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Review/Photos: Shiprocked the waves with Stone Sour, Black Label and many more

Posted by on February 5, 2018

Over the past ten years, I’ve covered too many shows to count, and at least 4-5 festivals a year. Once in a while someone always asks if I’ve been on Shiprocked. This past January the Carnival Liberty set sail to the beautiful Bahamas with myself and 3,000 other rock/metal fanatics. Making the trip extra special, […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/8: Marilyn Manson has a heavenly debut

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Sometimes it’s awkward to write about album sales in 2017, specifically when it comes to bands and artists with longstanding careers. You have to put out qualifiers like “it’s a good debut but it’s nowhere near their best.” Take Marilyn Manson for example: he’s our to debut this week with 32,000 copies sold. Now, that’s […]

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Metal by Numbers 10/11: Primus are Primed

Posted by on October 11, 2017

Hello, Matt Brown here returning to bring you the charts once again. Well, mostly. It’s another week where we’ve only got sales numbers to display. But good lord do we have along list of debuts, fifteen to be exact. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that with less than three months to […]

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Metal by Numbers 10/4: Even Mastodon’s EPs sell

Posted by on October 4, 2017

  While we cover a solid handful of hard rock (like, y’know, Foo Fighters) along with the metal, there’s no reason for us to cover other types of rock that’s less guitar-driven. However, it should be noticed that the umbrella of “rock” has landed a solid amount of #1 albums this year. The Killers just […]

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The Food Truck & Rock Carnival: Through The Eyes Of A Ten Year Old

Posted by on October 8, 2015

A few weeks ago, the first annual Food Truck & Rock Carnival was held in Clark, NJ. Part food truck gathering, part family carnival and part full blown rock concert, the festival’s organizers emphasized to us that they intended to create a weekend event that could be enjoyed by all ages. With that in mind, we […]

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Limp Bizkit headlining ShipRocked 2015

Posted by on October 22, 2014

The ShipRocked 2015 line-up has been announced, and it’s headlined by Limp Bizkit. Setting sail from Miami, FL and heading to Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas, it’ll be six days of loud music and a pretty solid line-up of hard rock and metal music. Fred Durst seems pretty excited: “Limp Bizkit? New album? Sunshine? Metal party? Phil […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/25: The charts are hardly bare-bones this week

Posted by on September 25, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yeah, Cannibal Corpse was not the highest debut of the week, but we focused on that album anyway. Why? Well, between them, Motionless In White, and Slash, the band with the bloody zombie music […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 16th – Rabid

Posted by on September 16, 2014

After last week’s short release list, we get a veritable swarm of new albums today. No time for synopsis – let’s just dive in!   Cannibal Corpse, A Skeletal Domain (Metal Blade) On album number thirteen, Cannibal Corpse is still delivering the most gruesome, gore-spattered death metal this side of an autopsy table. However, it’s the […]

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Century Media Founder Launches Another Century

Posted by on August 20, 2014

Robert Kampf, founder of Century Media Records, is launching a new hard rock-focused label named Another Century. With the recent signings of Otherwise, Rev Theory, Like A Storm, and The Bloodline, this new label is leaning away from straight-up metal of Century Media and looking to make a name for itself as a premiere hard rock label. Kampf, who started Century Media Records […]

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