Tag Archives: The Exploited

Riot Fest unveils 2023 Line-Up: Foo Fighters, The Mars Volta, Queens of The Stone Age, and more!

Posted by on May 17, 2023

  Chicago’s Riot Fest has just dropped one jaw-dropping line-up for 2023. Headliners include rock legends Foo Fighters, The Cure, The Postal Service, Death Cab for Cutie, and Queens of the Stone Age. But that’s not all—joining the ranks are Turnstile, The Mars Volta, Mr. Bungle, Silverstein, Pennywise, Enter Shikari, Sleep Token, AFI, and a […]

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The Exploited say “F*ck” coronavirus” as Record Store Day, Cold, Lamb of God, Carcass, etc. postponed or rescheduled

Posted by on March 13, 2020

  The next wave of cancellations/postponements due to the coronavirus pandemic involves this year’s Record Store Day, Cold, Lamb of God’s European tour, Carcass, and more. However, we can always count on punk rock as The Exploited’s Australian tour kicks off today (13th), and they plan to see it through. You can read their statement […]

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Singer of The Exploited rushed to hospital with serious heart condition

Posted by on April 10, 2017

  Wattie Buchan, lead singer of  Scottish punk band The Exploited, was rushed to a hospital in Belgium on Friday, April 7th, and according to a post from the band, almost died. The singer, 59, had suffered a heart attack onstage in Lisbon, Portugal in 2014, and had quadruple heart bypass surgery following that incident. […]

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Russian The Exploited fan stabbed to death in after confronting neo-nazis

Posted by on February 23, 2017

  While it’s certainly not anything new, clashes between anti-fascists (or Antifa) and those they’re in opposition to have been in the news quite a bit more in the past year or so. Last June, an Antifa activist sprayed pepper spray into a crowd at a Taake show. Later that year, pressure from the loosely organized faction led […]

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This is Hardcore 2015 Set for a Strong 10 Year Anniversary

Posted by on March 30, 2015

The yearly hardcore fest is ready to take Philadelphia by storm once again. It will be taking place July 23 at the Union Transfer and July 24, 25, and 26 at the Electric Factory. This is Hardcore 2015 (or This is Hardcore X) is celebrating the festival’s 10 year anniversary with another great lineup showcasing […]

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Here’s What The Back Of Chris Brown’s Jacket Looks Like (Plus, Rihanna)

Posted by on November 20, 2012

The metal word took notice yesterday as a several-weeks old photo of Chris Brown surfaced with him wearing a custom leather jacket featuring patches from Cro-Mags, Municipal Waste, Excel and more. Thanks to an eagle-eyed Metal Sucks reader,we now know what the back of the jacket looks like. It turns out that Brown is also […]

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Chris Brown Beats Women, Supports Metal [Update]

Posted by on November 19, 2012

Although he probably wasn’t aware of it at the time, pop star and woman beater Chris Brown was seen earlier this month in Los Angeles sporting a custom-made leather jacket with spikes and patches of metal and hardcore bands. Among the bands on the jacket: Excel, Municipal Waste, Cro-Mags and the Exploited. Aside from looking […]

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