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Category Archives: Interviews

Corey Taylor admits to writing pop and more

Posted by on December 9, 2016

On Slipknot/Stone Sour’s frontman Corey Taylor’s 43rd birthday, Metal Hammer posted an interview they had with him discussing, among other things, how he got kicked out of high school, being homeless, and how he joined Slipknot. For those that know Taylor, he has no filter and is not afraid to express his honesty, including tales […]

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Kirk Hammett reflects on his losing iPhone, 250 riffs

Posted by on December 8, 2016

  Many have wondered why Kirk Hammett had no writing involvement in Metallica’s latest Hardwired…To Self-Destruct release. For over a year now, it has been no secret that Hammett lost his iPhone that had about 250 song ideas. Shortly after Metallica’s performance in Toronto on November 29th, Bravewords managed to sit down with Hammett to […]

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Exclusive: Red Fang’s Aaron Beam talks about his ill-fated standup comedy career

Posted by on December 7, 2016

Yesterday, Metal Insider sat in on our sister site, The Laugh Button‘s podcast. We’ve sat in on the news before, generally because someone’s on vacation and we think we’re funnier than we actually are. Yesterday was different though, as the guest on the podcast was Red Fang bassist/singer Aaron Beam. It’s obvious from their videos […]

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Interview: Code Orange talk Roadrunner, next level of new hardcore bands

Posted by on December 6, 2016

You’re not going to have to wait long into 2017 before getting one of the most furious albums. Code Orange’s third album and Roadrunner debut, Forever, will be released on January 13th. And while the intensity of the Pittsburgh hardcore band never wavers, there are flourishes of electronics and some clean vocals as well, making […]

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Shawn “Clown” Crahan talks ‘Officer Downe,’ next Slipknot album

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Last Friday, Shawn “Clown” Crahan’s directorial debut, Officer Downe, was released on iTunes, Amazon and on demand. Based on the graphic novel and starring Sons of Anarchy’s Kim Coates, it’s a violent action movie about a Los Angeles police officer that’s resurrected from the dead. And while it’s Crahan’s first feature film, he’s had plenty of practice, directing […]

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