The Best Thrash Albums of the New Millennium, The Pantera “Reunion,” and More of This Week’s Top Stories
The MetalSucks Playlist – This Week’s Top Tracks, from July 9 to July 16
Did you get so caught up shitting on the Pantera “reunion” online that you forgot to read all of this week’s metal news? Don’t worry, we got you. Here’s what you need to know:
- Here are the 20 best thrash albums since the turn of the millennium.
- System of a Down’s John Dolmayan said the band would be making more music if his bandmates ever listened to him.
- The Pantera “reunion” is officially happening. And here’s who’s playing guitar and drums…
- Satyricon’s Satyr is a grumpy black metal gatekeeper.
- Guitarist Nita Strauss announced her departure from Alice Cooper’s band and canceled her solo festival dates. She is now touring with pop star Demi Lovato.
- In a new interview, former Ghost bassist Linton Rubino said he turned off the band’s new album IMPERA halfway through.
- Turns out Meshuggah’s Tomas Haake hates playing “Bleed.”
- Here’s who Max Cavalera would’ve picked for the Pantera “reunion.”
- On Sunday, Fripp and Toyah reprised “Rebel Yell” to announce that Toyah is going to tour with Billy Idol.
- Listen to Dieth, the new death-thrash band from ex-Megadeth bassist David Ellefson.
That’s what we got for now. We’ll post intermittently throughout the weekend and come back full blast on Monday.
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