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Meytal live band features some familiar faces

Posted by on February 2, 2015

After years of Meytal Cohen posting her drumming videos to YouTube, she’s finally got a full band around her. The group, simple titled Meytal, just played their first-ever show at LA’s Whisky A Go Go, and most metal heads will appreciate the line-up. Doc Coyle, formerly of God Forbid, and Travis Montgomery from Threat Signal, form the two-guitar attack, while Concordia vocalist Eric Emery is […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: shocking moments of 2014

Posted by on December 22, 2014

2014 was filled with lots of great new albums (as you likely noticed from our Top 10 list). Yet like every year, 2014 had plenty of shocking moments; incidents and events that took the metal community by complete surprise. With that in mind, the Metal Insider crew continues the tradition of listing the top ten […]

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God Forbid’s Doc Coyle comments on recent metal band breakups

Posted by on September 9, 2014

Doc Coyle, the co-founding guitarist of New Jersey’s now-deceased God Forbid, shared his thoughts on the recent break-ups of Bleeding Through, Shadows Fall, and recently Chimaira via his Rebel Noise blog. He includes God Forbid in what he calls the “Big 4 of Quitters,” a tongue in cheek reference to these once mighty metal bands calling it […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Which newly broken-up band will you miss the most?

Posted by on September 5, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. After the sudden departure of… well, everyone but Mark Hunter, Chimaira has officially come to an end. This came just a few weeks after […]

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All That Remains’ Philip Labonte says band has ‘transcended’ metal

Posted by on August 26, 2014

As an outspoken libertarian, All That Remains frontman Philip Labonte has had no problems in the past speaking his mind about gun control, politics, or Black Veil Brides. Whether you agree with his views or not, he’s always interesting, which is why we included him on our list of musicians most worthy of following on social […]

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Former God Forbid drummer Corey Pierce in auto accident

Posted by on June 24, 2014

Former God Forbid drummer Corey Pierce is recovering after being injured in an automobile accident that happened this past Saturday (21). It’s unknown how badly Pierce was injured, but a photo he posted on his Instagram account yesterday focused on his face and featured the caption “After rolling my truck in a pretty bad car […]

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Help Ghost Ship Octavius fund the making of their full-length and appear on the album’s cover!

Posted by on March 7, 2014

Ghost Ship Octavius, the new group featuring ex-God Forbid guitarist Matt Wicklund and ex-Nevermore drummer Van Williams, is set to begin work on their debut full-length with Grammy award winning producer Neil Kernon in Seattle. However, while they decided to go the DIY route, they need help funding the recording and manufacturing of said album. […]

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Top 10 lists from Northlane, Ghost Ship Octavius, Noctum, Gigan & Call of the Void

Posted by on December 9, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, we’ve been giving the site over to artists to let us know what they’ve been listening to. You can check out part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here, and part 4 here. We’re also ranking our faves of the year, with Chris Colgan and Zach Shaw already weighing in on […]

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Headbanger’s Brawl: The Trespass America tour to return?

Posted by on October 28, 2013

In 2012, Five Finger Death Punch closed out their American Capitalist touring cycle by headlining their own tour. Trespass America had a pretty strong lineup, with Killswitch Engage playing their first tour with Jesse Leach back in the fold, Trivium, Emmure, God Forbid, Pop Evil and Battlecross also played. After taking the year off, presumably […]

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Doc Coyle to fill in on bass for Unearth on tour

Posted by on September 25, 2013

Doc Coyle continues to keep himself busy post-God Forbid. The guitarist announced today that he will be filling in for bassist John “Slo” Maggard on Unearth’s upcoming tour with Sepultura, Kataklysm, Dark Sermon, Scar The Martyr and Anciients. In a post on his website, Coyle got a little sentimental  regarding the gigs he would be performing […]

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