Greg from Dillinger Escape Plan has opinions about Fall Out Boy

Posted by on December 22, 2014

While Fall Out Boy originated from the Chicago hardcore and punk scene, they very quickly became the poster boys for emo, and have since evolved into a full-on pop band. That the band are playing over Judas Priest at Australia’s Soundwave Festival early next year doesn’t really sit well with Greg Puciato. The Dillinger Escape […]

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Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover find a singer

Posted by on December 22, 2014

Former Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover, who left the band in late November, have started a new project and, according to Blabbermouth, recruited Henry Derek Bonner from Scar the Martyr as their vocalist. Broderick told Jose Mangin on Sirius XM’s Liquid Metal that he was working with Drover on new music. “We had all this […]

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According to Phil Rudd, “I’m going back to work with AC/DC”

Posted by on December 22, 2014

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or bust – wordplay!), then you know all about Phil Rudd’s recent legal troubles. Ok, they’ve been adding up lately, so many are questioning whether the drummer still has his job in AC/DC. Hell, even AC/DC seem to question that. But according to Rudd, his recent problems aren’t […]

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Ephel Duath is dead, long live Gospel of the Witches

Posted by on December 22, 2014

Last week, in a somewhat emotional statement, Italian progressive metal band Ephel Duath split up with frontman Davide Tiso saying the band “needs to die.” It turns out that their death was short-lived. While that band is kaput, Karyn Crisis’ Gospel of the Witches has formed with Tiso and his wife Karyn Crisis, who’d been […]

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Zakk Wylde, Blasko, John Tempesta play as Zack Sabbath

Posted by on December 22, 2014

If there are three people that would know a thing or two about playing Black Sabbath songs, Black Label Society’s Zakk Wyle,and bassist Blasko would know,as they’ve all logged time in either Sabbath or with Ozzy Osbourne. They put that to the test this past Saturday night, as they played a set as Zakk Sabbath […]

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Mac Sabbath are kings of “Drive Thru Metal”

Posted by on December 22, 2014

At first glance I thought, “finally! A metal band honoring Steve Jobs!” But the LA-based Mac Sabbath worship the other cult of Mac, the Big Mac. From the band’s Facebook page: “MAC SABBATH” Is indeed: Ronald Osbourne and the whole gang in full regalia playing all their hits like “Sweet Beef” and “Chicken for the Slaves” […]

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Flotsam and Jetsam recruit Shadows Fall drummer

Posted by on December 22, 2014

Last week, in response to our interview with 36 Crazyfists’ Brock Lindow, Shadows Fall drummer Jason Bittner reached out to tell us that the band wasn’t broken up, just on hiatus, and that we’d be hearing from their members shortly. It didn’t take long at all, as Flotsam and Jetsam announced that Bittner will be playing with […]

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This never-aired Paul Stanley Folgers commercial is everything

Posted by on December 21, 2014

Hey, remember that Folgers coffee commercial from 2000 starring KISS’ Paul Stanley? No? That’s because it never aired. The ad, featuring aerial acrobatics and Stanley looking like a cross between Fabio and Michael Bolton, has surfaced online. The YouTube poster that uploaded it the ad never aired “because focus groups asked ‘who is the old, […]

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Follow Metal Insider on Facebook and Twitter

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Just a reminder. If you’re enjoy reading Metal Insider, please follow us on Facebook and Twitter. It’s the best way to show your support for us, and you’ll be able to get the latest updates to all the rock and metal relevant to your interests in your personal feed. Plus some random stuff like contests […]

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Petition started to remove Attila from Skate and Surf Fest

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Yesterday, the initial lineup for Asbury Park’s Skate and Surf Festival was revealed, and there were a few metal and hardcore acts mixed in alongside the emo and hardcore, Attila among them. It hasn’t taken long for there to be backlash about their addition to the lineup. In fact, there’s already a petition to remove […]

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