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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Get Down With Down’s Halloween Costume Contest

Posted by on October 26, 2012

Metal and Halloween just go together naturally. In fact, we’ve already seen some bands getting into the holiday spirit. Now, Down is getting in on it too in their own way. The band wants to see your Halloween costume and they want to give you one of three prizes. All you have to do is […]

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Machine Head Cancels Show Due To Hurricane

Posted by on October 26, 2012

Hurricane Sandy hasn’t made landfall in the States yet, but Machine Head have canceled tonight’s (26) show in Orlando FL. The band’s Facebook page says they’ll post more details as they become more available. The show, the “Halloweenie Roast,” was also to have featured Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, In This Moment, and All That Remains, among others.

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Are These Two Of The Worst Band Shirts Ever?

Posted by on October 26, 2012

Music podcast Low Times recently had a genius idea after viewing a TV ad for a custom T-shirt company. After seeing the ad for CustomInk during a viewing of Good Will Hunting, Daniel Ralston came up with an idea – Design The Worst Band Shirt Ever. Using CustomInk’s cheesy clip-art, contestants were encouraged to create the worst possible […]

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Is Pig Destroyer’s “The Diplomat” Video As Good As The Song?

Posted by on October 26, 2012

You know the phrase “when guns are monkeyed, only monkeys will have guns?” Okay, maybe I’m paraphrasing, but Pig Destroyer have just released a video for “The Diplomat,” and holy shit, it’s ridiculous. It’s kind of like Planet of the Apes under a blacklight. There’s chimps, guns, and lots of day-glo blood. It’s a perfect accompaniment […]

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Video: Blessthefall Get Their Zombie On

Posted by on October 26, 2012

Listen, we’re not going to pretend we’re big Blessthefall fans, but their new video, for the song “40 Days,” is a perfect video for Halloween. It’s kind of like if The Walking Dead were an ’80s teen comedy. If you like what you hear as well as what you see, the band will be on tour […]

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West End Motel Album Streaming Online

Posted by on October 26, 2012

Only Time Will Tell, the new album from West End Motel (which features Mastodon’s Brent Hinds) is streaming online at Paste. The album comes out on Tuesday (30).

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Apple To Launch Streaming Radio Service

Posted by on October 26, 2012

In an announcement that’s probably got Pandora nervous, there are multiple reports surfacing that Apple is launching a streaming radio service in the first three months of next year. Bloomberg reports that talks at the major labels have intensified, with the primary discussion centered around how to share ad revenue. While Spotify has become the […]

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Mortiis Film Available For Free Download

Posted by on October 25, 2012

“Vardøger,” a film set to Mortiis’ “Gesteskrank,” is now available as a free download via mortiis.com. The film was made by noted Norwegian shock filmmaker Reinert Kiil. We’ve only seen the teaser, but it looks like Cattle Decapitation’s video is at least 30x more disturbing.

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Grace Perry Leaves Landmine Marathon, Replacement Named

Posted by on October 25, 2012

When we caught up with Landmine Marathon vocalist Grace Perry this past summer at the Orion Festival, she gave no indication that she was in any way unhappy with the band. That’s why we were a little surprised to read that she’s exited the band and already been replaced by Krysta Martinez, who’s also in […]

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Metal Comedians Playing NYC’s The Stand This Weekend; Get 50% Off Tix

Posted by on October 25, 2012

This past weekend, new NYC comedy club The Stand played host to two of Metal Insider’s CMJ events. First, our listening party, where Candlelight, Frostbyte, and Roadrunner supplied the music, then That Metal Show co-host Don Jamieson interviewed Vision of Disorder’s Tim Williams and Mike Kennedy for an interview that’ll run here next week. After […]

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