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New & Noteworthy, August 27th: Natural Born Killer

Posted by on August 27, 2013

To say that Avenged Sevenfold has blown up in popularity is a huge understatement. 2010’s Nightmare debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts, a phenomenal achievement for a band that was barely even recognized when they began in 1999. Now we can see if lightning will strike twice for the pride and joy of Huntington […]

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Roadrunner Records to release 30th anniversary box set

Posted by on August 15, 2013

Roadrunner is celebrating more than 30 years of music with the release of a box set, XXX: Three Decades of Roadrunner Records, hitting the market October 1. The set, to be released in America and abroad, is a pretty good summation of the label’s beginnings as an underground label, their rise to one of America’s premier […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/9: It’s A Slow New Year

Posted by on January 9, 2013

 Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s the week after the week after Christmas, which means one thing for record sales: they’re going down! After the weeks of holiday shopping, followed by the redemption of iTunes and Amazon gift cards […]

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Opeth Announces Another North American Tour With Katatonia

Posted by on January 9, 2013

Remember when Katatonia’s Anders Nystrom told us that the band’s initial plans to tour with Opeth again last fall fell through? Well, it looks like it’s been rescheduled, as Opeth have announced plans for a spring North American tour with Katatonia once again serving as main support. You may also recall that Opeth ended 2012 […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/19: Charts of Contempt

Posted by on December 19, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Trying to find a new metal album on the charts at this time of year is like trying to find a store that isn’t playing Christmas music: there’s at least one, but not whole […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/13: Hats Off To Chevelle

Posted by on December 13, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As we get to the end of the year, there’s really not too much happening with the charts. Usually, there’s an uptick with almost every band on the charts as people start to buy […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/5: Yeah, It’s Definitely The End Of The Year

Posted by on December 5, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. When Kid Rock has a top 10 album and there are only a few new metal releases, you know that it’s basically the end of the year as far as metal releases go. Besides, […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/28: People Still Listen To Kid Rock

Posted by on November 28, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Once again, Kid Rock releases an album, and it sells a bunch of records. I guess that’s what happens when you decide to release an album digitally after years of holding out. For the […]

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New & Noteworthy 11/20: Houses Of The Holy

Posted by on November 20, 2012

So, in response to my conclusion from last week, I never did figure out why this week’s releases came out on Monday. I can only imagine that it has something to do with the Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday. The strange thing is, some retailers are listing album release dates for both Monday and Tuesday […]

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Storm Corrosion Unveil Video For “Drag Ropes”

Posted by on April 24, 2012

For some time now, fans of progressive music have been awaiting music from Storm Corrosion, the collaboration between Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt and Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson. Today fans have been rewarded with “Drag Ropes,” the first track from the album, which lands on May 8. Many fans of the Opeth or Wilson knows that this […]

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