Tag Archives: Chimaira

Cannibal Corpse, Arch Enemy, Chimaira and more (already) confirmed for next year’s 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on March 20, 2014

It’s been less than two months since the last 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise took place. And while we’ve still got about ten months until the next installment sets sail, we already know 15 of the bands that’ll be onboard. Since last week, 70,000 Tons Of Metal has taken to Facebook to announce bands that’ll […]

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Unsigned & Streamed: Benevolent

Posted by on February 7, 2014

Why should major label bands be the only ones who get love? Unsigned & Streamed is a column where we stream a song from an unsigned band we at Metal Insider really dig. This week, we go all the way to Dubai to bring you Benevolent. The band’s first full length album, The Covenant, will be released on March 18th. […]

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Wrap Your Morning In a New Chimaira Video

Posted by on January 30, 2014

Was your morning missing Mark Hunter angrily growling at the right side of your computer screen? It isn’t anymore. Chimaira’s latest music video comes in the form of “Wrapped In Violence” off Crown of Phantoms from last year. The video features the band playing in a snowy landscape (which could be almost anywhere in the US right […]

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Chimaira’s Gear Stolen In Mexico

Posted by on January 20, 2014

On Chimaira’s most recent tour stop in Guadalajera, Mexico, the band suffered a misfortune that many musicians are familiar with. The following was posted on the band’s Facebook: Greetings from Mexico. Last night in Guadalajara, the promoter’s van was broken into while we were at dinner and unfortunately, a few of our instruments were stolen. […]

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CMJ lists top 20 Metal albums of the year at college radio

Posted by on December 18, 2013

Yesterday, CMJ came out with their year-end list of the most played metal albums at college radio in 2013. The magazine ranked their list based on what college radio around the country played. A bit about how CMJ came up with their list: There isn’t a spin detection system at college radio like there is […]

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Eyal Levi on what all recording musicians should know

Posted by on November 6, 2013

If there’s anyone who can give advice on making it into the music business, it’s Eyal Levi. Known by many as the creative mastermind of Daath, Levi has also made a name for himself as part of the Audiohammer Studios family. He’s been behind the mixing board for the past decade’s best albums in extreme […]

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Roadrunner Records to release 30th anniversary box set

Posted by on August 15, 2013

Roadrunner is celebrating more than 30 years of music with the release of a box set, XXX: Three Decades of Roadrunner Records, hitting the market October 1. The set, to be released in America and abroad, is a pretty good summation of the label’s beginnings as an underground label, their rise to one of America’s premier […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/14: Asking Alexandria About The Charts

Posted by on August 14, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Let’s get this out of the way: we know that simply by reading the headline people are probably ready to toss in their very meaningful two cents with a comment that probably looks like […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/7: Unsurprisingly, Five Finger Death Punch Have a Number 2 Record

Posted by on August 7, 2013

We’re not always 100% right in our predictions when it comes to album sales. It’s like predicting the weather except 1) we have a high success rate and 2) no one ever cursed us for unforeseen torrential downpours. But in the case of a certain band and the release of the first of two albums […]

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Chimaira Release Video for “All That’s Left is Blood”

Posted by on July 30, 2013

Chimaira have released the new video for their song, “All That’s Left is Blood” off their seventh studio album Crown of Phantoms, which came out today on eOne Music. Vocalist Mark Hunter says, “This video is the epitome of ‘metal’. Headbanging and blood. What more do you need?” We have to agree with that one. There […]

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