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Vein announce headlining fall tour

Posted by on July 23, 2019

Vein has announced a headlining fall tour that kicks off in early September in Montreal and ends in mid October in Boston. Opening the tour will be Soft Kill and Higher Power. The band also dropped a nice little tour video, which can be see below. Dates below, formatted in keeping with their album theme: 09.04.19://montreal.qc: theatre […]

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ShipRocked Goes To 11! Invades New Orleans this February

Posted by on June 12, 2019

The 11th annual ShipRocked will set sail this upcoming February 1st-6th, 2020 on board the Carnival Valor, leaving from its new home, New Orleans, Louisiana. The 5-night cruise will set sail to Key West, Florida and Cozumel, Mexico with more than two dozen musical acts. New Orleans is no stranger to drunken debauchery, but they’ve […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/16: Searching for a band of gold

Posted by on January 16, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Things still haven’t quite taken off yet in the debut department here at MBN, but here’s a fun tidbit you may have heard about from another news source: the top album on the […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/9: Happy New Year, nothing’s out yet

Posted by on January 9, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Hi all, and welcome back. There’s one debut this week, but that’s really it. Late December/early January is historically a sparse time for album releases. So make sure you check out Mr. Fehl’s New & Noteworthy […]

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Metal Insider’s Joe Koza’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2018

Posted by on December 20, 2018

2018 has been a solid year for heavy music. Seasoned artists continued to hone their signature sounds and expand on what has shaped them thus far while newer acts have taken the opportunity to lay their foundations to build upon as they head into the new year. I narrowed 2018’s heavy output down to a […]

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Pitchfork reveal their ‘Best Metal Albums of 2018’

Posted by on December 19, 2018

Pitchfork has unveiled their list of “The Best Metal Albums of 2018.” A few selections were predictable such as Deafheaven, Pig Destroyer, Skeletonwitch, Sleep, Voivod, and Yob. They surprisingly excluded a few albums such as Behemoth, Judas Priest, and especially, Greta Van Fleet. All jokes aside, Pitchfork went ahead and alphabetically shared their list of 21. […]

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Rolling Stone unveils their top 20 metal albums of 2018

Posted by on December 12, 2018

We’ve seen year-end lists from both Revolver and Decibel, and now, Rolling Stone have revealed their top 20 Best Metal Albums of 2018. While Ghost’s latest effort Prequelle doesn’t appear on this list, Judas Priest and Immortal have made it. Each list that has surfaced only proves 2018 was a great year for new music. Check out […]

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Chicago Open Air returns in 2019 with Two Day Lineup

Posted by on December 11, 2018

When Chicago Open Air made its debut in 2016 it came out swinging! Spread over three days at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois with inaugural headliners like Rammstein, Disturbed, and Slipknot the bar was set extremely high.  It was aimed to be the place every metal fan wanted to be in July. Running two years […]

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Foo Fighters, Tool, and KoRn set to headline first-ever Epicenter Fest

Posted by on December 10, 2018

Announced today, the debut of Epicenter by Danny Wimmer Presents, will bring three days of Rock ‘N Roll to Rockingham, North Carolina. Mark your calendars, for May 10th, 11th & 12th, 2019, because the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds will play host to the first-ever Epicenter Festival. Foo Fighters, Tool and Korn are set to […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/28: Nita Strauss has control

Posted by on November 28, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Nita Strauss has been kicking around a couple years now, playing alongside the likes of The Iron Maidens, Femme Fatale, and most notably Alice Cooper. Landing a gig with a legend like Cooper […]

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