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ProgPower USA Announces 2020 Lineup; features Rhapsody, Conception, Night Flight Orchestra, Ihsahn, and many more

Posted by on September 9, 2019

ProgPower USA is the premier U.S. festival for progressive and power metal. For 20 years now they have been a key part in bringing some of the biggest and best names in the international progressive and power metal scenes to the United States. It takes place every September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, […]

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Anneke Van Giersbergen announces new project

Posted by on December 1, 2016

Dutch vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen recently announced on her Facebook page a brand new band under the name Vuur. She assured everyone to be prepared for the new heavy, melodic and progressive sound. Giersbergen is most recognized for her time with The Gathering as she was with them for thirteen years and left shortly after 2006’s […]

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Devin Townsend Project wins a Juno Award

Posted by on March 16, 2015

Devin Townsend scored a nice win this weekend, with The Devin Townsend Project’s latest album, Z², winning a Juno Award for Metal/Hard Music Album of The Year. The win came against solid Canadian competition; Waiting for the End to Come by Kataklysm, Brotherhood of the Ram by Shooting Guns, Negative Qualities by Single Mothers, and Chasing the Dream by Skull […]

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Katatonia unplug for DVD clip

Posted by on March 4, 2015

On March 31, Katatonia will be releasing a concert CD, DVD and Blu-Ray. Sanctitude, recorded live at London’s Union Chapel, is an acoustic tour that was undertaken in support of 2013’s Dethroned and Uncrowned album, which is a reworking of their 2012 album Dead End Kings (got all that?). Their “Unplugged & Reworked” tour found them performing stripped-down versions of […]

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Devin Townsend Project fighting to “Rejoice”

Posted by on October 22, 2014

With a new Devin Townsend Project double-album coming out,  Z², we’ve got the opening track, “Rejoice” to listen to a week before its official release. This track comes the Sky Blue disc, while the second disc is titled Dark Matters. Townsend had this to say about the new track: “Hey guys, here’s the first song from […]

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Devin Townsend announces Z2 guests, intention to take a break

Posted by on August 8, 2014

Devin Townsend is nothing if not prolific, even on Twitter. Last night in a series of Tweets, the musician revealed a bunch of information about the forthcoming Z2 double album that was crowd-funded.  Among the information were the guests on the albums. Former The Gathering vocalist Anneke van  Giersbergen will once again be performing with him, […]

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Kari Rueslåtten’s Top 5: Favorite Non-Traditional Metal Releases made by metal musicians

Posted by on March 17, 2014

Most know Kari Rueslåtten as the founding frontwoman of  Norwegian metal band  The 3rd and the Mortal as well as her catalog of solo work. However, since the beginning of Kari’s solo career in 1997, she has released 5 albums as a singer/songwriter. And her first album in eight years, Time Will Tell (out now via […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 2nd: Electronegative

Posted by on October 2, 2012

My friends, as much as I hate to admit it, we’re starting to wind down the calendar for 2012’s new releases. Every year, when we hit the first week of October, I have to mentally adjust myself to that reality. It’s been more difficult this year than it has been in the past, simply because […]

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Anneke Van Giersbergen To Appear On Devin Townsend’s ‘Epicloud’

Posted by on April 17, 2012

Last month, Devin Townsend showed lots of signs that his new album Epicloud was making great progress. And this past weekend, Hevy Devy was joined in the studio by none other than long time collaborator and former The Gathering singer Anneke Van Giersbergen. For fans of the Devin Townsend Project’s Addicted, this is fantastic news […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 9/30: Two Metal Chicks Take On Revolver Magazine

Posted by on September 30, 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano or the Mets collapsing, it’s an annual tradition as old as time itself: The […]

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