Crosses Book More East Coast Shows


Alas, none are in New Jersey or New York, so your boy Chris is shit out of luck. But for people living elsewhere along the East Coast, there’s good news. Crosses (†††), featuring Chino Moreno of Deftones, have announced a handful of May shows. Here’s when and where you can see the band play. 5/10: […]

Downset. Add More Summer Shows

She thinks Downset. is something for your bed

Downset. — the band’s “classic era” lineup, at least — will be playing some shows this summer, as you well know. We’ve got the routing for the band’s live plans at the end of this post. This lineup of the band features vocalist Rey Opropeza and guitarist Ares Schwager. A new album from the band […]

Septicflesh Streaming New Tune


First 1349 reveals a new track and now Septicflesh. Today’s not as bad as I thought it was going to be after all. Septicflesh are streaming a new track online called “Order Of Dracul.” You can hear it at the end of this post. It comes from the band’s new album Titan, which will be […]

Origin Sign European Deal


That’s right, people. Technical death metal masters Origin have inked a European deal with Agonia Records. The band’s follow-up to 2011′s Entity, Omnipresent, will be made available this summer through Nuclear Blast in the U.S. Says the band: “Origin is proud to be a part of the Agonia Records family! We feel that this is […]

Listen To A New 1349 Tune — Now!

The cover of the 'Slaves' single

Wanna hear a new song from 1349? Then head to the end of this post. That’s where you will find a new tune from 1349, Norway’s black metal masters. The band — who I will be seeing at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival — will return this fall with a new full-length album. […]

AC/DC Retiring?


It’s hard to know, kids. But maybe. Reports coming out of Australia seem to conflict one another, but it seems that AC/DC has booked a recording studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, for six weeks from May 1. That would suggest the band is still active. Yet Australian radio station 3AW is claiming AC/DC could […]

Scars Of Tomorrow Back In Action

Scars of Tomorrow

That is correct, oh wise one. Scars of Tomorrow are back in business, baby. I will get to see the reformed band perform this week, in fact, as I will be at the New England Hardcore and Metal Festival. Or is it Metal and Hardcore? I always get that shit confused. Come have a beer […]

Ziltoid, Devin Townsend Project To Square Off On Double-LP

Devin Townsend

One of my heroes, Devin Townsend, has revealed something awesome. The forthcoming Ziltoid The Omniscient album will see the alien being face off against the Devin Townsend Project. The two will square off on an upcoming double album. Townsend says the outing — which will in part be crowdfunded by some of the excess money […]

Aborted Release Lyric Video


It’s Monday, so that means it’s slow. So why not bide your time with some new Aborted? I have the new album and I think it’s the cat’s pajamas. I mean, it’s sick shit. Brutal. Spastic. Crushing. Ghastly. Check out the following lyric video for the track “Coffin Upon Coffin” from Aborted’s forthcoming album The […]

Metal From My ‘Hood: The Hallowed Catharsis

Hallowed Catharsis

Newest addition of Metal From My ‘Hood is up and running! Now the band I’m going to touch on today is a five-piece hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia. Unlike many of their Van City brethren, they haven’t been around for very long. The city is filled with acts that have stood the test of time […]