Tag Archives: Nervosa

Tom’s Top Ten: The Best Sets of 70000 Tons of Metal 2024

Posted by on February 26, 2024

  Every year, a few days before we hop on a plane to Florida to board the annual 70000 Tons of Metal cruise, they drop the complete running order of bands on their website. This sparks both excitement and extreme panic in me. I immediately print off two copies (since I’m going to fuck up […]

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Nervosa welcome new drummer Gabriela Abud

Posted by on January 17, 2024

  Less than a year after finalizing a fresh new lineup, Nervosa has once again undergone a shuffle. Drummer Michaela Naydenova announced her decision to leave the band on Instagram over the weekend, citing her desire to “experiment more in the musical field.”   Naydenova explained: “At the end of the last year I decided […]

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Metal Insider’s DJ Alex Kayne’s Top 10 Albums of 2023

Posted by on December 28, 2023

In 2023, we saw the release of what seemed to be a gigajillion albums worldwide – a straight-up middle finger to the vast nothingness of the Covid-riddled years. Of course, it was impossible for me to screen them all, but I managed to get to listen to a boatload of stuff this year. If you […]

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Metal By Numbers: When No Charts Sang – 12/17/2023

Posted by on December 17, 2023

    Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Metal By Numbers is back! We appreciate your patience during a brief hiatus. The past few months have been exceptionally busy, leading to some delays. We are excited to share an extensive […]

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Rock Castle 2023 Live Review: A Recap of the Summer Fest with U.D.O., Hammerfall, Doro, Beast in Black, & More

Posted by on December 7, 2023

  Following hot on the heels of the two more established summer festivals organized by Pragokoncert in Czechia, Metalfest in Pilsen, and Masters of Rock in Vizovice, the recently re-branded Rock Castle festival in Moravsky Krumlov is quickly becoming a fan favorite in the European festival season. Once again, taking place around the beautiful castle […]

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Metal By Numbers: The Charts Codex – 10/16/2023

Posted by on October 16, 2023

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the charts from September 29, 2023 releases. Check out to see how KK’s Priest, Code Orange, Wolves In The Throne Room, and more debuted in charts. Remember to check out our […]

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Album Review: Nervosa – ‘Jailbreak’

Posted by on October 5, 2023

  The all-femme thrash metal group is back with a punishing new record showcasing a brand new lineup featuring founding member Prika Amaral on vocals this go around, Helena Kotina on guitars, Hel Pyre on bass, and Michaela Naydenova on drums after a tumultuous few years.  Lyrically, Jailbreak, as an album, speaks to exactly that – […]

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New & Noteworthy: The releases ride again 9/29/2023

Posted by on September 29, 2023

    New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week’s albums include the debut of a new death metal project from Volbeat’s Michael Poulsen and the return of Taproot, as well as releases from Black Stone Cherry, Code Orange, Blue […]

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Breaking the chains: an interview with Nervosa’s Helena Kotina on new album ‘Jailbreak’

Posted by on September 28, 2023

  Thrash metal outfit Nervosa are back with their fifth full-length album, Jailbreak, set to release this Friday (29th) via Napalm Records. This fresh record marks a bold new direction and serves as an introduction to their latest lineup. Guitarist and founding member Prika Amaral has taken on vocal duties, with Michaela Naydenova on drums, […]

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Nervosa share “Jailbreak” video

Posted by on August 30, 2023

  Nervosa are gearing up for their upcoming fifth full-length effort, Jailbreak, on September 29th via Napalm Records. Today (30th), the group has shared a video for the title track.    Prika Amaral comments:  “This song is the roots of this new album. Helena and I love motorcycles, and wanted to write a song that […]

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