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Evyltyde Announce ‘Rising’ Album Art, Track List, Release and Tour Dates

  London metallers EVYLTYDE have announced the release date of their forthcoming album ‘Rising’ as Monday 27th March 2017. ‘Rising’ will be available from all major digital platforms including iTunes and Spotify from this date, with the CD version available … Continue reading

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Soilwork’s Fury Tour 2016 Final Show – November 16, 2016 – Toronto, Canada

A press release came into Metal Nation News late last summer announcing one of the best tour packages of the year, the Soilwork headlined Fury Tour with support from Unearth, Battlecross, Wovenwar and Darkness Divided to be played in 26 … Continue reading

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Interview: Pop Evil with The Rev, Heavy Montreal 2016

The Rev of Too Metal For Church was at Heavy Montreal for Metal Nation Radio this year and had a conversation with drummer Hayley Cramer and bassist Matt DiRito of Pop Evil. The PR company had sent a list of … Continue reading

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Festival Diary: Heavy Montreal Day 2 with the Rev

Day two of Heavy Montreal promised a sprinkle of rain and a flood of non-stop metal from the awesome lineup including the likes of Blind Guardian, Hatebreed, Killswitch Engage and headliners Disturbed. On tap for today were interviews with Hansi … Continue reading

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Festival Diary: Heavy Montreal Day 1 with the Rev

Heavy Montreal took place a few days ago on August 6 & 7, 2016 at Parc Jean Drapeau in the awesome city of Montreal. The Rev was there armed with media credentials and his Metal Nation Radio tees with cutoff … Continue reading

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Live Review: Phear Live 2.0 @ The Rockpile, Toronto July 23, 2016

Who: Phear (with guest Cameljoe) Where: Rockpile, Toronto When: July 23, 2016 On Saturday July 23, 2016 Canadian metal-masters Phear took the stage with a mission; to present an arena quality show that would leave the audience breathless, beaten and … Continue reading

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Phear Live 2.0 July 23, 2016 – Interview with vocalist Pat Mulock

Who: phear Where: The Rockpile West, Toronto, Canada When: July 23, 2016 Phear plays their second show of 2016 at the Rockpile West in Toronto on Saturday July 23 with special guests Cameljoe. The Rev chatted with vocalist Pat Mulock … Continue reading

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Kiss @ Calgary Stampede, July 13, 2016 Photo Journal

Kiss, with guests The Cult, rolled through the Calgary Stampede on Wednesday July 13, 2016. Our master photog Jef Thorell was there to capture the moment for Metal Nation Radio.  

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Handout Releases New Single & Video – “Empty Soul”

Hungary’s Handout recently released a new single and video titled “Empty Soul”.  Now, as you might imagine, we get scores of new releases from independent bands and industry sources over the course of any given week and the most relevant … Continue reading

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Album Review: Lacuna Coil – Delirium

Band: Lacuna Coil  Album: Delirium  Label: Century Media  Release Date: May 27, 2016 Lacuna Coil is one of those bands I’ve seen unintentionally several times over the last few years as they seem to be added to shows where I’m … Continue reading

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Exclusive Premiere: RAPHEUMETS WELL Streaming New Track ‘Planetary Cenotaph’ via Metal Nation Radio

Test Your Metal Records Releases the New Album ‘The Exile’ Due Out March 18th, 2016 Blending a sound that is a complex mix of classical orchestrations, cosmic synths, and extreme metal to portray the epics of parallel worlds, Hickory, N.C. … Continue reading

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Album Review: Holy Grail – Times of Pride and Peril

Band: Holy Grail Album: Times of Pride and Peril  Release Date: February 12, 2016 Label: Prosthetic Records I came across the new release from Holy Grail recently and, having some familiarity and fondness for their previous album, gave it a … Continue reading

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Album Review: Anvil – Anvil is Anvil

  Band: Anvil  Album: Anvil is Anvil  Label: SPV STEAMHAMMER Release Date: February 26, 2016 (ex Japan) Anvil is Anvil. That is a ballsy statement. It means that they are Anvil and we are not; nor is anyone else. It implies … Continue reading

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Top 15 of 2015 According to Reverend Rock of Too Metal For Church

Reverend Rock’s Top 15 of 2015  One quick glance through my top 15 releases of 2015 will reveal it to be decently varied through the sub-genre spectrum with one major exception – it is decidedly light on straight up death … Continue reading

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Album Review: Intrinsic – Nails

Band: Intrinsic Album: Nails  Label: Divebomb Records  Date: October 16, 2015 This brand new release from California’s Intrinsic is blessed to be both old and new at the same time. “Nails” was recorded in ’91 & ’92 but never saw … Continue reading

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