Tag Archives: Jethro Tull

Lars Ulrich reaffirms that Metallica is goo goo for Gaga

Posted by on February 15, 2017

The A.V. Club spoke with Metallica’s Lars Ulrich about the Grammys and tentative future collaborations with Lady Gaga. He admitted that Metallica doesn’t just pick anyone to share the stage with, as he said, “we try to cherry-pick them a little more.” Metallica was basically curious what they would sound like with James Hetfield sharing […]

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Flutes, Metallica, and history repeating

Posted by on September 23, 2016

The Grammys are bullshit. No doubt about it. Grading art is not only pointless for us as fans, but it also belittles the crucial relationship between listener and artist. Putting that aside, what if the most controversial moment in Grammy metal history was just ahead of its time? What if this mysterious panel of old […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Times and ways the Grammys got it wrong

Posted by on February 10, 2015

OK, we promise that this is the last post we’ll be making about the Grammy Awards. We’ve wasted enough of the internet bitching about Tenacious D and the omission of Wayne Static and Dave Brockie. And that’s just this year. There’s almost always something to bitch about when it comes to metal. Since 1989, the […]

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Kings Destroy’s top 5: Road Songs

Posted by on November 3, 2014

Brooklyn doom quintet Kings Destroy have been hitting the road rather hard lately. Most recently, they wrapped up a tour with the mighty Pentagram. Since they’ve been doing a lot of driving while touring, the band was kind enough to share their top five road songs with us. Check out what songs (in no real particular order) […]

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Which of the following metal rumors are true?

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Chances are, you spent the better part of the day wondering whether something unbelievable was true or if it was part of an April Fool’s prank (yeah, sorry about that). With that in mind, we decided to play a little game. We’ve compiled eleven “rumors” that have made their way around the metal community over […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Rising Force’ by Yngwie Malmsteen was released 30 years ago

Posted by on March 5, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QbNuctX4TI[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Yngwie J. Malmsteen’s debut album, Rising Force, which was released on this day in 1984. This album is instrumental for all but two songs. It’s a pretty artistic album. It […]

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And The Grammy For This Year’s “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” Goes To… Halestorm

Posted by on February 10, 2013

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are about to air on national TV. However, one award that was given out off camera was for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance.” And the winner of this year’s Grammy for “metal” is… Halestorm for “Love Bites (So Do I).” This marks Halestorm’s first win and nomination at the Grammys. Many […]

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Guitar Hero: Warriors Of Rock Coming In September

Posted by on June 7, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht7Jn55kzUI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Remember when the Guitar Hero franchise was fresh and exciting? Activision does too, which is why the recently-announced Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, is the only GH game they’re releasing this year. In prior years, they’ve flooded the market, and by the time the awful Guitar Hero: Van Halen was released last year, no […]

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