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Tag Archives: Charred Walls of the Damned

Metal By Numbers 10/13: What new sorcery is this?

Posted by on October 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If you thought that Opeth’s continued avoidance of their death metal roots would hurt album sales, you’d be wrong. While Sorceress didn’t sell as much as Heritage did in its first week, it did sell more than […]

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Ripper Owens on Trump: “even though he’s an ass, he might be the ass America needs”

Posted by on October 3, 2016

The 2016 election is just a little over a month away, and after watching last week’s debate, you’re probably wondering who you can trust to give you straight talk about who should be our next President. Have no fear, as Tim “Ripper” Owens of Charred Walls if the Damned and onetime Judas Priest singer, is […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 23rd – The Great Secret

Posted by on September 23, 2016

Last week’s article featured several albums that have gone relatively unheralded, because media focus has been dedicated heavily to a select few new albums that are forthcoming. This week, we get several more of these “surprise” releases, which will catch many off-guard if they do not closely follow the social media accounts of these bands […]

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Charred Walls of the Damned album streaming online

Posted by on September 21, 2016

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With Charred Walls of the Damned’s third album, Creatures Watching Over the Dead, coming out on Friday (23), the album is now streaming online at drummer Richard Christy’s other job, at howardstern.com. You can preorder it here.

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Richard Christy’s five favorite horror movies from the past five years

Posted by on September 20, 2016

  On Friday (23) Charred Walls of the Damned will release their third album, Creatures Watching Over the Dead. The drummer, who’s played with the likes of Death, Iced Earth and Control Denied, has had his own band since 2009. And as accomplished a drummer as he is, Christy might be just as well known for […]

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Members of Anthrax, Trivium, Pierce the Veil and more preview NFL season

Posted by on September 8, 2016

In a moment that many were waiting for as soon as the Broncos won the Super Bowl back in February, tonight the NFL season kicks off, which is a sure sign of fall being here. Perhaps the sport with the most passionate fans, and definitely the most metal sport besides perhaps hockey, many will be […]

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Richard Christy’s top 5 most metal things that happened in 2015

Posted by on December 21, 2015

Richard Christy is the drummer of Charred Walls of the Damned and a writer/producer on the Howard Stern show. 2015 was a pretty metal year in my life with so many great new albums from new and classic metal bands, many great new horror films like Bone Tomahawk and Deathgasm, and tons of great new […]

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Richard Christy’s favorite 10 beers of 2014

Posted by on December 15, 2014

Whether it’s his role on the Howard Stern show, behind the kit in Charred Walls of the Damned, or his comedy rock opera cartoon Majestic Loincloth, Richard Christy is a busy man. He’s also a man that likes to drink, so in lieu of a list of the music he listened to this year, he provided […]

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In Defense of Their Good Name: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Posted by on May 9, 2014

After last week’s In Defense Of was published, I got to thinking, and I realized that a lot of the bigger bands have periods in their discography that are nearly universally hated by metal fans at large. Iron Maiden has the Blaze Bayley era, which we discussed in part last week. Metallica has the period […]

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Devildriver, Shadows Fall, Richard Christy & more detail ‘Spinal Tap’ moments

Posted by on March 2, 2014

Note: On this date in 1984, This is Spinal Tap was released. The mock documentary about a metal band on the downslope of it’s career is required viewing for any band, and still holds up today. November 11th, 2011 was “National Metal Day,” and this is a column we first ran back then. Happy 30th Annicrsary, […]

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