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Taiwanese rock act Luantan Ascent talks metal/rock scene in Taiwan

Posted by on October 23, 2014

While Metal Insider Day is over at CMJ, the festival is still continuing through Saturday (26), with hundreds of bands from around the world converging on New York City. In fact, Taiwan Music Express is having it’s own night of music on Friday, November 24th at the Highline Ballroom. It’s a genre-spanning evening of music, […]

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Who’s metal’s next big band? CMJ panel attempts to find out

Posted by on October 21, 2014

Pretty much every discussion about metal among those in the industry comes down to “who’s the next X?” Not the ’80s punk band X, but whoever the next arena-filling marquee act will be, be it the next Metallica, Pantera, or even Mastodon. That was the topic for the metal panel at today’s CMJ Music Marathon convention, […]

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Photos: Byzantine, Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar play Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase, Club Europa 10/16/13

Posted by on October 22, 2013

This past Wednesday, Metal Insider was extremely proud to present our second annual CMJ showcase. While last year’s (featuring Prong, Eminence and For Sleeping or Jumping) was an excellent start, this year’s showcase was even bigger and better. Taking place at Brooklyn’s Europa, Vattnet Viskar, Ramming Speed, Black Anvil and Byzantine played to an enthusiastic crowd […]

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Metal Insider CMJ Showcase: Byzantine

Posted by on October 7, 2013

Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase, which will take place on October 16 at Club Europa, will feature Nachtmystium, Byzantine, Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar. This showcase will be Byzantine’s first New York City show since 2007, and it will be a much-deserved welcome back for one of the most underrated American metal bands of the past […]

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CMJ Metal Insider Showcase Spotlight: Ramming Speed

Posted by on September 27, 2013

Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase, which will take place on October 16 at Club Europa, will feature Nachtmystium, Byzantine, Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar. Ramming Speed will be appearing second on the bill, and we caught up with the Boston thrash band ‘s drummer Jonah Livingston to talk about the cassette revival, signing with Prosthetic, and […]

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Announcing Metal Insider’s 2013 CMJ Showcase

Posted by on September 10, 2013

We’re excited to announce Metal Insider’s CMJ 2013 showcase, which will take place at Club Europa in Brooklyn on Wednesday, October 16.  Our stellar lineup will feature Nachtmystium, Byzantine, Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar. This year, we really wanted to host something the underground metal community could claim as its own, something to showcase […]

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Metal Sucks/Metal Injection Announce 4th Annual CMJ Showcase

Posted by on September 10, 2013

It’s September, which means that along with the return of football, back to school, and pumpkin-flavored everything, the CMJ Music Marathon is just around the corner. This week, it will be taking place from October 15-19th. And while the annual music convention is essentially aimed at college radio and the music industry surrounding it, there […]

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