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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metal Sports Crossovers

Posted by on August 19, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, the Arena Football League announced they would be teaming up with KISS to launch a new team in Los Angeles. Surprised? Well you shouldn’t be. Not only has KISS proven time and time again that they’ll put their […]

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Watch Highlights From “Metallica Day” At San Francisco Giants Game

Posted by on May 6, 2013

Back in February, The San Francisco Giants announced they were going to declare their May 3 game against the L.A. Dodgers as “Metallica Night.” Well last Friday was the day, and as promised, the members of Metallica were on hand. This included James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performing the National Anthem, as well as Lars […]

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Metallica To Play National Anthem And Throw Pitch At Giants Vs. Dodgers Game

Posted by on February 8, 2013

Looks like we have another reason why baseball may be the most metal sport. The San Francisco Giants have declared May 3 “Metallica Night” at AT&T Park. Not only will members of Metallica be on hand to throw the first pitch at the Giants game against the L.A. Dodgers, but they’ll also be performing the […]

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Zakk Wylde Wins ESPN’s ‘Baseball Tonight’ Theme Song Competition

Posted by on October 14, 2011

Back in late September, we reported how Zakk Wylde was competing in ESPN’s Baseball Tonight theme song challenge. And after making it into competition’s final week, Wylde defeated Grace & The Nocturnals, with fans choosing the Black Label Society frontman’s rendition of the theme song as the best via poll. Wylde, a longtime baseball fan, […]

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Help Zakk Wylde Win ESPN’s ‘Baseball Tonight’ Theme Song Contest

Posted by on September 23, 2011

Throughout the 2011 Major League Baseball season, ESPN has been holding a theme song competition for their show Baseball Tonight. Each week, two artists or bands compete with their recorded version of the show’s theme song. Whoever wins a poll voted on by fans moves onto the next week to face another challenger  on the […]

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It’s Been A Good Two Weeks For Charlie Benante

Posted by on September 22, 2011

It’s safe to say that it’s been a good two weeks for Charlie Benante, both as a musician and baseball fan. First, Anthrax got to play at Yankee Stadium along with the rest of the Big 4. Then, their album Worship Music cracks the top 20 the following week. And to top it all off, […]

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ESPN Uses Duff McKagan’s Loaded’s New Song

Posted by on October 19, 2010

A new song by Duff McKagan’s Loaded (the former Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver bassist’s side band) called “We Win” is being used by ESPN in their coverage of the MLB American League Championship Series, National League Championship Series and World Series games.

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Headbangers’ Brawl 9/10: ARE YOU READY FOR SOME METAL?!

Posted by on September 10, 2010

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. While the football season kicked off last night, the baseball playoffs are just around the corner. These are definitely two […]

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Ticketmaster Sells Tickets For Events That Already Happened, Too (With Service Fees!)

Posted by on August 19, 2009

This isn’t really metal related, but hey, we rag on Ticketmaster as much as the next site, and this is a pretty ridiculous story. Apparently they are still selling the unsold tickets to Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle’s perfect game. From back in July. As keepsakes. For full price. They even leave the “convenience […]

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