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The Insider’s Guide to CMJ Music Marathon 2012

Posted by on October 15, 2012

The CMJ 2012 Music Marathon is nearly upon us, and as with every year, there are many awesome things happening all around New York City. As such, we realize that it’s going to be a little difficult to keep track of all the metal-related events going on, especially if planning is paired with borderline-irresponsible amounts […]

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Win Tickets To Our Rocks Off! Concert Cruise With Prong, Eminence and For Sleeping or Jumping

Posted by on October 12, 2012

It’s hard to believe that we’re just one week away from seeing Prong’s first NYC show in five years during this year’s edition of the CMJ Music Marathon.  It’s even harder to believe that it’s on a boat!  But we’ve adjusted to this idea, and now that the dust has settled, we’re ready to give […]

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Video: Encrust’s “Engine” Is Running

Posted by on September 26, 2012

We’re big fans of Chicago death n’ rollers Encrust. In fact, we’ve liked them since they were called Hunters. The band just finished taking people by surprise on the Obituary tour, and now they’ve released a lyric video for “Engine Of Deceit.” If you’re around for CMJ, the band will be playing at the Metal […]

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Announcing Metal Insider’s 2012 CMJ Showcase, With Prong, This Or The Apocalypse, For Sleeping Or Jumping And Eminence!

Posted by on September 20, 2012

It’s literally been years since Prong played New York, so you’d think their return would be special. And what’s more special than playing a show on a boat? We’re very proud to announce Metal Insider’s offical CMJ showcase, which will be a Rocks Off Concert Cruise featuring Prong playing alongside This or the Apocalypse, For […]

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Radio Spotlight: WLJS/Jacksonville AL’s Billy ‘Pharaoh’ Ramsey

Posted by on July 27, 2012

The Syndicate, Metal Insider’s parent company, is a promotion and marketing company that has championed the metal scene for almost 15 years. In our weekly Radio Spotlight, we’ll offer a look behind the scenes of metal radio from some of the stations and outlets playing metal that the Syndicate works with to spotlight the newest underground music on […]

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CMJ Insider: Your Guide to Metal at CMJ 2011

Posted by on October 18, 2011

If you’ve ever been in New York City during a CMJ Music Marathon, you know that they can go by in a blur.  There are a lot of events to sift through, lots of music and radio industry meet-ups, and not a whole lot of time to sleep.  And if you’re visiting from out of […]

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Kvelertak Confirmed For CMJ, Announce U.S. Dates

Posted by on September 1, 2011

As you may all know by now, we love Kvelertak. And we mean LOVE. That’s why we’re stoked that the Norwegian black metal/punk group have confirmed a string of U.S. dates to coincide with this year’s CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival in New York City. While they’ll be doing a handful of dates across […]

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Baptized In Blood Postpone Tonight’s Show In Brooklyn

Posted by on October 20, 2010

Baptized In Blood has been forced to cancel their previously announced show at Club Europa in Brooklyn, NY (as part of the CMJ festival) because of issues crossing the U.S./Canada border.

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‘American Hardcore’ CMJ Panel Not Very Hardcore

Posted by on October 20, 2010

As I was headed into the CMJ panel, “American Hardcore and the Rise of Modern Rock,” I tweeted “What’s hardcore about a panel about hardcore?” My initial thought proved to be true in a panel that, while interesting, lacked the energy and attitude of the subgenre it was covering. While excelling as a history lesson […]

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Powerglove To Play At CMJ

Posted by on October 1, 2010

Powerglove is set to headline MetalSucks  and 1000Knives’ second CMJ showcase show on October 23.

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