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Tag Archives: Pestilence

First 25 bands revealed for 2019’s Maryland Deathfest XVII

Posted by on June 18, 2018

The organizers of Maryland Deathfest have announced the first 25 confirmed bands for 2019’s Maryland Deathfest XVII. It looks like we will see another year without the Edison Lot as the event will be held at Rams Head Live! and Baltimore Soundstage in Baltimore, MD on May 23-26. Seeing D.R.I, Immolation, and Full Of Hell […]

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New & Noteworthy, December 18th – Board Up the House

Posted by on December 18, 2015

The end is here, my friends. We have reached the final New & Noteworthy of 2015. However, unlike previous years, the new release calendar is not going quietly. Instead, an album that has appeared on many top 10 lists graces us with its presence immediately before we go on vacation for two weeks. Enjoy, and […]

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Today in Metal: Dismember’s ‘Hate Campaign’ came out 14 years ago

Posted by on January 17, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Dismember’s Hate Campaign. ‘Hate Campaign’ by Dismember was released on January 17th, 2000. The band’s fifth album might very well be the first death metal album of the 21st century! This album […]

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Dissident Aggression: Pestilence Spreads Across The Land…

Posted by on November 8, 2013

Some bands come back from the dead just for the sake of it.  Maybe it’s boredom, maybe it’s the thought of cashing in on all the “retro” going on in the metal world today.  Whatever it is, those bands come off as uninspired and, worse, a shell of their former glories.  Dutch greats Pestilence are […]

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Line up ‘at the gates’ of Maryland Deathfest XII

Posted by on July 29, 2013

Maryland Deathfest XI might only be two months old, but suddenly, fans have a reason to get excited for the twelfth edition of the event. If the lineup for Deathfest XI was amazing to you, the first round of bands has already been announced for Deathfest XII, and it’s looking to be skull-crushing. Bands like […]

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Cannibal Corpse Confirmed For 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on August 31, 2011

Normally we don’t write up a full piece on every band confirmed for the 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise’s second edition. However, we thought it was a pretty big deal that the metal cruise just snagged none other than Cannibal Corpse. That’s right, the death metal legends are the latest band to be confirmed for […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 2nd – Fever Dream

Posted by on August 2, 2011

It’s been a week full of excitement here at Metal Insider. We’ve gotten to hear a new song from Mastodon and a new song from Opeth on the same day, and we managed to fit in a rousing debate on the two as well. On top of that, we also got the cover art and […]

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Well We Now Know Who Is NOT The New Dream Theater Drummer

Posted by on April 22, 2011

If you watched Dream Theater’s cock tease trailer yesterday, then you would have noticed that drummer Marco Minnemann was among the seven drummers spotted in it. While he was one of the early rumored names to be Mike Portnoy’s replacement, Blabbermouth revealed that Minnemann was indeed not the new drummer back in January. But if […]

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First Bands Confirmed For 2nd 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on April 19, 2011

After the large success of the first 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise this past year, it was pretty inevitable that it would return for a second run. And after only 3 months since the first one came to an end, plans have already been revealed for 2012. The “world’s biggest floating heavy metal festival” will […]

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