Category Archives: Top 5

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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Metal Insider’s top 5: Metal bands/artists that are football fans

Posted by on September 8, 2014

With week one of the NFL wrapping up with a double header tonight, the 2014 NFL football season is in full swing. We’ve already given you a look at some picks from the likes of GWAR, Exodus, Abysmal Dawn and more, but there are many that play heavy music that are huge football fans and […]

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Mike Schleibaum of Darkest Hour’s Top 5: Washington D.C. bands

Posted by on August 25, 2014

Many influential hardcore and metalcore bands have come out of the Washington D.C. scene. One current band making the D.C. metal community proud is Darkest Hour who just released their first album on Sumerian Records (and eighth overall). We spoke to guitarist Mike Schleibaum during Mayhem Fest’s stop in Camden, NJ earlier this month, and […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Performances of Heavy Montreal 2014

Posted by on August 11, 2014

Featuring Metallica’s only North American performance of 2014 (along with Slayer and Anthrax!) and drawing 40,000 bodies through the door on Day 1 alone, Heavy Montreal shut down Parc Jean-Drapeau in Quebec this past weekend to create the ultimate metal destination for Canadians, adventurous Americans and even a few fanatical travelers from overseas. We had […]

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