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Metal By Numbers 5/22: Sammy Hagar comes full circle

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I never really had a strong opinion about Van Halen and their various line-up rotations over the years. I know the bigger fans debate all the time about David Lee Roth vs. Sammy […]

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Jay Maas out of Defeater

Posted by on October 20, 2015

Defeater have parted ways with guitarist, vocalist, and producer Jay Maas. He’s been with the band for all their studio albums, dating back to 2008’s Travels, but according to the Boston, MA band things just weren’t working out. Said the band via Facebook: “Over the weekend it was decided to move forward as a band without the participation […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/9: Motörhead work their bad magic

Posted by on September 9, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The subject of Lemmy’s health has been a hot topic in metal for a while now. It doesn’t feel it started that long ago, but the saga has been going on over two years […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 28th – Death Machine

Posted by on August 28, 2015

Very few metal bands can make the claim that their career has lasted for forty years. Fewer still can claim that their career has lasted forty consecutive years. So when it came time to pick the album that leads off today’s list, there was really no question. All hail the inimitable glory that is Motörhead!   […]

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This is Hardcore 2015 Set for a Strong 10 Year Anniversary

Posted by on March 30, 2015

The yearly hardcore fest is ready to take Philadelphia by storm once again. It will be taking place July 23 at the Union Transfer and July 24, 25, and 26 at the Electric Factory. This is Hardcore 2015 (or This is Hardcore X) is celebrating the festival’s 10 year anniversary with another great lineup showcasing […]

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Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Aerosmith And More Added To France’s Hellfest

Posted by on December 3, 2013

Thought the initial lineup to France’s Hellfest was already looking awesome? Well the 2014 edition of the festival just got better, as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Aerosmith have been announced as headliners. Along with the headliners, Hellfest also announced the additions of Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, Deep Purple, Soundgarden, Megadeth, Sepultura, Queensryche and a crap […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/24: Respect Walk Through Exits Only

Posted by on July 24, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We don’t have too many debuts for you this week, though what we do have is pretty cool. We’re mainly talking about the fact that Mr. Philip H. Anselmo has released his first genuine […]

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Premiere: exclusive inside look at Brad Boatright’s studio

Posted by on July 18, 2013

For the past five years, Scion has been more than just another car brand. They’ve actively dove into metal, presenting free shows, releasing vinyl and digital samples, and sending socks to metal journalists (thanks guys!). They even partnered with Metal Insider a few years back for our No Label Needed concert and series. And while […]

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New and Noteworthy, July 16: A New Level

Posted by on July 16, 2013

While last week saw a bunch of new releases, this week is pretty light. However, there is still plenty of good stuff to go around for everyone! For one, the highly anticipated album from former Pantera and current Down frontman Phil Anselmo is out, we have new doom metal from Trouble, and more heavy stuff […]

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GWAR To Co-Headline This Is Hardcore Fest With Kid Dynamite And Modern Life Is War

Posted by on April 1, 2013

This Is Hardcore has been the go-to festival for hardcore fans in Philadelphia for seven years now. This year’s addition, though, is getting a heavy dose of shock rock thanks to GWAR. It’s been announced today that none other than GWAR will be one of the co-headliners to this summer’s This Is Hardcore festival. Also […]

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