Monthly Archives: September 2012

Devin Townsend Snags An Interview With…Devin Townsend

Posted by on September 28, 2012

The Devin Townsend Project came through New York this past weekend on the Epic Kings & Idols tour. Our friends over at Metal Injection managed to snag an interview with Hevy Devy himself before the show. To get the job done right, they had to choose their interviewer carefully. And so, to interview Devin Townsend, […]

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Between The Buried And Me’s New Video Is An Out Of “Astral Body” Experience

Posted by on September 28, 2012

Between The Buried And Me recently premiered a music video for the new song “Astral Body” on Alt Press. And to simply put it, fans will not be disappointed by it. The visually stunning video, directed by Wes Richardson, provides the perfect backdrop to the awesome track. It further proves that a Between The Buried […]

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Metallica Offer Free Download Of 1984 Show In Honor Of Cliff Burton

Posted by on September 28, 2012

Yesterday marked the 26th anniversary of the death of legendary Metallica bassist Cliff Burton. In tribute to their fallen bandmate, Metallica have made a free download available of the band playing a show during their “Ride The Lightning Tour”. Recorded on November 22, 1984 at the Le Riff in Toulouse, France, the download features the […]

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Down’s New Video Is Quite A Trip

Posted by on September 28, 2012

Down have been riding high since the release of The Purple EP. But don’t take our word for it, just look at the charts. Now the band has released the official music video for “Witchtripper”. The video appears to be influenced by the style of classic horror films and maybe even Macbeth (c’mon, Shakespeare was […]

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Decrepit Birth Get Robbed In San Francisco, Forced To Drop Off Tour With Obituary

Posted by on September 28, 2012

Decrepit Birth just cannot get a break on the road. Earlier this week, the progressive death metal group’s tour van caught on fire, forcing them to acquire rental. Just a few days later, Decrepit Birth’s rental van was broken into while performing in San Francisco. As a result, the band has been forced to drop […]

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Voivod Streaming New Song “Mechanical Mind”

Posted by on September 28, 2012

Voivod is streaming a new song called “Mechanical Mind” on Pitchfork. The track will appear on the group’s new album Target Earth, due out on January 22, 2013 via Century Media Records.

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What Does A Fear Factory And Adele Mashup Sound Like? Now We Know

Posted by on September 28, 2012

When listening to Adele, not many would stop and think “Hmm, I wonder what she would sound like in an industrial metal group.” As it turns out, though, that’s what was exactly on DJ Poulpi’s mind. Hence the creation of “Adele vs. Fear Factory: A New Machine Of Soul.” In the video above, the Belgian […]

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New Soundgarden Is The Best AC/DC Song They Never Wrote

Posted by on September 27, 2012

Soundgarden have returned with the aptly-titled “Been Away Too Long,” the first song from King Animal, their first album since 1996′s Down on the Updside. On initial listen, this is a good, riffy rocker that sounds a hell of a lot like AC/DC. Of course there are some signature Kim Thayil guitar licks in there, and Chris […]

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Mastodon’s Brent Hinds In A Mellow Mood For New West End Motel

Posted by on September 27, 2012

Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds knows how to keep himself busy. In addition to his signature band, he also still plays in his pre-Mastodon bands Fiend Without a Face and West End Motel, which is kind of like keeping your high school and college girlfriends after marrying a supermodel. However, West End Motel, which also features […]

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Google Play Offers Free Meshuggah Track, Interview With Thomas Haake

Posted by on September 27, 2012

When you think of bands led by drummers, one of the  first that comes to mind is Meshuggah. Thomas Haake’s dense, polyrhythmic drumming essentially is the main instrument, with everyone following him.  Google Play’s Jen Guyre sat down with Haake at the Fillmore in San Francisco to talk about the band’s origins, their evolution and the […]

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