Tool Tribute Bands, First Mötley Crüe/ Def Leppard Tour Cancellations, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week
The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of May 16 – May 22, 2020
Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below:
- Two shows on this summer’s Mötley Crüe/ Def Leppard tour have been called off. Expect more soon.
- Tool’s Maynard James Keenan sees “a lot of changes in the future.”
- Speaking of Tool: these photos of singers from Tool tribute bands are amazing.
- Former For Today vocalist Mattie Montgomery came under fire from the metal community after comparing abortions to the Holocaust.
- The ex-wife of Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson died following a “tragic accident.”
- Fear Factory are discussing a Soul of a New Machine anniversary tour.
- Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale says that “Most of the bands you know and love won’t make it through” the coronavirus pandemic.
- Ghost the band are now involved in litigation against Ghost the vodka.
- We found out how many Spotify streams are necessary for an artist to live above the poverty line.
- Body Count and Power Trip’s Riley Gale have made one of the best quarantine music videos yet.
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.