Category Archives: Headbangers Brawl

Headbangers Brawl: Are reissues of albums a ripoff?

Posted by on July 3, 2014

This week’s Headbangers Brawl come from a Facebook post from freelance writer Phil Freeman that we saw last week. It was a bit of a rant talking about Mastodon. Not Once More ‘Round the Sun, but the fact that the same week that album was released, Relapse announced that they’re reissuing the band’s first album, […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Is punk “rubbish?”

Posted by on June 27, 2014

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson is usually calm, cool and collected, but when talking to The Guardian earlier this week with punk/folk singer Frank Turner, he went off on a bit of a rant about punk music, calling it ‘rubbish.’ Was Dickinson’s rant just, or has his resentment toward punk something that’s been building up for […]

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Headbangers Brawl: What’s your can’t-miss summer show?

Posted by on June 20, 2014

Hard to believe, but it’s not officially summer until tomorrow. With Memorial Day in the books and most kids already out of school, it’s about to kick into high gear. Along with beaches, barbeques, ice cream and all the other accoutrements of summer comes the summer festival season. With Mayhem becoming the metal establishment, there’s […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Should Pantera reunite with Zakk Wylde or are we selfish for asking?

Posted by on May 30, 2014

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. Talk of the surviving members of Pantera reuniting with Zakk Wylde filling in for the late Dimebag Darrell is nothing new. Yet Wylde’s recent performance of “I’m […]

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Headbangers Brawl: What’s your favorite comeback album?

Posted by on May 23, 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. It’s been a pretty insane week for comebacks. The first new music from Godflesh in 13 years came out this week, as […]

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