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Metallica performed at Glastonbury, had the best response towards critics

Posted by on June 29, 2014

Glastonbury caused a lot of outrage for booking Metallica as one of this year’s headliners. Yet despite the hate, Metallica not only went on to play the festival last night (June 28), but also found a way to poke fun at all the flak they’ve received. First, Metallica sold a shirt at the festival specifically […]

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Slayer, Foo Fighters, Melvins, Fishbone playing Voodoo Fest

Posted by on June 19, 2014

New Orleans’ Voodoo Music + Arts Experience (or as most call it, the Voodoo Fest) has been one of the fall’s biggest festivals, and while it’s generally a destination for many in the Southeast, a handful of heavier acts have ensured that it will be one in 2014 as well. Slayer, Foo Fighters, Melvins and […]

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YouTube’s streaming service to block videos from artists/labels that don’t sign up

Posted by on June 17, 2014

While streaming music services continue to roll out almost monthly, many in the industry have been waiting for YouTube to unveil their offering. Now there’s a report that says that the new service will block labels and bands that don’t sign on to and agree with the terms of their new paid service. This has […]

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich addresses Glastonbury haters

Posted by on June 7, 2014

Later this month, Metallica is set to become the first ever metal band to headline the UK’s Glastonbury Festival. Many aren’t particularly happy about that. Scottish post-rock band Mogwai said they were “shite,” Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson took a shot or two at them (likely in jest), a petition (that appears to be taken down) was […]

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Mastodon, Meshuggah, Deafheaven playing Bonnaroo 2014

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Meshuggah said they were planning to play North American festivals to celebrate its 25th anniversary. And now we know that one of those festivals will include Bonnaroo. Yet that’s just the icing on the cake, since also playing the four day music festival in Manchester, TN will be Mastodon and Deafheaven. The 2014 lineup was […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Events In 2012 We’re Thankful For

Posted by on November 19, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Hard to believe it, but Thanksgiving is just a few days away. With that in mind, we decided to continue a tradition we started last year and list the top five events we’re thankful occurred in 2012. Sure, 2012 was […]

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Metallica Confirms Orion Fest Will Return In 2013

Posted by on July 26, 2012

While we were at Metallica’s inaugural Orion Music & More festival earlier this summer, the band said several times while performing that this was indeed an annual event. Following the festival, the band said that they’d be making an announcement over the next few weeks as to whether they would do it again, and it […]

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Orion Music + More Fest: Day One Recap

Posted by on June 25, 2012

This past weekend, Metallica presented the inaugural Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, NJ. Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman, Zach Shaw and Kodi McKinney were there, as was MI contributor Alex Rudisill. We’ll be bringing you plenty of interviews from the show, but today is the first of two recaps, covering the first day’s festivities. […]

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Volbeat, Baroness Added To Metallica’s Orion Music + More Fest

Posted by on May 21, 2012

If we were to have handicapped the final two slots of who would wind up playing Metallica’s Orion Music & More festival when it was first announced, we would’ve definitely had Baroness and Volbeat in the top ten. Baroness are now being managed by Metallica’s management company Q Prime, and with Yellow and Green coming out […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/10: Our Thoughts On Metallica’s Orion Music + More Lineup

Posted by on February 10, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. By now, most fans have already heard the news that Metallica will be holding a two day festival in Atantic City, NJ this coming […]

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