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Tag Archives: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Five Finger Death Punch is for the children

Posted by on May 15, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/HRYnhwG9Coc[/youtube] Five Finger Death Punch were one of the headlining bands at last month’s sold-out Fort Rock Festival in Fort Myers, FL. During the song “Burn MF,” Ivan Moody brought 9 year-old Olivia Douglas onstage as he sang the touching, thought-provoking chorus “burn motherf*ker burn motherf*cker burn.” Her father, Mark Douglas, videotaped the exchange from side stage, […]

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In Defense of Their Good Name: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Posted by on May 9, 2014

After last week’s In Defense Of was published, I got to thinking, and I realized that a lot of the bigger bands have periods in their discography that are nearly universally hated by metal fans at large. Iron Maiden has the Blaze Bayley era, which we discussed in part last week. Metallica has the period […]

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CBS Recruits Another Metalhead For Reality Show

Posted by on August 29, 2012

For a network that’s conventionally thought of as the network for old people, CBS has been aggressively courting the metal demographic, at least as far as its reality show contestants go. Last year, metal fans and the NYC metal community watched Big Brother 13 as Adam “Heavy Metal Teddy Bear” Poch made it all the way […]

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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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Now There’s Two Dio Tribute Groups Featuring Former Bandmates

Posted by on April 27, 2012

You’ve probably already know of Dio Disciples, the tribute band featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens and members Dio’s solo group. Now get ready for yet another touring group featuring former Dio collaborators forming to pay tribute to the late great singer: The Southern Cross. This particular group was formed by former Dio guitarist Rowan Robertson (currently […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 3/2: Let’s Show Some Love For The Replacements

Posted by on March 2, 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. During the Monsters Of Rock-The Voyage cruise last weekend, John Corabi performed acoustic renditions of songs recorded during his time in Motley Crue. Right […]

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Video: Members Of Black Sabbath, Disturbed And Rage Against The Machine Play “Mob Rules” At Dimebash

Posted by on December 19, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRKzesITBHU[/youtube] Last week, some of metal’s elite came together for Dimebash, an event held in honor of the late Dimebag Darrell. The night was filled with many special moments, including Dimebag’s former Pantera band mate Rex Brown playing a handful of songs. Another highlight from the show came from Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell members Geezer […]

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Members Of Pantera, Slipknot, Anthrax And More Set To Appear At “Dimebash 2011”

Posted by on December 7, 2011

Last year’s Dimebash saw members of Slayer, Machine Head, and many others shared the stage for one night to pay tribute to the late Dimebag Darrell.  And it looks like organizers are going to top themselves, as details regarding this year’s Dimebash have been revealed. Already slated to appear at this year’s Dimebash are musicians […]

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Premiere New Song, Reveal Details About New Album

Posted by on August 23, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA6v243vpbA[/youtube] Without fail, there are about two or three fantastic albums that I don’t listen to in time to include on my “top 10 favorite albums of the previous year” lists. For 2010, one of those albums was Charred Walls Of The Damned’s self-titled debut. Well, I may get the chance to redeem myself this […]

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Exclusive: Don Jamieson Gives Preview Of ‘That Metal Show’s’ Season 8

Posted by on August 16, 2011

It’s hard to believe that VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show has been on the air for eight seasons now. Yet since 2008, hosts Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine, and Don Jamieson have talked to some of the biggest names in hard rock and metal (mostly classic rockers, but a few from today’s scene have graced their […]

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