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
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.'
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.'
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.
Michael Schenker: ‘I Haven’t Listened to Music Since I Was 17 Years Old’
Guitar legend Michael Schenker spoke with Full Metal Jackie about being rejoined by several of his former bandmates on his new album 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.
Rob Halford: Judas Priest’s Rock Hall Nomination Is Important for Heavy Metal [Interview]
Rob Halford was a guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio program and discussed Judas Priest's Rock Hall nomination, his Instagram page, 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.
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Not a Political Songwriter: ‘We Write About All Kinds of Differen…
Dave Mustaine spoke with Full Metal Jackie about touring behind the 'Dystopia' album, gelling with his new bandmates, the breadth of his lyric writing and more.
Ozzy Osbourne: Zakk Wylde’s ‘Playing Has Improved Unbelievably’ [Interview]
Ozzy Osbourne spoke with Full Metal Jackie about having Zakk Wylde back in the band, the end of Black Sabbath, what the future holds and more.
Slayer’s Kerry King: ‘If Things Go Well I’d Like to Record Next Year’ [Interview]
Slayer axeman Kerry King spoke with Full Metal Jackie about what he prefers about touring the U.S., the next Slayer album, Gary Holt's playing + more.
Les Claypool on New Primus Album: ‘Goblin Rock Has Definitely Been Missing for a While’
Les Claypool spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the new Primus album, how the band fits or doesn't fit on various festivals, his SeaPop soda and more.