Quantcast

Tag Archives: Avatar

Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 50 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 24, 2020

2020 kicked off with a bang. Beginning with another successful year at 70000tons of Metal to seeing Heilung, Vader, and Opeth live, what could go wrong? The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the music industry to the point that I don’t know where things will stand in a post-pandemic world. This year felt like a real-life […]

Read more

Revolver Magazine share their ‘Best 25 Albums of 2020’

Posted by on November 25, 2020

    As 2020 continues to wrap up, year-end lists are starting to appear. We recently looked at Decibel’s top 40 albums, and now, Revolver Magazine has shared their Top 25 albums of 2020. These lists are usually very different from each other, which only highlight what a great and diverse year it has been […]

Read more

Avatar reveal four part streaming concert series

Posted by on November 17, 2020

    Avatar has revealed a new four part streaming series called, Avatar Ages – An Impossible Concert Experience. This will be spread out across four Saturdays in January and fans will be able to vote for the setlist for each show. Below are the dates: Saturday, January 09th – Age of Dreams (“Hunter Gatherer” from start […]

Read more

Aftershock 2021: Metallica, My Chemical Romance to headline expanded 4 day festival

Posted by on October 22, 2020

  In what was looking to be an amazing year for festivals, 2020 came to a screeching halt when COVID-19 hit the masses. One after another, shows and festivals alike, first rebooked dates, and then finally threw in the towel all together on what was looking to be a dismal year for the industry and […]

Read more

Avatar release ‘Scaling The Mountain’ documentary on new album ‘Hunter Gatherer’

Posted by on October 5, 2020

  Avatar have released their new documentary, Scaling The Mountain. The film follows the group working on their latest effort, Hunter Gatherer, which took over two years and multiple countries to create.    Watch the film below:       Want more Avatar? Check out our interview with Johannes Eckerström to learn more about their […]

Read more

Metal By Numbers 9/2: Unleash the charters

Posted by on September 2, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I hate to continue to be a downer after the death of Riley Gale, but the death of Chadwick Boseman continued the bummer train only four days later. Two cases of very talented […]

Read more

Metal By Numbers 8/26: (Re)imagine all the people

Posted by on August 26, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last night, news broke that Riley Gale, frontman of Power Trip, had died at age 34. I was shocked, as I’m sure many of you were. Power Trip have garnered a strong rapidly […]

Read more

Metal By Numbers 8/19: Deep Purple are truckin’ up the charts

Posted by on August 19, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   You’d think a band with 21 studio albums would just be old and tired, but Deep Purple has been bringing it to the table the past couple years. Ever since 2013’s Now What?! the group […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more