Nile Working On New Material


Last night was the final night of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, and I came away from the entire experience exhausted and with my penis smelling like it normally does, and not like it was in a body cavity. Nile were one of the last bands to play, and as always, they were […]

Gunshy Assassin Presents: The Disastercast With Aborted’s Sven de Caluwé


As you listen to this podcast, I am likely on my way to or already drunk in Worcester, Massachusetts — the site of the annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. I’ll be throwing down with the best of them, and throwing ‘em back like I was in college, so if you see me out […]

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 […]

Broken Hope Announce Dates With Oceano

Broken Hope

Man, what a boring headline that is, right? I mean, Broken Hope are decent. They’d be worth going to see. But Oceano? That band’s popularity confounds me, and I’m not alone (obviously). I think I’d rather eat my own hand than sit through that band’s shitty set. I may have to if I attend New […]

Acacia Strain, 1349, Goatwhore Added To New England Metal And Hardcore Fest Bill


Damn, son. 1349 and Goatwhore are playing now? Oh shit, I need to make the New England Metal and Hardcore Fest this year, for reals. Whose couch am I sleeping on? Yes, the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will take place in April at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. The latest additions to the […]

Terror, Goatwhore Added To New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

"Hey cookie, I dropped my pencil"

They might as well just release the entire lineup already. It’s not like the bill doesn’t already fucking rule. You think adding Terror’s going to get some kid to go, “Wait one hot fucking second! I wasn’t sold until this Terror announcement. Fuck it, I’ll go.” At this point, people are either going or not […]

Dillinger Escape Plan, Allegaeon Tapped For New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

Dillinger Escape Plan

Yup. One of the best metal festival’s in the U.S. of fucking A goes down each spring in Worcester, Massachusetts. The annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival XV revealed today that a bunch of bands have been added to the already impressive bill. Which bands? How about Allegaeon, Alpha & Omega, Born Low, MurderDeathKill […]

The Black Dahlia Murder Officially Announce New Bassist

Trevor Strnad

I was going to be a dick and title this post “Trevor Strnad’s Deadspeak: A Note On BDM’s New Bassist,” but I guess that would have been a bit misleading. Trevor Strand — Black Dahlia Murder’s frontman, and (I guess, since dude don’t return emails anymore) ontime GSA columnist — has written a lengthy post […]

VIDEO: Killswitch Engage Make Triumphant NEM&HF Return

Killswitch Engage

I wasn’t able to be in Worcester this year for the New England Metal and Hardcore Fest because I’m a broke son-of-a-bee. So, I missed Killswitch Engage’s first reunion gig with original singer — and GSA scribe — Jesse Leach. Thanks to the power of the Webernets, we can now see video shot at the […]

The Black Dahlia Murder Make Fill-In Bassist Full-Time Member

Black Dahlia Murder

My readers kick ass. I was not able to attend this year’s New England Metal and Hardcore Festival — my favorite fucking festival of all time — which sucks. Money is tight, folks. Anyways, several of you either emailed or sent me messages on Facebook asking if I would be in Worcester to hang. Next […]