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Metal Insider’s Top Ten Shocking Moments of 2019

Posted by on December 27, 2019

Compared to previous years, 2019 has been relatively peaceful. Arch Enemy didn’t ban another photographer (that we know of). Despite his failed comeback attempt, there wasn’t another Threatin. However, Green Day donated $2000 to cover damages from a hardcore show at your favorite family restaurant, Denny’s, and David Lee Roth crashed a stranger’s bachelor party […]

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Metal Insider’s Jeff Podoshen presents his Top 5 Black Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 26, 2019

  2010-2019 was an amazing decade for black metal. Tons of great records by some incredible bands. And while black metal has become a bit commoditized as of late, here’s a nod to the five best records of the decade who are keeping the tradition alive: 05)  Shining, Redefining Darkness (Spinefarm – 2012) You’re probably scared of […]

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Watain totes their menagerie of traveling death to Central Pennsylvania

Posted by on December 17, 2019

While Greta Thunberg rides first class rail through Europe, Sweden’s more honest emissaries, Watain made their way across the US and landed in Reading, Pennsylvania this past Sunday night, December 15, 2019. There were obvious controversies and problems with immigration at the beginning of this tour, with guitarist, Pelle Forsberg being banned from entering the […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Jeff Podoshen speaks with Erik Danielsson of Watain

Posted by on November 27, 2019

I recently spoke with Erik Danielsson of Watain. He spoke about plans after this last part of the tour is complete as well as what happened at the airport. This was a fascinating talk with an insightful and extremely gifted and exciting artist.   You’ve mentioned this is the last part of the tour cycle […]

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Deftones, System of a Down, Judas Priest, and more set for Hellfest 2020

Posted by on November 26, 2019

Now that Faith No More revealed their appearance at Hellfest, the lineup for next year’s festival is here. Deftones, Faith No More and System of a Down will headline Mainstage 01 as Volbeat, Deep Purple, and Judas Priest are set to lead Mainstage 02. As we’ve already seen Down reveal a few 2020 shows, the […]

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Watain guitarist Pelle Forsberg banned from entering the U.S. for tour w/ Morbid Angel

Posted by on November 21, 2019

Tonight (21st), Morbid Angel’s North American tour with Watain is scheduled to kick off in Houston Texas. Unfortunately, Watain are unable to proceed with tonight’s show due to the uncertainty that occurred when they arrived in the states. The band revealed that the US authorities have decided to ban Watain guitarist Pelle Forsberg for entering […]

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Morbid Angel announce US Fall tour w/ Watain and Incantation

Posted by on August 26, 2019

2019 will definitely close out with a bang as there are many epic tours to look forward to. With that being said, death metal legends Morbid Angel have announced a US headlining Fall tour with Swedish black metallers Watain and death metal giants Incantation. The trek kicks off on November 21st in Houston, TX and […]

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Headbanger’s Brawl: Watain & Soilwork vs. Singapore

Posted by on March 8, 2019

  We were disappointed to see Watain’s Singapore show cancelled and shocked to see there’s a petition out there to ban Soilwork. While it may not shock or surprise one to see a Watain show being called off due to their ritualistic live setting, it’s difficult to believe what anyone has against Soilwork. We decided […]

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Watain show cancelled, Singapore satanic panic grows

Posted by on March 7, 2019

Tonight’s (7th) Watain show in Singapore has been cancelled by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) due to “security concerns” raised by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Channel News Asia has reported a statement by IMDA was made on Thursday afternoon to allow the concert with a restricted 18+ entry originally scheduled to be […]

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