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Tag Archives: Brian Posehn

Scott Ian on new Anthrax: “more brutal with crazier riffs”

Posted by on January 9, 2014

Given what a near-constant presence Scott Ian has had as a talking head on VH1, it’s a bit surprising he’s never done a spoken word tour in America before. That’s about to change, as his “Speaking Words” tour will begin next month (see dates below). We caught up with the longtime Anthrax rhythm guitarist to […]

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Brian Posehn, Brendon Small, Corey Taylor, Scott Ian covering ‘What Does the Fox Say?’

Posted by on December 18, 2013

Earlier this year when we caught up with Brian Posehn, he told us that he would be working on an album for Megaforce Records along with Anthrax rhythm guitarist Scott Ian. In addition to covers of Riot’s “Swords and Tequila” and a-ha’s “Take On Me,” we apparently know one other song that will be on […]

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Scott Ian gives Anthrax update

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Anthrax rhythm guitarist Scott Ian has relaunched his personal web site, and is going to start making weekly updates to it. In this installment, the first thing he brings up is the fact that the Jonas Brothers broke up. Realizing that people might actually want to continue reading, he also gave a musical update, including […]

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Brian Posehn’s Top 5: Favorite Bands

Posted by on July 22, 2013

Comedian Brian Posehn is a well-known metalhead. Hell, if the fact he released two albums via Relapse Records wasn’t enough, he also working on a metal comedy album with Scott Ian of Anthrax! So considering how big of a presence metal has in Posehn’s life, we thought we’d ask him what five bands had the […]

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Interview: The ‘Fartist’ Currently Known As Brian Posehn

Posted by on July 12, 2013

Already a successful comedian and actor before his first album was released, Brian Posehn embraced his status as a metal comedian by signing with Relapse Records, who released Live In: Nerd Rage and Fart and Weiner Jokes. While he switched to New Wave Dynamics for his current DVD, The Fartist, he’s far from renouncing metal. We caught up […]

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Relapse Releases Compilation To Benefit Pat Egan’s Family

Posted by on February 20, 2013

As we mentioned on Monday, Relapse director of retail sales and marketing and New York City metal fixture Pat Egan passed away earlier this week in a hospital after suffering complications from pneumonia. He touched the lives of many that he met, including countless bands he worked with. But as a lifelong metalhead, Egan loved […]

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Maybe Brian Posehn Really Is More Metal Than You

Posted by on September 18, 2012

Before the phrase “metal comedian” actually meant anything, Brian Posehn was one. Signing to Relapse instead of a traditional comedy label, doing routines on how yelling “Slayer” during anything makes it metal, and speaking from the perspective of the 40-something, pot-smoking semi-dorky metalhead that he is, he’s gained a large metal following. The occasional songs […]

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Brian Posehn Talks Metal, Being A Nerd

Posted by on June 18, 2012

Metal Insider’s sister site, The Laugh Button, is all about the comedy. They recently attended the Just For Laughs Chicago festival, where they ran into Brian Posehn, who was there to peform The Nerd Show with fellow comedians Pete Holmes, Brent Weinbach, Dan Telfer, Hari Kondabolu, and Mike Lawrence. The Laugh Button’s Chris Elles caught up with him the following day to talk nerd jokes […]

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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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Osbournes Among Those Roasting Zakk Wylde

Posted by on December 6, 2011

It’s been announced that the Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde will be the inaugural honoree of Guitar World Magazine’s first ‘Rock & Roll Roast’ next month. In other words, Wylde is in for a night of getting torn a new asshole by his friends, metal peers, and comedians. And he probably thought blood clots […]

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