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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Top 8 highest paid rock and metal musicians

Posted by on September 30, 2016

The metal dream of every rock and metal musician is to make it big enough and get an actual income out of their music. We can’t blame you for having that seemingly-impossible goal considering some rockstars nowadays earn enough money to buy their own third-world country, but we’re usually referring to legendary pioneers from the […]

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Top 5 lyric videos of the week include Dee Snider, Eden’s Curse

Posted by on September 30, 2016

What a surprise week for lyric videos regarding familiar faces and voices. There have been quite a few shuffles, solo efforts, and side projects that at times it could be difficult to keep track. Hopefully, this top five list for this week’s lyric videos can narrow a few items down.   5) Cellar Darling – “Challenge” […]

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Jonah from Ramming Speed finds Virginia hates Motorhead, partying

Posted by on September 30, 2016

Ramming Speed’s Jonah Livingston seems like he’d be a fun guy to party with. Not just because of the feel-good punk/thrash beats he lays down for the band, but also because of his license plate. And by that, we mean the license plate he doesn’t have, thanks to the completely unfun folks at the Virginia […]

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Is Ace Frehley rejoining KISS next year?

Posted by on September 30, 2016

  While KISS just keep touring and Gene Simmons keeps himself in the news however he can, quite possibly, the biggest success story of the past five years regarding the band is founding guitarist Ace Frehley, who hasn’t been in the band since 2002. His 2014 solo album, Space Invader, debuted at #9 on Billboard’s chart, […]

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Under the night sky and wilderness: A look inside Shadow Woods Metal Fest 2016

Posted by on September 30, 2016

In its second year, the latest Shadow Woods Metal Fest took place a few weeks back deep in the wilderness of Maryland. A 3-day open-air camping festival that brings together some of the best American metal acts in the current scene, it proves once again to be an excellent newcomer to the festival world. Metal Insider […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 30th – Faith in Others

Posted by on September 30, 2016

One of the biggest releases of the whole year? Check. Representation of nearly every subgenre of the metal scene? Check. The mainstream and the underground both well represented by multiple artists? Check. Yeah, this week’s list has it all and then some more. Read up and get excited, because it’s a great time to be […]

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Ghost recording new album after this tour

Posted by on September 30, 2016

The breakout success of Ghost’s EP this week has proven how legitimately popular (popeular?) they are. Any artist that can surprise-release an EP and still sell 20,000 copies of it deserves kudos regardless of genre. And while some may dismiss the band as a gimmick, even if they are a bit gimmicky, it’s obviously paying off […]

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Metallica, Faith No More among top 5 videos of the week

Posted by on September 30, 2016

Another week has flown by, and there have been quite a few added music videos, where this week seems harder than last to select a top five. It has been a crazy week in music, as we are gearing closer to the release of Metallica’s tenth studio album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct to rumors of a near complete Tool […]

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Steel Panther announce new album; cover Cheap Trick

Posted by on September 30, 2016

Ever wonder what Michael Jackson’s kids are up to since he died? Don’t worry about it, they’re in good hands, and by that we mean, hanging out with Steel Panther, but we’ll get to that later. The band have just announced that their fourth album,  Lower the Bar, will drop on February 24th of next year, so you […]

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Album stream: Lost Empires, ‘Death: The Unveiling of Eternity’

Posted by on September 30, 2016

  Today, Oklahoma’s Lost Empires release their second EP, Death: The Unveiling of Eternity. One of the songs on the EP is called “Up the Shred,” and that’s what the band have attempted to do on this EP. According to guitarist Brad Blanco, it didn’t come easy. “This EP took a long time to make, and at […]

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