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Review/Photos: Ozzy Osbourne, Korn, KISS headline Second Annual Chicago Open Air Festival

Posted by on July 27, 2017

The second annual Chicago Open Air Festival took place this past July 14th-16th at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. Metal Insider was on site to take in all the music, food, and experiences. Friday Arriving Friday afternoon, the sounds of Failure/Anthem rang out as they opened the second stage to a crowd who was still […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/17: Motionless In White make a grave debut

Posted by on May 17, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   We’re still operating on limited info for Metal By Numbers, but I do have a treat for you. A few weeks ago I mentioned having total sales numbers for the Big Four, a […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/11: Madness remains on the charts

Posted by on May 11, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   This week’s list of debuts is even bigger than the last. While last week contained many Records Store Day numbers, this week is everything from returning veterans to live albums (no really, like […]

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Metal Church reveals tour, announces new touring drummer

Posted by on April 21, 2017

Last month we heard Metal Church parted ways with drummer Jeff Plate. Due to these circumstances, the band dropped from their unique tour with Alter Bridge and In Flames. The group finally revealed Plate’s touring replacement for their summer shows will be former W.A.S.P drummer Stet Howland. The band’s extensive list of dates and ticket […]

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Metal Church drop off Alter Bridge tour, Devour the Day to replace them

Posted by on March 22, 2017

Yesterday, Metal Church drummer Jeff Plate departed the band after 12 years. We were wondering if the band would be able to nab a new drummer  in time for their tour with Alter Bridge and In Flames. It turns out that they’re not. At first, Metal Church shared the news on their Facebook that they dropped five dates from […]

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Metal Church parts ways with drummer Jeff Plate

Posted by on March 21, 2017

We are one month away from Metal Church kicking off their unique tour with Alter Bridge and In Flames and it looks like it will happen without drummer Jeff Plate. After twelve years with the group, Plate will be packing away his Metal Church sticks. Plate has been with the group since 2006’s A Light in the […]

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Interesting tour alert: Alter Bridge, In Flames, Metal Church teaming up for tour

Posted by on February 21, 2017

Alter Bridge are concluding their North American tour tomorrow (22) in Seattle, Washington and due to their successful run, they announced a second leg of The Last Hero tour in the United States. These headlining dates are scheduled for next spring, just in time for the festival season. The dates are scheduled around their planned […]

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Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Korn to headline Chicago Open Air

Posted by on January 17, 2017

  Some big names are taking over Chicago this July, as the 2nd annual Chicago Open Air Festival was announced today. After a monstrous first year that saw Rammstein’s only US appearance, the group behind Chicago Open Air “cranked it up to 11” this year by announcing KISS, Korn and the godfather of metal Ozzy Osbourne, […]

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Photos: Armored Saint, Exmortus, Metal Church, Ozzfest meets Knotfest Camping Kick-Off Party, San Bernardino, CA, 9/23/16

Posted by on October 7, 2016

It’s been a few weeks since everyone enjoyed the fun and heat of San Bernardino, CA during the Ozzfest meets Knotfest festival but the impressions for it have been as long-lasting as you can imagine. Before the entire event took place, there was an opening show taking place in the San Manuel Amphitheater’s ground with […]

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Metal by Numbers: Hey Baby… metal

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Okay, well technically, the biggest selling rock/metal act of the week is Black Stone Cherry, whose butt-rock debut for Mascot landed them the #15 current album in the country, but just behind them by […]

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