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Remember When: Eddie Van Halen had dinner on ‘Saturday Night Live’?

Posted by on March 6, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Video: Body Count performs on The Tonight Show

Posted by on June 16, 2014

Well, there goes the neighborhood… The night after playing Gramercy Theater for a special one-off show, Ice-T and Body Count appeared on Friday night’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The group performed the song “Enter The Dark Side” off their new album in eight years, Manslaughter. Granted, we’ve become pretty use to […]

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Russian Circles make it to the Stanley Cup playoffs

Posted by on April 23, 2014

If you watched the Olympics (we didn’t) or are paying attention to the Stanley Cup Playoffs (we are), then you might have heard something familiar. Especially if you’re a fan of Chicago instrumental trio Russian Circles. In a spot called “Love & Hate,” the band’s “Mladek,” from 2011’s Empros, is used. It’s oddly edited if you’re […]

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Refused To Make TV Debut On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Posted by on April 4, 2012

Looks like the halls of 30 Rockefeller will be filled with the sounds of new noise soon. It has just been confirmed that the reformed hardcore group will be performing on NBC’s Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Monday, April 23. This will mark the band’s first ever television appearance, and will be taped prior […]

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Chickenfoot Performing On ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno’

Posted by on March 1, 2012

Chickenfoot will be performing their new single “Different Devil!” on NBC’s The Tonight Show With Jay Leno this evening (11:35 pm EST).

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Former Members Of Thursday, From Autumn To Ashes Perform On “Ellen” With UK Boy Band

Posted by on January 12, 2012

In the last week of 2011, Thursday performed their last show in the U.S. following the announcement that they were calling it quits. And while the NJ post-hardcore band still has dates in Australia coming up in February and March, drummer Tucker Rule looks like he found himself an interesting new gig. Earlier this week, […]

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Testament Guitarist Alex Skolnick’s Rendition Of “Auld Lang Syne” Used In Hockey Commercial

Posted by on December 7, 2011

Metal and hockey surprisingly make a great combo, as proven by both the NHL and metal’s elite. And now that relationship is taken further in a new commercial for the annual Bridgestone Winter Classic outdoor hockey game. According to The Big Lead, Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick’s rendition of the traditional New Year’s song “Auld Lang […]

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Steven Tyler Tries To Convice Matt Lauer That He’s Sober, Discusses Fall In Paraguay On ‘The Today Show’

Posted by on October 27, 2011

In case you missed it, the Aerosmith frontman/American Idol judge had a little slip this past Tuesday (October 25) in his hotel room’s shower in Paraguay. The accident resulted in a bruised face and a few missing teeth, and also forced the band to reschedule the band’s show to the following day. Though Steven Tyler’s […]

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Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Joins ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Season 5

Posted by on October 21, 2011

It worked well for Bret Michaels. So why shouldn’t Dee Snider take a shot at being Donald Trump’s next celebrity apprentice? It’s been reported that the Twisted Sister frontman is taking part in the fifth season of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice. Snider will be competing against fellow “celebrities” such as Victoria Gotti, Real Housewives star Teresa […]

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