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Metal Insider’s Top 5: The best albums of 2016 (so far)

Posted by on June 24, 2016

One week from now, 2016 will be halfway over, and it’s already been a hell of a year for music. Regardless of what genre you like, there have already been some releases that we’ll be listening to long after the year is in the books. And while we’ve got a solid five more months of […]

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Find out how much Metallica, Dream Theater, Cannibal Corpse and more made on the road

Posted by on May 19, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. We will take a look at the numbers of some of the biggest names in metal by several […]

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Dream Theater have their own new world to show you

Posted by on May 6, 2016

Progressive veterans Dream Theater released their latest album The Astonishing earlier this year and actually are touring across North America playing it live for everyone attending their shows, but that doesn’t mean they can stop promoting it, right? The band recently released a new music video for their single “Our New World” recorded during their show […]

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Metal by Numbers: 2016’s top-selling metal and hard rock so far

Posted by on May 2, 2016

We’re more than 1/3rd through 2016 already, and we’re not sure where the time’s going. What we are sure of is that there’s a lot of metal out and a solid amount of it is selling. Last year in August, we took a look at what the biggest selling metal titles in 2015 were through […]

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Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess shares moving Prince tribute

Posted by on April 26, 2016

If you’re looking to document what a rough year we’ve had so far in terms of the losses of superstar musicians, look no further than Dream Theater’s keyboardist Jordan Rudess. NO – he hasn’t passed, thank god. But as someone that played with David Bowie (on the Heathen album), he did an incredibly poignant acoustic rendition of […]

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Pathways guitarist Jon Rose’s top five concept albums

Posted by on April 20, 2016

This past Friday (15), Floridian quintet Pathways released their debut EP, Dies Irae, on Tragic Hero Records. The EP is far from their first recording, though. The band have self-released several EPs and a single since their formation in 2012. Featuring dual 8-string guitars, there’s a lot of prog and even some classical mixed in their […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/30: The sales are alive

Posted by on March 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Every week I check out what albums are scheduled for release in the coming months and it always gets me giddy (the absence of a new Tool album notwithstanding). Things look pretty stacked from […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/9: The charted again shall be king

Posted by on March 9, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Within the past six months, three-fourths of the Big Thrash Four have released new albums, all of which had their own buzz surrounding them. Slayer’s latest was their first without the late Jeff Hanneman, […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/2: Can you dig it?

Posted by on March 2, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The death of a band member is a terrible thing, and on this week’s MBN we have two bands who suffered through such a trial, those being After The Burial and Last In Line. […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/24: The holy grail of album sales

Posted by on February 24, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If you’re at all familiar with Metallica, then you know that The Black Album is one of the best-selling albums of all time. What you might not have known is that for the past couple weeks, The […]

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