Tag Archives: Melechesh

Unleashing metal fury on the high seas: 70000tons of Metal 2023: Recap from Insomnium, Destruction, Vreid, and more!

Posted by on March 10, 2023

  Imagine setting sail on a four-day cruise, surrounded by 3000 fellow metalheads and 60 bands, all sharing the same passion for heavy music. This is 70000tons of Metal, an epic journey that was sadly cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving many wondering if this one-of-a-kind experience would ever return. And it did! […]

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Obscura, Oceans Of Slumber, Evergrey, etc. added to 2023 70000tons Of Metal Round 11

Posted by on November 14, 2022

  With seventy-seven days to go, booking codes have yet to be sent for round 11 of 70000tons of Metal. The voyage is scheduled from January 30th, 2023, to February 3rd to make its way to Bimini, Bahamas, and back on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of The Seas. However, band announcements are going strong; over the […]

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Belphegor’s frontman was attacked by an Orthodox Christian in Russia

Posted by on April 20, 2016

We know that Russia is not a very tolerant country in many aspects, which sometimes extends to their thoughts on heavy metal. For years, bands have faced difficulties when trying to perform in the motherland – like Behemoth, whogot arrested and ejected entirely out of the country for simply being Behemoth. Now, it seems like […]

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Melechesh frontman speaks about arrest in Jerusalem

Posted by on December 16, 2015

A lot of things happen at the end of the year and it’s easy to miss some of them with the hype of the holidays and top 10 lists floating around but, apparently, Melechesh singer Ashmedi was arrested in Jerusalem a few weeks ago and just released a statement regarding the incident. Ashmedi commented about […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/25: This is madness

Posted by on March 25, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. About two weeks ago I mentioned how inclusive we are on this column. I bring this up again because I went to listen to a sample of Sleeping With Sirens’s new album out of curiosity […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/18: Keeping in time

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I don’t know about you, but it makes me happy to see bands with long praiseworthy careers making more of an impact in terms of sales. Sure, record sales aren’t the key to a […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 10th – Bring it All Home

Posted by on March 10, 2015

This week’s release selection is truly a mixed bag. Ranging from a staple rock group of the ’80s to the premier avant-garde metal act of the current decade, along with everything in between, this is a week to try everything, because it’s all worth your attention! Check it out!   Europe, War of Kings (UDR) The Norwegian […]

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New Melechesh album streaming now

Posted by on February 20, 2015

Are you a fan of Sumerian music? No, not Sumerian Records, even though that’s fine if you’re into that sort of thing. We’re talking about the music of the ancient Iraqis. If so, you’re probably a fan of Melechesh, the Israeli black metal band that incorporates plenty of middle eastern influences  and songs about Mesopotamian history. The […]

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Melechesh are back, and they brought Max Cavalera with them

Posted by on January 30, 2015

If you’re a fan of black metal and middle eastern music, then you’re probably already down with Melechesh. They’re about to release their sixth full length, and first in five years, with Enki, which will be out in March in North American and February 27th in Europe. And this time, they’ve brought along guests. Max Cavalera […]

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The Insider’s Guide to CMJ Music Marathon 2012

Posted by on October 15, 2012

The CMJ 2012 Music Marathon is nearly upon us, and as with every year, there are many awesome things happening all around New York City. As such, we realize that it’s going to be a little difficult to keep track of all the metal-related events going on, especially if planning is paired with borderline-irresponsible amounts […]

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