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Thousands of master recordings burned in 2008 Fire; artists and Universal respond

Posted by on June 13, 2019

The 2008 Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire seems to have been even more catastrophic than anyone had previously known. A story published Tuesday (11th) in the New York Times Magazine details that seven decades worth of master tapes perished in the blaze, calling it “the biggest disaster in the history of the music business.” Originally […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/8: I wonder where that fish did go

Posted by on May 8, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   If you’ve been reading this column for long enough, you might remember there was an era about two years ago where it felt like King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard was on here […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/1: After The Burial take the top spot

Posted by on May 1, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last week, we saw a lot of new albums pop up thanks to Record Store Day. Most of those albums usually drop off the week after since they’re RSD exclusives. This week, there’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/24: Sunn O))) is love, Sunn O))) is life

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s an interesting mishmash on the charts today. Record Store Day always brings a slew of random sales from exclusive vinyl releases and such, but it also brings boosts to albums that have […]

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Watch surviving Nirvana members reunite at 2018’s Cal Jam featuring John McAuley and Joan Jett

Posted by on October 8, 2018

Last week Foo Fighters and Cal Jam provided a big clue that the surviving members of Nirvana will reunite at the festival. The event took place on Saturday (6th), as Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear reunited together at the end of Foo Fighters’ headlining set. Deer Tick’s John McAuley and Joan Jett joined […]

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Surviving Nirvana members may reunite at this weekend’s Cal Jam Festival

Posted by on October 4, 2018

It looks promising that this Saturday (6th) we will see surviving Nirvana members reunited once again onstage. Last night, a video was shared on both the Foo Fighters’ social media and Cal Jam’s, the festival the Foo Fighters are scheduled to headline that takes place this Saturday at the Glen Helen Regional Park in San […]

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Check out Melvins Tour poster featuring Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love

Posted by on August 28, 2018

On August 14th, the Melvins completed their first touring cycle in support of their latest effort Pinkus Abortion Technician. During this particular trek, a brilliant show poster was created by Cincinnati artist Brian Methe for the Ft. Collins, Colorado show at the Aggie Theatre on August 11th. The artwork was inspired by a cover of […]

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People are campaigning for a Nirvana reunion with Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger

Posted by on July 27, 2018

These days are becoming more difficult to tell the difference between true or false news as bizarre stories continue to surface. For instance, over 26,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org to drink red liquid from a black sarcophagus that was recently opened in Alexandria, Egypt. And now, there’s a Facebook campaign for a […]

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The best-selling rock and metal of 2018 so far is…

Posted by on June 15, 2018

If you’re a regular reader of Metal Insider, you likely check out Metal by Numbers, in which we look at the week’s biggest-selling heavy titles. Of course, streaming is more or less taking over as the way many people consume music, but hard rock and metal fans tend to be more loyal. With this current […]

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Frances Bean Cobain’s ex husband suing Courtney Love, claiming she tried to kill him to obtain Kurt’s acoustic guitar

Posted by on May 30, 2018

There are countless of conspiracy theories out there that can easily make us question everything. While some of these said conspiracies have turned out to be true, others such as, did Courtney Love kill Kurt Cobain, remain a mystery. Frances Bean Cobain recently gave up her father’s acoustic MTV unplugged guitar as a divorce settlement […]

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