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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Metal Insider’s Jeff Podoshen presents his Top 5 Black Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 26, 2019

  2010-2019 was an amazing decade for black metal. Tons of great records by some incredible bands. And while black metal has become a bit commoditized as of late, here’s a nod to the five best records of the decade who are keeping the tradition alive: 05)  Shining, Redefining Darkness (Spinefarm – 2012) You’re probably scared of […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/26: Happy Boxing Day, you bastards

Posted by on December 26, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Hope you all had a Merry Christmas and/or are having a Happy Hanukkah or Kwanzaa. The next time I post here, it’ll be in 2020, the start of a new decade. What awaits […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 10 concerts of 2019

Posted by on December 26, 2019

Another year has flown by, and this one also marks the end of the decade. I just wrapped up my list for the best metal albums of 2019, and now, It’s time to list the performances or concerts that I’ve personally enjoyed the most this year. Let’s get to it.     10) Gojira – […]

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Morbid Angel flies into Pennsylvania on 12/15/19

Posted by on December 24, 2019

Morbid Angel continues their flight of extremity, in conjunction with their amazing 2017 release, Kingdoms Disdained. The tour stopped in Reading, Pennsylvania this past December 15, 2019 and we were there to cover it. Ok – because I keep seeing this question come up over and over again – the current version of Morbid Angel […]

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Steel Panther brought comedy we needed in the 2010s

Posted by on December 24, 2019

Depending on how you look at them, Steel Panther are either loved or hated, and you can say the same for just about any comedian. Especially after the #MeToo movement, the group has been slammed with controversy. Their humor in sex, drugs, and rock and roll hasn’t always been for everyone to stomach. However, the […]

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Sabaton and Eluveitie gave metal farewell to NYC’s Playstation Theater

Posted by on December 23, 2019

  After nearly fifteen years, New York City’s Playstation Theater is coming to a close on December 31st, 2019, after a run of shows from the Disco Biscuits. Formerly known as The Nokia Theater (2005-2010) and The Best Buy Theater (2010-2015), this iconic venue in the heart of Times Square is closing its doors for […]

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CJ McCreery is no longer the vocalist of Lorna Shore

Posted by on December 23, 2019

Lorna Shore have announced CJ McCreery is no longer the vocalist. The band issued the following statement: “Effective immediately, CJ McCreery is no longer the vocalist of Lorna Shore.” McCreery replaced Tom Barber last year when Barber joined Chelsea Grin.  The band recently unveiled a new video for the song “Immortal.” The single is the […]

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Former Children of Bodom members provide update on split with band

Posted by on December 23, 2019

Last month, three original Children of Bodom members Jaska Raatikainen (drums), Henri “Henkka T. Blacksmith” Seppälä (bass) and Janne Wirman (keyboards), quit the band. Questions were raised and escalated when we heard Alexi Laiho might not be able to use the COB name. According to Jaska, Henri, and Janne, rumors have sparked since they announced […]

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Green Day donates $2000 to cover damages from hardcore show at Denny’s

Posted by on December 23, 2019

The hardcore show at Denny’s has turned into quite the story as it continues to make headlines. In Denny’s defense, this American restaurant chain is your goto place while on the road driving in the middle of nowhere. No matter where you go, Denny’s will always be there. With that said, the Denny’s at the […]

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Metal Insider’s Zach Fehl’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 23, 2019

I originally wrote a long winded introduction to this, but it sucked so I deleted it for you. Check out the lists of Matt, Bram, Jeff, Zenae, and whoever else here is writing them. We have a thing about the decade. Dope shit came out this year. I know what you’re here for. Lets discuss. […]

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