Tag Archives: Kanye West

Steel Panther reacts to Kanye West Grammy incident

Posted by on February 16, 2015

Kanye West’s attempt at making a scene and following remarks regarding Beck’s win for album of the year at the 2015 Grammy Awards last week is already well documented. As is the vocal backlash that West has (rightfully) received because of it, including some fellow recording artists Paul Stanley of Kiss and Shirley Manson of Garbage. Now, comedic […]

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Tom Araya’s daughter responds to meme; the Jenners rock Slayer shirts

Posted by on June 16, 2014

Yesterday was Father’s Day, as those that have fathers or are fathers were all aware. Perfect opportunity to dust off a dad-related meme or two, right? That’s what iHeartRadio did yesterday with the picture of Tom Araya and his family taken at the Grammy Awards a few years back. “You could be in Slayer and […]

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Mastodon, Meshuggah, Deafheaven playing Bonnaroo 2014

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Meshuggah said they were planning to play North American festivals to celebrate its 25th anniversary. And now we know that one of those festivals will include Bonnaroo. Yet that’s just the icing on the cake, since also playing the four day music festival in Manchester, TN will be Mastodon and Deafheaven. The 2014 lineup was […]

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Top 10s of the year from Broken Hope, Eyehategod, Fear Factory, Armed for Apocalypse and more

Posted by on December 6, 2013

As 2013 ticks down, it’s time for everyone to take stock of what they’ve been listening to for last 11 months or so. Metal Insider and its contributors will start releasing it’s contributors’ lists starting later today, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. In the latest installment, members of Eyehategodand, Fear Factory, […]

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Top 10s of the year from Abigail Williams, Beyond the Shore, Kyng, Venomous Maxiumus and Luder

Posted by on December 5, 2013

As 2013 sputters to a close, it’s time for everyone to look back at the year in music and reflect on what they listened to the most. It’s a little unfair to compartmentalize an entire year of music into a top ten list, but that’s exactly what we’ll be doing starting later this week. We […]

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Marilyn Manson’s ‘Beautiful People’ meets Kanye West’s ‘Black Skinhead’

Posted by on July 19, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/cz6ySjoUt-s[/youtube] After speculation that Kanye West sampled Marilyn Manson’s “Beautiful People” for his controversial track “Black Skinhead,” mashup DJ Girl Talk had to challenge the pairing. While there is no official claim that West samples Manson, Girl Talk, whose specialty is mixing and digital sampling, offered a tight mashup of the two songs at a […]

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P.O.D., Stryper Have Differing Opinions On Kanye West

Posted by on June 26, 2013

This week’s #1 album is Kanye West’s Yeezus. Despite being leaked, the record sold over 327,000 copies in its first week. Of course by giving his album that title and having a song titled “I am a God” (with “God” listed as a collaborator on the track), he opens himself up to criticism from Christians. TMZ […]

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Kanye West Wears Ridiculous Sweatpants

Posted by on May 16, 2013

Kanye West is one of the most successful artists of the last decade. The Chicago producer rose up the ranks from being an in demand producer to a multi-platinum solo artist that continues to take chances with his music. However, he’s not known for being able to take a joke, or for being modest. One […]

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Guns N’ Roses Added To Governor’s Ball Music Festival

Posted by on February 7, 2013

June New York City music festival The Governer’s Ball had a pretty mainstream/indie-rock lineup – until today. Guns N’ Roses has joined the lineup of the festival, taking place on Randall’s Island on June 7th-9th. They join the likes of Kanye West, Kings of Leon, Grizzly Bear, Animal Collective, Kendrick Lamar and many others. In […]

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Here’s That Cello And Woodwind Cover Of Suicidal Tendencies You Were Looking For

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Portland Cello Project and Alan Sparhawk of Low cover Suicidal Tendencies The Onion’s AV Club has been doing a pretty cool weekly series called Undercover, where artists come into their offices and cover a song from a pre-existing list. This week features one of the oddest ones they’ve done: Alan Sparhawk of shoegazey band Low […]

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