Kerry King’s New Band with Phil Anselmo, Rammstein Frontman Coronavirus Scare, and More Top Stories of the Week
The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of March 23 – March 27, 2020
Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below:
- Kerry King is rumored to be forming a new band that is basically a continuation of Slayer, except with Phil Anselmo on vocals instead of Tom Araya.
- Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann was hospitalized in the ICU with coronavirus. Psych! He doesn’t have coronavirus, but he is indeed in the ICU.
- Trapt frontman Chris Taylor Brown entertained us all with a Twitter tantrum/meltdown about the coronavirus and his unwavering love of Donald Trump.
- Grindcore documentary Slave to the Grind is available to stream for free.
- Power Trip challenged Trapt to see who could draw more fans.
- Members of Every Time I Die, Touche Amore, Twitching Tongues, Harm’s Way and more covered Smash Mouth’s “All Star.”
- Exodus frontman Steve “Zetro” Souza offered updates on his bandmate, Gary Holt, and Death Angel drummer Will Carroll, both of whom were diagnosed with COVID-19 after their recent European tour together.
- We took a look at the new reality of the metal scene in the coronavirus era.
- Six Feet Under frontman Chris Barnes thinks the coronavirus is a “false flag” because of course he does.
- This mash-up of Slayer and the B-52s entertained us.
That’s all for now. We’ll check in periodically over the weekend as usual and be right back at it full-bore next week.