Tag Archives: Abiotic

Thirteen tours recently announced – 9/18

Posted by on September 18, 2019

Typically, at this point of the year, we will hear tours for early next year. However, tours continue to get announced for the last quarter of 2019. We decided to compile these announcements together as there have been at least thirteen treks recently announced for both 2019 and well into 2020.  13) 3Teeth announce European/UK […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/7: Meanwhile on the charts…

Posted by on May 7, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We like to think we know our audience here at Metal Insider. As such, I expect we’ll get more than a few cries of disdain and objection when the masses discover that we have, […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/30: Buried by sales

Posted by on April 30, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Oddly, we have more debuts this week than last week’s post-Record Store Day charts. Granted, not all of these releases were as  highly anticipated as a Metallica demo, but still a good week for […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 21st – Beautiful

Posted by on April 21, 2015

We have entered the greatest time of the year – festival season! With the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival kicking things off this past weekend, we’ve officially begun that wonderful period when entire weekends (or weeks) are devoted solely to concerts, congregating with fellow metalheads, and of course, a well-stocked release calendar. This week […]

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Members of Intronaut, The Contortionist, Wings Denied and more partaking in The Brian Shields Memorial Grant

Posted by on March 19, 2015

Earlier this year, Heavy Blog Is Heavy contributor and weekend editor Brian Shields passed away. He played a major role in helping support and champion new talent. That’s why in honor of his memory, Heavy Blog Is Heavy is launching the Brian Shields Memorial Grant, a crowd funding campaign to help unsigned and lesser known […]

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New Abiotic song features Dying Fetus vocalist

Posted by on February 20, 2015

Miami’s Abiotic have proven to be one of the more exciting younger bands in technical progressive death metal. With their tight compositions and the occasional engaging deathcore elements, they exhibit something for every extreme metal fan. The band is gearing up for the April 21 release of their new album Casuistry by officially releasing the first […]

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BTBAM, Whitechapel among first bands announced for Texas Independence Fest

Posted by on January 23, 2015

The first round of bands announced for the 2015 Texas Independence Fest was announced today, and from the looks of it, it’s already turning out to be an impressive bill. The two bands at the top of the billing are modern progressive metal kings Between The Buried and Me and deathcore champions Whitechapel. One of […]

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Members of GWAR, BTBAM, Abiotic and Locrian pick their top albums of 2014

Posted by on December 2, 2014

With it being December, everyone’s starting to list their favorite albums of the year. We’re no different, which is why we’ve turned to some of the people making that music. In this installment, Between the Buried and Me’s Tommy Rogers, GWAR’s Pustulus Maximus, Travis Bartosek of Abiotic and Steven Hess of Locrian, Stay tuned throughout […]

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Dying Fetus Announce Fall Tour

Posted by on June 12, 2013

If you’re having trouble reading the band logos in the tour flyer, we’re here to help. Death metal pioneers Dying Fetus have just announced a headlining US fall tour with support from Exhumed, Devourment, Waking the Cadaver, Rivers of Nihil, and Abiotic. If you are a fan of blast beats, you definitely don’t want to […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Like A Sour Stone

Posted by on November 1, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While most of the East Coast is still struggling during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, album sales across the board experienced a nice boost. And while some blonde singer upset about a break up […]

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