Tag Archives: Vektor

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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New & Noteworthy, May 6th – Angels of Fire

Posted by on May 6, 2016

April showers brought May showers here at Metal Insider HQ, but we’re not letting that rain on our parade. With new albums from Gojira, Hatebreed, DevilDriver, and many more coming soon, May is shaping up to be a great month. For now, let’s enjoy the new music coming out today!   Mystic Prophecy, War Brigade (Massacre) Mystic […]

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Eight Bells’ guitarist breaks her leg during show, crowdfunding campaign launched

Posted by on February 22, 2016

We have talked about the dangers of touring in the past few weeks like the most recent incident with Cauldron, who were involved in a van accident after playing a show in Texas, leaving their guitarist hospitalized but in steady condition. But the dangers are not limited to the road and can happen even on stage, […]

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Voivod announce ‘Post Society’ EP, adds more dates to US tour

Posted by on January 4, 2016

Canadian progressive unit, Voivod, announced a US tour along with Vektor, Black Fast and Eight Bells a few weeks ago and the trek just got a boost to catch your interest as the band will release a new EP titled Post Society set to be unleashed  February 26th, via Century Media Records. Drummer Michel “Away” Langevin checked in […]

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Voivod eyeing US east coast tour for early 2016

Posted by on November 3, 2015

Voivod toured with At the Gates and Converge earlier this year, and now they’ve announced they’re coming back for a headlining tour in early 2016. The east coast stretch is listed below, with a West Coast tour slated for the middle of next year. When asked about a follow up to 2013’s Target Earth, guitarist Away laid out plans […]

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Vektor’s David DiSanto Gives His Side Regarding Arrest

Posted by on June 7, 2013

Following his arrest last weekend for splashing a beer on an alleged Christian protestor, Vektor front man David DiSanto has issued a statement on the band’s Facebook page clarifying the situation. He describes the situation as a “momentary lapse in judgement” and is truly apologetic for his actions. “What the protester was doing wasn’t right – […]

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Scion Rocks Memphis, TN: Review and Photos From Scion Rock Fest, 6/1/13

Posted by on June 7, 2013

Scion Rock Fest took place on June 1st across 5 venues along Beale St. in Memphis, TN.  The full festival lineup included a myriad of bands from different metal subgenres, giving fans a diverse lineup to check out all day long.  To make things even better, tickets were 100% free. The day itself was supposed […]

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Vektor’s David DiSanto Arrested For Splashing Beer On Christian Protestor

Posted by on June 3, 2013

While fans had a blast this past weekend at the Scion Rock Fest in Memphis, TN, the night didn’t end too well for Vektor’s David DiSanto. The singer was reportedly detained and charged with disorderly conduct after splashing a beer on an alleged Christian protestor at the event. Municipal Waste was actually among the first […]

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Exclusive Track Premiere: Vektor Live From Scion A/V Earache Showcase

Posted by on April 30, 2013

Even though they’re a car company, Scion just keeps releasing great music. Most recently, Scion A/V partnered with Earache Records for a showcase that featured Philadelphia band Vektor, along with Oceano, Bonded By Blood and White Wizzard. The result of the showcase is a two-track, 15 minute EP that Scion A/V is making available as […]

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