Category Archives: Updates

Randy Blythe is psyched a metal fan is Indonesian president

Posted by on July 24, 2014

A few days ago, Jakarta governor Joko Widodo won the election in Indonesia, making him the president of the country. The reason we wrote about it on Metal Insider is that Widodo also happens to be a huge metal fan, having appeared in a Napalm Death shirt and talking about how he likes both them […]

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Unlocking the Truth granted permission to sign label deal

Posted by on July 24, 2014

On Tuesday, in Manhattan Supreme Court, preteen Brooklyn metal trio Unlocking the Truth were officially given permission to sign the multi-year record contract with Sony. The New York Daily News reports that with the approval granted, the three began recording their first single, “Monster,” yesterday. That’s good, because the band have already been crowdfunding the release, and […]

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Upon A Burning Body singer finally addresses disappearance stunt

Posted by on July 23, 2014

After Upon a Burning Body singer Danny Leal pulled a disappearing act at the beginning of the month, many had been waiting for the band to make a public apology, or at least address the publicity stunt. When the band started up at the Mayhem Fest later that week, Leal played dumb. Now, with the […]

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Today in good legal news: Lostprophets singer’s appeal denied

Posted by on July 23, 2014

It looks like Tim Lambesis isn’t the only jailed musician to have an appeal denied in the past week. In a turn of events that will bum out pedophiles everywhere, but is a victory for everyone else, disgraced Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins and one of his female co-defendants today had an appeal for lesser prison […]

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Misfits join GWAR-B-Q lineup; Jello Biafra to MC Brockie memorial

Posted by on July 23, 2014

The lineup for the Metal Insider-sponsored GWAR-B-Q is already stacked, but it’s just gotten even more impressive. Misfits have just been announced as the special secret guest for the event, taking place on August 16th. That means that if you’re a VIP ticketholder, you’ll get to meet Jerry Only at the Meet and Meat. If […]

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