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Tag Archives: The Sword

Metal By Numbers 7/1: Lamb Of God are back in the top 5

Posted by on July 1, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Of the 13 new debuts listed below, five of them come from bands that haven’t released a new album for at least five years. Lamb Of God is at the top, and […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/17: The Ghost Inside the top 5

Posted by on June 17, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Motor vehicle accidents have changed the course of many bands, and The Ghost Inside joined that unfortunate club back in 2015. Since then they’ve provided a steady steam of updates on their road […]

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Coronavirus: Primus ‘A Tribute To Kings’ tour w/ Wolfmother, The Sword & Battles POSTPONED

Posted by on May 1, 2020

  Primus has announced their A Tribute To Kings tour with Wolfmother, The Sword and Battles is postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.    Read the full statement below: “The upcoming “Primus: A Tribute To Kings” tour is being rescheduled. Primus has been looking forward to celebrating this legendary Rush album, but want to […]

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The Sword to release two career spanning compilations in June

Posted by on April 8, 2020

  The Sword have returned from their hiatus and have a heap of surprises for their fans. The Austin, TX metallers have announced two career-spanning collections, which will be released simultaneously showcasing their career spanning over fifteen years. On June 5th, the group will release Conquest of Kingdoms, a three-disc vinyl collection of rarities and […]

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Primus announce ‘A Tribute to Kings’ tour w/ Wolfmother, The Sword and Battles

Posted by on February 18, 2020

Primus have announced a massive summer tour. The trek is a tribute to Rush as the funk metallers will play the Canadian rock legends’ 1977 classic album, A Farewell To Kings, in full along with their own material. The trek is scheduled to kick off on May 26th in Irving, TX and will run through […]

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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

Posted by on January 10, 2020

As we saw with bands such as Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine, Vio-lence, Mr.Bungle, Possessed, Exhorder, and many more that have disbanded/went on a hiatus and returned, there’s always a chance for a group to reform. They can also reappear for a quick reunion just to disappear again and sometimes come back once more, […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Guitarist Kyle Shutt of The Sword goes to the “Big City” with new solo track

Posted by on March 20, 2019

During The Sword’s recent hiatus, bummed guitarist Kyle Shutt has kept busy by launching a Kickstarter for a new solo record. Shutt was able to raise more than his goal of $32,000 and reached up to $38,231. To make things even more impressive, Shutt decided to play all instruments during the recording. The new single “Big […]

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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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