Jul 31

Nile – What Should Not be Unearthed (2015)

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Nile is perpetual. I hope everyone in the metal community has realized this fact. Being not only one of the most distinguished but also influential bands and musicians in death metal, it’s easy to understand why this band is everlasting. Nile has proved their legacy again with What Should Not be Unearthed. I swear this band can’t ever release a bad album. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Kait & Dana of Ladies Of Metal discussed Mayhem Fest, Metal, and Modeling

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I came across with Ladies Of Metal a few years ago, and I been following their website ever since. It’s interesting to see how this community of spoke-models have supported a well number of metal bands and tours by either modeling their merch, hosting events, working their merch tables, being part of music videos, or just promotional shoots in general. Most recently they have been more visible on national events, like this year’s Mayhem Festival. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Graveworm – Ascending Hate (2015)

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Italy has never released a more chilling act than Graveworm. This iconic band recently released their new album Ascending Hate. While this album is a bit slow at times, it reminds us that Graveworm is back to conquer. But with the return of guitarist Stefan Unterpertinger there is no way for Graveworm to weaken. So let Graveworm take you on their morose journey through a world of lurking shadows and darkness. Let the music overtake you, and engulf you through their vile ways. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

James-Paul Luna of Holy Grail discussed their current tour and their new album


L.A heavy metallers Holy Grail are currently on tour supporting Wednesday 13, while at the same time they are getting ready to release their new album. Talk about Holy Grail is talk about one of the long-standing modern heavy metal bands out there, that since 2008 has been working non-stop to consolidate what is known as the modern sound of heavy metal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Coal Chamber, Fear Factory, Devil You Know at Rialto Theater (Tucson, AZ 07/24/15)


Coal Chamber and Fear Factory with special guest Devil You Know kicked off their Summer tour in Tucson, AZ at The Rialto Theater. I haven’t been to a concert at this venue in a while but they recently updated their outside sitting area which is quite nice now. There’s also good A/C and big fans which are definitely a must for the hot summer shows here. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Skinless – Only the Ruthless Remain (2015)


After ten years, us brutalers finally receive a genius album from Skinless! Not so much the soundclip and brutal-for-no-reason idea behind the classic Skinless sound – this band reinvented themselves, grew up enough to where the material is much more polished but regardless can still emerge with the most intense brutal death metal ever known! Only The Ruthless Remain is definitely a must for death metal fans to listen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Sean & Kevin of Thy Art Is Murder talked about Holy War & Mayhem Fest 2015


Since the worldwide released of Hate in 2013, Thy Art Is Murder has become one of the single most respected acts in the metalcore scene. When the genre was falling into monotony, it was Thy Art Is Murder who brought a different tone to it, they injected life to it. I am personally not into the whole core scene, but even since I listen Hate in 2013 after the band signed with Nuclear Blast, they blew me away as their style is more technical and more complex that your regular metalcore band.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Karl Sanders of Nile discussed the new album What Should Not Be Unearthed and touring plans


Nile is the band that has always remained a monster, yet the beast unleashes more powerful with each album. With each passing legacy Nile creates a new definition of brutality that is insurmountable. How this iconic band still finds ways to challenge themselves is a mystery that is carved deep within the stones of time. All we know is this riot of death metal legends influenced a movement of unworldly extreme metal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Sister Sin discussed Black Lotus & their experience at Mayhem Fest 2015


The Swedish quartet Sister Sin was a surprise announcement for Mayhem Festival 2015, after their tour with Doro back in 2013, the band released their 5th studio album titled Black Lotus in late 2014, Still keeping their mix of rock & roll and hard rock, they were the odd ball for the Victory Records stage, but received a great response from the crowd, and during their signing session.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Marcos Leal of Shattered Sun discussed Hope Within Hatred & Mayhem Fest 2015


I became aware of Shattered Sun during the Testament/Exodus tour early this year, as they were the opening band. From that show I gather that had potential, and they sounded good live, they were (still are) their stage presence, and their happy and humble to be up on the stage. Once I listen their new album Hope Within Hatred, I knew they were something else – It wasn’t for nothing that they were hand-picked by Chuck Billy & Maria Ferrero to be one of the first new bands on their new managing company, Breaking Bands LLC– Now I definitely wanted to check them out at Mayhem Fest, even though I knew they would have a shorter set. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Matt Marinelli of Borealis discussed the ideas behind Purgatory


What started 10 years ago as a symphonic female fronted band, that later developed into a more power/progressive style with the change of vocalists. It now sees their third album become a reality, after touring with the likes of Saxon, Edguy, and now with their upcoming tour with Evergrey, Borealis‘s status as one of the most promising bands in the genre is getting established.  Read the rest of this entry »

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