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Win A Copy Of ASG’s ‘Blood Drive’ And A Poster

Posted by on June 11, 2013

You already know that we’re fans of ASG’s new album, Blood Drive. The band’s first album for Relapse (and fifth overall) expands on the band’s sound, equal parts Torche and Jane’s Addiction, to create an album that’s equal parts catchy and heavy, sunny and dark. We’re not the only ones that think so, as Pitchfork is […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/5: The Devil Put Album Sales Here

Posted by on June 5, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s one of those weeks where it looks like everybody put out an album. We’ve got a lot of debuts this week, and while we can’t say we’re surprised that Alice In Chains ended […]

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New & Noteworthy May 28: When The Sun Rose Again

Posted by on May 28, 2013

The improbable return of Alice in Chains on 2009’s Black Gives Way to Blue remains one of the best comeback stories in rock and metal’s history. So many bands in the past have disbanded after a member passes away, and who can blame them? With such loss and pain lingering in both their personal and […]

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Listen To ASG’s ‘Blood Drive’

Posted by on May 22, 2013

ASG’s fourth album, Blood Drive, isn’t necessarily a bold departure for the band, but that’s a good thing. The band’s first album for Relapse, due out on May 28 is a perfect blend of Torche-like major key stoner sludge and straight-forward rock that wouldn’t sound out of place on a Queens of the Stone Age album, […]

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Dissident Aggression: Going On A Blood Drive With ASG

Posted by on May 17, 2013

It was the mid to late 90’s when commercial rock radio stations started to really drop the ball.  As stoner rock started to explode out of the metal underground led by bands like Kyuss, Fu Manchu and Nebula, commercial radio, save for the very few brave enough, largely ignored some seriously awesome rock n’ roll.  […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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Corrosion Of Conformity To Release New EP Via Scion A/V

Posted by on November 2, 2012

Corrosion Of Conformity arguably had one of the best comeback albums of 2012 with their self-titled album. However, the reformed C.O.C are far from calling it a year, as they’ll be releasing a new EP via Scion A/V Metal. Titled Megalodon, this EP will feature five newly recorded songs. An exact release date has yet […]

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ASG Sign New Recording Deal With Relapse Records

Posted by on December 6, 2011

ASG have signed a new recording deal with Relapse Records. The band is expected to enter the studio in February of 2012 to record a new album.

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Hail!Hornet Announce Tour With Zoroaster

Posted by on November 30, 2011

Metal Insider is extremely proud to announce that we’ll be co-sponsoring Hail!Hornet’s first ever U.S. tour. The Southern metal supergroup (featuring members of Weedeater, Buzzov*en, Sourvein, Alabama Thunderpussy, Birds Of Prey, and Parasytic), will be hitting the road starting in January with support on most dates coming from psychedelic sludge metal trio Zoroaster. Plus, each […]

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Artist Series Guitars Founder/Ex-Bleeding Through Bassist Vijay Kumar On His Transition From Touring Musician To Guitar Producer

Posted by on October 19, 2011

It’s not completely unusual to hear stories of musicians leaving the road to pursue a career in the music business. Vijay Kumar, though, took a slightly unique path following his time as a musician. After playing with Bleeding Through in its early days, Kumar went on to form his own guitar company. Unlike other manufacturers, […]

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