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Watch Kreator play first show with Frédéric Leclercq (ex-Dragonforce)

Posted by on October 8, 2019

Kreator had their first show with bassist Frédéric Leclercq over the weekend on Saturday (5th) at Teatro La Cupula in Santiago, Chile and on Sunday (6th) at Santiago Gets Louder. Leclercq recently quit Dragonforce to “pursue other projects,” which we soon found out he replaced longtime bassist Christian “Speesy” Giesler and officially joined the German […]

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Ex-Dragonforce bassist Frédéric Leclercq joins Kreator

Posted by on September 16, 2019

Kreator have recruited Frédéric Leclercq (ex-Dragonforce) as their new bass player. Earlier last month, Dragonforce announced parting ways with Leclercq in order for him to “pursue other projects.” And now, Leclercq has joined these German thrash legends full time as he has replaced longtime bassist Christian “Speesy” Giesler.      The group issued the following statement: […]

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Lamb of God and Kreator announce co-headlining European tour in 2020

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Lamb of God and German thrash gods Kreator will roll through Europe on the State of Unrest Tour. Spring of 2020 will see two metal legends join forces to deliver a united front of brutality to all of Europe. Joining the trek spanning March and April will be Texas upstarts Power Trip. Tour dates: 03/27  Stockholm, […]

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Kreator replaces Megadeth for Slayer’s final Chile performance

Posted by on July 5, 2019

Last month, Dave Mustaine revealed he’s been diagnosed with throat cancer. As fans have been supporting the frontman/guitarist, the majority of Megadeth’s scheduled shows for this year have been cancelled. We’ve already seen the Misfits reunion being added to this year’s Psycho Las Vegas, and now Kreator has replaced Megadeth for Slayer’s final Chile performance. […]

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Judas Priest to headline frist-ever Knotfest Colombia

Posted by on August 16, 2018

Knotfest continues to expand as the first-ever Knotfest Colombia will kick-off on October 26th at Hipódromo de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. The initial festival was launched by Slipknot, however, at this event, Judas Priest are scheduled to headline. The lineup also includes Helloween, Kreator, Arch Enemy, Massacre, Kilcrops, Under Threat, Iron Reagan, Goatwhore, Revocation, […]

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Download Festival 2018: Recap and Photos

Posted by on June 14, 2018

As the Download festival at Donington Park concluded this past weekend, it proved to be one of their biggest and best years yet. Featuring headliners of Avenged Sevenfold, Guns n’ Roses, and Ozzy Osbourne, only proved there were no shortage of great bands on the bill. Many acts did overlap or had conflicting time slots […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/14: Andrew W.K. brings the party to the charts

Posted by on March 14, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The first thing I think of when I hear the name Andrew W.K. is that one time I met him at a party/band showcase and was asked to watch over his DJ equipment while […]

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Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Mastodon will have Record Store Day releases available

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Record Store Day has proven to be a savior for the music industry, particularly independent record stores and vinyl sales. Since it launched in 2007, it’s expanded to two days (there’s also one on Black Friday) and vinyl sales have continued to increase every year. Meanwhile, the event, which was meant to get consumers away […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/7: Chart catharsis

Posted by on February 7, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Machine Head’s new album was the center of a lot of chatter in the metal world in the first month of 2018, and the majority of it was mixed to say the least. Our […]

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Download Festival announces over 65 more additional bands to 2018 lineup

Posted by on January 29, 2018

  The UK’s Download Festival has expanded their 2018 line up by adding over 65 more bands to their previously announced headliners. And still even more bands are expected to be announced as well. Download takes place at Donnington Park June 8-10, 2018. Previously Announced Headliners Ozzy Osbourne Guns N’ Roses Avenged Sevenfold Marilyn Manson […]

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