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Metal Insider en Español: Resumen semanal 6/17

Posted by on June 17, 2016

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest headlines – In Spanish. Cada semana, muchos hechos y acontecimientos suceden en el mundo del rock y metal los cuales reportamos diariamente y queremos dar un resumen de lo que paso a nuestros lectores de habla Española. Estas son las noticias que mas resonaron esta semana: Despues del […]

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Pantera issues statement after ‘Voice’ singer assassinated

Posted by on June 13, 2016

In a heartbreaking and awful weekend of gun violence in Orlando, the largest terror attack since 9/11 took place at Pulse, as a gunman killed 49 at Pulse, a gay club. However, the day before, 22 year-old The Voice contestant Christina Grimmie was executed at a meet and greet after she played by a man who […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Genesis/Phil Collins covers

Posted by on June 3, 2016

  Today, a piece of metal history came out as HELLYEAH’s cover of Phil Collins’ “I Don’t Care Anymore” was released. Taken from the band’s fifth album, Unde!able, the cover of the 1982 song features guitar tracks from late Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell. Drummer Vinnie Paul told Rolling Stone that the  band were tossing around ideas […]

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Dimebag’s wife takes over Ride For Dime following misconduct allegations against leader

Posted by on May 11, 2016

Since 2005, Ride for Dime has been a charitable organization honoring the lives of Pantera’s “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, and the others killed at the Alrosa Villa in 2004. However, the Dallas Observer reports that the organization is mired in controversy, as it’s longtime President Rob Eichelberger stepped down Monday following some serious misconduct allegations. Rita Haney, Abbott’s […]

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‘Spin’ names their top 40 covers by nu-metal bands

Posted by on April 28, 2016

Back in the ’90s and early aughts, the nu-metal explosion found bands, some of which had no reasons being signed, thrust upon us in the wake of Korn, Deftones and Limp Bizkit’s success. Granted, some of those bands were great, and others not so much. What they all had in common was that one of […]

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Dimebag Darrell’s ex-girlfriend calls out Robb Flynn, accepts Phil Anselmo’s apology for racist outburst

Posted by on February 1, 2016

Phil Anselmo caused quite the commotion last week when video of him giving a Nazi salute and shouting “white power” during a “Dimebash” charity event appeared online. Many critics and fellow musicians (most vocally Machine Head’s Robb Flynn) called the former Pantera singer out for his actions, which lead to Anselmo issuing a video apology […]

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Metal Insider top 5: bands that will probably never reunite

Posted by on May 5, 2015

If there’s one thing we’ve learned throughout the years, it’s pretty much to never say never. In the next few months, records will come out from Refused and Faith No More after 17 and 18 years, respectively. They follow At the Gates, Carcass and Godflesh, all of whom got back together in the last couple […]

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Pantera fans are threatening the wrong band

Posted by on March 10, 2015

By now, the former singer of Nuclear Hellfrost (and Nuclear Hellfrost, for that matter) are a blip in the radar of metal news. The band’s former singer, Reece Eber, apologized for leaving a piece of paper with “fag” written on it on Dimebag Darrell’s grave, with an Instagram post saying he’d also spit on the […]

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Former Nuclear Hellfrost singer apologizes for Dimebag grave incident

Posted by on March 1, 2015

The phrase “all publicity is good publicity” doesn’t always apply. Take Nuclear Hellfrost, for example. They’re the band that were initially blamed after Pantera posted a picture of an Instagram account claiming that they vandalized and robbed Dimebag Darrell’s grave. Reaction  was swift, and can be imagined, overwhelmingly outraged. First Nuclear Hellfrost issued a statement, blaming […]

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Dimebag Darrell’s grave vandalized, desecrated; photos posted on social media

Posted by on February 28, 2015

There are a number of metal news sources that are reporting that the grave of the late Lance “Dimebag” Darrell Lance Abbott, guitarist of Pantera and Damageplan, was recently vandalized and defaced. The supposed culprit appears to be a former vocalist of a Fort Wayne, IN blackened death/thrash/crust band called Nuclear Hellfrost. The incident appears to have […]

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