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Narrows Vocalist Recaps the Tour That Almost Wasn’t

This past November, the multi-coastal -- and multi-country -- band Narrows pulled off their first East Coast tour, with a few Southern dips in the route, that many (including members of the band) thought was never going happen due to the battles with schedules and the miles that separate members of …
Artists of the 2000s
The last decade was kind to heavy metal. Not only did veteran acts release some of their most exciting work, a flurry of new bands also came out of nowhere to demand their place among the greats. Noisecreep recently compiled lists of the best songs and albums of the past decade and it's been no…
Best Albums of the 2000s
Although the mainstream largely shunned heavy metal in the 1990s, the last decade found our music getting more attention that it's ever gotten. Some of the finest releases the music has ever had were released from 2000 to 2009 and shows like VH1's 'The Metal Show' have proved ver…
Blacklisted Skip the New Album Waiting Game
In this technological wonderland we all live in -- sadly sans jetpacks and hover cars -- albums normally have three release dates. The digital and CD have one, the vinyl has one, and the low-res stolen copy to circulate on the web has an expected one...
Top 10 Albums of 2009
2009 was a fantastic year for heavy music. Not only was Noisecreep launched (just joking), some of our favorite bands came back from hibernation, showing us that playing metal and hardcore isn't just a young person's sport. With the end of the year upon us, every magazine and Web site is u…
Converge Take Shot at Album Leaking Journalists — VIDEO
Over the past decade, as internet technology got more advanced and album leaks more common, music journalists typically shook their heads in dismay at the wave of records hitting the Web weeks -- even months -- before their release date. Conventional wisdom in the writing community held that it was …
Priestess Will Release ‘Prior to the Fire’ in February
Montreal-based Priestess have been quiet this summer, working away at their sophomore record, 'Prior to the Fire.' Having just signed to New York City's Tee Pee Records, the band is expecting to release the new LP in February, and have been working with Los Angeles producer David Schi…

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