Tag Archives: Voivod

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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Metal By Numbers 2/6: Hatebreed Finds Divine Purpose On The Charts

Posted by on February 6, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. In the metal community, we usually aren’t the types that cross our fingers hoping that our favorite bands get a big debut on the charts. This is mostly because a) we don’t always expect […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/30: Reborn on the Charts

Posted by on January 30, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Sometimes the historical impact of songs are less about how good they are and more about how the take you back to a certain time in your life. Take the band who made out […]

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New & Noteworthy, January 22: Global Warning

Posted by on January 22, 2013

So, apparently last week, when I mentioned reaching the first big list of the year, I didn’t realize that was going to happen so soon thereafter. Thus, here we are today. This is not necessarily a list that isle overloaded with big-name releases, but it is still a huge list in terms of quantity. I […]

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Jason Newsted Discusses New Grass Roots Project, Lessons Learned From Metallica

Posted by on January 17, 2013

After starting out in Flotsam and Jetsam, Jason Newsted was thrust into the spotlight when he was chosen to be Metallica’s bassist following the death of Cliff Burton. Since his 15 year tenure with the band ended in 2001, he’s remained active, playing with Voivod and Ozzy Osbourne, among others. Yet despite staying busy, the […]

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Jason Newsted Premieres First Song From Solo Project

Posted by on December 18, 2012

Last week, Jason Newsted announced plans to release the debut EP from his new solo project, aptly titled Newsted. And last night (December 17), the former Metallica bassist premiered a song off the EP on Sirius XM’s Eddie Trunk Live. Titled “Soldierhead,” the song definitely lives up to the EP’s title, Metal. Sounding like a […]

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