Tag Archives: Anti Mortem

Anti-Mortem’s Zain Smith explains break-up

Posted by on October 21, 2014

The news came out that Anti-Mortem broke up yesterday, leaving us all scratching our heads. The Oklahoma band played a show less than a week ago, and they released their debut album with Nuclear Blast, New Southern, earlier this year. What happened? Guitarist Zain Smith gave Metal Insider some more details about the recent break-up: “Everything […]

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Anti-Mortem are anti-Anti-Mortem, band breaks up

Posted by on October 20, 2014

While no official reason has been given, Anti-Mortem announced that they were breaking up earlier today via their Facebook page. The Oklahoma band, who’s southern-tinged metal was one of the more commercial bands on Nuclear Blast, had released their debut album, New Southern, on the label last year. They’d played shows as recently as this past […]

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Satyricon, Napalm Death, Fear Factory among bands added to Slipknot’s Knotfest

Posted by on August 11, 2014

The second American Knotfest, which was announced earlier this year, isn’t until the end of October, but things appear to be going pretty well for it. Things have to be for them to have added a fifth stage. Fear Factory, Napalm Death, Satyricon, Amen, Otep, Prong, Immolation, Attika 7 have been added to the festival […]

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Slipknot taps Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Anthrax and more for 2014 U.S. Knotfest [Updated]

Posted by on July 5, 2014

It’s been two years since Slipknot launched its own festival, Knotfest. At first, it seemed as though only Japan was getting the festival this year. However, now it appears Knotfest will also return to America in October, and with a pretty massive lineup. Along with Slipknot, Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, […]

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Atreyu returning to play Aftershock Festival, working on new music

Posted by on July 1, 2014

While they’ve been hinting at it a bit via cryptic pictures on their social media, California metalcore band Atreyu have announced their return. The band have been working on new music and will be playing the Aftershock Festival on Sacramento, CA on September 14th. Here’s what the band’s Brandon Saller said about it: “The time […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/14: Nothing that Magic about this week

Posted by on May 14, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It was a pretty slow week for chart debuts, and also another one of those “what decade is this” weeks. Sarah McLachlan and Santana have two of the top ten debuts this week. At […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/7: Whitechapel break into the top 10

Posted by on May 7, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Some weeks, like last week, aren’t always the most exciting in terms of debuts (though its fun to take a few shots at Winger). This week is just the opposite with albums that come […]

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New & Noteworthy April 29th: As bright as the darkness

Posted by on April 29, 2014

There are a LOT of new albums coming out today! Coming from all over the spectrum and all over the world, today’s release list will be a delight for almost every metal fan out there. Check it all out right here!   Devil You Know, The Beauty of Destruction (Nuclear Blast) Howard Jones’ triumphant return […]

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Contest: Win a prize pack from Anti-Mortem!

Posted by on April 22, 2014

Next Tuesday, April 29, Oklahoma band Anti-Mortem will be releasing their debut album on Nuclear Blast. New Southern is a bit more straight-ahead rock and roll than a lot of the label’s roster, and is definitely a bit more Scorpion Child than Suicide Silence, but that makes the band stand out on NB’s roster. The […]

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Holy Grail Announce Summer Tour Dates

Posted by on May 7, 2013

After releasing their second album, the awesome Ride the Void, earlier this year and having toured with the likes of Anthrax and Exodus on the Metal Alliance tour, it’s safe to say that Holy Grail has picked up scores of fans in that time. Now the band is planning to head out on their very […]

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