Tag Archives: Monuments

Metal By Numbers 5/4: The Impact of Record Store Day

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 22nd releases. A lot of bands fell off the charts, including some big names such as Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, and more. The biggest drop […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/27: A lackluster week of charts

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 15th releases. Not many albums were released and the overall numbers were down. Sad to see but hopefully next week picks it up.   Notable Debuts: Monuments, In […]

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Six Tour and event updates – 05/05/22

Posted by on May 5, 2022

    From Rammstein to Psycho Las Vegas, here are six tour, festival, and event updates:   01) Rammstein announce 2023 European stadium tour dates:   2023 Tour Dates: 05/31/2023 Portugal @ Lisbon Estadio Nacional 06/03/2023 Spain @ Valladolid Estadio Jose Zorrilla 06/05/2023 Spain @ Madrid Wanda Metropolitano 06/12/2023 UK @ Belfast Ormeau Park 06/16/2023 […]

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New & Noteworthy 3/18/22 – 4/15/22: Lost in new music

Posted by on April 18, 2022

    New & Noteworthy, Metal Insider’s weekly column highlights some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week, we’re catching up with April 15th through March 18th 2022’s releases, which features new music from Darkher, Animals As Leaders, Undeath, Dark Funeral, and more. For previous releases you can read […]

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18 awesome album updates – 1/27/22

Posted by on January 27, 2022

  2021 ended with an incredible amount of new albums. Now, with just a few weeks into 2022, here are ## album updates recently announced.  01) Carpenter Brut announce new album Leather Terror:     French synthwave artist Carpenter Brut has announced his return with the new album, Leather Terror, out April 1st via Universal. […]

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Monuments announce new vocalist

Posted by on October 14, 2019

Monuments have officially added Andy Cizek (Makari) as their new vocalist. The group initially recruited Cizek to perform with them live when Chris Barretto left the group this past July.  The band issued the following statement:  “Ladies and Gentlemen, Please open your arms and give your love, encouragement and support to welcome the newest member of […]

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Monuments postpone North American tour amid management and booking agency firing

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Monuments has pushed their upcoming North American tour with Skyharbor, Greyhaven and Vespera from September back to April of 2020. Citing Visa issues that have arisen from Management and booking mistakes, the band has decided to part ways with Go Down Believing Management or Decibel touring. The band explains in the statement below. “Hey everyone, Unfortunately, we […]

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Monuments announce North American tour w/ Skyharbor, Greyhaven, & Vespera

Posted by on July 25, 2019

Monuments have announced a North American late summer/early fall tour with Skyharbor, Greyhaven, and Vespera. The band will continue to support their latest effort Phronesis. However, this time around, Andy Cizek (Makari) will be the group’s touring vocalist since earlier this month Chris Barretto (ex-Periphery) announced his departure due to “personal reasons.” The tour is […]

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Monuments part ways with frontman Chris Barretto

Posted by on July 1, 2019

  Monuments have announced the departure of frontman Chris Barretto (ex-Periphery) due to “personal reasons.” The UK progressive/experimental metal outfit has recruited Andy Cizek (Makari) to fill in during their upcoming shows. Barretto isn’t the first vocalist who has parted ways with the group. However, he’s been the group’s frontman since their sophomore effort, 2014’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/24: Polyphia reach a new level in sales

Posted by on October 24, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Sometimes I like to listen to one of the debut albums while I’m writing the charts, so I went with Polyphia. And damn, I’ve seen their name floating around the past couple years but […]

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