Tag Archives: Netherlands

Metal Insider’s Josh Musto’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2018

Posted by on December 19, 2018

Metal Insider’s Josh Musto reveals his top ten metal albums of 2018.   10) Galactic Empire,  Episode II (Rise Records) After their 2017 debut, which mainly covered material from Star Wars’ original trilogy, Philadelphia’s Galactic Empire have proven that John Williams’ deep cuts can translate to some unbelievably brutal metal. Their second studio album, aptly named Episode […]

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Interview/Review Netherlands’ Timo Ellis on ‘Black Gaia’

Posted by on September 17, 2018

  August 24th saw the release of the maddeningly original Brooklyn psycho doom outfit Netherlands’ fourth full-length, Black Gaia (via Records & Tapes Records). For the uninitiated, I usually explain Netherlands’ sound as “Daft Punk meets High on Fire,” or “Devo meets Deftones,” or use any number of oversimplified comparisons that don’t do their fierce […]

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Mastodon cancels tour with Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands

Posted by on August 30, 2018

Mastodon were forced to cancel their tour with Dinosaur Jr and Netherlands, which was originally scheduled to embark on this Saturday (1st). The Atlanta progressive metal titans had to drop off due to “a critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family.” According to Blabbermouth, the group’s statement expressed that they: “would like to extend […]

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Video Premiere: Netherlands “Fakir Mintas”

Posted by on August 8, 2018

Next month, Brooklyn rockers Netherlands will be touring with Mastodon and Dinosaur Jr in support of their upcoming album Black Gaia, which will be released on August 24th via Records and Tapes Records. Earlier this year, the group released their EP Hope Porn, which showcased their psychedelic and groove essence. Of course, this made us […]

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Mastodon announces North American tour dates w/Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands

Posted by on April 30, 2018

Mastodon have announced another set of North American tour dates, and this time they will bring Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands along with them. The trek begins on September 1st in Edmonton, AB and concludes on September 19th in Hamilton, ON. Tickets go on sale this Friday (4th). Tour Dates w/Dinosaur Jr. and Netherlands: 09/01 Edmonton, […]

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Track premiere: SEE? (Bangladeafy/Netherlands, ex-Spacehog etc.) get experimental with “SEE1”

Posted by on November 22, 2016

  It’s easy to get pretty jaded in the metal community. How many more deathcore bands waiting for the drop or thrash bands trying to recapture 1984 can there be before you tag out? What we’re trying to say is that it’s pretty rare that you hear a song or band that’s uncategorizable. However, the […]

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Music Videos of the Week – Oct 21 – 27

Posted by on October 28, 2016

This week was a bit difficult to choose from, as I already know I left off a few good ones from this list. However, these videos range from being out of this world to having an entire morbid story line. Here are this week’s top five music videos.   5) Netherlands – “Alien Pussy” A bit […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/7: The party isn’t over for the charts

Posted by on September 7, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. What did I tell you? First step towards the fall months and we get thirteen albums dropped on us. As always, I point you to Chris Colgan for details on new releases and the […]

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Dissident Aggression: Gnaw Their Tongues – Abyss of Longing Throats

Posted by on August 21, 2015

Have you felt darkness? Have you been engulfed in the throes of the deepest depression, its heavy hand softly caressing your head as it holds you face down in the dirt? Have you welcomed sleep in the hopes that you might not wake, that you might escape another day anchored to a sinking ship? Have […]

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Dissident Aggression: Pestilence Spreads Across The Land…

Posted by on November 8, 2013

Some bands come back from the dead just for the sake of it.  Maybe it’s boredom, maybe it’s the thought of cashing in on all the “retro” going on in the metal world today.  Whatever it is, those bands come off as uninspired and, worse, a shell of their former glories.  Dutch greats Pestilence are […]

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