Monthly Archives: March 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl 3/30: Is Spotify Abolishing Limits On Free Usage Good For Business?

Posted by on March 30, 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. Yesterday, Spotify announced that they were extending unlimited free listening in the U.S. This comes less than three months after the streaming service had […]

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Interview: Josh Eldridge Talks About New Label Gravedancer Records

Posted by on March 30, 2012

Even with a slight uptick in sales for 2011, it’s no secret that the record industry has seen better days. But despite the gloom and doom, publicist Josh Eldridge earlier this week announced the formation of a new metal label, Gravedancer Records. With support from his day job as a publicist at The MuseBox, Eldridge […]

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Exclusive: Stream Paul Barker And Taylor Momsen’s Song From ‘FIX: The Ministry Movie’ Soundtrack

Posted by on March 30, 2012

Filmed by Doug Freel, FIX: The Ministry Movie chronicles the highs and lows of Ministry. The documentary includes raw and uncompromising footage taken during 1996’s Sphinctour, and features interviews with Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead), Maynard James Keenan (Tool, A Perfect Circle), Ogre Nivek (Skinny Puppy), Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) and many […]

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Meshuggah ‘Break Bones’ In New Music Video

Posted by on March 30, 2012

A new music video for the first single off of Meshuggah’s new album Koloss has been released and posted online. Granted, you’ve probably already listened to the song “Break Those Bones Whose Sinews Gave It Motion” a million times already. Well, even though the video is essentially a standard performance clip, it’s still pretty cool to […]

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Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind And Others Rumored For Uproar Tour

Posted by on March 30, 2012

Rumors about the lineup to this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Tour, the late Summer/early Fall equivalent of Mayhem Fest, have started to make its way around the web. And if true, then Uproar has truly become Mayhem’s hard rock sister. According to The PRP, bands like Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, Buckcherry, P.O.D., and Papa Roach […]

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GWAR’s Oderus Urungus To Dave Mustaine: “Keep Your Fucking Mouth Shut”

Posted by on March 30, 2012

Lately, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has been making a lot of politically heated comments (emphasis on a lot). It’s getting to the point where many fans wish Mustaine would stop talking about politics and focus on music. Apparently, GWAR’S Oderus Urungus feels the same way. The GWAR frontman was recently interviewed by TuRbO’s Metal Meltdown on […]

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Anvil Filming A Second Documentary, Attempting To Throw A Peace Concert In Israel

Posted by on March 30, 2012

Thanks to the 2008 documentary Anvil: The Story of Anvil, the Canadian metal trio were given a major boost in popularity. And now it appears that Anvil are about to star in yet another documentary. In an interview with MusicFrenzy.net earlier this week, drummer Robb Reiner and frontman Steve “Lips” Kudlow confirmed that there will […]

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TesseracT Back Out Of Bamboozle, Go To A Rap Show

Posted by on March 30, 2012

Last night, the UK progressive metal group had some bad news for fans hoping to see them at Bamboozle this May. TesseracT announced that they will not be playing the New Jersey festival this May as previously reported. TesseracT gave the following explanation via Facebook: “Due to a change of plans, we will no longer […]

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Fear Factory Release The Cover Artwork, Track Listing For ‘The Industrialist’

Posted by on March 29, 2012

On June 5, Fear Factory will release their eighth studio album (and second since guitarist Dino Cazares returned to the fold)called The Industrialist. And earlier today, the group revealed the album’s track listing and cover artwork. Cazares and frontman Burton C. Bell were once again joined in the studio by producer Rhys Fulber, while the […]

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This Is What Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Sounds Like From The Back Of A Police Car

Posted by on March 29, 2012

Remember the “Bohemian Rhapsody” scene in Wayne’s World? Ever curious as to how different the scene would’ve been like if Wayne and Garth were drunk and in the back of a police car? Well thanks to an intoxicated Canadian arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, we may have our answer. While sitting in the […]

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