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Dave Elitch not in Antemasque anymore, either

Posted by on September 25, 2015

Remember when drummer Dave Elitch was in both Antemasque and the heavy metal super-group Killer Be Killed? Then Soundwave Festival in Australia happened, and Converge drummer Ben Koller filled in, and eventually becoming KBK’s full-time drummer. Said Max Cavalera back in July, “We introduced Ben at Soundwave Festival and asked him to be part of […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/22: Halestorm go wild

Posted by on April 22, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s the post Record Store Day edition of Metal By Numbers, so you know what that means! Showing you numbers for random releases that you won’t be able to easily acquire, mostly because they’re […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/18: Keeping in time

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I don’t know about you, but it makes me happy to see bands with long praiseworthy careers making more of an impact in terms of sales. Sure, record sales aren’t the key to a […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/11: The charts lend a hand

Posted by on March 11, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’re pretty inclusive in this column. Sure it’s all about the metal, but we tend to even include bands with only the slightest ties to the genre. Case in point: this week’s top debut […]

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Antemasque throw boiling water into crowd

Posted by on March 6, 2015

The Mars Volta offshoot Antemasque might find themselves in some, ahem, hot water following allegations that frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala threw a jug of boiling water into a crowd in New Zealand. The band were playing the Westfest in Auckland, New Zealand Tuesday afternoon when the singer threw the jug of liquid into the crowd, the New […]

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Killer Be Killed play first show together

Posted by on February 23, 2015

The initial lineup announcement of Killer be Killed sounded almost too good to be true. The frontmen of The Dillinger Escape Plan and Soulfly/Cavalera Consipiracy with Troy Sanders from Mastodon and Dave Elitch from the Mars Volta? While the album delivered, the logistical schedule of the band meant that they wouldn’t all be readily available to […]

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Metal by Numbers 2/12: Blind Guardian go above and beyond

Posted by on February 12, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We knew that Blind Guardian was going to have a solid first week when we saw last week’s Metal by Numbers, when it sold 300 copies even though it wasn’t technically in stores yet. […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/4: Fear of the Chart

Posted by on February 4, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. What we have for you here is the biggest list of debuts of 2015 thus far. And it’s got a couple of doozies, not least of all Periphery heading it off with a double […]

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Metal by Numbers: All hail the pale emperor

Posted by on January 28, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The last time Marilyn Manson released an album, 2012’s Born Villain, it solid about 39,000 copies. He’s got the #6 album in the country right now, which sold more than 10,000 than that, putting it […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/21: We heart Sylosis

Posted by on January 21, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Now that’s more like it! The first good helping of metal debuts for 2015 is spearheaded by some great up-and-comers with one or two oddities thrown in (thanks, Melvins). Meanwhile, a certain album by a certain […]

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