Metal Anarchy’s Top 50 Albums Of 2017

I have put together a list of my top 50 albums of 2017. You can check that out below. This is just for fun, and I know I probably left out some your favorites, but these are all the albums that I enjoyed the most this year.

50. Dead Cross – “Dead Cross”

49. Linkin Park – “One More Light”

48. Alice Cooper – “Paranormal”

47. Rancid – “Trouble Maker”

46. Iron Reagan – “Crossover Ministry”

45. Theory Of A Deadman – “Wake Up Call”

44. All That Remains – “Madness”

43. Josh Todd & The Conflict – “Year Of The Tiger”

42. Rex Brown – “Smoke On This…”

41. Doyle – “Doyle II: As We Die”

40. Shaman’s Harvest – “Red Hands Black Deeds”

39. Adelitas Way – “Notorious”

38. Fozzy – “Judas”

37. GWAR – “The Blood Of Gods”

36. Glassjaw – “Material Control”

35. Seether – “Poison The Parish”

34. Royal Blood – “How Did We Get So Dark?”

33. Prophets Of Rage – “Prophets Of Rage”

32. Converge – “The Dusk In Us”

31. Nothing More – “The Stories We Tell Ourselves”

30. Fit For An Autopsy – “The Great Collapse”

29. Queens Of The Stone Age – “Villains”

28. Foo Fighters – “Concrete And Gold”

27. Once Human – “Evolution”

26. Thy Art Is Murder – “Dear Desolation”

25. The Black Dahlia Murder – “Nightbringers”

24. Kreator – “Gods Of Violence”

23. Paradise Lost – “Medusa”

22. Toothgrinder – “Phantom Amour”

21. Emmure – “Look At Yourself”

20. Cannibal Corpse – “Red Before Black”

19. Body Count – “Bloodlust”

18. Deuce – “Invincible”

17. Power Trip – “Nightmare Logic”

16. Powerman 5000 – “New Wave”

15. Code Orange – “Forever”

14. Motionless In White – “Graveyard Shift”

13. The Faceless – “In Becoming A Ghost”

12. Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – “Modern Ruin”

11. Hollywood Undead – “Five”

10. Cradle Of Filth – “Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness Of Decay”

09. Marilyn Manson – “Heaven Upside Down”

08. Mastodon – “Emperor Of Sand”

07. The Haxans – “Party Monsters”

06. Trivium – “The Sin And The Sentence”

05. Stone Sour – “Hydrograd”

04. In This Moment – “Ritual”

03. Arch Enemy – “Will To Power”

02. Papa Roach – “Crooked Teeth”

01. Butcher Babies – “Lilith”

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Alice In Chains, Godsmack, Muse, Etc. Set For 2018 Carolina Rebellion

The 2018 Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion has officially been announced. The event will take place on May 4-6 at the Rock City Campgrounds at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, NC, and the daily lineups can be seen below:

May 4: Alice In Chains, Shinedown, Stone Sour, Stone Temple Pilots, Bullet For My Valentine, Underoath, Parkway Drive, Pop Evil, Sevendust, Andrew W.K., Tremonti, Red Sun Rising, Avatar, Texas Hippie Coalition, Power Trip, He Is Legend, Turnstile, Counterfeit, Stick To Your Guns, and The Wild!.

May 5: Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Halestorm, In This Moment, The Used, Trivium, Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria, Hatebreed, Butcher Babies, New Years Day, Shaman’s Harvest, From Ashes To New, Emmure, Toothgrinder, Palisades, Bad Wolves, Palaye Royale, Joyous Wolf, and Them Evils.

May 6: Muse, Queens Of The Stone Age, Incubus, Billy Idol, The Struts, Clutch, Thrice, Baroness, Greta Van Fleet, Quicksand, The Sword, Red Fang, Code Orange, The Bronx, Mutoid Man, The Fever, The Blue Stones, Black Foxxes, and Spirit Animal.

Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, Etc. Set For 2018 Rock On The Range

The lineup has been revealed for the 2018 Rock On The Range festival. The event will take place at the MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio on May 18-20, and will include the following: Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, Godsmack, A Perfect Circle, Stone Sour, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, Stone Temple Pilots, Machine Gun Kelly, Bullet For My Valentine, The Used, Tech N9ne, Underoath, BABYMETAL, Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria, I Prevail, Greta Van Fleet, Yelawolf, Trivium, Body Count, Quicksand, Red Sun Rising, Baroness, Andrew W.K., Atreyu, Anti-Flag, We Came As Romans, The Bronx, 10 Years, Senses Fail, New Years Day, Emmure, Hawthorne Heights, Turnstile, Miss May I, Code Orange, Power Trip, Dance Gavin Dance, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Stick To Your Guns, Wilson, From Ashes To New, Black Foxxes, Like A Storm, Shaman’s Harvest, While She Sleeps, The Fever, I See Stars, Mutoid Man, My Ticket Home, Cane Hill, Joyous Wolf, Stitched Up Heart, Them Evils, Spirit Animal, Like Moths To Flames, and Shim.

Thy Art Is Murder Announce 2018 Australian Tour With Emmure, Fit For An Autopsy, & Justice For The Damned

Thy Art Is Murder have announced a headlining Australian tour. The band will also be joined by special guests Emmure, Fit For An Autopsy, and Justice For The Damned.

Tour Dates:

02/14 Perth, AUS – Rosemount Hotel
02/15 Adelaide, AUS – Uni Bar
02/16 Melbourne, AUS – 170 Russell
02/17 Sydney, AUS – Metro Theatre
02/18 Brisbane, AUS – The Triffid

Hatebreed Perform With Emmure, The Acacia Strain, Stick To Your Guns, Etc. Vocalists At Holmdel, NJ Date Of Vans Warped Tour

Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta missed the July 15 date of the Vans Warped Tour in Holmdel, NJ, so he could head home for his grandmother’s funeral. During his absence, The Acacia Strain’s Vincent Bennett, Municipal Waste‘s Tony Foresta, Stick To Your Guns‘ Jesse Barnett, Emmure‘s Frankie Palmeri, etc. filled in.

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Emmure To Headline The 2017 Never Say Die! Tour With Deez Nuts, Chelsea Grin, Kublai Khan, Sworn In, Polaris, & Lorna Shore

Emmure will be headlining the 2017 Never Say Die! Tour with Deez Nuts, Chelsea Grin, Kublai Khan, Sworn In, Polaris, and Lorna Shore. Check out the dates below.

Tour Dates:

11/02 Hamburg, GER – Gruenspan
11/03 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
11/04 Brugges, BEL – Entreepot
11/05 London, UK – The Electric Ballroom
11/06 Manchester, UK – Club Academy
11/07 Glasgow, UK – Garage
11/08 Cardiff, UK – Tramshed
11/09 Haarlem, NET – Patronaat
11/10 Berlin, GER – SO36
11/11 Wroclaw, POL – Zaklete Rewiry
11/12 Prague, CZE – Storm Club
11/13 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
11/14 Wien, AUT – Arena
11/15 Bologna, ITA – Zona Roveri
11/16 Munchen, GER – Backstage
11/17 Pratteln, SWI – Z7
11/18 Lyon, FRA – MJC O Totem
11/19 Barcelona, SPA – Razzmatazz 2
11/20 Madrid, SPA – Caracol
11/22 Savigny Le Temple, FRA – L’Empreinte
11/23 Saarbrucken, GER – Garage
11/24 Leipzig, GER – Werk 2
11/25 Koln, GER – Essigfabrik
11/26 Stuttgart, GER – LKA

Lineup For 2017 Vans Warped Tour Officially Revealed

The lineup for the 2017 Vans Warped Tour has officially been revealed. Check it out below.

Journey’s Left Foot Stage:

Attila (06/16 – 07/02, 07/06 – 08/06)
CKY
Bowling For Soup (06/27 – 07/02, 07/26 – 07/27, 07/29, 07/30)
Futuristic (06/16 – 06/23, 06/25 – 08/06)
Hawthorne Heights
I Prevail
Julie Vera
New Years Day
Never Shout Never (throwback set) (06/27 – 07/07)
Sammy Adams (06/16 – 07/28, 08/01 – 08/06)
Watsky (06/17 – 07/14, 07/16-07/18, 07/20, 07/21, 07/23 – 08/06)

Hard Rock Stage:

The Adolescents
The Alarm (07/07 – 07/16, 08/04 – 08/06)
Anti-Flag (06/27 – 07/24)
The Ataris (06/16 – 08/01)
Bad Cop / Bad Cop (06/16 – 08/06)
The Dickies (06/16 – 06/22, 06/24, 06/25)
Dollskin (06/16 – 06/25)
Fire From The Gods
Municipal Waste (06/16 – 07/02, 07/06 – 08/06)
Sick Of It All (06/21 – 08/06)
Strung Out (06/16 – 07/11, 08/04 – 08/06)
The Suicide Machines (07/18 – 07/21)
T.S.O.L. (07/22 – 08/06)
Valient Thorr

Skullcandy Stage:

Alestorm (06/21 – 08/06)
Bad Seed Rising (06/16 – 07/04)
Barb Wire Dolls
Big D And The Kids Table (07/06 -07/16)
Microwave
Riverboat Gamblers (07/29 – 07/30)
Sonic Boom Six
Stacked Like Pancakes (07/16 – 08/06)
Street Dogs (07/06 – 07/16)
Twilight Creeps (08/04 – 08/06)
War On Women
The White Noise
William Control

Full Sail Stage:

Bad Omens (07/04 – 07/24)
Boston Manor
Carousel Kings (06/16 – 07/04)
Courage My Love
Creeper
The Dukes (06/27 – 07/02)
Eternal Boy (07/14)
The Fantastic Plastics (06/16 – 07/02)
Farewell Winters
Feeki
The Gospel Youth
Knocked Loose
Montage (07/18)
Movements
Naked Walrus (06/23 – 06/24)
One Last Shot (07/07 – 07/10)
Playboy Manbaby (06/22 & 08/06)
Sarah and The Safe Word (06/29)
Separations (07/06 – 07/24)
Shattered Sun (07/26 – 08/06)
tiLLie (07/26 – 08/06)
Trophy Eyes
The Waves (07/18)

Monster Mutant North Stage:

The Acacia Strain
Being As An Ocean
Candiria (06/21 – 08/06)
Counterparts
Fit For A King
Hatebreed (06/21 – 08/06)
Silent Planet
Stick To Your Guns (06/16 – 07/02, 07/06 – 08/06)
Sylar

Monster Mutant South Stage:

After The Burial
Blessthefall
Carnifex
Emmure
Gwar
Hundredth
Silverstein
Sworn In
Too Close To Touch

Journey’s Right Foot Stage:

American Authors (06/16 – 07/19, 07/21 – 08/06)
Andy Black
Beartooth (06/28 – 08/06)
Dance Gavin Dance
Goldfinger (06/16 – 06/17. 08/04 – 08/06)
Hands Like Houses
Memphis May Fire
Neck Deep
Our Last Night
Save Ferris (06/22 – 08/01,08/05)
Streelight Manifesto (06/24)

It is worth noting that Kevin Lyman said there will be some surprise acts at select shows as well.

Tour Dates:

06/16 Seattle, WA – CenturyLink Field
06/17 Salem, OR – Oregon State Fairgrounds
06/21 Albuquerque, NM – Balloon Fiesta Park
06/22 Phoenix, AZ – Fear Farm Festival Grounds
06/23 Las Vegas, NV – Hard Rock Hotel And Casino
06/24 Salt Lake City, UT – Utah State Fair
06/25 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
06/27 Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Fair
06/28 New Orleans, LA – Shrine On Airline
06/29 Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
06/30 Orlando, FL – Tinker Field
07/01 St. Petersburg, FL – Vinoy Waterfront Park
07/02 West Palm Beach, FL – Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre
07/04 Wilmington, NC – Legion Stadium
07/06 Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
07/07 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
07/08 Long Island, NY – Nikon Theater at Jones Beach
07/09 Hartford, CT – XFINITY Theatre
07/10 Scranton, PA – The Pavilion At Montage Mountain
07/11 Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
07/12 Mansfield, MA – XFINITY Center
07/13 Darien Center, NY – Darien Lakes Amphitheater
07/14 Burgettstown, PA – KeyBank Pavilion
07/15 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
07/16 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
07/18 Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
07/19 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
07/20 Indianapolis, IN – Klipsch Music Center
07/21 Auburn Hills, MI – The Palace Of Auburn Hills
07/22 Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
07/23 Shakopee, MN – Canterbury Park
07/24 Milwaukee, WI – Marcus Amphitheater
07/26 Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
07/27 Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Amphitheater
07/28 Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion
07/29 San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
07/30 Houston, TX – NRG Park
08/01 Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University
08/04 San Francisco, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
08/05 San Diego, CA – Qualcomm Stadium
08/06 Pomona, CA – Pomona Fairplex