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Freedom Call’s Chris Bay on ‘M.E.T.A.L’ – “Just live your life with a positive meaning.”

Posted by on October 17, 2019

Freedom Call are currently touring all over Europe in support of their new album M.E.T.A.L, which was released on August 23rd via Steamhammer (order here). We caught up with the group’s mastermind Chris Bay to discuss more on their latest effort, twenty years since their debut, and to not take things too seriously.     Was […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/4: The charts get knocked about

Posted by on September 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Hey, it’s September. This month means different things for different people. If you’re a student, it means you’re back at school. If you’re Billy Joe Armstrong, it means it’s time to go to […]

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New & Noteworthy: August 23rd 2019 – N.E.W.M.U.S.I.C.

Posted by on August 23, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features news music from Sacred Reich, Crobot and more! For last week’s releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal by […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/30: Metallica return with a number one debut (duh)

Posted by on November 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Before August this year, fans kept out a casual eye for news of the next Metallica album. It’s been eight years and for a while all we had to go off of was a […]

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New & Noteworthy, November 11th – Become the Sky

Posted by on November 11, 2016

The new release list is a somewhat manageable size for the first time in over two months, signaling the winding down of what has been an incredible year for new music. This is also the second week in a row headlined by a stalwart of the Gothenburg music scene, which may be a first for […]

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Review: ProgPower USA XVII Day 3 @ Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA 9/9/16

Posted by on September 14, 2016

ProgPower USA is the premier US festival for progressive and power metal, bringing together a dozen and from all over the world. It takes place every year on a Friday and Saturday in mid-September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. It should be noted that while the main festival is on Friday and Saturday, […]

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ProgPower USA announces 2016 festival line-up/format changes; Fates Warning & Devin Townsend to headline

Posted by on September 14, 2015

Friday night, sandwiched between the Anathema and Falconer sets, ProgPower USA XVII and it’s line-up were announced at the festival, gathering an explosion of applause and screams with every name to come up on the screen. Next year’s main festival will take place on Friday September 9th and Saturday the 10th, with the Wednesday Midweek […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 4th: Wretched Entropy

Posted by on March 4, 2014

With barely any recognizable names coming out with albums today, it’s time for metalheads to dig into the underground to get their new music fix this week! Fortunately, the underground is quite well-stocked with new and amazing records for your listening pleasure. By the way, if you were waiting until today to buy new music, […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 7: Electricity

Posted by on May 7, 2013

The month of May always brings with it a certain sense of heightened anticipation. It’s the deep breath before the spiraling descent into the madness of the summer months. The festival lineups are set, the release calendar is filled with exciting potential Albums of the Year, and the concert calendar is chock-full of incredible tours. […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 28th – Enemy of the Music Business

Posted by on February 28, 2012

If death metal is the metal subgenre that the music industry continually tries to ignore, then grindcore is the bastard child that the industry has flat-out disowned. No subgenre is as abrasive, aggressive, or downright assaultive as grindcore, and it has been that way since its very beginning 25 years ago. The genre has changed […]

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