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Metal By Numbers 12/13: December’s destructive debuts

Posted by on December 13, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s list of debuts is a bit more robust compared to last week, not least of all because it features some long-awaited heavy hitters like The Faceless and Morbid Angel, the latter of […]

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August Burns Red has a van driving around NYC blasting “Invisible Enemy”

Posted by on December 12, 2017

Well, it seems like August Burns Red saw the ads for Code Orange in Times Square and decided to try their own campaign. There is currently a van driving around Times Square with TV’s on each side, blasting the single “Invisible Enemy” from their latest album, Phantom Anthem. The message on the screens read, “For Your […]

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Today in holiday covers: August Burns Red takes on Wham!’s “Last Christmas”

Posted by on December 1, 2017

It’s December, and holiday cheer is inescapable, so you might as well embrace it. Two-time Grammy nominees August Burns Red already released a holiday album a few years back, but the Christian rockers aren’t about to give up on Christmas just yet. The band have released a cover of the Wham! hit “Last Christmas.” Their […]

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Mastodon, Body Count, Code Orange among metal Grammy nominees

Posted by on November 28, 2017

While the Grammys have been out of step with metal and hard rock since 1989, the first year there was a metal category (Jethro Tull famously won out over Metallica), the nominees have gotten somewhat better in the past few years. This year is no exception, and we’ll go into it in a bit more […]

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Toothgrinder pick their favorite sophomore albums

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Today, Toothgrinder’s sophomore album, Phantom Amour, hits stores. And while their second album is a worthy follow up to last year’s Nocturnal Masquerade, we thought it would be fun to see what the band’s favorite other sophomore albums were.   Justin Matthews (vocals)       Nirvana, Nevermind: Because it was one of the most iconic albums […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/8: Marilyn Manson has a heavenly debut

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Sometimes it’s awkward to write about album sales in 2017, specifically when it comes to bands and artists with longstanding careers. You have to put out qualifiers like “it’s a good debut but it’s nowhere near their best.” Take Marilyn Manson for example: he’s our to debut this week with 32,000 copies sold. Now, that’s […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 6th, 2017: New Music Upside Down

Posted by on October 6, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week we have releases from Marilyn Manson and The Black Dahlia Murder. If you would like to check out last week’s New & Noteworthy, you can do so here. If you want […]

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August Burns Red created an audition video for ‘Family Feud’

Posted by on June 12, 2017

Many dream about being a famous rock star, film producer, or to cross something off the old bucket list. For August Burns Red, their dream is to become contestants on the TV game show Family Feud. The PA metallers shared an audition video on their Facebook, expressing that it will be a dream come true if […]

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Five Finger Death Punch, Prophets of Rage, Marilyn Manson and more to headline Houston Open Air

Posted by on June 12, 2017

  Monster Energy Houston Open Air festival will return this year on October 14-15 to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodslands, TX. The event will feature two stages with a number of acts including Five Finger Death Punch, Prophets of Rage, Stone Sour, Marilyn Manson, Mastodon, Halestorm, In This Moment, Gojira […]

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