Alexi Laiho Dies, Jon Schaffer Wanted by the FBI, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week
The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of January 4 – January 8, 2021
Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below:
- Children of Bodom’s Alexi Laiho died at the age of 41. Read tributes from notable metal musicians here.
- Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer is wanted by the FBI because of his participation in the pro-Trump mob that stormed the capitol this week.
- The Twisted Tea slap that went viral also went metal.
- Glenn Danzig’s girlfriend says the Misfits frontman hates all the memes about him.
- Dee Snider was so blown away by Lzzy Hale’s vocal abilities that he asked to hear her monitor mix to make sure she wasn’t faking.
- Judas Priest’s Rob Halford shared a photo of himself in black leather assless chaps.
- It turns out that Vinnie Paul is the reason Megadeth now open all their shows with “Hangar 18.”
- The pyro for Kiss’ New Years Eve livestream broke two world records.
- Watch Slash and Chad Smith jam on Black Sabbath and Alice in Chains with Post Malone.
- Read a preview of the most anticipated metal albums of 2021.
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.