Tag Archives: Exodus

The Red Chord, Rivers of Nihil, Code Orange & more added to New England Metalfest

Posted by on January 7, 2015

It’s hard to believe that the New England Metal and Hardcore Fest will be celebrating its 17th year this year – until you see the lineup for this year’s festival. Testament, Between the Buried and Me, Exodus and Nails have already been announced, and now it’s got a whole crop of new additions to the […]

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Metal Insider Contributor Zach Shaw’s Top 10 of 2014

Posted by on December 9, 2014

It’s that time of year again. As 2014 draws to a close, we check in with the Metal Insider staff to see what new albums got them the most excited. First up is Zach Shaw with his top 10… Holy crap, is it already the end of another year?! Damn… well, while I’m still trying […]

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New England Metal and Hardcore Festival announces headliners

Posted by on December 8, 2014

If you’re anywhere in the Northeast, you’ve likely already  marked April 17th, 18th and 19th on your calendar, as the 17th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival had already announced it’s dates. Now the first wave of bands have been announced, and it’s a damned impressive list, with Between the Buried and Me, Overcast, Testament, […]

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Supreme Court to hear about violent lyrics on social media

Posted by on December 1, 2014

Today the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments based around violent lyrics being posted on social media. The case questions if the publishing of violent lyrics is covered under the First Amendment right to free speech. From Billboard: “The justices will hear arguments Monday in the case of a man who was sentenced to nearly four years in […]

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Metal Power Rankings: Machine Head up the list this week

Posted by on November 14, 2014

It’s week three of Metal Power Rankings, a weekly look at the movers and shakers in the metal world. Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on […]

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Metal Power Rankings: Rise of the Machine

Posted by on November 7, 2014

Welcome to our second week of Metal Power Rankings, a weekly look at the movers and shakers in the metal world. Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll […]

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Introducing Metal Power Rankings

Posted by on October 31, 2014

Welcome to the first edition of Metal Power Rankings, a weekly look at the movers and shakers in the metal world. Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, […]

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Exodus fan not going to jail for posting Facebook lyrics

Posted by on October 30, 2014

Remember James Evans? That’s the Exodus fan that decided to post some lyrics on his Facebook page. However, the Kentucky man posted the lyrics to “Class Dismissed (A Hate Primer), a song about a school shooting, that a resident of his town saw. Before long, the father of a three-month son was arrested was jailed for […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/29: Wait, you already knew Slipknot was #1?

Posted by on October 29, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Through collective industry clairvoyance, everyone already knew that Slipknot’s long-awaited new album would top the charts. Hell, people were talking about this last week. People were probably even talking about it months ago before the […]

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Exodus release video for Blood In Blood Out

Posted by on October 27, 2014

While you’ve already seen the lyric video for “Blood In Blood Out,” Exodus have released a proper video for the title track of their new album. Mostly shot in black and white, it looks like a cross between and Exodus show and Fight Club. There’s lots of people having friendly violent fun in a mosh […]

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