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Tag Archives: Richard Christy

A bakers dozen of (mostly) metal Friday the 13th songs

Posted by on February 13, 2015

Friday the 13th is among us once again – everyone’s favorite unofficial holiday for cheap tattoos and avoiding your neighbor’s sketchy black cat. There are countless media references to Friday the 13th, and quite a few of them are of the metal persuasion, so we’ve compiled some of the best songs related to the day, or more […]

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Richard Christy’s favorite 10 beers of 2014

Posted by on December 15, 2014

Whether it’s his role on the Howard Stern show, behind the kit in Charred Walls of the Damned, or his comedy rock opera cartoon Majestic Loincloth, Richard Christy is a busy man. He’s also a man that likes to drink, so in lieu of a list of the music he listened to this year, he provided […]

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Devildriver, Shadows Fall, Richard Christy & more detail ‘Spinal Tap’ moments

Posted by on March 2, 2014

Note: On this date in 1984, This is Spinal Tap was released. The mock documentary about a metal band on the downslope of it’s career is required viewing for any band, and still holds up today. November 11th, 2011 was “National Metal Day,” and this is a column we first ran back then. Happy 30th Annicrsary, […]

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Richard Christy ranks the ‘Friday the 13th’ Movies

Posted by on September 13, 2013

If there’s one thing we know about Charred Walls of the Damned drummer and Howard Stern show contributor Richard Christy, it’s that he loves horror movies. And while we’re still over a month away from his favorite holiday, Halloween, today is probably another one of his favorite days of the year, since it’s Friday the […]

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Drummer Richard Christy’s Top Five Of The Year

Posted by on December 6, 2012

Richard Christy wears many hats (and one diaper). While his day job on the Howard Stern Show consists of making hysterical phone calls among other things, most metalheads know him as one of the best metal drummers out there. His band Charred Walls of the Damned have released two albums on Metal Blade, while he’s also […]

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Orion Music + More Fest: Day Two Recap

Posted by on June 26, 2012

This past weekend, Metallica presented the inaugural Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, NJ. Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman, Zach Shaw and Kodi McKinney were there, as was MI contributor Alex Rudisill. We’ll be bringing you plenty of interviews from the show in the coming week, but here’s our take on day two of the […]

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Metal Blade Artists Pick Their Favorite Metal Blade Albums

Posted by on June 21, 2012

This year, Metal Blade Records is celebrating their 30th anniversary. We spoke to owner Brian Slagel earlier this month about the formation and rise of the label, but that’s only part of the story. With such a large and diverse roster spanning so many years, we decided to ask some current Metal Blade artists what […]

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Members Of Testament, The Black Dahlia Murder, Chimaira And More To Make Guest Appearances During The ‘Death To All Tour’

Posted by on May 8, 2012

The Death To All Tour, a seven date trek in honor of the late Chuck Schuldiner, was already looking pretty awesome. The tour already promised appearances from former members of Death, special guest vocalists, and opening slots from Atheist and Gorguts. Now, Death To All is promising special guest appearances on select dates. Earlier today, […]

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Exclusive: Richard Christy Comments On Charred Walls Of The Damned’s Performance At Metallica’s Orion Music & More

Posted by on April 11, 2012

Yesterday, it was revealed that drummer (and Howard Stern contributor) Richard Christy’s band had been added to the lineup of Metallica’s Orion Music & More festival. While the festival has yet to release a statement about the new addition, we reached out to Christy himself to get his reaction on getting added to Orion’s lineup. […]

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Win A Copy Of Death’s New Live Album ‘Vivus!’

Posted by on February 27, 2012

Tomorrow (February 28), Relapse Records will be releasing Vivus!, a two disc album featuring live  recordings of Death’s final lineup performing at the Whisky A Go-Go in LA and at Holland’s Dynamo Open Air in 1998. This live compilation is a must have for any diehard fan of the legendary death metal group and late […]

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