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Remember When: Maynard James Keenan appeared in ‘Mr. Show’?

Posted by on January 9, 2017

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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Remember When: Metallica’s Lars Ulrich was in an HBO film about Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn?

Posted by on November 18, 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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The Black Keys’ Patrick Karney isn’t a fan of Testament

Posted by on October 19, 2016

Testament’s eleventh album, Brotherhood of the Snake, will be out on October 28th. A lot of people are getting excited about it. The Black Keys’ drummer Patrick Carney isn’t one of them. Already a snarky presence on Twittter, he’s been given a (likely recurring) segment on HBO’s new nightly VICE News Tonight show. “Patrick Carney’s High Standards Music […]

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Remember When: Mastodon got murdered in ‘Game Of Thrones’?

Posted by on June 27, 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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Contest: Win a copy of ‘Vinyl’ on DVD!

Posted by on June 9, 2016

  When HBO announced that they were partnering with Martin Scorsese and Boardwalk Empire producer Terence Winter for a series about the New York music industry in the seamy underbelly of the ’70s, we were instantly excited. Vinyl, which debuted back in February, viewed the industry through the eyes of Richie Finestra (Boardwalk‘s Bobby Cannavale), the coked-up head […]

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Remember When: Eyehategod appeared in HBO’s ‘Treme’? Mike ‘IX’ Williams does! [Exclusive]

Posted by on May 10, 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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HBO offers teaser of Scorsese, Mick Jagger’s ‘Vinyl’

Posted by on August 6, 2015

If there’s one person that’s successfully made a career out of portraying the seamy underbelly of New York City in the ’70s and ’80s, it’s Martin Scorsese. Now he’s teamed up with Mick Jagger and Boardwalk Empire‘s Terence Winter to create Vinyl, a 10-part series coming to HBO in 2016. Vinyl is about the music business in the […]

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Watch Nirvana play show in front of two people

Posted by on April 15, 2015

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the forthcoming HBO Kurt Cobain documentary that’s the first to get both his wife (Courtney Love) and daughter’s (Frances Bean Cobain, who’s an executive producer) approval, already looks like it’s going to be a fascinating film for any Nirvana fans. Now a New York Times article about the doc, along […]

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Get inside the mind of Kurt Cobain in new Montage of Heck trailer

Posted by on April 7, 2015

This past Sunday (5) marked the 21st anniversary of the passing of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Nirvana and Cobain’s impact on music can’t be understated. Over the course of three studio albums, the band set the tone for ’90s alternative, laid the groundwork for Dave Grohl to move on with Foo […]

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HBO releases Catch the Throne The Mixtape Vol 2

Posted by on March 13, 2015

We knew that Catch the Throne: The Mixtape Vol. 2 was coming, and we knew it was coming before the April 12 premiere of the fifth season of Game of Thrones on HBO. Then Mastodon became the first band to unveil a full track from it, when the beautiful “White Walker” was released earlier this week. While it […]

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