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Spotify playlist: Songs that inspire Fortis Amor mastermind Ryan Duke

Posted by on May 10, 2017

Next Friday (19), one-man progressive metal machine Ryan Duke’s project, Fortis Amor, will be releasing a self-titled album. Following two EP’s, Fortis Amor consists of earlier material from Ryan. The 10-track album will appeal to fans of Between the Buried and Me and Nevermore, and while Ryan created almost everything on the album, it does feature guest […]

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Top 10s of the year from members of Melvins, Palms, Byzantine, Primordial, Oni, Gozu

Posted by on December 19, 2016

We’ve gotten a lot of great music this year, and while you may have been following along with our list of the best music of 2016 as according to us, the artists that made some of that music should have a say in it as well. That’s why we reached out to a handful of […]

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Isis probably not reforming but Sumac is recording

Posted by on October 30, 2015

Our friends at Metal Injection recently stumbled upon an ISISTHEBAND Instagram account, with just two photos, the word “Reunion,” and a link to their (at the moment) blank website. The text that accompanies the two photos says “we want a reunion,” so it’s pretty certain that this isn’t legit. After forming in 1997, Isis called it […]

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Metal albums in MS paint are as hysterical, intentionally bad as they sound

Posted by on August 19, 2015

Thanks to our friends at Metal Injection (who in turn found this on Reddit), we were hipped to a Facebook page titled Minimalist awful album art on ms paint and also avant garde haikus. The page is pretty self-explanatory, and it’s as funny, bizarre, and sometimes strangely well-done as you might expect to see some […]

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I See Stars Facebook page hacked by ISIS?

Posted by on June 17, 2015

Just twelve hours after Donald Trump publicly announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election, Michigan band I See Stars declares allegiance to ISIS. Errrr… well, not exactly. Sometime late last night somebody got ahold of their Facebook account and decided to have a little fun. While the exact motives behind the hack were unknown, […]

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Old Man Gloom bringing Mare on the road

Posted by on May 15, 2015

After a short run of West Coast tour dates with Coliseum earlier this year, Old Man Gloom will be hitting the road again and playing a few shows in the northeast in early September. Along on this tour will be Mare from Toronto. Anyone who remembers this band and their lone 2004 self-titled EP can attest […]

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Spylacopa streaming entire Parallels album

Posted by on March 31, 2015

The new Spylacopa album, Parallels, is offically out and can be streamed below. Candiria guitarist John LaMacchia is the sole official member of the Spylacopa, but works with former ISIS bassist Jeff Caxide and Made Out of Babies vocalist Julie Christmas on this release, among others. It’s been since 2008 when the band released their self-titled EP, as it was the […]

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KEN Mode are officially blessed

Posted by on March 30, 2015

The official debut video from KEN Mode’s new album Success just came out and it’s been worth the wait. We’ve heard “Blessed” before, but now we get to hear the Steve Albini (Nirvana, Oxbow, Zao) produced track with visuals by director Christopher Mills, who has worked with Tegan & Sara, Rush, Interpol, and Modest Mouse. Vocalist and guitarist Jesse Matthewson told Exclaim about the new […]

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Spylacopa get freaky with Hexes

Posted by on March 10, 2015

Spylacopa, the project featuring Candiria guitarist John LaMacchia, ISIS and Palms bassist Jeff Caxide, and Made Out of Babies vocalist Julie Christmas, have a new album coming out on March 31st. Parallels will be the first new material since their self-titled debut EP in 2008. The delay? The tragic murder of drummer Troy Young in his own apartment in 2009. […]

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New Pelican EP reworks “The Cliff”

Posted by on February 4, 2015

Pelican are releasing an EP of reworked versions of “The Cliff,” which comes from their 2013 album, Forever Becoming. You can listen to the first two tracks of the EP below. The first track features a relative rarity for the band – vocals. Allen Epley, the vocalist that appeared on “Final Breath” from the band’s 2009 album, What We All Come to […]

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