Tag Archives: Therion

Wacken Open Air Festival already sold out for 2016

Posted by on August 4, 2015

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival had a good, eight-year run. Meanwhile, next year’s Germany’s Wacken Open Air Festival has already sold out – for the 11th year in a row. That’s 75,000 tickets already sold. For an event without a complete line-up announced. From the official Wacken Open Air website: “You are really crazy. Thank you for your loyalty and […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Sitra Ahra’ by Therion turns four years old

Posted by on September 17, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day. This is Therion’s second to most recent album. This is a much more simple, straightforward Therion album, but they pull it off pretty well. This one is really all about the singing, and the orchestral score […]

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Cannibal Corpse, Arch Enemy, Chimaira and more (already) confirmed for next year’s 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on March 20, 2014

It’s been less than two months since the last 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise took place. And while we’ve still got about ten months until the next installment sets sail, we already know 15 of the bands that’ll be onboard. Since last week, 70,000 Tons Of Metal has taken to Facebook to announce bands that’ll […]

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New & Noteworthy, November 27th: Settle For Nothing

Posted by on November 27, 2012

Let us go back, my friends, to the days of the early ’90s, when music was an easily traded commodity, but finding the next big band in metal required the most dedicated searching and motivation. In those days, a quartet from Los Angeles made the decision to fuse rap and metal together in their music, […]

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Cannibal Corpse Confirmed For 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on August 31, 2011

Normally we don’t write up a full piece on every band confirmed for the 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise’s second edition. However, we thought it was a pretty big deal that the metal cruise just snagged none other than Cannibal Corpse. That’s right, the death metal legends are the latest band to be confirmed for […]

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First Bands Confirmed For 2nd 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on April 19, 2011

After the large success of the first 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise this past year, it was pretty inevitable that it would return for a second run. And after only 3 months since the first one came to an end, plans have already been revealed for 2012. The “world’s biggest floating heavy metal festival” will […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/3: When Album Sales Fail

Posted by on November 3, 2010

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You may have noticed that there was no Metal By Numbers report last week. Well have no fear, because we’re back! However, we certainly chose a sad week to return. Even though there were […]

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Dimmu Borgir Post New Song Online

Posted by on August 27, 2010

Therion’s Snowy Shaw might have bailed on the band just a day after officially joining, bu that isn’t stopping Dimmu Borgir, who has posted a new song called “Gateways” on their MySpace page.

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Snowy Shaw Officially Joins Dimmu Borgir, Then Quits

Posted by on August 25, 2010

Just one day after Snowy Shaw (Therion, Dream Evil) officially joined Dimmu Borgir as their new bassist/clean vocalist, Shaw quit the band to rejoin Therion. We’ll keep you posted when he becomes Anthrax’s new singer and then quits two hours after joining.

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