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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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Ozzfest, Knotfest merging festivals in September

Posted by on May 12, 2016

It’s been a few years since Ozzfest has been in America – 2010, to be exact. But in the ’90s and 2000’s, it was the premiere metal festival. And with Ozzy and Corey Taylor having a special announcement planned for today, it didn’t take too many guesses that perhaps the Ozzfest and Knotfest might be […]

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Kataklysm pick up Juno Award for best metal album

Posted by on April 4, 2016

They do things different in Canada, and just because Drake, The Weeknd and Justin Bieber are dominating the pop world doesn’t mean they don’t have a perfectly robust metal scene. Take, for example, the Juno Awards, the Canadian version of the Grammys. We already wrote about the fact that their nominees for “Heavy Metal Album […]

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Heavy Montreal unveils lineup, including Nightwish, Volbeat, Killswitch Engage & more

Posted by on February 3, 2016

After teasing a few headliners, the annual Heavy Montreal festival announced their full lineup for the festival taking place on August 6th and 7th. The lineup, as always, is stacked this year, with Five Finger Death Punch and Disturbed headlining. In addition, Nightwish will be playing, performing their full-on European Festival format. That’s not the […]

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Kataklysm, Fuck the Facts, KEN Mode receive JUNO nomination

Posted by on February 3, 2016

Earlier in December, the Grammys revealed their list of nominees, including those running for “Best Metal Performance” which boasts bands like Ghost, Lamb of God, August Burns Red, and Sevendust. Now, Canada’s version of the awards, the JUNO unveiled their list for “Heavy Metal Album of the Year” and the list of bands is really […]

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Metal Insider contributor Chris Colgan’s top 10 of 2015

Posted by on December 10, 2015

Composing 2015’s Top 10 began with reflecting on my Top 10 of 2014 and what lessons I learned from that process. There were two that stood out: expect the unexpected, and go with my gut instinct. To that end, I’m not spending any time overthinking and re-evaluating this list. I took three days to compose this list, and […]

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Review and photos: Kataklysm, Belphegor, Winter Nights, NYC, Santos Party House, 11/9

Posted by on November 16, 2015

On November 9th Kataklysm, Belphegor, and Winter Nights invaded Santos Party House for the New York stop of their North American tour. The event had initially been scheduled to take place at The Gramercy Theater, but was switched to its smaller sister venue a mere few days before the show. Despite this, and some minor […]

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Photos: Knotfest 2015, October 24th and 25th , San Bernadino, CA

Posted by on November 2, 2015

Slipknot’s Knotfest music festival lacerated through the desert grounds of San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, Calif. last weekend for three days of metal mischief. Over 50 bands of various sub-genres performed on five different stages for concertgoers and campers, including Judas Priest, Korn, Slipknot, Mastodon, Corrosion of Conformity, Clutch, Suicidal Tendencies, Kataklysm and more. […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/16: The charts have your six and your soul

Posted by on September 16, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s that time again; Five Finger Death Punch have released an album, thus topping the charts and sticking around until it likely goes gold. However you feel about them, it’s good to see that […]

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Ex Deo vocalist says, “metal world needs some balls”

Posted by on September 10, 2015

Kataklysm’s Maurizio Iacono has announced a return of his Roman Empire focused metal band, Ex Deo. On a short hiatus since just February of 2014, Iacono has made clear that he means business. Said Maurizio Iacono: “Yes, it’s true. EX DEO is returning with a new album. But there’s a twist and we will keep it condential for […]

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