Tag Archives: Valkyrie

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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Interview with Valkyrie on new album ‘Fear’

Posted by on September 8, 2020

  Virginia doom metal outfit Valkyrie released their first album in five years, Fear, this past July via Relapse Records (read our review here and order the record at this location). We caught up with the group to discuss the new album and their experience on releasing new music during a pandemic.   What was the […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/29 & 8/5: The Acacia Strain don’t decay

Posted by on August 5, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I was away last week, so this week we’re doing things a bit different. I’ve included the debut numbers that would have been posted last week in addition to the ones for this […]

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Valkyrie’s ‘Fear’ is masterfully genuine hard-edged rock and roll

Posted by on July 14, 2020

  If you read the pages here at Metal Insider you know we’re big fans of Baroness. And if you, like me, have been craving some new tunes that aren’t far off from the Baroness sound, you definitely want to check out Fear, by Valkyrie, which releases on Relapse Records. Valkyrie, as you may already […]

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Valkyrie (ex-Baroness) post new song “Evil Eye”

Posted by on July 8, 2020

  Valkyrie (ex-Baroness) have shared a new song called “Evil Eye.” The track is taken from the upcoming album Fear, which is scheduled to drop on July 24th via Relapse Records. Guitarist Pete Adams commented on the song: “‘Evil Eye‘ is the song that came together more quickly than the others. With all of the melody, guitar […]

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Death To False Metal Festival Preview: Day 1

Posted by on August 12, 2015

In a two-part series we break down all the bands playing this weekend’s Metal Insider sponsored Death To False Metal Festival in Hamden, CT, so you know ahead of time what awesomeness are getting yourself into.  First up, a look at Friday night’s line-up (please note there are some extremely NSFW videos linked below):   […]

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Baroness apparently still in the studio

Posted by on July 1, 2015

Pete Adams of Baroness (and Valkyrie) said back in April that the new Baroness album is three weeks from being done. Now, a photo of the band was posted to Apple Music, saying the band is, “recording with Dave Fridmann at Tarbox Road Studios in Cassadaga, New York. ” Fridmann is known for his work the […]

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Metal Power Rankings: On the Lamb

Posted by on June 13, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. In a little more than a month, Lamb of God […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/28: The charts have got sol

Posted by on May 28, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, this is certainly heftier than last week. Just like I said it would be. As is common for large debut lists, you’ve got band’s making comebacks, a few EP’s, younger bands trying to […]

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Baroness side project Valkyrie shares new song

Posted by on April 29, 2015

There have been enough textures throughout Baroness’ three albums that it’s obvious guitarist Pete Adams knows what he’s doing. Valkyrie, his side project with his brother, Jake, recently emerged from dormancy and will be releasing Shadows on May 19th. The album, their first in eight years and first on Relapse, will be supported by a […]

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