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Remember When: Metallica got stranded in Springfield on ‘The Simpsons’

Posted by on August 22, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Steven Tyler Looks Like A Lady, Appears In Drag On American Idol

Posted by on February 1, 2013

Weren’t too fond of seeing Steven Tyler appearing as a judge on American Idol for the past two years? Then you probably won’t find what the Aerosmith frontman did on the show yesterday (31) all that amusing. On last night’s episode, Tyler (who left the show last year) made a surprise cameo… in drag. Going […]

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Vince Neil Gives Explanation For Parking Lot Outburst

Posted by on September 5, 2012

Remember when Vince Neil was caught shouting at parking attendants for not giving him his Rolls Royce because he didn’t have a ticket for it? Well even though the valet at the Las Vegas Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops didn’t file a police report, TMZ got their hands on video of the entire altercation. Now […]

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Steven Tyler Leaving ‘American Idol’ To Focus On Aerosmith

Posted by on July 13, 2012

Weren’t thrilled about Steven Tyler being a judge on American Idol these past two years? Well then this will probably please you: the Aerosmith frontman has announced that he is officially departing from the FOX singing competition show so as to focus on music. Tyler, who was a judge along with Jennifer Lopez and Randy […]

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Flotsam And Jetsam Singer’s Son Is A Contestant On ‘American Idol’

Posted by on February 23, 2012

Chances are that a majority of our readership doesn’t watch American Idol (we prefer The Voice ourselves). However, if you did catch last night’s (February 22) episode, then you likely saw Flotsam And Jetsam singer Eric “A.K.” Knutson with his biological son on the singing competition show. Creighton Fraker, who just made it into the […]

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Video: Contestant Tries Singing Rush For ‘American Idol’ Audition

Posted by on February 2, 2012

If you’re a good prog rock fan, then yesterday you celebrated “Rush Day” (2-1-12). And while we noted how everyone’s favorite Canadian prog trio deserves more love from the mass media, we also made it clear we never wanted to see “Tom Sawyer” performed on Glee. Well, maybe we should have said American Idol, since […]

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Video: Judas Priest Performs On American Idol Season Finale

Posted by on May 25, 2011

In what was probably one of the worst kept secrets of the day, Judas Priest performed on the season finale of FOX’s American Idol with James Durbin earlier tonight (May 25). Priest and the elimated contestant, who earlier in the season performed Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” and Sammy Hagar’s “Heavy Metal” with Zakk […]

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Judas Priest To Perform On American Idol Season Finale Tonight

Posted by on May 25, 2011

Judas Priest will be performing on the season finale of American Idol tonight on FOX. Don’t want to be caught dead watching American Idol? Come back tomorrow when we can watch video of the performance online together.

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Video: Bret Michaels And Nikki Sixx Conduct Interviews Together

Posted by on March 23, 2011

When it was revealed that Motley Crue and Poison were touring together, Nikki Sixx probably feared two things. First, having to answer a billion questions regarding the less than kind remarks he had for his new tourmates back in 2004. Second, having to sit next to Bret Michaels during interviews and act like nothing had […]

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Foo Fighters Join The Fight Against ‘Glee’

Posted by on March 18, 2011

No, you’re not the only ones who can’t stand Glee. You’re not crazy! And even though it would (unfortunately) give them exposure to a much larger audience, artists like Slash and Kings Of Leon have stood their ground by not allowing the musical TV show and its creator Ryan Murphy to use their music. Since […]

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