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Tag Archives: Caliban

Emmure forced to cancel European tour

Posted by on April 13, 2015

It was back in February, while on tour with Suicide Silence, when Emmure vocalist Frankie Palmeri had to cancel a show because of a, “major tear in (his) vocal chords.” The band carried on, however, and Palmeri returned to the stage a short time later, but rested his vocal cords by not singing. Now Emmure is canceling “The Mosh […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/12: The Charts Are Full of Temptation

Posted by on February 12, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. In a week where digital albums outsold physical CDs for only the fourth time ever, Within Temptation reigns supreme. The band’s sixth album sold 3,000 more copies than their last one did three years ago, […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 4th – Fire and Ice

Posted by on February 4, 2014

This week’s list alternates between the deeply melodic and the insanely heavy. A fair amount of it comes from overseas, and nearly all of it consists of well-known acts. Dig in, because the material here is some of the best you will get in 2014!   Within Temptation, Hydra (Nuclear Blast)   The Dutch symphonic […]

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Trivium’s Matt Heafy to perform on Caliban album

Posted by on December 13, 2013

It can’t be said that Trivium frontman Matt Heafy doesn’t have a diverse metal palate. I mean, sure, David Draiman produced Vengeance Falls, which is the band’s most commercial album yet. But he’s also getting Ihsahn to produce his solo album, and his top ten of the year includes releases by Gorguts, Chthonic and Ulcerate. […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/7:Veil Of Maya Eclipses Previous Chart Position

Posted by on March 7, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The charts are flooded this week with new metal/ hard rock releases, with four of the twelve debuts cracking the top 200. However, this week’s top debut comes from one of Sumerian Records’ biggest […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 28th – Enemy of the Music Business

Posted by on February 28, 2012

If death metal is the metal subgenre that the music industry continually tries to ignore, then grindcore is the bastard child that the industry has flat-out disowned. No subgenre is as abrasive, aggressive, or downright assaultive as grindcore, and it has been that way since its very beginning 25 years ago. The genre has changed […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/2 – Metal By, Uh, Not Much

Posted by on September 2, 2009

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week as well as what’s getting played at Metal radio courtesy of radio trade magazine FMQB, whose metal panel consists of about 80 college and commercial stations that have metal shows, as well as SiriusXM, […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/19: Here Strides The Behemoth

Posted by on August 19, 2009

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week as well as what’s getting played at Metal radio courtesy of radio trade magazine FMQB, whose metal panel consists of about 80 college and commercial stations that have metal shows, as well as SiriusXM, […]

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