Category Archives: Marketing

Doritos bag to come with ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ soundtrack built in

Posted by on April 25, 2017

This isn’t metal at all, but it’s one of the most WTF marketing tie-ins we’ve heard about recently. When the Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 2 soundtrack comes out on Friday, you’ll be able to purchase it in a variety of formats. Digitally and on CD? Of course. On vinyl? Yep. You can even […]

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Today in co-branding: Guns N’ Roses roses and Spotify Premium with ‘Times’ subscription

Posted by on February 8, 2017

Marketing – it’s a thing, huh? Until today, Guns N’ Roses have stayed out of the firearms and flowers game, but that’s changing. Thankfully, you can’t buy a GN’R Uzi just yet, but thanks to the geniuses at 1800flowers.com, you can pick up an exclusive Not in This Lifetime bouquet of roses in a red vase. […]

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What’s Avenged Sevenfold up to?

Posted by on October 6, 2016

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Avenged Sevenfold. Well, musically, anyway.  The band’s Hail to the King was released in 2013, and they’ve played a handful of festival dates and a short tour with Volbeat, Killswitch Engage and Avatar. They also picked up a new drummer. However, offstage, they began the year by stating […]

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Got $1000 for a Gene Simmons mask?

Posted by on February 15, 2016

Halloween isn’t happening for another eight and a half months, but it’s never too soon to start thinking about what you’ll be wearing this October 31st. Why are we telling you this now? Because if you’re an ultimate KISS fan, you’ll probably want to start saving now. Halloweencostumes.com, in conjunction with Immortal Masks has unveiled […]

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Want to get paid to promote music? (spoiler alert: you do)

Posted by on August 13, 2014

If you’re reading Metal Insider, chances are you like music. Interested in getting paid to promote it part time? Our parent company, The Syndicate, is looking to hire students nationwide to join our street marketing team. There are plenty of street marketers out there, but you can get paid to do it! Here’s some more information […]

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