Category Archives: Top 5

Metal Insider top 5: Sophomore albums

Posted by on October 20, 2014

It’s a cliche in music, but also the truth, that a band has their whole lives to create their first album, and only a year or two to write their second. So while a lot of sophomore albums find artists trying to recapture the magic of their first albums, or conversely, trying to mold themselves […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Bands You Love To Hate

Posted by on October 7, 2014

Yesterday, Attila released news that their latest album, Guilty Pleasure, would be released before the end of the year. Most metal fans probably either shrugged in indifference or had a visceral reaction of hatred. Here’s the thing, though. Fronz and friends know that they’re hated by a lot of people, and are using that as a badge […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: 20th anniversary albums we’d like to hear live

Posted by on September 22, 2014

Earlier today, Korn confirmed that in honor of their self-titled debut album turning 20 this year that they’d be playing it in it’s entirety. Whether you like Korn or not, this makes sense. The album essentially jump-started nu-metal, and while the band have gone on to become more poppy/electronic/what have you, their first album is […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Albums no one seems to like, by Iron Reagan’s Mark Bronzino

Posted by on September 15, 2014

Tomorrow (16), Iron Reagan’s sophomore album and Relapse debut, The Tyranny of Will, will be released. You’ve already gotten a chance to listen to it. and if you’re a fan of crossover thrash and punk, or a fan of its members’ other bands (Municipal Waste, Cannibal Corpse, Darkest Hour), you’ll enjoy the album. The DC quintet […]

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Listen to Iron Reagan’s new album while reading about the band’s favorite burgers

Posted by on September 9, 2014

Next Tuesday (16),  Iron Reagan will be releasing their sophomore full-length album on Relapse Records. The crossover punk/hardcore band has been a Richmond fixture since 2012, when they formed as a side project between Municipal Waste frontman Tony Foresta and guitarist Landphil Hall and former Darkest Hour drummer Ryan Parrish. We got to catch up with Foresta […]

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