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Airbourne shall release”Boneshaker” in October

Posted by on August 23, 2019

Airbourne will release their fifth studio album Boneshaker on October 25 via Spinefarm Records. The Aussie natives enlisted six-time Grammy Award-winning producer David Cobb and worked with him in his Studio A on Nashville’s Music Row. Frontman Joel O’Keeffe comments: “It’s a live gig in the studio. This is always something we wanted to do – […]

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First wave of bands revealed for 2019’s Wacken Open Air Festival

Posted by on August 6, 2018

Wacken Open Air festival just ended this past Saturday (4th) and today (6th), over 50,000 tickets have been sold for next year. 2019 will mark the festival’s thirtieth anniversary as the event is scheduled to return on August 1st through 3rd. Eleven bands have been confirmed thus far, including celebrating 20 years of Sabaton. Check […]

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Ten debut metal albums that came out in 2008

Posted by on January 10, 2018

2008, the year when Obama won the Presidency, the stock market crashed, and the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots 17-14 at Super Bowl XLII at the University of Phoenix Stadium MVP. Obviously, none of that has anything to do with music or metal but, for those who do remember what happened one […]

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And the Metal Hammer Golden God award winners are…

Posted by on June 13, 2017

  Given that Metal Hammer came very close to ceasing to exist last year, the fact that they were able to throw their 15th annual Golden Gods awards is quite an acheivement. The UK awards show took place last night and featured performances from Avatar, Clutch, Mastodon, and Orange Goblin, whose frontman Ben Ward started […]

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Airbourne part ways with guitarist David Roads, reveal replacement

Posted by on April 7, 2017

Australian rockers Airbourne took a small break from touring in support of 2016’s Breakin’ Outta Hell. We haven’t heard much from them aside from the recent video premiere of “It’s All For Rock n’ Roll” that paid tribute to the late Lemmy Kilmister. The group are now just over one month away before they head out […]

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Airbourne pay tribute to Lemmy in “It’s All For Rock n’ Roll” video

Posted by on February 27, 2017

Australian hard rockers Airbourne premiered the new video for “It’s all for Rock n’ Roll” via imotorhead.com from their 2016 album Breakin’ Outta Hell. The video is a tribute to the late Lemmy and unlike others, the band not only brought Lemmy back to life, they also got “the Bomber” to fly again. The video […]

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Norwegian metal festival books Emperor, Satyricon… and Blink 182

Posted by on November 22, 2016

Headed to Norway next summer for the Tons of Rock Festival? It’ll be a rager. Emperor will be performing Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk in it’s entirety, and Sabaton will be performing Carolus Rex in it’s entirety exclusively at the fest. Also, Satyricon and Taake will be playing as well as Sodom and Candlemass. They’ve also […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/13: What new sorcery is this?

Posted by on October 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If you thought that Opeth’s continued avoidance of their death metal roots would hurt album sales, you’d be wrong. While Sorceress didn’t sell as much as Heritage did in its first week, it did sell more than […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/5: Every time I crack the top 10

Posted by on October 5, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another week, another slew of fall hard rock/metal releases (fourteen to be exact). I talked months ago about how crazy the amount of music coming out over the next two months, and that was […]

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Airbourne guitarist becomes groundbourne after falling offstage

Posted by on September 28, 2016

Airbourne, who just released their Spinefarm Records debut, had a bit of an incident last week while playing in Canada. During the band’s encore at their September 22nd show in Karmaloops B.C., guitarist Joel O’Keeffe fell offstage as they were playing “Running Wild.” While the band hasn’t acknowledged O’Keeffe’s injury on social media, the YouTuber that […]

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