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Tag Archives: Xerath

Xerath break up with Regrets

Posted by on February 1, 2017

Xerath were a pretty awesome interesting band over the course of three albums. We say “were” because as of today, the band have broken up. Unlike most symphonic metal bands, they weren’t cheesy. At no point in any time were you in danger of hearing a lute. They were more like Dream Theater and Devin Townsend […]

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Kodi McKinney’s Top 10 of 2014

Posted by on December 12, 2014

I really did not come into 2014 expecting to see 2012 and 2013 topped for metal records, but this year was nothing short of historic. It’s almost criminal I can’t just make a top 30 this year and be done with it, really. Any of my honorable mentions this year would be top 10 in […]

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Metal Insider contributor Nick Desimone’s top 10 of 2014

Posted by on December 10, 2014

It’s that time of year again. As 2014 draws to a close, we check in with the Metal Insider staff to see what new albums got them the most excited. The next list we’ll be looking at is Nick DeSimone’s. I should preface this by saying that the bulk of this list should be taken with […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 30th – Patterns of Evil

Posted by on September 30, 2014

To say that this is a huge release week is practically an insult. We are so jam-packed with amazing new metal records that I barely even know where to begin! Crossing over all genres and representing more countries than I care to count, there is a ton of material to cover, and all of it […]

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Exclusive: Stream The Custodian’s “Other People’s Lives”

Posted by on May 31, 2013

The UK has a long and storied history with prog rock bands. From Genesis and King Crimson to Porcupine Tree and Anathema, the country has spawned its fair share of progressive music. Get ready to add another band to that list: The Custodian. Led by Richard Thomson, who many know as the vocalist of Xerath, […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 3rd – From Out of Nowhere

Posted by on May 3, 2011

When I mentioned in last week’s column that there was a release shortage this week, I should have known that someone, somehow, was going to make a fool of me. Last week, when I checked the upcoming releases for today, there were four items on the list (five if you count the physical release of […]

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