Tag Archives: Vinnie Paul

Zakk Wylde slaps a chicken in new Black Label Society video for “Ain’t No Sunshine”

Posted by on September 4, 2013

The sincerity of Black Label Society’s cover of Bill Withers’ “Ain’t No Sunshine” may be a contrast to their more hard-edged side as a band, but Zakk Wylde  isn’t about to lose his smart ass personality in translation. To keep all fair and balanced, Black Label Society have released a video for the track, complete […]

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Jason Newsted finally joins Megadeth onstage for Metallica song

Posted by on August 12, 2013

While they’ve been talking about doing it since the kickoff of Gigantour, former Metallica members Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted joined each other onstage last night (11) in Toronto on the last date of the tour. The pair played “Phantom Lord,” a song Mustaine co-wrote that appeared on Metallica’s first album, Kill ‘em All. While […]

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Megadeth Perform Thin Lizzy Cover With Slash, Zakk Wylde, David Draiman, Jason Newsted And Vinnie Paul

Posted by on July 14, 2013

Fans in attendance at 97.1 The Eagle’s BFD 2013 in Dallas last Friday night (July 12, which featured the entire lineup of this year’s Gigantour plus a set from Slash) witnessed one hell of an all-star jam. Megadeth were joined onstage by Slash, Zakk Wylde, David Draiman, Vinnie Paul, Jason Newsted AND Death Division frontman […]

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Megadeth Add Two NYC Dates To Gigantour

Posted by on June 18, 2013

Megadeth has added two dates in New York City to Gigantour this summer, bringing the touring festival to the Hammerstein Ballroom on August 6 and 7.

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Black Label Society Confirmed For Megadeth’s Gigantour, Dates Announced

Posted by on May 3, 2013

If you watched the live stream of the Revolver Golden Gods last night, then you also saw a few commercials teasing this year’s Gigantour. Those commercials pretty much confirmed the final and long rumored addition to Megadeth’s touring festival: Black Label Society. And now we know when exactly the tour will come to a town […]

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Newsted Confirmed For Megadeth’s Gigantour

Posted by on April 30, 2013

And so our top 5 continues to be proven wrong. Megadeth has just confirmed another band that will appear at this year’s Gigantour: Newsted, the new solo project of ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted. “Massive news! Metallica fans get ready! Jason Newsted come on down. Newsted is the next contestant on Gigantour 2013. Tear it up!!!, […]

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Hellyeah Confirmed For Megadeth’s Gigantour

Posted by on April 29, 2013

In last week’s top 5, there was one “supergroup” who we forgot as a possible candidate to play Megadeth’s Gigantour this year. That group would be Hellyeah. And as it turns out, they will indeed be onstage with Dave Mustaine as part of the festival tour. Hellyeah revealed this past weekend that they will be […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Surprising Break Ups

Posted by on March 26, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Before anyone starts to freak out about the imagine seen off to the side: no, we ARE NOT reporting about My Chemical Romance’s demise. However, the news of the break up got us to thinking about other bands whose disbandment […]

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Here’s A List Of Bands To Not Play On A College Metal Radio Station

Posted by on February 7, 2013

We’re big fans of WSOU/South Orange here. First of all, they’re all metal all the time. Secondly, they’re in our listening area, and have served as a launching pad for countless metal bands since they switched to the format in the late ’80s, and more than a handful of its DJs and programmers have gone […]

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Lamb Of God, Hellyeah, In Flames, and Sylosis Have a Drink In Honor Of Dimebag Darrell

Posted by on December 10, 2012

This past Saturday, December 8th, marked 8 years since Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebagg Darrell was killed onstage. Last night in Kansas City, MO, Vinnie Paul took a moment during Hellyeah’s set to remember his brother and then called the members of Lamb Of God, In Flames, and Sylosis onstage to share a drink in […]

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