Tag Archives: KEN mode

Cryptopsy, Voivod, Kataklysm, etc. nominated for 2024 Juno Awards

Posted by on February 8, 2024

  The nominees for the 2024 Juno Awards have arrived. Known as Canada’s version of the Grammys, the nominations dropped on Tuesday (6th), celebrating Canada’s biggest artists. The 2024 award ceremony will take place on March 24th at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, hosted by Nelly Furtado. This year’s heavier nominees range from Nickelback to […]

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Metal By Numbers – Confessions of the Charts – 10/4/2023

Posted by on October 4, 2023

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the charts from September 22, 2023 releases. Check out to see how Cannibal Corpse, Thy Art Is Murder, and more debuted in charts. Remember to check out our weekly New & […]

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New & Noteworthy: Chaos releases – 9/22/2023

Posted by on September 22, 2023

  New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week’s list finds us looking forward to albums from Cannibal Corpse, Chaver, My Lament, Teenage Fanclub, Winterstorm, Wormhole, and Wolves At The Gate, among others. Don’t forget to check out our weekly […]

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Concert Calendar (10/31-11/6): Metal Thrives! Gwar, The Obsessed, & more

Posted by on October 31, 2022

  Man, what a crazy October we had. Sunday was Blackmore’s Night, and we’re now recovering in what can only be described as a level-ten concert tornado that was last week because, hey, that’s what you do when you’re a whateversomething in New York, and there are too many options on where to catch a […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/12: The charts are not worthy of Alice Cooper

Posted by on September 12, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Has Alice Cooper ever stopped touring? I’m not so sure. If you look at his Wikipedia page you can find a four year gap from 1982-1986 and again from 1991-1995. Otherwise, it feels like […]

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In the meantime, here’s KEN Mode covering Helmet

Posted by on August 17, 2016

On September 16th, Magnetic Eye will be releasing Meantime [Redux], a tribute to Helmet’s classic second album, Meantime. In addition to the 10 songs covered from the 1992 album, there are also six more Helmet jams like “Milquetoast” and “Sinatra” covered on the dhttps://reduxrecords.bandcamp.com/album/meantime-redux-i-deluxe-editioneluxe edition. It’s a great combo of metal and hardcore bands represented, with Kings Destroy […]

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Kataklysm pick up Juno Award for best metal album

Posted by on April 4, 2016

They do things different in Canada, and just because Drake, The Weeknd and Justin Bieber are dominating the pop world doesn’t mean they don’t have a perfectly robust metal scene. Take, for example, the Juno Awards, the Canadian version of the Grammys. We already wrote about the fact that their nominees for “Heavy Metal Album […]

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Kataklysm, Fuck the Facts, KEN Mode receive JUNO nomination

Posted by on February 3, 2016

Earlier in December, the Grammys revealed their list of nominees, including those running for “Best Metal Performance” which boasts bands like Ghost, Lamb of God, August Burns Red, and Sevendust. Now, Canada’s version of the awards, the JUNO unveiled their list for “Heavy Metal Album of the Year” and the list of bands is really […]

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Hardcore band Vanna sued for ‘musical assault’

Posted by on November 20, 2015

You’re probably wondering what “musical assault” means, thinking it sounds like the type of assault you go through every time you listen to an awful band and wish you can actually sue them for it, but sadly, this isn’t the case, or at least not in this context. Back in 2013, Boston hardcore outfit, Vanna, went […]

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KEN Mode are knockouts with These Tight Jeans video

Posted by on September 24, 2015

Having released Success in June, KEN Mode are currently out on a massive tour with the likes of Conduct, Fuck The Facts, and Child Bite. Now the band has released a video for “These Tight Jeans” and yes, it features vocalist and guitarist Jesse Matthewson doing some actual Muay Thai-style fighting. In an interview with Noisey, Matthewson talks […]

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