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27.04 Amorphis - Bassist Leaves Citing Mismanagement
Finnish metal icons Amorphis just announced that bassist Niclas Etelävuori has left the band. You can read the full statement below but he cites mismanagement as the main reason for quitting the band. So, in this case, it was the business side of things getting in the way. At the same time, original bassist Olli-Pekka Laine will join the group when it comes to live performances.Read more
South Florida Swampventures - Vol. I: Weedeater & ASG @ Propaganda
by Apothecary | 15.04
Welcome to the first in what will hopefully end up being a series of articles reviewing metal shows in that one state in America that's always felt like a nation within a nation. No, not California. Not Texas either, you fearsome don't-treaders. We are of course talking about Florida. Strap on those camo boots, bring a buck knife along, some jerky perhaps, and journey with me through tales of live jamz in the land of alligators, old people whose driving licenses need to be revoked, and drunk teenagers on Spring Break.
70000 Tons Of Metal 2017 - Day Four: Wait, It's Over Already? The Grand Finale
by D.T. Metal, CROMCarl | 01.04
Ugh, the last day of the cruise was upon us and despite trying to watch all the bands I was interested in, I missed a few. Seriously, one can plan ahead all they want, but due to the fact that there is so much going on, all the time, even the best laid out plan is easily derailed. One huge factor is definitely that there are tons of people from all over the world on 70000 Tons Of Metal, and over the years I met a great deal of awesome people and the cruise is usually the only time to hang out.
Clandestine Cuts Vol. 7 Issue #1 - Awesome New Demos and EPs
by Nefarious, Mr. Doctor | 25.03
Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveller of the metal world, rest a while here. Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from these bands, the heart and soul of metal music. These musicians are slaves to their passions, and their blood keeps the metal machine alive and turning. Support them with a simple listen, and discover the future. This issue features music from Yugen, Crackhouse, Easy Death, Scars Divide, Obsolith & Green Fiend.
Almost Too Hot To Handle: UFO & Saxon In Denver, CO At The Summit Music Hall On 21 Mar 2017
by D.T. Metal | 24.03
NWOBHM was very much alive in Denver the other night. Saxon and UFO, two of the leading bands of the movement, took the audience on a trip down memory lane and it was spectacular.
70000 Tons Of Metal 2017 - Day Three: Metal Music In The Haitian Sun
by D.T. Metal, CROMCarl | 18.03
Day 3 marks "Port Day" on 70000 Tons Of Metal. It's a time for anyone to have the standard mainstream vacation portion of the cruise…but in metal is anything "mainstream"? What awaited fans and musicians alike was sunning, swimming, snorkeling, exploring, volleyball, boating, jet skiing, open ocean zip lines and a go-kart style rollercoaster.