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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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