Tag Archives: Rob Caggiano

Metal Insider’s Top 10: Shocking Moments of 2013

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Tis the time when everyone starts celebrating the best of the past year’s albums with a flood of “Best Of Lists”. But while 2013 was filled with great music, it also had plenty of shocking moments. While some brought joy and others brought dismay, these moments left a major impact in the metal community. With […]

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Hatebreed bassist to sit out tour following accident; Shadows Fall member steps in

Posted by on September 26, 2013

It’s proving to be a pretty bad week for injuries befalling musicians. Just a few days after the Sylosis RV accident, words comes that Hatebreed bassist Chris Beattie was injured in an accident that requires immediate surgery. As a result, he’ll have to sit out the remainder of Hatebreed’s current tour with Shadows Fall, The […]

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Scott Ian performs with Volbeat, Rob Caggiano

Posted by on September 18, 2013

While it had been somewhat unclear on where Scott Ian and Rob Caggiano stood relationship-wise  following the guitarist’s departure from Anthrax to join Volbeat, it seems the two have reconciled any possible bad blood between one another. Ian joined Caggiano and Volbeat on stage in Los Angeles Monday in Hollywood for a performance mix of  Anthrax’s “I […]

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Anthrax working on new material

Posted by on September 16, 2013

It took eight years for Anthrax’s impressive comeback Worship Music to be released after 2003’s We’ve Come For You All. Of course a lot of that was due to their vocalist situation, but it doesn’t look like another personnel change will keep the band from hitting the studio for another album. Rhythm guitarist Scott Ian is more […]

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Temple Of The Black Moon (Feat. Cradle Of Filth/Volbeat Members) To Begin Recording; Demo Of New Song Released

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Rob Caggiano has been kept pretty busy with his new gig in Volbeat. However, that hasn’t altered plans for Temple Of The Black Moon, the new supergroup Caggiano’s been working on with Dani Filth (Cradle Of Filth), King ov Hell (ex-Gorgoroth/Ov Hell), John Tempesta (The Cult/White Zombie) and  Arve “Ice Dale” Isdal (Enslaved). In fact, according to the […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 4/12: Who’ll Dominate The Charts – Volbeat, Stone Sour, Or Device?

Posted by on April 12, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors 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. This week saw big three releases hit stores: Stone Sour’s House of Gold and Bones – Part 2, Volbeat’s Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies, […]

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King Diamond To Appear On New Volbeat Album

Posted by on March 6, 2013

While Volbeat sounds more like Social Distortion covering Misfits songs, they’ve announced that King Diamond will be making a guest appearance on their forthcoming album, Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies. The King will appear on “Room 24,” a song that was, according to the bio, inspired by a terrifying experience in a hotel room somewhere in […]

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Charlie Benante Talks Metal Alliance Tour, Anthems, Calls Caggiano’s Departure “Sketchy”

Posted by on February 6, 2013

It’s not often that a band finds themselves going through a career renaissance 30 years in, but Anthrax isn’t just any band. As they continue to tour in support of their Grammy-nominated Worship Music, they’re also about to release covers EP  Anthems and will be playing their 1987 album Among the Living in its entirety on the […]

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Rob Caggiano Joins Volbeat As New Guitarist

Posted by on February 4, 2013

Shortly after departing Anthrax, Rob Caggiano revealed that he would be co-producing Volbeat’s new album Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies. Now comes word that he’ll be doing a little more than producing, as Caggiano has been announced as the Danish rockabilly metal group’s new guitarist. Volbeat frontman Michael Poulsen had the following to say about […]

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Rob Caggiano Says Anthrax Was Never A “Creative Outlet” For Him

Posted by on January 29, 2013

Though it certainly came as a surprise, Scott Ian has made it clear that Rob Caggiano left Anthrax on good terms. And in his first official interview since splitting, Caggiano further makes it clear that he has nothing but love for his former bandmates. However, the guitarist also gives more insight into why he actually […]

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