Jon Bon Jovi Struggles, Gojira’s Mario Duplantier on Taylor Hawkins, and More Tops Stories of the Week
The MetalSucks Playlist – Week of April 17 to April 23
Did you smoke so much on Wednesday that your resin-caked brain can’t remember this week’s top stories? Don’t worry, man, we got you. Here’s what you forgot:
- Watch Jon Bon Jovi struggle to sing “Wanted Dead or Alive” at a Raleigh concert.
- In an interview, Gojira’s Mario Duplantier spoke about late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, saying, “This is not the first time a fragile soul is sacrificed on the altar of entertainment.”
- Recently, Zakk Wylde shared some very human memories of Lemmy’s final days.
- In a new video, King Crimson’s Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox covered Michael Jackson’s “Give In To Me.”
- Holy crap, Kirk Hammett’s first-ever solo song sounds like “Classical Gas” for samurai cowboys.
- Watch this video footage of Chimaira’s Mark Hunter fronting Lamb of God.
- Watch Danny Elfman perform an unhinged extended jam of the Simpsons theme at Coachella.
- Former Deftones bassist Sergio Vega opened up about his departure from the band.
- Rob Halford christened a litter of kittens at a cat rescue with names referencing Taylor Hawkins and various Judas Priest songs.
That’s what we got for this week. We’ll let you know if anything else comes up over the weekend, and otherwise, we’ll see you on Monday.