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New & Noteworthy: August 7th, 2020 – Violent Portrayals of New Music

Posted by on August 7, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The week features live releases from Deep Purple, Avatar and more! For last week’s new releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal […]

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Interview: Avatar’s Johannes Eckerström talks ‘Hunter Gatherer,’ missing live shows, & Jim Carrey

Posted by on July 10, 2020

  Avatar continues to reinvent the wheel as they went from lighthearted humor with Avatar Country  to dark and bleak with their upcoming album, Hunter Gatherer, which will be released on August 7th via eOne (pre-order here). We caught up with vocalist Johannes Eckerström to discuss their latest effort, the band’s return to darkness, missing […]

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Avatar share “God Of Sick Dreams”

Posted by on June 12, 2020

  Avatar have released a new music video titled “God Of Sick Dreams” from their upcoming album Hunter Gatherer. The album is scheduled to release on August 7th via eOne Music. In their press release, the band mentions how this is their “the darkest, most sinister version of the band yet” with lyrics focusing on “cruelty, […]

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Avatar release music video for new single “Silence in the Age of Apes”

Posted by on May 15, 2020

  Swedish metallers Avatar have returned with new music and visuals. On Thursday, the band released a music video for their latest single, “Silence in the Age of Apes.” According to a press release announcing the video: “Silence in the Age of Apes” is “a ready-made anthem for the modern age searching for a collective […]

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Avatar to release new album in August

Posted by on May 6, 2020

  Avatar unleashed a teaser video yesterday (5th), revealing their new album, Hunter Gatherer, which will be released on August 7th via eOne. Based on the video, the overall theme looks like a complete 180 to 2018’s Avatar Country.   Watch the teaser below:  

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Avatar release ‘Legend of Avatar Country’ short film

Posted by on March 5, 2020

Avatar have premiered the short film, Legend Of Avatar Country: A Metal Odyssey. The forty-four-minute featurette was inspired by the band’s latest effort, 2018’s Avatar Country. Initially, these Swedish circus metallers launched a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter, where their goal was reached within ninety minutes.    Frontman Johannes Eckerström comments:  “We are in the middle […]

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Limp Bizkit, Rob Zombie, and Slipknot to headline Rock USA Festival 2020

Posted by on January 23, 2020

Limp Bizkit, Rob Zombie and Slipknot are set to headline this year’s Rock USA festival. This year’s edition marks the 10th-anniversary of the event, which will be held at Ford Festival Park in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on July 16th through 18th. Tickets go on sale Wednesday (29th) at 4:00PM CT. For tickets and more information go […]

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Seven videos to check out this week – 1/3/20

Posted by on January 3, 2020

From NSFW material to surprise collaborations, over the last few weeks, we’ve seen quite a few interesting videos. We decided to highlight seven clips that have recently premiered. In case you missed it, check out five studio updates we heard this week at this location.    07) Avatar premiere “King’s Harvest”      Avatar gave […]

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Babymetal brought Metal Galaxy to Terminal 5 on September 15th, 2019 w/ Avatar

Posted by on September 23, 2019

Everyone wants to go to a memorable concert. No matter what the genre, fans always want to see a larger-than-life representation of the music and bands they know and love. While you can certainly find success with a stripped-down set of your fan’s favorite tracks, putting on a unique show can leave lasting memories. Bands […]

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Photos/Review: 1st Annual Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival

Posted by on July 9, 2019

After 12 years, Rock On The Range was laid to rest… in what seemed like a messy divorce, a lifetime of “Rangers” were suddenly left without a home as co-producers AEG and DWP parted ways. Within weeks of getting the news on the death of Rock On The Range, rumors became a reality when Danny […]

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