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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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Metal By Numbers 4/6: Asking Amon Amarth about Alexandria

Posted by on April 6, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hot damn, how about that alliteration in the title, huh? Also: hot damn there’s fourteen debuts this week. April is definitely off to a monster start with all these albums, and there’s only more […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/30: The sales are alive

Posted by on March 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Every week I check out what albums are scheduled for release in the coming months and it always gets me giddy (the absence of a new Tool album notwithstanding). Things look pretty stacked from […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/23: A killer debut

Posted by on March 23, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As you may have already heard, the monster debut for this week is Killswitch Engage, who continue the trend of keeping metal high up the charts in the early months of 2016. Good thing […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/17: High hopes on the charts

Posted by on March 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s list of debuts isn’t as much of a heavy hitter as last week, but what do you expect when a Big Four album comes out? We’ll get another big one next week, […]

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