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Warped in Indianapolis Part II: Upon a Burning Body, Bring Me The Horizon, The Black Dahila Murder, Architects, While She Sleeps, and more

Posted by on July 11, 2013

Picking up where I left off on Tuesday’s Part I of our coverage of the Indianapolis stop of the Vans Warped Tour, I headed back to the Kia Soul Stage for pop-punk band, The Wonder Years.  I’ve always heard great things about these guys, even from some of my most “metal” friends, and it was […]

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Warped In Indianapolis Part I: Man Overboard, Letlive, August Burns Red, Attila, and The Chariot

Posted by on July 9, 2013

I was fortunate enough to be able to cover the 2013 Vans Warped Tour as it made it’s way to Noblesville, IN (on the outskirts of Indianapolis).  My day began at 2:15am as I grabbed two friends and made the 5-hour drive north, picking up a third friend on the way.  Although the region had […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Defunct Touring Festivals

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, Gigantour kicked off its fifth installment and Mayhem Fest is well into gear. And while the summer is packed with other treks like the Summer Slaughter Tour, the All Stars Tour, and other tours (hell, even the Warped […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/3: July Burns Red, White And Blue

Posted by on July 3, 2013

This past week was a huge one for metal. As you saw last Monday, there were an assload of new releases, but that didn’t stop metal fans from supporting their favorite bands. In fact, if you count Skillet, three of the top ten albums in America are metal, with August Burns Red getting their first […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/26: Sales Aren’t Looking So Fashionable

Posted by on June 26, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It may look like there weren’t many metal debuts this week. And that’s because there weren’t. Case in point, our top album is from Falling In Reverse, a band who seems to receive more […]

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Geoff Rickly Won’t Be Playing With Blood On The Dance Floor Anytime Soon

Posted by on April 23, 2013

After post-hardcore/emo band Thursday announced an indefinite hiatus last year, frontman Geoff Rickly took to the road as an acoustic performer on the Warped Tour last year. Well, following the relatively scathing post he published yesterday on The Talkhouse, it doesn’t seem like he’ll be invited back should Thursday return from their hiatus. The title […]

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August Burns Red/Texas in July Drummers to Host Drum Day Clinic

Posted by on March 18, 2013

Next Saturday (23), GreinerKilmer Customs, a drum company owned by August Burns Red drummer Matt Greiner and his partner Kaleb Kilmer, will be hosting Drum Day at the School of Rock in Fort Washington, PA. With them, they are bringing drummers Adam Gray of Texas in July and Grant McFarland (ex-This or The Apocalypse). The […]

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Hatebreed’s Frank Novinec: “At The End Of The Day, It’s Not Really About Metal Or Hardcore”

Posted by on February 4, 2013

2012 marked a major year for Hatebreed. Not only did it mark the tenth anniversary of Perseverance, but it had also been 15 years since the release of Hatebreed’s debut full-length, Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire. Yet despite celebrating its legacy on the road, Hatebreed proved they were far from reaching its peak by […]

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The Black Dahlia Murder In The Studio, Reveal New Album’s Title And Release Date

Posted by on January 8, 2013

It’s been about two years since The Black Dahlia Murder released Ritual. And yesterday, the Detroit metal group entered Audiohammer Studios with Daath guitarist Eyal Levi to start work on album number six. But while fans were going gaga over the fact that they were merely recording, The Black Dahlia Murder did one better by […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 11/2: Will Ozzfest Return To America In 2013?

Posted by on November 2, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. On May 11 and 12, 2013, Ozzfest will make its grand return… in Japan. Ok, so this is probably a bigger deal for fans who […]

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