Tag Archives: Stevie Wonder

Nick Raskulinecz to produce next Mastodon album

Posted by on November 20, 2013

There are going to be a lot of good records coming out next year, but one of the ones we’re looking most forward to is Mastodon’s sixth album. And now we know who’s going to be producing it. In an interview with Rolling Stone, drummer Brann Dailor reveals that the band is set to head into […]

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Soundgarden To Perform At President Obama’s Inauguration

Posted by on January 18, 2013

Chris Cornell has previously played at campaign fundraisers for President Barack Obama. Now the singer and Soundgarden will be performing at the president’s second inauguration. According to SPIN and The Washington Post, Soundgarden will be among the musical acts performing at the official inaugural ball being held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in […]

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Metallica Confirms Orion Fest Will Return In 2013

Posted by on July 26, 2012

While we were at Metallica’s inaugural Orion Music & More festival earlier this summer, the band said several times while performing that this was indeed an annual event. Following the festival, the band said that they’d be making an announcement over the next few weeks as to whether they would do it again, and it […]

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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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Exclusive: 3 Name Their Top 3 Influences

Posted by on September 22, 2011

To say that it’s hard to define 3’s sound is a bit of an understatement. While the obvious label would be prog rock, the band’s music combines so many different elements and styles that they truly stand out amongst fellow modern bands. That’s why we at Metal Insider thought it would be fun to ask […]

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Mastodon, Manowar, Blind Guardian Make “Geeky Concept Album” List

Posted by on January 11, 2011

The rock concept album has been around in some shape or form since the ’60s, when the Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Since then, the concept has given us some of the best albums ever written (like Pink Floyd’s The Wall), and some of the worst (we’re looking at you, Operation: Mindcrime […]

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Metallica To Help Rock HOF Turn 25

Posted by on July 30, 2009

The self-congratulating, exclusionary annual industry circle jerk known as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is turning 25 this year, and to celebrate, the foundation is throwing two concerts at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The shows, on October 29 and 30, will feature a pretty stellar lineup of acts, with Metallica playing on the […]

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