Sinister Creature Con claws its way into Sacramento, Ca this Father’s Day Weekend 2018

Sinister Creature Con will make its Spring debut in Sacramento at the Scottish Rite Center on Father’s Day Weekend on June 16th & 17th, 2018. It promises to be the go-to event for every horror and sci-fi enthusiast. If you can’t get enough of horror film classics like Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street and the film that is arguably the best horror Film of all time, The Exorcist, this event is a must-see.

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Woody Weatherman of Corrosion Of Conformity “We feel good about this record so we’re gonna go out and support it as long as we can.”

Whenever Corrosion Of Conformity releases a new album, folks take notice. But their latest is a true event. It’s been a dozen years since Corrosion Of Conformity recorded new material with vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan at the helm. In that time, there have been rumors, whispers, and outright allegations that the legendary Southern rock outfit would reunite to blow the doors off the whole damn scene again. In 2014, after nearly a straight decade traversing the globe as a guitarist with New Orleans super group Down, Keenan reconnected with the core Corrosion Of Conformity trio of Woody Weatherman, Mike Dean, and Reed Mullin to hit the road hard. Hayden Johnson of Capital Chaos TV recently had the chance to chat with Woody Weatherman of Corrosion Of Conformity

Did the Pepper rejoining change the recording or writing dynamic for No Cross No Crown?

“Yeah, I mean it wasn’t like Pepper ever actually left the band. He lives in New Orleans. But whenever we decided we were going to do it, we were talking the whole time and said hey, when the time is right, we’re gonna make it happen. But I will say this, whenever you add somebody into the mix there’s different ideas and of course the dynamic changes a little bit. Generally the way we approach stuff, is we’re riff oriented. We come up with riffs, and see how they work together and bridge them together with other riffs. That’s just the kind of music we do. But when it comes to the recording of this thing, we took a totally different turn than we usually do. We didn’t do pre-production or demos and shit. We just went in there and wrote as we went along and had a great time doing it. I’d love to do it again that way.” Continue reading

“Thrashy riffs, awesome breakdowns, and a catchy chorus” with Dylan Newhouse of Monument Of A Memory

New Jersey metal band Monument Of A Memory premiered the music video for “Cold Eyes” with Loudwire. Watch the music video below, directed by Eric DiCarlo (Squared Up Studio), The song is the lead track off of the band’s most recent EP Ex-Mortis, which came out this past January.

New Jersey’s Monument Of A Memory pride themselves on making eclectic, heavy, and original music. Taking inspiration from a variety of genres, from thrash to modern day metalcore, the band melds it together with a modern, vigorous edge. The band blend’s their various influences of artists such as As I Lay Dying , Trivium and Parkway Drive, while managing to find their sound and keep it consistently exciting. Monument Of A Memory is Tommy Gehringer (vocals), Kevin Chapilliquen (guitar), Eren Guney (guitar), Joshua Correa (bass), and Dylan Newhouse (drums). We recently spoke with drummer Dylan Newhouse.

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Entheos Confirmed For 12th Annual Summer Slaughter Tour

Entheos, comprised of masterful musicians who cut their teeth in bands like Animals as Leaders, The Faceless, Scale the Summit, and Animosity, will spend their summer as part of the 12th annual Summer Slaughter Tour.
They will join Between the Buried and Me, Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, Erra, The Agony Scene, Allegaeon, and Soreption on the trek, which kicks of July 13 and runs through August 19.
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VYCES Release Official Music Video for “Thin Luck”

LA Hard Rock Band VYCES has released the official music video for their single, “Thin Luck.” See the video below. VYCES are currently touring with metal legends MUSHROOMHEAD on their Spring North American tour.

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Sergio Medina of Royal Coda “I’m trying not to be so chaotic with my song structures.”

Alt-rock trio Royal Coda had partnered with Substream for the exclusive premiere of their new track, “Breathe Correct”. Fans can listen to the track below. This this the third single off of the bands forthcoming self-titled debut album out April 27th via Blue Swan Records.

Formed in Sacramento, Royal Coda features Kurt Travis (Dance Gavin Dance, A Lot Like Birds), Sergio Medina (Stolas, Sianvar, Eidola), and Joseph Arrington (A Lot Like Birds, Sianvar). This is Travis and Arrington’s first project together since Travis’ departure from A Lot Like Birds. Now, along with Medina, they have come together to create the dream alt-rock supergroup.

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Gruesome – Twisted Prayers (Relapse Records)

“Twisted Prayers” is GRUESOME’s second full length release and wherever the hell Chuck Schuldiner is, he has this thing on full blast and is throwing up the horns. If you think this band is simply a Death tribute band, a Death cover band, or a gimmick band, you are really missing out on some really good death metal. Gruesome not only pays homage to Chuck Schuldiner and Death by keeping the attitude, the riffs, the overall old school death metal vibe, but they do it really really fucking good.

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