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New & Noteworthy, March 25th – Coming of the Tide

Posted by on March 25, 2016

If there’s one appropriate way to close out “March is Metal Month”, it’s by having the last Friday in March be the busiest day on the release calendar up to that point for the year. So it is today, with a deluge of new albums taking over the charts and our ears. The most intriguing part […]

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Per Wiberg discusses the thrill of playing in Kamchatka

Posted by on July 1, 2015

You might know Per Wiberg best for his work as a keyboardist, whether it’s with prog metal acts like Opeth or stoner rock supergroups like Spiritual Beggars. Since 2013, though, Wiberg has been handling bass duties for powerhouse trio Kamchatka. What was supposed to simply be some studio work turned into a full time gig […]

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Interview: Michael Amott opens up about the next stage of Arch Enemy

Posted by on May 28, 2014

Arch Enemy dropped a bombshell earlier this year when singer Angela Gossow left the band after 13 years. But as important as she was to the band’s sound, they were already an established band when she joined in 2001. As you’ve already heard, the band’s replacement, former The Agonist vocalist Alissa White-Gluz has done a great […]

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Kamchatka bassist/vocalist Per Wiberg’s Top 5 Swedish Hard Rock/Metal bands

Posted by on February 17, 2014

Many likely know Per Wiberg best for his work with Opeth and Spiritual Beggars. Lately, though, Wiberg has been providing bass and vocals to Swedish powerhouse trio Kamchatka. Their new album The Search Goes On (coming out on February 19 via Despotz Records) is pure heavy rock with a massive old-school blues kick to it. […]

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Top 10s of the year from Anthrax, Broken Hope, SpiralArms, Rivers of Nihil

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. Here’s the first installment, featuring […]

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Vista Chino Drummer Brant Bjork’s Top 5: Stoner Rock And Metal Bands

Posted by on August 5, 2013

If anyone can be considered an expert of weed-inspired music, it’s Brant Bjork. Not only was he the time keeper behind seminal stoner rockers Kyuss, but continues the tradition with Visto Chino (also featuring his Kyuss bandmate John Garcia). In anticipation of the group’s debut album Peace, out September 3 via Napalm Records, we asked […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 16: Ritual

Posted by on April 16, 2013

It seems to be routine at this point that we’re having heavily-loaded new release schedules in recent weeks. Today is no exception to that, and as I promised last week, this list is extremely diverse. Let’s get right into it!    Ghost B.C., Infestissumam (Loma Vista/Republic)   If you have no idea who it is […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 12th – Left Hand Path

Posted by on October 12, 2010

Aside from debating about what bands are better than others and why, no topic is quite as inflammatory among metalheads as organized religion. Some embrace it, others despise it, and plenty are ambivalent about it. 2010 has been a fairly even year in terms of releases on either side of the divide. The Christian metal […]

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Spiritual Beggars Streaming New Song

Posted by on September 3, 2010

Spiritual Beggars, the new band featuring Arch Enemy’s Michael Amott and Sharlee D’Angelo, is streaming a new song called “”The Chaos Of Rebirth” on their MySpace page.

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