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Sólstafir unveil new single “Akkeri,” new album arriving in November

Posted by on August 5, 2020

  Iceland’s Sólstafir are back! The group has officially unveiled details for their upcoming seventh studio effort, Endless Twilight of Codependent Love, scheduled to arrive on November 6th via Season of Mist. The album was produced by Birgir Jón Birgisson (Sigur Rós, Alcest) and recorded at the Sundlaugin Studio in Iceland. To accompany the album […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Metal Insider’s Quarantine Playlist

Posted by on April 1, 2020

  2020 certainly feels like the plague, and it all started with Neil Peart’s passing. Over the last few months alone, many went from laughing at Corona beer memes to no longer taking any of this as a joke. The COVID-19 outbreak feels like a disaster film, and sadly, it has become our reality. While […]

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Sólstafir’s Aðalbjörn Tryggvason’s Top Ten albums of the decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on January 8, 2020

  Whether it was celebrating the tenth anniversary of 2009’s Köld or giving a taste of Iceland, Sólstafir had a busy 2019. They’ve also spent a decent amount of time touring all over the world in support of their sixth studio effort, 2017’s Berdreyminn. And now, the Icelandic post-metal outfit will spend 2020 working on […]

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Sólstafir show their sorrows in “Bláfjall” music video

Posted by on May 15, 2019

Sólstafir have premiered a music video for the song “Bláfjall.” The track is taken from the group’s latest effort Berdreyminn, which was released in 2017 via Season of Mist. The clip explores dark subjects circling around death and grief as Director Bowen Staines explained in full detail: “‘Bláfjall’ was produced and filmed in Iceland from […]

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Photos/Review: Paradise Lost celebrates 30th anniversary at NYC’s Gramercy Theatre 10/3/2018

Posted by on October 15, 2018

Paradise Lost are currently on their first North American tour in six years. Their return was not only a celebration of their latest effort with 2017’s Medusa via Nuclear Blast, but it also marks the commemoration of the death/doom pioneers 30th anniversary. Joining them during this celebratory trek were Iceland’s Solstafir and Chicago’s The Atlas […]

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Paradise Lost announces Fall North American Tour w/ Solstafir

Posted by on July 11, 2018

Paradise Lost have announced their return to North America after six long years by embarking on a headlining run in support of their latest effort Medusa. Iceland’s Solstafir and Chicago’s The Atlas Moth will be joining them on the entire trek, which officially makes this a tour you don’t want to miss. Tickets go on […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/21: Let’s wolf down some sales

Posted by on June 21, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Rise Against lead another week where a band charts high, but sells less than previous albums. It’s a trend that’s been pointed out a few times this year from Suicide Silence to […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/14: Miss May I missed some sales

Posted by on June 14, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Fourteen debuts are listed here today, and that’s just one week of the slew of albums you’ll be seeing on here in the month of June. Not only that, but we’re t-minus […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/7: Danzig wears the crown

Posted by on June 7, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I did my usual check up on upcoming releases for 2017 and good god June is packed. Last week saw a slew of releases helmed by SikTh’s first LP in over a decade, […]

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