Corey Taylor Thinks All Hope Is Gone, Kerry King Reveals Details About His Post-Slayer Band, and More Top Stories of the Week
The MetalSucks Playlist – This Week’s Top Tracks, from July 17 to July 23
Were you so busy having opinions about the new Pantera tour and Slipknot song that you forgot to keep up with this week’s biggest stories in metal? Don’t worry, here’s what you need to know. Spoiler: it’s most Slipknot and Pantera.
- Corey Taylor officially thinks all hope is gone, saying, “People aren’t going to change — and I’m done trying.”
- Kerry King has revealed the drummer for his post-Slayer band, and says new music is on the way.
- Drummer Gene Hoglan still stands by Testament’s Demonic, despite Chuck Billy getting pressured into doing death metal vocals.
- Disturbed’s David Draiman says Vince Neil is “sounding good, looking healthy,” which makes us worried about his hearing and sight.
- Ex-Nameless Ghoul Linton Rubino says Ghost used to be a more collaborative band.
- All That Remains frontman Phil Labonte is furious at Tom Morello for disrespecting…the Romanovs?
- The Haunted’s Ola Englund, The Darkness’ Justin Hawkins, and Chris fuckin’ Barnes weighed in on the Pantera “reunion.”
- Here are Slipknot’s new masks, ranked worst to best.
- Meet BRAT, the NOLA face-rippers who aren’t afraid of a Britney Spears sample.
- Fripp and Toyah covered Slipknot’s “Psychosocial.”
There you go. Stay tuned for random weekend updates, and we’ll see you in full on Monday.