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Suicidal Tendencies, Crowbar, Havok touring in February

Posted by on January 3, 2017

New year, new tours, amirite? While we’ve merely scratched the surface of tour announcements, but if you’re into thrash and/or sludge, you’ll be excited to hear that Suicidal Tendencies, Crowbar and Havok will be teaming up for a tour in February and March. Suicidal are on an upswing right now, having released World Gone Mad last year and […]

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Devin Townsend, Metallica album designer comment on Deep Purple, Crowbar similarities

Posted by on December 15, 2016

It’s been a banner year for unintentional plagiarism. It didn’t even take until the release of Hardwired… to Self Destruct for people to accuse the band of ripping off Crowbar’s Odd Fellows Rest, which Kirk Windstein quickly shot down. However, Deep Purple might want to have a word with their graphic designer, as they released the album […]

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Rolling Stone names their top 20 metal albums of the year

Posted by on December 9, 2016

  Rolling Stone gave a hint as to what their list of the best metal of the year might look like last week when they named Cobalt’s “Beast Whip” one of the 50 best songs of the year. In fact, that was the only metal song on the list. No Metallica, no Deftones, no anything […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/9: All the world’s a stage…for sales

Posted by on November 9, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s the morning after Election Day in the United States and, well, things happened. Relax, I’m not going to go on a big political rant here; you get enough of that from social media […]

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The top five videos of the week ending 11/4

Posted by on November 4, 2016

The videos for this week range from horror to a behind the scenes look in a recording studio. Not too many premieres occurred, but those that have been quite massive and one could be considered as a historic return. Here are this week’s top five music videos.   5) Civil War “Tombstone” This week Swedish metallers […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 28th – Nightmare

Posted by on October 28, 2016

Let me start out this week by saying that very little surprises me in the world of new releases. The amount of advance research and preparation that goes into this column on a weekly basis is considerable, and because of it, I not only know what is coming out each week, but also what is […]

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Review: Crowbar are ‘Heavier Than Ever’ with ‘The Serpent Only Lies’

Posted by on October 25, 2016

    After 25-plus years of cementing Crowbar’s “None Heavier” status, mastermind Kirk Windstein characterizing “Falling While Rising” – the first single off the New Orleans sludge pioneers’ eleventh studio album The Serpent Only Lies – as “heavier than ever,” came as a bit of a head-scratcher and set high expectations. The band’s new merch […]

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Crowbar warn you about lying serpents in new song

Posted by on October 20, 2016

We’re only a week away from getting our hands on Crowbar’s new offering The Serpent Only Lies and we’ve heard some of the tracks off it but now it’s time to listen to the title track and seal the deal with this record. The song has a faster pace than the rest of the tracks we’ve […]

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Fall/Winter preview: 24 albums to look forward to for the rest of 2016

Posted by on September 12, 2016

  Not exactly sure what happened this year, but I couldn’t be any happier with the plethora of kickass releases that has been coming out this year which started from January with Avantasia’ Ghostlights to the recent release of Gojira’s Magma. The list is endless and there is still one more quarter left of 2016. […]

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Crowbar return with new song self-described as “heavier than ever”

Posted by on September 1, 2016

Take a listen to Crowbar’s new single “Falling While Rising.” It’s the first taste of their October 28th album The Serpent Only Lies. And while it’s their 11th studio album, frontman Kirk Windstein is not only psyched about the song, but says it’s the band at its finest and heavier than anything they’ve ever done. “Falling […]

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