Tag Archives: Voivod

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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Erik Danielsson Discusses Watain’s New Album And The Misconception Of Their Evil Persona During Album Listening Party

Posted by on June 11, 2013

It’s about 1pm on a sunny Saturday afternoon. It’s a time when most metal heads would probably still be passed out from the prior evening’s debauchery. Yet Erik Danielsson, the frontman for one of the most wild black metal groups Watain, is up and at Duff’s Brooklyn bar with members of metal press and friends. […]

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Newsted Premieres New Song, Reveals Details About Full-Length Debut

Posted by on June 5, 2013

Jason Newsted made it clear from the start that the Metal EP was just a taste of what to expect from his aptly named solo project Newsted’s full-length debut. Now fans can look forward to hearing the ex-Metallica bassist’s debut album on August 6 (just in time for Gigantour). Titled Heavy Metal Music, the album […]

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Jason Newsted Knocked Offstage by Fan in New York City

Posted by on May 22, 2013

A headlining show at New York City’s Highline Ballroom by ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted’s new solo project (Newsted) turned tense for a moment Tuesday evening. Newsted’s band was halfway through a rendition of Metallica’s “Whiplash” when a fan leapt onstage, appeared to attempt a stage dive into the middle of the audience and instead ran […]

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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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Staind Guitarist Joins Jason Newsted’s Solo Project

Posted by on March 19, 2013

At the beginning of the year, Jason Newsted impressed many with the debut EP of his aptly named solo project, Newsted. Now it appears that the former Metallica bassist’s group has another familiar face in its ranks: Staind guitarist Mike Mushok. Newsted introduced Mushok as the new guy in the band via a webisode posted […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/20: Watch Your Temper

Posted by on February 20, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We here at Metal Insider are generally peaceful people and hardly get angry at anyone over anything. Unless you don’t like tacos, in which case get the hell out (just kidding, we love you […]

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Voivod Postpone Touring Plans

Posted by on February 18, 2013

Voivod is postponing all immediate shows while frontman Denis “Snake” Belanger undergoes a procedure for diverticulitis.

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Metal By Numbers 2/13: Coheed Tops Post-Grammys Sales

Posted by on February 13, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another year, another Grammy Awards Ceremony that most metalheads probably ignored in favor of something that wasn’t hosted by LL Cool J. Inevitably, a huge surge in sales for winners and nominees occured this […]

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