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Tag Archives: MTV

MTV bringing TRL back from the dead

Posted by on July 31, 2017

MTV went from non-stop music video countdowns to non-music related reality content with shows such as 16 & Pregnant, Teen Mom and Catfish. We tend to forget this channel exists aside from hearing about the crazy shenanigans that goes down during their annual Video Music Awards. Ratings have significantly fallen over the last five years […]

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Remember When: Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal appeared on MTV Made? He does! [Exclusive]

Posted by on April 6, 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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Rage Against The Machine bassist Tim Commerford recalls MTV VMA’s, disses Limp Bizkit

Posted by on February 11, 2015

Rage Against The Machine bassist Tim Commerford’s on-stage stunt at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards, while well-documented and often appreciated by rock and metal fans, is only considered #10 on Rolling Stone’s list of 31 Most Outrageous MTV VMA Moments of All Time (just behind Miley Cyrus’ “twerking incident”). For years, many have thought […]

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Watch Andrew W.K. Attempt 24 Hour Drumming Record Live

Posted by on June 20, 2013

We’ve already known that Andrew W.K. can party hard. And we also know that he loves New York City. What better for Mr. W.K. to do than try to combine those two things while drumming? Right now as you’re reading this, Andrew is in the Oakley store in Times Square attempting to drum for 24 […]

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Slayer Series Coming To MTV?

Posted by on May 14, 2013

According to Deadline, MTV has greenlit a series for fall called South of Heaven. Will it be a documentary on the rise of one of the iconic big 4 thrash bands? A fictionalized drama about an extreme metal band trying to make it? A comedic look at the Los Angeles metal scene circa mid-to-late ‘8os? Nope, it’s […]

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Dave Mustaine Claims Obama Staged Aurora, Sikh Massacres

Posted by on August 15, 2012

Oh Dave Mustaine. As the frontman of Megadeth, he’s nothing less than an idol, the singer of one of the Big Four bands that’s still putting out good, relevant music. As a political commentator, he’s somewhere between a redneck uncle at Thanksgiving after some Old Grand Dad and a guy walking around Union Square with […]

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Metal Injection Nominated For MTV’s O Music Awards, Vote Now!

Posted by on May 23, 2012

Apparently, the O Music Awards is MTV/ Viacom’s way of rewarding achievements in the digital music realm and web culture. The online award show features categories like “Must Follow Artist On Twitter,” “Best Music App” and “Most Fucked Up Live Performance Gone Viral.” And none other than our buds at Metal Injection have been nominated […]

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Mastodon Have No Qualms With System Of A Down

Posted by on March 7, 2012

When reading the headline above, you may ask yourself “Wait, when was there ever bad blood between Mastodon and System Of A Down?” Well, rumors started to spread about tension after an altercation between Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, System Of A Down’s Shavo Odadjian, and musician William Hudson took place after the 2007 MTV Video Music […]

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Is This What Beavis & Butt-Head Look Like In Real Life?

Posted by on January 20, 2012

According to prosthetic makeup artist Kevin Kirkpatrick, it is. And while the two buttmunches look pretty scary in their crudely-animated TV series, they look downright terrifying rendered as actual people. There’s no context as to what Kirkpatrick made these for, but since the picture was submitted to Reddit earlier today, it’s more or less blown up […]

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Exclusive: GWAR’s Oderus Urungus Reviews ‘Beavis and Butt-head’

Posted by on October 28, 2011

Beavis and Butt-head love GWAR. In fact, not only did they watch several of their videos on the show’s original run, the band even played a major part in the B&B video game. So who better to judge (no pun intended) the return of Beavis and Butt-head to MTV than Oderus Urungus himself? FUCK! I […]

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