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Tag Archives: Doom

Amplified: Pulpo Negro

Posted by on April 15, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] Hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pulpo Negro (Spanish for “Black Octopus,” quite brutal) are absolutely swinging for the fences on their debut record, El Arte de Matar.(“The Art Of Killing”) These guys should hang out with Crowbar, […]

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Dissident Aggression: Crown – Natron

Posted by on August 28, 2015

There is a very distinct possibility that when we look backwards upon this era of metal music that we may be looking at something of a golden age. Certainly the internet and various technological advances of our times has allowed a ton of bands to saturate our ears with uninspired and/or hackneyed attempts at creating […]

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Maryland Deathfest announce final lineup for 2016 edition

Posted by on July 17, 2015

This is it, folks! Maryland Deathfest announced the last confirmed bands, finalizing the bill for the festival’s 2016 edition and we have a lot of gems among the chosen ones. Tickets will go on sale on July 22nd at 12 P.M and the festival will announce what day and stage each band will play so […]

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At least three killed at Doom concert in Chile

Posted by on April 17, 2015

Tragedy struck last night in Santiago, Chile, as at least three people were killed during a concert in Santiago Chile headlinined by British crustpunk band Doom. Apparently, the club was oversold, leading to a crush of people continuing to try to get in, rushing an enclosure that collapsed. 12 people were injured in the accident, […]

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Dissident Aggression: Ruby The Hatchet – Valley of the Snake

Posted by on February 20, 2015

There was a time when rock was king and metal was but a fleeting glint in the eyes of a certain brand of musician ballsy enough to challenge the parameters of what rock music was and could be.  When the proverbial rain fell, lightening cracked, and Tony Iommi set in motion 45 years of metal […]

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Craigslist ad for Real Metal Guitar not for doom metal musicians

Posted by on February 17, 2015

We should have gotten around to this last week, because it’s so amazing, but this transcends time. If you’ve ever tried to sell anything on the internet, particularly through Craigslist, you know how difficult it can be to attract serious buyers. But one person in Manhattan is not helping his or herself by narrowing down […]

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Dissident Aggression: The Random Cosmic Violence of Usnea

Posted by on October 31, 2014

What exactly is in the water up in Portland, Oregon?  The sheer volume, not to mention the high quality, of heavy music acts that have been pouring out of an otherwise bucolic, little city has been quite impressive for quite some time now.  Is Portland, OR the most “metal” place in North America these days?  […]

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Dissident Aggression – Pallbearer Build Upon Foundations

Posted by on September 12, 2014

You can always tell when a sub-genre of metal is growing in popularity. The pretenders and bandwagon riders start to come out in full force. We saw it with thrash, death metal, black metal, etc. You name it there have been instances when a genre’s rise in popularity is proportionately tied to the sheer volume […]

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