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
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.'
Corey Taylor: New Slipknot Lyrics Are ‘Most I’ve Shared’ in Years
Corey Taylor talks with Full Metal Jackie about his relationship with Ozzy, his son playing music with Clown's son, the next Slipknot album, Rammstein & more.
Randy Blythe Won’t Be Affected by Slayer’s Farewell: ‘I’m Sure We’ll Remain Friends’
Randy Blythe spoke with Full Metal Jackie about Burn the Priest's upcoming covers album, the early days of his career as well as the end of Slayer.
Slayer + Exodus’ Gary Holt: It ‘Pisses Me Off’ That Rap Is the Most Popular Music in Ameri…
Gary Holt spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the end of Slayer, the next Exodus album and what bands will fill Slayer's absence.
Zakk Wylde Is Still ‘Blown Away’ + ‘Inspired’ By Playing of Classic Guitar Legends
Zakk Wylde was the latest guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio program to discuss Black Label Society's latest album, 'Grimmest Hits.'
Avatar’s Johannes Eckerstrom: ‘I Don’t Believe’ Next Album Will Be a Concept
Avatar's singer spoke with Full Metal Jackie about 'Avatar Country,' how the band intends to keep themselves from treading the same musical paths and more.
David Ellefson: New Megadeth Album Could Be Out in 2019
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson spoke with Full Metal Jackie about narrating the 'Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal' documentary, moving to L.A. and more.
Anthrax’s Scott Ian: Charlie Benante Already Has ‘Killer Riffs’ Ready for Next Album
Scott Ian was the latest guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio program and discussed his new book, his relationship with touring and new Anthrax material.