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Metal Insider’s top ten 70000tons of metal 2019 performances

Posted by on April 22, 2019

70000tons of metal is quite the experience. While being trapped on a boat for four days in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean with metal blasting nearly 24-hours-straight, it is one of the most memorable moments that will last a lifetime. Many cruisers countdown until the next voyage as once you experience “the boat,” it’s […]

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New & Noteworthy: April 19th, 2019 – Wired for New Releases

Posted by on April 20, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week brings us new music from Allegaeon, After the Burial, and a solo album from Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater! You can check out the last New & Noteworthy here, and […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/17: All hail Stan

Posted by on April 17, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   In previous years of writing this column, I’ve refrained from sharing personal thoughts on some of the albums that show up on here, mainly because I’m here to talk about sales numbers, not […]

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New & Noteworthy: April 12th, 2019 – The Ghost of New Releases

Posted by on April 12, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week brings us new music from Inter Arma and Andy Black ! You can check out the last New & Noteworthy here, and the latest sales numbers in Metal By Numbers. […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/10: Trauma prevails on the charts

Posted by on April 10, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Most reactions to the charts nowadays involves lots of tut-tutting and head shaking. Many championed bands are debuting with less than stellar sales, and that understandably bums a lot of people out. Whitechapel’s […]

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