Tag Archives: Angra

Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 25 Albums of 2023

Posted by on December 25, 2023

  Whether we are still witnessing the aftermath of the pandemic or entering a time when more doors are open for artists to release albums, 2023 has seen a significant number of releases. And may I say, they are really good ones too. From the major players to artists embarking on a fresh start with […]

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Metal Insider’s Siegfried Samer’s (Dragony) Top 8 Albums of 2023

Posted by on December 19, 2023

      08) Silver Bullet, Shadowfall(Reaper Entertainment) A slightly more underground recommendation, but a solid one nonetheless, comes in the shape of Silver Bullet from Finland, who deliver more than solid work on their third album, “Shadowfall.” While the production could maybe use a little more fine-tuning, the song material itself is top-notch, and […]

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Metal By Numbers: When No Charts Sang – 12/17/2023

Posted by on December 17, 2023

    Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Metal By Numbers is back! We appreciate your patience during a brief hiatus. The past few months have been exceptionally busy, leading to some delays. We are excited to share an extensive […]

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New & Noteworthy: Dark Releases – 11/3/2023 -11/10/2023

Posted by on November 10, 2023

  New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. Last week saw new albums from the likes of The Struts, Suffocation, Bad Wolves, Spiritbox, Silent Planet, Yawning Balch, Dying Wish, Green Lung, Carnation and more. This week, we can expect the return […]

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Angra unveil “Tide of Changes” video

Posted by on September 15, 2023

  Brazilian progressive power metal legends Angra are gearing up to release their new album, Cycles Of Pain, on November 3rd via Atomic Fire Records. Today (15th), the group has unveiled a video, “Tide of Changes,” an overall ambitious two-parter.    Felipe Andreoli comments: “This song came to life very quickly. After I played around with […]

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ICYMI: Watch Angra “Ride Into The Storm” in new video

Posted by on August 17, 2023

  Angra, who will be embarking on 2024’s 70000tons of Metal and having a live DVD shoot for the upcoming voyage, are gearing up for their new album, Cycles of Pain, out November 3rd via their new label, Atomic Fire Records. In case you missed it, the group has dropped a video for their latest […]

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Angra sign with Atomic Fire Records; announce new album ‘Cycles of Pain’

Posted by on July 5, 2023

  Angra have signed with Atomic Fire Records. The Brazillian progressive power metal giants are set to release their long-awaited tenth full-length effort, Cycles Of Pain, on November 3rd.   Founding member/guitarist Bittencourt comments: “I’m very proud to announce that our newest album will come out on the 3rd of November and it’s going to […]

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Hammerfall, Angra, and PowerGlove fire John Finberg

Posted by on September 30, 2020

    Following an extensive report by MetalSucks, bands continue to fire concert booker and First Row Talent owner John Finberg due to a lengthy list of allegations of sexual misconduct, bullying, harassment, racism, etc. While the news has gone public this week, groups have cut ties with Finberg long before, and a quick Google […]

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Megadeth Guitarist announces release date for ‘Open Source’

Posted by on June 23, 2020

  Kiko Loureiro, guitarist for Megadeth, has announced a release date for his upcoming solo album. Open Source is set to hit shelves on July 10.  The announcement was made Monday (22) during a short video update in which Loureiro also showed people how to play “the hardest phrase” of the album’s lead single, “EDM […]

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Brazilian research names spider species after heavy metal artists

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Christina Rheims, a researcher at Instituto Butantan in São Paulo, Brazil, discovered 4 new spider species and decided to name them after her favorite heavy metal artists. Extraordinarius bruceickinsoni – Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson Extraordinarius klausmeinei – Scorpions vocalist Klaus Meine Extraordinarius rickalleni – Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen Extraordinarius andrematosi – Original Angra vocalist Andre Matos […]

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