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Tag Archives: Black Crown Initiate

Black Crown Initiate drop new song “Holy Silence”

Posted by on July 9, 2020

  Black Crown Initiate are gearing up to release Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape and have dropped a new song from the record titled “Holy Silence.” The song was written back in 2008 before the band formed and guitarist/vocalist Andy Thomas has said the song is about creations and their connections. “We had always wanted to use it. […]

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Mick Gordon recruits heavy metal choir for ‘Doom Eternal’ score

Posted by on March 6, 2020

  Video game composer Mick Gordon, has taken a unique approach to recording the score to the upcoming ‘Doom Eternal’ game. He has recruited a choir of heavy metal vocalists to create realistic chanting to accompany the game’s action.  Vocalists who took part in the recording session include Tony Campos (Static-X, Ministry), Sven de Caluwe […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Replacire recruits Black Crown Initiate vocalist James Dorton as full-time member

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Replacire, the Boston, MA technical death metal outfit has recruited Black Crown Initiate vocalist James Dorton as a full-time member. We currently don’t know how this will affect Black Crown Initiate as the group hasn’t revealed much over the last few months. However, Replacire are pumped to have Dorton as they have previously brought him […]

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Members of Ne Obliviscaris, Cradle of Filth, Black Crown Initiate and more form new classical/black metal project, Antiqva

Posted by on June 7, 2017

Antiqva should be considered as the love child between black metal and classical music. The brand new dark project began during the end of 2015 by Ne Obliviscaris vocalist Xenoyr and Cradle of Filth keyboardist/backing vocalist Lindsay Schoolcraft. The two were currently touring together and wanted to collaborate on combining something darker mixing both classical […]

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Metal Insider contributor Matt Brown’s top 10 albums of 2016

Posted by on December 9, 2016

This list was hard to make not because of all the great music I listened to, but because of all the potentially great music I didn’t get to listen to. My train of thought the whole time I scrambled to throw this list together was along the lines of “But I’ve missed so much!” or […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/13: A Day To Remember score a victory on the charts

Posted by on September 14, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. A Day To Remember have come a long way since they first decided to sue Victory Records, which included battles over breach of contract and whether or not they were allowed to release their album Common […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/31: Sabaton make their stand on the charts

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Holy hell, how about a hand for Sabaton, eh? It’s always satisfying to see bands that have long been in the game reach a high point such as this one. Granted, the band is […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/24: The charts are bringin’ on the heartbreak

Posted by on August 24, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We don’t have an overabundance of albums this week compared to the last few, but we’re not lacking in anything noteworthy. Summer touring season is wrapping up, so you’ll be seeing some albums drop […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/17: Skillet is unleashed upon the top five

Posted by on August 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Many of you probably aren’t surprised that Skillet had a hugely successful first week with their latest album. But did you know that there’s actually two metal albums in the top ten this week? […]

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