamb of God are completing their European tour with Vio-lence guitarist Phil Demmel, who is subbing in for Lamb


Phil Anselmo Says Dimebag and Vinnie Paul Would Want Pantera Reunion to Happen, 10 Metal Bands You Definitely Saw in the 2010s, and More Top Stories of the Week

What’s that? You’re still fighting with Facebook commenters about whether or not Tommy Lee was using a backing track last


THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Was Booed So Loud On A 2002 Tour With SYSTEM OF A DOWN They Couldn’t Hear Themselves

The Dillinger Escape Plan opened for System Of A Down on their 2002 European tour and fans were notably not



Sepultura’s 1994 show at the Event Center at San Jose State University featured, among a handful of other kickass songs,


How Floridian Strip Clubs Saved DEF LEPPARD’s Hysteria Album

Def Leppard’s 1987 album Hysteria has sold over 12 million copies in the United States alone and has spawned a


These Are The 10 Best DIO Deep Cuts

The little man with an enormous voice, the late, great Ronnie James Dio was one of the finest vocalists in



In a new interview with Spin magazine, Perry Farrell seemed to indicate that some new music from Jane’s Addiction—presumably in


DEMON HUNTER Gets A Little Industrial On New Single „Heaven Don’t Cry“

Demon Hunter is now streaming their new single „Heaven Don’t Cry,“ which takes a slihtly more industrial approach to the


Check Out This 150+ Doom Band Compilation To Benefit Ukraine

Ukranian radio station Path Of Doom Radio is now streaming their massive new compilation STOP WAR IN UKRAINE! featuring all


WHITESNAKE Drops Off SCORPIONS Tour As DAVID COVERDALE Continues Upper Repiratory Infection Treatment

Whitesnake has unfortunately had to drop off their coming North American tour with Scorpions due to vocalist David Coverdale’s ongoing


Black Crown Initiate Guitarist Andy Thomas Leaves Band

According to a post on his Instagram earlier today, Andy Thomas, guitarist and clean vocalist for Pennsylvania progressive death band



Black Crown Initiate has unfortunately parted ways with founding guitarist Andy Thomas. „It’s been a long, wonderful, crazy journey, and


BRENDON SMALL’s Studio Was Robbed, List Of Stolen Gear Posted

Metalocalypse mastermind Brendon Small’s Los Angeles studio was robbed as Dethklok gears up to play their first show in a


Korn Guitarist Head: “The Metal Community is So Inclusive”

In an interview with Riff X, Korn guitarists Brian “Head” Welch and James “Munky” Shaffer spoke about their perception of


Watch Amon Amarth Escape the Office in “Find a Way or Make One” Video

The new Amon Amarth album, The Great Heathen Army, is a banger. The Swedish viking death metal horde sound as


Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Lacks Faith in the Future of Rock: “I Hear Stuff That’s Not Inspired”

In between dates of his band’s stadium tour with Mötley Crüe and Poison, Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen spoke to


UK Rockers PSYCHLONA Streams Intergalactic Track „La Tolvanera“ 

Though we’ve featured UK band Psychlona on Metal Injection previously, I just realized the members of the dirty band with


Slipknot Release Killer New Single “Yen”

Everyone’s favorite Des Moinesians Slipknot have returned with the second song from their new album, The End, So Far. The


SLIPKNOT Streams Slow-Burning New Single „Yen“

Do you want more Slipknot right now? Because we’ve got more Slipknot right now. The band is now streaming their


Watch STEVE VAI Make This Young Guitarist’s Dreams Come True By Inviting Him Onstage To Play

Guitarist Steve Vai has been in Europe lately, as part of a recent leg of his Inviolate tour. The tour


KORN Guitarist HEAD: „The Metal Community Is So Inclusive And United“

Korn guitarists Head and Munky recently gave an interview with Riff X’s Metal XS, where they spoke about the metal


CROOKED ROYALS Signs to PERIPHERY’s Label, Drops Energetic New Single „Glass Hands“

Crooked Royals has signed to Periphery’s 3DOT Recordings and will release their new record Quarter Life Daydream on October 21.


The New Drowning Pool Song is a Tribute to Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul

Today in “unexpected sentences:” that headline. Dallas alt-metal unit Drowning Pool, who you definitely know best for the song “Bodies,”


NIGHTWISH Has Written Their Next Album, Eyeing 2023 To Record

It has been over two years since Nightwish released their Human. :II: Nature. LP, and it sounds as if we’ll


DROWNING POOL Pays Tribute To PANTERA With New Single „Mind Right“

Drowning Pool will release their first new record since 2016 Strike A Nerve and is now streaming „Mind Right.“ According


Max Cavalera on Pantera Reunion: “The Fans Deserve to Hear Those Songs”

If anyone knows about successful reunions right now, it’s Max Cavalera. The former Sepultura frontman and his brother, ex-Sepultura drummer


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – August 5, 2022

We managed to stop watching TikToks with Beavis and Butthead long enough to bring you this week’s new releases. Damn,


DEF LEPPARD’s PHIL COLLEN Blames The „TikTok And YouTube Crowd“ For Lack Of Modern Rock Stars

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen isn’t sure who the band will pass the torch to once they’re retired. Collen said


TRIVIUM, ARCH ENEMY & DARK TRANQUILLITY Vocalists To Participate In Metal: Hellsinger Show At Gamescom 2022

Metal: Hellsinger, the heavy metal-based rhythm game, is bringing their brand of heavy to the stage at Gamescom 2022 in


PALLBEARER Announces 10th Anniversary Reissue Of Sorrow And Extinction

Pallbearer is reissuing their classic 2012 doom opus Sorrow And Extinction in a variety of configurations, including a deluxe vinyl


Listen to Mötley Crüe, Ice Nine Kills, Asking Alexandria and From Ashes to New Team Up for Horror Movie Theme Song

Horror movies and heavy metal go together like peanut butter and chocolate, so it makes perfect sense that the directors


AMON AMARTH Is Bored At The Office In „Find A Way Or Make One“ Video

Amon Amarth has just rleeased their new record The Great Heathen Army, but now it’s time to head back into


THE MARS VOLTA Streams „Vigil,“ Announces First New Album In A Decade

The Mars Volta is now streaming their new single „Vigil“ alongside the announcement of their brand new self-titled album due



This week’s new heavy metal releases include metal from dudes with bags on their heads, grooves, Vikings, and more! To


THE HALO EFFECT, CHAT PILE, LANGUISH & 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. Languish –


Original Misfits Tease Halloween Show in Dallas

The Original Misfits—the horror punk band’s classic lineup of Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein that reunited


Willie Adler Explains Why He’s Missing Lamb of God Tour, Will Return in September

With news that Lamb of God guitarist Willie Adler won’t be with the band on their upcoming European run and,


SOULFLY’s New Album Was Inspired By MARC RIZZO Leaving The Band

Soulfly parted ways with longtime guitarist Marc Rizzo in 2021. The split was hardly amicable, with Rizzo saying Soulfly didn’t


Listen to a New Cover from Members of Melvins, Blondie and the Sex Pistols

In the realm of “Metal People Doing Not Metal Shit,” Cabbage ‘N Mash, a collaboration between Melvins drummer Dale Crover


LAMB OF GOD’s WILLIE ADLER On Missing Band’s European Tour: „I’ve Got Some Things That I Need To Be Home For“

Lamb Of God will recruit Vio-lence guitarist Phil Demmel for their upcoming European tour in place of guitarist Willie Adler.


FALLUJAH Streams Slower New Single „Soulbreaker“

Fallujah is now streaming their third and final new single „Soulbreaker“ off the coming record Empyrean. And in the words


Phil Demmel Will Miss Vio-lence Shows, Former Lizzy Borden Guitarist Fills In

On Tuesday, we reported that Vio-lence guitarist Phil Demmel would be filling in for Lamb of God on their upcoming



In a recent chat with RockSverige, Behemoth’s Nergal got all up in his feelings talking about his love for Metallica—something


THE BRONX Announce Fall 2022 North America Tour With THE CHATS, And More.

Los Angeles punks The Bronx have announced a North American tour for Fall 2022, including a co-headlining stint with Aussie


MAMALEEK Drop Jazzy, Brutal New Single „Boiler Room“ & Announce New LP

San Francisco’s metal experimentalists Mamaleek have released a new single and promo video for „Boiler Room,“ from their forthcoming LP,


Album Review: KRISIUN Mortem Solis

Don’t let the brutal imagery fool you because Krisiun are a family band. For over thirty years, the brothers Alex,


Fozzy Singer and Pro Wrestler Chris Jericho: “Being a Great Frontman is like Being a Great Wrestler”

Canadian pro wrestler and Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho recently gave an interview to Classic Rock, speaking about shows with Metallica


Please Enjoy GHOST’s CARDINAL COPIA Poorly Reciting Classic Movie Lines

Ghost has just rolled out the twelfth chapter of their lore videos in the form of Ghost Goes Hollywood. Watch


MISFITS Begins Teasing A Mystery Halloween Show

Misfits will be celebrating Halloween this year with a show that’s taking place… somewhere. It seems like the general consensus


BORIS Drops New Single „My Name Is Blank“

Boris is now streaming their hard rockin‘, slightly punky new single „My Name Is Blank“ from the upcoming Heavy Rocks


Did Rob Zombie Secretly Reveal the Villain of The Munsters?

We’re sick horror freaks over here at Metalsucks, which is both our excuse for listening to Mortician and obsessively covering


15 Unlikely Covers By Extreme Metal Bands That Actually Rule

Who doesn’t love to see a band conclude a concert with their own unique rendition of a classic Black Sabbath song?!


Watch: HALESTORM’s LZZY HALE Gifts THE WARNING’s Singer A Guitar Onstage

Being an opening act is tough. Half-empty venues, indifferent spectators, brief soundchecks—it’s all part of the drill. Indeed, it’s a


CHOKE Streams Grinding New Single „Lust For Death“

Choke will release their new record Desiphon on September 16, and is now streaming the blindingly pissed-off new single „Lust


Hanoi Rocks’ Andy McCoy Claims Nikki Sixx Never Thanked Him for Saving His Life: “That Makes Him a Second-Class Citizen in My Eyes”

The feud between Hanoi Rocks and Mötley Crüe continues this week as Hanoi Rocks guitarist Andy McCoy alleged that Nikki


MIKAEL STANNE Talks THE HALO EFFECT, DARK TRANQUILITY & Love Of Gothenburg’s Original Metal Bands

Mikael Stanne has had a full dance card in recent years. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Long-time front-man of Dark


ETHER COVEN Recruits LIGHT THE TORCH’s HOWARD JONES For New Single „Consequences Of Self“

Ether Coven is now streamigng their sludgy, miserable new single „Consequences of Self (Let the Nails Carve Our Names in


Metalocalypse Creator Brendon Small Offers Movie Update: “We’re All Excited to Be Knee Deep in It Right Now”

Everyone’s favorite animated death metal band is coming back, baby! Metalocalypse creator Brendon Small offered an update on the upcoming


Former SAMSON Vocalist NICKY MOORE Dead At 75

Vocalist Nicky Moore has passed away at 75 years old. Moore fronted several bands over the years including Uli Jon


RUBY THE HATCHET Returns With Hard Rockin‘ New Single „Thruster“

Ruby The Hatchet will release their new record Fear Is A Cruel Master on October 21 and is now streaming


Nicky Moore, Former Samson Singer, Dead at 75

Singer Nicky Moore, who is best known for fronting influential New Wave of Heavy Metal band Samson following the departure


BRENDON SMALL Says He’s „Knee Deep“ In Writing The New Metalocalypse Movie

Metalocalypse will get the ending it deserves hopefully sometime next year. The movie will be the follow-up to the 2013


AT THE GATES Streams Animated Video For „Garden Of Cyrus“

At The Gates is now streaming the animated video for „Garden Of Cyrus“ from their most recent album The Nightmare


Thoughtcrimes (Ex-Dillinger Escape Plan) Get Sludgy on “New Infinities”

Fledgling metal outfit Thoughtcrimes, the Long Island-based band led by former The Dillinger Escape Plan drummer Billy Rhymer, have released


That Time JUDAS PRIEST’s GLENN TIPTON Tried To Save K.K. DOWNING While On Acid

Judas Priest’s Screaming For Vengeance is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, vocalist Rob Halford and bassist


THOUGHTCRIMES Streams Slower, Sludgier New Single „New Infinities“

Thoughtcrimes is now streaming their slower, sludgier new single „New Infinities,“ which drummer Billy Rymer points out was partially written


Darkthrone Post Cryptic Video, Tell Viewers “Put Your Ear to the Ground”

We get it: Norwegian black metal is supposed to be kvlt and mysterious but we’re still scratching our heads about


DARKTHRONE Is Teasing Something

What the hell is Darkthrone up to? All we know so far is the extremely scant information provided in the


Is TikTok’s Parent Company About To Launch a Music Streaming Service?

ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, have filed for patent applications for an intellectual property listed as TikTok Music, according


Protest the Hero Drummer Leaves the Band

Canadian progressive metal band Protest the Hero announced today that their drummer, Mike Ieradi, is leaving the band. Their official


Lorna Shore Announce ‘Pain Remains’ Tour

After a successful performance headlining a small stage at Lollapalooza, rapidly-growing deathcore outfit Lorna Shore have announced a tour for


PROTEST THE HERO Parts Ways With Drummer, Confirms New Music Is Coming

Protest The Hero has parted ways with drummer Mike Ieradi, who originally joined the band in 2013. Protest The Hero



Lorna Shore has announced a headlining tour kicking off this October in support of their coming record Pain Remains. The


INGESTED Streams Crushing New Single „Shadows Of Time“

Ingested will release their new record Ashes Lie Still on November 4, and is now streaming the devastating (and potentially


10 Metal Bands You Definitely Saw Live in the 2010s

Certain bands are just built for the road. No matter how prolific their studio output is, being on the road


Pet Brick Featuring Iggor Cavalera Announce New Album, Stream “Primer”

Liminal, the new album from Petbrick—former Sepultura drummer Iggor Cavalera and UK-based producer Wayne Adams— will be released on September


MEGADETH’s Killing Is My Business Was Originally A Lot Slower Until One Fan Compared The Band To METALLICA

Megadeth began writing Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good! in 1983, the same year Dave Mustaine was famously


KINGS OF MERCIA (FATES WARNING, FM) Debut First Single „Wrecking Ball“

Fates Warning and Arch/Matheos guitarist Jim Matheos has teamed up with vocalist Steve Overland, who has sang with various British


LAMB OF GOD Drops Lyric Video For „Omens“

Lamb Of God is now streaming a lyric video for their latest single „Omens,“ which you can stream below. „I


Watch: Hardcore Vocalist Calls Out Venue for Merch Cuts During Live Set

Being in a touring band comes with lots of upsides, but there are plenty of downsides as well. One frequently-derided


Exclusive Premiere: Turian Are Coming Undone on New Album ‘No Longer Human’

No Longer Human, the new album from Seattle’s Turian, is the soundtrack to a person losing their mind. Or at


NICK OLIVERI On His Ouster From QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE: „It Took Time To Heal“

Nobody likes getting kicked out of the cool club, but that’s exactly what happened to bassist Nick Oliveri, as he


PETBRICK (IGGOR CAVALERA) Announces New Album Featuring Members Of CONVERGE, NEUROSIS & More

Industrial/electronic duo Petbrick, featuring Sepultura/Cavalera Conspiracy drummer Iggor Cavalera and UK artist Wayne Adams, have announced their second LP, Liminal,


Lamb of God Release Lyric Video for ‘Omens’

Groove metal heavyweights Lamb of God have released the lyric video for the title track to their new record, Omens.


BLACK ANVIL Streams „Castrum Doloris,“ Announces New Album Regenesis

Black Anvil has signed to Season Of Mist and will release their label debut Regenesis on November 4. Black Anvil


Behemoth Vocalist Nergal on Friendship with Lars Ulrich: “He’s an Amazing Human Being”

In an interview with Swedish publication Rock Sverige, Nergal, vocalist of Polish black/death giants Behemoth, spoke about his relationship with


Watch: Vocalist Calls Out Venue For Merch Cuts Between Songs

Australian metalcore act Alpha Wolf is currently out on the road in the U.S. and vocalist Lochie Keogh isn’t too


Watch DOWN Sludge It Up In Dallas

Back in May, riff-lords Down swung through Dallas and set up shop at the best little roadhouse in Texas, Amplified


THIRTEEN GOATS Unleashes Blackened Heavy Metal On New Single „Servant Of The Outer Dark““

Vancouver’s Thirteen Goats is now streaming their new single „Servant Of The Outer Dark.“ The single perfectly marries old school


Ex-AC/DC Drummer Chris Slade on Axl Rose Performing with the Band: ‘It Was Fantastic’

2016 was a weird year to be alive no matter how you slice it but one of the most-surprising occurrences


Maryland Deathfest To Return In 2024, UK Deathfest Canceled After 2022

Maryland Deathfest issued a statement ahead of the 2022 edition of the festival saying this year might be the last.


SPIRITBOX Unveils What An Actual Spiritbox Looks Like

Spiritbox recently teamed up with writer Jim Krueger (Earth X, Justice) and artist Amilcar Pinna (Poppy’s Inferno, Generation X) to


Album Review: THE LORD Forest Nocturne

Greg Anderson is a busy boy, isn’t he? The man of a million side projects and co-founder of Southern Lord


Maryland Deathfest 2024 Dates Announced

There was uncertainty about the future of Maryland Deathfest—the world’s largest known gathering of people who know what goregrind is—when


The Unbearable Weight of Massive Riffs: In Conversation With NICOLAS CAGE FIGHTER

Australia’s metal-death-hardcore heroes Nicolas Cage Fighter – named after the zen master of funk himself – are fixing to take


Steel Panther Used as Photo for Mötley Crüe Documentary

Film studio Monarch Films made a humorous mistake when they used a photo of modern glam metal band Steel Panther


Once Human’s Lauren Hart is Divine Heresy’s New Singer

According to a post made by guitarist Dino Cazares to the band’s Facebook page, Lauren Hart is the new singer


DEFTONES Announces Third Annual Dia De Los DEFTONES Festival

Deftones is bringing back their Dia De Los Deftones festival this year! The festival will take place on November 5



Divine Heresy is back for the first time since their 2009 album Bringer Of Plagues, though with a completely different


Metallica Are the Most Successful Touring Metal Act of the Past 40 Years

A new list released by Pollstar commemorates four decades of tracking live music sales with a list that reveals the


HATEBREED Announces Perseverance Anniversary Tour GATECREEPER & BLEEDING THROUGH

Hatebreed will hit the road this fall for their 20 Years Of Perseverance tour celebrating their 2002 album Perseverance. The


Album Review: SOULFLY Totem

Soulfly has proved itself as more than Max Cavalera’s post-Sepultura nu metal project. 2018’s Ritual saw Cavalera bringing his love


Vio-lence Guitarist Phil Demmel to Fill In for Lamb of God on European Tour

When Lamb of God hit Europe this week, they’ll be performing with current Vio-lence/ex-Machine Head guitarist and unofficial Lamb of


MÖTLEY CRÜE Documentary Uses A Photo Of STEEL PANTHER On Its Cover

Monarch Films has plenty of rock documentaries to their name including ones looking at the careers of AC/DC, Metallica, and


LORD BUFFALO Streams Foreboding Cover Of MOTÖRHEAD’s „God Was Never On Your Side“

„I think the roots of rural American music shared some of the values of the stoner and doom crowd in


The New MUSE Album Will Be The First NFT To Qualify For Album Charts

UK rock outfit Muse already have a lot of success under their belt, but now they can add this to


LAMB OF GOD Once Again Recruit Guitarist PHIL DEMMEL For European Tour

So Vio-lence guitarist Phil Demmel is basically the unofficial sixth member of Lamb Of God at this point, right? Demmel


CITY OF CATERPILLAR Announces First New Record In 20 Years, Streams „Decider“

City Of Caterpillar is back to finally follow up their 2002 self-titled debut album! The band will release Mythic Sisters


Nick Oliveri on Queens of the Stone Age Firing: “It Took Some Time to Heal”

It has to suck getting fired from your band, especially after said band is hitting new highs every day. Bassist


Phil Anselmo on Pantera Reunion: “I know Dime and Vinnie Paul Would Want the Legacy and the Name of Pantera to Go On”

We’ve heard from what feels like quite literally everyone else about the Pantera reunion and now frontman Phil Anselmo is


PHIL ANSELMO On PANTERA: „DIMEBAG And VINCE Always Wanted This Band To Be A Legacy Band“

Surviving Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown will team up with Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante and Black Label



Motionless In White, Black Veil Brides, Ice Nine Kills, and Crown The Empire has announced the third leg of their


VENTED (DAATH, DEVILDRIVER) Grooves So Hard In „The End Game“

Vented is an international supergroup featuring Sean Zatorsky (Daath, Sinsaenum, Chimaira), Austin D’Amond (DevilDriver, Bleed The Sky), Gergo Hajer (Omega


Photos: Rob Zombie, Mudvayne, Static-X, Powerman 5000 at Freedom Mortgage Pavilion on July 29, 2022

The early 2000s stepped out of their DeLorean and into 2022 on Friday, July 29 in Camden, New Jersey when


INCLINATION (KNOCKED LOOSE) Announces Debut Album, Streams Raging New Single „Epidemic“

Inclination, the band featuring Knocked Loose guitarist Isaac Hale, is now streaming their new single „Epidemic“ alongside the announcement of


METALLICA, GUNS N‘ ROSES, AC/DC & More Among The Most Successful Touring Acts Of The Past 40 Years

Pollstar is celebrating 40 years of tracking live events with a massive list of the best-selling 40 artists over the


DAATH Recruits SEPTICFLESH Drummer For New Album

Daath is currently recording the follow-up to their 2010 self-titled album, and now we finally know who the drummer is!


Three Days Grace Drummer on Pantera Reunion: “Zakk Wylde Was the Obvious Choice for the Job”

Well, now everyone truly has said their piece about the forthcoming Pantera reunion featuring guitarist Zakk Wylde and drummer Charlie


There Might Be A Live Action Beavis And Butt-Head Movie

Beavis and Butt-Head is having a pretty solid year. The show had its first new movie Beavis and Butt-Head Do


ABRAMS‘ New Single „In The Clouds“ Is As Heavy As It Is Atmospheric

Abrams will release their new record In the Dark on September 9, and we’re streaming their new single „In The


Botch Appear to Tease Reunion

It sure seems like something is brewing in the Botch camp. The American mathcore legends, dubbed the 20th most important


Tech-Death Tuesday: Check Out An Early Stream of PSYCROPTIC’s Incredible New Album, Divine Council

Greetings tech fiends, it’s that time of the week again. Before we dive into today’s column, here’s the usual weekly


SHOW ME THE BODY Threw A Dude Into A Speaker For Taking A Stage Selfie

Hardcore punk band Show Me The Body vocalist and banjoist Julian Cashwan Pratt wasn’t really in the mood to watch


Watch: Guy Fieri Loves Seeing Rage Against the Machine

Celebrity chef and TV host Guy Fieri is a confirmed metalhead after being spotted at a Slipknot show in 2021


Is BOTCH Teasing A Reunion?

Botch signed to Sargent House in late 2021, which of course sparked rumors of a reunion. Botch clarified that the


M. Shadows Teases Beatboxing on New Avenged Sevenfold Album

This is either a huge creative leap or a funny bit of trolling. M. Shadows, the vocalist for popular metal


Music Midtown Festival Canceled After Court Says Guns Can’t Be Banned

Organizers for the Music Midtown Festival, which was scheduled to take place in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park on September 17-18, canceled


Atlanta Festival Canceled After Court Rules That Guns Can’t Be Kept Out

Music Midtown was set to take place this September at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA with such acts as My


Watch: FAITH NO MORE’s Drummer Joins BLACK SABBATH Tribute Band For „Behind The Wall Of Sleep“

Faith No More drummer Mike Bordin joined the Black Sabbath tribute band Back Stabbath last night in Berkely, CA for


Watch: GULCH Played Their Final Show, Cops Cut The Power During The Last Song

Shortlived but legendary hardcore band Gulch played their final show ever at the Sound And Fury festival in Los Angeles,


Doom Pioneers Trouble Recording First Album Since 2013

Doom metal legends Trouble are finally recording the follow up to their 2013 album, The Distortion Field, according to Blabbermouth.


The New AVENGED SEVENFOLD Album May Contain Beatboxing

Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows recently revealed he was in the studio recording vocals for the band’s long-awaited new album.


Former In Flames Guitarist Jesper Strömbland on Influencing Metalcore: “It’s an Honor to Be a Part of Creating This”

Swedish melodic death metal trailblazers In Flames have released two new singles in the last month and change—“The Great Deceiver”


BUCKETHEAD Recovers One Of His Guitars

Last week, Buckethead reported that 10 of his guitars have been stolen. Buckethead called the theft a „tremendous loss“ and


ALL SOULS Dons Masks And Takes Up Wrestling In „I Dream“

All Souls is band featuring Antonio Aguilar (Totimoshi), Meg Castellanos (Totimoshi), Tony Tornay (The Desert Sessions, Fatso Jetson), and Alain


Watch: Security Guard Has A Blast Crowdsurfing At A Metal Show

Some security guards manage to tackle the guy playing guitar in the band. Other security guards manage to have themselves


10 Bands That Represent Sri Lanka’s Diverse Black Metal Scene

In doing metal genre research, I am often most fascinated by contrast. Sri Lanka—bright, sunny, perhaps optimistic. Black metal—foreboding, nocturnal,


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist Talks About Why ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN Stood Out In ’80s Thrash

Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Zoltan Bathory recently named the 10 guitarists that changed his life in a feature with


TROUBLE Is Recording Their First New Album Since 2013

Trouble has begun recording their first new album since The Distortion Field in 2013. The record will be Trouble’s second


The Halo Effect’s Mikael Stanne on The MetalSucks Podcast #449

This week, The Halo Effect and Dark Tranquility vocalist Mikael Stanne is our guest! We discussed the origins of his


JESPER STRÖMBLAD Says It’s „An Honor“ To Have Helped Create 2000s Metalcore

It’s not secret that ’90s metalcore acts like Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying, Darkest Hour, and Trivium were influenced


Album Review: AMON AMARTH The Great Heathen Army

Like countless other bands, the timing of Amon Amarth’s latest album was affected by the pandemic. After touring for their


The 25 Underground Metal Bands You Might’ve Missed In July

Looking for something new to listen to? Get acquainted with these tracks from some lesser-known bands that came out in


Lars Ulrich on Metallica’s ‘Stranger Things’ Popularity: “That Whole Thing is Such a Mindf**ck”

Any metalhead living above ground is no doubt aware of Metallica‘s rather large uptick in popularity recently due to the


IN FLAMES Drops Old School Single „The Great Deceiver,“ Announces European Tour With AT THE GATES

In Flames is back with their second new single of 2022. In Flames is now streaming „The Great Deceiver,“ which


CYNIC Wraps Up Remix Of 1993 Classic Focus

Cynic frontman Paul Masividal and frequent Cynic producer Warren Riker have just completed a remix of the band’s 1993 classic


In Flames Release New Single “The Great Deceiver,” Announce European Tour with At the Gates

Swedish melodic death metal legends In Flames are streaming “The Great Deceiver,” their second single this year following “State of


GOATWHORE, BLIND GUARDIAN, BRYMIR & More Added To The Commute Playlist

No matter if you’re commuting to work an hour away, or commuting from your bed to the home office, we


Video: Tony Hawk Sings with Tony Hawk Video Game Cover Band

Two video game series are responsible for introducing swathes of impressionable young people to punk and metal: rhythm game series


Watch: TONY HAWK Got On Stage With A Tony Hawk Pro Skater Soundtrack Cover Band

If you grew up in the early 2000s, your musical tastes were very likely influenced by the Tony Hawk Pro


Watch: ROBB FLYNN Reunites With AHRUE LUSTER To Play Through MACHINE HEAD’s The Burning Red

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn reunited with former guitarist Ahrue Luster to play through the band’s entire 1999 album The


ROBB FLYNN Reunited With AHRUE LUSTER To Play Through MACHINE HEAD’s The Burning Red

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn reunited with former guitarist Ahrue Luster to play through the band’s entire 1999 album The


BRUTUS Returns Once More With Catchy New Single „Liar“

Belgian trio Brutus is back with a new record called Unison Life due out October 21, and a brand new


King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox Cover Lenny Kravitz’s “Are You Gonna Go My Way?”

Guitarist Robert Fripp of the legendary King Crimson and his wife, actress and singer Toyah Willcox, are back with the


PEARL JAM’s STONE GOSSARD Answers Age-Old Question: „Did Grunge Kill Heavy Metal?“

Since the early 90s, the question as to whether grunge killed heavy metal as it became the internationally-dominant form of



Progressive hard rock outfit The Night Flight Orchestra, which features members of Soilwork and Arch Enemy—have released a new single,


ACCEPT Announces First North American Tour In A Decade

Accept released their new record Too Mean To Die in 2021, and is now getting ready to hit the road


Album Review: NEBULA Transmission From Mothership Earth

Some artists are born out of time. I don’t mean that in a rhythmic sense, certainly not here anyway –


KERRY KING’s New Band Is „On Par With SLAYER,“ Seems To Be Coming In 2023

Rumors surrounding former Slayer guitar Kerry King’s new band have been swirling lately. King recently confirmed the new band will


UNEARTH, MADBALL & UNDEATH Announce September Shows

Unearth, Madball, and Undeath will team up for four shows mostly in the Midwest this September. Get those dates below


GREG ANDERSON Streams Droning Demos For His Forest Nocturne Solo Album

Greg Anderson, co-founder of Southern Lord Records and guitarist for bands like Sunn O))) and Goatsnake, recently released his new


Former Static-X Guitarist and Convicted Sex Offender Tripp Eisen Attempts to Reconcile with Former Bandmates

In a recent press release, former Static-X guitarist Tripp Eisen—who was fired from the band after serving time in prison


Tommy Lee Appears to Use a Backing Track, Lorna Shore Crush Sold-Out Lollapalooza Set, and More Top Stories of the Week

Were you so caught up in the ongoing excitement of the Pantera reunion and debating whether or not Tommy Lee


MAX CAVALERA On SEPULTURA’s Roots: „I Don’t Think Roots Is A Nü-Metal Record“

Sepultura’s 1996 album Roots was an incredibly divisive album among fans. Roots focused much more on groove and simplistic riffs,


Video: Anthrax and Public Enemy’s Chuck D Perform “Bring the Noise” in Hollywood

Sometimes you get more than you bargained for at a live show, like when Anthrax bring out Public Enemy emcee


Watch CHUCK D Join ANTHRAX On Stage For „Bring The Noise“ In Hollywood

Anthrax was joined by the legendary Chuck D of Public Enemy for a performance of „Bring The Noise“ on July


THE HALO EFFECT Tapped THE HAUNTED’s Guitarist In Place Of JESPER STRÖMBLAD For Metaldays 2022

The Halo Effect played Metaldays 2022 on July 27, though guitarist Jesper Strömblad sat the performance out and was replaced


BRYMIR Streams Chilly, Melodic New Single „Herald Of Aegir“

Bundle up everyone, because Brymir is here with their chilly new single „Herald Of Aegir.“ It’s everything you could possibly


Stranger Things Actor Got To Jam With METALLICA Backstage

Metallica and Stranger Things actor Joseph Quinn, known for his role as Eddie Munson, have finally gotten together to jam


RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Broke Out „Born Of A Broken Man“ Live For The First Time Since 2008

Rage Against the Machine dusted off „Born of a Broken Man“ from their third LP, The Battle of Los Angeles,


Dave Mustaine: “I Know How It Feels to Have People Gunning for You”

In a recent interview with Metal Hammer, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine spoke about a wide variety of topics including the


BRIAN JOHNSON Reveals The Mundane Inspirations For Some Back In Black Lyrics

AC/DC’s 1980 album Back In Black was the band’s first effort with then-new vocalist Brian Johnson, who joined shortly after


Check Out KORN’s MUNKY Guesting On New XHOANA X’s New Single

Korn guitarist James „Munky“ Shaffer guested on the new XHOANA X single „GIRLGUN“ and you can check that out below.


CLIFF BURTON Is Getting His Own Mini-Statue

The late and great Metallica bassist Cliff Burton is getting his own statue courtesy of Knuckle Bonz in early 2023.



In The Blind is the new band featuring Josh Matthew (Megosh, Pink Elefants), Jasan Steep (Dog Fashion Disco, Polkadot Cadaver),


Pearl Jam Guitarist Stone Gossard on If Grunge Killed Heavy Metal: ‘Hard Rock was Really Stagnating at that Point’

In a recent interview with VWMusic, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard was asked his thoughts on the frequent claim that


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – July 29, 2022

There isn’t a ton of new music this month but what does come out today sends July out with a


War of Ages Drummer Kaleb Luebchow Has Died

According to a Facebook post made by his family, War of Ages drummer Kaleb Luebchow died on Wednesday, July 27


Anyway, Here’s A Kid Doing JONATHAN DAVIS Scat Vocals At His University’s Karaoke

Chris, or @the_funky_monkey_ as he’s known on TikTok, from Northeastern State University isn’t fucking around when it comes to karaoke.


HAKEN Begins Recording New Album

Haken recently released their new single „Nightingale,“ their first with original keyboardist Pete Jones. Now they’re taking things one step


TIM „RIPPER“ OWENS Streams New Solo Single „Embattled“

Tim „Ripper“ Owens (KK’s Priest, ex-Judas Priest, etc.) will release a new solo EP under the name Ripper later this


Dee Snider Says He Can’t Stop Far-Right Candidate from Playing Twisted Sister: “I Can Not Legally or Morally Stop Her from Using or Singing My Song

It can be frustrating when the message behind a piece of media is misinterpreted or used for nefarious purposes, like


KIRK HAMMETT Wants To Score Movies, Names His Favorite Modern Horror Movie

If Kirk Hammett’s recent and very cinematic-sounding solo EP Portals was any indication, the man is ready to start scoring


DIMMU BORGIR Announces Remixed & Remastered Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia

Dimmu Borgir has announced a completely remixed and remastered version of their 2001 record Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia for October 28.


Zakk Wylde and Charlie Benante Defend Pantera Reunion: “It’s Gonna Be Awesome”

In a recent interview with Eddie Trunk on SiriusXM, guitarist Zakk Wylde and drummer Charlie Benante were asked about their


THOTCRIME’s „Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria“ Is A Chaotic Dance Party From Hell

Thotcrime has signed with Prosthetic Records and is now streaming their new single „Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria“ off their coming record


WENDY DIO Wants To Do Another DIO Tour Using Previously-Unseen Footage

The Dio hologram toured the world in 2017 and in 2019. For those unaware, the Dio hologram was literally a


MOTHS Gets Cosmically Heavy With New Single „Space Force“

Moths is blending their killer progressive rock and sense of humor with their new single „Space Force.“ And kudos to


Watch: Lorna Shore Crush Sold-Out Lollapalooza Performance

There was a surprise stand-out performance at Lollapalooza last night. New Jersey deathcore unit Lorna Shore headlined the BMI Stage


MUDVAYNE Vocalist Comments On His Fall Off Stage: „It Was F*ckin‘ Brutal“

Mudvayne vocalist Chad Grey unfortunately fell off the stage during the band’s performance in Tampa, FL on July 26. Of


BLIND GUARDIAN Drops New Single „Violent Shadows“

Blind Guardian is now streaming their very heavy metal new single „Violent Shadows,“ which vocalist Hansi Kürsch points out was


SIGLOS Streams Explosive New Single „Morir Para Vivir“

Grammy-nominated guitarist Sin Quirin (ex-Ministry) has teamed up with vocalist Pedro Sanchez (Transtorno) for a cosmically heavy new band called


Moon Tooth Guitarist Nick Lee Hospitalized; GoFundMe Established

Last week, New York-based progressive metal outfit Moon Tooth announced that they would not be able to play their upcoming


MOON TOOTH Guitarist Hospitalized After Seizures, Band Seeks Help

Moon Tooth dropped off their show with Cave In last week due to an unspecified medical emergency. Now the band


BAD WOLVES Surprise Releases New EP Sacred Kiss Feat. OF MICE & MEN Vocalist

Surprise! Bad Wolves is back with a brand new EP called Sacred Kiss streaming right now on all streaming platforms.


THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From BELPHEGOR, KRISIUN, & More Out Today 7/29

This week’s new heavy metal releases include lots of aggression, someone asking you „why?“ a bunch, tasty riffs with a


Watch SLIPKNOT Debut „The Dying Song (Time To Sing)“ Live For The First Time

Slipknot recently released their new single „The Dying Song (Time To Sing)“ alongside the announcement of their new record The


ZAKK WYLDE & CHARLIE BENANTE Discuss How The PANTERA Reunion Came About & How They’ll Approach The Music

Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown will unite with Black Label Society guitarist Zakk Wylde and Anthrax drummer


KIRK HAMMETT Wrote The Afterword To The Upcoming Shudder’s Creepshow: From Script To Scream Book

The new Shudder’s Creepshow: From Script to Scream book features a special afterword from Metallica guitarist and known horror movie



Shadow Of Intent has announced a fall North American tour kicking off this October with Enterprise Earth, Inferi, and Wormhole


Album Review: FUNERAL CHIC Roman Candle

I guess I need to apologize to Funeral Chic upfront here, as this review may contain some of those „big


Hissing, Molder, Inhuman Condition and More Added to Our New Wave of Death Metal Playlist

It’s like we told you two weeks ago: death metal is the hottest thing in the underground—really, it has been


MOTÖRHEAD Streams 1981 „Iron Fist“ Demo, Announces Iron Fist Reissue

Motörhead will reissue their 1982 record Iron Fist on September 23. The reissue features a remaster of the original album,


ZAKK WYLDE On Success: „You Cannot Stop Driven People“

Zakk Wylde is fascinating for many reasons, but one thing you can count of is when he gives an interview,


OFF! Drop First New Music In 8 Years With Video For Brutal „War Above Los Angeles“

Los Angeles quartet OFF!, led by vocalist and hardcore legend Keith Morris, released their first new music in 8 years


ENTERPRISE EARTH Drop New High-Energy Single & Video „You Couldn’t Save Me“

Prog-deathcore band Enterprise Earth have released the new single and video „You Couldn’t Save Me.“ You can check the video


10 Metal Songs That Should Be on Barack Obama’s Summer Playlist

Former president of the United States Barack Obama is something of a celebrity, and not just because he ran this


INCANTATION Drops Triple Album Of Rarities & Live Tracks

Incantation is celebrating 30 years as a band with their massive new compilation Tricennial Of Blasphemy. The compilation includes everything


Video: Mudvayne Frontman Chad Gray Falls Off the Stage While Singing “Not Falling”

Shakespeare himself couldn’t write poetry like this. During a Mudvayne show on July 26 in Tampa, Florida, singer Chad Gray


Hellfest 2022: A Gargantuan, Searing Celebration Of The Return Of Live Heavy Music

Hellfest made a glorious return this summer to the otherwise quaint village of Clisson in France. While a typical edition


PIXIES Founder Concedes That „Rock Music Has Been Knocked Off Its Pedestal“

Pixies frontman and co-founder Black Francis (or Frank Black, depending on his mood) has seen a lot of things come


MOONSPELL Announce Cavernous Live Album and DVD Set

Portuguese dark metal exports Moonspell have announced the release of From Down Below – Live 80 Meters Deep via Napalm


Stabbing Westward Singer Christopher Hall Diagnosed with Throat Cancer, Band Cancels Tour Dates

Industrial rock powerhouse Stabbing Westward have been forced to put their touring plans on hold after vocalist Christopher Hall’s announcement


MUDVAYNE’s CHAD GREY Falls Off Stage During „Not Falling“

Mudvayne vocalist Chad Grey essentially handed us all a perfect headline during a performance in Tampa, FL on July 26.


STABBING WESTWARD Vocalist Diagnosed With Throat Cancer

Stabbing Westward vocalist Christopher Hall has unfortunately been diagnosed with throat cancer. In a statement by Hall to the Stabbing


RED ROT (Ex-EPHEL DUATH) Steamrolls All With Sludgy New Single „Near Disaster“

Red Rot is the new band featuring former Ephel Duath members Davide Tiso and Luciano George Lorusso alongside Dawn of


KEN MODE, SPIRIT ADRIFT XENOGLYPH & 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. Black Capricorn


It Doesn’t Look Like MÖTLEY CRÜE’s TOMMY LEE Is Using Pre-Recorded Drums Live

There are headlines circulating this morning about Mötley Crüe’s performance in Kansas City on July 19, and how it seems


SAHG Streams Powerfully Heavy Metal Single „Fall Into The Fire“

Sahg is now streaming their extremely heavy metal new single „Fall Into The Fire“ off the coming record Born Demon,


Watch: Mötley Crüe Drummer Tommy Lee Appears to Be Using a Backing Track Live

We’re used to singer Vince Neil fucking up his parts while performing with hair metal legends Mötley Crüe, but drummer


AUTOPSY Announces First Album In Eight Years Morbidity Triumphant

Autopsy is back with their first new record since 2014, Morbidity Triumphant. The record is due out on September 30


Another One Of DAVID LEE ROTH & JOHN 5’s Songs Finally Gets Released

David Lee Roth said his collaboration with John 5 would be released sometime soon all the way back in 2019.


LAMB OF GOD Streams Menacing New Single „Omens“

Lamb Of God is now streaming their new single „Omens“ from the forthcoming record of the same name. The song


Lamb of God Release Video for New Song “Omens”

The hits keep on coming: Richmond’s groove metal institution, Lamb of God, have revealed “Omens,” the title track from the


ROB ZOMBIE Releases Two New Songs From The Munsters Soundtrack

Rob Zombie will release his new Munsters movie this September on Netflix, but what’s a movie with a soundtrack? Zombie


Rob Zombie Releases Two Creepy New Songs From The Munsters‘ Soundtrack

In May, we learned that shock rocker Rob Zombie would be bringing kids’ horror host Zombo back in his reboot


Autopsy Announce Their First New Album Since 2014

Among classic death metal bands still making great music, Autopsy will always have a place near and dear to our


Video: Slipknot’s Sid Wilson Turned His Old Mask Into an Animatronic Puppet That Sings Along With The Band

With the announcement of their new album The End, So Far, nine-headed Iowan sex brawl Slipknot also revealed the various


Album Review: BLACK MAGNET Body Prophecy

I guess it was inevitable. In 2022, the most prominent trend in the metal world is to look to the


Anyway, Here’s SANGUISUGABOGG Tearing It Up In Philadelphia

Sanguisugabogg brought the filthy, downtuned death metal to the masses at the The First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia, PA on


GOATWHORE Announces First Album In Five Years, Streams „Born Of Satan’s Flesh“

Goatwhore is back with their first new record in five years Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven and a


Documentary Review: A Wandering Path: The Story of Gilead Media

Ever since 2005, Oshkosh, WI native Adam Bartlett has been at the helm of the Gilead Media label which, like


BEHEMOTH Drops Lengthy New Single „The Deathless Sun“ Along With Two Christ-Hating Videos

Behemoth is back with a new single „The Deathless Sun“ along with two brand new music videos. The first can


THE RED CHORD Vocalist Hints There Could Be New Music Eventually

The Red Chord reunited for the first time since 2015 earlier this year at the Decibel Metal & Beer Festival,


Ex-MEGADETH Members To Perform Band’s First Two Albums On Short West Coast Tour

Ex-Megadeth members David Ellefson and Jeff Young will hit the road this October for a short run of dates celebrating


LORNA SHORE Unleashes Massive New Single „Cursed To Die“

Lorna Shore is now streaming their new single „Cursed To Die,“ which feels more like a melodic death metal song


30 Years Ago Today: At the Gates Release Their Debut Album The Red in the Sky is Ours

Few extreme bands carry the legacy that Swedish melodic death metal pioneers At the Gates do. Formed in 1990, the


The Red Chord’s Guy Kozowyk on His Musical Origins, Beer Collaborations, and the Band’s Future

Few artists were as important to the development of MetalSucks as The Red Chord. The band’s blurring of genres to


Exclusive Premiere: Warforged Get Honest and Heartfelt on “Sheridan Road”

It’d be easy for Warforged to give us the same video over and over again. The band did so well


Exclusive Video Premiere: Belushi Speed Ball (ex-GWAR) Rip Spongebob a New One With “Magic Conch”

You gotta give Belushi Speed Ball props: they’re not taking anything too seriously. If their name wasn’t enough, the band’s


Watch ANTHRAX Play JOHN BUSH-Era Track „Only“ Live For The First Time In 11 Years

Anthrax kicked off their 40th anniversary tour on July 26 at The Van Buren in Phoenix, AZ. The band’s setlist



Converge will hit the road in Europe this November with Full Of Hell and Petbrick. These dates come roughly two


Choice Cuts: UNDEATH Vocalist Explores The Chaos That Was CURSED

“When the student is ready, the master appears.”  Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. The origins of the expression are widely


Metallica Release Official Animated “Master of Puppets” Lyric Video

Thrash metal innovators and general biggest metal band in the world Metallica dropped a new lyric video for “Master of


ROB HALFORD Isn’t Thrilled About JUDAS PRIEST’s Rock Hall Induction Via The Musical Excellence Award

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is a touchy subject. On one hand, it’s an important milestone that acknowledges


Staind’s Aaron Lewis Thinks Trans Women “Cut [Their] F***ing Penis In Half and F***ing Scrape All the Seeds Out Like a Cucumber”

We were unsurprised to learn that Aaron Lewis went on another unhinged rant during one of his recent shows. The


IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Gives A Walking Tour Of Their Favorite NYC Spots

Metal Injection’s own Frank Godla caught up with Imperial Triumphant bassist Steve Blanco and guitarist Zachary Ezrin for a walking tour


MESSA Streams Live Performance Of „Suspended“

Messa is now streaming a live performance of their single „Suspended“ filmed during the band’s spring tour. If you’re in


BUCKETHEAD Asks Fans For Help After 10 Of His Guitars Are Stolen

Mysterious shred overlord Buckethead has sadly reported that 10 of his guitars have been stolen. Buckethead called the theft a


VÅNDA Brings The Scandinavian Death Metal On New Single „World Reborn“

Swesdish death metal unit Vånda is back with a crushing new single „World Reborn“ from their coming new record Covenant


Lorna Shore Drop Pummeling New Single “Cursed to Die”

So in case you haven’t noticed, Lorna Shore are the band you’re actually supposed to be paying attention to this


Ghost Drop Jazzy Music Video for “Spillways”

It’s been a hot second since we got a proper music video from the Splenda of occult rock, Ghost. Now,


GHOST Unveils Cinematic Music Video For „Spillways,“ Streams Recent Livestream On MTV

Ghost is now streaming their beautifully-shot new music video for „Spillways,“ arguably one of the catchiest metal songs of the


METALLICA Streams Animated Lyric Video For „Master Of Puppets“

Thirty six years after it release and Metallica’s „Master Of Puppets“ has its first-ever video. Granted it’s a lyric video,


IVAN MOODY Was Pissed About FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH’s Anti-Mask Music Video In 2020

Five Finger Death Punch’s music video for „Living The Dream“ was about as subtle as someone printing their opinion on


Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody Disowns The Band’s 2020 Anti-Mask Video: “It Went Down Like a Fart In a Church”

In October of 2020, Five Finger Death Punch dropped an anti-mask music video for their song “Living The Dream.” The


DIMMU BORGIR Drops Performance Of „Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse“ From Coming Live Album

Dimmu Borgir is now streaming their performance of „Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse“ from their coming live album Northern Forces


Even Rob Halford Isn’t Sure If Judas Priest Are Being Properly Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

When it was first announced that Judas Priest would receive the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s ‘Musical Excellence Award,’ we reported that


Video: Municipal Waste Party With All Your Favorite Dead Metal Stars In “Grave Dive”

To this day, Municipal Waste‘s animated video for “You’re Cut Off” is one of my favorite music videos of all


SID WILSON Made A Machine Out Of His Old Mask That Sings Along To SLIPKNOT Songs Live

Slipknot recently announced their new record The End, So Far alongside the revelation of new masks for the majority of


MUNICIPAL WASTE Recruits SKELETOR, LEMMY & THE RAMONES In New Animated „Grave Dive“ Video

Municipal Waste is back with a new video for „Grave Dive“ animated by Pierre Mousquet. The insane video features cameos


Album Review: CHAT PILE God’s Country

Chat Pile calls their sound „death-grunge“ — a unique synthesis of crushing low-end (i.e. The Body), gritty grooves (i.e. Jesus


THE HALO EFFECT Already Working On New Material, Isn’t Just A Side Project

The Halo Effect is the new band featuring ex-In Flames guitarists Jesper Strömblad and Niclas Engelin, bassist Peter Iwers, drummer


GAEREA Streams Blistering New Single „Mantle“

Gaerea is back once more with a new single „Mantle“ and a music video directed by Guilherme Henriques. If it


Remembering Joey Jordison, One Year Later

It hardly feels like it was only a year ago that former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison had died at only


Informal Reader Poll: Who’s The Biggest Diva In Metal?

A big part of working behind the scenes in metal is learning about who will act like a complete dickhead


HERMAN LI Defends DAVE MUSTAINE’s Recent Freakout On A Roadie

Dave Mustaine freaked out on one of Judas Priest’s roadies during Megadeth’s performance at the Barcelona Rock Fest on July


DAATH Streams Rare 2009 Track „Liquid Memories“

As Daath gears up to release their first new record since their 2010 self-titled, they’ve set up a new YouTube


Slipknot’s Tortilla Man Injures Ankle, Will Continue Touring

Being a member of Slipknot comes with certain health hazards, as various members have demonstrated over the years. In the


Tech-Death Tuesday: MARTYRED Are Reborn Through Twisted „Iniquitous Transformation“

Greetings tech fiends, it’s that time of the week again. Before we dive into today’s column, here’s the usual weekly


NAPALM DEATH’s Vocalist Discusses Why He Likes Utopia Banished Over Harmony Corruption

Napalm Death’s 1990 album Harmony Corruption is the band’s first to feature vocalist Barney Greenway after the departure of Lee


TAIPEI HOUSTON, The Band Featuring LARS ULRICH’s Sons, Streams Debut Single

Taipei Houston, the band featuring Lars Ulrich’s two sons Myles and Layne Ulrich, is now streaming their debut single „As


THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Streams New Single „Time“

The Devil Wears Prada is now streaming their new single „Time“ off their coming record Color Decay, due out September


Dragonforce’s Herman Li on Dave Mustaine Losing His S*** at a Roadie Mid-Show: “In His Defense, That’s Super Annoying!”

Earlier this year, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine was filmed losing his shit at one of Judas Priest’s roadies mid-show. The


LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT Plans On Making More Music Together

Liquid Tension Experiment is the band featuring current Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci and keyboardist Jordan Rudess alongside ex-Dream Theater


WAGE WAR’s Show Canceled, Band Plays Acoustically In The Parking Lot

Wage War’s show over the weekend with Three Days Grace and Zero 9:36 was unfortunately canceled due to storms in


PILOT TO GUNNER Streams Straightforward New Single „Drop The Sun“

Pilot To Gunner, the band featuring Scott Padden and Patrick Hegarty alongside Gregg Giuffre (Hunters) and Eric Odness (Chariots, Primitive


GWAR Think Adele Might Be a Space Alien In Disguise

There has long been a conspiracy theory that there are aliens dwelling among us. Whether it’s David Icke’s bigotry-rooted belief


LAMB OF GOD’s RANDALL BLYTHE Streams Mini-Doc On His Recent Environmental Work

Lamb Of God vocalist Randall Blythe has been on Cameo for a while now, and has finally revealed what he’s


WARBRINGER Announces West Coast Tour With HEATHEN & MISFIRE

Warbringer is preparing to utterly destroy the West Coast this September with Heathen and Misfire as openers. If you’re in


ZAKK WYLDE’s Debut 1987 Show With OZZY At An English Prison Was Insane

And once we’re done giving you all the details of this very strange piece of Ozzy History, if you read


Documentary Review: GWAR This Is GWAR

For anyone who owns Let There Be GWAR, the massive coffee table compendium that chronicles the history of Richmond’s favorite


Hanoi Rocks’ Andy McCoy Says Vince Neil Never Apologized for the Car Crash that Killed Their Drummer: “Every Time I See Him, He Runs Away”

In December of 1984, Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil was drunk-driving a car containing Hanoi Rocks drummer Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley


Warbringer Announce West Coast Tour With Heathen and Misfire

In case you missed it, we voted Warbringer‘s 2017 album Woe to the Vanquished as the best thrash metal album


DANNY ELFMAN & TRENT REZNOR Streams GHOSTMANE Remix Of „Native Intelligence“

Danny Elfman recently announced his new album Bigger. Messier. for August 12. Bigger. Messier features remixed and reimagined versions of


CEPHALIC CARNAGE Streams Sludgy Version of MOTÖRHEAD’s „Order/Fade to Black“

„It’s a very heavy, sludgy Motörhead song that you wouldn’t expect was by Motörhead.“ Leonard Leal, vocalist for Cephalic Carnage on


Watch: Fan Rushes Rage Against the Machine Onstage, Security Guard Sacks Tom Morello Instead

Keeping the members of Rage Against the Machine in one piece on their long-awaited reunion tour is turning out to


Former Suicidal Tendencies Bassist Bob Heathcote Dead at 58

Former Suicidal Tendencies bassist Bob Heathcote has died as the result of a motorcycle accident, according to a post from


DRAGONFORCE’s HERMAN LI Explains Why Being A Content Creator Is So Important For Success As A Musician

Aside from being the guitarist for Dragonforce, Herman Li spends quite a bit of time on the side doing content



Former Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Jason Hook is now teasing new material from his upcoming Hook project. Hook captioned


Exclusive: Wind Rose’s Claudio Falconcini Answers 3 Insane Questions for MetalSucks

At this point, it’s pretty clear that our 3 Insane Questions video series is only reserved for the bravest and



The Faceless played their first show in over two years last night at the 1720 in Los Angeles, CA, and


SLASH Doesn’t Own Or Listen To His Bands‘ Music

Slash has played (and still plays) in numerous bands over the years including Guns N‘ Roses, Velvet Revolver, Slash’s Snakepit,


Album Review: IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Spirit Of Ecstasy

It’s an old joke that rock musicians play four chords to four thousand people, while jazz musicians play four thousand


At The Gates Part Ways With Guitarist Jonas Stålhammar Soon After Instagram Account Launches Accusing Him of Inappropriate Behavior

Earlier this weekend, we were made aware of an Instagram account alleging inappropriate behavior by At The Gates guitarist Jonas


Guitarist Steve Morse Officially Quits Deep Purple to Help His Wife Through Her Battle With Cancer

A few months ago, Deep Purple guitarist Steve Morse announced that he’d be taking a hiatus from the band, replaced


Imperial Triumphant’s Steve Blanco on The MetalSucks Podcast #448

This week, Imperial Triumphant’s Steve Blanco is our guest! We discuss how he got Kenny G as a guest performer


Watch: The Faceless’ Michael Keene Goes On Incoherent Onstage Rant, Starts Headlining Set Two Hours Late

It’s no secret that The Faceless‘ Michael Keene has had some issues in the past. The entire band quit around



Former Suicidal Tendencies bassist Bob Heathcote has died at 58 years old after a motorcycle accident. Heathcote performed on Suicidal


Producer ROSS ROBINSON Is Cool With Being The Godfather Of Nü-Metal

Ross Robinson is responsible for producing such nü-metal classics as Adrenaline by Deftones in 1995, Life Is Peachy by Korn


KING BUFFALO Heads Into Space With New Single „Hours“

King Buffalo will release their fifth full-length album Regenerator, due out on September 2, 2022. The album was written and


SLIPKNOT, DEAD CROSS, HEAVEN’S GATE & More Added To The Commute Playlist

No matter if you’re commuting to work an hour away, or commuting from your bed to the home office, we


Fan Rushes RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE On Stage, Security Takes Out TOM MORELLO Instead

The Rage Against The Machine reunion tour got off to an interesting start when vocalist Zack De La Rocha injured


ROB HALFORD Says JUDAS PRIEST Induction To Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Is A Wonderful Moment For Metal

Heavy metal shepherds Judas Priest were announced as inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on May 4


GWAR Vocalist Used To Work As A Dancer In A Porn Booth Before Joining Band

In 2014, Gwar founder and vocalist Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, sadly passed away. Singer Mike Bishop, aka Blothar The


MATT HEAFY & ANTHONY VINCENT Team Up To Re-Write „Running Up That Hill“ As A METALLICA Song

Stranger Things breathed new life into two classic songs that were already plenty popular – „Running Up That Hill (A



Kim Thayil of Soundgarden, as well as Peter Buck of R.E.M., sat in with The Black Crowes during their encore


NAPALM DEATH, GATECREEPER, CATTLE DECAPITATION & More Members Guest In New Death Metal Documentary

Jon Lambert of Noise Dosage Media is now streaming his massive new death metal documentary Between Exultation and Aggression. The


CHAT PILE Drops Noisy New Single „Wicked Puppet Dance“

Brutal noise wielders Chat Pile have released a third single, „Wicked Puppet Dance,“ from their forthcoming album God’s Country, which


Watch: Kid Rock Fan Takes the Stage, Gets Tackled By Security After Set Gets Canceled Due to Weather

On Friday night, unhinged rap-rocker Kid Rock was supposed to play at the North Dakota State Fair, but his set


Watch: Rob Zombie and Powerman 5000’s Spider One (His Brother) Cover “Thunder Kiss ’65” Live

It it sometimes forgotten that shock rocker Rob Zombie and Powerman 5000 vocalist Spider One are brothers, but they are,


King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox Cover AC/DC’s “Back In Black”

King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp and his wife, the actress and singer Toyah Willcox, are back with the latest entry in their ongoing


Corey Taylor Thinks All Hope Is Gone, Kerry King Reveals Details About His Post-Slayer Band, and More Top Stories of the Week

The MetalSucks Playlist – This Week’s Top Tracks, from July 17 to July 23 Were you so busy having opinions



At The Gates has split with guitarist Jonas Stålhammar. No other information is available about the reason for the split


These Are The 10 Best IRON MAIDEN Deep Cuts

True legends of the metal scene, the mighty Iron Maiden have a mammoth collection of songs to wade through. Helmed


No, SLIPKNOT’s New Album Title Doesn’t Mean They’re Breaking Up

It seemed logical to assume that maybe Slipknot was thinking about a hiatus given the name of their new album


THOUGHTCRIMES (EX-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN) Drop „Keyhole Romance“ Video From Debut Album Altered Pasts

Mathcore act Thoughtcrimes featuring former The Dillinger Escape Plan drummer Billy Rymer, will be releasing their debut LP Altered Pasts


NILE’s KARL SANDERS Thinks Modern Metal Has Tons Of Potential For Innovation: „Anything Is Possible“

No matter how much you think you know about metal, you’re always going to meet someone who starts throwing out


PANOPTICON Streams Two Songs Written In The Late 2000s

Panopticon is now streaming two new singles as the brand new The End Is Growing Near EP. Both songs were


ROB ZOMBIE & POWERMAN 5000’s Vocalist Covered WHITE ZOMBIE Live

The tour featuring Rob Zombie, Mudvayne, Static-X, and Powerman 5000 had a rough go of things on July 21 in


DAVE GROHL Says It’s His Job To Bring Everyone Together, His Daughter’s To Start A Revolution

Dave Grohl is done being the zeitgeist of his time. He’s looking to the next generation—and his daughter Violet—to light


VOIVOD Added To OPETH’s European Tour

Voivod has been added to Opeth’s upcoming Evolution XXX By Request Tour happening this November. It’s worth noting that a


ACEPHALIX’s New Song „Abyssal“ Is A Vortex Of Death Metal

Acephalix is back with their first record in five years Theothanatology, and a crushing new single called „Abyssal.“ It’s not


PSYCHLONA Stream New Psych Rock Track „Rainbird“ From Upcoming Palo Verde Record

Out on August 19th, Palo Verde is the third album from the heavy truckin‘ space fuzzers Psychlona. Hailing from Bradford,


RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Donates $75,000 Of Canadian Ticket Sales To Charity

Rage Against The Machine has donated $75,000 of ticket sales from their show in Hamilton, Ontario earlier this week to


Throwback: Skillet Were Fetish Daddies For Christ In 2000’s “Best Kept Secret” Video

Classic music videos are great archeological finds. Digging up an old video from when your favorite musician was going through


Watch: Corey Taylor’s Son, Who Cries In the Tub When His Band Is Compared to Slipknot, Joins Slipknot Onstage

Last December, Griffin Taylor, son of Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor, said that he has fits of severe depression when his


Here’s Nine Minutes Of New Beavis And Butt-Head

Beavis and Butt-Head recently returned to us with a new movie called Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe and the


Scott Ian Thinks Stormtroopers of Death Would Get “Cancelled” Today

Whether you think it’s for better or for worse, people think more carefully about how the things they say will


RADIOHEAD Guitarist Says „There’s No RADIOHEAD At The Moment“

Aside from a handful of reissues, Radiohead hasn’t released a new album since 2016 or played a show since 2018.


METALLICA Announces Limited-Edition „Jump In The Fire“ Monster Statue

Heavy metal genii Metallica are throwing their weight around in the figurine market, announcing a 7” effigy of the horned



Greg Puciato is now streaming his new Lowered EP based around his recent collaboration with Code Orange guitarist and vocalist


Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s Woodstock ’99 Docuseries

Most older Metalsucks readers probably know the basic details of Woodstock ’99: a festival that was supposed to recreate the


MONSTER MAGNET To Reissue Monolithic Baby! & 4-Way Diablo

Monster Magnet’s 2004 album Monolithic Baby! and 2007 album 4-Way Diablo are finally getting the reissue treatment after being out



St. Vincent originally released her cover of Nine Inch Nails‚ „Piggy“ featuring Dave Grohl as a 7″ for Record Store



Our own Frank Godla recently sat down with fellow YouTube content creators and musicians Herman Li of Dragonforce, Nik Nocturnal,


Review: This Is GWAR Is a Powerful Story of Artistic Moxie, the Dream of the ’90s, and Latex Dongs

Given the well-lubed touring machine that they are now, it’s easy to forget how GWAR started. What is now one


MEGADETH Recruits ICE-T For Raging New Single „Night Stalkers“

Megadeth is back with a second single from their upcoming record The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! in the


NOCTEM Streams Bludgeoning New Single „We Are Omega“

Noctem is here to blast you right into the weekend with their new single „We Are Omega.“ The single is


Watch COREY TAYLOR’s Son Get On Stage With SLIPKNOT For „Custer“ Performance

Slipknot is currently out on the road with Jinjer and Vended, the latter of which is fronted by Corey Taylor’s


COLD Cancels 13 Ways To Bleed On Stage Tour Due To Bus Shortage

Cold has unfortunately had to cancel their upcoming 13 Ways to Bleed On Stage anniversary tour due to a bus


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – July 22, 2022

Thank God the summer is half-over, so we can start focusing on Halloween. Anyway, here are your last pre-spook metal


Ozzy Osbourne Rejoined By Tony Iommi for New Single About Jackin’ It Too Much

Right now, metal’s crown prince of darkness Ozzy Osbourne is preparing to release his 13th studio album, Patient Number 9.


OZZY OSBOURNE Streams „Degradation Rules“ Feat. TONY IOMMI

Ozzy Osbourne is now streaming his new single „Degradation Rules“ featuring his former Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi. Osbourne previously