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Tag Archives: Mr. Big

Metal By Numbers 8/10: Paranormal chart activity

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.  We’re still operating on limited sales info, but I do have some extra numbers to share as requested by a few fine upstanding commenters from last week. I’ve added Projected’s new album to the […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/3: Nine Inch Nails add some violence to the charts

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I wasn’t here last week to do the charts and comment on the passing of Chester Bennington, but I’m not sure what I can say that hasn’t been said better elsewhere. Linkin Park weren’t […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 21st 2017: The New Music Seasons

Posted by on July 21, 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 a new EP from Nine in Nails, as well as Wintersun’s long awaited “Winter Sessions” and an album from In This Moment. If you would like to check out last […]

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Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 7/14

Posted by on July 14, 2017

We can finally celebrate 25 years of Edguy with the release of Monuments out today via Nuclear Blast. With that said, it’s been a week of determination, consisting of Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody determined to return to the stage next month and Kid Rock being serious about becoming the senator of Michigan. While […]

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Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 6/9

Posted by on June 9, 2017

This week, Anathema’s new album The Optimist released and it made it to the top of our New & Noteworthy selection. We have seen a handful of entertaining music videos as well, including Myrkur’s stunning track “Två Kongunbarn,” KoRn’s “Black is the Soul,” Igorrr’s “Cheval,” and both the Contortionist and Filter took us by surprise. […]

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Spotify playlist: Witherfall’s favorite supergroups

Posted by on February 2, 2017

Witherfall, whose debut album Nocturnes and Requiems is out on February 10th, has a classic heavy sound to it that suggests the band has been around for longer than 2013, which is when the project first officially formed. Former White Wizzard members Joseph Michael and Jake Dryer got together with drummer Adam Sagan (Circle II Circle, Into […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/8: The Return Trip

Posted by on October 8, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Was last week’s list of debuts not robust enough for you? Then perhaps you’ll find this week more to your liking because Christ on a bicycle, do we have numbers for you. Doom metal […]

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Mr. Big drummer Pat Torpey diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease

Posted by on July 24, 2014

With Mr. Big’s eighth studio album, …The Stories We Could Tell, coming out in September, they’ll sadly be touring in support of it without original drummer Pat Torpey behind the kit. The 60 year-old has admitted that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. The4 band plan on finding a replacement drummer shortly. Here’s what the press […]

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Warrant, Lita Ford, Quiet Riot concert canceled mid-show

Posted by on June 23, 2014

It looks like Eyehategod wasn’t the only band to get shafted be a concert promoter this past weekend. Saturday’s “Rockesha” concert at the Waukesha, WI County Fairgrounds, which was to feature Firehouse, Warrant, Lita Ford, Quiet Riot and Mr. Big’s Eric Martin, got canceled after the first act played. WISN said that as road crews […]

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Destrage’s Top 10: Virtuoso Musicians

Posted by on March 3, 2014

As we mentioned before, Destrage find an interesting and fun way to blend Protest The Hero’s offbeat technicality with Every Time I Die’s grittiness. Hell, the group’s new album Are You Kidding Me? No (out today via Metal Blade Records) features a guest appearance from Guns N’ Roses’ guitar virtuoso Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal. With that […]

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