Category Archives: Cowboys From ‘Shell

Tom’s Top Ten: The Best Sets of 70000 Tons of Metal 2024

Posted by on February 26, 2024

  Every year, a few days before we hop on a plane to Florida to board the annual 70000 Tons of Metal cruise, they drop the complete running order of bands on their website. This sparks both excitement and extreme panic in me. I immediately print off two copies (since I’m going to fuck up […]

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Niklas Kvarforth’s The Sinister Initiative announces Shining’s ‘The Helsinki Tapes’ and much more

Posted by on February 26, 2024

  In an unexpected Instagram post, the Finnish record label The Sinister Initiative announced an album by the legendary Swedish black metal powerhouse Shining titled The Helsinki Tapes. This mysterious offering is bound to prove a masterpiece, given Shining’s status as a pioneering outfit of unsurpassed quality; Shining has been destroying lives and inspiring psychopaths […]

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Live Gig Review: Under the Municipal Waste Command at the Brooklyn Monarch on 2/17/24

Posted by on February 26, 2024

  I love it when a plan comes together. After seeing Machine Head slam down Palladium Times Square and laid up by John 5 shredding the Gramercy Theatre, I scored a heavy metal hattrick of the highest order for Metal Insider to cover another brutal four-band bill featuring the Richmond party animals known as Municipal […]

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Ticket Giveaway: Win 2 VIP passes to see Slayer at Riot Fest

Posted by on February 25, 2024

  Enter to win two VIP passes to see the return of Slayer at this year’s Riot Fest in Chicago, IL this September! Metal Insider is giving away two VIP passes! Complete the tasks below to gain more entries and increase your chances of winning.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to witness the legendary […]

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Alcest announce new album ‘Les Chants De L’Aurore;’ streaming new song “L’Envol”

Posted by on February 24, 2024

  Alcest have announced their new album, Les Chants De L’Aurore, will be released through Nuclear Blast Records on June 21st. In addition, the band has revealed they will embark on a European tour set for autumn this year. To accompany the album announcement, Alcest are streaming their first single, “L’Envol” along with a music video (artwork by […]

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