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Metal By Numbers 2/13: The charts can’t resist temptation

Posted by on February 13, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   So the Grammys have come and gone and, yet again, the metal community can really only respond with a shrug. Sure, High On Fire won a Grammy and that’s pretty sweet, but as […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/6: Bring Me The Horizon chart high, sell low

Posted by on February 6, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   An album selling less than its predecessor is a common thing nowadays. Some of it does come down to trends: a band that was doing hot three or four years ago might experience […]

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Mono streaming new album, announce North American Tour dates

Posted by on January 22, 2019

Japanese instrumental post-rock band Mono’s new album, Nowhere Now Here, is coming out this Friday (25th) via Temporary Residence Ltd. However, you can hear the entire LP four days early, as the band teamed up with Brooklyn Vegan to exclusively stream the record ahead of its release date. Nowhere Now Here is the group’s overall tenth studio […]

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Deftones, Mogwai, Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, Alcest and more set for Robert Smith’s Meltdown fest.

Posted by on March 6, 2018

The Cure’s Robert Smith has selected the lineup for this year’s Meltdown festival. The annual music and arts 10-day-event is scheduled to return to London, England’s Southbank Centre on June 15th-24th, and along with some acts you’d expect, there are some surprising additions to the fest.  Today (6th), Smith announced a handful of acts including […]

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Spending 4/20 with Sleep

Posted by on April 23, 2017

Al Cisneros, Matt Pike, & Jason Roeder, rolled into Madison WI this past April 20th to celebrate the holidays at the sold out Majestic Theater. It was an amazing show… at least what I remember about it. *cough cough* With support from ambient instrumentalist, Mono, this was Sleep’s first performance in Wisconsin in over two […]

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Mono announce North American Spring tour dates with Holy Sons

Posted by on February 24, 2017

  Instrumental Japan rockers Mono are set to tour North America this spring in support of their latest release Requiem for Hell. The tour kicks off on April 19 in Minneapolis and runs its course until May 19 in Denver Colorado. Holy Sons are joining them on select dates from April 22 in Chicago until […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/26: Dillinger don’t dissociate album sales

Posted by on October 26, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If you haven’t seen Bram Teitelman’s video of DEP frontman Greg Pucaito’s two story leap at a recent show, do that now. Then jump for joy yourself when you see that that the band […]

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Mono offer Requiem For Hell with new song, video

Posted by on September 27, 2016

Only a few weeks away until the Japanese instrumental rockers Mono release their ninth album, Requiem For Hell on October 14, 2016 via Temporary Residence (North America), Pelagic Records (UK & Europe) and Magniph/Hostess (Japan & Asia). This morning Mono unveiled the official music video for the title song, “Requiem For Hell” and these instrumentals […]

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Take a dip into a new chanty from The Ocean

Posted by on October 8, 2015

The Ocean (or The Ocean Collective, if you will) are always impressive. They might have outdone themselves with 2013’s Pelagial, a semi-concept album about an actual ocean, with each song getting heavier and denser, like the actual layers of the ocean. The band’s returning with a split EP with MONO, Transcendental, that’s coming out on their own […]

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