Tag Archives: Idle Hands Bar

Making Beer Is No ‘Trouble’ For Jeff Olson

Posted by on January 24, 2014

Another year, another beer-and-metal collaboration. Jeff “Oly” Olson, the original drummer for legendary doom metal band Trouble and founding member of Retro Grave, has spent the last few years working for Portland, Maine brewery Allagash. For 2014, the brewery has announced a new stout called Red Howes, which is the creation of Allagash and Olson. […]

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We’re Hosting DevilDriver’s NYC Listening Party For ‘Winter Kills’

Posted by on August 8, 2013

Dez Fafara recently claimed to us that not only does Winter Kills have big hooks and grooves, but that’s it’s also DevilDriver’s most focused record to date. Well, fans in the NYC area will get to hear what Dez’s talking about before its release, as we’re hosting a special listening party at Idle Hands Bar! […]

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Online Auction Launched For Pat Egan’s Family

Posted by on March 5, 2013

It’s been a tough month for the coworkers, friends and especially family of Relapse Director of Sales Pat Egan, who passed away a few weeks ago due to complications from pneumonia. However, all of those people can take solace in knowing that they’re doing the best they can to cope and banding together to help […]

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Metal Injection Once Again Taking Over Idle Hands Bar Tonight (May 24)

Posted by on May 24, 2012

It’s the last Thursday of May today. And that means one thing: it’s ‘Metal Night’ at Idle Hands Bar in NYC tonight. Wait, you still don’t know what ‘Metal Night’ is? Really? Well of course it’s the one night of the month where Metal Sucks, Metal Injection, and yours truly take over our favorite bar in […]

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Listen To Marilyn Manson’s New Album With Us At Idle Hands Bar

Posted by on April 20, 2012

As you hopefully know by now, one of our favorite bars in NYC Idle Hands holds a special ‘Metal Night’ on the last Thursday of every month. And on April 26, it’s our turn to play host once again. However, we’ve got something special up our sleeves plans, as the night will also host a special […]

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Metal Sucks Takes Over Idle Hands Tomorrow Evening

Posted by on March 28, 2012

Yup, it’s that time of the month again. On the fourth Thursday of every month, our favorite NYC bar Idle Hands holds a special ‘Metal Night’ hosted by Metal Sucks, Metal Injection, and hey, us! Tomorrow evening (March 29), it’s Metal Sucks’ night to take charge of the party, with Vince Neilstein himself DJing. That’s […]

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Tonight Metal Injection Takes Over Idle Hands

Posted by on February 23, 2012

So Idle Hands Bar is kind of the metal hangout in Manhattan (St. Vitus or Duffs if you’re in Brooklyn). And while it’s a popular go-to for after-parties and has a rock vibe in general, last month, we inaugurated a monthly night of metal at the bar. But that was a whole month ago, and […]

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Come Listen To The New Van Halen Album With Us At Idle Hands Bar

Posted by on February 3, 2012

As you all know, we’ve covered Van Halen’s new album A Different Kind Of Truth a great deal. And on February 7, after long delays and never ending rumors, the album finally comes out. However, Idle Hands Bar is giving fans in the NYC area a taste of the new Van Halen material a day […]

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Help Kick Off Monthly Metal Night At Idle Hands Bar With Us Tomorrow!

Posted by on January 25, 2012

If you read Metal Insider often, then you know that two of our favorite things in the world are metal and booze. That’s why we’re excited to be starting a new tradition with our buds at Metal Sucks and Metal Injection at our favorite bar in New York City this week. On the fourth Thursday […]

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Cynic To Perform Acoustic Set At NYC Release Party

Posted by on November 1, 2011

What could be better than having a few drinks at your favorite local bar on a Wednesday night while an awesome band like Cynic serenades you with an acoustic set? Just a few days before their headlining performance at the inaugural Metal Suckfest, the prog rock band will be throwing a release party at NYC’s […]

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