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Pantera bassist Rex Brown on Vinnie Paul “The best way to honor Vinnie is to celebrate his life.”

Posted by on July 5, 2018

Many were speechless after hearing the news about Vinnie Paul’s death. For instance, Philip Anselmo shared an image of a lit candle while Rex Brown admitted he needed more time to process the loss of his former Pantera bandmate. The 54-year-old drummer died on June 22nd and was laid to rest this past weekend. A […]

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Pantera, Metallica, King Diamond members and more paid tribute to Vinnie Paul

Posted by on June 25, 2018

Vinnie Paul, another metal icon that is gone  too soon, has shocked the entire community as many have shared their reactions on social media. While we still don’t know the official cause of death, it’s been reported that the 54-year-old Pantera/HellYeah drummer had a heart attack and died in his sleep on Friday night (22nd). […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/13: Sales find some solace

Posted by on September 13, 2017

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. While this week’s edition of MBN doesn’t features the chart topping debuts that occurred last week, the wealth of material release should certainly not go unnoticed. My […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/30: Steven Wilson has a bone to pick with the charts

Posted by on August 30, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You gotta give credit to Steven Wilson: the man is always busy. Sure, you can say that about a lot of musicians, but when your resume includes several different bands, production work for bands […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/23: Album sales are hindered

Posted by on August 23, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. By now you mouth may be forming a grimace at the sight of a Hinder album topping our debuts this week, but I have something even more confounding for you: introducing Now That’s What I […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/16: Wage War weigh in on the charts

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It flummoxes me sometimes how fast summer seems to go by. Where I live kids are already back in school and college students are moving in. In just sixteen days we’ll enter September, and while […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/10: Paranormal chart activity

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.  We’re still operating on limited sales info, but I do have some extra numbers to share as requested by a few fine upstanding commenters from last week. I’ve added Projected’s new album to the […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 28th 2017: The New Music Tree

Posted by on July 28, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from Alice Cooper, Byzantine, and more. If you would like to check out last week’s New & Noteworthy, you can do so here, and the week’s sales numbers are […]

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Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 7/14

Posted by on July 14, 2017

We can finally celebrate 25 years of Edguy with the release of Monuments out today via Nuclear Blast. With that said, it’s been a week of determination, consisting of Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody determined to return to the stage next month and Kid Rock being serious about becoming the senator of Michigan. While […]

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Video/interview: Rex Brown gives rundown of discography

Posted by on July 5, 2017

While perhaps getting the least spotlight of the four memebers in Pantera, bassist Rex Brown was a driving force behind the multi-platinum band from it’s just after it’s formation in 1981 to their breakup in 2003. His time in Pantera also led to playing bass for sludge-metal supergroup Down for their sophomore album, and more […]

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