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Photos/Review: 1st Annual Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival

Posted by on July 9, 2019

After 12 years, Rock On The Range was laid to rest… in what seemed like a messy divorce, a lifetime of “Rangers” were suddenly left without a home as co-producers AEG and DWP parted ways. Within weeks of getting the news on the death of Rock On The Range, rumors became a reality when Danny […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/7: Earth is burning up the charts

Posted by on June 7, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Earth is also on its way to burning up for real, but we’re not talking about that right now. It’s June now, meaning we’re heading into a slew of summer releases. As always, […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/29: Rammstein triumph in Amerika

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It should come as no surprise that Rammstein’s first album in ten years topped the list this week. It’s #4 in pure album sales and #1 on the Billboard 200, which makes this […]

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Hellfest Announces 2018 Lineup

Posted by on December 13, 2017

  Hellfest is back for their 13th annual heavy metal festival and has announced their final line up. Featuring over 150 bands on 6 stages, Hellfest takes place in Clisson France from June 22-24. Previously announced headliners such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, A Perfect Circle, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Limp Bizkit, Nightwish, […]

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Halestorm to kick off 2017 with 3rd covers EP; hear them do Whitesnake

Posted by on December 2, 2016

Halestorm is one of those bands that you might not get until you hear them live. There are probably some metal fans still pissed that they picked up a Grammy back in 2013 for Metal and Hard Rock Performance for “Love Bites (So Do I)” over Iron Maiden, Anthrax, Megadeth, Lamb of God and Marilyn […]

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‘Blackhearts’ documentary screening at Saint Vitus Bar

Posted by on September 13, 2016

  A few years back, Heavy Metal in Baghdad was a documentary about Acrassicauda, a band from Iraq struggling not just to make it in metal, but even just to play shows in the war-torn country, where they could be killed for their allegiance to Western music. Another doc, As the Palaces Burn, started out as a film about […]

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Green Day in, Nine Inch Nails not for Rock Hall of Fame

Posted by on December 16, 2014

You might find this hard to believe, but today the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees were announced, and there aren’t any heavy acts being inducted into it! Well, that’s not entirely true. Green Day’s pop-punk is definitely a little more amped up than the Bill Withers and Lou Reed, who are also being […]

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Nine Inch Nails, Green Day among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Posted by on October 9, 2014

It’s fitting that in a year when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies will be held in Cleveland, home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and museum, that Cleveland’s Trent Reznor leads the list of nominees for 2015 as Nine Inch Nails. To be eligible for the Hall of Fame, an […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/16: The Charts Are Getting Korny

Posted by on October 16, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s that time again: the charts are topped  by a band that many people consider to be A. Past their prime, B. Not actually metal, C. Are just not good, or D. All of […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/9: Rush Remix The Charts

Posted by on October 9, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You may have heard of something called the “loudness war”, a term applied to albums that are mixed in a manner to make it sound…well, louder. This isn’t exactly a new thing, but it’s […]

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