TIGER NEST ‘Hell Is A Planet Hidden Behind The Sun’ Album Review & Stream [NYP Item]

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

After my discovery of the Kentucky-based TIGER NEST last year, and a subsequent review of their 2017 self-titled outing [HERE] at Riff Relevant, the duo are back. Continue reading “TIGER NEST ‘Hell Is A Planet Hidden Behind The Sun’ Album Review & Stream [NYP Item]”

Second Annual CVLTFEST Announced: 13 U.K. Based Bands To Bring The Noise To 2018 Edition

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

The United Kingdom town of Scunthorpe, the country’s largest steel processing local, one known as the “Industrial Garden Town”, will soon become known for something else altogether.  Continue reading “Second Annual CVLTFEST Announced: 13 U.K. Based Bands To Bring The Noise To 2018 Edition”

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.”

MAGNETIC EYE RECORDS’ Details New ‘DIRT [REDUX]’ Tribute; KHEMMIS & -16- First Bands Confirmed [LAST DAY OF CROWDFUND]

Article by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

When I first saw the Facebook post from Magnetic Eye Records with the starting sentence “Question: should we Redux Dirt?”, I have to admit, I was torn. Emotionally, spiritually, hell I even had a knot in the pit of my belly. I mean, it’s DIRT. Continue reading “MAGNETIC EYE RECORDS’ Details New ‘DIRT [REDUX]’ Tribute; KHEMMIS & -16- First Bands Confirmed [LAST DAY OF CROWDFUND]”

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]”

RAMAGE INC. ‘Under The Skin’ Album Review & Stream

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

When it comes to music, first and foremost I am a metalhead – and that will always remain true, I expect up to the very end.  Continue reading “RAMAGE INC. ‘Under The Skin’ Album Review & Stream”

Oldschool Sunday: AFTERMATH [‘Smash Reset Control’ Lyric Video Released]


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

Chicago’s thrashing mad maniacs AFTERMATH first formed in The Windy City circa 1985, and from there were soon taking the world by storm. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: AFTERMATH [‘Smash Reset Control’ Lyric Video Released]”

UNHOLD Are ‘Deeper In’ With Video Premiere; ‘Here Is The Blood’ Album Release Nears

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

UNHOLD, the Bern, Switzerland-based quintet capable of orchestrating some of the finest progressive sludge to air in the contemporary age, have returned. Continue reading “UNHOLD Are ‘Deeper In’ With Video Premiere; ‘Here Is The Blood’ Album Release Nears”

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””

STEEL & STONE Fest 3 Reveals 2018 Line-Up: TEMPTATIONS WINGS, COFFIN TORTURE, COVENATOR, GREEN FIEND, BROAD RIVER NIGHTMARE & BUSTED CHOPS

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

It’s official! The third annual edition of the STEEL & STONE Fest has been announced and its roster of acts revealed. Continue reading “STEEL & STONE Fest 3 Reveals 2018 Line-Up: TEMPTATIONS WINGS, COFFIN TORTURE, COVENATOR, GREEN FIEND, BROAD RIVER NIGHTMARE & BUSTED CHOPS”

MEGADETH Announce Inaugural ‘MegaCruise’ w/ Guests: ANTHRAX, ARMORED SAINT, TESTAMENT, C.O.C., METAL CHURCH, DORO & More [Video]


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

MEGADETH have revealed the initial line up of bands that are scheduled to set sail on the inaugural “MegaCruise 2019“.  Continue reading “MEGADETH Announce Inaugural ‘MegaCruise’ w/ Guests: ANTHRAX, ARMORED SAINT, TESTAMENT, C.O.C., METAL CHURCH, DORO & More [Video]”

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”