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Photos: Turisas, Firewind, And Stolen Babies Live At Gramercy Theatre, NYC 2/6/13

Posted by on February 8, 2013

It’s been a minute since Firewind went on tour Stateside, but the long-lived Greek power-metal phenoms are back and making their mark as direct support for the Finnish Viking crazies in Turisas.  We were there for their New York stop at Gramercy Theatre on Wednesday, and between those two and the bill’s cool avant-garde curveball […]

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Lamb of God Announce First Show Overseas Since Randy Blythe’s Arrest

Posted by on November 8, 2012

Lamb of God’s tour for Resolution came to a screeching halt earlier this year when frontman Randy Blythe was arrested in Prague on suspicion of manslaughter for an incident at a 2010 concert where a fan died. While he was released a month later, he’ll still have to return to face a trial. While the band […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/13: Rock Is Ageless As Fear Factory Has Great Debut

Posted by on June 13, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’m pretty sure this is the first and last time we’ll be writing about the Rock of Ages soundtrack here on Metal By Numbers. It did have a pretty solid debut, but basically, this bullshit […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/7: Today Brings One Impressive Debut

Posted by on June 7, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While last week saw a crap load of new metal and hard rock releases, this week brings us only two. The top honor comes from arguably Iowa’s second biggest metal import For Today. And […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/30: Forward Slash

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Chew on this: While Slash has kept himself extremely busy after leaving Guns N’ Roses in 1996, it took him until 2010 to release his first solo album. That’s almost as much time as it took for Axl and friends to record Chinese Democracy, which came out in 2008. The man legally known as Saul […]

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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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