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Orion 2013, Day Zero: Baroness Start Things Off

Posted by on June 8, 2013

It’s not even the start of the Orion Fest yet, but I’ve already came within five feet of James Hetfield. Let me back up a little. I’m in Detroit for the second time ever, and still trying to get a feel for the city. I’m several blocks away from my hotel at the St. Andrews […]

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Rush Finally Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on April 19, 2013

If there’s one organization that’s more ridiculous than than the Grammys, it’s got to be the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There’s nothing less rock and roll than board members deciding who should be inducted into the hall of fame, and iconic bands like Deep Purple and KISS are routinely ignored because they’re not […]

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Dave Grohl Brings Sound City Players To New York

Posted by on February 14, 2013

There are few current  musicians that could direct a documentary, make an album with some of their musical idols, and then get them play shows to promote the film and subsequent soundtrack: Jay Z. His wife. Taylor Swift. Mumford. His Sons. And of course Dave Grohl, who brought his Sound City Players to New York’s Hammerstein […]

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Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players Announce NYC Show

Posted by on February 2, 2013

When we saw the first NYC screening of Sound City, a rep from Variance Films (who was on hand to introduce the film) joked how disappointed we likely were that Dave Grohl wasn’t there. In fact, Grohl was in L.A. for both a separate screening and for a show with his “Sound City Players,” who […]

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Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins Will Induct Rush Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on January 24, 2013

This past December, Rush were named  one of six inductees into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s Class Of 2013 after years of getting snubbed. And yesterday, it was confirmed that the Canadian prog legends will be inducted by…Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters. Grohl and Hawkins will be inducting Rush into […]

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Dave Grohl Enlists Members Of Slipknot And Rage Against The Machine For “Sound City Players” Show

Posted by on January 9, 2013

Last month, Dave Grohl revealed plans to perform at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18 with a band of “Sound City Players” in support of his new documentary. It was already a safe bet that the band and guest appearances would be made up of appear in the film and soundtrack. But now we […]

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How Much Is Your Favorite Drummer Worth?

Posted by on August 28, 2012

The old joke goes “what did the drummer get on his SAT? Drool.” But hey, it doesn’t matter how smart you are if you’re rich. Chances are your favorite drummer isn’t on this list, but celebritynetworth.com has just published a list of the 30 richest drummers in the world, and there are a handful of rock/metal […]

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CBGBs Is On Its Way To Savannah; Extras Wanted

Posted by on June 12, 2012

As word starts to spread about the CBGB Festival, much of the interiors of the original club are literally being packed into boxes and sent to Savannah GA, where a movie is being filmed about the legendary East Village club. When CB’s closed in 2006, owner Hilly Kristal, who must have known that he was […]

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Foo Fighters Drummer To Portray Iggy Pop In CBGB Film

Posted by on June 6, 2012

While Dave Grohl is working on his own documentary, his bandmate Taylor Hawkins is making his own entrance into cinema. The Foo Fighters drummer has just signed on to play Iggy Pop in a new film about the CBGB club and its founder Hilly Kristal. Also appearing in the film, simply titled CBGB, will be […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/17: Our Predictions For The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 17, 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. This week, the nominations for the 4th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced. And as usual, the announcement has garnered a mix response. […]

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