Tag Archives: Bon Jovi

Study finds KISS are nearly illiterate, Metallica do better

Posted by on December 18, 2014

Earlier this year, a data analyst decided to find out who the most literate rapper was by taking the first 35,000 words of artists’ lyrics, figuring out how many unique words they used, and extrapolating that data. It found Aesop Rock the most literate and DMX  the least. So another data analyst decided to do […]

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Jon Bon Jovi’s Daughter Arrested After Suspected Heroin Overdose

Posted by on November 14, 2012

Yeah, we know former hair metal icon Bon Jovi is more beloved by soccer moms than metal fans these days, but as a service to our contingency of ’80s metal readers, we thought you should know this. Jon Bon Jovi’s daughter, Stephanie Rose Bongiovi was arrested this morning after allegedly overdosing on heroin in her […]

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In Case You Wanted To See More Of Tom Cruise In ‘Rock Of Ages,’ Here’s A New Trailer

Posted by on April 3, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEJETbo8gsk[/youtube] Yesterday, a new trailer for the movie adaptation of the off-Broadway play Rock of Ages hit the web. And if you thought the first trailer made the film look awful, then this new one likely won’t persuade you to think differently. Before totally shitting on it, though, let’s highlight some of the trailer’s cool features: […]

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Volbeat And Buckcherry Added To Bamboozle 2012 Lineup

Posted by on February 21, 2012

This year’s lineup of Bamboozle was already shaping up to be an odd billing. In addition to headliners Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Blink 182, Skrillex, Incubus and Mac Miller, the NJ festival had already confirmed appearances by All-American Rejects, Whitechapel, Andrew Dice Clay, Jimmy Eat World, Periphery, We Came As Romans, and ex-Hanoi Rocks’ frontman […]

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Periphery, TesseracT, Andrew Dice Clay Among Bamboozle Additions

Posted by on January 18, 2012

When The Bamboozle announced that Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, and Blink 182 were headlining this year, it made it clear that the festival was continuing the tradition of having bizarre lineups. This was later reaffirmed when Skrillex, Incubus and Mac Miller were later confirmed as headliners as well. And last night at midnight, Bamboozle held […]

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The Bamboozle Announces Location, Headliners For 10th Year Of Festival

Posted by on December 13, 2011

It’s that time of year where next year’s festivals start taking the wraps off of their lineups. We’ve already found out who’s playing the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, as well as some of the Warped Tour’s lineup. Now annual New Jersey event The Bamboozle has announced the dates and headliners for next year’s […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Events In 2011 That We’re Thankful For

Posted by on November 21, 2011

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Thanksgiving is literally just around the corner. It’s a day to be thankful for all you have and to spend quality time with family. In truth, though, it’s likely that time of year when you watch football while guzzling beer […]

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Black Sabbath, The Musical? Well, It Almost Happened

Posted by on November 4, 2011

The concept of creating a musical based on the catalog of one band or artist is not unusual. In fact, ABBA’s Mamma Mia, Billy Joel’s Movin’ Out, and Queen’s We Will Rock You have been big hits. And even Rock Of Ages, which uses songs from 80’s hair metal bands like Poison, Bon Jovi, Twisted […]

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Video: Opeth Covers Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead Or Alive” In Orlando

Posted by on October 6, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oe65yrvlEDo[/youtube] Opeth is truly an unpredictable band. Yet we’re still surprised to find ourselves watching frontman Mikael Akerfeldt playing Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead Or Alive” during the band’s stop in Orlando, Florida last Saturday (October 1). The cover obviously wasn’t planned, and the audience did all the singing. However, it’s still pretty funny to see […]

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2010 Concert Sales Between A Rock And A Hard Place

Posted by on January 3, 2011

Right before the end of the year, Pollstar revealed their lists for the top 50 grossing concert tours of 2010. First, the good news: rock is dominating concert’s worldwide sales. Topping both the worldwide and North American tour lists is Bon Jovi, who grossed $201.1 million in total. Also in the top five for worldwide […]

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