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Tag Archives: Exodus

Metal Allegiance song lineup, release date announced

Posted by on June 16, 2015

We knew last month that the all-star Metal Allegiance was expanding from a one-off jam on a boat or on land to a full-fledged album. Today, the album release date and track lineup has been released and wow, it’s a doozy. Dropping September 18 on Nuclear Blast, the scope of artists involved and the collaborations […]

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Illinois venue Mojoes is up for sale

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Back in April, Joliet, IL venue Mojoes was in the news when they oversold the ‘Dark Roots of Thrash II‘ show by over 400 tickets, leaving many fans out of the concert. An investigation was launched to determine whether the venue was acting illicitly or not and after the whole ordeal. The Joliet Times Weekly reports that […]

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Slayer’s Kerry King was insulted by Rick Rubin’s label offer

Posted by on May 28, 2015

The new Slayer album, Repentless, is their first in nearly 30 years without producer Rick Rubin being involved. Their first release together was Reign in Blood, way back in 1986, so it was a big deal when they signed a deal with Nuclear Blast last year. Why the split? In a recent interview with “The Metal Hammer […]

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Video premiere: Watch Evil Invaders tackle an Exodus classic

Posted by on May 19, 2015

Belgian thrashers Evil Invaders just released their first full-length, Pulses of Pleasure, earlier this year. And while the album stands on its own, the band paid tribute to one of their influences with a cover of Exodus’ “Fabulous Disaster” at a recent show. Today we’re psyched to debut the video. Here’s what the band had to […]

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Video: Exodus, Fit For Autopsy, Code Orange and more reveal their worst gig ever

Posted by on May 8, 2015

If there’s one thing that all musicians have in common, it’s that everyone has an off gig or two. When we were at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, we got our friend Sean at Washed Up Media to ask some of the bands playing what some of their most memorable (read, bad) gigs […]

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ACLU suing police over Exodus lyrics arrest

Posted by on May 5, 2015

It was last September when 31 year old James Evans was arrested for posting Exodus lyrics online. Those lyrics, from “Class Dismissed (A Hate Primer),” caused quite a stir in Muhlenberg County, as “multiple agencies received calls concerned about the post,” eventually leading to his arrest. Now, the ACLU is filing a federal lawsuit against the county and the police […]

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Photos: New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2015: Day 2

Posted by on April 28, 2015

Earlier this month, the Metal Insider crew headed to Worcester, MA for the 17th annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. This year’s fest had something for everyone. Saturday the 18th was the best-attended of the three days, and probably the most traditional metal, with Exodus and Testament capping off a stacked day that also featured […]

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Metal Power Rankings Special: New England Metal & Hardcore Fest 2015

Posted by on April 17, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: 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 the list. We’re writing this from the upstairs at the New England […]

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We’re at New England Metal and Hardcore Fest! Here are set times

Posted by on April 17, 2015

The weekend is upon us, which means Metal Insider is in Worcester for the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival! As the media sponsor of the Fest, that means we’ll have a table set up and we’ll be all over the Palladium for the next three days. You’ll be able to pick up a complimentary […]

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Jamey Jasta wonders what death metal fans spend their money on

Posted by on April 16, 2015

Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta doesn’t pull any punches. So it’s no surprise that when he Tweets, people listen – and respond. Last night Jasta Tweeted the following: “All Time Low sold 75,000 albums 1st week while Gorguts new album sold 300. This proves girls buy music while death metal fans buy…. weed?” About 24 hours later the post […]

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