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
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.
Gojira’s Joe Duplantier on Opening New Doors With ‘Magma,’ Touring With Metallica + More
In a new interview with Full Metal Jackie, Gojira's Joe Duplantier discusses what attracts him to metal, the band's touring, their new studio and more.
Eyehategod’s Mike IX Williams: ‘I Just Want to Keep Doing This Until I Do Get Six Feet Und…
Eyehategod frontman Mike IX Williams spoke with Full Metal Jackie about receiving a liver transplant, nearly dying, returning to the stage and more.
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.
Kreator’s Mille Petrozza Details Experimentation on ‘Gods of Violence’ + Positivity in Met…
Kreator's Mille Petrozza was the guest on Full Metal Jackie's radio program, discussing the new album, 'Gods of Violence,' experimenting & positivity in metal.
Max Cavalera Reflects on Impact of Sepultura’s ‘Roots,’ Plots ‘Big Campaign’ for 20th Anni…
Max Cavalera spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the 'Return to Roots' tour, the impact of Sepultura's 'Roots' album and future Soulfly plans.
Meshuggah’s Tomas Haake Talks New Album, Role as Lyricist, Time Away From Music + More
Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the band's new album, his role as the chief lyricist, taking time away from music and more.
Exodus + Slayer Guitarist Gary Holt Talks Splitting Time Between Bands, Jamming ‘Free Bird…
Exodus + Slayer guitarist Gary Holt was the guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio program, discussing splitting his time between bands, 'Free Bird' + more.
Zakk Wylde Talks ‘Book of Shadows II,’ Learning Guitar, Staying Humble + More
Zakk Wylde was the guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio program, discussing 'Book of Shadows II,' learning guitar as a child, staying humble and more.