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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Today in Satan: Satanists don’t want Ted Cruz either

Posted by on April 30, 2016

While we’re a website devoted to metal, that doesn’t mean we don’t occasionally cover things that are indirectly related to metal. Take Satan, for example. Without his influence, Black Sabbath would just be “Sabbath” and metal wouldn’t exist. Neither would Obituary, Immortal, Ghost and countless other bands. At any rate, when asked about Presidential candidate […]

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Eagles Of Death Metal launch a bouncy house business with Conan O’Brien’s help

Posted by on April 29, 2016

Earlier this month, the Eagles Of Death Metal performed “Silverlake (K.S.O.F.M.)” on TBS’ Conan. Well, we guess late night host Conan O’Brien really got along with Jesse Hughes and co., as he helped the band launch a new bouncy house business venture … ok, not exactly. During last night’s (April 28) episode of Conan, the […]

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Death Angel are united in hatred in new music video

Posted by on April 29, 2016

We are a month away from getting our hands on the new Death Angel record The Evil Divide delivered via Nuclear Blast and, so far, we’ve heard a handful of really good tracks and it’s time for more. The Bay Area thrashers revealed their newest music video for “Hatred United/United Hate” and it is everything you […]

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Sleepmakeswaves release Audiotree session

Posted by on April 29, 2016

  We know it’s unfair to stereotype an entire continent, but what is it about Australia that’s allowed for so many awesome proggy metal bands? Bands like Karnivool, Dead Letter Circus and Ne Oblivscaris give any bands over here a run for their money, and then there’s Sleepmakeswaves. Anchored by founding member  and bassist Alex Wilson, […]

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Behold the most metal bottle opener ever

Posted by on April 29, 2016

A bone saw isn’t really a practical thing to have lying around unless you work in a morgue. However, if you could open your beer with one, that changes everything. That’s where Carcass come in. The band are now selling a replica of the bone saw that adorns 2013’s Surgical Steel, but instead of using it […]

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Dissident Aggression: Coffin Dust – Everything Is Dead

Posted by on April 29, 2016

Once upon a time, genre descriptors mattered much less than they do today. Even now, when some folks look back on metal from its earliest days the music gets tagged with genres that simply didn’t exist at the time. It’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact it can help those in search of a […]

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Co-director of ‘Until The Light Takes Us’ documentary passes away

Posted by on April 29, 2016

In midst of one of the most brutal years ever, it’s been reported that the director of the black metal documentary Until The Light Takes Us, Aaron Aites has passed away after losing his battle to kidney cancer. Fellow co-director of the 2008 documentary and partner, Audrey Ewell, had launched a GoFundme page two months ago […]

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Interview: Sixx:A.M.’s DJ Ashba talks new album, Guns N’ Roses reunion

Posted by on April 29, 2016

Today, SixxA.M. released their third album. Prayers For The Damned (Vol. 1). As can be ascertained from the title, it’s one of two albums the band will be releasing this year. It’s also the first  release since guitarist DJ Ashba left his previous band, Guns N’ Roses and bassist Nikki Sixx wrapped up a 30+ year […]

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Review and Photos: Gone is Gone, The Dragonfly, Los Angeles, CA, 4/27/16

Posted by on April 29, 2016

Gone is Gone is the relatively unknown project by very known musicians that recently popped up a few weeks back. Considering its lineup consisting of members of Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age and At the Drive-In, the hype was immediate, and this past Wednesday, the band played their first-ever live show in Los Angeles, CA. Metal […]

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Former Killwhitneydead/The Demonstration guitarist dead at 31

Posted by on April 29, 2016

It’s sad to keep writing about the passing of musicians and that’s been the case for past few months and someone needs to tell 2016 to chill the hell out and stop taking away people left and right. It’s been reported that former Killwhitneydead and The Demonstration guitarist Charles Matheny was found dead at the […]

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