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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Video: Royal Thunder play “April Showers” live and acoustic at BMG

Posted by on March 31, 2017

If you’ve seen Royal Thunder live, you know what a special band they are. Anchored by Mlny Parsonz’ soulful vocals, the band really shine in a live setting. With Wick coming out on April 7, the  band stopped by the offices of BMG, their music publisher, and the band played a stripped-down acoustic set, that despite […]

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Today in Mastodon: Band do vinyl unboxing; dude does metal cello “Blood and Thunder” cover

Posted by on March 31, 2017

If you weren’t aware, Mastodon’s seventh album, Emperor of Sand, is out today. Last week, the band were in New York City to do press for the album, and while on rock station Q104.3 for an interview, got to see the vinyl version of the album for the first time. It’s pretty awesome to watch Bill […]

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Check out the wrap up video for Megadeth’s first boot camp experience

Posted by on March 31, 2017

Earlier this month Megadeth held their first Megadeth Boot Camp experience. The sold-out event was held from March 10-13th at Fallbrook, CA and if you’re a Megafan, you had quite the experience. All of the proceeds from the camp went to the United Foundation to support military men and women. According to the event’s site, activities […]

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Premiere: Lattermath are in the “Trench” with new video

Posted by on March 31, 2017

A few months back, we introduced you to Lattermath. The Boston prog-metallers, whose debut album was released earlier this month, have been around since 2010, when the Berklee grad students formed as a writing project. The band are heavy, melodic and progressive, often within the same song. While guitarist Ben Cohen might be better-known as […]

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Interview: Life of Agony talk change, new album; win tickets to NJ show

Posted by on March 31, 2017

Life of Agony have been through quite a bit throughout their career. Their debut album, 1993’s River Runs Red, was instantly hailed as a classic album, blending hardcore with metal and anchored by the passionate, soulful voice of singer Keith Caputo. Subsequent albums found the band gaining popularity, but Caputo left in 1997, claiming his heart wasn’t […]

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Kirk Hammett’s Horror and Sci-Fi film art collection on display at the Peabody Essex Museum

Posted by on March 31, 2017

For those who love horror films, Metallica, and are fascinated by Salem’s haunting history, there’s a new exhibition that’s for you. Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett’s horror obsession is finally getting a lengthy exhibit and it begins on August 12th through November 26th at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. The exhibit entitled It’s Alive! […]

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Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 3/31

Posted by on March 31, 2017

The month of March flew by and we’ve seen quite a few great releases, including Mastodon’s Emperor of Sand. As the cycle continues, there have also been quite a few video premieres and this week includes a unique mix. Here are this week’s best music videos. 5) Farsot “The Antagonist” Experimental black metallers Farsot unveiled […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 31st, 2017: All hail Mastodon

Posted by on March 31, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new releases from Mastodon, Body Count, Demon Hunter, as well as a live album from Arch Enemy, and a Death vinyl reissue. If you want to check out last week’s […]

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Brian “Head” Welch doesn’t think Deftones want to tour with KoRn again, admits enjoying half of Issues

Posted by on March 31, 2017

KoRn’s career spans well over twenty years and consists of twelve studio albums, including an unfortunate dubstep era. With as many albums out, that also means lots of touring, and having shared the stage with as many bands as they have, recently, KoRn’s Brian “Head” Welch was  interviewed by metal-heads.de about touring. During the video, Welch was […]

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2016 saw music industry’s first double-digit growth since 1998

Posted by on March 30, 2017

Every now and then a Gene Simmons comes along that seems to think that the music industry is going to be fine if everyone stops streaming music and starts buying CDs again. It’s obvious to just about everyone else that the genie is out of the bottle, and we’re living in a streaming world, however. That […]

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