Category Archives: Secret Metalhead

Rihanna is a big Krokus fan, right?

Posted by on August 11, 2014

If there’s one thing Rihanna probably knows, it’s her second-tier ’80s hair metal bands, amirite? Perhaps not, but that didn’t stop her from rocking a Krokus shirt at the kickoff of the Monster Tour with Eminem. If you’ll remember, she’s made some metal-themed sartorial choices before, like the jacket she wore that popped up on Chris […]

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Here’s a Lady with three Babys

Posted by on August 7, 2014

We knew this was going to happen at some point. With Babymetal’s tour opening for Lady Gaga having just wrapped up, you knew that Gaga would eventually check out her opening act. And given that she’s a media entity that knows the power of celebrity, you knew that if a photo op presented itself, she’d […]

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Tom Araya’s daughter responds to meme; the Jenners rock Slayer shirts

Posted by on June 16, 2014

Yesterday was Father’s Day, as those that have fathers or are fathers were all aware. Perfect opportunity to dust off a dad-related meme or two, right? That’s what iHeartRadio did yesterday with the picture of Tom Araya and his family taken at the Grammy Awards a few years back. “You could be in Slayer and […]

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Megadeth rocks Nicolas Cage’s face off

Posted by on April 21, 2014

It’s pretty interesting to see what a metalhead Nicolas Cage has turned out to be. We’ve known his son was in a black metal band Eyes of Noctum. And recently, we got to witness him up close and personal watching KISS when they played The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. And now he’s hanging out with […]

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Lady Gaga takes in Lazer/Wulf at SXSW

Posted by on March 12, 2014

Until yesterday, instrumental thrash/jazz trio Lazer/Wulf could have qualified as one of our top five unsigned bands to watch at SXSW. However, yesterday was also the day they signed a deal with Kylesa’s Retro Futurist label. And they can already claim a high-profile fan. Friend of Metal Insider Kim Kelly was taking in the band’s […]

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