Category Archives: Top 5

Metal Insider’s top 5: Superhero metal songs

Posted by on October 5, 2016

  Today is the kickoff of New York’s Comic Con. While the San Diego incarnation of the convention is the largest, New York is gaining on it. While comic cons are about as old as heavy metal (San Diego’s started in 1970), they’ve grown from their humble origins encompassing just comic books to a place where […]

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Metallica, Faith No More among top 5 videos of the week

Posted by on September 30, 2016

Another week has flown by, and there have been quite a few added music videos, where this week seems harder than last to select a top five. It has been a crazy week in music, as we are gearing closer to the release of Metallica’s tenth studio album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct to rumors of a near complete Tool […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Funny metal commercials

Posted by on September 16, 2016

Whether you like it or not, commercials and advertisements are unavoidable. Such ads can be entertaining, descriptive, or at times complete nonsense. We have moved in the direction of AdBlock, fast forwarding, changing the channel, or muting our computers to do what we can to escape from them. However, there are quite a few out […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: metal bands influenced by Yes

Posted by on September 13, 2016

If you like progressive music, you may have an idea about a little British progressive rock band called Yes and the massive influence they had on most of your favorite prog bands. 44 years ago today, Yes released their fifth record Close To The Edge which is considered a staple in the genre and, naturally, that type […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Songs inspired by horror films

Posted by on August 15, 2016

If you’ve seen the feed on your social media or spoken to your nerdy friends in the past few weeks, you probably heard about this show called Stranger Things. The Netflix show is an homage to all things ’80s, referencing important icons like Steven Spielberg, Stephen King and John Carpenter. In the same way that it’s somewhat of […]

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