Tag Archives: Atlanta

Mastodon opening rehearsal facility in Atlanta

Posted by on February 22, 2016

Over the past 15 years or so, Atlanta and it’s surrounding areas have cultivated a healthy metal scene, with Kylesa, Baroness, Royal Thunder, Black Tusk coming from the general vicinity. Hell, you could even throw Attila in there. The biggest success story though, is Mastodon. And while they’ve definitely turned into one of the most […]

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Dissident Aggression: Dead In The Dirt

Posted by on July 19, 2013

In this metal world of ours that grows increasingly obsessed with anything we can label “retro” or, much worse, bands simply cramming as many notes as possible into songs that have little passion behind them, coming across a band like Atlanta’s Dead In the Dirt becomes quite refreshing.  Granted, “refreshing” in this case is equivalent […]

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Unsigned & Streamed: Palaces

Posted by on December 19, 2012

Why should major label bands be the only ones who get love? Unsigned & Streamed is a column where we stream a song from an unsigned band we at Metal Insider really dig. This week on Unsigned & Streamed, we’re losing our minds over the riff-driven hell Atlanta’s Palaces has given us. The trio’s debut, Tarnish, is out now on […]

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Radio Spotlight: WRAS/Atlanta GA’s Lauryn Christy

Posted by on September 14, 2012

The Syndicate, Metal Insider’s parent company, is a promotion and marketing company that has championed the metal scene for almost 15 years. In our weekly Radio Spotlight, we’ll offer a look behind the scenes of metal radio from some of the stations and outlets playing metal that the Syndicate works with to spotlight the newest underground music on […]

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