Category Archives: Updates

The rest of Chimaira leaves Chimaira

Posted by on September 2, 2014

With the exception of lead vocalist Mark Hunter, Chimaira has been a revolving door of members since 2001, the year their first album came out. Earlier today, Emil Werstler announced that he was leaving the band, after having played rhythm guitar, bass and lead guitar with the band in some aspect since 2009. Turns out […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan members staying busy

Posted by on August 26, 2014

In a recent video interview with The Dillinger Escape Plan, the band members revealed some interesting info about their various side-projects (and babies). Greg Puciato spoke a bit about the possibility of touring and another album with Killer Be Killed,  saying “both are possible,” but explained that the band isn’t a priority, and two members have family. He […]

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Is Blake Judd ripping off Nachtmystium fans again? [UPDATED]

Posted by on August 25, 2014

One year ago, Metal Insider was very excited to have Nachtmystium playing our CMJ party. Of course, that wasn’t meant to be, as band mastermind Blake Judd was arrested for theft, and instead of heading to New York to headline our show, he instead spent time in jail on misdemeanor theft charges. And while Judd […]

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Henry Rollins backtracks on suicide article

Posted by on August 25, 2014

Hardcore music veteran and author Henry Rollins caused a bit of a stir with his August 21st LA Weekly column, Fuck Suicide, written in response to the suicide of actor Robin Williams. Williams hung himself on August 11, 2014. Regarding people who took their own lives, Rollins said: “When someone commits this act, he or she […]

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Chiodos drop off Crowd Surf America tour

Posted by on August 22, 2014

Chiodos have dropped off the Crowd Surf America tour with a week remaining on the tour. While they didn’t go too into details, guitarist Thomas Erak has a medical condition that needed to be dealt with. Here’s what the band said in a statement: “We are sorry to our fans as well as the bands on the […]

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