Aaron Lewis Drunkenly Performs Same Song Twice, Family of Late Cinderella Guitarist Speaks, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week


The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of July 17 – July 23, 2021

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

  • Aaron Lewis drunkenly performed Staind’s “It’s Been a While” twice at the same show without realizing it.
  • The family of late Cinderella guitarist Jeff LaBar issued a statement on his passing.
  • Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam D. discussed the Big 4 of early ’00s New Wave of American Heavy Metal bands.
  • Stu Block returned to Into Eternity after quitting Iced Earth earlier this year.
  • Ex-Cro-Mags vocalist John Joseph called out Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl for holding vaccinated-only shows.
  • Volbeat announced a fall U.S. tour.
  • KK’s Priest, the new band featuring ex-Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing, released a new song, “Brothers of the Road.”
  • Ted Nugent claimed America doesn’t have a gun problem.
  • King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and his wife, Toyah Willcox, covered The Kinks’ “You Really Got Me.”
  • Former Necrophagist drummer Hanness Grossmann said the band shouldn’t release a new album at this point.

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.

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