Author Archives: Metal Insider

5 Creative Ways Bands Make Money Beyond Music Sales and Touring

Posted by on April 8, 2020

  5 Creative Ways Bands Make Money Beyond Music Sales and Touring It has been estimated that the average cost of starting up a band is around £12,000. This considers things like equipment, website and hosting, rehearsal space, photography and learning to play instruments. However, this isn’t a static figure, and the costs will likely […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Metal Insider’s Quarantine Playlist

Posted by on April 1, 2020

  2020 certainly feels like the plague, and it all started with Neil Peart’s passing. Over the last few months alone, many went from laughing at Corona beer memes to no longer taking any of this as a joke. The COVID-19 outbreak feels like a disaster film, and sadly, it has become our reality. While […]

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Effects of Listening to Heavy Metal Music on College Students

Posted by on February 28, 2020

Although college is supposed to be such a carefree life, it also brings in a lot of pressure. And music has been one of the favorite stress busters for college students. Whether it’s pop, classical or heavy metal, music invariably helps. What is interesting, researches in this area are quite active and have come up […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Is this the beginning of the end for Metallica?

Posted by on February 25, 2020

Metallica almost called it quits in the early 2000s, and here we are, roughly two decades later asking, is this the end of one of the biggest bands in the world? Fans have been supportive of James Hetfield’s road to recovery, and some have wondered, has the Worldwired touring cycle along with pressure for a […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Album Review Ozzy Osbourne – ‘Ordinary Man’

Posted by on February 24, 2020

  Ozzy Osbourne’s first solo album in a decade, Ordinary Man, has finally arrived on Friday (21st). Metal Insider contributors shared a few words on the follow-up to 2010’s Scream. After having multiple listens on the Prince of Darkness’ twelfth solo effort, makes us wonder if it’s time to change the overall ranking of his […]

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12 Metal Bands You Can Get an Education From

Posted by on February 20, 2020

If you think metal is too cool for school, think again, and think hard because you’re mistaken. That’s right, my fellow metalheads, some bands and songs can actually teach you something. Strap in because you are in for an educational ride to see the best metal bands you can learn from.   Rammstein Have you ever tried […]

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How Death Metal Helps Your Teen Study

Posted by on February 18, 2020

    Death metal or, commonly referred to as dark metal is the genre that has brought us what probably are the biggest controversies in the world of music. The interest in this type of music is growing, especially among the younger generations. But, in the midst of all those death metal lovers, there are […]

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Ozzy Osbourne Hopes to Restart World Tour Following Album Release

Posted by on February 7, 2020

  Ozzy Osbourne Hopes to Restart World Tour Following Album Release   Given he has built his career on a defiant rock-and-roll spirit, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Ozzy Osbourne is hoping to begin the decade with both a new album and a new tour. Osbourne’s Parkinson’s diagnosis sparked sadness throughout the world, […]

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8 Ways Musicians Can Benefit From CBD Oil

Posted by on February 4, 2020

8 Ways Musicians Can Benefit From CBD Oil Musicians and performers can benefit from CBD oil in a variety of ways. Because it helps treat anxiety and is anti-inflammatory, musicians may find themselves in greater health and mental condition when they use CBD oil, though it’s important to remember the dosage for CBD oil varies […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Should Ozzy Tour?

Posted by on January 29, 2020

January hasn’t been a good month for the metal community. The new year began when rumors of Ozzy Osbourne being on his “deathbed” spread. These speculations were instantly shot down as his daughter, Kelly, expressed her disgust after reading about the gossip. Since then, the Prince of Darkness proved he’s alive and well. However, recently […]

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