Monthly Archives: April 2012

Whitechapel Streaming New Song, Reveal Details About Self-Titled New Album

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Whitechapel have a busy Summer ahead of them, which includes a stint on this year’s Mayhem Fest. And on June 19, the Tennessee deathcore group will release their self-titled fourth album. Along with the cover artwork (as seen above) and track listing, Whitechapel also premiered a new song. “Hate Creation” is actually the second track we’ve […]

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Cameron Argon’s (AKA Big Chocolate) Top 5: Metal And Electronic Collaborations

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Cameron Argon might be best known by many as EDM artist Big Chocolate. However, Argon also has a solo death metal project called Disfiguring The Goddess. With his death metal alter ego’s new EP Sleeper now available in all digital outlets, we asked Argon to list what he considers to be the Top 5 collaborations […]

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The Devil’s Blood Robbed, Stranded By Tour Bus Driver

Posted by on April 30, 2012

It turns out that the Decibel Magazine Tour hasn’t been all fun and games for The Devil’s Blood. After their show in San Antonio, TX last night (April 29), the group were reportedly robbed and stranded by their driver on the tour. And you better believe that The Devil’s Blood is out for blood. In […]

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Video: Fear Factory Perform First Show With New Lineup

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Last Thursday night (April 26), Fear Factory took the stage at the Teatro Vorterix in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The concert marked a big occasion for fans, since it was guitarist Dino Cazares and singer Burton C. Bell’s first show with new bassist Matt DeVries (ex-Chimaira/ Six Feet Under) and new drummer Mike Heller (Malignancy/ System […]

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Converge Cover Entombed With All-Star Lineup For 7” Split With Napalm Death

Posted by on April 30, 2012

We might have to wait a little longer for a new album from Converge. However, we’ll get to hear at least one new song from the Mass hardcore metal group thanks to a new 7” split they’ll be releasing with Napalm Death. Being distributed exclusively by Deathwish Direct, the split will feature a new song from […]

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Full Metal Jackie Interviews Fear Factory

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Radio host Full Metal Jackie has interviewed Fear Factory’s Burton C. Bell about their new album The Industrialist. You can read a transcript of the interview on Loudwire. The band’s second album for Candlelight will be released on June 5.

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The Black Dahlia Murder Officially Introduce New Bassist

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Fans were taken by surprise when The Black Dahlia Murder introduced Max Lavelle (ex-Despised Icon) as their new bassist at this year’s New England Metal & Hardcore Festival. At the time, it wasn’t even known that Ryan “Bart” Williams left the band at all, despite missing their European tour earlier this year. However, the Detroit […]

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Mayhem Cruise Officially Announced, Details Revealed

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Both Machine Head’s Robb Flynn and Mayhem Festival founder Kevin Lyman let it slip that a cruise edition of the metal touring festival was going to take place this December. Today, though, the Mayhem Cruise has been officially announced, and more details have been revealed. In addition to previous announced bands like Lamb Of God, […]

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Video: Somebody That Coheed Used To Know

Posted by on April 30, 2012

The chart-topping song “Somebody That I Used To Know” by Belgian-Australian singer/songwriter Gotye already has a bit of metal cred, since Kimbra, the female lead in the song, admitted that she’s a huge fan of The Dillinger Escape Plan. And now Coheed and Cambria have opted to cover the song, which they performed last night […]

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A Few Thoughts On Rammstein’s ‘Made In Germany’ North American Tour

Posted by on April 30, 2012

This past weekend, the Metal Insider crew had the chance to catch Rammstein’s Made In Germany North American Tour (Bram saw it in Uniondale, NY while Zach saw the Worcester, MA date). And to say that Rammstein’s two hour plus show blew our minds is an understatement. Rammstein has been undergoing somewhat of a renaissance […]

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