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Tag Archives: Heavy Metal

Code Orange to appear animated in upcoming Issue of ‘Heavy Metal’

Posted by on September 19, 2019

  Pittsburgh, PA hardcore punk / metal band Code Orange will be gracing the pages of Heavy Metal Magazine issue 295. The band will be animated into a story called “The Hunt,” which is presumably based off their 2018 collaboration with Slipknot / Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor. The band shared the news on Twitter yesterday […]

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Heavy metal is the fastest-growing music genre worldwide

Posted by on April 30, 2019

For those who say rock and heavy metal music is dead, TuneCore has revealed heavy metal is the fastest-growing music genre worldwide. The New York based company provides digital distribution, publishing and licensing services for independent artists, has announced its artists earned $83 million in the first quarter of 2019, a 21% increase over Q1 […]

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Montréal officially declared a “heavy metal city”

Posted by on April 15, 2019

Montréal, Quebec, Canada has officially been dubbed a “heavy metal city.” Global News reported, Councillor Craig Sauvé brought Cryptopsy, Necrotic Mutation, and Despised Icon CD’s to a city council meeting earlier this morning (15th), which led to a unanimous vote to declare Montréal a heavy metal city.   Jimmy Kay from The Metal Voice attended […]

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Megadeth teams up with Heavy Metal comics for 35th Anniversary release

Posted by on March 11, 2019

Back in January, Megadeth revealed the track listing for their 35th Anniversary greatest hits album Warheads On Foreheads. Now the band has announced their collaboration with premiere comics publisher, Heavy Metal. The collaboration will be called Death by Design and is scheduled to be released June 5th. The project consists of a 350-page anthology of comic stories inspired by each song […]

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New poll shows heavy metal is the UK’s favorite music genre

Posted by on June 21, 2018

We were crushed when we found out hip-hop surpassed rock music, which was based off of Nielsen Music’s 2017 year-end report. However, based on a recent poll from an online casino operator, bgo.com has revealed heavy metal is the most popular genre in the UK. The poll states that 20% of the UK population favors […]

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Iron Maiden is getting a comic book based on their video game

Posted by on June 27, 2017

If there’s any one band that’s going the right thing when it comes to merchandising, it’s Iron Maiden. They’ve got an instantly-iconic logo with it’s own font, and then there’s Eddie, their mascot from the beginning. He’s been through a lot over the years, including being sentenced to an insane asylum, sent back to egyptian […]

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Heavy Metal Emoji Keyboard released on iOS

Posted by on June 16, 2016

Heavy metal iPhone users unite, Keyluminati presents the Heavy Metal Emoji Keyboard. The HMEK is exactly what it sounds like, a emoji keyboard designed specifically for the most metal of texting needs, like responding to your religious aunt’s Easter invitation with a pentagram and 666 emoji. The set of 175 images was created by Nashville […]

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President Obama praises Finland for “heavy metal” and “good governance”

Posted by on May 13, 2016

Earlier today President Obama welcomed the leaders of five Nordic nations, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Iceland, to the Nordic Summit at the White House. Climate change, countering violent extremism, the refugee crisis, and Russian aggression, were all on the agenda for the summit, but more importantly when President Obama was addressing Finnish president Sauli Niinistö, […]

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Dissident Aggression: Magic Circle – Journey Blind

Posted by on November 13, 2015

It’s been well documented in various sources, including this esteemed website, that every genre in the metal world has experienced a glut of bands all reaching for the proverbial golden ring that usually winds up leaving that particular scene a watered down mess. Thrash, death metal, black metal, you name it, they’ve all had their […]

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Test your knowledge: Heavy Metal Lyric or Bible Verse?

Posted by on July 10, 2015

It is no big secret that heavy metal and religion have not always been the best of friends. A couple torched buildings and anti-religious sentiments here and there and you end up with a full scale stereotype on all it’s people. Really though, when you get right down to it, the two really have a […]

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