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Tag Archives: Yngwie Malmsteen

Metal By Numbers 8/12: Dee left a scar

Posted by on August 12, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This was an interesting week as most bands increased their sales and chart position. We saw the return of fan favorites, such as Metallica, Cerebral Rot, and Fear Factory. Unfortunately, we were saddled with […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/5: Paul McCartney reigns

Posted by on August 5, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Last week, we saw the impact of Record Store Day and how valuable it is to the industry. Due to all the special releases, we saw several albums get pushed off the charts. However, […]

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New & Noteworthy: July 23rd, 2021 – 9th & New Music

Posted by on July 23, 2021

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week is a bit of a slower one but features new releases from Yngwie Malmsteen, The Descendents and more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous New & Noteworthy, and for […]

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25 tour, livestream, festival and event updates – 6/18

Posted by on June 18, 2021

  ICYMI, here are twenty-five tours, livestreams, festivals, and events that were recently announced.    01) Hellfest 2022 mega lineup revealed: Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, NIN, Scorpions, among 350 artists on six stages: Now is the time to do what it takes to grab a Hellfest ticket. The event organizers have announced the official lineup […]

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New & Noteworthy: June 28th 2019 – The New Releases that Destroyed the World

Posted by on June 28, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This weak futures new a new live release from Steve Vai’s Generation Axe tour, as well as new Heilung and few more. For last week’s releases you can check out the last […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/10: Trauma prevails on the charts

Posted by on April 10, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Most reactions to the charts nowadays involves lots of tut-tutting and head shaking. Many championed bands are debuting with less than stellar sales, and that understandably bums a lot of people out. Whitechapel’s […]

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Exmortus release “For The Horde” for the Hordes

Posted by on September 18, 2015

Though they’re banned from playing the House of Blues on their current tour with legendary guitarist Marty Friedman, the fine gentlemen in Exmortus have released a new song from an upcoming 7″ release. It’s limited to just 300 copies (pre-order one here), and includes a cover of Yngwie Malmsteen’s “As Above, So Below,” so you know it’s going […]

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Metal Insider top 12: metal albums of 1984

Posted by on July 1, 2014

And just like that, 2014 is half over. Hard to believe it’s gone this fast, right? At any rate, instead of listing our top ten records of the year so far, we thought we’d look back – 30 years back – to celebrate some of the best albums of 1984. It was a banner year […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Rising Force’ by Yngwie Malmsteen was released 30 years ago

Posted by on March 5, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QbNuctX4TI[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Yngwie J. Malmsteen’s debut album, Rising Force, which was released on this day in 1984. This album is instrumental for all but two songs. It’s a pretty artistic album. It […]

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Kamchatka bassist/vocalist Per Wiberg’s Top 5 Swedish Hard Rock/Metal bands

Posted by on February 17, 2014

Many likely know Per Wiberg best for his work with Opeth and Spiritual Beggars. Lately, though, Wiberg has been providing bass and vocals to Swedish powerhouse trio Kamchatka. Their new album The Search Goes On (coming out on February 19 via Despotz Records) is pure heavy rock with a massive old-school blues kick to it. […]

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