Mötley Crüe’s PR Problem, the First Death Metal Band, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week
The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of June 12 – June 18, 2021
Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below:
- Following an embarrassing first show of 2021, Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil has cancelled what would have been his second show of 2021.
- At the Gates’ Tomas Lindberg named the first true death metal band.
- Courtney Love accused “creep” Trent Reznor of allegedly abusing young girls. She later apologized.
- Robb Flynn addressed naysayers who say Machine Head is just his solo project.
- Former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson’s longtime business partner quit the music business.
- Hellfest 2022 will be spread over two weekends and include 350+ bands.
- Gary Holt (Exodus, Slayer) has quit drinking.
- Gojira’s Mario Duplantier called Metallica’s Lars Ulrich a “genius.”
- Sebastian Bach got into a Twitter fight with a fan over Skid Row songwriting credits.
- King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and Toyah Wilcox covered “Sweet Dreams.”
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.