Jack Russell retires from touring due to health issues

Former Great White singer Jack Russell has announced his retirement from touring due to his battle with Lewy body dementia. This neurodegenerative disease, second only to Alzheimer's, affects memory, decision-making, and motor functions, often leading to misdiagnoses...

Foo Fighters cut Citi Field concert short due to severe weather

Due to severe weather, Foo Fighters were forced to end their concert early at Citi Field in Queens, New York, last night (17). The band managed to perform 13 songs out of their usual lengthy setlist before lightning threatened the audience's safety. During the show,...

Brujeria vocalist Ciriaco “Pinche Peach” Quezada dead at 57

We are saddened to report that Ciriaco "Pinche Peach" Quezada, longtime vocalist and samplist for Brujeria, has passed away at 57. Brujeria leader Juan Brujo shared the news on social media earlier today (18th) with the following statement: “I never thought I would...

Caliban share “I Was A Happy Kid Once” video; announces new member

Caliban have released a video for their new track, "I Was A Happy Kid Once." The clip coincides with the band revealing a change to their lineup adding Iain Duncan on bass and clean vocals. The band comments: "We are excited to announce that Iain Duncan has joined...
Album review: Nuvian- ‘Nuvian’

Album review: Nuvian- ‘Nuvian’

Chilean metal trio Nuvian have digitally released their debut self-titled studio album on July 17. Formed by Matías Salas (Overtoun), Gabriel Contreras, and drummer Tom Cortez, the group has conceptualized a progressive metal album promising a hypnotizing delivery...

Jack Russell retires from touring due to health issues

Jack Russell retires from touring due to health issues

Former Great White singer Jack Russell has announced his retirement from touring due to his battle with Lewy body dementia. This neurodegenerative disease, second only to Alzheimer's, affects memory, decision-making, and motor functions, often leading to misdiagnoses...

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Riot Fest will kick off in Chicago, IL on September 20th-22nd, and Metal Insider are giving away two weekend passes!  Gain more entries by completing the tasks below. The winner will be contacted by email at the end of the giveaway. If there is no response in 24...

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Simone Simons unveils “R.E.D.” video
Simone Simons unveils “R.E.D.” video

Epica vocalist Simone Simons is gearing up for her debut solo album, Vermillion, out August 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records. Today (18th), the singer has unveiled a video for the song "R.E.D." Simons and Arjen Lucassen comment: "R.E.D. deals with the rise of artificial...

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Robse share new single “Von Der Schenke Zur Taverne”
Robse share new single “Von Der Schenke Zur Taverne”

Former Equilibrium frontman Robert-Martin Dahn (aka Robse) has made a return with his new project, Robse. With their debut album, Harlekin & Krieger, arriving next month on August 16th via Reaper Entertainment, the group has unveiled a lyric video for the third...

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New & Noteworthy: Ridiculous And Full Of Releases 6/14/2024

New & Noteworthy: Ridiculous And Full Of Releases 6/14/2024

New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This Friday’s releases include new music from legendary artists John Cale and Fu Manchu, long-running bands Annabel, The Early November...

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New & Noteworthy: Theories of Releases – 6/7/2024

New & Noteworthy: Theories of Releases – 6/7/2024

New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This first New Music Friday of June sees releases from veteran bands like Bon Jovi, Cactus and Evergrey, as well as Butthole Surfers’ JD...

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