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3-6 Metal Forum - Opeth
3-3 New Release Page Update
2-25 Buckethead Pike 424
2-17 Passing of Tim Aymar and Majk Moti
2-3 Updated Tour Dates
12-19 Buckethead Pike 322
12-11 Buckethead Pike 395
12-5  Release Page Update
9-22 Passing of Gord Kichen
9-7 Passing of Dave Sherman
9-2 All Tour Dates Updated
8-20 Ted Kirkpatrick Passes away
8-16 Steve Grimmett passes away
8-14 Morbid Forum updated
7-17 Morbid Forum AKA Metal Facts
5-15 Rockshots Records Update
4-17 Shaptone Records Update
4-17 Frontiers Records Update
4-15 Metal Archives Update
3-31 AFM Records Update
3-8 Death Nexus Fest
3-7 Napalm Records Update
2-13  2021 Top Albums of 2021
10-10 Nuclear Blast Update
Helloween – Incendium Online
9-5 2022 Release page
Until 2022 we will not update any of the tour or festival pages. 
8-17 Metal Blade Records Update
8-11 Tour Info Update
8-5 Napalm Records Update
7-21 About The Metal Authority updated
5-21 North American Festival updates
4-27 The Passing of Lars Ratz
4-18 Inside Out Records Update
4-13 Napalm Records Update
3-28 Buckethead Pike  #96
3-19 Buckethead Pike #60
3-18 Prog Archives Update
3-15  Metal Blade Records Update
2-20 BNR Update
2-18 Metal Archives Update12-15 Passing of Chris Payette
10-15 2021 Release Page

9-20 Buckethead pike #279

9-10 All Metal Hall of Fame
8-18 Century Media Updates
8-16 New artist added to page
6-14 New Page
5-6 2020 Release Page
3-20 Willowtip Records Update
3-11 Buckethead Pike #53
2-17  Relapse Updates
1-1  Metalfest Page Updated
7-21 Nuclear Blast Updates

7-20 Frontiers Records Updates
5-5 Lion Music Updates
5-5 Album Release Dates
4-30 SPV Update
3-21 High Roller Records Updates
3-13 Relapse Records Update
3-12 Unique Leader Updates
2-17 Sliptrick Records Update
2-16 Profound Lore Updates
1-26 Willowtip Records Updates
1-6 Agonia Records Update
12-31 High Roller Records Updates
12-30 Cruz Del Sur Updates
12-23 Season of Mist Updates
12-16 SPV Updates
11-29 The Passing of Erik Lindmark
3-18 Buckethead pike #59 Ydrapoej

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Kyle Obergfell AKA The Iron Man
Jim Durkin
Josua Lander Madsen
Tim Aymar
Majk Moti
Dave Sherman
Stuart Anstis
Ted Kirkpatrick with the King

Roman Kostrzewski

Matt Wolfe Former Byzantine drummer
Eric Wagner
William Mecum
Paulo Turin
Lars-Göran Petrov
Rich Lipscomb
Passed away on 1-7-2020 The King of Drumming Neal Peart R.I.P.1-7 2020
Timi "Grabber" Hansen
Reed Mullin
Richard Brunelle

Tony Särkkä aka It

Peter Hobbs
Erik Lindmark
Earl Root
Dimebag and Peter
Ralph Santolla
Fabiano Penna
Martin E. Ain R.I.P.: Oct 21st, 2017
A true superhero Bill Tolley
Mick Zane passed away on December 23rd of 2016
Adam Sagan passed away on Dec 5th 2016 from Lyphoma
Leonard Haze, the original drummer for veteran Bay Area rock band Y&T, has died at the age of 61.
Nick Menza passed away from a heart attack on 5-21-2016
4-18-16 Aleah Stanbridge passed away after a battle with cancer at the age of 39
Riverside Guitarist Piotr Grudziñski passed away on February 22 2016 at the age of 40
Tregenda R.I.P.
1-24-16 Jimmy Bain passes away at the age of 68
Lemmy passed away on 12-28-15 at the age of 70
Fast Eddie, Lemmy and Animal
Philthy Animal Phil Taylor passed away on November 11th 2015 at the age of 61
Singer David Van Landing passed away on 11-17-15 at the age of 51 from a car accident !
AJ Pero Passed away on 3-20-15

10-18-2015  Sadly, Bassist Frank Watkins has lost his battle with cancer.     REST IN PEACE

Jonathan Athon
Wayne Static R.I.P.

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5-27 The Morbid One 4pm till Midnight every Metal Saturday Broadcast # 3040
5-28 Archived album of the week- Sunday Live with the Necromancer / Sunday Night  Tribute to Fallen Metal Heroes
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July 2023 Release Date

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
7-7 Bloodbound Tales from the North AFM Heavy Power  
7-7 Deathroll Japanese Extreme Metal Art* WormHoleDeath Black  
7-7 Demolizer Post Ncrotic Human Mighty Thrash  
7-7 Fen Monuments to Absence Prophecy Atmo Black Post Rock  
7-7 Feuerschwanz Fegefeuer Napalm Medievil Folk  
7-7 The Raven Age Blood Omen Music for Nations Melodic Groove Core  
7-7 Winterage  Nekyia Scarlet Sym Power  
7-7 Wizard Master Ablanathanalba   Stoner Doom  
7-9 Butcher Babies Eye For and Eye CM Thrash Groove  
7-9 Butcher Babies Til the Worlds Blind CM Thrash Groove  
7-10 Dead and Dripping Blackened Cerebral Rifts Transcending Obscurity Death  
7-14 Aetherian At Storm's Edge Lifeforce Melodic  
7-14 Atheist Pieces of Time Nuclear Blast Prog Thrash 1990
7-14 Atheist Unquestionable Presence Nuclear Blast Prog Thrash 1991
7-14 Atheist Elements Nuclear Blast Prog Thrash 1993
7-14 Atheist Jupiter Nuclear Blast Prog Thrash 2010
7-14 Calligram Posistion/ Momentum Prosthetic    
7-14 The Devil's Trade Videkek Napalm    
7-14 Djinn-Ghul Opulence   Exp  
7-14 Eleine We Shall Remain Atomic Fire Sym  
7-14 Tailgunner Guns for Hire FireFlash Heavy  
7-21 Cadaver The Age of the Offended Nuclear Blast Death  
7-21 Greta Van Fleet Starcatcher Lava Rock  
7-21 Mizmor Prosaic Profound Lore    
7-21 Oxbow Love's Holiday Ipecac    
7-21 Saint Agnes Bloodsuckers Spinefarm    
7-21 Thunder Horse After the Fall Ripple Doom  
7-21 Voivod Morgoth Tales CM Sci Fi Prog Thrash Comp
7-23 Vinsta Freiweitn   Prog Death  
7-24 Formless Oedon Streams of Rot Memento Mori Doom Death  
7-28 The Crawling All of This for Nothing GS Death Doom  
7-28 Signs of the Swarm Amongst the Low and Empty CM Deathcore  

August 2023

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
8-11 Casket Reflections SharpTone    


Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
7-15 Shade Empire Sun Holy Candlelight Sym Extreme