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Judas Priest, Mastodon, Korn and GWAR confirmed for Slipknot’s Knotfest 2015

Posted by on June 27, 2015

Given the success of last year’s edition, it’s no surprise that Slipknot planned on bringing its destination festival Knotfest back to San Bernardino, CA this October. Now we know this year’s lineup, and it’s pretty damn impressive. Taking place October 24 and 25 at the San Manuel Amphitheater, Slipknot will be joined by the likes of […]

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Slayer, Motörhead, Anthrax, Exodus playing 2015 Motörboat

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Last year’s Motörhead’s Motörboat was a rousing success by all accounts, and even before it ended, the organizers said that it would be an annual event. Sure enough, the lineup and dates for 2015’s event have been announced, and it seems like they might have even upped the ante from last year’s. In addition to Motörhead, who […]

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Metal by Numbers 2/12: Blind Guardian go above and beyond

Posted by on February 12, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We knew that Blind Guardian was going to have a solid first week when we saw last week’s Metal by Numbers, when it sold 300 copies even though it wasn’t technically in stores yet. […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/4: Fear of the Chart

Posted by on February 4, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. What we have for you here is the biggest list of debuts of 2015 thus far. And it’s got a couple of doozies, not least of all Periphery heading it off with a double […]

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Wovenwar and Kyng cover Temple of the Dog

Posted by on September 3, 2014

If you were alive in the ’90s, you’re probably familiar with Temple of the Dog. A supergroup of sorts featuring Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell and the members of Pearl Jam before their debut album came out as a tribute to Mother Love Bone vocalist Andrew Wood, the  band’s only album came out in 1991, and featured […]

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Samhain announce additional tour dates; Goatwhore opening

Posted by on July 17, 2014

While it was already known that Glenn Danzig’s post-Misfits/pre solo artist band Samhain was playing at the Riot Fest Chicago. Now it’s been announced that the band will be playing a handful of other shows on the east and west coasts. Goatwhore will be direct support, with Kyng and Midnight  opening various shows. While Samhain […]

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Atreyu returning to play Aftershock Festival, working on new music

Posted by on July 1, 2014

While they’ve been hinting at it a bit via cryptic pictures on their social media, California metalcore band Atreyu have announced their return. The band have been working on new music and will be playing the Aftershock Festival on Sacramento, CA on September 14th. Here’s what the band’s Brandon Saller said about it: “The time […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/18: Can we get a Hellyeah?

Posted by on June 18, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are a lot of great debuts this week from a lot of great bands. Oh, there’s a few odd ones here and there (Tesla and Night Ranger? What year is this?), but otherwise […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/12: The charts get f*cked up

Posted by on June 12, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As the late great George Carlin once explained, no word is more versatile in its usage than the word “fuck”. It’s funny to think that there was a time when the usage of any […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/4: A KISS-torical week of sales

Posted by on June 4, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Ah, now that’s more like it. We’ve got a nice hefty list of debuts this week, and topping them all off is…yet another KISS compilation album. I mean, I love KISS as much as […]

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