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Ozzy, Foo Fighters, Avenged Sevenfold top Welcome To Rockville’s lineup

Posted by on November 7, 2017

On the heels of the official announcement of World’s Loudest Month, the first of many show lineups dropped yesterday. Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville kicks off the annual World’s Loudest Month festival series, April 27th-29th, 2018, when over 50 bands will converge on Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida. Leading the bill for the eighth annual […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/15: Volbeat boogie into the top five

Posted by on June 15, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Any day there’s an metal album in the top ten is worthy of praise. When there’s two, that’s even better. And when one of those albums is second only to Paul Simon’s first release […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/8: Told you once, told you thrice

Posted by on June 8, 2016

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Summer is more or less here, which means you can expect some seesawing of sales thanks to all those touring festivals. And while Mayhem won’t be one of them this year, that doesn’t […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/1: Got an issue? Here’s a tissue

Posted by on June 1, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I had pretty much forgotten Issues existed even before the band’s top ten debut album dropped off the charts. You may recall that the band just kind of showed up seemingly out of nowhere […]

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Review and Photos: Rock On The Range 2016

Posted by on May 31, 2016

  In 2007 Rock on the Range was brought to life, when 35,000 “Rangers” sold out Columbus Crew Stadium for its inaugural event. With just 14 bands on the original lineup, a new Rock/Metal festival was born. Fast forward to 2016, which marked the 10th anniversary for Rock on the Range, and over 120,000 people […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/25: New misadventures on the charts

Posted by on May 25, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If last week’s charts felt a bit scarce to you, fret not: we have twelve debuts this week. A handful of these are heavy hitters too, which is saying something considering how many other […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/18: Two debuts for a bare bones week

Posted by on May 18, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Compared to last week, the debuts are looking pretty sparse. In fact, the Wikipedia page for the year 2016 in metal only had Vektor listed for its release week. Hell, our own Chris Colgan only […]

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High Elevation Festival Announced: Avenged Sevenfold to headline

Posted by on May 17, 2016

In the wake of Mayhem Fest’s demise, the rock festival, long popular in Europe, seems to really be taking off. In addition to the Chicago Open Air, Houston Open Air and combination Ozzfest and Knotfest, more and more new and larger festivals seem to be popping up, and AEG Live announced another one yesterday, Denver’s […]

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Alice In Chains, Slayer, Deftones among those playing Houston Open Air

Posted by on May 16, 2016

There was a time when many of us in America looked at Europe with envy for having hundreds of festivals during summer, while we got almost no tours as most good bands were booked to play there. Now that seems to be vanishing, as the land of the free has stepped up its game by hosting […]

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Review and photos: Carolina Rebellion 2016

Posted by on May 12, 2016

  This past weekend, the 6th annual Carolina Rebellion took place at Rock City Campground at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. With more than 90,000 in attendance, this newly-expanded three day festival set another record as a part of World’s Loudest Month. When the gates opened early Friday morning, the line of “Rebels” stretched […]

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