Tag Archives: Angra

Metal By Numbers 2/28: The charts will find you

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I haven’t actually checked, but I’m pretty sure this is the largest list of debuts compiled yet for 2018. There’s a whopping 17 albums listed below, some you likely know, some you don’t know, […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 16th, 2018: If There Is New Music, It Will Find You

Posted by on February 16, 2018

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week we’ve got new music from Angra, Pop Evil, and many more. If you would like to check out the last New & Noteworthy, you can do so here, if you […]

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Angra to release new album ‘ØMNI’ in February, listen to new song

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Angra just announced that their upcoming album ØMNI will be released on February 16th via earMUSIC. The follow-up to 2015’s Secret Garden was recorded in Sweden with producer Jens Bogren. ØMNI, which means “everything” in Latin, is another concept album similar to Holy Land, Rebirth and Temple of Shadows and this one is based on […]

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Spotify playlist: Fusion guitarist Jason Kui’s “Headbanging All Night” playlist

Posted by on October 12, 2017

Tomorrow (13) fusion guitarist Jason Kui will be releasing his debut album, Absence of Words, on Prosthetic. This will be the first time the album will be available outside of Hong Kong. The axeman says his influences include Eddie Van Halen and John Petrucci, and he’s been a session musician since 23. While he may not […]

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ProgPower USA 2018 line-up announced: James Labrie, Tarja Turunen, Angra, and Voyager to headline

Posted by on September 11, 2017

ProgPower USA is the premier U.S. festival for progressive and power metal. For 18 years they have been a paramount part in bringing some of the biggest and best names in the international progressive and power metal scenes to a country not particularly known for either. It takes place every September at the Center Stage […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Genesis/Phil Collins covers

Posted by on June 3, 2016

  Today, a piece of metal history came out as HELLYEAH’s cover of Phil Collins’ “I Don’t Care Anymore” was released. Taken from the band’s fifth album, Unde!able, the cover of the 1982 song features guitar tracks from late Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell. Drummer Vinnie Paul told Rolling Stone that the  band were tossing around ideas […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zach Fehl’s top 10 of 2015

Posted by on December 17, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we’re letting Metal Insider’s staff pick their favorite albums of 2015, in addition to some of the musicians that helped make some of it. You can see all of our picks so far here. Now we bring you Metal Insider contributor and former intern Zach Fehl’s list.   10) […]

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Review: ProgPower USA XVI Day 2, 9/12/15 – Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA

Posted by on September 21, 2015

ProgPower USA is the premier US festival for progressive and power metal. It takes place every year in September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. The festival seeks to bring in bands that don’t necessarily have the fan base to tour the United States but still would like to get their foot in […]

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Official photo of Megadeth’s new line-up revealed

Posted by on August 21, 2015

With a new studio album looming on the horizon, Megadeth has released an official photograph of their latest line-up. Along with Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler (at left) and Angra guitarist Kiko Loureiro (second from left) make their debut in the latest Megadeth band photo. Chris Adler joined the band […]

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Megadeth officially adds Kiko Loureiro to their lineup

Posted by on April 2, 2015

While Megadeth did a bad job hiding the fact that Lamb Of God’s Chris Adler would appear on the new album, they left many wondering whether rumors about Kiko Loureiro joining the band were true. However, Dave Mustaine has now confirmed that the Angra guitarist is indeed the latest addition to Megadeth. Mustaine had the following to […]

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