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Sanctuary to release new album in 2020

Posted by on May 24, 2019

The music world had a huge loss on December 13, 2017 when Warrel Dane (Sanctuary/Nevermore) passed away while recording his solo album Shadow Work. During that time, the future of his record and Sanctuary looked bleak. However, his record was posthumously released last October in his honor and the band decided to tour across North […]

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Witherfall debut exclusive live footage, talk ‘Vintage’ EP, Tom Petty, wine

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Los Angeles dark progressive metallers Witherfall have released their new EP Vintage on March 22nd via Century Media Records (order here). Earlier this year, the group had their first US performance, which was held at the Regent Theater in Los Angeles during Ensiferum and Septicflesh’s North American trek. To celebrate the band’s upcoming European tour […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/17: All hail Stan

Posted by on April 17, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   In previous years of writing this column, I’ve refrained from sharing personal thoughts on some of the albums that show up on here, mainly because I’m here to talk about sales numbers, not […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/3: Someone got dirt on the charts

Posted by on April 3, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Honestly? Never got into Mötley Crüe. I don’t think they’re bad or anything, I just wasn’t exposed to them as much as other metal bands that were killing it in the 80’s. So […]

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Listen to Witherfall’s take on Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down”

Posted by on February 12, 2019

Last year, we’ve expressed how much we enjoyed Witherfall’s latest effort A Prelude to Sorrow as it made it on one of our year-end lists. Luckily, their sophomore full-length album wasn’t all they had planned for as their new EP Vintage will be released on March 22nd via Century Media. Today (12th) the group has […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2018

Posted by on December 24, 2018

This was a tough year to choose from as I decided to break the rules and expand to a Top 20 best metal albums of 2018 instead of 10. If you read through it all, you will discover a diverse set of honorable mentions at the end followed by an awesome playlist. Personally, 2018 has […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/15 Tenacious D laughs up the charts

Posted by on November 15, 2018

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. With the week we’ve had so far involving the bizarre story behind the “band,” Threatin, we needed a few laughs. Thanks to Tenacious D’s new album Post-Apocalypto taking over the charts, it reminds us about […]

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Witherfall’s Jake & Joseph talk new album, Sanctuary, scattering Adam’s ashes at 70k

Posted by on November 2, 2018

Today (2nd), Witherfall’s sophomore album A Prelude To Sorrow has finally arrived via Century Media. The heavy/progressive metal project features Iced Earth guitarist Jake Dreyer and vocalist Joseph Michael who recently replaced the late Sanctuary vocalist Warrel Dane for their North American tour, and potentially more. The follow-up to 2017’s Nocturnes and Requiems is arguably […]

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Witherfall to release ‘A Prelude To Sorrow’ in November

Posted by on August 30, 2018

Witherfall, the project featuring Iced Earth guitarist Jake Dreyer and vocalist Joseph Michael have announced their second album A Prelude To Sorrow will be released on November 2nd via Century Media. Michael has been busy this year as he recently replaced the late Sanctuary vocalist Warrel Dane for the band’s scheduled tour  and possibly could […]

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Sanctuary debating continuing without Warrel Dane

Posted by on April 11, 2018

When Warrel Dane passed away late last year, we assumed Sanctuary would pull from touring with Iced Earth on their Incorruptible Tour. The group ended up making their scheduled run as a farewell to the late singer and recruited Witherfall vocalist Joseph Michael as Dane’s replacement. We were lucky to catch their show in NY […]

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