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Lamb of God: Randy Blythe tests positive for COVID; watch band perform w/ Chimaira’s Mark Hunter “and friends” at Grand Rapids, MI show

Posted by on April 20, 2022

    After ten days since the kick-off of the second installment of The Metal Tour of the Year, Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe was unfortunate to test positive for COVID-19. Rest assured, the group has informed his case is mild. However, Blythe could not attend last night’s (19th) performance in Grand Rapids, Michigan. […]

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Eleven debut albums that turned twenty in 2021

Posted by on December 20, 2021

  One year removed from 2000, bringing us a new year, decade, century, and millennia, 2001 came rolling in with one simple question: “Now What?” The year 2000 brought its own set of questions and concerns, but the world hadn’t ended. The computer crash never came. There was no hellfire and brimstone. Life moved on. […]

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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

Posted by on January 10, 2020

As we saw with bands such as Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine, Vio-lence, Mr.Bungle, Possessed, Exhorder, and many more that have disbanded/went on a hiatus and returned, there’s always a chance for a group to reform. They can also reappear for a quick reunion just to disappear again and sometimes come back once more, […]

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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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Chimaira’s Mark Hunter underwent successful second thyroid cancer surgery

Posted by on August 13, 2019

Chimaira frontman Mark Hunter revealed some unfortunate news earlier this month that he was diagnosed with Papillary cancer, a common type of thyroid cancer. When he shared the news expressed how it has a high cure rate and yesterday (12th), he went into the next phase of his treatment with the removal of the rest […]

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Chimaira’s Mark Hunter diagnosed with Thyroid cancer

Posted by on August 1, 2019

Chimaira frontman Mark Hunter has announced he has been diagnosed with Papillary cancer, a common type of thyroid cancer. Hunter is currently feeling optimistic as he expressed it has “a high cure rate.” The singer revealed his next step is to remove the rest of his thyroid on August 12th via radioactive iodine treatment.  You […]

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Interview: Chimaira’s Mark Hunter on ‘Down Again’ documentary about mental illness

Posted by on October 11, 2018

Yesterday (10th) was World Mental Health Day, which marked the release of the short documentary Down Again. The film is based on Chimaira vocalist Mark Hunter’s battle with bipolar disorder (watch it here). Hunter met director Nick Cavalier on a panel speaking about Mental Health and Creativity during the Acting Out! Festival in Cleveland back […]

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Revolver reveal their 20 essential nu metal albums

Posted by on July 26, 2018

Revolver has released their top 20 essential nu metal albums. While we have blatantly forgotten about five bands in this subgenre, we do remember many influential records as well. Revolver’s list is surprising since they are missing a few important groups including such Coal Chamber and arguably Rage Against the Machine. Check out their list […]

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Former Chimaira drummer facing undiagnosed medical conditions, seeks help

Posted by on March 16, 2017

It’s been three years since Chimaira broke up, and over the band’s 16-year career, they had a total of five drummers. However, the drummer that spent the most time in the band was Andols Herrick how played in the band from 1999-2003 and again for five years starting in 2006. The reason we bring Herrick […]

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Sinsaenum guitarist Fred Leclercq’s 10 favorite horror films

Posted by on November 21, 2016

The metal world was taken by surprise earlier this year when Sinsaenum, featuring Dragonforce guitarist Fred Leclercq and Slipknot/Vimic drummer Joey Jordison, along with current and former members of Mayhem and Chimaira, respectively, released their debut album Echoes of the Tortured. If you think that a power metal guitarist isn’t capable of writing a death […]

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