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Orion Music + More Fest: Day Two Recap

Posted by on June 26, 2012

This past weekend, Metallica presented the inaugural Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, NJ. Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman, Zach Shaw and Kodi McKinney were there, as was MI contributor Alex Rudisill. We’ll be bringing you plenty of interviews from the show in the coming week, but here’s our take on day two of the […]

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Now There’s Two Dio Tribute Groups Featuring Former Bandmates

Posted by on April 27, 2012

You’ve probably already know of Dio Disciples, the tribute band featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens and members Dio’s solo group. Now get ready for yet another touring group featuring former Dio collaborators forming to pay tribute to the late great singer: The Southern Cross. This particular group was formed by former Dio guitarist Rowan Robertson (currently […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 3/2: Let’s Show Some Love For The Replacements

Posted by on March 2, 2012

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. During the Monsters Of Rock-The Voyage cruise last weekend, John Corabi performed acoustic renditions of songs recorded during his time in Motley Crue. Right […]

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Video: Members Of Black Sabbath, Disturbed And Rage Against The Machine Play “Mob Rules” At Dimebash

Posted by on December 19, 2011

Last week, some of metal’s elite came together for Dimebash, an event held in honor of the late Dimebag Darrell. The night was filled with many special moments, including Dimebag’s former Pantera band mate Rex Brown playing a handful of songs. Another highlight from the show came from Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell members Geezer Butler […]

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Members Of Pantera, Slipknot, Anthrax And More Set To Appear At “Dimebash 2011”

Posted by on December 7, 2011

Last year’s Dimebash saw members of Slayer, Machine Head, and many others shared the stage for one night to pay tribute to the late Dimebag Darrell.  And it looks like organizers are going to top themselves, as details regarding this year’s Dimebash have been revealed. Already slated to appear at this year’s Dimebash are musicians […]

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Premiere New Song, Reveal Details About New Album

Posted by on August 23, 2011

Without fail, there are about two or three fantastic albums that I don’t listen to in time to include on my “top 10 favorite albums of the previous year” lists. For 2010, one of those albums was Charred Walls Of The Damned’s self-titled debut. Well, I may get the chance to redeem myself this year, […]

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Exclusive: Don Jamieson Gives Preview Of ‘That Metal Show’s’ Season 8

Posted by on August 16, 2011

It’s hard to believe that VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show has been on the air for eight seasons now. Yet since 2008, hosts Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine, and Don Jamieson have talked to some of the biggest names in hard rock and metal (mostly classic rockers, but a few from today’s scene have graced their […]

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Dio Disciples Announce First U.S. Dates

Posted by on August 4, 2011

This Summer, members of Ronnie James Dio’s solo group Rudy Sarzo (bass), Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) have been touring Europe with singers Tim “Ripper” Owens and Toby Jepson as Dio Disciples. And this Fall, the group is bringing their tribute to the late iconic singer to the States, having  just announced dates for the trek. Dio […]

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Video: Judas Priest Perform With A Cover Band

Posted by on June 17, 2011

Last time Judas Priest went to see a tribute band, they ended up with a new singer. This time, though, they gave fans expecting to see a tribute show more than they bargained for. After headlining their own show at the Spektrum in Oslo, Norway Wednesday night (June 14), Priest’s Glenn Tipton, Richie Faulkner and Scott Travis […]

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Set Tentative Release Date For New Album

Posted by on May 19, 2011

Charred Walls Of The Damned, the group featuring drummer Richard Christy (Death, Iced Earth) and singer Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth), has set a tentative release date of October 11 for their sophomore album.

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