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Metal By Numbers 10/16: Creeping up the charts

Posted by on October 16, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Once again we have a week featuring a large amount of debuts, 15 to be exact. Gatecreeper leads the pack with a top 30 debut. Not only did the band’s second album chart, […]

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Five studio updates we heard this week – 8/30/19

Posted by on August 30, 2019

While today is heavily focused on Tool’s first album in thirteen years with Fear Inoculum (read our review here), we’ve heard at least five studio updates this week. Unfortunately, none of these involve another new Tool album. In case you missed it, check out the album updates we heard last week here.   05) Epica share […]

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Ten music videos to check out this week – 8/9/19

Posted by on August 9, 2019

There are a ton of New & Noteworthy releases to explore every Friday and a lot of these come with music videos. We tend to narrow it down to five clips. However, this week is different as there are a total of ten videos that we think are worth checking out. 10) Epica premiere “Kingdom […]

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Five studio updates we heard this week – 8/8

Posted by on August 8, 2019

2019 is a huge year in terms of releases. For example, we didn’t expect Rammstein, Slipknot, and Tool to drop a new album in the same year. But they did. While we have about four months left in the year, and many more new records to explore, we’ve noticed a handful of bands reveal they’re […]

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Epica announce ‘Design Your Universe’ 10th-Anniversary North American dates

Posted by on August 7, 2019

  Epica have been celebrating the tenth anniversary of their overall fourth studio effort, 2009’s Design Your Universe and today (7th), these Dutch symphonic metal giants have announced they’re bringing the celebration to North America. The group have added three shows for next year, which includes Montreal, CAN, Los Angeles, CA, and New York, NY. […]

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Dragonforce drive on a “Highway to Oblivion” in new video, new album arriving in September

Posted by on July 30, 2019

Dragonforce have announced that their new album will be called Extreme Power Metal and will be released September 27th via Metal Blade Records. Damien Rainaud produced the record at Mix Unlimited in California. Guitarist Herman Li commented on the release: “This album again combines the best of Dragonforce in an even bigger, more epic way than we […]

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Epica announce re-release of ‘Design Your Universe’ – Gold Edition

Posted by on July 17, 2019

While we’re waiting for the follow-up to 2016’s The Holographic Principle, Epica have announced the 10th anniversary edition of 2009’s Design Your Universe. These Dutch symphonic metal masters will be re-releasing their overall fourth studio effort as a Gold Edition on October 4th via Nuclear Blast. This version will consist of the album remixed and […]

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This Week on the Gram – 5/9/2019

Posted by on May 9, 2019

Instagram is filled with not-so-hidden gems, as bands continue to provide all kinds of updates about masks, relationships, a new album and just about anything else. This week alone we’ve encountered a few bits of information and decided to create a new weekly column titled, This Week on the Gram. Today’s list of updates comes from Insomnium, Ozzy […]

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MaYaN premiere “The Power Process” music video

Posted by on April 30, 2019

Epica/MaYaN’s Mark Jansen has been very busy this year. Jansen has been spending a lot of time on the road supporting MaYan’s latest effort Dhyana by making several festival appearances including  this year’s 70000tons of Metal, which we thought was one of the ten most impressive performances. While it seems MaYaN has a little bit […]

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Starkill release “The Real Enemy” in new music video

Posted by on February 28, 2019

In anticipation of the upcoming record Gravity, Starkill have unveiled a new music for “The Real Enemy“. Last week, the band started a crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo to help out with production and touring costs. The piano work on this track was provided by Coen Coen Janssen of Epica and violin duties were none-other than Olli Vänskä of Turisas. The album is said […]

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