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Seth Werkheiser’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 and Chris. Now it’s time for Seth Werkheiser’s list of […]

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The First Unitarian Church sloweth thy shows

Posted by on September 18, 2014

The legendary First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia, PA basement will be seeing fewer shows in the coming months. With R5 Productions opening two venues, Union Transfer and Boot & Saddle, they say it’s getting harder to book shows at the iconic venue: “With these new venues and a slew of other that have opened up around Philadelphia, it’s become […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/14: Nothing that Magic about this week

Posted by on May 14, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It was a pretty slow week for chart debuts, and also another one of those “what decade is this” weeks. Sarah McLachlan and Santana have two of the top ten debuts this week. At […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/7: Whitechapel break into the top 10

Posted by on May 7, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Some weeks, like last week, aren’t always the most exciting in terms of debuts (though its fun to take a few shots at Winger). This week is just the opposite with albums that come […]

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New & Noteworthy April 29th: As bright as the darkness

Posted by on April 29, 2014

There are a LOT of new albums coming out today! Coming from all over the spectrum and all over the world, today’s release list will be a delight for almost every metal fan out there. Check it all out right here!   Devil You Know, The Beauty of Destruction (Nuclear Blast) Howard Jones’ triumphant return […]

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Floor announce tour in support of ‘Oblation’

Posted by on March 19, 2014

If you couldn’t tell, we’re pretty excited about Floor’s forthcoming Oblation, their first album in 11 years. Not only will it be exciting to hear the new album, but for many that have gotten into Steve Brooks’ subsequent band, Torche, this will be the first new offering from the band that spawned them. And now the […]

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Floor unveil another new track

Posted by on March 18, 2014

It’s been 11 years since Miami’s Floor broke up. Since then, Steve Brooks went on to found Torche, another band that writes sludgy, hooky pop that sounds like the love child of Melvins and Foo Fighters. Thankfully, however, Floor reformed in 2010 and started playing shows again. The band have recorded a new album, Oblation. Their […]

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Floor (feat. Steve Brooks of Torche) reunites; stream new song

Posted by on February 11, 2014

If you’re familiar with Steve Brooks of Torche, you might know that before Torche he got started in sludge metal band called Floor. The band has reunited a few times since 2010 for a few live shows but hasn’t done much in the way of new material in over a decade. That’s all about to […]

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Hip Hop Producer Prince Paul Learns About Metal From Death Angel And Municipal Waste

Posted by on December 6, 2011

Prince Paul is not a name most metal fans may be familiar with. But in the hip hop world, he’s a well-respected producer and singer, having worked with De La Soul, Big Daddy Kane and many others. And while he may not have as much expertise in other genres, he and Scion A/V aim to […]

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Scion Rock Fest Officially Announced

Posted by on January 13, 2011

So yesterday we ran the leaked lineup and location information for the third annual Scion Rock Fest, taking place in Pomona CA. Today they officially announced the free festival, and it’s… pretty much everything we said yesterday. One thing that didn’t click with us yesterday is that Primate will be one of the bands playing. That’s […]

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