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Striker win Juno award for “Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year”

Posted by on June 30, 2020

  Edmonton’s finest heavy metal band Striker won a Juno award (Canadian Grammy) under “Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year” for their album Play to Win which dropped October 2018 via their own Record Breaking Records. Artists who released albums between September 1, 2018 and November 8, 2019 met the criteria. The band expressed their excitement: […]

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70000tons round 10 2020 explained by members of Trollfest, Carach Angren, The Agonist, etc.

Posted by on March 4, 2020

70000tons of Metal by far surpasses any other metal cruise. It’s more than a fan’s all-access pass hanging out with some of their favorite bands. The overall adventure is a vacation with like-minded individuals surrounded by their metal brothers and sisters. It’s an example of how loving and caring the metal community is as it […]

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Lindsay Schoolcraft (Cradle of Filth), The Agonist among 2020 Juno Awards Nominees

Posted by on January 29, 2020

  Now that the Grammys happened as we saw Tool take home the award for Best Metal Performance as well as seeing Keith Flint missing from the In Memoriam segment, it’s time to focus on The Juno Awards. The nominees for the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards have been announced. For the one category that honors heavy music, […]

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Thirteen debut metal albums turning 10 in 2020

Posted by on January 16, 2020

  Ten years ago was the beginning of the 2010s, which we saw the birth of the iPad. It was also a time when Facebook was praised in the film The Social Network. YouTube was easier to access without advertisements as ridiculous videos such as “Double Rainbow” went viral. Meanwhile, everyone who had access to […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/7: Soundgarden is live on the charts

Posted by on August 7, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I remember when Soundgarden came back. I was still a little kid when they first broke up, but when I started making my way through the realm of hard rock/metal, I, like many, […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/24: Torche gain admission to sales

Posted by on July 24, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Now I know what you’re all thinking: why isn’t the top debut of the week Voyager by 311? Well, partially because the only time we really talk about 311 on here is on “311” day […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/17: Abbath outstrides the charts

Posted by on July 17, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’m not always sure what to write about in this little blurb. Sometimes it’s a soapbox, sometimes it’s just typical intro fluff. This week, I decided to look into how many album covers […]

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Striker have decided to part ways with bassist William Wallace

Posted by on January 8, 2019

Striker’s latest effort Play to Win was released roughly three months ago and now the group have decided to part ways with bassist William Wallace. No additional details have been revealed aside from the Canadian heavy metal outfit wishing Wallace the best of luck. The band issued the following statement: “We have decided to part […]

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Interview: Striker’s Tim Brown on new album and cutting through the noise

Posted by on November 7, 2018

Canadian heavy metallers Striker recently wrapped up their North American tour with Unleash the Archers and are currently touring overseas in Europe to promote their latest effort Play To Win, which was released on October 26th (order here). The group has consecutively released a new album every year since 2016’s Stand in the Fire as […]

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The Metal Bands Featured in Taco Bell’s “Feed The Beat Program”

Posted by on October 18, 2018

Since 2006 Taco Bell’s, Feed The Beat program has highlighted over 1,500 bands of all genres ranging from synth pop to death metal,  granting them exposure on a massive scale as well as $500 in Taco bell gift cards to use on the road.  Here are the metal bands included in this years class!  Rivers […]

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