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Metal By Numbers 10/3: Nothing To Brag About

Posted by on October 3, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Today, we have for you a very special Friday edition of Metal By Numbers! What makes it so specials? Well, not much really, though no offense to the new debuts below. It’s just one […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/25: The charts are hardly bare-bones this week

Posted by on September 25, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yeah, Cannibal Corpse was not the highest debut of the week, but we focused on that album anyway. Why? Well, between them, Motionless In White, and Slash, the band with the bloody zombie music […]

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Saint Vitus Bar booker David Castillo talks about DLF Live, the venue

Posted by on September 19, 2014

It’s only been about 3 1/2 years since Greenpoint bar and venue Saint Vitus Bar opened up. Since then, it’s quickly become a destination not only for metal fans, but for bands themselves. Converge, Every Time I Die, Deafheaven, Descendents, Pentagram and Saint Vitus themselves are among the bands that have graced the stage in […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/18: Charmed, I’m sure

Posted by on September 18, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It feels like every metal band out of Sweden has put out an album this month, yet there’s still one or two big albums waiting before the year is out including At The Gates […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/11: The charts are freakin’ Swede this week

Posted by on September 11, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s sales were taken over by a combination of bands with colorful names and Swedes. Of course, last week featured a pretty big Swedish act as well, but this week there’s not one, […]

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Earth’s Adrienne Davis discusses similarities between band and TM

Posted by on September 10, 2014

Metal Insider has partnered with the David Lynch Foundation, Sacred Bones Records, and Saint Vitus Bar to present two shows to benefit the Foundation. On September 25th, drone pioneers Earth will headline Saint Vitus, with Cult of Youth and Dream Police. Then on October 4th JG Thirlwell and Sarah Lipstate, Soft Pink Truth and Dominique […]

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David Lynch Foundation’s Erik Martin talks music, transcendental meditation

Posted by on September 4, 2014

 There’s something about the hypnotic rhythms of drone music and stoner rock that’s trance-inducing. It’s not particularly that far removed from some of the principles of Transcendental Meditation (TM), a form of meditation used for relaxation, stress reduction and self-development. Director David Lynch has been practicing TM for years, and his David Lynch Foundation has been raising […]

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Dissident Aggression: Earth Becomes Primitive and Deadly

Posted by on September 2, 2014

What happens when a band has had a long, critically fruitful career, and has virtually nothing left to prove?  There are two paths to be taken at this juncture.  The first path is one of complacency and recycling of old themes and ideas.  The second path is one of exploration.  It’s a path of growth […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 2nd – Immortalized

Posted by on September 2, 2014

Despite the diversity of metal that occurs in the world, Sweden is basically the go-to country for metal of all genres and periods. Today we get a prime example of why that is, as our two lead albums give us a taste of the range that Sweden’s metal scene has to offer, even in the […]

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Earth, JG Thirlwell & Sarah Lipstate to play DLF Live benefit shows

Posted by on August 21, 2014

Metal Insider is pleased to annouce that we’re partnering with DLF Live and Sacred Bones for two benefit shows to happen at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar. The two shows, on September 25 and October 4, will feature Earth, JG Thirlwell & Sarah Lipstate, The Soft Pink Truth, Dream Police, and others, with each show’s proceeds to […]

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