Tag Archives: Brian Posehn

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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Danzig Is No Fun Fun Fun; Gets Unplugged After 45 Minute Delay As Organizers Reveal His Tardiness

Posted by on November 7, 2011

Danzig has made a lot of fans happy by performing his “Legacy” set, which includes career spanning sets of Danzig, Samhain and Misfits material with original members. In fact, fans in Chicago were treated to a surprise guest. Fans waiting to see Danzig at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas, though, didn’t have […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Slayer Items Not Directly Related To Slayer

Posted by on August 8, 2011

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. It’s a fact: Slayer is simply awesome! Thanks to classic albums like Reign In Blood, South Of Heaven, and Seasons Of The Abyss, Slayer have remained one of the most influential metal bands for the past three decades. Slayer […]

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Don Jamieson Discusses The Comedy Movement In Metal

Posted by on June 22, 2011

What gave it away that Don Jamieson was a metal head? Was it the fact that his debut stand-up album Live And Hilarious was released by Metal Blade Records? Was it that you’ve seen him perform with his acoustic death metal group Gunfire N Sodomy? Well, if you’re like most people, then you probably knew […]

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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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Metal By Numbers 6/30: Week Of The Solos

Posted by on June 30, 2010

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Not surprisingly, Ozzy Osbourne scores the highest rock related debut this week. Though the Price of Darkness’s new album is arguably his best in a long time, Scream sold just a little less than […]

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