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More bands added to New England Metal and Hardcore Fest; we’re giving away passes!

Posted by on March 27, 2017

Have you picked up your tickets to the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival yet? The 19th annual incarnation of the fest is pretty stacked, with Testament, Sabaton, Sepultura, Katatonia, Prong, Hammerfall and a ton more are playing the Worcester, MA festival, which takes place on April 21st and 22nd at the Palladium. But they […]

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Metalcore is off to a bad start in 2017

Posted by on January 12, 2017

Barely two weeks into 2017 and the metalcore universe has been turned upside down. While 2016 was the year that we lost a ton of iconic musicians, 2017 is becoming the year of band members stepping away from their bands. Either it’s very coincidental that several metalcore bands are now down a member and some […]

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Cover coverage: Allegaeon does Rush, Affiance goes to “Africa”

Posted by on August 23, 2016

  The metal cover. It used to be pretty much a pre-requisite in the nu-metal days, and plenty of bands, from Anthrax to Between the Buried and Me, have released albums of nothing but their takes of songs by other bands. You can’t blame a band for wanting to pay tribute to their influences, and […]

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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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New & Noteworthy, October 7th – Sure Feels Right

Posted by on October 7, 2014

As promised, today carries a short list of new metal and hard rock releases. That’s okay, though, because today’s releases make up for their lack of quantity with plenty of quality. Dig in and enjoy what we have to offer today!   Sixx:A.M., Modern Vintage (Eleven Seven) Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx is back with the […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/3: Nothing To Brag About

Posted by on October 3, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Today, we have for you a very special Friday edition of Metal By Numbers! What makes it so specials? Well, not much really, though no offense to the new debuts below. It’s just one […]

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Affiance want to ‘Fire’ you up

Posted by on September 10, 2014

Any time a video begins with a “do not attempt this at home” warning like Jackass or Beavis and Butt-head, it’s an instant attention-getter from us. With Affiance releasing their third full-length album, Blackout, they’ve just put out “Fire,” the second video from the album, following a lyric video for “Limitless.” Not surprisingly, the video features a fair amount […]

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Exclusive: Black Tide announces ‘The Rise Again Tour’ with Threat Signal, Affiance and Hatchet

Posted by on April 4, 2014

Late last year, we offered fans their first taste of Black Tide’s latest EP, Bite The Bullet. The EP proved that the Florida group was still alive and kicking ass. Now, having newly signed to TKO Booking, Black Tide intends to keep the momentum going with a massive U.S. tour. Fittingly dubbed The Rise Again […]

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