Category Archives: Interviews

Partying with Steel Panther: exclusive acoustic song and interview

Posted by on April 15, 2014

For a band that’s all about excess in every form, it’s amazing how well Steel Panther actually sound without their amps cranked to 10. On the day their third album, All You Can Eat, was released, the quartet treated Metal Insider to an exclusive acoustic performance of the album’s first single, “Party Like Tomorrow is the […]

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The Oath’s Joanna Sadonis discusses the occult, debut album, Watain cameo

Posted by on April 15, 2014

Finding a compatible soul that shares the same beliefs, desires and ambitions as another can be seen as cosmic fate or sheer coincidence. Once the relationship is discovered, it can open a valve of opportunities to your deepest potential. German vocalist Johanna Sadonis and Swedish guitarist Linnea Olsson found this synchronicity and identity in one another, […]

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Mastodon’s Brann Dailor on new album: We want it to be at every 15 year old party in the woods”

Posted by on April 11, 2014

It’s an exciting time for Mastodon. Their sixth album, Once More Around the Sun, will be out in June, the album’s first single, “High Road,” is just about to come out at radio, and later this month, they’ll begin a tour with Gojira and Kvelertak. Drummer Brann Dailor spoke to us about the album itself, which […]

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Video premiere: IKILLYA “Of the Most Magnificent” and interview with Jason Lekberg

Posted by on April 11, 2014

IKILLYA have been making a name for themselves in New York and beyond since the release of 2011′s Recon. For their sophomore album, Vae Victis, out on April 29th, the band’s signed a distribution deal with MRI, and have undergone plenty of other changes as well. As the band’s vocalist and driving force, Jason Lekberg […]

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‘Mistaken For Strangers’ director Tom Berninger talks metal, his brother’s band The National

Posted by on April 3, 2014

It being that Metal Insider is a hard rock and metal blog, we haven’t written much about indie rock band The National, and with good reason. They’re perfectly fine, but “heavy” isn’t the first, or even 10th word that comes to mind when describing them. However, Mistaken For Strangers, a documentary that was released last week, […]

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