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Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Acacia Strain even heavier when mixed with Kublai Khan

Posted by on April 28, 2017

The Acacia Strain has released the second single from their fortthcoming album, Gravebloom, “Big Sleep.” It has become tradition for the band to feature a hardcore vocalist on one of their tracks on each album. Some people love it and some people hate it. Matt Honeycutt from Kublai Khan is featured on “Big Sleep” which should come […]

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Metallica tribute band get all their gear replaced by Metallica after theft

Posted by on April 28, 2017

One of the most hazardous things about being a touring musician is theft. It doesn’t matter who you  are – if theives see an opportunity, they’ll take it (especially in St. Louis). It even impacts tribute bands, as it did to Metallica tribute band Blistered Earth. Their trailer, filled with their gear, was stolen while they […]

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Iced Earth are Incorruptible; premiere new lyric video for “Seven Headed Whore”

Posted by on April 28, 2017

Metal legends Iced Earth have released “Seven Headed Whore,” the first single from their new, highly anticipated album, Incorruptible. The album has been in the works since 2016 and was originally going to be called The Judas Goat. The album writing process officially got underway after guitarist Jon Schaffer has cervical fusion surgery. During this […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 28th, 2017: Keep Calm and Ayreon

Posted by on April 28, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week is a big one, featuring new studio releases by Aryeon and All That Remains, live albums from Fates Warning and Between The Buried And Me, as well as a whole bunch […]

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Mastodon make appearance on new Feist song

Posted by on April 28, 2017

Today, Canadian singer/songwriter Feist released her fifth album, Pleasure. And while many might best know the musician from her iPod commercial back in the day, she’s a very known commodity in the indie world. She’s also dabbled with Mastodon in the past, and them with her, as the two collaborated on a split 7″ for Record […]

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Decapitated premiere new song “Never,” reveals album details

Posted by on April 28, 2017

Polish technical death metallers Decapitated are set to release their seventh studio album Anticult this summer on July 7th via Nuclear Blast. It’s been three years since 2014’s Blood Mantra and we can now hear a sample of Anticult in the new video for the song “Never.” It starts off slow and blasts into one brutal tune […]

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Pontiac, Michigan goes Berserker for EYEHATEGOD, GWAR and more

Posted by on April 27, 2017

The Crofoot was chosen as this year’s venue for the 4th annual Berserker Festival, on April 14th and 15th in Pontiac, Michigan. With a grand theater and multiple rooms, The Crofoot was the perfect place to house 30 bands over two days. With side stages set up in the Pike Room and Vernors Room respectively, […]

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Dude adds bass to Metallica’s “One,” because why not?

Posted by on April 27, 2017

If there’s one complaint about Metallica’s fourth album, 1988’s …And Justice For All, it’s the sound. The wall of midrange and almost total lack of bass, like they’re hazing Jason Newsted for his first album, is baked into the album’s DNA. Of course, there was no way almost 30 years for an average musician to remix the album, […]

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This is the weirdest Slipknot cover you’ll hear

Posted by on April 27, 2017

Slipknot have been in the public spotlight for nearly 20 years, and their five albums have  become pretty much standards in the hard rock and metal communities for songs like “Eyeless,” “Duality,” “Psychosocial” and “Pulse of the Maggots.” There have been countless covers of songs by the band, but none as odd as the one […]

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Upon A Burning Body release “The Outcast” video

Posted by on April 27, 2017

Texas metalcore band Upon A Burning Body release music video for “The Outcast.” The song is taken from the bands most recent album, Straight From The Barrio. This is the third song from the album get a music video along side “Already Broken” and “B.M.F.” While the first two music videos feature more of a […]

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