Tag Archives: Cancer Bats

Metal By Numbers 3/18: Keeping in time

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I don’t know about you, but it makes me happy to see bands with long praiseworthy careers making more of an impact in terms of sales. Sure, record sales aren’t the key to a […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 10th – Bring it All Home

Posted by on March 10, 2015

This week’s release selection is truly a mixed bag. Ranging from a staple rock group of the ’80s to the premier avant-garde metal act of the current decade, along with everything in between, this is a week to try everything, because it’s all worth your attention! Check it out!   Europe, War of Kings (UDR) The Norwegian […]

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Cancer Bats are a True Zero

Posted by on January 26, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/MS4mE4UrOAM[/youtube] Cancer Bats will be releasing their fifth album, Searching For Zero, on March 10th, and today they premiered the video for “True Zero,” the closest thing the album has to a title track. We’ve already gotten a chance to hear “Arsenic in the Year of the Snake” and “Satellites,” so with three songs down, it’s […]

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Kylesa, Cancer Bats, Ulver on Black Sabbath tribute album

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Cleopatra Records has made put out some pretty interesting tribute albums in the past. The last one we remember is the sort of funny in theory but not super easy to listen to Thriller – a Tribute to Michael Jackson. Many of the label’s other releases are tributes produced by onetime KISS guitarist Bob Kulick, and while […]

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Cancer Bats shoot fireworks at drummer in new video

Posted by on November 11, 2014

Cancer Bats have posted a video for “Satellites,” the opening track on their upcoming album, Searching For Zero. In a recent interview with BBC Radio 1, vocalist Liam Cormier talked about working on the new album with producer Ross Robinson: “We’ve recorded so many records, we’ve done this enough times where it’s become, I don’t want to say less […]

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Cancer Bats unleash “Arsenic” with new track

Posted by on October 27, 2014

New music from Cancer Bats was premiered on BBC Radio 1 over the weekend. The new track, “Arsenic,” is from the upcoming album Searching for Zero, and was produced by Ross Robinson (Slipknot, Korn). In the interview with BBC Radio 1, Cancer Bats vocalist Liam Cormier spoke about working on the new album with Robinson: “We’ve recorded so […]

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Who is (was) Iceman Thesis?

Posted by on June 23, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/VLhszOaMaXM[/youtube] Last weekend, the the UK’s Download Festival had a bit of a mystery, as an unknown band called Iceman Thesis took to the stage wearing masks and played what was billed as their first and last show. Actually, that’s incorrect. At the same time, on different stages, two separate bands, each called Iceman Thesis, […]

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The metal community reacts to Dave Brockie’s passing

Posted by on March 24, 2014

With the news of Oderus’ aka Dave Brockie’s death, there have been many different reactions from metal bands, musicians, and celebrities all across the internet. We’ve compiled a few of the many tributes:         Mark Morton (Lamb of God): I’m so lucky to have known Dave Brockie. Godspeed my friend. We love you. […]

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Dez Fafara On DevilDriver’s New Beginnings, Favorite Collaborations, And Love For Punk

Posted by on August 7, 2013

Even before 2013 was halfway done, Dez Fafara was all over the place. While he was touring with a reunited Coal Chamber, he was also putting the finishing touches on Winter Kills, DevilDriver’s sixth album and first with Napalm Records. And the remainder of the year promises not to slow down for Fafara, with Winter […]

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Norwegians Invade Country Music Capital: Kvelertak, Cancer Bats, and Black Tusk in Nashville, TN 5/15/13

Posted by on May 20, 2013

Nashville, TN’s Exit/In played host to Norwegian Black ‘n Rollers Kvelertak with support from the mighty Cancer Bats and Black Tusk.   I was really surprised at the demographic that they drew out that night, ranging from folks in their early 20’s to a 60-year-old couple! The venue started to get pretty full just as sludge […]

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