Category Archives: Hard Hitting Investigative Journalism

Fear And Loathing On Hadad’s Lake: Or, What Went Down At GWAR B-Q

Posted by on August 24, 2016

If you’ve ever spoken to me at length about music, you probably came away from that conversation knowing that I adore GWAR B-Q. It’s everything I love about music festivals, and none of the stuff that tends to suck about them. I often refer to GWAR’s annual bacchanalia of meat, fake blood, and heatstroke as what […]

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Metal Insider & MetalSucks Join Forces To Live-blog Andrew WK’s Public Q&A From NYC Tomorrow

Posted by on February 22, 2010

Tomorrow, February 23, probably won’t promises to be a huge breakthrough in the crazy Andrew WK conspiracy. Andrew will be making his first public appearance since the rumors of he and his doppelgangers resurfaced last month. He’ll be doing a public Q&A at Santos Party House in New York. For those of you who are […]

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Classy Journalists MTV News Upset Dillinger Escape Plan’s Large Vocalist

Posted by on January 13, 2010

After Mark McGwire’s less-than-shocking steroid revelations Monday, MTV News decided to capitalize on the buzz with a music-themed puff piece blindly suspecting bulked-up musicians of juicing too. The attempt at being cute while cashing in on a hot search engine item is now blowing up in the site’s face. Among those accused in the piece, […]

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The Case of the Incredible Giant Live Nation Ticket

Posted by on May 19, 2009

Metal Insider had no firsthand experience with Live Nation’s recently launched ticket service until this month’s Mastodon shows in New York. Little did we know Live Nation had been printing aircraft carriers for tickets! Seriously, are they Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory? It’s not a big deal, but lugging around a huge ticket that doesn’t fit […]

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