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Tag Archives: Abbath

Psycho Las Vegas adds Carcass, Cult of Luna, Oathbreaker, Sumac many more

Posted by on December 19, 2016

After three years as a destination fest in Southern California, the Psycho California Fest became Psycho Las Vegas earlier this year. Giving attendees everyone from stoner legends like Boris and Yob to cool uncle music like Alice Cooper and Blue Oyster Cult in Sin City proved to be a huge success, and 2017’s lineup including […]

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Metal Insider contributor Brett Reistroffer’s Top Ten debuts of 2016

Posted by on December 12, 2016

It’s December, which means that everyone’s starting to look back at the year that was, even though we’re not quite through it yet. Over the next several weeks, Metal Insider will be bringing you our picks for the best albums of the year, as well as those from some of the artists that made some […]

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Rolling Stone names their top 20 metal albums of the year

Posted by on December 9, 2016

  Rolling Stone gave a hint as to what their list of the best metal of the year might look like last week when they named Cobalt’s “Beast Whip” one of the 50 best songs of the year. In fact, that was the only metal song on the list. No Metallica, no Deftones, no anything […]

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Run To The Grills: Behind the kitchen doors of Blastfest 2016

Posted by on August 3, 2016

Big festivals are a big task to put together and make sure things run smoothly. While most people can only imagine the work involved on the stage production, band accommodation and venue arrangements, there’s the riders that need to be addressed and that includes feeding the bands and crew. To give you a better idea […]

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Album Anniversary: Immortal’s debut album turns 24

Posted by on July 1, 2016

There’s no need to make an introduction about a band like Norway’s Immortal. Either by all the silly internet memes going around, their light-hearted attitude in a genre known to be too serious or their catchy music, Immortal has made their impact in black metal history and today, we celebrate the release of their debut […]

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Behemoth, Abbath and Taake also scatter ashes of late fan on stage

Posted by on May 5, 2016

Remember yesterday when we told you about Dying Fetus scattering the ashes of a deceased metalhead on stage during a Chicago show? Turns out that wasn’t an isolated event, as it seems like other metal bands have complied to the fan’s last request, including Abbath, Behemoth and Taake. It seems like the late metal head known […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/27: Aces high

Posted by on April 27, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are two things about reading the charts that make me depressed: 1. Seeing that people are still buying Kidz Bop, and 2. Seeing a dead musician’s record sales soar. And it’s been too […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/20: Deftones get high on the charts

Posted by on April 20, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Happy 4/20, where stoner metal fans everywhere prepare to smoke some dank kush and play Sleep on repeat. Actually, let’s be honest, they were already probably doing that. In any case, there’s plenty to […]

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Review and Photos: Decibel Magazine tour w/ Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch, Tribulation, Los Angeles, CA 3/28/16

Posted by on April 14, 2016

The annual and always great Decibel Magazine tour traveled across North America these past few weeks and brought to many cities the mighty Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch featuring their new singer Adam Clemans, and Sweden’s Tribulation. The mix of genres has always been a staple on every Decibel tour, reaching for a larger audience […]

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Metal by Numbers: Hey Baby… metal

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Okay, well technically, the biggest selling rock/metal act of the week is Black Stone Cherry, whose butt-rock debut for Mascot landed them the #15 current album in the country, but just behind them by […]

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