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Watch Unearth’s Trevor Phipps and Buz McGrath React to Fan Covers on YouTube

When Oscar Wilde said “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” he could have never imagined the sheer amount of


Album Review: SPORAE AUTEM YUGGOTH However It Still Moves

Do you like feeling grim and unsettled? Do you also want to somehow lose yourself in that mood, giving yourself


Matt Heafy Cements His Place as Metal’s Nice Guy By Saving a Fan from Injury Mid-Song

During his band’s set last night in Dallas, Texas, Trivium frontman Matt Heafy was suddenly forced to pull double duty


MUNICIPAL WASTE Announces UK & Ireland Tour With GEL & UNDEATH

Municipal Waste will hit the UK and Ireland this October for a tour featuring Gel and Undeath. Get those dates


Dee Snider Says ‘You’re Not Shutting Me Up’ About Gender-Affirming Healthcare for Trans Kids

Last month, organizers at the San Francisco Gay Pride Parade decided to cancel a planned performance of “We’re Not Gonna


BIOHAZARD’s Classic Lineup Is Planning New Material

Biohazard recently united with original vocalist and bassist Evan Seinfeld, bringing them back to their classic-era lineup. Now according to


GWAR’s Final Record with Oderus Urungus is Getting a Special 10th Anniversary Edition

It’s been almost 10 years since the world lost GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus and his human slave Dave Brockie. The


Watch: MATT HEAFY Jumped Off Stage To Save A Crowdsurfer After Security Missed Them

Trivium frontman Matt Heafy had to dive off the stage mid-song to protect an incoming crowdsurfer that security completely missed.


GWAR Celebrates ODERUS URUNGUS & FLATTUS MAXIMUS With Battle Maximus Reissue

Gwar has announced a reissue of their 2013 record Battle Maximus for September 1. The reissue is a tribute to


Municipal Waste to Headline Tour Across the U.K. and Ireland This Fall

I’m just going to come out and say it: Municipal Waste shows must not be missed. Truth be told, the


This Dude Is Real Pissed That Modern Metal Tunes So Low

Apparently extended range guitars are why modern metal sucks. At least that’s the case if you ask guitarist Bernth. Advertisement.


Rob Halford is Comfortable with His Own Mortality

We’re all going to die some day. Some of us will go sooner than others, but we’re all going to


TENACIOUS D Announces Summer US Tour Dates

Tenacious D is back with a new round of US tour dates lined up for this summer. So if you’re


GREEN LUNG Announces Fall UK Tour

English purveyors of doom Green Lung will tour the UK this November and December, likely getting everyone high on the


Reunited Biohazard Lineup to Record a New Album

Hardcore legends Biohazard reunited with their original lineup—guitarist/vocalist Billy Gradziadei, guitarist Bobby Hambel, drummer Danny Schuler and bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld—for


DEZ FAFARA Talks Cost Of Touring & How Fans Are Getting Screwed

Modern touring sucks for everyone involved at this point. Everything is insanely expensive, merch cuts make the bottom lines for


Bryce Paul Quits In Flames, Ex-Dillinger Escape Plan Bassist to Fill In

In a rather unexpected move, Swedish metal outfit In Flames took to social media to announce that their bassist of


DIMINISHING Stays Noisy On New Single „The Culmination Of Years Of Self Abuse“

Diminishing, the duo featuring New York-based David Brenner (Gridfailure) and Texas-based Lane Oliver (Yatsu), will release their new album The


What the Hell Is Going On with Slipknot?

Things have been getting weird with a quickness in the Slipknot camp. Yesterday afternoon, Slipknot posted that keyboard Craig Jones


IN FLAMES Parts Ways With Bassist, Recruits Ex-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Bassist

In Flames has parted ways with bassist Bryce Paul Newman, who joined the band in 2018. Joining In Flames is


SLIPKNOT Launches Mystery Website & Video In The Wake Of CRAIG JONES‘ Departure

It’s been a wild 24 hours for Slipknot. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. It all started when the band posted


MAN MACHINE INDUSTRY Recruits HEATHEN’s Vocalist For Blazing New Single

Man Machine Industry is now streaming their blazing, heavy-metal-as-hell new single „R.I.P.“ featuring David White of Heathen. Advertisement. Scroll to


Did SLIPKNOT Just Announce CRAIG JONES‘ Replacement?

Hours before taking the stage at Nova Rock 2023 in Austria tonight, June 7, Slipknot announced they had parted ways


Slipknot and Keyboardist Craig Jones Suddenly Part Ways

In a surprising turn of events, Slipknot took to social media just moments ago to announce that their sampler/keyboardist Craig


SLIPKNOT Splits With Keyboardist CRAIG JONES

For reasons unknown, Slipknot has parted ways with keyboardist and man in charge of samples Craig Jones. Jones played in


AMON AMARTH Announces European Dates

Amon Amarth has a boatload of European tour dates and festival dates coming up, a lot of which feature Bleed


Graf Orlock Return with Apocalyptic Grindcore Banger “Dead Out of the Sun”

Movie obsessed grindcore outfit Graf Orlock have long been a favorite of the degenerates that run MetalSucks over the years,


Album Review: VULTURE INDUSTRIES Ghosts From The Past

I first heard Vulture Industries a number of years ago. I was in Norway in 2013 and everyone was telling


Tenacious D to Tour the U.S. This Fall

The unstoppable and undeniably metal duo of Jack Black and Kyle Gass — otherwise known as Tenacious D — are


GEEZER BUTLER & OZZY Don’t Talk Because Their Wives Hate Each Other

Geezer Butler and Ozzy Osbourne were two of Black Sabbath’s founding members, and were on-again off-again bandmates for the better


Bob Rock Recalls Working on the Black Album: “I Had to Prove Myself Constantly on that Album”

When he isn’t defending the work that he did on St. Anger, Bob Rock can often be found defending his


IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Drops Skronky Cover Of RADIOHEAD’s „Paranoid Android“

Imperial Triumphant is here to make Radiohead skronky as hell with their cover of „Paranoid Android“. Imperial Triumphant points out


This SLAYER Cooler Keeps Stuff Cool & Terrorizes Everyone With Heavy Metal

Igloo has two new Slayer coolers just in time for summer, and one of ‚em can play music. Advertisement. Scroll


Gen Z Drinks Way Less At Shows

Gen Z, the group born between 1997 and 2012, is drinking way less at shows than the rest of us


Fit For An Autopsy Guitarist Pat Sheridan on Deathcore’s Popularity: “The Resurgence Is Here”

Deathcore is getting very popular again, with bands like Lorna Shore leading the charge into arenas and bigger rooms. Fit


The Future is Animated: 15 Anime Grind, Slam, and Death Metal Bands

Let’s face it: a lot of bands and musicians out there today are into anime. And why not? Shows like


10 Awesome Metal Covers Of Country Classics

Even white hat cowboys have friends in low places, and that’s where the worlds of country and metal collide. Both



Semi-Rotted, the band headed up by former Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer, is now streaming their new single


Thra Destroy Everything on “Cosmic Scourge”

Phoenix-based death metal outfit Thra are having a big year. After crushing a tour with Conan, the sludgy death dealers


Psychologist Explains Why Heavy Metal Is Actually Therapeutic

You know how it goes – you’re having a shitty day and you put on some metal to even things


DRIPPING DECAY Pukes Up Riffs With New Single „Barf Bag“

Dripping Decay, the band featuring guitarist Neil Smith (Lord Gore, Frightmare, Blood Freak), vocalist Eric Stucke, bassist Jackson Jordan (Conducting


Geezer Butler Says He and Ozzy Don’t Speak: “It Was the Wives”

Promoting his biography in a new interview with Ultimate Classic Rock, former Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler said that he


DREAM THEATER’s JAMES LABRIE Names The Two Bands Carrying The Torch For Metal

James LaBrie has been fronting Dream Theater for over 30 years now, meaning he’s toured with and heard more bands


Mötley Crüe Want Mick Mars’ Lawsuit to Go Behind Closed Doors

After weeks of being messy as fuck in public over their ongoing legal dispute with ex-guitarist Mick Mars, Mötley Crüe


FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY’s PAT SHERIDAN Discusses Deathcore’s Resurgence & LORNA SHORE’s Role In It

Mastodon and Gojira recently announced two tours featuring Lorna Shore as the openers, and people were pretty surprised. Sure Lorna


Clown Will Miss Slipknot’s European Tour Due to Wife’s Health Issues

In a statement posted to social media, Slipknot percussionist M. Shawn Crahan, best known to us as Clown, will miss


CLOWN To Miss Upcoming SLIPKNOT Shows Due To Wife’s Health Issues

Founding Slipknot percussionist Shawn „Clown“ Crahan will miss the band’s upcoming shows due to his wife’s health. We wish the


Album Review: SCAR SYMMETRY The Singularity (Phase II – Xenotaph)

There are few melodic/progressive death metal bands that balance softness, harshness, and theatricality better than Sweden’s Scar Symmetry. Their sixth


Dave Mustaine Says Tours Are So Expensive Now That It Costs Thousands ‘Just to Sit Still’

We all know it’s hard out there for a struggling band to make ends meet when they go out on


Study Finds Gen Z Concertgoers Drink Less at Shows

The days of pounding back beers at concerts could be fading into obscurity. Or rather, fewer people are buying less


KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD Stays Thrashy With New Single „Dragon“

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard promised a heavy new record, and they’re delivering big time! Fresh off the first


DAVE MUSTAINE: Even Days Off On Tour Are Expensive

Touring is expensive as hell these days, and that includes days where nothing is happening. In an interview with The



Overkill will hit the road this July in support of their new record Scorched featuring Exhorder and Heathen as support.


Behemoth’s “Once Upon A Pale Horse” Music Video Features Some High-Tech Blasphemy

It’s wild that we live in a time where people can conjure up anything they want in that brain case


SECOND DEATH Launches GoFundMe After Serious Motor Vehicle Accident

Second Death was traveling from Georgia to Pennsylvania to prepare for a handful of shows with Bury Your Dead when


Overkill Will Be “Scorching The Earth” As They Tour with Fellow Thrashers Exhorder and Heathen This July

Thrash metal titans and one of the best New Jersey exports, Overkill, announced earlier today that they’re going on tour


FEVER 333’s Vocalist Played Part Of A Set On A Ferris Wheel

Fever 333 vocalist Jason Aalon Butler played most of the band’s recent set at Rock im Park on stage, but


Dying Whale Drop “Pieces of Face” as They Head Out on Tour with Dead Register

In just a few hours, the Georgia-based sonic bomb known as Dying Whale will be taking their aurally catastrophic style


THE DARKNESS Permission to Land US Anniversary Shows

The Darkness is hitting the road across the US for a 20th anniversary tour in support of Permission To Land.


King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Dropped a Seizure-Inducing Video for the Epic New Track “Dragon”

Australian outfit King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have their 24th album, PetroDragonic Apocalypse; or, Dawn of Eternal Night: An


KERRY KING: „We Always Thought JEFF HANNEMAN Would Come Back“

Jeff Hanneman went on hiatus from Slayer in 2011 during a serious battle with necrotizing fasciitis and sadly never returned.


Suicide Silence Guitarist Defends Gatekeeping Because It “Makes the Scene Stronger”

Gaekeeping—or the act of attempting to control who accesses or participates in a scene or community at large—is a hot-button


AGALLOCH Announces First US Show Since 2015

Agalloch is playing their first US show since 2015 at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, OR on September 23 with


Queens of the Stone Age Announce ‘The End is Nero’ North American Tour

It was only a matter of time after unveiling their upcoming album In Times New Roman…, but Queens of the


QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Announces North American Tour

Queens Of The Stone Age will release their new record In Times New Roman… on June 16 and they’ve got


Tool Announce North American Tour

After headlining performances at Welcome to Rockville and Sonic Temple last month (with more festivals already confirmed), Tool have announced


NITA STRAUSS Recruits DOROTHY For Knockout New Single „Victorious“

Nita Strauss is now streaming her new track „Victorious“ featuring vocalist Dorothy. Better yet, the single also features a music


TOOL Announces North American Tour

Tool is hitting the road across North America this October and November for a massive tour after their appearances at


David Ellefson Would ‘Always Take The Call’ If Asked to Rejoin Megadeth

Color me surprised, but ex-Megadeth bassist David Ellefson said he would “take the call” if Megadeth were looking for a



Nothing,Nowhere, the project headed up by singer and guitarist Joe Mulherin, will hit the road this September and October with


Album Review: SATURNUS The Storm Within

After 11 years, Saturnus is about to unleash a gorgeous new offering. The Storm Within marks the fifth full-length album by


ROB TRUJILLO Would Like SLAYER To Cover METALLICA’s „72 Seasons“

Not only would Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo like for Slayer to get back together, he’d love it if they’d cover


Boris and Melvins Will Each Play Classic Albums in Full on the ‘Twins of Evil Tour’

In what promises to be a wild show, the Japanese trio known as Boris will be hitting the road with



Tom Morello revisited his work with Audioslave over the weekend at the Best Of Blues And Rock festival in São


King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Debuted a New Song “Witchcraft” While in Drag

It’s Pride Month and while far-right extremists are maulding over that fact, a number of Republican-led states around the country



Halestorm and Black Veil Brides will hit the road in Europe this November and December. Get the dates below and


A New Extreme Metal Exhibition is About to Rock the Nordic Embassies in Berlin

A new exhibition focusing on black and death metal titled “Der harte Norden — Heavy Metal aus den Nordischen Ländern”


COLIN EDWIN (O.R.K., Ex-PORCUPINE TREE) Names His Favorite Basslines From Throughout His Career

The following list was written by bassist Colin Edwin, whose extensive resume includes O.R.k., Porcupine Tree, Metallic Taste of Blood,


FEAR FACTORY Plotting A New Record For 2024, Still Working On That Single

Fear Factory is plotting their first new record since Aggression Continuum in 2021, and first with vocalist Milo Silvestro, for


Volbeat Announce Rob Caggiano’s Exit from the Band

Danish band Volbeat are experiencing a pretty huge lineup change, as they’ve announced that long-time guitarist Rob Caggiano is leaving


VOLBEAT Parts Ways With Guitarist ROB CAGGIANO

Volbeat and guitarist Rob Caggiano have parted ways after 10 years. Caggiano joined Volbeat in 2013 after spending over a


Gojira’s Joe Duplantier Says Slow Climate Change Action ‘Feels Like We’re In The Middle Of A Nightmare’

If there’s one thing you can take away from nearly their entire body of work, it’s that the four Frenchmen


Corey Taylor Plans to Spend All of 2024 Touring His Solo Record

Get ready for a lot more Corey Taylor thoughts, because the Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman is preparing to spending


SUICIDE SILENCE Guitarist MARK HEYLMUN: „Gatekeeping Makes The Scene Stronger“

Suicide Silence guitarist Mark Heylmun doesn’t mind gatekeeping in metal, but not for the reasons you might think. Advertisement. Scroll


John Corabi Says Ongoing Beef Between Mötley Crüe and Mick Mars ‘Was Inevitable’

It’s been roughly 26 years since he was a member of Mötley Crüe, but vocalist John Corabi still gets asked


MELVINS & BORIS Announce US Tour

Melvins will hit the road this August for their 40th anniversary tour alongside Japanese purveyors of sludge Boris. Melvins will


Rob Trujillo Thinks Slayer Should Cover a Song from 72 Season

As part of the promotion for new album 72 Seasons, Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo spoke to Mexican radio station Alfa


There Are Way, Way Too Many Tracks Uploaded To Streaming Services Every Day

Photo: sgcdesignco Back in October we reported that there were over 100,000 songs being uploaded to streaming services like Spotify


ZOMBIEKRIG Bring The Death Metal On Latest Single „Dödförklarad“

Zombiekrig is here to make you part of the pavement with their latest single „Dödförklarad“. If you’re looking for a


Fates Warning’s Ray Alder on The MetalSucks Podcast #491

Fates Warning frontman Ray Alder is our guest for this week’s edition of The MetalSucks Podcast! He’s here to discuss


Lacuna Coil Drop New Single “Never Dawn”

Italian goth metal icons Lacuna Coil just released a new single, “Never Dawn.” The track was initially premiered as a


Dismember Announce Extensive Box Set Collection

Old school death metal aficionados, rejoice! Dismember are dropping a massive box-set featuring… well, almost everything from their career. [embedded


Five Finger Death Punch Cancel Remainder of European Tour

We reported last month that vocalist Ivan Moody of Five Finger Death Punch has a hernia, and that’s why they


Ex-SLIPKNOT Percussionist CHRIS FEHN Misses The Fans, Not So Much Everything Else

Longtime Slipknot percussionist Chris Fehn parted ways the band in 2019 after suing them over financials. The band tried to


PANTERA’s To Reissue The Albums Everyone Knows On Picture Disc

Rhino is reissuing Pantera’s discography from 1990’s Cowboys From Hell to 2000’s Reinventing The Steel as a picture disc vinyl


CHAT PILE Announces North American Tour With NERVER

Chat Pile is breaking their „we’re not touring“ rule to hit the road this September with Nerver as their opener.


EVANESCENCE’s AMY LEE Was Worried „Bring Me To Life“ Would Mislead Fans In 2003

Evanescence scored one of their biggest hits right off the bat with „Bring Me To Life“. The song was Evanescence’s


DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces New Live Album Devolution #3 – Empath Live In America

Devin Townsend will release his third live album Devolution #3 – Empath Live In America on August 4. The tour


STEVE VAI Announces North American Tour

Guitar overlord Steve Vai has announced his Inviolate North American tour for this July. If you’re down for some serious


Watch A Kid Get On Stage With NEKROGOBLIKON To Crush „Powercore“

If Nekrogoblikon ever needs a fill-in vocalist, they might as well call this kid. Watch as the young vocalist gets


CULT OF LUNA Streams Live Performances & Interviews As Full Moon

Cult Of Luna is now streaming Full Moon featuring live performances and interviews from throughout their European tour this past


Rammstein Issue Statement Following Till Lindemann Allegations

Rammstein vocalist Till Lindemann’s book publisher dropped him following allegations made earlier this week by a woman who claims she


Clutch Announce Box Set Featuring Unreleased Songs

Clutch made everyone happy last week when the announced a new seven-inch box set of their latest album featuring some


Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul were Nickelback Stans

Two bands you might not want or expect to think about at the same time are Nickelback and Pantera, but


Pupil Slicer, Daath, and Death Ray Vision Added to The MetalSucks Playlist

Happy Saturday, everyone! Thanks to the holiday on Monday, this week went by crazy fast and man, are we thankful


Suffocation Cancel Summer European Tour

In major bummer news, Suffocation had to cancel their entire European summer tour due to injuries sustained at past shows.


RAMMSTEIN Issues Statement After Publisher Drops TILL LINDEMANN Over Additional Allegations

It all started earlier this week when Rammstein (specifically frontman Till Lindemann) was accused of misconduct after a show in


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Cancels Remaining European Shows

Five Finger Death Punch has unfortunately cancelled the remainder of their European shows due to vocalist Ivan Moody recovering from


SLEEP TOKEN Is So Unpopular That They Sold Out Wembley Arena In 10 Minutes

Sleep Token is slowly becoming one of those bands that folks on the Internet claim to „hate,“ yet only seem


Watch: SEPULTURA’s ELOY CASAGRANDE Hears & Quickly Masters FOO FIGHTERS‘ „Rescued“

Watching Sepultura drummer Eloy Casagrande is always a joy. Dude looks like he’s having a blast constantly, though I’m still


RINGWORM Signs To Nuclear Blast, Drops Furious New Single

Ringworm is back with a new record Seeing Through Fire due out August 18 and a crushing new single „No


SYSTEM OF A DOWN Approves This Violinist Covering „Chop Suey!“ On America’s Got Talent

Violinist Phillip Bowen hit the stage on America’s Got Talent to treat everyone to his rendition of System Of A


TOMB MOLD Announces First Show In Four Years

Tomb Mold will make their triumphant return to the stage on June 10 at The Baby G in Toronto, ON.



Polaris will hit the road in Australia this September in support of their coming record Fatalism. Support comes from August


DEZ FAFARA To Release First Autobiography

Dez Fafara the lead vocalist for DevilDriver and Coal Chamber announced that he will be releasing his first autobiography titled


Nekrogoblikon Brought a Kid on Stage and it was Heartwarming

Nekrogoblikon are already known as the wholesome, weird, goofy uncle types in the metal world, and now, they’ve truly solidified


TILL LINDEMANN’s Book Publisher Drops Him Over Past Porn Video & Recent Allegations

Publisher Kiepenheuer & Witsch has dropped Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann as a client. The publisher cites allegations against Lindemann after


Book Publisher Drops Till Lindemann After More Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Surface

Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann has been given the boot by his publisher Kiepenheuer & Witsch, as more allegations surface following


An Introduction to the Melvins: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Weird, with Pupil Slicer

Sometimes, getting into a band that’s been a blind spot of yours can be a daunting task. It’s even more


CLUTCH, CODE ORANGE, NUCLEAR POWER TRIO & More Among Metal Injection’s Top Tracks Of The Week

This week’s top tracks include a few new Clutch tracks (but just one on this playlist), one of the two


Ringworm Announce New Album Seeing Through Fire, First Single “No Solace, No Quarter, No Mercy” Now Streaming

Cleveland’s quintet of badass motherfuckers known as Ringworm have a new album on the horizon titled Seeing Through Fire and


Album Review: RIVAL SONS Darkfighter

California hard rockers Rival Sons moved to the so-called “next level” in the U.S. with 2019’s Feral Roots, their sixth


DAVE ELLEFSON Breaks Out With DIETH: „I Think They Knew DAVE ELLEFSON, Best Supporting Actor. Now I’m In A Lead Role.“

Dave Ellefson is candid about what his latest musical venture Dieth – a supergroup-esque trio featuring the seasoned ex-Megadeth bassist alongside


Eye Am, Featuring Members from Type O Negative and Crowbar, Dropped a Catchy Sludge Metal Tune as Their First Single

What happens when you take the likes of Type O Negative guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly and combine


SUFFOCATION Cancels European Tour Due To Injuries

Suffocation has sadly cancelled their summer European tour due to injuries sustained during previous shows. Suffocation also notes they’re still


Watch: GUNS N‘ ROSES Dusted Off Some Deep Cuts At Their First Show Of 2023

Guns N‘ Roses played their first show of 2023 at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi on June 1 and


KEN Mode’s New Album VOID Releasing this August, First Single “The Shrike” Now Streaming

Canadian noise rock quartet KEN Mode are back and they’ve got a slate of new songs to hit you over



Eye Am, the band featuring Type O Negative guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly alongside current Crowbar frontman Kirk



It’s no secret that the Nickelback dudes were close friends with Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul. The two parties


BRING ME THE HORIZON’s New Single Is The Opposite Of Their Last One

Bring Me The Horizon recently dropped their very My Chemical Romance-influenced single „LosT“, though they promised that heavier new material


DISMEMBER Drops Career-Spanning 12LP Box Set

If you’ve ever wanted to own everything Dismember has ever done on vinyl, here’s your chance! Dismember has just released


Devin Townsend’s Next Live Album is from His COVID-Shortened U.S. Tour from 2020

We’re only one month out since the World Health Organization officially declared the COVID-19 pandemic “over,” but it feels like


Empire State Bastard’s Latest Single “Stutter” is a Nihilistic Kick to the Temple

They may be joining Chat Pile for a special show New York City show later this year, but Empire State


OZZY: „There’s No New Music At All – It’s All F*cking Rehashed“

Ozzy Osbourne will keep listening to his old records, thank you very much. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. In a


CLUTCH Streams Three New Songs

Clutch has just released their new Sunrise On Slaughter Beach 7″ box set featuring three new singles – „Arts &


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – June 2, 2023

It’s June, so it’s time for the corporations to turn you gay for profit! Listen to these new releases in


LACUNA COIL Streams New Single „Never Dawn“

Lacuna Coil is back with a brand new single „Never Dawn“ which you might recognize from the Zombicide: White Death



This week’s new heavy metal releases include the return of two of the biggest names in rock, a couple proggy


MIDHAVEN Drops Live Version Of „Zhitro“

Bombay-based heavy metal trio Midhaven is now streaming a performance of their track „Zhitro“ recorded live at Island City Studios


SHINING Stays Upbeat In New Single „Us Against The World“

Norway’s Shining is back with another party-flavored rager in the form of „Us Against The World“. If you’ve been digging


Sonic Temple 2023: Final Day Recap

The long festival weekend had passed in the blink of an eye, because just as soon as Bastardane had opened



Godsmack and Staind have announced Nothing More as the openers for the majority of their upcoming summer tour. Nothing More


Motörhead Were the Epitome of ‘Badass’ and This Live Clip of “I Got Mine” Proves It

In the pantheon of rock stars that are no longer with us, there are few more unadulterated, few more real


Chat Pile to Tour with Nerver with Special Guests Intercourse, Empire State Bastard, and More

Noise rock quartet Chat Pile are heading back out on the road later this year and not only will they


MORGAN LANDER Is Pretty Stoked On KITTIE’s Plans For The Next Few Years

Kittie originally reunited in 2022 for two reunion shows at When We Were Young and Blue Ridge Rock Festival. Then


Check Out Shining’s Latest Single “Us Against The World”

Norwegian outfit Shining have long been the kind of dudes to buck trends, having started as an acoustic jazz group


WHORES Announces US & European Tour Dates

Sludgy noise rock legends Whores have a good chunk of dates lined up for down south, and then Europe, throughout


Mötley Crüe to Ruin Perfectly Good Def Leppard Shows in Australia Later This Year

Just when you thought it might be safe to enjoy some 80s hits from British arena rock from Def Leppard,


CLUTCH Announces Sunrise On Slaughter Beach 7″ Box Set With Unreleased Songs

Clutch will release a new 7″ box set of their latest record Sunrise On Slaughter Beach on June 2. The


Thulcandra on Their Diverse New Record Hail the Abyss

German powerhouse Thulcandra are back with a new album, Hail the Abyss, out now via Napalm Records. It carries on


Original METALLICA Bassist Says DAVE MUSTAINE Crushed The Whole Band Musically On No Life ‚Til Leather

Metallica released their legendary demo No Life ‚Til Leather in 1982. The demo features former guitarist Dave Mustaine, as well


Sylosis’ New Album A Sign Of Things To Come Coming This September, First Single “Poison For The Lost” Out Now

It’s been three years since their last studio release, but Sylosis are back again with a new album titled A


The 22 Underground Metal Bands You Might’ve Missed In May 2023

Looking for something new to listen to? Get acquainted with these tracks from some lesser-known bands released in May 2023


Get High With BONGZILLA’s New Record Dab City

Bongzilla will release their new record Dab City on June 2, but why wait to get high? Why not eat


Evanescence’s Amy Lee on “Bring Me to Life” Success: “My Biggest Fear Was that People Were Going to Misunderstand Who We Were”

If you’ve had ears since 2003, you’ve definitely heard the song “Bring Me to Life” by Evanescence. Back in February


AVENGED SEVENFOLD Didn’t Tell Management About Fake Festival Cancellations

Avenged Sevenfold kicked off teasing their new album Life Is But A Dream with a fake festival cancellation announcement. The


These Two New Code Orange Tracks Are Here to F*ck Up Your Morning

Like a sledgehammer to the temple, Pittsburgh’s own metalcore titans Code Orange have dropped a pair of jawbreakers in the


CODE ORANGE Returns With Two Groove-Focused New Singles

Code Orange is back with two new singles „Grooming My Replacement“ and „The Game“, which lean a lot harder into


SYLOSIS Announces New Album, Streams „Poison For The Lost“

Josh Middleton just quit Architects to focus more on Sylosis, and now it’s pretty evident why. Sylosis has just announced


Ithaca Debut New Video, Announce First-Ever US Tour

London-based outfit Ithaca will hit the United States for the first time later this year on the “Y’all Fear Us”


Watch: MAYHEM’s Vocalist Joined PANTERA On Stage For „Walk“

Pantera played the Barba Negra Csepel in Budapest, Hungary and they had a pretty unexpected guest join them! Mayhem vocalist


Great News: DISTURBED’s DAVID DRAIMAN Doesn’t Have Cancer

Disturbed vocalist David Draiman had a tumor removed from his right forearm earlier this week to be biopsied. Fortunately Draiman


Queens of the Stone Age Continue Their March Into Darkness with “Carnavoyeur”

Josh Homme and the guys in Queens of the Stone Age are no strangers to the dark. Their music has


Album Review: DIETH To Hell and Back

Back in the middle of last year, a new supergroup dubbed Dieth of sorts dropped a single, seemingly out of


SOEN Streams „Unbreakable“, Announces New Record Memorial

Soen will release their new record Memorial on September 1 and is now streaming the new single „Unbreakable“. If you’ve


PARADISE LOST Re-Recorded Icon, Announces Two UK Shows With MY DYING BRIDE

Paradise Lost is celebrating 30 years of Icon with a completely re-recorded version of the album and two UK shows


SLEEP TOKEN Announces Massive Wembley Arena Show, New Album Lands On The Billboard 200

Like ‚em or not, Sleep Token is insanely popular. Sleep Token has just announced a gargantuan headlining show at the


Empire State Bastard Unveil Their Debut Album Rivers of Heresy, Due Out Sept. 1

It’s been roughly a month since we last heard from Empire State Bastard, the extreme metal brainchild of Biffy Clyro’s



Fires In The Distance and Dawn Of Ouroboros have announced a handful of US tour dates for this October. Which


Another 3TEETH and Mick Gordon Collab Featured in the Band’s Latest Single “Slum Planet”

I guess all it takes to get your name added to some cool new music is to write an unforgettably


NAPALM DEATH Bassist Reflects On His 35-Year Career In Upcoming Autobiography

Shane Embury the legendary bassist from Napalm Death recently announced that he will be releasing his autobiography Life?… And Napalm


Behold The Majesty Of DEATH Covering SLAYER’s „Black Magic“ In 1993

Slayer’s 1983 classic „Black Magic“ is plenty crushing, but Death took it to a new level in 1993. Death covered


10 Bands That Should Be Way Bigger

We always love turning folks on to new metal here at MetalSucks and there’s been enough great music coming out


Review: Botanist Pushes Their Dulcimer Black Metal Forward with VIII: Selenotrope

Although ostensibly in line with the atmospheric black metal scene, Botanist constantly rejects convention. The San Francisco project’s entire concept



Cradle Of Filth is in the studio recording the follow-up to their 2021 album Existence Is Futile. The new record


Guns N’ Roses Extend Their North American Tour and Add Some Unexpected Openers to the Bill

Back in February, iconic rock band Guns N’ Roses announced that they’d be embarking on a world tour this year,


10 Ultra-Satisfying Guitar Porn Videos

Urban Dictionary defines „guitar porn“ as „an exhibition of salacious guitar virtuosity.“ Thank you for that entry, Bobby Skinstad. We


FEVER 333 Returns With Raging New Single „$wing“

Fever 333 is has finally debuted their new lineup in the studio with a brand new single called „$wing“. Equal


Crypta Announce Album Titled Shades of Sorrow, Drop First Single “Lord of Ruins”

Brazilian death metal quartet Crypta are dragging a new slate of tunes out of the rainforests and jamming it straight


Avenged Sevenfold Guitarist Synyster Gates Explains Rap Influence on New Record

Later this week, Avenged Sevenfold will release new album Life Is But a Dream… and, if the early singles are


CRYPTA Returns With New Single „Lord Of Ruins“

Crypta is back with a new record Shades Of Sorrow due out August 4, and a new single „Lord Of


ARCHSPIRE’s DEAN LAMB Explains How Touring Cost Over $150,000 Before Even Hitting The Road

Archspire recently hit the road with Whitechapel and it got pretty expensive, pretty quickly. Archspire guitarist Dean Lamb broke it


PAUL DI’ANNO Wishes GHOST’s Cover Of IRON MAIDEN Was Better Vocally

Ghost recently released their cover of Iron Maiden’s 1980 track „Phantom Of The Opera“ and former vocalist Paul Di’Anno isn’t


Paul Di’Anno Blasts Ghost’s “Phantom of the Opera” Cover: “I Just Don’t Think Tobias F*cking Tried Hard Enough”

Former Iron Maiden singer Paul Di’Anno let us know how he felt about Ghost‘s cover of the Maiden classic, “Phantom


QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Drops New Single „Carnavoyeur“

Queens Of The Stone Age is back with a second new single „Carnavoyeur“ and it’s just as dark, possibly even


GUNS N‘ ROSES Adds North American Tour Dates, Announces ALICE IN CHAINS, DIRTY HONEY & More As Support

Guns N‘ Roses has expanded their North American tour with a handful of new dates, as well as announced openers


DAVID ELLEFSON Makes His Vocal Debut On DIETH’s New Single

Dieth, the band featuring bassist David Ellefson (ex-Megadeth), guitarist and vocalist Guilherme Miranda (ex-Entombed A.D.), and drummer Michał Łysejko (ex-Decapitated),


Ex-Metallica Bassist Says Dave Mustaine Left Metallica ‘In the Dust’ on No Life Til’ Leather Demo

There was a time back in the early 80s when Metallica weren’t a household name like they are now. In


Baroness Are Back and Teasing… Something

Proggy sludge metal titans Baroness have been away for a while. After the release of the superlative 2019 release Gold


Is BARONESS Teasing New Material?

Looks like the wait for new Baroness is almost over. The band has posted a cryptic teaser featuring what might


Sonic Temple 2023: Day Three Recap

Day Three of Sonic Temple gave festival-goers a million and one reasons to smile throughout Ohio’s temperate Saturday afternoon. Afternoon


DEVOURMENT Guitarist Battling Brain Cancer, GoFundMe Launched

Devourment guitarist Chris Andrews is battling brain cancer and could use your help. Andrews originally had a brain tumor removed


DÅÅTH Recruits MARK HOLCOMB & MICK GORDON For New Single „Purified By Vengeance“

Dååth is back with yet another single to remind us all why they ruled, and clearly continue to rule. Dååth


Kittie’s Morgan Lander Says ‘Fans Will Be Really Pleased With The Next Few Years,’ Teases New Music

The return of alt-metal favorites Kittie has been a fun ride to witness. From their first show back in five


Asking The Audience To Clap & Flipping Them Off At The End Of The Set Is Pretty Dumb

Royal Blood played the BBC Radio 1 festival Big Weekend over the weekend and it got pretty cringey, pretty quickly.


Dååth Tapped Periphery’s Mark Holcomb and Mick Gordon for Their Crushing New Single, “Purified By Vengeance”

They may not have released a new studio effort since 2010 and they may not have announced a new album


Yes, BRIAN JOHNSON Is Still Fronting AC/DC

Yes, AC/DC is still being fronted vocalist Brian Johnson. We’ll explain the confusion. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Brian Johnson


Dieth’s “Walk With Me Forever” Has David Ellefson’s Debut Lead Vocal Performance

As a member of Megadeth for roughly three decades, David Ellefson handled backup vocals along with his main post of


BLACK VEIL BRIDES & VILLE VALO Announce North American Tour

Black Veil Brides, Ville Valo, and Dark Divine have announced a North American tour for September and October. Advertisement. Scroll



Chevelle and Three Days Grace have announced a US tour for this September and October with Loathe as the opener.


Rammstein Deny Allegations of Potential Misconduct at a Pre-Show Party

German industrial metal act Rammstein are facing allegations of potential misconduct following the kick off of their European tour in


TRENT REZNOR & ATTICUS ROSS Scored The New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, the duo behind Nine Inch Nails and boatloads of movie soundtracks, have been called upon


Ozzy Is Bored by Modern Metal: “It’s All F*cking Rehashed”

Legends collided when Metal Hammer let Tenacious D interview Ozzy Osbourne, with the trio talking about a variety of topics


FOO FIGHTERS‘ New Song Is A 10 Minute Slow Burner

Foo Fighters is now streaming their 10-minute new song „The Teacher“ from their highly-anticipated new record But Here We Are


Tobias Forge on Writing Ghost Songs: “When You’ve Written One Hit, It Doesn’t Get Easier”

Speaking to French publication, Ghost frontman Tobias Forge discussed the band’s songwriting process and explained that it hasn’t gotten


RAMMSTEIN Deny Recent Allegations Of Misconduct After Lithuanian Show

Rammstein has denied allegations surrounding a post-show party in Vilnius, Lithuania. Rammstein posted a brief statement to their Twitter account,


Hanoi Rocks’ Michael Monroe: “Our Musicianship Was Overlooked Because of All the Hoopla Around the Band”

Glam (or glam-adjacent, as singer Michael Monroe might prefer) rockers Hanoi Rocks have often been surrounded by controversy and drama,


Photos: Obituary and Immolation Laid Waste to the Hawthorne Theatre

Death metal titans Obituary and Immolation proved why they’re two of the most unstoppable forces in death metal over the


Fit For An Autopsy’s Joe Badolato and Pat Sheridan Answered Our Rapid Fire Questions

We’ve got another video installment of Rapid Fire Questions to quench your insatiable thirst for knowledge about your favorite bands.


Architects Split With Guitarist Josh Middleton

Guitarist Josh Middleton, who joined Architects in 2016 as a touring member following the death of late guitarist Tom Searle


Rob Trujillo Explains Metallica Songwriting Process, Says He Has a Stockpile of Riffs

Despite the fact that Metallica take their sweet time recording and releasing music these days, they go through a lot


PHIL ANSELMO On Confederate Flag Imagery: „I Disavow The F*ckin‘ Flag“

Pantera hasn’t been shy about using the Confederate flag in their merch, on stage, in the layout to 1996’s The


Watch: IRON MAIDEN Played „Alexander The Great“ For The First Time Ever, Broke Out Tons Of Deep Cuts

Iron Maiden kicked off their Future Past Tour, which showcases the band playing songs from their most recent album Senjutsu and 1986


KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD Streams Heavy 10-Minute Jam On „Gaia“

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard is now streaming their massive 10 minute performance of the song „Gaia“ live at



Drummer Esben Willems of Monolord, synth player Marcus Lilja of Eyemouth, and multi-instrumentalist Geoff Mann of Here Lies Man have


TAKALAITON Grooves Hard On New Single „Rip N‘ Burn“

TakaLaiton is here to kick your ass right into next weekend with their groovy-as-hell new single „Rip N‘ Burn“. Check


Phil Anselmo “Disavows” Confederate Flag at Live Show: “Keep Politics Out of Sh*t”

Groove metal legends Pantera have rarely been shy about their usage of the Confederate flag on merch and in other


Bob Rock Clarifies That Nikki Sixx Did Play Bass on Early Mötley Crüe Albums

Last week, Bob Rock talked about the new Mötley Crüe recording sessions he’d recently been a part of. In that


Leprosy’s Einar Solberg on The MetalSucks Podcast #490

On this, the Memorial Day episode of The MetalSucks Podcast, we’ve got Leprous frontman Einar Solberg on the horn! In


Sonic Temple 2023: Day Two Recap

The word of the day is “sunburn.” Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. There wasn’t so much as a cloud in



Architects and guitarist Josh Middleton (Sylosis) have parted ways. Middleton played in Architects as a live member in 2016 after


This 3D Statue Of GHOST’s Infestissumam Is Pretty Cool

Ghost has teamed up with Knucklebonz for a 3D statue of their 2013 record Infestissumam. The statue stands 12″ tall


ATREYU Added To IRON MAIDEN’s Canadian Shows

Atreyu has been added to Iron Maiden’s trio of Canadian tour dates this September and October. As of right now,


DAVE LOMBARDO On Early SLAYER: „I Remember Saying To HANNEMAN, ‚It’s Gotta Be Heavy. It’s Gotta Be Faster.'“

Slayer was fast as hell throughout their career, and it sounds like we have former drummer Dave Lombardo to thank.


Sonic Temple 2023: Day One Recap

This is the message that greeted Sonic Temple festival-goers on Thursday, May 25th, as they flocked in droves to the


SAVATAGE Almost Broke Up Once Because Half The Band Tried To Join BLACK SABBATH & MEGADETH

Savatage frontman Jon Oliva recently went down memory lane with Sakis Fragos of Greece’s Rock Hard Magazine in a new


WARBRINGER, FALLUJAH, ENTERPRISE EARTH & More To Headline Canada’s Armstrong MetalFest

Armstrong MetalFest will take place between July 14 and 15 in the Okanagan Valley at the Hassen Arena in Armstrong,


MIZMOR Announces New Album & US Tour, Streams „No Place To Arrive“

Pacific Northwest solo-outfit Mizmor is back with a miserably blackened new record Prosaic due out July 21, and a single


Cult of Luna Release Live Film, Announce Tour

Cult of Luna just released a live film called Full Moon and announced a tour of Europe and the U.K.


Nita Strauss Unveils Video Featuring Andres Fridén of In Flames

Nita Strauss, who got famous playing guitar for Alice Cooper, just released a video of her collaboration with Anrdes Fridén


Don’t Worry, Alice Cooper is Not Retiring

If you’ve been worried about Alice Cooper stepping back from the stage, don’t be. He has reiterated multiple times that


Ghost Pay Tribute to Tina Turner

Ghost covered the recently deceased Tina Turner on their latest album, and Ghost’s Tobias Forge opened up about the singer


Vomitory, Jonathan Young, and Incendiary Added to The MetalSucks Playlist

It’s a long ass weekend and as such, it’s the perfect time to kick back, crack open a cold one,


Bongzilla Drop Song and Video for “C.A.R.T.S.”

It’s always a reason to celebrate when there’s new music from Bongzilla, and this particular song is about everyone’s favorite


Dave Lombardo Doesn’t Have FOMO Over Missing Slayer Reunion

Folks might wonder if Dave Lombardo regrets not being able to join Slayer on their final tour. Apparently, the answer


Bret Michaels Needs His Ears Checked, Vince Neil Still Can’t Sing and More Top Stories of the Week

May is going out with a bang. In one of our biggest stories of the year, Bret Michaels is too


Ulrich Brothers’ Band Taipei Houston Drop New Video

It’s well-known at this point that Myles and Layne Ulrich, the sons of Lars Ulrich, have a band, Taipei Houston,


These Are The 10 Best CODE ORANGE Deep Cuts

Born from Pittsburgh, PA, Code Orange have morphed from a chaotic power-violence/punk-inspired high-school group to a dark, industrial, sludgy –


NICKELBACK’s CHAD KROEGER Thinks Most Musicians Are Musicians Because „They Don’t Wanna Get A Real Job“

If there’s one thing Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger isn’t, it’s lazy. Dude has been cranking out massive radio hits for


Watch: MICHAEL JACKSON’s Drummer Hears LINKIN PARK Once, Writes Sick Drum Parts

Jonathan „Sugarfoot“ Moffett has drummed for everyone from Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson, to Elton John and Madonna, and beyond.


This Drum Cover of SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s „Chop Suey!“ Is Too Good

It’s no secret that El Estepario Siberiano is talented as hell, but this drum cover of System Of A Down’s



Ripplefest Texas will return from September 21 to 24 at The Far Out Lounge and Sagebrush in Austin, TX. The



Inhuman Condition, the band featuring bassist Terry Butler (Obituary, ex-Death) and The Absence guitarist Taylor Nordberg (also of Deicide) and


Will There Ever Be A VAN HALEN Tribute Concert?

Over the last year one of the biggest talks in rock has been about an All-Star Van Halen tribute concert.


SIGNS OF THE SWARM Streams „Tower Of Torsos“, Announces New Record

Signs Of The Swarm is back with a new single „Tower Of Torsos“ and a new record Amongst The Low


Cliffdiver Bassist Survives Near-Fatal Accident

The bassist of emo-punk band Cliffdiver was almost killed in an accident while driving to a gig. Thankfully, he survived,


Mizmor Announce New Album and US Tour

Funeral doom luminary Mizmor—the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist A.L.N.—has confirmed that new abum Prosaic will see release on July 21 via


What Does Corey Taylor Think About Ed Sheeran’s Copyright Lawsuit?

Pop musician Ed Sheeran was recently in court after being accused of ripping off Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On”


Danzig to Play Self-Titled Debut on Tour This Fall

Good news if you were hoping to see a Danzig self-titled album tour this fall (and bad news if you


IMMORTAL, SIGNS OF THE SWARM, HORRENDOUS & More Among Metal Injection’s Top Tracks Of The Week

This week’s top tracks include Immortal’s last single from their new album, Signs Of The Swarm’s crushing new track, the


Signs of the Swarm Announce Amongst the Low & Empty Album

Deathcore bruisers Signs of the Swarm announced today that their new album, Amongst the Low & Empty, will be released


Album Review: ARIDUS Serpent Moon

Get in the car, we’re headed for a road trip. Not to the Fjords of Norway, the rainforests of Brazil,



Drummers from bands like Whitechapel, Divine Heresy, Aegaeon, Ophidian I, and way more have collectively teamed up to cover the


Nikki Sixx Isn’t Sure He Played on Early Mötley Crüe Records, According to Bob Rock

Legendary producer Bob Rock—the guy from Some Kind of Monster, among a lot of more notable achievements—recently appeared on the


JUDAS PRIEST Announces 2024 European Tour With SAXON & URIAH HEEP

Judas Priest will hi the road next March and April with Saxon and Uriah Heep as openers. Get those dates


Mark Adams, Original Saint Vitus Bassist, Dead at 64

Bassist Mark Adams, best known for his long tenure with doom metal legends Saint Vitus, died on May 23 following


ROB ZOMBIE Is Working On A New Record

Rob Zombie is turning his attention back to music and working on his first new record since The Lunar Injection


JOHNNY BOOTH Drops New Single „Full Tilt“

Johnny Booth is back with a brand new single „Full Tilt“ and a new record Moments Elsewhere due out this


Dave Lombardo Remembers Writing Early Slayer: “It’s Gotta Be Heavy. It’s Gotta Be Faster”

Each band in the Big Four brought their own style to the then-nascent thrash genre. In the case of Slayer,


10 Progressive Metal Bands You Need To Get Into

If you’re a progressive metal fan, you’re undoubtedly familiar with most of the subgenre’s biggest names. We’re talking about groups


Blindfolded and Led to the Woods: Five New Zealand Metal Bands You Should Know

The New Zealand extreme metal scene is vibrant and diverse but often feels like a whole different world to us


YOB Announces New Drummer

Yob recently parted ways with drummer Travis Foster and has now announced touring drummer Dave French as his replacement. French has ben


IMMORTAL Stays Frozen With New Single „Return To Cold“

Immortal, now just Demonaz, has just released their new record War Against All. If you’re looking for a good place


Rob Zombie Says He Doesn’t Like Working On Songs With a Full Band: “I Just Always Found that to Be Really Draining”

Shock rock and horror icon Rob Zombie has enjoyed plenty of success over the decades, from White Zombie to his


Behold: The IRON MAIDEN Toilet

Prince Midnight, the guy responsible for the Lars Ulrich toilet and the guitar made out of his real actual dead


Jamey Jasta and Exodus’ Steve Souza Team Up for New Jasta Single

Charismatic Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta has always been vocal about his love for metal, from taking Hatebreed on the road


AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s New Album Features Contributions From Late Drummer THE REV

Late and great founding Avenged Sevenfold drummer James „The Rev“ Sullivan may have passed away in 2009, but his memory


JAMEY JASTA & EXODUS‘ STEVE „ZETRO“ SOUZA Drop New Single „Assimilation Agenda“

Jasta, the project headed up by Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta, is back with a new single „Assimilation Agenda“ featuring Exodus


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – May 26, 2023

I think the universe heard me bitching about the slow release schedule in the first half of the year, because



This week’s new heavy metal releases include a death obsessed metal, Depeche Mode covers, doooooooooooooooooooom, and more! To the metals…


Fantômas Temporarily Reunited at Last Night’s Mr. Bungle/Melvins Show

Last night, at the final stop of The Geek Show tour with Spotlights, the Melvins, and Mr. Bungle, fans got


Bret Michaels Must Have Missed Mötley Crüe’s Sets If He Thinks Everyone on Last Year’s Stadium Tour ‘Was Great’

I’m not sure how anyone could defend Mötley Crüe‘s recent performances, especially as more and more footage comes out to


DANZIG Announces Self-Titled Anniversary Tour With BEHEMOTH, TWIN TEMPLE & MIDNIGHT

Looks like Danzig is breaking his „no tours anymore“ rule for a pretty special reason. Danzig has announced a US


Watch: FANTÔMAS (MR. BUNGLE, MELVINS, Etc.) Reunited Briefly On Stage Last Night

Hey look, Fantômas came back for a minute! Fantômas reunited on stage during Mr. Bungle’s May 24 show at the


This Live Action Diablo IV Trailer is Metal as Fu*k

Barbarians, wizards, necromancers, demons… they’re all pretty fucking metal if done right. Hell, those dark fantasy elements are the backbone


BOB ROCK Says NIKKI SIXX Wasn’t Sure If He Played On First Four MÖTLEY CRÜE Records

Bob Rock was producing Mötley Crüe’s 1989 record Dr. Feelgood when he ran into a pretty shocking revelation – bassist


Shadows Fall Are Working on New Music for the First Time in Over 10 Years

It’s been a long time since the world got any new Shadows Fall tunes, but there’s a distinct possibility that


Holy Diver At 40: VINNY APPICE Reflects On DIO’s Game-Changing Debut Album, Almost Cutting „Rainbow In The Dark“

In the pantheon of classic metal albums, Dio’s Holy Diver is on the shortlist of most widely beloved and revered.


JENNY DOUGLAS (5B Artist Management) Career Talk at Inferno Festival

Frank sits down with Jenny Douglas of 5B Artist Management to discuss her 17 year career and amazing adventure going


Chad Kroeger Says Most Musicians Today Are Lazy: “They Don’t Wanna Get a Real Job”

If there’s one thing Nickelback and their frontman Chad Kroeger can be known for, it’s their ability to write songs


Watch: FOO FIGHTERS Played Their First Live Show With Drummer JOSH FREESE

Foo Fighters recently introduced their new drummer Josh Freese during a livestream event. Then on May 24, Foo Fighters hit


Metallica’s James Hetfield Visited Wounded Ukrainian Soldiers Recovering in Colorado

If you’ve ever taken a look at Metallica‘s M72 World Tour schedule, you may be curious why they have so


SHADOWS FALL Working On First New Material Since 2012

Shadows Fall reunited for one show in December 2021 and it’s been snowballing from there. Shadows Fall has since played


Photos: Spotlights, Melvins, and Mr. Bungle at Fox Theater in Oakland, California on May 23, 2023

Earlier this week, the madcap tour known as The Geek Show, featuring the wild musical antics of the Melvins and


TONY CAMPOS Isn’t Sure Why People Thought STATIC-X Was Ever Nü-Metal

Static-X was formed in 1994 and got pretty popular with their 1999 debut album Wisconsin Death Trip. Unfortunately this was


Foo Fighters Drop New Song Featuring Dave Grohl’s Daughter, Violet

After announcing drummer Josh Freese as the newest member of the Foo Fighters lineup, the band have dropped another new


Is This METALLICA Show From 1986 The Fastest The Band Ever Played?

Metallica played the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto on December 9, 1986 and it might’ve been their fastest show ever.


Alex Skolnick to Miss Half of Testament’s European Tour, Vio-lence’s Phil Demmel to Step In

Familial responsibilities are going to keep Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick from playing in some of the band’s upcoming European tour.


Get Frosty With HEXVESSEL’s New Single „Older Than The Gods“

Hexvessel is now streaming their frosty new single and video „Older Than The Gods“ featuring Okoi from Bölzer on guest


Band Launches GoFundMe After Bassist Is Nearly Killed By A Flying Chain Link While Driving Van

Oklahoma punk band Cliffdiver was headed to a show in Las Vegas when the absolutely unthinkable happened. According to a


David Ellefson Says Kings of Thrash Are “Creating a New Sound” Despite Mostly Covering Megadeth

In case you weren’t aware, Kings of Thrash is a new band led by former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and


Sounds Like GHOST Is Plotting A Whole Live Album & Film This Year

Ghost will end their North American tour with two massive solo shows in Los Angeles, CA at the Kia Forum.


Horrendous’ First New Single Since 2018, “Ontological Mysterium,” is the Title Track for Their Newly Announced Album

Fir the first time in five years, Horrendous have come out with a brand new song to assault your senses


SCOWL Announces North American Tour

Rising rock band Scowl is hitting the road for a pretty lengthy North American tour this September and October. The


TEETH to Tear Canada Up with Great American Ghost and Dropped a Visualizer for “Drip”

Canadian technical death metal outfit TEETH are planning a run through their home country later this year, and they’re taking


Finally: Crabcore Has Been Added To Destiny 2

Crabcore has made its way to Destiny 2 as an emote! For those who didn’t grow up in the mid-to-late-2000s,



The Zenith Passage will join fellow technical death metal bands Fallujah and Enterprise Earth for their North American tour this


Album Review: VHS Quest For The Mighty Riff

This is a great metal record. It’s also the most fun metal record of 2023. There’s a few key reasons


Rammstein’s Till Lindemann Took a Tumble on Stage in Lithuania

When it comes to modern frontmen, there are few that seem just physically sturdier than Rammstein‘s Till Lindemann. At 60


Original SAINT VITUS Bassist MARK ADAMS Dead At 64 Years Old

Original Saint Vitus bassist Mark Adams has died at 64 years old. Adams played with Saint Vitus from their founding


Burton C. Bell’s Upcoming Solo Tour Will Feature a Lot of Fear Factory

He may have quit the band back in 2020 and no longer feels the need to be associated with Fear


Cloak Get Heavier and Return to Their Roots with Black Flame Eternal

Atlanta, Georgia-based blackened melodic death metal band Cloak are dropping their third full-length studio album Black Flame Eternal this Friday through Season


Watch: Ex-MR. BUNGLE Drummer HANS WAGNER Joins Band On Stage For A Deep Cut

Mr. Bungle’s show on May 21 at the at the McMenamins Crystal Ballroom in Portland, OR featured a pretty special



Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick will sit out the band’s upcoming European tour due to a family emergency. Filling in for


Hallowed Be Thy Game: Pupil Slicer’s Kate Davies and Josh Andrews’ Favorite Video Game Music

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


Amon Amarth to Play a Pair of Shows with Creeping Death, 200 Stab Wounds, and Gatecreeper

Amon Amarth will be heading out with Ghost this August, but the Viking metal stalwarts have added two dates to


Carmine Appice Reacts to Mick Mars’ Lawsuit Against Mötley Crüe: “It Kind of Vindicated Me”

Back in March, a war of words sparked out of control between drummer Carmine Appice and Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki


COREY TAYLOR On AI: „It’s An Even Worse Example Of Technology Taking Over For Talent“

Artificial intelligence is slowly but surely creeping into the music world. From AI-generated music videos to AI-generated voices from beyond


HORRENDOUS‘ New Single „Ontological Mysterium“ Is A Love Letter To ’80s & Early ’90s Death Metal

Horrendous is back for the first time since 2018 with a new single „Ontological Mysterium“ and a new album of


STRAY FROM THE PATH’s Drummer Is Sick Of Bands Using Pre-Recorded Kick Drum Tracks Live

Stray From The Path drummer Craig Reynolds is pretty sick of bands using pre-recorded kick drums during live shows, and


Twisted Sister Guitarist Says the Rock Hall Doesn’t Respect Metal: “There’s Zero Understanding of What the Genre Is About”

Opinions on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are relatively split among artists that could be eligible for induction,



Amon Amarth has announced two headlining dates around their upcoming tour with Ghost, and they’re pretty killer. The August date


Comedian LEWIS BLACK Opened His New Special With An „Enter Sandman“ Bit

Comedian Lewis Black recently posted his entire new special named Tragically, I Need You to YouTube, and Metallica fans are


Corey Taylor Blasts AI Music: “Suddenly Now We Have No Talent?”

You may have seen the recent influx of artificial intelligence being used to write music and clone artists’ voices. Some


BURTON C. BELL Plans On Playing Lots Of FEAR FACTORY At His Upcoming Solo Show

Longtime Fear Factory vocalist Burton C. Bell quit the band in 2020, later saying that he has zero interest in



Sumac, the band consisting of drummer Nick Yacyshyn (Baptists), bassist Brian Cook (Russian Circles, Botch, ex-These Arms Are Snakes) and


MARDUK Blames „Covert Drinking“ For Bassist Throwing A Nazi Salute During Recent Show

Marduk recently parted ways with bassist Joel Lindholm after Lindholm blatantly threw a Nazi salute during a set at Incineration


David Ellefson’s Done Recording Narration for the Nick Menza Documentary

A couple of years ago, we learned that ex-Megadeth bassist David Ellefson was co-producing a documentary on the late drummer


FEAR FACTORY Announces Massive European Tour

Fear Factory has announced a pretty extensive European tour for this October through December. All dates will be supported by


Yob and Drummer Travis Foster Opt to Part Ways

After roughly 17 years behind the kit for Yob, drummer Travis Foster is no longer with the band. That news


Album Review: ESOCTRILIHUM Astraal Constellations of the Majickal Zodiac

How? How is this even possible? I just reviewed a full-length album from this guy in January. And sure, I


This Dude Made A Fake ’90s MEGADETH Album In One Day & It’s Pretty Good

YouTuber Bradley Hall sat down to write and record an entire fake Megadeth album in one day and it’s pretty


Marduk Says Nazi Salute Incident with Bassist Happened Because He Was “Drinking Covertly”

Last week, we reported on an incident during Incineration Fest where Marduk‘s now former bassist Joel Lindholm was filmed throwing


Here’s One Of The Final Looks At VINNIE PAUL’s Legendary House

Pantera and Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul’s former home in Arlington, TX hit the market for $750,000 in February 2022 and


Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Says Rockville Performance in Drag Wasn’t Political

Over the weekend, Welcome To Rockville featured some killer performances from some of today’s bigger acts, but it was the


KOSTNATĚNÍ Gets Strange And Blackened On New Album Úpal

Kostnatění is here to usher in the warmer weather with their new record Úpal (Slovak for „heatstroke“). Equal parts black


Album Review: CLOAK Black Flame Eternal

When you think „black metal“ you probably don’t think about Atlanta, Georgia but Cloak is trying to change that. For


Unearth’s Trevor Phipps Answered Our Rapid Fire Questions

It may not seem like it while they’re killing it on stage, but our favorite artists aren’t larger than life



In Flames has announced the 2023 edition of their Dalhalla Brinner festival for August 25 and 26. The festival will


MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN’s Stage Costume In Florida Wasn’t A Political Statement

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan donned a wig and prosthetic breasts for the band’s performance at Welcome To Rockville in


Video: Vince Neil Mangles “Shout At The Devil” in Newly-Uncovered Tour Footage

I know we shit on Mötley Crüe a helluva lot here on MetalSucks, but I’d like to think it’s with


10 Songs That Remind Us Why Deathcore F*cking Rules

Of all the extreme music subgenres out there, deathcore has historically been the most maligned. Since its beginnings, old heads


TOM MORELLO: „Over The Last Few Years, I Think The Rock Hall Has Become More Democratic“

Despite losing the fan vote, Rage Against The Machine will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame’s


Kirk Arrington, Former Metal Church Drummer, Dead at 61

Former Metal Church drummer Kirk Arrington has died, aged 61, according to a post from his ex-band on their Facebook


GHOST Has Never Played These Five Songs Live (But They Should)

A pretty solid chunk of Ghost’s discography has made it to the stage. Well, except for these originals and cover


Stop Using The Wrong TERROR Logo

Terror is back in the news cycle for yet another silly reason. First it was all about one security guard


In Flames, Killswitch Engage, Fit For An Autopsy, and Others to Perform at Dalhalla Brinner 2023

For two special nights in Sweden, the country’s own In Flames will headline the annual Dalhalla Brinner this August, with



Former Metal Church drummer Kirk Arrington has died at 61 years old. Arrington drummed for Metal Church for most of


YOB Parts Ways With Their Drummer

Yob has parted ways with drummer Travis Foster. According to a statement from Yob, they and Foster have reached a


Watch: GHOST Debuted „Jesus He Knows Me“ & „Respite On The Spitalfields“ Live

Ghost played their first show of 2023 at the Zénith de Rouen in Le Grand-Quevilly, France on May 22 where


Exodus Forced to Cancel Upcoming European Dates As Gary Holt Deals with Family Emergency

Things have been rough for Exodus guitarist Gary Holt and his loved ones as of late, and the problem has


METALLICA Got The Idea For Their „Snake Pit“ From Restaurants

For the last three decades, Metallica has included a „snake pit“ section at every show they play. The snake pit


Review: Immortal’s War Against All Obliterates the Haters

This Friday when Immortal’s tenth studio album War Against All is released to the masses, the first thing you might


Welcome To Rockville 2023: Final Day Recap

All good things come to an end, if for no other reason than that the human body can only take


Album Review: IMMORTAL War Against All

While Abbath was able to leave Immortal after the famously way-too-long-and-drawn-out dissolution of the band to quickly find success on


EXODUS Cancels European Tour As GARY HOLT Tends To His Brother

Exodus has cancelled their upcoming European tour as guitarist Gary Holt tends to his injured brother. Holt’s brother Charles Holt


Ex-Mayhem Legend Blasphemer Discusses RUÏM, Says Fans “Know Where This is Coming From”

Founded in 2020, RUÏM is the groundbreaking new project of the legendary Rune “Blasphemer” Eriksen and the stellar French drummer


Type O Negative Celebrate World Goth Day with a Trippy AI-Generated Video

Like it or not, more bands are using artificial intelligence to generate new content, including music videos. And while that


IRON MAIDEN & SLIPKNOT Featured In Dead By Daylight Crossover

Iron Maiden and Slipknot will make appearances in the long-running survival horror game Dead By Daylight. The game’s developer Behaviour


Watch: RAMMSTEIN Broke Out Two Deep Cuts & Debuted A Zeit Song Live

Rammstein played their first show of 2023 at the Vingio Parkas in Vilnius, Lithuania on May 20 and they had


ESP Guitars & Metal Injection Team Up For An LTD Guitar Giveaway!

Metal Injection has teamed up with our friends at ESP Guitars to offer a pretty sweet sweepstakes, because one strum


Maynard James Keenan Performs in Drag in Florida, Challenging Anti-Trans Laws

While performing at Welcome to Rockville this weekend, Tool singer Maynard James Keenan took the stage dressed in drag, protesting


TYPE O NEGATIVE Posts Creepy AI Music Video For „Halloween In Heaven“

Type O Negative is now streaming their AI-heavy music video for „Halloween In Heaven“. The video was created by Corrine


Kreator’s Video for “Conquer And Destroy” Highlights the Intensity of their Live Shows

German thrash metal band Kreator have been going at this thing for a long time, having formed back in 1982


Check Out the Fan Footage of Newsted’s First Show in 10 Years

Over the weekend, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted hit the stage as the frontman for his solo metal project, aptly


Watch: NEWSTED Premiered 11 New Songs, Covered METALLICA & MOTÖRHEAD At Reunion Show

Jason Newsted brought his Newsted project back to the stage for the first time in seven years on May 20,


CLOWN Would Like Less SLIPKNOT Touring, More Special Shows

Slipknot has played over 1,300 shows over the course of their two-plus decades as a band. Though according to percussionist


Foo Fighters Announce Josh Freese as New Drummer

Following months of speculation after the tragic death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, the band announced drummer Josh Freese


GATECREEPER Working With DISMEMBER’s Drummer On New Record

The first Gatecreeper full-length since 2019’s Deserted is coming, and it’s gonna be real heavy. Gatecreeper has revealed they were


Dieth/Ex-Megadeth’s David Ellefson on The MetalSucks Podcast #489

Legendary thrash metal bassist David Ellefson is our guest this week on The MetalSucks Podcast! In our chat, we discussed


FOO FIGHTERS Announces New Drummer

After months of speculation, Foo Fighters has announced Josh Freese as their new drummer. Freese has played with bands like


Converge Announce UK and Europe Tour Dates

Converge just announced tour dates in the U.K. and Europe with Dying Fetus, Archspire, Gatecreeper, Frozen Soul, Frontierer, and Terror. The


Welcome To Rockville 2023: Day Three Recap

If one could liken the massive assortment of bands that have assembled for the 2023 Welcome To Rockville Festival in


Tony Capos Didn’t Want Static-X Lumped in with Nu Metal

Static-X often get lumped in with the nu metal movement of the early 2000s, but they claim they fit in


Beltfed Weapon Drop “Eternal Fire” Featuring Special Guests

There’s a new track from Beltfed Weapon, titled “Eternal Fire,” and it features a host of impressive guests. [embedded content]


Corey Taylor Says He Finds Hope in Bands Like Sleep Token

Corey Taylor couldn’t say enough good things about Sleep Token, whose record released last week. Taylor, of Slipknot and Stone



German melodic black metal practitioners Dark Fortress have officially called it quits after almost three decades as a band. Fortunately,


KIRK HAMMETT Isn’t Putting Down The Wah Pedal, Thank You Very Much

Kirk Hammett has been getting flak for his use of a wah pedal for decades at this point, and it’s


That Time KORN Covered „Roots Bloody Roots“ With SEPULTURA’s ANDREAS KISSER & DERRICK GREEN

Just under a decade ago, Korn took the stage at Monsters of Rock Brazil 2013 with Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser


David Draiman of Disturbed Says He’s “Not Going Anywhere”

David Draiman of Disturbed recently opened up about mental illness struggles. He received a wave of support in response. In


Welcome To Rockville 2023: Day Two Recap

Following a day of booming hard rock and metallic mania that all but run the entire gamut of stylistic expressions


Jason Newsted Calls Newsted Band “Honest, Authentic”

In a recent interview, Jason Newsted talked up the authenticity he feels he puts into his pet project, Newsted. Specifically


Marduk Bassist is Now Their Ex-Bassist After Nazi Gesture, You Guys Like Toyah & Fripp, and More Top Stories of the Week

You know, it’s almost like there are repercussions for your action. I’m not saying Marduk is a band full of


Weather Forecaster Drops Sleep Token Lyric Easter Egg

A weatherman has gone viral for his use of metal references in his recurring forecasts. Chris Michaels of WSLS 10


This AVENGED SEVENFOLD Show From 2004 Was Originally Filmed For The „Unholy Confessions“ Video

Rock videographer Brad Nolan reached out to us here at Metal Injection with something pretty damn cool – an Avenged


JASON NEWSTED Thinks METALLICA Is The Reason NEWSTED Still Has An Audience

Jason Newsted and his former Metallica bandmates are on better terms these days following Newsted’s departure from the band in


GENE SIMMONS Says VAN HALEN „Destroyed“ BLACK SABBATH On Tour: „Tony Iommi Admitted It, And So Did Ozzy“

Kiss‚ Gene Simmons recently gave an interview to Classic Rock where discusses the early days of Van Halen and how


Gozu, The Zenith Passage, and Elder Devil Added to The MetalSucks Playlist

Man, some killer music came out this week and as such, we’ve updated The MetalSucks Playlist with some bangers. New


Upon A Burning Body Miss Shows Due to Illness

Upon A Burning Body are bummed to announce that they will not be able to finish out their tour with


Paul Di’Anno Impersonates MetalSucks Commenters, Says Ghost Cover “Fkn Sucks”

Earlier today, Ghost released their covers EP Phantomime to equal measures of fanfare and derision, as fans who enjoy the


VOIVOD Reveals First Re-Recorded Song From Morgöth Tales

Voivod will soon release its latest album, Morgöth Tales, on July 21. The 10-song release features one new song—the title


Kataklysm Reveals Their New Album Goliath with “Bringer of Violence” Music Video

Earlier today, Canadian death metal outfit Kataklysm announced that not only do they have a brand new album titled Goliath


Heavy Psych Sounds Fest Heading to NYC and Baltimore This Fall

A cavalcade of cannabis-friendly and adjacent acts will be bringing the fuzz to two major American cities this November, as


KATAKLYSM Is The „Bringer Of Vengeance“ In New Video; Latest Album Announced

Long-running North American death metal outfit Kataklysm announced that its fifth album, Goliath, is set for an August 11 release


IRON MAIDEN’s The Number Of The Beast Cover Is Getting Its Own Statue

Iron Maiden’s The Number Of The Beast turned 40 years old this March and NECA Toys is celebrating with a


Voivod to Release Morgöth Tales for Their 40th Anniversary, The First Single “Nuage Fractal” Available Now

One of Canada’s biggest heavy metal exports, Voivod, are approaching their 40th anniversary this year and they’re putting out a


BAD WOLVES Cancels Upcoming Tour Over Health Concerns

Bad Wolves have canceled its upcoming tour with For The Fallen Dreams and Inimical Drive, citing health issues with singer


Blackbraid’s “The Spirit Returns” Video Takes His Unique Take on Black Metal to the Desert

Native American black metal firebrand Blackbraid has been tearing shit up since his debut self-titled album came out last year.


Expanded Version of Dethklok’s The Dethalbum Now Streaming

You never had to sign a waiver or kiss your relatives goodbye before listening to the Dethklok‘s albums, so it’s


Welcome To Rockville 2023: Day One Recap

For over a decade the Welcome To Rockville festival has been a staple of springtime in Florida, starting as a



Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich spoke with Japanese music critic and radio star Masa Ito of TVK’s Rock City in regards


Album Review: THULCANDRA Hail the Abyss

Steffen Kummerer fronts two successful and respected German extreme metal bands. Both Obscura and Thulcandra were started in the early


Cavalera Brothers Explain Why They’re Going to Their Roots Bloody Roots for Upcoming Release

Igor and Max Cavalera are on a quest to make their old Sepultura days once the re-recorded versions of Sepultura’s


SOLEMN VISION Debuts Melodic Ripper „Unfinished Tapestry“

New York City-based progressive/melodic death dealers Solemn Vision signed to Black Lion Records for the release of their forthcoming album,


Fan Account of Sick New World Highlights Logistical Issues and Sound Problems

Last weekend, scores of nu-metal fans got to relive their high school days, as an absolutely ginomous festival aimed at


Looks Like ORGY Really Went Hard On Backing Tracks At Recent Fest

You could be forgiven for being unaware that Orgy are still around. The Candyass band hasn’t done a whole lot


Toyah & Fripp to Take Their YouTube Show All Over the U.K. This Fall

Your YouTube algorithm may have finally recovered from all the strangely kinda sexy rock covers by Toyah Willcox and King


CAVALERA Brothers Discuss Re-Recording Classic SEPULTURA Material

Former Sepultura members, brothers Max and Igor Cavalera, are currently in the process of re-recording and releasing updated versions of


THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From SLEEP TOKEN, GHOST & More Out Today 5/19

This week’s new heavy metal releases include a prog icon settling in with a normal amount of collaborators, lots of


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – May 19, 2023

Nazis, King Gizzards, lizard wizards and a surprise record I never thought we would get. What a life! Blindfolded and


Review: Khanate Remember the Bad Times on To Be Cruel

Few bands have ever achieved what Khanate have, creating music so unsettling and discomforting that it could be a soundtrack


Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows and Synyster Gates on The MetalSucks Podcast #488.5

In this special half episode of The MetalSucks Podcast, we get a quick chat with M. Shadows and Synyster Gates


SHOW RECAP: VOIVOD And IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Rule South Florida With A Mixture Of Progressive Vibes And Surreal Extremes

The concept of progression is nothing new to metal; in fact, one could rightly argue that the genre was partly


Shane Embry’s Autobiography Life?… & Napalm Death Coming This October

After nearly 40 years kicking ass around the world as Napalm Death‘s bassist, Shane Embury is releasing a tell-all autobiography



Earlier this month, we told you about a virtual band called The Shredderz, which is kind of like if you


MUTOID MAN Announces Mutants, Streams „Call Of The Void“

We’ve known that Mutoid Man—featuring members of Converge, Cave In and High on Fire—was working on new music recently, with


A Metalhead and His Guitar Tear Sh*t Up The Shredderz’ Video for Their Single, “Shredderz”

Earlier this month, a new virtual metal band known as The Shredderz was unveiled to the masses. Described as a


MARDUK Parts Ways With Bass Player After Nazi Salute Video Surfaces

Swedish black metal outfit Marduk has parted ways with bassist Joel Lindholm after a video showing the musician performing a


Bassist ‘Vacates’ Marduk After On-Stage Nazi Gesture, Magnus ‘Devo’ Andersson to Fill In

Earlier today, we reported on a video that surfaced out of last weekend’s Incineration Fest in London that shows Marduk


Album Review: RUÏM Black Royal Spiritism – I – O Sino da Igreja

Ruïm’s brutal yet majestic debut, Black Royal Spiritism – I – O Sino da Igreja, speaks with the authority of


Review: Frozen Soul Bring Crushing Death Metal with Glacial Domination

Don’t be surprised if this Friday, no matter where in the world you are, a killing frost settles over everything.


REMISSION Rages Through And Through On New Single „Castor“

Western Australian band Remission is here to plow through your headphones like a dumptruck full of anvils, thanks to their


OUTER HEAVEN Announces New Album, Infinite Psychic Depths, Goes Psychedelic On New Single

Pennsylvania death dealers Outer Heaven have announced their sophomore album, Infinite Psychic Depths, for a July 21 release on Relapse.


Mortal Kombat 1 Resets the Timeline, But Still Looks Brutal as Hell

When it comes to video games, there are few games more brutal, more gorey, more just absolutely fucking metal than


10 Greatest Metal & Rock Cameos On The Simpsons

It’s the greatest animated show in TV history, and they’ve paid tribute to metal and rock legends for over three


Evile Slow Things Down with the First Single Off Their Upcoming Album, The Unknown

British thrash metal stalwarts Evile have been going full speed for years. But as you can hear in the first


Album Review: THE OCEAN Holocene

German progressive metal ensemble The Ocean have always stood out from their genre brethren. For one thing, they strike a


Marduk’s Joel Lindholm Filmed Throwing A Nazi Salute

During their headlining performance at London’s Incineration Fest this past Sunday, the Swedish black metal band Marduk once again did


Watch: DAMIM Remix Slay At Home Performance For New EP

In March 2021, progressive black/death dealers Damim performed as part of Metal Injection’s Slay at Home, ripping through a killer


FOO FIGHTERS Announces Livestream Event Promising „Surprises“

Foo Fighters have faced a number of challenge as a band the last few years, the largest being the untimely


Corey Taylor Refuses to Use Backing Tracks at Upcoming Solo Shows: “If You Hear Me Mess the Words Up, That is Live”

With the recent announcement that Corey Taylor‘s second solo album CMF2 is coming out this September, we’re bound to hear


Mutoid Man Answer the “Call of the Void,” Announce Third Album Mutants

American weirdo metal group Mutoid Man have announced Mutants, their third album, for a July 28 release. To get you


Here’s Why GHOST’s Cover Of „Jesus He Knows Me“ Is So Relevant In 2023

Ghost unveiled their cover of Genesis‚ 1992 track „Jesus He Knows Me“ on Easter Sunday, which I’m sure any church-going


Watch: Blackie Lawless Suffers Back Injury, Performs Anyway

Touring is hard on the body in any situation, let alone when you’re working injured, which is the case for



Back in 2020 things looked a little different. As we were all stuck inside our walls, both literally and figuratively,


Dark Angel’s Gene Hoglan Says Jim Durkin’s Passing “Was an Absolute Shock to the Band”

The thrash metal world was dealt a heavy blow back in March when we all learned that founding member and


ICE NINE KILLS, AUGUST BURNS RED, VEIL OF MAYA, Set It Off And More Announce Summer Tour

Sick horror freaks rejoice—metalcore superstars Ice Nine Kills have just announced the „Fear the Premiere“ tour and they’re bringing along


NITA STRAUSS Taps TikTok Star For Vocals On Upcoming Tour

Guitarist Nita Strauss has had quite the year, leaving Alice Cooper’s band to play with Demi Lovato before rejoining Cooper


Anthrax’s Not Man and Iron Maiden’s Eddie Join Forces in a Special Mobile Game Event

Starting today in Iron Maiden‘s free-to-play mobile game Legacy of the Beast, the legendary band of Brits’ mascot Eddie will


Album Review: GHOST Phantomime EP

With an upcoming tour with Amon Amarth coming later this summer, Ghost gives us a five song EP to whet


Scowl to Headline North American Tour with Militarie Gun, MSPAINT, and Big Laugh

The meteoric rise of Scowl is set to continue throughout the year, as they just announced a full headlining tour


IN FLAMES Vocalist Calls For Bands To Fight Together Against Merch Cuts

The topic of merch cuts – when a venue takes a percentage of a band’s income from sale of their


Marty Friedman Says He’s Never Held a Grudge Against Dave Mustaine, Unlike Some Ex-Members

Back in February, ex-Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman joined his former band on stage at the Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. It


Jason Newsted Joined Voivod for Two Songs and It Kicked Ass

Jason Newsted has played for more bands than just Flotsam and Jetsam and Metallica. Aside from Echobrain (which was one


Watch JASON NEWSTED Perform With VOIVOD For The First Time In Seven Years

Canadian progressive metal royalty Voivod reunited with former bassist Jason Newsted, also of Metallica fame, when the band brought the


EAST OF THE WALL Stays Sludgy With New Single „Hegemony’s Dilemma“

East Of The Wall is back with a sludgy new banger called „Hegemony’s Dilemma“. Equal parts headbang-worthy and rhythmic fuckery


Yob Reissued and Remastered Elaborations Of Carbon and a Physical Version is Coming This September

Twenty-one years have elapsed since Yob, Oregon’s premiere stoner doom band, burst forth with their debut release Elaboration of Carbon.


Listen: YOB Remaster And Reissue Debut Album Elaborations Of Carbon

These days, Oregon’s Yob are best known for pushing the stoner doom genre forward with their deliberate, intense songwriting. With


Refused Frontman Dennis Lyxzén Thinks “You Will See a Lot of Bands Calling It Quits” As Touring Becomes More Difficult

Things have not been great for the touring musician as of late. From rising costs to venues looking to take


DAVID ELLEFSON Says He And DAVE MUSTAINE Are Fans‘ Heroes: „We Changed Their Lives“

Former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has extensively discussed his tenure with the thrash trailblazers and his relationship with bandleader Dave


COREY TAYLOR Doesn’t Need The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame To Validate Him

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is a controversial institution, drawing accolades and praise from some musicians like Rage


Review: The Ocean Lands Their Journey Through Natural History with Holocene

As The Ocean has expanded on their combination of prog, sludge and post-metal, the German collective has revealed a sonic


FOO FIGHTERS Process Grief On New Song „Under You“

Hard rock kings Foo Fighters will soon make their triumphant return following the tragic and untimely passing of drummer Taylor


Foo Fighters Release New Single “Under You,” Announce a Free Streaming Event This Weekend

As one of the world’s biggest rock bands active today, Foo Fighters have gone through an emotional gauntlet in recent


Ice Nine Kills to Hit the Road with August Burns Red, Veil of Maya, Set It Off, and More

It should go without saying, but the guys in Ice Nine Kills have been busy. Having released 2021’s The Silver



Robert Trujillo has a pretty unique perspective on Metallica, as he’s the only member of the band that hasn’t played


Godsmack’s Sully Erna Explains Why They’re Done Making New Music: “It’s Just Time”

A few months ago, Godsmack announced that their latest album Light Up the Sky was going to be their last


MEGADETH Settles Lawsuit With The Sick, The Dying… And the Dead! Artist

Thrash metal legends Megadeth have settled their lawsuit with The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! album designer Brent Elliott


Megadeth Settles Copyright Lawsuit with the Artist Behind The Sick, The Dying…and the Dead! Cover Art

Back in February, a New York-based artist Brent Elliot White filed a lawsuit against Megadeth, Universal Music Group, and other


King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s New Single “Gila Monster” is a Fuzzy Stoner Metal Banger

When we reported on it last week, all we knew was the title of King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard‘s


MARILYN MANSON Appears To Be Teasing New Music

It has been a tumultuous few years for Marilyn Manson. Manson (real name Brian Warner) has been involved in a


INCENDIARY Singer Talks New Album & Terror Incident: „Security and Hardcore Kids Are Oil And Water“

Long Island’s hardcore mainstays Incendiary kick down the sonic doorway with their first album in six years, Change The Way


CULT OF LILITH Singer MARIO INFANTES Builds Synth Soundscapes On „Explore The Woods…“

Previously only known for his work fronting tech-death crew Cult of Lilith, vocalist Mario Infantes is branching out into the


FOO FIGHTERS, MR. BUNGLE, SLEEP TOKEN And More Announced For Riot Fest 2023

Chicago will once again play host to the 2023 edition of Riot Fest, which features an impressively-large lineup. As usual,


Metallica Remind a TikTok User They Still Hate “Escape”

This may come as a surprise to you, but Metallica‘s written some pretty big stinkers in their time. But while


REFUSED’s Frontman: „You Will See A Lot Of Bands Stop Touring Because It Is Almost Impossible To Make A Living Playing Music“

Dennis Lyxzén knows a thing or two about touring. Lyxzén has been on the road with bands like Refused, The


Corey Taylor Outlined More Details About CMF2, Announced a U.S. Tour, and Dropped the Album’s First Single “Beyond”

It’s been a minute since we heard anything even remotely close to what Corey Taylor’s thought about anything, but with


Album Review: SLEEP TOKEN Take Me Back to Eden

England’s Sleep Token have had a somewhat meteoric rise since forming in 2016, with their cryptic costumes and identities—alongside their


These Unlikely Artists Influenced Avenged Sevenfold’s New Record

Whether you think it’s good, bad or just plain weird, the latest Avenged Sevenfold output has been showing off a



Bummer news for those hoping to see Five Finger Death Punch with Metallica: the groove metal heavyweights have announced more


Five Finger Death Punch is Missing Those Metallica Tour Dates Because of Ivan Moody’s Hernia

Just yesterday, we reported that Epica was going to be taking Five Finger Death Punch‘s spot at the Paris and


David Ellefson Says Fans Are Tired of His Fight with Dave Mustaine

Former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson—who swears he’s over his firing from Megadeth despite talking about it more than his current


COREY TAYLOR Streams Angsty New Love Song, „Beyond“

We’ve known that there’s new Corey Taylor in the pipes for a while now—new album CMFT2 is expected later this


Review: Sleep Token Continues to Push Boundaries on Take Me Back To Eden

The meteoric rise of Sleep Token may be one of the best success stories in modern heavy music. Besides the


Ghost’s Version of Iron Maiden’s “Phantom Of The Opera” is Unreasonably Good

When Ghost announced their upcoming covers EP Phantomime, the only track that really caught my attention — and likely caught


GHOST Faithfully Covers IRON MAIDEN’s „Phantom Of The Opera“

Swedish rock sensation Ghost are due to drop their excellently-titled covers EP, Phantomime, later this week (May 19) and they’ve


THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN 10 Facts You May Not Know: One Of Us Is The Killer

For the 10th anniversary of The Dillinger Escape Plan’s One Of Us Is The Killer, we look back on 10


Marilyn Manson is Teasing Something New

Legal proceedings and a lack of official representation in the music industry be damned, Marilyn Manson is teasing something on


THE ZENITH PASSAGE Announces Datalysium Full-Length

California-based technical death metal outfit The Zenith Passage has announced that its new album, Datalysium, will be released on July


A Nu Metal Band Played in a Waffle House and Fists Didn’t Get Thrown for Once

If there’s anything Waffle House is known for, it’s for patrons and staff getting down and throwing hands after