Rock Report 4/6/22

Metallica continue to be one of the more charitable bands in rock and metal, and their latest venture has them sending funding to World Central Kitchen amidst this time of need during the war taking place in Ukraine.

But that’s just the beginning as now through May 31, the Metallica webstore will feature exclusive merchandise benefitting World Central Kitchen, including a special one-of-a-kind Metallica T-shirt created by Andrew Cremeans that is currently available for pre-order.
According to reports, the stage at a new park which is under construction in Eddie Van Halen‘s former hometown of Pasadena, California will be named after the legendary VAN HALEN guitarist. The city plans to name the stage the Van Halen Stage.
City manager Steve Mermell was directed to come up with ideas for how to best honor the musician, who died earlier that same month at the age of 65.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has finished recording its ninth studio album.

The Las Vegas-based metallers shared the news of the LP’s completion in a message accompanying the release of the lyric video for the song “Brighter Side Of Grey” from the band’s last album, 2020’s “F8”.