Pummeling Politics

Tom Morello Explains His Unlikely Friendship with Ted Nugent

The bleeding heart liberal and steadfast conservative have some common ground.

Seething Internet Edgelord Says Iced Earth’s “Jon Schaffer Did Nothing Wrong” in New Video

In case you need a laugh today, have a look at this video.

John Dolmayan Supports Gina Carano Because of Course He Does

"History will honor people like Gina Carano," the drummer wrongfully predicts.

Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer Hadn’t Voted for President in 12 Years Prior to 2020 Election

He was arrested for his role in a riot to dispute the election results.

Drummer Quits Trapt for “Primarily Political” Reasons

"The stances taken... are not representative of myself... nor fitting or aligned with my personal morals and beliefs."

Serj Tankian Slams Trump for Last Minute Agreement With Turkey: “Never Seen a President Suck So Much C*ck”

The 'Memorandum of Understanding' will grant "Turkey legal rights over the vast religio-cultural heritage of the region’s indigenous peoples and…

Metal Musicians React to Joe Biden’s Inauguration

Featuring reactions from members of Rage Against the Machine, Guns N' Roses, Lamb of God, Mastodon, and more.

Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer Belongs to “Right-Wing Militia” Group Oath Keepers, New York Times Report Says

He was part of an organized group that plotted the invasion of the U.S. Capitol building in advance.

Video: Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Fights a Nazi on Stage

The Nazi later tried to press charges, but that didn't work out for him.

Iced Earth Kickstarter Backers are PISSED at Jon Schaffer: “I Don’t Support Nazis”

Some fans who ordered Schaffer's upcoming book are demanding refunds.

Sacred Reich’s Phil Rind Offers Violent Trump Supporters Constructive Criticism

"The dumb, racist assholes who invaded the Capitol did it to support the dumb, racist lying President."

Iced Earth Singer Posts New Statement, Still Won’t Condemn Jon Schaffer’s Actions

Is he a pro-Trumper who believes the election was stolen or just scared to lose his job?

Iced Earth’s Stu Block is Banning Fans for Asking His Opinion on Pro-Trump Riots

The vocalist appeared to support his bandmate Jon Schaffer's participation in this week's Capitol riots, then backtracked.

Static-X Guitarist Koichi Fukuda is a Conspiracy Theorist Right Wing Nut Job

Recent posts on social media express support for Trump's "Stop the Steal" effort and boost extreme right talking points.

Chevelle Unveil New Single, “Self Destructor”

The band has a new album, NIRATIAS, on the way in March.

Machine Head Frontman Pens Poem on “National Shame” of Pro-Trump Riots

"Fiery speeches, puked by lecherous leeches, the vomitous creatures and cretins⁠ / Conspiracies shouted, her truth has been routed, as…

Video: Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer Tells Reporter “If Somebody Wants to Bring Violence,” Trump Supporters “Are Ready for It”

In November, Schaffer promised "bloodshed" if the "criminal mafia that been in the shadows running the world" does not step…