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Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine: The Word Alive’s Zack Hansen – “Make time everyday for something you can let your anger or feelings out on.”

Posted by on June 5, 2020

  Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine is Metal Insider’s new column during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked artists five questions on what’s been keeping them busy ranging from their favorite movies, food they’ve been eating, music they’ve been listening to and more. We caught up with The Word Alive’s Zack […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/8: Sales weigh a Gigaton

Posted by on April 8, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   At first, I wasn’t going to include Pearl Jam on here because, well, they’re not particularly metal. But we write about so many of their peers (Soundgarden, Foo Fighters, Stone Temple Pilots) […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/11: F8 of the charts

Posted by on March 11, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   So did Five Finger Death Punch decide on the title of the new album before or after the release of the film The Fate of the Furious a.k.a. F8? Either way, the band is back, and if […]

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The Word Alive’s van gets ransacked; estimated loss of $10,000

Posted by on March 5, 2020

The World Alive almost had an amazing tour with Falling In Reverse and Escape The Fate, until their van gotten broken into. The band were playing the Ace of Spades in California for a two night event when the break-in occurred. According to the band, they lost an estimated $10,000. We were broken into and robbed last […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/4: Ozzy is no ordinary man

Posted by on March 4, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The numbers for the new Ozzy album are out. As many of us pointed out in Headbanger’s Brawl last week, the fact there’s a new Ozzy album at all is an impressive feat in of […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 21st – Everybody Loves New Music…

Posted by on February 21, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from one of the founders of heavy metal itself, Ozzy Osbourne, as well as the new Demons & Wizards, The Amity Affliction, and more. For last week’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/23: Sevendust see sales

Posted by on May 23, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s just one big week of debuts after another, and it doesn’t look like it’s stopping anytime soon. At The Gates and Five Finger Death Punch released albums last Friday among others, this week […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/16: May the charts have your attention please

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yet another week is topped by a top-selling mainstream rock act who, coincidentally, will be heading out on tour with last week’s top rock debut. Of course, more of you are probably interested in […]

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Alice In Chains, Slayer, Deftones among those playing Houston Open Air

Posted by on May 16, 2016

There was a time when many of us in America looked at Europe with envy for having hundreds of festivals during summer, while we got almost no tours as most good bands were booked to play there. Now that seems to be vanishing, as the land of the free has stepped up its game by hosting […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/30: The sales are alive

Posted by on March 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Every week I check out what albums are scheduled for release in the coming months and it always gets me giddy (the absence of a new Tool album notwithstanding). Things look pretty stacked from […]

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