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First wave of bands announced for Decibel Metal & Beer fest: Los Angeles

Posted by on June 17, 2019

Earlier this year, we enjoyed Decibel Magazine’s Metal & Beer fest in Philadelphia as they already had a killer lineup with bands such as Triptykon and Baroness headlining the event (read our review here and here). Today (17th), the first-wave of bands for the second annual festival held in Los Angeles was announced. The event […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/21: Holy holiday hell

Posted by on November 21, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   For Thanksgiving this year I am thankful that I don’t have to travel anywhere. I did all my traveling last week: I’ve relocated from Tennessee to Massachusetts. Which means…absolutely nothing to you, but […]

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Photos: Runemagick’s first-ever North American show on 11/16

Posted by on November 20, 2018

This past weekend marked the final Signature Riffs Presents event. They went out with a bang as the event ran for two days on November 16th and 17th, which also marked Sweden’s Runemagick’s first-ever North American show and Austria’s Schirenc Plays Pungent Stench’s exclusive North American gig. Opening acts included Evoken, Morpheus Descends and Siege […]

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Decibel Magazine unveils their top 40 metal albums of 2018

Posted by on November 15, 2018

Decibel Magazine have revealed their top 40 Albums of 2018, which means we have at least a month to revisit this year’s new releases. We have to say, seeing Decibel’s list makes us want to spend the entire weekend listening to these records as they’ve made quite the selection. Check out their list below and […]

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Evoken to release ‘Hypnagogia’ in November

Posted by on August 27, 2018

Funeral doom/death metallers Evoken have announced their overall sixth studio album Hypnagogia will be released on November 9th via Profound Lore Records. It will be their first LP since 2012’s Atra Mors and was recorded, mixed and mastered at Sound Spa studios in New Jersey by Steven DeAcutis. Drummer/lyricist Vince Verkay commented: “As we do […]

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CMJ Music Marathon 2015: The week in metal

Posted by on October 13, 2015

This week marks the annual CMJ Music Marathon, an annual convention and music festival that takes place in New York centered around college radio. While radio can get ignored by some in the face of so many other entertainment options, there are still about 200 radio stations around the United States and Canada that feature metal programming. […]

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Coming in October to Brooklyn: Artnoir Extreme

Posted by on September 29, 2015

In just a few weeks, CMJ will be taking over New York City, and hundreds of bands and college students will be converging on NYC and Brooklyn for music panels and label parties during the day and showcases and more label parties at night.There will be some metal stuff to do during the week, like […]

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Decibel Celebrate 100th Issue With Show Featuring Converge as Headliner

Posted by on November 16, 2012

It’s weird to think that the year 2013 will be upon use sooner then we think. But with a new year comes new awesomeness in the form of Decibel Magazine and Converge. Decibel have announced their 100th Issue Celebration Show, and they’re celebrating the most fitting way:  a kickass show with a kickass line-up. Converge, […]

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Maryland Deathfest XI Confirms Final Lineup – And It’s Ridiculous

Posted by on October 9, 2012

As one of the biggest metal festivals in America, Maryland Deathfest has had some ridiculously huge names on its roster over the past 10 years.  But for Maryland Deathfest XI, the awesome quotient has been upped. MDF XI’s organizers confirmed the final lineup today, spread out between Baltimore Soundstage and the former Sonar compound, and […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 31st – The Persecuted Won’t Forget

Posted by on July 31, 2012

How has thrash survived for over three decades? By being one of the easiest genres of metal to appreciate, that’s how. The diversity of thrash allows for speed, groove, technicality, and ambience to varying degrees, and metalheads around the world know it and love it. And despite the fact that some thrash groups still carry […]

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