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Original Motörhead guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke dies of pneumonia

Posted by on January 11, 2018

Today truly is the end of an era, as the last surviving member of Motörhead’s glory years, guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke, has died of pneumonia at the age of 67. The guitarist was in the band from the beginning, starting on 1977’s Motorhead, and appeared on five albums, including 1980’s Ace of Spades, Overkill and Bomber. Following the death of […]

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Danny Carey says new Tool “definitely this year”

Posted by on January 10, 2018

If there’s one thing we’ve known about Tool since about 2008 or so, it’s to never take what they say about the follow-up to 10,000 Days at face value. Despite legions of fans and a touring presence that’s kept them in the public spotlight, the band’s fifth full-length album has been on the “albums to watch” […]

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Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin is in rehab

Posted by on January 10, 2018

The members of early aughts grunge band Puddle of Mudd minus Wes Scantline have to be the most patient musicians ever. Knowing that at any point in time, their singer might be arrested for taking a ride on a luggage carousel at an airport, accusing an audience member of stealing his house, and of course, […]

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Interview: Phillip Anselmo talks busy 2018, relationship with the press

Posted by on January 9, 2018

  Even if Philip H. Anselmo’s legacy began and ended with Pantera, he would have been one of the most noteworthy metal vocalists of the last quarter century. However, that was the tip of the musical iceberg for him. With subsequent bands Down and Superjoint Ritual, he proved himself  to be a workhorse, and since […]

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Rob Scallon doesn’t even have to hear music to write a good metal song

Posted by on January 9, 2018

Being a YouTube celebrity must be exhausting. Not only do you have the entirety of the internet to compete with, you also have to keep outdoing yourself. Thankfully, Rob Scallon has been able to do continue to innovate, from Slayer on a banjo to writing a metal song with no notes. Now he’s taken to […]

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Betting expert predicts Metallica, Mastodon will pick up Grammys

Posted by on January 9, 2018

While the Super Bowl isn’t until February 4th, if you’re really into betting, you’ve got the 60th annual Grammy Awards coming up a week before, on January 28th. And while Vegas oddsmakers will make a lot more profit on the big game, sports better Jim Murphy has handicapped the odds of who will take home […]

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Get your band visibility with the Winter 2018 Unsigned Band Promopalooza

Posted by on January 8, 2018

Metal Insider has been committed to helping out bands both large and small. Our Amplified column has been focused on new and emerging bands, and it’s those bands that are the future of heavy music. The Blast Beat Network recognizes that too, and that’s why for the month of January, they’re running the Unsigned Band Promopalooza. […]

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Breaking: All rape and kidnapping charges dropped against Decapitated

Posted by on January 5, 2018

Last year, the metal community was shocked when Polish death metal band Decapitated were arrested on rape and kidnapping charges stemming from an incident that took place in Spokane on August 31st. The band were in jail for the majority of the last half of the year, with the band scheduled to stand trial for […]

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Contest: Win a ‘The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal’ DVD!

Posted by on January 5, 2018

It’s 2018, and we’re kicking it off with a giveaway that’s looking not to the year ahead, but back to the glory days of thrash metal, the early ’80s. MetalRock Films is releasing part one of a two-part DVD, The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal, on January 19th, and we have a copy to give away. […]

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Photos: The Dillinger Escape Plan’s last stand

Posted by on January 4, 2018

When The Dillinger Escape Plan announced that their last show of their career would take place at the end of 2017 at New York’s Terminal 5, fans from around the world started making plans to be there. After the first show sold out in minutes, the 3,000-capacity venue added a second show, then a third. […]

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