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Rock Castle 2021 – heavy metal returns to Czechia

Posted by on August 13, 2021

    Czech promoter Pragokoncert is responsible for some of the finest festivals in the Czech Republic every year. After a year of unfortunate cancellations due to Covid-19, festivals are starting to make a triumphant return to Czechia in 2021. While some of the agency’s household festivals, notably Masters of Rock and Metalfest Pilsen, could […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/25: Rock and roll all over the charts

Posted by on February 25, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I spent the first five minute writing this week’s edition of MBN thinking “I should listen to that Pretty Reckless song that was big on the radio a few years ago, it was […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/18: The charts get Foo’d again

Posted by on February 18, 2021

    Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Foo Fighter’s last album came out September 2017, so about three and a half years ago. That’s not a super long gap between albums; two to three is usually the sweet […]

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Korpiklaani share “Tuuleton” video

Posted by on February 5, 2021

  Today (5th), Korpiklaani’s new album, Jylhä, has arrived! To celebrate the release of their latest effort, these Finnish folk metal giants have shared a video for the song “Tuuleton.”   Frontman Jonne Järvelä comments: “This is the most versatile Korpiklaani album we have done. We have some of our hardest, heaviest & fastest songs […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 5th, 2021 – Rejoice in the New Music

Posted by on February 5, 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 features new releases from Foo Fighters, Korpiklaani, Queensrÿche vocalist Todd La Torre, and more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal […]

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Korpiklaani drop new single “Leväluhta,” announce new album

Posted by on October 23, 2020

  Korpiklaani have announced their new album, Jylhä (Majestic), will be released on February 5th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today (23rd), these Finnish folk metal titans have shared a taste of the record with a music video for the first single “Leväluhta.” The follow-up to 2018’s Kulkija (“The Wanderer”), continues the group’s journey with tales […]

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Korpiklaani share new single “Sudenmorsian”

Posted by on September 25, 2020

    Korpiklaani have released a new song “Sudenmorsian.” The track is their take on Powerwolf’s “Where The Wild Wolves Have Gone,” and it was recorded and mixed by Jonne Järvelä at his JonneStudio.   The group comments: “When we were approached by Powerwolf, we agreed immediately and wanted to do something a little different […]

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Korpiklaani share new single “Mellanöl”

Posted by on August 7, 2020

  Today (7th) marks international beer day! In celebration for delicious brews from across the globe, Korpiklaani has unveiled the last version of “Beer Beer,” with the track “Mellanöl,” featuring Viking Danielson singing in Swedish.    The group commented: “We approached many bands in Sweden to create the Swedish version for ‘Beer Beer’ without success. […]

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Sabaton and Eluveitie gave metal farewell to NYC’s Playstation Theater

Posted by on December 23, 2019

  After nearly fifteen years, New York City’s Playstation Theater is coming to a close on December 31st, 2019, after a run of shows from the Disco Biscuits. Formerly known as The Nokia Theater (2005-2010) and The Best Buy Theater (2010-2015), this iconic venue in the heart of Times Square is closing its doors for […]

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Eluveitie and Korpiklaani announce co-headlining North American tour w/ Gone In April

Posted by on April 15, 2019

Eluveitie have announced their return to North America as the group will join forces with Korpiklaani for a co-headlining Fall trek. The Wanderers Towards Rebirth (Kulkija ad Agtegnatos) Tour will be Eluveitie’s first time in North America in four years and a first to see the band’s latest lineup. Gone In April will support both […]

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