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Tag Archives: Blacklight Media

Blacklight Media co-founder Chris Santos talks pandemic challenges; reveals favorite 2020 albums

Posted by on December 21, 2020

  The food and entertainment industries have been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Restaurants, bands, and even venues have had to think outside of the box to keep businesses alive during a year of uncertainty. Metal Insider caught up with celebrity chef/ Blacklight Media founder Chris Santos to discuss challenges he experienced first hand, […]

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Blacklight Media Records announces first label showcase

Posted by on January 16, 2018

On March 8th, Metal Blade offshoot Blacklight Media Records will have their first-ever label showcase at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City. The event will be hosted by Jose Mangin and it will feature five bands under Blacklight Media including Gozu, Good Tiger, Mother Feather, Oni and Eyes of the Sun. Metal Blade’s Candiria […]

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Randy Blythe lends Oni a hand at Knotfest

Posted by on September 27, 2016

If you haven’t heard of Oni yet, that’s probably about to change. The band, most of whom hail from Canada, are the latest signing to Metal Blade’s Blacklight Media label, and their debut album, Ironshore, will be released on November 25th. They’re also going to be on tour with both Max and Iggor Cavalera and Children of […]

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Metal Blade partners with ‘Chopped’ chef to create Blacklight Media

Posted by on February 18, 2016

You might know chef Chris Santos as a judge on the Food Network show Chopped. He’s also the owner of a few restaurants across New York. He’s dabbled in the metal scene before, launching a hot sauce line with Steven Pearcy of Ratt, and filming a taste testing with Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta, and now he’s creating […]

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