We are saddened to report another tragedy that struck over the weekend as Iron Age guitarist Wade Allison has passed away. There are no additional details on his death as the tragic news arrived over the weekend following several social media posts, including the label, 20 Buck Spin, confirming his death. The Texas-based group, […]
It’s a pretty clear indicator that you’re a) busy and b) having a good time when your goal to update the blog daily with SXSW updates falls by the wayside your second day in. We did make a valiant effort to write about the annual music and tech conference, and did a pretty bang-up job […]
Metal Insider is a proud sponsor of Full Metal Texas, the most metal of all metal events taking place in Austin. If you’re going to be down there, you probably already know about it and have made plans for Thursday, 3/18. The event is free, and now it’s already-stellar lineup has gotten even better with […]
It looks like everyone heading down to Austin next month is going to have a full slate of metal stuff to do, and we’re proud to announce that we’re playing a part in it. Metal Insider will be a partner in Full Metal Texas, an awesome event entering its second year. The initial lineup has […]
Skeletonwitch has announced tour dates for this coming February. Support for the entire tour will come from Iron Age and Howl while Doomriders and Black Tusk will appear on selected dates. More details here.
Last week, we showed you that Andrew W.K., Sara Quinn (of Tegan and Sara) and porn star Sasha Grey like the metal, via their year-end picks for best music. A tipster (thanks Diana!) let us know that indie-cenric blog Pitchfork has unveiled their list of “Best of 2009” guest contributors, and some metal shows up on […]
Baroness vocalist/guitarist John Baizley apologizes in advance. Having just become a first time father, he might need to end the interview at a second’s notice. Thankfully that doesn’t happen, but Baizley and the rest of Baroness – Alan Blickle, Peter Adams and Summer Welch -have also birthed what Decibel is suggesting could be the album […]
Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week as well as what’s getting played at Metal radio courtesy of radio trade magazine FMQB, whose metal panel consists of about 80 college and commercial stations that have metal shows, as well as SiriusXM, […]