Tag Archives: Cobalt

Contrition (Novembers Doom, Chrome Waves, etc.) are here with “Broken Mortal Coil”

Posted by on August 31, 2021

  Chicago has become the birthplace of Contrition, a heavy metal band comprised of former and current members of Nachtmystium, Wolvhammer, Usurper, Cobalt, Yakuza, Novembers Doom, Chrome Waves, Bones, and more. Disorder Recordings reveal the release date of the band’s debut album, Broken Mortal Coil, as late October. The album features guests from The Black […]

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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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Crowdfunding campaign launched for Cobalt’s Charlie Fell following accident

Posted by on September 20, 2017

Irony is a bitch. Keep that in mind as this story unfolds. Cobalt frontman Charlie Fell suffered a freak accident onstage at the last show of their tour in Poland. A fan reached out to hug him as the show ended, and Charlie, well, fell. Landing on his left foot, it was shattered in multiple […]

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Cobalt’s North American tour postponed due to foot injury

Posted by on June 8, 2017

Cobalt frontman Charlie Fell shattered his foot after their last gig in Poland on May 14th.  After a few weeks of negotiation, including debating if he should perform in a wheelchair, the group decided it’s best to postpone their upcoming North American Tour. The trek was supposed to start later this month and unfortunately, we […]

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Cobalt makes ‘Rolling Stone’s top 50 songs; Consequence of Sound name top ten albums

Posted by on December 1, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… if you like lists. Yep, December is when publications start releasing their favorite music released in the past eleven months, and while 2016 has been a motherfucker of a year, there’s also been some pretty great music to come from it. And while we’ve already gotten top […]

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Mainstream outlets single put Vektor, Deftones, Kvelertak, Cobalt as best of year so far [Updated]

Posted by on June 27, 2016

For the most part, metal can’t catch a break when it comes to mainstream media. Whether it’s indie rock purists with outdated ideas of what “metal” is, or others that just don’t take it seriously, even though it’s a banner year for metal and hard rock already, you’d be hard-pressed to find metal getting a […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: The best albums of 2016 (so far)

Posted by on June 24, 2016

One week from now, 2016 will be halfway over, and it’s already been a hell of a year for music. Regardless of what genre you like, there have already been some releases that we’ll be listening to long after the year is in the books. And while we’ve got a solid five more months of […]

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Metal by Numbers: Hey Baby… metal

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Okay, well technically, the biggest selling rock/metal act of the week is Black Stone Cherry, whose butt-rock debut for Mascot landed them the #15 current album in the country, but just behind them by […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/6: Asking Amon Amarth about Alexandria

Posted by on April 6, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hot damn, how about that alliteration in the title, huh? Also: hot damn there’s fourteen debuts this week. April is definitely off to a monster start with all these albums, and there’s only more […]

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