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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sumerian Records drops Capture the Crown

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Unless they know about it well in advance, it’s gotta be tough for a band to not quite know what their status is at a label. Sumerian announced that they would be dropping an act from their roster a little while ago, and they just announced via their Facebook page that the band they’re dropping […]

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Witchcraft: Skeletonwitch Get Interviewed by 7th Grade Girls

Posted by on October 30, 2013

There’s a lot of good press for Serpents Unleashed, the latest record from Skeletonwitch. The latest interview with the band is from a unique source, however: Olivia and Connie, the two 7th grade girls from Columbus, OH who host the web series Kids Interview Bands. The duo hit up bands touring through the Columbus area […]

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Review and Photos: Between The Buried and Me, The Faceless, The Contortionist, The Safety Fire, Nashville, 10/25/13

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Last Friday (25), Between the Buried and Me’s Fall tour rolled in for the last date of its six-week run to play a show at Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, TN.  Lately I’d been disappointed in turnouts for metal shows in Nashville, but this show was an exception to this trend, with the venue filled to […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/30: Motörhead’s 21st Album Shocks The Charts

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. When it comes to metal (or really any kind of music), there’s a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” outlook on a band’s musical direction. If a band changes its sound, there […]

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Metallica say they are “Beliebers”

Posted by on October 30, 2013

With recent revelations that Justin Bieber is in fact a Metallica fan, an interview with Q Magazine indicates that members of Metallica may be returning the adoration. While Metallica fans were infuriated over a cover the teenage pop idol performed, the band they adore have much love for the Biebs. Q Magazine asked the all important […]

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Scott Ian gives Anthrax update

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Anthrax rhythm guitarist Scott Ian has relaunched his personal web site, and is going to start making weekly updates to it. In this installment, the first thing he brings up is the fact that the Jonas Brothers broke up. Realizing that people might actually want to continue reading, he also gave a musical update, including […]

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Halloween is upon us so Marilyn Manson is telling ghost stories

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Marilyn Manson may be the epitome of evil on spoken and vocal tracks or in live musical performances, but we’re not so sure about how good he is at telling ghost stories to tweens. The kids in the video below don’t seem too convinced either, at first. Either way, Manson definitely gives horror cred and wit […]

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Scene report: Metal in Japan – it’s more than just Babymetal

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Hey awesome Metal Insider readers! I’m Anthony Maisano. Last summer, I was an intern for Metal Insider, and a frequent contributor to the site. Currently, I am studying abroad in Fukuoka, Japan. Like almost every other country in the world, Japan too has its metal scene. I wanted to see if I could find out what […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn almost joined Drowning Pool

Posted by on October 30, 2013

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Machine Head’s Through the Ashes of Empires, an album that started their creative renaissance. In honor of the milestone. Rob Flynn has taken to writing about the band’s past on his always-entertaining and imformative The General Journals: Diary Of A Frontman… And Other Ramblings. Flynn is posting a […]

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Video Premiere: Irata, “Keepers Maker”

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Greensboro NC trio Irata started out as the instrumental duo of Jason Ward and Jon Case on drums and bass, respectively. They’ve since branched out by adding vocals (both of them sing) and a guitarist. Metal Insider is proud to bring you the video premiere of “Keeper’s Maker,” a song anchored by a labyrinthine riff […]

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