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Live Gig Review: Vio-lence Take Command of (Le) Poisson Rouge on 5/26/22

Posted by on May 31, 2022

  Maryland Deathfest, the largest, heaviest metal festival in the U.S, celebrated a most triumphant return in Baltimore with a lineup that is as impressive as previous years (though 2022 is supposedly the farewell installment). A big surprise came when two of the many featured groups, Vio-lence and Coroner, would team up for five co-headline […]

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Concert Calendar (5/24-5/29): From City to City – Carcass, Vio-lence, & more

Posted by on May 23, 2022

  First of all, if you’ve never felt something around people going hard to see a mutual favorite band in concert, then I’m not sure if I trust you. Secondly, what a WEEK for shows. All That Remains, Suicide Silence, Matt Pike, Born of Osiris (!), and Primus (approved by Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee) […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/30: Charting Westward

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We back! Here are the numbers for the March 18th releases.   Notable Debuts:   Stabbing Westward, Chasing Ghosts (COP International) Debut #29 1,957 sold Industrial rock from Chicago. It’s their first album since their 2001 self-titled […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/23: MESSAGE FROM THE CLERGY

Posted by on March 30, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.     Notable Debuts: Ghost, Impera (Loma Vista/Concord) Debut #1 62,500 sold According to Luminate/MRC Data, the Swedish band’s fifth album had the biggest sales week in 2022. This is their fourth top 10 overall album.   […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/16: The Chart to End All Charts

Posted by on March 18, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. What a week for metal! We had stellar releases from Sabaton, Crowbar, and Vein. We were even fortunate enough to have a new release from the hottest progressive death metal band, Hath! Enjoy […]

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New & Noteworthy: The Impera of new music – 3/11/2022

Posted by on March 11, 2022

  New & Noteworthy, Metal Insider’s weekly column highlights some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week, we’re catching up with March 11th through February 11th 2022’s releases, which features new music from Ghost, Crowbar, Corpsegrinder, Amorphis, and more. For previous releases you can read February 4th’s New & […]

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Dave Linsk of Overkill pulls himself off US tour due to “personal reasons;” Phil Demmel steps in on guitar

Posted by on February 28, 2022

    According to the Chicago Tribune, Overkill guitarist Dave Linsk will sit out the March 2022 U.S. tour due to “personal reasons.” Stepping in will be former Machine Head and current Vio-Lence guitarist Phil Demmel. Overkill frontman Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth said: “We’ve used Phil in the past when we’ve had issues. We’re prepared. We’re […]

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Vio-Lence share music video for ‘Let the World Burn’

Posted by on February 15, 2022

  Long time Bay Area thrashers Vio-Lence have released a music video for “Let The World Burn,” the title track of their upcoming EP which will be available worldwide on March 4 via Metal Blade Records. Their first new release since 1993’s Nothing To Gain. Frontman Sean Killian says: “The memory of you will be […]

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Watch Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head) play US national anthem at Dublin Gaels basketball game

Posted by on February 14, 2022

    Ex Machine Head, now Vio-Lence guitarist Phil Demmel performed a hardcore version of the U.S. national anthem during the Dublin Gaels basketball, this past Thursday (10th)  game as part of the East Bay Athletic League (EBAL). Video of his appearance can be seen below. Demmel grew up, and still lives in Dublin, California […]

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Vio-Lence drop new track “Let the World Burn”

Posted by on February 11, 2022

  San Francisco, Bay Area thrashers Vio-lence will see an end to a period of no new releases lasting 29 years. The new EP is titled Let The World Burn, is set for a March 04 release on Metal Blade. Listen to the title track from their new release, “Let the World Burn,” by scrolling […]

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