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Anthrax, Mayhem, Khemmis, Richard Christy & more reflect on Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’ at 25

Posted by on February 24, 2017

On February 25th, 1992, Pantera released their fifth album, Vulgar Display of Power. From it’s album cover of an unfortunate dude getting clocked in the face to the eleven tracks on the album, it was instantly an iconic album. In addition to arguably being the high point of the band’s career, it was influential to countless metal […]

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Charred Walls of the Damned album streaming online

Posted by on September 21, 2016

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With Charred Walls of the Damned’s third album, Creatures Watching Over the Dead, coming out on Friday (23), the album is now streaming online at drummer Richard Christy’s other job, at howardstern.com. You can preorder it here.

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Richard Christy’s five favorite horror movies from the past five years

Posted by on September 20, 2016

  On Friday (23) Charred Walls of the Damned will release their third album, Creatures Watching Over the Dead. The drummer, who’s played with the likes of Death, Iced Earth and Control Denied, has had his own band since 2009. And as accomplished a drummer as he is, Christy might be just as well known for […]

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Members of Anthrax, Trivium, Pierce the Veil and more preview NFL season

Posted by on September 8, 2016

In a moment that many were waiting for as soon as the Broncos won the Super Bowl back in February, tonight the NFL season kicks off, which is a sure sign of fall being here. Perhaps the sport with the most passionate fans, and definitely the most metal sport besides perhaps hockey, many will be […]

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Richard Christy remembers friend and bandmate Steve Childers

Posted by on February 22, 2016

Richard Christy is the drummer of Charred Walls of the Damned, and has played with Death and Iced Earth, among others. He’s also a producer on the Howard Stern Show. After one of his best friends  and former bandmate Steve “Tregenda” Childers died earlier this month, Christy reached out to Metal Insider to write about […]

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Richard Christy’s top 5 most metal things that happened in 2015

Posted by on December 21, 2015

Richard Christy is the drummer of Charred Walls of the Damned and a writer/producer on the Howard Stern show. 2015 was a pretty metal year in my life with so many great new albums from new and classic metal bands, many great new horror films like Bone Tomahawk and Deathgasm, and tons of great new […]

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Take a trip to Coheed and Cambria’s Island

Posted by on October 22, 2015

Sure, while Coheed and Cambria’s new album, The Color Before the Sun, might not be as heavy or proggy as some of their previous albums, the band remains many a metalhead’s non-guilty pleasure. Take Charred Walls of the Damned’s Richard Christy, who recently sat in with them when they played Saint Vitus Bar. At any rate, […]

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Richard Christy jams with Coheed and Cambria

Posted by on October 12, 2015

How much does Charred Walls of the Damned drummer and Howard Stern producer Richard Christy love Coheed and Cambria? Enough that when they played the Bamboozle in 2008, that he peed his pants instead of missing their set. This past Friday, Coheed played a secret show at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar that sold out through […]

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Death bassist Scott Clendenin passes away

Posted by on March 24, 2015

Earlier today, former Death bassist Scott Clendenin passed away at the age of 48. The band’s manager Eric Grief conveyed the news via Death’s Facebook page: With a sense of shock I’m letting all of you know of the passing today of former DEATH bassist Scott Clendenin. Scott had some health challenges in the last […]

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A bakers dozen of (mostly) metal Friday the 13th songs

Posted by on February 13, 2015

Friday the 13th is among us once again – everyone’s favorite unofficial holiday for cheap tattoos and avoiding your neighbor’s sketchy black cat. There are countless media references to Friday the 13th, and quite a few of them are of the metal persuasion, so we’ve compiled some of the best songs related to the day, or more […]

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