Evergrey: A Decade And A Half

After releasing one of their best albums earlier this year with Glorious Collision, the Swedish outfit Evergrey has introduced us to a new two-disc collection featuring many of their greatest hits. While a slew of lineup changes occurred late last year, the gang is still led by singer/guitarist Tom …

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Scorched-Earth Policy: MIllenial Delusions

While they have been active since 1997, the unsigned quartet from the San Francisco Bay Area has never put out a full-length CD. Coming into this year, the thrash metal band had released four demos, an EP back in 1998 and a self-titled compilation album in 2001. Continuing the trend …

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New Years Day: Coming From The Heart

Touring in support of their most recent EP, The Mechanical Heart, New Years Day will be playing at the Gramercy Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 18, alongside Hell Or Highwater, Madina Lake and MeTalkPretty. Led by the immensely talented Ashley Costello, the pop-punk band is on their …

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Disturbed: The Lost Children

A compilation of B-sides and rarities, Disturbed have released their longest album (almost 61 minutes long) to date with The Lost Children. The band kicks off the album in great fashion with “Hell.” David Draiman sings to perfection while Dan Donegan throws in some impressive riffs. The combination makes …

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Twisted Sister: I Wanna Rock!

Looking to see some living legends on Saturday night? If so, check out Twisted Sister when they hit up the Best Buy Theater on Saturday, Dec. 17. The gang will be performing songs off their 2006 album, A Twisted Christmas, as well as many others. Known for their …

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Starlight Girls: The Stars Are Aligning

Brookly duo Starlight Girls will be playing a hometown show when they hit the stage at 13 Thames on Friday, Dec. 16. The ladies have been gaining some steam in the indie pop world and they will be winning over some more fans when they hit the road for …

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Riot: Immortal Soul

The American heavy metal outfit Riot is back at it again for their 14th album. Formed in 1975, Riot has undergone countless lineup changes over the years but they never seem to disappoint their fans. Released on Nov. 22, Immortal Soul attacks you from every angle as Tony Moore is …

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Serenades: Twice As Nice

The Swedish duo Serenades will be playing two local shows this week, which is surprising considering they’re only going to be playing four shows throughout the entire U.S. Consisting of Shout Out Loud’s vocalists Adam Olenius and Markus Krunegard, Serenades released their debut EP, Come Home, earlier this year. …

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Megadeth: Th1rt3en

As one of the pioneers of thrash, Megadeth is a band that needs no introduction. They’ve traveled the world, sold-out venues everywhere, and are going to remain a powerhouse for as long as they continue to play. Their new disc, Th1rt3en, was released on Nov. 1 and it’s the …

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Sonata Arctica: Live In Finland

Having seen Sonata Arctica multiple times when they’ve visited the U.S., I can definitely tell you that their live shows are electric. The last time I was in attendance for a concert from the power metal band was in early 2008, shortly after original guitarist Jani Liimatainen left the group …

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