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Top Five beastly high points from Allegaeon at Kingsland Bar and Grill on 2/26/22

Posted by on March 21, 2022

    Traveling home one night, I wondered what my year in concerts is going to look like after seeing Cannibal Corpse hammer down Brooklyn Steel on 2/24 (tap this link that features five highlights from that brutally great night). I realized I needed another twist of motel metal goodness. The mighty Lemmy agreed, as […]

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Photos/Review: Omnium Gatherum brought headlining success to NYC & Atlanta on ‘Origin’ North American Tour 2022

Posted by on March 14, 2022

  Over the last two years, we’ve seen lineup changes, splits, the works, as the COVID-19 pandemic made many reassess their future. Finnish melodic death metal giants Omnium Gatherum have had quite the extent of this experience. Two years ago, the band’s planned 2020 North American trek with Insomnium led them to perform just one […]

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Black Crown Initiate cancel fall tour with Inferi and Arkaik

Posted by on September 1, 2021

  Black Crown Initiate has cancelled their Doomed Escape Tour with support coming from Inferi and Arkaik. The tour was set to promote the band’s newest release, 2020’s Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape.  In a statement BCI had this to say, “We’re sorry all. We understand and feel that disappointment hard. We commend the bands […]

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Black Crown Initiate announce fall tour

Posted by on July 12, 2021

  Progessive death metal outfit Black Crown Initiate have announced a U.S headlining tour. Dubbed, The Doom Escape Tour 2021, will kick off on September 30th in Reading, PA and run through October 17th in Manchester, NH. Support will be coming from Inferi and Arkaik. Tickets are available at this location.   Guitarist Andy Thomas […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 50 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 24, 2020

    2020 kicked off with a bang. Beginning with another successful year at 70000tons of Metal to seeing Heilung, Vader, and Opeth live, what could go wrong? The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the music industry to the point that I don’t know where things will stand in a post-pandemic world. This year felt like […]

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Metal Insider’s Chris Annunziata’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 22, 2020

  Even though 2020 was a pretty awful year, a lot of great records were released. In fact, there were so many, it was hard narrowing my list down to just ten albums. Even though the pandemic lockdown halted live music, I was able to discover a lot of new bands and find new music. […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/16: The devil believes Stryper’s sales

Posted by on September 16, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Have you actually looked at Stryper’s album covers in recent years? From 2013’s No More Hell To Pay and onward, they all depict biblical figures in scenarios that look deserving of their own anime intro […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/26: (Re)imagine all the people

Posted by on August 26, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last night, news broke that Riley Gale, frontman of Power Trip, had died at age 34. I was shocked, as I’m sure many of you were. Power Trip have garnered a strong rapidly […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/19: Deep Purple are truckin’ up the charts

Posted by on August 19, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   You’d think a band with 21 studio albums would just be old and tired, but Deep Purple has been bringing it to the table the past couple years. Ever since 2013’s Now What?! the group […]

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New & Noteworthy: August 7th, 2020 – Violent Portrayals of New Music

Posted by on August 7, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The week features live releases from Deep Purple, Avatar and more! For last week’s new releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal […]

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