Spotify Removes Joe Rogan’s Maynard Episode Over Racism, Halford Praises Neil Young, and More Top Stories of the Week
The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of February 5 – February 11, 2022
Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the world of metal? Catch up below:
- Spotify quietly removed episodes of Joe Rogan’s podcast that included racial slurs, including an interview with Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan.
- Judas Priest’s Rob Halford weighed in on the Spotify controversy, saying, “Your opinion doesn’t matter. [Neil Young] did what was right for him.”
- Keith Buckley detailed Every Time I Die’s breakup to a packed solo crowd in the UK.
- For Axl Rose’s 60th birthday, our own Axl ranked all 81 Guns N’ Roses songs.
- Here are 14 genres of metal graded on how important vs. how entertaining they are.
- Founding Cannibal Corpse vocalist Chris Barnes told the death metal scene and media to “eat a dick on [their] way down.”
- Disturbed frontman David Draiman called Daily Show host Trevor Noah a “hypocritical, self righteous, pathetic man” in Joe Rogan’s defense.
- Here are 13 metal musicians we’d take a bullet for.
- Fripp and Toyah covered Billy Idol’s “White Wedding”
- Actress Kate Beckinsale posted a video of her broing down to Kublai Khan TX.
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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