Category Archives: Controversy

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus get schooled in copyright by the internet

Posted by on April 22, 2014

Here at Metal Insider, we try to keep our focus on all things metal, however, every once in a while, there is a story so ridiculous that it just needs to be shared.  Such is the case with the recent debacle involving alternative/”post-hardcore” band, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and their blatant copyright infringement of an Australian […]

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Ace Frehley to take part in Hall of Fame jam while Paul Stanley derides the institution

Posted by on April 8, 2014

A couple of months ago, Ace Frehley confirmed that KISS would not be reuniting to celebrate the band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this Thursday (10). But now that the ceremony is just a few days away, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has revealed to Fuse that he will be taking […]

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Otep backs off Mayhem Fest homophobia allegations

Posted by on April 2, 2014

On Monday, Otep frontwoman Otep Shamaya ruffled some feathers after a tweet she posted alleging that one of the reasons she might not be on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest this year was because one of the corporate sponsors was homophobic. In further conversations via Twitter, it was made apparent that it was Rockstar […]

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Does Starbucks love Satan?

Posted by on April 2, 2014

Coffee chain behemoth Starbucks was forced to apologize to a Louisiana schoolteacher after she ordered two coffee drinks that came adorned with a Pentagram and a “666″ drawn in the foam. Teacher Megan Pinion posted a photo on Starbucks’ Facebook page and was outraged that the two coffees had the mark of Satan on them. […]

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Here are the lyrics to Emmure’s ‘Bring a Gun to School’

Posted by on April 1, 2014

We’ve written about “Bring a Gun to School,” the song that kicks off Emmure’s forthcoming 7th album, before. Since that happened, the band has retitled the song, with the more palatable title “(Untitled).” That’s a bit too late, since every one of Emmure’s fans will likely call it “Bring a Gun to School,” and the damage is done. […]

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