Joey Jordison Dies, Mike Howe Dies, Dusty Hill Dies, and More Terrible Sh*t You May Have Missed This Week
The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of July 24 – July 30, 2021
Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below:
- Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison died at age 46. Slipknot and its members have blacked out their social media accounts in remembrance. Go here to read tributes from prominent members of the metal community.
- Metal Church singer Mike Howe died by suicide at the age of 55. His bandmates blame Big Pharma. Go here to read tributes from prominent members of the metal community.
- ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill died at age 72. ZZ Top will soldier on without him. Go here to read tributes from prominent members of the metal community.
- Slipknot’s Corey Taylor thinks “you’re a fucking asshole” if you go to shows unvaccinated.
- Marilyn Manson believes he’s the victim of a conspiracy and wants one of his ex-girlfriends’ court cases against him tossed out.
- History professor Ted Nugent has a death wish.
- Learn all about North Korea’s relationship with metal.
- Metallica released a new version of “Nothing Else Matters” from the new Jungle Cruise movie.
- Dee Snider believes people should be forgiving of former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson’s transgressions.
- King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and his wife, Toyah Willcox, covered The Who’s “My Generation.”
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.