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Tag Archives: MTV Video Music Awards

Rihanna is death metal now – well, her logo is

Posted by on August 29, 2016

  Last night, the MTV Video Music Awards happened, and you probably shouldn’t know that. It’s not like they even decided to pay any lip service to rock or metal this year. Even Twenty One Pilots, a true breakout band from the past year that is ostensibly a rock band, wasn’t included in last night’s ceremonies. Many […]

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Where was the metal at the VMA’s?

Posted by on August 31, 2015

Yesterday, after our annual tradition of not watching MTV’s Video Music Awards, we saw an article on Metal Injection that made us laugh. “The Most Metal Moments of the MTV VMAs 2015” was, well, nothing. And as was fitting to a channel that barely plays any music any more, there wasn’t a ton of music to […]

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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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We Came As Romans get MTV exposure at VMA Awards

Posted by on August 25, 2014

We didn’t really watch that much of the MTV Video Music Awards last night. First of all, The Simpsons marathon was on, and at the same time it started, the “Itchy and Scratchy and Poochie” episode was on. Secondly, maybe we’re out of touch with what the MTV generation is watching, but all you really need […]

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