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October 29, 2018

Avatar - Johannes Eckerström

Live Photos: Avatar at the House of Blues Chicago – Part 2

We promised a second gallery of photos from Avatar’s performance at the House of Blues Chicago on 10/21 – and here it is! If you missed the first gallery, you can check it out here. Avatar have also launched a Kickstarter campaign to finance a movie to show the full story of Avatar Country. They’re offering some pretty cool and

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High on Fire - Electric Messiah - Promo


High on Fire have withdrawn from Revolver’s Speed of the Wizard Tour due to a medical emergency. The band has issued the following statement: Matt (Pike) has a medical emergency culminating in the partial amputation of one of his toes. The scheduling of this procedure is immediate and the recovery time will overlap our intended tour with MW. We will unfortunately be

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Wacken Metal Battle 2019

Wacken Metal Battle USA Band Submissions Are Open

Is your band ready for Wacken Open Air? That is a question that should be on the minds of upstarts in the United States, and if the answer is yes, it is time to engage in the Wacken Metal Battle USA. Bands can now apply to compete with others during the qualifying rounds in select cities across the nation. The national

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Devouring Star: “The Arteries Of Heresy” Album Review

Strangely enough, I was involved in quite a nice conversation with a Finnish guitarist when I posted a meme about Finnish forest rangers having to rescue black metal bands from getting lost. Apparently, Finland is indeed quite a hot spot for the ongoing black metal scene, and yes, the young ones enjoy rehearsing in the woods. At any rate, Devouring

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