A 4-piece band from Kansas City, Young Medicine combines power-pop choruses, metal instrumentation, and keytar electronics that wouldn’t be out of place in an 80’s cinema. On bass they have Peter, on drums it’s Michael, on guitar and vocals it’s… Read More ›
Inspired by legendary pillars of heavy metal such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, The Scorpions, and Rush, IRON KINGDOM is well known for their energetic and electrifying stage presence, as well as intricate musical melodies that bring listeners back to… Read More ›
Legendary death metal titans MORBID ANGEL will blaze US stages this fall on a month-long headlining tour. The 2019 USA Sickness Tour begins November 21st in Houston, Texas and runs through December 21st in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Support will be provided by… Read More ›
The wait is over! Following up on the release of their most recent full-length album, 2016’s King of Everything, and this year’s Micro EP, Ukrainian modern metal frontrunners JINJER return with their game changing new album, Macro.
Italy’s symphonic metal band ASTRALIUM have just unleashed their latest video ‘Rising Waves From The Ocean’ featuring Sabaton guitarist Tomas Johansson doing special guest vocals. The video is in support of their debut album “Land Of Eternal Dreams”, due out this Friday, August 23rd via Rockshots Records (worldwide release) and… Read More ›
Chicago based Progressive Thrash Metal Band AFTERMATH has released the lyric video for “Temptation Overthrown”, and is the fifth single off of their recently released LP, There is Something Wrong, which is available in physical CD in stores and online at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, FYE and other… Read More ›
Legendary Sacramento based Chug Chug quartet Judhead recently pummeled the crowd @ The Boardwalk with their friends in Nova Sutro. Our gal Jennifer Black was on hand to feel the fire.
Canadian blackened death horde NECRONOMICON have partnered with Exclaim! to premiere “Paradise Lost”, the first single from their upcoming record, ‘UNUS’. You can listen to the song below.
“A Resonance Lingers in WRVTH’s Farewell Album” Winds of sorrow, aggression, hope and introspection push through in the Northern California band’s final album No Rising Sun. Rain in summer vibes keep coming to mind when figuring out the stance on… Read More ›
Sonoran death metal legion GATECREEPER and Gore metal maniacs EXHUMED announce a co-headlining US tour through the Fall. Both bands will tour in support of their new albums Deserted & Horror – both out on October 4th.
Thrash metal trailblazers HAVOK have just announced their U.S. headline tour with support from Vio-lence and Axeslasher. The band will be hitting the road this October for the West coast tour starting October 15th in Colorado Springs and wrapping on… Read More ›
In the video below, watch and entire set of MISFITS perform classics @ Psycho Las Vegas 2019 – Las Vegas, Nevada
Northern California rockers THROUGH THE FLAMES recently pummeled the crowd @ The Boardwalk as part of the Sacramento Maidens Of Metal Inaugural Show. Our gal Jennifer Black was on hand to feel the fire.
Norwegian black metal masters 1349 have announced a second batch of North American tour dates for this fall, in which they will be supported by UADA. The trek will kick off on October 25 in Jacksonville, FL and will conclude on November… Read More ›
In the videos below, watch Swedens LUCIFER perform “Ghosts” and “Dreamer” live in Sacramento, California August 18th, 2019 @ The Blue Lamp.
Decibel is honored to reveal that death metal legends Carcass will headline day two of Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: L.A. at the Observatory in Santa Ana on December 13-14, 2019.
The Official Aftershock After-Party Featuring Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes! Sunday, October 13th at Holy Diver!
Seattle, WA doom rising stars, UN have announced a tour supporting Colorado doomed heavy metal giants, KHEMMIS (Nuclear Blast). The tour, which begins on December 6th, takes the band throughout the western United States then down the west coast with… Read More ›
Sacramento, California rockers NO SYMPATHY recently stormed the stage, at a sold out Ace Of Spades as openers for legendary headbangers RATT. Our gal Jennifer Black was on hand to capture the intensity.
Ghoulish horror fiends WEDNESDAY 13 have released a visualizer for a new single titled “Bring Your Own Blood.” The track is found on the band’s upcoming album, Necrophaze, that’s out on September 27th via Nuclear Blast Records.
En Minor, the “depression core” project featuring Phil Anselmo (Pantera, etc.), officially played their first live show at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, LA last night (August 14). You can check out footage of the band performing “Warm Sharp… Read More ›
Multi-camera video footage of Slipknot’s July 1st performance in Nimes, France can be seen below.
(August 14, 2019, Emeryville, CA) Pirates Press Records is thrilled to announce their pinnacle event on Saturday, October 19th. The Rock the Ship Festival takes place on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier in Alameda, CA.
Riverside, California-based technical death metal outfit Arkaik is proud to announce their signing to rising extreme metal label, The Artisan Era.
Steel Panther premiere a new song and music video entitled “Always Gonna Be A Ho”, taken from their upcoming new album “Heavy Metal Rules”, which will be out in stores September 27th via The Orchard Music.
After releasing their new album, Apoptosis, earlier this year, Allegaeon will now hit the road in support of it, headlining the “Apoptosis Tour Pt II” across the USA with Inferi and Paladin.
Wisconsin based Metalcore band VERSUS ME has released the official music video for “Far Behind,” the first single off of their upcoming LP, CONTINUOUS, due out 9/13/2019
Mr. Bungle performs The Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny, the Eureka-born band’s 1986 self-produced/released demo, in a trio of February shows: Feb. 7 at the Fonda Theatre (Los Angeles), Feb. 8 at the Warfield Theatre (San Francisco) and Feb. 10… Read More ›
21 years since their murderous debut, EXHUMED continue their onslaught of gore-obsessed death metal on their new brand new album – Horror, coming October 4th. Fear the true HORROR of EXHUMED! Listen to the first single “Ravenous Cadavers” below.
20 Buck Spin continues its 2019 campaign of carnage, presenting the tumultuous Odious Descent Into Decay, the debut LP by Seattle US death metal outfit, CEREBRAL ROT.
Arcata, California rockers DOWNCYPHER recently pummeled the crowd @ The Boardwalk as part of the Sacramento Maidens Of Metal Inaugural Show. Our gal Jennifer Black was on hand to capture the intensity.
Sacramento, California rockers TIGERCHRIST recently wowed the crowd @ The Boardwalk as part of the Sacramento Maidens Of Metal Inaugural Show. Our gal Jennifer Black was on hand to capture the tornado.
Los Angeles-based extreme progressive/power quintet NOVAREIGN – who are currently working on the follow-up to their acclaimed 2018 debut “Legends” – has announced a series of summer shows alongside fellow Californians Helion Prime (AFM Records). The trek will include a… Read More ›
Sacramento, California funk rockers THE ELLUSIVE FURS recently rocked the stage @ The Boardwalk as part of the Sacramento Maidens Of Metal Inaugural Show. Our gal Jennifer Black was on hand to capture the sweet sounds.
Following the reckless barbarity of 2017’s Poisoned Blood MLP, Portland, Oregon-based death cult WITCH VOMIT digs deeper into the ground than ever before, disinterring Buried Deep In A Bottomless Grave, their second full-length torrent of skull-bashing, worm-ridden horror from beyond.
Underoath have dropped the new video for “Wake Me.” Watch it below.
British heavy metal icons DIAMOND HEAD are pleased to unveil a lyric video for “The Sleeper.” The tune comes by way of the band’s critically-lauded The Coffin Train full-length, released earlier this year via Silver Lining Music.
Sacramento, California punk rockers ANARCHY LACE recently stormed the stage, at a sold out Ace Of Spades as openers for legendary headbangers RATT. Our gal Jennifer Black was on hand to capture the beauty.
Orange County alt-metal outfit BI·AS, featuring David Silveria (original drummer of Korn) shares their latest music video for their next single ‘Hesitation’.
In a recent interview with Overdrive, Slipknot’s Corey Taylor talked about the upcoming album “We are Not Your Kind” & whether it’s a new start to the band. The singer replied:
Legendary German thrashers DESTRUCTION are proud to unleash their 17th studio record, Born to Perish, today via Nuclear Blast. In celebration of the momentous event, the band has premiered a visualizer video for “Inspired by Death“. Check out the infectious song and accompanying video below.
Berlin, Germany-based rock overlords KADAVAR have released the official music video for the song “The Devil’s Master”, the opening track of the band’s highly anticipated new album, For The Dead Travel Fast. The epic western movie styled music video was shot in Fuerteventura and stars… Read More ›
Sacramento, California rap rockers DIVERSITY OF ONE recently raged the stage @ The Boardwalk as part of the Sacramento Maidens Of Metal Inaugural Show Our gal Jennifer Black was on hand to capture the mayhem.
AMONGST THIEVES from Oakland, CA is known for their melodically heavy, catchy and easy to listen to sound. Boasting the current lineup of singer Ania Bogdanowicz, bassist Scott Proctor, guitarist Kris Hartzell, and drummer Josh Davidson, AMONGST THIEVES draws from… Read More ›
DYING FETUS recently wrapped up the Chaos & Carnage US tour. The month-long journey featured co-headliners Whitechapel and DYING FETUS with additional support from Fallujah, Spite, Uncured, and Buried Above Ground.
TRIGGER EFFECT Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California By Jennifer Black
After touring with Slayer, Lamb Of God, and Amon Amarth this past spring, Cannibal Corpse is ready to head back out on the road for a North American headlining trek this fall – this time, featuring special guests Thy Art Is Murder and Perdition Temple. See… Read More ›
September 20, 2019 will see Canada’s finest extreme metal export, The Agonist, release their brand new album, “Orphans,” with Rodeostar Records. More extreme, more melodic, more exciting and larger than life sounds:
This Fall will see Moldova-based, rising extreme metal outfit Infected Rain, return with a brand new album to be released with Napalm Records. If you haven’t been infected by them yet, better get ready, as this band is far from the overly… Read More ›
The extreme progressive/power metal group IMMORTAL GUARDIAN, who supported guitar icon Marty Friedman on a national tour earlier this year, have confirmed their first tour of 2020 – a six-week North American trek alongside the video game-inspired group PowerGlove. A… Read More ›
A genuine rock star since birth, Michael Monroe innately knows exactly how to sing, swagger and walk the most glamorous and colorful of walks. “One Man Gang,” the formerHanoi Rocks man’s brand new offering on Silver Lining Music, is all about the fun of… Read More ›
Rise Records and Tiger Army are excited to present the rollicking “Devil That You Don’t Know,” the second track to be lifted from the band’s forthcoming studio album, Retrofuture.
After a 21-year run with the metal heroes, Des Kensel is officially out of High on Fire, according to post on Kensel’s personal Instagram account. Kensel, who founded the band back in 1998 with guitarist/vocalist Matt Pike, performed on all eight… Read More ›
FIGHT TILL DEATH who released their new album “Tales Of Torture” in April of this year, have announced they will be opening for DRI at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz this coming October 18, 2019.
BENIGHTED were spawned by members from French Death and Black metal bands DISHUMANIZED, DARKNESS FIRE, and OSGILIATH, who joined forces in 1998 for a more brutal, heavy and modern way of expression.
Before finally kicking off their European summer tour tonight in Berlin, Germany, rock icons Queensryche release the lyric video for “Bent“, off their latest record THE VERDICT. Check out the video below.
Announcing the release of their new album “On The Hunt” on October 4, 2019, Vancouver heavy metallers IRON KINGDOM are excited to share the first batch of North American tour dates in support of the full-length.
While all of us are patiently waiting for their new album, ALIEN WEAPONRY makes the wait a little sweeter by bestowing the new official video for “Blinded” upon us. The video can be seen below.
Italian musician, film score composer and keyboardist Claudio Simonetti, will return to North America with his band on tour this fall. The tour begins September 14th in Atlanta, GA and runs through October 17th in Montreal, QC. A complete list… Read More ›
Lacuna Coil and All That Remains announce Disease Of The Anima co-headline tour presented by Revolver.
Legendary Thrash Metal Crossover band M.O.D. Classic has announced a series of live dates through the Southwest launching 8/15 in Reno, NV and wrapping up 8/18 in Anaheim, CA.
In the video below THE FACELESS perform in Orangevale, California – July 14th, 2019
Reaching a new apex in his near three-decade career as a celebrated singer, songwriter, producer, post-hardcore pioneer, and voice of Far, New End Original, and onelinedrawing, Jonah Matranga has welcomed fans worldwide to participate in the curation of his forthcoming Halfway To A Hundred release.
South African brutal death metal giants Vulvodynia have released the video for their track Famine taken from their new album Mob Justice. Originally premiered on the 15th July 2019 via popular extreme metal YouTube channel Slam Worldwide the video sees the track tackling the harsh reality of… Read More ›
Grammy-nominated and Gold-selling hard rock heavyweights Killswitch Engage have just dropped the new song “I Am Broken Too.” Listen and watch the lyric video below, which features singer Jesse Leach’s handwritten lyrics.
Former TESTAMENT and current DECONSTRUCT/TRAUMA bassist Greg Christian says that he was treated like “a thing” and “a stage prop” during his tenure with the band and claims that the business he “helped start” has been “hijacked.”
Hot off the heels of a whirlwind European festival run that saw the band headline major stages in the UK, Russia, Ukraine, and Czech Republic, and ahead of the West Coast leg of their headlining tour, FRANK IERO AND THE FUTURE VIOLENTS have just… Read More ›
Brazilian avant-hardcore/noise trio DEAFKIDS will make their North American live debut next month in support of their Metaprogramação LP, released earlier this year through Neurot Recordings.
SEMPITERNAL DUSK return with their second full length of primitive death metal doom entitled Cenotaph of Defectuous Creation.
Today, Ceremony reveal their new video and album title track, “In the Spirit World Now“. Front man and lyricist Ross Farrar explains, “The spirit world came about through the reading of Saul Bellow‘s ‘Humboldt’s Gift‘. The novel’s fictitious character, Von Humboldt Fleisher, writes a long letter… Read More ›
San Diego, California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX will release their 7th studio album, World War X on August 2nd via Nuclear Blast. In the video below, the band discusses working with artist Blake Armstrong on the artwork for World War X.
The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour has announced that U.K. rockers Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes will headline their hotly-awaited Fall 2019 tour, supported by Canadian all-girl alt-rock band The Beaches. The tour launches on September 23 in NYC and hits major NorthAmerican cities including Philadelphia, Chicago, Seattle, Vancouver, Los Angeles, and more.
In the video below CARTILAGE perform @ Obscene Extreme 2019
The Last Titan Big Sexy Brewing Company – Sacramento, California By Jennifer Black @ Black J Photo
Local rockers DAMAGED THINGS, play what they love so they have no limits. Lead singer and God of BBQ sauce Colin Stambusky opens up a little about his humble beginnings and more.