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You can buy over 12,000 metal albums on Amazon for $4-$6!

Posted by on April 26, 2016

It’s no surprise that one of the biggest music retailers in the world is Amazon. Sadly the demise of physical record stores means that there are many less places to go to get music, and Amazon’s convenience and ubiquity have led them to become one of the easiest ways to get music. And one of […]

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Chicago Open Air lineup reveals stacked lineup

Posted by on February 17, 2016

Rammstein alone was probably enough for many to decide they wanted to to go to the inaugural Chicago Open Air festival when they were announced as the first band last week. Yesterday, the festival, taking place July 15, 16 and 17, announced the rest of their lineup and pound for pound, it’s more impressive for […]

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ShipRocked 2016: Additional Details Announced

Posted by on December 16, 2015

Adding to a post from earlier this year, additional details have been released about the upcoming ShipRocked 2016. The complete lineup will see We Are Harlot, Red Sun Rising, Like A Storm, The Glorious Sons, Stitched Up Heart, Biters, The Standstills, Doll Skin,  and more, join the already announced Five Finger Death Punch, Seether, Halestorm, Hellyeah, 10 […]

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Judas Priest, Megadeth, The Sword, NIN lead Record Store Day releases

Posted by on October 28, 2015

Whether or not Record Store Day is the bane of the vinyl industry, or a savior to independent record stores, one thing’s for certain: if you’re a collector, there are two days a year where you’ll be able to pick up rare, limited edition or reissued wax that might have been out of print for […]

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Five Finger Death Punch, Seether to rock Shiprocked 2016

Posted by on May 7, 2015

You haven’t made plans for January 2016 yet, have you? Because Shiprocked 2016 has announced their initial line-up and tickets are on sale now. In their seventh year, the cruise launches from Miami, FL on January 18th, makes a stop in Costa May, Mexico then returns on the 22nd. The line-up so far: Five Finger Death Punch, Seether, Halestorm, […]

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Steve Albini not betting on Tidal

Posted by on April 15, 2015

In addition to producing Nirvana’s In Utero, Steve Albini has worked with some pretty epic metal bands, including High On Fire, Helmet, Neurosis, and Weedeater. So when Albini comments on the “next big music streaming service,” it’s best to pay attention. Tidal, the new mega-star owned, hi-fi, music streaming service, is the latest internet media darling, and Albini isn’t too impressed, […]

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In the meantime, Wrong sound exactly like Helmet

Posted by on February 25, 2015

Starting next week in their hometown of Miami, Torche will be heading out on the road with Nothing and fellow Floridians Wrong. Aside from the fact that it’s kind of awesome “Nothing Wrong” are opening for Torche, Wrong have premiered a song from their first-ever EP, Stop Giving. The band formed from the ashes of Capsule, […]

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Helmet extend North American tour

Posted by on February 6, 2015

Helmet announced back in November that they’d be playing Betty in its entirety, with no opening band. At first it was just a 10-date run, but the tour has been expanded down south and even to Canada. There’s not a west-coast date to be found, but hopefully later this year Helmet makes the trip to the Pacific coast. Said […]

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Debut metal albums turning 25 in 2015

Posted by on January 5, 2015

Last month, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced their inductees for 2015. It’s no surprise that there aren’t any particularly heavy bands being inducted this year. In fact, the only thing a musical act has to do to qualify for consideration is a) be popular, especially with critics and b) have come out […]

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Helmet playing 10 Betty shows in the US

Posted by on November 19, 2014

Helmet celebrated the 20th anniversary of Betty with a European tour. Now the celebration of the band’s third full-length is coming to the states, announced by the band via their Twitter account, stating, “10 new Betty shows in US. Playing album start to finish + full 2nd set. No openers.” Page Hamilton talked about the Betty album […]

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