Tag Archives: Falconer

Review: ProgPower USA XVI Day 1, 9/11/15 – Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA

Posted by on September 18, 2015

ProgPower USA is the premier US festival for progressive and power metal. It takes place every year in September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. The festival seeks to bring in bands that don’t necessarily have the fan base to tour the United States but still would like to get their foot in […]

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Zach Fehl’s top 10 of 2014

Posted by on December 15, 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, we check in with the Metal Insider staff to see what new albums got them the most excited. Metal Insider’s contributors have been listing their top ten albums of 2014. We’ve heard from Bram, Zach, Kodi, Matt, Nick, Chip, Anthony, Chris and Seth. Now it’s time for Zach Fehl’s list of what he listened to the most this […]

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Prog Power USA announces line-up to 2015 festival, featuring Angra, Anathema, Royal Hunt, and Falconer

Posted by on September 25, 2014

Georgia based progressive/power metal festival Prog Power USA recently announced their 2015 line-up would featuring the headliners Angra, Anathema, Royal Hunt, and Falconer. The festival will be taking place at Center Stage in Atlanta, Georgia on September on Friday the 11th, and Saturday the 12th, with Angra closing the whole thing out. According to the […]

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Falconer guitarist demonstrates solos to ‘Black Moon Rising’

Posted by on July 7, 2014

Every day for the past five days, Falconer lead guitarist Jimmy Hedlund has been releasing videos of himself on YouTube playing along with the guitar solos to all the tracks from their new album Black Moon Rising. For anyone who was a fan of the new album, the video series is definitely cool to watch, […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/18: Can we get a Hellyeah?

Posted by on June 18, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are a lot of great debuts this week from a lot of great bands. Oh, there’s a few odd ones here and there (Tesla and Night Ranger? What year is this?), but otherwise […]

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Interview: Stefan Weinerhall of Falconer discusses new album and band’s future

Posted by on June 12, 2014

After a relatively short but much needed hiatus, Swedish folk metal outfit Falconer has returned with their release of Black Moon Rising earlier this week on Metal Blade Records. I was lucky enough to have a chance to sit down with guitarist, songwriter and band founder Stefan Weinerhall (Falconer, ex-Mithotyn) to discuss the the album, […]

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New and Noteworthy, 6/10: Cult of Chaos

Posted by on June 10, 2014

The volume of new releases coming out this week defies all logic and reason. If I don’t see at least eight of these new albums on next week’s Billboard 200 list, there is a serious problem! There is no reason for anyone not to buy AT LEAST one of these albums, if not more. So […]

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Swedish Folk Metal band Falconer streaming new album now

Posted by on June 6, 2014

After almost a year and a half of complete silence––no touring, no website updates, no Facebook news, nothing at all––Stefan Weinerhall (guitarist/songwriter/founder) came out of nowhere with his announcement that Falconer was indeed back to writing music and they already had six songs written. What followed this post was another 11 agonizing months of complete […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 7th – Happy Anniversary! Contest Time!

Posted by on June 7, 2011

Did someone put out a memo saying that June 8th was the date when every record label…wait a minute, today’s date is June 7th. And that sentence seems familiar…from exactly one year ago, in fact! Today, we celebrate one year of New & Noteworthy, and what a year it has been! We’ve seen amazing new […]

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