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Metal Insider’s Top Seventeen Tours to look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 9, 2020

2020 is the year we get to see Mr. Bungle’s first shows in twenty years, the return of Mercyful Fate, Faith No More, Rage Against the Machine, and more. We listed seventeen additional tours we’re looking forward to see.    17) Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison & Joan Jett summer stadium tour Skepticism has been […]

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Markus Vanhala’s (Insomnium/Omnium Gatherum) Top Ten Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on January 7, 2020

  Between Insomnium and Omnium Gatherum, we’ve been wondering how guitarist Markus Vanhala sleeps. Omnium Gatherum’s latest effort, The Burning Cold, landed on #1 on one of our year-end lists for 2018, and Insomnium’s Heart Like a Grave reached #1 for 2019. This spring, both groups will embark on a North American tour as Omnium […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 23, 2019

  I try to follow the rules, but, once again, another year of good music has gone by, and I was able to narrow it down to 20 instead of 10. There are a bunch of variables that make me connect to a song or artist. Whether it’s the overall vibrations the sound leaves behind […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/30: Alter Bridge walk to the top

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Halloween is tomorrow, so it’s only natural that Christmas music is showing up on the charts. Luckily, one of those albums comes from the one and only Rob Halford, so that should make […]

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Markus Vanhala on Insomnium’s most melancholic album ‘Heart Like a Grave’

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Insomnium went back to their roots with their new album Heart Like a Grave, which was released on October 4th via Century Media Records (order here). By roots, we meant, an album with ten sorrowful tracks versus one forty-minute epic tune, which we heard in 2016’s Winter’s Gate. Regardless, their new album is another masterpiece, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/16: Creeping up the charts

Posted by on October 16, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Once again we have a week featuring a large amount of debuts, 15 to be exact. Gatecreeper leads the pack with a top 30 debut. Not only did the band’s second album chart, […]

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New & Noteworthy: October 4th, 2019 – New Music Like A Grave

Posted by on October 4, 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 the return of Insomnium, a live release from Helloween, and many more! For last week’s releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales […]

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Insomnium premiere “Heart Like A Grave” video

Posted by on September 13, 2019

Insomnium are gearing up for the release of their new masterpiece, Heart Like a Grave, which is scheduled to arrive on October 4th via Century Media. These Finnish melodic death metal geniuses have already shared a video for the new song “Valediction,” and now, they’ve unleashed a second video for the title track.  The storyline is […]

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Insomnium unveil “Valediction” video, reveals 2020 North American tour dates

Posted by on August 23, 2019

Insomnium’s new album Heart Like A Grave will be released on October 4th via Century Media. Today (23rd), these Finnish melodic death metal masters have unveiled the first taste of their upcoming melancholy masterpiece with a video for the song “Valediction.” The clip was shot by Vesa Ranta and Aapo Lahtela of Kaira Films. This […]

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