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Tag Archives: Dug Pinnick

Metal By Numbers 5/30: Justice for none, sales for all

Posted by on May 30, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hope you all enjoyed your Memorial Day weekend. Some of you might have spent it listening to the albums below. After all, what’s more American than blasting Five Finger Death Punch while downing crappy […]

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Supergroup KXM premiere “Noises In The Sky” video

Posted by on February 24, 2017

Supergroup KXM, comprised of dUg Pinnick (King’s X), George Lynch (Lynch Mob/Dokken) and Ray Luzier (KoRn) released the third video from their upcoming sophomore album Scatterbrain out March 17 via Rat Pak Records for the song “Noises In The Sky.” The video was directed by Jamie Brown, who previously worked on KXM’s other videos, and […]

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Bands discuss major label dealings vs. releasing music independently

Posted by on August 29, 2016

It’s no secret that many record labels have had a reputation for giving their artists the ol’ screwjob when it comes to fair compensation. This practice has seemingly been happening for as long as there’s been a music business. A now-legendary rant by former Victory Records executive Ramsey Dean against the label’s president Tony Brummel, now almost […]

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Metal Allegiance song lineup, release date announced

Posted by on June 16, 2015

We knew last month that the all-star Metal Allegiance was expanding from a one-off jam on a boat or on land to a full-fledged album. Today, the album release date and track lineup has been released and wow, it’s a doozy. Dropping September 18 on Nuclear Blast, the scope of artists involved and the collaborations […]

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Happy birthday to King’s X drummer Jerry Gaskill

Posted by on December 27, 2013

Today is King’s X drummer Jerry Gaskill’s 56th birthday. 2012 was a tough year for him. First, he suffered a heart attack and was hospitalized for a month. Thankfully he was able to make a recovery. Midway through the year, it was announced that the band would tour again. However, his troubles weren’t over yet. […]

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Top 10s of the year from Broken Hope, Eyehategod, Fear Factory, Armed for Apocalypse and more

Posted by on December 6, 2013

As 2013 ticks down, it’s time for everyone to take stock of what they’ve been listening to for last 11 months or so. Metal Insider and its contributors will start releasing it’s contributors’ lists starting later today, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. In the latest installment, members of Eyehategodand, Fear Factory, […]

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Today In Crowdfunding: Help King’s X’s dUg Pinnick Get Surgery

Posted by on May 7, 2013

Who: King’s X frontman/bassist Douglas “dUg” Pinnick What For:  Hernia surgery Seeking: $25,000 Collected: $20,051 (80%) Days Left: 72 Chance of successful campaign: high   Like most musicians, King’s X singer and bassist dUg Pinnick doesn’t have health insurance. For a while now, he’s needed hernia surgery, but hasn’t been able to afford it, so […]

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Armored Saint Cover Metallica And Slayer With Members Of Amon Amarth And Fates Warning

Posted by on December 3, 2012

This past Friday night (November 30), Metal Blade Records celebrated its 30th anniversary with a show at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA. Hosted by That Metal Show’s Eddie Trunk and Don Jamieson, the event featured performances by Armored Saint, Sacred Reich and Gypsy Hawk. And as an added bonus, Armored Saint performed […]

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With Jerry Gaskill Recovered, Kings X To Tour Again

Posted by on May 31, 2012

The metal community was shocked and saddened in February when word came that Kings X drummer Jerry Gaskill had suffered a heart attack. A month later, he left the hospital, but while things sounded encouraging, there wasn’t any word on his condition – until now. The prog-leaning hard rock band will be touring this Fall […]

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King’s X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Leaving Hospital, Bassist/Singer Posts Picture

Posted by on March 20, 2012

It’s been almost a month since Jerry Gaskill was rushed to the hospital after suffering a heart attack. While he still has a long road ahead of him, Gaskill is slowly recovering well and will apparently be leaving the hospital and heading home tomorrow (March 21). And earlier today, bassist/ frontman dUg Pinnick posted a […]

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