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Tag Archives: Failure

This new Chelsea Wolfe song (feat. QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen) is a sludgy keeper

Posted by on June 14, 2017

When Chelsea Wolfe’s last album, Abyss, was released in 2015, we weren’t that won over by the hype. It was perfectly fine, but our favorite performance by her was on Russian Circles’ “Memorial,” the first time the band used a vocalist on a song. However, the goth/folk artist had plenty of  fans, including many metalheads that […]

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Metal Insider’s top 10 most shocking moments of 2015

Posted by on December 23, 2015

As we look back at 2015, it was a pretty batshit crazy year all around. There were tons of releases, almost as many tours, and as jaded at the metal community is, there are always a handful of things that take everyone by surprise. Given the way the year wound up, the #1 most shocking moment […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick Desimone’s Top 10 of 2015

Posted by on December 16, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we’re letting Metal Insider’s staff pick their favorite albums of 2015, in addition to some of the musicians that helped make some of it. You can see all of our picks so far here. Now we have contributor and Amplified author Nick Desimone. In an unsigned or developing band? Submit […]

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CMJ Music Marathon 2015: The week in metal

Posted by on October 13, 2015

This week marks the annual CMJ Music Marathon, an annual convention and music festival that takes place in New York centered around college radio. While radio can get ignored by some in the face of so many other entertainment options, there are still about 200 radio stations around the United States and Canada that feature metal programming. […]

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Depeche Mode singer talks Tool, Metallica; Failure cover “Enjoy the Silence”

Posted by on October 12, 2015

While Depeche Mode’s moody electronic music occupies a place alongside other ’80s and ’90s alt-rock alongside The Cure and The Smiths, the band have amassed quite a sizable metal following as well. Rammstein and Deftones are among the bands that have covered them. Failure, who’d covered “Enjoy the Silence” on a 1998 Depeche Mode tribute […]

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Failure have a Counterfeit Sky in new video

Posted by on October 8, 2015

Failure’s The Heart is A Monster was one of the surprise albums of 2015. Not only because the band got back together and made new music after almost two decades, but because it was as good as it was. Now headed back on the road as a four-piece with Queens of the Stone Age guitarist (and original […]

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Failure extend tour dates, welcome back APC/QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen

Posted by on September 2, 2015

Failure, if you haven’t realized, is one of our favorite ’90s bands that managed to not only reunite and release an album in 2015, but to reunite and release a really good album in 2015. The Heart is a Monster. They’ve been touring  behind the album, as you might have seen yesterday, and their live sound […]

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Here’s Failure playing live at a radio station

Posted by on September 1, 2015

If you haven’t noticed, the ’90s are back in full swing. It doesn’t hurt that some of the best bands of that decade are putting out great albums for the first time since then. Refused and Faith No More both did it, and so did Failure. The Heart is a Monster, their first album since […]

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Find out how much Aerosmith, Slash, Failure and more made on the road

Posted by on August 26, 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. This time around, we will revisit the numbers of bands we’ve seen before like Alice […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/8: July burns red

Posted by on July 8, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So, I made an oopsie last week; I listed the numbers for the new August Burns Red and Refused albums when, in actuality, they were pre-order numbers that sometimes appear. The numbers you’re seeing […]

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