Tag Archives: Striker

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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Striker to release new album in October, premiere new song

Posted by on August 7, 2018

Canadian thrashers Striker will release their upcoming album Play To Win on October 26th via their independent label Record Breaking Records. The follow-up to 2017’s self-titled record was produced by the band, with mixing and mastering by Hendrik Udd (Firewind, Powerwolf, Hammerfall, Delain). Today (7th) the group has also unveiled the first single “Heart Of […]

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Video premiere: Striker takes us back to our “Former Glory” days

Posted by on September 8, 2017

Striker are currently one of the fastest growing metal acts in Canada. Their presence expanded since the release of their fifth studio album, Striker, which was released earlier this year via Record Breaking Records. They revive everything we love about heavy metal, mixing a fair blend of power, thrash and arguably, hair. Their live energy […]

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Dark Tranquillity announce North American tour dates with Warbringer and Striker

Posted by on April 19, 2017

Swedish melodic death metal icons Dark Tranquillity are returning to North America for an early Fall tour in continuation to support their incredible 2016 album Atoma. The tour kicks off on September 6th in Margate Florida and concludes on October 7th in Dallas Texas. Looking at it closely, it seems they only have one day […]

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