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Live Gig Review: Stars align for Royal Thunder at Saint Vitus Bar on 1/05/23

Posted by on January 9, 2023

  Following a small break from attending gigs, it was time to fire up 2023 in style. I had been a Royal Thunder fan since college. It was awesome knowing that the opening night of their trio of January live dates would begin on January 5th at the famous Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn. After […]

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Royal Thunder unveil “The Knife” video; announce January shows

Posted by on November 11, 2022

  Royal Thunder have returned with a brand new single, “The Knife!” The track is the first piece of new music since the group’s 2017 full-length effort, Wick. And now, we hear the new emotive bluesy track in the fresh video.    Vocalist/bassist Mlny Parsonz comments: “Coming out full throttle has filled my heart to […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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CKY and Slaves announces co-headlining tour w/Royal Thunder & Awaken I Am

Posted by on April 12, 2018

CKY have announced a co-headlining trek with the post-hardcore group Slaves. The group will be promoting their latest effort The Phoenix, which was released last year via eOne and Slaves will bring their new album Beautiful Death.  Royal Thunder and Awaken I Am will be joining in as support. CKY drummer Jess Margera expressed his […]

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Royal Thunder share statement on drummer Evan Diprima’s departure, announce replacement

Posted by on March 7, 2018

Last month, Evan Diprima announced his departure from Royal Thunder. The drummer revealed this news on his personal Instagram stating, “It was time for me to move on for my own reasons.” Last night (6), the group confirmed this news by making a public statement as well as announcing session drummer Kent Aberle would be […]

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Royal Thunder parts ways with drummer Evan Diprima

Posted by on February 27, 2018

It’s been rewarding watching Atlanta’s Royal Thunder rise up the ranks since the beginning of this decade. After an EP and two albums on Relapse, they made the jump to Spinefarm, who released last year’s awesome Wick. And while drummer Evan Deprima has been with them since their first full length, he appears to have left […]

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Review/photos: Royal Thunder, Backwoods Payback & Heavy Temple, Saint Vitus, 1/19

Posted by on January 23, 2018

Whenever Royal Thunder are in town, it’s highly advised for all to do whatever it takes to attend. These Atlanta hard rockers returned to Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York this past Friday (19th), and once again, their musical intensity won us over. The group were there to support their latest effort, 2017’s Wick and […]

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Royal Thunder and Pinkish Black reveal 2018 North American tour

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Lovable grunge rockers, Royal Thunder have just extended their tour of North America. Previously, the band announced some dates with Backwoods Payback and Heavy Temple that ran through January. Now the Atlanta natives just announced another tour with Pinkish Black that extends from March to April. Check out the full tour schedule below: w/ Backwoods […]

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Metal Hammer reveal ‘100 Best Albums of 2017’

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Metal Hammer have unleashed their year-end list of 100 Best Albums of 2017 and this one, is filled with surprises. For starters, we were thrilled to see Vuur, the new project featuring ex-Gathering vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen make the cut, as well as Battle Beast, Dragonforce, and Alice Cooper. However, it also includes Mastodon, Code […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick DeSimone’s Top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 12, 2017

This was a year of hooks for me. I usually favor at least a couple extreme records each year, but frankly as I get older, I don’t have the attention span for anything that doesn’t have things I can hum back to you. That’s not to say I’ve gone completely soft; I liked the Full […]

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