Top Hard Rock/Metal Stories🗞

May 2021

The top hard rock, metal, and punk(ish) stories for the month of May 2021. 🗣

  1. MEGADETH Officially Parts Ways With DAVID ELLEFSON Following Sex Video Scandal

  2. Actress TAWNY KITAEN, Ex-Wife Of DAVID COVERDALE, Dies At 59

  3. TED NUGENT: Why I Won't Tour In 2021

  4. KISS's GENE SIMMONS Recalls His First-Ever Meeting With AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG: 'He Didn't Have Front Teeth'

  5. MEGADETH Comments On Leak Of 'Embarrassing' DAVID ELLEFSON Videos: 'We Are Watching Developments Closely’

  6. JASON NEWSTED Is 'Not Joining MEGADETH', His Wife Says

  7. SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY Shares Transformation Photo After Completing '75 Hard' Challenge

  8. IRON MAIDEN And FOO FIGHTERS Barely Make Top 5 In 2021 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction Fan Vote

  9. MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Deactivates Twitter Account Amid Sex Video Scandal

  10. KISS's PAUL STANLEY Is Still 'Open' To ACE FREHLEY And PETER CRISS Making Guest Appearances During 'End Of The Road' Tour 🤡🎪

  1. Slipknot unveils an epic homecoming with Knotfest Iowa 2021 and confirms their return to the recording studio 

  2. The trinity of Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, and Korn head the historic line up for Louder Than Life 2021

  3. Rob Zombie, John 5 and Nikki Sixx’s new supergroup L.A. Rats to release “I’ve Been Everywhere” cover for Netflix’s 'The Ice Road'

  4. Clown of Slipknot launches Clown Cannabis with Hollister Cannabis Co. and Heavy Grass 

  5. Deftones, Nine Inch Nails, Mudvayne, Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Lamb of God, Cypress Hill, and two sets from Metallica anchor Welcome to Rockville 2021       

  6. Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium and In Flames unveil rescheduled 2021 dates for 'The Metal Tour of The Year' 

  7. Midwest horrorcore crew Alla Xul Elu go bars on the gruesome NFSW visual for "Deathbed" 

  8. Kat Von D introduces debut album with the lead single "Exorcism" 

  9. The Original Misfits confirmed to perform at Aftershock 2021 

  10. Korn, Volbeat, Black Veil Brides, August Burns Red, The Distillers, Of Mice & Men, and more confirmed for Rock Am Ring/ Rock Im Park 2022 🐑🐐

  1. SAVES THE DAY Vocalist Chris Conley Accused of Abuse and Sexual Misconduct 

  2. MEGADETH's David Ellefson Denies Allegations of Grooming after Conversations Surface Online 

  3. POWER TRIP Frontman Riley Gale Died of Fentanyl Overdose 


  5. Furnace Fest 2021 Lineup Finalized with Four New Additions 

  6. AS I LAY DYING's Tim Lambesis Sued by Woman Over Injuries Suffered During Bonfire Mishap 

  7. Ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist Pat O'Brien Sentenced for 2018 Assault, Burglary 

  8. MEGADETH Issue Statement on Leak of Explicit David Ellefson Videos and Messages 

  9. RINGS OF SATURN Part Ways with Vocalist, Now an Instrumental Band 

  10. KORN Announce U.S. Summer Tour 📣⏧

  1. See How Goth Reacts to Getting Transformed Into Instagram Model

  2. See Inside Tommy Lee's Luxurious New $4.15 Million L.A. Home 

  3. 'Appetite for Destruction' Engineer Recalls Slash's 'Funny' Habit 

  4. Two 'School of Rock' Kids Now Dating in Real Life 

  5. Metallica Post Cryptic 'Black Album 2021' Teaser on Social Media 

  6. Megadeth Part Ways With David Ellefson, Release Statement 

  7. Evanescence's Amy Lee Reveals Who 'Bring Me to Life' Is About

  8. Scott Weiland Death to Be Investigated in New 'Autopsy' Episode 


  10. Nine-Year-Old Girl Fronts Kid Band Cover of Rammstein's 'Du Hast' 🤘🏼💉

  1. Arrest Warrant Issued For MARILYN MANSON In New Hampshire

  2. OZZY OSBOURNE Reveals Who His "Rock God" Is

  3. Kevin Clark, a.k.a. School of Rock's Freddy "Spazzy McGee" Jones Dead After Being Struck By Car

  4. METALLICA, NINE INCH NAILS, KORN, JUDAS PRIEST Headline Louder Than Life Fest 2021

  5. Did MARILYN MANSON & His Wife Try To Plant Fake Abuse Stories To Discredit His Victims?

  6. KING CRIMSON's Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover BLACK SABBATH Classic "Paranoid"

  7. MEGADETH Parts Ways With Bassist David Ellefson

  8. SAMMY HAGAR Shares What His Final Conversations with EDDIE VAN HALEN Were About

  9. MEGADETH's David Ellefson Issues Statement on "Misinformation" Involving Leaked "Personal Private Videos"


  1. King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover Heart’s “Barracuda”

  2. King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover The Prodigy’s “Firestarter”

  3. Dave Mustaine to Dino Cazares: “Make Me a Sandwich”

  4. Ted Nugent is Now Actively Trying to Kill His Fans

  5. L.A. Rats: New Supergroup Includes Nikki Sixx, Rob Zombie, John 5, and Tommy Clufetos

  6. Suspect208: Band Featuring Sons of Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Members Breaks Up

  7. King Crimson’s Robert Fripp & Toyah Willcox Cover Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid”

  8. The Queensryche vs. Scott Rockenfield Feud Heats Up

  9. The New Generation of Japanese All-Women Metal Bands

  10. Megadeth’s David Ellefson Responds to Allegations That He Groomed an Underage Girl🕺🏻🪨🏰

  1. Max Cavalera On His Love Of Deftones: “When We Recorded ‘Roots’, I Listened To ‘Adrenaline’ Morning And Night”

  2. Tommy Vext Claims Ex-The Acacia Strain Guitarist Daniel “DL” Laskiewicz Is Bad Wolves’ New Frontman

  3. Slipknot’s Corey Taylor On Warner Music Group Buying Roadrunner Records In 2010: “It’s Really Sad What Happened”

  4. Slipknot Are In Los Angeles Working On “God Music” According To “Clown”

  5. Ex-Girlfriend Of Tommy Vext Says She Now Stands With His Past Domestic Violence Accuser, Vext Responds With Abuse Allegations Against Her

  6. Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, Etc. Tour Rescheduled For 2022

  7. Justin Chancellor Reflects On Tool’s “Lateralus” Turning 20

  8. Corey Taylor Says He’s Challenging Himself On Slipknot’s New Album

  9. Watch Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Guest On New The Dead Deads Track “Murder Ballad II”

  10. NOFX Drop Off 2021 ‘Punk Rock Bowling’ Festival Following “Hate Messages And Threats”