Category Archives: Headbangers Brawl

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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Headbangers Brawl: What tour are you looking most forward to?

Posted by on August 15, 2014

Usually, for Headbanger’s Brawl, we’ll pick a topic that might lead to some general disagreement of opinions. This week, what we’ll be arguing about is purely subjective, and there isn’t really a wrong answer. It’s been a busy few weeks, with plenty of fall and winter tours being announced. So this week’s debate is a […]

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Headbangers Brawl: How accountable should Dragonforce be for their former band’s lyrics?

Posted by on August 8, 2014

It’s been quite a week for Dragonforce. With their new album about to come out, they unveiled their Johnny Cash cover and hoped to build up buzz. However, that got a bit derailed by an interview on Noisey, which instead chose to focus on a long-defunct band called Demoniac that three members of the band […]

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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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