BuzzFeed Article – “11 Celebrities Wearing Iron Maiden T-Shirts, Ranked By How Likely It Is That They’ve Actually Listened To Iron Maiden”
Hollywood’s favorites have been wearing so many classic metal shirts lately that BuzzFeed wrote an article about it. This is where a lot of metalheads might get insulted, because as BuzzFeed suggests, the probability of all of these pop icons knowing the discography of Iron Maiden front to back is pretty slim. #posers
Anthrax's Joey Belladonna Sang The National Anthem At The Chicago Cubs Game
On September 21, Anthrax’s Joey Belladonna sang the National Anthem to open a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds. The aging heavy metal frontman can still sing it loud, just like he can still totally pull off the long black hair.
Ghost Won Best Metal Performance at 58th Grammy Awards
This year’s Grammy for Best Metal Performance didn’t go to one of the usual suspects from the ’80s metal scene, but to a contemporary metal band. Notably, August Burns Red also was nominated.
Metallica’s James Hetfield Was A Character On American Dad
James Hetfield appeared on an episode of American Dad as a water polo coach. The joke was supposed to be that even though he was voiced by the Metallica member and looked exactly like him (down to the tattoos), it definitely wasn’t him…
Christian Bale Practiced Drums To Pantera and Mastodon Songs For The Big Short
The Big Short was nominated for the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture, among others, and won for the award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Christian Bale, one of the lead actors in the film, famously reports gearing up for his drum scene by practicing to Pantera and Mastodon songs.