Tag Archives: Backtrack

Metal By Numbers 11/29: Jolly Happy Souls

Posted by on November 29, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Few bands are renowned for the live albums like Iron Maiden. If you’ve ever seen then live, then you understand why. Their studio albums are the best of the best, no question, but you […]

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Keith Buckley of Every Time I Die is writing a novel

Posted by on November 20, 2014

Every Time I Die vocalist Keith Buckley will be releasing his first novel through Rare Bird Books. The book will be “semi-autobiographical” and is expected to come out in “winter 2015/2016.” From the publisher: “SCALE chronicles Ray Goldman’s journey downward through the adversarial trials that sometimes prove necessary in facilitating an eventual ascent into truth and […]

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The Ghost Inside streaming Dear Youth

Posted by on November 6, 2014

The Ghost Inside are streaming their fourth full-length, Dear Youth, due out November 17th on Epitaph Records. Vocalist Jonathan Vigil recently explained the album title in an interview with Alternative Press: “To be honest, it was just a lyric; it was just an idea for a song. It wasn’t necessarily going to be the album title. As the […]

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Every Time I Die, The Ghost Inside to tour

Posted by on September 9, 2014

Every Time I Die put out one of their best albums to date, From Parts Unknown, earlier this year, and while they tore it up on the Warped Tour this past Summer, they hadn’t done a proper headlining tour on the record – and they still aren’t going to be. However, their just-announced co-headlining tour with […]

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This Is Hardcore Fest 2014’s lineup includes Killswitch Engage, Converge, Unearth and more

Posted by on April 1, 2014

We’ll probably have to clarify this more than once today but no, this is not an April Fools joke. This Is Hardcore Fest has revealed the lineup for its four day festival set for July 24-27 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA. Hope your scrolling finger is in good shape because here’s the full […]

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Your definitive guide to metal at SXSW

Posted by on March 3, 2014

Right now, downtown Austin is bracing itself for the calm before the storm. In just four days (7), annual music, interactive and film mega-convention South by SouthWest (SXSW) will begin, and won’t let up until the following Sunday (16). Spring break for the music industry, place where bands go to get signed, or place where […]

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Terror’s Scott Vogel On The State Of Hardcore And Signing With Victory Records

Posted by on April 8, 2013

For over eleven years, Terror has served as a standout example of hardcore music. And on April 9, Terror continues the tradition with its fifth full-length album, Live By The Code. Frontman Scott Vogel, a vocal supporter of the underground music scene, took the time to speak with Metal Insider prior to kicking off Terror’s […]

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East Coast Tsunami Festival 2012 Lineup And Details Announced

Posted by on August 1, 2012

We just hit August and there are still many summer festivals to attend in the upcoming weeks, including Slipknot’s Knotfest (which has Machine Head as the newest addition to its lineup). But the festival fun doesn’t end there, since new details regarding the East Coast Tsunami Fest 2012 have just been released, and this year […]

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