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.
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Anthrax’s Scott Ian: Charlie Benante Already Has ‘Killer Riffs’ Ready for Next Album
Scott Ian was the latest guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio program and discussed his new book, his relationship with touring and new Anthrax material.
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.
Rex Brown on Fronting a Band: ‘It’s Invigorating as an Artist to Have That Kind of Freedom…
Rex Brown speaks with Full Metal Jackie about being a solo artist, a potential covers project, the touring life and his 2018 plans.
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.
Bruce Dickinson: ‘It Didn’t Concern Me in the Slightest’ I Might Never Sing Again After Ca…
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson was the latest guest on Full Metal Jackie's radio program and discussed his autobiography, 'What Does This Button Do?'
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.
Fireball Ministry’s James Rota: Dave Grohl Reminds Us ‘How Important Music Is’ [Interview]
Fireball Ministry's James Rota spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the band's return, his working relationship with Dave Grohl 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.
Brian Slagel Explains Metal Blade Misses, Talks Metal’s Staying Power + More [Interview]
Metal Blade Records founder and CEO Brian Slagel spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the label's 35 year history chronicled in his new book.
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.
Marty Friedman: It Feels ‘More Natural to Make Music’ Than to Work in Television
Marty Friedman spoke with Full Metal Jackie about his new album, 'Wall of Sound,' its guest collaborators as well as his extensive work on Japanese television.