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Interview: Eight Bells’ Melynda Jackson talks new album ‘Legacy of Ruin’

Posted by on March 22, 2022

    Legacy Of Ruin, the new album from the Portland, Oregon avant-garde doom project Eight Bells has finally arrived on February 25th. We recently caught up with Melynda Jackson to discuss their latest offering.   What was the process like recording Legacy of Ruin? It was full of unique challenges, but also emotional. For […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/9: Scorpions are chart believers

Posted by on March 18, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Notable Debuts: Scorpions, Rock Believer (Spinefarm) Debut # 4 12,125 sold This is the German band’s nineteenth studio album.           Bad Omens, The Death Of Peace Of Mind (Sumerian) Debut #29 […]

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New & Noteworthy: The Impera of new music – 3/11/2022

Posted by on March 11, 2022

  New & Noteworthy, Metal Insider’s weekly column highlights some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week, we’re catching up with March 11th through February 11th 2022’s releases, which features new music from Ghost, Crowbar, Corpsegrinder, Amorphis, and more. For previous releases you can read February 4th’s New & […]

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Indie metal label Battleground Records shutting its doors

Posted by on December 11, 2017

Sad news out of the metal underground today as indie label Battleground Records has decided to shutter its doors. Over the last five years Battleground Records has graced us with some exceptional releases from the likes of Eight Bells, Godhunter, Rozamov, The Ditch and The Delta, and a split release from Theologian and Lament Cityscape […]

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Metal Insider contributor Chip McCabe’s Top 10 of 2016

Posted by on December 16, 2016

It’s December, which means that everyone’s starting to look back at the year that was, even though we’re not quite through it yet. Over the next several weeks, Metal Insider will be bringing you our picks for the best albums of the year, as well as those from some of the artists that made some […]

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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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Eight Bells’ guitarist breaks her leg during show, crowdfunding campaign launched

Posted by on February 22, 2016

We have talked about the dangers of touring in the past few weeks like the most recent incident with Cauldron, who were involved in a van accident after playing a show in Texas, leaving their guitarist hospitalized but in steady condition. But the dangers are not limited to the road and can happen even on stage, […]

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Voivod announce ‘Post Society’ EP, adds more dates to US tour

Posted by on January 4, 2016

Canadian progressive unit, Voivod, announced a US tour along with Vektor, Black Fast and Eight Bells a few weeks ago and the trek just got a boost to catch your interest as the band will release a new EP titled Post Society set to be unleashed  February 26th, via Century Media Records. Drummer Michel “Away” Langevin checked in […]

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