Tag Archives: Exodus

New England Metal and Hardcore Fest announce more bands

Posted by on January 21, 2015

It’ll be April before we know it, and that means the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival line-up is coming together. With headliners like Testament, Between The Buried and Me, and Motionless In White already announced, we’re stoked to bring you the news of the third wave of bands that will round out this year’s already impressive line-up! When […]

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Interview: Scott Lee continues to power New England Metal and Hardcore Fest

Posted by on January 19, 2015

For the seventeenth consecutive year, metal fans in the Northeast will be making a pilgrimage to the Palladium in Worcester, MA for the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on April 17-19. Like previous years, the festival caters to fans of just about every genre of metal. Want classic thrash? Exodus and Testament will be […]

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Gary Holt blew out his wrist playing new Slayer solos

Posted by on January 16, 2015

It’s been nine months since we first heard “Implode,” our first taste of new Slayer. And there will be a new album from the  band, their first in six years, coming this year. Recently, Jose Mangin from SiriusXM chatted with the band’s newest guitarist, Exodus’ Gary Holt, about both of his bands. Regarding “Implode,” he says […]

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Rex Brown, Gary Holt pledge their Metal Allegiance

Posted by on January 13, 2015

After a successful iinauguralrun on Motorhead’s Motorboat, the Metal Allegiance will be taking place next Wednesday (21) at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Essentially, a rebranded “Metal Masters,” its lineup has just grown by two. Pantera/Kill Devil Hill’s Rex Brown and Slayer/Exodus guitarist Gary Holt have been added to the already-stacked lineup. Here’s the […]

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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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