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Kyle Shutt speaks on The Sword’s hiatus – “Personally, I’m really bummed about it”

Posted by on October 23, 2018

Last month, we were bummed when the Sword announced they were going on a hiatus. We saw the Texas doom metallers perform in New York City’s Irving Plaza this past summer as guitarist Kyle Shutt and bassist/synthesizers Bryan Richie told us their latest effort High Country was their favorite Sword album. Unfortunately, their fans have […]

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The Sword announces hiatus, cancels Australian tour

Posted by on September 6, 2018

The Sword have been touring across North America since their latest effort Used Future was released this past March. We were lucky to see their return to New York City’s Irving Plaza last June as it’s been thirteen years since they performed at that venue. While their performance appeared to be top-notch, it looks like […]

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Interview: The Sword’s Kyle Shutt & Bryan Richie discuss ‘Used Future’ and more

Posted by on July 3, 2018

The Sword released their overall sixth studio album Used Future this past March and these Texas doom metallers have been traveling ever since to support their latest effort. We were recently at their show at NYC’s Irving Plaza and were lucky to have the chance to speak to Kyle Shutt (guitarist) and Bryan Richie (bass/synthesizers). […]

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Review/Photos The Sword brought ‘Used Future’ to NYC’s Irving Plaza on 6/24 w/The Atomic Bitchwax

Posted by on July 3, 2018

On June 24th, 2018, Texas doom metallers The Sword made their triumphant return to New York City’s Irving Plaza. While the group has toured many times throughout their career, it’s been thirteen years since they played at this venue when they supported their debut EP Freya. Six albums later, they have returned to support their […]

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The Sword anounces 4th leg of Used Future Tour dates, premieres new lyric video

Posted by on June 5, 2018

The Sword’s overall sixth studio album Used Future was released this past March and these Texas metallers have been extensively touring to promote it. To continue celebrating their latest effort, the group has announced a fourth leg of tour dates. The journey will kick off on July 26th in Oklahoma and will run until August […]

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Louder Than Life adds third day, Nine Inch Nails, Godsmack Avenged Sevenfold to Headline

Posted by on June 5, 2018

Louder Than Life will celebrate its 5th year this coming September 28th-30th in Louisville, Kentucky, with the addition of a third day. Returning again to Champions Park, the World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival, as it is being dubbed, announced a lineup worthy of a five-year celebration. After posting a photo of Trent Reznor […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/2: The elephant on the charts

Posted by on May 2, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. To be fair, A Perfect Circle were longer overdue for a new album than Tool; their last album came out on 2004 whereas 10,000 Days came out in 2006. Plus, that last album was a […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/11: Light the Torch light the way

Posted by on April 11, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The debuts just keep on coming. This week sports thirteen new albums topped by Light The Torch, formerly known as Devil You Know. It’s odd when a band changes their name, though it’s not […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/4: No hard feelings on the charts

Posted by on April 4, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s another big week for debuts. Fifteen new albums, a few highly anticipated. For me, The Sword was the big one this week. There aren’t too many bands I can say I’ve stuck with […]

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The Sword premieres “Used Future” video, adds more North American tour dates

Posted by on March 23, 2018

The Sword kicked off their extensive North American tour this past Wednesday (21st) in Austin Texas. The trek is to celebrate their latest effort, Used Future, which arrived today (23rd). To officially celebrate the album’s arrival, these warlock rockers have unleashed a video-game-esque music video for the title track. The clip was created by Austin-based […]

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