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Tag Archives: Obsequiae

Metal By Numbers 1/8: New music to listen to

Posted by on January 8, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Dave Mustaine once sang these lyrics in the Megadeth classic “Sweating Bullets”: “Hindsight is always 20-20 / But looking back it’s still a bit fuzzy.” That’s what popped into my head when I […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/11: Cattle Decapitation slaughter sales

Posted by on December 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Compared to the last two months, this list of debuts looks rather small. But what it lacks in length it makes up for with Cattle Decapitation spearheading what will probably be the biggest […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/4: The hidden history of the charts

Posted by on December 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The top 40 is a good place to be for most bands, but it’s especially killer to see a death metal band on there. Blood Incantation only have two studio albums under their […]

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20 Buck Spin and Gilead Media unite for Migration Festival

Posted by on January 27, 2016

The past few years have been exciting for the US with all the festivals happening around the country, bringing high quality bands worth traveling for. Many festivals likes Maryland Deathfest, Hells Headbash or Martyrdoom happen in the East Coast but now is time to get some of that thrill in the West Coast with the launch […]

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Pitchfork’s top 25 metal albums of 2015 unveiled

Posted by on December 21, 2015

By now, you could probably make a top ten list of the Top 10 lists out there. Hopefully, you’er not too fatigued by it, because Pitchfork has come out with their list of the top 25 albums of 2015. If you’re thinking what Pitchfork’s readership and sensibility is, you’ve probably already figured out that their […]

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‘Spin’ gets relatively underground for their top 20 metal albums

Posted by on December 14, 2015

Rolling Stone did it, Stereogum has done it, and we’ve been doing it. As 2015 draws to a close (2 1/2 weeks left, y’all!), so everyone’s  taking a look back at the year that was and naming their top metal records of the year. Spin‘s only metal inclusion in their top 50 albums of the year was […]

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Metal Insider contributor Chip McCabe’s Top 10 of 2015

Posted by on December 9, 2015

Not going to sugar-coat it, this was way harder than in previous years. 2015 was a great year for metal and trying to nail this down to only ten records was nearly impossible. So at the risk of asking for a mulligan at some point here are ten albums that kicked my ass this year… […]

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Dissident Aggression: Obsequiae – Aria of Vernal Tombs

Posted by on April 17, 2015

The list of metal bands that have attempted to incorporate various elements of folk or classical music is a long, often desolate, highway littered with the corpses of albums gone absolutely haywire.  Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on your view, that list just continues to grow as the whole “Folk Metal” thing has continued to blow […]

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