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Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Mastodon will have Record Store Day releases available

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Record Store Day has proven to be a savior for the music industry, particularly independent record stores and vinyl sales. Since it launched in 2007, it’s expanded to two days (there’s also one on Black Friday) and vinyl sales have continued to increase every year. Meanwhile, the event, which was meant to get consumers away […]

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Photos/Review: Hellfest 2017 was One Hell of a Ride

Posted by on June 26, 2017

As promised, Hellfest 2017 was “One Hell of a Ride” For three day; over 120 bands took over the small town of Clisson, France.  Proving that Hellfest is quite possibly the greatest metal festival around today, dare I even say Ever! “Are you ready for some awkward Canadian prog metal?!?!” –Devin Townsend The opening day […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/3: Whatever tomorrow brings, the charts will be there

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The last time the name Incubus popped up on the charts I neglected to include them because though they once played some semblance of alternative/funk metal, they’re a long ways away from that […]

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Record Store Day 2017 Metal and Hard Rock Preview

Posted by on April 19, 2017

The tenth annual Record Store Day is fast approaching! This Saturday, record stores nationwide will be releasing some great new records to add to your vastly growing music collection. It’s a long list of new limited edition releases, but let’s check out what they have to offer for Heavy Metal & Hard Rock. New to […]

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Avenged Sevenfold, Darkest Hour, Dillinger Escape Plan among Record Store Day exclusives

Posted by on March 9, 2017

The 10th annual Record Store Day to celebrate independent record stores is coming up on Saturday, April 22nd. And while there’s been a degree of backlash about how good the day is for both record pressing plants and smaller bands that have to wait for months to get vinyl pressed because Toto is coming out with an […]

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2015 Record Store Day releases include a lot of metal

Posted by on March 11, 2015

Record Store Day is just around the corner. Well, actually, it’s over a month away, on April 18th, but it’s time to start saving up some money to do the old timey thing that people back in the 70s, 80s and 90’s used to do and support independent record stores. While we’ve known that Mastodon, […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl: Who Is The Most Metal Avenger?

Posted by on May 4, 2012

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. Everywhere you look (and we mean everywhere), you’ll likely see something related to Marvel’s new movie The Avengers. In other words, we apologize to […]

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Rock Band Announces “Metal” Track Pack

Posted by on August 13, 2009

The Rock Band and Guitar Hero franchises have arguably done more to expose people to new music than radio has in the past few years. So it’s pretty cool to see that Rock Band has announced a $29.99 “Rock Band Metal Track Pack” featuring 20 songs, some exclusive to the game. I’m not sure that […]

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