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Metal Insider’s Chris Annunziata’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 30, 2019

  Getting straight to the point, here are my Top 10 Metal Albums of 2019:   10) Jasta, The Lost Chapters Vol. 2 (Perseverance Media Group) If you happen to listen to my radio show or pay any attention to my posts, having Jasta on my list should be no surprise. This stellar record features many great […]

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Norma Jean’s Cory Brandan’s house gets rammed by drunk driver

Posted by on December 11, 2019

Norma Jean’s vocalist Cory Brandan was enjoying his night away from tour when a drunk driver slammed into his house. Fortunately, Brandan was not hurt and the driver was arrested. Apparently, the woman driving excuse was “I don’t know this area very well and made a bad turn.” Someone crashed into my house! Everything is […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/13: The charts have something left to love

Posted by on November 13, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last week, I was slapping my hand to my forehead over the realization that we’re entering a new decade. It might not sound like too big of a deal, but in addition to […]

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Norma Jean’s Cory Brandan on the easter eggs in ‘All Hail’

Posted by on November 12, 2019

Norma Jean’s new pulverizing album, All Hail, has finally arrived on October 25th via Solid State Records (order here). The group are currently on tour with The Devil Wears Prada promoting their latest effort. We caught up with frontman Cory Brandan to discuss the new LP, touring, today’s metalcore scene, and more.   Norma Jean […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/6: Who’s afraid of the big Bad Wolves?

Posted by on November 6, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   So I’m only just finding out that Bad Wolves is made up of a number of musicians from other bands, most notably guitarist Doc Coyle from God Forbid. And finding that out just […]

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Album Review: Norma Jean – ‘All Hail’

Posted by on October 22, 2019

PULVERIZING. The word that best sums up this record, not only because the word is so eloquently used in “Landslide Defeater,” but also because the album crushes for the full 45 minutes. After hearing about All Hail, it is safe to say that the three-year wait from its predecessor, Polar Similar, was worth it. Being […]

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Ten music videos to check out this week – 8/9/19

Posted by on August 9, 2019

There are a ton of New & Noteworthy releases to explore every Friday and a lot of these come with music videos. We tend to narrow it down to five clips. However, this week is different as there are a total of ten videos that we think are worth checking out. 10) Epica premiere “Kingdom […]

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Norma Jean streaming new song “[Mind Over Mind]”

Posted by on July 19, 2019

Norma Jean recently announced their new album All Hail  and now dropped the first single, “[Mind Over Mind].” The album was produced by Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy) at Graphic Nature Audio in Belleville, NJ. Check out “[Mind Over Mind]” below and pre-order All Hail here. Norma Jean is currently on the road with Fit For a King and Currents. […]

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Norma Jean to release new album ‘All Hail’ in October

Posted by on July 17, 2019

Earlier this year, Norma Jean revealed that they’ve entered the studio with producer Will Putney to work on the follow-up to 2016’s Polar Similar. Today (17th), the band has announced their overall eighth studio effort All Hail will be released on October 25th via Solid State Records. The group hasn’t unveiled too many details just […]

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Norma Jean part ways with guitarist Jeff Hickey

Posted by on May 28, 2019

Norma Jean has announced that they have parted ways with longtime guitarist Jeff Hickey. Hickey joined the band back in 2011 and was first featured on Wrongdoers. In the band’s statement, it is mentioned that Hickey is battling alcohol addiction and that is the reason for his departure. Anyone who has followed Norma Jean over the years […]

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