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Metal By Numbers 2/3: Megadeth have mega sales

Posted by on February 3, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So Megadeth’s Dystopia is the big star this week and the first major release of 2016. It’s in the top five and it’s the second highest debut of the band’s (or Mustaine’s, I should say) […]

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New & Noteworthy, January 22nd – Don’t Turn Your Back

Posted by on January 22, 2016

This is not normal. January is supposed to be a month with few, if any, big-name releases. Yet here we are, three weeks into the release calendar, and several extremely significant albums are all hitting shelves this week. The game is changing, it would seem, since January is no longer dead time for the music industry. […]

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Borknagar release video for “Winter Thrice”

Posted by on December 23, 2015

Norway’s Borknagar have a new album coming titled Winter Thrice which will hit the shelves on January 22nd via Century Media and we can watch the first official video of the title track and looks very “winter-y” The album encompasses everything that Borknagar has put to tape over the past two decades, from their most brutal assaults to […]

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Wacken Open Air Festival already sold out for 2016

Posted by on August 4, 2015

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival had a good, eight-year run. Meanwhile, next year’s Germany’s Wacken Open Air Festival has already sold out – for the 11th year in a row. That’s 75,000 tickets already sold. For an event without a complete line-up announced. From the official Wacken Open Air website: “You are really crazy. Thank you for your loyalty and […]

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Metal Insider headed to Norway for Inferno Fest!

Posted by on April 12, 2014

There must be something about the 20 hour days of  sunlight or its Viking heritage that makes Norway such a hotbed for extreme music. For a country of just over 5 million, a surprising amount of metal bands have made their way into the international spotlight. Since 2001, they’ve had a metal festival to call […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10 Albums Of 2012

Posted by on December 18, 2012

With 2012 nearing its end, we had Metal Insider contributors Bram Teitelman, Zach Shaw, Kodi McKinney, Matt Brown, Chris Colgan, Chip McCabe, and Daniel Cordova list their top ten favorite albums of the year. And as we predicted, there were plenty of crossover picks amongst the seven lists. With that in mind, we thought it […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Ten of the Year – Chris Colgan

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 contributor Chris Colgan. 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 Insider’s Top Ten Of The Year – Daniel Cordova

Posted by on December 5, 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.Today’s list comes courtesy of Metal Insider contributor and college station KSSU/Sacramento CA metal director Daniel Cordova. We’re also including a Spotify playlists with a song from each album, if […]

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Metal Insider’s (More Than) Top 5: Black Friday Vinyl Releases

Posted by on October 22, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. The idea behind Record Store Day is a great one – get music consumers into independent record stores to pick up rare and limited-edition music from some amazing artists. It usually takes place on the third Saturday of April, but […]

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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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