Tag Archives: Phil Labonte

All That Remains’ Phil Labonte: our last album sucked

Posted by on October 7, 2014

Back before MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball slowly wheezed to a halt, in the mid-2000s, Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta hosted the weekly metal video show. While it seemed a little disingenuous at the time to see the singer of a hardcore band interviewing bands that you could tell he didn’t care about, all that interviewing seems to have […]

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Howard Jones speaks about his woes upon leaving Killswitch Engage

Posted by on June 9, 2014

Singer Howard Jones, now the vocalist for Devil You Know, recently spoke up about the many troubles he faced during his last few months with Killswitch Engage in the latest issue of Revolver. Apparently, Jones says he was unfit mentally towards the end of his run in Killswitch. “There was nothing wrong with Killswitch or […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Artists You Should Be Following On Social Media

Posted by on June 24, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Until recently, the only way to interact with your favorite musicians was to see them in concert or read about them in magazines. The internet changed everything, and now instead of communicating with fans via publicists, a majority of bands […]

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Mark Hunter Discusses Phil Labonte’s Choice Of Language, Provides Update On Chimaira’s New Album

Posted by on December 19, 2012

When All That Remains singer Phil Labonte decided to speak with Revolver about his previous choice of words to describe the Black Veil Brides’ appearance, we knew it would spark debate. What we didn’t expect, though, was to find ourselves having a discussion about the matter with Chimaira frontman Mark Hunter via Twitter. Hunter made […]

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Taxi Cab And (Possibly) All That Remains Offer New Obstacles For Machine Head (UPDATE)

Posted by on December 17, 2012

This past weekend was a big one for metal in New York City.  It all started on Friday night, when Dethklok came to town with Machine Head, All That Remains and the Black Dahlia Murder on the last date of their tour together.  And while Machine Head had switched set order to let All That […]

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Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack Discusses New Album Following Surprise Appearance At Listening Party For Fans

Posted by on December 13, 2012

On Wednesday night (December 12), Universal Republic invited 20 die-hard fans in New York City to attend a listening party of Black Veil Brides’ new album Wretched And Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones. In addition to hearing the group’s new concept album in an intimate setting, these fans were treated to a viewing […]

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All That Remains’ Phil Labonte Defends Homophobic Language, Sticks Up For Gay Rights

Posted by on December 11, 2012

Last year, All That Remains frontman Phil Labonte got in a bit of hot water after he called Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack a “faggot” on a Facebook post. He then defended himself via social media, saying he backs gay rights 100%, and that in “six months, no one will remember this.” While they […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Five: Republican Rockers

Posted by on August 27, 2012

  OK, while we have our personal beliefs about politics, Metal Insider is a metal blog, not a political one. If you’re looking for hard partisan political writing, go to the Drudge Report or the Huffington Post. That being said, for a variety of social, economical and other reasons, many artists and the outlets that […]

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Philip Labonte Calls Tom Morello A Communist In Response To His Op-Ed On Paul Ryan

Posted by on August 22, 2012

By now, most people have likely read Tom Morello’s Rolling Stone op-ed regarding Republican Vice Presidential hopeful Paul Ryan. In case you didn’t, the guitarist responded to Ryan citing Rage Against The Machine as one of his favorite bands (yeah, we were surprised to hear that as well). And to say the least, he wasn’t […]

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All That Remains Take You “Down Through The Ages”

Posted by on August 13, 2012

While All That Remains have a new album coming out later this year, singer Phil Labonte went and posted a song to YouTube today. What a rebel. “Down Through the Ages” starts out heavy, and gets progressively less so by the chorus. It’s pretty undeniable that they’ve written another catchy song though, and for a […]

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