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Tag Archives: Valient Thorr

Full Vans Warped Tour lineup leaks, is pretty metal

Posted by on March 19, 2017

Until Wednesday, when the Vans Warped Tour 2017 lineup is officially unveiled, we’ll have to take this with a grain of salt, but an alleged lineup has leaked, from the tour’s July 19th Cincinnati stop at the Riverbend Music Center. With the absence of Kevin Lyman’s Mayhem Fest for a second year, it seems like they’ve […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/10: The science of album sales

Posted by on August 10, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. August is kind of like the Sunday of months. If you’re a student or teacher, you’ve only got a precious amount of time left before you have to exchange your beach chair for a […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 29th – Dawn of Decay

Posted by on July 29, 2016

This heat wave makes it nearly impossible to be enthusiastic about anything. In fact, there are only two things keeping me going during this: the thought of fall weather being just over six weeks away, and the release calendar that will accompany that weather when it arrives. That’s going to be an exciting time of […]

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Planet of Zeus stream ‘Loyal to the Pack’

Posted by on May 11, 2016

Greek rockers Planet of Zeus are streaming their new album Loyal to the Pack ahead of it’s release this Friday (13). Despite being about half a planet away, these guys have honed a respectable heavy duty Southern rock sound that should please fans of bands like Clutch, Valient Thorr, and Queens of the Stone Age. Loyal to […]

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Valient Thorr almost smuggled seven refugees across a border

Posted by on July 17, 2014

Illegal immigration is a hot button topic here in the states, what with the house speaker calling for President Obama to be sued over it. However, it’s not only just the Mexican/American border where it’s happening, and Valient Thorr found themselves caught up in some of their own in Europe. The band tells Kim Kelly, […]

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Song premiere: Hjortene feat. Valient Thorr’s Valient Himself, ‘180.000 km/t’

Posted by on April 10, 2014

We haven’t heard much from Valient Thorr since the release of last year’s Our Own Masters, which is why we’re extremely excited to bring you a song from Danish band Hjortene featuring guest vocals from Valient Himself. The band’s self-titled first full length album (and third release overall), was recorded in Copenhagen, but Valient’s involvement on the album’s […]

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Mastodon Wrapping Up In the Studio, Rumored Tour With Gojira And Kvelertak

Posted by on January 30, 2014

According to this new Instagram from Brent Hinds of Mastodon, the band are finishing up their sixth studio album with producer Nick Raskulinecz (and apparently Valient Himself of Valient Thorr). Not many other details of the album have surfaced yet, but since the band is in the home stretch for recording with a previously reported early 2014 release, […]

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Valient Thorr in the studio with Mastodon

Posted by on January 16, 2014

We’ve known that Mastodon are working on their new album for a little while now, and thanks to the Instagram of the band’s Brent Hinds, now we’re getting a look into what’s going on with the recording of the album. Six days ago, he posted a shot of a road with the caption “Road to […]

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Top 10s of the year from Gypsyhawk, Skeletonwitch, Black Water Rising, Saxon & more

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. In the latest installment, members of Gypsyhawk, […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/26: Sales Aren’t Looking So Fashionable

Posted by on June 26, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It may look like there weren’t many metal debuts this week. And that’s because there weren’t. Case in point, our top album is from Falling In Reverse, a band who seems to receive more […]

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