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
Robert Trujillo: I’m Bringing ‘Peace, Harmony and Groove’ to Metallica [Interview]
Robert Trujillo spoke with Full Metal Jackie about Metallica's current tour, his 12-year-old son playing with Korn, his role in the band and more.
Phil Labonte on Evolution of All That Remains: ‘I Don’t Want to Be a Formula Band’ [Interv…
All That Remains frontman Phil Labonte spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the band's musical evolution, the writing process behind 'Madness' and more.
Zakk Wylde on Reuniting With Ozzy, Completing New Black Label Society Album + More
Speaking with Full Metal Jackie, Zakk Wylde revealed a new Black Label Society album has been recorded, and talks about laughing and rocking with Ozzy again.
Corey Taylor Talks New Recording Process Behind Stone Sour’s ‘Hydrograd,’ Wants to Write a…
Stone Sour's Corey Taylor spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the band's new album, 'Hydrograd,' his forthcoming book and ambitions to write a movie.
Troy Sanders Compares Experiences Between Veteran Band Mastodon and New Project Gone Is Go…
Troy Sanders spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the differences between being in an experienced band like Mastodon and having the new project Gone Is Gone.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett on Crafting ‘Hardwired’ Solos: ‘I Played Whatever Was in My Head’…
Kirk Hammett was the guest on Full Metal Jackie's radio show over the weekend. The Metallica guitarist discussed the band's new album, 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct' + more.
Philip Anselmo: Apologies Are ‘Scrutinized’ and a ‘No-Win Situation’
Philip Anselmo spoke with Full Metal Jackie about Superjoint's new record, balancing multiple bands, his polarizing actions, memories of Los Angeles & more.
Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil Discusses Vinyl Reissues, Potential New Album + More
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the band's vinyl reissues, the impact the group has had on new musicians, a new album and more.
Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach Talks ‘Incarnate’ Album, Touring + More
Killswitch Engage's Jesse Leach spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the 'Incarnate' album, headlining the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival and touring.
Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde Talks Love for Guitar + More
The Black Label Society leader speaks with Full Metal Jackie about his love for guitar and more.
Adam Gontier Talks Saint Asonia’s Debut Album, His ‘Best Vocal Performance’ to Date + More
Adam Gontier was a recent guest on Loudwire Nights. Full Metal Jackie caught up with the Saint Asonia frontman to talk about the group’s debut album + more.
Brent Smith: Upcoming Album Is the ‘Strongest Shinedown Record We’ve Ever Made’
Full Metal Jackie caught up with the Shinedown frontman, who talked about survival, their fans, the band’s "strongest record ever" and more.