Author Archives: Bill Shouldis

Eerie Von (Danzig, Samhain) Releasing Photo Book, Special Performance With Members of Minor Threat, Killswitch Engage

Posted by on December 11, 2009

  Punk legend Eerie Von, bassist for the likes of Danzig and Samhain, as well as roadie and photographer of The Misfits during the eighties, will be releasing a collection of his photography titled Misery Obscura: The Photography of Eerie Von (1981-2009). To celebrate the performance he will make a special in-store appearance at Generation […]

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VIDEO: Protest The Hero – Limb From Limb

Posted by on November 18, 2009

MetalSucks.net has an exclusive premiere of the new Protest The Hero Video ‘Limb From Limb’ from Fortress. For fans of the Village People and dancing.

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Them Crooked Vultures | Roseland Ballroom – New York, NY | 10.15.09

Posted by on October 16, 2009

Josh Homme. Dave Grohl. John Paul Jones. Those three names alone were enough to fill New York’s Roseland Ballroom on a rainy Thursday night. With the exception of several clips of the band playing in the studio and some amateur YouTube footage, nobody had heard a note of music. But those three names, spanning several generations […]

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Behemoth | Mayhem Festival | Camden, NJ

Posted by on August 25, 2009

Behemoth was easily one of the standout acts of Mayhem Festival this year despite having to play in an unusual setting for a band wearing corpse paint…sunlight! The band’s latest, Evangelion, has been getting rave reviews and it seems as though the band’s profile will only continue to rise this year. Check after the jump […]

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Photos: Thrash and Burn Tour | The Fillmore at Irving Plaza – New York, NY | 8.11.09

Posted by on August 14, 2009

The Thrash and Burn tour laid waste to The Fillmore at Irving Plaza this past week with a huge lineup featuring performances from Devildriver, Despised Icon, MyChildren MyBride, Thy Will Be Done, Emmure and more. Click more for some photos from the event.

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EXCLUSIVE Photos: Testament | SiriusXM Studios | 8.10.09

Posted by on August 11, 2009

Yesterday, Testament took over SiriusXM’s New York lobby for an installment of the company’s “Artist Confidential” series. While artists ranging from Coldplay to Santana have participated in the series, this was the first pure metal band to do one. Playing to an intimate crowd of journalists and fans, Testament ripped into “Over the Wall,” “The […]

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Photos: Slayer | Mayhem Festival – Camden, NJ | 8.07.09

Posted by on August 11, 2009

“FUCKIN’ SLAYER!” was something we heard approximately 16,349 times throughout the ten-hour day at Mayhem Festival this past Friday. The band killed it (obviously!), opening with “God Hates Us All” followed by “War Ensemble” followed by…our fuckin’ faces were melted off. They also featured “Psychopathy Red” from their upcoming World Painted Blood, which we promise […]

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Photos: Tool | All Points West – Jersey City, NJ | 8.1.09

Posted by on August 4, 2009

PHOTOS: MATT KLEINSCHMIDT This past weekend we trekked through the muddy terrain of Liberty State Park to see Tool, and they killed (obvs.), playing a wide array of songs from their catalog including ‘”tinkfist,” “Schism,” “Forty-six & 2,” and “Lateralus.”  Unfortunately, you couldn’t buy any of Maynard’s Caduceus Wine at the merch booth. Check out […]

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Photos: Pig Destroyer, Brutal Truth | Blackened Music Series – Brooklyn, NY | 7.31.09

Posted by on August 3, 2009

The Blackened Music Series had its inaugural event at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple this past weekend with Repulsion, Pig Destroyer and Brutal Truth. The event also served as a release party for Precious Metal: Decibel Presents the Stories Behind 25 Extreme Metal Masterpieces. A who’s who of metal press and a relatively full house were there to see godfathers […]

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Leaves’ Eyes Tighten Their Corsets And State Their Case For Worst Art Of 2009

Posted by on July 30, 2009

Apparently Leaves’ Eyes’ lead singer didn’t have time to change out of her work clothes from Medieval Times, but luckily her band mates were planning a LARPing session later that night anyway. The Viking ships don’t even have a dragon head on the bow, what gives? I don’t think even the loneliest metalheads could squeeze one […]

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