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Tag Archives: Lord Mantis

Metal By Numbers 12/4: The hidden history of the charts

Posted by on December 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The top 40 is a good place to be for most bands, but it’s especially killer to see a death metal band on there. Blood Incantation only have two studio albums under their […]

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New & Noteworthy: November 22nd, 2019 – The New Releases I Long For

Posted by on November 22, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from from Rammstein frontman Lindemann, Avatariul, and more, as well as some Iron Maiden reisses. For last week’s releases you can check out the last New & […]

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Ten debut metal albums that came out in 2009

Posted by on February 1, 2019

Serious question: did anything super important happen in 2009? Seeing as how I was 12, I really wasn’t in-the-know with a lot of the grown-up things happening at the time — but, more importantly, Apparently, I hadn’t yet been introduced to “devil music,” so I initially missed out on all of the celebrated releases like […]

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Lord Mantis, Indian drummer Bill Bumgardner passes

Posted by on October 10, 2016

It has come to our attention that drummer and founding member of Lord Mantis, Bill Bumgardner has taken his own life. Bumgardner performed with Indian as well until they split in 2015. Thus far, no concrete confirmations have been made aside from some of his former bandmate, Abigail Williams frontman Ken Sorceron. Sorceron announced this […]

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Cobalt release first single in seven years

Posted by on February 11, 2016

American black metal has been very solid for a long time and bands like Cobalt are the perfect example of the quality it possess. Cobalt has been a duo project helmed by multi-instrumentalist Erik Wunder and Phil McSorley in charge of the vocals, but the couple had many issues down the road and finally went […]

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Metal Power Rankings: We caught the throne

Posted by on March 14, 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. This week, Mastodon, buoyed by the surprise release of their […]

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Former Lord Mantis members find Missing

Posted by on March 11, 2015

With the recently announced line-up changes of Lord Mantis, two ex-members have dusted themselves off and formed a brand new band with a couple of other notable musicians. Both Charlie Fell and Ken Sorceron, now ex-members of Lord Mantis (but current members of Abigail Williams), have joined with Jeff Wilson (also of Abigail Williams) to form a new […]

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Metal Insider Contributor Chip McCabe’s Top 10 of 2014

Posted by on December 11, 2014

As the year in music winds down,  we’ve given plenty of artists a chance to reveal their favorite music of the year. Now it’s our turn. We’ve already given you Zach Shaw’s, Nick DeSimone’s, Anthony Maisano’s and Chris Colgan’s. Now we bring you Chip McCabe’s list. Chip’s weekly column Dissident Aggression tends to focus on more […]

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Insomnium, Fallujah, Pelican, Lord Mantis members reveal their best of 2014

Posted by on December 4, 2014

It’s December, which means that, for the most part, the year in music is over. Almost everything that’s going to come out has already, as the music industry focuses on the holiday shopping rush by pushing everything that’s come out in the first 11 months of the year. It’s also a good time to take […]

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Lord Mantis release extremely NSFW video

Posted by on December 4, 2014

There are a lot of NSFW videos that get released – a boob here, a little bit of blood there, but Lord Mantis have just released a video for “Possession Prayer” (via Bloody Disgusting) that’s actually bloody and disgusting. The clip, directed by Gretchen Heinel, is even more dark and disturbing than their music, which is saying […]

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