Tag Archives: Gypsyhawk

Win an Amon Amarth Loki bust!

Posted by on December 9, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/pqVJYoNAdNs[/youtube] It’s the end of the year, and we’re in the giving spirit. We’ve been giving you our picks for the top ten records of the year, both from artists and from us. And now we’re going to give you an epically awesome prize from our friends at Metal Blade. If you think your entertainment […]

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Top 10s of the year from Gypsyhawk, Skeletonwitch, Black Water Rising, Saxon & more

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. In the latest installment, members of Gypsyhawk, […]

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5 Beers Deep with Wilson’s Matt Puhy

Posted by on October 2, 2013

Detroit’s own Wilson has been on the road with Scorpion Child, Kadavar, Gypsyhawk, and Mothership. And while they’re a hard working band, they’re equally hard partiers. So rather than have them provide a typical report from the road, we’re having members of Wilson provide a recap of the tour…with five beers in their system. First […]

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Valient Thorr Announce New Album, Tour

Posted by on March 28, 2013

On July 1st, 2003, Valient Thorr released their first album, Stranded on Earth, pressing 1,000 copies and selling them at shows. Just under 10 years later, they’ll be releasing their sixth, Our Own Masters, on June 18. The 12-track album features bizarre artwork that’s actually a 1975 painting done by drummer Jason Aylward’s father John. The band will […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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The Sword’s Kyle Shutt: “We Just Play The Songs We Want To Hear”

Posted by on November 19, 2012

Since their first album, Age of Winters, was released in 2006, The Sword have been carrying the torch for good old-fashioned riffy rock and roll. After three albums on Kemado, the Austin quartet got new management and signed with Razor & Tie for their latest album, Apocryphon. The album debuted in the top 20, shattering sales records […]

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The Sword Cutting Through The States This Fall

Posted by on September 5, 2012

The Sword’s fourth album, Apocryphon, will be out on October 22nd. Fans will have one week to digest it before the band heads out on a tour that will take them up until almost Christmas. Gypsyhawk will be direct support for the tour, and the band will be bringing two relatively unknown Austin bands to split […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 28th – Onward Into Battle

Posted by on August 28, 2012

Last week, I promised a very strange thing. And while I’m not going back on my word, I’m still wondering why I put it this way: We answer the question once and for all of who would win in a popularity contest between gothic, doom-influenced progressive metal, and spastic, technicality-riddled mathcore. It should be quite […]

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Six Feet Under, Cattle Decapitation And More To Perform At Scion A/V Metal And Metal Blade’s Free Showcase

Posted by on August 21, 2012

Scion A/V Metal have continued to show love for metal labels via their Scion Label Showcase. Labels like  Nuclear Blast, Prosthetic and Relapse are a few of the heaver imprints to throw a free showcase with the arguably most metal car company. And now you can add Metal Blade Records to that list. Metal Blade’s Scion Label […]

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Mayhem Fest Cruise Canceled

Posted by on August 8, 2012

Attaching the successful Mayhem name to the growing trend of boat cruises seemed like a can’t-miss proposition. However, yesterday, it was announced that the cruise, which was to have set sail from Miami on December 7, has been canceled. Here’s the statement they sent ticketholders: Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control we have been […]

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