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

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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”

3 HEADED SNAKE S/T EP Review & Stream; Official Video

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

A question: What do you get when you take members of Ministry, The Mourning, and Society 1 and put them together in a collaborative project? Continue reading “3 HEADED SNAKE S/T EP Review & Stream; Official Video”

OLD BLOOD Back With New Single / Official Video – ‘Enjoy, The Devil’; L.A. Show w/ CASTLE In Dec.

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

After a brief, recent period of silence, Los Angeles’ theatrically empowered, psychedelia-centric, occult rock act OLD BLOOD are making some moves. Continue reading “OLD BLOOD Back With New Single / Official Video – ‘Enjoy, The Devil’; L.A. Show w/ CASTLE In Dec.”

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”

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

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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”

100 WATT VIPERS ‘Holy Water’ Album Review & Stream

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

Just how much can two men, one a vocalist / drummer (DJ Riddick) and the other, a guitarist (Paul Joseph), do between the two of them? Continue reading “100 WATT VIPERS ‘Holy Water’ Album Review & Stream”

COCKY BITCHES (Butthole Surfers, Cold Members) Full-Length Debut Due In Nov. [Video Trailer]

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

There’s psych-rock and then there is psychedelic rock, two totally different genres, or musical styles, very dissimilar to one another. Continue reading “COCKY BITCHES (Butthole Surfers, Cold Members) Full-Length Debut Due In Nov. [Video Trailer]”

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

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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””

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

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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”

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”

MAJESTY OF SILENCE ‘Zur Dunkel Für Das Licht’ Album Review & Stream

Article by: Kaleb Alexander, Guest Contributor ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

At first glance, casual onlookers would assume the Swiss duo Majesty of Silence to one among hordes of redundant cookie-cutter black metal outfits.   Continue reading “MAJESTY OF SILENCE ‘Zur Dunkel Für Das Licht’ Album Review & Stream”

Oldschool Sunday: WARZONE [30th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue Of 1988’s ‘Open Your Eyes’ Album Arrives]

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

Long before NYHC (New York Hardcore) became the world recognized institution it is today, the Lower East Side of Manhattan’s WARZONE were integral pioneers of this musical style. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: WARZONE [30th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue Of 1988’s ‘Open Your Eyes’ Album Arrives]”

VESSEL OF LIGHT ‘Woodshed’ Album Review & Stream

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

Nearly two years ago, when rumors first began to surface about a collaboration between legendary metal guitarist Dan Lorenzo (Hades, Non-Fiction, The Cursed) and Ancient VVisdom vocalist Nathan “Opposition” Jochum, no one knew what to expect. Continue reading “VESSEL OF LIGHT ‘Woodshed’ Album Review & Stream”

CAPTAIN CONTROL ‘Be Prepared’ EP Review & Stream

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

Can you even begin to imagine what a band that seemed like an unholy amalgamation of Ministry, My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult, and Wendy O. Williams / The Plasmatics would sound like? Continue reading “CAPTAIN CONTROL ‘Be Prepared’ EP Review & Stream”

SKULL FIST Issue Videos As ‘Way Of The Road’ Release Nears; Co-Headline EU Tour w/ STRIKER In Nov.

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

Old-school inspired Canadian melodic metal band SKULL FIST are set to unleash their third album, ‘Way Of The Road‘, on October 26th through NoiseArt Records. Continue reading “SKULL FIST Issue Videos As ‘Way Of The Road’ Release Nears; Co-Headline EU Tour w/ STRIKER In Nov.”