Tag Archives: Agalloch

Metal By Numbers 6/4: A KISS-torical week of sales

Posted by on June 4, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Ah, now that’s more like it. We’ve got a nice hefty list of debuts this week, and topping them all off is…yet another KISS compilation album. I mean, I love KISS as much as […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/29: 16 million Metallica fans can’t be wrong

Posted by on May 29, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This past week, a 23 year-old album sold about 2,500 copies. That album, Metallica’s fifth and self-titled album (known to most as the Black Album) also happened to cross the 16 million sold barrier. It’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/21: People Still Really Like Mushroomhead

Posted by on May 21, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You know, when you write this column enough times, you think you’re going to be able to predict what’ll have the best debut, what’s going to stick around longest, etc. And then Mushroomhead comes […]

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New and Noteworthy, May 13th: This work is timeless

Posted by on May 13, 2014

Weeks like this one are what make this column a joy for me to write. When there are so many high-quality albums debuting in a single week, I often don’t know where to begin, because I’m so excited about it all. I certainly hope you all enjoy this list as much I do!     […]

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Agalloch’s ‘The Serpent & the Sphere’ streaming now

Posted by on May 5, 2014

Four years ago, Agalloch’s fourth full-length album, Marrow of the Spirit was released. Thankfully the band have readied a follow-up, The Serpent & the Sphere. Even more thankfully, NPR is now streaming the album, which will be released May 13th on Profound Lore. The Portland quartet are really in their own realm, blending black metal, folk, and ambient […]

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Agalloch will be touring in June

Posted by on April 16, 2014

Portland, OR black/folk/doom metallers Agalloch are one of those few bands that release music on their own time that’s rewarding enough for fans to be patient enough to wait the four years it takes them between albums. With their fifth full length album, The Serpent & the Sphere, coming out on May 13, the band have announced […]

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Agalloch release tracklisting and other details for next album

Posted by on March 19, 2014

Yesterday, Agalloch premiered a new track from their upcoming album The Serpent & The Sphere. Now we’ve got full confirmation that the album is complete and a full tracklisting is available as well as a few other details. It turns out the band enlisted the help of guitarist Nathanaël Larochette from a Canadian band named Musk Ox for […]

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Agalloch stream new track “Celestial Effigy”

Posted by on March 18, 2014

This is just turning onto a good week for new music, isn’t it? Rejoice, for Agalloch has unveiled a new track from their upcoming fifth album The Serpent & The Sphere, which is streaming over at Pitchfork. The track is titled “Celestial Effigy” and runs at about seven minutes, which is a below average length for Agalloch […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/21: Time for Mayhem (rumors)

Posted by on February 21, 2014

Earlier this week, the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival announced the dates and venues of its seventh annual tour. And although we know when and where the fest will be playing this Summer, they’re waiting until March 31st to unveil the actual lineup. And while Korn, Avenged Sevenfold and Body Count appear to have let […]

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Good morning to the Northeast from Metal Insider!

Posted by on February 13, 2014

As we write this from Metal Insider headquarters, it’s snowing. Like a lot. And it’s not just up here in the New York area. All the way down to Atlanta is crippled under a heavy band of the white stuff, but the Northeast is getting hammered right now. So in honor of Black Sabbath starting […]

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