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Industrial Metal band Heavenly Trip to Hell Embrace the Dangers of Rock and Roll on “Pumpkin Man” EP

Industrial Metal band Heavenly Trip to Hell Embrace the Dangers of Rock and Roll on “Pumpkin Man” EP Californian Industrial Metal band Heavenly Trip to Hell cultivate a palpable sense of danger on fast-paced, hard-hitting new EP “Pumpkin Man”, out now on streaming platforms. Devotion to their heavy craft has allowed Heavenly Trip to Hell to share the stage with...

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Hard Rock Musician Kenny Dubman Releases Anthemic “Old Dog” Featuring Charlie Starr of Blackberry Smoke

Hard Rock Musician Kenny Dubman Releases Anthemic “Old Dog” Featuring Charlie Starr of Blackberry Smoke We’re pleased to introduce you to this rocking new release from Kenny Dubman (www.kennydubman.com) featuring Blackberry Smoke member Charlie Starr. Hard Rock musician Kenny Dubman comes out swinging on his new album “Conflicted”, showcasing a lifetime of rock, metal and Americana influence coupled...

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Chicago Instrumental Post-Rock Band The Color of Cyan Excel on Tense, Atmospheric “Agape” Album

Chicago Instrumental Post-Rock Band The Color of Cyan Excel on Tense, Atmospheric “Agape” Album Chicago-based purveyors of tense and atmospheric instrumental post-rock, ambient and metal, The Color of Cyan (featured in our ‘Best Music of 2022 So Far’ list), have released new full-length album “Agape” December 1 on major platforms. The band’s multi-layered sound patiently builds in pressure...

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Oakland Heavy Metal Band Vannon release their End Times-themed new album “Desert of Our Dreams”

Oakland Heavy Metal Band Vannon release their End Times-themed new album “Desert of Our Dreams” Oakland Heavy Metal Band Vannon will release their End Times-themed progressive rock, doom metal-inspired new album “Desert of Our Dreams” September 10, 2021 via Big Round Music. Fans of artist ranging from YOB to Mastodon to Gojira and Soundgarden should take note of this release. About “Desert of Our Dreams”:...

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Los Angeles Hybrid Rock Artist Squanky Kong Tease New Album with “Know End Insight” Single

Los Angeles Hybrid Rock Artist Squanky Kong Tease New Album with “Know End Insight” Single Los Angeles-based Hybrid Rock artist Squanky Kong is all about breaking barriers with his left-field approach to heavy music composition. New album “Dawn of the Cataclysm” combines aggressive guitar and six-string bass playing, drawing on Rock and Metal influences as well as Funk, Blues,...

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Gojira’s Fortitude solidifies their prominence in modern metal.

Gojira’s Fortitude solidifies their prominence in modern metal. In the life cycle of a band or artist like Gojira, the constant thrust is to find that sound that’s quintessentially yours. Some concoction of words, sounds, and rhythm that unites your fans in solidarity. The achievement of being able to flick on a radio or a...

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Genghis Tron’s new sound is an indomitable force of nature.

Genghis Tron’s new sound is an indomitable force of nature. When Genghis Tron decided to go on hiatus, they announced the break on their MySpace page. It’s been a while… Genghis Tron announced their “intermission” in 2010 after touring their second album Board up the House. Their first two records sent ripples through the metal...

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NYC Alternative Metal Group Vajra Masterfully Blend Mystical Concepts, Prog-Heavy Riffage on ‘Irkalla’ EP

NYC Alternative Metal Group Vajra Masterfully Blend Mystical Concepts, Prog-Heavy Riffage on ‘Irkalla’ EP NYC-based Alternative Metal group Vajra masterfully blend mystical concepts, prog-heavy riffage and an exciting atmosphere of unbridled darkness on new EP Irkalla. Irkalla is the first EP in Vajra‘s Trilogy Series exploring consciousness set to be released on January 15, 2021 an auspicious day that is...

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An In-Depth Look at Marilyn Manson’s “We Are Chaos”

An In-Depth Look at Marilyn Manson’s “We Are Chaos” It seems a lifetime ago that Perry Farrell sneered out the phrase “Nothing’s shoooocking!” in his breathy serpentine croon on Jane’s Addiction’s 1988 debut record. Now, over three decades later, are we living in a truly post-shock world? Sure, ‘outrage’ is more rampant than ever but...

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North Carolina Doom Metal Band TOKE Raise Over $1,600 to Fight Racism

North Carolina Doom Metal Band TOKE Raise Over $1,600 to Fight Racism I had to share this. One thing that has been pretty inspiring for me to see as a metal fan recently is the amount of bands and labels speaking out about Black Lives Matter, showing solidarity, making it known they stand with the...

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Azusa’s transcontinental union has birthed a shapeshifting powerhouse on ‘Loop of Yesterdays’

Azusa‘s transcontinental union has birthed a shapeshifting powerhouse on ‘Loop of Yesterdays’, out now via Solid State Records. The final days of 2017 marked the end of mathcore legends The Dillinger Escape Plan‘s tenure as the preeminent force in maniacal, progressive post-hardcore. The band disbanded with a trio of shows at New York’s Terminal 5...

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Portland Doom Metal Group Alltar Release Dark, Destructive “Hallowed” EP

Portland doom metal newcomers Alltar plod along ever so slowly, methodically, building atmosphere and intention with every note. There is a real majesty in that. The whole band are in complete sync, uniting on heady, hypnotic riffs and pummeling rhythms while vocalist extraordinaire Juan Carlos Caceres shifts with ease between crooning and wailing like a...

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