Tag Archives: SNL

Remember When: Eddie Van Halen had dinner on ‘Saturday Night Live’?

Posted by on March 6, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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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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Headbangers’ Brawl 10/1: Best Metal Moments On TV

Posted by on October 1, 2010

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach 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. When talking to Bram back in August, Dave Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus) revealed that they were trying to invade late […]

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SNL Makes Fun Of The Juggalos Again, Asks The Important Questions In Life

Posted by on April 19, 2010

Part of me feels guilty for getting such pleasure from laughing at the Insane Clown Posse and their fan base, the Juggalos. But let’s face it, they don’t exactly make it easy for us to take them seriously. So parodies, such as the ones Saturday Night Live has been doing this past season, will always […]

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Dave Grohl Steals The Show On ‘SNL’

Posted by on February 8, 2010

When it was announced that Them Crooked Vultures were going to be the musical guests on this past weekend’s Saturday Night Live, I instantly was hoping to see the supergroup make an appearance in a skit. While only one member joined the cast in action, I still got my wish. Dave Grohl joined host Ashton […]

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