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Metal Insider’s day 2 recap – Decibel Metal & Beer Fest – 4/14/2019

Posted by on April 19, 2019

The line moved a lot smoother to walk inside the Fillmore on day 2 of Decibel Metal & Beer Fest. This time around, we had plenty of time to taste a beer or two to help cure the hangover before Outer Heaven’s set.   – Zenae Zukowski Outer Heaven There was a lot of buzz about […]

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Canada’s Grimposium launches new podcast series featuring Enslaved, Agoraphobic Nosebleed and Ihsahn

Posted by on December 12, 2018

Canada’s Grimposium, in conjunction with the SOMEONE project, has launched a new series of podcasts that feature conversations and discussions with some of extreme metal’s current icons. This new four-episode podcast series brings frank discussion and thoughts on many of today’s hot topics in the metal world.  Topics include censorship, the re-appropriation of runic symbols, hate, and […]

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Enslaved drummer Cato Bekkevold quits, band to tour Europe/UK this Fall

Posted by on June 20, 2018

At the end of 2016, just months before the release of Enslaved’s latest effort – 2017’s E, keyboardist Herbrand Larsen quit. It didn’t take these Norwegian progressive black metallers that long to find his replacement as Håkon Vinje has been with the group for over a year now. However, lineup changes are never easy and […]

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Review: Decibel tour kicks off in Philly, 2/15/18

Posted by on February 16, 2018

Thursday, February 15, was the opening night of Decibel’s annual tour. This year it features Khemmis, Wolves in the Throne Room, Myrkur and headliners from Bergen, Norway – Enslaved. A killer lineup and a chance to see a number of incredible acts all on one bill for a more than reasonable ticket price. This review […]

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Metal Hammer reveal ‘100 Best Albums of 2017’

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Metal Hammer have unleashed their year-end list of 100 Best Albums of 2017 and this one, is filled with surprises. For starters, we were thrilled to see Vuur, the new project featuring ex-Gathering vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen make the cut, as well as Battle Beast, Dragonforce, and Alice Cooper. However, it also includes Mastodon, Code […]

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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 Zenae Zukowski’s Top Ten of 2017

Posted by on December 7, 2017

When 2017 began, I was overly excited to hear countless new albums from artists including Ensiferum, Myrkur, Chelsea Wolfe, Dying Fetus, Cannibal Corpse Iced Earth and, many more. Unfortunately, a multitude of these new releases by talented artists felt more as a contractual obligation instead of a brilliant creative execution. The overall production quality remained […]

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Metal Insider contributor Jeff Podoshen’s Top Ten of 2017

Posted by on December 4, 2017

It’s that time of year again, and of course, what’s the Holiday Season without “Best of” lists?  So at the risk of offending everyone, here is my Top 10 of 2017: 10 )Mutoid Man, War Moans  Is there anything Stephen Brodsky creates that isn’t good? I don’t think so and Mutoid Man’s 2017 release is no […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/15: The dusk in sales

Posted by on November 15, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week The last time Converge put out an album I had barely started writing at Metal Insider. Hell, I hadn’t even taken over Metal By Numbers yet. And, on top of it all, I didn’t […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/8: Hollywood is an undeadman, in theory

Posted by on November 8, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’ve got the full-blown charts this week, which means I can list percentage increases and decreases without having to bust out my cell phone’s calculator like I’m back in math class. There’s also a […]

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