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Metal By Numbers 8/21: Slipknot are your No. 1

Posted by on August 21, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There really only a handful of hard rock/metal bands that are sure to take the #1 spot on the charts. Sure, many make it into the top 10, maybe 5. Hell, last week […]

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Nine tours announced this week – 8/16/19

Posted by on August 16, 2019

We’ve already seen quite a few awesome tours this year and 2019 isn’t even over yet! While we’re excited to see Mr.Bungle’s first show in 20 years next year and 1349’s upcoming North American fall trek, there are at least nine additional tours that have been announced this week. 09) Sanction announce US fall Tour […]

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The Contortionist unveil “Early Grave” music video

Posted by on June 25, 2019

The Contortionist have unveiled an emotionally-driven video for the new single, “Early Grave.” The clip is dedicated to those who have shared their story with them as the track moves in a variety of progressive tones. The song is taken from the group’s upcoming EP Our Bones, which is scheduled to arrive on August 9th […]

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Between the Buried and Me announce North American summer tour w/ The Contortionist & Nick Johnston

Posted by on May 15, 2019

Between the Buried and Me will embark on a North American tour this summer as they will be joined by The Contortionist and Nick Johnston for support. The trek kicks off on July 6th in Quebec City and runs through Richmond Virginia on July 29th. Tickets go on sale this Friday (17th) at 10 AM. […]

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Animals As Leaders embark on 10th Anniversary tour with The Contortionist

Posted by on February 26, 2019

  Time sure does fly by. It has already been 10 years since Animals As Leaders entered the metal community and released their self-titled record. To celebrate the past decade, the band has announced a 10th Anniversary Tour with The Contortionist. The trek will only span throughout the month of May, so make sure you […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick DeSimone’s Top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 12, 2017

This was a year of hooks for me. I usually favor at least a couple extreme records each year, but frankly as I get older, I don’t have the attention span for anything that doesn’t have things I can hum back to you. That’s not to say I’ve gone completely soft; I liked the Full […]

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The Contortionist to hit the road with Silent Planet and Skyharbor in 2018

Posted by on December 12, 2017

The Contortionist has just announced a new headlining tour that will span from March until early April. Joining them on the road will be Silent Planet and Skyharbor. The Contortionist is currently on tour with Nothing More in support of their latest release Clairvoyant.  Check out the dates below: 3/04 Berkely, CA @ Cornerstone 3/06 Portland, […]

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The Contortionist, Nothing More to team up for 2018 tour

Posted by on November 7, 2017

The Contortionist really stepped up their game on this year’s Clairvoyant. Heavy and progressive, but also melodic and accessible, it’s music that begs for a wider audience than the admittedly wide metal audience they already have. And now it seems like that’s about to happen. The band have announced that they’ll be heading out on the […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/8: Marilyn Manson has a heavenly debut

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Sometimes it’s awkward to write about album sales in 2017, specifically when it comes to bands and artists with longstanding careers. You have to put out qualifiers like “it’s a good debut but it’s nowhere near their best.” Take Marilyn Manson for example: he’s our to debut this week with 32,000 copies sold. Now, that’s […]

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