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Avenged Sevenfold, Slayer, Alice In Chains and more playing Rock Allegiance Festival

Posted by on May 9, 2016

Last year saw the inaugural Monster Energy Rock Allegiance festival come to the Philadelphia suburb of Chester, PA at the Talen Energy Stadium. Things must have gone pretty well, as today, they announced that the festival is returning this September. This year’s festival has expanded to two days, September 17th and 18th. And as could […]

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Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones to headline Texas Mutiny Fest

Posted by on May 2, 2016

In the wake of the cancellation of the Mayhem Festival, a lot more non-traveling festivals are popping up. It’s kind of like the European festivals, in which a band can just play regional festivals instead of going on an actual tour. And along with fests like Chicago Open Air (which just sold out of single […]

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Two women arrested after Skindred frontman knife attack

Posted by on February 8, 2016

Last week, we reported about Skindred’s singer Benji Webbe and his partner being the victims of physical assault that left Webbe a significant scar on his throat and face. The encounter was perpetuated by a group of woman and it seems like a 40-year-old has been arrested for assault (wounding with intent) and a 29-year-old has been arrested […]

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Skindred singer Benji Webbe gets slashed in knife attack

Posted by on February 1, 2016

Benji Webbe, singer of UK “ragga metal” act Skindred, was injured in a knife attack after being slashed on his face and throat in his hometown of Newport UK. His partner, Julie Christian, was also assaulted by a group of women. The two were returning home from a party when they were assaulted. There’s not much […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/11: The charts have gone Def

Posted by on November 11, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. A handful of albums have dropped off of the charts this week, but you probably won’t notice since, yet again, we have a slew of new debuts added to Metal By Numbers. It’s the […]

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Interview: Skindred Frontman Discusses New ‘Volume’ Album

Posted by on November 5, 2015

Skindred has been rockin’ their reggae-meets-nu-metal music since the late 90’s and the UK-based band are still sounding fresh with their latest LP, Volume, which was recently released via Napalm Records. Metal Insider spoke to frontman Benji Webbe about the new album, their current tour buddies, and more.   The “Under Attack” single, title track, […]

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Lyric video premiere: Skindred, “Under Attack”

Posted by on August 21, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/GhRZ-cmhclU[/youtube] Skindred pull no punches by titling their forthcoming album Volume. The album, their sixth, will be coming out on Napalm Records on October 30, but we’re psyched to premiere a lyric video for “Under Attack.” The Welsh quintet’s brand of rock, reggae,  and dub, led by former Dub War singer Clive “Benji” Webbe, is unapologetically […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/5: All Hail Babymetal

Posted by on March 5, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week, metal didn’t have a particularly strong presence on the charts in terms of big debuts or bumps in sales. But one debut shining through the rest sits firmly as one of the […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/26: We Have Some Issues With The Charts

Posted by on February 26, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We get a lot of bands on the charts we haven’t really heard of before, but usually they don’t break the top 200 or at least aren’t very high up. Sometimes they drop off […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 18th: Integral Birth

Posted by on February 18, 2014

As I promised last week, there is a lot of prog coming out today. Bask in the glory of these great new progressive releases, as well as the rest of this week’s excellent new albums!     Cynic, Kindly Bent to Free Us (Season of Mist)   Those that experienced the full fifteen-year gap between […]

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