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Metal By Numbers 6/24: Divine providence on the charts

Posted by on June 24, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   For some godforsaken reason, I’ve been hearing more country music at my day job lately. Now, not all country is bad, but the last place I want to hear it (besides my […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/18: The charts are a beautiful place

Posted by on March 18, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   So, how’s everyone doing? It’s certainly been a strange and uncertain time on planet Earth lately. I know you none of you read this column because you want to hear about current events […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/5: Hail to aurora

Posted by on February 5, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Compilation albums usually either mean the band’s greatest hits or a collection of unreleased or rerecorded material. This week’s top debut falls into the latter category, and while such album’s don’t always hit […]

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2018’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Chris Cornell, Type O Negative, GNR, Judas Priest, and more

Posted by on October 10, 2018

The extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released for this year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day on November 23rd have been revealed. We looked over the entire catalog and made a few selections from metal, hard rock and other classic rock albums. Artists include A Perfect Circle, Type O Negative, Babymetal, Anthrax, […]

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Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist says Kurt Cobain is burning in hell for plagiarism

Posted by on November 21, 2017

Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist Madonna Wayne Gacy (who’s real name is Stephen Bier) hasn’t been in the band for a decade, but is attempting to keep himself relevant by making noise with a computer keyboard. A month ago, he wished suffering on his former singer, and he’s also called out Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell […]

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2017’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator and more

Posted by on October 18, 2017

While we haven’t had the chance to fully celebrate Halloween, we did receive an extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released on Black Friday (November 24th). These ‘Record Store Day’ releases include a wide range from Iggy Pop, Clutch, Janis Joplin, Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator, Venom, Black Label Society and more. Wanna […]

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Spell stream ‘For None and All’ for all and now

Posted by on May 23, 2016

It’s been years since the whole “retro-metal” resurgence became hip. So long in fact, that we’ve moved on to some more creative (albeit mostly useless) labels for the stuff: proto-metal, trad metal, occult metal, vest metal, beard metal. Whatever you want to call it, the classic sound never goes out of style. Something always manages […]

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Psycho Las Vegas reveals 2016 lineup; Candlemass, Blue Oyster Cult to headline

Posted by on January 20, 2016

2015 was a great year for North America when it came to festivals. Many amazing festivals took place like long running Maryland Deathfest; newcomers like Hell’s Headbash II in Cleveland, OH; or brand new festivals like Psycho CA and from what it looks like, all of them are coming back as strong as before. Psycho is the latest […]

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Video: Exodus and Kirk Hammett have ‘Godzilla’ sighting in San Diego

Posted by on July 29, 2014

Well, we knew this was going to happen eventually. As soon as Kirk Hammett told Rolling Stone that he’d be jamming with his former band Exodus at the San Diego Comic-Con, we knew video would eventually make its way online. Now someone has posted footage of the band jamming on the Blue Oyster Cult classic “Godzilla.” […]

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Blue Öyster Cult Founder Allen Lanier Passes Away

Posted by on August 15, 2013

Allen Lanier, former guitarist and keyboardist of Blue Öyster Cult, has passed away due to complications from C.O.P.D. (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Lanier, who was one of the founding members of Blue Oyster Cult, was 66 years old. Blue Öyster Cult confirmed the news last night via Facebook, while frontman Eric Bloom had the following […]

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