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Five studio updates we heard this week – 8/8

Posted by on August 8, 2019

2019 is a huge year in terms of releases. For example, we didn’t expect Rammstein, Slipknot, and Tool to drop a new album in the same year. But they did. While we have about four months left in the year, and many more new records to explore, we’ve noticed a handful of bands reveal they’re […]

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Girih’s Top 5 post metal albums of 2018

Posted by on November 27, 2018

On November 16th, New Hampshire post-metal trio Girih’s debut album Eigengrau was released (order here). To celebrate their new record, we asked the group what their favorite post metal albums of 2018 are.  1) Holy Fawn, Death Spells Somewhere between the completely clean guitars, vocals coming from four echo chambers away, and the unified crushing moments; this album will […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/10: Beartooth take a bite out of the charts

Posted by on October 10, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Good morning (or afternoon depending on your timezone). I have been knocking back mug of tea after mug of tea while writing this but that hasn’t prevented me from typing out “Voidbod” instead of […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/3: Slash’s new album is Myles ahead on the charts

Posted by on October 3, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week boasts another list of debuts that is robust both in size and pedigree from the return of Slash’s solo albums to Voivod’s first album in five years to another slab of post […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/7: The charts have (turn)stile

Posted by on March 7, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Once again, the debut section is stacked in this week’s edition of MBN. There’s 17 albums, same as last week, with the usual smattering of knowns and unknowns. If you follow the column New […]

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Sumac’s Aaron Turner is a fan of Carly Rae Jepsen

Posted by on October 4, 2017

Whether you like to admit it or not, all metalheads like to take a break from metal. Regardless of the genre, we all have a tendency to want to expand our musical horizons. Revolver recently spoke to Aaron Turner of Isis/Sumac/Old Man Gloom, etc. discussing topics including an update from the studio for Sumac’s next […]

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Psycho Las Vegas adds Carcass, Cult of Luna, Oathbreaker, Sumac many more

Posted by on December 19, 2016

After three years as a destination fest in Southern California, the Psycho California Fest became Psycho Las Vegas earlier this year. Giving attendees everyone from stoner legends like Boris and Yob to cool uncle music like Alice Cooper and Blue Oyster Cult in Sin City proved to be a huge success, and 2017’s lineup including […]

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Rolling Stone names their top 20 metal albums of the year

Posted by on December 9, 2016

  Rolling Stone gave a hint as to what their list of the best metal of the year might look like last week when they named Cobalt’s “Beast Whip” one of the 50 best songs of the year. In fact, that was the only metal song on the list. No Metallica, no Deftones, no anything […]

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‘Decibel’ names their 40 favorite metal albums

Posted by on November 17, 2016

If you hit a mall or turn on the TV, it’s like Christmas is tomorrow. We’ve still got another six weeks of 2016, however. Given that, there’s going to be a hell of a lot of year-end lists coming out soon. Usually, they start the week after Thanksgiving, but “usually” isn’t in Decibel’s vocabulary, apparently. […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/29: The charts are hot like magma

Posted by on June 29, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’m spending my first summer in the south, and I have no elegant way of describing the heat that doesn’t involve using the words “hot” and “balls.” I sweat buckets just sitting in my […]

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