Tag Archives: Hanoi Rocks

Watch Hanoi Rocks’ Michael Monroe join Metallica onstage

Posted by on May 10, 2018

The legendary Michael Monroe (Hanoi Rocks) made a surprise appearance last night (9th), at Metallica’s show at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. The iconic rocker joined Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo to perform his classic track “Dead, Jail Or Rock ‘N’ Roll.”   Check out the clip below:

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Consequence of Sound share ten hair metal albums that “don’t suck”

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Similar to nu metal, hair metal is a subgenre people either enjoy or immediately judge as the worst genre ever. People have argued that glam rock acts which started in the late seventies and went well into the eighties mainly appeal to those who grew up during this era, and are nothing more than nostalgia […]

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Interview: Michael Monroe talks career revitalization, ‘The Voice of Finland’

Posted by on July 11, 2017

Things have seemingly never been better for Michael Monroe. The Finnish rock ‘n roll icon and ex-Hanoi Rocks frontman has been on a roll with his past few solo records, which have contained some of the most infectious, anthemic material he’s ever laid down. He’s also fresh off of a successful stint as coach on […]

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Watch Michael Monroe react to man covering Slipknot’s “Psychosocial” on Finland’s ‘The Voice’

Posted by on March 20, 2017

Singing competition shows such as American Idol and The Voice have grown to be a terrible form of guilty-pleasure entertainment. As much as we hate want to hate them, it’s fun to see the occasional Rush of black metal cover. Additionally, a few contestants and/or winners have jump-started their career from these shows, including Quiet Riot’s new singer. […]

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New Finnish postage stamps feature Children of Bodom, Nightwish and more

Posted by on April 16, 2015

Mail just got a lot more metal in Finland. Reaffirming that this country is beyond awesome in its assimilation of metal culture into everyday life, there will soon be postal stamps bearing the images of a few Finnish bands. Among those honored are Children of Bodom, Nightwish, HIM, Apocalyptica, The Rasmus and Hanoi Rocks. Graphic […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Musicians Turned Bad

Posted by on August 12, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last night, the first of Breaking Bad’s final eight episodes aired. Chances are you’ve seen millions of memes, lists, and parodies inspired by everyone’s favorite cancer-ridden meth cook over the past week. One particular feature that caught our attention was […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: WTF Arrests

Posted by on May 13, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. It’s safe to say that the first thought on everyone’s mind when hearing that Tim Lambesis been arrested for hiring a hitman to kill his estranged wife was “Wait, what did he get arrested for?!” Even as details continue to […]

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This Just In: Mötley Crüe Are Ridiculous Human Beings

Posted by on June 29, 2012

It’s been a few months since we’ve discussed Mötley Crüe, mainly because since their tour with Poison was already announced to much fanfare (thanks Supreme Court blog!) and frontman Vince Neil’s Las Vegas strip club finally opened. But just when you think they’ve quieted down, the band pop up to prove just how idiotic they can […]

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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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