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Tag Archives: Ryan Adams

Chris Cornell tribute to feature former-bandmates, Foo Fighters, Metallica, etc.

Posted by on November 13, 2018

On January 16th, 2019, I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell will be held at The Forum in Los Angeles, CA. Jimmy Kimmel will host the event as members of Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave are scheduled to perform as well as Foo Fighters, Metallica, Ryan Adams and more special guests. […]

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Ryan Adams: Melvins led to Mandy Moore divorce

Posted by on October 12, 2018

Many in the indie rock world are familiar with Ryan Adams. The New York singer-songwriter who apparently got The Strokes into heroin was married to actress and former pop star Mandy Moore from 2009 to 2015. And while the most popular album Adams has had in years was a song for song cover of Taylor Swift’s 1989 […]

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Ryan Adams plays Slayer, Black Sabbath covers at folk festival

Posted by on July 25, 2016

51 years ago, Bob Dylan freaked out attendees at the Newport Folk Festival by plugging in and playing an electric guitar. And while Ryan Adams busting out covers of Slayer and Sabbath at the same festival over the weekend isn’t quite the same, his unorthodox covers rivaled those of Rob Scallon’s wacky banjo covers or Steve ‘N’ […]

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Dave Grohl, Ryan Adams represent metal at Grammys

Posted by on February 10, 2015

While we know that metal wasn’t particularly well represented at the Grammy awards this year, Dave Grohl and Ryan Adams found a way to represent the genre by their fashion choices. And while it might not have been a birthday suit or a baseball outfit, both of them wore denim and shirts from metal bands […]

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Metal Insider Top Five: Mellow Covers Of Metal Songs

Posted by on March 11, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Buzzfeed is one of the most popular sites on the internet. It’s also one of the laziest. Throwing together endless lists and stupid .gifs in a transparently blatant (yet completely effective) attempt to grab traffic, it’s kind of like journalism […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Odd Cover Songs

Posted by on May 29, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. We love a good old fashioned cover song, especially when the artist is able to make said song completely their own. However, we recently saw video of a half-naked Ukrainian folk band called Los Colorados covering Rammstein’s “Du Hast” […]

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Ryan Adams Performs Acoustic Rendition Of Danzig’s “Mother”

Posted by on May 16, 2012

If only we had known about this before Mother’s Day. Apparently Ryan Adams has been performing an acoustic version of the Danzig classic “Mother” for encores during a few Europeans shows earlier this month. And now audio of him performing “Mother” at La Cigale in Paris, France on May 4 has made its way around […]

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Video: Ryan Adams Performs Acoustic Cover Of Dio’s “Holy Diver”

Posted by on February 20, 2012

We’ve heard Ryan Adams perform acoustic renditions of Iron Maiden and Alice In Chains, and we’ve also seen him show off his love for black metal in a talk show parody. And this past Friday (February 17), the alt country singer/songwriter performed a stripped down version of the Dio classic “Holy Diver” at the Walt Disney […]

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Video: Ryan Adams’ “Night Sweats” Showcases His Metal Side; Weirdness

Posted by on October 26, 2011

It’s well known that alt country singer/songwriter Ryan Adams is a (not so) secret metal head, having performed an acoustic cover of Iron Maiden’s “Wasted Years,” putting out a hardcore album and apparently even getting his popstar girlfriend Mandy Moore hooked on Voivod. And he obviously knows that his love for metal is turning a few […]

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Ryan Adams Performs Acoustic Rendition Of Iron Maiden’s “Wasted Years”

Posted by on August 31, 2011

The alt country singer/songwriter has been noted as a secret metalhead, having apparently written songs inspired by Dio’s funeral and covered Alice In Chains’ “Nutshell.” However, Ryan Adams may have officially won us over with his cover of Iron Maiden’s “Wasted Years.” While on BBC Radio 2 yesterday (August 30), Adams performed an acoustic rendition […]

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