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Tag Archives: Roadrunner Records

Criminally Slept-On: Fear Factory

Posted by on July 30, 2015

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. August 7th will mark the release of Fear Factory’s ninth full-length, Genexus, which also happens to be the group’s debut effort through their new label home, Nuclear Blast. In the two-plus decades since […]

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Wild Throne prove War is a Romance

Posted by on March 19, 2015

We first caught Washington trio Wild Throne last year, opening for Kobra and the Lotus in New York at the Studio at Webster Hall. We knew nothing about them, but were impressed. We described them at the time as High on Fire with Geddy Lee singing, although that doesn’t quite do them justice. We weren’t […]

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We’re giving away a holiday prize pack!

Posted by on December 8, 2014

It’s getting toward the end of the year, and that’s why we’re in the giving spirit. We’re giving away a Metal Insider holiday prize pack that will consist of our brand new Metal Insider t-shirt (which you can pick up now at metalinsider.spreadshirt.com), as well as some seriously excellent goodies from our friends at Spinefarm, Roadrunner […]

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Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt goes to see One Direction

Posted by on July 25, 2014

Mikael Åkerfeldt, the frontman of Swedish prog metal band Opeth, is many things— a singer for a legendary metal band, a family man, and now a One Direction fan. Okay maybe he’s not a One Direction fan, but he’s a good enough dad to brave the hoard of fangirls that go to 1D shows to […]

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King Diamond parts ways with bassist Hal Patino, battle of words ensues

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Many musicians have come in and out of King Diamond’s band. However, bassist Hal Patino’s departure from the group has caused its fair share of drama in a rather short amount of time. Just a few months away from his long overdue return to the States, King Diamond announced Saturday that Patino was no longer […]

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King 810 premiers video for “Fat Around the Heart”

Posted by on July 1, 2014

Michigan based metal outfit King 810 premiered the music video for the track “Fat Around the Heart” today on Alternative Press TV. Their upcoming album Memoirs of a Murderer is due out August 19th via Roadrunner records, and is available for pre-ordered on their website.

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Case dismissed against King 810 singer

Posted by on June 30, 2014

The  last we heard from King 810, half of its members had been arrested for beating up a man in their hometown of Flint. Then vocalist David Gunn’s charges appeared to be upgraded to “assault with intent to murder” for the October 2013 incident that left a man in critical condition. That appeared to put […]

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Album art for Opeth’s ‘Pale Communion’ revealed

Posted by on May 27, 2014

It’s funny to think how in this day and age, the unveiling of an album cover might seem less significant than a track listing or the release of a new song. But in the metal scene, people still get hyped up for album covers, and Opeth’s cover for Pale Communion is doing just that. The band […]

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King 810 signs to Roadrunner Records

Posted by on May 12, 2014

There’s been a bit of murmuring going on about King 810 since they were announced as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest lineup mostly because they were unsigned. Looks like that’s about to change as it has been announced that the band has signed to Roadrunner Records. Here’s the official press release: The newest […]

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Photos/Review: The Amity Affliction and Heartist, Nashville, TN, 4/15/14

Posted by on April 18, 2014

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to catch two bands I’ve been meaning to check out for a while, The Amity Affliction and Heartist.  Both of these Roadrunner bands are currently on the Hollow Bodies Tour with Bless the Fall, Silverstein, and Secrets. I caught the tour in its second week as it made […]

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