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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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Metal Insider contributor Zenae Zukowski’s Top Ten of 2017

Posted by on December 7, 2017

When 2017 began, I was overly excited to hear countless new albums from artists including Ensiferum, Myrkur, Chelsea Wolfe, Dying Fetus, Cannibal Corpse Iced Earth and, many more. Unfortunately, a multitude of these new releases by talented artists felt more as a contractual obligation instead of a brilliant creative execution. The overall production quality remained […]

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Sabaton and Kreator to tour North America this winter

Posted by on October 30, 2017

  Sabaton and Kreator, two of the strongest bands in the metal scene today, have teamed up for a killer North American tour. The 24 date tour spans through February and March and hits major cities like Los Angeles, Montreal and Philadelphia. General admission tickets go on sale on Friday, November 3 at 10:00 a.m. […]

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2017’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator and more

Posted by on October 18, 2017

While we haven’t had the chance to fully celebrate Halloween, we did receive an extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released on Black Friday (November 24th). These ‘Record Store Day’ releases include a wide range from Iggy Pop, Clutch, Janis Joplin, Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator, Venom, Black Label Society and more. Wanna […]

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