BEHEMOTH ‘I Loved You At Your Darkest’ Album Review (x2) & Stream; US/EU Tour Dates w/ AT THE GATES, WITTR

Photo: Grzegorz Gołębiowski
Article by: Brian Halsey, Staff Writer ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

It should be noted, although I have a wealth of writing experience, I have virtually no background in musicianship or how to play an instrument. This presents a unique challenge when writing about music. If I like a band, I try to gauge their style and present them in the most flattering light possible.   Continue reading “BEHEMOTH ‘I Loved You At Your Darkest’ Album Review (x2) & Stream; US/EU Tour Dates w/ AT THE GATES, WITTR”

APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE To Hit EU For Nov. Tour & Fests w/ 2 Warm Up Gigs In KY.

Article By: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited By: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

The Indianapolis-based quartet of absolute doom, APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE, are headed to Europe for a tour next month. Continue reading “APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE To Hit EU For Nov. Tour & Fests w/ 2 Warm Up Gigs In KY.”

CLUTCH Set Dates For Annual Holiday Mini-Tour w/ Guests THE MESSTHETICS, LIONIZE & MIKE DILLON BAND

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

Anyone who is any kind of fan of the great American rock band CLUTCH is probably aware that the band is known for carrying out a mini-tour to wrap up each year of their success.  Continue reading “CLUTCH Set Dates For Annual Holiday Mini-Tour w/ Guests THE MESSTHETICS, LIONIZE & MIKE DILLON BAND”

PARADISE LOST, THE ATLAS MOTH, SOLSTAFIR Show Review & Concert Photos [Guest Contributor Hillarie Jason]

Article by: Hillarie Jason, Contributor/Photographer ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

Fall is officially upon us, which of course means we are in the midst of a barrage of disgusting, trendy, pumpkin flavored garbage being consumed fervently by people who have clearly lost their minds over a flavor even a starving rodent shies away from.     Continue reading “PARADISE LOST, THE ATLAS MOTH, SOLSTAFIR Show Review & Concert Photos [Guest Contributor Hillarie Jason]”

99 CRIMES (Dangerous Toys, Southbound Saints, Ex-Dirty Looks) Issue ‘Coming Down Like Rain’ Official Video; Live Dates

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

99 CRIMES is a new Austin, Texas based band that brings together a trio of experienced musicians that play quality original music. Continue reading “99 CRIMES (Dangerous Toys, Southbound Saints, Ex-Dirty Looks) Issue ‘Coming Down Like Rain’ Official Video; Live Dates”

KNOCKED LOOSE – Show Review & New Video “The Rain”

Photo courtesy of Pure Noise Records
Article by: Kaleb Alexander, Guest Contributor ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

This week, newer hardcore giants Knocked Loose released a music video for their song “The Rain,” the third song off of their latest album, ‘Laugh Tracks’, out on Pure Noise Records.    Continue reading “KNOCKED LOOSE – Show Review & New Video “The Rain””

YEAR OF THE COBRA Announce N. American Tour; To Play Inaugural Prophecy Fest USA

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

Seattle’s duo of thunderous stoner doom emissions, YEAR OF THE COBRA, announce the looming launch of a North American touring trek. Continue reading “YEAR OF THE COBRA Announce N. American Tour; To Play Inaugural Prophecy Fest USA”

ALL HAIL THE YETI New Album Details; Premiere ‘The Nuclear Dust’ Official Video As EU Tour Launches

(Photo Courtesy Of Neil Zlozower)
Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

Outsider aggressive metallers ALL HAIL THE YETI announce next month’s arrival of a new studio album. Continue reading “ALL HAIL THE YETI New Album Details; Premiere ‘The Nuclear Dust’ Official Video As EU Tour Launches”

STRIFE To Play 1997 Album ‘In This Defiance’ On Nov. East Coast Dates; ENFORCED & RESTRAINING ORDER Support

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

CAHC legends STRIFE announce they will embark on a small string of U.S. East Coast live dates in November. Continue reading “STRIFE To Play 1997 Album ‘In This Defiance’ On Nov. East Coast Dates; ENFORCED & RESTRAINING ORDER Support”

ATALA Announce Western U.S. ‘Destroy Yourself’ Tour 2018

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

California’s desert/psyche doom unit ATALA announce their upcoming “Destroy YourselfTour of the Western U.S.  Continue reading “ATALA Announce Western U.S. ‘Destroy Yourself’ Tour 2018”

TAKE OFFENSE Issue ‘Trust’ Video + East Coast Tour; Join EU’s ‘The Persistence Tour 2019’ w/ SICK OF IT ALL, IGNITE, MUNICIPAL WASTE, WALLS OF JERICHO

(Photo Courtesy Of Veronika Reinert)
Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

SoCal hardcore / crossover thrash stalwarts TAKE OFFENSE drop the news and events hammer with several up to the minute action announcements. Continue reading “TAKE OFFENSE Issue ‘Trust’ Video + East Coast Tour; Join EU’s ‘The Persistence Tour 2019’ w/ SICK OF IT ALL, IGNITE, MUNICIPAL WASTE, WALLS OF JERICHO”

MINSK / ZATOKREV ‘Bigod’ Split Review & Stream; EU Tour Nears

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

When it comes to atmospheric doom metal, Illinois’ MINSK are unquestionably one of the genre’s more profound entities. Continue reading “MINSK / ZATOKREV ‘Bigod’ Split Review & Stream; EU Tour Nears”

GREENLEAF Return w/ ‘Hear The Rivers’ Album in Nov.; Official Video + EU Tour w/ SAMAVAYO

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

Acclaimed Swedish heavy stoner rock band GREENLEAF announced the upcoming release of their newest full-length album. Continue reading “GREENLEAF Return w/ ‘Hear The Rivers’ Album in Nov.; Official Video + EU Tour w/ SAMAVAYO”

THE HAZYTONES New Album ‘II: Monarchs Of Oblivion’ Streaming; EU Tour Underway

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

Canadian retro doom revivalists THE HAZYTONES released their new album ‘The Hazytones II: Monarchs Of Oblivion‘ on October 5th, via Ripple Music. Continue reading “THE HAZYTONES New Album ‘II: Monarchs Of Oblivion’ Streaming; EU Tour Underway”

EYEHATEGOD & CRO-MAGS Reunite For Western U.S. Tour; PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS On Select Dates

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

NOLA’s nihilistic sludge monstrosity EYEHATEGOD announce they will team up with NYHC legends CRO-MAGS (again) for a run of western U.S. live dates in November. Continue reading “EYEHATEGOD & CRO-MAGS Reunite For Western U.S. Tour; PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS On Select Dates”