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Metal Insider’s Top 5 best moments of Kamelot’s 2019 ‘Shadow Theory’ North American tour

Posted by on October 12, 2019

Kamelot’s extensive North American trek is coming to a close today (12th) in Tampa Bay, Florida. Therefore, we decided to reflect on five best moments of these power metallers’ Shadow Theory touring cycle. Throughout the last twenty-eight years, the group has been through quite a few challenges, including significant lineup changes. However, that hasn’t stopped […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/25: KoRn has nothing on the charts

Posted by on September 25, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Woo boy, it’s been awhile since we saw such a swath of debuts, eighteen to be exact. The top debut this week, of course, is KoRn. Between their’s, Tool’s, and Slipknot’s new albums […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/18: Sales to Sirens

Posted by on September 18, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’m sure there are a few of you out there who are tired of hearing about Tool, but I’m not tired of writing about them. It’s still kind of strange that we are […]

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New & Noteworthy: September 6th, 2019 – How It Feels to Be Lost in New Releases

Posted by on September 6, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from Sonata Arctica, Sleeping With Sirens, and more! For last week’s releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal […]

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11 videos to check out this week – 8/26/19

Posted by on August 26, 2019

We’ve seen quite a few videos including Periphery, Alcest, Toothgrinder, Insomnium, Jinjer, Petbrick, Atreyu, and Bad Wolves. However, we gathered eleven more videos that have premiered within the last week for you to check out.       11) Equilibrium premiere “Final Tear” music video Equilibrium’s new album Renegades was released on Friday (23rd) via Nuclear Blast. Their […]

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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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