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Today in Metal: ‘Seven Churches’ by Possessed turns 29 years old

Posted by on October 16, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This is the album that many people say started the death metal genre, mostly because of the track “Death Metal” that’s on this album. I, personally, think Death started it, back in their Mantas […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 19th – As You Were

Posted by on June 19, 2012

Great minds breed great music. If we’ve learned nothing from the past twenty years, that truth applies to metal artists more than most other genres. The names of metal’s elite composers and musicians that have filled the minds and hearts of fans worldwide continue to be powerful to this very day – Wilson, Akerfeldt, Portnoy, […]

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“Evil Dead” Demo By Mantas (Chuck Schuldiner’s Pre-Death Band) Streaming Online

Posted by on May 23, 2012

On June 19, Relapse Records will be releasing the rare demos of Mantas, Chuck Schuldiner’s band before forming Death. And now we get to hear a song from the Death By Metal re-release, featuring Mantas’ first two demos and live recordings. Though it’s not the best of sound quality (after all, it is a demo), […]

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Recordings From Chuck Schuldiner’s Pre-Death Band Mantas To Be Released

Posted by on May 10, 2012

The late Chuck Schuldiner is best known creating Death. But before Death officially came to be, there was Mantas. And on June 19, Relapse Records will be re-releasing Mantas’ recordings as part of one compilation. Death By Metal will include Mantas’ first two demos and a rehearsal from 1984, while the limited edition 2 disc […]

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Scream Bloody More: Relapse to Reissue Death Catalogue

Posted by on May 11, 2010

Reissues are just as popular now as they always have been, and given the fact that metalheads collect and buy more records than other forms of music, I’m never too surprised when an album ends up being pressed on different colored vinyl or reissued after a decade. While we were surprised that Iwrestledabearonce are reissuing […]

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