Tag Archives: Vektor

70000tons of Metal add Elvenking & more to 2023 lineup; removes Vektor

Posted by on January 4, 2023

  Shortly after adding Vektor to the round 11 2023 70000tons of Metal lineup, it didn’t take long for the organizers to remove the group due to previous controversial allegations. However, the event has since added Elvenking and Batushka. With twenty-six days to go and only thirty-five out of sixty bands announced, there’s still ways […]

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Less than one month until 70000tons of Metal 2023: God Dethroned, Vreid & more added to lineup

Posted by on January 3, 2023

  There is officially less than one month to go until 70000tons of Metal round 11, 2023 edition. More bands have been announced during the holiday and New Year break after a few weeks of silence. The pressure is always on, making fans wonder if a full sixty bands will be announced before the ship […]

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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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Vektor’s David DiSanto responds to allegations of domestic abuse, band’s Facebook page deactivated

Posted by on July 8, 2019

Last month, Vektor vocalist/guitarist David DiSanto was accused of domestic abuse by his wife Katy DiSanto as a short video clip of one of the incidents went public on social media showing what appeared to be David verbally and physically abusing her. Katy later thanked the metal community for the support as well as launchd […]

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Metal Insider’s response to domestic abuse in the metal community

Posted by on June 20, 2019

On Saturday (15th), while I was sitting in the airport waiting to head back to New York, I noticed MetalSucks published a rather disturbing story on Katy DiSanto, the wife of Vektor vocalist/guitarist David DiSanto, of accusing her husband of abuse. You can read Katy’s full story via Facebook as well as make a donation […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/11: Sales play it safe

Posted by on January 11, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The debut week drought continues, but it seems we’ll be seeing more action in the weeks to come. In the meantime however, many albums have reappeared on the charts thanks to a combination of […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/4: New year, new Nine Inch

Posted by on January 4, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s been two weeks, but Metal By Numbers is back with its first edition for 2017. If you’re at all familiar with how records sales and release schedules work or you just read this […]

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Vektor guitarist, bassist, drummer leave band

Posted by on December 29, 2016

  One of 2016’s most acclaimed albums was Vektor’s Terminal Redux, the third album from the Philadelphia band. And while singer/guitarist David DiSanto formed the band back in 2002, the majority of their growth has come since 2009, when their first album Black Future was released. They’d had the same lineup through Terminal Redux, their breakthrough […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zach Shaw’s Top 10 albums of 2016

Posted by on December 5, 2016

It’s December, which means that everyone’s starting to look back at the year that was, even though we’re not quite through it yet. Over the next several weeks, Metal Insider will be bringing you our picks for the best albums of the year, as well as those from some of the artists that made some […]

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