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Author Archives: Metal Insider

Headbanger’s Brawl: new Slipknot masks

Posted by on May 16, 2019

Iowa’s Slipknot released their newest video today entitled, “Unsainted,” which comes off their newly announced record We Are Not Your Kind. We thought we’d get everyone’s thoughts on the latest masks revealed in the video and on Corey Taylor’s Instagram. Jeff Podoshen: I’m digging the new masks. Corey Taylor’s seems to have gotten some flack […]

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Metal Insider recognizes mental health awareness month

Posted by on May 9, 2019

  May has been recognized as mental health awareness month since 1949, and this year marks the seventieth year of its annual observance. Within the last few years, the music world has been hit with significant losses including Keith Flint, Chris Cornell, Jill Janus, Chester Bennington, Kyle Pavone, Dolores O’Riordan, and more due to suicide, […]

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Silver Snakes Top 5 songs that shaped their sound

Posted by on May 9, 2019

Silver Snakes’ fourth full length album Death and the Moon was released this past Friday (3rd) via Claudio Sanchez’s Evil Ink Records (order here). The group are currently touring across North America with Combichrist as they promote their latest experimental collection. We caught up with singer, songwriter, Alex Estrada and asked him five songs that […]

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This Week on the Gram – 5/9/2019

Posted by on May 9, 2019

Instagram is filled with not-so-hidden gems, as bands continue to provide all kinds of updates about masks, relationships, a new album and just about anything else. This week alone we’ve encountered a few bits of information and decided to create a new weekly column titled, This Week on the Gram. Today’s list of updates comes from Insomnium, Ozzy […]

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Win a pair of tickets to see Meshuggah in NYC w/ The Black Dahlia Murder

Posted by on May 7, 2019

Meshuggah are currently touring across the U.S, which includes a handful of festival dates. Next week, these “apologetic djent pioneers” will make an appearance at New York City’s Hammerstein ballroom with The Black Dahlia Murder on May 16th. To celebrate the group’s return, we are giving away a pair of tickets. All you have to […]

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Video Interview: Lindsay Schoolcraft looks back on joining Cradle of Filth, and more

Posted by on May 6, 2019

On Episode 27 of Metal Insider’s Newsroom w/ M.I Crowley, Crowley caught up with of Lindsay Schoolcraft of Cradle of Filth before their show in NYC w/ Wednesday 13. Lindsay looked back on how she joined the group, shared a few of her pre show rituals, and provided an update on Antiqva, her project with […]

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Video Interview: Wednesday 13 on new music, touring with Static-X, and mathematics

Posted by on May 6, 2019

On Episode 26 of Metal Insider’s Newsroom w/ M.I Crowley, Crowley caught up with of Wednesday of Wednesday 13 before their show in NYC w/ Cradle Of Filth. Wednesday took some time to discuss new music, touring with Static-X, looking back on his career, his dream to perform on Mars, and more. Watch the discussion […]

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Video Interview: Fleshgod Apocalypse’s Francesco Paoli on ‘Veleno’

Posted by on April 25, 2019

On Episode 25 of Metal Insider’s Newsroom w/ M.I Crowley, Crowley caught up with of Francesco Paoli before their show in NYC w/ Hypocrisy. We previously spoke to the group during 70000tons of Metal. However, that was before these Italian symphonic death metal giants announced their new album, Veleno, which will be released on May […]

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Are these the four most legendary metal bands?

Posted by on April 23, 2019

While rock music is on the decline if you believe popular culture or big festival lineups like Coachella, metal is doing just fine. There are still millions of metal fans all around the world. If you’re reading this site, you know there are hundreds of bands responsible for that, but we’ve created a list of […]

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Video Interview: Getting to know Jordan, Seth, & Cody of Aenimus

Posted by on April 23, 2019

On Episode 24 of Metal Insider’s Newsroom w/ M.I Crowley, Crowley caught up with Jordan Rush (guitar), Seth Stone (bass), and Cody Pulliam (drums) of Aenimus before their show in NYC w/ Fleshgod Apocalypse and Hypocrisy. We previously spoke to the group about their new album, Dreamcatcher, which arrived earlier this year via Nuclear Blast. […]

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