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Tag Archives: Saturday Night Live

Watch Tina Fey sing System of a Down’s “Chop Suey” on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Posted by on May 21, 2018

Over the years, there’s been countless of artists covering System of a Down’s “Chop Suey.” Just last year, Motionless in White gave it a spin. During this past weekend, the song took a comedic twist when actress/comedian Tina Fey sang part of it on Saturday Night Live. The sketch involved the actress competing in a […]

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Remember When: Dave Grohl and Josh Homme tested out Ashton Kutcher’s flatulence app?

Posted by on June 21, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Filter’s Richard Patrick thinks the Chainsmokers are “shit” on ‘SNL’

Posted by on April 12, 2017

Even if you don’t think you know EDM duo The Chainsmokers, you probably have at least heard one of their forgettable songs in passing. They’ve also covered Nickelback after being unfavorably compared to them by an article. They just performed this past weekend on Saturday Night Live, and Filter frontman Richard Patrick was watching. On an […]

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Remember When: Eddie Van Halen had dinner on ‘Saturday Night Live’?

Posted by on March 6, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Live from New York, it’s… Metallica and Ghost?

Posted by on September 9, 2016

  We’re not sure how the booking for Saturday Night Live works, but we’re sure they’ve already booked half the musical guests already. Justin Timberlake will probably be on there, Lady Gaga has a new album coming out, so it’s not a stretch to imagine her on this season, and Kanye West will probably pop up […]

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Watch Prince’s stoner-rocky “Let’s Go Crazy” from ‘SNL’ 40th after-party

Posted by on April 24, 2016

A few years back, we wrote about Prince for one of the first times ever, when he and his new band 3rd Eye Girl played a new song, “Screw Driver.” A few months later, he unveiled a demo of he and his all-female backing band playing his signature “Let’s Go Crazy” in a much more rock-oriented version. […]

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Chris Cornell joins Zac Brown band on SNL

Posted by on March 9, 2015

We’ve already known that Zac Brown Band, although a country act, likes rock. They’ve appeared on Late Night with David Letterman with the Foo Fighters, performing “War Pigs.” Grohl also played drums on and produced 2013’s The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1. With their fourth album, Jekyll + Hyde, coming out next month, the band got enlisted another grunge […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Heaviest SNL Musical Guests

Posted by on February 15, 2015

Since launching in 1975, Saturday Night Live has become a mainstay for comedy. And while the live TV sketch show is renowned for its timely and sometimes politically incorrect satire, it’s also been revered for its musical performances from rising stars and music legends. Granted, SNL’s music guest often lean towards more mainstream acts, but […]

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Fred Armisen Shills For Queens of the Stone age

Posted by on July 9, 2013

Not content with a stellar debut for their latest album, …Like Clockwork, Queens of the Stone Age are stepping into the future and offering it on a new medium. And they’ve filmed a pretty great infomercial for it, too that looks like they stepped into the past. Fred Armisen has always found himself in the middle of […]

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Sebastian Bach Taking Part In ABC’s Singing Competition Show

Posted by on May 21, 2013

Looks like Sebastian Bach is about to get plenty of face time on network TV, as the former Skid Row singer will be one of the contestants in ABC’s new competition series, Sing Your Face Off. Hosted by actor John Barrowman of Torchwood fame, the show will find Bach competing against comedian Jon Lovitz, Toronto […]

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