Tag Archives: Dokken

Metal By Numbers 5/9: Godsmack’s sales rise

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Godsmack sit in a weird spot in the world of mainstream hard rock/metal in that no one really talks about them. People have all the time in the world to lob a tired Nickelback […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/2: The elephant on the charts

Posted by on May 2, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. To be fair, A Perfect Circle were longer overdue for a new album than Tool; their last album came out on 2004 whereas 10,000 Days came out in 2006. Plus, that last album was a […]

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Dokken premiere “It’s Just Another Day” video w/ original lineup

Posted by on March 21, 2018

Dokken have premiered a video for “It’s Just Another Day,” which is the band’s first new song with the classic lineup in over two decades. This clip features the original Dream Warriors crew with Don Dokken (vocals), George Lynch (guitar), Jeff Pilson (bass) and Mick Brown (drums), who reunited in late 2016 for a short […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Funny metal commercials

Posted by on September 16, 2016

Whether you like it or not, commercials and advertisements are unavoidable. Such ads can be entertaining, descriptive, or at times complete nonsense. We have moved in the direction of AdBlock, fast forwarding, changing the channel, or muting our computers to do what we can to escape from them. However, there are quite a few out […]

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The Rock Carnival to host Twisted Sister’s final Tri-State area shows

Posted by on May 12, 2016

We had a blast as the Food Truck and Rock Carnival festival last year. Even our ten year old correspondent had fun. However, not only is the NJ festival returning this year with a new location, but also with a massive farewell performance from Twisted Sister. The second annual festival will take place at the […]

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Trippin’ Jack Daniels and livin’ after midnight: ‘Heavy Metal Parking Lot’ turns 30

Posted by on March 22, 2016

The Documentary: If ever there was a visual time capsule that shows the hedonistic, over-indulgent lifestyle of heavy metal and the fans in the ’80s, its Jeff Krulik and John Heyn’s 17-minute documentary Heavy Metal Parking Lot. Shot outside of the Capitol Centre in Landover, Maryland (which was torn down in 2002) before the Judas Priest/Dokken concert on May […]

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Heavy Montreal lineup unveiled, Summer Slaughter to join it

Posted by on March 10, 2015

We’d already known that Slipknot and Faith No More were playing the Heavy Montreal Festival (aka, the best reason to go to Canada other than the exchange rate).  But yesterday, the Fest released the full lineup, and it’s ridiculous. Korn will be performing their debut album in full. Meshuggah is playing, as are Gojira and […]

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Yes, an Oscar winner was in a Dokken video [updated]

Posted by on January 12, 2015

Sunday’s self-congratulatory kickoff of the awards season, the Golden Globes, was watched by over 20 million people. And while ratings were down slightly from previous years, that’s still a lot of people that tuned in to watch Boyhood, Transparent and How to Train Your Dragon 2 clean up. And when Patricia Arquette picked up the award for Best […]

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Metal Insider top 5: metal songs in horror movies

Posted by on October 31, 2014

It’s Halloween, and while we could post a Helloween album on here and call it day, we’d rather do something different. With that in mind, here’s our top five list of heavy songs in horror movies. We’re sure you’ve got a few of your own, so chime in in the comments section. In the meantime, […]

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King Diamond parts ways with bassist Hal Patino, battle of words ensues

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Many musicians have come in and out of King Diamond’s band. However, bassist Hal Patino’s departure from the group has caused its fair share of drama in a rather short amount of time. Just a few months away from his long overdue return to the States, King Diamond announced Saturday that Patino was no longer […]

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