Monthly Archives: July 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl 7/29: Who’s New Song Is Better, Mastodon’s Or Opeth’s?

Posted by on July 29, 2011

Headbanger’s Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’sBram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. This past week, we got to hear new music from not one but TWO of the most anticipated albums coming out in […]

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New Video Proves Why Powerglove Should Have Their Own Video Game

Posted by on July 29, 2011

What’s not to love about video game metallers Powerglove? The group’s latest release Saturday Morning Apocalypse is a collection of instrumental metal covers of movie and cartoon theme songs. Our favorite cover, though, is of the Batman movie theme. So that’s why we’re so pleased that the new video for the song is as awesome as the cover […]

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Original GWAR Bassist To Return For ‘GWAR-B-Q’ Set

Posted by on July 29, 2011

GWAR will be holding the second annual GWAR-B-Q this coming September in Richmond, VA. The day promises to be filled with two stages of music, crap loads of grilled meat, necrotic filth, and most likely a crap load of jizz (both human and non-human we expect). In other words, everything you’d hope for from a […]

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So At Least We Know What The Drums Will Sound Like In Adrenaline Mob

Posted by on July 29, 2011

Unless you were at their debut show in NYC, fans still haven’t gotten the chance to hear full material from Adrenaline Mob. Well thanks to Tama Drums, at least we have an idea of what the drums will sound like in one of Mike Portnoy’s new groups. Tama Drums have posted a video of the […]

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We’re Extending Our Suicide Silence Guitar Giveaway!

Posted by on July 28, 2011

You may remember that a few weeks ago, we announced that we were giving away a Suicide Silence customized guitar to one lucky fan. Well the contest technically ended yesterday. However, because the reaction has been enormous, we’re extending this contest till the end of Mayhem Fest! That’s right, now you have until August 14 […]

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Video: Cinderella Shill For Chili Dogs

Posted by on July 28, 2011

I went to college in the lovely hamlet of Chester, PA., and heard that long before my time, Cinderella cut a commercial for a place called Pat’s Chili’s Dogs in nearby Folsom, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. The then-local band thought nothing of cutting a bargain basement commercial for the now-defunct Pat’s, and while I’d […]

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Lebanese Belly Dancer Receives Death Threats After Performing With Israeli Metal Band

Posted by on July 28, 2011

During their performances at France’s Hellfest on June 19, Israeli metal group Orphaned Land received quite a lot of attention for performing with Lebanese belly dancer Johanna Fakhri. During the performance, Fakhri and Orphaned Land singer Kobi Fahri held their homeland’s national flags together before embracing each other with a hug. While some have applauded […]

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Adrenaline Mob Announce Club Shows

Posted by on July 28, 2011

Adrenaline Mob, Mike Portnoy and Russell Allen’s new super group, have announced club shows to coincide with their opening gig on Godsmack’s tour.

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Members of Trivium, Suicide Silence, Suffocation Pick Their Favorite Metallica July Release

Posted by on July 28, 2011

Earlier this week, we pointed out that this week in history, Metallica released Kill ‘Em All (on July 25, 1983) and Ride the Lightning (on July 27, 1984). While at the Rockstar Energy Mayhem fest yesterday, we ran into a few musicians and asked them which of the two albums they preferred. Matt Heafy, Trivium: Ride the Lightning […]

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Machine Head Reveal Cover Artwork, Track Listing For New Album

Posted by on July 28, 2011

Machine Head’s new album Unto The Locust is unarguably one of the most anticipated releases coming out this Fall. We’ve been anxiously awaiting the follow up to 2007′s The Blackening even before hearing the first single “Locust.” So that’s why even small updates like the album’s cover artwork and track listing is of high interest […]

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