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Upon This Dawning say drummer quit by text message

Posted by on April 24, 2015

The Italian metal band Upon This Dawning will be missing the first few shows of the The IX Lives Tour with Ice Nine Kills because their drummer Chris Deets abruptly quit the band with a text message. In a statement from the band, posted to their Facebook page: “Yes, Chirs left the band a few weeks […]

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Texas in July cancels European tour

Posted by on January 26, 2015

This doesn’t look good. Lambgoat is reporting that Texas in July has cancelled their five-week European tour with Betraying The Martyrs, and Upon This Dawning. This, again, due to health issues with drummer Adam Gray. This is the second time that the PA metalcore band had to cancel shows within a year. Last November the band […]

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As Blood Runs Black don’t lack Vision

Posted by on November 7, 2014

As Blood Runs Black have released a video for the song “Vision,” from their latest album, Ground Zero, which came out last week. The crowdfunded album, released on StandBy Records, has caused a bit of controversy. Backers never received their perks before the physical release of the album, as was promised. The band issued the following statement: This is the 2nd […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/21: People Still Really Like Mushroomhead

Posted by on May 21, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You know, when you write this column enough times, you think you’re going to be able to predict what’ll have the best debut, what’s going to stick around longest, etc. And then Mushroomhead comes […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/14: Nothing that Magic about this week

Posted by on May 14, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It was a pretty slow week for chart debuts, and also another one of those “what decade is this” weeks. Sarah McLachlan and Santana have two of the top ten debuts this week. At […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/7: Whitechapel break into the top 10

Posted by on May 7, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Some weeks, like last week, aren’t always the most exciting in terms of debuts (though its fun to take a few shots at Winger). This week is just the opposite with albums that come […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/30: Reborn on the Charts

Posted by on January 30, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Sometimes the historical impact of songs are less about how good they are and more about how the take you back to a certain time in your life. Take the band who made out […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/9: It’s A Slow New Year

Posted by on January 9, 2013

 Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s the week after the week after Christmas, which means one thing for record sales: they’re going down! After the weeks of holiday shopping, followed by the redemption of iTunes and Amazon gift cards […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/19: Charts of Contempt

Posted by on December 19, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Trying to find a new metal album on the charts at this time of year is like trying to find a store that isn’t playing Christmas music: there’s at least one, but not whole […]

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