Listen To In Flames’ New Album — Right Now!

In Flames

There’s a new album coming from In Flames soon called Siren Charmss. I will be hearing the record this weekend during a special acoustic set the band will be performing here in New York. Should be somewhat interesting. The following player is streaming the new In Flames. I want to hold off on listening to […]

Faith No More Enter Studio For Comeback LP


That’s it. I’m a happy man now. Faith No More have officially entered a recording studio to set to work on their first new album in more than 15 years. Hear that? That’s the sound of my boner throbbing in the distance. got the skivvy on the new disc. A limited-edition (5,000 copies) seven-inch […]

Three Books You Need To Read By Rafael Gallaher

The author

Our intrepid writer checks in with some book recommendations of his own. Leviathan Wakes, by James S.A. Corey The first installment in The Expanse series, this sci-fi juggernaut commands the reader’s attention. Like political thrillers? This one’s for you. Like murder mysteries? This one’s for you. Like Firefly, Blade Runner, and Star Wars? This one‘s […]

Don Slater’s Pork Chop Express: Travel, Sex-sationalism And The Gwar-B-Q


“You just look to the old Pork Chop Express and take his advice on a dark and stormy night, alright? When some wild-eyed eight foot tall maniac grabs your neck, taps the back of your favorite head against a bar room wall, looks you crooked in the eyes and asks if you’ve paid your dues? […]

Devin Townsend Details Second Ziltoid

That's phat

I just got a press release on Devin Townsend’s long-awaited (especially by me) new double-album Z², which will drop on October 28 in the U.S. and October 27 in Europe. The Z² project will also see him play a landmark show at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall on April 13, 2015. Tickets are available for […]

Marilyn Manson’s Next LP “Prepared For Landing”

Marilyn Manson

According to shock rocker Marilyn Manson, his new studio album is “prepared for landing.” I guess that means it’s ready for release? Manson’s most recent full-length album, Born Villain, came out in 2012. Manson has been cast in a recurring role on the hit FX series “Sons Of Anarchy.” I haven’t been watching this season. […]

Slayer In The Studio With Terry Date

Terry Date

Slayer continue to work on their impending new album, which they started tracking more than a week ago. Late yesterday, the band posted some more images from the studio. The one accompanying this post shows the producer for this next Slayer disc: Terry Date. Date, as you well know, has had a hand in some […]

Dave Davidson’s Altars Of Fatness: Travail In Minneapolis


Hello fellow gormandizers! I’ve returned to deliver another helping of everyone’s favorite, least updated food blog! It’s been forever since I’ve done an entry for this thing so I wanted to review a really special restaurant, Minneapolis’ Travail. I had the pleasure of eating at Travail recently and it was quite the dining experience. They […]

South By So What?! Fest: First Bands Revealed

Black Tongue

The first round of bands has been announced for this year’s South By So What?! 2015. The festival is scheduled to take place March 20 through March 22 at QuickTrip Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. The bill for the South By So What?! fest will boast 80 bands, including the following artists: Black Tongue Boris […]

Giraffe Tongue Orchestra In The Studio

Ben and Ross

That’s an assumption. But an educated assumption, based on the picture accompanying this post. It shows Ben Weinman, guitarist for Dillinger Escape Plan, hanging with producer Ross Robinson, who has had a hand in more good records than you’ve put your own hand on your dong. The caption? “Ross Robinson and I single and ready […]