Tag Archives: Kobra and the Lotus

Tour Alert: Xandria to embark on first North American headlining tour

Posted by on March 16, 2017

May day! Literally, the month of May is filling up with shows that you don’t want to miss, or even alter a few plane tickets making sure your schedule is fully adjusted. Let’s face it, the Opeth/Gojira tour was huge and then we discovered Metallica, Morbid Angel and the first chance to see Sirenia in […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 30th – Telling Ghosts

Posted by on October 30, 2015

Halloween weekend is upon us, and in addition to the candy, parties, and pranks that will be taking place, a whole bunch of new music has shown up as well. Check it all out below.   Puscifer, Money Shot (Puscifer Entertainment) It’s hard to believe that this is only the third full-length album of original music that […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/9: Motörhead work their bad magic

Posted by on September 9, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The subject of Lemmy’s health has been a hot topic in metal for a while now. It doesn’t feel it started that long ago, but the saga has been going on over two years […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 28th – Death Machine

Posted by on August 28, 2015

Very few metal bands can make the claim that their career has lasted for forty years. Fewer still can claim that their career has lasted forty consecutive years. So when it came time to pick the album that leads off today’s list, there was really no question. All hail the inimitable glory that is Motörhead!   […]

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Kobra and the Lotus pay tribute to the Spirit of Radio

Posted by on August 10, 2015

Metal band Kobra and the Lotus, who have toured with KISS and Def Leppard, are taking their Canadian heritage pretty seriously. The band have decided to record an EP, Words of the Prophets, that pays tribute to a handful of other Canadian rock acts, with covers of songs by Triumph, Bachman-Turner Overdrive and April Wine. YOu’ve […]

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Metal Power Rankings: Repentless is already relentless

Posted by on June 28, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. With the exception of Disturbed, it’s been a pretty quiet week, […]

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Kobra and the Lotus touring in August

Posted by on June 24, 2015

You’ve got to hand it to Canadian quintet Kobra and the Lotus. The female-fronted band, which has opened for KISS and have released three albums so far, are true to their roots. The band’s forthcoming EP, Words of the Prophets, is an EP consisting of five covers from fellow Canadian bands.  You can check out their […]

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Kobra and the Lotus release new video for Black Velvet cover

Posted by on June 23, 2015

In anticipation for their upcoming release Words of the Prophets, a tribute to the band’s fellow Canadian influences, Kobra and the Lotus has released a music video for their cover of Alannah Myles’ “Black Velvet.” Words will be released worldwide on August 28th via Titan Music, but this song is available right now on iTunes. […]

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Wild Throne prove War is a Romance

Posted by on March 19, 2015

We first caught Washington trio Wild Throne last year, opening for Kobra and the Lotus in New York at the Studio at Webster Hall. We knew nothing about them, but were impressed. We described them at the time as High on Fire with Geddy Lee singing, although that doesn’t quite do them justice. We weren’t […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/23: The sound of Silence

Posted by on July 23, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The fourth album by Suicide Silence is titled You Can’t Stop me, and it’s strangely appropriate. It’s an album of firsts – their first album with Eddie Hermida following the untimely passing of Mitch Lucker, […]

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