Full Metal Jackie began her radio career as a DJ at WSOU Pirate Radio, Seton Hall University’s legendary metal station. Instantly addicted to the excitement of life behind the mic, she graduated Pirate Radio (and Seton Hall), to become an on-air personality at WHTG (Neptune, NJ), and later at WDHA (Dover NJ). Not content to limit her exposure to New Jersey, Jackie set her sights on bigger markets (and warmer climates!), making her way west to California’s gold coast. Establishing herself in Los Angeles, she learned the business side of radio and promotions while working for one of the music industry’s largest management companies. After a short stint as on-air host at San Diego’s 94.9 KBZT, Jackie landed the opportunity she had been working toward since her early WSOU days: host and producer of her own (and L.A.’s only) commercial heavy metal radio show, CHAOS on Indie 103.1. Working alongside other Indie 103.1 hosts such as Steve Jones (of the Sex Pistols), Henry Rollins and Dave Navarro, Jackie has quickly brought CHAOS to the station’s forefront. Today, Full Metal Jackie’s show can be heard on syndicated markets around the country through Envision Radio Networks.
Full Metal Jackie
Zakk Wylde: Generation Axe Camaraderie Like ‘Spinal Tap’ at Night’s End
Zakk Wylde is entertaining as ever in this latest interview.
Professional Wrestling First Inspired Avatar’s Theatricality
Along with Michael Jackson.
Dave Mustaine: Megadeth are ‘Working on Wrapping Up’ Next Album
Dave Mustaine gives an update on the new Megadeth album along with some other plans he and the band have for next year, including something called Kegadeth.
Mushroomhead Targeting ‘Early Spring of 2019′ for New Album
Drummer Skinny forecasts the next Mushroomhead release and discusses the band's two new members as well as the pursuit of creative integrity in this interview.
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford: ‘I Am Going to Write a Book’
'I was personally blessed by the Virgin Mary in a church in England. If that's not going to make you read my book, I don’t know what will,' Halford said.
Trivium’s Matty Heafy Wants More Metal Bands at American Festivals
'It's time that metal bands get the recognition they deserve,' says Heafy.
Testament’s Eric Peterson Has a Riff ‘Library’ + Aims for New Album in ‘Mid-2019′
He's got a new album from his black metal band, Dragonlord, coming out in September too.
Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls Recalls Performing the World’s Largest ‘Big Bottom’
Speaking to Full Metal Jackie, Smalls discussed going solo, meditating and what can be learned about virtuoso guitarists simply by watching their mannerisms.
Dee Snider: Twisted Sister Shouldn’t Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Fans think so, but Dee has his own reasons.
Bullet for My Valentine’s Matt Tuck: Our Old Style Wasn’t Challenging Us Anymore
The Bullet for My Valentine frontman tells Full Metal Jackie about the stylistic change on the band's new album, 'Gravity.'
Anthrax’s Scott Ian Learned About Slayer’s Farewell on the Internet
They agreed to play on the tour before they even knew that it would be Slayer's last run.
Ghost’s Tobias Forge Calls on New Rock Bands to ‘Step Up’
'I definitely don't think that rock is dead in any way,' he says. 'But I think that there has been a lack of new talent or new ambition.'