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
Clutch’s Neil Fallon: ‘It Is Important to Do More Good Than Harm’
He discusses his role in the Innocent Lives Foundation, as well as Clutch's new album, 'Book of Bad Decisions.'
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.'
Behemoth’s Nergal: New Album Is ‘Something We’ve Never Done Before’
Behemoth mainman Nergal chats with Full Metal Jackie about the band's new live album/DVD, being on Slayer's farewell tour and the next album.
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.
Tribulation Guitarist: We Write in ‘Moods and Colors and Textures’
Tribulation axeman Adam Zaars spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the band's new album, 'Down Below,' and their stylistic growth.
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford: Glenn Tipton ‘Is a Heavy Metal Hero Whether He Likes It or Not…
The Metal God Rob Halford spoke with Full Metal Jackie about what went into Judas Priest's 'Firepower' album and Glenn Tipton's decision to step away from touring.
Kittie’s Mercedes Lander: Our Songs Evolve, I’ve Never Played Them The Same Way Twice
Mercedes Lander spoke with Full Metal Jackie about Kittie's 'Evolutions / Origins' documentary, women in metal and what the band's future holds.
Geezer Butler Nixes Chances of One-Off Black Sabbath Shows: ‘It’s Best Not to Drag it Out’
The Black Sabbath bassist spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the end of the band and what the future holds for him musically.
August Burns Red’s Jake Luhrs: ‘Just Being Human and Being Real’ Draws Both Secular + Spir…
Full Metal Jackie speaks with August Burns Red singer Jake Luhrs about the 'Phantom Anthem,' appealing to different audiences, writing, touring and more.
Corey Taylor: ‘I Haven’t Heard Any’ New Slipknot Material, Stone Sour Touring Another 18 M…
Corey Taylor spoke with Full Metal Jackie about his new book of American commentary, switching gears between Stone Sour and Slipknot and more.