Apr 28

Azarath – In Extremis (2017)

For nearly twenty years, Azarath, have been bringing their Blackened Death Metal madness to the masses. Mostly known for being the drummer of the mighty Behemoth, Zbigniew Robert Promiński, aka, Inferno, formed the band with Bruno and D in 1998 in Tczew, Poland. Inferno is the only founding member left in Azarath today. But the band has been going strong with six full length albums, playing huge festivals such as Inferno Fest and Party San, and have toured with great bands such as Marduk and Kataklysm. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

FIRESPAWN – The Reprobate (2017)

It is without a doubt that Sweden has some of the best bands in the extreme metal world. For me personally, Sweden is home to some of my favorite Death and Black Metal bands, and I’m proud to say that the mighty Firespawn, is one of them!  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

A New Sin: A conversation with Liv Jagrell of Liv Sin

As many of you remember Sister Sin ceased to exist in 2015, but that was not the end for vocalist Liv Jagrell who is now making a comeback to the metal scene with her new band Liv Sin and their debut album Follow Me. After over a decade of work with Sister Sin and countless tours in Europe and North America, Liv is doing something different and more aggressive with Liv Sin. 

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Apr 20

HATE – Tremendum (2017)

Forming 27 years ago, HATE has been contributing their Blackened Death Metal blasphemy to the Polish Metal scene, and to metal fans across the world. With nine full-length albums total to their discography, HATE will be releasing their tenth full-length album entitled, Tremendum ”via Napalm Records on May 5th.

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Apr 12

Return to the land of Red Cloud: A conversation with Jan Rechberger of Amorphis

After almost 10 years of absence in the US and 12 years since their last AZ visit, Amorphis finally toured the US and played a gig near me, which meant I got to see them for the first time ever, since I missed them last time they played the west coast with Nightwish in L.A a few years back. Well, after seeing their show I am convinced this is a band that must be seen live at least once in a lifetime. Amorphis released Under The Red Cloud in 2015, and it surely became one of the best albums of that year.  

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Mar 31

Varg – Götterdämmerung EP (2017)

With over 10 years in the metal scene, five studio albums under their belt, several European and North American tours, and a record number of European festival participations, including their own festival, Wolfsfest. The German wolves of Varg are about to released a new EP titled Götterdämmerung (Gods Dawn) this April.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Warbringer- Woe to the Vanquished (2017)

March 31st, Warbringer finally releases their 5th full length after quite a bit of rockiness. It seems the current lineup could be here to stay. Maybe, maybe not, but all I know is that they put together a super solid record that I could listen to over and over without it getting old. 

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Mar 27

Mille Petrozza of Kreator discussed the Decibel Magazine tour 2017.

German thrash metal legends Kreator are currently headlining the 2017 Decibel Magazine tour edition. The band played an almost sold out show at Club Red in Mesa, AZ last Friday night, after almost a year of absence since their last visit with Arch Enemy. Since the band just released their new album Gods of Violence, We decided to follow up with Mille Petrozza vocalist of Kreator about the fans’ response towards the album and some of the meaning behind some of the new songs.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Memoriam – For The Fallen (2017)

Death metal supergroup Memoriam is made up of Frank Healy (ex-Napalm Death), Andrew Whale (ex-Bolt Thrower), Scott Fairfax (ex-Benediction), and Karl Willetts (ex-Bolt Thrower). I know, quite a start. They’ve put out a few demos and are now releasing their first full-length March 24th via Nuclear Bast. 

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Mar 20

Kevin Sharp of Lock Up discussed Demonization and touring

With nearly 20 years in the grindcore business, Lock Up has become one of the most iconic bands in the genre. After 6 years waiting for new material, the band has finally released their fourth studio album, Demonization, and their first one with Kevin Sharp (ex-Brutal Truth) on vocals. To expand about the album and about the upcoming European tour we talked with Kevin about the new Lock Up record. 

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Mar 18

Suicide Silence – Suicide Silence (2017)

Over a decade ago, Suicide Silence became one of the first to pioneer the metalcore community through their powerful performances and cutting edge take on the scene. They quickly began making a name for themselves with hard-hitting tracks such as  “Unanswered“, “Disengage” and “You Only Live Once”Read the rest of this entry »

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