Tag Archives: Batushka

Charting the course to 2024: reflecting on 70000tons of Metal 2023 Artist Spotlight: Batushka

Posted by on September 27, 2023

    We’re counting down to the 2024 edition of 70000 tons of Metal! This is by far one of our personal favorite metal cruises where every artist is a headliner. Metalheads from around the globe share an insane experience of four days with very little to no sleep of nonstop metal shows. From big […]

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Concert Calendar (8/14-8/20): Music Is Our Life: Guns n’ Roses, Kamelot, & more

Posted by on August 14, 2023

    You should defiantly attend some shows. Yes really. It seems like there are a thousand tours racing across America every single day now that we’re well into summer. Don’t get anxious by all the heavy goodness asking for your concert dollar as this tropical season continues because there’s a solution for that. Metal […]

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Unleashing metal fury on the high seas: 70000tons of Metal 2023: Recap from Insomnium, Destruction, Vreid, and more!

Posted by on March 10, 2023

    Imagine setting sail on a four-day cruise, surrounded by 3000 fellow metalheads and 60 bands, all sharing the same passion for heavy music. This is 70000tons of Metal, an epic journey that was sadly cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving many wondering if this one-of-a-kind experience would ever return. And it […]

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70000tons of Metal add Elvenking & more to 2023 lineup; removes Vektor

Posted by on January 4, 2023

  Shortly after adding Vektor to the round 11 2023 70000tons of Metal lineup, it didn’t take long for the organizers to remove the group due to previous controversial allegations. However, the event has since added Elvenking and Batushka. With twenty-six days to go and only thirty-five out of sixty bands announced, there’s still ways […]

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Batushka sign with Napalm Records

Posted by on November 16, 2022

  Polish black metal outfit Batushka have signed with Napalm Records, and we can only hope this means new music is on the horizon! The group has also announced they will embark on a 2023 winter European tour with Hate.   The band comments on the signing:  “PILGRIMS! We’re happy to announce that we’ve signed […]

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Concert Calendar (10/17-10/23): Elevated by Riffs – Iron Maiden, Accept, & more:

Posted by on October 17, 2022

  Hit me up whenever (Instagram: izzysabbath, Twitter: blkholestomach), and we’ll talk about concerts. Our 2022 concert memories (this gnarly year has blitzed by! Getting amped up for Halloween! Trying to contain ourselves for Iron Maiden on Wednesday!) and how we’re just as excited as we’ll always be for live music. Short intros, -Ian October […]

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COVID-19 Updates: Benighted frontman & Mayhem guitarist test positive, Batushka guitarist recovers, Ex-Nightwish singer loses father

Posted by on April 9, 2020

  COVID-19 has been affecting people all over the world for months now. More than 1.5 million people have been infected globally with the death count reaching nearly 90,000.  The effects have not been lost on those in the metal community. In the last couple of days, updates have come from the Benighted, Mayhem, Nightwish […]

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Batushka guitarist has coronavirus; Gary Holt (Exodus/Slayer) “suffering from all symptoms”

Posted by on March 19, 2020

  Our way of life has dramatically changed within the last few weeks. It feels surreal as it was just yesterday when we were talking about concerts to look forward to, and now, we’re wondering which show to watch next on YouTube. This outbreak has not only locked us inside, it has also made a […]

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Batushka’s Krzysztof Drabikowski gives update on lawsuit

Posted by on February 6, 2020

The rift between Batushka guitarist Krzysztof Drabikowski and vocalist Bartłomiej Krysiuk continues to grow. In a new interview with Dark Art Conspiracy, Drabikowski gave an update on the whole situation, as well as further background on what happened between the two. For the most part, nothing has really happened since the lawsuit was first filed […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Ten Shocking Moments of 2019

Posted by on December 27, 2019

Compared to previous years, 2019 has been relatively peaceful. Arch Enemy didn’t ban another photographer (that we know of). Despite his failed comeback attempt, there wasn’t another Threatin. However, Green Day donated $2000 to cover damages from a hardcore show at your favorite family restaurant, Denny’s, and David Lee Roth crashed a stranger’s bachelor party […]

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