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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Metal By Numbers 4/27: This Week’s Charts Are Plagued

Posted by on April 27, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Five metal/hard rock releases make their debut this week, but only one ranks in the top 200 this week. Ranking in at #57 are deathcore hot shots Winds Of Plague. The band’s third Century […]

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TNT Keyboardist Dag Stokke Passes Away

Posted by on April 27, 2011

Norwegian hard rock band TNT keyboard player, Dag Stokke, has passed away as a result of cancer. He was only 44.

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Video: More Footage Of Anthrax In The Studio

Posted by on April 27, 2011

Anthrax’s Scott Ian really loves YouTube. Earlier in the month, Ian uploaded multiple clips taken from the studio as he laid down tracks for their long awaited album Worship Music. Enjoying the tease, Ian has uploaded yet another clip from the recording sessions called “Right Hand Fun.” While the last uploads featured Ian recording “Fight […]

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Dream Theater Post Second Part Of Documentary Online

Posted by on April 27, 2011

The second episode of The Spirit Carries On, Dream Theater’s new documentarychronicling their search for a new drummer, has been posted online.

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Video: Twisted Sister Refuse To Take It On Jimmy Fallon

Posted by on April 27, 2011

Twisted Sister stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to play a few songs. While the above performance is of their classic “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” they also played “I Am, I’m Me,” which is apparently one of Fallon’s favorite Twisted Sister songs. That can be viewed here.    

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Metal Insider To Sponsor NARM’s Metal Meetup In L.A.

Posted by on April 27, 2011

Last year, Metal Insider was proud to be a sponsor of NARM’s Metal Meetup at their 2010 convention in Chicago. We’ll be back again at this year’s convention, which is taking place in Los Angeles from May 9-12 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. NARM (which stands for the National Association of Retailers and Merchants) is […]

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Chelsea Grin, The Crimson Armada, Vanna Offer Free Downloads

Posted by on April 27, 2011

Artery Recordings is offering free downloads of new material from Chelsea Grin, The Crimson Armada and Vanna over at their website.

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Win A Copy Of Nikki Sixx’s “This Is Gonna Hurt”

Posted by on April 27, 2011

In addition to being the primary songwriter for Motley Crue, bassist Nikki Sixx is also a New York Times bestselling author. His second book, This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography, and Life Through the Distorted Lens of Nikki Sixx, landed at #4 on their “hardcover advice and misc.” chart. That’s actually a good way to […]

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Josh Homme Records Theme Song For “Aqua Unit Patrol Squad One”

Posted by on April 27, 2011

Queens Of The Stone Age/Them Crooked Vultures frontman Josh Homme and frequent collaborator Alain Johannes have recorded a new theme song for Adult Swim’s Aqua Unit Patrol Squad One (formerly known as Aqua Teen Hunger Force). Audio of the theme song can be heard over at Pitchfork.com.

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Review: Big 4 Stand, Transcend The Test Of Time

Posted by on April 26, 2011

While Metal Insider didn’t attend Saturday’s Big 4 show in Indio, CA, Lemmy: 49% Motherf**ker, 51 % Son Of a Bitch co-director Wes Orshoski did and filed an exclusive report for us. At 37, I’m just young enough to have fallen in love with thrash’s Big 4 just before they all cut their biggest albums, […]

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