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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Carnivore reforms as Carnivore A.D., first show announced

Posted by on August 31, 2017

Clearly, nothing and no one can or will ever replace the late Peter Steele who died in April 2010. The singer/bassist is most recognized as the mastermind behind the gothic metal band Type O Negative. However, he founded the Brooklyn based crossover thrash act Carnivore. Following the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Retaliation this […]

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Reivew/photos: Marduk makes triumphant return to NY with Abysmal Dawn and Incantation

Posted by on August 31, 2017

The North American journey for the Swedish black metal outfit Marduk hasn’t been an easy ride. It was this time last year when they were forced to drop out of their headlining run with Rotting Christ, Carach Angren, and Necronomicon. Earlier this year, they embarked the first batch of makeup dates in support of their latest […]

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‘Metal Hammer’ readers pick their 20 favorite songs of the ’90s

Posted by on August 31, 2017

Remember earlier this month when UK mag Metal Hammer came up with a list of the top 100 metal songs of the ’90s? It was controversial, inspired debate over what was metal and what wasn’t, and was a bit all over the map, as was metal in the ’90s, actually. We made our own list with […]

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Watch Myrkur reinvent King Diamond’s “Welcome Home”

Posted by on August 31, 2017

The multi-talented Myrkur recently showed us her dark and light side, both leading to her upcoming album Mareridt, which will be released on September 15th via Relapse Records. However, after seeing a brand new clip via the newly-relaunched Revolver, she could almost be mistaken for Tori Amos. Essentially, there’s nothing she can’t do as she continues […]

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Chester Bennington’s family reportedly to launch suicide awareness organization

Posted by on August 31, 2017

According to TMZ, sources close to the late Chester Bennington’s family shared that they are planning a suicide awareness organization. They believe young people who suffer from depression and/or mental illness might follow in the footsteps as the Linkin Park singer and Chris Cornell. The organization is in the early stages and there’s no definitive […]

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Show review: Mayhem at the top of their game at Beyond the Gates

Posted by on August 31, 2017

Mayhem. Just the name means so much to black metal. We’re essentially talking about the band that started second wave True Norwegian Black Metal – a music scene that needs little in terms of introduction – yet is still painfully misunderstood by so many. But while hipster bartenders moonlighting as writers with pretend audiences can […]

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Neurosis’ Scott Kelly reveals struggles with mental illness

Posted by on August 31, 2017

Neurosis frontman Scott Kelly publicly shared his struggles with mental illness, urging others to continue with their medication. While there’s an ongoing debate about pharmaceuticals and the harm they can do, Kelly, in what equates to a public apology to his family, stated that going off his meds changed his behavior for the worse. Kelly […]

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The Galactic Cowboys return from outer space

Posted by on August 30, 2017

The 1990’s weren’t exactly a great time for metal. If you were a fan of grunge, you were in heaven (which at the time was the Pacific Northwest). And if you loved industrial and nu-metal – this was your decade. Unfortunately, if you were into things like thrash, prog and more extreme genres, you were grasping […]

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Listen to Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” restyled for reggae, techno, jazz, and more

Posted by on August 30, 2017

Ever wonder what Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” would sound like as a reggae, techno, jazz, blues etc.. track? Neither did we. However, we are living the days when anything and everything is possible, thanks to the internet. Music is Win shared a brand new video featuring this famous song restyling it for several music genres.  Check […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/30: Steven Wilson has a bone to pick with the charts

Posted by on August 30, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You gotta give credit to Steven Wilson: the man is always busy. Sure, you can say that about a lot of musicians, but when your resume includes several different bands, production work for bands […]

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