Mutoid Man Streaming New Track

Mutoid Man

That is correct, you bastard of a bitch! Mutoid Man is returning. With a new album, no less! The band featuring Cave In leader Stephen Brodsky, Converge and All Pigs Must Die drummer Ben Koller and Nick Cageao on bass make wonderfully progressive rock music together. The song at the end of this post is […]

Readers’ Bands: Orphan Make Insane Noise


So, there’s a band I dig from Austria called Orphan. Lucky for me, they dig my blog. I guess you could call it a mutual admiration. This week, let’s listen to Orphan together. They’re loud, they’re noisy, and they’re fucking all over the place, yet it’s not at all overwhelming. In fact, it’s pretty fucking […]

Ramming Speed Get Own Beer, Finish New Album

Ramming Speed

Punk-inspired heavy metallers Ramming Speed revealed they’ve teamed up with Charlottesville, Virginia-based Champion Brewing Company to launch their very own brew, the “Black Leather IPA.” The brew-tal beer will debut April 18 during a free concert featuring the band, Iron Reagan and others at the Champion Tap Room. In addition to a new beer, the band […]

High On Fire Album Coming In June


Luminiferous, the new album from High on Fire, will be released June 23. That, of course, is fucking awesome news. It’s been a while since we had some new High on Fire, what with Matt Pike going to rehab and all. Luminiferous was tracked at Salem, Massachusetts’ GodCity Studios with producer Kurt Ballou, who is […]

Black Breath To Release New Album This Fall

Black Breath

A band I’ve been into since the first note, Black Breath, have a new album coming out. When? You saw the headline…this fall. Converge’s Kurt Ballou produced the record at his GodCity Studios in Massachusetts. Recording sessions for the Southern Lord disc took place last fall. I, for one, can not wait to hear what […]

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 […]