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Month: January 2021

We’ve teamed up with this month’s four Metal Hammer cover stars to offer exclusive goodies from each band For more, check out: (Source)

Stryper frontman Michael Sweet took to social media over the weekend to share the following message: “What’s the toughest thing about being in a band that has devoted its music, it’s life to God? Being judged often unfairly. 
From the mainstream side it’s ‘You’re not good enough.’ From the…For more, check out: (Source)

Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer surrenders to the FBI, is charged with engaging in ‘an act of physical violence in a Capitol building’ For more, check out: (Source)

Drum legend Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer) guested recently on the Metallica-dedicated Speak N’ Destroy podcast. He talks about Slayer and Metallica’s first show together, filling in for Lars Ulrich, the Big 4, which Slayer song was influenced by Metallica, designing the Slayer logo, how he almost joined Megadeth in…For more, check out: (Source)

Let’s put 2020 behind us and get stuck into the good stuff 2021 has to offer For more, check out: (Source)

Pharoahe Monch’s fed-up rock band performs four songs for our Tiny Desk quarantine series. For more, go to: (Source)

In lighter news for a change, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has earned his purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at age 59. It was presented to him over the weekend. 
Instructor Reggie Almeida comments: “After two years as a blue belt and hard training and lots of ups and downs…For more, check out: (Source)

Guesting on The SDR Show, former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke discussed going from Kills For Thrills to joining G’N’R, and explained why he didn’t appear on the band’s Not In This Lifetime reunion tour. Check out the interview below.
Clarke: “They didn’t ask me to join the band…For more, check out: (Source)

Former U.D.O. guitarist Andy Susemihl is gearing up to release his seventh studio album, Alienation. Also on board are a number of “superfriends” who support him with this long player. These include international giants such as Peter Baltes (Accept), Francesco Jovin (U.D.O. / Jorn) and Andre Labelle…For more, check out: (Source)

Red Wolf’s debut album, Sessions Vol. 1, was released on October 14th, 2020. Guitarist Euge Valovirta has posted a playthrough video for their single “Point Of No Return”. Check it out below. Check out the cover art and tracklist for Sessions Vol. 1 below. Tracklist: “Crossing The Line”     “The Road…For more, check out: (Source)