Top Ten Stories on Lambgoat in July 2021
Here's a look at the most-viewed news stories in the metal and hardcore scene during the month of July 2021.Sunday, August 1, 2021 3:00 AM PT / 1,630 views
Even though tour announcements weren't as frequent as they were in the month of June, July offered a fair amount of activity as far as the metal community is concerned. Aside from the many, yet relatively unexciting song premieres, there were a few interesting occurrences — like Igorrr lineup changes as well as an Emmure departure — and some more somber, particularly the devastating death of former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison.
Here are the top ten stories Lambgoat covered in the month of July, 2021:
Trivium frontman Matt Heafy tests positive for COVID-19 despite vaccination Eighteen Visions surprise release new covers album '1996' Fear Factory fail to debut on Billboard 200 for first time since 1995 Counterparts guitarist Blake Hardman exits band ex-The Bunny The Bear vocalist Chris Hutka dies Igorrr part ways with two members, add three new ones Emmure drummer Josh Miller quits band Slipknot release Joey Jordison statement and tribute video Lotus Eater break up amid allegations ex-Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison dies
There is still about 4 months left in the year 2021.