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Category Archives: Columns

Remember When: Peter Steele appeared on Jerry Springer AND Ricki Lake’s Daytime Talk Shows?

Posted by on April 17, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 14th, 2017: Aprils Doom

Posted by on April 14, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week feature a new releases by Novembers Doom, the soundtrack to Rob Zombie’s film 31, and a whole bunch of Deez. DEEZ NUTS!!!1! I’ll see myself out. If you would like to […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/12: Mastodon are emperors of sales

Posted by on April 12, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Mastodon have been a cornerstone for modern metal for years now, so to see them take the top spot makes my day. In a time where many metal bands that reigned in […]

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Mastodon sold more albums than anyone else this week

Posted by on April 10, 2017

We’ll obviously give you the bigger picture later this week with Metal by Numbers, but it was a great week for Mastodon and their seventh album, Emperor of Sand. The band’s return to conceptual albums after their last two has been a critical success, and it turns out, a commercial one as well. Billboard states that the […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 7th 2017

Posted by on April 7, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new releases by Deep Purple, Falling in Reverse, and Royal Thunder, as well as a Krokus cover album, and a few vinyl reissues. If you would like to check out […]

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