Megadeth Fires David Ellefson, The Queensrÿche Feud Heats Up, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week
The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of May 22 – May 28, 2021
Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below:
- David Ellefson was fired from Megadeth amidst his ongoing sex scandal. He says he’s taking legal action against the person who leaked his private video. In the meantime, here are 13 bassists who could take his place.
- Suspect208, the band featuring the sons of members of Guns N’ Roses and Metallica, broke up.
- The Queensrÿche feud is heating up!
- A petition seeks to have Ronnie James Dio’s old doo-wop recordings released on vinyl.
- Which of these metal bands most deserves to be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
- Watch a grindcore band perform at for French President Macron.
- Dino Cazares says he was asked to try out for Limp Bizkit.
- There’s an arrest warrant out for Marilyn Manson — but not for the reason you think.
- The myterious death of All That Remains guitarist Oli Herbert was the subject of a local Connecticut news report.
- King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and Toyah Wilcox covered Scorpions’ “Rock You Like a Hurricane.”
That’s all for now. We’ll check in periodically over the weekend (and this Monday, which is Memorial Day here in the U.S.) as usual and be right back at it full-bore next week.