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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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7 heavy new songs to listen to – 1/27/22

Posted by on January 27, 2022

  From Trivium’s Matthew Kiichi Heafy’s long awaited new project Ibaraki to King Diamond appearing on the new HammerFall single; here are seven new songs to listen to.     01) Voivod drop new single “Synchro Anarchy”   Voivod have shared a video for their new song, “Synchro Anarchy.” The single is the title track from […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 50 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 24, 2020

    2020 kicked off with a bang. Beginning with another successful year at 70000tons of Metal to seeing Heilung, Vader, and Opeth live, what could go wrong? The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the music industry to the point that I don’t know where things will stand in a post-pandemic world. This year felt like […]

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Metal Insider’s Jeff Podoshen’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 1, 2020

    Well, thankfully 2020 is coming to a close. Good riddance. And while the year itself was awful, the music wasn’t. Lots of great records in 2020 and I listened to a lot of them while staring into the backyard. Here are my top 20 records for 2020. Register your complaints in the comments […]

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A conversation with Ihsahn on ‘Pharos,’ new music, Taylor Swift, 70000tons, and livestreams

Posted by on October 8, 2020

    Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Ihsahn has released two EPs this year with Telemark back in February and Pharos in September. Metal Insider contributor Jeff Podoshen called Pharos the yin to Telemark’s yang as they explore the dark and lighter side of the Emperor singer’s evolving style. We caught up with the mastermind to discuss Pharos, […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/30: Ace Frehley flies up the charts

Posted by on September 30, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I already made an “Aces High” pun the last time Ace Frehley put out an album, so the title took me a minute to come up with. Sixteen debuts is pretty hefty but […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/23: Yes we are Marilyn Manson, yes we are

Posted by on September 23, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I haven’t listened to Manson’s new album, but the statement We Are Chaos is sure as hell true this year as its ever been. I hate to keep beating the dead horse that is […]

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New & Noteworthy: September 11th, 2020 – We are New Releases

Posted by on September 11, 2020

    New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The week features new releases from Marilyn Manson, Mastodon, Ihsahn and more! For last week’s new releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest […]

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Ihsahn’s ‘Pharos’ is the ying to ‘Telemark’s’ yang

Posted by on August 31, 2020

  If you haven’t had the chance to listen to Ihsahn’s Telemark yet, you really should. In fact, it’s one of my favorite records of 2020. While Telemark was very much a cold (with the exception of those oh-so-warm horns) black metal record focused heavily on Norway and Ihsahn’s experiences in the northern Scandinavian forests, […]

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Ihsahn covers A-Ha’s “Manhattan Skyline”

Posted by on August 28, 2020

  Ihsahn has premiered a video for the cover of A-Ha’s “Manhattan Skyline,” featuring Leprous’ Einar Solberg. The track is taken from the artist’s upcoming EP, Pharos, out September 11th via Candlelight Records. Ihsahn has been a longtime fan of A-ha as he expressed: “There are some hints of A-HA even on the second Emperor […]

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