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Failure pull music from Spotify over low pay, Covid vaccine misinformation

Posted by on February 2, 2022

  Another band has added themselves to the growing list of artists leaving Spotify. On Tuesday (1st), space rockers Failure announced they will be pulling their music from the streaming platform over paltry pay and Covid-19 vaccine misinformation.  “Failure have wrestled with the question of Spotify and whether to have our newest music, which we […]

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Ten Tour & Livestream updates 1/27/22

Posted by on January 27, 2022

  From Jinjer adding headlining tour dates to Cradle of Filth’s upcoming livestream, here are ten tour and livestream updates/announcements.    01) Infected Rain announce headlining North American spring Tour:   Moldovan progressive  metal outfit Infected Rain have announced a headlining North American trek in support of their new album, Ecdysis (read our review here, […]

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New & Noteworthy: December 3rd, 2021 – Servant of the New Music

Posted by on December 6, 2021

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week feature new music from Volbeat, Of Mice & Men, and more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal by Numbers. Be […]

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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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Metal By Numbers 9/26: Thrice have the charts in the palm of their hand

Posted by on September 26, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The charts always seem to get a bit more packed this time of year. Large releases are coming week after week and they’re all accompanied by smaller but no less noteworthy releases. Before you […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/6: Jonathan Davis leads a labyrinth of sales

Posted by on June 6, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. No, seriously, this list of debuts is longer than I’ve had in a while. Nineteen albums, some you’ll know, some you won’t, some you’ll want to check out, some you’ll take one look at […]

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This new Chelsea Wolfe song (feat. QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen) is a sludgy keeper

Posted by on June 14, 2017

When Chelsea Wolfe’s last album, Abyss, was released in 2015, we weren’t that won over by the hype. It was perfectly fine, but our favorite performance by her was on Russian Circles’ “Memorial,” the first time the band used a vocalist on a song. However, the goth/folk artist had plenty of  fans, including many metalheads that […]

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Metal Insider’s top 10 most shocking moments of 2015

Posted by on December 23, 2015

As we look back at 2015, it was a pretty batshit crazy year all around. There were tons of releases, almost as many tours, and as jaded at the metal community is, there are always a handful of things that take everyone by surprise. Given the way the year wound up, the #1 most shocking moment […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick Desimone’s Top 10 of 2015

Posted by on December 16, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we’re letting Metal Insider’s staff pick their favorite albums of 2015, in addition to some of the musicians that helped make some of it. You can see all of our picks so far here. Now we have contributor and Amplified author Nick Desimone. In an unsigned or developing band? Submit […]

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CMJ Music Marathon 2015: The week in metal

Posted by on October 13, 2015

This week marks the annual CMJ Music Marathon, an annual convention and music festival that takes place in New York centered around college radio. While radio can get ignored by some in the face of so many other entertainment options, there are still about 200 radio stations around the United States and Canada that feature metal programming. […]

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