Black Breath Plot Third LP

Black Breath

Southern Lord Recordings is amped-up to announce that brutalizing Seattle quintet, Black Breath, has locked in some studio time late this autumn to harness their third full-length album for the label. The band will return to GodCity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts, to record once again with Kurt Ballou of Converge producing. Black Breath will begin […]

At The Gates, Converge Tour Confirmed


At The Gates will be touring with Converge next spring as part of the Decibel Magazine tour. We’ve got a long time to wait before this tour commences. Vallenfyre will open on the run. “Super-stoked at finally getting to be part of the Decibel tour!” enthuses At The Gates frontman Tomas Lindberg. “A great mag, […]

At The Gates, Converge To Tour Next Year

At The Gates

The lineup for next year’s annual Decibel Magazine Tour was announced during last night’s Amon Amarth concert in New York. I was there for most of the gig. Before having to head to the Skeletonwitch show in Brooklyn. Set to join the North American tour are At The Gates, Converge and Vallenfyre. More bands will […]

Old Man Gloom Documentary Streaming

Old Man Gloom

A 40-plus minute documentary on the band Old Man Gloom can be seen in its entirety at the end of this post. The band, boasting members of Cave In, Converge and Isis, is the subject of “Old Man Gloom: Here Is A Gift For You,” which was released today by Kenneth Thomas. Frontman Aaron Turner […]

Max Cavalera Keeping Busy With Multiple Projects


Max Cavalera may not wear hats in real life, because of those dreads and all, but he does wear a number of metaphorical hats as the leader of so many different bands. He’s like Mike Patton, if Mike Patton were from South America and less dapper. In a new interview, Cavalera says that the Cavalera […]

Baptists Streaming New Tune


Wanna hear some new music from Baptists? Then head on down to the end of this post, where there’s a new song streaming from their album Bloodmines. The below song is called, oddly, “Calling,” and appears on the upcoming disc. Bloodmines was produced and mixed by Converge principal Kurt Ballou and is slated for an […]

Old Man Gloom Reveal Album Cover

The Ape of God

The new cover for the new Old Man Gloom record has been released. Old Man Gloom is a band boasting current and former members of Converge, Cave In, and Isis. The band’s new album The Ape Of God will be released through Profound Lore/SIGE Records on November 11. Old Man Gloom also have a movie […]

Gunshy Assassin Presents: The Disastercast With Iron Reagan’s Tony Foresta

Tony Foresta

We’re back in action with some podcasts, people. That’s right. It’s been a few weeks, but the Disastercast returns this week with Iron Reagan’s own Tony Foresta, a hell of a nice dude who chatted us about briefly about the new disc and voiced his frustrations with people who don’t look after their fucking kids. […]

Sumac Forms, Boasting Ex-Isis Frontman


This news right here is hot of the presses, and fucking dope as fuck, on the surface. But who knows what Sumac will sound like. Sumac boasts ex-Isis vocalist and guitarist Aaron Turner with former Botch bassist Brian Cook and Baptists kitman Nick Yacyshyn. It sounds like this could be the best band ever, really. […]