Tag Archives: Byzantine

Tour, festival, and streaming events recently announced 4/5/21

Posted by on April 5, 2021

  While it looks like touring will soon pick up in the United States, other areas of the globe are seeing events being rescheduled for 2022. We listed out a few festivals, tours, and streaming events that were recently announced.    Byzantine announce 21st anniversary USA Tour: Byzantine will be celebrating their 21st anniversary by […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick DeSimone’s Top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 12, 2017

This was a year of hooks for me. I usually favor at least a couple extreme records each year, but frankly as I get older, I don’t have the attention span for anything that doesn’t have things I can hum back to you. That’s not to say I’ve gone completely soft; I liked the Full […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zach Shaw’s Top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 6, 2017

  As 2017 wheezes to a close, it’s time to take a look at the year that was in terms of heavy music. We’ve already had contributors Jeff Podoshen and Chris Annunziata weigh in on what floated their boats in 2017, and now it’s time to see what Zach Shaw thought of the year in […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/16: Wage War weigh in on the charts

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It flummoxes me sometimes how fast summer seems to go by. Where I live kids are already back in school and college students are moving in. In just sixteen days we’ll enter September, and while […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/10: Paranormal chart activity

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.  We’re still operating on limited sales info, but I do have some extra numbers to share as requested by a few fine upstanding commenters from last week. I’ve added Projected’s new album to the […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 28th 2017: The New Music Tree

Posted by on July 28, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from Alice Cooper, Byzantine, and more. If you would like to check out last week’s New & Noteworthy, you can do so here, and the week’s sales numbers are […]

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Byzantine’s “New Ways to Bear Witness” video was new way to give frontman a concussion

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Have you heard the new Byzantine track, “New Ways to Bear Wtiness,”  yet? Hopefully you have, because it rips! They’ve made a video for it, and it’s probably a painful memory for singer/guitarist Chris “OJ” Ojeda, mainly because the shoot left him with a concussion! Drummer Matt Wolfe, who was in the band until recently […]

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Sacred Reich announce ’30 Years of Ignorance’ tour

Posted by on May 1, 2017

Arizona thrashers Sacred Reich are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their classic album Ignorance by kicking off a world tour. The 30 Years of Ignorance tour kicks off in Europe in July which includes major festivals such as Wacken Open Air, Dynamo Metal Fest, Into the Grave Fest, Brutal Assault Fest, Alcatraz Fest and Summer […]

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Byzantine launches crowdfunding campaign for new album

Posted by on February 7, 2017

On June 2nd, Byzantine will be releasing their Metal Blade debut following two independent releases. The Cicada Tree will be their fifth album, and like their last two, the band has launched a crowd-funding campaign for the album. If you’re going to buy the album as a fan, the main benefit you’ll get from doing it […]

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