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Devin Townsend
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Devin Townsend Talks Upcoming Projects, Playing Music Cruises + More

Devin Townsend was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. He spoke with Jackie about the art versus life debate when it comes to recording, the mixing process of a record and he also offered some insight on adapting to the environment of playing music cruises. If you missed the chat, here’s Jackie’s full interview with Devin Townsend.

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Zakk Wylde Talks ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’

When it comes to interviews, Zakk Wylde is all business. We invited the Black Label Society frontman to our studio to learn about the band's ninth studio album, 'Catacombs of the Black Vatican,' along with everything Zakk Wylde. It didn't take long for Wylde to open up, enlightening us about the courage it takes to get in bed with a woman, the pain of masturbatory accidents + much more.

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Jackie Interviews John From Skillet

This day was fantastic. First I had We As Human join me live in the studio, then I get a visit form John (lead singer) of Skillet! We had a great time chatting about their time touring with Nickleback, talking about their latest album, Rise, among other things.

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We As Human Join Jackie In The Studio

I had an eventful afternoon! Instead of my normal studio time by myself I was joined by up and coming rock band, We As Human. These guys are great, super talented, fun and performing TONIGHT! Van Andel Arena at 6:30 you can check out the band as well as Skillet who will be closing the show tonight

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Scott Ian
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Full Metal Jackie: Scott Ian Talks About ‘Speaking Words’ Tour

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. He spoke with Jackie about his current 'Speaking Words' tour and also offered some insight on the progress of Anthrax's next album. If you missed the chat, here’s Jackie’s full interview with Scott Ian.

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This was my first ever photo shoot, and me back when I was interning in 2009 with FBHW
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Jackie’s Intern-View From Free Beer and Hot Wings

There was a time, not so long ago that I wasn't just "Jackie" I was Jackie Man Voice, or JMV... I interned for Free Beer And Hot Wings back in 2009, for about 1 year before I was asked to step up and take over weekends on GRD. Interning for the guys is an experience that is for sure, and I stumbled upon this the other day that sums up that experience.

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Full Metal Jackie: Lamb of God’s Chris Adler and Director Don Argott Discuss ‘As the Palaces Burn’ Documentary

Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler and film director Don Argott were the guests on Full Metal Jackie's radio show this past weekend. They spoke with Jackie about the creation of the 'As the Palaces Burn' documentary, which started off as a salute to the band's fans but morphed into something different when frontman Randy Blythe was arrested on manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic. The film is screening in theaters across the country. For a list of theaters, check here. If you missed the chat, here's Jackie's full interview with Chris Adler and Don Argott.

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Full Metal Jackie: Slipknot and Stone Sour Singer Corey Taylor Talks Lessons Learned in Music and ‘Fear Clinic’ Movie

Slipknot / Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend.

The always busy rocker spoke about some of the lessons he's learned in music and about his participation in the upcoming film 'Fear Clinic.' If you missed Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Corey Taylor.

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Brent Smith Talks Smith & Myers Acoustic Project and Shinedown’s Next Album

Shinedown's Brent Smith and Zach Myers recently stepped out from the comfort of their band to record a number of cover songs for the '(Acoustic Sessions)' EP. Smith recently spoke with 'Loudwire Reloaded' host Sandman about the fan-driven project and also dropped some interesting details about what's next for Shinedown.

Check out the chat below and listen to 'Loudwire Reloaded' this weekend to hear a portion of the interview in person.

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Heavens Basement Joins Jackie On GRD

Well today was exciting. My normal liquid lunch was interrupted by Heavens Basement popping their head into the studio! The guys are on a what we have decided to call, a nation wide bar crawl. After their tour with The Pretty Reckless got cancelled due to Taylor Momsen falling ill, the band decided to make their way out to the states anyway and hit up their favorite radio stations for a mini radio tour.

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Zakk Wylde
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Full Metal Jackie: Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde Talks New Album and Guitarist [Video]

Black Label Society's Zakk Wylde was the guest with Full Metal Jackie on 97.9 WGRD on Sunday night.

Wylde spoke about the band’s upcoming album, "Catacombs of the Black Vatican;" his creative process; and the group's recently-added guitarist, Dario Lorina.

If you missed Full Metal Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Black Label Society's Zakk Wylde.

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Korn’s Munky Chats with ‘Metalhead Ned’ on Album and Reunion with ‘Head’! [Video]

Rob Zombie and Korn took over the Delta Plex on Nov. 11 with a sold-out show.

Recently, Korn welcomed back original guitarist Brian "Head" Welch, released a new album, went on tour and more.

It was quite the year for Korn. I got the chance to hang out with guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer.

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