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Tag Archives: Jim Martin

Dispatches from Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil

Posted by on February 9, 2014

While we were unable to make it to San Francisco for Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett’s inaugural Fear FestEvil that took place this past weekend, friend of Metal Insider Nona* and her friend Marc were there, where they filed this report: “Heavy metal and horror films are all the same to me,” Kirk Von Hammett said as he […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: “Reunion Albums” we wish would become a reality

Posted by on January 20, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, our buds at Metal Sucks and Noisey debated whether or not the reunited At The Gates should make their way back into the studio and record a new album. Then this morning, The Haunted released its first new […]

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These freaks are here to party: Infectious Grooves playing another show

Posted by on November 14, 2013

One of the most popular sets at this past Summer’s Orion Music + More festival was the reunion of Infectious Grooves, initially a funk-metal side project of Suicidal Tendencies. While the band never technically broke up, interest fell way off after their disappointing second album, 1993’s Sarsippius’ Ark. Also, bassist Robert Trujillo joined some other band […]

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Orion Music + More Wraps Up Triumphant Second Year

Posted by on June 10, 2013

As soon as they announced the lineup of last year’s Orion Music + More Festival. it was apparent that Metallica were doing things differently. While anyone could have slapped together a solid two-day lineup of heavy bands, the world’s biggest metal band brought country, plenty of indie rock and a brass band to play the […]

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Set Times For Metallica’s Orion Music + More 2013 Announced

Posted by on May 1, 2013

The second annual Orion Music + More festival is slated to feature a pretty diverse lineup. In addition to Metallica, the two day festival will feature performances from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones, Rise Against, Bassnectar, a reunited Infectious Grooves, Dropkick Murphys, The Dillinger Escape Plan, FLAG (one of the Black Flag reunions), Gogol Bordello, […]

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Infectious Grooves’ Original Lineup Reuniting At Metallica’s Orion Music + More 2013

Posted by on April 4, 2013

At last year’s Orion Music + More, Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo reunited with Suicidal Tendencies for a short set that also included songs from Infectious Grooves. Now fans will get to see a proper reunion, as the original lineup of Infectious Grooves will be performing at this summer’s edition of Orion. In case you’re not […]

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Jim Martin Speaks About His Split With Faith No More And The Reunion That Never Came To Be

Posted by on November 14, 2012

Faith No More reformed in 2009, and have since performed the occasional tour (while also making fans wishing for new material). However, the reunion hasn’t included guitarist Jim Martin, who played on Faith No More’s first four albums. In fact, the guitarist has pretty much been out of the public eye since his departure in […]

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Happy 20th Anniversary To Faith No More’s ‘Angel Dust’

Posted by on June 8, 2012

Ever forget an important birthday? We were about to leave for the weekend, when we saw a post on Stereogum proclaiming that on June 8, 1992, Faith No More’s fourth album, Angel Dust, was released. The album, quite possibly Faith No More’s best, followed up on the massive platinum success of 1989’s The Real Thing […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metal Cameos In Movies

Posted by on May 21, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Previously, we’ve shared our top 5 metal themed movies. However, Vulture.com published a piece recently called “When Rock Stars Cameo As Themselves in Movies,” which listed the top 10 cameos from rock stars playing themselves. Their list was […]

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Dave Mustaine, Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Halford, Glenn Danzig And More Join Metallica Onstage For Last Two 30th Anniversary Shows

Posted by on December 12, 2011

This past weekend, Metallica performed the last two nights of their intimate 30th Anniversary shows at the Filmore in San Francisco. And like the first and second nights, the last two shows were jam packed with lots of surprise guests. So many, in fact, that we’re going to have to break down a few of […]

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