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Remember When: Howard Stern introduced Slipknot to the Insane Clown Posse?

Posted by on September 29, 2016

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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Insane Clown Posse lawsuit against FBI dismissed

Posted by on July 8, 2014

Back in 2011, the FBI classified juggalos, or fans of Insane Clown Posse as a “loosely organized hybrid gang” in a report. In 2012, the Detroit duo filed a lawsuit against the FBI. Several weeks ago, lawyers for the FBI appeared in court and requested that the lawsuit be dismissed, stating that the government wasn’t responsible for […]

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Insane Clown Posse already seeking new Gathering home

Posted by on February 14, 2014

When we last checked in with Insane Clown Posse one week ago, they’d just secured a new site for their long-running annual festival, Gathering of the Juggalos. With Kaiser, MO set as this year’s site, we expressed a little concern about Miller County Missouri sheriff Bill Abbott, who’d asked if the band played “Willie Nelson-style […]

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Insane Clown Posse file new lawsuit against F.B.I. with ACLU

Posted by on January 8, 2014

Remember a year and a half ago when Insane Clown Posse decided to sue the FBI over classifying Juggalos as a criminal gang? Everyone had a laugh, asked how magnets worked, and got on their way. Eventually, judges dismissed the lawsuit that demanded the FBI release documentation to back up their claim. However, today, Violent […]

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Make A Wish, get a lap dance, only at the Gathering of the Juggalos

Posted by on August 13, 2013

While the annual Gathering of the Juggalos festival isn’t without its share of controversy, at least this story is positive. We think. A young Insane Clown Posse fan actually had all of his wishes come true and then some at the festival, according The Village Voice. Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 17-year-old Cody Morin, who is need […]

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Video: If it’s summer, it must be time for an ICP Gathering of the Juggalos informercial

Posted by on July 15, 2013

We know you’ve been waiting for it, so here it is: your annual video assault for the Gathering of the Juggalos. The Psychopathic Records and Insane Clown Posse fan event has gained national attention, not only for the antics of the loyal followers of the festival, but also for its promotional materials alone. Saturday Night Live […]

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Now Insane Clown Posse Have A TV Show

Posted by on June 11, 2013

Listen, we know that the only thing metal about Insane Clown Posse is that they wear corpse paint (OK, not even that, it’s actually clown makeup), but they transcend genres, and there’s definitely more than one metalhead we know that’s down with the clown. And now they’re coming to television. Yep, Shaggy 2 Dope and […]

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Insane Clown Posse Announce Plans To Sue The FBI

Posted by on August 13, 2012

We admit that we found it pretty funny that the FBI had listed the Juggalos as one of the criminal gangs they were closely monitoring in their 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment. As it turns out, though, the Insane Clown Posse didn’t find it humorous at all. So much so that they’re looking into taking […]

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Insane Clown Posse Added To Metallica’s Orion Music & More Lineup

Posted by on April 1, 2012

In a surprise move, it’s been announced that the Insane Clown Posse has been added to Metallica’s Orion Music & More festival in Atlantic City, NJ on June 23 and 24. The ICP will be headlining their own stage at the two day festival, being dubbed the “Master Of Juggalos” stage. Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/6 – A Hell Of A Debut!

Posted by on May 6, 2009

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top sellers of the week as well as what’s getting played at Metal radio courtesy of radio trade magazine FMQB, whose metal panel consists of about 80 college and commercial stations that have metal shows, as well as SiriusXM, Music Choice, and […]

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