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Avatar announce North American tour w/ Devin Townsend, ’68, & Dance with the Dead

Posted by on February 5, 2019

Avatar have announced their return to North America as the Swedish metal outfit will continue to support their latest effort, Avatar Country, which was released in January 2018 via eOne. The month long trek kicks off on May 16th in Buffalo, NY and will run through June 15th in Las Vegas, NV. The tour will […]

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Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, and Shinedown to headline 2019’s Rocklahoma

Posted by on January 16, 2019

The Rocklahoma festival has announced the line-up for its 2019 event. Headliners for the festival include Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Shinedown, Bush and Seether, as well as performances from the likes of Asking Alexandria, Steel Panther, In This Moment, Buckcherry, Alien Weaponry, Light the Torch, Sevendust, Avatar, Beartooth, Lita Ford, New Year’s Day, Bad Wolves and […]

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Avatar exceeds Kickstarter campaign goal in 90 minutes

Posted by on October 30, 2018

Avatar has surpassed their Kickstarter campaign goal in ninety minutes. The group had raised over $50k for their upcoming Avatar Country featurette in less than two hours and over $110k in less than 24 hours. The band launched their campaign just yesterday (29th) as their $50k goal was planned to accumulate throughout twenty days. There’s […]

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Trivium frontman Matt Heafy forced to sit out remainder of current tour w/ Light the Torch & Avatar

Posted by on October 25, 2018

Trivium frontman Matt Heafy has been forced to sit out for the remainder of the tour with Light the Torch and Avatar. The trek currently has over a week worth of shows left as it’s scheduled to conclude on November 3rd. However, Heafy and his wife are expecting twins at any moment and he had […]

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First wave of bands revealed for 2019’s Wacken Open Air Festival

Posted by on August 6, 2018

Wacken Open Air festival just ended this past Saturday (4th) and today (6th), over 50,000 tickets have been sold for next year. 2019 will mark the festival’s thirtieth anniversary as the event is scheduled to return on August 1st through 3rd. Eleven bands have been confirmed thus far, including celebrating 20 years of Sabaton. Check […]

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Trivium announces North American Fall tour w/ Avatar and Light the Torch

Posted by on June 6, 2018

Trivium will return for another round of North American tour dates in support of their latest effort The Sin and The Sentence. This fall, the group will embark on a month long trek and this time around, they invited special guests Avatar and Light the Torch. The journey kicks off on October 3rd in Tampa, […]

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Fort Rock offers 50% off for students that sign gun control petition

Posted by on March 7, 2018

In an announcement made today by Monster Energy Fort Rock producers Danny Wimmer Presents & AEG Presents, anyone who signs the “Students Fighting Guns Since Adults Won’t” petition will receive 50% off the weekend admission to this year’s festival on April 28th & 29th. In the aftermath of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/31: Sales are looking grim

Posted by on January 31, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You’ll be happy to know that we have full chart information this week, meaning that we have chart positions for those artists listed in”Top Current Albums” as well as numbers for albums you haven’t […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/24: Veils, vales, and sales

Posted by on January 24, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So Black Veil Brides have a new album called Vale, but it’s “vale” as in a valley, not “veil” as in “the bride had a black veil.” Just remember that it’s “Vale by Black Veil Brides” and […]

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New & Noteworthy, January 12th, 2018: New Music Country

Posted by on January 12, 2018

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. Today we’re getting new albums from Corrosion of Conformity and Avatar. If you would like to check out the last New & Noteworthy, you can do so here, if you want to […]

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