Author Archives: Bill Shouldis

New Trap Them Mp3 From Darker Handcraft

Posted by on January 6, 2011

BrooklynVegan has premiered a new mp3, “The Facts” from Trap Them that will appear on their new record Darker Handcraft coming out via Prosthetic on March 15th.

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Photos: The Sword at Webster Hall

Posted by on December 8, 2010

With a new drummer in place and a rescheduled tour, The Sword came to New York’s Webster Hall this past weekend, playing an 80- minute set touching upon all three of their albums. While we didn’t arrive in time to see Mount Carmel, Karma To Burn put on a great, mostly-instrumental set.

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Photos: Iron Thrones + Hero Destroyed at Lit Lounge, NYC

Posted by on November 16, 2010

Last night, the Metal Insider-sponsored Hero Destroyed/Iron Thrones came to New York’s Lit Lounge. After a great opening set from New York’s Empyreon, No Label Needed Contest & Series winners Iron Thrones played an intense four-song set. The long, narrow basement of Lit was won over by the band, with one patron so excited that […]

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GWAR Perform “Zombies, March!” Live On Jimmy Fallon

Posted by on October 29, 2010

Intergalactic scum GWAR took to late night TV on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to perform “Zombies, March!” from their forthcoming album Bloody Pit of Horror. While the typical late night viewer and tourists taking in the show were likely shocked, it was definitely a stripped-down version of their normal stage show, and […]

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Stop Wasting The Internet

Posted by on October 26, 2010

Peter Malkin asks the question if there are two many digital tools available to artists. Here’s a hint, the answer is yes. Bob Lefsetz summed up this video nicely by commenting “Concept with failed execution is this video. But watch it anyway, because the concept is so damn good.” [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7ANYvXP1hY[/youtube]

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OFF! Playing In-Store At Generation Records

Posted by on October 15, 2010

OFF! (members of Circle Jerks, Earthless, Hot Snakes) will be doing a free in-store performance at Generation Records on October 22nd. More details at Generation’s Website.

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Win A Guitar And “The Vinyl Conflict” from Slayer!

Posted by on October 11, 2010

While June 6th might be the International Day of Slayer, October 12, 2010 should be equally celebrated by fans of the band. That’s the release date for The Vinyl Conflict, an all-encompassing vinyl box set featuring all 10 of the band’s American Recordings albums.¬†Eight of the albums of have been long out of print – […]

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Torche Show Canceled

Posted by on October 6, 2010

Due to unforeseeable circumstances, the Torche in-store has been canceled.

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Metal Insider Presents Torche In-Store At Generation Records

Posted by on September 24, 2010

Metal Insider is stoked to announce that we will be sponsoring a very special Torche In-store performance at Generation Records on October 25th at 5:30 PM. The band will be playing their new album Songs For Singles from front to back! The show is free and will be first come first serve as the basement […]

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Exclusive Big Jay Oakerson Video From Mayhem Festival

Posted by on September 7, 2010

Big Jay Oakerson has spoken about the differences between performing at a comedy club and in front of a rabid crowd of metal fans. While you’ve probably seen him do stand up before, here he is performing at the San Bernardino stop of this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Keep in mind this is […]

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