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Tag Archives: Jim Breuer

Metallica opens newest leg of tour in Madison, Wisconsin on 9/2

Posted by on September 5, 2018

Metallica opened the newest leg of their world tour in support of 2016’s Hardwired… To Self-Destruct this past Sunday (2nd) in Madison, Wisconsin. Playing for a sold out audience, comedian Jim Breuer opened the show with an hour set of heavy metal jokes, improvisation, crowd interaction, and t-shirt tosses. He even held Metallica quizzes with […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 27th – Nothing Stands in Our Way

Posted by on May 27, 2016

  As we roll into summer, more and more great bands are releasing their new albums, filling the charts with heavy music. The summer touring season is always a great time for new releases, and we’re getting into that period in full swing. Just look at the list of new music coming out today – […]

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Ranking AC/DC’s songs that say “rock” in them

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Tomorrow, comedian Jim Breuer will release his debut music album, Songs From the Garage, on Metal Blade Records. As we’ve mentioned before, the album, which was produced and features guitar from Volbeat/Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano, has now-former AC/DC vocalist and friend of Breuer Brian Johnson on two songs . Not surprisingly, both of the songs Johnson appears on […]

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Jim Breuer brings Brian Johnson out of semi-retirement on “Mr. Rock n Roll”

Posted by on May 17, 2016

Jim Breuer has been worshiping AC/DC since before he was on Saturday Night Live. Breuer’s spot-on imitation of the band’s former (?) vocalist Brian Johnson has been a staple of his stand-up set for years. But unlike mere mortals, the comedian has been able to use his position of power to meet and actually become friends […]

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AC/DC responds: “A lot of people think Brian was fired. That’s not the case”

Posted by on May 6, 2016

After Brian Johnson was let go from AC/DC after facing permanent hearing loss, many wondered what the motivation behind it was. The plot thickened when Johnson’s friend and comedian Jim Breuer expressed his displeasure about AC/DC giving their long-time singer the boot. After the controversy, the band announced Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose as Johnson’s […]

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AC/DC update: Axl appears with band, Breuer reiterates Johnson deserved better

Posted by on May 5, 2016

It still feels weird that we live in a world without David Bowie and Prince and Brian Johnson was replaced in AC/DC by Axl Rose. None of that makes that much sense, but here we are, and on Saturday, the first-ever AC/DC show featuring their fourth vocalist will take place in Lisbon, Portugal. “It’s a […]

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Did AC/DC give Brian Johnson the boot? Jim Breuer says so [UPDATED]

Posted by on March 15, 2016

Fans are still shocked by the news that AC/DC had to postpone tour dates in light of Brian Johnson’s hearing problems. Even more of a surprise is that AC/DC might even tap guest singers for the rescheduled tour, as doctors have ordered Johnson to take a break from touring. However, is it possible that Johnson’s […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Who could fill Brian Johnson’s shoes in AC/DC?

Posted by on March 8, 2016

AC/DC shocked a lot of people yesterday when they cancelled the remaining 10 dates of their tour, due to Brian Johnson’s hearing issues. And while bands cancel dates for health reasons all the time, the fact that they said that dates would be made up, likely with a guest vocalist, that was the most surprising […]

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Jim Breuer has a metal band on Metal Blade Records

Posted by on January 6, 2016

If you’ve listened to Jim Breuer’s comedy for the last decade, you know he’s a metalhead. Not like a dyed-in-the-wool current one, but more like the music he great up listening to. His imitations of Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Halford, Brian Johnson and James Hetfield are spot-on, and he’s wrung comedy gold out of them pretending […]

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Brian Johnson to guest on Jim Breuer’s album

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Anyone that’s caught comedian Jim Breuer live in concert or heard him on a radio show has undoubtedly been impressed by his impressions of Metallica’s James Hetfield, Rob Halford and AC/DC’s Brian Johnson. As far back as 2013, he’s been talking about coming out with a metal album. In fact, in an interview with Metal […]

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