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Tag Archives: Melt-Banana

Metal By Numbers 12/7: Black (album) Friday sales

Posted by on December 7, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We now come to the time of year on Metal By Numbers where list of debuts grows very small. This week feels particularly bare after Metallica’s album sales were revealed last week. But we’ve […]

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Iron Maiden, Anthrax, Refused, Alice In Chains among Record Store Day exclusives

Posted by on October 27, 2016

Although there’s starting to be a bit of a backlash against Record Store Day, it’s still essentially Christmas for independent record stores and a great way to pick up unique vinyl or stuff that had been long out of print elsewhere. As we know, there’s a second Record Store Day on Black Friday, and there’s […]

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Torche have an annihilation affair with robots

Posted by on March 26, 2015

Torche offer up a pretty somber, dystopian music video for their song “Annihilation Affair,” taken from their latest album, Restarter, available now on Relapse Records. The video is based around the video game that was made to promote the new record; Torche vs. Robots: Annihilation Affair. It’s a side-scrolling, 16-bit looking adventure game that the band put out […]

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Torche to tour with Melt Banana

Posted by on March 16, 2015

Have you heard Torche’s Restarter yet? It’s a pretty damn solid album, and the band’s Relapse debut (and fourth album overall) is their most successful yet. They’ve been touring in support of the album, and began the year on the road with Clutch, but they’re going to keep touring. In fact, a midwest, west coast and […]

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Maryland Deathfest 2015 lineup taking shape with Neurosis, Triptykon among headliners

Posted by on July 16, 2014

If it seems like only a month and a half ago that Baltimore was the destination for extreme metal fans and bands from around the world, that’s because it was. But the Maryland Deathfest has wasted no time in announcing the first round of bands for the 2015 incarnation of the fest. Neurosis is playing, and so it Triptykon, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/9: Rush Remix The Charts

Posted by on October 9, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You may have heard of something called the “loudness war”, a term applied to albums that are mixed in a manner to make it sound…well, louder. This isn’t exactly a new thing, but it’s […]

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