Tag Archives: John Bush

Interview: John Bush talks Armored Saint live album, Metallica, PledgeMusic campaign

Posted by on October 3, 2016

  It’s been 28 years since the last Armored Saint live album was released. Saints Will Conquer, an eight-song document of the band’s Raising Fear tour, recorded at Cleveland’s Agora Ballroom in October of 1987, was the last official live statement from a band that’s gone through, literally, another lifetime since then. There have been […]

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Remember When: Anthrax appeared in the film ‘Calendar Girls?’ Scott Ian does! [Exclusive]

Posted by on March 4, 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 […]

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Armored Saint get themselves into a Mess

Posted by on April 15, 2015

We’ve already gotten a chance to hear the title track to Armored Saint’s Win Hands Down, thanks to the video being released last week. Now John Bush’s pre and post-Anthrax band’s eighth full-length album has another song from the album streaming. “Mess” is another high-octane song,with an environmental lyrical bent that suggests the album may […]

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Armored Saint to release next album in June, hear a song

Posted by on April 8, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/MA-C8_zgLXo[/youtube] While Armored Saint were standard-bearers of heavy metal in the ’80s, they’ve slowed down a bit since then, having released only three albums since 1991. Of course that’s with good reason. Singer John Bush spent a good portion of the ’90s in a little band called Anthrax. Bassist Joey Vera even spent a little time […]

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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: We’ve Come for You All by Anthrax was released 11 years ago

Posted by on February 27, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epsIJDpytbg[/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 Anthrax’s We’ve Come For You All, which was released on February 27, 2003. I need to point out first that drummer Charlie Benante is an absolutely amazing drummer. Even though I’m […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Most Bizarre Reunions

Posted by on January 28, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Crazy to think how within a few hours, we suddenly had TWO Black Flag reunions to choose from. Hell, even one version of the punk icons plan to record a new album. But the circumstances of the multiple Black Flags […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Replacements

Posted by on January 8, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, the metal world was thrown for a loop when Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano left the band to concentrate on his production work. Actually, it was the second time Caggiano had left the band, as Dan Spitz had a […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Comeback Albums Of The 2000s

Posted by on June 11, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. There’s a lot at stake for a band that’s been out of the public eye for years or simply experienced their fair share of bad luck. In some cases, those said bands have already been written off by many as hopeless […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Odd Cover Songs

Posted by on May 29, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5xSxGhlHfc[/youtube] We love a good old fashioned cover song, especially when the artist is able to make said song completely their own. However, we recently saw video of a half-naked Ukrainian folk band called Los Colorados covering Rammstein’s “Du […]

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