Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: Jim Florentine talks new book, opening for Slayer, ‘That Metal Show’ status

Posted by on March 15, 2018

Any band will tell you opening for Slayer is a tough gig, but imagine tackling this task with just a microphone and some jokes. This has to make playing the roughest of comedy clubs seem like making a bowl of cereal. Perhaps it’s experiences like these that have stand-up comic Jim Florentine appear so comfortable […]

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Interview: Exodus’ Steve “Zetro” Souza talks cartoons, Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular tour, Exodus album update

Posted by on February 22, 2018

  The Adult Swim Presents: Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular tour featuring Exodus and Municipal Waste begins today (22). Much like Metalocolypse and even Beavis and Butt-head before it, Mr. Pickles is a twisted cartoon that proudly flies the heavy metal flag, so it’s only fitting that two of metal’s most elite would do the same for […]

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Interview: Municipal Waste’s Tony Foresta talks Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular tour; win a tour prize pack

Posted by on February 20, 2018

You need to look no further than GWAR or Lamb of God to know that Richmond, VA is a town that cultivates creative people that like heavy music. Municipal Waste and Iron Reagan frontman Tony Foresta is among them, as are Mr. Pickles creators Dave Stewart and Will Carsola. With Municipal Waste hitting the road […]

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Exclusive: Jeff Podoshen interviews Hoest of Taake

Posted by on February 17, 2018

(Editors note: as stated below, this article and interview is the opinion of the author) Recently, as reported here at Metal Insider, Taake’s upcoming show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City was cancelled because of pressure from New York City Antifa. Antifa and adjacent affiliated individuals have been attempting to put intense pressure […]

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Interview and photos, John 5 talks live album, is done recording new Rob Zombie album

Posted by on February 14, 2018

  The world needs a guitar hero, but with an abundance of shredders and the wheel having been reinvented several times over it’s as tough a position to fill as ever. One guy is certainly up for the gig though, he goes by the name John 5. A session player by design who’s worked with […]

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