Tag Archives: Winger

Rokisland Fest 2022 hits Key West featuring Brett Michaels, Night Ranger, Skid Row and more

Posted by on July 27, 2021

  RokIsland Fest 2022 is coming! This festival in paradise will kick off on January 14-17, 2022 in Key West, Florida. Legendary radio host and tv personality Eddie Trunk will host the event which will feature heavy metals greatest bands from the hair metal era. The first of its kind will see iconic acts like […]

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Winger Release Star-Studded Version of “Better Days Comin’”

Posted by on April 28, 2020

  With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’re all wishing for better days. Now, progressive metal stalwarts Winger, along with some friends, is there to let you know that those days are on their way.  On Monday (27th), Winger released a new rendition of their song “Better Days Comin’” that features a hearty handful of familiar […]

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Spotify playlist: Witherfall’s favorite supergroups

Posted by on February 2, 2017

Witherfall, whose debut album Nocturnes and Requiems is out on February 10th, has a classic heavy sound to it that suggests the band has been around for longer than 2013, which is when the project first officially formed. Former White Wizzard members Joseph Michael and Jake Dryer got together with drummer Adam Sagan (Circle II Circle, Into […]

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Oh yeah, and Winger got a Grammy nomination yesterday…

Posted by on December 7, 2016

We were probably too busy reacting to the fact that Gojira picked up a a Grammy nomination for Magma to yesterday to notice what might have been the biggest surprise of the whole ceremony. Kip Winger is nominated for a Grammy – for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Yes, that Winger, the one that Stewart liked on Beavis […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/30: The charts have seen better days

Posted by on April 30, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Winger and Sebastian Bach, huh? I would exclaim “What year is it?!” if not for the fact that there’s also a new Aborted album. Otherwise, it’s slim pickins in terms of debuts for this […]

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Breaking news: Winger is doing things

Posted by on March 6, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/Jp57jqoKJ7E[/youtube] ’80s bands never die, they just eventually reunite. And of all the ’80s bands, probably none is more maligned than Winger. I mean, Stewart wore a Winger shirt on Beavis and Butt-head. And while detractors aren’t going to be changing their mind any time soon, Winger has returned with a new album, Better Days Comin’, […]

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Headbangers Brawl 5/11: Is There Still Genre Prejudice?

Posted by on May 11, 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. Hardcore. Screamo. Doom. Grindcore. Death Metal. Stoner Rock. Crabcore. Pirate metal. Heavy music may have more sub-genres than just about any other kind of […]

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Exclusive: GWAR’s Oderus Urungus Reviews ‘Beavis and Butt-head’

Posted by on October 28, 2011

Beavis and Butt-head love GWAR. In fact, not only did they watch several of their videos on the show’s original run, the band even played a major part in the B&B video game. So who better to judge (no pun intended) the return of Beavis and Butt-head to MTV than Oderus Urungus himself? FUCK! I […]

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