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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Video: Vince Neil Shouts At The Valets

Posted by on August 27, 2012

Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil should never be allowed anywhere near a car ever again. If killing Hanoi Rocks drummer Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley in a drunk driving accident wasn’t enough, maybe his two subsequent DUI’s should have been. So perhaps the parking attendants at the Las Vegas Planet Hollywood were just trying to do the right […]

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Oderus Urungus Has A Few Things To Say About The Leaked Identity Of GWAR’s New Guitarist

Posted by on August 27, 2012

Last week, Dave Brockie gave WRIR’s What The Fontaine the inside scoop on GWAR’s new guitarist/Cory Smoot’s replacement. In addition to revealing the guitarist’s identity (Cannabis Corpse/Antietam 1862’s Brent Purgason), he also revealed the new Scumdog’s backstory, along with the revelation that multiple guitarists will appear on the new GWAR album (as part of the […]

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Video: America’s Most Inescapable Song Gets A Metal Upgrade

Posted by on August 24, 2012

Metalheads tend to shun a lot of the songs played over commercial radio, and lots of times for good reason. If you sit in your car and turn the radio on, chances are you’re going to find a station or ten playing Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit “Call Me Maybe.” And even worse, the song just wrapped […]

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Radio Spotlight: KWVA/Eugene OR’s Thor Slaughter

Posted by on August 24, 2012

The Syndicate, Metal Insider’s parent company, is a promotion and marketing company that has championed the metal scene for almost 15 years. In our weekly Radio Spotlight, we’ll offer a look behind the scenes of metal radio from some of the stations and outlets playing metal that the Syndicate works with to spotlight the newest underground music on […]

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We’re Not Mad At The New A Life Once Lost

Posted by on August 24, 2012

It’s been years since A Life Once Lost put out their last album, 2007’s pretty excellent Iron Gag. It’s also felt like years since they announced that they’d signed with Season of Mist, even thought it’s only been about a year and a half. And just when everyone was starting to forget that they existed, the […]

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Papa Roach Pull Off Uproar Tour

Posted by on August 24, 2012

The cockroach might be able to withstand a nuclear war, but Papa Roach isn’t able to withstand the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. Singer Jacoby Shaddix was diagnosed with a nodule on his left vocal cord, and after consulting with a doctor, he’s undergoing surgery to remove the nodule. “It’s no secret that I’ve been […]

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Kill Devil Hill Playing Long Island Record Store Monday

Posted by on August 24, 2012

Kill Devil Hill, whose rhythm section consists of Rex Brown (Down/Pantera) and Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Heaven and Hell), will be playing Looney Tunes in West Babylon NY this Monday (27).

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Nightwish Announce Details for “Imaginaerum” Film,Soundtrack (Feat. Nothing from “Imaginaerum”)

Posted by on August 24, 2012

Remember when Nightwish said they were going to put out a film called Imaginaerum based on their album of the same name? It was a while ago, but we’re finally getting details. The good news is that the band has announced that the film will be released theatrically on November 23rd. The bad news is that […]

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Identity Of New GWAR Guitarist Revealed

Posted by on August 24, 2012

It’s been about ten months since the sudden passing of guitarist Cory Smoot. And though they’ve retired the character of Flattus Maximus, GWAR continued on as a four piece on the road. And now it appears that their search for a new Scumdog has come to an end. While an official statement has yet to […]

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All That Remains’ Philip Labonte Clarifies Comments About Tom Morello

Posted by on August 24, 2012

Philip Labonte caused quite the commotion via Twitter by calling out Tom Morello as “a communist and fool” in response to his Rolling Stone op-ed regarding Republican Vice Presidential hopeful Paul Ryan. Many have criticized the comments, while others have also shown support for the All That Remains singer. Regardless, the tweets cause such a large response […]

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