Killer Be Killed Make Live Debut Down Under

Killer Be Killed

Sometimes, I wish I was born in Brisbane over Brooklyn. Australia just seems so fucking chilled out. There’s waves to surf, alcoholism isn’t frowned upon, and the girls (at least the ones I’ve met who’ve visited New York or moved here for work) are laid-back and generally down for the fornication. But then I realize […]

Magrudergrind Ink New Deal


Relapse Records has signed Magrudergrind to a new deal. The Brooklyn-baed grindcore act recently completed recording their first new material in over five years with producer Kurt Ballou at GodCity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts. The full-length record will be mastered by Pig Destroyer’s Scott Hull and artwork will be designed by Clint Nicolas. The album […]

High On Fire Recording

High On Fire

Tracking is well underway for the next High On Fire album, people. Be happy about that if nothing else. The band has been in Massachusetts as of late, where the snow’s been coming down like dandruff from your brows. The High On Fire record is taking shape at GodCity Studios. That’s the place owned and […]

Old Man Gloom West Coast Dates Leaked

Old Man Gloom

Old Man Gloom, the band consisting of current and former members of Converge, Isis and Cave In, will be hitting the road. Specifically, they’ll be hitting the West Coast of the United States for a series of planned gigs. Along for the ride will be Coliseum. So far, this is what they’ve got planned for […]

Converge Drummer Tapped For Killer Be Killed Shows

Killer Be Killed

Dave Elitch, the drummer for Killer Be Killed, will not be playing with the band in Australia. He will be missing the supergroup’s first live shows, which are set to take place at the Soundwave festival. The band, as you know, features members of Mastodon, Soulfly, and Dillinger Escape Plan. Frontman Greg Puciato broke the […]

Pallbearer Join Decibel Tour


The At The Gates tour being sponsored by Decibel Magazine just got a little heavier. Pallbearer will be joining the lineup, which already boasts Converge and Vallenfyre. The dates for the trek follow: 3/27: Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern 3/28: San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom 3/29: Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater 3/30: […]

High On Fire Book Shows, Studio Time

High On Fire

The return of High On Fire is happening in 2015, folks. Next month, the band will enter GodCity Studios to begin tracking their new album with Converge’s Kurt Ballou producing. That still untitled effort will be issued in 2015 on eOne Music. On their way to the studio, High On Fire will be playing the following […]

Mutoid Man Set To Record Debut LP

Mutoid Man

An album’s worth of material has been written by Mutoid Man, the band featuring Cave In’s Stephen Brodsky and Converge’s Ben Koller. The group, as such, will now be hitting a recording studio next month to begin tracking those tunes for their debut album, which will be issued by Sargent House Records. The sessions in […]

Torche Detail New Disc


Torche will release its Relapse Records debut Restarter on February 24. The 10-track album’s full track list follows, and a video teaser for the album also can be found at the end of this post. The album was recorded at the band’s Miami studio, Pinecrust, with bass player Jonathan Nuñez overseeing production and Converge’s Kurt […]

Old Man Gloom Drummer Talks Touring Financials

Old Man Gloom

Old Man Gloom drummer Santos Montano did no talking. Instead, he wrote an op-ed piece for Pitchfork calling bullshit on Pomplamoose, some shitty indie band who made $135,983 on tour but still ended up $11,819 in the red. In the piece piece, Montano offered up a revealing look at how much Old Man Gloom rake […]