Tag Archives: Gorguts

Former Cryptopsy vocalist Martin Lacroix has passed away

Posted by on January 18, 2024

  Former Cryptopsy vocalist and visual artist Martin Lacroix has passed away. The Canadian technical death metal outfit mourned the loss of their former frontman earlier today (18th) on social media with the following statement:   “Farewell to Martin Lacroix, a formidable presence in Cryptopsy. His brutal vocals, artistic prowess, and his warmth as a human […]

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Gorguts announce new drummer Michel Bélanger

Posted by on December 11, 2023

  Canadian tech death giants Gorguts have announced the newest addition to the lineup, welcoming drummer Michel Bélanger, known for his work with Beyond Creation, Deviant Process, and more. The group’s mastermind, Luc Lemay, stated on Sunday (10th) via social media, announcing the news and revealing Patrice Hamelin’s decision to leave the band for personal […]

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Concert Calendar (4/10-4/16): Golden Days and Silver Nights – Queensryche, Carcass, & more

Posted by on April 10, 2023

Ah, yeah-yuh! Thanks for taking the time to read your weekly Metal Insider concert calendar today. So now that spring has FINALLY bloomed, as evident by the glut of tours, this week is PACKED. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with what to choose which shows to go see from this monster list of upcoming concert mania, […]

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Narcotic Wasteland mastermind Dallas Toler-Wade’s 10 most influential death metal albums

Posted by on October 13, 2017

Today, Narcotic Wasteland’s sophomore album, Delerium Tremens, was released on Megaforce/MRI. Initially started as a side project by former Nile guitarist Dallas Toler-Wade, the band is now his full time project. Being in such an influential death metal band as Nile, then moving on to Narcotic Wasteland makes the singer/guitarist qualified to talk about death metal, […]

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Top 10s of the year from members of Melvins, Palms, Byzantine, Primordial, Oni, Gozu

Posted by on December 19, 2016

We’ve gotten a lot of great music this year, and while you may have been following along with our list of the best music of 2016 as according to us, the artists that made some of that music should have a say in it as well. That’s why we reached out to a handful of […]

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Rolling Stone names their top 20 metal albums of the year

Posted by on December 9, 2016

  Rolling Stone gave a hint as to what their list of the best metal of the year might look like last week when they named Cobalt’s “Beast Whip” one of the 50 best songs of the year. In fact, that was the only metal song on the list. No Metallica, no Deftones, no anything […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/29: The charts are hot like magma

Posted by on June 29, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’m spending my first summer in the south, and I have no elegant way of describing the heat that doesn’t involve using the words “hot” and “balls.” I sweat buckets just sitting in my […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/23: The charts are anything but hollow

Posted by on June 23, 2016

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. No, really, we’ve got a lot of stuff here – as has been the norm lately. Nothing like a slew of releases to saturate your summer just in time for summer tours to […]

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Album Anniversary: Gorguts’ Obscura turns 18

Posted by on June 23, 2016

Albums are considered to be classics after a certain amount of time and influence, but while most of them take time to reach that level, others become instant must-haves. One of those is Gorguts’ third album Obscura, which was released 18 years ago today. If you’re a fan of technical or experimental death metal, you surely own or know […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/15: Volbeat boogie into the top five

Posted by on June 15, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Any day there’s an metal album in the top ten is worthy of praise. When there’s two, that’s even better. And when one of those albums is second only to Paul Simon’s first release […]

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