Tag Archives: M.O.D.

A conversation with Felix Griffin (D.R.I, Bat) on joining M.O.D Classics (Ken Ballone & Tim McMurtrie

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Over the years, as bands fracture and reform, it’s not uncommon for musicians to squabble over who gets to keep the band’s original name. Most recently, we’ve seen Cro-Mags settle their lawsuit over the band’s name. We’ve also seen groups splitting into two including Entombed/Entombed A.D, Venom/Venom Inc., and so forth. Just two years ago […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/19: Decapitated get ahead in sales

Posted by on July 19, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Summer touring season usually yields some good numbers for album sales, even if the album isn’t really considered new anymore. A few bands have popped up again as a result of Vans Warped […]

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Song premiere: M.O.D. are back, and they’re “Busted, Broke & American”

Posted by on May 19, 2017

  While it’s been a decade since the last album from M.O.D., it’s been thirty years since their debut breakthrough album, U.S.A. For M.O.D. A crossover thrash classic, there’s no way that the mostly politically incorrect lyrics, courtesy of outspoken frontman Billy Milano, would pass muster today, but the riffs persist. An offshoot of S.O.D. (which featured […]

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S.O.D.’s ‘Speak English or Die’ being reissued in November

Posted by on October 22, 2015

Want to make your politically correct metalhead friends’ heads explode this holiday season? Thanks to Megaforce and Stormtroopers of Death, you’ll be able to do just that, as S.O.D.’s debut album Speak English or Die is going to be reissued as a 30th anniversary edition. Initially released in 1985, S.O.D. consisted of Anthrax’s Scott Ian and Charlie […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metal Summer Songs

Posted by on June 17, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. This Friday is more than just the end of a work week – on June 21st, it officially turns into Summer. And while it’s universally accepted that autumn is the most metal of the four seasons, Summer at least comes […]

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