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Category Archives: Top 5

Binary Code’s Top 5 things touring bands shouldn’t do to fans and friends

Posted by on May 24, 2016

Today, New Jersey/Brooklyn progressive metal band Binary Code release their first new music in nearly six years, Moonsblood. Produced by Eyal Levi, it marks a progression of their sound. Still heavy, but with more melodic and moody elements than the last time we heard from them, with the Priest EP.  With a solid amount of touring under their belt […]

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Mongolian folk metal band Tennger Cavalry’s Top 5 International Bands

Posted by on May 11, 2016

There are plenty of folk-metal bands out there, but few are as interesting as Mongolian quartet Tengger Cavalry. The band formed in 2010, blending nomadic music from Central Asia with metal. Frontman Nature Ganganbeigal is not only versed in Khoomei, or throat singing, but can also play Mongolian nomadic instruments including Montolian horese-head fiddle Morin Khuur, […]

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May the 4th be with you: The four best fourth albums

Posted by on May 4, 2016

Today is the international day of Star Wars, based on today being May 4th, which is based on ‘May the Force be With You.’ While Star Wars movies are great, now that Disney acquired Lucasfilm and we’re going to be getting pretty much another Star Wars movie every year until long after we’ve shuffled off this mortal […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: guitar players by Sourvein’s T-Roy

Posted by on April 19, 2016

On Friday, April 8, sludge act Sourvein released Aquatic Occult, the fourth full-length and first for Metal Blade Records. The band’s twenty year journey to the label has seen them hit the road with Voivod, High on Fire and Saint Vitus, among many others. The North Carolina band called New Orleans and California home before returning  to […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Halloween albums by Escape the Fate’s Rob Ortiz

Posted by on October 30, 2015

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Today, Escape the Fate’s fifth album, Hate Me, is out in stores, and while the October 30th release date makes album makes it a Halloween album, if not thematically. The metalcore band are currently on the road in support of the […]

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