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Photos: Highlights From New England Metal & Hardcore Fest 2013 (April 19-21)

Posted by on April 26, 2013

Last weekend marked the 15th installment of New England Metal & Hardcore Fest in Worcester, MA, and as expected, it was nothing short of barely-controlled mayhem.  This year felt especially topical, with the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects coming to a head just hours before Friday’s kickoff.  The outlet that heavy music provides […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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New England Metal And Hardcore Festival XV Lineup Revealed

Posted by on January 9, 2013

It’s early January, which means one thing: It’s time to start speculating about all of the festival lineups happening this Spring and Summer. The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival has beat people to the punch by announcing the lineup  for their 15th Annual Festival. Among the headliners are Hatebreed, Opeth, and Suicidal Tendencies, as […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Ten Of The Year: Bram Teitelman

Posted by on December 7, 2012

With the year in music just about over, Metal Insider‘s staff and contributors are taking a look back and naming their top ten albums of 2012. This next list comes courtesy of Metal Insider editor Bram Teitelman. We’re also including a Spotify playlists with a song from each album, if available. We’ll also be sprinkling […]

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Metal By Numbers: It’s No Mystery Why The Charts Are On Fire

Posted by on April 11, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s list of new metal/hard rock releases on the charts is slightly shorter. However, the top debut is a big one, with High On Fire’s seventh album just one spot away from cracking […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/4: Meshuggah, Overkill Defy Slumps In Huge Week For Debuts

Posted by on April 4, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Ok, so technically Shinedown, The Used and The Mars Volta have the top hard rock debuts (while someone named Madonna topping the charts). However, out of the 20 metal/hard rock debuts this week, 11 […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 27th – Transfixion

Posted by on March 27, 2012

Behold what is likely to be one of the biggest, most talked-about weeks on the metal release calendar for all of 2012! Technically, most of these albums were actually released yesterday, March 26, but that’s not the point. Today’s list reads like a who’s who of the metal world, featuring artists from virtually every single […]

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Christian Mistress’ Reuben Storey Discusses The Limitations Of Being “Defined”

Posted by on February 17, 2012

It’s unfair to define Christian Mistress as a NWOFHM-revival band. While you can certainly hear their influences in the music, the Olympia, WA group’s mixture of classic and modern heavy rock is a refreshing change from what’s being released in today’s active rock scene. Christian Mistress first gained critical acclaim with 2010’s Agony & Opium. […]

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Scion Rock Fest Officially Announced

Posted by on January 13, 2011

So yesterday we ran the leaked lineup and location information for the third annual Scion Rock Fest, taking place in Pomona CA. Today they officially announced the free festival, and it’s… pretty much everything we said yesterday. One thing that didn’t click with us yesterday is that Primate will be one of the bands playing. That’s […]

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Our Contributors’ Year End Lists

Posted by on December 17, 2010

Y’know, this blog doesn’t run itself, and without the contributions made by the people that write for us and support us, there’s be even less content than the “not enough content” that there already is. With that in mind, we’ve asked the people that write for us, both weekly and occasionally, to contribute their favorite […]

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