Korn has announced the fill-in bassist for their upcoming summertime tour dates, featuring Staind. Ra Diaz (Suicidal Tendencies) will fill in for Fieldy, who is on a hiatus from the band. Ra is a talented and accomplished player with many credits including Charlie Benante’s (Anthrax) Silver Linings covers album.
Stars from across Rock and Metal will join together on a livestream to raise money tonight on the David Z Foundation Livestream. David Z (David Zablidowsky) was the brilliant metal and progressive rock musician best known for his work in bands such as Adrenaline Mob, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and ZO2, died three years ago on July 17th, 2017 when a tractor-trailer collided with Adrenaline Mob’s tour bus. Check out the updated poster from Mike Portnoy’s tweet below. You can donate at the GoFundM link below and watch the live stream including artists ranging from Mike Portnoy, Dee Snider, Chris Jericho, Ray Luzier (Korn), John Moyer (Disturbed) Rikki Rockett, Don Dokken, Richie Kotzen, Billy Sheehan, Jeff Scott Soto, Carmine Appice, Eddie Trunk, Marco Mendoza, Joel Hoekstra, Tiffany, John Pooper, Alex Skolnik, Charlie Benante, Dug Pinnick, Ra Diaz and more! Continue reading
Legendary Hardcore Punk and Crossover Thrash Metal band Suicidal Tendencies have been hosting a weekly “Stream” on Twitch to stay connected to their fans! The band usually goes live Monday’s at 3 PM PST. Today’s stream features Cyko Miko and Ra Diaz! Tune in and support! Continue reading
As promised, Suicidal Tendencies rang in 2019 with a brand new video for their song ‘All Kind Crazy’. The track comes from their 2018 album STill Cyco Punk After All These Years (Suicidal Records). The live performance clip was shot on tour last fall and features the punk rock, pulse-pounding feeling of what it’s like to throw down at an ST show. The video was recorded while on tour last fall, which included special performances of their self-titled debut album which turned 35 in 2018. In addition to leader/frontman Mike Muir, Suicidal Tendencies current lineup features guitarist Dean Pleasants, bassist Ra Diaz, drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Dead Cross) and included special guest live guitarist Ben Weinman (ex Dillinger Escape Plan). Continue reading
Live At The Masquerade, Atlanta, GA
by Shawn Evans of Sonic Visions Photography
In the three years since Suicidal Tendencies released their last album, 13 (Suicidal), to a somewhat mixed reception, things have changed substantially once again in the Californian act’s camp. Main man Mike Muir and his trademark bandanna are back of course, but only lead guitarist Dean Pleasants survives from the 2013 line-up. Out go guitarist Nico Santora, bassist Stephen Bruner, and drummer Eric Moore, to be replaced by Jeff Pogan (rhythm guitar), Ra Diaz (bass), and some chap called Dave Lombardo holding the sticks. Continue reading