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Author Archives: Bram Teitelman

What’s the fastest metal song?

Posted by on May 25, 2018

The metal scene is full of top tens. Best, heaviest, loudest – they are all subjective and set the scene for debate that can rage for hours, weeks or even years – after all, nobody is really right or wrong. Fastest, though – surely that’s a measure we can pick apart and analyze, particularly in […]

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Rush’s “2112” as set to ‘Peanuts’ characters is why the internet was invented

Posted by on May 24, 2018

There’s a lot of people with too much time on their hands, and in some cases, that’s a great thing. Sometimes, with the internet, it works against us (see 4Chan or that “cash me ousside” girl). On he other hand, sometimes you’ll get Garren Lazar, who synced the entirety of Rush’ “2112” overture to footage […]

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Ghost’s Tobias Forge is perfectly ok with lawsuit

Posted by on May 24, 2018

While we certainly weren’t the ones to break it, we’ve known since 2011 that Ghost’s mysterious leader, initially known as Papa Emeritus and now as Cardinal Copia, was Tobias Forge. That became public knowledge last year as the result of a lawsuit brought against the band by former members, which is how we also found […]

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The Syndicate is looking to expand their metal department

Posted by on May 23, 2018

It’s not a big secret that Metal Insider’s parent company is The Syndicate. As an entertainment-focused company, one of the cornerstones of the company is radio promotion, and metal radio promotion has been a big part of it since the beginning. Now we have a rare opportunity to expand the department. If you’re in the […]

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Summer Slaughter lineup, tour dates leak

Posted by on May 22, 2018

With Memorial Day Weekend just around the corner, that means it’s the official start of Summer. Well, even though Summer doesn’t reallllly start until June. However, another harbinger of the Summer is when the Summer Slaughter lineup rumors start popping up. The season’s longest-running heavy tour will begin it’s 12th incarnation this season, and according […]

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Trent Reznor explains decision to release ‘Bad Witch’ as an album

Posted by on May 22, 2018

Trent Reznor is mostly a man of his word When he said that he would release a series of three EPs, he’s pretty much done exactly that – almost. Not the Actual Events came out in December of 2016, followed by Add Violence last year. And Bad Witch, due on June 22, is a six-song, 30 minute release. However, […]

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Misfits triumphantly return to New Jersey for sold-out arena show

Posted by on May 21, 2018

When Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Wolfgang Doyle von Frankenstein reunited as the Original Misfits at the Riot Fest in September, then announced shows a year later to ring in 2018 in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, many wondered if or when they would return to the East Coast. When they finally announced it would […]

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Gimme the Keys, Clutch demand with new song

Posted by on May 18, 2018

In the movie Green Room, a traveling punk band play a show at a club that turns out to be run by neo-Nazis. That more or less appears to be the plot to “Gimme the Keys,” the first taste of Clutch’s new 12th album, Book of Bad Decisions. Today, the band revealed the song, which has […]

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Listen to a new Nine Inch Nails song, “God Break Down the Door”

Posted by on May 17, 2018

Nine Inch Nails have tickets going on sale for their tour this weekend, but will make you work for them by actually standing outside in line at an appointed time like it’s goddamn 1986 or something. What you won’t have to wait for, however, is the first song from the forthcoming six track album. “God […]

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Get lost in the title track of Yob’s ‘Our Raw Heart’

Posted by on May 15, 2018

What’s the best way to experience the transcendent doom of Orgeon doom merchants Yob? Well, they’ve got a suggestion for you – why not watch a trippy visualizer video of the title track of their forthcoming eighth album, Our Raw Heart? At fourteen and a half minutes, this isn’t for the faint of heart. It is […]

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