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Avatar Announce Live Album, Stream “Bloody Angel”

Avatar have certainly made their mark on the staff at SkullsNBones.com, particularly through their live performances. Now, they are sharing their live attack via their set from Download Festival 2018 in Paris, France. The King Live in Paris will be released on May 17, 2019, via Entertainment One (eOne). Frontman Johannes Eckerström writes: Looking back at all that’s happened and

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Avatar Announce 2019 North American Tour

Someone on the SkullsNBones staff is a huge Avatar fan. We aren’t sharing names, but let’s just say his camera finger got jumpy when he saw the news. What news? Well, Avatar will return to North America in late spring for what they have dubbed “Avatar Country World Tour 2019.” Presented by Revolver Magazine, the tour will see the Swedes

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Live Photos: Light The Torch At The House Of Blues Chicago

Howard Jones’ (ex-Killswitch Engage) new band – Light The Torch – opened up for Avatar and Trivium at the House of Blues Chicago on 10/21. The band was highly energetic, and the crowd fed off that energy. Definitely a good opening act to get the crowd ready for Avatar! If you haven’t seen them, check out the Avatar galleries here,

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Live Photos: Trivium At The House Of Blues Chicago

Trivium is currently touring for their 2017 album, “The Sin and The Sentence“. The band recently made a stop at the House of Blues Chicago with Avatar and Light The Torch. This was a lineup that I couldn’t miss. Due to happy circumstances, Matt Heafy had to drop off the tour to be home with his wife for the birth

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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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Live Photos: Avatar at the House of Blues Chicago – Part 1

Avatar is currently on tour with Trivium and Light the Torch. The tour stopped at the House of Blues Chicago on 10/21, and I was there to cover it. Having covered Avatar twice before, I always look forward to seeing them perform. The band manages to blend heavy metal with theatricality in a unique and exciting way. As usual, Avatar

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Avatar Live Photos From The Rave In Milwaukee, WI

Avatar brought their live metal carnival to The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on February 10. Not only do they put on their own brand of theatrics, but they added to the vibe with performances from the Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue and The Brains. All photos by Jason Carlson.

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Avatar: “Avatar Country” Album Review

Avatar return with their seventh studio release, Avatar Country, and their second straight concept album. While 2016’s Feathers & Flesh centered around an owl bent on world vengeance, Avatar Country is the story of a stranger wielding a six-string axe who emerges as the leader of a once barren wasteland, and brings new life and prosperity to those who had gone so long without. “Glory to the

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Jason Carlson’s Top 10 Live Photos Of 2017

Jason Carlson joined the SkullsNBones team this year as a photographer, and he quickly cornered the Chicago area metal scene, shooting numerous shows and delivering a host of incredible photos. Given the many shows and many photos that he captured, we asked Jason to pick out his 10 favorites of the year from his portfolio. Thanks to Jason for all

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Avatar: “Avatar Country” Album Review

Avatar return with their seventh studio release, Avatar Country, and their second straight concept album. While 2016’s Feathers & Flesh centered around an owl bent on world vengeance, Avatar Country is the

Jason Carlson’s Top 10 Live Photos Of 2017

Jason Carlson joined the SkullsNBones team this year as a photographer, and he quickly cornered the Chicago area metal scene, shooting numerous shows and delivering