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Municipal Waste were born to party at Brooklyn’s Warsaw on 11/11/2018

Posted by on November 27, 2018

Municipal Waste just wrapped up their Speed of the Wizard trek last night (26th) in Santa Ana, CA. The tour didn’t start off too well when High on Fire were forced to drop off from their co-headlining spot due to Matt Pike’s medical emergency resulting in a partial amputation of one of his toes. However, […]

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Recap: Maryland Deathfest 2016 – Part 1

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Over the past weekend, the biggest annual gathering of metalheads in the US took place with the latest installment of the Maryland Deathfest. The eagerness for the “America’s biggest metal party of the year” was visible among my list of friends and foes planning to lose their necks and minds over the excellent list of […]

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S.O.D.’s ‘Speak English or Die’ being reissued in November

Posted by on October 22, 2015

Want to make your politically correct metalhead friends’ heads explode this holiday season? Thanks to Megaforce and Stormtroopers of Death, you’ll be able to do just that, as S.O.D.’s debut album Speak English or Die is going to be reissued as a 30th anniversary edition. Initially released in 1985, S.O.D. consisted of Anthrax’s Scott Ian and Charlie […]

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Photos: New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2015: Day 2

Posted by on April 28, 2015

Earlier this month, the Metal Insider crew headed to Worcester, MA for the 17th annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. This year’s fest had something for everyone. Saturday the 18th was the best-attended of the three days, and probably the most traditional metal, with Exodus and Testament capping off a stacked day that also featured […]

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For Today kick out guitarist for not being Christian enough

Posted by on April 16, 2015

Metalcore band For Today continues making the news for their “God ordained” line-up changes, and this latest one is a doozy. Guitarist Samuel Penner – the guy who replaced Mike “No such thing as a gay Christian” Reynolds  – was asked to leave the band. Over the phone. Shortly after rushing home to visit his mother in law […]

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Heavy Montreal lineup unveiled, Summer Slaughter to join it

Posted by on March 10, 2015

We’d already known that Slipknot and Faith No More were playing the Heavy Montreal Festival (aka, the best reason to go to Canada other than the exchange rate).  But yesterday, the Fest released the full lineup, and it’s ridiculous. Korn will be performing their debut album in full. Meshuggah is playing, as are Gojira and […]

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Win a pair of weekend passes to New England Metal and Hardcore Fest!

Posted by on February 18, 2015

Right now, much of New England is covered in snow. However, in two months, instead of weather systems hitting the region, Worcester MA will be set upon by metal fans as the seventeenth annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival takes place at the Palladium. Featuring their most impressive lineup in a while, Between the […]

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Metal chef John Hurkes returns with Nuclear Assault nachos

Posted by on January 28, 2015

Remember the Slayer pizza? Really, how could you not? Any pizza that’s cut into a pentagram instantly makes it more devilishly delicious that it already was. Chef John Hurkes has made a few more metal-themed dishes, including Exodus pork belly and Down’s temptation’s wings and waffles. But he might have outdone himself with his latest […]

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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest announce more bands

Posted by on January 21, 2015

It’ll be April before we know it, and that means the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival line-up is coming together. With headliners like Testament, Between The Buried and Me, and Motionless In White already announced, we’re stoked to bring you the news of the third wave of bands that will round out this year’s already impressive line-up! When […]

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Interview: Scott Lee continues to power New England Metal and Hardcore Fest

Posted by on January 19, 2015

For the seventeenth consecutive year, metal fans in the Northeast will be making a pilgrimage to the Palladium in Worcester, MA for the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on April 17-19. Like previous years, the festival caters to fans of just about every genre of metal. Want classic thrash? Exodus and Testament will be […]

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