Concert Photo Review: Realms Of Vision and Nite @ Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, California

San Francisco’s blackened/traditional metallers NITE – formed by current and former members of Satan’s Wrath, Dawnbringer, High Spirits, and more recently stormed the stage at Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco with Creator Destructor Records label mates Realm Of Vision. Continue reading

Concert Photo Review: DRAGONFORCE with UNLEASH THE ARCHERS And VISIONS OF ATLANTIS @ Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, California

Tonight I had the pleasure to attend the Dragonforce show at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. To my surprise, the music venue was full almost to the point of looking like a near  sold out show, which was surprising to me because of the current coronavirus scare in San Francisco ( and the rest of the world), which has a lot of people taking precautions and trying to avoid big crowds or events all together. Continue reading

EX DEO Releases Video for New Track, “The Philosopher King”

After three years since the release of their latest acclaimed full-length, The Immortal Wars, Roman Empire-inspired epic death metal band EX DEO – featuring mastermind Maurizio Iacono of KATAKLYSM – are back with brand a new single, entitled “The Philosopher King”, out today via Napalm Records. Continue reading

KHEMMIS Unveil New Album Entitled Doomed Heavy Metal

Denver, Colorado based doomed heavy metal quartet KHEMMIS unveil their new mini-album, Doomed Heavy Metal, which will be released digitally on April 17th via Nuclear Blast. In celebration of the announcement the band offer fans the live video for their DIO cover of “Rainbow In The Dark”. Watch the video below.


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[Photo by Lance Jackman]

New Music Video From Sacramento’s Post-Hardcore Collective HORSENECK

Post-hardcore/sludge collective HORSENECK is pleased to unveil the official new video for “Matt Lauer’s Secret Button.” Currently playing at below, the track comes off the band’s Fever Dream full-length, self-released late last month. Continue reading

Photo credit: James Willard

Vio-Lence signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

Vio-Lence was born in 1985 in the womb of thrash metal’s inception: San Francisco’s East Bay Area. With a ferocious blend of blazing guitar riffs, relentless rhythm, and an ultra-aggressive vocal style, they have an intensity unmatched in metal. After disbanding in late 1993, their music and legacy still drew metal-heads from around the world. Their return to live performances began in mid-April 2019 and they haven’t looked back. Continue reading

VADER Unveil Album Artwork For Solitude in Madness

Polish death metal legends VADER have returned with their 16th studio album, Solitude in Madness, out on May 1st via Nuclear Blast. Never on to rest or relax, VADER have done it all over the course of their 37-year history. Continue reading

Concert Photo Review: WHITEWOLF, AVOID, MOTIVES, ANEVER @ Homestead Bowl & The X Bar – Cupertino, California

Last Saturday night, I made a quick stop at the Cupertino’s Homestead Bowl & The X Bar to catch some of the talent playing that night. Continue reading