Tag Archives: CMJ Metal Insider Showcase

Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase conquers Brooklyn

Posted by on October 24, 2014

CMJ week, as loaded as it is with high-quality concerts and not-to-miss bands, very often presents its attendees with difficult choices about which shows have to be seen and which ones can be passed over. Wednesday night, however, offered only one option to the metal fans attending this year’s iteration of the music celebration. Everyone in […]

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Come to our CMJ 2014 showcase on Wednesday and get a Toothgrinder EP!

Posted by on October 20, 2014

We’re only two days away from our third annual CMJ Metal Insider showcase, taking place on Wednesday (22) at The Wick in Brooklyn. And the killer lineup of Incite, ’68, Black Crown Initiate and Toothgrinder is already enough reason to roll out if you’re in or around the New York area. But just in case you […]

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Announcing Metal Insider’s 2014 CMJ Showcase with Incite, ’68, Black Crown Initiate and Toothgrinder

Posted by on September 30, 2014

Since Metal Insider began presenting showcases for the CMJ Music Marathon in 2012, we’ve had some great shows, be it Prong on a boat or Byzantine’s first New York appearance in seven years. We might have outdone ourselves this year, though. We’re happy to announce that on October 22, our third annual CMJ showcase, sponsored by […]

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CMJ Metal Insider Showcase: The countdown is on!

Posted by on October 16, 2013

In just eight hours, our second annual CMJ Metal Insider showcase will have started. We’re incredibly proud of our lineup, even if it didn’t turn out like we’d originally planned. A mean, lean four-band juggernaut, Byzantine, Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar will be leveling Brooklyn’s Europa starting tonight at 8pm. CMJ itself named two […]

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Our CMJ showcase is tomorrow night, y’all!

Posted by on October 15, 2013

Yeah, we know. It totally sucks about the whole Nachtmystium/Blake Judd thing, pretty much for everyone involved. We wish that the band were playing our CMJ showcase tomorrow too. However, we’re not going to let that ruin what was already going to be one of the standout parties of CMJ. You have one day left […]

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Orange is the new black meddle: Blake Judd to remain in jail until November

Posted by on October 12, 2013

Yesterday, Nachtmystium frontman Blake Judd went before the Cook County court on charges of unauthorized control of property not exceeding $500, a misdemeanor. Not much has changed from earlier this week when he was arrested, but his next court date has been moved to November 1. He’s still being held on $25,000 bail, so it’s unlikely […]

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Blake Judd now facing felony theft charges?

Posted by on October 11, 2013

While we’re still awaiting official word on the status of jailed  Nachtmystium frontman Blake Judd, one local journalist says that his charges have been upgraded to felony theft. “Looks like Blake Judd is facing felony theft charges now,” a tweet from Chicago Reader music writer Leor Halil says. “Cook County state’s attorney should have the next trial […]

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Metal Insider CMJ Showcase: Byzantine

Posted by on October 7, 2013

Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase, which will take place on October 16 at Club Europa, will feature Nachtmystium, Byzantine, Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar. This showcase will be Byzantine’s first New York City show since 2007, and it will be a much-deserved welcome back for one of the most underrated American metal bands of the past […]

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Metal Insider CMJ Showcase Spotlight: Black Anvil

Posted by on October 3, 2013

Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase, which will take place on October 16 at Club Europa, will feature Nachtmystium, Byzantine, Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar. Since forming in 2007, Black Anvil have made a name for themselves in the New York black metal scene. Having just recorded their third album (and second for Relapse), the band discussed […]

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CMJ showcase winner chosen, but we’ve still got prizes

Posted by on October 1, 2013

Congrats to Rich L. for winning our CMJ Metal Insider Showcase grand prize pack.But we still have another big prize pack to give away! Tickets still available for the showcase, at Europa on 10/16 with Nachtmystium, Byzantine, Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar.

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