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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Obscura sign to Nuclear Blast

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Obscura have signed to Nuclear Blast. The German progressive/ technical death metal outfit have unleashed five full length albums, including their latest effort, 2018’s Diluvium. And now, they are ready for a new chapter in their career.  Guitarist/vocalist Steffen Kummerer commented: “Partnering with the world’s biggest independent metal label feels like the start of a […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/22: Dave Grohl plays up the charts

Posted by on August 22, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As you’ve no doubt read by now, Jill Janus of Huntress died by suicide last week. I’m only a casual Huntress fan, but reading that headline was enough to elicit a shocked “What?! No […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/15: The charts are showing Integrity

Posted by on August 15, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s admittedly not a very busy week here at MBN. It’s a small list of debuts without any big names. More will be coming during the month, though the big kahuna for the month, […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/8: Halestorm get vicious on the charts

Posted by on August 8, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s only been three years since Halestorm’s last album, but for whatever reason it feels like it’s been a lot longer. They’re one of those bands that were blowing up right around the time […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/1: Skeletonwitch devour sales

Posted by on August 1, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Welcome back, missed you all last week. I was on my favorite kind of vacation: sitting in a cabin in the woods doing absolutely nothing while listening to Agalloch. But now I’m back just […]

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Interview w/Obscura’s Steffen Kummerer on ‘Diluvium,’ the music industry, touring goals and more

Posted by on July 23, 2018

German progressive/tech death metal giants Obscura just released their new album Diluvium on July 13th via Relapse Records (order here). The LP is the last of their four-record concept, which started with 2009’s Cosmogenesis. While the group have some time before their North American Tour kicks off, we were lucky to speak to vocalist/guitarist Steffen […]

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Obscura premiere “Mortification of the Vulgar Sun” Music Video

Posted by on July 13, 2018

Obscura has completed their four-album conceptual series with the release of Diluvium, which arrived today via Relapse Records. This concept began in 2009 with Cosmogenesis as it’s time to celebrate their ambitious achievement. Today (13th) the German progressive/tech death outfit has unveiled a music video for the song “Mortification of the Vulgar Sun.”   Check […]

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New & Noteworthy: July 13th, 2018: Ordinary Corrupt Human Releases

Posted by on July 13, 2018

  New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week brings new us new music from Between the Buried and Me, Deafheaven, and more! Be sure to check out the last week’s New & Noteworthy, for what all dropped […]

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Obscura streaming new song “Ethereal Skies”

Posted by on July 2, 2018

  Next Friday (13th), Obscura’s new album Diluvium will arrive via Relapse Records. Today (2nd), these German progressive/tech death metallers have teamed up with Loudwire to premiere their new song “Ethereal Skies.” Listen to the track below and order the album here.

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