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Metal Insider editor Bram Teitelman’s top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 14, 2017

What a year, amirite? Between the suicides of beloved 90’s and ’00s singers, the jarring difference between our last and current leader of the country, and the just-passed news of net neutrality ending, it’s been a rough year. Fortunately, as always, there’s always music to seek solace in, and this year was a pretty good […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick DeSimone’s Top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 12, 2017

This was a year of hooks for me. I usually favor at least a couple extreme records each year, but frankly as I get older, I don’t have the attention span for anything that doesn’t have things I can hum back to you. That’s not to say I’ve gone completely soft; I liked the Full […]

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Guns N’ Roses, Metallica among ‘Forbes’ highest-paid musicians of 2017 list

Posted by on December 8, 2017

Forbes has named their highest-paid musicians of 2017, and what isn’t that surprising is that there’s not that much rock and metal on the list. However, Metallica and Guns N’ Roses, thanks to their massive touring this year, appeared on the list. Before we jump in, we should mention that the highest-paid musician in 2017 […]

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Metal Insider contributor Matt Brown’s top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 8, 2017

I think this is the easiest year-end list I’ve ever had to put together. I’m sure there’s plenty of music I’ve missed as always, but I’m also sure that each of these albums earned their place on this list.      10) Bell Witch, Mirror Reaper (Profound Lore) Bell Witch’s single-track album runs for nearly […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zenae Zukowski’s Top Ten of 2017

Posted by on December 7, 2017

When 2017 began, I was overly excited to hear countless new albums from artists including Ensiferum, Myrkur, Chelsea Wolfe, Dying Fetus, Cannibal Corpse Iced Earth and, many more. Unfortunately, a multitude of these new releases by talented artists felt more as a contractual obligation instead of a brilliant creative execution. The overall production quality remained […]

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