Tag Archives: Brad Wilk

Smashing Pumpkins recruit Brad Wilk for live shows

Posted by on November 18, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins (guess they dropped the “The”) have a new album coming out, Monuments to an Elegy, on December 9th. And while it’s not the doom metal album they were teasing, they will be taking to the road in support of it. Although Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee played drums on the entire album, he’s busy with […]

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Ozzy on Bill Ward’s return to Black Sabbath – not my call

Posted by on November 3, 2014

We’ve already known that after one more Black Sabbath album, the band’s done. But in a recent interview with Billboard, Ozzy not only reiterated that, but said that they’re done for good. “We’re disbanding the name and everything,” he told the magazine. “They don’t want to tour anymore. I get it. But I love it. […]

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Is Rage Against The Machine caput? Brad Wilk thinks so

Posted by on May 1, 2014

Rage Against The Machine haven’t been the most active band in recent years. They haven’t put out an album since 2000 (which was a covers album) and their last performance was in 2011. If you’ve been hoping for the band to get back together soon, it looks like that isn’t going to happen, and drummer […]

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And the winners of the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards are…

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Tonight, the sixth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards took place in L.A. While the show is still streaming live online, we now know every band and musician who is taking home a Golden God with them tonight. And let’s just say Slayer’s opening set and Nicolas Cage presenting Axl Rose the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/28: Our Predictions For The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Yup, it’s that time of year again. The nominees for the 6th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced this week. Thus, the Metal Insider […]

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Guns N’ Roses to headline Golden Gods Awards; Nominees anounced

Posted by on February 26, 2014

The always-polarizing Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show presented by Epiphone has been announced for Wednesday, April 23 in Los Angeles, and they’ve got some pretty legitimate acts playing this time around. Guns N’ Roses will headline the sixth annual event, with Axl Rose (aka the band’s only original member) receiving the ‘Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement’ Award. […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Events In 2013 We’re Thankful For

Posted by on November 25, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Yup, it’s that time of year again. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re continuing our tradition of counting down the top five events and occasions we’re thankful occurred this year. 2013 was a year jam packed with lows and […]

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Ozzy Osbourne says Bill Ward is Incapable of Playing with Black Sabbath

Posted by on August 5, 2013

Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward is the only thing missing from Black Sabbath’s first #1 album in America, “13,” and the current tour the almost fully-reunited band is taking part in. Though Ward has defended his physical status, Ozzy Osbourne says it is because Ward is “incredibly overweight” and wouldn’t have been able to […]

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Black Sabbath Gets First UK #1 In 42 Years As Drummer Saga Continues

Posted by on June 18, 2013

Back in October of 1970, Black Sabbath’s sophomore album, Paranoid, reached #1 on the UK charts. Strangely enough, that was their only record to reach the top of the album charts in their native country – until now. Billboard.biz reports that with UK charts out, 13 debuts at #1, shattering the record for the longest gap between […]

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Ozzy Osbourne Explains (Somewhat) Why Tommy Clufetos Didn’t Drum On Black Sabbath’s New Album

Posted by on June 13, 2013

Now that Black Sabbath’s new album 13 is out, many have come to agree that Rage Against The Machine’s Brad Wilk did a hell of a job on drums (even if we still wish Bill Ward did it instead). However, some have still wondered why the band opted not to have their touring drummer Tommy […]

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