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Watch Mike Patton make wings; Dead Cross play a Super Bowl halftime show

Posted by on February 5, 2018

If you watched the Super Bowl like most of America did, perhaps you saw Justin Timberlake’s halftime show in between what was actually a thrilling game with some solid commercials. However, if you were in the know, you probably tuned in to PBR’s halftime show.  Mike Patton probably isn’t a football team, but everyone likes […]

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Download Festival announces over 65 more additional bands to 2018 lineup

Posted by on January 29, 2018

  The UK’s Download Festival has expanded their 2018 line up by adding over 65 more bands to their previously announced headliners. And still even more bands are expected to be announced as well. Download takes place at Donnington Park June 8-10, 2018. Previously Announced Headliners Ozzy Osbourne Guns N’ Roses Avenged Sevenfold Marilyn Manson […]

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Hellfest Announces 2018 Lineup

Posted by on December 13, 2017

  Hellfest is back for their 13th annual heavy metal festival and has announced their final line up. Featuring over 150 bands on 6 stages, Hellfest takes place in Clisson France from June 22-24. Previously announced headliners such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, A Perfect Circle, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Limp Bizkit, Nightwish, […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zach Shaw’s Top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 6, 2017

  As 2017 wheezes to a close, it’s time to take a look at the year that was in terms of heavy music. We’ve already had contributors Jeff Podoshen and Chris Annunziata weigh in on what floated their boats in 2017, and now it’s time to see what Zach Shaw thought of the year in […]

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Metal by Numbers 10/11: Primus are Primed

Posted by on October 11, 2017

Hello, Matt Brown here returning to bring you the charts once again. Well, mostly. It’s another week where we’ve only got sales numbers to display. But good lord do we have along list of debuts, fifteen to be exact. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that with less than three months to […]

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Metal by Numbers 10/4: Even Mastodon’s EPs sell

Posted by on October 4, 2017

  While we cover a solid handful of hard rock (like, y’know, Foo Fighters) along with the metal, there’s no reason for us to cover other types of rock that’s less guitar-driven. However, it should be noticed that the umbrella of “rock” has landed a solid amount of #1 albums this year. The Killers just […]

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Metal by Numbers 9/27: Foos, Nothing More, The Contortionist debut high

Posted by on September 28, 2017

There’s been some debate about whether or not we should include Foo Fighters in Metal by Numbers. Are they metal? No, and we’re pretty sure they’d be the first to tell you that. However, Dave Grohl was responsible for his solo project Probot, which featured everyone from Max Cavalera and Lee Dorrian to Wino and […]

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Photos: Dead Cross and Secret Chiefs 3 take Manhattan, Brooklyn

Posted by on September 20, 2017

What could be better for a Mike Patton fan than seeing Dead Cross, his latest project with members of Retox and drummer extraordinaire Dave Lombardo? How about having Secret Cheifs 3, featuring his Mr. Bungle bandmate Trey Spruance open? If you’re down with the above and lived in the New York area, you had two […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/20: Arch Enemy power up the charts

Posted by on September 20, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Arch Enemy have cracked Billboard’s top 20, and that’s a good thing. Seeing metal bands reach high spots on the charts it always nice to see, especially when it’s a band that’s been around […]

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Recap: Riot Fest delivers once again

Posted by on September 20, 2017

As Riot Fest wraps up for another year, the Chicago based festival once again provided one of the strongest and most diverse festivals around. With headliners like Nine Inch Nails, Queens of The Stone Age, Jawbreaker, Prophets of Rage, Gogol Bordello, A Day To Remember, At The Drive In, and Bad Brains, Riot Fest had […]

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