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Tag Archives: Carnifex

Countdown to deathcore extinction, or just a slow death? Carnifex weighs in

Posted by on January 18, 2017

Remember the late nineties?  A time after grunge and post-grunge, when nu-metal bands were a dime a dozen? Many praised this subgenre that welcomed bands like Slipknot, KoRn, Disturbed, and loads more. It was an amazing time to be “nu,” despite wondering if the next metal genre would be called nu-nu or nuer. Eventually, this […]

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Tour alert: Carnifex, Despised Icon, Fallujah, Rings of Saturn, Lorna Shore

Posted by on December 14, 2016

If you’re a deathcore fan, you might already know about this tour. Earlier this week, Carnifex released a teaser video suggesting a tour was coming, with today’s date at the end of the 20 second clip. Today, they made it official, and they’ll be joined on tour by Despised Icon, Fallujah, Rings of Saturn, Lorna […]

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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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New & Noteworthy, August 5th – Lucid Dreamer

Posted by on August 5, 2016

Well, the heat wave finally broke, to the delight of everyone over at Metal Insider HQ. What’s even better, though, is that we’re getting closer to a wild fall release season. Normally it’s summer that has the crazy release period, but for 2016, the fall will be that time. We still have plenty to get […]

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Photos: Summer Slaughter, Worcester MA, 7/30/2016

Posted by on August 4, 2016

Now in its tenth year, the Summer Slaughter Tour is the sole remaining touring music festival in North America devoted to the most extreme metal bands. This year’s lineup is no exception, headed by the brutal death metal heavyweights Cannibal Corpse, and boasting supporting acts Nile, After the Burial, Suffocation, Carnifex, Revocation, Krisiun, Slaughter to […]

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The Summer Slaughter Tour reveal dates for 2016 edition

Posted by on May 23, 2016

A few weeks ago, the news about this year’s Summer Slaughter tour started getting around after Nile’s frontman Dallas Toler-Wade revealed they would be part of the tour with Cannibal Corpse. Afterwards, GWAR leaked the bands confirmed for the trip, forcing the tour to officially announce the lineup before time, it’s time to get the dates for that […]

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GWAR leaks lineup to this year’s Summer Slaughter tour

Posted by on May 13, 2016

The lineup to this year’s Summer Slaughter tour was supposed to be announced via the Facebook page of American Satan, a film penned and directed by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen. Well… GWAR may have jumped the gun. GWAR accidently beat American Satan to the punch by announcing this year’s lineup of Summer Slaughter (which […]

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The Summer Slaughter tease more bands including Suffocation, Revocation

Posted by on April 21, 2016

We are getting closer to the summer and for North America that means getting closer to get the lineup for this year’s edition of The Summer Slaughter. We previously mentioned about the organizers teasing a few bands for this year run like Cannibal Corpse, Nile and After the Burial and yesterday, Nile’s own Dallas Toller-Wade […]

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‘Metalix’ host Brad Lopez on metal he’s looking forward to this year

Posted by on March 11, 2016

Metal fans have plenty to be excited about in 2016. Megadeth and Anthrax are both touring in support of highly anticipated new releases; Between the Buried and Me headlines a guitar virtuoso showcase in the US with August Burns Red and The Faceless and the Summer Slaughter Tour is already asking fans who they want to see this […]

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