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Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Ted Nugent thinks it’s time to tone down “hateful rhetoric”

Posted by on June 16, 2017

Ted Nugent is unapologetically partisan. The Motor City Madman has been pro-gun, which you might guess from his live show, in which he shoots a guitar onstage with a flaming arrow. Yet he’s been even more outspoken about politics, defending apartheid, calling former President Obama a psycopath and saying that he and Hillary Clinton should […]

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Some of Aerosmith meet Obama as others distance themselves

Posted by on October 31, 2016

On Friday, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith got to hang out with President Obama. Given that their fan club is called Aero Force One and they have an album called Get Your Wings, you’d think that it might have gone without incident. You’d be wrong. Joe Perry spoke to Boston-area blog Vanyaland about the […]

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Barack Obama sings Korn’s ‘Freak on a Leash’

Posted by on December 2, 2015

2015 will be known for a lot of things, and one of them will  be the President of the United States talking about Korn and referring to the band, not the chief export of Nebraska. The President dropped the band’s name while giving the Medal of Honor to army captain Florent Groberg, who came to […]

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Mike Hill of Tombs’ Top 5: Conspiracy Theories

Posted by on June 9, 2014

Tomorrow (June 10), Tombs will release their long awaited new album, Salvage Gold. While mainman Mike Hill loves writing dark, vicious riffs and melodies, he also loves a good and almost unbelievable conspiracy theory. With that in mind, we asked Hill to provide five of his favorite theories. Man has always attempted to make sense […]

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Soundgarden Debut New Song In Philadelphia

Posted by on January 22, 2013

Philly was definitely the place to be for live weekend. Not only did Decibel host their 100th issue concert spectacular on Saturday featuring Converge, Pig Destroyer, Municipal Waste and more, but, the following night, half of Baroness opened for Neurosis. And if your rock tastes run a little more mainstream than the Decibel show, you might […]

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Soundgarden To Perform At President Obama’s Inauguration

Posted by on January 18, 2013

Chris Cornell has previously played at campaign fundraisers for President Barack Obama. Now the singer and Soundgarden will be performing at the president’s second inauguration. According to SPIN and The Washington Post, Soundgarden will be among the musical acts performing at the official inaugural ball being held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in […]

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Watch The President Give Props To Zeppelin

Posted by on December 4, 2012

Any fan of rock or metal music knows that it wouldn’t exist without Led Zeppelin. Hell, even the President knows it. While it was likely written by a speechwriter, President Barack Obama honored the band at the Kennedy Center Honors this past weekend. We knew he was a fan of Beyonce, but Obama’s at least […]

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You Should Be Voting Instead Of Reading This

Posted by on November 6, 2012

Today is Election Day. For our foreign readers and those under 18, feel free to ignore this. For the rest of you, you don’t have that much of an excuse not to vote. Sure, you might not like either of the two nominees running, but your vote absolutely matters, and if you care about any […]

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Lemmy To Barack The Vote

Posted by on November 5, 2012

While this isn’t all that surprising, Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister announced who he’ll  be supporting in tomorrow’s Presidential election. And guess what? It’s not Mitt Romney, who he called a “fucking monster.” Performing last week at a  Chuck Berry tribute concert, during an interview with a Rolling Stone, the reporter recalled an interview he’d had with […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Five: Republican Rockers

Posted by on August 27, 2012

  OK, while we have our personal beliefs about politics, Metal Insider is a metal blog, not a political one. If you’re looking for hard partisan political writing, go to the Drudge Report or the Huffington Post. That being said, for a variety of social, economical and other reasons, many artists and the outlets that […]

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