Baptists Finish Tracking New Disc


It’s a wrap, people. The new Baptists record is complete. The band worked on the new stuff at GodCity Studio with Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou producing. Says the band: “Well, we’re done at GodCity. That was one hell of an experience. Kurt is a fucking genius. Salem was so good to us too! We can’t […]

Deathwish Fest Announced


Deathwish Inc. have announced that they will be taking over The Sinclair in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for two nights this July. That’s when they will stage the Deathwish Fest. The fest will showcase the various bands from the label’s roster, plus a few others. Here’s the lineup by day: Tuesday, July 22 Converge 
Trap Them
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Trap Them Album Due In June

Trap Them

I love the name of the new Trap Them record. It’s called Blissfucker, something I feel I am, and is due in stores this June. Well, June 10 to be exact. Kurt Ballou (Converge, Skeletonwitch) produced the album sessions last year. The disc was mastered by Jack Control (Darkthrone, Mammoth Grinder).
 For now, that’s all […]

Lineup For This Is Hardcore Fest 2014 Announced

Killswitch Engage

The lineup has been announced for This Is Hardcore Fest 2014, set to take place July 24 through July 27 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia. Of note is the fact that Turmoil, Downset, Mushmouth, All Else Failed, and Fury of Five are playing the event. I may need to go to this. Tickets go […]

Cavalera Conspiracy: Album Update Provided By Max

Those nice Cavalera boys

Cavalera Conspiracy — the band featuring the legendary metal brothers Cavalera, Max and Igor — are in the final stages of working on their third album and their first for their new label home Napalm Records.  The band is working with producer John Gray and plans on having the record ready for release this fall, […]

Every Time I Die Wrap New Album Sessions

Every Time I Die

That’s a wrap, kids with bad taste. Every Time I Die have finished tracking their next album.

As you well know, Converge’s Kurt Ballou produced the effort, which will boast a cameo from The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon. Says the band: “Salem, we love ya, we’re gonna miss ya. We left #GodCity for the last time […]

Sweet Cobra Finish New LP

Sweet Cobra

The new Sweet Cobra record Earth is in the bag, folks. Worth noting: The album, out this summer, was produced by Matt Talbott of Hum fame. They got Converge’s Kurt Ballou to take care of the mix. Pretty dope, no? The band will release some splits before Earth surfaces, including one with Young Widows. Meanwhile, […]

Every Time I Die Start Tracking New Record

Every Time I Die

And as expected, those new album sessions are going down right now at GodCity Studio in Salam, Massachusetts — Converge’s Kurt Ballou’s office, so to speak. Says Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley:
 “Kurt Ballou had always intimidated the living shit out of me, so I was overjoyed when the decision was made to record […]

Converge Guitarist Producing Next Every Time I Die?

Kurt blowing up ETID's spot

It’s been a while since Every Time I Die released an album, and in that time, I’ve enjoyed not missing them. But Every Time I Die will be back in a studio soon…perhaps at GodCity, where Converge’s Kurt Ballou works. Kurt — a producer much sought-after in the world of loud music — was on […]

Cavalera Conspiracy Mixing Third Album

The Brothers Cavalera

That’s right, people. Cavalera Conspiracy have begun mixing their third album. The recording sessions are done. The album will be out this fall via Napalm Records. The CD is being produced by John Gray, who has previously worked with Soulfly. The group recently recruited Converge’s Nate Newton as its new bassist. I’m interested to see […]