Tag Archives: Jonny Craig

Slaves update: all charges dropped against frontman Jonny Craig

Posted by on March 14, 2018

It’s been reported that Slaves frontman Jonny Craig was released yesterday (13th) and all charges against him have been dropped. Craig was arrested shortly after the group’s show in Scottsdale, AZ for allegedly damaging some of the venue’s equipment. The group issued the following statement, to clarify on the incident: “About last night……. To confirm […]

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Slaves frontman Jonny Craig arrested at AZ show

Posted by on March 13, 2018

Jonny Craig has had a hard time staying out of trouble, and his streak of doing so came to an end last night as he was apparently arrested last night after a Slaves show in Scottsdale, AZ. According to Tweets from  concertgoers, the singer didn’t take kindly to Pub Rock Live shutting down the band’s set […]

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Slaves Texas and NYC dates cancelled, frontman Jonny Craig hospitalized

Posted by on February 22, 2017

Slaves frontman Jonny Craig recently underwent three back surgeries. He’s currently under a post-surgery recovery process, hospitalization and rest are required. Due to these circumstances, the planned shows for Texas and NYC have been cancelled. Craig announced the following to his fans on his Facebook: “Texas & NYC — Due to some unforeseen circumstances, I […]

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Slaves’ frontman Jonny Craig: ‘I have a problem: I am an addict’

Posted by on April 14, 2016

A few days ago, we reported about the band Slaves calling it quits in a sudden way by simply announcing that their next scheduled shows in Sacramento and Santa Cruz were the last ones from the band. Not many details came up about the reasons why the decision was made, although guitarist Alex Lyman posted […]

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Slaves have broken up

Posted by on April 11, 2016

Sacramento post-hardcore band Slaves have only been together since 2014, but they haven’t had an easy run of things. Perhaps that’s why it’s not super surprising to hear that they called it quits after last night’s show in Santa Cruz, CA. The band posted on Saturday, “Tonight in Sacramento and tomorrow in Santa Cruz are the last […]

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Slaves lost their agent, almost called it quits

Posted by on July 22, 2015

Once you get to the point of getting voted off a tour, you can assume things are not going well. Slaves had to find that out the hard way when Vans Warped Tour asked them to leave the already controversial tour, after their frontman Jonny Craig faced some allegations of inappropriate behavior. The damage that sort […]

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Slaves voted off Vans Warped Tour after allegations

Posted by on July 20, 2015

Once again, the band Slaves are in the headlines. This time, however, they are directly involved instead of just being witnesses, as  happened a few weeks back. According to an image of a flyer online, Vans Warped Tour had a town hall meeting where the bands voted on whether allow the band to rejoin the tour or […]

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Metal Insider top 5: Louder Than Quiet’s favorite songs with guest vocalists

Posted by on February 24, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/Pbnc6dvlzWA[/youtube] Upper Marlboro, MD metalcore quintet Louder Than Quiet have just released a single, “Red Gemini,” featuring guest vocals from embattled vocalist Jonny Craig. With that in mind, we asked the band to rank their favorite other metal songs that feature guest vocals. So check out the video above, and if you like what you hear, […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl: How Much Crowdfunding Is Too Much?

Posted by on May 10, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Blame it on Amanda Palmer. When the former Roadrunner artist turned to crowdfunding to finance her new album and tour, she had a $100,000 […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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