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Tag Archives: Firewind

New & Noteworthy, May 22nd – Heading for the Dawn

Posted by on May 22, 2012

In the highly competitive music industry, even metal bands have to fight for increasing recognition with each new release. It’s very difficult for bands to see increases in sales numbers from one album to the next, as any reader of Metal by Numbers is aware. It’s gotten to the point where a band’s new album […]

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Ozzy Osbourne & Friends First Promo Photo Released

Posted by on May 11, 2012

As you all know by now, Black Sabbath canceled most of their European tour dates (minus the Download Fest, Lollapalooza and the one-off hometown show) in light of Tony Iommi’s battle with lymphoma. Filling in for the absent Sabbath during those European shows and festivals will be Ozzy Osbourne himself, along with a few famous […]

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Firewind Announce New Distribution Deal In North America

Posted by on February 3, 2012

Chances are you know guitarist Gus G. best for his recent work with Ozzy Osbourne. However, fans know that the Greek shredder has also been making a name for himself with his own power metal group Firewind even before joining Ozzy’s band. And now, with their new album Few Against Many ready for release, Firewind […]

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Guitarist Jake Dreyer Comments On Joining White Wizzard

Posted by on September 8, 2011

As we’ve noted many times before, White Wizzard have gone through more lineup changes in two years than most bands do in their whole careers. And earlier today, the band confirmed that 19 year old virtuoso guitarist Jake Dreyer has joined them as their new second guitarist. Dreyer spoke about his new gig first to […]

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Headbanger’s Brawl: Who Will Take Home The Golden Gods?

Posted by on February 25, 2011

Headbanger’s Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Yesterday, the nominees for the 3rd annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show were announced. In the past, the show’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/24: White Trash By Numbers

Posted by on November 24, 2010

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Just like last week, the highest hard rock related debut came from someone who shouldn’t be considered metal at all, or at least not any more. As the years have gone by, Kid Rock […]

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Firewind Bassist Sits Out On Upcoming Tour Dates

Posted by on November 10, 2010

Firewind bassist Petros Christo has been forced to drop off of the band’s remaining North American dates due to a family emergency. Nightrage guitarist Marios Iliiopoulos will be filling in for the remaining U.S. dates and for the European and Japanese dates as well.

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Metal By Numbers 11/3: When Album Sales Fail

Posted by on November 3, 2010

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You may have noticed that there was no Metal By Numbers report last week. Well have no fear, because we’re back! However, we certainly chose a sad week to return. Even though there were […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 26th – Frayed Ends of Sanity

Posted by on October 26, 2010

Halloween is right around the corner, which means that a huge marketing blitz is looming on the horizon. With Chrismahanukwanzakah in the not-so-distant future, a plethora of labels will be flooding the market with new releases to be obtained as presents or purchases with digital gift cards. We will once again be alternating between heavy […]

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