Author Archives: Metal Insider

Metal Insider’s Newsroom w/ M.I Crowley: Metal Rewinder week of 10/15/2018

Posted by on October 21, 2018

Watch the next episode of Metal Insider’s new video series, Metal Insider’s Newsroom w/ M.I Crowley. On this episode, M.I. Crowley shares a weekly metal recap of highlights that happened during the week. Stories include an update on Ozzy Osbourne’s North American No More Tours 2 run, the lawsuit against Ghost frontman Tobias Forge, the […]

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Video Interview: Metal Insider’s M.I Crowley speaks to Jukka and Asim of Wintersun

Posted by on October 18, 2018

Metal Insider’s Newsroom With M.I Crowley is Metal Insider’s brand new video series featuring host M.I Crowley. On this first episode, Crowley spoke to Wintersun bassist Jukka Koskinen and guitarist Asim Searah at the last stop of their North American trek at Irving Plaza in New York City this past Sunday (14th). The video reveals […]

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Win a pair of tickets to see Carach Angren in NYC

Posted by on October 18, 2018

Carach Angren are currently on their North American tour in support of their latest effort Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten with Mors Principium Est, and Wolfheart. The month-long trek concludes on October 28th at Gramercy Theatre in New York City and we are giving away a pair of tickets on the last stop. All […]

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Photos: Life of Agony w/ Silvertomb @ New York City’s Bowery Ballroom on 9/29

Posted by on October 1, 2018

This past Saturday (29th), Life of Agony returned to a sold out New York City audience at the Bowery Ballroom. We already caught up with them in Philadelphia, PA as well as Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus when the Rise of the Underground tour kicked off back in April. However, we couldn’t get enough of them and […]

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Ozzy Osbourne, the face of Metal Casino

Posted by on September 18, 2018

“Ozzy Osbourne is a legend and is now a partner of the Metal Casino company. As far as we are concerned, this is the most important sponsorship in the world and we are still amazed that our hero is part of our project.” These are the words of Clas Dahlén, head of the commercial department […]

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Metal in the mainstream

Posted by on September 10, 2018

For better or worse, metal music is no longer an exclusive club reserved for those that are actually die hard headbangers. From metal stars taking on convmentional pop culture to bringing out cross-platform merchandise allowing new fans to discover them, there are those flying the flag for the genre in an increasingly mainstream music world. […]

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Best places to listen to metal

Posted by on September 5, 2018

Another “myth” about heavy music was unexpectedly dispelled – metal music is most popular not in marginalized countries and not in poor countries, but just the opposite – “in the most advanced, most tolerant and intellectual regions of the world.” This is evidenced by the graph and map, compiled on the basis of Encyclopaedia Metallum […]

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Is TIDAL Hi Fi worth it for metal lovers?

Posted by on July 25, 2018

When I listen to music, I want to hear everything going on in a track. I want to be able to pick out each individual instrument, every layer of vocals, every note on a solo even when there’s a bass line obscuring it, and any other sounds the artist decided to add. For me, listening […]

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Candlemass Return with a Fresh EP and a New Game

Posted by on July 19, 2018

Once upon a time, bands were only able to offer their new music, tours, live shows, and merchandise as ways for fans to connect. But, thanks to the growth in all things digital, there have never been more ways for musicians to reach out to fans. Candlemass are no exception. The Swedish doom metal band […]

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Suicidal Tendencies see off Brooklyn’s House of Vans

Posted by on July 18, 2018

After eight years of free and highly-curated shows, an NYC tradition, the House of Vans, is calling it quits after this Summer. And while the shows have included bands like Quicksand, Converge, Gwar, Mutoid Man and more over the years, the last heavy show they’ll be having took place last Saturday (14) with Suicidal Tendencies […]

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