Tag Archives: Evile

Evile searching for new guitarist

Posted by on October 24, 2013

The disrupting news of Evile guitarist Ol’Drake quitting the band in September left fans wondering what Evile’s fate would be as a band. But a month later, they are now making strides to move ahead, accepting applications for his replacement. The band posted on their Facebook page: IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM EVILE: EVILE are now accepting applications […]

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Founding Member of Evile Quits Band

Posted by on September 3, 2013

This is just really bad news for such a good band. Ol’ Drake, one of the founding members of Evile has quit. Ol’ Drake posted a link to this Blabbermouth article on his Facebook page and explains his reasoning for the departure: “Over the past year, I’ve, unfortunately, found myself becoming more and more detached […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/26: Sales Aren’t Looking So Fashionable

Posted by on June 26, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It may look like there weren’t many metal debuts this week. And that’s because there weren’t. Case in point, our top album is from Falling In Reverse, a band who seems to receive more […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/19: Black Sabbath Have Their First Ever Number One In The US

Posted by on June 19, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Many metalheads will tell you that metal is more popular in other parts of the world in comparison to the United States. Others will tell you that Americans have terrible taste in music (a […]

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New & Noteworthy, 6/11: Shaking Off The Chains

Posted by on June 11, 2013

So, today’s lead album is by Black Sabbath. It’s the first album of original Sabbath tunes in eighteen years. Given that fact, I’m just going to shut the intro off and start talking about what matters most today.   Black Sabbath, 13 (Universal Republic)   Ozzy Osbourne has not appeared on a Black Sabbath record […]

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March Is Metal Month: Earache’s Al Dawson Talks About Signing Criteria, Retail, Spotify; Win An Earache Prize Pack

Posted by on March 22, 2012

How does an Australian wind up running the American arm of influential UK metal label Earache? It’s kind of a long story, but Al Dawson was more than happy to oblige. Starting out as a tape trader in the ’80s (he was thanked on a 1984 compilation by Pushead), he eventually visited the UK, where […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/26: Nothing Shocking About Album Sales

Posted by on October 26, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Out of the five hard rock/metal releases to debut on the charts this week, the top release comes from alt rock legends Jane’s Addiction. Though their fourth studio album The Great Escape Artist (really, it’s only […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 18th – The Glorious Burden

Posted by on October 18, 2011

The story of Matt Barlow is a rare one in the world of heavy metal. The former Iced Earth singer left the band not once, but twice, and despite that, his sterling reputation with fans and within the metal community has remained consistent. Barlow has never been known for his ego or for inciting drama. […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn: Making ‘Unto The Locust’ Was Like ‘Beavis And Butt-Head’

Posted by on September 27, 2011

Today, September 27, is a day that most metal fans, if not the entire metal community, have been waiting for all year long: the release of Machine Head’s Unto The Locust. It’s always a challenge for bands to follow up any album, let alone a record as massive and widely acclaimed as 2007’s The Blackening. […]

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Earache Launches Digital-Only Live Album Series

Posted by on January 6, 2011

Late last year, Earache Records launched “Into the Pit,” a digital-only series of live albums by the likes of At the Gates, Napalm Death, Evile, Deicide, and many more. The iTunes-exclusive albums can be found here.

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