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
Sacred Reich’s Phil Rind: Metal + Buddhism Have Similarities
Rind offers up more on the band's first album in over 20 years.
Chad Gray: ‘No Way’ Hellyeah Put Out New Music Without Vinnie Paul’s Drums
Chad Gray was driven by the spirit of Vinnie Paul on 'Welcome Home.'
Tobias Forge: New Ghost Songs Designed to Fill Out Live Show
He's starting to pull the new record together.
Volbeat’s Michael Poulsen Recalls Advice Lemmy Kilmister Gave Him
Who better to listen to?
Gojira’s Joe Duplantier: ‘We’re Not Selling Out’ by Evolving
The guitarist talks about the band's evolution as musicians, their run on the Knotfest Roadshow and their longevity as a band.
Dream Theater’s James LaBrie: There’s a Level of ‘Genius’ to Making Simpler Music
Coming from the singer of the most progressive metal band ever.
Zakk Wylde: Don’t Throw House Shows + Rent a Hall Instead
Unless you want someone to demolish your house, of course.
David Ellefson: How Saying Yes to More Things Made My Life Better
That's the theme of the Megadeth bassist's new book, 'More Life With Deth.'
Corey Taylor: Slipknot Bring Diverse Tour Lineup to Help ‘Pass the Torch’
Corey Taylor preaches brotherhood and unity in this interview.
Mastodon’s Brann Dailor: Writing ‘Crack the Skye’ Was ‘A Bit Like Torture’
Brann Dailor talks about how 'Crack the Skye' changed the band's approach to music, their late manager Nick John and more.
Glenn Danzig: ‘We’re Not Gonna Do Many More’ Misfits Shows
Danzig talks about the rarity of Misfits gigs, his 'Verotika' film, his upcoming 'Danzig Sings Elvis' album and more with Full Metal Jackie.
Nita Strauss: ‘There Are No Apologies for Being Female in Heavy Metal’
The guitarist talks about her career, signature guitar and debut solo record.