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John 5 On Rob Zombie’s First Ever Live DVD, Working With David Lee Roth And Rod Stewart

Posted by on August 2, 2013

It’s been a little over a year since we last spoke to John 5. Yet somehow he hasn’t slowed down at all. He’s busy enough keeping up with Rob Zombie, releasing the album Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor and co-headlining Mayhem Fest. Yet somehow he finds the time to collaborate with some of music’s biggest names AND […]

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Zoltan Bathory Talks Five Finger Death Punch’s New Album, Ivan Moody’s Battle With Alcohol, And The Value Of Major Stage Shows

Posted by on July 30, 2013

Five Finger Death Punch is under a lot of pressure. First, there’s the pressure of following the success of their past albums with not one, but essentially TWO new albums (the first part out now and volume 2 slated for November). Then there’s the weight that comes with getting promoted from Mayhem Fest openers to […]

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Photos: Mayhem Fest 2013 (Main Stage) At Hartford’s Comcast Theatre, 7/21/13

Posted by on July 26, 2013

This past week, the Metal Insider crew was spread out across multiple dates of this year’s Mayhem Fest. However, photographer Derek Soto was on hand for all of the craziness when Mayhem rolled through the Comcast Theatre in Hartford, CT last Sunday (July 21). We’ve already shared pictures from the side stages. Now check out […]

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Brann Dailor Clarifies Status Of New Mastodon Album, Involvement With ‘Monsters University’

Posted by on July 26, 2013

It was a pleasant surprise when we first heard that Mastodon would be playing the mainstage at Mayhem Fest this summer. It’s been almost two years since the band released their gigantic album, The Hunter, so naturally many assumed new material was in the works. And while ideas are indeed being put together for the […]

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Photos: Mayhem Fest 2013 (Side Stages) At Hartford’s Comcast Theatre, 7/21/13

Posted by on July 25, 2013

This past week, the Metal Insider crew was spread out across multiple dates of this year’s Mayhem Fest. However, photographer Derek Soto was on hand for all of the craziness when Mayhem rolled through the Comcast Theatre in Hartford, CT last Sunday (July 21). We’ll be posting shots he took of the main stage shortly. […]

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Looks Like Korn And Asking Alexandria Are Touring Together This Fall

Posted by on July 23, 2013

As it turns out, Korn’s fall plans include a tour with Asking Alexandria. An official announcement has yet to be made. However, all it took was an ad for Asking Alexandria’s new album to let the secret slip out. Fans attending this summer’s Mayhem Fest will notice an interesting ad in the tour’s official program […]

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Machine Head Defend Use Of Fake Amps Onstage

Posted by on July 10, 2013

Black Veil Brides recently received a fair amount of flack for using fake amps during their live performances, even though it’s common practice used by many. And now even Machine Head have spoken out in defense of it. It all started when El Paso, Texas radio station KLAQ 95.5 FM posted photos of fake amps […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Defunct Touring Festivals

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, Gigantour kicked off its fifth installment and Mayhem Fest is well into gear. And while the summer is packed with other treks like the Summer Slaughter Tour, the All Stars Tour, and other tours (hell, even the Warped […]

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Attika 7 And Scorpion Child Added To This Year’s Mayhem Fest

Posted by on June 13, 2013

Shortly after Behemoth dropped off of this summer’s Mayhem Fest, tour founder Kevin Lyman promised that they would announce a replacement soon. And today, the touring festival has revealed not one, but TWO new additions to this year’s lineup in lieu of Behemoth. Joining the Jagermeister Stage will be Attkia 7, the supergroup whose members […]

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Huntress Singer Jill Janus’ Top 5: Vocalists

Posted by on June 3, 2013

This summer is going to be a big one for Huntress. First, the group is going to release their sophomore album Starbound Beast, which features a single co-written by Lemmy Kilmister himself, on July 2 via Napalm Records. Then they’ll spend the rest of the summer on Mayhem Fest, leading them to launch their own […]

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