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Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, and Poison announce 2020 Stadium Tour w/ Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Posted by on December 4, 2019

The tour dates have finally been revealed for Mötley Crüe’s official return to the stage in five years as we’ve seen them recently destroy their Cessation of Touring agreement. In addition to the reunion, this trek has an outstanding lineup, which includes Def Leppard and Poison as Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will open every […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/4: The hidden history of the charts

Posted by on December 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The top 40 is a good place to be for most bands, but it’s especially killer to see a death metal band on there. Blood Incantation only have two studio albums under their […]

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Photos/Review Exit 111 Day 2: Def Leppard poured some warmth into the crowd

Posted by on November 19, 2019

  After the first day of the inaugural Exit 111 festival provided fans with an amazing showing, Saturday (10/12/2019) had a lot to live up. The longest day of the festival, doors opened at noon with headliner Def Leppard’s time on the stage set to go well past midnight to 1:15 AM. With over twelve […]

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Will we see Mötley Crüe reunite in 2020?

Posted by on November 18, 2019

According to Rolling Stone, Mötley Crüe are allegedly going to return to the stage despite their ‘Cessation of Touring’ agreement. As we’ve already expressed, 2020 is the year for reunions. Now, the “retired” band will apparently tour with Def Leppard and Poison for a massive 2020 stadium trek. There have been rumors circulating on a […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/30: Alter Bridge walk to the top

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Halloween is tomorrow, so it’s only natural that Christmas music is showing up on the charts. Luckily, one of those albums comes from the one and only Rob Halford, so that should make […]

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Brazilian research names spider species after heavy metal artists

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Christina Rheims, a researcher at Instituto Butantan in São Paulo, Brazil, discovered 4 new spider species and decided to name them after her favorite heavy metal artists. Extraordinarius bruceickinsoni – Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson Extraordinarius klausmeinei – Scorpions vocalist Klaus Meine Extraordinarius rickalleni – Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen Extraordinarius andrematosi – Original Angra vocalist Andre Matos […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/11: Tool over Taylor

Posted by on September 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The Tool news cycle over the past 2 to 3 weeks has progressed thusly: Tool’s new album is coming out; Tool’s new album is out; Tool’s new album is great; Tool are going […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/4: The charts get knocked about

Posted by on September 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Hey, it’s September. This month means different things for different people. If you’re a student, it means you’re back at school. If you’re Billy Joe Armstrong, it means it’s time to go to […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/28: Killswitch unleash sales

Posted by on August 28, 2019

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Ever since Killswitch Engage got back together with Jesse Leach, each subsequent album release has always made me feel warm and fuzzy inside. I think it’s because of how everything worked out […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/21: Slipknot are your No. 1

Posted by on August 21, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There really only a handful of hard rock/metal bands that are sure to take the #1 spot on the charts. Sure, many make it into the top 10, maybe 5. Hell, last week […]

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