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Metal Insider Top 5: New England Metal and Hardcore Festival memories

Posted by on April 6, 2015

In less than two weeks, the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will kick off. In its 17th year, the Fest is an annual rite of passage for many all over the East Coast and beyond. With everyone from Between the Buried and Me, Testament, Exodus, Death Angel Nails and The Color Morale playing, this […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Dan Briggs of Between the Buried and Me’s top 5 concept albums

Posted by on March 9, 2015

Between the Buried and Me are currently working on their follow-up to 2012’s The Parallax II: Future Sequence. With the band one of the headliners of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, we caught up with the band’s bassist, Dan Briggs. And while we’ll get to that full interview at a later date, in the wake […]

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Michel “Away” Langevin of Voivod’s Top 5: Favorite Quebec Bands

Posted by on March 2, 2015

We’ll be the first to admit that Montreal is a great city for metalheads. Yet we bet that when a good chunk of metalheads think of the French-Canadian province Quebec, they think of Voivod. So while chatting with us backstage at NYC’s Gramercy Theater recently, drummer Michel “Away” Langevin was kind enough to share five […]

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Metal Insider top 5: Louder Than Quiet’s favorite songs with guest vocalists

Posted by on February 24, 2015

Upper Marlboro, MD metalcore quintet Louder Than Quiet have just released a single, “Red Gemini,” featuring guest vocals from embattled vocalist Jonny Craig. With that in mind, we asked the band to rank their favorite other metal songs that feature guest vocals. So check out the video above, and if you like what you hear, download […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Heaviest SNL Musical Guests

Posted by on February 15, 2015

Since launching in 1975, Saturday Night Live has become a mainstay for comedy. And while the live TV sketch show is renowned for its timely and sometimes politically incorrect satire, it’s also been revered for its musical performances from rising stars and music legends. Granted, SNL’s music guest often lean towards more mainstream acts, but […]

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