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Tag Archives: Riverside

Riverside’s guitarist Piotr Grudzinski dies at 40

Posted by on February 22, 2016

In more tragic news polluting this 2016, we’re sad to report the passing of Piotr Grudzinski, guitarist and founding member of the Polish progressive rock band Riverside, at the age of 40. There aren’t many details regarding his passing aside from the short statement released by the band via social media declaring the following: “In […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/7: The charts drive it home

Posted by on October 7, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The list of new debuts this week is notably shorter than previous weeks and lacking in big heavy hitters (no offense to Parkway Drive or any other bands listed here). So you may be […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/30: Fortune shines down on the charts

Posted by on September 30, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yet another stout list of metal debuts has graces Metal By Numbers this week with a total of twenty bands. I would have definitely missed a few if I hadn’t used Chris Colgan’s handy-dandy […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/23: Slayer falls under the horizon

Posted by on September 23, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. For the second week in a row we have a metal album in the number one spot. In addition, it’s the second week have a case of “newer band out-charts legend band.” And, yet […]

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Review: ProgPower USA XVI Day 2, 9/12/15 – Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA

Posted by on September 21, 2015

ProgPower USA is the premier US festival for progressive and power metal. It takes place every year in September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. The festival seeks to bring in bands that don’t necessarily have the fan base to tour the United States but still would like to get their foot in […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/16: The charts have your six and your soul

Posted by on September 16, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s that time again; Five Finger Death Punch have released an album, thus topping the charts and sticking around until it likely goes gold. However you feel about them, it’s good to see that […]

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Mike Portnoy Launching “Progressive Nation At Sea” Cruise

Posted by on July 30, 2013

Over a year ago, Mike Portnoy told us that he’d love to re-launch the Progressive Nation Tour when the timing was right. Well not only did he finally found the time, but also found a way to re-launch the prog-tastic tour as a cruise festival. Teaming up with InsideOut Music, former Dream Theater keyboardist Derek […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/6: The Charts Are Ruined

Posted by on March 6, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well okay, the charts aren’t actually ruined (except for the fact that the soundtrack to Twilight is on it). There have been various boosts to certain albums this week and we’ve got some debuts from […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/27: You Will Confess

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s been approximately…never since my last confession. Actually, I don’t think anyone here at Metal Insider has ever made a confession that wasn’t preceded by downing a bottle of whiskey beforehand. Just kidding. We […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/20: Watch Your Temper

Posted by on February 20, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We here at Metal Insider are generally peaceful people and hardly get angry at anyone over anything. Unless you don’t like tacos, in which case get the hell out (just kidding, we love you […]

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