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Tag Archives: Sleeping Giant

Metal By Numbers 2/7: Chart catharsis

Posted by on February 7, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Machine Head’s new album was the center of a lot of chatter in the metal world in the first month of 2018, and the majority of it was mixed to say the least. Our […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/3: The charts are looking rather pale

Posted by on September 3, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. After a few leaks, release date changes, and endless discussions about what it will sound like, Opeth’s latest album is finally here to the joy of some (meaning they liked Heritage) and the grumbling of others […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/27: Space Ace invades the top 10

Posted by on August 27, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yeah, we know Ace Frehley isn’t technically the Spaceman anymore; we’ve written enough stories about that to know, trust us. But you have to admit that the man still has a strong, uh, affinity […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 19th – Against the World

Posted by on August 19, 2014

Last week’s release list wouldn’t have convinced anyone of this, but this week’s new albums truly prove that metal is a worldwide unifying force that brings together music fans from everywhere. Topping the list is one of the biggest international bands of the past three decades, with a catalog of enough metal hits to fill […]

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Sleeping Giant singer to partake in Andrew Wade’s Creative Live Class

Posted by on March 14, 2014

Sleeping Giant singer Tommy Green will make a special guest appearance on the first day of a two-day online CreativeLive class taught by producer Andrew Wade (A Day To Remember, The Ghost Inside, Motionless In White). More info on the “Recording Rock Vocals” workshop, streaming online on March 17 and 18, can be found at CreativeLive’s website.

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Your definitive guide to metal at SXSW

Posted by on March 3, 2014

Right now, downtown Austin is bracing itself for the calm before the storm. In just four days (7), annual music, interactive and film mega-convention South by SouthWest (SXSW) will begin, and won’t let up until the following Sunday (16). Spring break for the music industry, place where bands go to get signed, or place where […]

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Killswitch Engage Will Perform ‘Alive Or Just Breathing’ In Its Entirety At California Metalfest VI

Posted by on September 7, 2012

This year’s California Metalfest was already shaping up to be a killer festival. Along with headliners Killswitch Engage, the festival’s sixth edition is boasting a lineup featuring As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Black Veil Brides, Shadows Fall, Unearth, Suicide Silence, The Acacia Strain, The Faceless, Chiodos (reunited with singer Craig […]

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Killwitch Engage, The Black Dahlia Murder Confirmed To Headline 2012 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

Posted by on December 12, 2011

The New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has announced the lineup for its 14th year. And after dropping an obvious hint last week, it’s been confirmed that Killswitch Engage will be one of the three day festival’s headliners. The festival also confirmed that The Black Dahlia Murder will be headlining one of the nights as […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/17: Sales Are Jumping In Waves

Posted by on August 17, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s top metal debut comes from Florida’s very own Trivium, who have reason to celebrate. Their fifth studio album In Waves sells just under 21,000 copies, cracking the top 20. While it may […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/10: A Grey Area In Album Sales

Posted by on August 10, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s top heavy metal/hard rock debut came from Japan’s very own Dir En Grey. The experimental metal group’s eighth studio album Dum Spiro Spero cracks the top 120, selling over 3,900 copies. As […]

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