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Tag Archives: Lorde

Bonnaroo continues festival trend of ignoring metal

Posted by on January 11, 2017

Headed to Manchester, TN for Bonnaroo? If so, it’s not going to be to see any metal. Much like Coachella, the festival has nothing remotely heavy on it. In fact, it shares a lot of the same artists as Coachella this year. With the exception of headliners U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers, this could […]

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We Came As Romans continue covering pop songs, this time Taylor Swift

Posted by on October 14, 2014

On their last tour, metalcore band We Came As Romans covered UK boy band The Wanted’s “Glad You Came,” with their live rendition of the song winding up on their DVD. We defended their choice of covering the song based on the fact that The Wanted’s backing band includes members of Thursday, Primitive Weapons and From […]

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Nirvana plays at Rock Hall induction ceremony, Saint Vitus after-show

Posted by on April 11, 2014

While much of this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony involved the drama around KISS, it was almost easy to overlook that Nirvana was also inducted into the Hall of Fame as well. A few days ago, rumor slipped out that Joan Jett might be fronting the band at their induction ceremony at Brooklyn’s […]

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Here’s Mike Semesky from Intervals Covering Lorde

Posted by on February 12, 2014

You’re probably sick of hearing about Lorde by now. If not, then you might want to watch the above video of the newest member of Intervals, Mike Semesky, do a vocal cover of the song “Tennis Courts”. You might think that Semesky would turn this into a full on metal cover, but he doesn’t even […]

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Here’s the song of the year ruined by Slipknot’s DJ

Posted by on January 30, 2014

We like metal and hard rock here at Metal Insider, so we’re not going to claim to be experts on electronica (or EDM, as it’s called now). So maybe this is genius, but DJ Starscream, who’s better known as Slipknot’s DJ Sid Wilson, has decided to remix Lorde’s “Royals,” which just picked up a Grammy […]

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Top 10s of the year from Anthrax, Broken Hope, SpiralArms, Rivers of Nihil

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. Here’s the first installment, featuring […]

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Watch Lorde Sing Rainbow’s “Man On A Silver Mountain”

Posted by on November 15, 2013

17 year old Lorde has become an indie pop sensation lately thanks to her massive hit “Royals.” Now video of the New Zealand songstress performing at an even younger age has surfaced online, including one of her singing Rainbow’s “Man On A Silver Mountain” The performance reportedly took place at a “Battle of the Bands” […]

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