Category Archives: Top 5

Metal Insider’s top 5: musicians that came back from health issues

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. As we write this, Primus drummer Tim Alexander has just successfully underwent triple bypass heart surgery following a heart attack on Friday. An update from the band suggests that everything went well, stating: “The Mighty Tim ‘Herb’ Alexander […]

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Metal Insider top 12: metal albums of 1984

Posted by on July 1, 2014

And just like that, 2014 is half over. Hard to believe it’s gone this fast, right? At any rate, instead of listing our top ten records of the year so far, we thought we’d look back – 30 years back – to celebrate some of the best albums of 1984. It was a banner year […]

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Metal Insider top 5: songs by or about Native Americans

Posted by on June 23, 2014

With last week’s ruling by the U.S. Patent Office to cancel six trademarks of the Washington Redskins, the issue of how Native Americans are being treated by white America has once again become a hot button topic. Some are stating that it’s a case of government overstepping its bounds, other fans are saying the team […]

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Metal Insider Top 10: times Andrew W.K. showed his serious side

Posted by on June 16, 2014

Andrew W.K. is best known for partying. The self-proclaimed party king recently was given the opportunity to show another side of him through the Village Voice blog with an advice column where people submit their questions and Andrew gives some hard-hitting answers. Since 1998, we have seen a very narrow side of Andrew W.K. that […]

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Mike Hill of Tombs’ Top 5: Conspiracy Theories

Posted by on June 9, 2014

Tomorrow (June 10), Tombs will release their long awaited new album, Salvage Gold. While mainman Mike Hill loves writing dark, vicious riffs and melodies, he also loves a good and almost unbelievable conspiracy theory. With that in mind, we asked Hill to provide five of his favorite theories. Man has always attempted to make sense […]

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