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I wrote earlier about how much work and preparation goes into getting NWTF off the ground every year, and I saw just the tip of that proverbial iceberg.
As delicious as Sizzle Pie may be, I couldn’t bring myself to live on pizza slices for a fourth day in a row.
Friday proved to be less demanding than the first day of the festival
all that was left to do was heavy lifting
So this isn’t a review of what it’s like to attend Northwest Terror Fest; this is a review of what it’s like to WORK at one of these events.
There's going to be more to talk about than horse racing when the Louder Than Life festival invades Kentucky this September! Louisville may never be the same after this line up of rock, metal and even rap gods descend upon the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo...
Man is too often unprepared to stomach the realities of a woman’s honest feelings and experiences; he lacks the viscera.
punishing and strangely familiar; like sitting down for your fifth or sixth tattoo
the best hardcore comes from Asia
somebody needs to give me a bunch of money to throw year-round Halloween parties and we’ll give Slasher Dave a residency performance slot
Sounds exactly like what you hope a band called Tomb Mold sounds like
Spoiler alert: this album is shockingly good and I loved it
Back on July 25th, we made the short trip over to Mac's Bar in Lansing to interview the rising extreme metal band Recorrupter. The quintet gave us a great interview and then tore the venue apart with their incendiary live set. Find both below in addition to a bonus...
Take note sludge fans. With Benthic, 1000 Yard Stare join the pantheon of the greats of the genre.
Today, it is my distinct pleasure to present to you the video for the single Goat Temple by the band Grogus.
Music is known to encompass the mind and connect to the audience, and here to enhance it further is the band Wednesday 13. By igniting the audience’s imagination, Wednesday 13, like a painter, has used music as the canvas for the stories being portrayed both on stage...
The album is a ripper, chock full of riffs and blast, thundering bass, manic yells, screams, and bile, a pinch of humor, and some well placed samples.
Where Scars of Aeons was dark and heavy, with a groove that took you by the hand to lead you to the abyss, Damned In Endless Night instead pushing you forward and scourges you ever deeper down.
Face Of Opprobrium is a challenging album that asks a lot of the listener. Accepting the challenge is not in vain though, as the payoff is exceptional.
this new album is another outstanding, progressive, and dynamic record from you and Jim Matheos
12 blistering, galloping, uproarious, riff-laden odes to Viking vengeance
Listening to Ljubiš li i dalje istinski? is not pleasant, but it feels so very necessary. The emotions are palpable. My arm hair stands on end. I feel like weeping. I feel like destroying. I feel like walking into the woods and never coming out.
In the final analysis, this album is nearly thirty two minutes of near perfection. Maybe the word ‘near’ is not necessary in that last sentence.
you are thrown between metal, melodic, thrash, to transient, ambient and back to metal all within moments of one another