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CKY and Slaves announces co-headlining tour w/Royal Thunder & Awaken I Am

Posted by on April 12, 2018

CKY have announced a co-headlining trek with the post-hardcore group Slaves. The group will be promoting their latest effort The Phoenix, which was released last year via eOne and Slaves will bring their new album Beautiful Death.  Royal Thunder and Awaken I Am will be joining in as support. CKY drummer Jess Margera expressed his […]

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Royal Thunder share statement on drummer Evan Diprima’s departure, announce replacement

Posted by on March 7, 2018

Last month, Evan Diprima announced his departure from Royal Thunder. The drummer revealed this news on his personal Instagram stating, “It was time for me to move on for my own reasons.” Last night (6), the group confirmed this news by making a public statement as well as announcing session drummer Kent Aberle would be […]

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Royal Thunder parts ways with drummer Evan Diprima

Posted by on February 27, 2018

It’s been rewarding watching Atlanta’s Royal Thunder rise up the ranks since the beginning of this decade. After an EP and two albums on Relapse, they made the jump to Spinefarm, who released last year’s awesome Wick. And while drummer Evan Deprima has been with them since their first full length, he appears to have left […]

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Review/photos: Royal Thunder, Backwoods Payback & Heavy Temple, Saint Vitus, 1/19

Posted by on January 23, 2018

Whenever Royal Thunder are in town, it’s highly advised for all to do whatever it takes to attend. These Atlanta hard rockers returned to Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York this past Friday (19th), and once again, their musical intensity won us over. The group were there to support their latest effort, 2017’s Wick and […]

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Royal Thunder and Pinkish Black reveal 2018 North American tour

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Lovable grunge rockers, Royal Thunder have just extended their tour of North America. Previously, the band announced some dates with Backwoods Payback and Heavy Temple that ran through January. Now the Atlanta natives just announced another tour with Pinkish Black that extends from March to April. Check out the full tour schedule below: w/ Backwoods […]

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Metal Hammer reveal ‘100 Best Albums of 2017’

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Metal Hammer have unleashed their year-end list of 100 Best Albums of 2017 and this one, is filled with surprises. For starters, we were thrilled to see Vuur, the new project featuring ex-Gathering vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen make the cut, as well as Battle Beast, Dragonforce, and Alice Cooper. However, it also includes Mastodon, Code […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick DeSimone’s Top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 12, 2017

This was a year of hooks for me. I usually favor at least a couple extreme records each year, but frankly as I get older, I don’t have the attention span for anything that doesn’t have things I can hum back to you. That’s not to say I’ve gone completely soft; I liked the Full […]

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Watch Mutoid Man and Royal Thunder’s Mlny Parsonz perform Motörhead‘s “Ace Of Spades”

Posted by on December 11, 2017

Mutoid Man and Royal Thunder’s Mlny Parsonz have unveiled their third collaborative cover piece with Two Minutes To Late Night. Today (11th), it was published and you see host GWARsenio Hall introducing them performing the cover of Motörhead‘s “Ace Of Spades.” Parsonz belts out the lyrics made up like Lemmy, mustache and all, and the band includes a […]

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Rolling Stone reveal top 20 metal albums of 2017

Posted by on December 6, 2017

Code Orange’s Forever is one of the most consistent albums being featured on many year-end metal albums of 2017 lists. It’s Revolver’s favorite of the year, and Rolling Stone’s as well. It wasn’t too long ago that we saw artists such as Code Orange and Foo Fighters make it to Rolling Stone’s top fifty albums […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zach Shaw’s Top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 6, 2017

  As 2017 wheezes to a close, it’s time to take a look at the year that was in terms of heavy music. We’ve already had contributors Jeff Podoshen and Chris Annunziata weigh in on what floated their boats in 2017, and now it’s time to see what Zach Shaw thought of the year in […]

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