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Full Metal Jackie

Rock 'n' roll is in my blood! I began my radio career as a DJ at WSOU, Seton Hall’s legendary metal station. Even though I’m from the East Coast, I always wanted to find a warmer climate to call home. Fortunately for me, I wound up in Los Angeles where the beaches are beautiful and the sushi is delicious. I’ve worked alongside some huge rock stars like Dave Navarro and Henry Rollins, and I’ve interviewed a lot of my heroes. And now, I’ve landed the gig of my dreams, hosting 'Loudwire Nights' on radio stations across America!
Zakk Wylde
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Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde on ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’ and Meeting Ozzy Osbourne

Things are starting to pick up for Black Label Society. The group just released their 'The Catacombs of the Black Vatican' album and are just about to launch their massive 'Golden Gods' trek with Down, The Butcher Babies and Devil You Know.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Lacuna Coil’s Cristina Scabbia Talks New Album ‘Broken Crown Halo,’ Songwriting and Touring

Lacuna Coil co-vocalist Cristina Scabbia was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Fresh off the "Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock" tour, Scabbia talked about the trek, the band's transition after having two members retire and channeling her own personal struggles into the band's songwriting. If you missed Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Lacuna Coil's Cristina Scabbia.

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Korn’s Jonathan Davis Discusses Mayhem Festival and ‘The Paradigm Shift’

Korn are riding a career upswing at the moment, due in part to the success of 'The Paradigm Shift' album. The news just keeps getting better for the band, as they're set to appear as co-headliners of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.

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Chevelle’s Sam Loeffler Talks ‘La Gargola’ Album and Touring

Chevelle continue to crank out great hard rock music and the band's seventh studio album, 'La Gargola,' just arrived in stores and online. The group has been receiving positive reviews so far for the heavier sounding effort and they're getting ready to take their show on the road.

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We’re Celebrating April Tool’s Day on ‘Loudwire Nights with Full Metal Jackie’

April Fool’s Day comes around every year on the same day -- I mean, if you’re getting fooled the same day every year on the same date over and over, what gives? Every year it’s the same: you wake up, go about your business and sooner or later someone tells you a lie, or at least some crazy story, in the hopes you’ll get all riled up and agitated

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Category: Rock
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Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr Talks Early Attention and Working as a Duo

Up-and-coming duo Royal Blood are starting to garner the attention of tastemakers in the U.S. after enjoying positive early returns in Europe. The hard rocking pair, who formed just last year, are bringing their buzz-generating stage show stateside later this spring.

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Category: Interviews, News, Rock
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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Talks ‘Hail to the King’

During a recent broadcast of 'Loudwire Nights,' Full Metal Jackie spoke with Avenged Sevenfold singer M. Shadows. The two covered a wide range of topics including Avenged's new album 'Hail to the King,' the state of the music industry, golfing while on tour + much more.

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
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Bring Me The Horizon ‘Sleepwalking’ Free MP3 from ‘Loudwire Nights With Full Metal Jackie’

It's been just about a year since Bring Me the Horizon unleashed their epic disc 'Sempiternal,' and they've taken the music world by storm with the album. Following the success of the single 'Go To Hell, For Heaven's Sake,' frontman Oli Sykes and the boys are currently blowing up radio with 'Sleepwalking.' To celebrate the band's success, BMTH and Epitaph Records are teaming up with our radio show 'Loudwire Nights With Full Metal Jackie' to offer a free MP3 download of 'Sleepwalking' (in the player below)!

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Carcass’ Jeff Walker Talks ‘Surgical Steel’ Album, Touring + Musical Influence

Carcass frontman Jeff Walker was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. He spoke with Jackie about the band's 'Surgical Steel' album, the rush of touring and the influence his band has had on music. If you missed the chat, here’s Jackie’s full interview with Carcass' Jeff Walker.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Lady Gaga Intentionally Barfed On During SXSW Performance [Video]

Say what you want about Lady Gaga, but she always knows how to keep herself relevant and in the news.

She wears outrageous costumes to every event she attends, she says shocking things and just comes off as a really weird oddball.

But hey, if it works for her, that's great.

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