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Tag Archives: Ensiferum

Metal By Numbers 10/8: Marilyn Manson has a heavenly debut

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Sometimes it’s awkward to write about album sales in 2017, specifically when it comes to bands and artists with longstanding careers. You have to put out qualifiers like “it’s a good debut but it’s nowhere near their best.” Take Marilyn Manson for example: he’s our to debut this week with 32,000 copies sold. Now, that’s […]

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Metal by Numbers 10/11: Primus are Primed

Posted by on October 11, 2017

Hello, Matt Brown here returning to bring you the charts once again. Well, mostly. It’s another week where we’ve only got sales numbers to display. But good lord do we have along list of debuts, fifteen to be exact. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that with less than three months to […]

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Metal by Numbers 10/4: Even Mastodon’s EPs sell

Posted by on October 4, 2017

  While we cover a solid handful of hard rock (like, y’know, Foo Fighters) along with the metal, there’s no reason for us to cover other types of rock that’s less guitar-driven. However, it should be noticed that the umbrella of “rock” has landed a solid amount of #1 albums this year. The Killers just […]

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Metal by Numbers 9/27: Foos, Nothing More, The Contortionist debut high

Posted by on September 28, 2017

There’s been some debate about whether or not we should include Foo Fighters in Metal by Numbers. Are they metal? No, and we’re pretty sure they’d be the first to tell you that. However, Dave Grohl was responsible for his solo project Probot, which featured everyone from Max Cavalera and Lee Dorrian to Wino and […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 15th, 2017: The New Music We Show Ourselves

Posted by on September 15, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week is a pretty big one and features releases from Nothing More and The Contortionist, as well as the debut album from Prophets of Rage. If you would like to check […]

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Ensiferum unveil new “Way of the Warrior” video

Posted by on August 21, 2017

It was just one month ago that Ensiferum announced their upcoming seventh studio album Two Paths will be released on September 15th via Metal Blade Records, along with sharing their new song “For Those About to Fight for Metal.” Over the weekend, these Finnish folk metallers unleashed a music video for another new track, “Way […]

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Ensiferum announce new album, debut new song, “For Those About to Fight for Metal”

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Two years ago, Ensiferum released their sixth studio album One Man Army. Since then, the group recruited Netta Skog as a full-time member who officially replaced former keyboardist Emmi Silvennoinen last year. Now, these Finnish folk metallers returned with the announcement of their upcoming seventh studio album. Two Paths will be released on September 15th […]

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Metal Insider contributor Chris Colgan’s top 10 of 2015

Posted by on December 10, 2015

Composing 2015’s Top 10 began with reflecting on my Top 10 of 2014 and what lessons I learned from that process. There were two that stood out: expect the unexpected, and go with my gut instinct. To that end, I’m not spending any time overthinking and re-evaluating this list. I took three days to compose this list, and […]

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Find out how much Ensiferum, Kamelot, Between the Buried and Me and more made on the road

Posted by on August 20, 2015

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, including rock and metal ones, and we’ve summarized them here for you. Most of the metal acts focus on touring Europe during summer, because who […]

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Pro-shot footage of Hellfest emerges including Lamb of God, Faith No More, and more

Posted by on June 22, 2015

Before the event was even over, pro-shot footage of France’s Hellfest Open Air Festival began to emerge online. The show was shot and streamed over the internet, and some tech savvy viewers took the liberty to save and upload some of the full sets, including but not limited to Faith No More, Scorpions, Lamb of […]

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