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Tag Archives: Rihanna

Ghost are flattered by Rihanna’s “Papa Emeritus III” Met Gala gown

Posted by on May 8, 2018

Even though Ghost frontman Papa Emeritus III is dead, with the group revealing Cardinal Copia is the new leader, it looks like not everyone is ready to say goodbye. The band noticed actress/singer Rihanna’s fashion attire at last night’s Met Gala and despite the public eye adoring her pope-like gown, the group distinguished i’ts darker essence. […]

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Rihanna is death metal now – well, her logo is

Posted by on August 29, 2016

  Last night, the MTV Video Music Awards happened, and you probably shouldn’t know that. It’s not like they even decided to pay any lip service to rock or metal this year. Even Twenty One Pilots, a true breakout band from the past year that is ostensibly a rock band, wasn’t included in last night’s ceremonies. Many […]

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Metallica to play free NYC show in September

Posted by on July 27, 2016

Metallica are playing a lot of things close to the vest, like when they’ll be putting out their next record (sometime this year – and there’s only 23 Fridays left!), and also what they’ll be doing as far as touring. They played the Super Bowl, kind of, and earlier this year announced “one more show […]

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Rihanna is a big Krokus fan, right?

Posted by on August 11, 2014

If there’s one thing Rihanna probably knows, it’s her second-tier ’80s hair metal bands, amirite? Perhaps not, but that didn’t stop her from rocking a Krokus shirt at the kickoff of the Monster Tour with Eminem. If you’ll remember, she’s made some metal-themed sartorial choices before, like the jacket she wore that popped up on Chris […]

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Mitch Harris: “I’ve had physical threats” over Menace

Posted by on June 4, 2014

While Mitch Harris is best known as the longtime guitarist of pioneering grindcore act Napalm Death, there’s more to him than just that. In fact, the axeman’s side project, Menace, just released its first album, Impact Velocity, back in March. And really the only thing the album has in common with his more well-known band is that they […]

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Chris Brown Jacket Designer Noel Austin: “That Guy Doesn’t Know Who Cro-Mags Are”

Posted by on November 21, 2012

The metal blogosphere was thrown for a loop earlier this week when photos surfaced of pop star Chris Brown wearing a punk rock-inspired leather jacket adorned with patches from the likes of Municipal Waste, Cro-Mags, Suicidal Tendencies and Corrosion of Conformity. While the consensus was that Brown knew nothing about the bands, we wanted to […]

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Here’s What The Back Of Chris Brown’s Jacket Looks Like (Plus, Rihanna)

Posted by on November 20, 2012

The metal word took notice yesterday as a several-weeks old photo of Chris Brown surfaced with him wearing a custom leather jacket featuring patches from Cro-Mags, Municipal Waste, Excel and more. Thanks to an eagle-eyed Metal Sucks reader,we now know what the back of the jacket looks like. It turns out that Brown is also […]

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Megadeth, Rush, Skid Row And More Among 125 Artists Who Signed Open Letter To Pandora Over Compensation

Posted by on November 15, 2012

Digital radio and streaming services have been a hot button issue in the music industry, especially relating to revenue. So it’s understandable why many musicians would be unhappy that Pandora is lobbying lawmakers in U.S. Congress to pass the “Internet Radio Fairness Act,” which would change regulation of how royalties are paid to artists. In […]

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Video: Wherever Rihanna May Roam

Posted by on November 18, 2011

Remember that collaboration that Metallica did with an artist that was totally out of place? No, we’re not talking about Lou Reed.  “Red Lipstick,” a song that’s available as a bonus track on Rihanna’s forthcoming album, Talk That Talk, contains a portion of Metallica’s “Wherever I May Roam.” Granted, it’s barely enough to register, and […]

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Rihanna Samples Metallica’s “Wherever I May Roam” For New Song

Posted by on November 11, 2011

The Black Album made Metallica into household names, but also further saw them experimenting with a less complex and more accessible sound (though still heavier than most charting musicians at the time). However, when the band was in the studio twenty years ago recording this album, we doubt that they ever had this in mind. […]

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