Dropout Kings Call Out Lil Xan, Wolfgang Van Halen Calls Out Reelz, and More Top Stories of the Week
The MetalSucks Playlist – This Week’s Top Tracks, from May 28 to June 4
Have the unfolding horror of the world made you feel too sick to read this week’s top stories? It’s all good, here’s what you missed:
- Nu-metallers Dropout Kings called out rapper Lil Xan for canceling his headlining tour while they and the other openers were on their way to the first show.
- Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolfgang Van Halen blasted Reelz for running an episode of their Autopsy series about his dad.
- This week, Fripp and Toyah covered Hole’s “Celebrity Skin.”
- Looks like Slayer won’t get the $130,000 owed to them by Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival.
- At a festival date, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett butchered the intro to “Nothing Else Matters,” then laughed off his own mistake.
- Here are 11 Clutch lyrics that make us love the hell out of Neil Fallon.
- They tore down Vinnie Paul’s house.
- Here are 10 bands who shamelessly copied another band.
- One of our writers’ mother spoke about the inconveniences of going to metal shows in your 60s.
- Horror legend John Carpenter listed his three favorite Metallica albums.
That’s what we got. We’ll update here and there throughout the weekend, then come back in earnest on Monday.