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Mourning Chris Cornell, a New Lawsuit Against Iron Maiden, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week

  • Axl Rosenberg

Worst Week Ever Playlist — Week of May 15 – May 19, 2017

  1. Iconic Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell is dead at age 52, apparently from suicide — although his family disputes those claims.
  2. As the result of a legal dispute, Iron Maiden have been forced to drop one of their most popular songs, “Hallowed Be Thy Name,” from their setlist.
  3. Shining frontman Niklas Kvarforth has been accused of drugging drinks, groping women, threatening violence, and sundry other acts of shitbaggery.
  4. Seether may have ripped-off Tool.
  5. These are Spin’s “30 Best Nu-Metal Songs.”
  6. Slayer’s Kerry King says he misses the late Jeff Hanneman personally more than he does professionally.
  7. Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine once got Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt totally baked.
  8. If Slipknot tuned up or down, they’d sound like this.
  9. M. Shadows admitted that putting out Avenged Sevenfold’s The Stage as a surprise release may not have been the best idea.
  10. Mushroomhead’s tour bus crashed, but luckily no one was hurt.
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