Tag Archives: Celtic Frost

Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Mastodon will have Record Store Day releases available

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Record Store Day has proven to be a savior for the music industry, particularly independent record stores and vinyl sales. Since it launched in 2007, it’s expanded to two days (there’s also one on Black Friday) and vinyl sales have continued to increase every year. Meanwhile, the event, which was meant to get consumers away […]

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Celtic Frost bassist Martin Ain passes away

Posted by on October 22, 2017

Former Celtic Frost/Hellhammer bassist Martin Eric Ain passed away yesterday (21st) after suffering a heart attack. He was fifty years old. Ain’s close friend Jan Graber confirmed his death to Switzerland’s 20 Minuten stating that he, “suddenly collapsed when he switched to a different tram.” According to Graber, Ain didn’t have any serious health issues […]

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Artist Vincent Castiglia’s 10 favorite metal album covers

Posted by on April 15, 2016

Artist Vincent Castiglia is well-known not just for his art, but for his medium, which is human blood. If that rings a bell, then you’re probably most familiar with his work that was done on a canvas known as Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt’s guitar. The guitarist gave 18 vials of his blood to […]

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German label Noise Records to be re-ignited by BMG

Posted by on April 15, 2016

Back in the 80’s, many of you started listening about all these Teutonic thrash metal bands across the pond and probably started doing tape trades to hear what the fuzz about Kreator, Tankard or Helloween was about so if you ever did that, you probably know about Noise Records. Noise Records was a German label […]

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Listen to ‘A Tribute to Celtic Frost’ in full

Posted by on November 11, 2015

Remember that Tribute to Celtic Frost comp we mentioned last month? The one with Phil Anselmo and Child Bite covering  “The Usuper” from 1985’s To Mega Therion. Well, Morbid Tales!: A Tribute to Celtic Frost is now available for order, and the entire comp is available for streaming below. The eight song LP also features Persekutor covering “Procreation Of The […]

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Phil Anselmo rides with Child Bite on new Celtic Frost comp

Posted by on October 8, 2015

Ever wanted to hear Phil Anselmo sing some classic Celtic Frost? Well, you’re in luck, because Corpse Flower Records is putting out a compilation called Morbid Tales: A Tribute to Celtic Frost. For the first taste listen below to Phil Anselmo singing with Child Bite covering Celtic Frost’s “The Usuper” from 1985’s To Mega Therion. […]

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Thomas Gabriel Fischer really doesn’t like At the Gates

Posted by on September 2, 2014

Despite sharing a label (Century Media) and a manager (Artje Lange), it doesn’t look like Triptykon and At the Gates are getting along with each other that well. Recently on his Facebook page, Triptykon/Celtic Frost mastermind Tom Gabriel Fischer (aka Tom G. Warrior)posted a simple sentence, stating “The amount of contempt I feel for At […]

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Metal Insider top 12: metal albums of 1984

Posted by on July 1, 2014

And just like that, 2014 is half over. Hard to believe it’s gone this fast, right? At any rate, instead of listing our top ten records of the year so far, we thought we’d look back – 30 years back – to celebrate some of the best albums of 1984. It was a banner year […]

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Headbangers Brawl: What’s your favorite comeback album?

Posted by on May 23, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. It’s been a pretty insane week for comebacks. The first new music from Godflesh in 13 years came out this week, as […]

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Triptykon cancel Maryland Deathfest appearance in wake of H.R Giger’s death

Posted by on May 19, 2014

As many fans of art and science fiction are aware, renowned Swiss artist H.R. Giger passed away due to complications from a fall last week. The artist may be best-known for designing the Alien for the 1979 sci-fi/horror film of the same name,  but also designed album covers for Emerson Lake and Palmer and Debbie Harry, […]

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