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Interview: Stu Block of Iced Earth on Warrel Dane’s passing, the next Slayer

Posted by on April 4, 2018

A few weeks ago, we caught up with Iced Earth at NYC’s Gramercy Theatre and we were lucky to speak to frontman Stu Block before the festivities began. During the conversation we spoke about their style, holograms, Slayer, Warrel Dane, and more.   How was it performing with Matt Barlow at the Baltimore show? It […]

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Photos/Review: Iced Earth @ Gramercy Theatre w/ Sanctuary & Kill Ritual

Posted by on April 2, 2018

Despite going through a revolving door of lineup changes, Iced Earth has continued to deliver, and it’s all thanks to rhythm guitarist Jon Schaffer. Their resilient strength is evidently shown in their latest effort, 2017’s Incorruptible, which was the first to include the recruitment of lead guitarist Jake Dreyer as well as the return of […]

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Sanctuary to tour as scheduled w/ Iced Earth as a tribute to Warrel Dane

Posted by on January 12, 2018

When Warrel Dane passed away last month, we assumed that Sanctuary would drop off the tour with Iced Earth. However, as of yesterday (11th), the group has announced that they will carry on with the tour. The trek will be a tribute and a farewell to the late singer and Joseph Michael (Witherfall) will be […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zach Fehl’s top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Here we are, prematurely wrapping up the dumpster fire that was 2017 and looking optimistically towards the nuclear irradiated fires of 2018. While it’s certainly been interesting in terms of world events, at least there has been a lot of good music released along the way. Having taken up writing New & Noteworthy (shameless self […]

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Sanctuary and Iced Earth remember Warrel Dane

Posted by on December 13, 2017

While we continue to mourn the sudden loss of Nevermore/Sanctuary frontman Warrel Dane, who passed away earlier this morning from an alleged heart attack, Sanctuary shared their thoughts via Facebook: “Today I wake up to the news that Warrel Dane has died. I don’t even know what to say. My friend, brother and musical companion […]

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Hellfest Announces 2018 Lineup

Posted by on December 13, 2017

  Hellfest is back for their 13th annual heavy metal festival and has announced their final line up. Featuring over 150 bands on 6 stages, Hellfest takes place in Clisson France from June 22-24. Previously announced headliners such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, A Perfect Circle, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Limp Bizkit, Nightwish, […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/19: Decapitated get ahead in sales

Posted by on July 19, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Summer touring season usually yields some good numbers for album sales, even if the album isn’t really considered new anymore. A few bands have popped up again as a result of Vans Warped […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/6: King Gizzard and the The Lizard Wizard Deliver the charts

Posted by on July 6, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Happy late 4th, hope you left a copy of the Declaration of Independence out under your American Flag Tree so that Nicholas Cage can come steal it and leave a copy of one […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/28: Nickelback feed on sales

Posted by on June 28, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I honestly don’t know why everyone hates on Nickelback so much. Well, actually I do: the hate bandwagon. But really, they’re a harmless radio-friendly rock band, and while for some people, that’s […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 16th, 2017: Feed the Releases

Posted by on June 16, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new studio releases from Iced Earth, Chon, and Nickelback . If you would like to check out last week’s releases you can do so here. You can also check out last week’s […]

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