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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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Metal Insider’s Jeff Podoshen’s Top 10 Videos of 2020

Posted by on December 7, 2020

  Yeah, we know 2020 sucks, but here are some great videos that made 2020 just a bit more bearable.  Enjoy! 01) Solstafir “Drysill”   02)  Enslaved “Urjotun”   03)  Paradise Lost  “Fall From Grace”   04)  Draconian “Sleepwalkers”   05)  Gaerea “Urge”   06)  Necrophobic “Mirror Black”   07)  Killer Be Killed “Dream Gone […]

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Metal Insider’s Jeff Podoshen’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 1, 2020

    Well, thankfully 2020 is coming to a close. Good riddance. And while the year itself was awful, the music wasn’t. Lots of great records in 2020 and I listened to a lot of them while staring into the backyard. Here are my top 20 records for 2020. Register your complaints in the comments […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/18: Fates Warning had a good day on the charts

Posted by on November 18, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Find your favorite albums of the year yet? I’m still sorting through a sizable backlog where new bands are added each day. Like the new Fates Warning, which I somehow did not […]

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New & Noteworthy: November 6th, 2020 – Endless Twilight of New Releases

Posted by on November 6, 2020

  New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new releases from Orianthi and Sólstafir, as well as an Alter Bridge live release! For last week’s new releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, […]

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Solstafir’s ‘Endless Twilight of Codependent Love’ is a melancholy masterpiece

Posted by on October 20, 2020

  Iceland is home to many bands and musical acts and once boasted about having the “highest number of musicians” per capita. There are indeed so many great bands in Iceland, but none of them are as good as Solstafir. If you don’t believe me, after you listen to Endless Twilight of Codependent Love, you […]

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A conversation with Sólstafir’s Addi on ‘Endless Twilight of Codependent Love’ and pandemic uncertainties

Posted by on October 14, 2020

  On November 6th, Sólstafir’s next masterpiece, Endless Twilight of Codependent Love, will finally arrive via Season of Mist (pre-order here). The record is another continuation of their Icelandic one-of-a-kind experimental distortions, which is promised to be a great contender for one of the strongest metal albums of the year. We caught up with frontman […]

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Sólstafir share “Her Fall From Grace” video

Posted by on October 1, 2020

  Sólstafir’s overall seventh full-length effort, Endless Twilight of Codependent Love, is an album you don’t want to miss, which will be released on November 6th via Season of Mist. Today (1st), these Icelandic rockers have unveiled their next single, “Her Fall From Grace.” The track circles around the pain of watching a loved one […]

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Sólstafir unveil new single “Akkeri,” new album arriving in November

Posted by on August 5, 2020

  Iceland’s Sólstafir are back! The group has officially unveiled details for their upcoming seventh studio effort, Endless Twilight of Codependent Love, scheduled to arrive on November 6th via Season of Mist. The album was produced by Birgir Jón Birgisson (Sigur Rós, Alcest) and recorded at the Sundlaugin Studio in Iceland. To accompany the album […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Metal Insider’s Quarantine Playlist

Posted by on April 1, 2020

  2020 certainly feels like the plague, and it all started with Neil Peart’s passing. Over the last few months alone, many went from laughing at Corona beer memes to no longer taking any of this as a joke. The COVID-19 outbreak feels like a disaster film, and sadly, it has become our reality. While […]

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