Tag Archives: Ibaraki

Trivium’s Matthew Kiichi Heafy to Score “Deathgasm 2: Goremageddon”

Posted by on October 5, 2023

  Trivium’s Matthew Kiichi Heafy has been confirmed as the composer for the upcoming horror/comedy film Deathgasm 2: Goremageddon. Following the success of the original 2015 Deathgasm, known for its unique blend of gore, humor, and metal, the creators aim to elevate the sequel’s experience. Heafy also recognized for his recent black metal side project, […]

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Matthew Kiichi Heafy’s Ibaraki unveils “Jigoku Dayū” video

Posted by on September 14, 2023

  Matthew Kiichi Heafy, known for his role in Trivium, has unveiled a Black Card Films-directed video for “Jigoku Dayū” from his Ibaraki project. The track is taken from the album Rashōmon, which was released in 2022 via Nuclear Blast.   Heafy comments: “When I first witnessed the original classic Japanese painting of Jigoku Dayū, […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 35 Albums of 2022

Posted by on December 29, 2022

    The pandemic has given artists time to reflect and create, resulting in many artists releasing new records, surprise EPs, reissues, and live recordings. However, did all bands use their time wisely by releasing one of their strongest albums, or fall flat compared to their prior offerings? This year was a hit or miss, […]

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Metal Insider’s Chris Annunziata’s Top 10 Albums of 2022

Posted by on December 29, 2022

  I’m back and this time with a top 10 list of 2022. Is my list predictable? Perhaps, but it doesn’t change the fact that these albums absolutely destroyed 2022. Enjoy!   10) Devin Townsend, Lightwork (InsideOut) What’s there to say? It’s the mighty and prolific Devin Townsend. An easy to listen to 10 track […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/15: Memphis Remade in Charts

Posted by on July 23, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the June 3rd releases.   Notable Debuts: Memphis May Fire, Remade In Misery (Rise) Debut #13 3,425 sold This is the seventh studio album from the Texas crew.     […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/1: Cave In tops the charts

Posted by on July 23, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the May 20th releases.   Notable Debuts: Cave In, Heavy Pendulum (Relapse) Debut #18 3,150 sold This is their first album since the death of longtime bassist Caleb Scofield. Joining them […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/25: A Light For Attracting Charts

Posted by on July 23, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the May 13th releases.   Notable Debuts: The Smile, A Light For Attracting Attention (XL) Debut #13 3,950 sold A new band consisting of Radiohead members Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/18: Halestorm is Back From the Charts

Posted by on May 25, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the May 6th releases.   Notable Debuts: Halestorm, Back From The Dead (Atlantic) Debut #2 14,200 sold The fifth studio album from Lzzy Hale and her brother.       […]

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Eighteen videos to check out – 5/16/2022

Posted by on May 16, 2022

    From Charlotte Wessels  to Seven Kingdoms, here are eighteen videos to check out:   01) Charlotte Wessels – “Afkicken”   Album: Tales From Six Feet Under Release Date: 09/17/2021 Label: Napalm Records     02) Greg Puciato – “Never Wanted That”   Album: Mirrorcell Release Date: 07/01/2022 (pre-order) Label: Federal Prisoner     […]

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Trivium’s Matt Heafy releases new Ibaraki track “Rōnin” featuring Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance

Posted by on March 25, 2022

  Trivium’s Matt Heafy (vocals/guitar) has revealed “Ronin,” a new track from his Ibaraki project. My Chemical Romance vocalist Gerard Way appears on the track with Heafy. Emperor’s Ihsahn is also involved in the project providing production and guidance as well as vocals for “Susanoo No Mikoto.” Behemoth vocalist/guitarist Nergal also appears on the previously […]

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