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CMJ 2014: The week in metal

Posted by on October 13, 2014

Next week, New York will be overtaken by hundreds of  bands from around the world, even more college students from the United States and Canada and countless music industry executives for the annual CMJ Music Marathon. If you’ve looked at Metal Insider in the last week or so, you know that we have a pair of events happening […]

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Photos: Byzantine, Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar play Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase, Club Europa 10/16/13

Posted by on October 22, 2013

This past Wednesday, Metal Insider was extremely proud to present our second annual CMJ showcase. While last year’s (featuring Prong, Eminence and For Sleeping or Jumping) was an excellent start, this year’s showcase was even bigger and better. Taking place at Brooklyn’s Europa, Vattnet Viskar, Ramming Speed, Black Anvil and Byzantine played to an enthusiastic crowd […]

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CMJ Metal Panel recap: Metal continues to evolve

Posted by on October 18, 2013

A panel of metal industry experts got together today on the New York University campus for the CMJ Music Marathon to discuss “The Struggle For Metal’s Soul,” attempting to decipher what metal explosions of the decade have meant for the genre. But the conference wasn’t just about those involved in creating, discovering and distributing the […]

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Our CMJ showcase is tomorrow night, y’all!

Posted by on October 15, 2013

Yeah, we know. It totally sucks about the whole Nachtmystium/Blake Judd thing, pretty much for everyone involved. We wish that the band were playing our CMJ showcase tomorrow too. However, we’re not going to let that ruin what was already going to be one of the standout parties of CMJ. You have one day left […]

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Nachtmystium’s Blake Judd arrested for theft

Posted by on October 7, 2013

Nachtmystium mastermind Blake Judd was reportedly arrested in Chicago this past Saturday. Exact details are still emerging. However, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Department Of Corrections website, Judd was detained on charges of theft by unauthorized control of property not exceeding $500 in value. Judd’s court hearing is slated for Friday, October 11, with […]

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Eminence Recording New Album, Featuring Guest Appearance From Sepultura’s Paulo Jr.

Posted by on February 25, 2013

As Metal Insider readers may recall, Eminence performed for the first time in the U.S. aboard our CMJ boat show with Prong and For Sleeping Or Jumping. Now comes word that the Brazilian metal group has reunited with Danish producer Tue Madsen (Moonspell, The Haunted, Sick Of It All) and is currently recording their follow […]

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Don Jamieson Interviews Vision Of Disorder For Metal Insider

Posted by on October 31, 2012

As part of Metal Insider’s CMJ festivities, before performing a set at new NYC comedy club The Stand, Metal Blade recording artist and That Metal Show co-host Don Jamieson sat down for an interview with hardcore legends Vision of Disorder. Vocalist Tim Williams and guitarist Mike Kennedy engaged in an entertaining and informal 25-minute  interview in […]

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Prongboat Takes Manhattan (and CMJ): Highlights from Metal Insider’s Rocks Off! Concert Cruise

Posted by on October 24, 2012

In case you didn’t catch us hyping it over the past month or so, Prong returned to New York City after five years and played a CMJ show on a friggin’ boat!  It happened aboard the Queen of Hearts as a Rocks Off! Concert Cruise last Friday, and despite some initially foreboding rain day-of-show, a […]

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Video: Kimbra Joined Onstage By The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman

Posted by on October 22, 2012

We know that New Zealand singer-songwriter Kimbra is a big fan of The Dillinger Escape Plan. And we also know that she is planning to collaborate with guitarist Ben Weinman. So it isn’t too shocking to learn than Weinman joined the singer onstage. Kimbra was performing at Webster Hall Friday night (October 20) as part […]

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Just One Day Until Our CMJ Showcase Featuring Prong!

Posted by on October 18, 2012

In a little over 24 hours, Prong will be back in New York City performing their first area show in five years. Tommy Victor and crew will be performing at Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase, which is a Rocks Off! Concert Cruise. If the idea of seeing Prong play their first show back in New York […]

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