Machine Head Release New Song For Streaming

Machine Head

Hear it now. At the end of this post. It’s called “Killers & Kings,” and is Machine Head’s newest material. The song was released as a 10-inch vinyl single on Record Store Day. The B-side is a cover version of the track “Our Darkest Days” from Ignite.

Maruta Book Studio Time

Maruta

That’s right, kids. That band Maruta will be touring for the last half of May. But once that tour’s a wrap, they’ve got plans to hit a recording studio to get their next album recorded. Drum track will be captures at Visceral Sound with Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed) producing. Hull will also handle […]

Sworn Enemy To Tour

Sworn Enemy

I feel like I’ve been out of touch since arriving here in Worcester. That’s because I have hardly used my computer. Today’s the first chance I am getting to use it because I’ve been so preoccupied with the metals. So as I was saying before, last night, after Behemoth closed out the second night, we […]

Black Breath, Mutilation Rites To Tour

Black Breath

Oh man. As I write this, I am not hungover, but my stomach and brain definitely don’t feel right. I drank many shots last night with Matt from Nefarious Realm, who I’m crashing with for Metalfest weekend. He’s good shit, and his site is dope, so check it out. So, I’m not hungover, which means […]

At The Gates Offer Up Studio Video

At The Gates

Yes, it’s true! As you know, At the Gates are working on a comeback album with their classic line-up. Well, the band is now in full pre-production mode and expects to be recording their upcoming album, At War With Reality, this June and July with a tentative release this fall on Century Media Records worldwide. […]

Animals As Leaders Touring With Conquering Dystopia

Animals As Leaders

That is correct, my friends and enemies. Animals As Leaders have officially announced the dates for their spring and summer tour with Conquering Dystopia and Chon. Conquering Dystopia, as you know, features former Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis with Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster and The Faceless drummer Alex Rudinger. This is one tour I’ll make […]

Agalloch Announce U.S. Dates

Agalloch

You know it! Agalloch has confirmed the first round of dates in support of their new album. West Coast shows are also being mapped out. But as far as officially booked, the following dates are legit. Bong! 6/18: Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock (w/ Obsidian Tongue, Blood and Sun) 6/19: Madison, WI @ High Noon […]

Crosses Book More East Coast Shows

Crosses

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 […]

Skeletonwitch Care About Stray Animals

Good dudes doing good things

You could never call the dudes in Skeletonwitch selfish. The big softies recently choose to give back by releasing a limited-edition, hand-screened vinyl variant of their latest album. Proceeds from the sales of that effort were donated to two local animal shelters in the band’s home state of Ohio (Athens County Humane Society and Columbus’ […]