Tag Archives: Idle Hands

New & Noteworthy: October 1st, 2021 – New Music of the Sinner

Posted by on October 1, 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 KK’s Priest, Tremonti, Ministry, Katatonia and […]

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Idle Hands forced to change name due to trademark laws

Posted by on September 30, 2020

  Portland’s finest goth band Idle Hands is being forced to change their name due to US trademark laws. The band has now revealed that their new name will be Unto Others. The group will continue to play songs from their catalog and all albums will remain apart of their digital discographies.   Over the the next couple weeks […]

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Metal Insider’s Matt Brown’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 18, 2019

I’ve spent the last two weeks trying to cram in all the albums that I’ve been meaning to listen and re-listen to this year, and there’s never enough time. It’s especially tricky when the first few “Best of” lists break out and I start sifting through those wondering if there’s some gem I overlooked. And […]

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Decibel Magazine reveal their top 40 metal albums of 2019

Posted by on November 13, 2019

The year-end lists have begun and while, we’re still working on ours, Decibel Magazine has revealed their top 40 albums of 2019. While this list is missing quite a few such as Insomnium and Rotting Christ, it’s a decent mix especially seeing Misery Index, Possessed, and Cattle Decapitation making the cut.   Check out the list […]

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King Diamond announces fall North American tour, new album arriving in 2020

Posted by on August 19, 2019

We already knew 2020 is a big year for King Diamond when Mercyful Fate announced their first reunion show in two decades. However, it was obvious there would be more as the legend performed a live debut of the new song “Masquerade of Madness.” Today (19th), King Diamond has announced the title and theme for […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/22: Sammy Hagar comes full circle

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I never really had a strong opinion about Van Halen and their various line-up rotations over the years. I know the bigger fans debate all the time about David Lee Roth vs. Sammy […]

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Help Kick Off Monthly Metal Night At Idle Hands Bar With Us Tomorrow!

Posted by on January 25, 2012

If you read Metal Insider often, then you know that two of our favorite things in the world are metal and booze. That’s why we’re excited to be starting a new tradition with our buds at Metal Sucks and Metal Injection at our favorite bar in New York City this week. On the fourth Thursday […]

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The Bronx Welcomes The Big 4, Declares Sept. 14 “Anthrax Day”

Posted by on September 7, 2011

Last month, there were rumblings that a few businesses on 161st Street in the Bronx were afraid of riots that might occur during Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, and Anthrax’s Yankee Stadium show. Now, though, it seems that the locals are singing a different tune. Not only is Bronx Borough President Rueben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Tourism […]

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Party With Us The Night Before The Big 4’s Yankee Stadium Show!

Posted by on September 2, 2011

As you all know, the Big 4 are playing some tiny venue in the Bronx (apparently the place is used as a baseball field during the day) on September 14. In fact, a few of you (including us) may even be going to this show. That’s why we would like to cordially invite to join […]

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