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Trap Them reveal final show dates, breakup appears to be on horizon

Posted by on August 22, 2017

Last year, Trap Them vocalist Ryan McKenney broke his feet and continued to perform, regardless of setbacks. It seems a lot has happened since then, and now the group appear to have revealed that they’re calling it quits. In a cryptic post on their Facebook, they announced their three final shows which will officially conclude […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/19: Alter Bridge and Meshuggah rule the top 10

Posted by on October 19, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’ve seen more than a few bands hit new strides on this column, some new some old. In this case, while the achievements of Alter Bridge and Dance Gavin Dance should not be overlooked, […]

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Trap Them vocalist allegedly breaks feet, keeps playing

Posted by on October 18, 2016

Apparently a new trend has been added to live metal shows where the theatrical phrase “break a leg” can be taken as a literal term. There have been quite a few instances this year alone where band members including Axl Rose (Guns N’ Roses), Dino Cazares (Fear Factory), David Ellefson (Megadeth) have injured their feet […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/5: Every time I crack the top 10

Posted by on October 5, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another week, another slew of fall hard rock/metal releases (fourteen to be exact). I talked months ago about how crazy the amount of music coming out over the next two months, and that was […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 23rd – The Great Secret

Posted by on September 23, 2016

Last week’s article featured several albums that have gone relatively unheralded, because media focus has been dedicated heavily to a select few new albums that are forthcoming. This week, we get several more of these “surprise” releases, which will catch many off-guard if they do not closely follow the social media accounts of these bands […]

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Fall/Winter preview: 24 albums to look forward to for the rest of 2016

Posted by on September 12, 2016

  Not exactly sure what happened this year, but I couldn’t be any happier with the plethora of kickass releases that has been coming out this year which started from January with Avantasia’ Ghostlights to the recent release of Gojira’s Magma. The list is endless and there is still one more quarter left of 2016. […]

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Metal Insider’s combined Top 10 albums of 2014

Posted by on December 17, 2014

For the past week, Metal Insider had contributors  Bram Teitelman , Zach Shaw, Kodi McKinney, Matt Brown, Nick DeSimone, Chip McCabe, Anthony Maisano, Chris Colgan, Seth Werkheiser, and Zach Fehl share their top 10 favorite albums of 2014. And while there was plenty of diversity amongst the lists, there were also plenty of crossovers. Thus, we took the time to tally […]

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Kodi McKinney’s Top 10 of 2014

Posted by on December 12, 2014

I really did not come into 2014 expecting to see 2012 and 2013 topped for metal records, but this year was nothing short of historic. It’s almost criminal I can’t just make a top 30 this year and be done with it, really. Any of my honorable mentions this year would be top 10 in […]

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Bram Teitelman’s top 10 of 2014

Posted by on December 12, 2014

It’s been a pretty long, insane year for metal with a lot of excellent music in it. A common complaint among people putting together these lists have been that there’s been almost too much music to condense into one list. That’s a great problem to have. The popularity of streaming services and/or YouTube have made […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick Desimone’s top 10 of 2014

Posted by on December 10, 2014

It’s that time of year again. As 2014 draws to a close, we check in with the Metal Insider staff to see what new albums got them the most excited. The next list we’ll be looking at is Nick DeSimone’s. I should preface this by saying that the bulk of this list should be taken with […]

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