Ozzy Hears Trick Daddy for the First Time, Three Members Quit Iced Earth, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week
The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of February 13 – February 19, 2021
Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below:
- Watch: Ozzy Osbourne hears Trick Daddy’s “Let’s Go,” featuring a sample of “Crazy Train,” for the first time.
- Speaking of Ozzy… vote for your favorite guitarist from his solo band!
- Singer Stu Block, bassist Luke Appleton, and guitarist Jake Dreyer all quit Iced Earth. Meanwhile, newly-released footage from the Capitol riot shows Jon Schaffer fighting police officers.
- Speaking of mass exoduses… fourth-fifths of Delain quit the band.
- Dragonforce’s Herman Li weighed in on Phoebe Bridgers’ already-infamous SNL guitar smash.
- Slipknot guitarist Jim Root has a wah-wah pedal he hasn’t removed from its packaging despite owning it for more than fifteen years — because it was gift from late Pantera/Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell.
- Cannibal Corpse’s Rob Barrett believes his new bandmate, Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal), “is the better guitar player” of the two of them.
- Gojira announced a new album + released the first single!
- One of Marilyn Manson’s former assistants says he saw the shock rocker physically abuse and threaten to kill his wife, Lindsay Usich.
- Korn think encores are dumb.
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.