Mayhem Nix Two Gigs


This is bad news if ever I heard it. Norwegian black metal band Mayhem has been forced to cancel the first two shows of their North American tour with Watain and Revenge. Why? They are having visa delays. That means no shows in Philadelphia or Baltimore. Says the band: “We are planning to join the […]

Video: Killswitch Engage In Hot, Hardcore Action

Jesse, doing his thing

That’s right, folks. There’s some steamy hot video of Killswitch Engage going all hardcore on your ass at the end of this here post, you see? Multi-camera hardcore action. The footage shows Killswitch Engage’s entire hardcore set during this summer’s “This Is Hardcore Fest” in Philadelphia. This dude is responsible for the hardcore video you […]

Killswitch Engage Prep “Hardcore” Set For Upcoming Fest

Killswitch Engage

I bet Jesse Leach and Mike D’Antonio were behind this brilliant idea. So, Killswitch Engage will be playing the upcoming This Is Hardcore Fest in Philly, and are prepping a special “hardcore” set for the folks in attendance. The fest happens at The Electric Factory on July 24. Offers the band: “We thought, we can’t […]

Lamb Of God Releasing Film Soundtrack

Lamb Of God

That’s right, Lamb of God fans. The band’s just released a compilation of their songs featured in their new documentary film, “As The Palaces Burn.” The 13-track companion record’s titled Music From The Film “As The Palaces Burn” and features such gems as “The Faded Line,” “Redneck,” “Laid To Rest,” “Walk With Me In Hell,” […]

Lamb Of God Flick Debuts In Philadelphia

Lamb of God

Last night, the Lamb of God documentary “As The Palaces Burn” debuted in Philadelphia before a rabid crowd, with the band making an appearance before the flick was shown. At the end of this post, you’ll see video of that appearance. Randy Blythe, who became the focus of the film with his arrest on bogus […]

Gholas Exclusive Song Stream: “…And The Lives Come Flooding”


As much as I love progressive and black metal, I also really dig fucking sludgy-ass doom, man. Like, a lot. I go to doom shows often, and the next morning, I feel it. My body punishes me with every move for witnessing doom; I have fun at these gigs, and tend to let all of […]

Lamb Of God Doc To Debut In Philly

I'd love a copy of this poster...

Philadelphia, a town Lamb of God is beloved in, will host the premiere of the band’s upcoming documentary, “As The Palaces Burn.” The movie, which began as a documentary on the band’s fans but turned into a feature about Randy Blythe’s bogus arrest on false charges in Prague, will debut at Philadelphia’s Trocadero Theatre. When? […]

Pentagram Announce U.S. Shows


Fucking A, bitch! Pentagram are coming to knock your house down, pig. The doom legends have announced some shows in the U.S. this summer. A complete list of the band’s dates follows at the end of this post.

Nihilistinen Barbaarisuus Exclusive Album Stream: Synkkä Tuuli

Synkkä Tuuli

Bleak, brutal, depressing, desolate, dismal, dank, and hopeless. All words one could’ve used to describe your last date. These are also words one could use to describe the music of Nihilistinen Barbaarisuus, whose album, Synkkä Tuuli, we are streaming for you today exclusively. Because we’re cool like that. Hailing from Philadelphia, Nihilistinen Barbaarisuus are a […]

Nader Sadek Art Show Opens Tonight In Philly


Sorry for the short notice, but…famed artist and visual effects director Nader Sadek, who is also obviously the driving force behind all-star death metal band Nader Sadek, is being featured as part of a group exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. The exhibit runs from February 6 until July 28 and will […]