Tag Archives: Rollins Band

Rollins Band/Mother Superior drummer Jason Mackenroth passes away

Posted by on January 4, 2016

Jason Mackenroth, who played drums in both the Rollins band and Mother Superior, has died from prostate cancer. A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help his family. Marcus Blake, who played in both bands with Mackenroth, confirmed his passing via a post on his Facebook page: “Today, I lost a great friend, Jason Mackenroth to […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Heaviest SNL Musical Guests

Posted by on February 15, 2015

Since launching in 1975, Saturday Night Live has become a mainstay for comedy. And while the live TV sketch show is renowned for its timely and sometimes politically incorrect satire, it’s also been revered for its musical performances from rising stars and music legends. Granted, SNL’s music guest often lean towards more mainstream acts, but […]

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All star band Motor Sister taking you for a Ride

Posted by on January 13, 2015

What to do when your favorite band breaks up? Most people mourn a bit, then respect the band’s legacy by letting their influence live on via their music. Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian isn’t most people though. Mother Superior was a Los Angeles trio that broke up in the early 2000s after releasing eight albums. The […]

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Here’s an updated list of how much it costs to book your favorite band

Posted by on June 13, 2014

A few weeks ago, website Priceonomics did some number crunching and found out what it would cost to book a number of bands. At the time, we noted that the math was a little bit off, due to the fact that it was through a third party booking agent. We also noted that some of the […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 12/7: Who’ll Win The “Metal” Grammy And Who Should’ve Been Nominated?

Posted by on December 7, 2012

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. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-6et8rppdU[/youtube] It’s that time of year again. This week, the nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards’ “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” were announced. Now […]

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Glenn Danzig And Henry Rollins Included In Shepard Fairey’s “Mount Rush-core”

Posted by on October 3, 2011

Bram and I have received a lot of crap from our New York City friends over our home state of New Jersey. Well we’d now like to challenge all the Jerz haters to name us another state that has a public piece of art immortalizing the forefathers of punk rock (including Glenn Danzig and Henry […]

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Two Of The West Memphis Three To Be Freed?

Posted by on August 18, 2011

The West Memphis Three has been a cause celebre for metal fans and celebrities alike since 1993, when Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin were found guilty of the deaths of three Boy Scouts in Arkansas. Now it appears that two of the three will be released from an Arkansas prison tomorrow. According […]

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