Category Archives: Events

ProgPower USA sells out in record time

Posted by on October 5, 2015

This Saturday, ProgPower USA XVII tickets went on sale to the general public, and sold out in a record nine hours. The festival, which took almost two weeks to rid all of its tickets last year, crushed all previous sales records this time around. Even with some Ticketmaster faults and having the ability to purchase […]

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Review: ProgPower USA XVI Day 2, 9/12/15 – Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA

Posted by on September 21, 2015

ProgPower USA is the premier US festival for progressive and power metal. It takes place every year in September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. The festival seeks to bring in bands that don’t necessarily have the fan base to tour the United States but still would like to get their foot in […]

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Announcing Metal Insider’s CMJ Happy Hour listening party with Broken Hope and Swallow the Sun!

Posted by on September 15, 2015

For the fourth year in a row, Metal Insider will be at New York’s CMJ Music Marathon. This year, we’ll be hosting a happy hour listening party at the Acheron in Brooklyn on Friday, October 16th sponsored by our friends at Century Media Records. From 6-8, we’ll be screening selections from Broken Hope’s forthcoming DVD […]

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ProgPower USA announces 2016 festival line-up/format changes; Fates Warning & Devin Townsend to headline

Posted by on September 14, 2015

Friday night, sandwiched between the Anathema and Falconer sets, ProgPower USA XVII and it’s line-up were announced at the festival, gathering an explosion of applause and screams with every name to come up on the screen. Next year’s main festival will take place on Friday September 9th and Saturday the 10th, with the Wednesday Midweek […]

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Get Your “Skin Ticket” for Slipknot’s Scream Park

Posted by on September 1, 2015

Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor recently spoke of possibility of taking Knotfest on the road, and then Knotfest in Mexico was announced, becoming just the second time the fest has been outside of the US. Now comes word of Slipknot’s Scream Park in Sacramento, CA, set to open October 2nd and run through November 1st. Slipknot’s Scream […]

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