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Remember When: Dave Grohl and Josh Homme tested out Ashton Kutcher’s flatulence app?

Posted by on June 21, 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: Myles Kennedy replaced Mark Wahlberg in the film ‘Rock Star’? The Alter Bridge singer does! [Exclusive]

Posted by on July 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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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Heaviest SNL Musical Guests

Posted by on February 15, 2015

Since launching in 1975, Saturday Night Live has become a mainstay for comedy. And while the live TV sketch show is renowned for its timely and sometimes politically incorrect satire, it’s also been revered for its musical performances from rising stars and music legends. Granted, SNL’s music guest often lean towards more mainstream acts, but […]

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No, Robert Plant didn’t turn down $800 million for a Led Zeppelin reunion

Posted by on November 11, 2014

So remember yesterday when the internet got all crazy about a report from UK’s Daily Mirror about Robert Plant refusing to reunite Led Zeppelin? According to the report, Virgin’s Richard Branson offered the band $800 million to play 35 dates in London, Berlin and New Jersey, flying them to the shows in one of his jets. The […]

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Top 10s of the year from Anthrax, Broken Hope, SpiralArms, Rivers of Nihil

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. Here’s the first installment, featuring […]

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Dave Grohl Not Touring With Queens Of The Stone Age, Says Them Crooked Vultures Will Return “Someday”

Posted by on December 10, 2012

Anyone who was a fan of Queens of the Stone Age’s new album Songs For The Deaf was ecstatic to learn that Dave Grohl would be once again be recording drums for the band’s long-awaited new album. But considering that the Foo Fighters are on “hiatus,” could Grohl’s involvement lead to him playing with them […]

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Watch The President Give Props To Zeppelin

Posted by on December 4, 2012

Any fan of rock or metal music knows that it wouldn’t exist without Led Zeppelin. Hell, even the President knows it. While it was likely written by a speechwriter, President Barack Obama honored the band at the Kennedy Center Honors this past weekend. We knew he was a fan of Beyonce, but Obama’s at least […]

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Megadeth, Rush, Skid Row And More Among 125 Artists Who Signed Open Letter To Pandora Over Compensation

Posted by on November 15, 2012

Digital radio and streaming services have been a hot button issue in the music industry, especially relating to revenue. So it’s understandable why many musicians would be unhappy that Pandora is lobbying lawmakers in U.S. Congress to pass the “Internet Radio Fairness Act,” which would change regulation of how royalties are paid to artists. In […]

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Maiden, Them Crooked Vultures Notch Grammy Wins

Posted by on February 14, 2011

So in case your Internet connection was out for a day, the Grammys were last night. We didn’t watch, but apparently it was a good day for The Arcade Fire and someone named Esparanza Spalding. As per usual, the awards for metal and hard rock were presented before the actual ceremony, the equivalent of a […]

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Stream Entire Them Crooked Vultures Album!

Posted by on November 10, 2009

While it doesn’t hit stores until November 17, the full Them Crooked Vultures album is streaming above, as well as on YouTube. The collaboration between Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, Foo Fighters drummer Dave Grohl, and former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, will come out next week on Interscope. While we’re only one […]

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