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Foo Fighters joined by David Lee Roth, Zakk Wylde & more at Los Angeles show

Posted by on January 11, 2015

This past Wednesday (7), Foo Fighters announced a special one-off show for Dave Grohl’s 46th birthday at the Forum in Los Angeles. And while those purchasing tickets for the in the round performance last night (10) were told there were no openers, the band delivered over four hours of music with a star-filled  arsenal of […]

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Metal Grammy nominees announced, continue to confound

Posted by on December 5, 2014

Earlier today, the 2015 Grammy nominees were announced. And if you’re expecting the organization to come around and be a little more progressive, you’re going to be disappointed once again. We’ll discuss this Headbangers Brawl style after the list, asking Metal Insider staffers their thoughts on the nominees and who we think will win. To […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Killing the Dragon’ by Dio turns 13 years old

Posted by on May 21, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKcuPnkG-mM[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 13 years ago today, Dio took us on his second-to-last magical journey with his own band with the release of Killing the Dragon. This was Dio’s second to last album under the name […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 1st: One more for the road

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Despite the date on the calendar, today’s new release list is no joke! There are tons of amazing new releases to listen to today – check them all out and enjoy the great new metal!     Ronnie James Dio – This is Your Life (Rhino)   This is a very special tribute album with […]

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New Dio tribute album “This Is Your Life” features Metallica, Rob Halford, Anthrax, and more

Posted by on February 6, 2014

We’ve seen a few different tributes to Ronnie James Dio ever since he died of stomach cancer on May 16, 2010, but this is a doozy. A new all-star tribute album titled This Is Your Life is coming via Rhino set to release on April 1, 2014 (and if you think it’s April Fools, the mob rules). […]

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Highlights From The Revolver Golden Gods 2013

Posted by on May 3, 2013

Last night’s Revolver Golden Gods wasn’t just about handing out awards to hard rock bands. The evening was jammed packed with one-time-only special performances and its fair share of memorable moments. While we’ll let you scratch your head over who won what award on your own, let’s recap some of the key highlights from this […]

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And The Winners Of The Revolver Golden Gods Awards 2013 Are…

Posted by on May 3, 2013

Tonight, the fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods award show took place in Los Angeles. The night found Anthrax performing with Philip Anselmo and Rex Brown, The Dillinger Escape Plan perform a Depeche Mode cover with Deftones’ Chino Moreno, Halestorm cover Led Zeppelin with David Draiman, Five Finger Death Punch play with Rob Halford and Rob […]

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Dave Grohl Revealed As Ghost BC Drummer

Posted by on April 1, 2013

Remember when it was mentioned that Dave Grohl had played drums on Ghost BC’s cover of ABBA’s “I’m A Marionette?” It turns out that Grohl might have a little more involvement with the band than that, as it’s been revealed that the journeyman Foo Fighters frontman is actually one of the “nameless ghouls” in the […]

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Josh Homme, Henry Rollins, Jack Black And More To Appear On The Gorburger Show

Posted by on March 5, 2013

[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://youtu.be/mRGdEI_CKrQ[/youtube] If you’ve ever seen The Gorburger Show, then you know how ridiculously awesome its concept is. In short, the web series features an alien from outer space (voiced by comedian TJ Miller) taking control over a Japanese talk show and interviewing guests. Still not convinced? Then watch Gorburger’s interview with Andrew W.K. Now […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/1: Our Predictions For The 2013 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 1, 2013

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. The nominees for the 5th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced earlier this week. And keeping with tradition, the nominations are so-so. While […]

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