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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Glenn Danzig Talks Blackest of the Black Fest, New Album + Misfits Reunion Shows [Intervie…
Glenn Danzig spoke with Full Metal Jackie about his huge plans for the Blackest of the Black festival, the writing process for the new Danzig album + more.
Chuck Billy: Testament Touring With Diverse Lineups Is ‘Great for Metal’ [Interview]
Testament's Chuck Billy spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the band's newest album, 'Brotherhood of the Snake,' touring with diverse lineups and more.
Dave Mustaine: Megadeth Have Begun Writing New Material, Will End ‘Dystopia’ Touring in 20…
Dave Mustaine spoke with Full Metal Jackie about Megadeth Bootcamp, how he's evolved as a songwriter, 2017 plans and more.
Gus G Talks Collaborations on New Firewind Album, Brotherhood of Ozzy Osbourne Guitarists
Guitarist Gus G. spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the new Firewind album, the latest with Ozzy and a funny story about taking sleeping pills from the singer.
Rob Halford Loves Being in Judas Priest More Than Ever, Reflects on 30th Anniversary of ‘T…
The 'Metal God' Rob Halford spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the 30th anniversary of 'Turbo' and how he loves being in Judas Priest more than ever before.
Ghost’s Nameless Ghoul: New Album Will Be Darker, Thematic Successor to ‘Meliora’ [Intervi…
A Nameless Ghoul from Ghost spoke with Full Metal Jackie about their 'Popestar' EP, their humorous live persona and what direction the new album will take.
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.
Saxon Targeting August for New Album, Biff Byford Talks Live Reputation + More [Interview]
Saxon frontman Biff Byford spoke with Full Metal Jackie about their 10th album, 'Let Me Feel Your Power,' and revealed when the next studio album is expected.
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.
Beartooth’s Caleb Shomo: Taking a Year Off Reinforced Love for Touring [Interview]
Speaking with Full Metal Jackie, Beartooth's Caleb Shomo spoke about the band's new album and direction, anger and how time off reinforced his love for touring.
Avatar’s Johannes Eckerstrom: ‘I Don’t Want My Metal To Be Safe and Comfortable’ [Intervie…
Speaking with Full Metal Jackie, Avatar frontman Johannes Eckerstrom discussed the band's new album, their theatricality and not playing it safe in metal.
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.