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Record Store Day 2017 Metal and Hard Rock Preview

Posted by on April 19, 2017

The tenth annual Record Store Day is fast approaching! This Saturday, record stores nationwide will be releasing some great new records to add to your vastly growing music collection. It’s a long list of new limited edition releases, but let’s check out what they have to offer for Heavy Metal & Hard Rock. New to […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/29: Obituary have a dead on debut

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Oh, hello. Missed you all last week. But we’re back with MBN where some things have change, some are the same. For example, Metallica are still in the top ten with Korn and Skillet […]

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Win a pair of weekend passes to the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival!

Posted by on March 16, 2017

If you’re anywhere on the Eastern seaboard, you’re probably more than aware of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. The annual Worcester, MA festival is in it’s nineteenth year now, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Headlined by Testament, Sepultura and Prong on April 21st and Sabaton, Katatonia, Hammerfall and Amorphis on […]

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Avenged Sevenfold, Darkest Hour, Dillinger Escape Plan among Record Store Day exclusives

Posted by on March 9, 2017

The 10th annual Record Store Day to celebrate independent record stores is coming up on Saturday, April 22nd. And while there’s been a degree of backlash about how good the day is for both record pressing plants and smaller bands that have to wait for months to get vinyl pressed because Toto is coming out with an […]

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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest adds eight more bands

Posted by on February 28, 2017

The New England Metal and Hardcore Fest has been going strong for 18 years now, and their 19th year is adding to the already-impressive lineup that they’ve already got. Taking place on April 21st and 22nd in Worcester, MA, much the same as in previous years, they’ve divided the days pretty equally by genre. Friday appears […]

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Norway’s Blastfest cancelled, company dissolving

Posted by on February 2, 2017

  Last year, Norway’s Blastfest was in the news after the metal festival canceled the appearance of French band Peste Noire after pressure from anti-fascist groups. That was after Napalm Death pulled out of the festival, presumably as a result of the Peste Noire’s appearance. Also, Finnish black metal band Horna canceled their appearance in solidarity […]

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New & Noteworthy: January 20th

Posted by on January 20, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases being released. This week features new music from Firewind, AFI, and Aversions Crown, as well as a bunch of King’s X vinyl re-releases and more. If you want to check out last week’s releases or see […]

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Metal Insider contributor Chris Colgan’s Top 10 of 2016

Posted by on December 7, 2016

It’s December, which means that everyone’s starting to look back at the year that was, even though we’re not quite through it yet. Over the next several weeks, Metal Insider will be bringing you our picks for the best albums of the year, as well as those from some of the artists that made some […]

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Testament, Sabaton to headline New England Metal and Hardcore Festival

Posted by on December 5, 2016

  The lineup has arrived for the 19th annual of the New England Metal Hardcore Festival. This officially makes the Spring of 2017 quite busy as the festival will take place on Friday, April 21st through Saturday, April 22nd at The Palladium in Worcester, MA. After looking at this lineup, I can honestly say, it […]

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Katatonia Announce “Fallen Hearts Of North America 2017” tour

Posted by on November 29, 2016

  Sweden’s dark and progressive metal kings Katatonia recently announced that they will return to North America in March and April of 2017 for a headlining tour in support of their latest studio effort, The Fall of Hearts. It has been over three years since as founding member Anders Nyström said so himself: “We did […]

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