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The Wedding Band (Kirk Hammett, Doc Coyle, etc.) set to perform cover songs at March show

Posted by on February 12, 2020

  This past summer, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo formed a new side project, The Wedding Band. The supergroup held their first performance shortly after, and things have been relatively silent, until now. Today (12th), the group featuring Hammett, Trujillo, Ugly Kid Joe singer Whitfield Crane, and Bad Wolves guitarist Doc Coyle […]

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Metallica members form new band

Posted by on June 27, 2019

Members of Metallica have formed a new band called The Wedding Band. Bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett decided to take one their off nights from touring and host a special show featuring Ugly Kid Joe frontman Whitfield Crane and former Queens of the Stone Age/Danzig drummer Joey Castillo. The one-night event will take place […]

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Life of Agony’s Joey Z. says band aim to hit studio next year; talks tour, least favorite song

Posted by on May 8, 2018

Life of Agony’s debut record River Runs Red is the kind of album bands aspire to create their entire career. A concept record with a slew of stand-out tracks it launched the band into the metal world as well as the rock world as it’s authentic raw style endeared them to the grunge movement that […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Unsuccessful replacements in metal and hard rock

Posted by on May 4, 2016

AC/DC defied the odds 36 years ago when they recorded one of the most iconic rock albums of all time, Back In Black, with the late (and very beloved) Bon Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson. Now they’re taking a similar gamble by bringing in Axl Rose to fill in for a sidelined Johnson on the road. […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/28: Coheed crash the top 5

Posted by on October 28, 2015

With another ten bands making their debut on the charts, it looks there’s a healthy amount of new metal music to blast this weekend whether you’re trick or treating, attending a Halloween party, or just trying to scare shitty kids that take more than one candy from the bowl you left out front. Or if […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 16th – Renewed

Posted by on October 16, 2015

This is turning out to be a much busier October than one would expect, given the trends of previous years. That is definitely not a bad thing, though, as we’ve got some high-profile names and unexpected surprises coming our way this week. Check it out!   Stryper, Fallen (Frontiers) 2013’s No More Hell to Pay was one […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 16: Ritual

Posted by on April 16, 2013

It seems to be routine at this point that we’re having heavily-loaded new release schedules in recent weeks. Today is no exception to that, and as I promised last week, this list is extremely diverse. Let’s get right into it!    Ghost B.C., Infestissumam (Loma Vista/Republic)   If you have no idea who it is […]

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Unsigned & Streamed: Sight Of Emptiness

Posted by on July 20, 2012

Why should major label bands be the only ones who get love? Unsigned & Streamed is a column where we stream a song from an unsigned band we at Metal Insider really dig. This week, we’re proud to present Costa Rica’s Sight Of Emptiness. Despite being unsigned, this six-piece outfit has accomplished quite a lot since forming in […]

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