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Metal Insider’s Top 5: 20th anniversary albums we’d like to hear live

Posted by on September 22, 2014

Earlier today, Korn confirmed that in honor of their self-titled debut album turning 20 this year that they’d be playing it in it’s entirety. Whether you like Korn or not, this makes sense. The album essentially jump-started nu-metal, and while the band have gone on to become more poppy/electronic/what have you, their first album is […]

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Dispatches from Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil

Posted by on February 9, 2014

While we were unable to make it to San Francisco for Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett’s inaugural Fear FestEvil that took place this past weekend, friend of Metal Insider Nona* and her friend Marc were there, where they filed this report: “Heavy metal and horror films are all the same to me,” Kirk Von Hammett said as he […]

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Lamb of God, Coldplay helped shape Machine Head’s ‘TTAOE’

Posted by on October 31, 2013

In honor of the 10th Anniversary of Machine Head’s album release Through the Ashes of Empires, frontman Rob Flynn is taking a trip down memory lane and sharing his reflections on Facebook. Posting his second installment about the album in his The General Journals: Diary Of A Frontman… And Other Ramblings, Wednesday, this time he talks about the […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn almost joined Drowning Pool

Posted by on October 30, 2013

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Machine Head’s Through the Ashes of Empires, an album that started their creative renaissance. In honor of the milestone. Rob Flynn has taken to writing about the band’s past on his always-entertaining and imformative The General Journals: Diary Of A Frontman… And Other Ramblings. Flynn is posting a […]

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Avenged Sevenfold accused of ripping off more stuff

Posted by on October 4, 2013

While the saying goes that imitation is the biggest form of flattery, some more well-established metal bands don’t seem too swooned by Avenged Sevenfold’s new album Hail to the King. While Avenged has already faced scrutiny for copying songs and the sound for the effort, specifically by Machine Head’s Rob Flynn, now even their artwork […]

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Avenged Sevenfold responds to Robb Flynn criticism, admits Metallica connection

Posted by on September 12, 2013

Avenged Sevenfold had kept fairly quiet following Machine Head frontman Rob Flynn’s criticism that their new album Hail to the King  is basically a roundup of cover songs. But singer M. Shadows has now addressed the comments. In an interview with Canadian radio station 106.9 The Bear, he said: “I have no ill will towards those […]

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Interview: The ‘Fartist’ Currently Known As Brian Posehn

Posted by on July 12, 2013

Already a successful comedian and actor before his first album was released, Brian Posehn embraced his status as a metal comedian by signing with Relapse Records, who released Live In: Nerd Rage and Fart and Weiner Jokes. While he switched to New Wave Dynamics for his current DVD, The Fartist, he’s far from renouncing metal. We caught up […]

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