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Metal Bands That Got Government Assistance, Metallica in the Style of Iron Maiden, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of July 6 – July 10, 2020

Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below:

  • Slipknot, Tool, Nickelback and more got government pandemic assistance of $150,000 to $1 million.
  • Why are these bands listed on Metal-Archives.com?
  • If Iron Maiden covered “Enter Sandman,” it might sound like this.
  • Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda is running for president.
  • Matt Heafy discussed being bullied by other bands during Trivium’s early days.
  • Here is video of the first metal show since the coronavirus pandemic began.
  • System of a Down’s John Dolmayan asserts that “there is no systematic racism in the United States.”
  • Godsmack’s Sully Erna believes the Left is holding a coronavirus cure hostage until Joe Biden is elected president.
  • Here is a black metal song about the importance of wearing a face mask.
  • Nikki Sixx says that Ozzy Osbourne “isn’t doing good.”

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.

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