Phil Anselmo, Brian Fair, Others Sign On For Metal Allstars Tour

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This is kind of phat. Gabe Reed Productions and Kendra Helms Media have joined forces to create the Metal Allstars tour, which will hit South America in November. The Metal Allstars tour will feature “some of the biggest contributors to the heavy metal genre along with some of the most technical musicians in the industry,” […]

Vision Of Disorder Dudes Launch Podcast's good

And they’d better have me on at some point as a guest. Soon enough, GSA will be doing a podcast. But more on that later. Yes, folks…our buddies in Vision of Disorder have a new podcast they’re hosting. Specifically, the podcast is the work of GSA columnist Tim Williams and Mike Fleischmann and called “Dead […]

Shadows Fall’s Brian Fair Is A New Father

The Fair family

It’s a girl! A huge congratulations are in order for Shadows Fall and Overcast frontman Brian Fair. Brian will get to celebrate Father’s Day next month, thanks to his better half, Abigail. Last night, she gave birth to the couple’s first child. “Me and my wife Abigail welcomed little Arabella Jean Fair into the world,” […]

Acaro: Exclusive Tour Diary, Part 2

Acaro on tour, shot by James Villa

We’ve been supporters of Acaro since our humble beginnings and the band’s been similarly supportive of this site in the past. That is why we are psyched to be able to bring you this exclusive tour diary, written by Chris Harrell. Of course, Acaro are currently on the road with Shadows Fall and Killswitch Engage […]

Brian Fair’s That First Step’s A Doozy: Five Albums That Changed My Life

Brian Fair's That First Step's A Doozy

Shadows Fall, Overcast, and Death Ray Vision frontman Brian Fair is back, people. After reading all of these guest columns we’ve been running, Brian was inspired to come up with his own list, and you’d be hard-pressed to find fault with it. Read and respect. With the obscene amount of music I have listened to […]

Six Feet Under’s Chris Barnes: The Gun Shy Interview

Chris Barnes

In case you hadn’t heard, Six Feet Under have an excellent new album in stores this week called Undead. So, naturally, when I got the chance to talk to long-running frontman and only remaining original member Chris Barnes, you know I had to talk to him about the imaginary feud he has with Shadows Fall […]

And Now, Here’s Shadows Fall’s New Video

Shadows Fall

That’s right, sucka emcees. At the end of this post, you can watch a new video from the one, the only, Shadows Fall. The video is for the track “The Unknown,” and was filmed on March 21 at an abandoned building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The clip was helmed by director Kevin J. Custer, who has […]

Metal World Reacts To MCA’s Death


I’m still in shock over the sudden, unexpected passing of Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys. Yes, they were more rap than anything else, but they started off as a hardcore band. Yauch produced the Bad Brains’ most recent album, and his label first signed At The Drive-In. MCA’s death — presumably related to the […]

Shadows Fall: Track List Unveiled

Shadows Fall

I don’t normally do the “Track List Revealed” type posts, but this is Shadows Fall we’re talking about. And after what I heard from these dudes yesterday, how is this not one of the most anticipated metal releases coming down the pike? Shadows Fall’s new album Fire From The Sky drops May 15 on Razor […]

Hear A New Shadows Fall Song — Right Now!

Shadows Fall

And you can hear it at the end of this here post. Personally, I think it’s fucking killer. I love the guitars; the drumming is phenomenal. And Brian Fair sounds like he’s about to kick an ass or two. The song is called “Fire From The Sky” and serves as the title track to the […]