Today we look at metal news around the world including the rumors are untrue! Quiet Riot Drummer Frankie Banali is "Not on Deathbed".  You can read more on his status below.  Also, a cool online festival has popped up...'European Metal Festival Alliance' has taken a few of the tours that were supposed to be going on this year and added them online.

Black Sabbath Release "Black Lives Matter" T-shirt for Charity...the classic logo redone to show support for BLM.  Guns n Roses did it before and now Deep Purple Launch a T-shirts to specifically to support Their Road Crew.

Here's some incredible news. Metallica are officially working on new music during their quarantine.  So, see?  Things aren't ALL bad!

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IN THE NEWS

Quiet Riot Drummer Frankie Banali "Not on Deathbed"

Independent Metal Festivals Join Forces To Create 'European Metal Festival Alliance' Online Event

Black Sabbath Release "Black Lives Matter" T-shirt for Charity

Deep Purple Launch T-shirts to Support Their Road Crew

Ten Metal Artists Unite for "Black Lives Matter" Compilation

Metallica Officially Working During Quarantine on Music for New Album

Why Alice Cooper Band Wouldn’t Write ‘School’s Out’ Now

Alice Cooper On Retirement: "That Word Doesn't Exist In My Vocabulary"

Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee 'Had A Blast' Designing The Stage Production For 'The Stadium Tour'

Megadeth Have 19 Songs for New Album, Dave Mustaine Says Music is Up There with Rust, Countdown, & Peace Sells

NEW RELEASES

New Biopic About Late Motörhead Frontman Lemmy Kilmister in the works for 2021

Thin Lizzy "A Visual Biography" Photo Book to Arrive in October

Lionheart Feat. Ex-Iron Maiden Guitarist Dennis Stratton: "The Reality Of Miracles" Album Preview

Brendon Small, Blue Öyster Cult & More Featured in Heavy Metal Pinball Machine

Founding Blue Öyster Cult Members Team Up With Deko Entertainment To Launch Rockheart Records

David Lee Roth Shares Original Artwork Inspired By Coronavirus Crisis

Kansas Move "The Absence of Presence" Release Date to July 17

Stryper To Release 'Life-Changing' New Single In Two Weeks

Saxon Has 11 New Songs That Are 'Done And Ready To Go'

ON THE ROAD AGAIN...

Iron Maiden Headline Virtual 2020 Download Festival

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to Reopen June 15 With New Precautions

Ace Frehley Schedules Ohio Date in August 

...OR NOT

"The Big Rock Summer Tour" Featuring Ratt, Tom Keifer, Skid Row and Slaughter Officially Canceled

Riot Fest Featuring My Chemical Romance, Smashing Pumpkins & More, Moves to 2021

W.A.S.P. Cancels "1984 to Headless 2020" Tour Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

=>  Our running list of rock & metal concert tour cancellations and rescheduled dates is here.