Category Archives: Headbangers Brawl

Headbangers Brawl: Should GWAR continue on without Dave Brockie?

Posted by on March 28, 2014

The metal community (and beyond, even Moby recognized) is still freshly mourning the loss of GWAR’s Dave Brockie. Hands down, one of the most outspoken personalities in the genre, his presence is already missed. And while the GWAR-B-Q will continue, with a public memorial happening, the question remains as to whether GWAR as an entity […]

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Question of the Week: Is the new Metallica a “Summer” anthem?

Posted by on March 21, 2014

We’ll keep this one short and sweet. Earlier this week, Metallica played a new song “The Lords of Summer,” for the first time in Colombia. The song, which will presumably be on their next album, was released in demo form by the band later that week. We’ve had some time to digest it. Thoughts? Bram: I […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Should every member of KISS be inducted into the Hall of Fame?

Posted by on March 14, 2014

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanely have both made it clear that they’re unhappy that the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame is only inducting the four original members of KISS this April. In fact, it’s even led to KISS not performing in any fashion at the induction ceremony. And whether all four original members (including […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/28: Our Predictions For The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Yup, it’s that time of year again. The nominees for the 6th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced this week. Thus, the Metal Insider […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/21: Time for Mayhem (rumors)

Posted by on February 21, 2014

Earlier this week, the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival announced the dates and venues of its seventh annual tour. And although we know when and where the fest will be playing this Summer, they’re waiting until March 31st to unveil the actual lineup. And while Korn, Avenged Sevenfold and Body Count appear to have let […]

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