Monthly Archives: September 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl 9/30: Two Metal Chicks Take On Revolver Magazine

Posted by on September 30, 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram 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. Like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano or the Mets collapsing, it’s an annual tradition as old as time itself: The […]

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Ex-Guns N’ Roses Drummer Working On New Project With Asking Alexandria Frontman?

Posted by on September 30, 2011

If you have been keeping up to date on Steven Adler’s GN’R tribute band Adler’s Appetite, then you know that bassist Chip Z’Nuff (also of Enuff Z’nuff) has been playing in the former Guns N’ Roses drummer’s group for some time now. Well that’s no longer the case, as Z’Nuff announced his depature from Adler’s […]

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Loudwire Lists Top 10 Hard Rock Smackdowns

Posted by on September 30, 2011

Loudwire have listed the “Top 10 Hard Rock Smackdowns,” including Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe and Mark Morton’s now infamous brawl.

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Video: Cliff Burton’s Dad Pays Tribute To His Son

Posted by on September 30, 2011

Earlier this week marked the 25th anniversary of the sad and untimely death of Metallica’s Cliff Burton. While many took time to remember the loss of the talented bassist, none was more poignant than this one. Ray Burton, Cliff’s 86 year-old father, took to the Internet to pay tribute to his son. He seems moved […]

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Big Brother’s Adam Poch On “Keeping It Metal” While On The Show

Posted by on September 30, 2011

For anyone that watched the 13th incarnation of CBS reality show Big Brother this past Summer, Adam Poch was a revelation. The 39 year-old music industry executive was a huge metalhead whose signature growl was heard quite a bit in the early phases of the game. It was played up by the reality show that […]

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Devildriver’s Dez Fafara To Appear On New Soulfly Album

Posted by on September 30, 2011

Dez Fafara is one hell of a busy guy. He constantly tours and records with Devildriver, he’s reuniting with his old band Coal Chamber for select dates, he may be making an appearance on the new Austrian Death Machine album, AND he’s been working on music with Lamb Of God’s Mark Morton (although, it looks like […]

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Tracii Guns Reveals New Singer Of His L.A. Guns

Posted by on September 30, 2011

Last week, it was revealed that singer Jizzy Pearl (ex-Love/Hate and Ratt) had parted ways with the Tracii Guns-led version of L.A. Guns. And just last night, it was confirmed that singer/songwriter Dilana Robichaux, best known as the runner up contestant on the reality competition Rock Star: Supernova, was the band’s new frontwoman. Tracii himself gave […]

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An Overkill On Rock-Themed Wine: Motörhead, Ratt, And Warrant Releasing Lines Of Wine

Posted by on September 29, 2011

Are you such a music and wine snob that KISS’ Zin Fire Wine isn’t good enough for you? Well normally we’d tell you you’re shit out of luck, but it turns out, you, the consumer, have some more rock-themed wine options. First up, Sweden’s Bevarages Per Minute and Grapes Svenska AB have teamed up with […]

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Now You Can Observe The “American Juggalo” Without Having To Attend An ICP Concert

Posted by on September 29, 2011

You’ve heard stories and critiques about Insane Clown Posse’s fan base. You’ve even seen unflattering parodies of them on national TV. But have you ever wanted to get a real, non-judgmental look into what actually defines a Juggalo…but are still too scared to actually go to the Gathering Of The Juggalos (we can’t all be […]

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Check Out A New Song From Whitechapel As Well

Posted by on September 29, 2011

Fans of Whitechapel received a pleasant surprise last night: a new song. The Tennessee deathcore group posted a new song titled “Section 8” on their Facebook page. In addition, singer Phil Bozeman posted the lyrics to the song on his own fan page. The new song has added more fuel to rumors that the band […]

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