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Tag Archives: Battlecross

Woman thrown out of Butcher Babies show for threatening band

Posted by on September 8, 2015

On Sunday (6) at the GWAR, Butcher Babies and Battlecross show in Winston NC, a concertgoer was thrown out of the show for threatening violence to the band. What’s somewhat interesting is that the concertgoer in question was herself female. According to comments made on her Instagram account by singer Heidi Shepherd, it was security […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/3: A disturbing amount of debuts

Posted by on September 3, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Woo, boy. We’ve been hyping this up for a few weeks, but it’s even bigger than we imagined. Below this paragraph you will find twenty-two new metal album added to the charts. And that […]

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Interview: Battlecross discuss their Rise to Power

Posted by on August 31, 2015

While Battlecross have been a band for 12 years now, they’ve only been in the national spotlight since 2011, when Pursuit of Honor, a re-recorded version of their debut album Push Pull Destroy, was released on Metal Blade. With their third album, Rise to Power, out now, we caught up with guitarist Hiran Deraniyagala to talk about the new album, […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 21st – The Animal

Posted by on August 21, 2015

September is traditionally the month when the most highly-anticipated albums are released. However, metal has jumped the gun this year, as most of the albums that were greatly sought-after have been released in July and August. This week is no different, with a pair of albums that have surely been at the top of many […]

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Battlecross wants to keep us spoiled

Posted by on June 30, 2015

Last time we heard about the thrash maniacs, Battlecross, they made sure we know they were “Not Your Slaves” but instead they want to keep us all “Spoiled.” Take a listen to the latest track released from their upcoming album Rise to Power set to be released on August 21st via Metal Blade Records. Compared to the previous […]

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Judas Priest, Mastodon, Korn and GWAR confirmed for Slipknot’s Knotfest 2015

Posted by on June 27, 2015

Given the success of last year’s edition, it’s no surprise that Slipknot planned on bringing its destination festival Knotfest back to San Bernardino, CA this October. Now we know this year’s lineup, and it’s pretty damn impressive. Taking place October 24 and 25 at the San Manuel Amphitheater, Slipknot will be joined by the likes of […]

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Metal Power Rankings 5/29: Sol Victorious

Posted by on May 29, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account, such as newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. In this fast-paced week, Faith No More take […]

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Battlecross reveal new album details, new single

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Michigan thrash squad, Battlecross, announced their new upcoming full-length titled Rise to Power and along with the announcement, released a new single from said record titled “Not Your Slave” streaming at metalblade.com/battlecross. The record was produced by Jason Suecof, and mixed/mastered by Mark Lewis atAudiohammer Studios. Cover art was completed by Hungarian artist Péter Sallai (Sabaton, Sacred Steel). […]

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GWAR touring in celebration of turning 30

Posted by on April 28, 2015

The alien visitors known as GWAR have been on earth since 1985, and they just announced a US tour to commemorate their 30 years of terror and blood splattering. In the midst of a legal battle with the father of the late David Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus, who passed away on March 23rd, 2014), the ’30 Years […]

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Crowbar summon a summer of doom

Posted by on April 2, 2015

Crowbar has just announced a summer headlining tour, and they’ll be taking some epic bands on the road with them as well; Battlecross, who just released a video for “My Vaccine” last December, and Lord Dying who released Poisoned Altars on Relapse Records earlier this year. Crowbar got back from a two month European tour just about a month ago, […]

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