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Tag Archives: Converge

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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Hellfest Announces 2018 Lineup

Posted by on December 13, 2017

  Hellfest is back for their 13th annual heavy metal festival and has announced their final line up. Featuring over 150 bands on 6 stages, Hellfest takes place in Clisson France from June 22-24. Previously announced headliners such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, A Perfect Circle, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Limp Bizkit, Nightwish, […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick DeSimone’s Top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 12, 2017

This was a year of hooks for me. I usually favor at least a couple extreme records each year, but frankly as I get older, I don’t have the attention span for anything that doesn’t have things I can hum back to you. That’s not to say I’ve gone completely soft; I liked the Full […]

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Metal Insider contributor Matt Brown’s top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 8, 2017

I think this is the easiest year-end list I’ve ever had to put together. I’m sure there’s plenty of music I’ve missed as always, but I’m also sure that each of these albums earned their place on this list.      10) Bell Witch, Mirror Reaper (Profound Lore) Bell Witch’s single-track album runs for nearly […]

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Rolling Stone reveal top 20 metal albums of 2017

Posted by on December 6, 2017

Code Orange’s Forever is one of the most consistent albums being featured on many year-end metal albums of 2017 lists. It’s Revolver’s favorite of the year, and Rolling Stone’s as well. It wasn’t too long ago that we saw artists such as Code Orange and Foo Fighters make it to Rolling Stone’s top fifty albums […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/6: Vinter vunderland

Posted by on December 6, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. December is to the records industry what January is to the film industry: a quiet month with a very small number of releases. That’s not to say that the quality of the releases are […]

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Metal Insider intern/contributor Chris Annunziata’s Top 10 metal albums of 2017

Posted by on December 5, 2017

With releases like Converge, Mastodon and Trivium, 2017 has been a great year for metal. Choosing my top 10 was not an easy feat but nevertheless, I managed to do so.   10) Converge – The Dusk In Us (Epitaph Records) I’ve always heard of Converge and always heard great things about them. However, I never […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/29: Jolly Happy Souls

Posted by on November 29, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Few bands are renowned for the live albums like Iron Maiden. If you’ve ever seen then live, then you understand why. Their studio albums are the best of the best, no question, but you […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/22: Sensing the presence of Evanescence

Posted by on November 22, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I cannot hear Evanescence without thinking about Daredevil. I don’t mean the awesome newer Netflix series, I mean the 2003 film starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, which heavily featured Evanescence’s two biggest hits […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/15: The dusk in sales

Posted by on November 15, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week The last time Converge put out an album I had barely started writing at Metal Insider. Hell, I hadn’t even taken over Metal By Numbers yet. And, on top of it all, I didn’t […]

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