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Sonata Arctica to release ‘Talviyö’ in September, unveils new song

Posted by on June 21, 2019

Finland’s Sonata Arctica have announced their new album titled Talviyö (aka Winter Night) will be released just in time for their upcoming North American tour with Kamelot and Battle Beast on September 6th via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2016’s The Ninth Hour was recorded between September of last year up until this past May. […]

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Kamelot announces 2019 Fall tour w/ Sonata Arctica & Battle Beast

Posted by on October 31, 2018

Kamelot have announced the second leg of their North American tour in support of their latest effort, The Shadow Theory, which was released earlier this year via Napalm Records. This time around, the group has added Sonata Arctica to join them for direct support as the power metallers will team up once again with Finland’s mighty Battle […]

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First 16 bands announced for 70000 Tons of Metal 2018

Posted by on July 6, 2017

There are a handful of people who have attended 70,000 Tons of Metal since the beginning, and 2018 will find it sailing into its eighth journey. During this past holiday weekend, Andy Piller, the Skipper of this four-day voyage, started the band announcements on Facebook. We are one day away from ticket sales for “survivors,” […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/14: Warner Bros. has a top debut?

Posted by on December 14, 2016

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 debut is odd for a few reasons. First of all, it’s a big name release coming out in the middle of the December, which doesn’t happen often. Second, said release […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/16: The charts are the opposite of order

Posted by on November 16, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As I predicted last week, Avenged Sevenfold had a strong enough second week that they remained in the top 10, and so are still the best-selling metal album on the charts. Remember how Avenged […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/2: Korn don’t suffer on the charts

Posted by on November 2, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If this is truly a year where bands that got huge in the 90’s are making big comebacks (Green Day, Metallica), then Korn is the latest example of such a sentiment. They’ve always been […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/26: Dillinger don’t dissociate album sales

Posted by on October 26, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If you haven’t seen Bram Teitelman’s video of DEP frontman Greg Pucaito’s two story leap at a recent show, do that now. Then jump for joy yourself when you see that that the band […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/19: Alter Bridge and Meshuggah rule the top 10

Posted by on October 19, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’ve seen more than a few bands hit new strides on this column, some new some old. In this case, while the achievements of Alter Bridge and Dance Gavin Dance should not be overlooked, […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 7th – Swarm

Posted by on October 7, 2016

We enter October with one of the most anticipated releases of the year. I realize that I’ve been opening these articles with some variation on that phrase quite a bit over the past month, but each time its use has been incredibly justified, and this week is no different. Truth be told, this album has […]

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Sonata Arctica announce US headline tour, Leaves’ Eyes and Omnium Gatherum to support

Posted by on April 6, 2016

Finland’s Sonata Arctica have only just finished touring the US with label mates and countrymen Nightwish, and they have already announced their return this November. This time around they will be headlining, bringing along German-Norwegian symphonic metal act Leaves’ Eyes and Finnish melo-death act Omnium Gatherum for support. Currently, tickets are available exclusively at EnterTheVault.com. […]

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