Tag Archives: Brendan O’Brien

Mastodon reveal concept behind seventh album

Posted by on December 19, 2016

While the first four Mastodon albums had overarching themes (fire, water, earth, the ether), their first  full-on concept album was 2011’s Crack the Skye, and while polarizing, has many fans. In an interview with Rolling Stone, drummer/singer Brann Dailor talked about their next album, which will also be a concept album. calling it a “desert-like version of […]

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Remember When: Myles Kennedy replaced Mark Wahlberg in the film ‘Rock Star’? The Alter Bridge singer does! [Exclusive]

Posted by on July 18, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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AC/DC surprise fans at New York listening party

Posted by on November 19, 2014

Last night marked a very singular kind of world premiere for AC/DC’s new album Rock Or Bust, as Columbia Records took over NYC’s Webster Hall for a two-hour, free public playback of the full album two weeks before it hits stores on December 2. Most listening parties we end up at are more intimate affairs […]

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Brendan O’Brien to produce next AC/DC album

Posted by on April 30, 2014

There wasn’t much in the way of AC/DC news the past few years, but that all changed earlier this month. First there were rumors that the band would be breaking up, despite the fact they’d been talking about a new album. Then, after stating they were still together, they confirmed that Malcolm Young would be […]

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