Category Archives: We’re Getting The Band Back Together

Contest: 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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Live Gig Review: Another Triple-Shock Creepshow from John 5 at the Gramercy Theatre on 2/15/24

Posted by on February 24, 2024

  Another Thursday night, another big evening in New York at the Gramercy Theatre for a night of thrills, chills, and unexpected musical surprises presented by John 5. First up was indulging in a beast of an Eastsider burger at my favorite East Village eatery, Paul’s Da Burger Joint. When it got closer to show […]

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Concert Calendar (2/24-3/03): Hallucinating Blackened Silver. Gravesend, Mother Feather, & more

Posted by on February 24, 2024

  ‘sup, ya’ll?! We know you will enjoy perusing about some of the many great new gigs Ian is always excited to list for you well into the start of March. We know you will find there is something for everyone, because metal is for everyone. Everyone in metal has memories of bands and concerts […]

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Metal Mixer: from Escuela Grind to Insomnium: band drama, ghosting, & lineup updates

Posted by on February 23, 2024

Amidst surprise reunion announcements, new album reveals, and anticipation for a bustling year of tours, there’s also been a sprinkle of drama and potential mysteries. Contrasting our previous list of member departures, this roundup includes the events that surround the group Escuela Grind and more. Here are five bands who’ve announced member departures or welcomed […]

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