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Tag Archives: Run DMC

Rob Dukes really misses Exodus

Posted by on November 2, 2015

Former Exodus vocalist Rob Dukes  recently spoke with Dan Lorenzo of painfulpleasures.com about tattoos and music and he had some…colorful things to say about his former band mates. It all started when Lorenzo asked Dukes about the time tattoo artist Bob Tyrrell joined Exodus on stage. After breaking the on the topic of Exodus, the subject moved onto his […]

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Judas Priest, Megadeth, The Sword, NIN lead Record Store Day releases

Posted by on October 28, 2015

Whether or not Record Store Day is the bane of the vinyl industry, or a savior to independent record stores, one thing’s for certain: if you’re a collector, there are two days a year where you’ll be able to pick up rare, limited edition or reissued wax that might have been out of print for […]

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Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal on his evolving solo career and dream collaborations

Posted by on March 19, 2015

“How you holding up in this crappy weather?” Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal asks seconds into our interview on a frigid Friday afternoon. Such cheerfulness was a constant presence during our in-depth conversation; a rare quality to find in someone whose nearly 20 year career includes releasing 10 solo studio albums, a role as a guitarist in […]

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That Metal Show returns, announces Max Cavalera, Gary Holt among guests

Posted by on February 17, 2015

VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show is returning this Saturday (21), and they’ve announced a pretty diverse lineup of guests for what’s going to be their 14th season. The 12-episode season will kick off this coming Saturday with Rush’s Geddy Lee and Dream Theater’s John Petrucci. Among the guests returning to the show are Anthrax’s Scott Ian, […]

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Today In Hip-Hop Collaborations: Van Halen/LL Cool J and Serj/Tech N9ne

Posted by on April 3, 2013

Hard rock and hip-hop/R&B have co-existed since the early ’80s, when Eddie Van Halen contributed a blistering guitar solo to Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” in 1982 and Run DMC rapped over guitars on “Rock Box,” on their 1984 self-titled debut album. And while it reached its oversaturation point in the late ’90s with Kid Rock, […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 1/21: Best And Worst Metal Collaborations Ever

Posted by on January 21, 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach 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 past week, RollingStone.com posted a photo gallery highlighting the “20 Most Memorable Duets of All Time.” At the same […]

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R.I.P Chuck Biscuits [Updated]

Posted by on October 29, 2009

[updated: not really, he’s still alive] Former Danzig drummer Chuck Biscuits died this past Saturday at the way-too-young age of 44 after a long battle with throat cancer. “In response to the inquires, thank you for all the support,” an anonymous family member wrote in an e-mail on Tuesday. “Chuck did not survive his battle with throat […]

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