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My first metal shirt – Abnormality bassist Josh Staples

Posted by on July 13, 2016

My First Metal Shirt is a regularly-occurring feature on Metal Insider where we talk to people involved in metal about the first-ever metal T-shirt they owned, their memories about it,  and hopefully, a picture of them in it. This week’s installment comes from Josh Staples, the bassist of Massachusetts death metal band Abnormality. My first Death Metal shirt […]

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The Summer Slaughter Tour reveal dates for 2016 edition

Posted by on May 23, 2016

A few weeks ago, the news about this year’s Summer Slaughter tour started getting around after Nile’s frontman Dallas Toler-Wade revealed they would be part of the tour with Cannibal Corpse. Afterwards, GWAR leaked the bands confirmed for the trip, forcing the tour to officially announce the lineup before time, it’s time to get the dates for that […]

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GWAR leaks lineup to this year’s Summer Slaughter tour

Posted by on May 13, 2016

The lineup to this year’s Summer Slaughter tour was supposed to be announced via the Facebook page of American Satan, a film penned and directed by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen. Well… GWAR may have jumped the gun. GWAR accidently beat American Satan to the punch by announcing this year’s lineup of Summer Slaughter (which […]

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The Summer Slaughter tease more bands including Suffocation, Revocation

Posted by on April 21, 2016

We are getting closer to the summer and for North America that means getting closer to get the lineup for this year’s edition of The Summer Slaughter. We previously mentioned about the organizers teasing a few bands for this year run like Cannibal Corpse, Nile and After the Burial and yesterday, Nile’s own Dallas Toller-Wade […]

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Is Cannibal Corpse headlining Summer Slaughter 2016?

Posted by on April 20, 2016

Who’s your pick for Summer Slaughter 2016? Everyone’s got their guesses, but it looks like the tour just dropped a massive hint at who’s touring this year. The tour took to their Facebook page last night to make a semi-announcement. If the phrase “kill or become and cast down the heretic to get lost in […]

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Belphegor’s frontman was attacked by an Orthodox Christian in Russia

Posted by on April 20, 2016

We know that Russia is not a very tolerant country in many aspects, which sometimes extends to their thoughts on heavy metal. For years, bands have faced difficulties when trying to perform in the motherland – like Behemoth, whogot arrested and ejected entirely out of the country for simply being Behemoth. Now, it seems like […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/10: Some astonishing debuts

Posted by on February 10, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. With eleven debuts, this week is the biggest week yet for metal in 2016, spearheaded by the always dependable Dream Theater. And just looking ahead in February, it doesn’t look like we’ll be slowing […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/20: 2016 sales have been ignited

Posted by on January 20, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You might not be surprised to know that the late David Bowie has at least seventeen albums on the Billboard 200. What you may be surprised to know is that *gasp* we have five […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/13: The charts look very different today

Posted by on January 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, shit. I tried not to be a downer last week in the first MBN of the year despite it only being a week after Lemmy’s death. But now we’ve got another legend that […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/7: Happy(ish) New Year

Posted by on January 7, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The metal world seems to be starting off 2016 in an odd place, and I’m sure I don’t need to tell you why. As such, there isn’t much in the way of new music […]

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