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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
a late ‘70’s rock throwback, but with the modern knowledge of all the bands that came after.
H.C. Slim is the dusty crossroad where music lovers from all over can stop to take a rest and just peacefully listen to the short simplicities of a man roaming alone
We spoke to Brian over the phone about new members, new music, and what it takes to keep rocking for four decades.
A captivating sense of melody binds all the disparate riffs, tempos, meter changes, and moody atmospheres together.
a near-perfect overview of their storied career
Band - Temple of Perdition Album - Homage to the Dead Country of Origin - USA/Finland Genre - Black Metal Release Date - May 13, 2019 Label - Vision of God Records Author - Ivan Gossage (Chief Administrator, Order ov the Black Arts) From the arid expanses of...
Back on April 9th (sorry for the long delay), I went to Elevation to see the current Knocked Loose tour. Here are five thoughts on the evening. Number 1: NY hardcore band sanction took the stage first. They played a really tight, if somewhat standard set. Good energy...
Ardraos: ” I’m just trying on my humble level to perpetuate deep tones and a musical emulation that rises on the foundations of the 90’s with an own personality, unlike the thousands of clones of the first Nordic groups, or those trying random experiments, which just pull the scene down.”