Monthly Archives: October 2009

Dave Mustaine: ‘Endgame’ “Is Going To Launch The Return Of Heavy Metal In America”

Posted by on October 30, 2009

Metal Insider recently got a chance to talk to one of metal’s reigning personalities, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine. Yesterday we posted part of our chat with the always outspoken Mustaine bemusedly questioning humanity after losing his wallet. Today he opens up about the “Big 4 Tour” rumors, how Endgame is going to bring back heavy […]

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Mastodon Play Fallon, Get Shout-Outs From Guests

Posted by on October 30, 2009

In the past two months, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon has done a great job of repping metal on national TV, with Shadows Fall, Megadeth and last night, Mastodon. Having already performed “Oblivion” on Late Show With David Letterman earlier this year, the band performed “Divinations” last night. As you can see, they were joined onstage by […]

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Dave Mustaine: So Far, So Good, So Where’s My Wallet?

Posted by on October 29, 2009

Metal Insider recently got a chance to talk to one of metal’s reigning personalities, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine. While we’ll bring you the full interview tomorrow, our chat began with the always outspoken Mustaine bemusedly questioning humanity after losing his wallet. Consider this a preview of what’s to come tomorrow, where Dave opens up about the “Big 4 […]

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R.I.P Chuck Biscuits [Updated]

Posted by on October 29, 2009

[updated: not really, he's still alive] Former Danzig drummer Chuck Biscuits died this past Saturday at the way-too-young age of 44 after a long battle with throat cancer. “In response to the inquires, thank you for all the support,” an anonymous family member wrote in an e-mail on Tuesday. “Chuck did not survive his battle with throat […]

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Rob Zombie Off Interscope, Album To See 2010 Release On Roadrunner Imprint

Posted by on October 29, 2009

In a somewhat surprising move (we already knew something was up), Rob Zombie has announced his departure from Interscope/Geffen and has signed a deal with Roadrunner’s commercial-leaning Loud & Proud Imprint. His Hellbilly Deluxe 2 will see a 2010 release. What happened here? Our best guess is that Interscope realized Zombie’s best days are behind […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/28 – Rammstein Prove They’re No Pussies

Posted by on October 28, 2009

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week as well as what’s getting played at Metal radio courtesy of radio trade magazine FMQB, whose metal panel consists of about 80 college and commercial stations that have metal shows, as well as SiriusXM, […]

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Vision Of Disorder To Open For Slipknot

Posted by on October 28, 2009

Vision Of Disorder will open for Slipknot in Los Angeles on October 29 and in Las Vegas on October 31.

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Chimaira Debuts Live Clip

Posted by on October 28, 2009

Chimaira has posted a live video of them performing “The Disappearing Sun” online. The footage was shot for the band’s live DVD, which is set to be released in 2010.

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Five Finger Death Punch Release New Video

Posted by on October 28, 2009

Five Finger Death Punch has released a new video for the song “Dying Breed”.

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Metal Industry Gets Taste Of Slayer And ‘Saw VI’ At Metal Insider Party

Posted by on October 27, 2009

With Halloween just around the corner and Saw VI out in theaters that day, what better time to throw a metal party? That was the thinking behind the first annual Metal Insider CMJ Listening Party, which took place on Friday, October 23 at New York’s The Studio @Webster Hall. With dozens of metal radio DJs […]

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