Tag Archives: IKILLYA

Former IKILLYA members form new band, release debut EP

Posted by on January 30, 2020

Former IKILLYA members Jason Lekberg (vocals), Rob Broderick (bass) and Drew Maciejewsk (drums) have formed a new band together. The group is called Nefariant and they just released their debut, self-titled EP. According to the manifesto on the band’s website: “Nefariant means to unapologetically be yourself, to see failure as an opportunity, to follow your […]

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Song premiere: It’s Every Man For Himself with new IKILLYA

Posted by on May 25, 2017

New York’s IKILLYA have been building up a name for themselves as one of the more dependable metal bands in the tri-state area since their first release, 2011’s Recon. With their third, War For An Idea, coming out next Friday (2) on Urban Yeti Records, the quartet have established themselves as New York’s sonic equivalent to Lamb of God, […]

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Photos: Fear Factory, Soilwork, New York, NY, The Gramercy Theater, 4/6/16

Posted by on April 7, 2016

While there are plenty of metal shows that play New York City on any given night, there’s are precious few that begin with Mr. Belding from Saved by the Bell introducing the headliner. Yet that’s how Dennis Haskins spent at least part of his night last night, bringing up Fear Factory. Given that the band were […]

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CMJ 2014: The week in metal

Posted by on October 13, 2014

Next week, New York will be overtaken by hundreds of  bands from around the world, even more college students from the United States and Canada and countless music industry executives for the annual CMJ Music Marathon. If you’ve looked at Metal Insider in the last week or so, you know that we have a pair of events happening […]

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Byzantine announce tour, nearing end of crowdfunding campaign

Posted by on August 29, 2014

A few months ago, we caught up with OJ on the 20th anniversary of the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. The catch was that it wasn’t O.J. Simpson, but O.J from Byzantine, who mentioned the band were crowd-funding their new album. The campaign hadn’t launched a the time, but it’s been going strong […]

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Lyric video premiere: IKILLYA, ‘Bear Your Name’

Posted by on July 22, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/TU9VM0V8t3Y[/youtube] Earlier this year, IKILLYA’s sophomore album, Vae Victis, was released via MRI/Megaforce. It was a nice growth from their debut, and we spoke about it with the band’s frontman Jason Lekberg when the album was released. Now, with the band hitting the road later this week with Battlecross and Crimson Shadows (dates below), we’re proud to […]

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IKILLYA album streaming now

Posted by on April 30, 2014

You’ve heard IKILLYA’s “Of the Most Magnificent” already, as well as read our interview with band founder Jason Lekberg. Now you can listen to the rest of the NYC band’s sophomore album, Vae Victis. It’s streaming online now, so go listen to it at this location.

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Video premiere: IKILLYA “Of the Most Magnificent” and interview with Jason Lekberg

Posted by on April 11, 2014

IKILLYA have been making a name for themselves in New York and beyond since the release of 2011’s Recon. For their sophomore album, Vae Victis, out on April 29th, the band’s signed a distribution deal with MRI, and have undergone plenty of other changes as well. As the band’s vocalist and driving force, Jason Lekberg […]

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