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Tag Archives: Metal Church

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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Metal By Numbers 4/6: Asking Amon Amarth about Alexandria

Posted by on April 6, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hot damn, how about that alliteration in the title, huh? Also: hot damn there’s fourteen debuts this week. April is definitely off to a monster start with all these albums, and there’s only more […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 25th – Coming of the Tide

Posted by on March 25, 2016

If there’s one appropriate way to close out “March is Metal Month”, it’s by having the last Friday in March be the busiest day on the release calendar up to that point for the year. So it is today, with a deluge of new albums taking over the charts and our ears. The most intriguing part […]

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1986: puppets and hairspray – the year of the metal fork

Posted by on March 7, 2016

As the worldwide metal community celebrates the 30th anniversary of Metallica’s Master Of Puppets, I’ve realized just how much in the last few weeks we’ve been inundated with news and visibility of the entire Big Four. Along with Puppets’ birthday, Slayer’s headlining tour with Testament and Carcass is in full swing, Anthrax’s glorious new platter For All Kings scored stellar first-week release numbers […]

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Metal Church return with Mike Howe, a nuclear plant for “No Tomorrow”

Posted by on January 6, 2016

[youtube]https://youtu.be/ary17dRnC3o[/youtube] We see a lot of videos at Metal Insider. Most of them are pretty cliched, because let’s be honest, how many ways can you show a band playing? Most of the time,  you wind up watching a band playing in a warehouse with sparks and shit. Not so with Metal Church, who have a new […]

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Metal Church rejoined by singer Mike Howe

Posted by on April 30, 2015

After the departure of Ronny Munroe back in September, Metal Church has officially announced the return of Mike Howe as their new singer.  After his decision to step down from Metal Church’s frontman role back in 1998, Mike retired from the music industry and had been living in Tennessee with his family, but back in 2014, founder and […]

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Listen to Stone Sour covers EP while they plot the next two

Posted by on April 29, 2015

Stone Sour like playing covers – that much has been established. First we heard them take on a Metal Church for the horror film that author and frontman Corey Taylor appeared in. Then they followed that up by announcing a Record Store Day-only EP, Meanwhile In Burbank… That EP had covers of Alice In Chains, […]

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Stone Sour offer preview of Metallica cover

Posted by on April 10, 2015

We already know that Stone Sour know their way around a cover from their convincing take on Metal Church’s “The Dark.” It was a little curious that that song didn’t make it onto the band’s forthcoming covers EP, Meanwhile In Burbank…, but the track listing does include takes of songs from Alice In Chains, Metallica, KISS, […]

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Stone Sour’s covers EP gets release date

Posted by on March 2, 2015

Stone Sour put out a cover of Metal Church’s “The Dark“, for the horror movie “Fear Clinic,” which came out last month. Now the band has revealed more details about that cover album we’ve been hearing about since late last year. We knew it was titled, Meanwhile In Burbank…, but now we know it will be an vinyl EP, and available April 18th for […]

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Stone Sour are not afraid of The Dark, Metal Church

Posted by on February 9, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/NXexq0hRyY0[/youtube] A treat for horror movie and metal fans alike, Stone Sour has just premiered the video for their cover of the title track of Metal Church’s 1986 album, “The Dark” on Loudwire. In addition to this song being recorded for Stone Sour’s upcoming album of cover songs, it was also hand-picked for the film […]

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