Category Archives: Headbangers Brawl

Metal Grammy nominees announced, continue to confound

Posted by on December 5, 2014

Earlier today, the 2015 Grammy nominees were announced. And if you’re expecting the organization to come around and be a little more progressive, you’re going to be disappointed once again. We’ll discuss this Headbangers Brawl style after the list, asking Metal Insider staffers their thoughts on the nominees and who we think will win. To […]

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Headbangers Brawl: In which we discuss Machine Head’s touring plans

Posted by on November 14, 2014

Earlier this week, Machine Head announced that they would be touring. Of course, they announced that a few months ago, only to pull out of that tour to finish working on Bloodstone & Diamonds. This time, they’re playing with no opening acts, because Robb Flynn only wants die-hards there. That combined with the fact that […]

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Headbanger’s Brawl: Should anyone still be holding out on Spotify?

Posted by on November 7, 2014

It’s been a while since we’ve debated the merits and/or downfall of Spotify. Then Taylor Swift pulled her catalogue from the streaming service, and sold more copies of her new album 1989, in one week than any other record had sold this year. THIS YEAR. Granted, Taylor Swift is a legitimate phenomenon, but her campaign […]

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Headbangers Brawl: About that Mastodon video…

Posted by on October 10, 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. Last week, Mastodon revealed their latest video for “The Motherload,” which featured a handful of Atlanta-area dancers twerking while the band was […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Which newly broken-up band will you miss the most?

Posted by on September 5, 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. After the sudden departure of… well, everyone but Mark Hunter, Chimaira has officially come to an end. This came just a few weeks after […]

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