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First 25 bands revealed for 2019’s Maryland Deathfest XVII

Posted by on June 18, 2018

The organizers of Maryland Deathfest have announced the first 25 confirmed bands for 2019’s Maryland Deathfest XVII. It looks like we will see another year without the Edison Lot as the event will be held at Rams Head Live! and Baltimore Soundstage in Baltimore, MD on May 23-26. Seeing D.R.I, Immolation, and Full Of Hell […]

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Hellfest Announces 2018 Lineup

Posted by on December 13, 2017

  Hellfest is back for their 13th annual heavy metal festival and has announced their final line up. Featuring over 150 bands on 6 stages, Hellfest takes place in Clisson France from June 22-24. Previously announced headliners such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, A Perfect Circle, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Limp Bizkit, Nightwish, […]

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Fireburn’s newest is hard as NAILS

Posted by on August 14, 2017

Could I be dreaming? Is there really a band out there that features Todd Jones (NAILS), Todd Youth (Danzig, Murphy’s Law, Bloodclot, Murphy’s Law, Warzone), Nick Townsend (Knife Fight) and Israel Joseph I (Bad Brains)?   This is no dream. Not only is this a reality,  there’s a 12” EP coming out that you can […]

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Show review: Bloodclot bring back the spark of NYHC’s dangerous years

Posted by on July 17, 2017

Musicians and artists from the Lower East Side “before it was cool” will always hold a special place in my heart. You see, before the Lower East Side (LES) became the new “it” place in New York City where two bedroom condos now go for $2.5m (on the Bowery no less!) it was a gritty, […]

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Chino Moreno forms side project with Bad Brains’ Dr. Know

Posted by on April 28, 2016

You’d think that having the #2 album in the country would be enough to keep Deftones frontman Chino Moreno focused. Then again, if you know the way he operates, it’s obvious that he’s most comfortable with a variety of side projects. He’s in Crosses, Palms, Team Sleep, and also appeared on Lamb of God’s vii: Sturm […]

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Harley Flanagan discusses Cro-Mags legacy, infamous stabbing incident

Posted by on April 28, 2016

New York City’s Cro-Mags originally formed in 1981 and carried the flag for crossover hardcore. Although seemingly now an underground phenomenon relegated to small clubs, their fearless ex-bass player and songwriter, Harley Flanagan, has both been quite prolific this year and will be releasing both a book and a new record. And while social media and major TV outlets […]

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Bad Brains guitarist Dr. Know’s condition allegedly improving

Posted by on November 4, 2015

The hardcore, punk and metal communities were stunned yesterday when it came to light that Bad Brains guitarist  Gary “Dr. Know” Miller was on life support following an undisclosed illness. There’s still little known about what the 57 year-old has been stricken with, but there’s a bit of an update, as the band have officially weighed in […]

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This is Hardcore 2015 Set for a Strong 10 Year Anniversary

Posted by on March 30, 2015

The yearly hardcore fest is ready to take Philadelphia by storm once again. It will be taking place July 23 at the Union Transfer and July 24, 25, and 26 at the Electric Factory. This is Hardcore 2015 (or This is Hardcore X) is celebrating the festival’s 10 year anniversary with another great lineup showcasing […]

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All star metal, punk lineups to play at Vice 20th Anniversary party

Posted by on December 5, 2014

20 years ago, Vice Magazine launched in Montreal as Voice of Montreal. Two years later, they changed their name to Vice, then moved to New York City. Since then, to say it’s grown would be an understatement. Much more than just a magazine, it’s now an award-winning HBO documentary series, a television channel and a record label, along […]

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Metal appears on lists of NYC albums, successful bands by state

Posted by on February 20, 2014

If you’re reading this, you like metal, and you’re probably proud of your home state. But you’re probably wondering who the most successful artist is in your state. A Reddit user was, and cross-referenced the RIAA’s list of the top 250 top-selling musicians nationwide with a map of the United States, and was able to […]

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