Opinion: We need to work together to stop sexual misconduct from happening in metal

Did it really happen? A question we don’t know for sure but want to somehow say no because how could our beloved idols do such heinous and callous acts?

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I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER (MOVIE REVIEW)

Love continues to conquer all, despite how evil a creature can be, whether in human or supernatural form. 

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Metal Insider’s response to domestic abuse in the metal community

Anyone who has been in an abusive relationship would typically fear making their experience go public.

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Steel Panther brought comedy we needed in the 2010s

Depending on how you look at them, Steel Panther are either loved or hated, and you can say the same for just about any comedian.

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15 Ways To Improve Your Online Dating Profile

Many people are opposed to online dating including the agonizing dating profile creation. It is an awkward process where one has to come up with the right phrase, attitude, or general appearance along with speaking highly about themselves.

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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

As we saw with bands such as Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine, Vio-lence, Mr.Bungle, Possessed, Exhorder, and many more that have disbanded/went on a hiatus and returned, there’s always a chance for a group to reform. 

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Five Finger Death Punch face their demons in ‘F8’

Five Finger Death Punch’s overall history can feel like a roller coaster of the unknown. These Las Vegas metal kings are considered one of the biggest bands, and with that level of exposure, the group, of course, runs into a mob of haters. 

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70000tons round 10 2020 explained by members of Trollfest, Carach Angren, The Agonist, etc.

70000tons of Metal by far surpasses any other metal cruise. It’s more than a fan’s all-access pass hanging out with some of their favorite bands. The overall adventure is a vacation with like-minded individuals surrounded by their metal brothers and sisters.

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Metal Insider recognizes mental health awareness month

May has been recognized as mental health awareness month since 1949, and this year marks the seventieth year of its annual observance. 

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The Cranberries – ‘In The End’ – Review

Back in 1994, when I received the Cranberries’ second studio album ‘No Need To Argue,’ I would have never thought I would review the group’s final record, ‘In the End,’ twenty-five years later nor would have expected Dolores O’Riordan to pass away.

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YOSHIKI Live At Carnegie Hall In New York With Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra On January 12th, 2017

The multi-talented songwriter, composer, record producer, and co-founding member of the iconic Japanese heavy metal band/Visual Kei pioneers X Japan Yoshiki, performed at the famous Carnegie Hall on not one but two nights (January 12 and 13).

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WORLD WAR Z (MOVIE REVIEW)

The anticipated Hollywood blockbuster movie “World War Z” is “based” on Max Brook’s novel “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War”, which is about fictional interviews on Zombie Apocalypse survivors. Now that would have been great to see!

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METALLICA – HARDWIRED…TO SELF-DESTRUCT (ALBUM REVIEW)

Technology, selfies, and the need to populate one’s Facebook page has grown immensely since 2008. Similarly, within these years of technological wired addictions and societal evolvements, Metallica has had quite a bit of time to work on the long awaited, tenth studio album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct.

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METALLICA’S MASTER OF PUPPETS STILL SUPERIOR 30 YEARS LATER

One of the most pivotal moments in Heavy Metal history was in 1981 when Lars Ulrich (drummer) posted an ad in the newspaper to form a band in San Francisco, CA where James Hetfield (vocals/rhythm guitar) responded. 

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HEAVY MONTREAL EXPLODES ON DAY 3 MONTREAL, QC 8-9-15

On the final morning of Heavy Montréal, a different crowd stirred in. Packing in more vigorously than the past two days, a few wondered if they were getting an early start to see monstrous acts of Lamb of God and Slipknot, or perhaps a few with blackened eyewear were rushing for a good spot to catch the Metalcore Gothic act, Motionless in White.

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BELPHEGOR/ORIGIN/SHINING/ABIGAIL WILLIAMS: CONJURING THE DEAD IN NYC!! – THE GRAMERCY THEATRE 8/31/16

Be careful what you read and find on the internet, it can be complete and utter nonsense. 

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NE OBLIVISCARIS – URN

It seems as though it was a lifetime ago when NE OBLIVISCARIS released their sophomore album Citadel (2014).

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EPICA, LACUNA COIL, AND INSOMNIUM LIVE VOL. I – RAMS HEAD LIVE! BALTIMORE, MD 9/27/17

Dutch symphonic metal titans EPICA recently concluded their North American trek with LACUNA COIL, INSOMNIUM and ELANTRIS on September 29. 

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15 Questions We All Had After Watching Stranger Things

Many people cannot stop talking about the original Netflix Series, Stranger Things that released on July 15th exclusively on Netflix. It is a Sci-Fi TV show created by brothers Matt and Ross Duffer. The Duff brothers are most likely referred as geniuses for creating an innovative show filled with several layers, dimensions, and eighties nostalgia.

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MASTODON – EMPEROR OF SAND

Death is inevitable. The dark shadow lurks upon us mortals, seeking for the next soul to take under its wing, leaving the remaining living humans suffering from the loss of a loved one. 

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Google Express Parachutes: New Delivery Technology

Google surpassed April Fools expectations after announcing the alleged scientifically proven flying parachute express delivery method.

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METALLICA SEEK AND DESTROY WEBSTER HALL, NYC 9-27-16

It is no secret that Metallica is considered one of the most influential bands in Heavy Metal history.

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15 Things Wrong With MTV's Video Music Awards

When MTV (Music Television) first aired in 1981, it seemed the best way to promote a new artist and band. It brought in a youthful demographic as the focus was on Pop Culture, the latest trends and most importantly, the programming mainly included music. 

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A conversation with Nita Strauss on Rock Guitar Fundamentals, Body Shred Challenge, and new album update

When the Alice Cooper guitarist realized her entire year of touring is more or less scrapped, she decided to make a positive out of all of this uncertainty. 

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An inside look at speed metal dating in Brooklyn

With online dating apps like OKCupid, Plenty of Fish, Tinder, Bumble and what have you, for a metalhead, you tend to run into people who are not your type.

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Katatonia return with epic virtual concert

Virtual concerts are going to be our new normal. It’s something we have to adapt and accept, as the time of uncertainty with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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Review/Photos: Tool brought ‘Fear Inoculum’ to Barclays Center – 11/19/2019

Despite the lack of new material in thirteen years and recently giving fans fresh near-perfect music with Fear Inoculum, Tool has expanded their fan base since 2001’s Lateralus. 

Metal Insider’s Top Ten Shocking Moments of the Decade (2010-2019)

The metal community has been slammed with ups and downs over the last ten years. The death toll alone requires its own column.

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TAXI DRIVER – STILL MAKING AN IMPACT 40 YEARS LATER

Forty years ago, on February 8, 1976, Martin Scorsese’s legacy was born with Taxi Driver. 

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CHRISTOPHER LEE – AN EXCEPTIONAL MAN, AN EXTRAORDINAIRE LIFE

The curtain has closed, as the casket sadly sealed on Dracula’s tomb for an eternal rest. The renowned, Sir Christopher Lee’s mortal clock has ended at the venerable age of ninety-three. 

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70000TONS OF METAL 2019 – The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise — Day 1 Highlights

Here at MyGlobalMind, this is our third year covering 70000tons of Metal. With that being said, three times is always a charm. On Round 9 of 70000tons of Metal, we covered more bands than ever (47 out of 60 and made it to a few double sets). 

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Gojira – Magma Review

One of the most anticipated Metal albums of 2016 has finally arrived.  The French Metal Gods known as Gojira released their sixth studio album ‘Magma’ on June 17th under RoadRunner Records.

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MARY REILLY – 20 YEARS LATER

Twenty years ago, on February 23, 1996, the Horror/Thriller and partially Romantic film Mary Reilly was released. Adapted from Valerie Martin’s 1990’s novel of the same title, it was also  inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic from 1886, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

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LINDSEY STIRLING – BRAVE ENOUGH (ALBUM REVIEW)

It is hard to classify the multi-talented violinist, vocalist, performer, composer, and sweetheart Lindsey Stirling.

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GARBAGE – STRANGE LITTLE BIRDS (ALBUM REVIEW)

Since the beginning of their career, American-Scottish band Garbage never really fit into any particular genre of Rock.

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SCOTT WEILAND – THE ROCK VOICE OF A LIFETIME

The infamous megaphone has officially been laid to rest as many mourn the loss of Scott Weiland. 

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REFLECTING ON KURT COBAIN AND NIRVANA 20 YEARS LATER

With the release in 1989 of their first album, Bleach, Nirvana emerged as an underground garage punk influenced band. Shortly after, with their second album Nevermind (1991), a new vessel opened up for fans to listen to a broader variety of grunge and punk rock music. 

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SLAYER’S HELL AWAITS STILL BURNING 30 YEARS LATER

The Californian band Slayer is one of the most demonically grueling Thrash Metal groups of all time.

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MYRKUR – MARERIDT

Despite having several black metal elements, Amalie Bruun aka MYRKUR shouldn’t belong to a particular category or group. It was her debut album 2015’s M that had her somewhat reinvent the subgenre as her live performances surprised audiences, especially during her supporting run with BEHEMOTH in 2016. 

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INSOMNIUM – WINTER’S GATE

A cold and truculent winter has arrived in INSOMNIUM’S next masterpiece, Winter’s Gate.

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Hurricane Harvey Breaks Rain Fall Record: See How You Can Help Flood Victims

Despite being the fourth largest city in the United States, Houston didn’t receive a single evacuation notice as Hurricane Harvey threatened the Gulf Coast.

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