Tag Archives: Raven

New & Noteworthy: Releases of Being – (5/5/2023 – 9/15/2023)

Posted by on September 16, 2023

    New & Noteworthy has returned! Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. For this week’s list, we’re not only bringing you the week’s must-know releases, we’re taking you back to the albums that hit shelves since May that are worth a spin. These […]

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Metal By Numbers Visions of charts 8/1/2023

Posted by on August 1, 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! After a delay with summer vacations, the column has returned, which includes seeing how albums from Cavalera, Queens of the Stone Age, Extreme, and more debuted in charts […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 35 Albums of 2022

Posted by on December 29, 2022

    The pandemic has given artists time to reflect and create, resulting in many artists releasing new records, surprise EPs, reissues, and live recordings. However, did all bands use their time wisely by releasing one of their strongest albums, or fall flat compared to their prior offerings? This year was a hit or miss, […]

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Metallica made history honoring Megaforce Records founder Jon and Marsha Zazula on 11/6/2022 in Hollywood, Florida

Posted by on November 8, 2022

    Metallica made history this past Sunday (6th) in Hollywood, Florida, at the Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. While the show is considered a more intimate setting with 7,000 seats versus selling out stadiums, those who managed to get a ticket were in for a once-in-a-lifetime dream event. A […]

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Concert Calendar (10/17-10/23): Elevated by Riffs – Iron Maiden, Accept, & more:

Posted by on October 17, 2022

  Hit me up whenever (Instagram: izzysabbath, Twitter: blkholestomach), and we’ll talk about concerts. Our 2022 concert memories (this gnarly year has blitzed by! Getting amped up for Halloween! Trying to contain ourselves for Iron Maiden on Wednesday!) and how we’re just as excited as we’ll always be for live music. Short intros, -Ian October […]

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Metallica to honor Jonny and Marsha Zazula with special concert this November

Posted by on September 28, 2022

  On November 6th, 2022, Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida will host Metallica as they celebrate the life, legacy, and achievements of Megaforce Records founder  Jon “Jonny Z” Zazula and his wife Marsha Zazula. Special guests include Raven. Says Metallica: “Jonny gave us our first break in […]

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Raven announce ‘Wiped Out’ 40th anniversary tour; band signs with Silver Lining Music

Posted by on August 1, 2022

  New Wave of British Heavy Metal icons Raven have signed with Silver Lining Music. The group has also announced they will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their 1982 classic album, Wiped Out, with an anniversary North American Tour. Joining Raven on the trek will be Riot Act, who will perform Riot classics from 1977-1982. […]

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Metallica, Raven, Anthrax, Overkill, and more react to death of Megaforce co-founder Jon Zazula

Posted by on February 2, 2022

  Metallica, Raven, Anthrax, Overkill, and more have since paid a tribute to Megaforce Records co-founder Jon “Jonny Z” Zazula, who passed away yesterday (1st). Zazula reportedly died from complications of the rare neuropathic disorder chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and osteopenia. It was also reported, the 69-year-old passed away […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 50 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 24, 2020

    2020 kicked off with a bang. Beginning with another successful year at 70000tons of Metal to seeing Heilung, Vader, and Opeth live, what could go wrong? The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the music industry to the point that I don’t know where things will stand in a post-pandemic world. This year felt like […]

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Raven share “Not So Easy” video

Posted by on December 11, 2020

  Raven have released a video for the song “Not So Easy.” The track is taken from their latest effort, Metal City, which was released earlier this year via SPV/Steamhammer.   John Gallagher comments: “We actually shot this back in April 2019 in Los Angeles while we were doing some studio lunacy at Mike Heller’s […]

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