Category Archives: Scene Report

Scene Report: The Answer’s Cormac Neeson talks about Belfast’s rock and metal scene

Posted by on October 25, 2016

Usually when Metal Insider does Scene Reports, they’re about a specific town or scene in the United States. This time, however, we turned the column over to Irish rockers The Answer, who’s forthcoming album, Solas, is out this coming Friday (28). When we asked the band’s Cormac Neeson what the Irish music scene was like, he […]

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Scene Report: Twelve Foot Ninja give a rundown on Melbourne

Posted by on July 25, 2016

In just about one month (August 26), Melbourne, Australia’s Twelve Foot Ninja will be dropping their sophomore album, Outlier. The band have made pretty great strides in the United States with 2014’s Silent Machine, but they’ve got plenty of love for the city that spawned them. Vocalist Nik “”Kin” Etik ran down some of the things […]

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Between Load-In And Set Time: Citizen Zero’s guide of places to eat, drink in Detroit

Posted by on July 6, 2016

  [youtube][/youtube]     On August 5th, Detroit’s Citizen Zero will release their debut album for Wind-Up Records, State of Mind. The four-piece mainstream rock band have been playing around the country with bands like P.O.D. and Highly Suspect, and logged time at festivals including Rock on the Range and Carolina Rebellion. However, they’re most at […]

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Amplified Scene Report: Olathia talk haunted venues, beer, Cleveland community

Posted by on June 17, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email A band that’s been on our radar for a little while now is Cleveland shredders Olathia. They’re a modern take on super-melodic thrash, dynamic but with loads of room for shreddy guitar work and vocalist Chris […]

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Scene Report: Things to do in Boston when you’re My Missing Half

Posted by on June 16, 2016

Over the course of five years, My Missing Half has gone from a one-man home-recorded project to a powerful three-piece melodic death metal band. Led by Bijan Hennessey, the band recently released their second EP, A Proper Hangman’s Knot. Back in April, we premiered the video for “The Cell That I Call Home”, and now you can […]

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