Author Archives: Kristen Bayusik

Opeth launching their own beer

Posted by on December 7, 2015

What is the perfect present for a 25th anniversary? The gift that keeps on giving, your own beer! Opeth has been celebrating 25 years as a band with a tour, and they are now topping it off with a beer. For the past few weeks, the band has been posting cryptic photos on their Facebook page of […]

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Triple threat: Along with record, Tombs launches beer, coffee

Posted by on July 18, 2014

Lots of bands have their own beer, or even make their own beer, as we saw last week from Within The Ruins. But launching both a beer AND a coffee brand? Expect nothing less from Brooklyn’s Tombs. They just released their new album, Savage Gold, and are launching a new beer this week with Ardmore, […]

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Within The Brewin’: Within The Ruins’ Joe Cocchi opens brewery

Posted by on July 10, 2014

Lots of bands collaborate with breweries on beers, but it is not that often that a band opens up a brewery. Massachusetts metalcore band Within The Ruins is changing the game. Guitarist Joe Cocchi started Tin Bridge Brewing with his brother and a few friends and family, and they are starting to make themselves known […]

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Making Beer Is No ‘Trouble’ For Jeff Olson

Posted by on January 24, 2014

Another year, another beer-and-metal collaboration. Jeff “Oly” Olson, the original drummer for legendary doom metal band Trouble and founding member of Retro Grave, has spent the last few years working for Portland, Maine brewery Allagash. For 2014, the brewery has announced a new stout called Red Howes, which is the creation of Allagash and Olson. […]

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Witchcraft: Skeletonwitch Get Interviewed by 7th Grade Girls

Posted by on October 30, 2013

There’s a lot of good press for Serpents Unleashed, the latest record from Skeletonwitch. The latest interview with the band is from a unique source, however: Olivia and Connie, the two 7th grade girls from Columbus, OH who host the web series Kids Interview Bands. The duo hit up bands touring through the Columbus area […]

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High On Fire, Pig Destroyer Among Those Playing 3 Floyds Beer Festival

Posted by on April 18, 2013

3 Floyds might be the most metal brewing company around. They have created beers for bands like Pig Destroyer and Municipal Waste, and their year-round beers are pretty brutal in their own right, with names like Arctic Panzer Wolf IPA and Zombie Dust Pale Ale.Each year they release a limited batch of their Dark Lord […]

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Wisebrew: Corrosion Of Conformity Collaborate On Beer

Posted by on January 23, 2013

Metal and beer go hand in hand. We know this. It’s always exciting when a band collaborates with brewers on a beer. I was totally envious of anyone who got to try New Belgium’s Clutch beer before it came out. But I’ll try to be more alert when the latest brew efforts between Kennesaw, GA […]

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