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Hilarious heavy metal cartoon invites Kirk Hammett to a shred duel in hell

Posted by on September 8, 2017

Ye Black Knight has created a funny heavy metal cartoon entitled, “Ye Black Knight: Shred Duel,” starring Jim Florentine and Dean Delray. There are several references to metal bands, including Slayer, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Los Angeles, and Iron Maiden. In this video, Kirk Hammett is invited to hell for a shred duel. With Hammett’s recent […]

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VH1 Classic cancels ‘That Metal Show’

Posted by on January 19, 2016

It’s been an impressive eight year run over 14 seasons, but VH1 Classic has declined to renew That Metal Show. Host Eddie Trunk and co-hosts Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine made the announcement concurrently at Noon via their social media. The show was VH1 Classic’s longest-running program, and no reason was given for their decision to […]

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That Metal Show returns, announces Max Cavalera, Gary Holt among guests

Posted by on February 17, 2015

VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show is returning this Saturday (21), and they’ve announced a pretty diverse lineup of guests for what’s going to be their 14th season. The 12-episode season will kick off this coming Saturday with Rush’s Geddy Lee and Dream Theater’s John Petrucci. Among the guests returning to the show are Anthrax’s Scott Ian, […]

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Ozzy Osbourne Launches Ozzfiesta (a Five Day Festival at a Mexican Resort)

Posted by on October 14, 2014

We’ve long debated whether or not Ozzfest would ever return to the U.S. Well, now you can travel south of the border for what could be considered a new take on Ozzy Osbourne’s traveling festival. It’s been announced that the Osbourne clan are launching Ozzfiesta, an all-inclusive, five-day event taking place from May 27-31 next […]

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Jim Florentine taping ‘Unmasked’ for SiriusXM; win tickets

Posted by on July 2, 2014

The popular Unmasked show, which airs on SiriusXM’s comedy channel Raw Dog, has seen host Ron Bennington interview the likes of Marc Maron, Jimmy Fallon and Louis C.K. Now Jim Florentine, That Metal Show co-host, Metal Blade Records recording artist and one of our top metal comedians, will be sitting down for a taping. The show will […]

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Revolver Golden Gods Awards will be airing on VH1 Classic

Posted by on April 16, 2014

Many in the West Coast metal industry will be at the Club Nokia in Los Angeles next Wednesday  (23) for the Golden Gods Awards. However, for those not able to make it out that don’t want to hunker down around a computer screen, the event is returning to television, and will air on VH1 Classic […]

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The metal community reacts to Dave Brockie’s passing

Posted by on March 24, 2014

With the news of Oderus’ aka Dave Brockie’s death, there have been many different reactions from metal bands, musicians, and celebrities all across the internet. We’ve compiled a few of the many tributes:         Mark Morton (Lamb of God): I’m so lucky to have known Dave Brockie. Godspeed my friend. We love you. […]

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Corey Taylor to be roasted in third annual Rock & Roll Roast Comedy Series

Posted by on March 18, 2014

Ripping on people, especially famous people, can be funny as hell. And that’s how things are going to start for Rock On The Range in Ohio this May. Corey Taylor will be the subject of ridicule at the Monster Energy Roast On The Range, the third entry in Revolver and Guitar World’s Rock & Roll Roast […]

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Slayer, Kvelertak, Motorhead, GN’R among Rock on the Range performers

Posted by on January 16, 2014

The lineup for this year’s Rock on the Range has been announced, and the annual Columbus, Ohio festival has gotten bigger and more metal than ever before. Expanding to three days this year, ROTR will take place on May 16th, 17th and 18th. And while the rock fest is headlined this year by Guns N’ […]

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He Had A Dream: Jon Zazula Assembles All Star Lineup For Sandy Relief

Posted by on April 23, 2013

Jon Zazula, or Jonny Z, as he’s better known, is metal royalty. As the owner of East Brunswick record store Rock’n Roll Heaven in the early ’80s, he fell into tape trading and co-founded Megaforce Records with his wife Marsha to put out music by a band he’d helped discover via tape trading called Metallica. […]

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