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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Unsigned & Streamed: Killjoy

Posted by on February 28, 2013

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 on Unsigned & Streamed, we’re spotlighting the Long Island, NY-based death/doom/thrash melting pot that is Killjoy.  Over the course of six years of existence, […]

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Scott Weiland Comments On Getting Fired From Stone Temple Pilots

Posted by on February 28, 2013

Yesterday morning, Stone Temple Pilots revealed that they had “terminated” Scott Weiland from the band. And unsurprisingly, the singer isn’t too happy about it. In fact, Weiland even hints at legal action over his supposed firing. Shortly after STP issued their strait-to-the-point announcement, Weiland released his own statement: “I learned of my supposed ‘termination’ from […]

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You’ll See The New Killswitch Engage Video In Due Time

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Killswitch Engage have released a video for “In Due Time,” a song you’ve likely heard by now. The video is a mix of performance and candid-looking footage from behind the scenes of the shoot. That’s great, but with all of the behind the scenes footage in the video, how will they have any extra footage […]

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Carcass Announce Carcass-y Album, Song Titles For Comeback Album

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Anticipation is starting to grow for the first Carcass album since 1996’s Swan Song. First off, the fact that it’s actually happening is cause enough for celebration. But in an interview with Terrorizer,  guitarist Bill Steer gave fans even more reason to get excited by unveiling the album title. Surgical Steel is in the final stages of being […]

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Baroness Relief Fund Includes Items Donated By Your Favorite Bands

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Unless you’ve been living under a rock since last summer, we don’t need to tell you about Baroness’ long road to recovery since their bus accident. However, it looks like that long road is about to get a little shorter with the news of Baroness Relief, a benefit auction set up by friends up the band. […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/27: You Will Confess

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s been approximately…never since my last confession. Actually, I don’t think anyone here at Metal Insider has ever made a confession that wasn’t preceded by downing a bottle of whiskey beforehand. Just kidding. We […]

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Chimaira Release Second Teaser Video

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Here’s a few things we can tell you about the new Chimaira album from the 96-second teaser they’ve released. It’s coming in 2013 There’s a keyboard in it; in fact most of the trailer is a sustained note that builds in intensity There’s also a seven string guitar involved According to Mark Hunter, the lineup […]

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Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Looks like Scott Weiland is out of yet another job fronting a band. After reforming in 2008, Stone Temple Pilots confirmed this morning that they’ve given Weiland the boot, simply stating “Stone Temple Pilots have announced they have officially terminated Scott Weiland.” Ironically, Weiland is about to embark on a U.S. solo tour where he’ll […]

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And The Vocalist Taking Part In The Death To All Tour This Year Is…

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Yesterday, it was confirmed that the Death To All Tour would be returning for another year. Appearing on the North American April trek will be the Human lineup (guitarist Paul Masvidal, bassist Steve DiGiorgio, and drummer Sean Reinert) performing songs from Death’s first four albums. And now we know that the man who will be […]

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People Are Buying Music Again

Posted by on February 26, 2013

Although Adele and Carly Rae Jepsen are a lot more responsible for it than metal was, global revenue from the sale of recorded music rose in 2012 for the first time since 1999. The findings, from a report by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, says that it was a modest 0.3% gain (to […]

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