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Metal By Numbers 4/9: Rev up those debuts

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Wow. That’s a lot of debuts. Some of them were highly anticipated (This Is Your Life), some have been surrounded by controversy (Triple Brutal), and some no one really asked for (Punk Goes 90’s […]

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Bigelf are Control Freaks

Posted by on February 3, 2014

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Bigelf. The Los Angeles-based band, who describe their sound as the “Evil Beatles,” haven’t released a new album since 2008’s Cheat the Gallows. Since then, however, they’ve picked up a notable drummer, some guy named Mike Portnoy, who played on their forthcoming album, Into the Maelstrom. And today they […]

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Mike Portnoy Launching “Progressive Nation At Sea” Cruise

Posted by on July 30, 2013

Over a year ago, Mike Portnoy told us that he’d love to re-launch the Progressive Nation Tour when the timing was right. Well not only did he finally found the time, but also found a way to re-launch the prog-tastic tour as a cruise festival. Teaming up with InsideOut Music, former Dream Theater keyboardist Derek […]

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Bigelf Return With New Label, Mike Portnoy On Next Album

Posted by on April 3, 2013

Bigelf impressed us several years ago with Hex and Cheat the Gallows, two albums released on Custard Records, a label formed by hit songwriter and former 4 Non Blondes singer Linda Perry. The band, led by Damon Fox,referred to themselves as the “evil Beatles,” and were a nice mixture of ’70s psychedelia, prog rock and Sabbathian stomp. […]

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