Tag Archives: NAMM

Geezer Butler Reveals Details About Black Sabbath’s U.S. Tour And Drummer Situation

Posted by on February 4, 2013

Last month, Black Sabbath confirmed that the world will finally get to hear a new album (their first with Ozzy in roughly 35 years) this June. And while the reunited metal gods will be playing overseas this spring and early summer, we now know when we might get to see them live on U.S. soil. […]

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Kerry King Explains The Delay In Slayer’s New Album [Spoiler: Partly Rick Rubin’s Fault]

Posted by on February 4, 2013

For the better part of 2012, we kept hearing “updates” on Slayer’s long-awaited follow up to 2009’s World Painted Blood. But by the end of the year, nothing surfaced. Hell, even the originally planned two-song EP never came to fruition. So what’s the hold up? Well during an interview with Eddie Trunk for Samson Zoom […]

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Video: Robb Flynn Performs Acoustic Show With A Little Help From Fans

Posted by on January 23, 2013

Likely inspired his recent performance for Tony La Russa, Robb Flynn announced plans to embark on a five-concert solo run to coincide with his appearance at this week’s NAMM convention in California. And last Monday night (January 21), the Machine Head frontman performed his first acoustic solo show at On The Rox in Hollywood. In […]

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We Don’t Have To Wait To Find Out Who’s Headlining Mayhem Fest (Spoiler Alert: It’s Slipknot)

Posted by on January 24, 2012

Tomorrow, January 25, after months of speculation, Mayhem Fest will announce the lineup for this Summer’s tour. However, thanks to a slip of the tongue comment, we won’t have to wait to find out at least one of the festival’s headliners. And if you’ve been following all the rumors leading up to now, then you […]

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Weirdest Video Of Video Of The Week: Mike Huckabee Jams With Def Leppard Guitarist

Posted by on January 13, 2011

We thought we saw it all when Iron Maiden’s Nicko McBrain jammed with E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons. We thought there couldn’t be anything more random than a Black Tusk remix done by the RZA. And we surely thought that there wasn’t anything more bizarre than seeing Jim Carey performing with Slash. But we […]

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Megadeth, Hellyeah To Perform At Dean Guitar NAMM Concert

Posted by on December 16, 2010

Megadeth and Hellyeah will be performing at the Dean Guitars NAMM Jam on Friday, January 14 at the Grove of Anaheim in Anaheim, California.

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SXSW 2010 – Music, Day 1

Posted by on March 18, 2010

For the next few days, I’m going to attempt to sum up SXSW. I say attempt, because trying to talk about the annual rite of passage for bands, journalists and the music industry at large is like taking a camera phone picture of the Grand Canyon. My trip started with Motorhead, well, Lemmy, actually. With […]

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Full Metal Texas Gets Proggier; Animals As Leaders Join

Posted by on March 4, 2010

Metal Insider is a proud sponsor of Full Metal Texas, the most metal of all metal events taking place in Austin. If you’re going to be down there, you probably already know about it and have made plans for Thursday, 3/18. The event is free, and now it’s already-stellar lineup has gotten even better with […]

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NAMM Gets The Metal Injection Treatment

Posted by on March 1, 2010

Our hetero lifemates over at Metal Injection went to NAMM and all we got was this lousy T-shirt comprehensive coverage of the leading musician’s convention. The National Association of Music Merchants’ annual trade show is a musician’s wet dream. Countless music companies preview their latest products as demoed by a who’s who of musicians. The annual […]

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Slipknot, Machine Head, HELLYEAH Members Perform Pantera Classic Live

Posted by on January 18, 2010

Members of Slipknot, Machine Head, HELLYEAH, Walls Of Jericho and Grim Reaper performed Pantera’s “Walk” together at this past weekend’s NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show.

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