Trivium singer/guitarist Matthew Kiichi Heafy has released the first single from his Ibaraki project. "Tamashii No Houkai" features special guest Ihsahn of Emperor. Watch the video below. "'Tamashii No Houkai' means 'the breaking of the soul' or 'soul collapse," Heafy said. "It's a Japanese term that didn't exist before, but one we forged to reflect the song's meaning." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLbzLG5p9Vs Kiichi, who... Continue Reading →
Norwegian black metal legend Abbath will drop its third full-length album, "Dread Reaver," on March 25, 2022, via Season of Mist. The band also has premiered the official music video for the album's first single, "Dream Cull," which can be seen below. The video was created by Francisco Munoz. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kq6CTdDVARk Pre-orders for "Dread Reaver" are available... Continue Reading →
Haunted Shores, the instrumental death metal-tinged outfit featuring Periphery’s Mark Holcomb and Misha Mansoor, will release its debut full-length, "Void," on March 11, 2022, via 3DOT Recordings. The album is the follow-up to the 2015 "Viscera" EP. The duo has released the song "Hellfire" as the first preview of the eight-song collection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0FGq8-FM5o “We’re proud to announce... Continue Reading →
Florida death metal legends Obituary have announced headlining fall tour dates throughout North America with Abbath. The 24-date tour begins Sept. 27 in Baton Rouge, Lousiana, and ends Oct. 25 in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional support will come from Midnight and labelmates Devil Master. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. local time Friday, June 28. All confirmed tour... Continue Reading →
Unobstructed View and MVD Entertainment Group will release "Lords of Chaos" on Blu-ray/DVD combo and DVD on May 28 in the United States and May 21 in Canada. The movie is a coming-of-age horror/drama, weaving together rock 'n' roll, youth, love and death through an incredibly dark story. Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund ("Polar") brings his... Continue Reading →
Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers Meshuggah have announced they will perform a handful of special U.S. headlining dates with The Black Dahlia Murder this Spring to add to the four U.S. festivals previously announced.
At long last, here is my Best of 2018. My criteria is simple: These are the albums that I listened to the most during the past year, had the biggest impact and that I'm still listening to now!
Behemoth have premiered their new official music video for “Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica,” taken from the band’s new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest." Watch the video inside!
Behemoth’s recent intimate set from The House Of Strombo is now available to watch in full. The band were guests on the long-running Strombo Show, which is hosted by Canadian radio presenter George Stroumboulopoulos – and the intense and intimate seven-song performance was filmed and can be watched inside.