Slipknot Make an Oopsie, Metal Musicians React to Kamala Harris Nomination, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week

The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of August 8 – August 14, 2020

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

  • Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne spoke to us about his controversial 2018 interview with Proud Boys co-founder Gavin McInnes.
  • Slipknot accidentally confirmed the identity of Tortilla Man.
  • Famous metal musicians reacted to Kamala Harris’ VP nomination.
  • Mr. Bungle formally announced their first new album in 21 years, and released the first single, too!
  • John Petrucci explained why Mike Portnoy isn’t re-joining Dream Theater.
  • Charlie Benante reminisced about Anthrax’s appearance on Married…. with Children.
  • The Iranian metal band Arsames fled their home country after being sentenced to fifteen years in prison for playing “satanic music.”
  • Entombed vocalist LG Petrov has cancer.
  • Danny Carey still hopes Tool can knock out an EP while under quarantine.
  • Five Finger Death Punch are working on a movie.

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.