Tag Archives: Protest the Hero

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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Protest the Hero cancels UK, European and Japan tours due to vocal issues

Posted by on June 6, 2018

Protest The Hero unfortunately had no choice but to cancel their summer UK, Europe and Japan tours. Following the group’s North American run, frontman Rody Walker’s voice has been unable to snap back into full gear. Walker believes cancelling is the right thing to do before his vocal chords face irreparable damage. The band as […]

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Protest the Hero are in the studio

Posted by on January 4, 2018

Protest the Hero are finally in the studio working on a follow-up to 2013’s Volition. The Canadian outfit kept us entertained with the release of the Pacific Myth EP throughout 2015-16 but fans have been longing for a full-length album. The band still hasn’t recruited a full time bassist but has Eric Gonsalves filling in for live shows. […]

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Protest the Hero announces 10 year anniversary ‘Fortress’ tour

Posted by on November 29, 2017

Protest the Hero have announced a North American tour to celebrate the ten year anniversary of their sophomore album Fortress. The record was released in January 2008, and it’s difficult to believe where the time has gone. The Canadian progressive metal outfit are hitting the road on March 22nd in Detroit, MI and the trek […]

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Spotify playlist: Fusion guitarist Jason Kui’s “Headbanging All Night” playlist

Posted by on October 12, 2017

Tomorrow (13) fusion guitarist Jason Kui will be releasing his debut album, Absence of Words, on Prosthetic. This will be the first time the album will be available outside of Hong Kong. The axeman says his influences include Eddie Van Halen and John Petrucci, and he’s been a session musician since 23. While he may not […]

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Photos: August Burns Red celebrates 10 years of Messengers with Protest the Hero, In Hearts Wake, ’68

Posted by on January 17, 2017

August Burns Red headlined the Messengers 10 Year Anniversary tour, celebrating a decade since the critically acclaimed release. They were supported by Protest the Hero, In Hearts Wake, and ‘68. Metal Insider contributing photographer Annamarie Nyirady attended the January 5, 2017 date at the Fillmore Silver Spring, and documented all four bands that played. The […]

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Metal Insider’s top 5: ‘Star Wars’ metal crossovers

Posted by on December 28, 2016

The world, nay, the galaxy, is mourning the loss of Carrie Fisher. As Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, she was many a female’s role model and many a man’s first crush. And apart from those films, she went on to star in others and become a sought-after script doctor and screenplay writer in her […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/30: Metallica return with a number one debut (duh)

Posted by on November 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Before August this year, fans kept out a casual eye for news of the next Metallica album. It’s been eight years and for a while all we had to go off of was a […]

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What’s Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler up to?

Posted by on November 29, 2016

  While everyone in Lamb of God are a powerhouse, drummer Chris Adler has defined himself as not just one of the key members of the band, but also a utility player for other bands as well. The metal world was taken by surprise when Protest the Hero announced that he’d be drumming on their […]

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New & Noteworthy, November 18th – The End of the Line

Posted by on November 18, 2016

The insane year of music that is 2016 is drawing to a close, but we still have a fully-loaded autumn giving us wonderful albums. In fact, today yields the album that is essentially guaranteed to sell the most copies of any metal album released over the past two months, and possibly over the entire year. […]

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