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Tag Archives: Converge

You Fail: Watch a Converge fan’s failed selfie onstage attempt

Posted by on January 26, 2018

Many artists have made it evident that they want fans to enjoy the moment instead of being glued to their phones at a show. Apparently, not everyone gets the message, and their hopes and dreams on being a popular rock star on social media takes precedence over reality. With that said, one fan has recently […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/24: Veils, vales, and sales

Posted by on January 24, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So Black Veil Brides have a new album called Vale, but it’s “vale” as in a valley, not “veil” as in “the bride had a black veil.” Just remember that it’s “Vale by Black Veil Brides” and […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/17: Watain eclipse the charts

Posted by on January 17, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The ball is finally rolling in 2018 with a trio of black metal releases and one metal video game album. Lots more releases are coming up in January and we’re also getting some big […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/10: The charts don their gay apparel

Posted by on January 10, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Okay, so it’s two weeks too late to make Christmas jokes, but in my defense I didn’t show up today thinking I was going to be writing about a deathcore band that screams/growls about […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/3: Last of the 2017 sales

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The first MBN of 2018 isn’t usually all that exciting. There’s always a bit of a drought in new releases and it takes a bit for things to get rolling again. I always like […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/20: War on Christmas

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. No, there isn’t actually any Christmas music on here nor do I think there is a war on Christmas. Anyway, it’s a pretty sizable list of debuts this week including the surprise live album […]

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Metal Hammer reveal ‘100 Best Albums of 2017’

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Metal Hammer have unleashed their year-end list of 100 Best Albums of 2017 and this one, is filled with surprises. For starters, we were thrilled to see Vuur, the new project featuring ex-Gathering vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen make the cut, as well as Battle Beast, Dragonforce, and Alice Cooper. However, it also includes Mastodon, Code […]

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Metal Insider editor Bram Teitelman’s top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 14, 2017

What a year, amirite? Between the suicides of beloved 90’s and ’00s singers, the jarring difference between our last and current leader of the country, and the just-passed news of net neutrality ending, it’s been a rough year. Fortunately, as always, there’s always music to seek solace in, and this year was a pretty good […]

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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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