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Personal Retrospective: Albums that turn 10 in 2021

Posted by on October 15, 2021

    While we are still a few months away from the end of 2021, this time of the year is usually for retrospectives. However, instead of (already) looking at the best that this year had to offer in terms of metal music, I will be going a bit further back. Here is a look […]

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Interview: White Stones’ Martin Mendez (Opeth) talks new album ‘Dancing Into Oblivion’

Posted by on September 16, 2021

  Progressive death metal outfit White Stones featuring Opeth’s Martin Mendez have released their sophomore effort, Dancing In Oblivion, late last month via Nuclear Blast Records. We caught up with Mendez to discuss the album, which was created while in lockdown.   How has the pandemic affected the writing process for Dancing Into Oblivion? Well, […]

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Opeth and Mastodon announce North American Fall Tour w/ Zeal & Ardor

Posted by on September 14, 2021

  Opeth will finally make their return to North America, and this time around, Mastodon will be joining them on the trek with special guests Zeal & Ardor. The trek is scheduled to kick off on November 16th in Asheville, NC and will run through December 5th in Denver, CO. Tickets go on sale this […]

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Tour, festival, and streaming events recently announced 4/5/21

Posted by on April 5, 2021

  While it looks like touring will soon pick up in the United States, other areas of the globe are seeing events being rescheduled for 2022. We listed out a few festivals, tours, and streaming events that were recently announced.    Byzantine announce 21st anniversary USA Tour: Byzantine will be celebrating their 21st anniversary by […]

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Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth among metal bands getting animated for International DC Comics ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition’ series

Posted by on February 2, 2021

  The worlds of comics and metal music are intersecting again, this time for a new international DC Comics series ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition.’  Running seven issues, ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition’ will feature seven bands from different “genres and generations” of metal with each issue sporting “a variant cover […]

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Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt to score upcoming Netflix series ‘Clark’

Posted by on May 13, 2020

  Opeth frontman/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt has announced that he will be making his scoring debut on the upcoming Netflix series Clark. Clark is based on the autobiography of Swedish criminal Clark Olofsson (‘Vafan var det som hände’), who most notably held several people hostage at a bank in 1973. The events led to the coining […]

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Interview with Opeth bassist Martin Mendez on White Stones’ debut album ‘Kuarahy’

Posted by on April 7, 2020

We recently caught up with Opeth bassist Martin Mendez to discuss his new death metal project White Stones and their debut album, Kuarahy, which was released in March via Nuclear Blast.   Can you talk more about the formation of White Stones?  White Stones was formed by: Jordi Farré on drums, Albert Martí on rhythm […]

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Opeth delivered excellence at the iconic Apollo – 2/21/20

Posted by on March 3, 2020

Opeth have excelled over the years. It feels as though, whenever they’re in NY, they have to book a legendary venue. Back in 2016, we saw them perform at Radio City Music Hall. While we flew out to Colorado for their impeccable Red Rocks concert, four years later, these Swedish progressive metal masters have selected […]

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Opeth cancel three shows due to acute laryngitis

Posted by on February 18, 2020

Opeth are currently touring across North America in support of their latest effort, In Cauda Venenum. Unfortunately, three shows have been cancelled due to frontman/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt having “acute laryngitis.” The singer noticed struggles with his voice at their show in Royal Oak, Michigan, and decided to cancel three shows to have time to recover […]

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33 Videos to check out this week 1/24/20

Posted by on January 24, 2020

  This week, we’re doing something a little bit different by listing out 33 videos that have been released over the last few weeks. How many have you watched so far?   01) Bad Wolves unveil “Sober” music video Bad Wolves unveiled the music video for the song “Sober.” The track is taken from the […]

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