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New Ghost album not coming until Late 2021

Posted by on October 22, 2020

  It looks as if we won’t be getting a new Ghost album in 2020 after all.  In a new interview with Sweden Rock Magazine, frontman Tobias Forge discussed the band’s upcoming fifth studio album, of which he is currently entrenched in the pre-production and songwriting process, giving a very different timeline for its recording […]

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New trailer for ‘Mank’ released with score from Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

Posted by on October 22, 2020

  A new trailer for David Fincher’s upcoming film Mank has been released. The two-and-a-half minute clip also gives a taste of the score written for the film by Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.  Starring Gary Oldman, Mank tells the story of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz and his work on the 1941 […]

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Julien’s to auction two Eddie Van Halen guitars

Posted by on October 20, 2020

    Two of Eddie Van Halen’s guitars are headed to auction in December. Julien’s Auctions has announced Monday that the instruments will be headlining their Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock ‘N’ Roll event, set to happen December 4 & 5 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and online.  “Eddie Van Halen thrilled audiences with […]

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Alice In Chains to release ‘Facelift’ 30th anniversary box set

Posted by on October 16, 2020

  This year marks the 30th anniversary of Alice In Chains’ debut album Facelift. To celebrate, the band announced on social media that they will be releasing a special deluxe box set on January 29, 2021.  Included in the set will be the remastered album on double picture disc, an exclusive cassette, a custom hardcover […]

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Save Our Stages fest announces full line-up, set times

Posted by on October 16, 2020

  Save Our Stages Fest has announced the full schedule for this weekend’s event. Rock acts taking part include Foo Fighters (West Hollywood, CA’s Troubadour on Saturday), Rise Against (Chicago, IL’s Metro on Saturday), Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard (Nashville, TN’s Ryman Auditorium on Saturday), Portugal, The Man (Portland, OR’s Crystal Ballroom on Saturday), Dave Matthews […]

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Alex Van Halen makes first comment since brother Eddie’s passing

Posted by on October 9, 2020

  The music world was shocked and disheartened by the news of Van Halen guitarist/founder Eddie Van Halen’s passing on Tuesday (October 6). While musicians and fans have all been sharing their grief, one man has remained silent until now: Eddie’s brother and bandmate Alex Van Halen.  On Thursday, Alex took to the Van Halen […]

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Slipknot’s “Unsainted” achieves gold certification in the US

Posted by on October 9, 2020

  Slipknot has cleared a sales milestone with their single “Unsainted.” The song has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).  Gold certification denotes that a single or album has surpassed 500,000 equivalent units sold. The RIAA considers an equivalent song unit to be one digital song sale or 150 audio/video […]

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SUMAC leaving new album off Spotify in protest of CEO’s remarks

Posted by on October 6, 2020

  A source close to American/Canadian post-metal band SUMAC has shined a light on why the band’s new album, May You Be Held, is not available on streaming platform Spotify.  Released through Thrill Jockey Records on October 2, May You Be Held popped up on Spotify that day, but was quickly removed and has not […]

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New poll finds majority of music professionals believe industry will return by 2021

Posted by on October 1, 2020

  From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the music industry has been upended with venues going dark for months on end and thousands left without jobs. Now six months in, a new normal is starting to set in as certain bright spots start to emerge.  A new survey conducted by Pollstar and VenuesNow has […]

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Chris Fehn’s lawsuit against Ex-Slipknot bandmates heads towards mediation

Posted by on September 25, 2020

  It looks as if former Slipknot member Chris Fehn’s lawsuit against his former bandmates might be coming to an end fairly soon.  On Thursday (9/24), Metal Sucks reported on a couple of updates to the case stemming from newly obtained court documents dated June 18. Most notably, the documents, signed by Justice Melissa Anne […]

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