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Monthly Archives: May 2012

New Music Wednesday: Fear Factory And Old Man Gloom

Posted by on May 30, 2012

It’s pretty much like the late  ’90s are coming home to roost. Today, we not only get another song from Fear Factory’s forthcoming album, The Industrialist (which is out this coming Tuesday), but also the first new music in eight years from sludgy supergroup of sorts Old Man Gloom. We’ll start with them first. Since 2004’s […]

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Trash Talk Sign To Odd Future’s Label; Ridiculous Press Release Issued

Posted by on May 30, 2012

For those of you not reading Pitchfork or caring that much about hip-hop, OFWGKTA (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All or Odd Future for short) are  a Los Angeles hip-hop collective that many are viewing as the future of hip hop. Not unlike the Wu-Tang Clan, they have multiple members, many of whom have […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/30: Forward Slash

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Chew on this: While Slash has kept himself extremely busy after leaving Guns N’ Roses in 1996, it took him until 2010 to release his first solo album. That’s almost as much time as it took for Axl and friends to record Chinese Democracy, which came out in 2008. The man legally known as Saul […]

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Unsigned & Streamed: Zombies And Diamonds

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Why should major label bands be the only ones who get love? Unsigned & Streamed is a column where we stream a song from an unsigned band we at Metal Insider really dig. This week, we’re proud to be showcasing Zombies And Diamonds from La Vega Baja (Alicante, Southeast Spain). The group started off as a power trio […]

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Periphery Release Cover Artwork, Track Listing And Video Teaser For New Album ‘Periphery II’

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Two weeks ago, Periphery not only let the release date to their new album slip, but also guest appearances (including Dream Theater’s John Petrucci, The Faceless’ Wes Hauch and The Aristocrats’ Guthrie Govan). And late last night, the djent metal group revealed more details regarding their sophomore album. Simply titled Periphery II, Periphery officially revealed […]

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Ihsahn Streaming New Song Featuring Devin Townsend

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Last Summer, Ihsahn recorded a guest appearance on Devin Townsend’s “Juular.” Fast forward a year, and now Hevy Devy has returned the favor to the former Emperor guitarist, making a guest appearance on his new solo album Eremita. And now the song “Introspection,” featuring Townsend, is streaming over at Guitar World. Just like with “Juular,” […]

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Here’s That Cello And Woodwind Cover Of Suicidal Tendencies You Were Looking For

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Portland Cello Project and Alan Sparhawk of Low cover Suicidal Tendencies The Onion’s AV Club has been doing a pretty cool weekly series called Undercover, where artists come into their offices and cover a song from a pre-existing list. This week features one of the oddest ones they’ve done: Alan Sparhawk of shoegazey band Low […]

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Slipknot Releasing Greatest Hits Package, “Putting Together” Demos For New Album

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Earlier today, Slipknot released the video teaser above. Focusing on DJ Sid Wilson, the clip teases the release of Antennas To Hell. But what does it mean? Well on July 17, Slipknot and Roadrunner Records will be releasing a new album… actually, a new greatest hits album. That may not exactly be the news fans […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Odd Cover Songs

Posted by on May 29, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. We love a good old fashioned cover song, especially when the artist is able to make said song completely their own. However, we recently saw video of a half-naked Ukrainian folk band called Los Colorados covering Rammstein’s “Du Hast” […]

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Relapse Records’ Full Catalog Now Available On Bandcamp

Posted by on May 29, 2012

Relapse Records have been one of the few well known metal labels to actively use Bandcamp. Now Relapse has become an even bigger supporter of the “name your price” online platform, having just uploaded their entire catalog on their page. Relapse’s Bandcamp page now features music from 122 bands, including Baroness, Dying Fetus, Pig Destroyer, […]

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