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Members of Ne Obliviscaris, Cradle of Filth, Black Crown Initiate and more form new classical/black metal project, Antiqva

Posted by on June 7, 2017

Antiqva should be considered as the love child between black metal and classical music. The brand new dark project began during the end of 2015 by Ne Obliviscaris vocalist Xenoyr and Cradle of Filth keyboardist/backing vocalist Lindsay Schoolcraft. The two were currently touring together and wanted to collaborate on combining something darker mixing both classical […]

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Metal Insider contributor Matt Brown’s top 10 albums of 2016

Posted by on December 9, 2016

This list was hard to make not because of all the great music I listened to, but because of all the potentially great music I didn’t get to listen to. My train of thought the whole time I scrambled to throw this list together was along the lines of “But I’ve missed so much!” or […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/13: A Day To Remember score a victory on the charts

Posted by on September 14, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. A Day To Remember have come a long way since they first decided to sue Victory Records, which included battles over breach of contract and whether or not they were allowed to release their album Common […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/31: Sabaton make their stand on the charts

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Holy hell, how about a hand for Sabaton, eh? It’s always satisfying to see bands that have long been in the game reach a high point such as this one. Granted, the band is […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/24: The charts are bringin’ on the heartbreak

Posted by on August 24, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We don’t have an overabundance of albums this week compared to the last few, but we’re not lacking in anything noteworthy. Summer touring season is wrapping up, so you’ll be seeing some albums drop […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/17: Skillet is unleashed upon the top five

Posted by on August 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Many of you probably aren’t surprised that Skillet had a hugely successful first week with their latest album. But did you know that there’s actually two metal albums in the top ten this week? […]

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Black Crown Initiate robbed in St. Louis, MO, launch crowdfunding campaign

Posted by on August 16, 2016

Almost every time we report about bands getting robbed, the words “St. Louis, MO” are involved due to the high number of incidents happening there. This time around is no exception, and as another hard-working touring band has gotten their stuff jacked. Black Crown Initiate recently concluded their tour supporting Ne Obliviscaris and Starkill but […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/10: The science of album sales

Posted by on August 10, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. August is kind of like the Sunday of months. If you’re a student or teacher, you’ve only got a precious amount of time left before you have to exchange your beach chair for a […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/3: A crown atop the charts

Posted by on August 3, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I just got back from vacation and after having not done the charts for two weeks lets just say that the pace at which I completed this particular edition felt similar to playing a […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 22nd – Stranger Things

Posted by on July 22, 2016

After a couple of weeks of quiet, the release calendar has come roaring back, with a deluge of new items appearing to form a list that is the very definition of eclectic. You’re not likely to find a list as diverse as this for awhile, so be prepared to jump around in different genres for […]

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