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Category Archives: CMJ Music Marathon

Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase conquers Brooklyn

Posted by on October 24, 2014

CMJ week, as loaded as it is with high-quality concerts and not-to-miss bands, very often presents its attendees with difficult choices about which shows have to be seen and which ones can be passed over. Wednesday night, however, offered only one option to the metal fans attending this year’s iteration of the music celebration. Everyone in […]

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Tomorrow at CMJ! Scott Ian screening, Incite, ’68, Black Crown Initiate, Toothgrinder showcase

Posted by on October 21, 2014

Don’t forget, tomorrow, is Metal Insider day at CMJ! Things will be starting off at 3pm at Saint Vitus Bar (1120 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn NY) with a free screening of Scott Ian’s spoken word DVD/CD, Swearing Words in Glasgow. You’ve already probably gotten to hear Ian talk about the first time he ever got drunk (at […]

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Who’s metal’s next big band? CMJ panel attempts to find out

Posted by on October 21, 2014

Pretty much every discussion about metal among those in the industry comes down to “who’s the next X?” Not the ’80s punk band X, but whoever the next arena-filling marquee act will be, be it the next Metallica, Pantera, or even Mastodon. That was the topic for the metal panel at today’s CMJ Music Marathon convention, […]

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Come to our CMJ 2014 showcase on Wednesday and get a Toothgrinder EP!

Posted by on October 20, 2014

We’re only two days away from our third annual CMJ Metal Insider showcase, taking place on Wednesday (22) at The Wick in Brooklyn. And the killer lineup of Incite, ’68, Black Crown Initiate and Toothgrinder is already enough reason to roll out if you’re in or around the New York area. But just in case you […]

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CMJ Showcase Spotlight: Incite continue their evolution

Posted by on October 17, 2014

With their third album, Up In Hell, in stores, Incite is continuing to grow. Not just growing into their sound, either. Frontman Richie Cavalera is maturing as a band leader, helping the band focus their groove metal attack. He’s also had to oversee personnel changes in the band. And while the shadow of his stepfather, Soulfly/Cavalera […]

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