Baroness return to North American venues this Spring, kicking off a month-long, co-headlining tour with Against Me! on May 1 at Detroit’s Majestic Theatre. Destroy Boys support on the first half of the tour, with Drug Church supporting on the… Read More ›
Month: February 2020
King Buzzo, the iconic Melvins’ singer and guitar player, returns with his second solo album, Gift of Sacrifice, on May 15 via Ipecac Recordings. The nine-song release finds Buzz Osborne joined by longtime friend and Mr. Bungle bass player Trevor Dunn.
We recently caught up with Polish death metal veterans Vader performing the Judas Priest and Slayer covers at the Metro Operahouse in Oakland, CA on February 27th. Vader were on tour with Abysmal Dawn and Hideous Divinity.
Colorado-based thrashers Havok are starting the campaign for their upcoming new studio album “V”, which will be released worldwide on May 1st, 2020 via Century Media Records, today with the launch of its first single…
Thrash metal force WARBRINGER is launching into 2020 with the announcement of their brand-new full-length release, entitled Weapons of Tomorrow, scheduled to drop on April 24 via Napalm Records. With this release, the SoCal five-piece have not only proven a true mastery of… Read More ›
After an incredibly successful 2019 that saw the band tour North America as well as Europe (the latter even twice) and release their worldwide charting new album, Macro, Ukrainian modern metal frontrunners JINJER return with the official music video for their standout track, “Retrospection” – a song… Read More ›
If an actor or a reality show host can become president and wreak havoc around the world, then surely musicians have a time honored duty of reacting to that and speaking up for regular people. Punk rock legends D.O.A. have… Read More ›
Multi-genre artist Justin ‡ Symbol (aka Star Daddy) has released the official music video for “Mothra ft DJ Swamp.” Shot by LaChelle Claypool and Chloe D’cay, “Mothra” is off of the artist’s recently released LP, Candy Man.
Unfortunately due to heavy traffic going towards San Francisco and commitments earlier that day I arrived after doors had opened at the Regency ballroom in San Francisco. However I was lucky enough to get there in time to catch American… Read More ›
Australian electro prog sensation VOYAGER have shared the brand new music video for the track “Runaway,” which is taken from their latest opus, ‘Colours in the Sun.’ Previously, “Runaway” was exclusively premiered via ‘Eurovision – Australia Decides!’
San Francisco’s blackened/traditional metallers NITE – formed by current and former members of Satan’s Wrath, Dawnbringer, High Spirits, and more – presents “Genesis,” the opening track to their impending debut album, Darkness Silence Mirror Flame. The new single has been premiered at Decibel… Read More ›
Long-running Orange County pop-punk band WANK has signed with Die Laughing Records (Michael Des Barres & the Mistakes, The Vibrators, The Venomous Pinks) which will release their album ‘White Knuckle Ride’ digitally on March 6. The long-awaited LP has previously only been available… Read More ›
On April 24th, Cirith Ungol will release their new album, Forever Black – their first collection of all-new material in 29 years! For a preview of Forever Black, a lyric video for the first single, “Legions Arise”, can be viewed below.
IMONOLITH have announced the release of their highly anticipated debut album State of Being on March 27 via Imonolith Music and are streaming a new single/video, “Instinct.” Check out “Instinct” below.
In the video below ALDO GUZMAN chats with JOSH ELMORE of CATTLE DECAPITATION @ Holy Diver – Sacramento, California.
Australian thrash metallers Warrior Within are bound to release their second EP In Light Act II on 8 February 2020. The EP follows their first act EP In Darkness Act I, the band released in May 2018. The EP can… Read More ›
Belgian death metal outfit CARNATION have begun building the foundation of their next massive aural soundscape! The band has entered the Hertz Studio in Białystok, Poland to record their upcoming second full-length, which is tentatively scheduled for a fall release… Read More ›
STATIC-X has released the first single “HOLLOW,” while announcing that their long Awaited, 7th Studio Album PROJECT REGENERATION will consist of more than 20 tracks, which will appear over 2 volumes, to be released separately, with Volume 1 releasing May 29th, 2020.
In the video below, legendary grunge rockers NIRVANA, perform a full set of material at now defunct Cattle Club in Sacramento, California. February 12, 1990.
Colorado-based thrashers Havok are back! After a whirlwind yet rewarding cycle for 2017’s “Conformicide” effort, the high-octane outfit have emerged from the studio victorious with their new album, “V”.
Playing new and so-far unreleased compositions live is what Nochnoy Dozor are fond of doing. ‘In The Mire’ was captured at Skrow Theater, Athens, Greece.
Texas death metal goliaths CREEPING DEATH will return to the stage next week supporting hardcore veterans Terror on a six-date West Coast tour. The journey begins February 19th in Las Vegas and winds its way through Ventura, Sacramento, Santa Cruz, and Portland,… Read More ›
Concert Photo Review: THE 69 EYES, WEDNESDAY 13, SUMO CYCO and THE CROWNED @ The Bottom Of The Hill – San Francisco, California
First up was metal band The Crowned from San Antonio TX. As the four man band enter the stage, the first thing I notice was the really sharp white suit the drummer which is also the vocalist was wearing, while… Read More ›
San Jose death/doom metal maniacs MORTUOUS will release their long out-of-print Among The Lost and Mors Immortalis demos on CD next month via a joint partnership between Carbonized Records in the United States and Triumvirate Of Evil in Colombia.
Rock icons Queensrÿche release their new lyric video for “Portrait“. Watch the video below.
Celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2020, DARKEST HOUR has announced a run of spring tour dates set to assault the North American West Coast.
LAMB OF GOD has revealed a brand new single and video, “Checkmate,” from the band’s first release in five years and the first to feature new drummer Art Cruz. The self-titled Lamb Of God is due out May 8 via… Read More ›
Rooted from Easthampton, Massachusetts in 2007, Problem With Dragons execute heavily fuzzed-out, unrestricted music. A meaty stew compiled of equal parts Stoner Metal, Sludge, Punk, Doom, Grunge, and Heavy Metal, with a heavy dash of Prog Rock. Their debut EP release ‘Atomics‘… Read More ›
Crossover thrash unit TOXIC HOLOCAUST kicks off their massive North American tour supporting Soulfly TONIGHT in Denver, Colorado. The trek will make its way through nearly three dozen cities upon its conclusion March 12th in Houston, Texas. Additional support will be provided… Read More ›
Concert Photo Review: NIVIANE, SHAYLON, MIDNIGHT SINFINI and BURDEN OF OATH @ Quarter Note Bar – Sunnyvale, California
It’s 8:50 pm in the Quarter Note in Sunnyvale, California, the stage lights go off and we are left with a darkness, a few seconds later the stage is bombarded with light and Burden of Oath band members appear and… Read More ›