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Metal Insider’s Top Seventeen Tours to look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 9, 2020

2020 is the year we get to see Mr. Bungle’s first shows in twenty years, the return of Mercyful Fate, Faith No More, Rage Against the Machine, and more. We listed seventeen additional tours we’re looking forward to see.    17) Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison & Joan Jett summer stadium tour Skepticism has been […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 23, 2019

  I try to follow the rules, but, once again, another year of good music has gone by, and I was able to narrow it down to 20 instead of 10. There are a bunch of variables that make me connect to a song or artist. Whether it’s the overall vibrations the sound leaves behind […]

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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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Devastation on the Nation tour dates revealed

Posted by on December 5, 2019

The tour dates are revealed for next year’s Devastation on the Nation tour. Rotting Christ will be headlining the run and will be supported by acts Borknagar, Wolfheart, Abigail Williams, and more. The tour is scheduled to kick off on March 19th in Berkeley, CA and will run through April 19th in Los Angeles, CA.  […]

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Devastation On the Nation 2020 tour lineup revealed

Posted by on November 22, 2019

The lineup for next year’s Devastation on the Nation has been announced! Rotting Christ will headline as the rest of the lineup includes Borknagar, Wolfheart, Abigail Williams and Imperial Triumphant. The month-long trek will last from March 19th through April 19th. Location, dates, and additional details will be announced soon.   Borknagar made the following […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/16: Creeping up the charts

Posted by on October 16, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Once again we have a week featuring a large amount of debuts, 15 to be exact. Gatecreeper leads the pack with a top 30 debut. Not only did the band’s second album chart, […]

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Borknagar’s Øystein on the emotional journey of ‘True North’

Posted by on September 27, 2019

Borknagar went back to the basics with their new album, True North, which is available now via Century Media (order here). The record is arguably one of the best albums of the year as it requires multiple listens to grasp the variety of dark and honest emotions layered throughout each song. It’s haunting and unbearable […]

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Borknagar streaming new song “The Fire That Burns”

Posted by on August 2, 2019

Borknagar have recently revealed their new album True North will be released on September 27th. Today (2nd), these Norwegian avantgarde black metallers have unveiled the first single from their upcoming effort with, “The Fire That Burns.”  Øystein G. Brun commented:  “Finally, the very first single from our upcoming album ‘True North’ is unleashed upon the […]

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Borknagar to release new album in September

Posted by on June 19, 2019

Borknagar have revealed their new album True North will be released on September 27th via Century Media Records. This marks the official follow-up to the Norwegian avant-garde metaller’s 2016 effort, Winter Thrice, as they’ve once again teamed up with Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden for the mix and mastering. The group’s founder and […]

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Borknagar announce vocalist “Vintersorg” has left the band

Posted by on February 25, 2019

Borknagar will no longer be fronted by lead vocalist Andreas “Vintersorg” Hedlund. After nearly twenty years, the man known as “Vintersorg” has left the band citing personal reasons. Bassist Simen “I.C.S. Vortex” Hestnæs will take over vocal duties once again. Hestnæs recorded vocals on The Archaic Course (1998), and Quintessence (2000) before Hedlund took over on […]

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