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Tag Archives: Monuments

Metal Sucks announces 2016 “South by South Death” SXSW lineup

Posted by on February 17, 2016

Just in time for this year’s annual music-and-tech-and-marketing-industry-on-spring-break convention, better known as SXSW, MetalSucks has just announced their sixth annual South by South Death festival. While last year’s convention was viewed by some as being light on metal, it seems like that’s not going to be the case this year. Metal Sucks’ will be going […]

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Cancelled Soundwave Festival owes millions to 2015 performing bands

Posted by on December 18, 2015

It hasn’t been a week since Soundwave Festival started limping on their tracks and hinted about not doing another edition next in 2017, which ended up turning true and even cancelled their 2016 edition due to lack of ticket sales. We have seen that story before with Rockstar’s Mayhem Festival here in the US except […]

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Steve Carell, Jim Carrey get metal treatment from Monuments

Posted by on February 5, 2015

If the Internet and social media have taught us one thing, it’s that people can come up with just about any idea in the name of making humorous viral video. Musicians, or otherwise, are no exception. British progressive metal/djent band Monuments toured North America with Devin Townsend Project and Animals As Leaders last fall, and will begin their 2015 touring […]

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South by So What?! adds Atreyu, Hatebreed

Posted by on October 2, 2014

The second line-up “leak” for the 8th annual South by So What?! festival was announced, with some heavy weights getting in on the action. The reformed Atreyu joins Hatebreed, Motionless In White, I See Stars, Oceano, Fallujah, and For Today, among others. These bands joins a list of already announced bands like Black Tongue, Enter Shikari, Monuments, The Browning, […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/27: Space Ace invades the top 10

Posted by on August 27, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yeah, we know Ace Frehley isn’t technically the Spaceman anymore; we’ve written enough stories about that to know, trust us. But you have to admit that the man still has a strong, uh, affinity […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/13: The charts get (God)smacked around

Posted by on August 13, 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. The debuts for this week are much greater in number (and more greatly anticipated) than last week. The top debut of the week isn’t all that surprising, but […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/6: Theory of a dead week in sales

Posted by on August 6, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. For the past month or so, we’ve seen major releases from the biggest bands in metal from Mastodon to Overkill. So it’s only natural that we’d get an off-week where not only are there […]

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Fall tour announcement: Devin Townsend Project, Animals as Leaders, Monuments

Posted by on August 5, 2014

We’ve known that Devin Townsend was working on Ziltoid 2 for some time now, and now we know that he’ll be touring behind it alongside Animals as Leaders and Monuments. The Abstract Reality tour, zig-zagging through Canada and the United States in November and December, is going to rip, even if we’re going to have to […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/23: The sound of Silence

Posted by on July 23, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The fourth album by Suicide Silence is titled You Can’t Stop me, and it’s strangely appropriate. It’s an album of firsts – their first album with Eddie Hermida following the untimely passing of Mitch Lucker, […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/16: Judas Priest redeem record sales

Posted by on July 16, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Retirement plans for metal bands (or really any kind of rock band) seem to involve the same thing: big final tour with possibly a final album, then at some point someone says “Well, we […]

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