Tag Archives: Varials

Metal By Numbers 8/23: Album sales are hindered

Posted by on August 23, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. By now you mouth may be forming a grimace at the sight of a Hinder album topping our debuts this week, but I have something even more confounding for you: introducing Now That’s What I […]

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Spotify Playlist: Varials’ Travis Tabron’s surprisingly diverse list of music that inspired debut album

Posted by on August 18, 2017

Philly band Varials released their debut album, Pain Again, last week on Fearless Records. While they’re a metal band, they drew from many inspirations while writing the album. Vocalist Travis Tabron is a big fan of hip-hop, even freestyling on several songs on the album. Here’s what he says about the following playlist and making the […]

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Win a pair of weekend passes to the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival!

Posted by on March 16, 2017

If you’re anywhere on the Eastern seaboard, you’re probably more than aware of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. The annual Worcester, MA festival is in it’s nineteenth year now, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Headlined by Testament, Sepultura and Prong on April 21st and Sabaton, Katatonia, Hammerfall and Amorphis on […]

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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest adds eight more bands

Posted by on February 28, 2017

The New England Metal and Hardcore Fest has been going strong for 18 years now, and their 19th year is adding to the already-impressive lineup that they’ve already got. Taking place on April 21st and 22nd in Worcester, MA, much the same as in previous years, they’ve divided the days pretty equally by genre. Friday appears […]

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Testament, Sabaton to headline New England Metal and Hardcore Festival

Posted by on December 5, 2016

  The lineup has arrived for the 19th annual of the New England Metal Hardcore Festival. This officially makes the Spring of 2017 quite busy as the festival will take place on Friday, April 21st through Saturday, April 22nd at The Palladium in Worcester, MA. After looking at this lineup, I can honestly say, it […]

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Naked moshing: Don’t make this a thing (NSFW)

Posted by on May 11, 2015

This past Saturday, Philly slam band Varials played their record release show in nearby Willow Grove. There were Flyers shirts, lots of them. There was a pit. And oh yeah, there was a naked guy that looked like he was either moshing or just beating the hell out of people. When asked on their Facebook […]

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