Metal

In their long and storied career, Metallica have two big instrumental tracks. “The Call of Ktulu,” from 1984’s Ride the Lightning, is a towering piece of metal magic that evokes images of the Lovecraftian god after which it’s named. “Orion,” off of 1986’s Master of Puppets, is a bluesy, progressive-leaning chugger that is more far-out
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In the past, Dream Theater frontman James LaBrie and former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy haven’t always seen eye to eye (as Metal Injection notes, Portnoy once called James’ vocals “annoying,” which is a little rough). But lately, the two seem to have squashed the beef, with James offering Mike a shout-out when the drummer caught
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Earlier this month, grand symphonic nightfall came to Montreal. The City of Saints hosted Italian goth-metallers Lacuna Coil and Finnish cello-mongers Apocalyptica, much to the delight of melodramatic headbangers all over town. This dark theater ritual was capture in glorious color by Mihaela Petrescu, and can be witnessed below. Behold darkness ecstatic below: Apocalyptica Lacuna
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So far, right-wing crackpot, insensitive asshole, and Putin sympathizer Ted Nugent has been smart about keeping his hardcore political blathering relatively bloodless. The dude is the king of the ‘just my opinion’ defense — which, hey, is valid, and is what MetalSucks is based on. But at a Trump rally last night, Ted took the
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I wish I could inject our younger readers with a drug that allows them to feel and understand what it was like when Soilwork‘s Natural Born Chaos came out. It’s a beautiful thing when you’re present during the release of a truly perfect album. That said, though that will always be the band’s shining moment
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Yesterday, the metal world had its foundation shaken upon learning that Trevor Strnad, vocalist of Michigan death metal band The Black Dahlia Murder, had died at the age of 41. Now, the band’s guitarist Brandon Ellis and drummer Alan Cassidy have posted tributes to Trevor on social media. Ellis posted the following to his Instagram: “I can not even
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