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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Details Regarding Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display Of Power’ Reissue Revealed

Posted by on February 27, 2012

It’s no surprise that Pantera’s classic album Vulgar Display Of Power would be reissued in some fashion to celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. In fact, we already knew that whenever the re-release would come out, it would include a previously unreleased song called “Piss.” This past weekend, though, more details about the album’s deluxe edition have […]

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Video: Coal Chamber Perform First Shows Since Reuniting

Posted by on February 27, 2012

Back in September, Coal Chamber announced that they would be reforming for this year’s Australian Soundwave Festival. And this past weekend, the reunited nu-metal group performed their first shows together (including off dates with Marilyn Manson) in almost ten years. However, it hasn’t been all smooth sailing for Coal Chamber down under. Drummer Mikey “Bug” […]

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Mötley Crüe Recording New Music

Posted by on February 27, 2012

Now that their Vegas residency has come to an end, Mötley Crüe can do one of two things: take a break or keep going full force. Well, it would appear that they’re planning to do the latter. Not only are they planning to tour more this year, but Mötley Crüe is also recording new music together. Nikki […]

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Lemmy Confirms That Motörhead Will Be Playing This Year’s Mayhem Fest

Posted by on February 27, 2012

On March 5, Mayhem Fest will officially announce the “major special guest” set to appear on the main stage with Slipknot and Slayer. However, it’s been long believed that Motörhead will be playing the touring festival’s third vacant slot. And now we have confirmation for Mr. Lemmy Kilmister himself. In numerous interviews, Lemmy has confirmed […]

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King’s X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Suffers Heart Attack

Posted by on February 27, 2012

King’s X drummer Jerry Gaskill is in stable condition after having a heart attack on Saturday night (25). An update on the 54 year-old drummer and singer for the progressive hard rock band was given on the Facebook fan page of his band’s frontman and bassist, dUg Pinnick. “Jerry had a heart attack last night,” […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/24: Politics Sell, But Who’s Caring?

Posted by on February 24, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors 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. As of late, Dave Mustaine has found himself in hot water over numerous political comments, including things he said about Rick Santorum, gay marriage, […]

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Ever Wanted To See A Claymated Glen Benton Crucify Christ? Then Watch Deicide’s New Music Video

Posted by on February 24, 2012

Deicide fans know damn well what Glen Benton’s stance on Christianity is. For those who aren’t familiar, just look at the upside down crucifix branded into his forehead (in case the band’s lyrics and song titles weren’t clear enough). That’s why it’s fitting to see Benton chasing down and crucifying the son of God himself […]

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Job For A Cowboy Reveal Details About New Album

Posted by on February 24, 2012

Job For A Cowboy have revealed the cover artwork and track listing for their new album Demonocracy, due out on April 10 via Metal Blade Records.

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Meat Loaf Refers To Slipknot As A “Metal Beethoven”

Posted by on February 24, 2012

The Bat Out of Hell singer/father in-law of Scott Ian paid a visit to Metal Hammer Magazine’s UK office yesterday. And as it turns out, Meat Loaf is a big fan of Slipknot. In fact, during his visit, the magazine filmed him claiming that Slipknot are a “metal Beethoven.” Weird comparison? We’d say so, but it’s […]

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