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Tag Archives: Rodrigo y Gabriela

Here’s covers of the whole ‘Master of Puppets’ album

Posted by on March 3, 2016

Today one of the most important albums in the history of metal was released. It was the album that broke Metallica, and while it never made it higher than 29 on the charts, quietly went gold. Actually, there was nothing quiet about it. According to Billboard, Master sold 300,000 copies in it’s first three weeks. […]

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Here’s two minutes of Marty Friedman getting hyper

Posted by on July 8, 2014

Even if you’re not a fan of guitar shredders, Marty Friedman’s Prosthetic debut, Inferno, has a little something for everyone. The former Megadeth guitarist turned Japanese superstar crams in songs with vocals from members of Revocation (“Sociopaths”), Children of Bodom (“Lycanthrope”) and Danko Jones (“I Can’t Relax” and “Lycanthrope”). a song with Rodrigo y Gabriela, and […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/29: 16 million Metallica fans can’t be wrong

Posted by on May 29, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This past week, a 23 year-old album sold about 2,500 copies. That album, Metallica’s fifth and self-titled album (known to most as the Black Album) also happened to cross the 16 million sold barrier. It’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/21: People Still Really Like Mushroomhead

Posted by on May 21, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You know, when you write this column enough times, you think you’re going to be able to predict what’ll have the best debut, what’s going to stick around longest, etc. And then Mushroomhead comes […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/14: Nothing that Magic about this week

Posted by on May 14, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It was a pretty slow week for chart debuts, and also another one of those “what decade is this” weeks. Sarah McLachlan and Santana have two of the top ten debuts this week. At […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/7: Whitechapel break into the top 10

Posted by on May 7, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Some weeks, like last week, aren’t always the most exciting in terms of debuts (though its fun to take a few shots at Winger). This week is just the opposite with albums that come […]

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Metal Insider’s top cinco: Hispanic/latino bands

Posted by on May 5, 2014

With Heaven and Hell Metal Fest being cancelled earlier this year by the state, it may seem like the metal scene in Mexico isn’t exactly thriving and festive – but that’s not at all true.  In honor of Cinco De Mayo, we want to show you a few acts in the Hispanic and Latino metal […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/8: Leading Through The New Releases

Posted by on February 8, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While last week saw a big week for metal releases (with new albums from Lamb Of God and Lacuna Coil debuting in the top 20), this week only finds one metal debut making its […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/1: An Act Of God

Posted by on February 1, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While we weren’t able to deliver on our call to arms that we issued last week, anyone that likes or ever has liked extreme metal still succeeded, as Lamb of God’s Resolution is the #3 album in […]

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Rodrigo y Gabriela To Score New Pirates Of The Caribbean Film

Posted by on February 23, 2011

Metal’s favorite flamenco acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela has just landed themselves a pretty big gig. The duo will team up with composer Hans Zimmer (who has worked on Inception and Dark Knight previously) to score the soundtrack for Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth installment of the Johny Depp/pirate franchise. […]

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