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Tag Archives: Dragonforce

Naturally, DragonForce shred on new song “Judgment Day”

Posted by on March 30, 2017

DragonForce have been a force to be reckoned with (derp) since before they first show up on America’s radar via the ridiculously over the top “Through the Fire and Flames” video. That track, from their third album, Inhuman Rampage, turned up on Guitar Hero III, and made them  heroes in their own right here. They made the jump […]

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Dragonforce drop Reaching Into Infinity details

Posted by on February 9, 2017

  It’s been three years since Dragonforce released Maximum Overload (2014). During that time, the band released a greatest hits album titled Killer Elite, booked numerous tours that included their performance at the intimate Saint Vitus bar in Brooklyn, NY last September. After over two years promoting the album and Killer Elite, the time has arrived […]

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Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Korn to headline Chicago Open Air

Posted by on January 17, 2017

  Some big names are taking over Chicago this July, as the 2nd annual Chicago Open Air Festival was announced today. After a monstrous first year that saw Rammstein’s only US appearance, the group behind Chicago Open Air “cranked it up to 11” this year by announcing KISS, Korn and the godfather of metal Ozzy Osbourne, […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Unsuccessful replacements in metal and hard rock

Posted by on May 4, 2016

AC/DC defied the odds 36 years ago when they recorded one of the most iconic rock albums of all time, Back In Black, with the late (and very beloved) Bon Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson. Now they’re taking a similar gamble by bringing in Axl Rose to fill in for a sidelined Johnson on the road. […]

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Best of 2015 from Scott Ian, Dragonforce, Cripper

Posted by on December 8, 2015

As 2015 continues to draw to a close, we’ve not only been counting down our own picks for the best music of 2015, but giving artists a chance to weigh in on their own picks. We’ve given artists like Toothgrinder, Act of Defiance, Soilwork and Anthrax’s Charlie Benante a chance to name their favorite music […]

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Find out how much Ensiferum, Kamelot, Between the Buried and Me and more made on the road

Posted by on August 20, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones, and we’ve summarized them here for you. Most of the metal acts focus on touring Europe during summer, because who […]

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Wacken Open Air Festival already sold out for 2016

Posted by on August 4, 2015

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival had a good, eight-year run. Meanwhile, next year’s Germany’s Wacken Open Air Festival has already sold out – for the 11th year in a row. That’s 75,000 tickets already sold. For an event without a complete line-up announced. From the official Wacken Open Air website: “You are really crazy. Thank you for your loyalty and […]

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DragonForce is living a Black Winter Night

Posted by on July 10, 2015

The British shredders at DragonForce just released what would be their very first live DVD named In the Line of Fire…Larger Than Live featuring their live performance at the 2014 edition of Loud Park Festival in Japan, mixed and mastered by Damien Rainaud, and produced by guitarist Herman Li and to show what you can expect from the […]

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[Updated] Iced Earth, Dragonforce, and more announced for 70,000 Tons of Metal

Posted by on June 25, 2015

Yesterday the heavy metal cruise ship festival 70,000 of Metal has begun announcing their 2016 line-up, starting with a personal favorite of mine, Iced Earth. Each hour since, another band has been announced, with Lacuna Coil and Fleshgod Apocalypse being the next two followed by Dragonforce, Delain, and At the Gates. The most recent (as […]

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Dragonforced to postpone show in Baltimore

Posted by on April 30, 2015

In the midst of the Baltimore uprising, it’s a given that some musical events might get cancelled. In this case, Dragonforce had to postpone a show earlier this week because Maryland was under a State of Emergency. The band posted the following update: “Due to the situation (riots) in the city of Baltimore with the state […]

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