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Tag Archives: Big Jay Oakerson

Comedian Ari Shaffir must really hate Avenged Sevenfold

Posted by on December 15, 2016

Since we share office space with sister site The Laugh Button, we hear a lot of comedy and talk about comedy. And hell, there’s plenty of crossover with metal and comedy already. Just last week we hung out with Red Fang on their podcast. There are a lot of metalheads that like comedy as well, like […]

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As SDR show turns one, co-host Ralph Sutton recaps the year in rock

Posted by on May 13, 2015

While the podcast world is increasingly crowded, a good concept can stick out, and what’s a better concept than Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll? That’s the thought process behind The SDR Show, a podcast hosted by radio vet Ralph Sutton and metalhead comedian Big Jay Oakerson. With the show’s one-year anniversary this week, we […]

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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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Mayhem Cruise Officially Announced, Details Revealed

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Both Machine Head’s Robb Flynn and Mayhem Festival founder Kevin Lyman let it slip that a cruise edition of the metal touring festival was going to take place this December. Today, though, the Mayhem Cruise has been officially announced, and more details have been revealed. In addition to previous announced bands like Lamb Of God, […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Most Metal Comedians

Posted by on January 30, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Earlier today, our buds at Metal Sucks discovered something fantastic. The same designer responsible for this amazing shirt has just released another two shirts in a similar vein. This time, they meld Louis C.K. with The Dead Kennedys and Sam […]

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Flashback Friday: Remember Sam Kinison?

Posted by on October 29, 2010

It seems like nowadays, there are plenty of comedians tied in with music. In particular, Brian Posehn, Big Jay Oakerson, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine are pretty closely associated with the metal scene. That wasn’t the case 20 years ago, until Sam Kinison brought a metal sensibility to his comedy. In addition to his wired […]

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Exclusive Big Jay Oakerson Video From Mayhem Festival

Posted by on September 7, 2010

Big Jay Oakerson has spoken about the differences between performing at a comedy club and in front of a rabid crowd of metal fans. While you’ve probably seen him do stand up before, here he is performing at the San Bernardino stop of this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Keep in mind this is […]

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Win Tickets To See Big Jay Oakerson In NYC!

Posted by on September 1, 2010

Big Jay Oakerson has made a name for himself in the past year or so. In addition to appearing on the IFC show Z-Rock and having an album come out on Comedy Central (last year’s An American Storyteller), Jay spent his Spring and Summer on the road serving as the MC for the Jagermeister Music […]

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Big Jay Oakerson On Mayhem, Jager Tours – Win A Comedy Central Prize Pack!

Posted by on July 9, 2010

When you go to the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival this Summer, you’re going to laugh. Not at the bands (ok, maybe a little), but at Big Jay Oakerson. The comedian, who appears on the IFC show Z-Rock and has an album on Comedy Central Records, American Storyteller, just wrapped up a stint warming up the crowds on the […]

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