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Full Report: Masters of Rock 2022 – The Priest is Czech!

Posted by on July 23, 2022

  It’s early July, and for Metal fans in and around Czechia, that means one thing: it’s time for Masters of Rock. This year’s incarnation marks the 18th time that promoter Pragokoncert’s largest summer festival took place in the small town of Vizovice in the east of Czechia, close to the borders of Slovakia and […]

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Dark Tranquillity’s return to the United States marks top 2022 tour we’ve seen so far w/ Kataklysm & Nailed To Obscurity

Posted by on March 21, 2022

  We’ve surpassed the two-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic. These unprecedented times have brought loss and challenges being forced to adapt and re-adapt to “new normal,” “newer-new-normal,” and so forth standards. Shows were once considered a thing of the past as bands had to reinvent the wheel by livestreams and constant reliance on social […]

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Deicide announce tour w/ Kataklysm and Inhuman Condition

Posted by on March 14, 2022

  Death metal giants Deicide have announced a special 30th anniversary tour, in celebration of their 1992 sophomore effort, Legion. Direct support will be coming from Kataklysm, who will be celebrating 2004’s Serenity In Fire. Inhuman Condition (Obituary, The Absence), will be joining in on the run as well. The trek is scheduled to kick […]

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Judas Priest, Nightwish, and Black Label Society set to headline this year’s Masters of Rock Festival

Posted by on February 21, 2022

    After being forced to cancel and postpone in both 2020 and 2021 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Pragokoncert’s flagship festival, Masters of Rock, is set to return this summer. The event is scheduled to return to the distillery of R. Jelinek in Vizovice in July 2022. Hopefully, the event can finally take […]

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Five awesome tours recently announced 11/15

Posted by on November 15, 2021

  From Watain to Killswitch Engage’s rescheduled tour, here are five awesome tours recently announced.   01) Mayhem & Watain announce 2022 North American Tour with Midnight Mayhem and Watain have announced a 2022 North American trek with support coming from Midnight. Watain have finished recording their seventh studio album, which will be released in […]

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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 By Numbers 10/28: Sales adrift

Posted by on October 28, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’m always kind of impressed when a band puts out a new studio album only a year after its predecessor. Two years is more of the standard, but it’s typical to see three […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/21: The charts have got the blues

Posted by on October 21, 2020

EDIT 10/22/20: I’ve added Corey Taylor to the list because I guess he’s a big deal or something. Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The Symbol Remains is Blue Öyster Cult’s first studio album in 19 years. When that album, Curse of […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/14: DevilDriver’s devilish dealings

Posted by on October 14, 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 included Bon Jovi on here in the past because, well, do I really have to? Yeah I know, Slippery When Wet is a seminal glam metal album but the band has steered farther […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/7: Ohms my god, Deftones are #3

Posted by on October 7, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen has died. And man am I bummed about it. I spent the morning listening to Van Halen’s self-titled debut all the way through for the first time in […]

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