Tag Archives: Voivod

What does Mastodon’s Brent Hinds have against Dave Grohl?

Posted by on May 7, 2014

As far as memes go, yesterday, Brent Hinds of Mastodon posted a pretty funny one on his Instagram account. It was a picture of Dave Grohl with the caption “making rock n roll safer with every red carpet all star jam.” As theprp pointed out, Grohl and Mastodon have a past, or at least he […]

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CMJ lists top 20 Metal albums of the year at college radio

Posted by on December 18, 2013

Yesterday, CMJ came out with their year-end list of the most played metal albums at college radio in 2013. The magazine ranked their list based on what college radio around the country played. A bit about how CMJ came up with their list: There isn’t a spin detection system at college radio like there is […]

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Top 10s of the year from Anthrax, Broken Hope, SpiralArms, Rivers of Nihil

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. Here’s the first installment, featuring […]

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Jason Newsted and Phil Anselmo Join Voivod Onstage at France’s Hellfest

Posted by on June 26, 2013

Check out this footage of Canadian prog/thrash innovators Voivod performing with former bass player Jason “Jasonic” Newsted (ex-Metallica). Newsted is currently involved in his self-titled solo act Newsted who were also performing at the three-day open-air festival, but took the time to join his former band onstage for the song “Voivod,” from their first album War […]

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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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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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