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Battle Beast to release new album in March

Posted by on December 20, 2018

2019 is looking like a promising year, and it keeps getting better. Battle Beast have announced their follow-up to 2017’s Bringer of Pain will be released on March 22nd, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. We recently expressed how much we enjoy their live set as we are already looking forward to seeing them return to North […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 5 Concerts of 2018

Posted by on December 18, 2018

If you asked me how many shows I’ve been to this year, the answer is: I lost count. Despite a few unfortunate tour cancellations, 2018 has been an incredible ride for live music. For instance: both Alien Weaponry and Jinjer made it to North America for the first-time-ever, while Nita Strauss booked her first tour […]

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Kamelot announces 2019 Fall tour w/ Sonata Arctica & Battle Beast

Posted by on October 31, 2018

Kamelot have announced the second leg of their North American tour in support of their latest effort, The Shadow Theory, which was released earlier this year via Napalm Records. This time around, the group has added Sonata Arctica to join them for direct support as the power metallers will team up once again with Finland’s mighty Battle […]

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Metal Hammer reveal ‘100 Best Albums of 2017’

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Metal Hammer have unleashed their year-end list of 100 Best Albums of 2017 and this one, is filled with surprises. For starters, we were thrilled to see Vuur, the new project featuring ex-Gathering vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen make the cut, as well as Battle Beast, Dragonforce, and Alice Cooper. However, it also includes Mastodon, Code […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/24: Of Seether and Soundgarden

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s always a somber affair looking at the charts after the death of a renowned musician. I’m of course speaking of the passing of Chris Cornell and the fact that Soundgarden’s Superunknown is currently at […]

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Interview: Battle Beast bassist Eero Sipilä talks about first North American performance, and taking chances

Posted by on April 25, 2017

It hasn’t always been a smooth ride for Finnish heavy metallers Battle Beast. Since their formation in 2008, they have made quite a few changes, including replacing original vocalist Nitte Valo with Noora Louhimo and the most recent firing of founding guitarist Anton Kabanen. Kabanen was the main songwriter, and after his departure, the band’s […]

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Sabaton brings the tank to NYC with Leaves’ Eyes and Battle Beast

Posted by on April 24, 2017

Over the past five years, Swedish power metallers Sabaton toured North America a handful of times as openers. They supported bands including Amon Amarth, Nightwish, and most recently Trivium. However, out in Europe, they frequently headline, have their own 4-day Sabaton Open Air Festival and a full cruise experience. They are a unique act to […]

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Win a pair of weekend passes to the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival!

Posted by on March 16, 2017

If you’re anywhere on the Eastern seaboard, you’re probably more than aware of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. The annual Worcester, MA festival is in it’s nineteenth year now, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Headlined by Testament, Sepultura and Prong on April 21st and Sabaton, Katatonia, Hammerfall and Amorphis on […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/8: Suicide’s sales are silenced

Posted by on March 8, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We have twenty debuts listed here, making it the biggest week so far for metal in 2017. Spearheading it is Suicide Silence, and though they’re still the top metal debut of the week, you’ve […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/1: Sales that are Shore to please

Posted by on March 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Some people think puns, like the many found on this website, are the laziest form of humor ever concocted. To those people I say…you’re no pun. Anywho, Lorna Shore is our two debut of […]

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